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At least 19 migrants dead and 30 more injured as boat carrying 160 sinks off northern Cyprus

Wednesday  18:35,   18 july 2018

At least 19 migrants dead and 30 more injured as boat carrying 160 sinks off northern CyprusMore than 100 have been rescued by Turkish and Cypriot coast guards helped by commercial boats in the area, 30 miles off the Karpas peninsula of[...]
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Thai Teens Relive ‘Miracle’ of Their Rescue for First Time

Wednesday  18:34,   18 july 2018

Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters If you didn’t know any better, they would just have looked like any other group of young teens playing soccer. But as the 12 Thai boys kicked a ball around ahead of their Wednesday press conference, as if they hadn’t just[...]

Beekeeper back at work after fundraisers help him replace vandalised hives

Wednesday  17:32,   18 july 2018

Around 120,000 bees were killed when two of Steve Cattanach’s hives were trashed in May.Steve Cattanach, 60, found two of his hives in Carr-Ellison Park, Hebburn, South Tyneside had been trashed, killing about 120,000 bees, in[...]

Public invited to wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank

Wednesday  16:19,   18 july 2018

Princess Eugenie and her future husband Jack Brooksbank are inviting members of the public to join their wedding celebrations. Some 1,200 people from across the country to be let inside the grounds of Windsor Castle on their big day, just as[...]

'Neo-Nazi' members of National Action jailed

Wednesday  15:55,   18 july 2018

Two neo-Nazis have been jailed after being found guilty of membership of banned far-right group National Action. Christopher Lythgoe, 32, from Warrington, was sentenced to eight years at the Old Bailey.Another prominent National Action member,[...]

Great Western Railway guard reduces comedian to tears by forcing her to move her mobility scooter from disabled space on train

Wednesday  15:40,   18 july 2018

Tanyalee Davis, 37, was left sobbing after a train guard ordered her to move her mobility scooter. The Great Western Rail employee even announced it to the entire train to Norwich.Addressing all passengers on the Plymouth to Norwich service on[...]

How free movement, a founding principle of the E.U., became less free

Wednesday  15:36,   18 july 2018

How free movement, a founding principle of the E.U., became less free“The people seem to be from another place in the world,” says Rainer Scharf, a federal police official from nearby Rosenheim, as his colleagues conduct a search. “They could be[...]

Chided in the West, cave-rescued coach is seen as saintly in Thailand

Wednesday  15:35,   18 july 2018

The horror of imagining a dozen Thai boys trapped inside that frigid cavern chamber was followed — in the minds of some parents — by a sense of indignation. The thirteenth soul wasting away in the cave was an adult: their 25-year-old football coach. [...]

Ex-Ukip councillor who murdered wife after affair jailed for life

Wednesday  15:04,   18 july 2018

Former Royal Marine Stephen Searle must serve a minimum of 14 years after being found guilty at Ipswich Crown Court of killing his wife Anne.Ex-Royal Marine Stephen Searle, 64, said his 62-year-old wife Anne Searle attacked him with a knife at their [...]

Islands are disappearing worldwide. But a new one has formed from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano.

Wednesday  15:01,   18 july 2018

The tiny land mass is the product of heightened activity at the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island. Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function (binding) { binding("wcVideoPlayer",[...]

'Bringing the Wild Boars Home': Thai cave boys head to first public appearance

Wednesday  15:01,   18 july 2018

The 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave left a hospital in the northern province of Chiang Rai on Wednesday for a news conference to be broadcast on national television, a Reuters witness said.Vans painted in silver and[...]

Killing spree: Jaguar escaped after biting through steel fencing

Wednesday  13:30,   18 july 2018

A jaguar that killed nine animals at a New Orleans zoo is believed to have bitten through steel mesh fencing that forms the roof of its enclosure. Audubon Zoo's managing director Kyle Burks said the big cat managed to escape through the resulting[...]

Yeezy diplomacy: Dennis Rodman plans to invite Kanye West to visit North Korea with him and meet Kim Jong-un... and claims the unlikely trip could inspire his next album

Wednesday  13:10,   18 july 2018

Dennis Rodman, who has been to North Korea several times and has an unlikely friendship with Kim Jong-un, suggested that Kanye West could make an album about it.   © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Retired NBA legend Dennis[...]

British tourist, 21, dies in Ibiza after 'being punched by a fellow Brit who then tried to escape over a third-floor balcony'

Wednesday  12:55,   18 july 2018

The second man is said to have tried to escape over a third-floor balcony at a building in San Antonio on the Spanish party island, but was later arrested. The incident happened at 7.35am this morning.The 21-year-old Briton is reported to have[...]

Body of teenage boy recovered from reservoir

Wednesday  12:50,   18 july 2018

Body of teenage boy recovered from reservoirOfficers were joined at Glenburn Reservoir in Paisley by fire and ambulance crews just after 5.30pm on Tuesday and the body was pulled from the water almost three hours[...]