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Irishman involved in €8bn Nigerian court battle caught up in arms deal

8 hours 31 min ago
Brendan Cahill, one of the founders of Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID), an Irish-owned company in a $10bn (€8.4bn) legal battle with Nigeria in the British courts, was caught up in an illegal arms deal that led to a jail sentence for a business associate.
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Brexit negotiations restart in person as clock ticks down

Sat, 11/28/2020 - 19:54
Face-to-face negotiations between the European Union and the United Kingdom over a trade deal restarted earlier on Saturday as the two sides make a last ditch attempt to reach an agreement with just five weeks to go before their current relationship ends.
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Teargas fired as French protesters condemn bill outlawing use of police images

Sat, 11/28/2020 - 17:11
Thousands of people have gathered across France to protest against a proposed security law that would restrict the sharing of images of police officers.
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Police granted new powers to search terrorists released from jail

Sat, 11/28/2020 - 02:30
Police will get unprecedented powers to arrest and search freed terrorists at any time without the need to prove suspicion as they prepare for the imminent release of 100 jihadists.
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Poland says it may block EU budget and Covid aid package​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​  ​​​​​​​

Sat, 11/28/2020 - 02:30
Poland’s prime minister said he had confirmed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Warsaw is ready to block the EU’s huge budget and recovery package because it is linked to democratic standards in member states.
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Outcry after TV show features tutorial on how to look sexy while grocery shopping

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 02:55
An Italian television programme has been suspended after airing a tutorial showing a model in a skimpy outfit giving tips on how to look sexy and provocative in a supermarket in order to attract the attention of men.
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Johnson facing Tory revolt as 34 million people head for new virus restrictions

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 02:30
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a Tory rebellion after the UK government’s “authoritarian” and “unfair” new tier system left 34 million people facing tougher restrictions than before lockdown.
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Life sentences for plotters of failed Turkish coup attempt

Fri, 11/27/2020 - 02:30
A TURKISH court sentenced military and civilian personnel at an air base to life prison sentences, proclaiming them guilty of involvement in a failed coup attempt in 2016, the state-run news agency reported.
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Culled mink ‘back from the dead’ after burial

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 02:30
As if the Danish government’s rushed decision to cull and bury more than 10 million mink wasn’t a grisly enough story, thousands of the animals’ bloated cadavers have begun to re-emerge from shallow graves.
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Perdonami! Penitent tourist returns ancient artefact stolen from Rome

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 02:30
A US tourist who stole a chunk of ancient marble from Rome three years ago has sent it back, asking forgiveness “for being such an American a------”.
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Eight drown off Lanzarote after boat carrying more than 30 migrants hits rocks

Thu, 11/26/2020 - 02:30
At least eight people have died after a boat carrying more than 30 migrants hit rocks close to a small port on Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, Spanish rescue services have said.
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English court will hear of ‘horrendous’ Weinstein allegations

Wed, 11/25/2020 - 02:30
A woman is set to make “astonishing” allegations of “horrendous sexual abuse” by disgraced American film producer Harvey Weinstein at a tribunal hearing in England, judges have been told.
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Major security operation as Sarkozy goes on trial in Paris for corruption and influence peddling

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 02:30
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has gone on trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling in a phone-tapping scandal, a first for the 65-year-old politician who has faced several other judicial investigations since leaving office in 2012.
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Florence carving may be the work of Michelangelo

Tue, 11/24/2020 - 02:30
Etched into the walls of Florence’s town hall, the profile of a man’s face has puzzled passers-by for centuries and inspired legends as to its origins.
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'Common knowledge' that Grenfell firm relied on fire safety test cert from 'old technology', inquiry hears

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 22:02
It was "common knowledge" that Kingspan was relying on a fire safety test certificate from "old technology" for the materials used on Grenfell Tower, an inquiry has heard.
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Heartbreak for William and Kate as beloved cocker spaniel dies

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 07:07
BRITAIN'S Prince William and wife Kate have revealed that their beloved dog Lupo has passed away.
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Erdogan pledges Turkey’s future to Europe if EU ‘keeps promises’

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 02:30
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has insisted his country sees itself as a part of Europe.
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Sarkozy in court accused of trying to bribe top judge

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 02:30
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy will appear in court today accused of influence peddling and corruption.
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