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112 seats switch to support UK staying in EU

Monday  00:55,   13 august 2018

More than 100 parliamentary seats that backed Brexit in the 2016 referendum have flipped to support staying in the EU, according to a major new poll.  Constituencies in Wales and the North have seen the largest swing, according to YouGov[...]
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Manchester mass shooting being investigated as 'attempted murder'

Sunday  23:10,   12 august 2018

Police in Manchester, England are still searching for a suspect in a mass shooting they are investigating as “attempted murder.” The incident unfolded in the Moss Side, an inner-city area, around 2:25 a.m. Sunday. An estimated 10 people,[...]

Venezuela's Maduro says he would accept FBI help over alleged murder plot

Sunday  17:05,   12 august 2018

President Nicolas Maduro has said that he would let US FBI agents come to Venezuela to help investigate the alleged recent plot to kill him with explosive drones -- but with conditions. If US officials confirm "the offer for the FBI to investigate[...]

Ronaldo in intensive care in Ibiza after former Real Madrid striker is struck down with pneumonia

Sunday  15:45,   12 august 2018

The 41-year-old, who also played for clubs including Barcelona, Inter and AC Milan, was reportedly taken ill on holiday on the White IsleThe 41-year-old Brazilian is said to have been diagnosed with the illness after being rushed to Can Misses[...]

Anti-racist protesters and activists march through the streets of Charlottesville

Sunday  14:05,   12 august 2018

A year after a deadly white supremacist rally, protesters and residents chafe at heavy police presence aimed at avoiding a repeat of last year’s bloody melee.CHARLOTTESVILLE —Confusion over an extraordinary police presence on the anniversary of a[...]

Lie keeps a daughter and father apart for 51 years, but now they have found each other

Sunday  11:55,   12 august 2018

Mary Jane, just 10 days old, was whisked away by her mother to a new home in Madison. Her dad, Tom, was cut out of the picture.The deception in this story spanned half a century, and it kept Mary Jane Millehan from her real father, Tom Peters,[...]

‘Not the enemy of the people’: 70 news organizations will blast Trump’s attack on the media

Sunday  11:40,   12 august 2018

The editorial board of the Boston Globe is proposing that newspapers across the nation express their disdain for the president's anti-media rhetoric.Trump labeled the news media “the enemy of the American people” a month after taking the oath of [...]

20 shot in Chicago: 'Even I'm scared to walk to the corner store'

Sunday  11:35,   12 august 2018

The two cousins had planned to settle in for a night of playing video games, but first, the boys, 15 and 17, wanted to walk to the nearby gas station for something to eat. "Probably junk food," said Genice Hines, the mother of the[...]

NASA's Parker Solar Probe blasts off on epic journey to 'touch the Sun'

Sunday  11:20,   12 august 2018

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force station on its historic mission to the Sun. Carried by a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket, Parker lifted off from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 37. The[...]

Man kills eight relatives with AK-47 over 'stolen turkeys'

Sunday  08:00,   12 august 2018

An Albanian shepherd who killed eight relatives with an AK-47 before challenging the country's prime minister to find him has been arrested. Ridvan Zykaj, 24, confessed to shooting cousins and other family members with a Kalashnikov after the[...]

Ivanka Trump condemns white nationalist rallies: There is no place for neo-Nazism in US

Sunday  07:40,   12 august 2018

President Trump's daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump on Saturday condemned white supremacy ahead of the anniversary of last year's violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va."One year ago in Charlottesville, we[...]

Homebase reviewing weedkillers after US cancer lawsuit

Sunday  07:40,   12 august 2018

Homebase is reviewing its range of weedkiller products after a man with terminal cancer successfully sued a manufacturer in the US, Sky News can reveal. A spokesperson for the company said: "We have confirmed that we will be reviewing our range of[...]

Why Can’t Trump Just Condemn Nazis?

Sunday  07:15,   12 august 2018

When violence erupted during a white-nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, one year ago this weekend, President Trump was slow to respond. When he did, his response was shockingly diffident, condemning the “egregious display of hatred,[...]

Cyclists face tougher penalties after mother's death

Sunday  06:15,   12 august 2018

Cyclists who kill pedestrians could be treated in a similar way to dangerous drivers under new legislation being proposed by the government. The Department for Transport has begun a 12-week consultation on plans to update existing road safety laws[...]

Donald Trump Launches Twitter Blitz After N-Word Allegations

Sunday  05:55,   12 august 2018

Donald Trump will have awoken on Saturday morning to a storm of headlines alleging he is a “racist” and tapes exist of him repeatedly using “the N-word”. The claims have been made by former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newmam in her[...]