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NGO critical over Greek island migrant deaths

NGO critical over Greek island migrant deaths

31 January 2017 – Three migrants died in Moria camp, Lesbos in the past week, a Greek Migration Ministry spokesman confirmed today. According to Kyriakos Mantouvalos, a 20-year-old Egyptian migrant...

UK minister says early Northern Ireland elections likely

UK minister says early Northern Ireland elections likely

11 January 2017 – Britain’s minister for Northern Ireland told lawmakers today an early election in the U.K. territory “looks highly likely” after the sudden resignation of a key member...

Francois Fillon wins French conservative primary

Francois Fillon wins French conservative primary

28 November 2016 – Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon has taken a big lead in the primary race for becoming the French right’s presidential candidate, who later also declared himself...

Poland exhumes president killed in 2010 plane crash

Poland exhumes president killed in 2010 plane crash

15 November 2016 – The bodies of former Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife were being removed from their tomb in Krakow last night, the first of more than...

Harry Redknapp runs over wife in freak accident

Harry Redknapp runs over wife in freak accident

20 October 2016 – Harry Redknapp’s wife has been seriously injured in a freak car accident near the couple’s home. Sandra Redknapp trapped her foot in her husband’s Range Rover...

Vladivostok bunker sales volumes continue decline

Vladivostok bunker sales volumes continue decline

5 October 2016 – Bunker sales volumes in Russia’s Far East have continued their dramatic year-on-year decline, with data from Russian market specialists IAA PortNews showing the sales volume at Vladivostok for...

Maria Sharapova’s doping ban cut to 15 months

Maria Sharapova's doping ban cut to 15 months

4 October 2016 – The highest court in sports has cut Maria Sharapova’s two-year doping ban to 15 months. The decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport means the...

Indian High Court allows Italian marine to stay in Italy

India's Top Court Allows Italian Marine To Stay In Italy

28 September 2016 – India’s top court has allowed an Italian marine to continue to stay in Italy while arbitration continues over the 2012 shooting deaths of two Indian...

Premier League back with a bang in Emirates thriller

Premier League back with a bang in Emirates thriller

15 August 2016 – A rampant Liverpool came from behind to beat Arsenal 4-3, while Manchester United began its new era under Jose Mourinho with a 3-1 win at Bournemouth...

Dutch peppers flown to China for first time

Dutch peppers flown to China for first time

10 August 2016 – Dutch fresh produce marketer Levarht has become the first company to ship a consignment of peppers by air from the Netherlands to China, increasing the...