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The Hillsborough disaster took place eight years after police averted another tragedy at the same stadium by opening pitch perimeter gates, a court has heard.
A boy (3) was crushed to death when his mother's boyfriend deliberately pushed his car seat backwards after becoming annoyed at the noise he was making, a court has heard.
David Duckenfield, a former South Yorkshire police chief, was responsible for "extraordinarily bad" failures which led to the loss of life of 96 wholly innocent fans during the Hillsborough disaster almost 30 years ago, a court has heard.
Ministers will today agree to essentially freeze work on all new laws as they bid to get ahead of a chaotic no-deal Brexit.
Please forgive the strained GAA comparison. But this is somehow reminiscent of talk about the Kildare footballers keeping the losing margin against the Dubs to single digits - as in nine points or fewer.
One of the Kinahan cartel's most senior associates faces a minimum of five years in jail after appearing in court in England on a firearms charge following an international investigation into drug-trafficking and money-laundering.
More than 100 firefighters and emergency workers in southern Spain searched yesterday for a two-year-old boy who fell into a narrow and deep borehole.
David Duckenfield, the Hillsborough match commander, has appeared in court at the start of his trial for the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans.
Theresa May will be expected to stand down if she loses tonight's vote on her Brexit deal as heavily as predicted, UK Cabinet sources have said.
The popular liberal mayor of Poland's port city of Gdansk has died after being stabbed at a charity event by an ex-convict with a history of violent crime.
British police have arrested 55 men as part of an investigation into historical child sex abuse allegations involving seven women, a police force in northern England said on Monday.
The mayor of Gdansk has died after he was stabbed while on stage at a charity event, Poland’s health minister said.
One of the Kinahan cartel's most senior suspected associates appeared in court in England this morning on a firearms charge following an international investigation into drug-trafficking and money-laundering.
Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield has arrived at court ahead of his trial for the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans.
The brothers of two England footballers were at a restaurant when it was raided by armed robbers, it has been reported.
The mayor of a Polish city has undergone five hours of surgery after being stabbed on stage during the finale of a charity fundraiser, doctors have said.
British Prime Minister Theresa May urged lawmakers on Monday to take "a second look" at her deal to leave the European Union, warning them that voting it down could open the way for the break up of the United Kingdom.
Meghan Markle's female bodyguard, who was by the Duchess's side throughout her high-profile tour of Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand in the autumn, has quit the team after just six months.
One of the Kinahan cartel's most senior suspected associates will appear in court this morning on a firearms charge following an international investigation into drug-trafficking and money-laundering.
Two ski resort workers have been killed in Morillon in the French Alps while using explosives to spark an avalanche to keep the slopes safe for skiers.
French media organisations have denounced attacks on journalists by "yellow vest" anti-government protesters and called for better protection after a series of incidents this weekend.
Rescuers have found a woman's body under the rubble of a bakery in Paris that was blown apart by a powerful explosion, bringing the overall death toll to four.
Pope Francis offered new parents a bit of advice yesterday, telling them it's perfectly normal to fight, but just not in front of the children.
Throw a coin over your shoulder into Rome's Trevi Fountain, the legend says, and you will one day return to the Eternal City.
The mayor of a city in Poland has been taken to hospital after being stabbed while on stage during the finale of a large charity event.
An Italian militant who was convicted of murder in his home country nearly three decades ago has been arrested in Bolivia.
A stone building in Pompeii used for training by gladiators has reopened to the public after a painstaking three-year restoration, becoming an emblem of the renaissance of the ancient site.
The parliamentary heads of two of Finland's largest parties have called for action after investigations against 19 foreign-born men on suspicion of sexual abuse of minors.
Three German skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Austria - and a fourth is missing, police said on Sunday as snowfall set in again in the northern Alps.
A Spanish citizen has died following a gas explosion in central Paris on Saturday, bringing the death toll to three, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borell said.
And they're off. With the most critical European Parliament elections of the body's lifetime due to take place in May, the first weeks of 2019 have seen opening gambits by populists determined to sway the ballot.
At least 20 weather-related deaths have been reported in Europe over the last week as an avalanche killed two snowboarders in Bulgaria.
A number of injured people have been taken to hospital after a bus crashed into a bridge in the Scottish Highlands and landed on its side.
There is growing uncertainty about a planned new nuclear power station after a report that the project is going to be put on hold.
A woman suffered fatal head injuries while leaning out of a train window below a warning sticker, an accident report has found.
There was fresh turmoil in British politics as the car-crash debate on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal continued for a second day in Westminster.
The Spanish Civil Guard has made widespread arrests following an investigation into tennis match-fixing by an organised Armenian criminal gang, Europol said yesterday.
Russia's state communications regulator said yesterday the BBC had published material that propagated the ideas of a terrorist group and that it was investigating whether the BBC had broken Russian law.
Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini called for an alliance with populists in Poland and elsewhere during a visit to Warsaw, setting the stage for a showdown with the EU establishment at European Parliament elections in May.
Five years after the formation of its own cricket team, the Vatican yesterday founded its first athletics association.
Three men jailed for attempting to smuggle more than €3.3m of drugs into Dublin were working for a major Kinahan cartel trafficker.
All UK airports must buy anti-drone equipment because the Royal Air Force should not have to step in every time the devices are flown near runways, according to Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson.
Three members of an organised crime group who attempted to smuggle £3m (€3.3m) of class A and B drugs into Dublin jailed for a total 27 years and five months.
The family of murdered teenager Jayden Moodie has said he "had absolutely no affiliation with gangs".
A married music teacher who had sex with choir boys after buying them alcohol has been banned from the profession, as her former school faces questions over why she was not struck off sooner.
Airport operators need to do more to counter the illegal use of drones after flights were disrupted at Heathrow and Gatwick, British prime minister Theresa May's de-facto deputy said.
Forty-nine migrants disembarked in Malta yesterday after spending more than two weeks stranded on board rescue ships, ending a stand-off in which European Union countries had refused to offer them a safe port.
A French fighter jet carrying two pilots disappeared from radar screens yesterday near the Swiss border in a snowstorm, prompting a search across the mountainous area.
A disgruntled clubber who drove his car on to a packed dance floor after being chucked out by bouncers has been convicted of attempted murder.
A 14-year-old boy died in an "horrific" targeted attack when three men rammed a car into his moped then stabbed him multiple times.
The wife of a wealthy Norwegian businessman has gone missing in a rare suspected kidnapping and her family has received a ransom demand to be paid in cryptocurrency, police said on Wednesday.
Heathrow has resumed flights after departures were disrupted for an hour on Tuesday following reports of a drone sighting, a spokeswoman for Europe's biggest airport said.
Downing Street has shot down suggestions that it is seeking to delay Brexit as British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a major backbench rebellion over preparations for a no-deal Brexit.
Flights from London's Heathrow airport were halted for about an hour yesterday after reports of a drone sighting near Europe's busiest air hub, raising fears the chaos that affected rival Gatwick last month could be repeated on an even larger scale.
Leading Brexit campaigner and British government minister Michael Gove has compared MPs waiting for something better than Theresa May's Brexit deal to "mid-50s swingers waiting for Scarlett Johansson to turn up".
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has warned the US it has made a "grave mistake" asking for protection for Kurdish fighters battling Isil (Islamic State) in Syria and threatened once again to launch an assault against them.
France has accused Italy of interfering in its affairs after the populist government in Rome, which rode to power last year on a wave of anti-establishment sentiment, offered to help the yellow vest movement.
Passengers' safety "comes first", the British Airline Pilots' Association has said after Heathrow Airport temporarily suspended departing flights this evening due to a drone sighting.
A woman suffered chemical injuries after being mistakenly prescribed erectile dysfunction cream for a dry eye, according to a report.
A giant fatberg bigger than Nelson's Column has been found blocking a sewer in a Devon seaside town.
Theresa May's no-deal Brexit preparations suffered a blow after MPs defeated the UK Government in the Commons.
A former Premier League footballer laundered more than £30,000 in criminal cash after companies were tricked into handing over money in an international scam, a court has heard.
Flights have resumed at Heathrow following reports of a drone sighting on Tuesday evening, an airport spokesman has said.
A giant fatberg bigger than Nelson’s Column has been found blocking a sewer in a Devon seaside town.
Pope Francis warned yesterday against a resurgence of nationalist and populist movements and criticised countries that try to solve the migration crisis with unilateral or isolationist actions.
Heavy snowfalls have left large areas of the Austrian and Bavarian Alps paralysed, with more than 2,000 people in various villages and ski resorts left cut off from the outside world. Five people have been killed so far, and another two were still missing.
The former partner of a woman who was found dead in her home has appeared in court charged with her murder.
Pope Francis yesterday urged European leaders to stop bickering over the fate of 49 migrants stuck aboard two humanitarian rescue ships on the Mediterranean and let them land at a safe port of call.
Polish officials have shut down 13 escape room entertainment sites for safety flaws after five teenage girls were killed in a fire at the weekend.
A 17-month-old girl snatched along with a car her father was selling on Gumtree has been found "safe and well".
The US Marine Corps found Paul Whelan, the man detained by Russia on espionage charges, guilty of attempting to steal more than $10,000 worth of currency from the US government while deployed in Iraq in 2006 and bouncing nearly $6,000 worth of cheques around the same time, according to records seen by The Washington Post.
My brother, Paul Whelan, entered Russia as a tourist and is now locked in a Moscow jail cell, charged with an unsubstantiated crime. The US government must pressure Russia for his immediate release. No American should fear going abroad. Travel should not require risking personal freedom due to a government's capriciousness.
Polish officials have shut down 13 escape room sites over safety issues after five teenage girls were killed in a fire.
Detectives have been given more time to question a man suspected of murdering "devoted family man" Lee Pomeroy, and a woman accused of assisting an offender.
The 32 survivors of a rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea are in "a desperate situation", a campaigner has said.
The “devoted” father murdered on a train in an “horrific and pointless attack” had been taking his son on a trip to London.
Investigators in Poland have blamed a gas leak in a heating system at an Escape Room for a fire that killed five teenage girls and injured a man.
Data and documents belonging to hundreds of German politicians have been hacked and posted on Twitter, according to reports.
Medical tests have shown a patient treated in isolation at Sweden's Uppsala University Hospital for suspected Ebola is not infected with the virus after all, authorities said last night.
The Eurozone's finance ministers will select a nominee to become European Central Bank (ECB) chief economist at a Eurogroup meeting on February 11, with Ireland's Philip Lane tipped as the early front runner.
Medical tests have shown a patient treated in isolation at Sweden's Uppsala University Hospital for suspected Ebola is not infected with the virus after all, authorities said on Friday.
Five teenage girls have been killed and one man hurt in a fire that broke out at an Escape Room game location in northern Poland, officials have said.
A person is being treated in isolation at Sweden's Uppsala University Hospital on suspicion of infection with Ebola, the regional authority said on Friday.
The Vatican has confirmed that an Argentine bishop, who resigned suddenly in 2017 for stated health reasons and then landed a top administrative job at the Holy See, is under preliminary investigation amid sexual abuse accusations.
A North Korean diplomat who was until recently acting ambassador to Italy has gone missing, a South Korean member of parliament said yesterday, after a South Korean newspaper reported he was seeking asylum in the West.
Groups of far-right vigilantes have taken to the streets of a small Bavarian town following a series of violent assaults by migrants, the mayor warned yesterday.
Gardaí have been put on alert as part of a full-scale manhunt to trace the partner of a woman found dead at her home in England.
The arrest of a figurehead in the French "yellow vest" anti-government protest movement prompted calls for "harder" demonstrations from his supporters yesterday.
Russian officials have ended the search of a collapsed apartment building, with rescue crews finding 39 victims and one survivor in the three-and-a-half days since part of the structure came down while residents slept.
A Spanish court has ruled that five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually attacking an 18-year-old woman should remain free on bail while the Supreme Court considers appeals in the case.
American hip hop fashion designer ASAP Bari has been fined £4,000 and told to pay £2,500 compensation to his victim after he pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to one count of sexual assault against a woman at a hotel in east London.
A Danish passenger train hit falling cargo from a passing freight train as it crossed a bridge, killing six people and injuring 16 others.