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    Police move 'prevented earlier crush at stadium'

    Police move 'prevented earlier crush at stadium'


    The Hillsborough disaster took place eight years after police averted another tragedy at the same stadium by opening pitch perimeter gates, a court has...

    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.

    Boy (3) crushed to death by car seat 'for making noise', court told


    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...

    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.

    Hillsborough chief's failures on day 'were extraordinarily bad'


    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...

    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.
    Back my Brexit deal or speed up a united Ireland, May warns

    Back my Brexit deal or speed up a united Ireland, May warns


    Ministers will today agree to essentially freeze work on all new laws as they bid to get ahead of a chaotic no-deal...

    Ministers will today agree to essentially freeze work on all new laws as they bid to get ahead of a chaotic no-deal Brexit.
    John Downing: 'With defeat all but assured, it's now about how big margin is'

    John Downing: 'With defeat all but assured, it's now about how big margin is'


    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...

    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.
    Top Kinahan associate Kavanagh faces five years in prison over stun gun, court hears

    Top Kinahan associate Kavanagh faces five years in prison over stun gun, court hears


    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...

    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.
    Search for boy (2) who fell down 100m well in southern Spain

    Search for boy (2) who fell down 100m well in southern Spain


    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...

    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.
    Police chief on trial over deaths of 95 soccer fans

    Police chief on trial over deaths of 95 soccer fans


    David Duckenfield, the Hillsborough match commander, has appeared in court at the start of his trial for the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool...

    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.
    Poles unite in grief after mayor stabbed to death at charity fundraiser

    Poles unite in grief after mayor stabbed to death at charity fundraiser


    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...

    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.
    UK police arrest 55 men in child sex abuse investigation

    UK police arrest 55 men in child sex abuse investigation


    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...

    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.
    Senior Kinahan 'associate' tells court in UK: 'Stun gun was bought on kid's school trip'

    Senior Kinahan 'associate' tells court in UK: 'Stun gun was bought on kid's school trip'


    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...

    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 police chief in court for manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans

    Hillsborough police chief in court for manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans


    Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield has arrived at court ahead of his trial for the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool...

    Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield has arrived at court ahead of his trial for the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans.
    Doctors fight to save mayor stabbed on stage in charity event

    Doctors fight to save mayor stabbed on stage in charity event


    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...

    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.
    'Give it a second look' - May warns voting against Brexit deal could break up UK in last-ditch effort to sway MPs

    'Give it a second look' - May warns voting against Brexit deal could break up UK in last-ditch effort to sway MPs


    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...

    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.
    Female bodyguard latest to quit Meghan Markle's entourage

    Female bodyguard latest to quit Meghan Markle's entourage


    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...

    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.
    Senior Kinahan cartel suspect due before court in England this morning on stun-gun charge

    Senior Kinahan cartel suspect due before court in England this morning on stun-gun charge


    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...

    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.
    Blast to trigger avalanche kills two workers at Alps ski resort

    Blast to trigger avalanche kills two workers at Alps ski resort


    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...

    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.
    Anger as yellow-vest protesters turn on media staff

    Anger as yellow-vest protesters turn on media staff


    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...

    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.
    Body in bakery rubble brings gas explosion death toll to four

    Body in bakery rubble brings gas explosion death toll to four


    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...

    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.
    'Normal to fight', but not in front of children: Pope

    'Normal to fight', but not in front of children: Pope


    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...

    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.
    Unholy row over coins at Roman landmark

    Unholy row over coins at Roman landmark


    Throw a coin over your shoulder into Rome's Trevi Fountain, the legend says, and you will one day return to the Eternal...

    Throw a coin over your shoulder into Rome's Trevi Fountain, the legend says, and you will one day return to the Eternal City.
    Polish city's mayor stabbed on stage at charity event

    Polish city's mayor stabbed on stage at charity event


    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...

    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.
    Italian fugitive captured three decades after murder conviction

    Italian fugitive captured three decades after murder conviction


    An Italian militant who was convicted of murder in his home country nearly three decades ago has been arrested in...

    An Italian militant who was convicted of murder in his home country nearly three decades ago has been arrested in Bolivia.

    Pompeii reopens gladiators' school


    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...

    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.

    Sex abuse cases colour immigration debate before Finnish election


    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...

    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 skiers killed after avalanche in Austrian Alps

    Three skiers killed after avalanche in Austrian Alps


    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...

    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.
    Three killed and 50 people injured in explosion and fire at a bakery in Paris

    Three killed and 50 people injured in explosion and fire at a bakery in Paris


    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...

    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.
    As populism takes hold, Euro parliament vote has never been so important

    As populism takes hold, Euro parliament vote has never been so important


    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...

    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.
    'A number in hospital' as bus crashes into bridge in Scotland

    'A number in hospital' as bus crashes into bridge in Scotland


    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...

    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.
    'The only way out of chaos is general election' - Corbyn

    'The only way out of chaos is general election' - Corbyn


    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...

    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.
    Eleven police raids part of investigation into tennis match-fixing

    Eleven police raids part of investigation into tennis match-fixing


    The Spanish Civil Guard has made widespread arrests following an investigation into tennis match-fixing by an organised Armenian criminal gang, Europol said...

    The Spanish Civil Guard has made widespread arrests following an investigation into tennis match-fixing by an organised Armenian criminal gang, Europol said yesterday.
    Kremlin says BBC broke law by publishing 'terrorist' ideas

    Kremlin says BBC broke law by publishing 'terrorist' ideas


    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...

    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.

    Populists to spark 'European Spring', Salvini tells Poles


    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...

    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.
    Gang members jailed after €3.3m cartel drug smuggling plot foiled

    Gang members jailed after €3.3m cartel drug smuggling plot foiled


    Three men jailed for attempting to smuggle more than €3.3m of drugs into Dublin were working for a major Kinahan cartel...

    Three men jailed for attempting to smuggle more than €3.3m of drugs into Dublin were working for a major Kinahan cartel trafficker.
    Airports must buy anti-drone technology, says minister

    Airports must buy anti-drone technology, says minister


    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...

    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.
    Cocaine, cannabis, MDMA and ketamine: drugs gang's €3.3m haul

    Cocaine, cannabis, MDMA and ketamine: drugs gang's €3.3m haul


    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...

    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.

    Music teacher who had sex with students after buying them alcohol is struck off


    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...

    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.
    UK airports 'must do more to tackle drones'

    UK airports 'must do more to tackle drones'


    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...

    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.
    Ireland to take in child migrants rescued at sea

    Ireland to take in child migrants rescued at sea


    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...

    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.
    Search for pilots after fighter jet disappears in snowstorm

    Search for pilots after fighter jet disappears in snowstorm


    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...

    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.
    Man guilty of attempted murder after ploughing car into nightclub

    Man guilty of attempted murder after ploughing car into nightclub


    A disgruntled clubber who drove his car on to a packed dance floor after being chucked out by bouncers has been convicted of attempted...

    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.
    Cryptocurrency ransom demanded for missing wife of Norwegian businessman

    Cryptocurrency ransom demanded for missing wife of Norwegian businessman


    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...

    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.
    Flights resume at Heathrow after drone disruption

    Flights resume at Heathrow after drone disruption


    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...

    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.
    Theresa May 'doesn't want delay' as Germany urges MPs to back deal

    Theresa May 'doesn't want delay' as Germany urges MPs to back deal


    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...

    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.
    Heathrow Airport temporarily halts flights after reports of drone sighting

    Heathrow Airport temporarily halts flights after reports of drone sighting


    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...

    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.
    Gove warns Cabinet 'not to act like swingers waiting for Johansson'

    Gove warns Cabinet 'not to act like swingers waiting for Johansson'


    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...

    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".
    Erdoğan ignores US as he prepares assault on Kurds

    Erdoğan ignores US as he prepares assault on Kurds


    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...

    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.
    Keep out of yellow vests revolt, Paris warns Rome government

    Keep out of yellow vests revolt, Paris warns Rome government


    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...

    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', say pilots after Heathrow temporary 'drone' shutdown

    Passengers' safety 'comes first', say pilots after Heathrow temporary 'drone' shutdown


    Passengers' safety "comes first", the British Airline Pilots' Association has said after Heathrow Airport temporarily suspended departing flights this evening due to a drone...

    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.
    Former Premier League footballer accused of 'helping launder fraud money'

    Former Premier League footballer accused of 'helping launder fraud money'


    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...

    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.

    Giant fatberg blocking sewer in Devon seaside town


    A giant fatberg bigger than Nelson’s Column has been found blocking a sewer in a Devon seaside...

    A giant fatberg bigger than Nelson’s Column has been found blocking a sewer in a Devon seaside town.
    'Resurgent nationalism' turning clock back 100 years, warns Pope

    'Resurgent nationalism' turning clock back 100 years, warns Pope


    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...

    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.
    At least five dead and many left trapped amid Alps snow chaos

    At least five dead and many left trapped amid Alps snow chaos


    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...

    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.
    Pope urges EU to help 49 stranded migrants

    Pope urges EU to help 49 stranded migrants


    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...

    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.
    Poland shuts 13 'escape rooms' after five teens perish in blaze

    Poland shuts 13 'escape rooms' after five teens perish in blaze


    Polish officials have shut down 13 escape room entertainment sites for safety flaws after five teenage girls were killed in a fire at the...

    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.
    Spying suspect was discharged from Marines over theft

    Spying suspect was discharged from Marines over theft


    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...

    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.

    'Paul is many things... but he's not a spy'


    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...

    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.
    Merkel among the hundreds of politicians hacked in big data leak

    Merkel among the hundreds of politicians hacked in big data leak


    Data and documents belonging to hundreds of German politicians have been hacked and posted on Twitter, according to...

    Data and documents belonging to hundreds of German politicians have been hacked and posted on Twitter, according to reports.

    Suspected Ebola case in Sweden ruled out


    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...

    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.
    Lane moves into pole position to be named ECB's chief economist

    Lane moves into pole position to be named ECB's chief economist


    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...

    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.

    Swedish hospital confirms patient does not have Ebola


    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...

    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.

    Swedish hospital investigating suspected Ebola case


    A person is being treated in isolation at Sweden's Uppsala University Hospital on suspicion of infection with Ebola, the regional authority said on...

    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.
    Vatican: Argentine bishop at Holy See under investigation

    Vatican: Argentine bishop at Holy See under investigation


    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...

    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.
    N Korean ambassador 'wants asylum in West'

    N Korean ambassador 'wants asylum in West'


    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...

    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.
    Far-right vigilantes patrolling small German town after attack by migrants

    Far-right vigilantes patrolling small German town after attack by migrants


    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...

    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.
    Arrest of 'yellow vest' figurehead sparks call for harder protests

    Arrest of 'yellow vest' figurehead sparks call for harder protests


    The arrest of a figurehead in the French "yellow vest" anti-government protest movement prompted calls for "harder" demonstrations from his supporters...

    The arrest of a figurehead in the French "yellow vest" anti-government protest movement prompted calls for "harder" demonstrations from his supporters yesterday.
    Death toll from Russian apartment building collapse reaches 39

    Death toll from Russian apartment building collapse reaches 39


    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...

    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.
    Anger in Spain as convicted 'wolf pack' sex attackers stay free ahead of appeal

    Anger in Spain as convicted 'wolf pack' sex attackers stay free ahead of appeal


    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...

    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.
    US hip hop designer ASAP Bari admits sex attack in London hotel

    US hip hop designer ASAP Bari admits sex attack in London hotel


    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...

    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.
    Body of girl (3) found as death toll in building collapse hits 21

    Body of girl (3) found as death toll in building collapse hits 21


    Search crews have pulled more bodies from a huge pile of rubble at a collapsed Russian apartment building, bringing the death toll to...

    Search crews have pulled more bodies from a huge pile of rubble at a collapsed Russian apartment building, bringing the death toll to 21.