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Asia Bibi blasphemy case: Husband pleads for asylum

Image copyright EPAImage caption Many called for the death penalty to be reinstated following Asia Bibi’s acquittal The husband of a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after eight years on death row has pleaded for asylum from the UK, US or Canada. Asia Bibi’s husband, Ashiq Masih, said they were in great danger in […]

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Leicester City players fly to owner’s funeral in Thailand

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEmotional Leicester team observe silence at Cardiff Leicester City players and officials are flying to Thailand to attend the funeral of the club’s owner who died in a helicopter crash. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s funeral began at a Bangkok temple on Saturday with Buddhist bathing rituals and will be […]

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EU plans post-Brexit London ’embassy’

Image copyright Getty Images The European Union plans to have a 29-strong team of diplomats in London to represent it after Brexit. It will be called a “delegation” – not an embassy – and will be part of the EU’s foreign policy arm, the European External Action Service (EEAS). There will also be a mission […]

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Paraplegic man drags himself through airport

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJustin Levene says the airport couldn’t provide an adequate wheelchair The image is shocking: Justin Levene, a paraplegic man, dragging himself along the floor through Luton Airport after his self-propelling wheelchair was left behind on a flight. As he hauls himself through the arrivals hall on his […]