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Tanker truck explodes after collision with lorry near Bologna airport

Tanker truck explodes after collision with lorry near Bologna airport

At least two killed and dozens injured in Italy after blast spreads fire and debrisAt least two people have been killed and more than 60 others injured after two trucks collided on a motorway near
World history seen via a shop window | Brief letters

World history seen via a shop window | Brief letters

Apollo space missions | China’s emissions | Denis Healy sightings | Telephones | Identifying artFurther to Peter Avery’s letter about watching cricket outside a TV rental showroom (4 August), in the
Indonesia earthquake: lack of equipment hampers rescue efforts

Indonesia earthquake: lack of equipment hampers rescue efforts

Some rescuers forced to dig by hand after Lombok earthquake that killed at least 98 peopleRescuers on the Indonesian island of Lombok have been struggling to reach possible survivors after the
Tanker truck explodes in Bologna, Italy – video

Tanker truck explodes in Bologna, Italy – video

Two people have died and more than 60 others injured after a tanker truck exploded in Bologna, Italy. The blast caused part of a motorway bridge to collapse, with several people wounded by debris and
UK poised to ask Russia to extradite Salisbury attack suspects

UK poised to ask Russia to extradite Salisbury attack suspects

Exclusive: Kremlin certain to reject request that will reignite simmering diplomatic rowThe British government is poised to submit an extradition request to Moscow for two Russians suspected of
Beyoncé reveals she is 'descended from a slaveowner'

Beyoncé reveals she is 'descended from a slaveowner'

Interview in which the singer talks about researching her ancestry also details the emergency C-section she needed for the birth of her twinsBeyoncé has said she is descended from a slaveowner, in a
'Truth isn't truth' All the times Rudy Giuliani appeared not to think before he spoke – video

'Truth isn't truth' All the times Rudy Giuliani appeared not to think before he spoke – video

Donald Trump's lawyer, the former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, has made several gaffes while serving his client, ranging from spilling the beans on how Michael Cohen bought Stormy Daniels's
No-deal Brexit poses serious risk to public safety, say police leaders

No-deal Brexit poses serious risk to public safety, say police leaders

Exclusive: leaked letter warns home secretary of ‘significant loss of operational capacity’A no-deal Brexit poses a substantial risk to public safety, with police officers instantly losing vital
How have you been affected by the Indonesia earthquake?

How have you been affected by the Indonesia earthquake?

If you’ve been evacuated or you’re a part of the rescue effort we’d like to hear from youA 6.9 magnitude earthquake in Lombok which struck on Sunday has killed at least 98 people and severely injured
Socialist modernism: remembering the architecture of the eastern bloc

Socialist modernism: remembering the architecture of the eastern bloc

Much of the brutalist architecture of eastern Europe is decrepit, but now a project aims to document and preserve itThe monumental but decaying grey, brutalist structures of central and eastern Europe
Joël Robuchon, Michelin-starred 'chef of the century', dies aged 73

Joël Robuchon, Michelin-starred 'chef of the century', dies aged 73

French chef built up an empire of restaurants around the world with his atelier modelJoël Robuchon, the French chef who shook up the stuffy world of haute cuisine and at one point had the most
Indonesian imam continues prayers in Bali during earthquake – video

Indonesian imam continues prayers in Bali during earthquake – video

Footage of an imam reciting evening prayers in Bali while a deadly earthquake struck the neighbouring island of Lombok has gone viral, with people praising him for his unwavering faith.The video,
Boris Johnson's burqa remarks 'fan flames of Islamophobia', says MP

Boris Johnson's burqa remarks 'fan flames of Islamophobia', says MP

David Lammy condemns ex-foreign secretary over column in which he likened veiled Muslim women to bank robbers Boris Johnson is facing calls to apologise after he said Muslim women in burqas “look like
Tom Watson vows to defy bid to oust him as Labour deputy leader

Tom Watson vows to defy bid to oust him as Labour deputy leader

Hashtag #ResignWatson trends after he criticises party’s handling of antisemitism rowTom Watson has vowed to face down an online campaign to oust him as Labour’s deputy leader after he criticised the
'The roof started falling': earthquake hits Indonesian island – video report

'The roof started falling': earthquake hits Indonesian island – video report

At least 91 people have been killed and more than 200 injured after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Lombok on Sunday. More than 100 aftershocks have followed as authorities
Homeless man paid to have forehead tattooed 'did it in desperation'

Homeless man paid to have forehead tattooed 'did it in desperation'

Polish national says offer from British stag group in Benidorm was like winning the lotteryA homeless man living in Benidorm who was allegedly paid €100 (£89) by a British stag group to have the
The new tool in the art of spotting forgeries: artificial intelligence

The new tool in the art of spotting forgeries: artificial intelligence

Instead of obsessing over materials, the new technique takes a hard look at the picture itself – specifically, the thousands of tiny individual strokes that compose itIn late March, a judge in
Samantha Eastwood: man appears in court charged with murder of midwife

Samantha Eastwood: man appears in court charged with murder of midwife

Michael Stirling, 32, accused of killing 28-year-old in StaffordshireA man has appeared in court charged with the murder of the midwife Samantha Eastwood. Michael Stirling, 32, was charged on Sunday
North Korea frustrates US as 'maximum pressure' eases on sanctions

North Korea frustrates US as 'maximum pressure' eases on sanctions

Pyongyang appears to be evading curbs with help of lax approach by China and RussiaWithout the spectre of imminent nuclear war, there is not much appetite for strict enforcement of international
Josh Frydenberg spurns emissions compromise in national energy guarantee

Josh Frydenberg spurns emissions compromise in national energy guarantee

Governments play for time as federal minister faces uphill battle to win backing for his flagship energy policyThe ACT has warned Josh Frydenberg to compromise on the national energy guarantee, with