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London Deploys The 'Talon' To Thwart Car-Ramming Attacks

Tuesday  12:35,   12 september 2017
MSN

As a guard against car-ramming attacks, London’s Metropolitan Police have unveiled a new device that features spikes and netting intended to rapidly halt vehicles weighing up to 17 tons. The equipment, called the Talon, can puncture the tires of[...]

London Deploys The 'Talon' To Thwart Car-Ramming Attacks

Tuesday  12:35,   12 september 2017
MSN

As a guard against car-ramming attacks, London’s Metropolitan Police have unveiled a new device that features spikes and netting intended to rapidly halt vehicles weighing up to 17 tons. The equipment, called the Talon, can puncture the tires of[...]

Prince Charles Just Set a New Record for the Royal Family

Tuesday  04:50,   12 september 2017
People

Prince Charles just made history.  On Sunday, he passed a landmark milestone to become the longest-serving Prince of Wales in history, with 59 years, one month and 15 days on the[...]

AI machines 'will replace teachers in 10 years'

Monday  15:16,   11 september 2017
Sky News

Technology will replace the best teachers of the future with intelligent machines, according to a leading university vice chancellor. Sir Anthony Seldon, vice chancellor of the University of Buckingham and former master of Wellington College,[...]

Road users warned after flooding hits northern England

Monday  14:59,   11 september 2017
Press Association

Heavy downpours forced Greater Manchester Fire Service to warn road users of the “horrendous” driving conditions. Motorists were left stranded in cars as localised flooding hit roads in Oldham, and further east of Manchester roads in Mossley were[...]

Young boy used to steal mobile phone at shop

Monday  13:25,   11 september 2017
Press Association

Police have released CCTV footage of a young boy being used to steal a mobile phone at a candle shop. The 16-second clip shows the boy, believed to be about five years old, and a man at the shop in Bromley, south-east London.Officers were called to[...]

Young boy used to steal mobile phone at shop

Monday  13:25,   11 september 2017
Press Association

Police have released CCTV footage of a young boy being used to steal a mobile phone at a candle shop. The 16-second clip shows the boy, believed to be about five years old, and a man at the shop in Bromley, south-east London.Officers were called to[...]

'Show of British spirit': Manchester Arena reopens

Saturday  07:15,   09 september 2017
Sky News

Four months after a terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena the venue re-opens on Saturday night with a benefit show. Headlined by former Oasis star Noel Gallagher the show will raise money for a permanent memorial to the victims who died in the[...]

Thugs break pensioner’s back in brutal Newham street robbery

Thursday  12:26,   07 september 2017
Press Association

Ahmet Dobran, who uses a walking stick, was beaten to the ground before having jewellery stolen from his wrist.Ahmet Dobran, who uses a walking stick, was grabbed by the neck by one man while the others hit his back and arms before the trio pinned[...]

North Korea: Theresa May And Donald Trump Agree Kim Jong-Un Is 'Threat To Global Peace'

Wednesday  11:50,   06 september 2017
Huffington Post UK

Donald Trump and Theresa May have agreed North Korea is “a threat to global peace” in a phone call on the ongoing nuclear crisis. Downing Street said the pair agreed on the need for more sanctions and more pressure from China.A Number 10 spokesman[...]

Trapped passengers airlifted from Weymouth tower

Wednesday  00:45,   06 september 2017
Sky News

Thirteen people have been airlifted to safety after getting trapped in a 174ft-high moving observation tower. Firefighters were called to the Jurassic Skyline tower in Weymouth at 4.10pm on Tuesday after the tourist attraction stopped during its[...]

Brian White: Oxford-Bound Student 'Genius' Wins Battle To Stay In UK

Tuesday  05:10,   05 september 2017
Huffington Post UK

A 21-year-old “genius” who faced deportation despite winning a place to Oxford University has been told he can stay in the UK indefinitely .More than 100,000 people signed a petition to keep Brian White in the country he has lived in for the last[...]

Brian White: Oxford-Bound Student 'Genius' Wins Battle To Stay In UK

Tuesday  05:10,   05 september 2017
Huffington Post UK

A 21-year-old “genius” who faced deportation despite winning a place to Oxford University has been told he can stay in the UK indefinitely .More than 100,000 people signed a petition to keep Brian White in the country he has lived in for the last[...]

Wayne Rooney charged with drink driving

Friday  15:56,   01 september 2017
Sky News

Former England captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink driving. The Everton striker, 31, was stopped by police while driving a black VW Beetle along Altrincham Road in Wilmslow, Cheshire, at 2am on Friday.Rooney, whose wife Coleen is[...]

Queensferry Crossing closes to traffic ahead of weekend walkers

Friday  15:38,   01 september 2017
Press Association

Up to 50,000 people have won tickets to walk over the bridge this weekend.The £1.35 billion Queensferry Crossing has closed to traffic as it prepares for up to 50,000 people walking over it at the[...]