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Surgeons Remove Contact Lens Lodged In Woman's Eye For 28 Years

Friday  13:55,   17 august 2018
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Surgeons have removed a contact lens that was stuck in a woman’s eye for nearly three decades. The patient went to her GP in Dundee complaining of swelling in her left eye and was left astonished when an MRI revealed a long-forgotten lens had been[...]
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Danny Cipriani has shot himself in the foot once too often... enough is enough

Friday  13:50,   17 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Can Cipriani be trusted by Eddie Jones and the rest of the England team who are also under scrutiny but remain disciplined in their personal lives and behaviour? I suspect Eddie will now decide that he can't and who could blame[...]

Trump's list: Those who might lose their security clearance

Friday  13:46,   17 august 2018
msn

President Donald Trump has acted on a threat to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information. Trump says he is reviewing security clearances for nine[...]

Spain remembers terror attacks that killed 16 in Catalonia

Friday  13:05,   17 august 2018
msn

Spain's King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez are among hundreds of people attending official ceremonies in Barcelona marking the first anniversary of terror attacks that killed 16 people. The commemorations began Friday with[...]

He Begged on TV for His Family’s Return. Then He Was Accused of Killing Them.

Friday  12:15,   17 august 2018
msn

Chris Watts was arrested Wednesday in Frederick, Colo., on suspicion of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters.“Shanann, Bella, Celeste, if you’re out there, just come back,” Mr. Watts said, staring into the camera. “If somebody has her,[...]

'We welcome fans to celebrate his life': Barry Chuckle's family invite the public to line the streets of his home town for the comedian's funeral today after his death from cancer at 73

Friday  11:11,   17 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The 73-year-old, real name Barry Elliott, died on August 5 after finding fame performing alongside his brother Paul Elliott. The funeral for Barry will take place at the New York Stadium in Rotherham.The 73-year-old, real name Barry Elliott, died on [...]

Stormy Daniels and Donald Trump: The full story of the porn star's alleged affair with the US President

Friday  10:30,   17 august 2018
inews.co.uk

<p>The Trump-Stormy Daniels story actually starts back in 2011, when the adult film actress spoke to the gossip magazine In Touch Weekly, about an alleged consensual affair with the New York businessman back in 2006. The magazine decided not to[...]

What the papers say – August 17

Friday  10:06,   17 august 2018
msn

Farewell to the Queen of Soul.Meanwhile papers lead with a variety of stories, including Danny Cipriani’s guilty pleas over a bar[...]

Earliest galaxies circle the Milky Way

Friday  09:45,   17 august 2018
news.sky

Astronomers at Durham University have found evidence that some of the earliest galaxies to form after the Big Bang are orbiting our own Milky Way. The team from the Institute for Computational Cosmology, working with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center[...]

Remains found in US desert compound are those of missing boy

Friday  08:05,   17 august 2018
msn

Abdul-ghani Wahhaj went missing in Georgia but was identified at the New Mexico compound.Human remains found at a New Mexico desert compound have been identified as those of a missing boy with severe[...]

'I saved myself by a miracle': First picture of the lorry driver who avoided plunging off the collapsing Genoa bridge by mere inches

Friday  07:50,   17 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Luigi Fiorillo stamped on the brakes of his delivery lorry as he watched the Morandi bridge in Genoa crumbling before his eyes, then got out of the cab and ran for his life, calling his survival a miracle.Luigi Fiorillo stamped on the brakes of his[...]

Brother of the Westminster terror attack suspect says his sibling has 'never been radicalised' and 'loves England' - but admits he has struggled since the death of their father

Friday  06:10,   17 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

<p>Salih Khater, 29, was arrested on Tuesday after his Ford Fiesta Zetec rammed into pedestrians and cyclists outside the Houses of Parliament</p><p></p>Mustafa Khater, 33, said his younger brother Salih had 'never been radicalised' but[...]

Trump gears up to strip more clearances from officials tied to Russia investigation

Friday  05:45,   17 august 2018
washingtonpost

The president has fired or threatened nearly a dozen current and former officials connected to the investigation he labels a ‘rigged witch hunt.’Over the past 19 months, Trump has fired or threatened to take action against nearly a dozen current and [...]

Russia unveils 3,100mph nuclear missiles that will be loaded onto Kremlin's new supersonic AI-controlled strike bomber which will hit the skies later this month

Friday  05:15,   17 august 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The Russian Tu-22M3M will also carry Kh-32 air-to-surface cruise missiles, which have a range of up to 370 miles flying up to 25 miles above the ground at Mach 5 - five times the speed of sound.The Tu-22M3M is a 'deep moderisation' of[...]

Genoa bridge firm ordered to pay for rebuild

Friday  02:30,   17 august 2018
news.sky

The Italian government has demanded that the company in control of the collapsed Genoa bridge rebuild it at the firm's own expense.The transport ministry also says it wants Autostrade per l'Italia to complete the rebuild within limited amount of [...]