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Body found in search for missing Edinburgh priest

Saturday  21:15,   24 june 2017
MSN

The alarm was raised by parishioners after the 33-year-old did not turn up for mass on Wednesday morning. Police say the identity has not yet been confirmed but his family have been notified.A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police Scotland can[...]

Parliament targeted in cyberattack, peer says

Saturday  18:45,   24 june 2017
Sky News

Parliament has been hit by a cyberattack, according to Liberal Democrat peer Baron Rennard.  He told Sky News that parliamentarians got a message from Parliament's digital authorities yesterday saying it would be impossible for them to access[...]

Parliament targeted in cyberattack, peer says

Saturday  18:45,   24 june 2017
Sky News

Parliament has been hit by a cyberattack, according to Liberal Democrat peer Baron Rennard.  He told Sky News that parliamentarians got a message from Parliament's digital authorities yesterday saying it would be impossible for them to access[...]

Jo Cox’s children unveil memorial plaque to murdered MP on Commons ‘family day’

Saturday  17:50,   24 june 2017
Press Association

MPs and staff were encouraged to bring their children into the chamber.Cuillin, six, and Lejla, four, designed the memorial plaque which was installed in the Commons chamber as part of a “family day” in[...]

Schwarzenegger in video selfie with Macron

Saturday  16:31,   24 june 2017
Sky News

Arnold Schwarzenegger has posted a video of himself with Emmanuel Macron in which the French President repeated his "make the planet great again" dig at Donald[...]

Trump notes 'election meddling by Russia' in tweet criticizing Obama

Saturday  14:41,   24 june 2017
The Hill

President Trump late Friday appeared to acknowledge Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election while seizing on a new report to criticize his predecessor. Trump mentioned "election meddling by Russia" in a tweet slamming former [...]

Cladding tests: 27 tower blocks fail checks

Saturday  14:40,   24 june 2017
Sky News

Some 27 high-rise residential blocks have failed fire safety tests because of the cladding used on them.  The Government said the towers are in 15 council areas as ministers scramble to prevent another possible fire tragedy in the wake of the[...]

Forensic dogs aim to solve the mystery of missing aviator Amelia Earhart

Saturday  14:00,   24 june 2017
Quartz

The most famous female pilot of all time is likely Amelia Earhart. In July 1937, she flew around the world with navigator Fred Noonan and…An aviator making[...]

Forensic dogs aim to solve the mystery of missing aviator Amelia Earhart

Saturday  14:00,   24 june 2017
Quartz

The most famous female pilot of all time is likely Amelia Earhart. In July 1937, she flew around the world with navigator Fred Noonan and…An aviator making[...]

Residents call towers evacuation a 'shambles'

Saturday  10:35,   24 june 2017
Sky News

Evacuated residents of a tower block in north London have spoken of their frustration at being asked to vacate their flats at short notice. Camden Council began evacuating 800 households from five tower blocks on Friday night amid fire safety[...]

Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

Saturday  09:40,   24 june 2017
Associated Press

Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion. In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World's Ugliest[...]

Camera reveals pics of Mount St. Helens eruption

Saturday  09:25,   24 june 2017
USA TODAY

A camera found at a Goodwill store in Portland, Ore., revealed long-forgotten images of the Mount St. Helens eruption. Photographer Kati Dimoff told KIRO-TV that she often finds old cameras and develops the film she finds inside. In May,[...]

Top marathon runner robbed of shoes at gunpoint

Saturday  09:00,   24 june 2017
Sky News

A top South African athlete has been mugged at gunpoint while out on his morning run. Nine-time Comrades Marathon winner Bruce Fordyce was robbed of his trainers and watch by two men who pulled up in a car near his home in Parktown,[...]

Hundreds of homes evacuated after Grenfell fire

Saturday  08:15,   24 june 2017
Sky News

Hundreds of residents of four tower blocks in Camden, north London, have spent the night in emergency accommodation after they were told to leave their homes amid fire safety fears. The blocks, containing up to 800 households, were evacuated[...]

Grenfell insulation withdrawn by firm

Saturday  07:35,   24 june 2017
Sky News

The insulating product used to clad Grenfell Tower before a disastrous fire will no longer be used on high-rise buildings, the manufacturer has said.  Celotex, which manufactures the RS5000 insulation boards used in the block's rainscreen[...]