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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - April 16

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - April 16

Jake Yapp's Sunday Best Podcast - April 16

Our host is back with his latest podcast

'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

'Justine Greening is 100% a lizard person' - Twitter unhappy with the Education Secretary over grammar school speech

'Justine Greening is 100% a lizard person' - Education Secretary blasted over grammar school speech

Twitter unhappy with Justine Greening MP over grammar school speech

The Education Secretary is to lay out the Government's grammar school plans as 'open for all'

Julia Hartley-Brewer in heated debate with ATL Union over grammar schools

Teachers' union member blasts Justine Greening and says she'd scrap all grammar schools

Teachers' union member blasts Justine Greening and says she'd scrap all grammars

ATL representative Jean Roberts admits her view doesn't correspond with official union policy

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

Foreign media gathers in Pyongyang for North Korea's 'big and important event'

The reclusive state has planned some sort of event for Thursday, which is suspected to be a possible weapons test

Body of first Muslim woman to serve as US judge found floating in river

Sheila Abdus-Salaam: Body of first Muslim woman to serve as US judge found floating in river

Body of first Muslim woman to serve as US judge found floating in river

Sheila Abdus-Salaam was an associate judge of New York’s highest court and also the first African American woman to be appointed to the court of appeals

Man forcibly removed from United Airlines plane begins legal action against airline

Dr David Dao: Man forcibly removed from United Airlines flight 3411 begins legal action

Dr David Dao: Man thrown off United Airlines plane begins legal action

Dr David Dao has filed an emergency request in an Illnois court for United to preserve any video footage

Donald Trump declares NATO 'no longer obsolete' in major u-turn

Donald Trump declares NATO 'no longer obsolete' in major u-turn

The US president has done a surprising U-turn on his view of the alliance

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Nasa cyber chief claims it's only a matter of time before hackers target space missions

Nasa cyber chief claims it's only a matter of time before hackers target space missions

Nasa cyber chief claims hackers will soon target space missions

The chief information officer for IT security at Nasa has said her focus for the next year is to improve Nasa's cyber security in preparation for attacks

Dortmund: Former footballer Jan Age Fjortoft says explosions were an attack on the entire footballing world

Dortmund: Premier League legend Jan Age Fjortoft says explosions were an attack on the entire footballing world

Dortmund: Jan Age Fjortoft says explosions were an attack on the football world

Borussia Dortmund's team bus was attacked yesterday whilst it was on the way to the stadium for a match against Monaco

The Big Debate on mist: 'Britain used to make the world's best Mist in the Glasgow Mist yards'

The Big Debate on mist: 'Britain used to make the world's best Mist in the Glasgow Mist yards'

'Britain used to make the world's best Mist in the Glasgow Mist yards'

The Big Debate today was about mist

Prisoner breaks free from handcuffs, but escape fails as he can't open fire exit door

Prisoner breaks free from handcuffs, but then can't open fire exit

Prisoner breaks free from handcuffs, but then can't open fire exit

Inmate James Nyman tried to escape whilst visiting a hospital for an x-ray, but he didn't get very far before he was caught by prison officers

Leicester City fans thrown off Madrid train after robbing bar - local media

Leicester City fans thrown off Madrid train after robbing bar - local media

Leicester City fans thrown off Madrid train after robbing bar - local media

Marca footage shows people shouting 'it's f*****g free' as they climb a bar

Cleaners discover 5-foot python in hotel room drawer

Cleaners discover 5-foot python in hotel room drawer

Cleaners discover 5-foot python in hotel room drawer

A 5-foot golden child reticulated python had been abandoned in a drawer, after its owner stayed at the hotel under a fake name

MP report suggest foreign hackers could have crashed EU referendum registration website crash

MPs' report suggest Russian, Chinese hackers could have crashed Brexit website

MPs' report suggest Russian, Chinese hackers could have crashed Brexit website

The Public Administration Committee released a report which suggested hackers might have been responsible for the website crash just before the registration deadline

Boko Haram plot to attack US and UK embassies foiled by Nigerian officials

Boko Haram plot to attack US, UK embassies foiled by Nigerian officials

Boko Haram plot to attack US, UK embassies foiled by Nigerian officials

Securities officials claim they broke up a plan to attack western establishments late in March

Two men jailed for carrying out Isis recruitment in Italy

Two men jailed for carrying out Isis recruitment in Italy

Two men jailed for carrying out Isis recruitment in Italy

It is believed that the two men will appeal against the decision made by the court, and attempt to claim their innocence

Borussia Dortmund bus explosion: One person arrested

Borussia Dortmund bus explosion: One person detained

Borussia Dortmund bus explosion: One person detained

Federal prosecutors confirm arrest

'Football is beautiful' - Dortmund fans open up their homes to Monaco supporters after bus explosion

'Football is beautiful' - Dortmund fans open up their homes to Monaco supporters after bus explosion

Dortmund fans open up their homes to Monaco supporters after bus explosion

The Champions League match between Borussia Dortmund and Monaco was postponed after three explosions took place near Dortmund's team bus

Brexit: German politician tells UK to hold second EU referendum once leaving terms are clear

German politician tells UK to hold second Brexit referendum because we didn't know what we were doing first time

Brexit: German politician tells UK to hold second EU referendum

The general secretary of the Social Democrat Party (SPD), Katarina Barley, urged the country to hold a second vote because of a supposed lack of awareness of what they were voting for

Noel Conway wins right to challenge law on assisted dying

Noel Conway wins right to challenge law on assisted dying

Noel Conway wins right to challenge law on assisted dying

The former lecturer, who was given a terminal diagnosis of motor neurone disease, will now be able to fight the law preventing him from dying on his own terms

Islamist group Boko Haram drug children before using them as suicide bombers

Isis-linked islamists Boko Haram drug children before using them as suicide bombers - Unicef

Boko Haram drug children before using them as suicide bombers - Unicef

A Unicef report has claimed that 80% of suicide attacks in the Lake Chad basin region in Africa involved girls with bombs strapped to their bodies

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