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15-year-old boy was starved to death by his parents

Parents that knew their diabetic son was starving to death have been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. Alexandru Radita, 15, weighed just 16kg when he died from bacterial sepsis as a result of starvation. Emil Radita, 59, and Rodica Radita, 53, did …

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UK Foreign Secretary: Strengthening of democracy in Gambia and Ghana

Foreign Secretary of the the United Kingdom (UK), Boris Johnson, has said that democracy continues to be strengthened in West Africa – citing successful handover of power in The Gambia and Ghana. Boris Johnson is scheduled to meet leaders of both countries on a visit between February 14 – 15, …

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Malaria drugs fail for first time on patients in UK

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A key malaria treatment has failed for the first time in patients being treated in the UK, doctors say. The drug combination was unable to cure four patients, who had all visited Africa, in early signs the parasite is evolving resistance. A team at the London School of Hygiene and …

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More than One million people sign petition calling for Trump’s state visit to be axed

More than 1.3 million people have signed a petition urging the government to call off President Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK, amid a row over his recent immigration measures. Downing Street, however, said Theresa May was looking forward to the visit. Boris Johnson is addressing MPs amid confusion …

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UK faces legal fight with Calais child asylum seekers

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Dozens of children who sought asylum in Britain after living in the Calais “Jungle” camp,   have launched a legal challenge against the government’s handling of their claims, their lawyers said on Thursday. They accuse Interior Minister Amber Rudd of breaking the government’s commitment to welcome vulnerable minors under section …

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Winter solstice marks the start of longer days

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There’s a lot going on in the skies above us right now. Today, December 21st marks the winter solstice, where daylight hours start to get longer in the Northern hemisphere. In the UK, hundreds of pagans, druids and revelers of from far and wide gathered at Stonehenge in Salisbury, UK, …

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