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Police question Toronto van attack suspect after 10 people killed

Tuesday  10:35,   24 april 2018
Sky News

<p>Alek Minassian has been arrested after what appears to have been an intentional collision.</p>Another 15 people are believed to have been injured on the corner of Yonge Street and Finch Avenue, where the van mounted a pavement and mowed[...]

What the papers say – April 24

Tuesday  10:15,   24 april 2018
Press Association

It’s a boy! Royal baby number three arrives – and the Windrush row rumbles on.Images of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, with Kate cradling the young prince in her arms, feature on nearly all the front[...]

Four-year-old Florida girl is fighting for her life after she accidentally swallowed pool water in a 'freak accident'

Tuesday  09:45,   24 april 2018
Daily Mail

Four-year-old Elianna Grace (pictured) is fighting for her life at a Florida hospital after she accidentally swallowed pool water in a 'freak accident' earlier this month.Elianna Grace was hospitalized last Wednesday just four days after she [...]

Alfie Evans clings to life after Alder Hey hospital 'removes life support' as his father says terminally-ill boy has been breathing on his own for NINE hours

Tuesday  09:40,   24 april 2018
Daily Mail

Terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans is clinging to life after his father announced on Monday night that his life support had been removed around 9pm.Tom Evans, 21, said his son's support was removed around 9pm on Monday night but the 23-month-old had [...]

‘Cop deserves a medal’: Cool response from Toronto officer at tense standoff wins praise

Tuesday  07:35,   24 april 2018
Toronto Star

‘Cop deserves a medal’: Cool response from Toronto officer at tense standoff wins praiseThe bystander footage shows a man standing near a white van stopped on a sidewalk, with his outstretched arm pointing a dark object at an officer out in the[...]

Ball is in Britain’s court over next steps in Brexit talks – Brussels

Tuesday  07:05,   24 april 2018
Press Association

The Government must set out a clear vision for what it wants, EU chief negotiator says.All those involved “know where the EU stands” but “more clarity” is still needed from the UK, Michel Barnier[...]

Karaoke bar fire kills 18 in southern China

Tuesday  06:35,   24 april 2018
Sky News

A fire at a karaoke bar in Qingyuan City in southern China has killed 18 people and injured another five, according to the official Xinhua new agency. Police say arson is the most likely cause of the blaze at the three-storey building.The public[...]

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush admitted to Houston hospital

Tuesday  06:05,   24 april 2018
Reuters

<p>Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been admitted to a Houston hospital after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, a family spokesman said on Monday.</p>Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was admitted to a Houston[...]

Mysterious Arctic Ice Holes Baffle Scientists

Tuesday  05:50,   24 april 2018
National Geographic

Were these strange features caused by melting ice, seals, or something else?While flying over the eastern Beaufort Sea as part of NASA’s Operation IceBridge, mission scientist John Sonntag made photos of something he had never seen before on April[...]

That's my boy! Kate gazes adoringly at her newborn little prince as she takes him home to Kensington Palace while his proud father William jokes it's 'thrice worry now!'

Tuesday  05:05,   24 april 2018
Daily Mail

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, today stared lovingly into her newborn son's eyes as she carried the little prince out of hospital just before 6pm and home to Kensington Palace. Delighted father Prince William today revealed how Princess Charlotte[...]

Swerving van 'deliberately' hit people - witness

Tuesday  05:05,   24 april 2018
Sky News

The van that hit pedestrians in Toronto swerved across four lanes to hit passers-by "deliberately", a witness has told Sky News. A second witness told Sky News he believes the collision was "on purpose".Up to 10 pedestrians have been hit[...]

George HW Bush in intensive care

Tuesday  02:20,   24 april 2018
The Hill

Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized in an intensive care unit on Sunday, one day after his late wife Barbara Bush's funeral."President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday morning after contracting an[...]

May defeated three times in one day on Brexit bill

Tuesday  01:53,   24 april 2018
Sky News

Peers have inflicted three defeats in a single afternoon on Theresa May's Brexit plans.The most significant will see human rights laws to protect EU citizens maintained after the transition period ends at the end of[...]

Army trucks roll into Salisbury to begin clean-up operation at nerve agent hot spots in wake of plot to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia

Tuesday  01:45,   24 april 2018
Daily Mail

A military convoy has arrived in Salisbury to begin a clean-up operation in the wake of the plot to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal.  The trucks are believed to be moving in on nerve agent hotspots where traces of the deadly substance[...]

William and Kate show new prince to the world

Tuesday  01:35,   24 april 2018
Sky News

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have introduced their new son to the world. The prince was born at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington at 11.01am on St George's Day.  1/22 SLIDES © Chris Jackson/Getty[...]