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Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishi pledge new start

Carmakers’ alliance breaks up all-powerful chairmanship previously occupied by Carlos Ghosn The leaders of the Alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi hold a joint press conference after Carlos Ghosn, former chairman of Nissan, was released on bail. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Nissan, Renault and Mitsubishihave pledged a “new start” for the world’s top carmaking alliance, breaking up the all-powerful… [...]

Felicity Huffman among dozens charged over admissions fraud at top US schools

Scheme helped wealthy Americans buy their children’s way into elite schools including Yale, Georgetown and Stanford universities Felicity Huffman. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters US federal prosecutors have charged dozens of people in a years-old $25m scheme to help wealthy Americans buy their children’s way into elite schools including Yale, Georgetown and Stanford universities, and University of… [...]

Ben Nevis avalanche prompts fears for climbers

Air ambulance dispatched to UK’s highest mountain after avalanche on Tuesday morning The summit of Ben Nevis, showing the Carn Mor Dearg ridge on the right. Photograph: Murdo Macleod/The Guardian Several climbers are feared to have been caught up in an avalanche on Ben Nevis, the UK’s highest mountain, Police Scotland have said. An air… [...]