Monday, 23 October 2017

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Cornwall man accused of killing adopted baby

Matthew Scully-Hicks outside Cardiff Crown Court where he appeared accused of murdering his 18-month-old adoptive daughter Elsie.

CARDIFF: A court has heard claims a Cornwall man killed his baby daughter, just two weeks after formally adopting the tot. Matthew Scully-Hicks from Delabole denies murdering 18-month-old old Elsie at the home he shared with his husband in Cardiff. The 31-year-old is accused of causing “catastrophic head injuries”, following ...

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British journalist killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

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COLOMBO: A British man has died in Sri Lanka after reportedly being dragged into a river by a crocodile. Paul McClean, who is believed to have been a reporter for the Financial Times, was washing his hands in the river when he was attacked by the reptile. Search and rescue ...

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Pound Euro Exchange Rate Recovers from 8-Year-Low

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LONDON: The Pound Euro exchange rate slipped yesterday as investors reacted to the latest Brexit uncertainties and tensions while the Euro benefitted from European Central Bank (ECB) speculation. However, the pair rebounded from its lows as markets anticipated upcoming data. GBP EUR dropped from 1.0944 to 1.0803 last week. Tuesday saw ...

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Sarah Champion resigns following criticism over newspaper column

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LONDON: Sarah Champion has resigned as shadow women and equalities secretary and apologised for her “extremely poor choice of words” in a newspaper article about child abuse. The Labour MP said she was concerned that continuing in her shadow cabinet role would distract from the “crucial issues” around child protection. ...

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English teen takes six wickets in an over

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Luke Robinson, a 13-year old from London, bowled out six batsmen in six consecutive deliveries of his over creating history of sorts while playing for Philadelphia Cricket Under-13s. Robinson’s family was elated at what the boy had achieved and took their time to absorb what had happened. A 13-year old ...

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British ticket holder wins £51m Euromillions jackpot

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LONDON: A lottery jackpot worth £51.7m has been won by a player in the UK – but remains unclaimed almost a week after the draw. The National Lottery has launched an appeal to find the mystery winner and has urged anyone who played in the EuroMillions draw on Friday 28 ...

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Moscow minister praises Mayor Sadiq Khan for new London T-charge

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LONDON: A Russian environment minister believes London’s new T-charge will “speed-up” the switch to electric vehicles as he praised the capital as a leader in green policies. Anton Kulbachevsky, head of Moscow’s department for environmental management and protection, said the Russian capital wanted to “follow the example” of London but ...

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Nisar voices concern over use of British, SA soil for bloodshed in Karachi.

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Wednesday appreciated the performance of Sindh Rangers in establishing peace and curbing activities of anti-social elements in Karachi. Director General Sindh Rangers Major General Muhammad Saeed phoned the minister and briefed him on arrest of accused, having contacts with ...

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