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  1. Backing for - affordable' Crossrail 2 scheme for LondonMon, 24 Jul 2017 11:40:15 GMT
    Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has agreed to develop plans for an "affordable" Crossrail 2 scheme which could see London funding half of the project during its construction. Mr Grayling said he would work with London mayor Sadiq Khan to ensure the proposed north-south rail line running across London between Hertfordshire and Surrey was "fair to the UK taxpayer". More...
  2. Taliban claims responsibility for Kabul suicide bombing that left 24 deadMon, 24 Jul 2017 09:33:29 GMT
    Two men look at the remains of their properties at the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan The statement, sent by Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, said the target of the bombing was the intelligence services and their employees. He claimed the bus was filled with employees of the intelligence services, but Kabul police chief spokesman Basir Mujahed said the employees worked for the mines and petroleum ministry. More...
  3. Royal brothers reveal Diana loved putting them in - bizarre costumes'Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:34:00 GMT
    Diana, Princess of Wales' love of dressing up her sons in "bizarre" costumes is revealed in a photo published for the first time to mark a landmark documentary about her life. Proud mother Diana appeared to like nothing better than putting the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry in matching outfits or themed clothes when they were boys - which to this day has left the royal brothers wondering why. More...
  4. Official: Suicide attack hits western neighborhood of KabulMon, 24 Jul 2017 05:22:44 GMT
    An Afghan government spokesman said a suicide car bomb exploded in a western neighborhood of Kabul, but there were no immediate reports of further casualties. Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said the explosion early Monday morning was a suicide car bomb but he couldn't immediately say whether there were further casualties. More...
  5. American student arrested in China has been freedMon, 24 Jul 2017 01:06:40 GMT
    American student arrested in China has been freed The student reportedly injured a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother in a fare dispute. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2uW8NuR This undated file photo provided by Jennifer McLean shows her son, University of Montana student Guthrie McLean, on the Great Wall of China. More...
  6. Turkish leader Erdogan enters Qatar dispute with Gulf tourSun, 23 Jul 2017 20:47:36 GMT
    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose country has deployed troops to Qatar, travelled to Saudi Arabia at the start of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse. Mr Erdogan is the fifth high-level visitor from outside the Gulf to try to resolve the dispute since it erupted on June 5. The top diplomats of the UK, France, Germany and the United States have all been through already, underscoring the depth of concern the crisis is causing well beyond the region. More...
  7. Israel steps up security at Jerusalem shrineSun, 23 Jul 2017 16:18:44 GMT
    Several thousand Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces in the West Bank and in Jerusalem after noon prayers on Friday Officials set up new security cameras at the entrance to the holy site in Jerusalem as it considers an "alternative" to the metal detectors it installed after two Israeli policemen were killed nearby earlier this month. Tensions over the site, known to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif and to Jews as the Temple Mount, have surged in recent days. More...
  8. Merseyrail strike over driver-only trains has - rock solid' supportSun, 23 Jul 2017 11:43:57 GMT
    Merseyrail is running trains for golf fans going to the last day of The Open in Southport but no services were running across the rest of its network. Next phase of strike action on Merseyrail goes ahead Sunday in fight to retain safety-critical guards https://t.co/6UZZm2vPMd pic.twitter.com/WhG7ZdSzJO The row is over plans for driver-only operation of new trains. More...
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  1. Is Temple Mount Crisis Spilling Over Into Jordan?Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:12:00 GMT
    A shooting at the Israeli Embassy in Amman Sunday has prompted concerns that the Temple Mount crisis in Jerusalem might exacerbate Israeli-Jordanian tensions. More...
  2. Princes William, Harry Remember Their Final Call With DianaSun, 23 Jul 2017 21:33:00 GMT
    The brevity of the 1997 call haunts the British princes to this day. Their mother, Princess Diana, would die in a car crash that night. More...
  3. Staff Treating British Baby Charlie Gard Got Death ThreatsMon, 24 Jul 2017 08:03:33 GMT
    "In recent weeks the GOSH community has been subjected to a shocking and disgraceful tide of hostility and disturbance," said the hospital's chairman. More...
  4. Teen Girl Who Joined ISIS Is Under Investigation: ProsecutorsMon, 24 Jul 2017 22:18:00 GMT
    A German teenager being held in an Iraqi jail after running off to join Islamic State is being investigated on suspicion of membership in a foreign terrorist organization, German prosecutors said on Monday. More...
  5. Tenth Smuggling Victim Dies; Driver Could Face Death PenaltyMon, 24 Jul 2017 21:12:00 GMT
    The driver taken into custody after victims were discovered crammed into a sweltering 18-wheeler in San Antonio, Texas, is appearing in court on Monday. More...
  6. Lawmaker Pushes for Same-Sex Unions, Divorce in PhilippinesMon, 24 Jul 2017 18:57:53 GMT
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's top ally in Congress proposed new bills to legalize divorce and same-sex unions on Monday. More...
  7. Duterte Vows to Continue Nation's War on DrugsMon, 24 Jul 2017 17:52:00 GMT
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Monday to continue his bloody war on illegal drugs despite international and domestic criticism. More...
  8. Britain Eases Blood Donation Rules for Gay, Bisexual MenMon, 24 Jul 2017 16:39:30 GMT
    Gay and bisexual men will be able to donate blood within three months of sexual activity instead of 12 months, the UK government has announced. More...
  9. Charlie Gard's Parents End Court Fight for U.S. TreatmentMon, 24 Jul 2017 15:43:00 GMT
    The parents of the baby Charlie Gard have ended their legal fight for an experimental U.S. treatment that they hoped could improve his condition. More...
  10. Five Injured, Two Seriously, in Swiss Chainsaw AttackMon, 24 Jul 2017 15:08:55 GMT
    A chainsaw wielding attacker entered an office building, injuring multiple people, local police said. More...