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How daughter of ‘Dutch Schindler’ proved his heroism

How daughter of ‘Dutch Schindler’ proved his heroism

When Sally Noach, a cigar-smoking Dutch refugee and carpet salesman, arrived in Britain in the middle of the second world war, British intelligence officers doubted his claim to have secured the release of hundreds of imprisoned Jews in southern...

Guardian, Saturday, 15:04
 
British boy, 4, drowned in Tenerife swimming pool after his armbands were removed

British boy, 4, drowned in Tenerife swimming pool after his armbands were removed

A British four-year-old who drowned in a Tenerife hotel swimming pool had his armbands removed after complaining that he couldn’t eat properly, an inquest heard . Presley Stockton died just a day after arriving at the four-star Paradise Park hotel in...

Daily Record, Saturday, 14:41
 
Nigeria election 2019: Appeal for calm after shock delay

Nigeria election 2019: Appeal for calm after shock delay

Nigeria's president and leading opposition candidate have appealed for calm after the shock move to delay elections for a week. President Muhammadu Buhari said he was "deeply disappointed" but urged people to refrain from "civil...

BBC, Saturday, 14:40
 
Vegan parents nearly stave baby to death by feeding him milk made from potatoes

Vegan parents nearly stave baby to death by feeding him milk made from potatoes

A vegan couple have been charged with neglect after allegedly almost starving their five-month-old son to death by feeding him a concoction made of mashed potatoes. Julia French, 20, and Robert Buskey, 31, deciding against the doctor-prescribed...

Daily Record, Saturday, 14:35
 
Angela Merkel criticises US isolationism, urging 'win-win solutions'

Angela Merkel criticises US isolationism, urging 'win-win solutions'

Angela Merkel has turned her fire on America’s “home alone” policies, saying multilateral bodies cannot simply be smashed up, and warned President Trump that Europe must not be excluded from discussions on future nuclear disarmament, Syria or trade....

Guardian, Saturday, 14:20
 
Lib Dem peer and ex-MI6 chief used ‘Romanian agents’ to aid tycoon

Lib Dem peer and ex-MI6 chief used ‘Romanian agents’ to aid tycoon

A former MI6 boss and a Liberal Democrat peer used retired intelligence officers to gather “sensitive” information from secret sources in the Romanian government to help a wealthy businessman facing corruption allegations, according to documents seen...

Guardian, Saturday, 14:03
 
Bruno Ganz, actor who played Hitler in Downfall, dies aged 77

Bruno Ganz, actor who played Hitler in Downfall, dies aged 77

Bruno Ganz, the Swiss actor who played Adolf Hitler in the film Downfall, has died at the age of 77, his agent said on Saturday. The actor became internationally renowned for his 2004 portrayal of the dictator of Germany in the final days inside his...

Guardian, Saturday, 14:03
 
Pence calls Trump tenure 'remarkable and extraordinary' in attack on US allies

Pence calls Trump tenure 'remarkable and extraordinary' in attack on US allies

Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday, in a renewed attack on traditional US allies, rejecting a call by Germany’s chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts. Describing the results of Donald Trump’s...

Guardian, Saturday, 14:03
 
Zimbabwe flooding: Nine rescued from Kadoma mine shaft

Zimbabwe flooding: Nine rescued from Kadoma mine shaft

Nine illegal miners have been rescued from a gold mine in Zimbabwe days after a burst dam flooded two shafts. They are reported to have survived by finding higher ground and waiting while up to their necks in water. Dozens are feared to have died 40m...

BBC, Saturday, 14:03
 
Williamson accused of 'gunboat diplomacy' over China warship threat

Williamson accused of 'gunboat diplomacy' over China warship threat

Philip Hammond is not going to China this weekend for trade talks, following reports that Beijing scuppered advanced preparations for a meeting after the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, threatened to deploy a warship in the Pacific. The UK...

Guardian, Saturday, 13:51
 
Islamic State: 'Thousands of civilians' still trapped in Baghuz

Islamic State: 'Thousands of civilians' still trapped in Baghuz

The battle to claim the last pocket of territory from the Islamic State group (IS) is being held up because thousands of civilians remain trapped there. US-backed Kurdish forces launched an assault on Baghuz, on the Syrian side of the Iraqi border,...

BBC, Saturday, 13:22
 
Texas detention centre stops force-feeding migrants

Texas detention centre stops force-feeding migrants

A US immigration detention centre in the state of Texas has stopped force-feeding migrants, officials say. Six men on hunger strike at a centre in El Paso were being fed forcibly through plastic nasal tubes. Relatives said it was causing severe...

BBC, Saturday, 13:09
 
Police search for missing couple after their crashed car was found empty

Police search for missing couple after their crashed car was found empty

A couple are missing after their car was found empty following a crash yesterday evening. Donna Smith, 27, and her partner Matthew Hughes, 25, were reported missing by relatives and were last seen getting into their car at their home in West Drayton,...

Daily Record, Saturday, 12:57
 
Rapper 21 Savage did not talk about being British for fear of US deportation

Rapper 21 Savage did not talk about being British for fear of US deportation

The Atlanta-based rapper 21 Savage did not talk about his British citizenship before because he didn’t want to get deported. The Grammy-nominated artist, whose given name is She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested on 3 February by Immigration and...

Guardian, Saturday, 12:53
 
David Gauke expresses 'grave concerns' about no-deal Brexit

David Gauke expresses 'grave concerns' about no-deal Brexit

The justice secretary has said he has grave concerns about the prospect of leaving the European Union without a deal, saying it would have a “very adverse effect” on the UK’s economy, security and union with Northern Ireland. David Gauke said the...

Guardian, Saturday, 12:24
 


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