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Barcelona may have been ‘Plan B’ for bomb-makers

Image: Damage caused by the explosion at a property in Alcanar, Catalonia. Pic: @bomberscat Sam Kiley Foreign Affairs Editor Twitter Follow Sam Two or three conspirators working for months in the cellar of a house in an obscure village in Catalonia. The air is filled with the ozone stink of …

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Did Bannon steal limelight and frustrate Trump?

Image: Steve Bannon was one of Donald Trump’s most-trusted men By Siobhan Robbins, Sky News Correspondent in Washington As Donald Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon was the man behind the curtain. For many, he was the main architect of the President’s successful populist election campaign. But, despite helping the President …

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Grace Mugabe granted diplomatic immunity

Image: Robert Mugabe kisses his wife Grace in April 2017 South Africa has granted Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity to allow her to return home and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a model, a security source has said. Police had put border posts on “red alert” …

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Bannon back at Breitbart after leaving Trump

Image: Steve Bannon has left his role as White House chief strategist By Wil Longbottom, News Reporter President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post. Mr Bannon was a key adviser to the property tycoon during last year’s election campaign and has been a contentious …

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Jackson Hole anticipation ramps up in the City

Image: The annual conference held in the US often features speeches by the world’s top financial figures Ian King Business Presenter Twitter Follow Ian Decided what you’re doing for the long Bank Holiday weekend? Plenty of market-watchers already know. For weeks, now, they have had the date inked into their …

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Two dead and six injured in Finland knife attack

Image: The suspected attacker was shot and has been arrested Pic: File photo Two people have been killed and six others injured in a knife attack in the Finnish city of Turku. A man suspected of being the attacker was shot in the leg and arrested, police said. He is …

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Who are the victims of Spain terror attack?

Image: Jared Tucker has been confirmed as dead by his father An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary was among those murdered in the Barcelona terror attack. Jared Tucker’s father told US media that his son’s wife, Heidi Nunes, had identified his body at the morgue. The couple, from California, …

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Did attackers botch even deadlier rampage?

By Aubrey Allegretti, News Reporter Twin vehicle attacks in Spain may have killed hundreds more had the terrorists been able to execute their original plan, it has been claimed. Police believe a cell of up to 12 people were planning to use butane gas in the Barcelona onslaught on Thursday …

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Barcelona van driver could be dead – police

Image: Spanish police have launched a massive manhunt for Moussa Oukabir One of the five terrorists shot dead by officers in Cambrils may have been the driver of the van that killed 13 people in Barcelona, Spanish police say. The driver, believed to be Moussa Oukabir, fled on foot after …

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Fake bomb belts: What happened in resort town Cambrils

A woman who was critically injured in a terror attack in the Spanish town of Cambrils has died. Attackers in the resort ran over several people – hours after a van drove into crowds in Barcelona’s famous Las Ramblas boulevard, killing 13 people and injuring 100 others. The Catalan government …

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