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'She never left': Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin

Friday  23:35,   17 august 2018

Detroit has lost a sister. Their sadness, though, somehow still feels like a celebration. Outside the church where Aretha Franklin's late father preached, there are mothers dancing with their daughters and singing "r-e-s-p-e-c-t".It is[...]
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British tourist, 21, is 'fighting for his life' after plunging from a first-floor hotel room in Ibiza

Friday  23:15,   17 august 2018

The 21-year-old was rushed to hospital after suffering a head injury when he fell from his first-floor room at Ibiza Rocks. The alarm was raised at 4.30am this morning. Pictured: The man's hotelThe 21-year-old was rushed to hospital at 4.30am[...]

Aretha Franklin ‘worked for me,’ claims Trump. Did she?

Friday  22:01,   17 august 2018

The “Queen of Soul,” who died Thursday, performed at Trump casinos in Atlantic City. But she hardly had a sustained employment relationship with the president and former real estate mogul.Aretha Franklin hadn’t ventured far from her adopted hometown [...]

Ministers will set out Brexit no deal plans in 84 papers: the full list

Friday  21:50,   17 august 2018

Ministers will set out Brexit no deal plans in 84 papers: the full listThe technical notices - aimed both at individuals and businesses - will cover all aspects of everyday life from farming and aviation safety to medicines and electricity[...]

22 hurt as long-distance bus overturns on German motorway

Friday  21:30,   17 august 2018

The accident happened on the A19 highway at Linstow, near Rostock.The accident happened at about 6.30am at Linstow, near Rostock, on the A19. The bus veered into a ditch next to the highway and ended up on its[...]

Corbyn ally: MP's anti-Semitism row complaints 'absurd'

Friday  20:55,   17 august 2018

A Labour MP has accused Dame Margaret Hodge of making "absurd" and "hyperbolic" criticisms of the party over its handling of anti-Semitism.  Chris Williamson, a close ally of Jeremy Corbyn and former member of the Labour[...]

Mother, 36, who was left in a coma by petrol bomb arson attack on her home that killed all four of her children 'will leave hospital for the first time for their funerals nine months on'

Friday  20:40,   17 august 2018

Michelle Pearson, 36, was badly injured in the fire at her home in Salford, Greater Manchester, last December. Her children, Demi Pearson, 14, Brandon, eight, Lacie, seven, and Lia, three, all died in the devastating attack. © Daily[...]

Father of murdered schoolgirl Lucy McHugh speaks of ‘distressing time’

Friday  19:45,   17 august 2018

The 13-year-old was found dead in woodland on July 26.The body of the 13-year-old was found in woodland at Southampton Sports Centre on July 26. She had been stabbed to[...]

Danny Cipriani to face disciplinary hearing

Friday  18:55,   17 august 2018

Danny Cipriani is facing action from the Rugby Football Union (RFU) after an altercation outside a bar in Jersey. The England and Gloucester star has been fined£2,000 after he pleaded guilty to common assault and resisting arrest.Cipriani, who has[...]

Melania Trump, a Mysterious First Lady, Weathers a Chaotic White House

Friday  18:35,   17 august 2018

On many matters, Mrs. Trump has directed her East Wing to operate independently of the West Wing, and she is still keeping Washington at a distance.But Mrs. Trump understood even then that her efforts to forge her own role would be second-guessed[...]

News quiz of the week: Aug. 17, 2018

Friday  17:40,   17 august 2018

<p>Take this quiz to test your knowledge of the top news stories from around the world this[...]

Ben Stokes to play for England against India

Friday  17:26,   17 august 2018

Ben Stokes has been named in the England cricket team to play India, just days after being cleared of affray. The 27-year-old will replace Sam Curran, 20, in the third Test at Trent Bridge.It was "probably one of the most difficult decisions I've[...]

324 dead as worst flooding in 100 years hits India

Friday  17:15,   17 august 2018

Hundreds of people have been killed and thousands left homeless after the worst floods in a century hit Kerala in India.  At least 324 people have died and more than 223,000 people have been rendered homeless and placed in relief camps.Monsoon[...]

Wife finds ring she lost 12 years ago after spotting it on the end of a CARROT her husband dug up from his vegetable patch in their garden

Friday  16:06,   17 august 2018

Linda Keitch, 69, from Monkton Heathfield, Somerset, was given the ring by her husband, Dave, for her 40th birthday but it was lost by their daughter before turning up on the vegetable.Stunned Linda Keitch, 69, was given the gold ring with a[...]

China 'training for strikes' on US and its allies

Friday  15:35,   17 august 2018

China's military is "likely training for strikes" against the United States and its allies, the Pentagon has claimed. The suggestion is contained in a report that says China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) recently expanded its[...]