Italy teenager’s harassment account goes viral

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The teenager said it was an experience that could not “continue to be normal” An Italian teenager’s account of being sexually harassed has gone viral after she described feeling “lucky for not being raped”. Anita Fallani, 18, from the northern town of Scandicci, said she was returning home at […]

‘Selfish’ tourists blamed for baby dolphin death

Image copyright Equinac Image caption Tourists touching the baby dolphin on the beach in southern Spain A baby dolphin has died after it was surrounded by tourists looking to take photographs on a beach in southern Spain. It had lost its mother and become stranded in shallow waters off the coast of Mojacar in Andalucia. […]

Maria Sharapova: Five-time Grand Slam winner given US Open wildcard

The former world number one tested positive for heart disease drug meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open Maria Sharapova is set to play in her first Grand Slam since her 15-month drugs ban after being given a wildcard for the US Open main draw. Former world number one Sharapova, 30, returned to action in April […]

Brexit: UK suggests ‘untested’ customs system with EU

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The EU’s customs union means members charge the same tariff on goods coming from other countries The government says it will propose an “innovative and untested approach” to customs checks as part of its Brexit negotiations. The model, one of two being put forward in a newly-published paper, would […]

Italy official defends killing rare bear after man mauled

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Brown bears now inhabit Italy’s Adamello Brenta national park in the Alps An Italian provincial governor has defended the killing of a rare female brown bear in the Alps, saying it was a threat to humans. The 14-year-old bear, called Kj2, was shot dead by foresters on Saturday, after it […]

Russians held over Italian’s death at Lloret de Mar nightclub

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Niccolò Ciatti lived outside Florence but had been working at a market in the city Three Russian men in their twenties have been detained on suspicion of beating to death a young Italian in the Spanish resort of Lloret de Mar. Niccolò Ciatti, 22, was knocked to the ground and […]

Cristiano Ronaldo: Real Madrid forward suspended for five games

Cristiano Ronaldo put Real Madrid 2-1 up before he was sent off at the Nou Camp Cristiano Ronaldo has been suspended for five games after he was sent off in Real Madrid’s 3-1 win against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Sunday. He was given a one-match ban for being shown two […]

Cassini skims Saturn’s atmosphere

Image copyright NASA/JPL-Caltech Image caption Cassini will “dip its toes” into the atmosphere during the final passes The Cassini probe has begun the final phase of its mission to Saturn. The satellite has executed the first of five ultra-close passes of the giant world, dipping down far enough to brush through the top of the […]

Chess legend Kasparov suspends retirement for tournament

Image copyright AFP Image caption The former world champion said the tournament was just “a hiatus” from his retirement Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov is coming out of professional retirement for a one-off tournament in St Louis, Missouri. The 54-year-old from Azerbaijan has been out of the game for 12 years, after turning his […]

UK ministers united on Brexit proposals

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Philip Hammond and Liam Fox have previously held opposing views on the Brexit process The UK will need a transition period to help businesses adjust after Brexit, the chancellor and the international trade secretary have said. In a joint Sunday Telegraph article, Philip Hammond and Liam Fox stressed any deal […]