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Preview Gareth Southgate’s role in guiding England to their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years has been recognized by the London transport authorities, who have temporarily renamed a station in honor of the Three Lions manager.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:44 pm
Preview President Donald Trump described his much anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin as “off to a good start,” after meeting one-on-one with Putin for over two hours on Monday.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:41 pm
Preview The Economist’s senior journalist Jeremy Cliffe has been mocked after rehashing the debunked story about the Kremlin ‘hacking’ Emmanuel Macron’s campaign. Observers reminded him it was rubbished by the French secret service.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:38 pm
Preview Arguably the most coveted prize in sport, the FIFA World Cup Trophy could not have been made from anything but gold. But RT wanted to find out just how much gold the trophy contains.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:26 pm
Preview Shortly before the centenary of the execution of the last Russian Tsar and his family, forensic experts have confirmed, in preliminary findings, that the remains found near Yekaterinburg in 1993 and 2007 belong to Romanovs.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:13 pm
Preview Following standard protocol, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin exchanged brief remarks in front of the press before their meeting in Helsinki, inspiring journalists and pundits to delve into deep and slightly premature analyses.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:09 pm
Preview CCTV cameras caught the horrifying moment a passenger was dragged along a platform in India by a train that threatened to pull him under its wheels.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:56 pm
Preview Russia’s Foreign Ministry has given a laconic but comprehensive reply to Donald Trump’s tweet, in which he claimed that US-Russia ties have “never been worse” due to years of Washington’s “foolishness and stupidity.”
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:47 pm
Preview A mob of Indonesian villagers slaughtered hundreds of crocodiles in revenge for the death of a local man killed by one of the aquatic reptiles at a breeding farm.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:32 pm
Preview Britain will invest £2 billion ($2.7 billion) by 2025 to develop a fighter jet called ‘Tempest,’ which can be operated by pilots or function as a drone, the UK defense secretary has said at an unveiling of the new warplane.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:27 pm
Preview San Francisco's mayor has an idea to stop the homeless pooping in the street: ask them to stop - or to at least clean up. She blames charities for San-Fran’s poo-gate, saying they should teach people to “respect the community”.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:26 pm
Preview A blood pattern analysis of the Shroud of Turin suggests that bloodstains on the revered cloth are “totally unrealistic,” raising fresh questions over the theory that the fabric was used to bury Jesus Christ.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:26 pm
Preview Despite a cabinet crisis over her much-contested Brexit plan, Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a second referendum, her spokesperson has stated after a Tory Remainer broke ranks and called for a new poll ‘to end deadlock.’
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:22 pm
Preview Britain could become the leading nation for developing cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies, according to a new report undertaken in coordination with an all-party parliamentary group.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:03 pm
Preview Football icon Pele hinted at a comeback at the age of 77 after newly-crowned world champion and teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe became the first teenager since the Brazilian legend to score in a World Cup final.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:52 am
Preview The Novichok nerve agent which allegedly killed a woman and left her partner seriously ill in hospital came from a perfume bottle, according to the brother of a victim.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:21 am
Preview Leading US media have reported new details about a Mossad operation to break into an archive of nuclear-related documents in Iran, which the Israeli PM showcased in April as proof of Iran’s evil intentions.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:19 am
Preview Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is in Helsinki to meet with US counterpart Donald Trump, is using the occasion to showcase Russia’s new Aurus limo, the state car designed as part of a new luxury brand.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:19 am
Preview Labour HQ staff spent £5,000 on “tricking” Jeremy Corbyn and his team into thinking they were promoting “madcap” policies his own staffers thought were too left wing, a former party official has claimed.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:15 am
Preview The presidents of Russia and the US have begun their meeting in Finland with a handshake and a pledge to discuss frankly all the differences between their countries - and ways to improve a sour relationship.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:12 am
Preview Beijing has filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against planned US duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese products, China's Ministry of Commerce announced on Monday.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:48 am
Preview Donald Trump’s recent remarks suggest he has bad relations with the whole world, the Spanish foreign minister said, hours before the US leader’s landmark meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:46 am
Preview On this day 100 years ago, Russia's last reigning monarch, Tsar Nicholas II, his wife and five children were murdered by the Bolsheviks. Follow #Romanovs100 Live Feed to find out what exactly happened on July 16th-17th, 1918.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:40 am
Preview A British diver who was allegedly labelled a “pedo” by Elon Musk over his criticism of the billionaire’s unexpected bid to rescue children stuck in a Thai cave using a tiny submarine, has threatened to sue.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:27 am
Preview In a series of photo re-enactment videos, #Romanovs100 has re-created a charity event that the Romanov family hosted in Crimea to support the TB sanatoria in 1912.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:03 am
Preview The search for missing children in Russia could be sped up if a new draft bill, which allows for location data from mobile phones to be given to parents and rescue services, passes in the State Duma.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:00 am
Preview Dongming Petrochemical, an independent Chinese refiner, said it has halted crude purchases from the US and turned to Iranian imports amid escalating trade tensions between Beijing and Washington.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:56 am
Preview Moscow and Tehran are expanding economic cooperation, with Russia planning multi-billion dollar investments in Iran's energy sector. The move comes as major Western firms are pulling out of Iran amid the threat of US sanctions.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:49 am
Preview A video shows Les Bleus ecstatically celebrating their victory over Croatia in the FIFA World Cup final by performing several impromptu chants. One of them is about Russia’s President Vladimir Putin.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:18 am
Preview Ed Sheeran has reportedly won approval to install ‘anti-homeless’ railings outside his four-story house in Kensington, despite himself claiming he had “nowhere to live” when he first got his break in the music industry.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:02 am
Preview Residents of Helsinki are experiencing some mundane and bizarre happenings in their city ahead of the blockbuster meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 8:05 am
Preview US President Donald Trump claims he got many calls from NATO leaders thanking him for bringing them together during a tense summit in Brussels last week. He also changed his tune towards the bloc, moving from disdain to praise.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 7:49 am
Preview The prospect of better ties between Moscow and Washington is in Russia’s hands, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said ahead of the much-anticipated summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump in Helsinki.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 7:35 am
Preview French midfielder Paul Pogba, who scored a goal against Croatia during the dramatic World Cup final in Moscow, trolled England with its fans’ favorite chant, ‘Football’s Coming Home’ as he celebrated with the trophy.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 7:09 am
Preview The head of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) Alexey Sorokin has said that the 2018 World Cup played a crucial role of forming a new positive attitude towards Russia, destroying myths that had existed before the tournament.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 7:00 am
Preview Hours before the long-awaited summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, the US leader took to Twitter to say that Moscow-Washington relations have never been worse thanks to years of foolishness and stupidity by the US.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 6:45 am
Preview The US and Russian leaders will meet in an atmosphere of open animosity towards Russia in the West. In this context, the very fact of the meeting, which part of the US establishment sought to derail, could be deemed a success.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 6:33 am
Preview Russia has come under nearly 25 million cyber attacks targeting its critical information systems and infrastructure during the FIFA World Cup tournament, Vladimir Putin revealed.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 4:36 am
Preview NATO remains worried that Turkey operating F-35s alongside S-400 air-defense systems might expose the state-of-the-art jet’s advantages, or lack of thereof, to allies and “known foes,” said the bloc’s Allied Air Commander.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 4:24 am
Preview Vladimir Putin is pragmatic enough to accept Donald Trump placing US national interests above all else but, to build a mutually beneficial relationship, he expects his counterpart to respect Russia’s, Dmitry Peskov told RT.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 4:01 am
Preview One man has been killed and three are fighting for their lives after an angry mob of 200 ruthlessly beat them, responding to a public call for “help” in which the group of men was misidentified as suspected child kidnappers.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 2:18 am
Preview Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic told RT that it did not matter if her country won the FIFA World Cup 2018, since playing in the finals already put Croatia “on top of the world” and she was extremely proud of her national team.
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Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:44 am
Preview While a wave of jubilant celebrations has swept across France following Les Bleus’ FIFA World Cup victory, sporadic clashes between police and over-excited fans erupted in several cities amid the nationwide football fest.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:26 pm
Preview This is the moment World Cup winner France, led by goalscorer Paul Pogba, gatecrashed the post-match press conference of manager Didier Deschamps to dance on tables and spray gathered journalists with water.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:09 pm
Preview Antoine Griezmann says the night of the World Cup final will be a time for celebration with "family and the French people”, but the World Cup final man of the match is unsure whether he will win the coveted Ballon d'Or.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 10:27 pm
Preview Donald and Vladimir, the floor is yours for a tango, but don’t divide the world into spheres of influence, two leading Finnish journalists have urged, in a warning letter to both leaders ahead of their meeting in Helsinki.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 10:17 pm
Preview Center back Dejan Lovren shouldn't have claimed that he is one of the game's top players ahead of the World Cup final against France, and is a major reason for why Croatia conceded four goals during Sunday's game in Moscow.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 10:14 pm
Preview Croatia manager Zlatko Dalic says the referee was wrong to award a controversial penalty to France in the teams’ World Cup final in Moscow, but says it did not diminish from France’s comprehensive 4-2 victory.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 10:05 pm
Preview Syrian military positions near Aleppo airport have come under a missile strike, state media reports, blaming Israel for the attack.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 9:37 pm
Preview Jose Mourinho has congratulated Russia on hosting a successful World Cup and on the performance of the national team in reaching the quarter-finals, and says he hopes the experience will be used to develop the game in Russia.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 9:27 pm
Preview A murder suspect in Kansas City shot three police officers before he was fatally shot during a gunfight with other officers, according to local authorities.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 9:10 pm
Preview Russia’s President Vladimir Putin thanked players and fans for the great, incident-free and unifying event. He also revealed foreigners can enter Russia visa-free with valid “fan passports” until the end of the year.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 9:06 pm
Preview It was an historic day for French football as their team, inspired by the likes of teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, lifted the World Cup after defeating Croatia 4-2 in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 9:05 pm
Preview Didier Deschamps, manager of newly-crowned world champions France, has said the 2018 Russia World Cup has been unlike anything he has ever witnessed after he became only the third man to win the tournament as a player and coach.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 8:51 pm
Preview Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are meeting in Helsinki, but will there be chemistry? Will they see into each other's souls? Will they be instant BFFs? Speculation is running rife as to what the outcome will be.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 8:46 pm
Preview The meeting of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump is unlikely to result in a breakthrough, since Moscow will not ditch its “allies and friends” for the US, while Trump will face a domestic backlash for getting cozy with Russia.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 8:35 pm
Preview Former White House strategist Steve Bannon has found himself at the center of a row with the political editor of the London radio station LBC, after the pair clashed live on-air over anti-immigration activist Tommy Robinson.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 8:12 pm
Preview Peter Schmeichel proclaimed Croatia his team of the tournament, and blamed referee Nestor Pitana for "ruining" the game by awarding France a VAR-reviewed penalty near the end of the first half with the scores tied at 1-1.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 8:08 pm
Preview Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was seen offering words of support to team captain Luka Modric after their nation suffered World Cup final agony in Moscow, losing 4-2 to France.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 7:47 pm
Preview The former UFC champion paid tribute to “one of the greatest leaders of our time” Vladimir Putin while attending Sunday’s World Cup Final between France and Croatia in Moscow.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 7:18 pm
Preview Protesters have hit the streets of the Finnish capital to protest the upcoming meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, slamming both leaders ahead of the highly anticipated event.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 7:08 pm
Preview French President Emmanuel Macron couldn’t contain his joy as France beat Croatia 4-2 to win the World Cup at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 6:54 pm
Preview A heavy rain poured down in Moscow just as the World Cup finalists were about to receive their awards at Luzhniki stadium on Sunday.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 6:33 pm
Preview France’s second World Cup win could be the beginning of an unprecedented era of success for Didier Deschamps young side, according to social media.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 6:10 pm
Preview Lava flows that have been cascading into the sea have formed a brand new, small island off the coast of Hawaii after a crater at Mount Kilauea exploded with the force of a 5.2-magnitude earthquake.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 6:09 pm
Preview Croatian playmaker Luka Modric was rewarded for taking the small Balkan nation all the way to the World Cup final, when he won the Golden Ball as best player of the tournament, despite losing in the deciding game.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 6:01 pm
Preview US president Donald Trump has paid tribute to the French national team who claimed the World Cup trophy, beating Croatia 4-2 in the gold medal match at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 5:31 pm
Preview No matter how well his meeting with Vladimir Putin goes - and even if he was gifted the entire city of Moscow - the media and Democrats will say it's not good enough, Trump tweeted before the one-on-one session.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 5:29 pm
Preview Russian activist group Pussy Riot have claimed responsibility for a four-person pitch invasion that interrupted the second half of the World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 5:12 pm
Preview A rampant France clinched their second World Cup title with a 4-2 victory in the Russia 2018 final over plucky underdogs Croatia at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium in a match that saw class and controversy in equal measure.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:53 pm
Preview The PSG youngster, who scored France’s fourth goal against Croatia, has become the first teenage player to hit the back of the net in a World Cup Final since 17-year-old Pele in 1958.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:52 pm
Preview Russian President Vladimir Putin was pictured together with his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic during the World Cup final at Luzhniki Stadium.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:49 pm
Preview Tech tycoon Elon Musk has once again courted controversy after appearing to accuse a critic of his plan to use a mini-submarine in the Thai cave rescue of being a pedophile.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:40 pm
Preview Violent protests broke out in Chicago, prompting several arrests, after a police officer fatally shot an armed man on Saturday evening following a brief confrontation.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:38 pm
Preview US politicians have joined their European counterparts in voicing warnings to Donald Trump ahead of his meeting with the Russian leader in Helsinki. The Democrats urged him not to meet alone with “trained KGB vet” Vladimir Putin.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:36 pm
Preview Les Bleus were beneficiaries of the main innovation of Russia 2018, when the video assistant referees suggested Nestor Pitana review a likely hand ball in the Croatian penalty box. Pitana ordered a spot kick, which France scored.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:06 pm
Preview Russian President Vladimir Putin met his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron ahead of the World Cup final between France and Croatia. He marked the occasion by presenting France’s First Lady Brigitte Macron with flowers.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:01 pm
Preview US lawmakers were filmed backing a fake program to teach kindergartners how to use guns to defend themselves in school shootings, as part of a new Sacha Baron Cohen undercover-in-character show.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 3:55 pm
Preview The Irishman, who is the first UFC fighter to hold world titles in two separate weight divisions simultaneously, is attending the World Cup Final between France and Croatia in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 3:41 pm
Preview Emmanuel Macron and his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic exchanged pleasantries in Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium as their nations prepared to duel for the 2018 World Cup.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 3:33 pm
Preview UK PM Theresa May has made one thing crystal clear to her naysayers: Brexit means Brexit. Writing in the Mail on Sunday, May stated that she will “fight for our Brexit deal – because it is the right deal for Britain.”
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 3:24 pm
Preview A British diver who was part of the team that rescued 12 Thai boys and their football coach from a flooded cave has slammed billionaire Elon Musk over his plan to retrieve the trapped group using a mini-submarine.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 3:18 pm
Preview President Donald Trump has dubbed the EU, China, and Russia ‘foes’ of the US, speaking from his Scottish golf course, where he is taking a break after the NATO summit and before meeting Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 3:14 pm
Preview The 2018 World Cup final got off to a bang with help from Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho who played the bongo drums along to traditional Russian song ‘Kalinka’ before the match at Luzhniki Stadium.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 3:07 pm
Preview Former Brazil attacker Kaka says that we are “blessed” Kylian Mbappe “grow up in front of us” at Russia 2018, but singles out two more Les Bleus players key to the side’s run to the final.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 2:25 pm
Preview A Dallas man had a bizarre explanation for why he was with a 15-year-old girl after falling foul of the law for parking in a disabled parking space – the girl was his wife, he reportedly told police.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 2:05 pm
Preview Live updates as France and Croatia meet in the World Cup final at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. We’ll be bringing you all the action and reaction as it happens.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 2:05 pm
Preview Russian President Vladimir Putin presented his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic with a bouquet of flowers ahead of their bilateral meeting at the Kremlin. She returned the favor by giving Putin a football jersey.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 1:51 pm
Preview The five-time Ballon d’Or winner has been told that an arrest warrant may be issued if he is thought to be in violation of tax law again, even in the wake of his big money move to the Italian champions.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 1:35 pm
Preview A journalist from the leading German paper Die Welt has criticized the media for painting an unfairly grim picture of Russia during the FIFA World Cup and for boycotting the tournament. She called this an example of hubris.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 1:28 pm
Preview French and Croatian fans have filled the center of Moscow ahead of their teams’ World Cup final at Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 1:27 pm
Preview Nearly two-thirds of Germans believe the actions of US President Donald Trump are more dangerous than the policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin, a new poll conducted ahead of the two leaders’ summit reveals.
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Posted: July 15, 2018, 1:21 pm

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Shoppers are warned to check prices and be wary of high-pressure sales techniques.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 2:01 pm
The rebranding of Southgate station is to celebrate England's World Cup run in Russia.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:59 pm
Fashion and catwalk model Harry Uzoka died from a stab wound to the heart in west London.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:51 pm
Ex-minister Justine Greening's call for a new vote is rejected by Downing Street.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:36 pm
The entrepreneur called the diver a "pedo" after he ridiculed his effort to help missing Thai boys.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:31 pm
The scenes involving Dani and Jack sparked 2,600 complaints, but Ofcom says the reality TV show did not break any rules.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:20 pm
The official figures also show a rise in those coming to the UK from outside the EU.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:16 pm
A fire officer says he told a father to go back for his family, despite fearing he would not survive.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:11 pm
Mr Trump blames US critics of Russia for tensions as he holds his first summit with Vladimir Putin.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:34 pm
Richard and Linzi Nelson's three-year-old son Stuart was killed on their farm 18 months ago.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:19 pm
The metro celebrates France's World Cup victors, as the capital prepares to salute their return.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:39 am
Artists and historians make sure the imagery of May's Irish abortion referendum is preserved.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:24 am
Britain's Anthony Joshua will defend his world heavyweight titles against Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on 22 September.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:54 am
Four anti-Putin activists face fines for disrupting the World Cup final between France and Croatia.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:48 am
With Qatar 2022 just before Christmas and the 2026 event featuring 48 teams, Richard Conway wonders what lies ahead for the World Cup.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:47 am
There were fears the World Cup would be tainted by hooliganism and racism - but were they overstated given the way the tournament went?
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:45 am
Chicago Police have clashed with protesters after a black man, who appears to have a concealed weapon, was shot whilst running away.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:37 am
The photographer says he aimed to capture "joy" in the Clarence House portraits.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:35 am
The world's top female riders will race in La Course on Tuesday but there is no women's Tour de France. Will there be any time soon?
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:30 am
The MMA fighter says he was invited by the Russian president to attend the World Cup Final in Moscow.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:26 am
The players and the president were celebrating in the changing room after France's World Cup win.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 6:43 am
Justine Greening becomes the first senior Conservative to support a second EU referendum.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 4:44 am
Some fans have criticised the show for not choosing contestants with a range of ages, body types and ethnicities.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:28 am
With ever-more money being spent on fitness, BBC News asks who spends most and what is it spent on?
Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:01 am
Kidnapped model Chloe Ayling explains how she escaped her captor and how she copes with people who doubt her story.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:59 pm
A campaigner explains why respite centres are so important to families of disabled children.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:51 pm
The US and Russian presidents will hold their first summit and the world will be closely watching.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:43 pm
A rash of recent cyclist and pedestrian deaths has brought fresh scrutiny to safety in the city.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:41 pm
Jacob Zuma is not leaving South Africa's political scene quietly.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:35 pm
A terror network set up in south Wales is now thought to have been a more sophisticated operation.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:35 pm
Classmates of rescued teenager Adul folded 1,000 paper cranes as they prayed for his safe return.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:24 pm
The abandoned complex under Douma housed the rebels during their fight against the Assad regime.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:20 pm
Watch all the best action from match day 25 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, as France face Croatia in the final in Moscow.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:15 pm
Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi had never met before they teamed up to launch cloud storage giant Dropbox.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 11:07 pm
A biblical rainstorm, contrasting presidents and men in suits obscuring the crucial moment - the World Cup presentation ceremony was almost as entertaining as the final.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 9:14 pm
The highest scoring final since 1966 was a fitting end to one of the best World Cups in recent memory.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 8:57 pm
France manager Didier Deschamps has his press conference interrupted by his jubilant players following their 4-2 victory over Croatia.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 8:13 pm
Kylian Mbappe, on the scoresheet as France won the World Cup, will be the world's best player, says ex-England defender Ro Ferdinand.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 7:05 pm
Novak Djokovic doubted he would win another Grand Slam before ending a two-year drought by winning his fourth Wimbledon title.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 6:57 pm
Your player ratings out of 10 for France v Croatia in the World Cup final.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 5:40 pm
Wild scenes after the final whistle at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow as France celebrate beating Croatia 4-2 to win the World Cup final.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 5:37 pm
Ridiculous? Or the right decision? What did pundits make of the World Cup final penalty decision?
Posted: July 15, 2018, 5:14 pm
Watch highlights as France win the World Cup for the second time by beating Croatia 4-2 in a tremendous final in Moscow.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 5:12 pm
US President Donald Trump says Queen Elizabeth II 'is a fantastic person' after meeting her.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:43 pm
Paul Pogba's curling shot leaves Croatia goalkeeper Danijel Subasic rooted to the spot and puts France 3-1 up in the World Cup final.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 4:31 pm
Ivan Perisic flashes in a first-half equaliser for Croatia against France in the World Cup final.
Posted: July 15, 2018, 3:47 pm
"An absurd answer to an absurd problem", says the host of a game show that offers to pay off loans.
Posted: July 14, 2018, 11:32 pm
For the first time the Spanish government has more women than men - but where else are females taking the lead?
Posted: July 14, 2018, 11:13 pm
Experts say male sterilisation could be the solution to Africa's population crisis, but uptake remains low.
Posted: July 14, 2018, 11:08 pm
It's a remarkable story of friendship and human endurance - and it all began with a birthday party.
Posted: July 13, 2018, 11:09 pm
What compels a mother of four to spend her spare time posing online as a teenage girl?
Posted: July 9, 2018, 11:19 pm
BBC coverage of latest developments
Posted: July 9, 2018, 12:51 am
When Will was knocked over on Westminster Bridge, a stranger knelt down and took his hand. Later he wanted to thank her, but he could only remember her face.
Posted: July 8, 2018, 11:38 pm
In 1969 a mechanic stole a plane from East Anglia and set off to kiss his wife in the US - then disappeared. Was he shot down?
Posted: July 7, 2018, 11:38 pm

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Times of Malta

General, sporting, and business news for Malta and the surrounding region

A man who has spent the past nine years facing criminal action has been acquitted by a court which found that there was “an absolute lack of evidence” linking him to the theft of a vanload of pharmaceutical products.  Tripoli-born Ismael Habesh, 47, from Mosta, had been singled out as the alleged thief by a third party who had tried to sell some of the stolen medical products, dumping them at the private clinic of a medical practitioner in Naxxar back in 2009. The third party, Raymond Abela, told police that the products “had been handed over to him by Ismael Habesh,” thereby sparking off criminal investigations against the latter. Mr Habesh was charged with the aggravated theft of the Citroen Berlingo loaded with medical and pharmaceutical products on a January afternoon in Qormi back in 2009. He was also charged with having caused voluntary damage to third party property and with having received stolen goods. Upon taking over the case in January 2018, magistrate Donatella Frendo Dimech observed that although the criminal action had been instituted in 2010, no progress had been registered since September 2014, so much so that over a span of 8 years, only 12 witnesses had...
Author: Edwina Brincat
Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:30 pm

In Sacha Baron Cohen's provocative new comedy show, American politicians are filmed backing a fictitious program to teach kindergartners how to use guns to defend themselves in school shootings. In a seven-episode series which launched on cable channel Showtime on Sunday, the British prankster takes on four different personas as he satirises the political and cultural life of the United States in the era of President Donald Trump. In the first episode of "Who is America?", Baron Cohen poses as an Israeli anti-terror expert who gets two US congressmen to voice support for his fake "Kinderguardians" scheme for children as young as three. The scheme includes a fake instructional video featuring children's songs and "gunimals" -- weapons adorned with soft toys -- that would purportedly help kids confront the school shootings that have plagued the United States for the past decade. Republican congressmen Dana Rohrabacher of California and Joe Wilson of South Carolina, along with former Senate Republican leader Trent Lott, who is now a lobbyist at a Washington law firm, are shown enthusiastically backing the idea, alongside gun rights advocates and a former congressman-turned-talk...
Author: Reuters
Posted: July 16, 2018, 1:11 pm

A 41-year-old man drowned in Comino on Monday afternoon.The Portuguese man found himself in trouble while swimming at the Blue Lagoon at around 1pm, police said in a statement. He was brought to shore by Emergency Response and Rescue Corps lifeguards and rushed straight to Gozo General Hospital, but was pronounced dead by doctors who examined him. Magistrate Paul Coppini is leading an inquiry into the death.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 12:42 pm

One would expect lost items that have been found and handed over to the police to include smartphones, tablets, laptops, cameras, wallets, jewellery, watches, sunglasses, backpacks and cash. But the current list is also made up of much more unusual items: a quadcopter, a driller, angle grinders, a metal scalpel and a remote control used to operate a tower crane. These items, which also included an expensive Canon 500D digital SLR camera, were among a long list taken to the police – by citizens with a sense of civic duty – between January and June and published in The Government Gazette. According to law, any person who finds a movable object is bound to restore it to its previous owner. This excludes a treasure trove: money or coins, gold, silver or bullion found hidden underground or in places such as cellars or attics, whose owner is presumed dead and their heirs untraceable. If the finder cannot return it to the owner, then the item must be delivered to the police, who must publish a full list of the lost items in The Government Gazette. The legal measure is hard to enforce, meaning that more often than not the onus rests on the finder to report the discovery. If these...
Posted: July 16, 2018, 11:15 am

Around 200 million women in the world have undergone FGM as children, a terrible practice which is still common in many African countries.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:57 am

The producers of Kelma Kelma Nota Nota are staging another satirical show, starring Ray Calleja and Daniel Cauchi. Entitled Klaċċ u Brejk, this year’s show is inspired by Malta’s traffic problem and tree-less environment and features comic sketches and many musical numbers. The duo is accompanied by the Big Band Brothers and singers Anna Azzopardi and Petra. The show is being staged from tonight until Thursday at 8.30pm at the Greek Theatre, National Park, Ta’ Qali. For tickets, visit www.ticketline.com.mt.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:56 am

The European Commission and EU consumer authorities are calling on Airbnb to align their terms and conditions with EU consumer rules and be transparent on their presentation of prices. Commissioner Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality said: "More and more consumers book their holiday accommodation online and this sector has brought many new opportunities to holidaymakers. But popularity cannot be an excuse for not complying with EU consumer rules. Consumers must easily understand what for and how much they are expected to pay for the services and have fair rules e.g. on cancellation of the accommodation by the owner.” Airbnb's current pricing presentation and a number of its terms do not comply with the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive, the Unfair Contract Terms Directive, and the Regulation on the jurisdiction in civil and commercial matters. The company has until the end of August to present their proposals. Once Airbnb proposes solutions to rectify this, the Commission and the EU consumer authorities will review the proposed changes. If they are not considered satisfactory, Airbnb could face an enforcement action. Price transparency and other...
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:41 am

The number of European Union immigrants coming to Britain fell to a five-year low last year, as fewer people arrived without a firm job offer during the first full calendar year since June 2016's Brexit vote, official data showed on Monday. Concern about high rates of immigration was a major reason why Britons voted to leave the EU, and Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to end unrestricted free movement of EU citizens to Britain after the country leaves the bloc in March 2019. Businesses, however, want easy immigration rules to help fill job vacancies at a time of low unemployment, and almost all economists say Britain benefits financially from immigration. Monday's data showed that overall net long-term immigration of people of all nationalities to Britain rose to 282,000 in 2017 from 249,000 in 2016, though this is well below the record of 332,000 recorded in 2015.  But net immigration of EU citizens dropped to 101,000 last year from 133,000 in 2016, and was almost half the number who moved to Britain in the 12 months running up to the Brexit vote, Britain's Office for National Statistics said. "The estimated number of EU citizens coming to the UK 'looking for work'...
Author: Reuters
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:24 am

A young pickpocket wrung her hands in despair, almost on the verge of tears, upon being told that she was to be remanded in custody, all plans of flying back to her homeland on Tuesday firmly out of the window. Bulgarian-national Evdokiya Zlatkova, a 23-year old lady on a visit to Malta, was caught red-handed yesterday afternoon just about to make off with the purse of a female commuter on board a bus in Tower Road, Sliema early on Sunday afternoon. The suspect had boarded the bus, unaware of police surveillance officers on her heels. Just as she had surreptitiously opened the handbag of an unwary passenger on the bus and was about to slip her hand inside, the officers pounced upon her, thereby thwarting her plan. The young culprit was marched to court on Monday morning where she denied the charge of attempted theft, making a request for bail. However, this request was turned down by presiding magistrate Yana Micallef Stafrace in view of the fact that the woman appeared to have no fixed address, with inspector Jonathan Ransley pointing out that upon her arrest the alleged pickpocket had refused to supply any information about her residence in Malta. The anxious-looking young...
Author: Edwina Brincat
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:15 am
The Strada Stretta Concept, under the artistic direction of Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci, is presenting two Spanish nights featuring works by Gracia Lorca, Pablo Neruda and Victor Hara. On Thursday, the Gozo Creative Theatre Club will be staging a rendition of one of Lorca’s plays, while Friday’s event will feature music by Moisés Molín, Dolores Granados and Ken Scicluna. The event, titled That Obscure Object of Desire, is being held under the auspices of the Valletta 2018 Foundation. Both events are taking place at The Splendid in Strait Street, Valletta, on Thursday and Friday at 8pm. Entrance is free.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:05 am

Hundreds of migrants finally disembarked in Italy from two ships on Monday after other European Union countries agreed to accept more than half of them, ending a diplomatic standoff that had left them stuck at sea. The remaining migrants aboard the Italian ship Monte Sperone and the British naval vessel Protector, which had picked up 450 asylum seekers from an overcrowded boat that left Libya on Friday, shuffled ashore at the Sicilian port of Pozzallo. At least eight suspected people smugglers were driven away in police cars, while identification procedures were begun in the port for the other migrants. Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who had insisted that EU partners should take them in, said the offer by five countries to accept 50 migrants each had vindicated his hard-line immigration stance. "Firmness and consistency pays off," Salvini, who is leading a high-profile campaign to exclude humanitarian rescue ships from Italian ports, said late on Sunday. Eight of the migrants in bad medical condition were allowed to land on the Italian island of Lampedusa on Saturday and another 27 women and children had disembarked in Pozzallo on Sunday. "The next objective, to eradicate all...
Author: Reuters
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:05 am

France's soccer coach will have a subway train station named after him to celebrate his World Cup win and poet Victor Hugo will have to share his memorial slot on Paris's transport map with the team's goalkeeper and captain. As "Les Bleus" headed home with the World Cup trophy on Monday, the French capital's RATP transport authority said it was renaming six metro subway stations in their honour for the day. One station, Notre-Dame des Champs, will now be called Notre Didier Deschamps (Our Didier Deschamps), in an hommage to the coach. Didier Deschamps is one of just three men in the history of the World Cup to take the trophy as team coach after winning it as a player - he helped the team to its first victory in the tournament in 1998. Victor Hugo station is being renamed Victor Hugo Lloris after captain and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. Bercy station will become "Bercy les Bleus", close to "Merci Les Bleus". "Les Bleus" are returning on Monday from World Cup host country Russia to celebrate their victory with a parade on the Champs Elysees. At one end of that avenue another subway stop called "Charles de Gaulle - Etoile" is being renamed "On a 2 Étoiles", replacing the wartime leader...
Author: Reuters
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:02 am

A flying taxi concept has been unveiled by engine maker Rolls-Royce. The hybrid vehicle could transport five passengers at speeds of 400kmph for up to 800 kilometres without being recharged, the company said. Its concept electric vertical take-off and landing (Evtol) vehicle is being displayed at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire. The wings are able to rotate 90 degrees, enabling it to take off or land vertically. Rob Watson, who heads Rolls-Royce's electrical team, said: "Electrification is an exciting and inescapable trend across industrial technology markets and, while the move to more electric propulsion will be gradual for us, it will ultimately be a revolution. "Building on our existing expertise in electric technologies and aviation, Rolls-Royce is actively exploring a range of possible markets and applications for electric and hybrid electric flight. "Rolls-Royce has a strong track record as pioneers in aviation. From developing the first turbo-prop and jet engines, to creating the world's most efficient large civil aero-engine and vertical take-off and landing solutions, we have a very strong pedigree. "As the third generation of aviation begins to...
Author: Press Association
Posted: July 16, 2018, 10:01 am

The first estimate for EU28 exports of goods to the rest of the world in May 2018 was €160.9 billion, down by 2.7% compared with May 2017 (€165.4bn). Imports from the rest of the world stood at €160.7bn, down by 1.4% compared with May 2017 (€163.0bn). As a result, the EU28 recorded a €0.2 bn surplus in trade in goods with the rest of the world in May 2018, compared with +€2.3 bn in May 2017. Intra-EU28 trade rose to €294.7bn in May 2018, +1.6% compared with May 2017.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:48 am

The number of tourists visiting Malta went up by a staggering 30 per cent in May - but the number of business visitors went down by over 20 per cent, according to figures released by the National Statistics Office on Monday. The net increase compared with May 2017 was 18.7 per cent.  The figures showed that the over 65s category saw the greatest increase (48.4 per cent) while there was relatively speaking no change in 25-44 age category (6.9 per cent). Another positive aspect was that those who visited the islands stayed longer: there was a 21.9 per cent increase in those staying 4-6 nights, and a 27.4 per cent increase in those staying a week or more, while there was no change in those who came for 1-3 nights.  Tourists spent €197 million in May, up 16.6 per cent over the previous year. The NSO said that the first five months of the year saw 904,799 visitors, an increase of 18.5 per cent over the same period of 2017.  
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:31 am

Updated 2.20pm with PA statement A series of posters to mark the ninth month since the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia hung on trees overnight were videoed being pulled down by an unidentified individual on Monday morning.  The posters along the Rabat road questioned Malta's rule of law and challenged the authorities to find the people who commissioned the murder. "To Joseph Muscat’s muppets we say, enjoy removing 900 banners of truth in the scorching heat, ”a post from pressure group Il-Kenniesa said. The message seemed to have been heeded as the man was seen casually tearing down the posters. Similar posters, stickers and messages were put up in other tourist areas, like Sliema and Valletta. Meanwhile, the Planning Authority said it had also started to remove the 900 "unsightly placards and posters" which it said were abusively fixed in various prominent areas around Malta during the night. "The display of such placards is being done abusively since no permission was obtained from any public entity, nor from the owner of the land. In addition, these constitute a traffic hazard, in view of their location and number, due to the distraction such placards may create." The...
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:25 am

Indonesian villagers armed with knives, hammers and clubs slaughtered 292 crocodiles in revenge for the death of a man killed by a crocodile at a breeding farm, an official said. Photographs released by Antara news agency showed bloodied carcasses of the crocodiles in a large pile in the Sorong district of the eastern Indonesian province of West Papua. The head of Indonesia's Natural Resources Conservation Agency in West Papua said that the 48-year-old victim had entered the crocodile farm and was likely picking grass for animal feed when he was attacked. "An employee heard someone screaming for help, he quickly went there and saw a crocodile attacking someone," Basar Manullang said in a statement. After the burial of the man on Saturday, villagers entered the farm and killed all the crocodiles, said Manullang. Manullang said the farm had been given a licence to breed protected saltwater and New Guinea crocodiles in 2013 for preservation and also to harvest some of the animals. But one of the conditions was that the reptiles did not disturb the community, he said. "To prevent this from happening again, farming licence holders need to secure surrounding areas," said Manullang. He...
Author: Reuters
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:18 am

Spazju Kreattiv is broadcasting a modern take on Romeo and Juliet by the Royal Shakespeare Company. This Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. Directed by Erica Whyman, the production stars Karen Fishwick, Bally Gill and Paul Dodds. The screening is taking place at St James Cavalier on Wednesday at 8pm. For tickets and more information, visit www.kreattivita.org.
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:17 am

Welcome to the timesofmalta.com football transfer blog. With the World Cup coming to a close clubs will be stepping up their efforts to try and strengthen their squad ahead of the upcoming season. The Times of Malta sports desk will try to bring you all the latest news on the biggest transfers from the major European leagues and the BOV Premier League. 11.15am Good morning everyone and welcome to a day of transfer activity. Cristiano Ronaldo is set to dominate our day as the Portuguese ace completes a move to Juventus so stay with us to follow all the latest developments.  
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:14 am

Updated at 12pm European Affairs Minister Paolo Savona proposed on Monday that Italy should boost investments by about €50 billion and called on the EU to back the plan instead of insisting on deficit reduction. In an interview with daily La Verita, Savona said Italy should be allowed to spend the equivalent of this year's estimated current account surplus, around 2.7 per cent of gross domestic product, on new investments to raise economic growth. Savona also called for an increase in the powers of the European Central Bank so that it can be "the lender of last resort" for the eurozone. He said those who did not agree "don't want a united Europe." Salvini says Italy not planning to leave eurozone In the meantime, Italian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini on Monday criticised the euro but said Italy had no plans to leave the single currency. "Leaving the euro is not in the programme of this government," Salvini, who is also interior minister and leader of the right-wing League, said at a news conference in Moscow. He reiterated his frequent criticism of the single currency, calling it "an experiment that began badly".
Author: Reuters
Posted: July 16, 2018, 9:01 am