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Outrage after General de Gaulle’s tomb damaged by vandals

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Officials say the cross will be replaced by the end of next week Two suspects are being sought after vandals damaged the tomb of former French leader General Charles de Gaulle, sparking outrage. The authorities said a man stepped onto the grave and toppled a one-and-a-half metre cross at its head, which broke. The incident happened on Saturday, when the French Resistance against Nazi Germany

US Mississippi shooting leaves eight dead

An overnight shooting in the US state of Mississippi has left eight people dead, including a local deputy sheriff, police say. The shootings took place in three separate locations in Bogue Chitto and Brookhaven in Lincoln County. A male suspect, named in local media as Cory Godbolt, was detained on Sunday morning and is in police custody. Authorities say it is too early to consider any possible motive behind the

WSL Highlights: Chelsea 7-0 Liverpool

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Philippines violence: 19 killed during push against jihadists

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Civilians have borne the brunt of much of the recent fighting in Marawi At least 19 civilians have been killed in continuing clashes between the armed forces of the Philippines and Islamist insurgents in the city of Marawi, military officials say. The bodies were discovered by advancing soldiers this weekend. The military is attempting to recapture Marawi, on Mindanao island, after it was recently overrun

US woman ‘locked children in car boot’ to go shopping

Image copyright Weber County Sheriff’s Office A woman has been arrested in the US after allegedly locking her children, aged two and five, in the boot of her car while she went shopping. US media report that Tori Castillo, 39, is facing child abuse charges and the children are now with their father. Onlookers in the car park instructed the five-year-old on how to open the boot from the inside,

European Rowing Championship: GB’s Victoria Thornley wins gold

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Great Manchester Run: Longfella poem inspires runners to ‘do something’ amazing

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Greater Manchester Run: Thousands take part amid heightened security

Image caption Crowds paid tribute to the emergency services involved after Monday’s terror attack Tens of thousands of runners are taking to the streets on an emotional day for Manchester days after the arena attack that killed 22 people. Armed police have been stationed among spectators at the Great Manchester Run, the latest large-scale event to take place since Monday’s suicide bombing. A huge round of applause for the emergency

Mansfield Town physio Matt Salmon dies days after retiring

Image copyright Mansfield Town FC Image caption Speaking only on Wednesday, Matt Salmon said it had been “an incredibly difficult decision” to resign from his dream job A young sports physiotherapist has died just days after retiring from Mansfield Town FC due to a terminal cancer diagnosis. Matt Salmon, 25, had worked for the club for three-and-a-half years, mainly as the academy physio. He was originally diagnosed with lung cancer

Macron: Awkward Trump handshake a ‘moment of truth’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Macron (R) did not let go when Mr Trump first attempted to disengage French President Emmanuel Macron has said his clenched handshake with Donald Trump was “not innocent” and was a “moment of truth”. The awkward encounter saw each grip the other’s hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white . Mr Macron told French media he had wanted to “show he would not