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U.K. Poisoning Inquiry Turns to Russian Agency in Mueller Indictments

Monday  14:56,   16 july 2018

U.K. Poisoning Inquiry Turns to Russian Agency in Mueller IndictmentsBritish investigators believe the March 4 attack on the former spy, Sergei V. Skripal, and his daughter, Yulia, was most probably carried out by current or former agents of the[...]

Trump 'angry baby' blimp heads to America

Monday  13:56,   16 july 2018

A giant balloon depicting Donald Trump as an angry baby, which hovered over parliament and protests during the president's UK visit, is going to America. A GoFundMe page set up to bring the blimp to the other side of the Atlantic has raised[...]

Floyd Collins' Ghostly Presence Haunts Mammoth Cave

Monday  12:06,   16 july 2018

Floyd Collins' Ghostly Presence Haunts Mammoth CaveAfter all, I was with a tour group. It was a National Park. Two park rangers were there as guides. The path we took was sidewalk smooth, there were guardrails (there are even restrooms inside[...]

US-Russia ties have 'never been worse', says Trump ahead of Helsinki summit

Monday  11:50,   16 july 2018

US-Russia ties have 'never been worse', says Trump ahead of Helsinki summit"Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of US foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!," he said shortly before he is [...]

Digital DNA: 'Every time we go online we leave a bit of ourselves behind'

Monday  11:50,   16 july 2018

Being alert to how our data is being used and asking why it’s being gathered in the first place equips us with the skills we need to protect our digital DNA, writes Sean Crowley.An insatiable desire for information 24/7 is fed by the immediacy of[...]

Hatton Garden jewellery heist 'guv'nor' Brian Reader, 79, is released from prison after serving just half of his seven-year sentence – despite stolen gems worth millions still being missing

Monday  11:35,   16 july 2018

Brian Reader, the oldest member of the gang dubbed the Diamond Wheezers, walked free from Belmarsh prison in south-east London last week.  He was one of a team which bored into the vault with a drill and stole from more than 70 safety deposit[...]

May braced for showdown with Brexit rebels

Monday  09:56,   16 july 2018

Theresa May is facing a serious challenge from Conservative party rebels who object to her plans for leaving the European Union. Amid an escalating crisis for the prime minister MPs are set to vote on a series of amendments, tabled by members of[...]

A 71-year-old man tied a gun to a weather balloon to fake his own murder, police say

Monday  05:25,   16 july 2018

Alan J. Abrahamson was found outside the gates of his live-in country club, shot through the heart. Police never found his killer, and now say there was none.The case proceeded by the books, at[...]

On-the-run British terrorist Samantha Lewthwaite known as The White Widow 'is recruiting suicide bombers to attack Spanish beaches this summer'

Monday  05:20,   16 july 2018

The world's most wanted female terrorist Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed 'The White Widow', is recruiting suicide bombers to target holidaymakers this summer at resorts across the globe.Samantha Lewthwaite, 34, was dubbed 'The White Widow'[...]

They've come home: England return after World Cup heroics

Monday  01:25,   16 july 2018

England's World Cup team have arrived back home following their surprise run to the semi-finals of the tournament. Gareth Southgate and his squad touched down at Birmingham Airport shortly before 4pm, but there was no fanfare as the Football[...]

President Trump Calls the European Union a 'Foe' of the U.S.

Sunday  22:26,   15 july 2018

He also said Russia and China are foes of the U.S.“Well I think we have a lot of foes. I think the European Union is a foe, what they do to us in trade. Now you wouldn’t think of the European Union, but they’re a foe,” Trump told host Jeff Glor[...]

Thai boys rescued from cave mourn diver who died

Sunday  17:10,   15 july 2018

The 12 boys and their coach rescued from a Thai cave mourned the death of an ex-Navy SEAL who died while taking part in the mission, the health ministry said Sunday. The "Wild Boars" football team are recovering in hospital following 18 days spent[...]

Trump going into Putin summit with ‘low expectations’

Sunday  14:52,   15 july 2018

President Trump in an interview broadcast early Sunday said he has "low expectations" for a highly anticipated summit on Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "I go in with low expectations," Trump told CBS News.[...]

Man arrested in connection with Trump paragliding protest

Sunday  14:25,   15 july 2018

Police have arrested a 55-year-old man.The banner read “Trump Well Below Par” and the stunt was orchestrated by environmental group Greenpeace shortly after the US president arrived at the Ayrshire hotel on[...]

Firefighters extinguish grass blaze near Heathrow

Sunday  14:25,   15 july 2018

A large grass fire close to Heathrow Airport has been extinguished.Five hectares of grass and scrubland caught light in Feltham at 4pm on Saturday and burned for nearly five hours before it was brought under control at 9.43pm the same[...]