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Pret A Manger did not label "artisan" baguettes as containing sesame seeds despite six allergic reaction cases in the year before a teenager's death, an inquest has heard.
The bodies of a missing British expatriate and his Thai wife have been found in northern Thailand.
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lost a no-confidence vote in parliament on Tuesday and will step down after four years in power, but with neither major political bloc holding a majority it remained unclear who will form the next government.
One of the men behind the London Bridge terror atrocity posed as a happily married man looking for a Dublin home shortly before he joined Isil terrorists in Britain.
Italy's populist coalition passed a bill yesterday that will make it harder for migrants to claim humanitarian protection and easier to expel failed asylum seekers.
The father of a teenage girl who had a severe allergic reaction to a baguette held a phone to her ear as she lay dying in hospital so her mother and brother could say goodbye, an inquest has heard
Jeremy Corbyn will be "bound" by any vote at the party's conference in Liverpool to support a second referendum on Brexit.
A pensioner has been charged with the murder of her 75-year-old husband at their home in east London.
The Vatican yesterday signed a landmark agreement giving it a long-sought say in the appointment of bishops in China, though critics labelled the deal a sell-out to the Communist government.
Thousands rallied across Russia yesterday to protest against the government's plan to raise the eligibility age for retirement pensions by five years.
A British woman who discovered a dead baby turtle inside her vagina may have been a victim of sexual assault, reports say.
A teenage girl who was severely allergic to sesame died after eating a baguette from Pret a Manger which had not listed the ingredient on its packaging, an inquest will hear this week.
A teacher who moved his family 8,000 miles to the South Atlantic, after landing a job as deputy head at the Falklands Island school, has been charged with child sex offences. Paul Barton, 41, is currently on bail in Stanley awaiting trial and last month was refused permission to fly back to the UK to attend his father's funeral.
A gang of people smugglers who hatched an "alarmingly amateur" plot to bring migrants across the English Channel on jet skis have been jailed.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has refused to undergo court-ordered psychiatric evaluation for tweeting photos of Isil atrocities, angrily comparing the demand to methods used by totalitarian regimes.
Russia is set to allow women to take jobs as truck and train drivers, and to operate heavy machinery, lifting a ban that was intended to protect their health.
Pope Francis will carry a message of solidarity to the Baltic nations on a visit starting today, nearly 30 years after they broke away from the Soviet Union and as they look warily towards a newly aggressive Russia.
A male model has been jailed for at least 25 years for murdering his more successful fashion rival in a row about a girlfriend.
A “Snapchat queen” who posted a video of her boyfriend dying in a pool of blood has been jailed for 14 years.
A 94-year-old German is to go on trial accused of being accessory to hundreds of murders in a Nazi concentration camp during World War Two, a court in the western city of Muenster said.
Sir Elton John and David Furnish have accepted "significant" libel damages over a newspaper claim that their dog inflicted "Freddy Krueger-like injuries" on a child at a play date.
Britain will leave the European Union without a deal unless the bloc's leaders soften their position on the Irish border, Transport Secretary Chris Grayling told the BBC.
Meghan Markle's mother has paid tribute to the "power of women" as she made a surprise appearance at the launch of a Grenfell kitchen book launch.
Meghan Markle brought her mother to the launch of the Grenfell community cookbook she has championed - and helped prepare lunch for the guests.
A drunk burglar has been given a community order after using a giraffe sculpture as a battering ram to smash his way into a shop.
A London-based nurse who used voodoo threats to traffick vulnerable women from Nigeria to Germany to work as prostitutes has had her 14-year prison sentence increased.
Denis Norden, the former host of 'It'll Be Alright on the Night' and comedy writer, has died aged 96.
The man at the centre of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal tarnishing the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature went on trial in Sweden yesterday.
Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said yesterday, potentially uncovering a new way the particles could damage the environment.
A Russian model who claims she was one of two people who fell ill at a Salisbury restaurant says she was targeted by assassins sent by Vladimir Putin.
France's Closer magazine has been told it will have to pay damages of €90,000 for publishing topless pictures of Kate Middleton, after an appeals court upheld an earlier ruling.
A boy with a severe dairy allergy died after he was chased by a schoolmate who threw cheese down his t-shirt, an inquest heard.
Scaffolding at a luxury hotel undergoing renovation in central Madrid has collapsed - killing one construction worker and injuring at least 11 others, an official said.
A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was brought down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian defence ministry said.
British royal Meghan Markle has launched a cookbook to raise money for a community kitchen for survivors of the Grenfell disaster.
Fears that two people had become the latest victims of Novichok poisoning in Salisbury have been allayed after police said there was nothing to suggest the nerve agent had caused them to fall ill.
Brexit will be "a total write-off" unless British Prime Minister Theresa May rips up "disastrous" plans for the Irish Border before she heads to a crucial EU summit this week, according to Boris Johnson.
The two suspects in the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal have nothing to do with Russian President Vladimir Putin or the government, a Kremlin spokesman insisted again yesterday.
An anti-Kremlin activist who lost his sight, hearing and ability to walk in a suspected poisoning has improved since he was brought from Russia to Germany for treatment, supporters say.
The fantasy of man talking to the animals has been a staple of Hollywood since Doctor Dolittle debuted in 1967.
Two people have fallen ill after eating in a restaurant in Salisbury, the English town where former Russian agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned in March, police said.
The Dalai Lama has sparked anger after declaring that "Europe belongs to the Europeans".
An anti-Kremlin activist lost his sight, hearing and his ability to walk in a suspected poisoning last week but is doing better since he arrived in Berlin for treatment, according to a member of the Pussy Riot band and a newspaper.
A traffic warden was dragged from his moped, stamped on and kicked, in what has been described by police as "sickening violence".
A D-Day veteran has taken part in his first high-level skydive since he parachuted into Normandy 74 years ago.
Two Russian spies were arrested in the Netherlands in the immediate aftermath of the Salisbury poisonings as they allegedly attempted to hack into the computers of the Swiss laboratory analysing the Soviet-developed Novichok, it has emerged.
Britain was formed by the collision of three ancient continents, research suggests.
Italy's interior minister has again clashed with the European establishment, earning a vulgar rebuke from Luxembourg's foreign minister over his views on immigration.
How do you solve a problem called Viktor Orban? Since the combative Hungarian prime minister's government came to power in 2010, he has repeatedly undermined the rule of law at home and challenged some of the core values of the EU, becoming a darling of Europe's far-right in the process.
A headmistress has been given a community order after she was found with indecent selfies sent by a teenage girl.
A no-deal exit from the European Union would deliver a "hammer blow" to the British economy, the head of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned.
Pope Francis yesterday accepted the resignation of an American bishop, Michael Bransfield, and at the same time authorised a fellow bishop to investigate allegations Bransfield sexually harassed adults, Vatican officials have said.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Moscow of "insulting the public's intelligence" after the two Russian agents accused of the Salisbury poisonings claimed they were merely tourists.
Speculation is growing over the future of the UK police hunt for Madeleine McCann after it emerged funding will run out at the end of the month.
Two Russian men accused by Britain of poisoning a former Russian spy and his daughter in England said on Thursday they had been the victims of a "fantastical coincidence" and were simply Russian businessmen on holiday abroad.
A member of Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot has been taken to hospital in a grave condition for what could be a possible poisoning, reports say.
The EU has voted to launch action against the Hungarian government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban for allegedly undermining the bloc's democratic values and rule of law.
Solutions for the Irish Border offered by British Brexiteers include technology that has not been invented yet.
Pope Francis has summoned senior Catholic bishops from around the world to the Vatican to discuss the protection of minors, in his latest attempt to come to grips with a spreading sexual abuse crisis.
The gig economy and zero hours contracts are the "reincarnation of an ancient evil", a leading British cleric has claimed.
The owner of a business that sold fake favourable TripAdvisor reviews to hotels and restaurants in Italy has been jailed for nine months in what the travel website hailed as a landmark ruling.
Vladimir Putin has said Russia has identified the two men suspected of poisoning a former Russian spy in Britain, saying he hopes they will come forward and tell the world their story.
A close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny with violence, challenging him to a duel for making what he described as libellous and insulting corruption accusations.
The Catholic Church in Germany acknowledged a "depressing and shameful" legacy of sexual abuse on Wednesday after a leaked study said clerics had abused thousands of children over a 70-year period.
Two police officers will be given further training following an investigation into how they handled complaints from a woman who was subsequently murdered by her jealous ex-boyfriend.
A family have had to endure three funerals for their daughter after police kept discovering body parts they had not returned, MPs heard.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has escalated the war of words over the Salisbury nerve agent attack by claiming there is “nothing criminal” about Britain’s prime suspects.
Primary school children in France will be encouraged to watch cartoons in English as the government unveils a drive to improve their ability to speak foreign languages.
A police officer accused of cupping and squeezing a woman's breast when he was on a day trip out with his colleagues agreed he was "three-quarters of the way to absolutely wasted" when the incident happened.
The Grenfell Tower fire probably started in the compressor compartment of a fridge-freezer on the fourth floor, a fire investigator has told the inquiry into the disaster.
Two teenagers have been charged with murder after an 18-year-old man was found with serious injuries outside a Royal British Legion Club.
Seven people, including two British tourists, were wounded in Paris after they were attacked by a man armed with a knife and an iron bar, say police.
Sweden's mainstream political parties must engage with the hard-right Sweden Democrats if they want to have any hope of a stable government in the next four years, the party's leader claimed yesterday.
The mother of a four-year-old girl who died from a meningococcal infection hours after she was sent home from hospital has told a coroner: "I took her away to die."
A police officer squeezed a woman's breast in a bar when he was on a day-trip out with colleagues during which he drank up to 16 pints of beer, a disciplinary hearing was told.
A mother-of-two killed in the Westminster terror attack as she walked from work on her way to pick up her children had a smile that was like the sun "popping out from behind a cloud".
One of France's busiest airports has been closed after a car was driven at high speed along the taxiways.
Seven people have been injured in a knife attack in central Paris but police said that terrorism was not suspected.
A Stringfellows dancer has won an appeal after HMRC queried whether she should get tax relief on items including nurse and schoolgirl outfits.
Voters handed Sweden's ruling party its worst-ever election result and delivered a parallel lift to a far-right party with white supremacist roots, preliminary results showed.
Allies of former British foreign secretary Boris Johnson have hit back after Downing Street was accused of compiling a "dirty dossier" designed to damage his reputation.
Sweden was headed for a hung parliament last night after a surge by the nationalist Sweden Democrats, a party with neo-Nazi roots.
An exit poll is projecting that nearly one in five Swedish voters backed an anti-immigrant party with white supremacist roots in the Scandinavian country's election.
Today, seven million Swedes - or as much as 85pc of the population - are expected to hit the polling booths as they elect a new parliament and government to succeed the current prime minister, Stefan Lofven, leader of the Social Democrats.
German media are reporting that pop singer Daniel Kueblboeck is missing off the coast of Canada after going overboard from a cruise ship.
For some transgender kids, the sad reality is that their parents are un-accepting of their true identity, which can have terrible consequences for their wellbeing, self worth, and life fulfilment.
A helicopter has crashed in bad weather in Nepal's mountains, killing five of the seven people on board and leaving another missing, police said.
A market trader has been hailed a hero after he faced down a woman brandishing a foot-long knife who stabbed a man in a town centre as terrified shoppers scattered.
Anti-terrorism officers were helping to investigate a knife attack in a northern English town on Saturday in which one man was injured, although police said they were keeping an open mind.
Hedgehogs are disappearing from the British countryside because they are being devoured by badgers, a study has found.
French President Emmanuel Macron seems to have a thing for Marseilles, the country's often (unfairly) maligned second city. His favourite football team is Olympique de Marseille, whose local fans are renowned for their boisterous loyalty.
Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler have announced that they have separated and are going through the process of divorce.
The head of GCHQ promised last night to retaliate against the "brazen Kremlin" for Russia's nerve agent attack in Salisbury.
Fancy wearing Han Solo's jacket? Or donning Indiana Jones' fedora? Or how about a trip on Marty McFly's hoverboard?