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Taliban attacks Pakistan hospital in effort to free associates

Taliban attacks Pakistan hospital in effort to free associates

A hospital in Dera Ismail Khan in north-west Pakistan has been caught up in a prison raid by the Taliban, in which 13 people have been killed. The insurgents are claiming to have freed as many as 250 inmates, many of whom are believed to [read more]

Investigation underway into Italy coach crash

Investigation underway into Italy coach crash

Prosecutors in Southern Italy have now opened an investigation into the reasons for the coach crash which killed 38 people and injured a further ten, many of whom are reported to have been children, shortly after 8pm last Sunday.   The [read more]

Arrest made in connection with Criado-Perez Twitter threats

Arrest made in connection with Criado-Perez Twitter threats

A 21-year-old man has been arrested after feminist campaigner and journalist Caroline Criado-Perez was subjected to a torrent of abuse via Twitter. Ms Criado-Perez faced threats of rape and violence following her successful campaign to [read more]

Vince Cable becomes most senior minister to speak out against immigration campaign

Vince Cable becomes most senior minister to speak out against immigration campaign

Secretary of state for business, innovation and skills, Vince Cable, has spoken out against a new publicity campaign from the Home Office which seeks to encourage illegal immigrants to leave the country, branding it “stupid and [read more]

Spanish train crash driver “boasted” about speeding on Facebook

Spanish train crash driver “boasted” about speeding on Facebook

One driver of the Spanish train which came off its tracks and smashed into a concrete wall, killing at least 80 people, had boasted about speeding on his personal Facebook page in the past. Francisco Jose Garzon Amo, 52, will be questioned [read more]

Newspapers granted the right to mount appeal over Prince Charles’ lobbying letters‏

Newspapers granted the right to mount appeal over Prince Charles’ lobbying letters‏

Yesterday Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Igor Judge, and two other high court judges ruled that the Guardian newspaper had the right to appeal a decision made earlier this month to keep details of Prince Charles’ lobbying [read more]

Royal baby named George Alexander Louis

Royal baby named George Alexander Louis

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced yesterday that they named their son George Alexander Louis. In a statement, Kensington Palace said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son [read more]

Train derailment in Spain leaves almost all of its passengers dead or injured

Train derailment in Spain leaves almost all of its passengers dead or injured

At least 77 people have been killed and more than 100 injured after a high speed passenger train en route from Madrid to Ferrol derailed in north western Spain on Wednesday night. The incident happened at about 8.40pm local time, near the [read more]

Electronic cigarettes: a digital smoking revolution?

Electronic cigarettes: a digital smoking revolution?

In this digital age it seems more and more products are being digitised, from books to music, everything is having a digital makeover. Smoking could well be the next commodity to undergo a digital revolution. We are talking about [read more]

Clashes between police and drug gang leave 22 dead

Clashes between police and drug gang leave 22 dead

22 people are reported to be dead in clashes which took place between the Mexican police and drug traffickers in six towns in Mexico’s Michoacan state yesterday. Among the dead are two federal police officers and 20 presumed criminals. [read more]

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