• Winner of 'dirtiest race in history' Alptekin banned for life - Anadolu
    Reuters22 minutes ago

    Winner of 'dirtiest race in history' Alptekin banned for life - Anadolu

    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

  • Reuters27 minutes ago

    Athletics-Winner of "dirtiest race in history" Alptekin banned for life - Anadolu

    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

  • Director of G4S immigration detention centre resigns after abuse of migrants exposed
    The Independent1 hour ago

    Director of G4S immigration detention centre resigns after abuse of migrants exposed

    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

  • Last flight home for icon of 'German Autumn' of terror
    AFP2 hours ago

    Last flight home for icon of 'German Autumn' of terror

    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.

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