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October 21, 2017 11:01 PM London-trained Somali nurse helps deliver 22,000 babies

CYCLING from one baby delivery to the next, life in 1950s Britain was straight out of Call The Midwife for Edna Adan. Yet she traded it all in for civil war, hyena attacks and water in buckets as she followed her dream to open the first maternity hospital in her native Somalia. In 2002, nearly 50 years since she began training at Borough Polytechnic 8

October 20, 2017 8:26 PM One killed nine injured in stabbing rampage in Polish shopping centre

A knifeman attacks shoppers from behind as they walked in a shopping centre in Stalowa Wola. The alleged attacker, a 27-year-old man, attacked people at the VIVO! mall in Stalowa Wola on Friday. He was detained by shoppers and handed over to the police when they arrived, regional police spokeswoman Anna Klee told the PAP news agency. She said: "He was attacking 8

October 20, 2017 6:47 PM Trump Falsely Ties British Crime Rise to ‘Radical Islamic Terror’

“Violence against persons” — a broad category that includes terrorist attacks as one type of crime — totaled about 1.2 million, a 19 percent rise from the previous year. That was driven by increases in the subcategories of “violence without injury” (21 percent) and “stalking and harassment” (36 percent) as well as a smaller increase in “violence with injury 17

October 19, 2017 10:06 PM US drone strike kills Jamaat-ul-Ahrar leader who targeted Christians in Pakistan and killed over 250 in total

The leader of a Pakistani militant group whose suicide bombings killed more than 250 people has died after sustaining injuries from a US drone strike in Afghanistan, a spokesman for the militants said. Omar Khalid Khorasani's death comes ahead of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit and is likely to help ease tensions between the often-wary allies 10

October 19, 2017 12:20 PM Crime rises by 13% in England and Wales, ONS statistics say

The number of crimes recorded annually in England and Wales has passed the five million mark for the first time in 10 years, rising by 13%, figures show. It said crime categorised as "violent" rose by 19%, with rises in offences including stalking and harassment. The Crime Survey for England and Wales, based on people's experiences, suggests there were 10.8 million 6

October 18, 2017 9:47 AM Bahrain accuses Iran of harbouring 160 'terrorists'

Bahrain's interior minister accused Iran of harbouring 160 Bahrainis convicted of terrorism and stripped of their citizenship, in an interview published Wednesday. All 160 "fugitives" had been stripped of citizenship in "terrorism cases" targeting Bahraini police and security forces, Sheikh Rashed Al-Khalifa told the Arabic-language daily Asharq Al-Awsat 4

October 17, 2017 8:48 PM Hurricane Ophelia: Weather warnings lifted as storm passes

Weather warnings have been lifted after the storm caused by the remnants of Ophelia moved away from the UK. Some 50,000 UK homes lost power during the storm - mainly in Northern Ireland - but most have been reconnected. However, in the Republic of Ireland, where three people died in the storm on Monday, about 170,000 customers are still without power 9

October 17, 2017 5:00 PM MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of 'intense’ terror threat

The UK's intelligence services are facing an "intense" challenge from terrorism, the head of MI5 has warned. Andrew Parker said there was currently "more terrorist activity coming at us, more quickly" and that it can also be "harder to detect". The UK has suffered five terror attacks this year, and he said MI5 staff had been "deeply affected" by them. He added 11

October 17, 2017 3:16 PM Jury discharged in indecent assault trial against former headteacher at top girls' school

Alistair Perry from Colaton Raleigh near Sidmouth is the former headteacher of Colston's Girls School The jury in the trial of the former headteacher of a top girls' school has been discharged for legal reasons. Alistair Perry, 46, of Shepherds Lane in Colaton Raleigh near Sidmouth, was until recently executive principal at Colston's Girls' School in Bristol 5

October 15, 2017 12:07 PM Somalia: At least 85 dead in Mogadishu blasts

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least 85 people, officials say. Dozens more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel on Saturday. It is one of the deadliest attacks in Somalia since the Islamist al-Shabab group launched its insurgency in 2007. It is not clear 21