Lawyers say Begum has been left stateless and may be killed if forced to go to Bangladesh
Shamima Begum, the woman who left Britain as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State in Syria, has launched an appeal against the Home Office’s move to revoke her citizenship and prevent her from returning to London.
- Kelly Renee Turner, 41, promoted ‘bucket list’ of dreams to fulfil
- Olivia Gant, seven, died in unclear circumstances in 2017
A Colorado mother who sought donations to cover medical treatments for her daughter and promoted the girl’s “bucket list” of dreams to fulfil before she died has been indicted on a murder charge in the seven-year-old’s death, which was previously believed to be from a terminal disease.
At least five MPs put names to amendment that could result in PM pulling EU bill
Boris Johnson could see his Brexit legislation amended to require him to negotiate a customs union with the EU, after at least five pro-deal MPs said they would support this option.
Rolling updates on today’s political developments as prime minister plans to ram his deal through parliament by Thursday
Petty crimes forgiven ahead of ceremony that completes ascension after father’s abdication in May
Japan has pardoned more than half a million people found guilty of petty crimes such as traffic violations to mark the formal ascension of Naruhito to the Chrysanthemum throne.
Naruhito proclaimed himself Japan’s new emperor and vowed to “stand with the people” after performing a series of ancient rituals on Tuesday that culminated in his appearance on the imperial throne alongside his wife, Empress Masako.
Japan’s new emperor ascends the Chrysanthemum throne in a ceremony marking the high point of several succession rituals that began in MayContinue reading...
Proposal to counter rising housing costs still requires approval by state parliament
Berlin’s state cabinet has agreed on a rent freeze for five years to counter rising housing costs in the German capital.
The city’s leftwing coalition government wants to freeze the rent for apartments built before 2014, according to a report by the German news agency dpa.Continue reading...
Javed Iqbal denies involvement in scandal over alleged use of CCTV footage to extort money from students in Balochistan
The vice-chancellor of a university in the volatile region of Balochistan in Pakistan has temporarily stepped down from his role following the launch of an investigation into allegations of harassment and blackmail on campus.
A fire burned in the heart of New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, starting from the roof of the SkyCity centre, which is still under construction. Thousands of people were evacuated. Workers on the site were sent away immediately, but as the fire continued to rage, other areas – including New Zealand's tallest building, Sky Tower – were cleared.
The New Zealand fire service asked residents to stay clear of the city centre and a spokesperson said it was 'a very, very difficult fire to extinguish'
Turkish leader says he will act ‘even more strongly’ as end of US-brokered ceasefire looms
The Turkish president has threatened to press ahead with an operation against Kurdish-led forces in Syria “even more strongly” if promises made by the US regarding the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters have not been met by the time a five-day ceasefire expires.
Documents show government’s plans to prioritise loans in support of major oil companies
The UK is planning to invest in Argentina’s controversial oil shale industry using a £1bn export finance deal intended to support green energy, according to government documents seen by the Guardian.