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The Anastasia Beach Complex hotel in Protaras. Credit: Thomas Cook

British holidaymakers have been moved after a child-snatching gang trying to lure youngsters into cars allegedly struck at a Thomas Cook resort in Cyprus.

Around 50 people were put in different hotels following the incident at the Anastasia Beach Hotel in Protaras on June 16.

The tour operator said they were now working closely with police who are investigating.

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Former BMW worker jailed for defrauding company of £6 million

He turned to crime to fund a lavish lifestyle. Tonight, though, he is behind bars. Accountant Johannes Franken siphoned off almost six million pounds from his employers - BMW Mini at Cowley, in Oxfordshire. He used it to buy luxury cars and a diving school in Mauritius. Divya Kohli reports on how an employee took his car maker bosses for a ride.

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Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane in motorway crash

The Republic of Ireland football club's management team has been involved in a motorway crash - with manager Martin O'Neill and his assistant Roy Keane on board at the time.

Republic of Ireland's Manager Martin O'Neill (left) and assistant Roy Keane are reported to have been involved in the crash Credit: PA

The country's Football Association tweeted that their vehicle was rear-ended on the M50 in Dublin, and said everyone involved had returned to their hotel after being seen by the team doctor.

A spokesman said O'Neill and Keane were accompanied by coaches Seamus McDonagh, Steve Guppy and Steve Walford at the time of the accident.

The worst any of the five suffered were minor injuries, the FAI confirmed, with the team doctor able to look after their scrapes.

The accident comes ahead of the Republic's Euro 2016 qualifying match against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.

The M50 motorway in Ireland runs in a C shape around much of Dublin.


Adventure company boss back from Nepal devastation

Ant Eddies-Davies sepaking to those affected by the April's earthquake Credit: Ant Eddies-Davies

An adventure company owner from Shropshire is back from Nepal after helping communities destroyed in April's earthquake.

Ant Eddies-Davies helped a 100 year old man rebuild his home during his time in the devastated.

Through his business Live the Adventure near Bewdley, Ant's hoping to raise £25,000 for victims.

Full report: Coventry student gets 6 years for trying to join Islamic State

An unemployed student from Coventry has been jalied for six years after being found guilty of trying to join Islamic State fighters in Syria.

20 year-old Zakariyah Ishaq had already received police mentoring to turn him away from radicalisation - but he slipped out of the country to try to become a jihadist. Jane Hesketh reports

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