Madeleine McCann: Prosecutors probe link between suspect and missing German girl
07 June 2020 | 9:04 am
The suspect in the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann may have been involved in a similar crime in Germany. A 5 year-old went missing near her home in 2015.
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We look at the front pages of the UK's main newspapers as Liz Truss takes over from Boris Johnson as British prime minister. Many of the Conservative-supporting papers focus on Truss's message that she will "deliver" as the country reels from a series of crises. One tabloid, the Daily Star, calls this the "end of an error", referring to Johnson's hapless hold on power. Another tabloid, the Labour-supporting Daily Mirror, dismisses Truss's leadership victory as just the "same old Tories".
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Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us more about the 33rd edition of the Dinard Film Festival, in which all three prizes went to the same movie: "Emily", a new take on Emily Brontë. But first, we look at a video of leading French actresses cutting their hair in a show of solidarity with Iranian women, who have been protesting over the death in custody of Mahsa Amini.
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The former British finance minister is seen as favorite to win the Conservative Party leadership race after former Prime Minister Boris Johnson pulled out.
28 Oct 2022
Indians expressed excitement and pride on Monday as Rishi Sunak was named as the UK's next prime minister - the first British Asian to hold the position.
23 Nov 2022
On grounds of cruelty, several countries have banned foie gras production. These include Germany, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Turkey, and the UK. But in the UK, imports are still legal. In fact, the country imports around 200 tonnes of foie gras every year.
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In an unprecedented strike, Britain's nurses will hold two walkouts next month for more pay. The nurses will join other UK staff taking industrial action.
6 Dec 2022
The British papers are discussing the upcoming documentary by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. We also find out what the French papers think of this Tuesday's debate at the National Assembly on immigration. The US papers are diving into the racist origins of Georgia's Senate run-off election.
We look at right-wing extremists targeting Moroccan supporters during celebrations in French cities after France's World Cup semi-final win. The sports pages are looking ahead to Sunday's final and focusing on one man in particular: Lionel Messi. In the British papers, there's sympathy for striking nurses and scorn for Harry and Meghan after part 2 of their Netflix series drops.
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Some 200 international observers were on hand to monitor this year's proceedings for a single round vote based on proportional representation to elect 102 lawmakers.
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