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Emiliano Sala: Who owned the plane the Cardiff player died in?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Emiliano Sala was flying from Nantes to Cardiff when his plane crashed The obscure world of plane ownership is under the spotlight following the death of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala. While the wreckage of the aircraft rests at the bottom of the English Channel – holding, investigators hope, at least some of the answers as to how this tragedy unfolded – parallels could be drawn with the impenetrable trail of ownership and registration enveloping this plane. This story has dominated the headlines for…

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Newspaper owned by Lebanon’s Hariri prints last edition

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Readers of the Lebanese daily Al-Mustaqbal leafed through its last print edition on Thursday, its move online underscoring the challenges ailing Lebanon’s press industry. The last print of Lebanese daily newspaper Al-Mustaqbal is seen at a kiosk in Beirut, Lebanon, January 31, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir Al-Mustaqbal, the fourth prominent newspaper to disappear from Lebanon’s newsstands in recent years, is owned by caretaker prime minister Saad al-Hariri and echoes his political line. It was established by his late father Rafik, a two-time prime minister who was assassinated in…

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Should student flats be owned by the council?

Image caption Cambridgeshire County Council bought Brunswick House for £38m At Brunswick House in Cambridge students can rent a large en-suite room, sharing a kitchen with five others, for £183 a week. With more than 200 rooms, and a ready supply of potential tenants, it’s an investor’s dream. But the students who live there don’t pay their rent to a commercial investor. In fact, it goes to Cambridgeshire County Council, which has just bought the building for £38m. The council is upfront about why it’s bought the building – it…

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Missing dress owned by Queen Alexandra found in attic

Image copyright Getty Images / Fashion Museum Bath Image caption Queen Alexandra’s silk and velvet evening gown has been hidden away in a box in an attic for more than 60 years A missing black dress worn by Queen Alexandra has been discovered in an attic and given to a museum in Bath. The silk and velvet gown belonging to the Danish-born wife of King Edward VII, had been hidden away in a private collection for more than 60 years, Its existence was discovered after owner Francesca Counsell Risius got…

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MH17 missile owned by Russian brigade, investigators say

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn 2015, the Dutch Safety Board released an animated video showing the flight path of the plane The missile that downed a Malaysia Airlines flight over eastern Ukraine in 2014 belonged to a Russian brigade, international investigators say. For the first time, the Dutch-led team said the missile had come from a unit based in western Russia. All 298 people on board the Boeing 777 died when it broke apart in mid-air flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. It was hit by…

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