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  1. Iraqi teenager charged with attempted murder over Parsons Green attackFri, 22 Sep 2017 19:01:02 GMT
    Ahmed Hassan, 18, is accused of attempting to kill Londoners on a packed District Line Tube train with a home-made bomb contained in a bucket hidden inside a Lidl carrier bag. Hassan allegedly bought parts to make the improvised explosive device online and left the carriage of the District Line train at Putney Bridge before the device partially detonated at the next station last Friday morning. More...
  2. Teenage boy killed by train near Essex village is namedFri, 22 Sep 2017 19:01:01 GMT
    William Tweed, from Ingatestone, in Essex, died on Thursday afternoon following the collision near to the village's train station. Police and paramedics were called at around 4.35pm and the incident sparked major disruption during rush-hour between London Liverpool Street and Chelmsford. More...
  3. UK could be subject to EU laws until 2021 under PM's Brexit planFri, 22 Sep 2017 16:37:59 GMT
    The UK could continue to be subject to existing EU rules and regulations until 2021 under the terms of an implementation period lasting two years after the date of Brexit proposed by Prime Minister Theresa May. In a landmark Brexit speech, Mrs May also pledged that other EU nations would not be left out of pocket by Britain's decision to pull out, paving the way for an estimated payment of around A 18 billion into Brussels budgets up to 2020. Mrs May put no figure on the amount the UK will pay in its so-called "divorce bill" and stuck to her position that the final total cannot be agreed until the future trade relationship is settled. More...
  4. Prince Harry set for two-day visit to DenmarkFri, 22 Sep 2017 12:04:17 GMT
    Prince Harry is to make his first official visit to Denmark next month at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Kensington Palace has said. Harry, who is in Toronto, Canada, for his Invictus Games which begin on Saturday, will tour the Danish capital Copenhagen over two days, October 25 and 26. Prince Harry will undertake a two day visit to Copenhagen, Denmark on the 25th and 26th October. More...
  5. Taxpayers funding Theresa May's trip to Florence, Downing Street saysFri, 22 Sep 2017 12:04:16 GMT
    Theresa May's trip to Florence for her crunch speech on Brexit will be funded by British taxpayers, Downing Street has confirmed. In what has been seen as an unusual move, the Prime Minister decided to travel to Italy to address European leaders directly in an attempt break the deadlock in negotiations. More...
  6. Arrival of HMS Ocean to deliver aid in Caribbean is - hugely significant'Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:44:31 GMT
    The arrival into the Caribbean of Britain's biggest in-service warship, dispatched to help with hurricane recovery efforts, has been branded "hugely significant". Loaded with more than 60 tonnes of aid, HMS Ocean's cargo includes more than 5,000 hygiene kits, 500,000 water purification tablets and 10,000 buckets. More...
  7. UK task force relieved but not complacent as Hurricane Maria skirts islandsFri, 22 Sep 2017 09:44:30 GMT
    A UK task force chief says it is a "huge relief" the worst of Hurricane Maria swerved British overseas territories, but it is too early to be "counting our chickens". Claiming the lives of at least 19 people so far, with many others missing, Maria has barrelled across the Caribbean over the past few days, unleashing devastation on islands in its path. More...
  8. Despair rises for relatives of the missing in Mexico quake as death toll growsFri, 22 Sep 2017 07:37:10 GMT
    Desperation mounted among the families of those still missing as painstaking attempts to reach survivors in quake-ravaged buildings across Mexico City stretched into a third day on Thursday. President Enrique Pena Nieto's office raised the death toll from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake to 273, including 137 in the capital. More...
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  1. The World's Most Powerful Woman Is Seen Rather Differently in GermanyFri, 22 Sep 2017 17:19:00 GMT
    Angela Merkel has been such a constant presence in German politics that a verb has been derived from her name. More...
  2. Iran's Reaction to Trump Speech: A New Ballistic MissileFri, 22 Sep 2017 11:55:00 GMT
    President Hassan Rouhani's said Iran would "seek no one's permission to defend our land." More...
  3. 'Worse Than a War Zone': Medical Services on Dominica Crippled by MariaFri, 22 Sep 2017 13:29:00 GMT
    Hurricane Maria left medical facilities on the Caribbean island of Dominica "worse than in a war zone," according to the country's leader. More...
  4. Kim Jong Un Responds to Trump, Says 'Dotard' Will 'Pay Dearly'Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:52:00 GMT
    Hours later, North Korea's foreign minister reportedly said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean. More...
  5. China Imposes Limit on Oil Supply to North KoreaSat, 23 Sep 2017 05:16:00 GMT
    China announced it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under sanctions, reducing support from Pyongyang's last ally. More...
  6. Death Toll in Mexico Quake Rises to 295, Search for Survivors ContinuesSat, 23 Sep 2017 01:27:00 GMT
    Mexico's coordinator of national civil defense said that half of the known dead, 155 people, died in Mexico City. Rescuers have saved 115 people so far. More...
  7. Scientists Find 60 Ancient Shipwrecks Preserved in the Black SeaFri, 22 Sep 2017 23:19:00 GMT
    Dozens of ancient ships scattered across the bottom of the Black Sea were discovered after a nearly three-year excursion. More...
  8. Kalashnikov Statue Included a Monumental MistakeFri, 22 Sep 2017 20:39:00 GMT
    Workers cut out part of a new monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after it mistakenly depicted a German WWII weapon. More...
  9. Cuba Tells U.N. It Has Clean Hands in U.S. Embassy MysteryFri, 22 Sep 2017 20:26:00 GMT
    Twenty-one Americans have suffered effects from mysterious sonic incidents apparently targeting embassy staff in Havana. More...
  10. What Would Happen if North Korea Tested an H-Bomb?Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:55:00 GMT
    There could be political and actual fallout if the North Koreans defy President Trump and do the first atmospheric test of a hydrogen bomb in 37 years. More...