Frenchman jailed for slapping, insulting woman as new law takes effect

Frenchman jailed for slapping, insulting woman as new law takes effect

US ‘disturbed’ by EU’s plan to sidestep Iran sanctions Read more Macron makes multilateralist appeal at UN in rebuttal to Trump’s isolationism Read more Models walk on water at Saint Laurent’s Paris show Read more Qatar World Cup workers ‘unpaid...
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Pakistan’s spinner-free squad for Australia tour game raises eyebrows

Pakistan’s spinner-free squad for Australia tour game raises eyebrows

12:05 PM ET Umar Farooq The Pakistan A squad due to face Australia in a four-day game that starts on Saturday will not feature any spinners. Given the series proper will in all likelihood have spinners playing a huge part,...
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Honeymoon from hockey: Canadian Olympian Gillian Apps, Team USA’s Meghan Duggan marry

Honeymoon from hockey: Canadian Olympian Gillian Apps, Team USA’s Meghan Duggan marry

Canadian Olympic gold medallist Gillian Apps and longtime archrival and captain of the U.S. Olympic championship team Meghan Duggan faced off once again over the weekend, this time at an altar.Apps, a three-time Olympic gold medallist, married Duggan during an...
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Stefan Lofven: Sweden’s parliament ousts prime minister

Stefan Lofven: Sweden’s parliament ousts prime minister

Image copyright AFPImage caption Stefan Lofven waved as he and his wife Ulla arrived at the Swedish parliament on Tuesday Sweden’s centre-left prime minister, Stefan Lofven, will have to stand down after losing the support of parliament. The anti-immigra...
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Before He Was a Musician, John Lennon Was a Philatelist

Before He Was a Musician, John Lennon Was a Philatelist

Dedicated stamp collectors usually have implausible dreams. For example, to find, among a grandparent’s love letters, an envelope with an airplane printed upside down. Or, in a flea market in Athens a stamp that no fellow philatelists have ever seen...
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From Lava Tentacles to Abandoned Car Lots, This Acclaimed Violinist Turned Aerial Photographer Captures Our World From 2,000 Feet Up

From Lava Tentacles to Abandoned Car Lots, This Acclaimed Violinist Turned Aerial Photographer Captures Our World From 2,000 Feet Up

This article is part of a series highlighting photographers who have submitted to Smithsonian.com’s annual photo contest. Jassen Todorov is a modern Renaissance man. Originally from Bulgaria, he travels around the world performing as a violinist, and for...
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‘Sledging doesn’t have to be offensive’ – Moeen Ali

‘Sledging doesn’t have to be offensive’ – Moeen Ali

8:07 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Moeen Ali believes there is no need for sledging to involve personal insults, after it was confirmed that Cricket Australia would be taking no further action in the wake of his allegations that a member...
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upreme Court LIVE updates: Political parties should give publicity in electronic media about netas’ criminal pasts, says SC

upreme Court LIVE updates: Political parties should give publicity in electronic media about netas’ criminal pasts, says SC

13:16 (IST) Guidelines in Supreme Court order about informing the electorate SC directed that each candidate shall declare his/her criminal antecedents to the Election Commission before contesting an election Political parties shall be obligated to put all inf...
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Aircel-Maxis case: ED plea seeking cancellation of interim protection to Karti Chidambaram adjourned to 8 October

Aircel-Maxis case: ED plea seeking cancellation of interim protection to Karti Chidambaram adjourned to 8 October

In a blow to the Enforcement Directorate, Delhi’s Patiala House Court has adjourned hearing for 8 October on the investigative agency’s plea seeking cancellation of interim protection to Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram...
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‘Not in position to add disqualification of candidates with pending criminal cases’: Supreme Court verdict on tainted MPs, MLAs

‘Not in position to add disqualification of candidates with pending criminal cases’: Supreme Court verdict on tainted MPs, MLAs

The Supreme Court on Tuesday passed a verdict on the disqualification of MPs and MLAs against whom a chargesheet has been filed, and said that the apex court is “not in a position” to order the disqualification of ‘tainted’ politicians....
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