Wednesday, 24 May 2017

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Berlin truck attack suspect shot dead in Milan

German prosecutors issued a Europe-wide wanted notice for 24-year-old Anis Amri, offering a 100,000-euro reward for information and warning he “could be violent and armed” BERLIN: The Tunisian man suspected of carrying out the Berlin truck attack was shot dead by police in Milan on Friday, Italy confirmed. Anis Amri, ...

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Busiest day of festive season expected on UK’s roads

LONDON: Motorists are warned to expect the busiest day of the festive season on UK roads as the Christmas getaway combines with the end of the working week. The AA motoring group estimates that about 12 million cars will drive at least 20 miles each as Christmas journeys and commuter ...

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Teenage girl sexually assaulted on train

LONDON: A 17-year-old girl has been left “very shaken” after being sexually assaulted on a train by a man wearing a Christmas jumper. The incident happened on the 23:09 service from Dunblane to Edinburgh on 16 December shortly after the train left Larbert railway station. A man who was sitting ...

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UK and Argentina sign war-dead deal

LONDON: The UK and Argentina have signed a deal to identify 123 Argentine soldiers buried on the Falkland Islands. The International Committee of the Red Cross has been negotiating an agreement on taking DNA samples from the remains of men who died in the 1982 conflict. The graves in the ...

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EU data retention ruling goes against UK government

LONDON: The UK government says it is “disappointed” after the European Court of Justice said the “indiscriminate” collection of data was against EU law. EU judges said communications data could only be retained if it was used to fight serious crime. Its verdict came after a legal challenge to the ...

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