Saturday, September 19, 2020

Covid-19: Parts of Madrid to lockdown amid virus spike

Related TopicsCoronavirus pandemicimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionThe restrictions affect some of Madrid's poorest neighbourhoodsParts of the Spanish capital Madrid are to be subject to...

Boris Johnson says UK 'seeing a second wave coming in' of coronavirus, claims it...

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said the U.K. is “seeing a second wave” of coronavirus infections -- as he says he...

Joint push for Caribbean countries to develop a coordinated sex-offender registry announced

A joint mission to create a coordinated sex offender registry across 15 Caribbean nations – tracking them both in that region and eventually...

Escaped UK prisoner tried to hand himself in seven times, court told

The Metropolitan police force has been ordered to launch an inquiry after a court heard that an escaped prisoner, who had been jailed...

Belarus: Jailed protest leader Maxim Znak on hunger strike

Related TopicsBelarusian presidential election 2020image copyrightReutersimage captionMaxim Znak has been a prominent figure in the protestsA leading member of the Belarus opposition council,...

The Brexiters' ignorance is steering us to disaster | Jonathan Freedland

There is so much this government doesn’t know. But two particular areas of ignorance exploded into view this week, allowing us to take...

Iran football star relives horror moment he was told wrestler pal was hanged as...

THE friend of a champion wrestler executed in Iran after he was accused of murdering a riot cop has called for an end...

Three boys accused of stealing to have fingers AMPUTATED in Iran

THREE teenage boys accused of stealing will have their fingers amputated as part of their horrific punishment. The boys will be mutilated in Iran...

Coronavirus: Israel marks Jewish New Year with second lockdown

Related TopicsCoronavirus pandemicimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionIsrael emerged from its first strict lockdown in MayIsrael is entering a second nationwide lockdown to curb surging...

Iran upholds sentence to amputate the fingers of 3 teens convicted of stealing

Iran has reportedly sentenced three teenagers to have their fingers amputated for stealing, a brutal punishment still on the books under the country's...

Woman bites man's testicle off 'as he tried to rape her' in Brazil

Woman bites man's testicle off 'as he tried to rape her'...

Conor McGregor and his fiancee look relaxed in doctor's office in Italy

Conor McGregor and his fiancee Dee Devlin looked relaxed as they posed for pictures in a doctor's waiting room today, days after the...

Notorious Colombian cartel boss, 75, who rose to power after Pablo Escobar’s death is...

A RETIRED Colombian cartel boss who rose to power after the death of Pablo Escobar has been assassinated by hitmen. Beto Renteria, 75, was...

Trump administration announces ban on TikTok and WeChat from Sunday – US politics live

US to ban downloads of TikTok and WeChat appsFBI chief warns of Russian interference in US electionsAmy Dorris praised for coming forward with...

Pope sets out to protect the Virgin Mary from the Mafia

Pope sets out to protect the Virgin Mary from the Mafia:...

Coronavirus clusters at French universities give Europe a lesson

PARIS (AP) — Can mandatory masks offer enough protection in lecture halls so packed that late arrivals have to sit on the floor?That's...

Three teenagers sentenced to have four fingers amputated in Iran

Three teenagers are sentenced to have four fingers amputated from their...

Double-amputee's wife is asked to take her husband's legs away from Ukrainian hospital in...

Double-amputee's wife is asked to take her husband's severed legs away...

China document reveals 8 million people have gone through ‘vocational training’ at detention camps...

A BEIJING document has revealed the scale of its detention camps - as officials say up to EIGHT MILLION people have gone through...

Kim Jong-un could be set to unveil new North Korea weapons

North Korea analysts are watching for signs that Kim Jong-un is set to unveil new weapons or test-fire a submarine-launched missile in the...

'He’s paying attention to people like us': Trump’s messages resonate in Wisconsin

With 47 days to go until the election, Air Force One flew into central Wisconsin’s airport on Thursday evening, where Donald Trump pitched...

Russian paedophile manhunt ends as suspect is arrested

Paedophile suspect accused of raping and killing his unwitting girlfriend's two...

Medicane Storm Ianos lashes western Greece

image copyrightEPAimage captionMedicanes closely resemble tropical cyclones and have become more frequent in recent yearsA rare hurricane-like storm is lashing islands in western...

Turkey's confrontational foreign policy challenges Greece, European Union amid rising maritime tensions

NATO members Greece and Turkey have ratcheted up tensions in recent weeks over access to natural resources in the Mediterranean, causing yet another...

Texas is a 'voter suppression' state and one of the hardest places to vote....

Cynthia Riley realized some voters might not wear face masks when she staffed Texas’s primary runoff elections in July. But she hadn’t predicted...

ISIS’ feared leader ‘The Professor’ ratted on 68 top jihadis when he was arrested...

ISIS' feared leader 'The Professor' ratted out 68 top jihadis before becoming the terror organisation's chief. Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi offered...

Cabin fever: will Scotland embrace hut culture after Covid?

“It’s the place where people bury their pets,” says Lesley Riddoch, as she attempts to describe the profound connection that Norwegians have for...