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Heatwave kills 30 people in sweltering Japan

Saturday  22:10,   21 july 2018

A heatwave gripping Japan has so far killed more than 30 people - 10 in one day alone - and has sent thousands to hospital. The country has been enduring record-breaking temperatures of up to 40.7C (105F) after nearly a week where thermometers have [...]
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Inside Trump's isolation after Putin summit, walkbacks

Saturday  17:05,   21 july 2018

Facing condemnation from allies and foes alike on Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump was outnumbered even in the Oval Office. Vice President Mike Pence, National Security Adviser John Bolton and chief of staff John Kelly stood united in[...]

Gunman kills father of school shooting survivors

Saturday  15:40,   21 july 2018

The father of two survivors of a high school massacre in Florida has died after being shot at his convenience store. The suspected killer was caught on security camera robbing Ayub Ali at his shop in North Lauderdale, before returning a short time[...]

Inside Bannon's Plan to Hijack Europe for the Far-Right

Saturday  15:30,   21 july 2018

Inside Bannon's Plan to Hijack Europe for the Far-RightTrump’s former White House chief advisor told The Daily Beast that he is setting up a foundation in Europe called The Movement which he hopes will lead a right-wing populist revolt across[...]

Why DID three respectable young Britons fall to their deaths at the same Majorca block of flats? How a visit to the scene with grieving relatives has uncovered a terrible design flaw

Saturday  14:55,   21 july 2018

Is this why three people died in Majorca? From the front, there appears to be a ‘garden’ with vegetation spilling over a low wall and solid ground, but from the other side the full danger is revealed.‘Stay safe, lads!’ shouts John Channon, as one[...]

Duck boat accident survivor claims captain said not to bother with life jackets

Saturday  14:25,   21 july 2018

Seventeen people died, including nine from one family, in the tourist boat accident in Missouri.Tia Coleman told an Indianapolis television station that she and a nephew were the only survivors among 11 relatives aboard the[...]

Gaza truce largely holds after Israeli strikes over soldier death

Saturday  12:30,   21 july 2018

Gaza truce largely holds after Israeli strikes over soldier[...]

Anti-Trump protests outside White House continue into fifth night

Saturday  12:15,   21 july 2018

Anti-Trump protests outside White House continue into fifth nightAdam Parkhomenko has been organizing the "Occupy Lafayette Park" protests since President Trump's controversial summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on[...]

Funeral to be held for six-year-old Alesha MacPhail

Saturday  06:50,   21 july 2018

The schoolgirl was found dead on the Isle of Bute on July 2.The six-year-old was staying with relatives on the island, in the Firth of Clyde, at the start of the summer break when she was found[...]

Leadsom 'told cabinet she hated Chequers deal'

Saturday  06:45,   21 july 2018

Leaked minutes of Theresa May's Chequers summit two weeks ago reveal Andrea Leadsom said she "hated" the prime minister's Brexit compromise and claimed it betrayed the result of the EU referendum. According to a report in The[...]

Celebrities who were 'banned' from Thatcher's party

Saturday  06:30,   21 july 2018

Margaret Thatcher's husband Denis vetted a celebrity guest list for a showbusiness reception planned at Downing Street, newly released documents show. The reception in April 1988 was planned as a thank you to 45 celebrities who attended the[...]

Missouri duck boat survivor claims captain told passengers they wouldn't 'need' life jackets, report says

Saturday  05:15,   21 july 2018

A woman who is reportedly among the survivors of a duck boat that capsized in a Missouri lake on Thursday claimed that the vessel’s captain told passengers that wearing life jackets wasn’t necessary. Tia Coleman told Fox 59 that nine of her family[...]

British couple thrown in Greek jail over a holiday snap: Grandparents are accused of spying after taking a picture of two dinghies

Saturday  04:55,   21 july 2018

Pamela and Michael Cleary, who have eight grandchildren, were handcuffed and spent a night in a cockroach-infested cell without food or water. Mr Cleary’s offence was to take pictures on his mobile phone of two army dinghies in a port on the island[...]

Beauty queen who murdered boyfriend gets death sentence

Saturday  04:30,   21 july 2018

A 24-year-old Kenyan beauty queen has been sentenced to death for murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him 25 times. Ruth Kamande, who won a prison beauty pageant while awaiting trial, slashed her partner Farid Mohammed, 24, to death in 2015.Passing [...]

£200m cocaine haul seized off Cornwall coast

Saturday  03:05,   21 july 2018

A major haul of cocaine - understood to be worth more than £200m - has been seized from a sailing yacht off the coast of Cornwall. The load, reported to weigh around two tonnes, is understood to be the second largest ever seized in the UK.It[...]