Month: May 2024

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Islamic State claims responsibility for gun attack that killed three Spanish tourists

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Islamic State claims responsibility for gun attack that killed three Spanish tourists

Islamic State has claimed responsibility after three Spanish tourists were killed when gunmen opened fire in Afghanistan's central Bamiyan province.An Afghan person was also killed, and a further four foreign nationals and three Afghans were injured in the attack in the mountainous region, the Taliban's interior ministry has said. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack on its Telegram channel.The Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Friday that […]

todayMay 19, 2024

Man City win record-breaking fourth Premier League title in a row

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Man City win record-breaking fourth Premier League title in a row

Manchester City have won a record-breaking fourth Premier League title in a row after beating West Ham 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium on the final day of the season. A wondergoal from Phil Foden put the Sky Blues ahead after just 79 seconds before the England international scored again in the 18th minute. City looked set to cruise into the history books before an acrobatic bicycle kick from Mohammed Kudus […]

todayMay 19, 2024

Family of infected blood scandal victim hope for closure after ‘years of cover-ups and lies’

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Family of infected blood scandal victim hope for closure after ‘years of cover-ups and lies’

At every step through the Infected Blood Inquiry, he has been in his family's hearts and minds.Just like every other bereaved family carrying the memories of loved ones throughout their long fight for justice. "The way I feel... I don't feel like my brother can rest until we all rest," Peter Lloyd's sister Sarah told Sky News.Mr Lloyd was the second of seven siblings.He joined the RAF and loved serving […]

todayMay 19, 2024

Who is Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi?

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Who is Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi?

A helicopter carrying Iran's president crashed during bad weather on Sunday.But who is Ebrahim Raisi - a leader who faces sanctions from the US and other nations over his involvement in the mass execution of prisoners in 1988. The president, 63, who was travelling alongside the foreign minister and two other key Iranian figures when their helicopter crashed, had been travelling across the far northwest of Iran following a visit […]

todayMay 19, 2024

Rapper Diddy says video of him assaulting singer Cassie is ‘inexcusable’

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Rapper Diddy says video of him assaulting singer Cassie is ‘inexcusable’

Sean "Diddy" Combs has said CCTV footage showing him attacking singer Cassie in a hotel hallway in 2016 is "inexcusable" and that he is "disgusted".Warning: This story includes images readers may find distressing "It's so difficult to reflect on the darkest times in your life, but sometimes you got to do that," the rapper said in a video on Instagram."I was f***** up - I mean I hit rock bottom […]

todayMay 19, 2024

Israeli war cabinet member threatens to resign if Netanyahu doesn’t adopt new plan for Gaza

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Israeli war cabinet member threatens to resign if Netanyahu doesn’t adopt new plan for Gaza

A member of Israel's three-man war cabinet has threatened to resign from the government if it does not adopt a new plan for the war in Gaza.The move by Benny Gantz escalates a divide within Israel's leadership more than seven months into the war.Israel is yet to accomplish its stated goals of dismantling Hamas and returning scores of hostages abducted during the attack on 7 October.Mr Gantz, a long-time political […]

todayMay 18, 2024

Thousands flock to see former South African president as he turns against former party

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Thousands flock to see former South African president as he turns against former party

He is hours late to arrive and address the 37,000 seat stadium heaving with his supporters but when former president Jacob Zuma starts to sing, the spell is recast."The struggle has been long. Mandela told his followers that we will meet on Freedom Day," he sings in Zulu as the hypnotised crowd sings along. "This is Freedom Day."The emblem of his new party towers above him. A warrior carrying a […]

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Body of Israeli hostage kidnapped during cycling trip on 7 October found in Gaza, IDF says

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Body of Israeli hostage kidnapped during cycling trip on 7 October found in Gaza, IDF says

The body of an Israeli hostage who was captured by Hamas militants while on a cycling trip has been recovered from Gaza, the Israeli military has said.The Hostages and Missing Families Forum said Ron Benjamin, 53, was riding his bike in the Kibbutz Be'eri in Israel when he was taken hostage during the 7 October attack.The group said he was a "family man who loved cycling" and that he "used […]

todayMay 18, 2024

Marks & Spencer’s website and app back online after going down

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Marks & Spencer’s website and app back online after going down

Marks & Spencer's website and app is back online after an outage lasting several hours, with a message telling shoppers "you can't shop with us right now"."We're working hard to be back online as soon as possible," it had added. But the retailer confirmed to Sky News that services had resumed by 6pm on Saturday.Earlier, all the menus and images had disappeared apart from one showing a model in a […]

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