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'Don't want to hide,' says author Salman Rushdie, 30 years after fatwa

After decades spent in the shadow of a death sentence pronounced by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Salman Rushdie is quietly defiant.

11 Feb 2019 10:59 AM

Indian doctors in UK protest ‘unfair’ health surcharge

UK-based Indian doctors and healthcare professionals are campaigning against what they describe as an “unfair” doubling.

10 Feb 2019 4:54 PM

Prince Philip, 97, surrenders driving licence month after car crash

Buckingham Palace said Philip -- formally known as the Duke of Edinburgh -- took the decision on his own.

10 Feb 2019 10:53 AM

Five 'Hitler' paintings to go under hammer in Nuremberg

Five paintings attributed to Adolf Hitler will be auctioned off on Saturday in the German city of Nuremberg.

09 Feb 2019 11:05 AM

Danish court sentences nurse for draining son's blood for five years

The 36-year-old woman began drawing her son's blood when he was 11 months old, averaging about once a week for the next five years.

08 Feb 2019 12:06 PM

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Dutch, Russia in talks about responsibility in MH17 downing

Stef Blok said the initial diplomatic contacts were aimed at paving the way for formal talks and conducted in 'a positive atmosphere.'

08 Feb 2019 11:08 AM

May, Juncker announce more talks to end deadlock on Brexit

May reminded Mr Juncker that the British Parliament had mandated her to seek “a legally binding change to the terms of the backstop”.

08 Feb 2019 6:20 AM

Priests, bishops sexually abused nuns admits, Pope Francis

Pope Francis admitted on Tuesday that Catholic priests and bishops had sexually abused nuns, the latest scandal to rock the church.

06 Feb 2019 10:04 AM

France's yellow vest protesters join union march

France's yellow vest protest movement joined ranks with a major union, a first for both, in a day of nationwide protests over taxes.

06 Feb 2019 9:14 AM

Eight dead in arson attack at Paris

Eight people have died in an overnight blaze at an apartment block in Paris that is being treated by police as possible arson attack.

05 Feb 2019 3:26 PM

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7 dead in building fire in upmarket Paris neighbourhood

The blaze, which took hold in an eight-storey block, left 24 people, including 2 firefighters, with minor injuries.

05 Feb 2019 9:54 AM

Will appeal against extradition order, says Vijay Mallya

Mallya now has 14 days from February 4 to apply for leave to appeal to the UK High Court.

05 Feb 2019 8:11 AM

UK home secretary orders extradition of Vijay Mallya

The 63-year-old businessman had lost a legal challenge against his extradition in a British court in December.

05 Feb 2019 1:57 AM

Armed with fresh Brexit mandate, ideas: Theresa May

EU officials have insisted that the deal rejected by British lawmakers is not open for renegotiation.

04 Feb 2019 12:03 PM

French yellow vest protesters back on the streets

Multiple protests are planned on Saturday in Paris and other cities to denounce Macron's economic policies.

02 Feb 2019 3:27 PM

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Asia Bibi's lawyer seeking european nationality amid death threats

The Pakistani lawyer who secured the acquittal of a Christian women for blasphemy is himself seeking protection from European governments.

02 Feb 2019 2:41 PM

‘Big mistake’: German woman who joined ISIS, asks to go home

Just beyond village of Baghouz, Leonora and her two children are among the thousands to have scrambled out this week.

02 Feb 2019 2:18 PM

British man breaks into funeral home, has sex with a dead body, jailed for 6 years

A burglar who had sex with a corpse in an English funeral home he broke into was jailed Friday for six years.

02 Feb 2019 10:48 AM

EU leaders say Brexit deal not open to renegotiation

“We continue to urge the UK government to clarify its intentions with respect to the next steps as soon as possible,” Mr Tusk’s spokesman said.

31 Jan 2019 6:23 AM

UK MPs reject 'no deal' Brexit, send May back to renegotiate EU divorce

MPs have voted to reject a chaotic 'no-deal' Brexit, but backed Theresa May's bid to renegotiate the divorce agreement.

30 Jan 2019 10:20 AM

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