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Rapist who fled court after verdict gets extra six-month sentence

Rapist who fled court after verdict gets extra six-month sentence

Bradley Tout escaped Worcester courtroom after conviction for attack on girl, 16A man who jumped from a courtroom dock and fled moments after being found guilty of rape has been handed an extra six
Five men arrested in Croatia over £1.7m Venice jewel heist

Five men arrested in Croatia over £1.7m Venice jewel heist

Four Croatians and Serbian held over theft of Qatari-owned jewels from Doge’s PalaceFive men have been arrested in Croatia for allegedly stealing €2m (£1.7m) worth of jewellery owned by a member of
In the balance: scientists vote on first change to kilogram in a century

In the balance: scientists vote on first change to kilogram in a century

The weight is defined by a lump of metal in a Paris vault - which could make Earth ‘laughing stock of universe’For the band of specialists in the much-overlooked arena of metrology, it will be the
MoD told to hand over any reports of abuse by US troops in Iraq

MoD told to hand over any reports of abuse by US troops in Iraq

High court judge orders search for allegations of US military abuse from 2004-08The Ministry of Defence has been ordered to hand over any reports by British troops where they suspected US forces in
Lost Naguib Mahfouz stories discovered in Nobel laureate's papers

Lost Naguib Mahfouz stories discovered in Nobel laureate's papers

Fifty handwritten stories – 18 of which have never been published – by the late Egyptian writer were found in his daughter’s homeA lost collection of short stories by the celebrated Egyptian writer
Claims that peacekeepers in Somalia shot dead four men spark inquiry

Claims that peacekeepers in Somalia shot dead four men spark inquiry

African Union Mission in Somalia to investigate reports that troops opened fire on civilians after roadside bombingAn investigation has been launched following reports that four unarmed men were shot
Injured on the job, then fired: postal workers allege mistreatment by USPS

Injured on the job, then fired: postal workers allege mistreatment by USPS

Temporary workers – who don’t receive benefits – say unreasonable demands are being placed on them by an uncaring postal serviceChevon Webb began working as a rural carrier assistant at a Virginia
Dan Barber: '20 years from now you’ll be eating fast food crickets'

Dan Barber: '20 years from now you’ll be eating fast food crickets'

In the latest from our series on biodiversity, the Blue Hill chef says we’ve got sustainable agriculture wrong. It’s not a question of sacrifice, but deliciousness“How does it taste?” says Dan Barber,
Theresa May pays armistice tribute to killed British soldiers

Theresa May pays armistice tribute to killed British soldiers

PM and Belgian counterpart visit graves of first and last British soldiers killed in warTheresa May and the Belgian prime minister, Charles Michel, have laid wreaths at the graves of the first and
Girl, 16, arrested over south London stabbing

Girl, 16, arrested over south London stabbing

Third arrest over killing of Ayodeji Habeeb Azeez in Anerley last weekendA 16-year-old girl has been arrested on suspicion of murder over the stabbing of a man in south-east London last weekend.The
Scotland is first country to approve LGBTI school lessons

Scotland is first country to approve LGBTI school lessons

Equality campaigners hail new inclusive curriculum as ‘monumental victory’Scotland will become the first country in the world to embed the teaching of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex
Midterm elections: Florida polls face possible recounts

Midterm elections: Florida polls face possible recounts

Senate and governor races still too close to call despite Andrew Gillum’s concessionRazor-thin margins in the Senate and governor’s races in Florida are raising the possibility of recounts in two of
Brexit deal not dead despite DUP warning, says Lidington

Brexit deal not dead despite DUP warning, says Lidington

PM’s deputy seeks to allay fears over ‘Irish Sea border’ after DUP threat to reject deal in CommonsTheresa May’s de facto deputy, David Lidington, has insisted the government remained confident it
The world must not be too scared to talk about teenagers having sex

The world must not be too scared to talk about teenagers having sex

My university friend in Nigeria died trying to end an unwanted pregnancy herself. Her story highlights a larger issueIn my first year at university in Nigeria, my roommate Kathy found out she had
Caravan forces Mexico to confront mixed feelings on migration

Caravan forces Mexico to confront mixed feelings on migration

As migrant caravan winds through Central America locals give participants supplies while affluent Mexicans complainAs caravans of Central American migrants wind their way through Mexico’s poorest
Philippine court orders arrest of Imelda Marcos for graft

Philippine court orders arrest of Imelda Marcos for graft

Former first lady convicted of making seven bank transfers totalling $200m to Swiss NGOsThe Philippine anti-corruption court has ordered the arrest of Imelda Marcos after finding her guilty on seven
Trump says Macron's call for European army is 'insulting'

Trump says Macron's call for European army is 'insulting'

US president attacks French host as he lands in Paris for trip marking armistice centenary Donald Trump has started his first foreign trip since the midterm elections with a jab at his host, tweeting
BTS performance axed by Japanese TV show over atomic bomb T-shirt

BTS performance axed by Japanese TV show over atomic bomb T-shirt

Top worn by K-pop band member Jimin appeared to celebrate Hiroshima attackA TV network in Japan has cancelled an appearance by the popular K-pop band BTS, after a photo emerged of one of its members
Melbourne attack: one person stabbed to death in 'terrorist incident'

Melbourne attack: one person stabbed to death in 'terrorist incident'

Police say Bourke Street mall attacker who died after being shot was known to themWhat we know about the attack Police are treating an attack at Bourke Street mall in Melbourne in which one person was
Merseyside council project tells story of each of its WWI dead

Merseyside council project tells story of each of its WWI dead

Local authority in Sefton documents all 4,000 residents killed during first world warA council in Merseyside has embarked on a project to tell the story of each of its residents who died in the first