Lebanon denies claims bodyguard of top politician fired live rounds at protesters as fury over explosion that killed 160 threatens to spark a revolution

The mandate system was supposed to differ from colonialism, with the governing country intended to act as a trustee until the inhabitants were considered eligible for self-government. At that point, the mandate would terminate and an independent state would be born.   

Film’s top unconventional romances – from Beauty and the Beast to The Shape of Water

Having starred in the likes of The Notebook, La La Land and Crazy Stupid Love, Gosling found his strangest love story in this tale of the shy Lars who reveals to his family and friends that he has a new girlfriend – but it is in fact a life-size plastic doll. On the advice of […]

PC Harper’s widow shares final picture together days before he was dragged to death

She said: “I miss everything about him — the hugs, the kisses, him coming in and scooping me up, giving me love. It’s crippling. We had a honeymoon booked in the Maldives in September, which I had to cancel, and were planning on trying for a baby when we got back.