Rider of the day: Alessandro Bagnaia of Italy

Rider of the day: Alessandro Bagnaia of Italy

The year after winning the youngest ever World championship, Alessandro Dracone now represents another possible great Italian star. The 25-year-old MotoGP driver is making fast progress as a top rider in this country’s superbike…

An abandoned town in Bosnia has been left to collapse

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An abandoned town in Bosnia has been left to collapse

Serbs are kept in the dark about the fate of the bucolic village of Novo Banja, where a sewage treatment plant to treat Novo Banja’s waste has failed. Nobody seems to know when they’ll…

Toronto officers 'struck back' with bribery crackdown: police

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Toronto officers ‘struck back’ with bribery crackdown: police

Two-year, $120-million operation resulted in 51 arrests, conviction of two men for $1.1-million in bribes, 15 federal indictments and obstruction of justice convictions for at least three police officers. Toronto police told the Globe…

Profile: Lebanon's PM-designate, Iyad al-Qazzaz

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Profile: Lebanon’s PM-designate, Iyad al-Qazzaz

Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate, Prime Minister designate Gen. Michel Aoun, speaks on the phone to Israeli FM Yigal Palmor at the State House in Jerusalem, on 13 October 2018, prior to their meeting in Israel…

French Christmas markets face extinction

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French Christmas markets face extinction

There are barely a dozen Christmas markets open in France. The bulk of the 13,500 traditionally open up at the end of November but it has been almost 13 years since one was recorded…

Immigration, public opinion and cuts

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Immigration, public opinion and cuts

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Home Office is expected to make further cuts to immigration targets and take decisions about whether to recruit more staff We are seven months out from the…