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Champs-Elysees attacker ‘had pledged allegiance to IS’

Friday  06:40,   23 june 2017
Press Association

The attacker had a huge cache of weapons both at home and in the vehicle used in Monday’s rampage.The attacker had a huge cache of weapons both at home and in the vehicle used in Monday’s rampage, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins[...]

Theresa May Trolled Over Brexit By EU President Donald Tusk With John Lennon Lyric

Friday  06:20,   23 june 2017
Huffington Post UK

Theresa May Trolled Over Brexit By EU President Donald Tusk With John Lennon LyricThe EU Council president has said he still hopes Brexit will not happen, quoting John Lennon’s Imagine to make the[...]

With 'Eurovision' vote, EU agencies to leave London

Friday  05:40,   23 june 2017
Reuters

European Union leaders will decide this autumn where to move EU banking and medicines agencies that they are pulling out of London due to Brexit, using a voting system some liken to the Eurovision song contest .Most of the remaining 27 EU states[...]

Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble

Friday  01:45,   23 june 2017
Press Association

Barack Obama’s healthcare law was branded a “direct attack on the middle class”.The bill would provide less generous tax credits to help people buy insurance and let states get waivers to ignore some coverage standards that Obamacare requires of[...]

Did Goldie just reveal Banksy's real identity?

Thursday  23:55,   22 june 2017
Digital Spy

Who exactly is 'Robert'?While chatting to Scroobius Pip for his Distraction Pieces podcast about, well, pretty much everything, Goldie may or may not have accidentally outed Banksy's real[...]

Grenfell Tower fire: Safety instructions issued to local authorities for 'immediate' action

Thursday  23:05,   22 june 2017
Sky News

Local authorities have been issued with a list of instructions which must be actioned "immediately" following the Grenfell Tower fire. At least 79 people are dead, or missing, presumed dead, following the blaze in west London.As homes[...]

Charles: Future of humanity may depend on move to sustainable farming practices

Thursday  22:50,   22 june 2017
Press Association

The Soil Association promotes healthy and sustainable food and farming.Speaking as the patron of the Soil Association, which promotes healthy and sustainable food and farming, Charles said the future of humanity may depend on a mainstream transition [...]

First ‘Paddington’ bear cub born in mainland GB emerges from den

Thursday  21:35,   22 june 2017
Press Association

The species, also known as spectacled bears, were made famous by children’s character Paddington Bear. They are listed as vulnerable to extinction by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). © Provided by The Press[...]

Briton dies on mountain hike in 45C desert heat

Thursday  21:35,   22 june 2017
Sky News

A British man has died while hiking down a mountain in the United Arab Emirates in 45C desert heat. Alex Underhill was walking with a friend at the Jebel Jais mountain in the Ras Al Khaimah region when he fell and hit his head.The 25-year-old, who[...]

Combustible cladding found on seven towers after Grenfell fire

Thursday  19:35,   22 june 2017
Sky News

Tests have revealed that at least seven tower blocks across England are fitted with combustible cladding. Theresa May said local authorities and fire services are "taking all possible steps" to ensure the towers are safe, while hundreds more[...]

Man banned from driving after being caught at 146mph on motorway

Thursday  19:35,   22 june 2017
Press Association

Billy James Rich was disqualified from driving for 22 months and fined £692.Billy James Rich, 23, was behind the wheel of a black BMW on the A350 in the early hours of Wednesday when he overtook an unmarked police vehicle at[...]

Mourners gather for US student jailed by N. Korea

Thursday  17:47,   22 june 2017
AFP

A long line of mourners waited to enter funeral services early Thursday for Otto Warmbier, the US student imprisoned in North Korea who returned home last week in a coma that proved fatal. The services were being held in his home state of Ohio, with [...]

Mourners gather for US student jailed by N. Korea

Thursday  17:46,   22 june 2017
AFP

A long line of mourners waited to enter funeral services early Thursday for Otto Warmbier, the US student imprisoned in North Korea who returned home last week in a coma that proved fatal. The services were being held in his home state of Ohio, with [...]

Mourners gather for US student jailed by N. Korea

Thursday  17:46,   22 june 2017
AFP

A long line of mourners waited to enter funeral services early Thursday for Otto Warmbier, the US student imprisoned in North Korea who returned home last week in a coma that proved fatal. The services were being held in his home state of Ohio, with [...]

Three Volunteers Explain Why They're Helping Victims Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

Thursday  16:35,   22 june 2017
Huffington Post UK

The incredible generosity in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire has seen people from all walks of life volunteering to help. Debi Haden, 50, a psychosocial support team member, from[...]