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Prisoner has right to internet – European Court

A Lithuanian man in jail was unjustly denied access to the internet by authorities, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has found. The court said he had a right to freedom of expression, enshrined in the European Convention on

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European vegetables: ‘Perfect storm’ raises prices

Bad weather in Italy and Spain is likely to significantly increase the price of vegetables across northern Europe, food suppliers and supermarkets have told . One supplier said that a combination of flooding, cold weather and poor light levels had

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Europe sees UK set for ‘hard’ Brexit after May speech

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech is being seen in Europe as the “hard” option of full UK withdrawal – and there is some relief that the British position is clearer now. “Finally we have a little more clarity re

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Russia’s Putin calls leaked Trump memos ‘utter nonsense’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has described allegations his country holds compromising material on US President-elect Donald Trump as “utter nonsense”. Mr Putin questioned what reason Russian intelligence would have had to spy on Mr Trump before he entered politics. He

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Post Rejection, Bengaluru Nurse Throws Acid, Slashes Boyfriend’s Face

Bengaluru: A 26-year-old woman has been arrested by Vijaynagar police for throwing acid and slashing her boyfriend’s face. The woman, Lidiya, woking as nurse at Vikram hospital was dejected when her 32-year-old boyfriend, Jaykumar, a cloth merchant rejected her marriage

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Sheena Bora Murder Case: Indrani Says She Wants to Divorce Peter Mukherjea

Charged for killing her daughter, former media baron Indrani Mukherjea told a special CBI court in Mumbai that she wants to divorce her husband Peter Mukherjea, also an accused in the Sheena Bora murder case. Indira and Peter Mukherjea have

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Delhi HC seeks report from Centre over BSF’s food quality

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre about steps taken following a BSF constable’s allegation that troopers posted along the Line of Control (LoC) are served meagre and poor quality food. A division bench of Chief Justice G.

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Rohith Vemula death anniversary: Frontline journalist detained by police for ‘trespassing’

A journalist working with Frontline magazine was detained by the Cyberabad police on Tuesday, after the University of Hyderabad (UoH) accused him of trespassing into their campus. His detention came on the same day that students of UoH are staging

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‘I am not being propped up by the RSS.’ Jaya’s niece hits out as rumours grow

On a day that she called a much-hyped press conference on the birth centenary of MGR, Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa Jayakumar today re-announced her ‘debut’ into Tamil Nadu politics. Deepa said nothing she hasn’t already, and announced that she will make

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Popular porn sites blocked in Philippines

Popular pornography websites XVideos, Redtube and Pornhub have been blocked by two ISPs in the Philippines. Customers of Smart and Sun Cellular said they could no longer access the sites on portable devices or desktop computers. Instead, users see a

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Mexico BPM music festival: Gunman opens fire at club

A gunman has killed at least four people at a club hosting an electronic music festival in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen, the organisers say. People attending the BPM festival’s closing night at the Blue Parrot club said

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Syria conflict: Rebels agree to attend Astana peace talks

Syrian rebel groups have confirmed that they will attend peace talks with the government in Kazakhstan next week. A leader of Jaysh al-Islam, Mohammed Alloush, said he would head the rebel delegation and aim to end the “crimes” of the

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Govt. to target top eateries like McDonald’s, Pizza Hut and Domino’s to determine food quality and ‘detect bacteria and fungus’

The Delhi government will launch a food surveillance programme on Monday to determine the quality and hygiene of the food served in restaurants and fast food chains across the city.

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Trump-Lewis row: Democrat inauguration boycott grows

The number of Democratic members of Congress saying they will boycott Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday has increased to 26. Many have cited as a reason the president-elect’s recent attack on civil rights icon and fellow congressman John Lewis. Mr

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Trump worries Nato with ‘obsolete’ comment

A statement by US President-elect Donald Trump that Nato is “obsolete” has caused “worry” in the alliance, Germany’s foreign minister says. Frank-Walter Steinmeier said it was a contradiction of comments made days ago by Mr Trump’s incoming defence chief. Mr

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