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One dead and five injured after five bombs explode across Cairo

One Person was killed and five others wounded after five bombs went off in the Egyptian capital. One of the five bombs exploded outside a Vodafone shop. Credit: Reuters

Five bombs exploded in Cairo today killing one person and wounding five others.

Three police officers were injured when one of the bombs went of near a police station in the district of Alwaraq, the Egyptian Interior Ministry said in a statement.

One person was killed and a further two wounded when one of the devices went off outside a restaurant in a residential district of the Egyptian capital.

The other three bombs resulted in damage to businesses, including a Vodafone shop, but there were no reports of injuries in the middle-class district of Mohandeseen, where most of the attacks took place.

Egypt has experienced an influx in violence since General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (now President Sisi) overthrew Mohamed Morsi in 2013. Most of the ensuing violence has taken place in the restless Sinai Peninsula.


Oscars dress worn by Lupita Nyong'o stolen from hotel

The $150,000 (£97,000) Calvin Klein gown actress Lupita Nyong'o wore to the Oscars has been stolen.

Los Angeles sheriff spokesman Richard Bowman said the dress, which features 6,000 pearls, was reported stolen from a West Hollywood hotel at around 11.20pm on Tuesday.

Lupita Nyong'o wore a Calvin Klein gown and Chopard diamonds to the Oscars. Credit: REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Bowman said Nyong'o was present when deputies took a report about the theft and an investigation has been launched.

Nyong'o's publicists declined to comment.

Government fails to deliver on net migration promise

David Cameron's pledge to slash net migration to the UK by the end of this Parliament appears to have been thoroughly broken.

In fact the net influx of nearly 300,000 migrants in the year to last September, is the highest since the Coalition government came to power.

ITV News' Political Editor Tom Bradby reports:


'Simultaneous bombs' explode in Nigerian city

Simultaneous bombs have exploded at a bus station and opposite a university in the central Nigerian city of Jos, a witness has told Reuters news agency.

"There was a loud explosion opposition the university along the Bauchi road, and another one at the Bauchi road motor park," Garba Musa, a newspaper vendor along the road, told Reuters by telephone.

Tesco 'committed' to reducing food poisoning bug

Tesco has said it is "committed" to reducing the food poisoning bug campylobacter in poultry.

'Providing safe food is always our absolute priority,' Tesco said. Credit: PA Wire

"Providing safe food is always our absolute priority," a Tesco spokesperson said.

"Whilst there is no simple solution to prevent its presence in raw poultry we have and will continue to work in close collaboration with our suppliers, scientists and relevant industry experts to make solid progress to tackle the problem at all stages of the supply chain."

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Predatory teacher gets 17-year jail term for abuse

Simon Harris has been jailed for 17 years for abusing vulnerable Kenyan children Credit: West Mercia Police

A former public school teacher described as a prolific and calculating sexual predator has been jailed for 17 years and four months after abusing vulnerable young Kenyan street children.

Charity boss Simon Harris lured boys using food, money and the promise of schooling to his luxury home in the East African country where the abuse took place between 2002 and May 2013.

Simon Harris lured boys to his luxury home in the East African country between 2002 and May 2013 Credit: ITV News Central

Harris, 55, of Pudleston near Leominster in Herefordshire, was convicted after trial last year of three indecent assaults and five sexual assaults, with one victim thought to be as young as nine.

He was also found guilty of four charges of possessing indecent images of children.

Simon Harris was from Pudleston near Leominster in Herefordshire Credit: ITV News Central
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