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Abdeslam cleared for France extradition

A court in Brussels has decided to allow the extradition to France of Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in last November's Paris attacks. Abdeslam, who was arrested ... Full story

Diyarbakir: Bomb blast hits south-eastern Turkish city

A bomb detonated near a bus shelter has rocked the Kurdish-dominated south-eastern Turkish city of Diyarbakir, security sources say. At least seven people were injured in ... Full story

Kolkata flyover collapses, killing at least one

At least one person has been killed and several others injured after a flyover collapsed in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta), officials say. Many ... Full story

IS second-in-command 'killed in US raid in Syria'

The second-in-command of so-called Islamic State (IS) has been killed in a US operation in Syria, US media report. Defence officials told NBC News that Abdul ... Full story

Karadzic jailed for Bosnian Srebrenica genocide

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been convicted of genocide and war crimes over the 1992-95 war, and sentenced to 40 years in jail. UN ... Full story

Netherlands great Johan Cruyff dies of cancer aged 68

Netherlands footballing great Johan Cruyff has died of cancer aged 68, his official website has announced. Cruyff, who made his name as a forward with Ajax ... Full story

Abdeslam 'will not fight extradition'

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam changes mind and will not fight extradition from Belgium, his lawyer says ... Full story

BREAKING NEWS: Three American Mormon missionaries seriously injured in Brussels attacks

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints confirmed three U.S. citizens had been caught up in the blast Were named as Richard Norby, 66, Joseph ... Full story

Oscar Pistorius denied leave to appeal for Steenkamp murder

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been denied leave to appeal against his conviction for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Constitutional Court has made the ... Full story

Gianni Infantino elected new FIFA president

anni Infantino has been elected as the new FIFA president. The Swiss-born administrator had been UEFA general secretary since 2009, though will now take up ... Full story

'Limited role' for natural gas in UK future energy mix

The use of natural gas for electricity generation in the UK may have to decline significantly over the next 30 years, according to a new ... Full story

London's Crossrail to be called the Elizabeth Line

Crossrail, the new railway which will run beneath London, is to be named the Elizabeth Line in honour of the Queen, Boris Johnson has announced. London's ... Full story

Junior doctors set to hold more strikes

Junior doctors are to take part in three more strikes and launch a judicial review as part of their fight against the government's decision to ... Full story

Swedish doctor given 10 years for bunker kidnapping

An undated handout picture provided by the Swedish Police on 18 January 2015 shows rubber masks worn by Martin TrenneborgImage copyrightSwedish police Image caption Photo released by ... Full story

Didcot Power Station 'explosion' reported

Emergency services are investigating reports of an explosion at Didcot Power Station in Oxfordshire. Thames Valley Police confirmed officers are at the scene along with other ... Full story

Harper Lee dead at age of 89: 'To Kill a Mockingbird Author' passes away

Nelle Harper Lee, who won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1961 for her book, "To Kill a Mockingbird," has died at the age of ... Full story

Explosion strikes Turkey's capital; casualties reported

Five people were killed and 10 others were injured in Wednesday's explosion in Ankara, the Turkish capital, Ankara Gov. Mehmet Kiliclar said, according to Turkey's ... Full story

Donald Trump defends torture: 'Nothing should be taken off the table

Donald Trump stood by his support for what he called "enhanced interrogation techniques" Monday, writing that he's willing to do "whatever it takes to protect ... Full story

Syria: How one strip of land could change everything

The dusty roads of Azaz, just off the Turkish Syrian border, used to be the sort of place you whizzed through on the way to ... Full story

Ex-U.N. chief Boutros Boutros-Ghali dies

Former United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, who served a turbulent five-year term ending in 1996, died Tuesday in his native Cairo. The Security Council observed a ... Full story

Here's why Trump resonates with South Carolina's evangelical voters

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Fresh off a monthlong missionary trip teaching at a Bible college in the Philippines, David Thomas drove to Clemson last week to ... Full story

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Mother is suing a leisure centre for £20k after being told not to breastfeed in the pool

Abbie Stocker, 27, was breastfeeding son Eric while wave machine was onLifeguard became concerned that mother and child might be in dangerMrs Stocker was offered ...

Ben Batterham $100k bail application will see him return to work and live in secret location

Ben Batterham, 33, will make $100,000 bail application on FridayIf bailed the apprentice chef will live in an undisclosed locationBatterham is accused on murdering 'home ...

CIA 'live tweets' the raid that killed Osama bin Laden for 5th anniversary

Osama bin Laden was killed after a raid that was carried out on May 1, 2011The al-Qaeda leader was ambushed by NAVY seals in Pakistan ...

Navy SEAL that killed Osama bin Laden revealed he ate sandwich next to body as news broke

Rob O'Neill, who claims to have fired the fatal shot against Osama bin Laden, recalled Sunday the moment the terrorist's death was announcedO'Neill said the ...

Business Secretary Sajid Javid reviews restaurant service charge as diners get more choice

Restaurants could be banned from adding a service charge to billsCustomers would have to ‘opt in’ to make an extra paymentBusiness Secretary Sajid Javid to ...

Bear Grylls says Scouts 35k waiting list is result of leader shortage

Chief Scout Bear Grylls said 35,000 children unable to join the organisationCampaign groups said adults are being put off by ‘incredible bureaucracy’ Endless forms and child ...

Nauru asylum-seeker waited 10 hours for burn treatment after setting himself on fire

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT Omid Masoumali died in Brisbane on Friday after being airlifted to hospitalHe set himself alight on Nauru on Wednesday where he was being ...

Malcolm Turnbull prepares to hand down Budget 2016 as Tony Abbott carries water

Federal Budget 2016 will be handed down on Tuesday evening at 7.30pmTreasurer Scott Morrison is putting the finishing touches on the documentFormer PM Tony Abbott ...

Dorset council's metal gates on jetty have been stolen just weeks after their erection

Council built ugly gate on jetty at Mudeford Spit, Dorset due to safety fearsBeach hut owners warned of a 'mini-revolution' if the gate was not removedThe ...

Footballer Ryan Giggs ‘showered PR girl with lavish gifts after the pair struck up a flirty friendship while she helped to promote his hotel’

The former Manchester United winger split from his wife three months agoGiggs, 42, is reported to have been flirting with waitresses in his restaurantHe is ...