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Celeb TV host to challenge Putin in election

Thursday  07:20,   19 october 2017
Sky News

A celebrity TV host says she plans to run in next year's Russian presidential election where she is expected to face Vladimir Putin. In a YouTube video, 35-year-old Ksenia Sobchak announced her desire to take part in March's contest.Mr Putin,[...]

The internet is going crazy over a ridiculous conspiracy theory that Melania Trump has been replaced by a body double

Thursday  06:40,   19 october 2017
Business Insider

There's a wild conspiracy theory that Melania Trump has been replaced by a body double in public appearances.A conspiracy theory that Melania Trump has been replaced by a body double has gone[...]

Trudeau's tears: Canada PM mourns rock star

Thursday  05:36,   19 october 2017
Sky News

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has broken down in tears as he paid tribute to the lead singer of rock band Tragically Hip on national television. Gord Downie, who had brain cancer, died on Tuesday at the age of 53.An emotional Mr Trudeau,[...]

NHS ID Check Plans Could Risk Patient Safety, British Medical Journal Warns

Thursday  05:36,   19 october 2017
Huffington Post UK

Plans to clamp down on “health tourism” by making people prove they are British before they receive NHS care could put all patients at risk, experts have warned.From next week, anyone who seeks hospital treatment in England will have to take ID to[...]

Himachal assembly elections: BJP announces list of 68 candidates

Thursday  05:25,   19 october 2017
Hindustan Times

Himachal assembly elections: BJP announces list of 68 candidatesFormer chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal and Himachal Pradesh BJP chief Satpal Singh Satti are among the party candidates, a list for which was announced on Wednesday, for the state[...]

PM's offer to EU citizens ahead of crunch summit

Thursday  01:45,   19 october 2017
Sky News

On the eve of a crucial Brussels summit, the Prime Minister has appealed directly to EU citizens living in the UK that she wants them and their families to stay after Brexit. The appeal comes as Jeremy Corbyn redoubles his attack on the[...]

Maryland office shooting suspect linked to Delaware shooting

Wednesday  22:30,   18 october 2017
Associated Press

A gunman opened fire at a Maryland office park on Wednesday morning, killing three co-workers and wounding two others, authorities and the business owner said. He is also believed to be involved in a later shooting about 55 miles away in Wilmington, [...]

Taj Mahal stands on razed Shiva temple: BJP leader Vinay Katiyar feeds fresh fuel to row

Wednesday  20:26,   18 october 2017
Hindustan Times

<p>BJP leader Vinay Katiyar said Mughal emperor Shahjahan razed the shrine, Tejo Mahalaya, built by Hindu kings to make space for his monument.</p>Mughal emperor Shahjahan razed the shrine, Tejo Mahalaya, built by Hindu kings to make space for [...]

1.75 Lakh Diya, Ram-Sita In Chopper For Yogi Adityanath's Ayodhya Diwali

Wednesday  20:25,   18 october 2017
NDTV

1.75 Lakh Diya, Ram-Sita In Chopper For Yogi Adityanath's Ayodhya DiwaliThe lead actors of Ramlila, in full costume, arrived in a government chopper and landed on the banks of the river Saryu, where they were received by the Uttar Pradesh Chief[...]

One chart that shows how Rahul Gandhi is challenging Narendra Modi on Twitter

Wednesday  20:25,   18 october 2017
Hindustan Times

One chart that shows how Rahul Gandhi is challenging Narendra Modi on TwitterAccording to a Hindustan Times analysis of nearly three years’ of tweets by three powerful rivals, people retweeted Gandhi in recent weeks more than Prime Minister Narendra [...]

Police hunt three men over unprovoked attack on Leeds United fan

Wednesday  19:31,   18 october 2017
Press Association

The man in his 20s was wearing a Leeds United scarf having earlier attended a match when he was attacked by three men at Halifax station.The man in his 20s was wearing a Leeds United scarf having earlier attended a match when he was attacked by[...]

Saudi Arabia: Hundreds of Mysterious Ancient Stone Structures Discovered on Lava Domes

Wednesday  18:46,   18 october 2017
Newsweek

About 400 giant stone walls apparently dating back thousands of years were spotted using Google Earth.Kennedy’s interest in the arid lands of the Middle East began in the late 1960s when he travelled through the region. A decade later, he set up the [...]

Rep.: Trump told slain soldier's widow that he "knew what he was getting into"

Wednesday  18:45,   18 october 2017
CBS News

Trump denies her account; U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson said she was in car with Myeshia Johnson, widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, when Trump calledMyeshia Johnson was on her way to the airport to greet the remains of her husband, Army Sgt. La[...]

Trump's Doonbeg golf resort survived Storm Ophelia by 'building a wall of straw' around golf course

Wednesday  18:20,   18 october 2017
Independent.ie

US President Donald Trump's Doonbeg resort survived the destruction caused by Storm Ophelia by building a wall of straw around the golf course. The Trump International Golf Links and Hotel in Doonbeg, Co Clare reported no damage after the storm[...]

Four Britons kidnapped as militants hunted

Wednesday  18:05,   18 october 2017
Sky News

Four British nationals have been kidnapped from a remote village in Nigeria, police and community leaders have said. It is thought the victims, who were providing "free medical care and religious activities", were abducted by militants five days[...]