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Wayne Rooney backs England's young guns to match his Euro 2004 impact

No one needed to remind Wayne Rooney that it is 12 years now since he went off to Euro 2004 with 13 caps to his name and came back with a broken metatarsal and as a bona fide star of European football, destined to leave his boyhood club Everton that summer for Manchester United.<p>The sixth …

Austrian minister says migrants to EU should be kept on islands

VIENNA, Austria – Asylum seekers to the European Union should be held on islands rather than be allowed direct access to the continent, Austria's …

Migrant shipwreck survivors arrive in Sicily | Reuters.com

About 250 survivors of the latest migrant tragedy off Crete arrive in the Sicilian port of Augusta, as more bodies wash up on the shores of Libya. Natasha Howitt reports.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>A Norwegian tanker, carrying hundreds of migrants rescued from a sinking ship, sails into a …

North Africa

Socialism in action: Of Sweden's 163,000 migrants in 2015, only 0.3% have a job

For those too young to remember what a total failure Socialism was for the Eastern European nations unfortunate enough to be under Soviet Russia's …

Eastern Europe

Nigeria seizes billions in looted cash and assets

Nigeria has seized more than $10.3bn in looted cash and assets in the past year under President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruption campaign, the west African country's information minister said.<p>In addition, the government is expecting the repatriation of more than $330m stolen from the public …

Africa

Blackfish: when killer whales attack

<b>This article was first published on July 15 2013. In March 2016, it was reported that captive killer whale Tilikum, the subject of Gabriela Cowperthwaite's 2013 documentary Blackfish, was dying after contracting a bacterial lung infection. Cowperthwaite described his story as "profoundly tragic in</b> …

David Cameron Says Brexit Would Cause Mortgage Increases

David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, is piling on the fear, uncertainty and doubt over the upcoming referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union. The latest threat is that if Brexit happens, if Britain becomes newly sovereign again, then mortgages will become more expensive. …

United Kingdom

EU Referendum: Sir John Major accuses Brexit campaign of 'verging on the squalid' as they accuse David Cameron of 'deceiving' the public

• Gove and Boris tell Cameron: You've deceived public on economy<br>• Sir John Major accuses Brexit campaign of 'verging on the squalid'<br>• Cameron and Osborne warn Brexit could see mortgages rise<br>• All-female team is Remain campaign's secret weapon to beat Boris<br>• Top Labour spin doctor's 'advice to Brexit …

The UK Brexit debate has echoes of 1975

But the 1975 poll, which saw Britain embrace membership of what was then the Common Market, has plenty in common with the current bitter and closely-fought debate.<p>It also carries lessons for politicians ahead of the June 23 vote on whether to stay in or leave the European Union — not least that the …

Muhammad Ali: Bill Clinton to speak at funeral on Friday

Former president Bill Clinton will give a eulogy at Muhammad Ali's funeral following a posthumous request from the former heavyweight world champion.<p>The interfaith service, which was personally planned in detail by Ali before he died, will be led by an imam but will also include representatives of …

Boxing