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Brazil split in two over Lula as elections near

Brazil has split in two and the rift will be even greater in coming days if, as expected, former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva enters prison. The Federal Supreme Court (STF) yesterday rejected Lula’s...

international

NY police shoot man pointing metal tube

Three New York police officers shot dead an Afro-American man on Wednesday night in Brooklyn after he pointed a metal tube at them that they mistook for a gun. The policemen fired 10 shots. A spokesperson...

internationaL

Turkish teacher shoots four colleagues dead

A teacher killed four members of staff at a university in the western Turkish city of Eskisehir yesterday. The man who was an employee of the Osmangazi University, has been detained, according to the Dogan...

economy

CaixaBank named best bank in Spain for 4th year

CaixaBank has been named as the best bank in Spain by American magazine Global Finance for the 4th consecutive year. The publication assesses aspects such as customer service, regional development, growth...

US pays homage to Martin Luther King

A bell that tolled at 6:01 pm local time in Memphis, sounded like the bullet that pierced the throat of Martin Luther King, the Afro-American civil rights leader and activist who was murdered 50 years...

international

OPCW rejects Russian proposal for investigation

Russia’s proposal for a joint inquiry into the poisoning of a former Russian double agent in England is a “perverse” attempt to escape blame, Britain told an emergency meeting on Wednesday of OPCW,...

health

New analysis permits detection of brain tumours

A cerebrospinal fluid biopsy permitting correct diagnosis of cerebral gliomas quickly and non-invasively, and allowing the classification of the tumor and prognosis of the disease, has been developed following...

society

Fire on hotel rooftop causes plume of smoke

A fire on the roof of the Expo Hotel located next to Sants station at noon yesterday resulted in a large column of smoke and forced the temporary evacuation of some 300 clients and employees. The fire...

international

Trade war between US and China heats up

It only took a few hours for China to respond to the announcement of the Trump administration that it would apply taxes on Chinese technology exports. Beijing yesterday released a new list of 106 products,...