UK Police are hunting a “truly despicable” thief who stole money from a woman while she was in the grip of a violent epileptic seizure.

IMF warns of global recovery risks

There are a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, world finance officials said.

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Only 28 rescued as migrant ship carrying 700 capsizes off Italy

A major air and sea search is under way south of the Italian island of Lampedusa after a migrant ship capsized.

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