Month: October 2023

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Police searching forest in Colombia for father of Luis Diaz who was kidnapped on Saturday

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Police searching forest in Colombia for father of Luis Diaz who was kidnapped on Saturday

Police are searching a forest in northern Colombia for the father of footballer Luis Diaz who was kidnapped on the weekend.Luis Manuel Díaz and his wife were at a petrol station in the small town of Barrancas on Saturday when they were abducted by armed men on motorcycles. The Liverpool star's mother, Cilenis Marulanda, was rescued within hours by police after they set up roadblocks around the town near Colombia's […]

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Dominic Cummings set to give evidence at COVID inquiry amid Barnard Castle protest

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Dominic Cummings set to give evidence at COVID inquiry amid Barnard Castle protest

The number of people who died from COVID-19 in the UK has been projected onto the walls of Barnard Castle - the evening before Dominic Cummings was set to give evidence to the official inquiry into the virus and how the UK government handled it.A message saying "231,332 COVID deaths - is that clear enough to read?" on the notorious fortification was organised by campaign group 38 Degrees and COVID-19 […]

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Lionel Messi wins record eighth Ballon d’Or -21 award

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Lionel Messi wins record eighth Ballon d’Or -21 award

Lionel Messi has been crowned Ballon d'Or winner for a record eighth time after leading Argentina to World Cup glory.The 36-year-old scored twice in the final as Argentina saw off France to win the tournament for the first time in his illustrious career. Messi has since moved to Inter Miami having left Paris St Germain at the end of last season.But it was his imperious form for his country in […]

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British teacher trapped in Gaza sent sad face emoji by Foreign Office official

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British teacher trapped in Gaza sent sad face emoji by Foreign Office official

A British school teacher from Manchester trapped in Gaza has told Sky News how she feels "insignificant" after the Foreign Office told her they "can’t do anything more" to help her leave.Zaynab Wandawi has been in Gaza for more than three weeks with 10 members of her husband's family.The group travelled to the region just days before the atrocity on 7 October which sparked the current violence.But despite her attempts […]

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Matthew Perry’s Friends co-stars ‘utterly devastated’

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Matthew Perry’s Friends co-stars ‘utterly devastated’

Matthew Perry's Friends co-stars say they are "utterly devastated" by his sudden death.Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow and David Schwimmer starred alongside Perry, 54, who played Chandler Bing, in the hit TV show from 1994 to 2004.In a joint statement, the five said: "We are all so utterly devastated by the loss of Matthew. We were more than just cast mates. We are a family."There is so […]

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman, 19,  stabbed to death in Croydon

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman, 19, stabbed to death in Croydon

A 19-year-old woman, believed to be an Indian national who is thought to have arrived in the UK recently, has been stabbed to death.A 23-year-old man who was known to the victim was arrested at the scene in Croydon, south London, on suspicion of murder and taken to hospital after suffering a minor head injury.The Metropolitan Police said officers were called to a home in Ash Tree Way on Sunday […]

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Lyon manager injured after team bus attacked before Marseille match

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Lyon manager injured after team bus attacked before Marseille match

The manager of Lyon has been injured after the team bus was attacked on its way to the stadium ahead of a match against Marseille.Footage on social media on Sunday evening appeared to show stones being thrown at the Lyon's bus, with head coach Fabio Grosso pictured on a stretcher and with a bloodied face. Some windows were shattered when the bus was hit on the way to the Stade […]

todayOctober 30, 2023 2

Russian airport closed after ‘anti-Israel protesters’ storm runway

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Russian airport closed after ‘anti-Israel protesters’ storm runway

An airport in Russia was forced to close after 'anti-Israel protesters' stormed the runway.Video footage on social media appears to show people running through Makhachkala airport in the southern region of Dagestan - many waving Palestinian flags - on Sunday evening."Unauthorised citizens" broke on to the runway when a Red Wings flight from Tel Aviv was due to land there, Russian media said.The identification number on the tail of plane […]

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Six dead after two trains collide in India

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Six dead after two trains collide in India

Six people have died and 40 left injured after two trains collided in southern India on Sunday.The collision happened in Andhra Pradesh state's Vizianagaram district when an incoming passenger train hit a stationary train. At least three rail carriages were derailed, according to officials.Several rescue teams and local residents assisted injured passengers by extracting them from the wreckage.Chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, asked for as many […]

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