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Indian Diamond Tycoon Accused of $2 Billion Fraud Arrested in London, Police Say

Wednesday  13:35,   20 march 2019
msn

Indian diamond tycoon Nirav Modi, who allegedly defrauded a state-run bank of $2 billion, was arrested and is due to appear in court on Wednesday, London’s Metropolitan police said in a statement. Indian authorities are seeking to extradite Modi,... >>>

'He just went mad!' Wife's shock at husband's £660 Brexit stockpiling food shop

Wednesday  12:46,   20 march 2019
uk.news.yahoo

A woman has called her husband ‘mad’ after he spent more than £600 on a shop in preparation for a no-deal... >>>

Advert for loans to fund Brexit stockpiling banned by watchdog

Wednesday  12:40,   20 march 2019
news.sky

An advert for a short-term loan company has been banned after it suggested people might need to borrow in order to stockpile food for Brexit. An email from Cash On Go Ltd, trading as Peachy.co.uk, offered a promotional discount alongside bold text... >>>

Trump sees a lot to like in Brazil’s unapologetically far-right, nationalist leader

Wednesday  12:15,   20 march 2019
washingtonpost

Jair Bolsonaro rode a Trump-like wave of populist anger to topple a left-wing government, and reaps rewards at the White... >>>

Cyclone Idai could be the Southern Hemisphere’s deadliest storm

Wednesday  11:35,   20 march 2019
washingtonpost

Almost a week after the storm made landfall, there are fears the death toll could be in the... >>>

Danish MP with baby ordered out of parliament by speaker

Wednesday  10:30,   20 march 2019
dw

The Danish parliamentary house speaker told lawmaker Mette Abildgaard she was not welcome in the chamber with her baby. The comment came as a surprise in a country known for women's rights. Danish lawmaker Mette Abildgaard took to Facebook to... >>>

May to request only 'short delay' to Brexit in letter to EU

Wednesday  09:35,   20 march 2019
news.sky

Theresa May is to request only a "short delay" to Brexit in her letter to the EU today, a senior government source has told Sky... >>>

Pilot Who Hitched a Ride Saved Lion Air 737 Day Before Deadly Crash

Wednesday  08:45,   20 march 2019
msn

As the Lion Air crew fought to control their diving Boeing Co. 737 Max 8, they got help from an unexpected source: an off-duty pilot who happened to be riding in the cockpit. That extra pilot, who was seated in the cockpit jumpseat, correctly... >>>

What the papers say – March 20

Wednesday  08:35,   20 march 2019
msn

The Brexit delay “crisis” dominates the... >>>

Why Cyclone Idai was so destructive

Wednesday  08:25,   20 march 2019
nationalgeographic

The storm that battered Mozambique and its neighbors in Africa followed a winding... >>>

The world's happiest countries REVEALED: Finland comes top while South Sudan is the bleakest as the UK climbs the table and the US falls to its lowest ranking EVER

Wednesday  08:15,   20 march 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The World Happiness Report, released today, ranked 156 countries by happiness levels, based on factors such as life expectancy, social support and corruption. The UK placed 15th on the... >>>

How the National Enquirer Got Bezos' Texts: It Paid $200,000 to His Lover's Brother

Wednesday  07:45,   20 march 2019
msn

Michael Sanchez sold the billionaire’s secrets to American Media, the Enquirer’s publisher, said people familiar with the matter . The inside story of the deal between American Media LLC and Mr. Sanchez, brother of Lauren Sanchez, answers many of... >>>

The New Zealand Shooting Victims Spanned Generations and Nationalities

Wednesday  07:00,   20 march 2019
msn

One was a dairy farmer. Another aspired to be a pilot. One was an elder known for helping... >>>

Superheroes listed as 'interns' in White House report

Wednesday  04:00,   20 march 2019
news.sky

An unusual group of interns - Star Wars villain Jabba the Hutt and Spider-Man's alter-ego Peter Parker - have been credited in President Donald Trump's annual economic report. The names are listed as helping with the Economic Report of the... >>>

‘Thai Bride’ Identified 15 Years After Body Found In Yorkshire Dales

Tuesday  18:05,   19 march 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

A unidentified woman believed to have been murdered and dumped in a Yorkshire Dales stream 15 years ago has finally been identified. Lamduan Armitage’s half-naked body was found in 2004 by walkers on the Pennine Way in North Yorkshire between... >>>