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Easter Island demands UK return statue taken in 1868

Easter Island demands UK return statue taken in 1868It has been in the British Museum for 150 years, but now a delegation from Easter Island are in London to ask for the return of a seven-foot tall basalt sculpture, which they say is a key part of their ancestral history.

Passenger killed as train derails near Barcelona

Passenger killed as train derails near BarcelonaOne person has been killed and many injured after a train derailed near Barcelona.

Renault row looms as Ghosn held over £34m pay claims

Renault row looms as Ghosn held over £34m pay claimsRenault’s most senior executives appear to be on a collision course with the French government over the fate of Carlos Ghosn following his arrest in Japan.

‘My life is in danger’: Migrant family fleeing gang violence

‘My life is in danger’: Migrant family fleeing gang violenceA striking feature of the migrant caravans pulling up in Tijuana is the sheer number of children.

Anger as Netflix project films Israel scene in Jordan

Anger as Netflix project films Israel scene in JordanA Netflix production has sparked anger in Jordan after part of its capital was transformed into an Israeli street.

Four people critical in Chicago hospital shooting

Four people critical in Chicago hospital shootingFour people, including a police officer, are in a critical condition after a gunman opened fire at a hospital in Chicago.

Man who killed his family gets three life sentences

Man who killed his family gets three life sentencesA man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters has been given three life sentences without parole.

Lift plunges 84 floors as six people inside escape unhurt

Lift plunges 84 floors as six people inside escape unhurtA pregnant woman was among six people who survived a lift plunging 84 floors after its cables snapped.

FAANG tech giants bitten by fresh Wall Street slide

FAANG tech giants bitten by fresh Wall Street slideAmerica’s leading technology shares have lost more than $100bn in combined value as renewed fears over Apple’s iPhone production sparked a fresh Wall Street sell-off.

Protests over ruling to allow women into Hindu temple

Protests over ruling to allow women into Hindu templeProtests have been sparked at a Hindu temple in India over a Supreme Court ruling to allow all women access to the shrine of a “celibate” deity.