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Harry Dunn's mother 'distraught' after suspect filmed driving in US

Footage of Anne Sacoolas, who returned to the US after the crash that killed British teenager, angers parents

Harry Dunn’s mother has said she is “distraught” after the American suspect in the crash that killed the teenager was filmed back behind the wheel.

Dunn, 19, died after his motorbike was involved in a head-on collision with a car outside RAF Croughton in Northamptonshire on 27 August.

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Lebanon crisis: Dozens hurt as police and protesters clash in Beirut

Riot police fire tear gas and rubber bullets as anti-government protests continue in Lebanon.

How Africa will be affected by climate change

The African continent is more vulnerable than any other region to the world's changing weather patterns.

Dare to Dream: The organisation getting women into aviation

Captain Phatsima founded Dare to Dream, an organisation trying to get women into aviation.

Women rise up on Baghdad's walls

Murals across the Iraqi capital show how women are taking a rare prominent role in protests.

How Mexicans saved a dying US town

Guymon, Oklahoma, was on its way to becoming a ghost town. Then Mexican immigrants arrived 20 years ago.


'Amazing deal' or 'capitulation'? Why the US-China trade truce may not last

Donald Trump hailed the agreement, but others think it masks a process of deglobalisation as the two superpowers struggle for hegemony

The trade war between the US and China may never be settled, experts fear, even after the two sides agreed on an outline “phase one” deal.

Economists and investors have been poring over the weekend’s announcement, which appeared to end a dispute that has roiled financial markets for 17 months.

Related: China confirms 'phase one' trade deal with US

A limited deal is recognition that a broad deal is impossible. Both realise that phase one is all they can get.

Related: Governments should turn back the clock over trade policy

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Post Office IT fiasco: 'Decade of hell' for accused

Those accused of false accounting and theft by the Post Office tell how their lives were devastated.

Felix G. Rohatyn, Financier Who Piloted New York’s Rescue, Dies at 91

An immigrant from war-ravaged Europe, Mr. Rohatyn reached the apex of Wall Street and the inner circles of government and commerce.

Man Accused of Smacking Reporter’s Rear on Live TV Is Charged

Alex Bozarjian was reporting on a race in Savannah, Ga., when a passing runner slapped her behind. A video clip of the episode shared on Twitter provoked outrage.

Swiss body considers ban on Swatch unit selling parts - Schweiz am Wochenende

A Swatch unit that supplies parts to much of the watch market faces a possible sales ban next year by Switzerland's Competition Commission (Weka), newspaper Schweiz am Wochenende reported on Saturday.


YOUR MONEY: Year-end money moves for your ETFs

Tax-loss harvesting is all about finding losers in your investment portfolio to offset winners so you pay less tax.

U.S. banking regulators unveil proposal to update low-income lending standards

Two U.S. banking regulators unveiled a proposed overhaul to community lending standards on Thursday, kicking off a contentious policy fight over the proper way to ensure banks are supporting...

'Brutal, packed with untruths, uninsipring': European press on UK election

Socialism or Brexit? Britain is divided in two in a ‘Hamlet-like dilemma’, write Europe’s newspapers

France’s media have been following the UK election campaign closely and did not take long to draw their conclusions. “Boris Johnson: the liar weakening Europe,” was the splash in the popular Le Parisien tabloid last month.

The French press have cottoned on to Boris. 'Boris Johnson- The liar who is weakening Europe'. @le_Parisien calls @BorisJohnson a 'crafty devil, manipulator but amiable' and notes that he's been caught lying numerous times throughout his career...

Mr. Prime Minister @BorisJohnson
I and the entire LDPR party sincerely wish you victory in the election today. With the support of people, you will quickly bring Britain out of the European Union!

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Why are we letting the defence industry hijack the EU? | Apostolis Fotiadis

Away from public scrutiny, France is pushing Europe into prioritising increased arms spending over political alliances

For three years now, the European Union, created to promote peace and understanding, has been undergoing a profound pivot to militarisation and hard power. Europeans are served up a relentless narrative about their continent’s duty to stand up to external challenges: Russian assertiveness, the US retreat from Nato and traditional Euro-Atlantic structures and China’s rise as a geopolitical force. But this narrative has served to legitimise a militarising agenda that, away from the spotlight, is being set and pushed by defence industry interests and their political cheerleaders.

Countries in Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe, including the Baltic states, Poland, Romania, Finland and Sweden, have all increased military expenditure as part of this creep towards arming and organising for potential use of lethal force. Major western European countries have kept the annual military spending-to-GDP ratio stable, but at least four are consistently among the biggest military spenders in the world. Last year, France spent €57.2bn (£48bn), Germany €44.4bn, Italy €25bn and Spain €16bn. In the UK, defence spending topped €50bn. As a comparison, Russia, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute database, spent €55bn. The vast sums being devoted to maintain and build up the military capacity of individual EU countries come at a time when, with Brexit and the rise of nationalism in former iron curtain countries, the EU itself has never appeared so weak.

France has been at the forefront of promoting a European defence union

Related: The ‘crisis of capitalism’ is not the one Europeans think it is | Branko Milanović

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DoubleLine's Gundlach sees risk for U.S. credit when dollar weakens

Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital said in a webcast on Tuesday that the U.S. dollar's next big move will be lower, which could lead to a significant fall in U.S. bond prices and...


Cher Lloyd: 'I'm not on the conveyor belt any more'

The pop star looks back at her beginnings on the X Factor, and how she took control of her career.

Strictly Come Dancing 2019 crowns its winners

Kelvin, Emma and Karim have done battle on the BBC dancefloor but who won the glitterball trophy?

John Lennon's sunglasses sell for £137,000

The Beatles star left them on the back seat of Ringo Starr's Mercedes in the summer of 1968.

Emmerdale actress Sheila Mercier dies aged 100

The star, who played Annie Sugden, was part of the soap from its launch as Emmerdale Farm in 1972.

Rod Stewart becomes oldest male artist to top UK album chart

The veteran singer beats Robbie Williams and The Who to the UK number one spot in a closely fought race.

Yola: From 'house screamer' to four-time Grammy nominee

The British singer talks about prejudice, doubters and how her success is just desserts.

Who's going to take home the Strictly trophy?

The finalists describe what they're feeling as they get ready for the last show.

Shah Rukh Khan talks success and having two left feet

The King of Bollywood sat down with Talking Movies’ Tom Brook in front of a live audience.


Virtual Reality Before There Was Virtual Reality

1950s America comes vividly to life in a collection of thousands of 3-D slides. No bulky headgear required!

Be a Better Houseguest With These 6 Items

Packing the following items will help lessen the inevitable seasonal stress for your hosts, and make everyone’s holiday happier.

The World Wants More Danish TV Than Denmark Can Handle

The streaming boom has led to huge international demand for shows from this tiny country, but there aren’t enough professionals to produce them.

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Black Christmas’ and ‘The Polar Express’

Stream Bob Clark’s 1974 holiday slasher movie, or catch an animated journey to the North Pole by rail.

Hallmark Channel Pulls Zola Ads Featuring Brides Kissing

A spokesman for the channel said the lesbian couple’s P.D.A. violated its policies. Hallmark did not reject a similar ad featuring an opposite-sex couple.

William McFeely, Pulitzer-Winning Historian, Dies as 89

The author of acclaimed biographies of Ulysses S. Grant and Frederick Douglass, he also helped establish Yale’s black studies department.

Don McDonagh, Dance Critic and Author, Dies at 87

In his reviews in The New York Times, he championed experimental choreographers emerging in the 1960s and ’70s.


Joe Burrow Wins Heisman, the Third Straight by a Transfer Quarterback

Three of the four Heisman Trophy finalists transferred to their current teams from other schools.

Athletics: Kipchoge to make return at April's London Marathon

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge has chosen April's London Marathon for his first race since becoming the first person to run a marathon in under two hours, organizers said on Sunday.

Beer celebration costs Ravens CB Peters $14K

The beer that Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marcus Peters shotgunned after jumping into the stands to celebrate a victory over the Buffalo Bills last Sunday turned out to be an expensive beverage.

Fire at new Rangers stadium quickly extinguished

A fire that started Saturday afternoon inside Globe Life Field, the new Texas Rangers ballpark set to open in 2020, was out within a half-hour, according to the fire department in Arlington, Texas.

Trump Tells Army-Navy Athletes Relaxed Rules Could Help Them Go Pro

A Department of Defense memo issued last month allows athletes who play for military academies to seek to delay their service obligations if they pursue professional sports.


As U.N. Climate Talks Go to Overtime, a Battle for the ‘Spirit’ of the Paris Pact

World leaders meeting in Madrid remained at loggerheads on Saturday about whether they could commit, just on paper, to raise voluntary climate targets next year.

A Research Nonprofit Shutters TB Vaccine Effort and Lays Off Scientists

A financially troubled Seattle research institute cut back programs, leaving researchers to find new homes for work on infectious diseases like tuberculosis and leprosy.

To Prevent Deadly Infections, F.D.A. Approves the First Disposable ‘Scope’

Reusable duodenoscopes infected patients in a series of notorious outbreaks. Now there’s a disposable model to be used just once.

Frail Older Patients Struggle After Even Minor Operations

These patients are not aware of the true risks, and surgeons aren’t telling them, new research suggests.

Bloodhound car has 800mph target in its sights for 2021

Test data indicates a land speed record should be achievable, says the project's chief engineer.


The prize app designed to help deaf children in school

The winning app is being developed by Amazon Web Services and will be released for use in schools.

ByteDance unit establishes venture with Chinese state media firm

A unit of ByteDance, the owner of video-sharing platform TikTok, has established a joint venture with a Chinese state media group to work on software development, artificial intelligence and blockchain technology, official registration documents showed.

General election 2019: Viral videos about the NHS dominate the digital campaign

Videos about the NHS received the highest views and shares on social media platforms.

Boy, 5, given prosthetic arm that lets him hug brother

Five-year-old Jacob Scrimshaw was born eight weeks early with most of his left arm missing.

Brazilian food delivery app iFood looks to grow in retail in 2020

Brazilian app iFood, which specializes in delivering ready-to-eat meals to consumers in large cities, is looking to expand its services to other areas and plans to increase operations in retail, chief financial officer Diego Barreto said on Friday.