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Israel’s Netanyahu on course for record fifth term

Israel’s Netanyahu on course for record fifth termBenjamin Netanyahu appears to be headed for a record fifth term as Israel’s prime minister.

May facing prospect of being offered longer Brexit delay

May facing prospect of being offered longer Brexit delayTheresa May is facing the prospect of being offered a Brexit delay of up to a year at an emergency EU summit in Brussels.

Woman ‘let slave girl, 5, die of thirst’ in scorching heat

Woman ‘let slave girl, 5, die of thirst’ in scorching heatA German woman who allegedly joined Islamic State has gone on trial accused of letting a five-year-old Yazidi girl she kept as a slave die of thirst while chained outside in the “scorching heat”.

Israel votes: Main rivals claim victory as exit polls offer mixed results

Israel votes: Main rivals claim victory as exit polls offer mixed resultsExit polls provided little clarity in the race to power in Israel’s election – which could give Benjamin Netanyahu a record fifth term or see him dethroned by a centrist political novice.

14 killed on Tuesday as anti-government sit-in intensifies in Sudan

14 killed on Tuesday as anti-government sit-in intensifies in SudanAt least 14 people have been killed as demonstrations continue to embroil Sudan.

Redacted version of Mueller report to be released ‘within days’

Redacted version of Mueller report to be released ‘within days’A redacted version of Robert Mueller’s report of the Trump-Russia investigation will be released “within a week”, the US attorney general has said.

Fleetwood Mac join Rolling Stones in pulling out of jazz festival

Fleetwood Mac join Rolling Stones in pulling out of jazz festivalFleetwood Mac have followed the Rolling Stones in pulling out of next month’s Jazz Fest because of illness – meaning the festival has lost its second headline act.

Mussolini’s great-grandson standing as far-right EU candidate

Mussolini’s great-grandson standing as far-right EU candidateThe great-grandson of Benito Mussolini is running as a candidate in May’s European elections – becoming the third¬†descendant of the former Italian fascist dictator to enter politics.

Record seizure of pangolin scales made in Singapore

Record seizure of pangolin scales made in SingaporeMore than 12.9 tonnes of pangolin scales, one of the world’s most endangered species, have been seized in Singapore.

Son of Rwanda genocide suspect living in the UK: ‘My father is innocent’

Son of Rwanda genocide suspect living in the UK: ‘My father is innocent’The son of a man suspected of being involved in the Rwanda genocide has told Sky News his father is innocent – and the allegations are “politically motivated”.