Category: World

RBS bankers ‘joked about ruining US housing market’

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) traders compared their behaviour to gangsters in "Goodfellas" and joked about ruining the US housing…

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Boat sinks in River Nile killing at least 21 children

At least 22 people, the majority of whom are children, are dead after a boat sank in the River Nile…

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Aretha Franklin will pull through, says nephew

Aretha Franklin's nephew has described her as being in good spirits and says he believes his aunt will "pull through",…

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Bridge collapse tragedy ‘will leave a mark on the soul’

If we were shocked by our first sighting of the Morandi Bridge - as we approached it after a fast…

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Aquarius rescue ship allowed to dock in Malta

A rescue ship carrying 141 migrants has arrived in Malta after a five-day dispute over where it should be able…

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Parents and son, 7, killed in Genoa bridge collapse

A family of three who were driving to Sardinia for a holiday were reportedly among those killed in a bridge…

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New York woman ‘killed Briton to rid house of evil’

A Briton was stabbed to death in New York by a woman who wanted to "rid her house of evil",…

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Stolen Buddha bronze to be returned to India

An ancient bronze statue of Buddha, stolen from an Indian museum 60 years ago is to be returned to the…

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Ex-footballer survives ‘apocalyptic’ bridge collapse

A former Italian footballer has spoken of the "apocalypse" he witnessed as he made a lucky escape from a collapsing…

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Child abuse by hundreds of priests covered up

The abuse of more than 1,000 children for decades by hundreds of priests in Pennsylvania was systemically covered up by…

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Munich attack widow: Corbyn must apologise

The widow of one of the victims of the Munich Olympics terror attack has accused Jeremy Corbyn of hypocrisy and…

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Five EU countries agree to take in rescue ship migrants

Five EU countries have agreed to take in 141 migrants on board a rescue ship following a row over where…

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Trump calls fired aide a ‘dog’ and ‘crazed lowlife’

Donald Trump has called a former senior adviser a "dog" who is a "crazed, crying lowlife" after she released a…

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Turkey to boycott US electronics – including iPhone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country will boycott electronic products made in the US amid an escalating…

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Cars set alight in ‘co-ordinated attack’

Up to 80 cars have been set alight in Sweden in what is thought to be a co-ordinated attack organised…

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‘Dozens dead’ as major Genoa bridge collapses

Dozens of people are reported to be dead after a large section of a road bridge collapsed in the northern…

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Boy ‘died in ritual to cast out demonic spirits’

A three-year-old boy found buried at a makeshift home in New Mexico died in a ritual to "cast out demonic…

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Victims of double road rage incident identified

Two men who died after a road rage fight in northern California have been identified by authorities. Jose Rodriguez-Carrasco allegedly…

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China rejects claims a million Muslims held in camps

China has rejected claims one million of its mostly Muslim Uighur minority are being held in internment camps, while it…

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Soul singer Aretha Franklin ‘seriously ill’

Soul singer Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person who is close to the star. The source, who…

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Saudi Arabia pushed to take Tesla private – Musk

Elon Musk, the billionaire chief executive of Tesla, has claimed that Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has been pushing to take the…

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Farmers sticking with Trump over tariffs – for now

Seldom have soybeans been so political. In the swing state of Iowa they are big business and right now that…

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Trump aide tape ‘shows president is a puppet’

Donald Trump has labelled a former aide "wacky" after she released a tape in which the president expresses surprise over…

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Bayer shares nosedive after weedkiller cancer ruling

Shares in German pharmaceuticals and chemicals giant Bayer have plummeted after a man with terminal cancer successfully sued the firm's…

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Lindsay Lohan apologises for MeToo comments

Lindsay Lohan has apologised for any "hurt and distress" caused by controversial comments she made about the MeToo movement. The…

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Man killed by flying tent peg at campsite

A Danish man has died after being hit in the throat by a flying metal tent peg propelled by stormy…

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300 injured as pier collapses at music festival

More than 300 people have been injured after a wooden pier collapsed at a music festival in Spain. Five people…

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Turkey pledges action plan to tackle lira crisis

Turkey's central bank has said it is ready to take "all necessary measures" to ensure financial stability following the collapse…

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Officials find black box of crashed Seattle plane

Officials are analysing the black box of the Seattle plane that was stolen by an airport worker and crashed into…

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Killer whale lets go of dead calf after 17 days

A grieving orca whale has finally let go of her dead calf after carrying it on her head for at…

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12 children among 42 dead in weapons depot blast

An explosion at a weapons depot in Syria has killed at least 39 civilians including a dozen children, a monitoring…

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Tourist dies in hippo attack on Kenyan lake

A tourist taking photos has died and another is injured after being attacked by a hippo. Chang Ming Chuang, 66,…

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France to hike cost of goods in non-recycled plastic

France is going to increase the cost of products packaged in non-recycled plastic, saying the economy needs to be "transformed"…

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Selfie row ends in Trevi Fountain brawl

Two women ended up in a hair-pulling fight on the edges of Italy's famous Trevi Fountain after the pair wanted…

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Lift off! NASA’s ‘touch the sun’ mission launches

A space probe that will "touch the sun" and reach record-breaking speeds has successfully blasted off from Cape Canaveral in…

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Two Germans charged over flooded French campsite

Two German men have been charged after floods forced the emergency evacuation of 119 children from an unauthorised campsite in…

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Man charged with four deaths in Canadian shooting

A man has been charged with the murders of two police officers and two others in a shooting in Canada.…

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Man kills eight relatives with AK-47 over ‘stolen turkeys’

An Albanian shepherd who killed eight relatives with an AK-47 before challenging the country's prime minister to find him has…

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Theme park trains crows to pick up its litter

An historical theme park in France is training six crows to pick up cigarette ends and rubbish in a bid…

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Girl, 11, placed in care after being forced to marry man, 41

An 11-year-old Thai girl who was wedded to a 41-year-old Malaysian man has been placed into care. The child, who…

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Musk sued over plan to take Tesla private

Elon Musk and his electric car firm Tesla are being sued by investors who accuse them of concocting a scheme…

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I saw Trump being racist many times, ex-aide claims

A former White House staffer has written a book in which she claims she witnessed Donald Trump being racist "many…

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Stolen plane chased by military jets before crash

A plane has crashed after a US airline employee conducted an "unauthorised take-off" in Washington state, officials have said. Witnesses…

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Airline employee steals plane and crashes into island

A US airline employee who stole an empty plane from an airport and crashed it into nearby island has been…

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Tens of thousands in Romania corruption protest

Tens of thousands of people have taken part in protests against Romania's government over allegations of corruption. More than 400…

5 days ago

Burka ban: The women facing fines for what they wear

Boris Johnson's recent comments about burkas, which have left him under investigation by the Conservatives, were made in response to…

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Groundsman with cancer wins £226m from weed killer maker

The maker of a commonly used weed killer has been ordered to pay $289m (£226m) to a dying groundsman who…

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Why eight years of Trump rule is quite possible

I thought it would be tumultuous. I thought it would be unpredictable and I thought it would be fun. And…

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Man calls police: ‘I’m being chased by a baby squirrel’

A man had to be rescued by police when he was being chased by a baby squirrel. Officers received a…

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Newborn baby found inside Burger King toilet

A medic who responded to a call reporting a man passing out in a vehicle looked inside the toilet and…

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Man ‘shot stranger’ over Facebook feud

A man who "just snapped and let primal rage take over" has been charged after allegedly shooting a stranger over an…

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Zimbabwe inauguration delayed amid court challenge

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