Spanish police seize £12m worth of cocaine hidden in fake bananas

Spanish police seize £12m worth of cocaine hidden in fake bananas

Spain’s Civil Guard said, on 26 March, that it had seized a shipment of cocaine hidden in fake bananas. Some 7kg (15lb) of the drug was found in 57 fake resin bananas; a further 10kg were found hidden among real bananas. The military force charged with police duties said a Spanish man and an Italian man had been arrested and that a second Italian national was being questioned. 1 day ago
‘Kurt would not bear ill-feeling’ says brother-in-law of American killed in Westminster attack

‘Kurt would not bear ill-feeling’ says brother-in-law of American killed in Westminster attack

The family of the US tourist killed in the Westminster terror attack said they had been through a humbling and difficult experience, but they have felt the love of so many people. Kurt and Melissa Cochran, from Utah, were on the final day of a trip to London to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. The couple were mowed down on Westminster Bridge by a car driven by Khalid Masood, who killed four people in his rampage before being shot dead. Kurt died, Melissa was seriously injured. 2 days ago
Nick Clegg: Growing gap between what public expects and the reality of Brexit

Nick Clegg: Growing gap between what public expects and the reality of Brexit

The UK government will face a Brexit backlash once the public realises it cannot deliver on its outlandish and utopian promises, Nick Clegg said on 28 March. The former deputy prime minister also rebuked claims from Brexit Secretary David Davis that Britain will enjoy the same benefits outside of the Single Market. 2 days ago