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Disruptive passenger on Jet2 flight banned for life

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 1:10pm
Jet2 said drinking alcohol illicitly contributed to the 'deplorable' behaviour on the flight to Ibiza.

French Open 2018: Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens in final

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 11:59am
World number one Simona Halep wins her first Grand Slam title by fighting back to beat Sloane Stephens in the French Open final.

Iraq arrests asylum seeker wanted in Germany for Wiesbaden murder

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 11:13am
Ali Bashar, who was arrested after returning home, reportedly admitted killing a German girl.

First James Bond girl Eunice Gayson dies at 90

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 10:16am
The actress played Sylvia Trench, one of 007's love interests in the first two official Bond films.

Vatican ex-diplomat on trial for 'child sex abuse images'

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 9:35am
Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella will stand trial for alleged possession of indecent images of children.

Climate change: Pope urges action on clean energy

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 7:18am
Francis tells oil executives the world must convert to clean fuel in an unprecedented conference.

John Lasseter: Disney animation head to quit after misconduct claims

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 7:13am
John Lasseter says he is seeking "new challenges", months after misconduct claims about him emerged.

Trump and Macron in handshake showdown at G7 summit

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 6:54am
And it's all to do with a certain kind of handshake.

Bride of Belsen Holocaust survivor Gena Turgel dies aged 95

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 6:47am
Gena Turgel became known as the Bride of Belsen after marrying one of the soldiers who freed her.

Game of Thrones: HBO orders spinoff prequel pilot

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 5:01am
Book author George RR Martin co-created the as-yet-untitled show, one of five potential spinoffs.

G7 summit dogged by divisions between Trump and allies

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 3:03am
Donald Trump and other leaders fail to bridge divisions, notably over trade, at a fractious summit.

Taliban agree three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 2:32am
The group match a government ceasefire but says it does not apply to foreign forces.

Anthony Bourdain: Chef breaks into tears remembering his friend

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:47pm
Michelin chef Masa Takayama talks about his late friend Anthony Bourdain.

Jobless young Italians abandon charms of south

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:29pm
Basilicata in southern Italy is blessed with beautiful scenery but young jobseekers are leaving.

India women pay tribute to Bollywood star Sridevi through cosplay

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 11:09pm
Five hundred Indian women dress up as Sridevi characters to pay tribute to the Bollywood star.

Maria Esther Bueno: Brazilian star of 1960s women's tennis dies

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 9:55pm
Self-taught prodigy Maria Esther Bueno, who took three Wimbledon singles titles, dies aged 78.

Tayyaba abuse case shines light on Pakistan's child maids

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 8:09pm
The case of 10-year-old Tayyaba exposes Pakistan's problem with child hired helps.

Trump Kim summit: Who's pulling the strings?

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 8:09pm
The manipulations and personal motivations of four world leaders are behind these historic talks.

Week in pictures: 2 - 8 June 2018

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 8:07pm
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

China hackers steal data from US Navy contractor - reports

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 7:04pm
The FBI is investigating a theft of sensitive security data from a military contractor, US media say.

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