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culture

Rio’s national museum destroyed

The National Museum of Rio, the oldest in Brazil, founded 200 years ago, has been reduced to ashes. The museum housed a collection of more than 20 million pieces of diverse nature and origin, from the...

international

Two journalists sentenced in Burma

A Myanmar court sentenced seven local journalists from the Reuters agency to seven years imprisonment for violating the law of official secrets while investigating a Rohingya massacre. The reporters were...

spain

At least five dead and 15 injured in bus crash in Avila

At least five passengers travelling on a bus belonging to the Alsa company died yesterday when the bus crashed into a pylon of a viaduct in Aviles according to emergency services. 15 other people, including...

US floats idea of Jordan- Palestine confederation

The United States is working on a peace plan for the Middle East that does not coincide with the accepted proposal of the two states (Palestine and Israel) that Washington was so far committed to along...

transport

Normal service resumes on L2 metro line

The metro service on Line 2 between the stations of Paral·lel and Universitat, which has been suspended since July 30 for improvements in infrastructure resumes today. According to TMB, trains will continue...

society

Mossos use Taser for first time in Salt, Girona

The Mossos d’Esquadra used the Taser electric pistol for the first time on Saturday, in this case in the arrest of a 43-year-old man who had beaten his wife and daughter while in a bar in Salt, Girona....

international

At least seven die in Mogadishu attack

A suicide car bomber killed at least seven people in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, police said on Sunday. At least 10 others were wounded when the bomb exploded in front of a building housing government...

Hamilton defies pundits to take Italian GP

Lewis Hamilton stunned the Italian crowd at Monza yesterday with a thrilling victory in a race that was not without controversy on the part of the stewards. After colliding with Sebastian Vettel in the...

international

Nine injured in neo-Nazi march in Chemnitz

At least nine people were injured as far-right protesters clashed with police in Chemnitz Germany on a third consecutive day of protests following the arrest an Iraqi and a Syrian over a fatal stabbing....