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€175m EuroMillions jackpot won in Ireland

A lucky ticket-holder in Ireland has won a record-breaking EuroMillions jackpot of €175m (£153m) - the biggest in the country's history.

Search for survivors after Swiss avalanche injures at least four people

Mountain rescue teams are continuing to search for survivors after an avalanche in Switzerland left at least four people hurt, including one critically.

British football fan 'beaten and starved in UAE after arrest for wearing Qatar shirt'

A British football fan who claims he was detained in the United Arab Emirates for wearing a Qatar shirt has told Sky News he was left to starve in prison after being beaten up.

Five Americans, a Russian and a Serb 'held in Haiti with weapons'

Five Americans, a Russian and a Serb are said to have been arrested along with a cache of weapons in Haiti, where protests have been taking place.

Swastikas painted on Jewish graves in French cemetery

Swastikas painted on Jewish graves in French cemetery

Swastikas and antisemitic slogans have been smeared on about 90 graves in a Jewish cemetery in France, local officials said.

New sky map reveals hundreds of thousands of new galaxies

New sky map reveals hundreds of thousands of new galaxies

Hundreds of thousands of unknown galaxies have been discovered in a major new international radio survey of the sky.

UN fears for 200 'human shield' families in last Islamic State-held area in Syria

UN fears for 200 'human shield' families in last Islamic State-held area in Syria

The United Nations says it is concerned for 200 families who remain trapped in the last pocket of territory held by Islamic State in Syria.

Shamima Begum could be arrested on return to UK, says Met Police chief

Shamima Begum could be arrested on return to UK, says Met Police chief

IS bride Shamima Begum should expect "to be spoken to" and could be arrested on her return to the UK, the Met Police commissioner has said.

Karl Lagerfeld's controversial quotes

Karl Lagerfeld's controversial quotes

Fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld was perhaps as known for his oft controversial statements as he was for his designs.

French villagers protest against British sculptor's 'monstrous' D-Day memorial in Normandy

French villagers protest against British sculptor's 'monstrous' D-Day memorial in Normandy

Villagers in France are trying to stop the building of a "monstrous" D-Day memorial to the sacrifice of British soldiers.

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