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Ukrainian woman, 19, selling virginity for over £84,000 in bid to fund travelling – World News

A young woman planning to live a high life and travel in style is selling her virginity for over £84,000. Ukranian Ekaterina, 19, originally from the city of Kharkiv, is now living in the United States. She posted a video for her potential buyers online and says: “Hello, my name is Katia. “I’m originally from …

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New Zealand floods: essentials run out for tourists stranded in Franz Josef | World news

Nearly a thousand tourists stranded by flooding in a tiny New Zealand alpine town woke on Monday to clear, sunny weather, but little other good news: there was still no way in or out by road. “It’s the first time we’ve seen the sky in about six or seven days, so that’s nice,” said Khira …

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Malta PM not convincing over resignation delay, say MEPs | World news

Malta’s prime minister, Joseph Muscat, is under renewed pressure to quit immediately after a European parliament delegation said the integrity of the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder inquiry remained at risk while he was still in power. Muscat was “not convincing” over why he should delay his resignation until mid-January, said Sven Giegold, a German Green …

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‘Bless this referendum’: Bougainville votes and prays for independence | World news

In the coastal town of Buka a solemn procession of people makes its way from the Catholic church to Bel Isi park, where worshippers kneel before a makeshift cross. There is one subject that dominates the prayers in Bougainville today. “We are gathered here this morning in Bel Isi Park to ask you to bless …

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Don McGahn: former White House counsel must testify, judge rules – live | US news

12.14am GMT00:14 As expected, the Trump administration will appeal the federal judge’s ruling that former White House counsel Don McGahn must testify to Congress, and seek to put the ruling on hold in the meantime, Justice Department spokesman Kerri Kupec said, according to the Associated Press. William Burck, an attorney for McGahn, said the former …

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Two die in France and highway in Italy collapses as heavy rain batters region | World news

At least two people were killed in France and a landslide collapsed a stretch of elevated highway in Italy, leaving cars perched perilously on a precipice, as heavy rains pounded the region over the weekend, trapping travellers, downing trees and triggering mudslides and floods in parts of both countries. A 30-metre (100ft) section of highway …

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Secret bunkers and mountain hideouts: hunting Italy’s mafia bosses | World news

On the slopes of the Aspromonte mountains, Pasquale Marando, a man known as the Pablo Escobar of the Calabrian mafia, the feared ’Ndrangheta, built a secret bunker whose entrance was the mouth of a pizza oven. Less than 10 miles away, Ernesto Fazzalari, who allegedly enjoyed trap shooting with the heads of his decapitated victims, …

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Brave girl, 14, puts bus pervert in a headlock after he ‘grinded on passengers’ – World News

A brave schoolgirl put a man into a headlock after he allegedly touched a fellow bus passenger with his exposed genitals. The assault took place on the 221 bus in the city of Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou Province in south-western China. CCTV footage from the bus shows the suspect initially touching his crotch from …

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