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Romania moves to block own candidate from EU prosecutor role

Romania moves to block own candidate from EU prosecutor role

Laura Codruţa Kövesi considered favourite despite opposition from justice ministerRomania’s justice minister has vowed to do everything in his power to block his own country’s lauded candidate for the
José Mourinho accepts prison sentence for tax fraud but will not serve time

José Mourinho accepts prison sentence for tax fraud but will not serve time

• Case in Spain relates to period as Real Madrid manager • Mourinho exchanges one-year sentence for a fineJosé Mourinho has accepted a one-year prison sentence for tax fraud, a Spanish court filing
Stolen Swedish royal treasure may have been found, police say

Stolen Swedish royal treasure may have been found, police say

Swedish man, 22, on trial accused of stealing 1611 funeral regalia from cathedral west of Stockholm last JulyJewellery stolen from the Swedish royal family last year in a daring heist involving a
Belgian minister resigns over school-strike conspiracy claims

Belgian minister resigns over school-strike conspiracy claims

Joke Schauvliege falsely claimed state agencies had evidence that children’s climate change protests were a ‘set-up’A Belgian environment minister has been forced to resign after falsely claiming the
EU 'intransigence' could mean no-deal Brexit, says DUP

EU 'intransigence' could mean no-deal Brexit, says DUP

Arlene Foster argues EU risks chaos if it fails to listen to Democratic Unionist opinion The leader of the Democratic Unionist party has accused Brussels and Dublin of “intransigence” which could lead
Erasing the hate: the tattoo shop offering former white supremacists a fresh start

Erasing the hate: the tattoo shop offering former white supremacists a fresh start

At Sickside Tattoo Studio in Mississippi, reformed gang members and white supremacists such as TM Garret seek free cover-ups for ink from their pastsAmid the shrill buzzing of a tattoo gun, Nathan
'We have to learn to live with floods': waterlogged Surat to become latest megacity

'We have to learn to live with floods': waterlogged Surat to become latest megacity

The next 15 megacities #14: Surat’s battle to hold back water has raged since its first flood wall in 1664. As its population soars, India’s ‘diamond city’ needs new solutionsRead the rest of our
Italy asks Sudan secret police to testify in mistaken identity case

Italy asks Sudan secret police to testify in mistaken identity case

Defence lawyer criticises use of witnesses from regime of ‘cold-blooded dictator’ Italian prosecutors have controversially invited two high-ranking Sudanese officials to Sicily to testify in the case
The pope makes first visit to the Arabian peninsula – in pictures

The pope makes first visit to the Arabian peninsula – in pictures

An estimated 170,000 Catholics visited the Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi for a historic mass with Pope Francis Continue reading...
'I am blessed': UAE’s expatriate workers marvel at mass with the pope

'I am blessed': UAE’s expatriate workers marvel at mass with the pope

Show of public Christian worship considered largest ever seen on the Arabian peninsulaMarivic Sorita’s eyes filled with tears as she spoke of her daughters back in the Philippines. She has seen them
21 Savage: Cardi B backs campaign to free rapper

21 Savage: Cardi B backs campaign to free rapper

‘We will take action,’ says Cardi B as stars and Black Lives Matter movement support musician detained by US immigration officialsStars from the US rap scene including Cardi B, Quavo and Metro Boomin
'People are so afraid they hide in the forest': Ebola in DRC – in pictures

'People are so afraid they hide in the forest': Ebola in DRC – in pictures

More than 400 people have died of Ebola in recent months in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with efforts to contain the outbreak hampered by conflict – and fear of treatment centresPhotographs
Bill Shorten demands extra sitting weeks to fast-track banking reforms

Bill Shorten demands extra sitting weeks to fast-track banking reforms

Labor leader says failure to act will show Coalition ‘putting the interests of the big banks’ firstBill Shorten says Scott Morrison must schedule two extra sitting weeks in March to fast-track the
Townsville floods: dam management under scrutiny as experts demand greater preparation

Townsville floods: dam management under scrutiny as experts demand greater preparation

Study rates this week’s unprecedented monsoonal rainfall as comparable to a one in 1,000-year floodAustralian authorities must plan for more severe floods, experts have warned, amid concern that the
Four children die in Stafford house fire

Four children die in Stafford house fire

Two adults and another child treated in hospital with non-life-threatening injuriesFour children have died in a house fire in Stafford, police said.A Staffordshire police spokesman said officers from
I'm a civil servant. Trust me, we're nowhere near ready for no-deal Brexit | Anonymous

I'm a civil servant. Trust me, we're nowhere near ready for no-deal Brexit | Anonymous

Operation Yellowhammer from the inside? It’s like the Office meets the Poseidon Adventure, with a Benny Hill soundtrackI’m a civil servant working for a UK government department. We haven’t been
HMV bought by Canadian music store mogul Doug Putman

HMV bought by Canadian music store mogul Doug Putman

Sunrise Records owner to keep 100 of chain’s 127 stores, safeguarding 1,500 jobsA Canadian music entrepreneur has rescued HMV from collapse, taking over 100 shops and safeguarding 1,500 jobs.Doug
'County lines' drug gangs tracking children via social media

'County lines' drug gangs tracking children via social media

Warnings on coercion and blackmailing over smartphones went unheeded, say experts, as child exploitation spirals A failure to grasp how technology and social media is being used to coerce, control,
North Korea trying to keep its nuclear missiles safe from US strikes, says UN report

North Korea trying to keep its nuclear missiles safe from US strikes, says UN report

Measures said to include using civilian facilities to make and test missiles North Korea is trying to ensure its nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities are safe from US military strikes, a UN
Big four banks’ shares climb despite Hayne royal commission report

Big four banks’ shares climb despite Hayne royal commission report

ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and NAB shares rise as investors seem relieved measures were not harsherAustralian shares rallied at midday led by the big four banks, with investors seemingly relieved