The Danish inventor jailed

The Danish inventor jailed for the gory murder of a journalist on his home-made submarine was arrested after trying to escape from prison today.  Peter Madsen forced his way out of the jail by taking a female psychologist hostage with what he claimed was a pistol, before threatening guards by saying he had a bomb, according to Danish media. People will only be allowed in and out of Navarre for work, university studies, to care for relatives, or for emergencies, the regional government said. Restaurants, cafes and bars will be closed, while shops may open at 40% capacity but close … Continue reading The Danish inventor jailed

A Greek minister has confirmed

A Greek minister has confirmed that a fire which destroyed the country’s largest migrant camp was started by migrants amid protests by asylum seekers who had tested positive for coronavirus and were refusing to go into isolation.    The Moria camp, home to 12,000 refugees on the island of Lesbos, was completely destroyed by a blaze which began in the early hours of Wednesday.  A second fire struck again tonight in the notoriously overcrowded refugee camp.   France recorded almost 10,000 new Covid-19 infections on Thursday, its highest ever total in a single day. The country reported 9,843 new confirmed cases, an increase … Continue reading A Greek minister has confirmed

Boris Johnson has warned that families

Boris Johnson has warned that families are unlikely to be able to gather in numbers at Christmas and has ordered police to arrest people socialising in groups of more than six. Normal life is unlikely to resume before the spring with the prime minister pinning his hopes on routine daily testing to give people a “passport to mingle”. Greek Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi has said the fire was started by asylum-seekers, but did not confirm if it was a deliberate act of arson. ‘Many fires broke out in the camp overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday… the incidents in Moria began … Continue reading Boris Johnson has warned that families

Hungary is turning into the EU’s first fully fledged autocracy

Hungary is turning into the EU’s first fully fledged autocracy, critics have warned, after its prime minister assumed the indefinite power to rule by decree and protests grew against a nationalist curriculum imposed upon schools. The emergency powers presaged an assault on the free press, analysts said, and the state takeover of retailers and energy and healthcare companies, some 140 of which are already being monitored by military “task forces”. Both had been working in Messina, Sicily, but were drafted in to help out with the coronavirus outbreak. Lorena will be awarded her medical degree posthumously as a tribute, Messina … Continue reading Hungary is turning into the EU’s first fully fledged autocracy

A man has been charged with the murder of Irish teenager Keane Mulready-Woods

A man has been charged with the murder of Irish teenager Keane Mulready-Woods. The man will appear before Drogheda District Court at 10am on Friday, reports the Irish Mirror. None of the other candidates reached the 15% viability threshold required to gain any delegates from the state. South Carolina was Biden’s final chance to prove himself as a serious contender in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. Popular among African-Americans, who make up a majority of the state’s primary electorate, Biden needed a strong performance here to keep himself alive, having struggled in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada. There … Continue reading A man has been charged with the murder of Irish teenager Keane Mulready-Woods