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Divers exploring wreckage of the Pulaski which sank in 1838 find a gold watch stopped at 11.05pm - exactly 5 minutes after the ship's boilers exploded, sending it to a watery grave

Monday  06:40,   18 june 2018

A gold pocket watch found 200 feet off the wreckage of the Steam Boat Pulaski near North Carolina's coast has the exploration team convinced of the accuracy of the recorded timeline of the 1838 wreck.The watch, which would have been a highly[...]

Officials: NJ arts festival shooting leaves 22 injured, 1 suspect dead

Monday  05:30,   18 june 2018

Nearly two dozen people were injured after gunfire broke out early Sunday during a fight at an all-night art event in New Jersey’s capital city, leaving one suspect dead and authorities investigating if any others were involved.Nearly two dozen[...]

Cambodian prince injured and wife killed in crash

Monday  05:05,   18 june 2018

The former Cambodian prime minister has been seriously injured in a car crash which killed his wife and injured at least seven others on Sunday. Officials said Prince Norodom Ranariddh was in a convoy with other senior figures of his FUNCINPEC[...]

Claims of 'Brexit dividend' for NHS dismissed as 'tosh'

Monday  01:50,   18 june 2018

A Tory MP has labelled claims a "Brexit dividend" will help fund a cash injection for the NHS as "tosh", with Theresa May's pledge of more money for the health service coming under scrutiny. The prime minister said the NHS[...]

Tory MP: I do support criminalising upskirting

Sunday  17:25,   17 june 2018

A Conservative MP who blocked a bill to make upskirting a criminal offence has said he does support moves to criminalise it. Sir Christopher Chope told the Bouremouth Daily Echo that upskirting was "vulgar, humiliating and unacceptable".The MP for[...]

Greece, Macedonia sign deal ending yearslong name dispute

Sunday  15:00,   17 june 2018

Greece and Macedonia have signed a deal that, if ratified, will resolve a decades-old dispute concerning Macedonia's name. Under the agreement, Greece's northern neighbor will be renamed North Macedonia _ move the two countries' leaders[...]

17 die in Caracas club stampede after tear gas canister explosion

Sunday  14:10,   17 june 2018

The incident at the Los Cotorros club in the middle-class area of El Paraiso left five others injured.Interior minister Nestor Reverol said the incident at the Los Cotorros club in the middle-class area of El Paraiso left eight minors dead and five[...]

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan steal the show as glamorous royals descend on Lincolnshire for the wedding of Diana's niece (and she's wearing one of the late Princess's favourite tiaras)

Sunday  12:18,   17 june 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex watched Princess Diana 's niece Celia McCorquodale tie the knot with George Woodhouse in Stoke Rochford, Lincolnshire, on Saturday.The newlyweds co-ordinated in powder blue as they watched Princess Diana's niece[...]

1st boat of Aquarius convoy with 630 migrants docks in Spain

Sunday  11:00,   17 june 2018

The first Italian government ship accompanying the migrant aid boat Aquarius has docked at the Spanish port of Valencia.VALENCIA, Spain — The first Italian government ship accompanying the migrant aid vessel Aquarius with 630 people aboard on[...]

Actress films moment Tesla Model S catches fire

Sunday  09:10,   17 june 2018

West Wing actress Mary McCormack has shared a video of her husband's Tesla which caught fire "out of the blue".She posted a clip showing flames blasting out from underneath her husband director Michael Morris's[...]

Sajid Javid: My phone was stolen by moped thieves

Sunday  06:40,   17 june 2018

The Home Secretary said the incident ‘happened in a flash’.Sajid Javid, who is in charge of the nation’s policing and security, said he was targeted by criminals outside Euston station in north[...]

Thai King Given $30 Billion for Being Royal

Sunday  06:25,   17 june 2018

The official agency that managed the fortune belonging to Thailand's royal family announced Saturday that the king, who assumed the throne after his father died in 2016, would now oversee the family assets.The royal leader received the good news [...]

8 injured as taxi runs into Moscow crowd including soccer fans

Sunday  01:25,   17 june 2018

<p>A taxi drove into a crowd of pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square on Saturday, injuring eight people including two Mexicans in the city for the soccer World Cup which Russia is hosting, officials and eyewitnesses said. </p>MOSCOW - A[...]

Islamic State says behind Afghanistan car bombing which kills 26 during Eid

Sunday  00:40,   17 june 2018

<p>A car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire.</p>Islamic State[...]

Campaigners condemn sale of Hastings Pier to tycoon

Saturday  14:31,   16 june 2018

The rebuilt Hastings Pier reopened just two years ago thanks to millions of pounds of public funding after it was ravaged by fire. Last year, it won a national award when it was crowned the UK’s best new building – but Hastings Pier Charity, which[...]