Christian B, who lived in the Algarve region of Portugal when 3-year-old Madeleine vanished from her bedroom in 2007, had challenged the validity of the European arrest warrant issued by Germany because it cited a drugs conviction but not the 2005 rape charge. … [Read more...] about Madeleine McCann latest news: Christian B ‘hopes of early release have been dashed’
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Coronavirus latest – Doctors’ and surgeons’ leaders have warned that the NHS must not shut off normal care to tens of thousands of patients when a second wave of Covid-19 hits. Dr Chaand Nagpaul from the British Medical Association (BMA) said: “If someone needs care – for example for cancer, heart trouble, a breathing condition or a neurological problem – they must get it when they need it.” In our latest global wrap: the World Health Organization has warned against “vaccine nationalism”, cautioning those that keep treatments to themselves they cannot expect to remain safe if poor nations remain exposed. More than 1 million Africans have been infected with the virus as it continues to spread throughout the continent. South Africa has recorded 529,000 of those cases and has the highest number of deaths on the continent (9,604) followed by Egypt (4,951) and Algeria (1,273). For further developments stay tuned to our live blog. … [Read more...] about Friday briefing: Vulnerable children left in filthy cells, says custody monitor
Striker: Ollie Watkins (Brentford) Aleksandar Mitrovic is extremely unlucky to miss out but Watkins has evolved into one of the most sought-after strikers in the country after a prolific season. He has relished the responsibility of leading the line following the departure of Neal Maupay and it is only a matter of time before Watkins joins him in the top flight. He is lightning quick, deceptively strong and his work rate, typified in the play-off triumph over Swansea, should not be overlooked. He missed only 12 minutes of league action. … [Read more...] about Who makes our Football League teams of the season for 2019-20?
In September 1991, the West End of Newcastle was hit by riots that spread across Tyneside after two joy-riders died in a police chase on the Coast Road at Wallsend to the east of Newcastle. By comparison to events such as Handsworth or the Broadwater Farm riots, the rioting was pretty subdued, but it still resulted in the burning out of the post office on Armstrong Road where I’d photographed women queuing to cash their child benefit cheques four years earlier. … [Read more...] about Newcastle’s West End: Elswick to Newburn – in pictures