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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

'Adolf Hitler learned about eugenics from what the Americans did', says historian

Adolf Hitler learned eugenics from American sterilisation camps, says historian

'Adolf Hitler learned eugenics from American sterilisation camp'

Yale University historian Daniel Kevles says America industrialised eugenics at turn of 20th century

Early election: Donald Tusk likens Brexit to horror movie after Theresa May u-turn

Donald Tusk likens Brexit to horror movie after Theresa May u-turn

The President of the European Council took to Twitter in the wake of the Prime Minister's announcement with a strange comparison.

Abbott accused Theresa May of 'cutting and running' over Brexit

Early election: Diane Abbott attacks Theresa May for being stooge of Donald Trump

Diane Abbott attacks Theresa May for being stooge of Donald Trump

Abbott says May has 'cut and run' over Brexit and suggested Prime Minister is working 'hand in hand' with Trump

At least 24 people dead after bus falls into Philippines ravine

At least 24 people dead after bus falls into Philippines ravine

At least 24 people dead after bus falls into Philippines ravine

The bus was carrying around 45 passengers when its brakes failed and it fell into a ravine

Argentinian man who murdered his 15-year-old girlfriend now on Tinder

Argentine man who murdered and cremated his 15-year-old girlfriend now on Tinder

Argentine man who murdered and cremated his 15-year-old girlfriend now on Tinder

Pablo Cuchan killed, quartered, and cremated Luciana Moretti in a brutal murder, and was released after serving 11 years

Early election: 'Theresa May's broken promise raises the issue of trust in politicians', says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Early election: Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP's Jonathan Arnott

Theresa May is giving politicians a bad name, says UKIP MEP

Theresa May has called a snap general election and whilst Jonathan Arnott welcomes the news, he also thinks it gives politicians bad press

Former Deputy Headteacher backs Bear Grylls' call for school empowerment

Parenting expert backs Bear Grylls' call for school empowerment

Parenting expert backs Bear Grylls' call for school empowerment

The TV presenter and survivalist said schools in the UK don't fully prepare children for life

Southwest Airlines pilot arrested after loaded gun is found in hand luggage

Southwest Airlines pilot arrested after loaded gun found in hand luggage

Southwest Airlines pilot arrested after loaded gun found in hand luggage

The pilot told authorities that he had forgotten that the gun was in his bag

First and largest WhatsApp child pornography network is dismantled

World's largest WhatsApp child porn ring dismantled, with 39 arrests

World's largest WhatsApp child porn ring dismantled, with 39 arrests

Around 360,000 photo and video files were discovered in WhatsApp chats and victim's ages ranged from two-three months to eight years old

Early election: Five promises Theresa May has broken in just nine months

Five promises Theresa May has broken in just nine months

Mrs. May announced her bid for a snap general election in June, reneging on a promise she has routinely made

Broadway veterans to play Elsa and Anna in stage adaptation of Frozen

Broadway veterans to play Elsa and Anna in stage adaptation of Frozen

Broadway veterans to play Elsa and Anna in stage adaptation of Frozen

Cassie Levy and Patti Murin will play the two key characters in the show, which will debut in August

Labour MP Barry Gardiner criticises timing of snap general election

Labour MP Barry Gardiner asks Theresa May: 'How can you hold election during Brexit negotiations?'

Barry Gardiner asks: 'How can you hold election during Brexit negotiations?'

Theresa May has called a snap general election which will take place on June 8, but Barry Gardiner believes this will affect the Brexit deal

Early election: 'This is a massive gamble for the Conservatives', says Labour MP

Early election: 'Theresa May is trying to hide her horror Brexit deal', says Labour MP

'Theresa May is trying to hide her horror Brexit deal', says Labour MP

Theresa May has announced a snap general election which will take place on June 8

Theresa May early election: Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn responds to Prime Minister's call

Theresa May early election: Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

Bullish Jeremy Corbyn pledges to fight on the NHS, not Brexit

The Labour leader has posted a statement on social media to respond to the Prime Minister's call for an early election

Theresa May general election 'is chance to change UK direction', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

Early election: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron pitches himself as man to stop hard Brexit

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron pitches himself as man to stop hard Brexit

The Liberal Democrat Leader posted a statement on the Liberal Democrat website after the Prime Minister announced her motion to lobby for a June vote

Theresa May: Prime Minister creates Twitter frenzy with call for June general election

Theresa May branded 'ruthless' over General Election announcement, while Corbyn mocked

May branded 'ruthless' over election announcement, while Corbyn mocked

The Prime Minister announced she would motion the House of Commons to overturn the Fixed-Term Parliament Act

General election: 'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

General election: 'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

'Theresa May is panicking', says Green Party

Theresa May has announced a snap general election which will take place on June 8

'Theresa May will announce Pete Price is a lizard' - Twitter speculates ahead of Prime Minister's statement

'Theresa May will tell us Brexit was an April Fool': Here's what Twitter wished the Prime Minister had announced

Here's what Twitter wished Theresa May had announced

No one knows what the Prime Minister will say, so Twitter users have run wild with imagination

Theresa May calls snap General Election on June 8

Election to take place on June 8, May says

Lawmakers to vote on whether to break Fixed Term Parliaments Act and hold election three years early

Documents claim the Allies were aware of the Holocaust more than two years before assumed historical date

Churchill was aware of the Holocaust over two years earlier than previously thought, documents show

Documents claim Allies were aware of Holocaust two years before assumed date

New documents suggest Allied commanders knew of Nazi atrocities in 1942

Theresa May's 'announcement' has prompted widespread speculation

Why Theresa May has to consult MPs before holding early election

Why Theresa May has to consult MPs before holding early election

The Government does not have the power to dissolve parliament, but it does have the power to call a vote

Two remain in hospital after acid attack in Hackney nightclub

Two remain in hospital after acid attack in Hackney nightclub

Two remain in hospital after acid attack in Hackney nightclub

At least 12 people suffered burns and hundreds were evacuated after a man sprayed acid in the Mangle E8 club

Turkish state of emergency extended even as Donald Trump congratulates President Erdogan over election result

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

Turkish state of emergency extended as Trump congratulates Erdogan

There's growing unrest as a number of bodies are claiming voting irregularities in how the ballots in Turkey's referendum were counted

Killing in Cleveland prompts Facebook review of video content

Cleveland granddad murder video prompts Facebook content review

Cleveland granddad murder video prompts Facebook content review

Steve Stephens filmed the moment he shot dead 74-year-old Robert Godwin in Ohio and posted the video to Facebook

Schoolchildren to receive NHS mental health care, after Prince Harry spoke out about counselling

Schoolchildren to receive NHS mental healthcare after Princes William and Harry speak out

Schoolkids to receive NHS mental healthcare after William and Harry speak out

Prince Harry revealed that he sought counselling after struggling to come to terms with his mother's death, he has also been praised for his bravery

EasyJet calls for victims to come forward after couple were thrown off Luton flight

EasyJet calls for victims to come forward after couple thrown off Luton flight

EasyJet calls for victims to come forward after couple thrown off flight

The couple, known only as Manoj and Viddha, were forced to leave the flight to Catania in Sicily from Luton Airport

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump is more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un, says world is 'hair's breadth' from nuclear war

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than North Korea's Kim Jong-un

Russian state TV claims Donald Trump more dangerous than Kim Jong-un

A pro-Kremlin news presenter has claimed the world is 'a hair's breadth' away from a nuclear war

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

'You gotta behave' - Donald Trump issues stern warning to North Korea

This follows his warning the US would step in if China was unable to keep North Korea in line

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The remaining EU member-states are unanimous that Britain must settle its 'divorce bill' before Brexit negotiations can begin

Brexit: EU to strip Britain of its banking agency and open 'beauty contest' to give it new home

Brexit: EU to strip Britain of its banking and medicine agencies

Banking and medicine agencies to leave Britain at a cost of around 1,000 jobs

The missile reportedly blew up almost immediately

North Korea missile test ends in humiliating failure

North Korea missile test ends in humiliating failure

Missile reportedly blew up almost immediately

Jeremy Corbyn's policies appear to chime with the British public

Majority of British people support Jeremy Corbyn policies - report

Majority of British people support Jeremy Corbyn policies - report

Tax, minimum wage and free school meals policies all backed by at least 50% of British people

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Campaigner Andrew Wallis offered advice to people caught in the 'sex for rent' trap

'Sex for rent' ads are a cancer in society, says anti-slavery campaigner

'Sex for rent' ads are a cancer in society, says anti-slavery campaigner

Andrew Wallis has described the nightmare facing scores of homeless people to Penny Smith

Trump denies any ties with Russia

Donald Trump borrowed money from Russia during 2008 crash, says former UK spy chief

Trump borrowed money from Russia during 2008 crash, says former UK spy chief

Richard Dearlove says Mr Trump needed the money to prop up his property empire

Dortmund's bus was hit by a series of explosive devices, shattering the glass of the windows

Borussia Dortmund boss considered withdrawing from Champions League after terror attack

Dortmund boss considered withdrawing from Champions League after terror attack

Hans-Joachim Watzke said he thought about pulling out but didn't want to let terrorists win

The image published by Marc Bartra on Instagram

Dortmund bus explosion: Injured defender Marc Bartra says it was 'the hardest 15 minutes of my life'

Injured Dortmund defender says bus blast was 'hardest 15 minutes of my life'

Dortmund defender describes his ordeal as prosecutors probe possible far-right link

Colombo is home to several huge garbage tips, including this one seen in the suburb of Kathirana in 2015

300 foot garbage mountain collapses on Sri Lankan village, killing 15

300 foot garbage mountain collapses on Sri Lankan village, killing 15

Landslip leaves at least 145 homes destroyed and death toll could rise further

Everton FC bans The Sun over Kelvin MacKenzie Ross Barkley article

Everton FC bans The Sun over Kelvin MacKenzie Ross Barkley article

MacKenzie likened Barkley to a gorilla in an article which has prompted a firestorm of protest

North Korea has warned it is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike on the US

North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

Pyongyang celebrates Day of the Sun by displaying brand-new ballistic missiles as well as rockets thought to be capable of reaching US

'We should be very proud about quality and safety standards' after Hillsborough, claims Ray Lewis

'We should be very proud about quality and safety standards' after Hillsborough, claims Ray Lewis

Hillsborough referee Ray Lewis reveals the horror he witnessed

Ray Lewis, referee at the ill-fated semi-final in 1989, claims the disaster has had a lasting impact

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Thursday, April 13, 2017

David Dao was removed from a flight on Sunday

David Dao requires reconstructive surgery after United Airlines ordeal, says lawyer

David Dao requires reconstructive surgery after United Airlines ordeal - lawyer

Attorney Tom Demetrio told reporters Dao will 'probably' sue the airline

'Theresa May is using grammar schools to encourage UKIP members to defect', says Campaign for State Education

'Theresa May is using grammar schools to encourage UKIP members to defect', says Campaign for State Education

'Theresa May is using grammar schools to encourage UKIP members to defect'

James Max tells Michael Pyke that putting mixed-ability students together hurts everyone

This little piggy's on his way home from the market - escaped pig causes travel chaos in London

WATCH Escaped pig causes travel chaos in London

WATCH Escaped pig causes travel chaos in London

This little piggy's clearly on his way back from the market

Nurse thrown out of profession after having sex with patient in operating theatre

Nurse struck off for having sex with patient in operating theatre

Nurse struck off for having sex with patient in operating theatre

A theatre matron gave a woman his number whilst she was on a hospital trolley and then met her the next day for coffee

Donald Trump reassures us there'll be no World War III: 'Russia and US will work out fine'

Donald Trump: 'Russia and the US will work out fine'

The US president has

EU border agency accused of plotting against aid organisations

EU border agency accused of plotting against aid organisations

EU border agency accused of plotting against aid organisations

Spanish migrant rescue group Proactiva Open Arms has claimed Frontex is trying to put people off from donating to aid organisations

Burger King advert backfires as viewers sabotage its plan

Burger King advert backfires as Google 'rebels against it'

Burger King advert backfires as Google 'rebels against it'

A new Burger King advert triggered Google Home devices to read out information about the Whopper burger, however some viewers weren't happy

Man United 'Battle Bus': How protected are the team as they travel to Brussels after the Borussia Dortman bombings?

How Manchester United will prevent Dortmund-style attack: Snipers, metal detectors and a £400,000 'battle bus'

Manchester United's military strategy to avoid Dortmund-style attack

The team's security is not being left to chance as they travel to Brussels this evening

Brawl breaks out at Lord Of The Dance performance in Manchester

Mass brawl breaks out at Lord Of The Dance performance in Manchester

Mass brawl breaks out at Lord Of The Dance performance in Manchester

One woman has been arrested by police on suspicion of being drunk and disorderly

Suspect detained over Dortmund bus attack has links to Islamic State

Suspect detained after Dortmund bus attack has Isis links

Suspect detained after Dortmund bus attack has Isis links

A man identified as Abdul Beset A has been detained after an attack on Borussia Dortmund's team bus and an arrest warrant has been requested for the man

Steve Bannon has had a difficult week, to say the least

#roastbannon: Twitter gives Steve Bannon some rather unfortunate dopplegangers

#roastbannon: Twitter gives Steve Bannon some rather unfortunate dopplegangers

Twitter has made Bannon's week even worse by bombarding him with a profusion of lookalikes. Here are some of the best ones:

End Violence Against Women Coalition slams 'barbaric' child tax credit rape clause

Tax credit 'rape clause' slammed as 'barbaric' by gender violence group

Tax credit 'rape clause' slammed as 'barbaric' by gender violence group

Last week the Government introduced a cap on child tax credits parents are only eligible to receive the benefit for their first two children, unless the mother can prove she was raped

Eight year old boy drives family van to McDonalds after learning to drive on YouTube

Eight-year-old boy drives family van to McDonalds after learning to drive on YouTube

Eight-year-old boy drives family van to McDonalds after learning on YouTube

He really had a craving for a cheeseburger

Catalan independence supporters are seen in Barcelona ahead of regional figurehead Artur Mas's civil disobedience trial this year

Trump won't help Catalonia get independence: 'This is a matter for Spain'

Trump won't help Catalonia get independence: 'This is a matter for Spain'

US embassy in Madrid releases communique saying it won't intervene in Catalan independence push

Courier Journal defends its reports on United Airline passenger David Dao

David Dao: Courier Journal defends its reports on United Airlines passenger after 'smear campaign' claims

Courier Journal defends its reports on United Airlines passenger David Dao

Courier Journal reported that the man who was dragged from a United Airlines flight was doctor David Dao, however many on social media have accused the news outlet of running a smear campaign

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