Colombian FARC leader arrested on drug trafficking charge

Colombian FARC leader arrested on drug trafficking charge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A court in New York wants Jesus Santrich (centre) on a drug trafficking charge One of the top leaders of Colombia's former rebel group, the Farc, has been arrested in Bogota following a request from the United States. Jesus Santrich, a former peace negotiator, is accused of drug trafficking by…

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Record number of organ donors in 2017

Record number of organ donors in 2017

Image copyright Karen Glean Image caption Ben Glean, who died aged 18, helped make two sight-saving transplants happen A record number of people donated organs in the UK last year, with the highest increase in 28 years. There were 1,575 donors, an 11% increase on the previous year. Ben Glean from Grimsby, who died aged…

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Ronnie O’Sullivan approaches the Snooker World Championship inspired, motivated and with a familiar sneer

Ronnie O’Sullivan approaches the Snooker World Championship inspired, motivated and with a familiar sneer

There was something faintly reassuring in the Snooker World Championship’s decision last week to ban fans from wearing football shirts at the Crucible. As the world’s standards slip into a puddle of offensive memes and questionable sartorial choices, what better way to reaffirm the values of quaint Britishness than a refined dress code. The irony was that in trying…

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