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Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Seven journalists reportedly assaulted in Mexico by cartel members

Seven journalists reportedly assaulted in Mexico by cartel members

Seven journalists reportedly assaulted in Mexico by cartel members

The incident is believed to have taken place in Tierra Caliente in the state of Guerrero

Workers' rights: 'I couldn't afford to take a year off work unpaid', says work and pensions secretary

Workers' rights: 'I couldn't afford to take a year off work unpaid', admits work and pensions secretary

'I couldn't afford to take a year off work unpaid', says Damian Green

The Conservatives announced a plan which includes employees having a statutory right to a year's unpaid leave to care for relatives

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

The US President is still dealing with the fallout surrounding his dismissal of FBI director James Comey

State of emergency declared in Yemen over cholera spread

State of emergency declared in Yemen over cholera spread

State of emergency declared in Yemen over cholera spread

115 people have died of the illness in the last two weeks

22-year-old IT expert working with GCHQ to fend off cyberattack

'NHS saviour' fears violent reprisals after being called in by GHCQ

'NHS saviour' fears violent reprisals after being called in by GHCQ

Marcus Hutchins helped to stop the ransomware from spreading further across the globe by accidentally triggering a kill switch

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect workers' rights

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect EU migrants after Brexit

Election 2017: Tories promise to protect workers' rights after Brexit

Labour have said the party are 'taking people for fools'

Full scale of NHS cyberattack only known once work resumes, say experts

Full scale of NHS cyberattack only known once work resumes, say experts

Full scale of NHS cyberattack only known once work resumes, say experts

More than 200,000 people around 150 countries were infected by ransomware which heavily affected the NHS

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - May 14

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - May 14

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - May 14

Jake Yapp returns with his latest podcast

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday May 13

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday May 13

Podcast: The Radio Hustle with Alexis Conran - Saturday May 13

Check out the latest from Alexis Conran

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Abbas travelled to Washington to meet US President Donald Trump

Israeli press claims Palestinian leader Abbas 'has decided to sign peace deal'

Israeli press claims Palestinian leader Abbas 'has decided to sign peace deal'

Source close to the deal claim Abbas told Donald Trump he was ready to reach agreement

The NHS was hit by a major cyber-attack earlier today

NHS cyber attack: 'The Government musn't pay the ransom', says security specialist

'Government mustn't pay NHS cyber-attack ransom'

The NHS has come under a cyber attack and ransomware is asking for payment before computers are unlocked

Roberto Firmino Liverpool transfer: Hoffenheim reject Football Leaks claims

Hoffenheim reject Football Leaks claims regarding Roberto Firmino transfer

Hoffenheim say they received £20 million from the deal

Patients asked not to attend A&E after NHS is hit by cyber attack

Patients asked not to attend A&E after NHS is hit by cyber attack

Patients asked not to attend A&E after NHS is hit by cyber attack

The East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust has cancelled all non-urgent activity

Liberal Democrats would legalise selling and growing cannabis if elected

Liberal Democrats would legalise selling and growing cannabis if elected

Liberal Democrats would legalise selling and growing cannabis if elected

The Liberal Democrats have announced that their manifesto will include plans for a regulated cannabis market

A military exercise in the Pacific Ocean was cancelled after a French landing craft became stranded.   The incident came during a joint exercise between Japanese, British, French, and American forces.   The exercise came as the craft attempted to land on the American island of Guam in the Mariana Archipelago.  It had been meant to be a demonstration of strength to counter the growing Chinese presence in the region.   However, the landing damaged the propellor of the vehicle, which led to the exercise being

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

Military exercise in the Pacific postponed after French craft gets stranded

The incident came during a joint exercise between the French, Japanese, British and American forces

Teenager targeted men on Grindr, threatening to expose them as paedophiles

Teen predator blackmailed men on Grindr by threatening to out them as paedophiles

Teen Grindr blackmailer threatened to out men as paedophiles

A 17-year-old acted as part of a group who demanded men they met on Grindr to give them money and mobile phones

A cache of weapons was also recovered in the raids (stock photo)

'The Messi of drugs' escapes police as raids uncover 13 tonnes of marijuana

'The Messi of drugs' escapes police as raids uncover 13 tonnes of marijuana

19 people arrested in raids but police unable to detain ringleader Abdellah El Haj - known as 'Messi' for his love of the Barcelona star

China releases English language propaganda videos about the belt and road initiative

China releases English-language propaganda videos about trade plan

China releases English-language propaganda videos about trade plan

China has released videos which feature children singing about how good its belt and road initiative is, as well as bedtime stories

Self-proclaimed Nazi changes his surname to Hitler

Self-proclaimed Nazi changes his surname to Hitler

Self-proclaimed Nazi changes his surname to Hitler

The man said he prayed for the Nazis on the day his name was changed

Thieves break into German army tank and steal several weapons

Thieves break into German army tank and steal cache of weapons

Thieves break into German army tank and steal cache of weapons

Items stolen from the tank included rifles, a pistol, a flare gun and radio devices

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

Turkish authorities arrest 57 more people with suspected links to failed coup

The pro-government agency Anadolu reported the 57 had been planning an operation against the Istanbul Stock Exchange

The ban covers any device larger than a mobile phone

EU, UK to discuss laptop ban extension - spokeswoman

EU, UK to discuss laptop ban extension - spokeswoman

News follows earlier reports that US was considering extending electronics ban

'It's a bad position when Prime Ministers have to be psychopaths or pretend to be one', claims communist party general secretary Robert Griffiths about Trident

UK Communist leader says Jeremy Corbyn is 'similar to John Major'

UK Communist leader says Jeremy Corbyn is 'similar to John Major'

Robert Griffiths said he's supporting Jeremy Corbyn - but he doesn't think his manifesto is particularly left-wing

'Dwayne Johnson as President would be great as he understands business and international relations', says fan

Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson would be a great US President, says WWE superfan

Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson would be a great US President, says WWE superfan

Wrestling geek believes The Rock is exceptionally hard-working and would probably be a candidate for the Democrats

14-year-old boy set to graduate from Texas university

14-year-old boy set to graduate from Texas university

14-year-old boy set to graduate from Texas university

A 14-year-old boy will graduate from Texas Christian University with a double minor in Chinese and maths and a major in physics

It is claimed Firmino's former club, Hoffenheim, received only a tiny portion of the fee from his transfer to Liverpool

Fifa to probe Roberto Firmino Liverpool transfer - report

Fifa to probe Roberto Firmino Liverpool transfer - report

Reports come after Football Leaks claimed Hoffenheim received just £5.8 million from Firmino's transfer in 2014

Scientists recreate volcanic properties to produce materials for cancer treatment

Scientists use the power of volcanoes to fight cancer

Scientists use the power of volcanoes to fight cancer

Researchers in Finland are creating particles which they claim could have the potential to kill tumours

Kushner family pulls out of China business pitch after corruption allegations

Family of Trump's son-in-law pulls out of China business pitch after corruption allegations

Kushner family pulls out of China business trip after corruption claim

The family had allegedly been using Jared Kushner's connections in the White House to woo investors

Downton Abbey: 'The original cast will only return if the storyline is good', says TV critic

Downton Abbey: 'The original cast will only return if the storyline is good', says TV critic

Downton Abbey: 'The original cast will only return if the storyline is good'

TV critic Toby Earle tells Carole Malone that the cast love the show and love working together as a unit

Negotiations with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike could be imminent

Palestinian hunger strike prisoners 'could soon open negotiations with Israeli prisoners'

Palestinian prisoners could soon open negotiations with Israel - minister

Prisoners on strike are requesting more family visits, better healthcare and more dignified conditions in prison

Donald Trump's Air Force One plane risked catching fire, according to new report

Donald Trump's Air Force One plane risked catching fire, according to new report

Air Force investigators find shoddy repair work left $4 million of damage

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in his decision to fire James Comey

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Donald Trump admits 'made up' Russia story played a part in James Comey sacking

Democrats have accused the US president of firing Comey to try to dampen the FBI inquiry into Russian conduct during US election

'The Government manipulates defence statistics to appear stronger in Brexit negotiations', says Royal Marine

UK war hero claims government manipulates defence figures for Brexit

UK war hero claims Britain manipulates defence figures for Brexit

Royal Marine James Glancy tells Carole Malone that he fears those being trained in the army now won't be prepared enough for deployment

Final assault on ISIS to begin with Raqqa in the summer

Final assault on Isis to begin in Raqqa in early summer, says Syrian commander

Final assault on Isis to begin within weeks, says Syrian commander

The Syrian Democratic Forces made the announcement in a televised news conference

Italian police have the situation under control after an explosion hit the centre of Rome

Explosion hits centre of Rome, reports suggest letter bomb

Explosion hits centre of Rome, reports suggest letter bomb

There are no reported fatalities in the incident, and the police have said the situation is under control

Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan, says Malcolm Turnbull

Australia considering NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan, says PM

Australia considers NATO request to send more troops to Afghanistan

The country has close to 300 soldiers in Afghanistan, and Malcolm Turnbull is considering sending more

Online attack knocks out major French news websites days after Emmanuel Macron admits campaign was hacked

Online attack knocks out major French news websites days after Emmanuel Macron admits campaign was hacked

Online attack knocks out major French news websites Le Monde and Le Figaro

The DDos attack came mere days after Emmanuel Macron admitted his campaign had been hacked

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Man blames car crash on spider above his head

Man blames car crash on spider sitting above his head

Man blames car crash on spider sitting above his head

A man claims he drove his car into a ditch because he saw a spider sitting on the sun visor above his head

Priest attacked by group of thugs at tube station during rush hour

Priest attacked by group of thugs at tube station during rush hour

Priest attacked by group of thugs at tube station during rush hour

A priest thought to have been travelling with other clergymen was punched in the face at South Ealing station

Sikh driver who killed Muslim friend converts to Islam to atone for the death

Sikh driver who killed Muslim friend converts to Islam to atone for the death

Sikh driver who killed Muslim friend converts to Islam to atone for the death

Gurvinder Mudhar drank alcohol and smoked cannabis for two hours before driving his car and losing control, killing Zeigum Mohammed

Employees booby-trap factory and threaten to blow it up if demands aren't met in France

Employees booby-trap factory and threaten to blow it up if demands aren't met in France

Employees booby-trap factory and threaten to blow it up if demands aren't met

A group of employees at a GM&S car manufacturer supplier factory claim they will destroy a piece of equipment each day until demands are met

Momentum says there is nothing radical in Corbyn's policies

Labour manifesto leak: Momentum hails Jeremy Corbyn's 'common sense' and says there's nothing to fear

Momentum hails Jeremy Corbyn's 'common sense' after Labour manifesto leak

Pro-Corbyn pressure group says all policies have been fully costed and there's no need for more conservative voters to be dettered

They call it puppy love - four-year-old French girl runs away from home to be with her 'prince charming'

Four-year-old French girl runs away from home to be with her nursery boyfriend

Four-year-old French girl runs away from home to 'find true love'

The little girl walked three kilometres in an hour before being returned to her grandparents

20 years on, how does Labour's leaked manifesto compare with Tony Blair's in 1997?

20 years on, how does Labour's leaked manifesto compare with Tony Blair's in 1997?

Is Corbyn's manifesto really that different from Blair's 20 years ago?

Labour's draft manifesto has been leaked and in many ways appears to be quite similar to the party manifesto set out in 1997

New York Police discover two bodies in Central Park waters

New York Police discover two bodies in Central Park waters

New York Police discover two bodies in Central Park waters

The NYPD called them 'floaters', bodies that remain at the bottom of the water due to cold temperatures making them sink

Police charge three women with terrorism offences, after raid where suspect was shot

Police charge three women with terrorism offences, after raid in which one of them was shot

Police charge three women, including suspect shot in raid, with terror offences

Police raided a north-west London home in April, and suspect Rizlaine Boular was shot by police during the incident

New PR headache for United Airlines as man's reservation is cancelled for filming employee during confrontation

United Airlines faces fresh headache as man loses reservation for filming clash with staffer

United Airlines faces fresh headache as man loses reservation for filming clash

The incident is the latest PR headache for United Airlines, in the wake of a series of highly publicised incidents

Work crews guarded by police as they remove statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans

Clashes in New Orleans as statue of white supremacist leader Jefferson Davis removed

Clashes in New Orleans as statue of white supremacist leader removed

The statue of Jefferson Davis was removed under heavy police presence in New Orleans

Russian blogger given suspended sentence for playing Pokemon Go in church

Russian blogger given suspended sentence for playing Pokemon Go in church

Russian blogger given suspended sentence for playing Pokemon Go in church

Ruslan Sokolovsky has been given a suspended sentence for inciting religious hatred by posting a video of himself playing Pokemon Go in a church

Full interview: Julia Hartley-Brewer speaks to Kato Harris, the teacher falsely accused of rape

Kato Harris, the full interview: Teacher falsely accused of rape reveals his hell

Teacher falsely accused of rape reveals his hell

Kato Harris told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the hell he was living in has now passed, but he still has terrifying flashbacks about being accused of rape

'Manifesto will take us back to the 70s? That's got my vote' - Twitter reacts to Labour leak

Corbyn supporters blasts 'right-wing hysteria' after Labour Manifesto leak

Corbyn supporters blasts 'right-wing hysteria' after Labour Manifesto leak

The Twittersphere had a divided reaction to the leaked manifesto

German journalist claims he wasn't granted Bahrain visa due to his previous reports on royals

Journalist claims he was barred from Fifa Congress in Bahrain due to royal family coverage

Journalist claims he was barred from Bahrain Fifa Congress

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called for all journalists to have the ability to provide coverage of international events in Bahrain

'Labour's election chances will depend on young turnout', says Novara Media founder and Jeremy Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us perfect chance to rebuild and renationalise Britain'

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani: 'Brexit gives us the chance to rebuild Britain'

The founder of Novara Media spoke to Paul Ross about the party's leaked manifesto

LGBT activists 'arrested in Moscow as they demanded justice for gay people in Chechnya'

LGBT activists 'arrested in Moscow as they appealed for justice over Chechnya'

Reports suggest activists were detained as they tried to present appeal for investigation

Kato Harris: 'People supported me, this nobody, I don't think I'll look at humanity in the same way again'

Kato Harris: 'I don't think I'll look at humanity in the same way again'

Kato Harris: 'I don't think I'll look at humanity in the same way again'

A crowdfunding page was set up to support Kato Harris' legal fees as he was falsely accused of rape, and more than 1,000 people donated

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