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Man 'fuelled by jealousy' who murdered his 'prodigiously gifted' ex-girlfriend is jailed Joe Atkinson, who pleaded guilty to the murder of his girlfriend Poppy Devey Waterhouse Photo credit: West Yorkshire Police/PA WirePoppy Devey-Waterhouse Photo credit: West Yorkshire Police/PA Wire A maths graduate who was "fuelled by jealousy" when he carried out the brutal murder of his "prodigiously gifted" former girlfriend has been...
Health fears as Libyans flee from the fighting closing in on capital Conflict: Troops from eastern Libyan forces south of Tripoli. Photo: Reuters/Stringer The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it feared outbreaks of infectious diseases due to dirty water and people fleeing fighting nearing Tripoli, where it has about two weeks of emergency supplies for hospitals and health facilities. After a...
Orban will not bend to EU pressure to soften laws on international universities after Soros college row   Liberal philanthropist George Soros. Photo: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire Hungary will not relax rules for international universities despite pressure from the European Union and offers from Germany to mediate in a row over a college founded by US billionaire George Soros, the government said yesterday. Prime...
Blind Second World War veterans find love aged 97 Peter Van Zeller and Nancy Bowstead celebrated their new-found romance with a ceremony at the Blind Veterans UK’s chapel in Ovingdean, near Brighton. Two blind veterans have found love again in their 90s and celebrated with a blessing where they vowed to live out their days together. Peter Van Zeller and Nancy Bowstead,...
Guinness ditches plastic from beer packaging Guinness packs will be 100pc biodegradable and recyclable The maker of Guinness has announced it is removing plastic from its beer packaging. Plastic ring carriers and shrink wrap will be removed from multipacks of Diageo's beer products - Guinness, Harp, Rockshore and Smithwick's. They will be replaced with 100pc recyclable and biodegradable cardboard. The multi-can packs will...
Datalex appoints Corkery as deputy chairman (Stock image) Dublin-based travel software company Datalex has appointed Sean Corkery as a non-executive director and its deputy chairman. Mr Corkery is a technology industry veteran with over 35 years’ experience in strategic leadership and operational roles internationally. He has held a number of senior management and board roles with information technology and telecoms companies including...
First privately funded mission to moon ends in failure after crash   '"We definitely crashed on surface of moon," said Opher Doron, general manager of the space division of Israel Aerospace Industries.' (stock photo) An Israeli spacecraft lost contact with Earth and crashed just moments before it was to land on the moon late yesterday, failing in an ambitious attempt to make...
Alan Rusbridger: 'Charges against Assange a threat to open society' There is not much to love about the WikiLeaks co-founder, but free speech is key, writes Alan Rusbridger Julian Assange after being taken from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London last week. Picture: PA Of all Julian Assange's undoubted talents, maybe his greatest gift is the ability to make enemies. He trusts, likes...
Britain set for Hallowe'en Brexit after EU leaders agree six-month extension EU leaders have agreed to delay Brexit until end of October Delay deal to be reviewed in June, diplomatic sources say But EU leaders demand Britain can't interfere with bloc's agenda Theresa May accepts offer and vows to 'press on' with talks Points of view: German Chancellor Angela Merkel...
Buoyant Spurs look to Moura and Son to make up for absence of Kane Tottenham's Lucas Moura celebrates with the match ball after scoring the first hat-trick at the new Tottenham stadium. Photo: REUTERS/Eddie Keogh From the moment Tottenham's players left the pitch after their convincing 4-0 win over Huddersfield on Saturday, thoughts started to turn towards Wednesday night. A third straight...

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