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Controlling man pleads guilty to girlfriend's manslaughter

Hussein Abu pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of his girlfriend
A "violent and controlling" man who brutally beat and killed his girlfriend in her own home will be sentenced today after pleading guilty to manslaughter midway through his trial.   Hussein Abu, 37, from Whitechapel, east London, had been in a turbulent relationship with his victim- 26-year-old Sannah Javed for a number of years. ...

Cameron sets red line in EU talks as migration soars

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Tamil thriller takes refugee crisis to Cannes

A film telling the story of a former Tamil Tiger fighter fleeing the mayhem of his native Sri Lanka and doing battle on the mean streets of a French housing estate was shown on Thursday (21) at Cannes, spotlighting Europe's refugee crisis. More News »

Malala urges world leaders to give all girls 12 years at sch

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who won a Nobel peace prize for education campaigning, called on world leaders on Thursday (21) to give 12 years of free schooling to every child following a major education summit, saying this was critical for More News »

Indians lead the way in top jobs

INDIANS are excelling in top professions and are more likely to be employed in elite and managerial roles than the white British population, new “cutting edge” research has revealed.    An in-depth analysis of the 201 More News »
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