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  1. Child killer David McGreavy denied release from prisonFri, 24 Jun 2016 13:01:58 GMT
    A man who killed three children before hanging their mutilated bodies on a fence outside their home has been denied release from prison. David McGreavy killed Paul Ralph, four, and his sisters Dawn, two, and nine-month-old Samantha in their Worcester home. More...
  2. Second independence referendum legislation to be drawn up after BrexitFri, 24 Jun 2016 13:01:57 GMT
    The Scottish Government will draw up legislation to allow a second independence referendum to be held, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed. While the UK as a whole voted to leave the European Union, Scots overwhelmingly opted to remain, with Ms Sturgeon declaring the result meant there had been a "significant and material change in the circumstances in which Scotland voted against independence" in 2014. More...
  3. North Korea: We won't abandon nukes with US gun to our headFri, 24 Jun 2016 10:50:00 GMT
    " The top North Korean official for U.S. relations has told The Associated Press that his country is now a nuclear threat to be reckoned with, and Washington can expect more nuclear tests and missile launches like the ones earlier this week as long as it attempts to force his government's collapse through a policy of pressure and punishment. Han Song Ryol, head of the department of U.S. affairs at North Korea's Foreign Ministry, blamed the current situation on the United States, saying it needs to stop its military threats, sanctions and economic pressure. More...
  4. Britain takes unprecedented step to leave EU; markets plungeFri, 24 Jun 2016 06:18:59 GMT
    On Th... . Ballots from the City of Westminster and City of London are counted at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London, as counting gets underway in the referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union, Thursday June 23, 20... . More...
  5. US vice-president Joe Biden at Castlebar Golf Club in Co MayoFri, 24 Jun 2016 01:45:56 GMT
    US vice-president Joe Biden will deliver a keynote speech today in the grounds of Dublin Castle as part of his six-day visit to Ireland. In an outdoor event open to members of the public who applied for tickets, Mr Biden is expected to touch on the Irish-American experience, the shared heritage of the two nations as well as the values of tolerance, diversity and inclusiveness. More...
  6. The Queen greets former Prime Minister Sir John Major and David Beckham at the awards ceremonyThu, 23 Jun 2016 21:20:29 GMT
    Prince Harry and football star David Beckham have hailed inspirational young people from across the Commonwealth as role models to others as their achievements were honoured by the Queen. Harry described the 60 winners of the Queen's Young Leaders Awards as "an inspiration to so many" when they received medals for showing exceptional leadership in their communities. More...
  7. Man jailed for Remembrance Day terror plotThu, 23 Jun 2016 17:02:57 GMT
    An Islamic State-inspired jihadist has been jailed for life for plotting to carry out a Lee Rigby-style beheading around Remembrance Sunday. He had sourced a large, sharp kitchen knife after listening to a speech by IS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, which also urged extremists to target France. More...
  8. Commuters urged to consider heading home early as flood disruption continuesThu, 23 Jun 2016 17:02:56 GMT
    Commuters in south-east England have been urged to consider leaving work early as disruption to the rail network continues following torrential rain and thunderstorms. The Environment Agency warned that continued heavy rain could lead to further flooding across England and the South East on Thursday afternoon and evening, affecting homes and businesses and causing delays and cancellations on rail, roads and the Tube. More...
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