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Venezuelan court orders arrest of ousted chief prosecutor's husband

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:08:40 +0100

Venezuela's high court has issued an arrest order for the ousted chief prosecutor's husband after authorities accused him of running a US$6m extortion ring.(image)


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Timeline: Barcelona the latest of major terror attacks across Europe

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:11:04 +0100

The attack in Barcelona is the latest major terrorist outrage to hit Europe in recent years.(image)


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What we know so far about the terror attack in Barcelona

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:55:26 +0100

At least three people are feared dead and dozens injured in the attack on Las Ramblas.(image)



UK Council told wife of man with Down Syndrome to stop having sex with him

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:46:55 +0100

A 38-year-old British man with Downs Syndrome is to get more than £10,000 compensation from a council after his wife was told to stop having sex with him.(image)


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Vehicles increasingly used as weapons by terrorists

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:45:53 +0100

A van ploughing into pedestrians in a busy area of Barcelona echoes the circumstances of terror atrocities that have hit several countries - including Germany, France and the UK.(image)


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Barcelona witnesses describe panic and carnage

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:28:34 +0100

Witnesses to the terror attack in Barcelona described how a white van hurtled through crowds without slowing down.(image)


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Want to curb your spending? Then put your smartphone away, scientists say

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:54:59 +0100

Researchers believe a touchscreen device creates a more favourable shopping experience compared to a desktop computer.(image)



LATEST: Catalan official says 13 killed and 80 injured in Barcelona terror attack; two arrested

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:31:02 +0100

LATEST: At least 13 people have died and around 80 have been injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians in a terror attack in a busy tourist area of Barcelona.(image)


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Emmanuel Macron voices support for anti-racism protesters in Charlottesville

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:05:44 +0100

French President Emmanuel Macron has offered his support to anti-racism protesters in what he called a collective, historic battle against intolerance.(image)


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Latest: Family of model accusing Mugabe wife of assault 'were offered money to drop claim'

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:49:39 +0100

Update 7.09pm: Lawyers for the young model who claims Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe assaulted her in a Johannesburg hotel have said that her family has been approached with an offer of money to drop the allegation.(image)


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