Tuesday, April 24, 2018

World

World

May woos Modi as UK pursues free-trade deal with India

Britain and India have laid the ground for a possible post-Brexit bilateral free trade deal and signed off on a series of commercial agreements worth up to £1bn, according to Downing Street. Brexit opponents...

Hans Asperger aided and supported Nazi programme, study says

The Austrian doctor after whom Asperger syndrome is named was an active participant in the Nazi regime, assisting in the Third Reich’s euthanasia programme and supporting the concept of racial hygiene by deeming...

Three Kansas men convicted over mass 'slaughter' plot targeting Muslims

Three militia members with a hatred of Muslim immigrants have been found guilty of plotting to blow up a mosque and apartment complex that housed Somali refugees in order to “wake people up”. A...

UN security team in Douma targeted by gunfire

A United Nations security team working with international chemical weapons inspectors has been targeted by gunfire and a small explosion in the Syrian town of Douma.  ...

Man who lost job over immigration status has right to be in UK confirmed

Michael Braithwaite, the special needs teaching assistant who lost his job after being classified as an illegal immigrant, collected documents on Wednesday confirming his right to be in the UK, papers which were...

Military grade firearms increasingly available to terrorists in Europe – report

An “arms race” between criminal groups in Europe risks making it easier for terrorists to obtain high-powered, military grade firearms, a report has warned. The survey says long-standing barriers to obtaining firearms have broken...

Scott Morrison praises Israel Folau's 'strong character' after anti-gay remarks

The federal treasurer, Scott Morrison, has backed Wallabies star Israel Folau’s “strong character” in standing up for his religious belief that gay people will go to hell unless they repent their sins. Rugby Australia...

Police 'too slow to change' after Stephen Lawrence murder

Police forces have been too slow to improve their record on race since the murder of Stephen Lawrence, and their legitimacy is being damaged by continued shortcomings, a police chief has said. Ch...

CIA chief Pompeo 'met Kim in secret N Korea trip'

Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state - CIA boss Mike Pompeo - is said to have travelled to North Korea to meet Kim Jong Un. ...

Former US first lady Barbara Bush dies aged 92

Former US first lady Barbara Bush has died aged 92, a family spokesperson has said. A statement by...

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Easyjet posts record summer passenger numbers

Low-price beach holiday offers helped Easyjet attract record passenger numbers for the summer but it warned of more turbulence ahead as it battles...