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France’s drug laws have failed to stop crack cocaine users disrupting life on the streets of Paris. A small but very visible number have been making life difficult for residents in the north of the capital, and there is disagreement about whether they're criminals, or victims in need of treatment. A few hundred people wearing ripped and dirty clothes are living amid piles of garbage in a park in the north of Paris.They’re a mix of crack users and dealers and it’s hard to tell them apart.Crack –
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Brendan Rodgers’ men ran out 4-2 victors in a chaotic end to an entertaining encounter.
Attack is chilling reminder of assaults on Jo Cox and other MPs at constituency surgeries
Friday's session at the special criminal court in Paris, where 20 men are being tried for their alleged participation in the November 2015 terrorist attacks, heard the anger and grief of the survivors and their families expressed in different accents, and in English. With chilling simplicity, a mother summarised her existence since the death of her 24-year-old daughter at the Bataclan: "My life is pain," she said.The theme is recurrent in the tragic sequence of victim testimonies. For those who
Instances of abuse reported to the police by politicians are not always followed up by forces, an MP has told Sky News, as he recalled having his car vandalised and office subject to an arson attack.
Angela Rayner is under fresh pressure to apologise for her “Tory scum” comments in the wake of Conservative MP Sir David Amess’ murder. Labour’s deputy leader joined colleagues from across the House of Commons paying tribute to Sir David, 69, who stabbed to death in front of horrified onlookers at his constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex on Friday. In a late-night rant on September 25, Mrs Rayner said she was “sick of shouting from the sidelines” at “a bunch of scum, homophobic, racist, misogynistic, absolute pile of... banana republic... Etonian... piece of scum”.
Sealiway sprang a 12-1 surprise in the Qipco Champion Stakes at Ascot as the big two, Adayar and Mishriff, finished out of the first three. Fifth in the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe 13 days earlier, Sealiway bettered the form he showed when runner-up to St Mark's Basilica in the French Derby to lift the mile-and-a-quarter showpiece. The three-year-old colt, trained by Cedric Rossi and ridden by Mickael Barzalona, was made to fight all the way by the William Haggas-trained Dubai Honour, who only went down by three-quarters of a length.
A bitter transatlantic rift is over, the European Union's top diplomat declared Friday, a month after France was infuriated with the United States over losing a massive submarine contract in Australia.
Strictly Come Dancing has been accused of sexism for allegedly “predatory” comments made by judges towards male dancers.
The force said a 14-year-old girl was approached on her way to school in the Three Bridges area by a man wearing a yellow hi-vis jacket.
Israel does not want war with Lebanon's Hezbollah but is prepared to face about 2,000 rockets a day from the armed group if conflict breaks out, a senior Israeli military official told AFP.
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The boy was was taken to Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
Three people have been arrested in southern Italy after a police raid on a cannabis farm led to the discovery of hundreds of dead and alive protected dormice apparently being eaten by local mafia as part of ritual peace-making dinners.
Actor says he feels ‘incredibly privileged’ to have taken part in the competition
Security Minister Damian Hinds says the counter-terrorism programme Prevent has “really helped” deal with the risks of radicalisation. The 25-year-old suspect being questioned following the stabbing of Sir David Amess MP has been detained under section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000. Home Secretary Priti Patel told Sky News that Prevent was being reviewed to ensure it was "fit for purpose" but the Home Office has refused to confirm whether the suspected killer was known to anti-terror experts.
An 11th-hour deal has been reached and a strike that would have shut down film and television productions across the U.S. was averted
Buildings damaged and residents injured after 4.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Bali
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has lost her latest appeal in Iran, meaning she could be sent back to prison “at any time”, her MP has said. Labour’s Tulip Siddiq confirmed Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s sentence of one year plus a one-year travel ban has been “upheld with no court hearing”. The Hampstead and Kilburn MP has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Government to intervene in the case.