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French fighter jet shadows British passenger plane

Sunday  00:25,   20 august 2017
Sky News

Airline Jet2 has asked French aviation officials to explain why one of its planes was shadowed by a French fighter jet. Passengers on board Friday's flight LS1204 from Malaga to Birmingham say the aircraft was tracked by a military plane for up to[...]

Terror cell 'dismantled' - but manhunt continues

Sunday  00:05,   20 august 2017
Sky News

The terror cell behind Spain's deadly twin attacks has been "dismantled", but the hunt for suspects continues, authorities say. In a news conference, interior minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said the cell comprised 12 young men.Many of[...]

'Free speech rally' cut short after massive counterprotest

Saturday  21:55,   19 august 2017
Associated Press

Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday on downtown Boston in a boisterous repudiation of white nationalism, dwarfing a small group of conservatives who cut short <g class="gr_ gr_11 gr-alert gr_spell[...]

Prince Charles and Camilla’s private secretary steps down

Saturday  21:35,   19 august 2017
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Prince Charles and Camilla’s private secretary Mark Leishman has stepped down, according to reports this weekendMark Leishman has reportedly stepped down as Private Secretary to Prince[...]

Prince Charles and Camilla’s private secretary steps down

Saturday  21:35,   19 august 2017
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Prince Charles and Camilla’s private secretary Mark Leishman has stepped down, according to reports this weekendMark Leishman has reportedly stepped down as Private Secretary to Prince[...]

Prince Charles and Camilla’s private secretary steps down

Saturday  21:35,   19 august 2017
Hello!

Prince Charles and Camilla’s private secretary Mark Leishman has stepped down, according to reports this weekendMark Leishman has reportedly stepped down as Private Secretary to Prince[...]

Man charged after police officer shot dead in Florida

Saturday  17:53,   19 august 2017
Press Association

Police Chief Jeff O’Dell praised the officers’ “extremely brave and heroic actions”.A suspect over the fatal shooting was arrested several hours after the attack in a bar, authorities[...]

Hundreds of neo-Nazis march through Berlin in honour of Rudolf Hess

Saturday  17:05,   19 august 2017
Press Association

The marchers were also allowed to bring banners – but only one for every 50 participants. Such restrictions are common in Germany and rooted in the experience of the pre-war Weimar Republic, when opposing political groups would try to forcibly[...]

Steve Bannon returns to Breitbart News after being pushed out of Trump team

Saturday  13:35,   19 august 2017
Press Association

The president’s former chief strategist returned as executive chairman to Breitbart News, which he led before joining the campaign.The blunt-spoken and divisive strategist, who rose from the Trump campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out[...]

Why did ISIS target Spain? The answer may lie in history.

Saturday  13:10,   19 august 2017
PRI

<p>On Thursday, a van ran over pedestrians on Barcelona’s Las Ramblas strip. It took a very short time for ISIS to claim responsibility for the attack.</p>At least 13 people died and around 100 people were[...]

Heading to the Sun: UK tourists flock to eclipse

Saturday  11:45,   19 august 2017
Sky News

Around 7.4 million people could descend on the US to watch Monday's total solar eclipse, astronomers have predicted. The path of totality, the 60-70 mile wide line in which the total eclipse will be viewable, spans 14 US states: Oregon, Idaho,[...]

Who are the victims of Spain terror attack?

Saturday  10:05,   19 august 2017
Sky News

An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary was among those murdered in the Barcelona terror attack. Jared Tucker's father told US media that his son's wife, Heidi Nunes, had identified his body at the morgue.The couple, from California,[...]

Valencia seal £10m signing of Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista

Saturday  09:20,   19 august 2017
International Business Times

Brazilian centre-back has penned a five-year contract in Spain that includes an €80m buyout clause.As per Valencia, Gabriel, obviously not eligible to feature for Marcelino Garcia Toral's side tonight in their La Liga clash with Las Palmas, will be[...]

Missing Calif. Man in Europe for Delayed Honeymoon Was Killed in Barcelona Attack, Dad Says

Saturday  08:15,   19 august 2017
People

A California man who vanished in the chaos of a deadly van attack in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday has been confirmed dead, his father told a local TV station.&nbsp;A California man who vanished in the chaos of a deadly van attack in Barcelona,[...]

Grace Mugabe granted diplomatic immunity

Saturday  07:50,   19 august 2017
Sky News

South Africa has granted Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity to allow her to return home and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a model, a security source has said. Police had put border posts on "red alert" in[...]