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Gambler found guilty in suitcase murder

Friday  21:25,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A man has been convicted of killing and dismembering his wealthy friend, putting his torso in a suitcase, in a plot to assume his identity and clear his gambling debts. Ming Jiang, 43, was found guilty of the murder of fellow Chinese man Yang Lui,[...]

Boris Johnson criticises ‘blood-curdling threats’ from North Korea

Friday  21:05,   28 april 2017
Press Association

The Foreign Secretary was addressing the United Nations Security Council resolutions and international obligations, and a risk to global peace and stability.“Prime Minister Abe and I have agreed that we will continue to work with our international[...]

Tory MP Andrew Turner 'Told Students Homosexuality Was Wrong And Bad For Society'

Friday  21:00,   28 april 2017
Huffington Post UK

A Tory MP’s future is in doubt after he reportedly told students being gay was “wrong” and “damaging to society”. Andrew Turner, who represents the Isle of Wight, allegedly made the comments to a group of sixth form students at Christ the[...]

Putin critic Navalny attacked with green liquid

Friday  21:00,   28 april 2017
Sky News

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has vowed to continue to campaign against president Vladimir Putin despite being attacked.Navalny, who is one of the fiercest and most prominent critics of Russia's president Vladimir Putin, was taken to[...]

Whitehall terror alert suspect named

Friday  17:56,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A terror suspect arrested near the Houses of Parliament has been named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali. The 27-year-old is believed to be a British national who was born overseas and went to school in Tottenham, north London.He was known to police prior [...]

Whitehall terror alert suspect named

Friday  17:55,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A terror suspect arrested near the Houses of Parliament has been named as Khalid Mohamed Omar Ali. The 27-year-old is believed to be a British national who was born overseas and went to school in Tottenham, north London.He was known to police prior [...]

Church Pokemon player faces jail in Russia

Friday  17:40,   28 april 2017
Sky News

Russian prosecutors have said a blogger arrested for playing Pokemon Go in a church should serve more than three years in jail. Ruslan Sokolovsky, 22, was filmed using the augmented reality app inside the Church of All Saints in Yekaterinburg - a[...]

Royal Marine Alexander Blackman Released From Wiltshire Prison Following Shooting Of Taliban Fighter

Friday  17:05,   28 april 2017
Huffington Post UK

Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, who had his sentence reduced for shooting dead an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, has been released from prison. The commando, who spent more than three years in jail for killing the insurgent in 2011, left[...]

Le Pen's replacement turns down party role amid Holocaust controversy

Friday  17:05,   28 april 2017
Reuters

The man designated to replace French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen as head of the far-right National Front party has refused the job and will focus on defending himself against allegations he made questionable comments about the Holocaust,[...]

Michelle Obama: I won't run for office

Friday  17:05,   28 april 2017
The Hill

Former first lady Michelle Obama on Thursday shut down calls to run for president, saying she would never run for political office.Obama during a speech at the America Institute of Architecture convention in Orlando said she "wouldn't ask[...]

Moments that matter in Trump's first 100 days in office

Friday  17:01,   28 april 2017
Associated Press

In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump has lived up to his promise to shake up Washington.It's been a presidency in which tweets — whether angry or boastful, accurate or not — have been the favored form of communications. It's[...]

China's defence ministry 'sincerely sorry' for badly photoshopped picture of aircraft carrier

Friday  16:41,   28 april 2017
International Business Times

In an unprecedented move, China's defence ministry has reportedly issued a formal apology after an image of the nation's recently launched first aircraft carrier appearing on the ministry's social media accounts was mocked by the[...]

MP John Mann breaks up ‘nasty’ fight between two women

Friday  15:00,   28 april 2017
Press Association

The Labour MP said he was walking through Worksop when he saw the altercation taking place.Mr Mann, who represents the north Nottinghamshire constituency of Bassetlaw, said he was walking through Worksop when he saw the altercation take[...]

'Active plot' foiled in London anti-terror raid

Friday  14:40,   28 april 2017
Sky News

An "active plot" was foiled when armed officers raided a home in northwest London, police have said. A woman was shot by police during the operation at a property in Harlesden Road, Willesden, shortly before 7pm on Thursday[...]

'Active plot' foiled in London anti-terror raid

Friday  14:40,   28 april 2017
Sky News

An "active plot" was foiled when armed officers raided a home in northwest London, police have said. A woman was shot by police during the operation at a property in Harlesden Road, Willesden, shortly before 7pm on Thursday[...]