Wednesday, April 25, 2018

World

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Toronto van ploughs into pedestrians, killing nine and injuring 16 – live updates

11.11pm BST23:11 Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has made a statement about the Toronto incident on Twitter, thanking first responders and expressing his sympathies to those affected. Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) Our thoughts are with all...

Nashville police hunt for Waffle House shooting suspect who may still be armed

As an intensive manhunt continued on Monday for a half-naked man suspected in the shooting deaths of four people at a Waffle House restaurant, authorities shared reports of previous efforts to contain the...

Children of Azeri president linked to Dubai property empire

At £400 a night, a stay at the Sofitel hotel on the manmade Palm Jumeirah island in Dubai does not come cheap. Holidaymakers are lured with beachfront suites, round-the-clock butler service, a choice...

Serzh Sargsyan resigns as Armenia's prime minister after protests

Armenia’s prime minister, Serzh Sargsyan, has said he will resign after days of large street protests against him, according to a statement posted on his website. “The street movement is against my tenure. I...

Flint activists still waiting as governor escapes fallout of water crisis

The lead poisoning crisis that swept Flint was, for a time, expected to fell Rick Snyder, the governor of Michigan. But the start of criminal trials of those deemed responsible for the disaster...

'Culture is power': the Colombian sex workers who launched a newspaper | Steven Grattan

In the streets of Bogotá’s infamous red light district, something new and colourful has begun appearing, pasted up between the graffiti on the walls. Monica Quiroz, biting off strips of thick adhesive tape,...

Michael Cohen case shines light on Sean Hannity's property empire

When Sean Hannity was named in court this week as a client of Donald Trump’s embattled legal fixer Michael Cohen, the Fox News host insisted their discussions had been limited to the subject...

Banking royal commission: Tony Abbott calls for regulators to be sacked – live

2.02am BST02:02 It has emerged that the number of “inappropriate” advice instances recorded by ANZ has increased rather dramatically in recent years. In 2008 it was 60. By 2013 it had risen to 191. Then, in 2014,...

'I feel disgusted': how Windrush scandal shattered two brothers' lives

Trevor and Desmond Johnson flew from Jamaica to London in 1971 as unaccompanied minors to join their parents who had moved to the UK several years earlier, hoping to make a better life...

Customs union U-turn by May could provoke Brexiter cabinet revolt

Theresa May could face a cabinet revolt on a customs union as peers prepare to inflict more defeats on the government over the EU withdrawal bill in a key week for the future...

Vegan Advise

Not taking the biscuit: MPs decline 'unsolicited' gifts from 2 Sisters...

Festive gift from 2 Sisters Food Group was ‘attempt to impugn’ impartiality, says committee 2 Sisters Food Group sends Fox’s biscuits each year...