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Swarms of angry drunk wasps are on the rampage in the UK

Monday  19:20,   13 august 2018

Swarms of angry drunk wasps are on the rampage in the UKDespite a diet normally consisting of flies and other insects, the wasps have resorted to eating decaying fruit which is turning them very angry, and very[...]
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Google tracks your movements, even if you tell it not to – report

Monday  19:05,   13 august 2018

Many of the tech giant’s services on Android devices and iPhones store location data, even if you tell it you do not want this.The Associated Press reported that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store your location data, even if[...]

Model George Koh Found Guilty Of Murdering Fashion Rival Harry Uzoka

Monday  18:20,   13 august 2018

A male model has been found guilty of murdering his fashion rival, who was stabbed to death in the street. George Koh, 24 was convicted at the Old Bailey of murdering Harry Uzoka, 24, on Monday. George Koh, 24 was convicted at the Old[...]

Junior doctor wins appeal over boy's death

Monday  18:20,   13 august 2018

A junior doctor has won her appeal against a ruling that she be struck off the medical register over a boy's death.Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter following the death of six-year-old Jack Adcock from[...]

British man who died in Ibiza was a "gentle soul"

Monday  17:11,   13 august 2018

A British man who died on the last day of his Ibiza holiday has been described as a "gentle soul with a heart of gold".Conor Spraggs, believed to be 23 from Stevenage, Hertfordshire, reportedly died after a fight in the town of San Antonio [...]

Hales could have caused injuries to man Ben Stokes punched, court told

Monday  16:05,   13 august 2018

Gordon Cole QC, representing Stokes, made a defence closing speech on behalf of his client.Stokes, 27, has insisted he was acting in self-defence when he hit Ryan Ali, 28, and Ryan Hale, 27, after they had abused two gay men near a nightclub in[...]

Why wasn’t the stolen Horizon Air plane locked?

Monday  15:41,   13 august 2018

Many questions remain after a Horizon Air ground crew employee stole an empty Bombardier Dash-8 Q400 for a deadly joyride in Seattle on Friday (Aug. 10): What was Richard Russell’s motive? Can you really learn to fly a plane from a video game? Did[...]

No deal Brexit 'would be worse for the EU than Britain because red tape would slow down efforts to respond quickly, Brussels believes'

Monday  15:10,   13 august 2018

The plans, drawn up by the EU's top civil servant Martin Selmayr, would see the bloc step in to keep trade open and planes in the air. But the bureaucracy-laden EU may not be able to get all the clearance needed to act swiftly, the report[...]

Plea for Poldark fans to avoid two Cornish beaches amid ‘gridlock’

Monday  15:06,   13 august 2018

Kynance Cove and Porthcurno are attracting huge numbers of visitors after featuring in the hit TV series.Huge numbers of visitors were making a beeline for just two out of the county’s 400 beaches – Kynance Cove and[...]

Tributes to British tourist who died in Ibiza

Monday  15:02,   13 august 2018

A JustGiving page has been set up to bring his body home and cover his funeral costs. The page description read: “Conor was tragically killed on his last day of his holiday in Ibiza. “We are trying to raise enough money to fly his body home so[...]

Man killed by flying tent peg at campsite

Monday  14:44,   13 august 2018

A Danish man has died after being hit in the throat by a flying metal tent peg propelled by stormy wind, police have said. Erik Larsen Fjordvald, 61, was packing up his tent in Thy Traef, in the north of Denmark, on Friday when the freak accident[...]

Hospital Blaze in Taiwan Kills 9 and Injures Dozens

Monday  13:55,   13 august 2018

The fire broke out in the early morning hours in a room for patients with chronic or long-term illnesses.The fire broke out around 4:30 a.m. in a room for patients with chronic or long-term illnesses at the government-run Taipei Hospital in New[...]

Richard Russell’s Flight Experience Before Stealing a Plane? ‘I Played Video Games’

Monday  13:45,   13 august 2018

Flight instructors and aviation experts were split on whether games and simulations could prepare someone to operate a real plane.Mr. Russell, 28, a Horizon Air employee whose duties would have included handling baggage and de-icing planes but not[...]

300 injured as pier collapses at music festival

Monday  13:02,   13 august 2018

More than 300 people have been injured after a wooden pier collapsed at a music festival in Spain.  Five people were left seriously hurt after the 30 metre-high (98ft) platform gave way at the O Marisquino festival in the northwestern city of[...]

‘Beautiful’ and ‘Lovely’: Trump Tweets Reflect Fixation on Women’s Appearances

Monday  13:02,   13 august 2018

The president’s comments on Lisa Page and Nellie Ohr made clear his disdain for the two women, who have connections to the Russia inquiry.The big story that the Fake News Media refuses to report is lowlife Christopher Steele’s many meetings with[...]