Asli Cakir Alptekin, who won Olympic gold at London 2012 before being stripped of the title, has been banned for life by the Turkish Athletics Federation for a third doping offence, state-run Anadolu news agency have reported. Alptekin won the 1500 metres title in London, a race where six of the first
The director of a G4S-run immigration centre where staff were filmed abusing and humiliating vulnerable migrants has resigned as the controversial security firm faces further investigations. Ben Saunders left his role at Brook House, near Gatwick Airport, with “immediate effect” three weeks after the
Forty years ago next month, German anti-terror commandos stormed a Lufthansa jet in Somalia, shot its Palestinian hijackers and freed 90 hostages, a climax in a bloody era of far-left militancy.