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Two women sought over racist attack in London KFC restaurant

Two women sought over racist attack in London KFC restaurant

Women believed to be mother and daughter are suspects in assault that broke teenage girl’s armTwo women, believed to be mother and daughter, are being sought after a racist attack on a teenage girl in
Rokhaya Diallo: 'As a black woman, my freedom of speech didn't have value'

Rokhaya Diallo: 'As a black woman, my freedom of speech didn't have value'

Rokhaya Diallo is a French journalist and activist who was appointed to the CNNum, the national digital council at the end of last year. Her appointment sparked controversy due to some of her opinions
The refugee who ran at the Olympics: 'You can change the world' | Anthony Harwood

The refugee who ran at the Olympics: 'You can change the world' | Anthony Harwood

Refugee-turned-Olympian Yiech Pur Biel is on a mission to give displaced kids a sporting chanceBeing a refugee, says Olympic runner Yiech Pur Biel, doesn’t mean you are nothing. Biel, a survivor of
The Bayeux Tapestry – historic, yes, but is it any good?

The Bayeux Tapestry – historic, yes, but is it any good?

This majestic tapestry depicting the Norman invasion of 1066 is more than a fascinating record of British history – it’s one of the most powerful depictions of war ever createdIf you want to know why
Burberry UK sales slump as Chinese shopping spree ends

Burberry UK sales slump as Chinese shopping spree ends

Stabilising pound deters bargain hunters, knocking sales at established stores down 8% Burberry has reported a slump in sales as a luxury tourism shopping spree in the UK comes to an end.The British
Russian human rights group has offices torched after leader's arrest

Russian human rights group has offices torched after leader's arrest

Memorial condemns arson attack on office in Ingushetia by masked men as ‘terrorist act’Masked men have torched the offices of a prominent human rights organisation in Ingushetia in southern Russia,
EDF could build second nuclear plant 'for a fifth less than Hinkley Point'

EDF could build second nuclear plant 'for a fifth less than Hinkley Point'

Company claims a plant at Sizewell in Suffolk would be £4bn cheaper than £20bn projectEDF Energy has claimed it could build a second new nuclear power station in Britain that would be a fifth cheaper
North Korea's 'army of beauties' will be under close scrutiny at Winter Olympics

North Korea's 'army of beauties' will be under close scrutiny at Winter Olympics

Secretive dictatorship will seek to show its softer side in Pyeongchang, but the cheerleaders will be told: no minglingThough none of the North Korean athletes competing at next month’s Winter
'I would call that torture': police chief on California captivity case – video

'I would call that torture': police chief on California captivity case – video

Police in California are investigating claims two parents tortured their 13 children. 'I wish I could come to you today with information that would explain why this happened,' said Capt Greg Fellows
James Sugden obituary

James Sugden obituary

My brother James Sugden, who has died aged 71, was a champion of maintaining traditional skills in the textile industry. After gaining a degree from Cambridge University he decided to devote his life
'I am telling the truth': Dylan Farrow to appear on TV over Woody Allen allegations

'I am telling the truth': Dylan Farrow to appear on TV over Woody Allen allegations

Farrow set to discuss her sexual assault allegation against her adoptive father on CBS, as growing number of stars distance themselves from the director Dylan Farrow will appear on television to
Czech government resigns as PM fights corruption allegations

Czech government resigns as PM fights corruption allegations

Reaction to no-confidence vote deepens political crisis after Andrej Babiš was accused of abusing EU subsidy schemeThe Czech Republic’s minority government has resigned, plunging the country into
UN chief and rights groups raise concerns over Rohingya deal

UN chief and rights groups raise concerns over Rohingya deal

First group of refugees to be sent back to Myanmar next week but critics say details are unclearConcerns are growing among United Nations agencies and humanitarian groups over an agreement between the
Take the Trump test: are you fit to be US president?

Take the Trump test: are you fit to be US president?

Trump apparently scored a perfect 30/30 score on the Montreal Cognitive AssessmentThe results of the annual presidential physical exam are in and Donald Trump has been declared “fit for duty” by the
Poppi Worthington: prosecutors consider coroner's ruling

Poppi Worthington: prosecutors consider coroner's ruling

Senior coroner passes copy of his judgment that father sexually abused toddler to CPSProsecutors are considering a coroner’s finding that Poppi Worthington was sexually assaulted in her father’s bed
David Miliband: UN security council 'out of the picture' on Syria

David Miliband: UN security council 'out of the picture' on Syria

Former foreign secretary says civilians are being ‘bombed to hell’ and UK must pay attentionDavid Miliband, the former UK foreign secretary, has urged Theresa May and other world leaders not to forget
Donald Trump's medical exam – full transcript

Donald Trump's medical exam – full transcript

Read what Dr Ronny Jackson said about the US president’s health after his first check-upWhite House doctor: Trump will remain ‘fit for duty’ for yearsGood afternoon, everyone. All right, so to start
The invisible people - Modern Slavery – in pictures

The invisible people - Modern Slavery – in pictures

Modern slavery is a crime where the most vulnerable men, women and children are abused for criminal profit, with many victims forced to live and work in squalid conditions for little or no money. They
US border patrol routinely sabotages water left for migrants, report says

US border patrol routinely sabotages water left for migrants, report says

Humanitarian groups report agents routinely destroy supplies left in Arizona desert, condemning people to die of thirstUnited States border patrol agents routinely vandalise containers of water and
North and South Korea to march under one flag at Winter Olympics 'peace games'

North and South Korea to march under one flag at Winter Olympics 'peace games'

Neighbours agree to field a joint women’s ice hockey team after third day of talks on February’s Winter OlympicsNorth and South Korea have confirmed they are to field a joint women’s ice hockey team