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So long, summer: The Met Office has warned about rain and thunder in London

Tuesday  15:11,   27 june 2017
MSN

The capital's short summery spell came to an abrupt end this morning, with heavy rain across London.As anyone with access to a window will tell you right now, the capital's short summery spell came to an abrupt end this morning, with heavy rain[...]

Police let children use toy guns on firing range

Tuesday  14:00,   27 june 2017
Sky News

West Midlands Police has been criticised after it allowed seven and eight-year-old children to use replica guns at a firing range. A Year 3 class from Kings Norton Primary in Birmingham were pictured aiming the fake, plastic weapons during a school [...]

Singhsbury's becomes Morrisinghs in legal row

Tuesday  14:00,   27 june 2017
Sky News

A convenience store called Singhsbury's has changed its name after being threatened with legal action to Morrisinghs.Sainsbury's had accused Jel Singh Nagra of copyright infringement in 2012, with the retail giant threatening to take the[...]

Poverty In The UK Statistics Reveal 4.6 Million Endured 'Persistent' Hardship In 2015

Tuesday  13:45,   27 june 2017
Huffington Post UK

Numbers of poverty-stricken Brits have soared by 700,000 in a year.Some 4.6 million people were classed as being trapped in a vicious cycle of ‘persistent’ poverty in 2015, compared with 3.9 million in 2014, the Office For National Statistics (ONS)[...]

Grenfell death toll 'could have been covered up'

Tuesday  13:35,   27 june 2017
Sky News

The real number of people killed in the Grenfell Tower fire could have been covered up because of fears of riots, a Labour MP has suggested. Officials have said at least 79 people are feared to have died in the disaster, though they have warned[...]

Officers who tackled suspected suicide bomber nominated for bravery awards

Tuesday  13:11,   27 june 2017
Press Association

A total of 71 officers have been nominated for the 22nd Police Bravery Awards, which take place in London next month. The awards honour and recognise police officers who have performed outstanding acts of bravery while on or off duty, and is hosted[...]

Nicola Sturgeon expected to set out position on second referendum

Tuesday  13:10,   27 june 2017
Press Association

The First Minister has been reflecting on her plans for a second vote.The First Minister has been reflecting on her plans for a second vote following the General[...]

When galaxies collide: Photo shows galactic 'goulash'

Tuesday  12:50,   27 june 2017
USA TODAY

Ever wondered what happens when galaxies "collide?" Now we know, thanks to a cool image from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.  Now we know, thanks to a cool image from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. The image of[...]

Mystery of missing Chinese scholar shakes up Illinois school

Tuesday  12:50,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

Her disappearance June 9 on her way to sign an apartment lease is being treated as a kidnapping. The case has shaken staff and students at Illinois' flagship public school in Urbana-Champaign. And it's led some parents of the more than 300,000[...]

People around the world have more confidence in Vladimir Putin than in Donald Trump

Tuesday  10:26,   27 june 2017
Quartz

In the final weeks of Barack Obama’s presidency, he admonished the 37% of Republican voters who said they approved of Russian president Vladimir Putin. “Ronald…Obama may feel a small amount of schadenfreude, then, at the fact that global confidence[...]

People around the world have more confidence in Vladimir Putin than in Donald Trump

Tuesday  10:25,   27 june 2017
Quartz

In the final weeks of Barack Obama’s presidency, he admonished the 37% of Republican voters who said they approved of Russian president Vladimir Putin. “Ronald…Obama may feel a small amount of schadenfreude, then, at the fact that global confidence[...]

People around the world have more confidence in Vladimir Putin than in Donald Trump

Tuesday  10:25,   27 june 2017
Quartz

In the final weeks of Barack Obama’s presidency, he admonished the 37% of Republican voters who said they approved of Russian president Vladimir Putin. “Ronald…Obama may feel a small amount of schadenfreude, then, at the fact that global confidence[...]

MoD didn’t support Rigby family – murdered soldier’s mother

Tuesday  09:45,   27 june 2017
Press Association

She told the programme the London Bridge terror attack in June felt like a repeat of the murder of her son.Fusilier Rigby, 25, was stabbed to death outside the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich, south London, in May 2013 while off[...]

MoD didn’t support Rigby family – murdered soldier’s mother

Tuesday  09:45,   27 june 2017
Press Association

She told the programme the London Bridge terror attack in June felt like a repeat of the murder of her son.Fusilier Rigby, 25, was stabbed to death outside the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich, south London, in May 2013 while off[...]

I am innocent of all these charges: Pat Hickey

Tuesday  09:06,   27 june 2017
Independent.ie

Former OCI president Pat Hickey vows to clear his name after ticketing scandal of Rio 2016, in an exclusive interview with Paul WilliamsThe former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland says he has never come to police attention[...]