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Pope 'willing' to meet Kim Jong Un in North Korea

Saturday  08:30,   20 october 2018
news.sky

Pope Francis is considering an unprecedented visit to North Korea, according to a Vatican official. An invitation from Kim Jong Un was relayed to the Pope by South Korea President Moon Jae-in during a meeting in the Vatican on Thursday. It would be... >>>

Anti-Brexit march to call for final say on deal

Saturday  07:20,   20 october 2018
news.sky

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to march on the streets of London later demanding a people's vote on Brexit. It is expected to be the biggest protest to date, as pressure builds on the prime minister over her negotiating strategy. Many... >>>

British-built spacecraft heads for planet Mercury

Saturday  06:15,   20 october 2018
msn

BepiColombo launched into space from the European space port in French... >>>

Saudi Arabia: Journalist killed in consulate fight

Saturday  06:15,   20 october 2018
news.sky

Saudi Arabia has confirmed Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate in Istanbul after a fight broke out. Mr Khashoggi went missing on 2 October during a visit to the consulate to get marriage papers and pressure had been growing on Saudi... >>>

Grooming gang jailed for 221 years for abusing girls

Saturday  05:40,   20 october 2018
news.sky

Sixteen men have been jailed for more than 200 years as part of a grooming gang who abused 15 girls in and around Huddersfield between 2004 and 2011. Four more men have been found guilty and are waiting to be sentenced for offences such as rape and... >>>

One-in-a-billion DNA match 'shows man killed girls in 1986'

Saturday  04:55,   20 october 2018
news.sky

A one-in-a-billion DNA match and a "wealth of evidence" shows convicted paedophile Russell Bishop murdered two nine-year-old girls 32 years ago, a court has heard. The 52-year-old is on trial for the second time accused of sexually assaulting and... >>>

In toothy prequel, piranha-like fish menaced Jurassic seas

Saturday  01:55,   20 october 2018
reuters

By Will... >>>

Sagrada Familia gets a building permit 130 years too late

Saturday  01:30,   20 october 2018
news.sky

The iconic Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona has agreed to pay €36m (£31m) to authorities after going without a building permit for more than 130 years. Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi's famous building has been under construction for 136 years - >>>

At least 50 feared dead after being hit by train in India

Friday  20:05,   19 october 2018
news.sky

The victims were said to have gathered near a level crossing to watch celebrations for the Hindu festival... >>>

Saudi consulate staff quizzed in Turkey’s missing journalist inquiry

Friday  18:30,   19 october 2018
msn

The movements of two vehicles may provide clues to where the remains of Jamal Khashoggi may... >>>

Two Men Arrested On Suspicion Of Murdering Ian Tomlin In Battersea

Friday  17:55,   19 october 2018
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Two men in their 40s have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Ian Tomlin, who was killed in Battersea, south west London. Police were called at 5.30pm on Wednesday to reports of a group of men fighting at the building on Charlotte Despard... >>>

Grooming gang guilty of sexually abusing 15 girls

Friday  17:40,   19 october 2018
news.sky

Twenty men have been convicted of sexually abusing 15 girls in and around Huddersfield between 2004 and 2011. The gang of men embarked on a "campaign of rape and other sexual abuse" against vulnerable teenage girls aged between 11 and 17. The... >>>

Police force pleads guilty to health and safety breaches after restraint death

Friday  17:31,   19 october 2018
msn

Thomas Orchard died in hospital seven days after being arrested and taken to Heavitree Road police station in Exeter in... >>>

Sagrada Familia gets a building permit 130 years too late

Friday  12:20,   19 october 2018
news.sky

The iconic Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona has agreed to pay €36m (£31m) to authorities after going without a building permit for more than 130 years. Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi's famous building has been under construction for 136 years - >>>

Aerial photos reveal the hypnotic geometry of farming

Friday  11:52,   19 october 2018
qz

Farming around the globe is big and repetitive. Massive tracts of land are needed to plant crops. The seasonal dance of planting, growing and harvesting food follows a natural timeline and requires a certain organization. Its scale and order are... >>>