Lawyers for trailer delivery suspect question extradition

Lawyers for a northern Irish man alleged to have delivered the refrigerated trailer in which 39 migrants were found dead in England in October, have questioned the validity of the UK’s proposed extradition request. British authorities are seeking the surrender of Eamon Harrison (22) from Mayobridge, Co Down, to face 39 counts of manslaughter, conspiracy […]

Australia v New Zealand: first Test, day one – live! | Sport

11.28am GMT11:28 79th over: Australia 215-3 (Labuschagne 107, Wade 3) A wide is called for a bumper early in Wagner’s over for bouncing too high but he is not deterred, going hard at Labuschagne from around the wicket and prompting a false stroke, nearly picking out backward point when making room outside the leg stump. […]

YouTube bans ‘maliciously insulting’ videos in crackdown on toxic users

YouTube has banned videos that “maliciously insult” people based on their race, gender or sexual orientation, in a major crackdown on “toxic” users. In overhauling its harassment policy the Google-owned platform said it would also demonetise channels which engaged in “a pattern of repeated behaviour across multiple videos or comments, even if any individual video […]

Sharing towels with your partner means you’re swapping poo bacteria

Please don’t share towels with your other half (Picture: Metro.co.uk/Getty) Living with someone you love is all fun and good times until you’ve got their faecal bacteria on your face. That’s not an assumption about your sexual preferences, to be clear. If you’re casually swapping and sharing towels with your significant other – or anyone […]

Judiciary panel takes first steps toward impeachment vote

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee has taken the first steps toward voting on articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump, beginning a marathon two-day session to consider the historic charges with a lively prime-time hearing at the Capitol. Democrats and Republicans used the otherwise procedural meeting Wednesday evening to deliver sharp, poignant and, […]

Commissioner Schmit in Copenhagen and Stockholm to consult with governments and social partners

Commissioner Nicolas Schmit (pictured), in charge of Jobs and Social Rights, will be in Copenhagen, Denmark today (12 December). He will start his visit at socially innovative company Specialisterne, where he will take part in a discussion on making the European labour market more inclusive. He will then meet with a wide range of interlocutors, […]