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Three people have appeared in court in Zimbabwe, accused of stealing a suitcase containing $150,000 (Ugx558,862,500) of cash from the country’s ousted president, Robert Mugabe.
The suspected thieves allegedly spent the money on cars, homes and animals.
A relative of the ex-president, Constantia Mugabe, is among the accused, government-owned media report. She allegedly had keys to Mr Mugabe’s rural home in Zvimba, near the capital Harare, and gave the others access.
The other suspects were employed as cleaners at the time of the theft, which allegedly happened sometime between 1 December and early January. (BBC News)
Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe pledged “total support” for the withdrawal agreement she has negotiated with the EU, which faces a crunch vote in the Commons on Tuesday.
Mrs May has been speaking to Labour MPs and union leaders in a bid to try to get her deal through the Commons, where scores of her own MPs oppose it. (BBC News)
A former Nazi collaborator who served as a labour-camp guard in World War Two has died in Germany aged 95, local media report.
Jakiw Palij, who was thought to be the last Nazi collaborator living in the US, was deported to Germany last year after a lengthy legal battle. Palij had been stateless since 2003 when a federal judge revoked his US citizenship over his Nazi links. (BBC News)
Police in Las Vegas have issued a warrant for a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo as part of their investigation into the rape allegations made against the Juventus forward.
The 33-year-old’s lawyer, Peter S. Christiansen, says it was a “very standard request”. (BBC Sport)