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Jayme Closs: Suspect named in kidnapping and murder case

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, has been arrested over the kidnapping of Jayme Closs Police have named a suspect in the case of a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl who was kidnapped in October after her parents were murdered.Jake Thomas Patterson, 21, is being held on two counts of first-degree homicide and one count of kidnapping, police said on Friday.Jayme Closs was located on Thursday evening and
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Felix Tshisekedi: Opposition leader named winner in DR Congo poll

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Felix Tshisekedi's supporters earlier rallied outside his party headquarters in Kinshasa ahead of the result Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congo's tightly contested presidential vote, the electoral commission says.Provisional results put him ahead of another opposition candidate Martin Fayulu, and the ruling coalition's Emmanuel Shadary.If confirmed, Mr Tshisekedi will be the first opposition challenger to win since the DR

Ben Hunte named first LGBT correspondent for BBC News

[ad_1] Image caption Hunte has a degree in neuroscience BBC Africa presenter Ben Hunte has been named as the corporation's first LGBT correspondent.He currently presents What's New? - the BBC's first TV programme and digital service for children in Africa, and will begin his new role in January. Hunte, who has also presented LGBT-themed programmes on BBC Radio, said the job was "a dream come true".He added: "I'm delighted... and
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Scottish couple named as Majorca flood victims

[ad_1] Image copyright Green family Image caption Delia and Antony Green had been on holiday in Majorca A couple who lived in Moffat have been named as victims of a flash flood in Majorca.Antony and Delia Green, who moved to Scotland from Atherton in Greater Manchester, were passengers in a taxi when water surged into the area around the coastal resort of Sant Llorenc. Driver Juan Sillero was also killed.At
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Newspaper headlines: Novichok suspect named and ‘criminal’ cuts

[ad_1] Image caption The second suspect in the Salisbury poisoning has been "unmasked" as a military doctor working for Russian intelligence, the Times reports. The man was named as Alexander Mishkin by the Bellingcat investigative website, less than a fortnight after they revealed the identity of the other suspect accused of carrying out the nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal. Image caption The Guardian also has a
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Birmingham pub bombing inquests: Suspects will not be named

[ad_1] Image caption Twenty-one people died when two bombs were detonated in Birmingham in 1974 Suspects in the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings will not be named at fresh inquests, the appeal court has ruled.Coroner Sir Peter Thornton challenged an earlier High Court decision to allow evidence about alleged suspects to be included in the inquest hearings.Judges at the Court of Appeal have now ruled in the coroner's favour.Two IRA bombs
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Salisbury Novichok poisoning: Two Russian nationals named as suspects

[ad_1] Image copyright Met Police Image caption Alexander Petrov (left) and Ruslan Boshirov are not thought to be their real names Two Russian nationals have been named as suspects in the attempted murder of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.There is "sufficient evidence" to charge Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov over the attack in Salisbury, Scotland Yard and the CPS say.They are thought to have been using

Danny Dyer’s Brexit rant named TV moment of the year

[ad_1] Image copyright Ken McKay/ITV/REX/Shutterstock Image caption The clip of Dyer on the show went viral Danny Dyer's diatribe about Brexit on Good Evening Britain has been named TV moment of the year at the Edinburgh TV Festival Awards. The EastEnders actor famously ranted about former Prime Minister David Cameron on Good Morning Britain's live late-night spin-off show in June. He accused him of having his "trotters up" in France

Westminster crash: Salih Khater named as suspect

[ad_1] Image copyright Facebook Image caption Salih Khater has been named as the man being held by police The man arrested on suspicion of terror offences after a car crashed outside the Houses of Parliament has been named as Salih Khater by government sources.The 29-year-old British citizen, originally from Sudan, has also been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, Met Police said.He came to the UK as a refugee and