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Gig economy denounced as 'evil' by Archbishop of Canterbury

Gig economy denounced as 'evil' by Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the most senior cleric in the Church of England, denounced the gig economy as "evil" and accused Amazon of "leeching off" the UK.

  • by Thomas Penny

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Pope Francis summons bishops for summit on clergy sex abuse
Pope Francis

Pope Francis summons bishops for summit on clergy sex abuse

Alarmed by sexual abuse scandals in a number of countries, Pope Francis is summoning senior bishops for the first time.

  • by Stefano Pitrelli & Chico Harlan
Skripal poisoning suspects not criminals: Putin
UK

Skripal poisoning suspects not criminals: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia knows the real identity of two men accused by British prosecutors of trying to murder former Russian spy Sergei Skripal.

Catalan separatists pack Barcelona to demand split from Spain, again
Politics

Catalan separatists pack Barcelona to demand split from Spain, again

Around one million people filled central Barcelona on Tuesday to celebrate Catalonia's commemorative day and boost a bid for independence.

  • by Sam Edwards
'I'll make a juicy steak out of you': Putin's ex-bodyguard dares opposition leader to a duel
Russia

'I'll make a juicy steak out of you': Putin's ex-bodyguard dares opposition leader to a duel

In an extraordinary public outburst, the chief of the Russia's National Guard has challenged Alexei Navalny to a duel.

'Neo-fascist... blackmail... coward' - Europe's Parliament erupts
EU

'Neo-fascist... blackmail... coward' - Europe's Parliament erupts

Hungary's Victor Orban is confronted with accusations he is the fascist leader of a corrupt regime seeking to undermine Europe's peace.

  • by Nick Miller
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Is Italy’s PM looking for a backup job?
Italy

Is Italy’s PM looking for a backup job?

Giuseppe Conte, finding himself in a traditionally precarious job, sought to avoid putting all his eggs in one basket by pursuing a fallback position.

Wrong Brexit will cost tens of thousands of car jobs, warns Jaguar boss
Brexit

Wrong Brexit will cost tens of thousands of car jobs, warns Jaguar boss

Jaguar Land Rover, which built about a third of all UK cars last year, doesn't know if it will be able to operate post-Brexit.

  • by Costas Pitas
Russia the main suspect in US diplomats' mystery illness in Cuba: report
Russia

Russia the main suspect in US diplomats' mystery illness in Cuba: report

At least 26 US diplomats have been struck down with hearing loss, vertigo, headaches and or mild traumatic brain injuries.

  • by Doina Chiacu
Saudi princess' jewels worth $1.3 million stolen from Paris hotel
Crime

Saudi princess' jewels worth $1.3 million stolen from Paris hotel

A Saudi princess has reported the theft of jewels worth €800,000 ($1.3 million) from her suite at the Ritz hotel in Paris, a police source says.

  • by Emmanuel Jarry
Unlikely weapon: petanque balls help disarm Paris attacker
Crime

Unlikely weapon: petanque balls help disarm Paris attacker

They only went out to play a calm game of petanque and enjoy some late northern summer warmth by a Parisian canal.