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Top Belgian football TV presenter charged with armed robbery

Top Belgian football TV presenter charged with armed robbery

Stephane Pauwels arrested in major police probeSuspected of armed robbery with firearm as part of gangOne of Belgium’s top football TV presenters has been charged with armed robbery during a raid in
Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon swap insults in New York governor's debate

Andrew Cuomo and Cynthia Nixon swap insults in New York governor's debate

The governor and the progressive challenger clashed in their only scheduled debate ahead of the Democratic primary next monthThe insurgent political candidate and TV star Cynthia Nixon went on the
Argentina seeks emergency release of $50bn in IMF funds amid financial crisis

Argentina seeks emergency release of $50bn in IMF funds amid financial crisis

President Mauricio Macri says ‘lack of trust from the markets’ forces him to ask for help as peso weakens and inflation runs at 30% Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri has asked the International
Government to ban energy drink sales to children in England

Government to ban energy drink sales to children in England

Move follows health concerns about heavily caffeinated and sugared drinks Ministers will ban the sale of Red Bull, Monster Energy and other energy drinks to children in England amid growing concern
Hacker sentenced to prison for role in Jennifer Lawrence nude photo theft

Hacker sentenced to prison for role in Jennifer Lawrence nude photo theft

George Garofano, 26, one of four charged over illegal hacking of American actor and other celebrities A hacker was sentenced to eight months in prison on Wednesday for a scheme that exposed intimate
Morning mail: half-price energy coming, courtesy of renewables

Morning mail: half-price energy coming, courtesy of renewables

Thursday: Wholesale prices to almost halve over four years because of renewable technologies. Plus, Trump’s legal counsel quitsGood morning, this is Richard Parkin bringing you the main stories and
'Don't monkey this up': Republican hopeful for Florida governor accused of using racial slur – video

'Don't monkey this up': Republican hopeful for Florida governor accused of using racial slur – video

Ron DeSantis, appearing on Fox News, told Florida voters not to 'monkey this up' by choosing his African American opponent, Andrew Gillum. The Florida governor race pits DeSantis, who has closely
World weatherwatch: Hurricane Lane brings severe flooding to Hawaii

World weatherwatch: Hurricane Lane brings severe flooding to Hawaii

Floods devastate Kerala as threat of drought hangs over other parts of India, and wildfires burn in British ColumbiaHurricane Lane battered Hawaii during the latter part of last week, bringing severe
Giuliani says firm defending corrupt Romanian-American is paying him

Giuliani says firm defending corrupt Romanian-American is paying him

Trump’s attorney said he wrote to the Romanian president under a retainer paid by Freeh Group, who represent Gabriel PopoviciuDonald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani is being paid to assist lawyers
Andrew Gillum: the progressive vying to be Florida's first black governor

Andrew Gillum: the progressive vying to be Florida's first black governor

The mayor of Tallahassee saw off better-funded rivals to become the Democratic nominee and now has his sights on Trump and the RepublicansNot even an early-morning insult from Donald Trump could wipe
Thomas Cook sued over illness at Egyptian hotel before couple died

Thomas Cook sued over illness at Egyptian hotel before couple died

Tour operator ordered to pay £26,000 compensation to family taken ill at same resortThomas Cook has been ordered to pay £26,000 in compensation and costs to a family struck down with a gastric illness
Trudeau: Canada will aim to meet Nafta deadline but 'no deal is better than a bad deal'

Trudeau: Canada will aim to meet Nafta deadline but 'no deal is better than a bad deal'

Canada was blindsided by news of the US-Mexico accord this week, but officials say they’ve made progress on key autos issueJustin Trudeau said on Wednesday that it may be possible to reach a deal on
Man jailed for £53m UK heist will not have to repay share of proceeds

Man jailed for £53m UK heist will not have to repay share of proceeds

Secret court hearing accepts Paul Allen’s plea that he lacks funds to return £1.23m A cage fighter convicted of taking part in a £53m armed robbery has been excused from paying back his alleged share
New party members are not entryists, say pro-Brexit Tory MPs

New party members are not entryists, say pro-Brexit Tory MPs

Concerns raised by remainers about influx of Eurosceptics dismissed by party’s right wingConservative MPs warning of “entryism” in their party have faced a backlash from colleagues, who say the party
More than half of 147 Indigenous people who died in custody had not been found guilty

More than half of 147 Indigenous people who died in custody had not been found guilty

Guardian Australia investigation finds that 56% were on remand, died while fleeing police or during arrest, or were in protective custody• Deaths Inside: search the databaseMore than half of the
Theresa May signs security partnership with Nigeria's president

Theresa May signs security partnership with Nigeria's president

UK will provide military training to help fight Islamist militant group Boko HaramTheresa May has signed a security pact with Nigeria’s president aimed at helping the country combat the militant group
Occupation board game found in Jersey attic pokes fun at Nazis

Occupation board game found in Jersey attic pokes fun at Nazis

Monopoly-inspired game dates from 1940s and uses subversive jokes to mock wartime lifeA long-lost board game that gives a glimpse into life on Jersey under Nazi occupation has been found in a loft on
More than 150 people arrested in immigration raid on Texas business

More than 150 people arrested in immigration raid on Texas business

Ice agents raided Load Trailer after receiving tips that it hired people who used fraudulent identification documentsAgents from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) arrested more than 150
Protesters damage 'sexist' open-air urinals in Paris

Protesters damage 'sexist' open-air urinals in Paris

‘Uritrottoirs’ seen as discriminatory in city that still frowns on public breastfeeding Feminist protesters have begun vandalising the new open-air street urinals in Paris, labelling them sexist and