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Glasgow hospital death of three-year-old boy probed by police

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The boy died while being treated at Glasgow's flagship hospital campus which includes the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Royal Hospital for Children A three-year-old boy's death at Glasgow's largest hospital in 2017 is being investigated by police. The child died on 9 August 2017 at a unit within the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital campus, the Crown Office confirmed. The Scottish Mail on
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Iran petrol price hike: Supreme Leader condemns ‘hooligan’ protesters

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Anger at the fuel-price hike spilled on to the streets of the central city of Isfahan Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said he supports a fuel price rise that has sparked protests across the country.The Ayatollah blamed "hooligans" and counter-revolutionaries for violence that has been witnessed in several cities.At least one person is confirmed dead in clashes with police but reports suggest
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Jennifer Arcuri says Boris Johnson ‘cast me aside like some gremlin’

[ad_1] Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Boris Johnson with Jennifer Arcuri at an event in 2014 The US businesswoman at the centre of a misconduct controversy involving Boris Johnson has said he had "cast me aside like I am some gremlin".It is alleged that Jennifer Arcuri received favourable treatment during Mr Johnson's time as mayor of London due to their friendship, claims he denies.Ms Arcuri told ITV she had kept
Technology

Xbox’s boss: Years before game streaming is mainstream

[ad_1] It will take many years before streaming video games becomes mainstream, the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has said.The best gaming experience was still on a console or PC, Mr Spencer told BBC Click's Marc Cieslak.His comments come just before Google launches its video game streaming service Stadia on 19 November 2019. Xbox has a rival service called Project xCloud which is still in its public testing phase.See more
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Gotabaya Rajapaksa: Sri Lanka’s powerful new president

[ad_1] Image copyright NurPhoto via Getty Image caption Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was in power when the long-running civil war came to an end Sri Lanka's new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is a man who divides opinion.On the one hand, he is hailed by supporters for playing a crucial role in crushing the Tamil Tiger separatist rebels and bringing to an end Sri Lanka's long-running civil war in 2009, when he was the
Business

Saudi Aramco flotation values oil giant at $1.7tn

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Saudi Arabia has placed a preliminary valuation on state oil company Aramco of between $1.6tn (£1.22tn) and $1.7tn.The company has published an updated prospectus for its initial public offering (IPO), seeking more than $25bn for the sale of 1.5% of its shares. That would make it the world's biggest IPO, coming from the world's most profitable company It is short of the $2tn valuation that Crown
Entertainment

Northampton drag queen Pure finds Norwich Euphoria for her first show

[ad_1] A first-time drag performer has spoken about how life as a queen has helped her overcome bullying.Pure said she "didn't fit the stereotype of a gay person", but has found a way to express herself through makeup, wigs and corsets."I was very much suppressed by school bullies and stuff," the 23-year-old Northampton queen said as she prepared for her debut at Norwich's new inclusive drag club night Euphoria."I started
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Sri Lanka election: Ex-defence chief Rajapaksa set to win vote

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Front-runners Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and Sajith Premadasa Sri Lanka's former wartime defence chief looks set to win the country's presidential election.Gotabaya Rajapaksa has claimed victory and his main rival has conceded, but official results are not confirmed.The election is the first the country held since a terror attack killed more than 250 people in April.A total of 35 candidates were vying for votes in the