- 1. ROTHERHAM ABUSE: RESIGNATION CALL
- 2. UKRAINE REBELS COULD OPEN NEW FRONT
- 3. KATE BUSH BACK ON STAGE AFTER 35 YEARS
- 4. UZI GIRL, 9, KILLS GUN INSTRUCTOR
- 5. ZARA APOLOGISES OVER 'HOLOCAUST TOP'
- 6. IMF CHIEF LAGARDE IN 'NEGLIGENCE' PROBE
- 7. ISLAMIC STATE AND SYRIA ACCUSED OF ATROCITIES
- 8. INDIAN WOMAN KILLS LEOPARD IN LONG FIGHT
- 9. ISRAEL AND HAMAS AGREE GAZA CEASEFIRE
- 10. HOT TICKET: FRANK AUERBACH TATE SHOW
1. ROTHERHAM ABUSE: RESIGNATION CALL
The police and crime commissioner for South Yorkshire, Shaun Wright, has refused to resign after publication of a report which found at least 1,400 children in the town were sexually exploited by criminal gangs between 1997 and 2013. Wright was head of children’s services there from 2005 to 2010.
2. UKRAINE REBELS COULD OPEN NEW FRONT
Petro Poroshenko, president of Ukraine, is to draw up a “roadmap” to peace in the east of the country after a meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin. However, Russian troops have been accused of more incursions into Ukraine since the talks and separatists have entered the port of Novoazovsk, which could open a new front in the war.
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3. KATE BUSH BACK ON STAGE AFTER 35 YEARS
Singer-songwriter Kate Bush made a triumphant return to performing last night at London’s Hammersmith Apollo, the stage where she played her last concert, in 1979. The 56-year-old received a standing ovation as she closed the show with the song Cloudbusting. Fans had come from all over the world.
4. UZI GIRL, 9, KILLS GUN INSTRUCTOR
An instructor at a shooting range in Arizona was accidentally shot dead by a nine-year-old girl as he showed her how to use a submachine gun. The child lost control of the Uzi as she recoiled after pulling the trigger and shot 39-year-old Charles Vacca in the head. He died after being airlifted to a hospital in Las Vegas.
5. ZARA APOLOGISES OVER 'HOLOCAUST TOP'
Clothes store Zara has been forced to remove a children's Wild West T-shirt from sale because of its resemblance to a Holocaust prison outfit. The blue and white striped top featured a six-point sheriff's badge, similar to the Star of David badges Jews were forced to wear in Nazi Germany. The company has apologised repeatedly.
6. IMF CHIEF LAGARDE IN 'NEGLIGENCE' PROBE
Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, is facing a charge of "negligence" in France. She has been questioned about her role in a €400m compensation payment to businessman Bernard Tapie in 2008, when she was finance minister in Nicolas Sarkozy's government. Tapie had supported Sarkozy in the 2007 presidential election.
7. ISLAMIC STATE AND SYRIA ACCUSED OF ATROCITIES
Islamic State militants has been accused of committing "mass atrocities" in Syria and recruiting child soldiers. The report into human rights abuses in the war-torn state says Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons and tortured prisoners. Meanwhile, the UK has distanced itself from reports it will join the US in airstrikes on IS in Iraq.
8. INDIAN WOMAN KILLS LEOPARD IN LONG FIGHT
A 56-year-old Indian woman is recovering in hospital after a 30-minute fight with a leopard which attacked her when she was carrying water from a well in Uttarakhand state. Armed with a sickle and spade, Kamla Devi eventually killed the beast, while sustaining multiple bites, cuts and fractures herself.
9. ISRAEL AND HAMAS AGREE GAZA CEASEFIRE
Palestinians in Gaza have been celebrating after Hamas agreed a ceasefire with Israel, which brings to an end 50 days of fighting which have killed 2,200 people. The truce has been brokered by Egypt and Hamas claimed it represented a "victory for the resistance", Irael said an almost identical agreement was available a month ago.
10. HOT TICKET: FRANK AUERBACH TATE SHOW
Lucien Freud's private collection of his friend Frank Auerbach's drawings and paintings has gone on display at Tate Britain. Works span the career of the renowned British artist from the 1940s until 2007, including his famous London landscapes and intimate portraits. "Outstanding," says The Guardian. Until 9 November.
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