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Not so Few: Total of surviving Battle of Britain veterans increases from eight to nine after family point out that hero pilot, 98, is still alive

Sunday  17:10,   27 may 2018

Battle of Britain hero John Hemingway, 98, of Dublin is one of the last nine surviving fighter pilots who saved Britain from a Nazi ­invasion.  He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for bravery and shot down four times in the Second[...]

Wife of top Mexican drug lord 'El Mencho' arrested

Sunday  15:10,   27 may 2018

The wife of one of Mexico's most wanted drug lords has been arrested, the country's authorities have said.Rosalinda Garcia was detained in the Guadalajara suburb of Zapopon in the Western state of[...]

‘Ivan the Terrible’ Painting Damaged in Russia in Vodka-Fueled Attack

Sunday  14:51,   27 may 2018

Russian news reports said the suspect thought the 1885 canvas, “Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan on November 16, 1581,” by the Russian realist Ilya Repin, was historically inaccurate.The 1885 canvas, “Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan on November [...]

Flights delayed after lightning strike at Stansted

Sunday  11:45,   27 may 2018

Flights are delayed at Stansted Airport after lightning hit the aircraft fuelling system, leaving planes unable to refuel. In a statement on Twitter, a Stansted Airport spokesman said: "Due to an earlier lightning strike the aircraft fuelling[...]

Why This Frog’s Poisonous, Inflatable Backside Is Staring at You

Sunday  08:35,   27 may 2018

This South American frog’s inflatable rear end puts on quite a show for predators.Yet this frog’s glamorous hindquarters are meant to repel attention, not attract[...]

Royal wedding photographer admits he had to bribe Prince George to smile

Sunday  07:50,   27 may 2018

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Two die after becoming ill at Mutiny Festival

Sunday  07:10,   27 may 2018

An 18-year-old woman and 20-year-old man have died after becoming ill at Mutiny Festival in Portsmouth. The woman became unwell just after 7pm on Saturday and was taken to Queen Alexandra Hospital where she later died.The man was found collapsed[...]

Kim Jong Un Reaffirms Korean Denuclearization Push

Sunday  07:00,   27 may 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had reaffirmed his commitment to the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula and looked forward to meeting President Donald Trump.South Korean President Moon Jae-in[...]

American Airlines passenger sparks mid-flight brawl after denied beer, threatening to kill seatmate

Sunday  06:20,   27 may 2018

The drama in the high skies unfolded on May 23.On May 23, flight 1293 from Saint Croix to Miami International Airport took a turn for the worse thirty minutes in. Apparently, a passenger identified as Jason Felix in court documents shared with Fox[...]

Teacher corrects White House letter with 'many silly mistakes,' sends it back to Trump

Sunday  06:10,   27 may 2018

<p>I have never, ever, received a letter with this many silly mistakes," retired teacher Yvonne Mason said.&nbsp;</p>Redundancies. Faulty capitalization. Lack of clarity and[...]

Pressure on May for abortion reform in N Ireland

Sunday  05:20,   27 may 2018

Ireland's historic abortion vote has piled pressure on Theresa May to override opposition from her Democratic Unionist allies and reform the law in Northern Ireland. Members of the prime minister's own cabinet immediately joined opposition[...]

Passengers 'stuck' after train driver gets 'lost'

Sunday  04:30,   27 may 2018

Baffled train passengers ended up in South Yorkshire after their driver got "lost" on a route from Newcastle to Reading. Jeni Harvey, who was riding the CrossCountry Train service, tweeted to say she was "stuck because the driver went the [...]

Astronaut and moonwalker Alan Bean dies aged 86

Sunday  01:30,   27 may 2018

Alan Bean spent a total of 69 days in space.Astronaut Alan Bean, who was the fourth person to walk on the moon, has[...]

'A tragedy of historic proportions' - No side lick wounds after heavy defeat

Saturday  18:40,   26 may 2018

'A tragedy of historic proportions' - No side lick wounds after heavy defeatThe LoveBoth campaign said results from yesterday's exit polls following the referendum yesterday "paint a bleak picture for retention of the Eighth[...]

Boy, 11, arrested after alleged rape of 7-year-old

Saturday  18:26,   26 may 2018

An 11-year-old boy has been arrested over the alleged rape of a seven-year-old. The seven-year-old youngster said the attack happened outside, in the village of Wool in Dorset on 14 May.In a statement, Dorset Police confirmed officers had arrested[...]