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Cash-strapped Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudis

Cash-strapped Pakistan rolls out red carpet for Saudis

For a country running out of foreign reserves, facing a yawning current account deficit and fighting to secure its financial future, Pakistan is putting on quite a show for Saudi Arabia's most powerful man - Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. And it's...

Saturday, 01:04 in World News
 
'Killer car seats' sold online for £8

'Killer car seats' sold online for £8

Children's car seats, dubbed "killers" by trading standards officers, have repeatedly appeared for sale on online marketplaces, Which? has warned. The consumer group said the fabric seats, which can cost as little as £8, offered almost no...

Saturday, 00:49 in Regional
 
Eloise Parry death: Diet pill dealer appealing against sentence

Eloise Parry death: Diet pill dealer appealing against sentence

A man found guilty of manslaughter for selling toxic slimming pills that killed a student is set to appeal against his sentence. Eloise Parry, 21, from Shrewsbury, took eight tablets containing dinitrophenol (DNP) after buying them online from Bernard...

Saturday, 00:08 in Regional
 
'Lessons to be learnt' over older Stoke High School pupil

'Lessons to be learnt' over older Stoke High School pupil

An MP said he hoped lessons would be learned by the Home Office now an adult asylum seeker has left a school where he posed as a 15-year-old pupil. The man, whom Year 11 classmates claimed was as old as 30, was found to be an adult following an age...

Saturday, 00:08 in Regional
 
Plastic ring injury seal found in Norfolk 'had worst wound'

Plastic ring injury seal found in Norfolk 'had worst wound'

A seal found with a plastic ring embedded in its neck had "one of the worst types of wound" seen by experts. The Atlantic grey seal was found by the Friends of Horsey Seals group on Waxham beach, in Norfolk, in December. Nicknamed Pinkafo by...

Saturday, 00:08 in Regional
 
West Midlands woman in Parkrun 'world record' bid

West Midlands woman in Parkrun 'world record' bid

A runner who was the second fastest British woman at the 2018 London Marathon hopes to break the world best time for a 5km Parkrun this weekend. Hayley Carruthers, 25, is taking part in the Walsall Parkrun later with her current personal best at...

Saturday, 00:08 in Regional
 
The community that rejected Amazon

The community that rejected Amazon

A day after Amazon announced it would abandon controversial plans to build a new campus in New York City, the neighbourhood selected for the expansion was still in shock. At Manducatis Rustica, an Italian restaurant on the local high street that was...

Friday, 23:43 in Business
 
Jussie Smollett: Brothers held over 'attack' on Empire actor

Jussie Smollett: Brothers held over 'attack' on Empire actor

Chicago police have arrested two brothers in connection with the alleged attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett. The US TV star needed hospital treatment last month after a suspected racist and homophobic attack. Police said on Friday they were...

Friday, 22:27 in World News
 
Canadian girl found dead as police alert sparks complaints

Canadian girl found dead as police alert sparks complaints

Canadian police have arrested the father of an 11-year-old girl who was found dead on Thursday night, amid a row over an alert sent about her disappearance the same evening. The police expressed their frustration after saying they received hundreds of...

Friday, 22:27 in World News
 
'Active shooter' reported at industrial park in Illinois

'Active shooter' reported at industrial park in Illinois

Illinois police are responding to a shooting at an industrial park in Aurora, a suburb about 40 miles (65km) from Chicago. An unknown number of people have been injured in the attack, according to unconfirmed reports. The Aurora Daily Herald says that...

Friday, 21:21 in World News
 
Man charged with three Exeter murders

Man charged with three Exeter murders

Man charged with murder of three men in their 80s found dead in Exeter, police say This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on...

Friday, 21:07 in Regional
 
Windrush row mum told she can stay in UK after Home Office apology

Windrush row mum told she can stay in UK after Home Office apology

A 41-year-old woman has been given the right to stay in the UK, just 10 days after the home secretary apologised for her not being able to access help. Willow Sims is a US citizen who has lived in the UK since the age of four, but proof of her right...

Friday, 21:02 in Regional
 
Last real life Great Escape prisoner dies aged 99

Last real life Great Escape prisoner dies aged 99

The last surviving member of the real-life Great Escape team has died. Former squadron leader Dick Churchill was one of 76 airmen whose escape from the Stalag Luft III camp in Nazi Germany in 1944 was immortalised in the Hollywood film starring Steve...

Friday, 20:47 in Regional
 
John Stalker: 'Shoot-to-kill' probe police chief dies

John Stalker: 'Shoot-to-kill' probe police chief dies

A senior British police officer who led a controversial investigation into an alleged shoot-to-kill policy by the Royal Ulster Constabulary has died. John Stalker, the former deputy chief constable of Greater Manchester Police, died aged 79, a family...

Friday, 20:47 in Regional
 

Space harpoon skewers 'orbital debris'

The British-led mission to test techniques to clear up space junk has demonstrated a harpoon in orbit. The RemoveDebris satellite fired the projectile into a target board held at a distance on the end of a boom. Video of the event shows the miniature...

Friday, 19:31 in Regional
 


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