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How fisherman's daughter dubbed the 'pirate of hope' sparked Jersey fishing war

How fisherman's daughter dubbed the 'pirate of hope' sparked Jersey fishing war

Maritime minister Annick Girardin, a member of the Radical Party of the Left, is a straight-talking political street fighter who in a previous role led efforts to defend the French language.

At least 25 people are killed during gun battle between police and a drug gang in Rio de Janeiro

At least 25 people are killed during gun battle between police and a drug gang in Rio de Janeiro

An investigation of a drug trafficking gang in Rio de Janeiro sparked a shootout Thursday morning that left has 25 people dead, including a police officer.

Line Of Duty's Martin Compston hits back at a troll questioning his Scottish citizenship

Line Of Duty's Martin Compston hits back at a troll questioning his Scottish citizenship

The Line Of Duty star, 36, was responding to a troll questioning him for urging Scots to vote for the SNP and back Nicola Sturgeon in the election on Thursday.

First image of Chinese rocket shows it 435 miles above Earth's surface as it moved 'extremely fast'

First image of Chinese rocket shows it 435 miles above Earth's surface as it moved 'extremely fast'

Virtual Telescope Project captured the first image of China's Long March 5B rocket as it soared 435 miles above Earth's surface. The rocket was moving fast and appeared like a bright light.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle urge fans to make vaccine donation for Archie's birthday

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle urge fans to make vaccine donation for Archie's birthday

The Duke, 36, and Duchess of Sussex, 39, shared a lengthy post on their Archewell Foundation site calling for royal fans to support the vaccine equity drive.

Author of American Psycho reveals novel  'wouldn't be published today'

Author of American Psycho reveals novel 'wouldn't be published today'

Bret Easton Ellis, 57, from Los Angeles, published controversial novel American Psycho in 1991. Speaking to The Telegraph, he admitted it 'wouldn't be published today.'

Universities could be legally forced to contact parents of students having a mental health crisis

Universities could be legally forced to contact parents of students having a mental health crisis

The bill, introduced by UK Conservative peer Lord Ralph Lucas, would require universities to keep on record details of every student's emergency contact.

Victoire! Two Royal Navy ships send French fishing flotilla scurrying back home

Victoire! Two Royal Navy ships send French fishing flotilla scurrying back home

French fishermen said they were ready to restage the Battle of Trafalgar as they descended on the harbour this morning. But by 1.30pm navigation charts showed the armada was sailing home.

MH370 pilot 'carefully planned' his flight path to avoid leaving clues, new research claims

MH370 pilot 'carefully planned' his flight path to avoid leaving clues, new research claims

Pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah (pictured) deliberately changed the direction and speed of the flight MH370 to avoid 'giving a clear idea where he was heading', claims aerospace engineer Richard Godfrey.

Fully vaccinated healthcare workers were up to 18 TIMES less likely to be infected, two studies find

Fully vaccinated healthcare workers were up to 18 TIMES less likely to be infected, two studies find

In two new studies, just 0.4% and 1.8% of fully vaccinated healthcare workers, respectively, contracted COVID-19 compared to 7.2% and 8.5%, respectively, of unvaccinated workers.

Seven-week-old baby 'murdered by his father' had injuries similar to car crash victim, court hears 

Seven-week-old baby 'murdered by his father' had injuries similar to car crash victim, court hears 

Brian Penn, 30, is accused of killing his son at a house in Ayr, South Ayrshire on November 1, 2017 - after baby Kaleb Penn was found to have had a skull fracture, a bleed to the brain and a brain injury.

Furlough numbers fall to 3.3million after lockdown eases

Furlough numbers fall to 3.3million after lockdown eases

Official figures show the proportion of the workforce having their wages funded by the massive government bailout dropped from 17 per cent in late March to 13 per cent in mid-April.

Just 6 out of 6million given AstraZeneca Covid jab have suffered blood clots after their second dose

Just 6 out of 6million given AstraZeneca Covid jab have suffered blood clots after their second dose

The clotting disorder appears to be far less common after the second dose than the first, with 242 cases detected in the 22.6m people in the UK given one shot, a rate of about one in 100,000.

Flaw exposed on NHS Covid jab website that allows users to work out another person's vaccine status

Flaw exposed on NHS Covid jab website that allows users to work out another person's vaccine status

The coronavirus vaccine booking website requires an NHS number or simply a name, DOB and postcode, which can show on the subsequent screen if they have been vaccinated (file photo).

Determined drinkers brave hail and torrential downpours to enjoy al fresco lunch

Determined drinkers brave hail and torrential downpours to enjoy al fresco lunch

The two mystery women were wearing coats, plastic waterproof ponchos and huddling under a solitary table covering as hail visibly hurtled down around them outside a restaurant in Manchester.

Two students and one adult injured in shooting at Idaho middle school as suspect is in custody 

Two students and one adult injured in shooting at Idaho middle school as suspect is in custody 

An active shooter entered Rigby Middle School in Idaho, Thursday morning, and shot three people.

Moment 'pilfering' Labour councillor 'is caught on doorbell camera STEALING Tory election leaflet

Moment 'pilfering' Labour councillor 'is caught on doorbell camera STEALING Tory election leaflet

Councillor Rachael Ellis was spotted on a constituent's doorbell camera as she strode up to the house clutching a stack of Labour Party leaflets on Saturday in Bestwood St Albans.

Covid has killed 7M people around the world - more than double official tally - study claims

Covid has killed 7M people around the world - more than double official tally - study claims

Analysts at Washington University estimate the disease has caused about 6.9million deaths globally - as opposed to the 3.2m declared by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Detectives believe PCSO Julia James left home just an hour before her body was found

Detectives believe PCSO Julia James left home just an hour before her body was found

Julia, 53, had taken her beloved Jack Russell Toby out for a walk from her home in Snowdown, Kent when she was attacked on April 27 but police have yet to identify suspects or establish a motive.

Coronavirus: Britain records 2,613 more coronavirus cases and 13 deaths

Coronavirus: Britain records 2,613 more coronavirus cases and 13 deaths

The Department of Health's new figures come as hospitals across the UK have started to close surplus intensive care units while the number of new patients continues to tumble.

Husky howls in protest in Bristol home over sweetie standoff

Husky howls in protest in Bristol home over sweetie standoff

Sophie Ewan, 27, from Bristol was trying to entice her husky Rex down from the first floor, only for the large dog to howl in protest. For more than 20 seconds, the dog rebuffed Ms Ewan's entreaties.

Sharks use Earth's magnetic fields to guide them during their long-distance forays

Sharks use Earth's magnetic fields to guide them during their long-distance forays

How sharks navigate thousands of miles to return to the same breeding ground every year has mystified scientists for 50 years, with experiments difficult to run.

DNA identifies first member of Britain's doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition

DNA identifies first member of Britain's doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition

Remains found on King William Island, Nunavut, have now been matched to a living individual, confirming the body is that of Warrant Officer John Gregory, an engineer on HMS Erebus.

Harry and Meghan release a new photo of their son holding balloons to celebrate him turning two 

Harry and Meghan release a new photo of their son holding balloons to celebrate him turning two 

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released a new picture of baby Archie to celebrate his birthday

Nick Kamen's partner tells of model's final moments as he held her hand before he passed away

Nick Kamen's partner tells of model's final moments as he held her hand before he passed away

Lucinda Cary, Nick Kamen's partner of 15 years, revealed that she was by his side as the model and singer died at his home in Notting Hill, West London at 10am yesterday.

Father wants to pull children out of school after image of Prophet mistakenly shown in assembly

Father wants to pull children out of school after image of Prophet mistakenly shown in assembly

Islam forbids all kinds of pictorial depiction of Muhammad or any other prophets as they are thought to encourage the worship of idols and they are seen as an insult to the religion.

Covid: Obese men are more likely to die from Covid than fat women, study finds

Covid: Obese men are more likely to die from Covid than fat women, study finds

Data from 3,530 infected patients admitted to hospital in New York found men do not need to be as fat as women to have a 'significant association with higher in-hospital mortality'.

Prince Charles extends olive branch to Harry on Archie's birthday with special Instagram post

Prince Charles extends olive branch to Harry on Archie's birthday with special Instagram post

Royal fans noted that Prince Charles did not post on Instagram to mark the sixth birthday of his only granddaughter Princess Charlotte on May 2, nor the third birthday of Prince Louis on April 23.

Men with chest pain receive faster and better medical treatment than women

Men with chest pain receive faster and better medical treatment than women

Compared with men of similar age, women were triaged less urgently, waited longer to be seen, and were less likely to undergo basic tests or be hospitalised, researchers found.

Just two thirds of Black Caribbean Brits have had a Covid vaccine, official data shows

Just two thirds of Black Caribbean Brits have had a Covid vaccine, official data shows

Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures released today show 66.8 per cent of black Caribbean people over 50 in England had a first dose between December 8 to April 12.

Chinese man 'sells his son', 2, to a childless couple for £17,000

Chinese man 'sells his son', 2, to a childless couple for £17,000

The suspect, identified by his surname Xie, from Chinese province of Zhejiang, allegedly sold his son, nicknamed Jiajia, to a childless couple in Changsu, Jiangsu, for CNY 158,000 (£17,548).

HS2: Eco-warriors scale London HQ and spray it with fire extinguishers full of pink paint

HS2: Eco-warriors scale London HQ and spray it with fire extinguishers full of pink paint

Xavier Gonzalez Trimmer, 20, and Dr Larch Maxey, 48, clambered onto the canopy of building's lobby in Euston, central London, at 10am this morning clutching industrial spray paint machines.

Inside the story of Friday the 13th axe murderer Candy Montgomery

Inside the story of Friday the 13th axe murderer Candy Montgomery

Candy Montgomery killed her friend Betty Gore with an axe on Friday, June 13, 1980, in their hometown of Wylie, Texas.

Lawyers vow to appeal sentences of two Americans found guilty of murdering an Italian cop

Lawyers vow to appeal sentences of two Americans found guilty of murdering an Italian cop

Lawyers for two Americans convicted of the 2019 murder of Italian policeman Mario Cerciello Rega have slammed the verdict, saying it represented a 'shame for Italy'.

Meghan Markle's palace PR chief 'led extensive efforts' to defend her reputation

Meghan Markle's palace PR chief 'led extensive efforts' to defend her reputation

The Duchess of Sussex's former communications secretary Jason Knauf 'repeatedly' spoke to Meghan's estranged father Thomas Markle, his lawyers said in a letter.

Nepal Covid: Cases soar amid fears country could become 'the new India'

Nepal Covid: Cases soar amid fears country could become 'the new India'

Nepal is now reporting 230 Covid cases per 1million people, narrowly behind India's 280 per million, but has fewer doctors, fewer hospitals, fewer ICU beds, and has vaccinated a lower share of its people.

Super Thursday is here as poll gives Tories a 10-POINT lead

Super Thursday is here as poll gives Tories a 10-POINT lead

Boris Johnson has hailed a 'big day' and urged voters to come out in the Hartlepool by-election - a previously rock-solid seat where he is hoping to pull off another shock victory.

Politics student 'joined neo-Nazi groups and used social media to 'stir up' a race war'

Politics student 'joined neo-Nazi groups and used social media to 'stir up' a race war'

Andrew Dymock, 23, from Somerset, allegedly joined the white supremacist groups Sonnenkrieg Division and the System Resistance Network.

Thugs destroy family's prized collection of vintage Minis with a cricket bat covered in nails

Thugs destroy family's prized collection of vintage Minis with a cricket bat covered in nails

The four vintage cars had been restored by Anja McCormick, 27, and her relatives in Northampton. They included a rare Mini Sky, which Anja's late grandfather gave her.

Claims Zulu Queen Mantfombi was poisoned by rivals after King Goodwill Zwelithini's death

Claims Zulu Queen Mantfombi was poisoned by rivals after King Goodwill Zwelithini's death

Hundreds of Zulu warriors with cowhide shields escorted the queen's body through the streets of Johannesburg on Wednesday ahead of a private funeral held in the ancestral lands today.

Russian influencer is found dead in a forest 11 days after going missing

Russian influencer is found dead in a forest 11 days after going missing

Kristina Zhuravleva, 28, often posed with her husband Dmitry, and he has now been detained by police investigating if she was murdered.

Remains at a mass grave in Spain were likely killed by the Franco regime in 1936

Remains at a mass grave in Spain were likely killed by the Franco regime in 1936

Researchers found the first human remains after a few weeks of digging in a ravine in Granada, saying they could belong to three or four people shot between August and October 1936.

Prince William and Kate Middleton's 'warm' posts compared to Harry and Meghan Markle's 'adverts'

Prince William and Kate Middleton's 'warm' posts compared to Harry and Meghan Markle's 'adverts'

Brand expert Nick Ede told FEMAIL Prince William, 38, and Kate Middleton's, 39, digital approach differed hugely from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Nearly ALL of Britain's 50 biggest firms are planning 'hybrid' model

Nearly ALL of Britain's 50 biggest firms are planning 'hybrid' model

Working in the office part time - with the remainder done at home - will be a model used by 43 of the 50 companies surveyed by the BBC.

Kate Middleton recycles £125 Whistles blouse from 2010 engagement photoshoot 

Kate Middleton recycles £125 Whistles blouse from 2010 engagement photoshoot 

Kate Middleton first wore the £125 Whistles blouse for the photo shoot at St James's Palace, London, in November 2010. She recently brought the classic piece out of her wardrobe to re-wear.

Brazil's hardline President Bolsonaro says China created COVID-19 to spark a chemical war

Brazil's hardline President Bolsonaro says China created COVID-19 to spark a chemical war

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro held a press conference Wednesday and accused China of creating COVID-19 as a 'chemical, bacteriological and radiological warfare.'

Family of Windrush generation woman who were told to pay £23,000 in Home Office fees win court case

Family of Windrush generation woman who were told to pay £23,000 in Home Office fees win court case

Lynda Mahabir was separated from her family for over two years when she came to the UK in 2018 - and she was told to pay nearly £23,000 in Home Office application fees to see them again.

Aristocratic photographer Lord Rossmore love triangle with Marianne Faithfull and Mick Jagger dies

Aristocratic photographer Lord Rossmore love triangle with Marianne Faithfull and Mick Jagger dies

William 'Paddy' Westenra, from Ireland, hit the headlines in 1970 when he embarked on a year-long romance with rockstar Marianne Faithfull while she was with Mick Jagger.

Amsterdam unveils vision for 'erotic centre' to clean up red light district

Amsterdam unveils vision for 'erotic centre' to clean up red light district

Plans for the 5,000 square-metre building have been outlined in a document submitted to the council by mayor Femke Halsema. The erotic centre will contain 100 rooms, two bars and a strip club.

India Covid: Top advisor warns of third wave even before second has peaked

India Covid: Top advisor warns of third wave even before second has peaked

Up to eight Covid patients died at the private Kriti Hospital, near Delhi, on Friday night last week after relatives paid up to £1,000 per day to get them a bed - only for oxygen to run out.

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