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Islamic State group: Civilians evacuated from last Syria enclave

Islamic State group: Civilians evacuated from last Syria enclave

World
Civilians have been evacuated from the last village in Syria still held by the Islamic State (IS) group.A convoy on Wednesday carried hundreds of men, women and children from Baghuz, near the Iraqi border.The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) alliance have said they are waiting for their removal before launching an offensive against militants "entrenched inside".Those removed are being screened then taken to camps, the SDF say. An estimated 300 IS fighters are thought to be holed up inside a tiny pocket of land.How close is the capture?There have been conflicting reports on how close the SDF is to ridding the enclave of IS.The US-led coalition fighting IS has said the "most hardened" fighters remain within Baghuz.The SDF h...
Manchester United 0-2 Paris Saint-Germain: Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe give Red Devils mountain to climb in Champions League last 16

Manchester United 0-2 Paris Saint-Germain: Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe give Red Devils mountain to climb in Champions League last 16

Sports
frustrating night Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men conceded two away goals without reply and saw their star player Paul Pogba sent off in the dying stages PSG took control of their Champions League last 16 clash against Manchester United with a 2-0 victory in the first leg at Old Trafford. Two priceless away goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe ensured the French champions take a commanding lead back to the Parc des Princes. Mbappe doubled PSG’s lead A frustrating night for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men went from bad to worse as Paul Pogba was sent off, meaning he will miss the second-leg in Paris. Former United man Angel Di Maria was heavily involved throughout, providing the assist for both goals after receiving a hostile r...
Knife crime: 1,000 young victims hospitalised last year

Knife crime: 1,000 young victims hospitalised last year

Health
Media playback is unsupported on your device More than 1,000 10 to 19-year-olds were admitted to hospital with knife wounds in 2017/18.The figure, from NHS England, reveal a 54% rise in the number of children and teenagers treated for injuries from knives over five years.It comes as a leading consultant warns that she is seeing increasing numbers of girls involved in knife crime. Doctors also said that injuries were becoming more severe and victims getting younger.'Severe injuries are the norm'The figures record the number of people admitted to hospital for an overnight stay or longer, for knife crime injuries between 2012-13 and 2017-18.Among victims aged between 10 and 19, the numbers went up from 656 to 1,012 last year. Admissions have also...