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November 6, 2017 9:02 AM PARADISE PAPERS: How rock n roll! U2 singer Bono invests in £5.1m Lithuanian mall

U2 frontman Bono used a Malta-based company to invest in an Eastern European shopping centre, the Paradise Papers have revealed. The massive document leak, which lay bare the financial secrets of some of the world’s biggest businesses and super-rich individuals, shows the singer invested in a Maltese firm which purchased the £5.1 million Aušra mall in Lithuania 41

November 2, 2017 12:09 PM Iran was dealing with al-Qaeda, according to bin Laden documents

Iran offered to train al-Qaeda fighters in Hezbollah training camps, as well as provide them with money and armaments, according to newly released documents found when Osama bin Laden was killed six years ago. The documents, a huge tranche of papers, diaries and videos made public by the CIA, include bin Laden’s diaries, the first pictures of his son and presumed 35

October 25, 2017 11:16 AM Cambridge University Professors Will Not Be 'Forced' To Drop White Authors From The Curriculum

Students called for the 'decolonisation' of the English Literature course. The statement comes after more than 100 students - led by the student union’s women’s officer Lola Olufemi - signed an open letter to the university calling for non-white authors and “postcolonial thought” to be “meaningfully” incorporated into the current curriculum 34

October 22, 2017 6:26 PM Bribery trial for jail guard union's ex-boss set to begin

NEW YORK (AP) - The man who became a powerbroker in New York City while representing guards in the city's 10,000-inmate jail system will soon face a bribery trial. Jury selection is set to begin Monday for Norman Seabrook, the longtime former head of the nation's largest municipal jail guard union. Opening statements is scheduled for Tuesday 24

October 16, 2017 6:50 PM From papers... back to trees: London's iconic Fleet Street could be closed to traffic and become a 'green boulevard' with 'living buildings' and wildlife

London's Fleet Street, once home to the nation's newspapers, could be closed off to cars and become a 'green boulevard' with 'living buildings' and even wildlife. As part of the drive to improve the capital's air quality, experts have proposed to ban all forms of traffic from the busy road, alongside other measures that would enhance biodiversity 20

October 4, 2017 1:41 PM Theresa May pokes fun at coughing fit with THIS tweet after chaotic conference speech

THERESA May has poked fun at her coughing fit during the Conservative party conference speech with a self-deprecating tweet. The Prime Minister, who struggled to carry out her speech today due to a persistent cough, has posted a hilarious photo to her 391,000 followers. Rather than keep her head down following the occasionally bizarre speech, Theresa 22

October 1, 2017 10:13 PM A North Korean ship was seized off Egypt with a huge cache of weapons destined for a surprising buyer

Last August, a secret message was passed from Washington to Cairo warning about a mysterious vessel steaming toward the Suez Canal. The bulk freighter named Jie Shun was flying Cambodian colors but had sailed from North Korea, the warning said, with a North Korean crew and an unknown cargo shrouded by heavy tarps. Armed with this tip, customs agents 47

October 1, 2017 4:50 AM Ballot boxes, voting papers appear at some polling stations for Catalan referendum

BARCELONA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Ballot boxes and voting papers were being set out at some voting stations in Catalonia in preparation for Sunday's planned referendum on splitting from Spain, local media said, despite Spanish authorities declaring the vote illegal. Catalonia's TV3 showed ballot boxes and voting papers ready at one polling station in a Barcelona 20

September 30, 2017 1:23 PM Live Saturday morning children’s TV is back on the BBC

Live Saturday morning children’s TV has returned to the small-screen – with its hosts encouraging viewers to “throw away” their homework. Saturday Mash-Up! made its debut on BBC2 and CBBC – in the tradition of Going Live!, Saturday Superstore and Multi-Coloured Swap Shop. It opened with a rap which made fun of cookery shows, the TV genre which now dominates 31

September 28, 2017 5:11 AM New work to reduce bed blockers

NHS bosses have been working together to cut the number of bed-blockers on hospital wards. They have now managed to relocate those patients who have been waiting the longest for a care or nursing home place or for a package of care to be arranged for them. This means most bed blockers are only staying at the hospital for an average of five days, which 13