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Final days of the 'Isis caliphate' – photo essay

For the past week the Syrian Democratic Forces have been trying to defeat the last remnants of Islamic State that fortified themselves in the small town located on the banks of the Euphrates River, near the Iraqi border. Women and children, who fled...

Guardian, yesterday, 18:08
 
‘Good riddance’: Penistone locals have their say on Angela Smith resignation

‘Good riddance’: Penistone locals have their say on Angela Smith resignation

It is the lunchtime rush at the Royal British Legion club in Penistone, South Yorkshire, and everyone has heard the news. Angela Smith, the town’s MP, has resigned from the Labour party, saying it had become “fuelled by hatred,” “characterised by...

Guardian, yesterday, 18:08
 

Hoda Muthana wants to help US deradicalise others, says lawyer

The lawyer for Hoda Muthana, the US woman who fled Islamic State and now wants to return home, has called for her to be a voice of a deradicalisation programme that dissuades others from joining the terror group and counters online manipulation....

Guardian, yesterday, 18:08
 
Man, 23, found guilty of murdering child killer David Gaut

Man, 23, found guilty of murdering child killer David Gaut

A man has been found guilty of stabbing a convicted child killer to death. Ieuan Harley, 23, murdered David Gaut after discovering he had been jailed for killing a 15-month-old boy in 1985. On Monday, a jury found Gaut’s neighbour David Osborne, 51,...

Guardian, yesterday, 17:50
 
DNA on napkin leads to murder charge in 25-year-old case

DNA on napkin leads to murder charge in 25-year-old case

A Minnesota businessman has been charged in a 25-year-old murder case, after investigators ran crime scene DNA evidence through a genealogy website then obtained the suspect’s DNA from a napkin thrown away at a hockey rink. Jerry Westrom, 52, was...

Guardian, yesterday, 17:36
 
'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking trial starts in France

'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking trial starts in France

Two former air force pilots have gone on trial in France almost six years after 26 suitcases stashed with cocaine were found on board their plane in the Dominican Republic. The two Frenchmen, Pascal Fauret and Bruno Odos, were arrested and sentenced...

BBC, yesterday, 17:09
 
Bruno Ganz obituary

Bruno Ganz obituary

The Swiss actor Bruno Ganz, who has died aged 77 from cancer, was a wise and contemplative presence, as familiar, consoling and crumpled as a favourite overcoat. He came to prominence in three films by the director Wim Wenders. In The American Friend...

Guardian, yesterday, 17:08
 
Queensland union will not back election candidates who do not support coal workers

Queensland union will not back election candidates who do not support coal workers

The mining arm of the Queensland CFMMEU has said it will not back candidates in the federal election who do not support a future for central Queensland coal workers. The district president of the CFMMEU Queensland mining and energy division, Stephen...

Guardian, yesterday, 17:08
 
Elin Ersson: Student fined for Afghan deportation protest

Elin Ersson: Student fined for Afghan deportation protest

A Swedish activist has been fined 3,000 krona ($324; £251) for trying to stop the deportation of an Afghan migrant. University student Elin Ersson booked what she thought was the same flight as the Afghan, refusing to sit down unless he was taken off...

BBC, yesterday, 16:39
 

ISIS bride Shamima Begum claims Manchester Arena bombing 'justified'

A teenage girl who fled Britain to join Islamic State has compared the Manchester Arena bombing to military assaults on Syria. In an interview with the BBC, Shamima Begum, now 19, said the deaths of 22 innocent people in the terrorist attack on an...

Daily Record, yesterday, 16:36
 

Shamima Begum: Body language expert reveals the TRUTH behind ISIS girl's thoughts

Shamima Begum was 'unemotional' and 'expecting sympathy' in an extraordinary interview hours after she gave birth, according to a body language expert. Judi James says it is very difficult to feel sorry for the 19-year-old as she spoke to Sky News...

Daily Record, yesterday, 16:36
 
Fox and Hunt's Japanese fumble is a sign of UK's weakness

Fox and Hunt's Japanese fumble is a sign of UK's weakness

It takes a lot to anger the unfailingly polite, anglophile Japanese. But Liam Fox, the international trade secretary, and Jeremy Hunt, the foreign secretary, appear to have managed it with their ill-judged attempt to hustle Tokyo into a quick-fire...

Guardian, yesterday, 16:36
 
Cameroon kidnap: 170 students freed

Cameroon kidnap: 170 students freed

Cameroonian students and school staff who were kidnapped on Saturday have been freed, the Bishop of Kumbo has told the BBC. A total of 176 people, mostly students, were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen at Saint Augustin's College in Kumbo, in the...

BBC, yesterday, 16:34
 

Trump lashes out at 'treasonous' officials after McCabe interview

US President Donald Trump has issued an angry response after a TV interview on Sunday alleged that officials had held discussions to have him removed. Mr Trump tweeted of "illegal and treasonous" behaviour and an "illegal coup...

BBC, yesterday, 16:28
 
Hard border in Ireland would trigger return to violence, says report

Hard border in Ireland would trigger return to violence, says report

There will be a return to violence in Northern Ireland if there is any infrastructure installed on the border, an in-depth report on youth and peace in the region has concluded. “The only issue is the scale of the violence,” says the research...

Guardian, yesterday, 16:22
 


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