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Man arrested for holding woman as sex slave and keeping her eight-month-old baby captive

22/08/2019 • 20:37 World The Independent  

The woman was able to make a phone call after briefly getting …

Man crushed to death by lift in Manhattan building recently fined over elevator safety

22/08/2019 • 20:26 World The Independent  

Tenants say the lift had been a constant …

British scientist who led team designing futuristic wingsuits dies in base-jumping accident

22/08/2019 • 20:04 World Daily Mail  

Astronautical engineer Dr Angelo Grubisic, 38, lost his life while taking part in a planned jump in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Just weeks before Dr …

Two children among five killed as lightning strikes pummel Tatra Mountains

22/08/2019 • 20:01 World The Independent  

Many injured in very serious condition with severe burns or head injuries, Poland's prime minister …

Boy, 10, dies after being found unconscious at Birmingham property

22/08/2019 • 19:56 World The Guardian  

Woman arrested on suspicion of neglect after child receives trauma treatment but later dies A woman has been arrested on suspicion of neglect after …

Attempts to reopen global elephant ivory trade fail

22/08/2019 • 19:29 World The Independent  

Debate at wildlife watchdog becomes heated over allowing sales that would 'fuel …

EU set to overturn ban on baby African elephants being caught and sent to foreign zoos

22/08/2019 • 19:14 World The Independent  

Threatened giraffes are however, given protection from unregulated trade for first time …

'Help America Grow': Republican group selling T-shirts with map of US that includes Greenland

22/08/2019 • 19:08 World The Independent  

A Republican senator, meanwhile, says the whole thing was his …

Ai Weiwei cites change in German attitudes as reason for move to UK

22/08/2019 • 18:22 World The Guardian  

Chinese artist and activist will relocate to Cambridge after four years living in Berlin The Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei is swapping his …

German city offers €1m reward to anyone who can prove it does not exist 

22/08/2019 • 18:21 World Daily Mail  

Bielefeld in Germany is offering a €1million (£914,000) reward to anyone who is able to prove a 25-year-old conspiracy theory, started by Achim Held, …

Khachaturyan case: Hopes rise for Russian sisters facing jail for killing abusive father

22/08/2019 • 18:20 World The Independent  

Over 300,000 people have already signed a petition campaigning for the sisters' …

Mining lobbyists access Queensland government 214 times in six years

22/08/2019 • 18:00 World The Guardian  

Exclusive: resources companies ‘punch well above their weight’ in lobbying the state, Grattan Institute says Mining and energy corporates have used …

Australian cheesemakers warn EU name crackdown will cost jobs

22/08/2019 • 18:00 World The Guardian  

Free trade deal could harm many Australian producers with European ancestry who carry on family traditions Australian cheesemakers are mobilising …

Lightning strikes kill four in Poland's Tatra mountains

22/08/2019 • 17:35 World The Guardian  

Over 30 people also injured as a result of thunderstorm in popular trekking location A spokeswoman for Poland’s air ambulance service has said four …

Rohingya refugees turn down second Myanmar repatriation effort

22/08/2019 • 16:49 World The Guardian  

Bangladeshi official says potential returnees fear for their safety in Rakhine state A second attempt to repatriate the thousands of Rohingya Muslims …

Town near Barcelona uses wolf urine to keep wild boar away

22/08/2019 • 16:39 World The Guardian  

Lack of rain may be forcing animals to seek food from rubbish bins in Aiguafreda A small town outside Barcelona is using wolf urine to deter wild …

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires

22/08/2019 • 15:47 World The Guardian  

Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping …

Trump joked about trading Puerto Rico for Greenland, report says

22/08/2019 • 15:36 World The Independent  

Claim emerges as US officials scramble to smooth over diplomatic row with …

Danish bank announces negative interest rates for millionaire saving accounts

22/08/2019 • 15:35 World The Independent  

Rich will lose money to lender each …

Amazon fires: Bolsonaro actively trying to devastate rainforest, leaked documents show

22/08/2019 • 15:26 World The Independent  

Brazil's government plans to build bridge, highway and hydroelectric plant right through …