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Hong Kong chief executive says extradition bill ‘is dead’

Hong Kong chief executive says extradition bill ‘is dead’Hong Kong’s chief executive has said the controversial extradition bill with China “is dead”.

Olympic swimmer rescues drowning man

Olympic swimmer rescues drowning manA drowning man had a stroke of luck when he was rescued by an Olympic swimmer who had been relaxing nearby. 

Deutsche Bank staff pack up as global cull of 18,000 jobs begins

Deutsche Bank staff pack up as global cull of 18,000 jobs beginsDeutsche Bank has begun the process of culling 18,000 staff worldwide, with members of its 8,000-strong UK workforce among those facing the axe.

UN human rights chief ‘appalled’ at US migrant centre conditions

UN human rights chief ‘appalled’ at US migrant centre conditionsThe UN’s high commissioner for human rights has said she is “appalled” by the conditions that migrants face at US border facilities.

May responds after Trump hits out over leaked memos

May responds after Trump hits out over leaked memosTheresa May has given the UK’s ambassador to the US her “full support” after Donald Trump said he would no longer deal with Sir Kim Darroch.

Cargo ship containing ‘outrageous’ amount of cocaine seized

Cargo ship containing ‘outrageous’ amount of cocaine seizedUS customs has anchored a cargo ship in Philadelphia, after agents found 20 tonnes of cocaine on board last month.

SoftBank ‎Vision Fund eyes delivery start-up Glovo

SoftBank ‎Vision Fund eyes delivery start-up GlovoThe world’s largest technology investment fund is targeting the purchase of a substantial stake in Glovo‎, a Spanish online delivery start-up which competes with Deliveroo and Uber Eats.

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to sex trafficking

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to sex traffickingBillionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein has pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking, after prosecutors said they found “nude photographs of what appeared to be underage girls”, when federal agents searched his apartment.

Three workers killed after stadium collapses in China

Three workers killed after stadium collapses in ChinaThree workers have been killed and another three injured when a stadium in southern China collapsed during demolition work.

Festival scraps cheaper ‘people of colour’ tickets after ‘threats’

Festival scraps cheaper ‘people of colour’ tickets after ‘threats’Organisers of a music and arts festival in Detroit that was charging attendees different prices based on their skin colour have ditched the controversial model after receiving “threats from white supremacists”.