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Property occupied by homelessness campaigners taken back by owner

Friday  14:07,   17 august 2018
independent.ie

Property occupied by homelessness campaigners taken back by ownerThe group had until 8am this morning to vacate the premises under order of the High[...]
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Surgeons Remove Contact Lens Lodged In Woman's Eye For 28 Years

Friday  13:55,   17 august 2018
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Surgeons have removed a contact lens that was stuck in a woman’s eye for nearly three decades. The patient went to her GP in Dundee complaining of swelling in her left eye and was left astonished when an MRI revealed a long-forgotten lens had been[...]

Danny Cipriani has shot himself in the foot once too often... enough is enough

Friday  13:50,   17 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Can Cipriani be trusted by Eddie Jones and the rest of the England team who are also under scrutiny but remain disciplined in their personal lives and behaviour? I suspect Eddie will now decide that he can't and who could blame[...]

Trump's list: Those who might lose their security clearance

Friday  13:46,   17 august 2018
msn

President Donald Trump has acted on a threat to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information. Trump says he is reviewing security clearances for nine[...]

Spain remembers terror attacks that killed 16 in Catalonia

Friday  13:05,   17 august 2018
msn

Spain's King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez are among hundreds of people attending official ceremonies in Barcelona marking the first anniversary of terror attacks that killed 16 people. The commemorations began Friday with[...]

Dublin rental prices now €500-a-month higher than boom time as students 'left scraping the barrel'

Friday  12:20,   17 august 2018
thejournal.ie

Dublin rental prices now €500-a-month higher than boom time as students 'left scraping the barrel'The latest quarterly bulletin from the property website paints a national picture of rents increasing across every county in the past year, the [...]

He Begged on TV for His Family’s Return. Then He Was Accused of Killing Them.

Friday  12:15,   17 august 2018
msn

Chris Watts was arrested Wednesday in Frederick, Colo., on suspicion of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters.“Shanann, Bella, Celeste, if you’re out there, just come back,” Mr. Watts said, staring into the camera. “If somebody has her,[...]

Atalji was a guru and a role model, says PM Modi in his blog

Friday  11:41,   17 august 2018
indiatoday.in

Atalji was a guru and a role model, says PM Modi in his blogModi had addressed the nation yesterday saying that "Atalji's death was a personal loss" for him. Today, in his latest blog on narendramodi.in, he wrote about how India was a blessed nation [...]

Man (27) killed and teen girl badly injured as car hits ditch and overturns named locally

Friday  11:21,   17 august 2018
independent.ie

Man (27) killed and teen girl badly injured as car hits ditch and overturns named locallyThe victim, named locally as Patrick Lynch (27), was rushed to hospital following the single-vehicle crash near Castlepollard, Co Westmeath, late on Wednesday[...]

'We welcome fans to celebrate his life': Barry Chuckle's family invite the public to line the streets of his home town for the comedian's funeral today after his death from cancer at 73

Friday  11:11,   17 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The 73-year-old, real name Barry Elliott, died on August 5 after finding fame performing alongside his brother Paul Elliott. The funeral for Barry will take place at the New York Stadium in Rotherham.The 73-year-old, real name Barry Elliott, died on [...]

Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump: The full story of the porn star's alleged affair with the US President

Friday  10:30,   17 august 2018
inews.co.uk

<p>The Trump-Stormy Daniels story actually starts back in 2011, when the adult film actress spoke to the gossip magazine In Touch Weekly, about an alleged consensual affair with the New York businessman back in 2006. The magazine decided not to[...]

What the papers say – August 17

Friday  10:06,   17 august 2018
msn

Farewell to the Queen of Soul.Meanwhile papers lead with a variety of stories, including Danny Cipriani’s guilty pleas over a bar[...]

Earliest galaxies circle the Milky Way

Friday  09:45,   17 august 2018
news.sky

Astronomers at Durham University have found evidence that some of the earliest galaxies to form after the Big Bang are orbiting our own Milky Way. The team from the Institute for Computational Cosmology, working with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center[...]

Supreme Court asks if creamy layer would apply to SCs, STs, Centre says no

Friday  08:40,   17 august 2018
indianexpress

Supreme Court asks if creamy layer would apply to SCs, STs, Centre says noThe Supreme Court on Thursday sought to know if the creamy layer concept would apply to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) so that the backward in these[...]

Remains found in US desert compound are those of missing boy

Friday  08:05,   17 august 2018
msn

Abdul-ghani Wahhaj went missing in Georgia but was identified at the New Mexico compound.Human remains found at a New Mexico desert compound have been identified as those of a missing boy with severe[...]