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Cutting emissions proves a sticking point at Poland climate talks

Cutting emissions proves a sticking point at Poland climate talks

Negotiators at the climate conference in Poland have inched closer to an outcome, as the official deadline for finishing a deal ran out. The conference was meant to approve a rulebook which would govern how nations put into action the goals set in the...

Guardian, yesterday, 18:42
 
Brexit: EU pledges to May unlikely to soften critics

Brexit: EU pledges to May unlikely to soften critics

Led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the other 27 leaders spent almost an hour last night asking Theresa May questions. What reassurances did she seek on the Irish backstop? How did she intend to get the Brexit deal through parliament? What was her...

BBC, yesterday, 18:15
 

Cristiano Ronaldo set to accept two year prison sentence over tax fraud

A date has been set for footballer Cristiano Ronaldo to accept a two year prison sentence for tax fraud. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner and former Real Madrid player was charged in 2017 by Spanish prosecutors over monies owed from image rights. A...

Daily Record, yesterday, 17:36
 
Decorated US soldier 'admitted murder in CIA job interview'

Decorated US soldier 'admitted murder in CIA job interview'

A decorated US special forces soldier has been charged with an Afghan man's murder, which he reportedly admitted while applying for a job with the CIA. US Army Green Beret Major Matthew Golsteyn allegedly shot someone he described as a suspected...

BBC, yesterday, 17:28
 
Shakira: Colombian pop star accused of tax evasion in Spain

Shakira: Colombian pop star accused of tax evasion in Spain

Spanish prosecutors have accused the pop singer Shakira of tax evasion, alleging that she owes payments of more than 14.5 million euros (£13m, $16.3m). The complaint covers the period between 2012 and 2014, when prosecutors argue she was living in...

BBC, yesterday, 17:08
 
Rare freezing rain and black ice to batter UK's Christmas shoppers

Rare freezing rain and black ice to batter UK's Christmas shoppers

Christmas shoppers have been warned to take extra care on Saturday with widespread heavy freezing rain expected to create hazardous conditions on the UK’s roads. The Met Office issued an amber weather warning for parts of England and Scotland,...

Guardian, yesterday, 17:06
 
Tusk accuses MPs of showing lack of respect for Theresa May

Tusk accuses MPs of showing lack of respect for Theresa May

Donald Tusk has accused MPs of showing a lack of respect for the British prime minister as the EU turned its fire on the Commons over its failure to back the Brexit deal. As he closed a summit in Brussels, the European council president took aim at...

Guardian, yesterday, 17:06
 
High court dismisses woman's attempt to prosecute police spy

High court dismisses woman's attempt to prosecute police spy

An environmental campaigner who was deceived by a police spy into a sexual relationship has lost an attempt to have him prosecuted. The campaigner, known as Monica because she was granted anonymity, said the ruling by two high court judges was...

Guardian, yesterday, 16:38
 
Facebook admits bug allowed apps to see hidden photos

Facebook admits bug allowed apps to see hidden photos

A Facebook bug let app developers see photos users had uploaded but never posted, the social network has disclosed. For two weeks in September, an error in the way Facebook shares photos with third parties meant that apps could see not only photos...

Guardian, yesterday, 16:23
 
Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain

Shakira charged with tax evasion in Spain

Spanish prosecutors have charged the Colombian singer and philanthropist Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she avoided €14.5m (£13m) in taxes by claiming to live in the Bahamas while actually resident in Catalonia. Shakira changed residences in 2015...

Guardian, yesterday, 16:23
 
Khashoggi killer heard saying 'I know how to cut' on audio – Erdoğan

Khashoggi killer heard saying 'I know how to cut' on audio – Erdoğan

One of the killers of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was heard saying “I know how to cut” on the audio of the murder, which Turkey has shared with US and European officials, the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, said on Friday. Erdoğan...

Guardian, yesterday, 16:23
 
Teething gels to be taken off shelves in shops and supermarkets - here’s why

Teething gels to be taken off shelves in shops and supermarkets - here’s why

Teething gels for children will no longer be available in shops and supermarkets from 2019, it has been announced. Widely used gels such as Bonjela, Dentinox and Anbesol are set to be removed from shelves. Instead, parents will have to buy the...

Daily Record, yesterday, 16:15
 
Sarah Papenheim: US student stabbed to death in Rotterdam

Sarah Papenheim: US student stabbed to death in Rotterdam

A young woman from the US who moved to the Netherlands to study after a family tragedy has been stabbed to death in her student complex in Rotterdam. Sarah Papenheim, 21, was found dying in her lodgings in the city's Kralingen district on Wednesday,...

BBC, yesterday, 16:10
 
Paris braces for fifth weekend of protests by gilets jaunes

Paris braces for fifth weekend of protests by gilets jaunes

Thousands of riot police and armoured vehicles will be deployed in Paris on Saturday as France anticipates a fifth weekend of anti-government protests in the capital and other cities across France. Despite government pleas for the gilets jaunes...

Guardian, yesterday, 15:50
 
Johnson & Johnson 'knew about asbestos in baby powder for decades'

Johnson & Johnson 'knew about asbestos in baby powder for decades'

Johnson & Johnson(J&J) knew for decades that there was asbestos in baby talcum powder, according to news agency Reuters. J&J's effort to protect its iconic Baby Powder franchise by shaping research was led by physician and scientist...

Daily Record, yesterday, 15:50
 


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