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London police officer shoots man during group arrest

London police officer shoots man during group arrest

Officers were responding to call about men allegedly holding woman captive Police have shot a man while arresting a group for allegedly holding a woman captive, Scotland Yard has said.The man,
Emiliano Sala: missing pilot's family raise funds for search

Emiliano Sala: missing pilot's family raise funds for search

David Ibbotson, who was flying light aircraft that crashed in Channel, has not been foundThe family of the missing pilot of the plane carrying the footballer Emiliano Sala have set up a fundraising
Congo's election: a defeat for democracy, a disaster for the people

Congo's election: a defeat for democracy, a disaster for the people

In accepting the controversial outcome of DRC’s presidential election, the global community has failed the countryThe major players in the international community have accepted the outcome of
Barry Jenkins: ‘When you climb the ladder, you send it back down’

Barry Jenkins: ‘When you climb the ladder, you send it back down’

It’s a thrilling time to be in movies, says the Oscar-winning director of If Beale Street Could Talk. He talks to playwright Roy Williams about his sky-high hopes for the next generation“So, you saw
'Presidential harassment' may be Trump's easiest phrase to repurpose

'Presidential harassment' may be Trump's easiest phrase to repurpose

Following ‘fake news’ and ‘witch-hunt’, the president has a new favourite buzzword – and it can describe his own behaviour Donald Trump tore into a reporter who asked him about Democrat plans to
Families and lawyers call for end to deportations of long-term UK residents

Families and lawyers call for end to deportations of long-term UK residents

Relatives of people sent to Jamaica this week say policy of double punishment is unfairThe families and lawyers of people who were deported to Jamaica this week have called on the government to stop
The best thing you can do for your health: sleep well

The best thing you can do for your health: sleep well

‘A consistent seven to nine-hour sleep each night is the most effective thing we can do to reset our brain and body health’Do you think you got enough sleep this past week? Can you remember the last
Trump says Kim summit will be in Hanoi as envoy hails talks progress

Trump says Kim summit will be in Hanoi as envoy hails talks progress

US president will meet North Korea leader in Vietnamese capital this month amid hopes of breakthroughDonald Trump has said that US diplomats have had a “very productive meeting” with North Korean
India: more than three dozen die in bootleg liquor poisoning

India: more than three dozen die in bootleg liquor poisoning

Police arrest eight suspected bootleggers after victims in poor Indian villages drank alcohol containing toxic methanolThirty-nine people have died in northern India and more than two dozen others
Thailand: princess's bid for power is over after party withdraws support

Thailand: princess's bid for power is over after party withdraws support

Princess Ubolratana shocked the nation by announcing she would run for PM but party says it will comply with king’s order to block her bidThe bid for political power by Thailand’s Princess Ubolratana
‘Buy your wine now’: the Bordeaux vineyards bottling before Brexit

‘Buy your wine now’: the Bordeaux vineyards bottling before Brexit

Nobody knows if wine will still flow freely across the Channel if the UK crashes out without a deal They are bottling early this year at Château Bauduc. The shining, million-euro, steel-and-glass
'The Taliban took years of my life': the Afghan women living in the shadow of war

'The Taliban took years of my life': the Afghan women living in the shadow of war

Many women who lived under the Taliban’s misogynist rule are haunted by memories, especially as peace still feels elusiveHomeira Qaderi was ironing her headscarf for school when her father came to
'War on festivals': second New South Wales music event cancelled in a week

'War on festivals': second New South Wales music event cancelled in a week

Mountain Sounds festival called off by organisers a week before event was due to take place on central coastA New South Wales music festival has been cancelled just a week out from the event, and the
Goldman Sachs plans to cut bonuses as 1MDB scandal deepens

Goldman Sachs plans to cut bonuses as 1MDB scandal deepens

Investment bank might withhold cash from former boss Lloyd Blankfein over firm’s involvement in Malaysian affairGoldman Sachs’s decision to potentially cut bonuses for top executives over the 1MDB
'Free the nipple' female campaigners lose challenge to US topless conviction

'Free the nipple' female campaigners lose challenge to US topless conviction

New Hampshire court upholds conviction of three women arrested in 2016 after removing their tops at a beach New Hampshire’s highest court has upheld the conviction of three women who were arrested
Five paintings allegedly by Adolf Hitler to be auctioned in Nuremberg

Five paintings allegedly by Adolf Hitler to be auctioned in Nuremberg

The sale of the artworks has sparked outrage with one landscape attributed to the Nazi leader expected to fetch at least €45,000Five paintings allegedly by Adolf Hitler will be auctioned off on
In fiery face-off, Matthew Whitaker says he has not meddled in Russia inquiry

In fiery face-off, Matthew Whitaker says he has not meddled in Russia inquiry

House Democrats confronted the acting attorney general on his criticism of special counsel in a contentious hearing The acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, said on Friday that he has “not
'He's a winner': Iowa voters warm to Corey Booker as Democrat field heats up

'He's a winner': Iowa voters warm to Corey Booker as Democrat field heats up

Senator kicks off campaign in crucial caucus state as race to take on Trump in 2020 gathers steamDemocratic Senator Cory Booker kicked off his presidential campaign in Iowa with a call for unity,
Hakeem-al Arabi: Thai cave diving heroes Harris and Challen call for footballer's release

Hakeem-al Arabi: Thai cave diving heroes Harris and Challen call for footballer's release

The divers, who were named 2019 Australians of the Year, have written to the Thai prime minister to free the refugeeThe Thailand cave rescue diving heroes and Australians of the Year, Dr Richard
Philip Green accused of racial, physical and sexual abuse

Philip Green accused of racial, physical and sexual abuse

Businessman faces string of allegations by employees after injunction is lifted Sir Philip Green allegedly subjected people working in his business empire to abuse and other inappropriate behaviour