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Homeless ‘hero’ in court over Manchester bomb victim thefts

A homeless man hailed as a “hero” for helping victims of the Manchester Arena attack has appeared in court charged with stealing from two...

Rail passengers face second day of delays after Waterloo derailment

A second day of rush-hour problems on Britain’s rail network has compounded the disruption caused by large-scale upgrade works – 24 hours after commuters...

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UK medicines agency seizes HIV home-test kits over false result risk

More than 100 HIV home-testing kits have been seized by the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) amid fears over their reliability....

Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell prosecuted by pensions regulator

Dominic Chappell, the former owner of BHS, is to be prosecuted by the pensions watchdog for failing to provide information for an investigation into...

Fake UK lawyer jailed for conning dying woman out of life savings

A “fantasist” who posed as a barrister to trick a woman with terminal cancer out of her life savings has been jailed for eight...

Police investigate death at Flamefest sex festival in Tunbridge Wells

Police are investigating an unexplained death at a “kinky rave festival” in Kent. A man, in his 50s, was pronounced dead on Tuesday morning after...
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UK medicines agency seizes HIV home-test kits over false result risk

More than 100 HIV home-testing kits have been seized by the UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) amid fears over their reliability....

Ex-BHS owner Dominic Chappell prosecuted by pensions regulator

Dominic Chappell, the former owner of BHS, is to be prosecuted by the pensions watchdog for failing to provide information for an investigation into...

Fake UK lawyer jailed for conning dying woman out of life...

A “fantasist” who posed as a barrister to trick a woman with terminal cancer out of her life savings has been jailed for eight...

Europe

‘These boys were raised among us’: terror cell town reels after...

A dark, narrow staircase leads up to the seventh-floor flat in the small Catalan town of Ripoll from where Abdelbaki Es Satty allegedly masterminded...

Earthquake strikes Italian island of Ischia, killing at least one

An earthquake measuring magnitude 3.6 has hit the island of Ischia off the coast of Naples, killing at least one person and injuring 20...

Family ties among Spanish terror cell echo past attacks

As is so often the case in terrorist cells, the group that brought carnage to north-east Spain last week – killing 15 people and...

Police searching for Barcelona van driver shoot man dead west of...

Spanish police have shot dead a man wearing what appeared to be a suicide bomb vest in Subirats, a town 30 miles west of...

My friend Kim Wall’s disappearance in Denmark shows: female journalists face...

I met Kim last year. She wore her auburn hair in a top-knot bun and fashionably hemmed clothes that I later teased her were...

Now Jeremy Corbyn must say no to Brexit: the time for...

Unsurprisingly, the Labour leadership is scathing of the governments Brexit strategy, mocking the internal divisions and delusions that fuel ministerial statements. There is, though,...

Americas

Middle East

The State is right to humanise Isis recruits. We need to...

After just one episode, you can already see the kind of flack that Channel 4’s The State might face. This brutal, densely researched four-part...

Iraqi forces advance on Isis-held city of Tal Afar

Iraqi forces have pushed into the outskirts of one of the last Islamic State-held areas in the country – the north-western city of Tal...

Syria: Bashar al-Assad rejects security cooperation with west

The Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, has railed against the west, saying any security cooperation with western nations or the reopening of their embassies would...

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Africa

‘No gay promotion can be allowed’: Uganda cancels pride events

Activists are outraged over the Ugandan government’s decision to cancel a week of gay pride celebrations in the country for a second consecutive year,...