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Branson suspends Saudi ties over missing journalist

Branson suspends Saudi ties over missing journalistSir Richard Branson and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi are among the business leaders to have suspended ties with Saudi Arabia as pressure grows on the Gulf state over missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Eurostar services could stop under ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Eurostar services could stop under ‘no-deal’ BrexitEurostar services from Britain to Europe could stop running in the event of a “no-deal” Brexit, it has been revealed.

UAE has ’embarrassing revelations’ on detained Brit

UAE has ’embarrassing revelations’ on detained BritA detained British academic is being held after “unusual and embarrassing revelations”, according to the foreign affairs minister in the United Arab Emirates.

Mum battered as she shields baby from huge hailstones

Mum battered as she shields baby from huge hailstonesA young mum has posted photos of the injuries she received as she tried to protect her infant daughter from tennis ball-sized hailstones.

Detained Briton: ‘He’s inquisitive but should not be punished for it’

Detained Briton: ‘He’s inquisitive but should not be punished for it’The wife of a man detained in the UAE has joked he would be a “terrible spy” as she pleads for his release.

More deaths likely as Hurricane Michael wreaks havoc

More deaths likely as Hurricane Michael wreaks havocHurricane Michael was a fickle beast. It left some structures standing and exploded others, tossing roofs, bits of car, steel and anything else that could go airborne with abandon.

Emergency landing astronauts to launch again in spring

Emergency landing astronauts to launch again in springThe US and Russian astronaut who were forced to make an emergency landing after a rocket failure will attempt to launch again next spring.

Fragile sentiment as global market sell-off eases

Fragile sentiment as global market sell-off easesThere are signs the global stock market rout is easing after Asian and European equities failed to follow US shares sharply lower.

At least 34 people dead after Uganda landslide

At least 34 people dead after Uganda landslideA landslide triggered by torrential rains in eastern Uganda has killed at least 34 people, the Ugandan Red Cross has said.

Russia ‘launches criminal investigation’ into rocket failure

Russia ‘launches criminal investigation’ into rocket failureRussia has launched a criminal investigation over a failed rocket launch to the International Space Station, according to reports.