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Trump says he will call for Justice Department to probe whether FBI ‘surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes’

Monday  01:30,   21 may 2018
washingtonpost

President Trump said on Twitter that he would “demand” the Justice Department look into whether “any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration!” (Provided[...]

Meghan outlines royal plans as couple return to London

Sunday  22:51,   20 may 2018
news.sky

Meghan Markle has laid out her royal plans after she and husband Prince Harry returned to London to begin married life. The Duchess of Sussex now has her own page on the official royal.uk website, with a short biography that emphasises her charity[...]

What Britain’s papers think of the royal wedding

Sunday  13:05,   20 may 2018
pressassociation

The papers have their say on a historic moment for the nation and royal family.The Sunday Times says it was a “great British[...]

Santa Fe shooting suspect reportedly killed girl who turned down his advances

Sunday  06:05,   20 may 2018
thehill

The 17-year-old suspect in Friday's shooting at a Santa Fe, Texas, high school reportedly shot and killed a classmate who turned down his repeated advances, according to the Los Angeles Times. The classmate, Shana Fisher, was the first[...]

Major rail timetable change introduced across Britain

Sunday  05:45,   20 may 2018
pressassociation

The shake-up is designed to increase overall frequencies and reliability, but some passengers will find their regular journeys are no longer possible. Some disruption is expected while trains and crews are redeployed over the coming weeks.Many of[...]

Ministers pledge tough crackdown on 'Wild West' internet outlaws

Sunday  05:05,   20 may 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Digital Secretary Matt Hancock and Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced the move after releasing new research showing that internet users often felt threatened.Cyberbullies, child groomers and terrorists will be the main targets in the crackdown.[...]

Trump misspells Melania's name in initial tweet welcoming her back to White House

Sunday  04:50,   20 may 2018
thehill

President Trump misspelled first lady Melania Trump's name in a tweet welcoming her back to the White House on Saturday. "Great to have our incredible First Lady back home in the White House. Melanie is feeling and doing really well,"[...]

Six moments of the royal wedding you didn't hear

Sunday  04:35,   20 may 2018
news.sky

The wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle will provide many wonderful memories for years to come.  But there were moments you were not meant to hear, ranging from intimate comments from guests as they arrived to the obvious nervousness of[...]

The Surprising Secrets of the Fastest Stars in the Milky Way Galaxy

Sunday  03:15,   20 may 2018
thedailybeast

April 25 changed the trajectory of how we understand supernova — and our mysteriously expanding universe.When a certain kind of dying star, called a type 1a supernova, explodes, they only shine for a few weeks. They are bright and consistent, but[...]

French director Luc Besson accused of drugging, raping actress

Sunday  01:25,   20 may 2018
nydailynews

French director Luc Besson has been accused of drugging and raping an actress at a Paris hotel, according to reports. The unidentified 27-year-old actress filed a complaint with police on Friday morning accusing Besson of drugging her tea and then[...]

Prince Harry marries 'gorgeous' Meghan Markle

Saturday  16:01,   19 may 2018
news.sky

Prince Harry told Meghan Markle: "You look amazing," as millions of royal fans around the world watched their wedding at Windsor Castle. The happy couple held hands at the altar in the historic surrounds of St George's Chapel before[...]

Hospital worker is sacked and another disciplined for accessing Ed Sheeran's medical records after he was treated for broken arm

Saturday  11:15,   19 may 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Ipswich Hospital said a member of admin staff had been fired while a medical staff worker had been given a written warning for accessing Ed Sheeran's medical records.Ipswich Hospital said a member of admin staff had been fired while a medical[...]

China lands bomber on South China Sea island for first time

Saturday  09:30,   19 may 2018
ap.org

A Chinese state-run newspaper says the Chinese air force has landed long-range bombers for the first time on an airport in the South China Sea. The China Daily newspaper reported that the People's Liberation Army Air Force conducted takeoff [...]

Tears follow bloodshed as Texas mourns 10 killed in school shooting

Saturday  08:45,   19 may 2018
pressassociation

The pupil, armed with a shotgun, was wearing a shirt emblazoned with the slogan ‘Born to Kill’.The shooting at the Santa Fe High School was the nation’s deadliest such attack since the massacre in Florida that gave rise to a campaign by teenagers[...]

Police escort for Windsor's 'other' wedding

Saturday  08:05,   19 may 2018
news.sky

Vicky Compson had the dress, the date and the venue for her wedding all set.   The only issue: months after she'd booked it all, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced they'd be getting married in Windsor less than 24 hours after she did."We[...]