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EU elections: Voting begins in the UK

EU elections: Voting begins in the UKVoting has got under way in the UK today to elect MEPs to the European Parliament.

India election: Narendra Modi secures second term

India election: Narendra Modi secures second termIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured a second term after winning the country’s general election.

More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims found in mass grave

More than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims found in mass graveMore than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims, whose remains were discovered earlier this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave, have been buried in Belarus.

Tiananmen Square ‘tank man’ recreated as inflatable art

Tiananmen Square ‘tank man’ recreated as inflatable artAn artist has recreated the Tiananmen Square “tank man” image with inflatables to mark 30 years since the Chinese government crackdown.

China ups production of banned ozone-damaging liquid

China ups production of banned ozone-damaging liquidChina is to blame for much of an increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS), a study has warned.

Warnings over Trump’s plans to pardon war crimes suspects

Warnings over Trump’s plans to pardon war crimes suspectsDonald Trump’s plans to pardon several US military members accused or convicted of war crimes have been met with disbelief and anger.

Moderate Islamic scholars ‘to be executed by Saudi Arabia’

Moderate Islamic scholars ‘to be executed by Saudi Arabia’Saudi Arabia is reportedly preparing to execute three moderate Islamic scholars despite the international outrage that followed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

British woman dies on Edinburgh-bound Ryanair flight

British woman dies on Edinburgh-bound Ryanair flightA British woman has died on a Ryanair flight as it was due to take off from Majorca’s Palma Airport.

FIFA u-turn over expanded 2022 World Cup

FIFA u-turn over expanded 2022 World CupFIFA has said the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be expanded to 48 teams and will instead stick to 32.

Prolific crime gang behind £600m UK smuggling operation smashed

Prolific crime gang behind £600m UK smuggling operation smashedAn organised crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering has been smashed by Europol.