Great Wall Motor of China Sets Its Sights on Jeep – New York Times

The automaker owns the Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and Jeep brands, as well as the Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands in Europe. The seriousness of Great Wall’s interest in a deal could not immediately be determined, and a company spokeswoman declined to say whether the two parties had even met. The Chinese carmaker, controlled by […]

Morocco bus sexual assault: Four arrested over attack

Morocco bus sexual assault: Four arrested over attack

Image copyright AFP Image caption The incident is alleged to have happened in Casablanca, Morocco’s largest city Four suspects have been arrested in Morocco after a video emerged on social media showing a group of men sexually molesting a woman on a bus. The footage, posted on Sunday, caused outrage online. It shows the young […]

Men in South Africa court on cannibalism charges

Men in South Africa court on cannibalism charges

Four men have appeared in a South African court facing charges of cannibalism after one allegedly walked into a police station declaring he was “tired” of eating human flesh. When questioned further, the man produced part of a human leg and hand. Police then accompanied the man back to a house in KwaZulu-Natal where more […]

Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge

Barcelona attack: Surviving suspects face judge

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mohamed Houli Chemlal is one of four attack suspects still alive – eight have been killed, the last holding out in a vineyard on Monday Four men accused of belonging to the cell behind the terror attacks in and around Barcelona last week are appearing at the high court in […]

Ischia earthquake: Race to reach brothers after baby rescued

Ischia earthquake: Race to reach brothers after baby rescued

Media captionThe moment a baby is rescued from the rubble Rescuers are desperately trying to reach two brothers trapped under rubble after a deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia. They pulled free the boys’ seven-month-old brother at around 04:00 (02:00 GMT), several hours after the 4.0 magnitude tremor struck. At least two […]

Kim Wall: Torso found amid search for submarine journalist

Kim Wall: Torso found amid search for submarine journalist

Image copyright Tom Wall Image caption Kim Wall (pictured) was researching a feature about submarines before she disappeared A woman’s headless torso has been found by police searching for a Swedish journalist who went missing during a trip with a submarine inventor. Kim Wall was last seen alive on Danish entrepreneur Peter Madsen’s submarine on […]

Russian theatre director Serebrennikov held in fraud case

Russian theatre director Serebrennikov held in fraud case

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A court was due to decide whether Kirill Serebrennikov would be held in custody Outspoken theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov has been detained by Russia’s investigative committee on suspicion of fraud. He is being investigated over the alleged embezzlement of 68m roubles (£880,000; $1.1m) of state funding awarded for a […]

Brexit: UK seeks ‘close co-operation’ on legal disputes deal

Brexit: UK seeks ‘close co-operation’ on legal disputes deal

Image copyright Getty Images The UK is to call for “close co-operation” with the EU to resolve cross-border legal disputes after Brexit. An agreement will be needed on how divorces, commercial disputes and consumer claims that span multiple countries are handled. Currently EU regulations specify how the appropriate court is chosen. Lawyers have warned that […]

Triple talaq: India court bans Islamic instant divorce

Triple talaq: India court bans Islamic instant divorce

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Five Muslim women asked the Supreme Court to declare instant divorce unconstitutional India’s top court has ruled the practice of instant divorce in Islam unconstitutional, marking a major victory for women’s rights activists. In a 3-2 majority verdict, the court called the practice “un-Islamic”. India is one of a […]

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