News Headlines - 22 February 2014

Tymoshenko Receives Hero's Welcome in Ukraine

Ukrainians gave newly-freed opposition leader and former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko a hero's welcome when she spoke to protesters in Kyiv Saturday, urging them to continue their demonstrations.

Cartel kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman arrested by US, Mexican authorities | abc7chicago.com

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel was captured overnight Friday at a hotel in Mazatlan, Mexico.
This ends Guzman's bloody decades-long career that terrorized swaths of the country.

Senior German official brands country's trade surplus 'unfair' | Reuters

A leading German foreign ministry official has called the country's massive trade surplus "unfair", joining others in Europe and the United States in criticizing Germany for not boosting its domestic demand and dismantling global imbalances.

Food banks are a problem - but the solution is the free market - Telegraph

Before Christmas, I opened a food bank in Cobham, in my constituency, run by inspirational volunteers from the local Methodist church and wider community. As I drove past Chelsea Football Club’s training ground, through leafy neighbourhoods in one of the country’s most affluent villages, I found myself asking: how is this possible? How, in one of the richest parts of the seventh largest economy on earth, can people still be going hungry?

BBC News - Earthquake confirmed in Bristol Channel

An earthquake has been recorded under the Bristol Channel, the British Geological Survey (BGS) has confirmed.
The 4.1 magnitude quake happened at about 13:21 GMT and was felt in Devon, south Wales and Somerset.
The focus was north of Ilfracombe, Devon, and south of the Gower, in Wales, and was at a depth of 3.1 miles (5km).








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