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Day: January 20, 2020

Man stabbed repeatedly on train in west London in front shocked passengers
Featured, United Kingdom

Man stabbed repeatedly on train in west London in front shocked passengers

  A man has been repeatedly stabbed in front of shocked passengers on a train in west London. The victim, aged in his 30s, was attacked on board the train from Ashford to Hounslow while it was travelling into the capital on Sunday evening. British Transport Police and paramedics were called to Hounslow station just before 6.40pm. The man was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening. A man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. Detectives have launched an investigation and are still conducting enquiries. Officers are aware a number of other passengers were on board and would have witnessed what happened. Those who were on board who have not yet spoken with police are asked to get in tou...
Gibraltar may join Schengen Area
Europe, Featured

Gibraltar may join Schengen Area

    Gibraltar is considering joining the EU’s Schengen open borders area to limit disruption caused by Brexit, its chief minister has said. Fabian Picardo, the territory’s leader, said it did not “make sense” for Gibraltar to be cut off from the rest of Europe given its location bordering Spain. A decision to join the full Schengen area by the micro-state could mean UK travellers would have to apply for a mini-visa known as ETIAS to visit after Brexit. The EU plans to bring in the so-called European Travel Information and Authorisation System from 2021, which would require non-EU visitors to Schengen countries to fill in forms and pay a small fee to visit. The system is expected to be similar to the US ESTA system that many British travellers are already familiar with...