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Satellites could be launched from UK in three years

Monday  03:40,   16 july 2018
news.sky

Satellites could be launched from the UK in as little as three years, heralding the start of what the government called the "Great British Space Age".A traditional "vertical" rocket launch pad will be built in Sutherland, on the north[...]
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Good Brexit deal needed to ensure space investment, expert says

Sunday  12:20,   15 july 2018
msn

The business leader was speaking as buyers from around the world prepare to attend the Farnborough International Airshow’s trade event. Around £90 billion of orders and commitments are placed at the FIA, with UK companies vying for their[...]

Trump should raise death of Amesbury victim with Putin, says grieving son

Sunday  12:15,   15 july 2018
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Ewan Hope, 19, said he wants his mother’s killer, or killers, ‘to get what they deserve’.The US president, who is on the last day of his visit to the UK, is due to meet the Russian leader in Helsinki on[...]

Pro-Trump supporters to march in Central London today

Saturday  12:30,   14 july 2018
msn

Supporters of US President Donald Trump are to march in Central London today following yesterday’s vast anti-Trump rally. Trump’s first UK visit since becoming President has been marked by a series of protests, including yesterday’s well attended[...]

EXCLUSIVE: Revealed, hero Brit diver who rescued 12 Thai boys and their football coach from a flooded cave finds love with local nurse - he met on holiday in England

Friday  15:31,   13 july 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Rick Stanton, 57, the hero British diver who rescued 12 Thai boys and their football coach from a flooded cave is dating a local nurse who helped translate during the rescue MailOnline can revealRick Stanton was the first person to reach the missing [...]

Police hunt for arsonist who 'murdered' mother and her toddler son by setting her house on fire in middle of the night as woman's partner clings to life in hospital

Friday  11:26,   13 july 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The bodies of Georgina Ingles, 34, and her son Milo were found together in a first-floor bedroom after the house, in Eastbourne, had been gutted on Tuesday night. Her partner, Toby Jarrett, who lived with them in the seaside resort of Eastbourne,[...]

Terror attack officers honoured as 'true heroes'

Friday  09:20,   13 july 2018
news.sky

PC Keith Palmer, who was stabbed to death during the Westminster terror attack, and PC Charlie Guenigault, who was severely injured while protecting the public during the London Bridge attacks, have been honoured for their bravery. The two[...]

Woman, 86, stabbed to death in Birmingham

Thursday  23:35,   12 july 2018
news.sky

An 86-year-old woman was found stabbed to death at a house in Birmingham, police have said.The unnamed victim was confirmed dead at the scene at a property on Aubrey Road in Small Heath, Birmingham, on[...]

'Brexit nemesis' gloats at England loss in EU tweet

Thursday  12:55,   12 july 2018
news.sky

A top Brussels official has been branded "graceless" and a "wazzock" after he appeared to claim that Croatia's World Cup semi-final win over England was a victory for the EU. Within two minutes of the full-time whistle[...]

Donald Trump's massive Air Force jets and secret service agents arrive in Scotland

Thursday  06:50,   12 july 2018
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The massive operation is underway at Prestwick Airport ahead of the US President's visit on Friday.Two United States Air Force Boeing C-17 transport planes unloaded equipment at Glasgow Prestwick Airport airport today -- where Trump is due to[...]

Factbox - Who is Dominic Raab, Britain's new Brexit minister?

Monday  14:36,   09 july 2018
reuters

British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed Dominic Raab as the new Brexit minister on Monday after his predecessor quit in protest at the government's plans for a close trading relationship with the European Union Below are a few facts about[...]

Briton, 19, dies after being 'pulled from pool' in Ibiza

Monday  05:00,   09 july 2018
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A British teenager has died in Ibiza after being pulled from a swimming pool, according to local media reports. Emergency services were called to a rental villa in Sant Josep in the southwest of the island just after 3am on Sunday.They carried out[...]

Investigators in hazmat suits enter Novichok victim’s home

Friday  20:30,   06 july 2018
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They entered John Baker House where the critically ill mother, Dawn Sturgess, lives.Two people in camouflage protective clothing entered the John Baker House assisted-living accommodation in Salisbury, where mother-of-three Dawn Sturgess, lives[...]

Johnson and Cameron meet before May's Brexit showdown

Friday  13:15,   06 july 2018
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Boris Johnson met David Cameron on the eve of a key Brexit summit, with the pair agreeing Theresa May's vision for Britain's future relationship with the EU was "the worst of both worlds".A source has confirmed to Sky News that the [...]

What do you do with a drunken seagull? Birds are left stumbling and 'reeking of alcohol' after drinking from leftover beer cans on British beach... with one even SPEWING on a firefighter who was rescuing it

Friday  08:55,   06 july 2018
dailymail.co.uk

RSPCA inspectors in West Hatch, near Taunton, Somerset said they have assisted 30 drunken seagulls who became intoxicated after drinking beer in Lyme Regis.The birds are said to be scavenging leftover booze across the South West, including Dorset,[...]