Businessman speaks of abduction and torture by gang on Irish border

Kevin Lunney says kidnappers had sadistic ‘checklist’ in latest and most brutal act against QIH executives

The business executive who was abducted and tortured near the Irish border has spoken for the first time about a crime that has shocked and bewildered Ireland.

Kevin Lunney said the gang that kidnapped him went through a checklist of sadistic acts which left him in agony.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:40am

Twitter political ad ban could silence climate activists, warns Warren

US presidential hopeful says fossil fuel firms will be free to promote themselves while critics are barred

Twitter’s plan to ban all political advertising risked muzzling climate activists while giving polluters free rein to promote themselves, the US presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:39am

Jordan attack: foreign tourists among eight stabbed in Jerash

Victims at popular destination reported to include people from Mexico and Switzerland

Eight people including four foreign tourists were stabbed on Wednesday inside the ancient Roman city of Jerash, one of Jordan’s most popular sites for visitors.

Authorities said the victims included tourists from Mexico and Switzerland. Police sources told the Guardian that three of those stabbed were Mexican and one was Swiss. The others included two Jordanian police officers, a tour guide and a driver.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:15am

Doctors call for tighter control of traditional Chinese medicine

Exclusive: European experts fear WHO recognition will encourage use of unproven therapies

Europe’s leading doctors are to call for tighter regulation of traditional Chinese medicine, anxious that recent recognition by the World Health Organization will encourage the use of unproven therapies that can sometimes be harmful.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:06am


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