Mandatory credit: @MVLouiseMichel and Banksy The Banksy-funded refugee rescueboat is stranded in the Mediterranean Sea and emergency calls for immediatehelp have been ignored, the crew has said. There are more than 200 people onboard the Louise Michel and one dead body, according to tweets posted from thevessel’s account. The former French navy boat – launched under its new guiselast week, featuring a Banksy painting depicting a young girl holding on to aheart-shaped safety float – was off the coast of Malta on Saturday morning.
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Australian cliff diving champion Rhiannan Iffland and Romania's rising diving star Constantin Popovici plunged over 390 feet underground in the Salina Turda, one of the world's oldest salt mines in Romania.
Romania's minority National Liberal Party government, in power since December, is undergoing a test of its strength ahead of December's General Election in local elections. The Social Democratic Party fell from power following allegations of corruption and years of anti-corruption protests.
A rare Harry Potter first edition has sold for £75,000 at auction, more thandouble the asking price. The book, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,was being sold by an English ex-pat who originally bought it to help hischildren learn English growing up in Luxembourg. It had been sat on abookshelf for 21 years when the owner decided to check and see if it was arare copy.
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