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Grandfather pays tribute to brothers killed in hit-and-run

Grandfather pays tribute to brothers killed in hit-and-run

Casper and Corey Platt-May, aged two and six, died after being struck by a car in CoventryThe grandfather of two young brothers killed in a hit-and-run crash has described them as “happy, jolly,
Foreign Office warns of Islamist threat in South Africa after British couple kidnapped

Foreign Office warns of Islamist threat in South Africa after British couple kidnapped

Couple still missing after being abducted but elite police unit casts doubt on terrorist linkThe Foreign Office (FCO) has warned of a threat of attacks by Islamist militants on foreigners in South
'We must immediately harden our schools' says NRA's Wayne LaPierre – video

'We must immediately harden our schools' says NRA's Wayne LaPierre – video

At the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland, the National Rifle Association's executive vice-president and CEO says 'evil walks among us' Continue reading...
White powder letter sent to Meghan Markle treated as racist hate crime

White powder letter sent to Meghan Markle treated as racist hate crime

Scotland Yard say letter sent with powder is being investigated by counter-terrorism officersPolice say they are treating as a racist hate crime a letter containing white powder sent to Meghan Markle,
UK to lose EU rebate in 2021 'in extended Brexit transition'

UK to lose EU rebate in 2021 'in extended Brexit transition'

No discount beyond end of 2020 owing to start of new EU budget, says senior Brussels source The UK will lose its rebate from the EU at end of 2020 if it seeks to extend the Brexit transition beyond
Medical crisis in east Ghouta as hospitals 'systematically targeted'

Medical crisis in east Ghouta as hospitals 'systematically targeted'

UN security council to vote on draft resolution demanding 30-day truce in Syria, as government and allies accused of destroying healthcareThe medical system in eastern Ghouta is near collapse, medics
Nauru refugees, asylum seekers and staff exposed to 'highly toxic' mould

Nauru refugees, asylum seekers and staff exposed to 'highly toxic' mould

Former staff suffering from conditions including toxic mould syndrome and hundreds still living in mould-prone tents Four years after the Australian government was repeatedly warned the mould growing
‘Our day starts at the cemetery’: victim’s father on life after Florida shooting – video

‘Our day starts at the cemetery’: victim’s father on life after Florida shooting – video

Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jaime was among the 17 people killed by a gunman at a high school in Parkland, Florida, has spoken to MSNBC’s Morning Joe about the grief he and his family have been
New Russian stealth fighter spotted in Syria

New Russian stealth fighter spotted in Syria

Two Su-57 jets are the latest high-tech military system Russia has deployed in Syria conflictMoscow appears to have deployed an advanced new stealth fighter to its airbase in Syria, reports in Russian
Eight died in 'avoidable collision' on M1, court told

Eight died in 'avoidable collision' on M1, court told

Polish national, Ryszard Masierak, and David Wagstaff, both deny causing death by dangerous drivingOne lorry driver was twice the drink drive limit and another was on a hands-free call with the
Drug-resistant superbug to blame for deadly typhoid outbreak in Pakistan

Drug-resistant superbug to blame for deadly typhoid outbreak in Pakistan

Researchers warn of limited treatment options as mutated strain of typhoid is blamed for surge in casesA major outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan may have been caused by a highly drug-resistant
Brexit strategy vacuum filled by useful idiots and aural valium

Brexit strategy vacuum filled by useful idiots and aural valium

Anger management therapy for arch leavers was all the European scrutiny committee could offerYou could say it was all a bit previous. With Theresa May’s inner cabinet off to Chequers in the afternoon
NRA head breaks silence to attack gun control advocates: 'They hate individual freedom'

NRA head breaks silence to attack gun control advocates: 'They hate individual freedom'

Wayne LaPierre spoke at CPAC in the wake of the Florida school shooting, mounting an unrepentant defense of gun rights How will gun control be discussed at a conference of conservatives this week?
Trudeau's India visit overshadowed by invitation to attempted murderer

Trudeau's India visit overshadowed by invitation to attempted murderer

Canada rescinds dinner invitation to Jaspal Atwal, a former member of a Sikh organisation regarded by India as a terrorist groupJustin Trudeau’s state visit to India has been overshadowed by
Novartis bribery claims: Greek MPs vote to investigate top politicians

Novartis bribery claims: Greek MPs vote to investigate top politicians

MPs to look into accusations 10 senior officials accepted bribes from Swiss pharmaceutical firmThe Greek parliament is to investigate 10 of the country’s top politicians over accusations they accepted
Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald: 'Theresa May needs to lead'

Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald: 'Theresa May needs to lead'

PM accused of having ‘no plan, no map’ for restoring power-sharing in Northern IrelandThe Sinn Féin president, Mary Lou McDonald, has accused Theresa May of having “no plan, no map” for restoring
Borgen envy: Dutch look to emulate Danish TV success

Borgen envy: Dutch look to emulate Danish TV success

The Netherlands’ council of culture says careful investment can boost its small-screen sectorFirst there was Scandi noir. Then gritty French crime dramas. It seems even Belgium has got in on the act.
Spanish artist decries censorship after work dropped from art fair

Spanish artist decries censorship after work dropped from art fair

Santiago Sierra’s Political Prisoners in Contemporary Spain removed from Madrid art fair The Spanish artist at the centre of a censorship row has attacked the lack of freedom of expression in the
Bristol father found not guilty in female genital mutilation trial

Bristol father found not guilty in female genital mutilation trial

Judge says evidence six-year-old daughter had undergone FGM ‘wholly inconclusive’The trial of a father accused of causing or allowing his six-year-old daughter to undergo female genital mutilation
Brexit transition extension could cost Britain £5bn, MPs say

Brexit transition extension could cost Britain £5bn, MPs say

Commons committee says UK would have no control over how extra EU contributions are spentThe UK government has been told that extending the transition period after Brexit would expose Britain to £5bn