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Jailed British-Iranian mother begins new hunger strike

Jailed British-Iranian mother begins new hunger strikeThe British-Iranian mother jailed in Iran on spying charges has begun a new hunger strike, her husband has said.

Priests wear hard hats at first Notre Dame mass since fire

Priests wear hard hats at first Notre Dame mass since fireNotre Dame in Paris held its first Mass since the fire which caused enormous damage to the cathedral’s roof and destroyed its spire.

Appeasement in Hong Kong fails as divisions deepen

Appeasement in Hong Kong fails as divisions deepenOn a bridge by Hong Kong’s government headquarters, messages to the authorities plaster the walls.

Brutal crackdown has not crushed dream of democracy in Sudan

Brutal crackdown has not crushed dream of democracy in SudanThe symbol of resistance in Khartoum is delivered by hand.

Hong Kong suspends extradition law after protests

Hong Kong suspends extradition law after protestsHong Kong’s government has suspended a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China for trial after mass protests.

Corbyn criticised as ‘pathetic’ over response to oil tanker attacks

Corbyn criticised as ‘pathetic’ over response to oil tanker attacksJeremy Corbyn has been called “pathetic” after saying the government needed to provide “credible evidence” that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers.

Police officer says gay people should be executed

Police officer says gay people should be executedA Tennessee detective has refused to apologise after he called for the execution of gay people during a church sermon.

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in BrazilRiot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country’s leadership.

Stowaway lizard ditches Kos for Bridgend

Stowaway lizard ditches Kos for BridgendA lizard has left behind hot and sunny Greece for South Wales after sneaking into a holidaymaker’s suitcase.