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Vietnam man kills wedding guest after karaoke row

Friday  11:20,   26 may 2017
AFP

A man at a wedding in southern Vietnam murdered a fellow guest and seriously injured another after he was booed off stage during a karaoke performance, state-run media reported.  Nguyen Ngoc Diep, 44, went on a stabbing spree at the wedding[...]

PM to urge G7 to work together to pressure tech firms over extremist content

Friday  09:51,   26 may 2017
Press Association

Theresa May is urging the world's leading industrial nations to come together to pressure tech companies to remove "harmful" extremist content from the web. Days after the Manchester bomb attack, the Prime Minister will chair a session [...]

Exclusive - Kim's rocket stars: The trio behind North Korea's missile programme

Friday  09:50,   26 may 2017
Reuters

They include Ri Pyong Chol, a former top air force general; Kim Jong Sik, a veteran rocket scientist; and Jang Chang Ha, the head of a weapons development and procurement centre. The photographs and TV footage show that the three are clearly Kim's[...]

Corbyn blames foreign policy for UK terrorism

Friday  06:21,   26 may 2017
Sky News

Jeremy Corbyn is making a controversial return to election campaigning after the Manchester bomb attack with a speech blaming UK foreign policy for terrorism at home. The Labour leader claims the so-called "war on terror" is not working and is[...]

Trump calls Germans 'bad, very bad' over trade

Friday  06:20,   26 may 2017
USA TODAY

In a Brussels meeting with top European Union leadership, President Trump took a pretty personal dig at Germany over its trade surplus."The Germans are bad, very bad," Trump told EU Commissioner Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council[...]

Manchester bomber Abedi 'phoned mother to say forgive me hours before attack'

Thursday  22:35,   25 may 2017
Press Association

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was known to the security services and his risk to the public remained "subject to review" before he carried out his deadly attack. Abedi, whose sister said he "wanted revenge" for Western military strikes in [...]

Dad Makes Small Adjustment in Selfie With Son and Creates the Sweetest Post Ever

Thursday  22:35,   25 may 2017
Good Housekeeping

"As long as I'm breathing, I'll always support my son and he'll never be in a fight alone."Well, it didn't have to do with his abs. Posing next to him in the photo is his son, Chace Elijah Selby, who "is sucking in his stomach, [...]

Parents lose court fight over sick baby Charlie’s treatment

Thursday  19:26,   25 may 2017
Press Association

The Court of Appeal upheld a ruling that the nine-month-old should be allowed to die with dignity.Chris Gard and Connie Yates want nine-month-old Charlie Gard, who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, to undergo a therapy[...]

Ex-DJ Jonathan King charged with 18 sex attacks on boys

Thursday  19:26,   25 may 2017
Press Association

<p>King has been released on bail by Surrey Police, to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on June 26.</p>The 72-year-old, of Bayswater, central London, is accused of the sex attacks between 1970 and 1986 when the victims were aged[...]

Fake news, Facebook and Donald Trump: Why do just a quarter of Irish people trust the media?

Thursday  19:20,   25 may 2017
Journal.ie

Research has shown that public trust in the media is at a record low across the world. The latest Edelman Trust Barometer published in March that trust in media had fallen from 39 % to 29% in Ireland, and that the media was now the least[...]

Widower who slept next to his dead wife for six days opens up to Ryan Tubridy

Thursday  19:20,   25 may 2017
Independent.ie

A widower who lost his "soul mate" to cervical cancer has told of how he slept next to her body for six days after she had died. Russell Davison (50) lost his wife Wendy (50) in April and held a six-day vigil at their home in Derby, UK,[...]

This video of a huge crowd in Manchester singing 'Don't Look Back in Anger' will give you goosebumps

Thursday  15:51,   25 may 2017
MSN

This video of a huge crowd in Manchester singing 'Don't Look Back in Anger' will give you goosebumpsThree days after the deadly attack, May's words still ring true as people from around the world pay tribute to the tragic deaths of 22[...]

Inside flat where Abedi spent last evening

Thursday  14:30,   25 may 2017
Sky News

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi spent his final moments before his attack in a rental apartment in the centre of Manchester. He last visited the flat at around 7pm on Monday, just three hours before he detonated his explosives at the Manchester Arena[...]

I-T dept to grill Lalu’s daughter Misa Bharti, husband in benami property case

Thursday  14:21,   25 may 2017
Hindustan Times

The Income Tax Department has issued summonses to RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s MP daughter Misa Bharti and her husband.The development followed the arrest of chartered accountant Rajesh Kumar Agrawal by the Enforcement Directorate on May 22. Agrawal is[...]

I-T dept to grill Lalu’s daughter Misa Bharti, husband in benami property case

Thursday  14:21,   25 may 2017
Hindustan Times

The Income Tax Department has issued summonses to RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s MP daughter Misa Bharti and her husband.The development followed the arrest of chartered accountant Rajesh Kumar Agrawal by the Enforcement Directorate on May 22. Agrawal is[...]