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January 15, 2019 2:25 PM Adolf Hitler: Nazi leader's paintings depicting WWI Somme battlefield up for auction

A PAINTING depicting a World War 1 battle scene staged at the Somme, believed to have been the work of evil Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler has emerged as going up for auction in Shropshire. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was known as a keen artist, having struggled to make a living from his work before he was imprisoned for five years in 1924 at Landsberg Prison 413

January 14, 2019 2:38 PM Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, dies after stabbing at charity event

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital a day after being stabbed at a charity event. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of hundreds of people on Sunday. He was hospitalised for serious abdominal injuries and underwent five hours of surgery. A 27-year-old with a criminal record has been arrested over the attack. Police 111

January 14, 2019 10:16 AM Malaysian police seize 600kg of crystal meth in huge drugs bust

The latest find comes a few weeks after another police operation turned up 1.2 tonnes of crystal meth. Nearly 600kg (1,300lbs) of mostly crystal meth was found over the weekend, most of it in a container truck in the northern state of Perak, police said. The seizures come a month after police got a record bust of 1.2 tonnes of crystal meth, known locally 121

January 13, 2019 8:33 AM Cesare Battisti: Italian ex-militant arrested in Bolivia

A former communist militant who Brazil's new president had vowed to extradite has been detained in Bolivia, a Brazilian official said. Italian Cesare Battisti is wanted for four murders in Italy during the 1970s, which he denies committing. Battisti spent years in Brazil as a refugee, backed by former left-wing President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva 130

January 8, 2019 7:23 PM Kim Jong-un EXPOSED: North Korea defector reveals escaping BRUTAL ‘concentration camp’

KIM Jong-un’s brutal prison camps were exposed by a North Korea defector during a Google Tech Talk, who compared them to Hitler’s concentration camps. North Korean’s can be sentenced to hard labour for trying to escape the country or simply speaking out against the regime. Conditions inside these facilities are said to be unsanitary and life-threatening 157

January 7, 2019 10:20 PM Abused teen who killed man freed from jail after celeb-backed campaign

Kim Kardashian is among those who argued that Cyntoia Brown should have been treated as a victim not a murderer. Cyntoia Brown was 16 when she shot Nashville real estate agent Johnny Allen after he had taken her to his home for sex in 2004. Brown, who was a runaway and under the influence of a violent pimp, said she shot Allen after he attacked her. But she was convicted 108

December 28, 2018 4:23 PM Birthday cake for Nazanin locked in an Iranian prison

IMPRISONED Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe marked her 40th birthday with a slice of cake with her four-year-old daughter. Mr Hunt pressed his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Zarif, about the case in September when they met in New York on the fringes of the UN general assembly. The month before, Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was granted a threeday 109

December 26, 2018 3:39 PM Doctor struck off after evading paying maintenance for son from £100,000 salary

A CHILDREN'S doctor has been struck off the medical register after he hid his £100,000-a-year salary across 12 bank accounts to avoid paying child support for his nine-year-old son. Fraud conviction: Zimbabwe-born children's doctor Collen Nkomo (Image: Collen Nkomo/ Cavendish Press) Paediatrics specialist Dr Collen Nkomo, 40, lived in a luxury apartment 83

December 25, 2018 7:45 AM Abbas Edalat: British professor returns to UK after detention in Iran

A British-Iranian academic who was arrested and detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the UK, the Foreign Office has confirmed. Prof Abbas Edalat, who works at Imperial College London, was detained in Tehran in April. The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran said he was released last week. British-Iranian charity 92

December 21, 2018 5:41 PM Barcelona protests: Catalonians clash with police as they demand independence from Madrid

BARCELONA protesters clashed with Spanish police on Friday as they marched for Catalonia independence from Madrid ahead of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visit. Spanish demonstrators wearing high-viz vests replicated the Gilet-Jaunes protests which swept through France and Belgium earlier this month. Around 30 police officers were injured during the violent 120