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Boeing 777 crashes at San Francisco airport

Boeing 777 crashes at San Francisco airport

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 aircraft from Seoul crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport yesterday, killing two people and injuring more than 180. Early reports suggest that the plane was unstable as it touched down, which led [read more]

Qatada deported from Britain

Qatada deported from Britain

Radical cleric Abu Qatada was deported from Britain in the early hours of Sunday morning. The Palestinian-Jordanian cleric’s plane left from RAF Northolt at 2:46 am BST. The plane was headed for his home country of Jordan where he will [read more]

Morsi ousted by the Egyptian army

Morsi ousted by the Egyptian army

Fireworks lit Tahir Square in Cairo as Mohammed Morsi was ousted as Egypt’s president in a military coup last night. The Egyptian army has also announced a temporary transitional period, suspending the constitution and pledging new [read more]

Mandela family feud aired in court

Mandela family feud aired in court

The remains of Nelson Mandela’s three children have been dug up after his family won a court battle to have them moved on Wednesday. Authorities said three bodies were found in unmarked graves on the compound belonging to his eldest [read more]

Ian Brady claimed he killed four more people in recently revealed letters

Ian Brady claimed he killed four more people in recently revealed letters

Moors murderer Ian Brady, who, along with his accomplice Myra Hindley, abducted and killed five children, has claimed he killed four more people. The claims were made in recently revealed handwritten letters from Brady to former [read more]

122 arrested in secondary school raids in Chile

122 arrested in secondary school raids in Chile

Police in Chile have arrested more than 122 pupils in a police raid of secondary schools that had been taken over by their students for months as part of a protest against the Chilean education system. On Friday morning, Chile’s [read more]

US Supreme Court ruling is a victory of gay rights in America

US Supreme Court ruling is a victory of gay rights in America

The US Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the federal government must recognise same-sex marriages in states where it is legal. Wednesday’s double ruling also paved the way for same-sex marriages in California. The two separate [read more]

Nelson Mandela confirmed to be on life support

Nelson Mandela confirmed to be on life support

Former South African President and anti-apartheid figurehead Nelson Mandela is now on life support in a Pretoria hospital, an elder from his clan has confirmed. Mandela who is due to celebrate his 95th birthday on 18th July was [read more]

Berlusconi found guilty in prostitution trial

Berlusconi found guilty in prostitution trial

The former Italian Prime Minister and head of the main coalition partner in the current Italian government, Silvio Berlusconi, has been found guilty of paying an underage prostitute for sex and later abusing his office to cover up the [read more]

Daily tablet to fight cancer could be offered in lieu of a mastectomy

Daily tablet to fight cancer could be offered in lieu of a mastectomy

About half a million healthy women with a family history of breast cancer are to be offered a five year course of drugs to help prevent the disease thanks to new NHS guidance published today. The National Institute for Health and Clinical [read more]

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