Eight arrested after violence at Manchester cycling event

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Manchester Twelve injured and riot police deployed as protesters throw bottles, food and beer kegs Police make arrests at the scene in Curzon Ashton football stadium complex where 12 people were injured. Photograph: MEN Media A cycling festival in Greater Manchester has been disrupted Läs mer…

Suicides raise alarm about UK's treatment of child refugees

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Immigration and asylum Three Eritrean teenagers killed themselves after travelling to Britain without their parents Alexander Tekle was ‘stressing about Home Office things’, according to a friend. Photograph: Family At least three teenage refugees who arrived in Britain from the migrant camp in Calais Läs mer…

Former al-Qaida agent turned MI6 spy reveals role in US laptop ban

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Islamic State Aimen Dean said he discovered that Hamayun Tariq, a Briton, was planning to bomb flights to US Aimen Dean, co-author of the autobiography Nine Live, which reveals his past infiltrating al-Qaida for MI6. Photograph: BBC A former MI6 spy has revealed how Läs mer…

Man critical but stable after possible ammonia attack in east London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Crime Police searching for two men in their 20s in connection with incident in Ilford Detectives want to speak to William Deo (left) and Gavin Okwu-Brewis about the attack. Photograph: Metropolitan police/PA A man is in a critical but stable condition in hospital after Läs mer…

Weeping for the Willow Man: beloved Somerset sculpture under threat

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK news Woven wood figure who towers over M5 endangered as council unable to fund rebuilding The Willow Man is made of steamed black maul willow from the Somerset Levels woven around a steel framework. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo The future is looking uncertain Läs mer…

Ex-soldier killed himself weeks after friend's suicide

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; British army John Paul Finnigan and Kevin Williams both struggled with PTSD after serving in Iraq British soldiers in Iraq. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Two former soldiers who killed themselves within weeks of each other should have received more support, the brother of one of Läs mer…

England camp on high terror alert before Volgograd opener

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; England Russian city’s proximity to restive North Caucusus prompts unprecedented hotel security Security officials search a photographer’s equipment bag inside the Volgograd Arena on Saturday. Photograph: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images Security is tight in Volgograd as England prepare for their opening World Cup game in Läs mer…

Police divers find bodies of missing father and son in Yorkshire river

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Yorkshire Divers were called in after a search for the two, who had gone out fishing in River Calder Police were alerted by a passerby who noticed personal belongings had been by the riverside for 50 minutes. Photograph: Dinendra Haria/Rex/Shutterstock Police divers have found Läs mer…

Europe is fast losing interest in the Brexit soap – it has bigger worries | Andrew Rawnsley

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; European Union Opinion Europe is fast losing interest in the Brexit soap – it has bigger worries Andrew Rawnsley Faced with challenges that threaten the EU’s very existence, continental leaders have little patience left for Britain’s baffling theatrics Europe is concentrating on its own Läs mer…

The Observer view on Nicaragua’s critical need for a new direction | Observer editorial

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nicaragua Opinion The Observer view on Nicaragua’s critical need for a new direction Observer editorial It should be clear to Daniel Ortega that change is urgently needed now his people have turned against him The word ‘asesino’ (murderer) is painted over a mural of Läs mer…

Britons’ fake claims of holiday illness fall as hotels fight back

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK news The Observer Threat to all-inclusive deals in Spain and Turkey recedes as industry curbs multimillion-pound fraud Hotels in Mallorca paid out £42m in 2016 to Britons who claimed they suffered gastric illness while on holiday. Photograph: Alamy An epidemic of false food-poisoning Läs mer…

Arron Banks, Brexit and the Russia connection

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Arron Banks The Observer Arron Banks, Brexit and the Russia connection A trail of emails shows the ‘bad boys of Brexit’ had closer links to Russia and its ambassador than they have disclosed Leave.UK faces new questions over contacts with Russia Leave.EU Brexit campaign Läs mer…

Leave.UK faces new questions over contacts with Russia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Arron Banks The Observer MPs say latest revelations show Arron Banks and Andy Wigmore may have misled parliament Arron Banks, Brexit and the Russia connection Andy Wigmore and Arron Banks answer questions from MPs on the digital, culture, media and sport committee. Photograph: AFP/Getty Läs mer…