Anti-terror police investigating nerve agent attacks cordon off pub

Was deadly Novichok spread to pub? Police cordon off Salisbury tavern and remove two bins as they retrace steps of nerve agent survivor Charlie Rowley whose girlfriend died of poison The Cloisters Pub has been closed off as officers trace Mr Rowley’s fateful steps  Pub is five minutes from the park where he and Dawn Sturgess found Novichok Ms Sturgess, […]

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British pensioner, 74, sexually assaulted by a Moroccan in Tenerife

British pensioner, 74, was ‘sexually assaulted and robbed by a 25-year-old Moroccan man’ while holidaying in Tenerife Spanish police arrest man on suspicion of sick sex attack on Brit holidaymaker Suspect broke into apartment of 74-year-old, raped her and stole belongings   Woman was hit in tourist destination Tenerife while man was arrested in Valencia Police in the Spanish city of […]

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Pope Francis shifts Catholic Church teaching on the death penalty

Vatican City: Pope Francis has changed church teaching about the death penalty, saying in a new policy published Thursday that it is always "inadmissible" because it "attacks" the inherent dignity of all humans. The Vatican said Francis had approved a change to the Catechism of the Catholic Church – the compilation of official Catholic Church teaching. Previously, the catechism said […]

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Tokyo med school altered test results to fail women: reports

Tokyo: A Japanese medical university has systematically discriminated against female applicants because women tend to quit as doctors after starting families, causing hospital staffing shortages, local media reports said on Thursday. The Yomiuri newspaper said Tokyo Medical University has manipulated the entrance exam results of women since about 2011 to keep the female student population low. Quoting unidentified sources, it […]

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Fury as Jeremy Corbyn ally who hinted Labour anti-Semitism scandal is a Jewish conspiracy will face no action

Fury erupted at the top of the Labour Party over the NEC member and Pete Willsman’s rant after it emerged he won’t face disciplinary proceedings – while two moderate MPs are being probed after criticising Mr Corbyn. Mr Willsman yesterday issued an apology revealing he had referred himself to “equalities training” but stuck by his comments that anti-Semitism wasn’t “widespread” […]

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Senior citizens brawl at Costco over free samples

Things got a little dicey at a South Carolina Costco after a couple of septuagenarians got into a physical altercation over some free samples. According to police, a 70-year-old man claimed the incident began while he was standing in line for a free piece of cheese at a Costco in Greenville. As he was waiting, another older man, 72, “cut […]

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A video of a Russian test ship being destroyed by a supersonic missile

Russian fighter jet obliterates a ship after firing a supersonic missile at it in dramatic video during a huge military exercise Rare footage released of Russian test ship being blown up by supersonic missile   The two-minute clip captures the entirety of the drill on the Caspian Sea  The explosive scenes included forces from the Caspian Sea Florilla  A dramatic video of […]

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