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Groom was stabbed on wedding day 'by brother-in-law', court hears

Hassan Jhangur (artist drawing pictured) is accused of stabbing Hasan Khan, shortly after ploughing down Chris Marriott who was helping a woman lying in a street in Burngreave, Sheffield.


Tree stump is visible after woman illegally cut down giant tree

Kelly Palmer, 40, avoided having to pay a fine after admitting she paid a tree surgeon to chop down the imposing ash because it blocked drains and regularly bashed against her home in Shirley.


Over 100 students, teachers vaccinated against cancer at Penang girls’ school

MORE than 100 students and teachers were vaccinated against cervical cancer at the Penang Chinese Girls’ Private High School as part of efforts by the Crisis Relief Squad of MCA (CRSM) GoCare and National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM). Read full story


Man killed in drunken Boxing Day brawl - court

Taylor Fenwick is accused of stabbing to death Luke Miller in a drunken row in Tadcaster.


Ukraine set for symbolic start of EU membership talks, along with Moldova

By Andrew Gray BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will open membership talks with Ukraine on Tuesday, giving the country a political boost in the midst of its war against Russia's invasion, although a long and tough road still lies ahead before it could join the bloc. The ceremony in Luxembourg will be more about symbolism than the nitty-gritty of negotiations, which will start in earnest


US is expected to send Ukraine $150 million more in munitions to fight off Russia's attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is expected to announce Tuesday it is sending an additional $150 million in critically needed munitions to Ukraine, as Russia accuses Ukraine of using U.S.-provided munitions to strike inside Russia or Russian-held territory, according to two U.S. officials. On Monday, Russia summoned the American ambassador to protest what it says was the use of U.S.-made advanced missiles in a Ukrainian attack on Crimea on Sunday...


Not wrong for govt to announce allocations during by-elections, says Ahmad Maslan

The Umno Supreme Council member says such issues have been brought to court before.


Those in govt must stop spreading rumours, says Guan Eng

This comes after government spokesman Fahmi Fadzil says discussions are ongoing for PAS to join the unity government.


Ex officer called 'bully' in alleged assault footage

A man claims he was attacked by a former Gwent Police officer during an arrest in 2021.


Fall in competitiveness ranking a wake-up call for Putrajaya, experts say

Optimistic projections and rhetoric are not the answer, they say.


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Taiwan's gay politicians have broken ground - but their battle isn't over

Huang Jie has made history, but she and other gay politicians say their battle is still not over.


Starmer squirms before he admits Labour 'got it wrong' with Corbyn

The leader said the four-year tenure of the Marxist throwback had been 'very difficult for me and our party because I thought we were not going to be heading in the right direction'.


GRAHAM GRANT: Next week, voters can loosen SNP's grip on our country

The SNP told us we could do so much better without the Union, when in fact we could so much better without the SNP.


Kenyan police to depart for contentious peacekeeping effort in Haiti

Kenyan President William Ruto holds ceremonial goodbye for 400 troops set to depart on UN-backed mission.


Head teacher retires after 36 years at school

Joanne Starkey not only spent her entire career at the school but went there herself as a child.


WikiLeaks' Assange expected to plead guilty to US espionage charge, document says

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is expected to plead guilty this week to violating U.S. espionage law, in a deal that could end his imprisonment in Britain and allow him to return home to Australia. U.S. prosecutors filed criminal paperwork against Assange, 52, that is typically a preliminary step before a plea deal. It outlines a single criminal count


New asset declaration format not finalised yet, says Azalina

In March, her deputy M Kula Segaran said the updated format had been finalised and would be presented to the Cabinet for its approval.


Australia waters down planned world first vape ban after opposition from Greens

By Lewis Jackson SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will water down a planned world first ban on vaping after opposition from the Greens party led the government on Monday to agree to amend a bill that would have restricted vapes to those with a doctor's prescription. The agreement between the ruling centre-left Labor party and the Greens will see legislation pass later this week that restricts the


Wanted men arrested in connection with sexual offences

The pair were found after a search involving dog and drone units, and with the help of the public.


Boy, 9, left with 'serious' injuries after e-bike ploughs into him

CCTV footage captured the hit-and-run in Swansea, South Wales, which showed the rider leave the scene after the collision on Friday, June 21 at 3.30pm.


Trial of the facts begins over boys' stabbings

A woman was charged with wounding two boys with intent following an incident at a flat in Friskney.


Gang of armed teens 'targeted house three times'

Three teens are sentenced for their role in crimes that left a "scar on the memory" of one victim.


‘Muslim destination’ facelift considered

KUALA LUMPUR: Pulau Lang­kawi, whose status as the “Jewel of Kedah” came under question in the past few months, has come under the spotlight again after the government says it will be positioned as a “preferred Muslim destination emphasising family-friendly and spiritual tourism”. Read full story


Police issue urgent appeal for missing schoolgirl, 14, from Cornwall

Police have launched an urgent appeal for missing schoolgirl Miya Stewart, 14, who was last seen 10 days ago in the town of Saltash, Cornwall. They believe she has travelled to the Nottingham area.


Texas woman accused of attempting to drown 3-year-old Palestinian-American

By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) - A Texas woman has been accused of the attempted drowning of a 3-year-old Palestinian-American Muslim girl, and police on Monday said the incident was motivated by bias and the suspect made racially motivated statements. The incident occurred in May but gained media attention on Monday after the Council on American Islamic Relations offered support to the victims and


Many types of tourism can co-exist, say hoteliers

LANGKAWI: There is more the government can do to promote Langkawi than overtly publicising it as a preferred Muslim destination, say hoteliers. Read full story


How German podcast tracked down fugitive militant after 30 years

Daniela Klette had been on the run for more than 30 years, before her arrest in Berlin this year.


Woman, 50, arrested after biker dies in crash

A 63-year-old man biker on the A9 near Calvine in Highland Perthshire Highland Perthshire.


Ukraine inches closer to EU dream after decade of war

By Dan Peleschuk KYIV (Reuters) - A veteran of Ukraine's 2014 revolution who is now fighting Russian forces, Yehor Sobolev knows the price of Kyiv's decade-long drive to join the European Union as well as anyone. Having backed tough reforms as a lawmaker after the pro-democracy uprising 10 years ago, he says he will look on proudly from the front as formal accession talks open on Tuesday. "We


Illegal migrants are waiting for a Labour government, says Rishi Sunak

The Prime Minister claimed the Labour leader would reverse his Rwanda policy if elected and did not have a plan to deal with the boats.


Tupac Shakur Murder Suspect Duane ‘Keefe D' Davis to Post $750K Bail Ahead of Trial

There will be a hearing about the conditions of his release.


Biden official responds to fury over comparing cops to modern slavery

White House official Tyler Cherry is downplaying his previously social media posts after they garnered widespread criticism following his promotion last week.


Sunak vows to 'boot out' any Tories found to have broken betting rules

The under-pressure PM made the vow tonight as he faced increasing pressure to act over a growing scandal casting a long shadow over the tail end of the campaign.


Who exactly was St. John the Baptist?

A predecessor of Jesus, St. John the Baptist is a prominent figure in Christianity. From baptisms on the River Jordan to prophesizing the birth of the Messiah, John was a notable figure in the Bible. His feast day, on June 24, is celebrated across Europe in various ways. But just who exactly was John the Baptist, and why is he venerated? Click on to discover everything you didn't know about this saint.


Pickpocket steals woman's phone from right under her nose

This is the shocking moment a young woman had her phone stolen by a pickpocket - from right under her nose. Isolde Stephens, 21, was having dinner with her cousin at Xian Biang Biang Noodles in Covent Garden, London when the incident happened.


Mother killed children in rage, court told

Veronique John told police she loved her children and asked for the death penalty, a trial of facts hears.


Bazaar sales, ministry help fund association’s hospice care for kids

Malaysian Association of Paediatric Palliative Care (Mappac) held a successful bazaar to raise funds for children’s palliative care. Read full story


Russia warns US to brace for retaliation after Crimea missile attack

Moscow summoned the U.S. ambassador and called the attack inside Crimea, which Russia seized from Ukraine, 'barbaric.' The U.S. has been supplying long-range ATACMs munitions.


Four people including a teen boy found dead at Melbourne property

Four people including a teenage boy have been found dead at a property in Melbourne's north overnight.


Bestinet should be phased out eventually, says ex-MP

Charles Santiago says Putrajaya should start developing its own system.


Justin Timberlake DWI arrest: Bartender at hotel speaks out

A bartender at the hotel that served Justin Timberlake his now-famous martini before his DWI arrest last week has broken their silence.


‘Julian Assange is free’: Wikileaks founder freed in deal with US

Assange to plead guilty to one charge of espionage and return home to Australia after decades fighting US extradition.


MPKj sees 50% decrease in number of lorries seized for illegal dumping

Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj) saw a 50% drop in the number of lorries seized for illegal dumping in the first half of the year compared to the corresponding period last year. Read full story


Diesel price fuels fiery Dewan Rakyat debate

KUALA LUMPUR: A heated discussion between the Opposition and government blocs took place in the Dewan Rakyat as Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah Azizan tried to explain the diesel subsidy rationalisation. Read full story


Defense rests in trial of Karen Read, accused of killing her police officer boyfriend with SUV

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The defense rested its case Monday in the murder trial of a woman accused of striking her Boston police officer boyfriend with her SUV, clearing the way for closing arguments and jury deliberations after nearly two months of testimony. Karen Read did not take the stand after three final witnesses testified in the high-profile case that's created a media storm in part by accusations of police misconduct that have been fueled...


Russian missiles kill five, wound 41 in Ukraine's Pokrovsk

By Anna Voitenko POKROVSK, Donetsk region, Ukraine (Reuters) -A Russian double-tap missile attack killed at least five people and wounded 41 others, including four children, in the eastern Ukrainian town of Pokrovsk on Monday, regional officials said. "This is one of the largest enemy attacks on civilians recently," regional governor Vadym Filashkin said on Telegram. Girls aged 9, 11, and 13,


Trial shown footage from moments after Lyra shot

Lyra McKee died after being shot while observing rioting in Londonderry in April 2019.


‘Causeway a symbol of close M’sia-S’pore ties’

JOHOR BARU: The Causeway is more than a bridge linking Singapore and Malaysia, but a symbol of the close relationship between both countries, says state exco member Mohamad Fazli Mohamad Salleh. Read full story


'A terrible decision!': How Scotland was robbed against Hungary