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Parcel bombs linked to devices sent to army centres

Wednesday  10:31,   29 may 2019
news.sky

A series of parcel bombs sent to locations in London and Glasgow earlier this year have been connected to devices targeting army offices in 2014. Anti-terror investigators have said they are now "formally linking" the incendiary devices posted in... >>>

Exclusive: Kensington Council Made £129m From Selling Property That Could Have Prevented Cost-Cutting At Grenfell

Wednesday  07:10,   29 may 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Kensington and Chelsea council made £129m from selling property in the years leading up to the Grenfell fire tragedy – money which we can show for the first time could have prevented cost-cutting on the tower’s renovation works. An investigation by... >>>

Police target London properties worth £80m in ‘dirty money’ probe

Wednesday  04:45,   29 may 2019
ft

UK economic crime-fighting authorities have targeted London property worth more than £80m in a second set of unexplained wealth orders, one of the newest weapons in the fight against “dirty... >>>

Hotter than Ibiza: UK to bask in 30C weather this weekend

Tuesday  20:50,   28 may 2019
news.sky

Hotter than Ibiza: UK to bask in 30C weather this... >>>

Britain's oldest tree is being slowly killed by trophy hunting tourists

Tuesday  20:25,   28 may 2019
uk.news.yahoo

Britain's oldest tree could be dead in fifty years - because tourists keep ripping off its branches and keeping them as souvenirs, environmentalists have warned. The Fortingall Yew in Perthshire is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old - but >>>

Quarry to be emptied in search for mother and son missing since 1976

Tuesday  05:40,   28 may 2019
closeronline.co.uk

A quarry will be completely emptied of water to allow police to continue a murder investigation into the disappearance of a mother and her three-year-old son more than 40 years ago. Renee MacRae and her son Andrew were last seen driving out of... >>>

Jeremy Hunt Warns Tories Risk 'Political Suicide' If They Push For No-Deal Brexit

Tuesday  04:45,   28 may 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Jeremy Hunt has warned pushing through a no-deal Brexit would be “political suicide” after the Conservatives’ disastrous performance in the European election . In a strongly-worded column for The Telegraph, the foreign secretary said any such move... >>>

Meghan and Harry are apparently keen to take baby Archie to America soon

Monday  01:50,   27 may 2019
harpersbazaar.co.uk

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Terrifying scenes at crowded London music festival as revellers knock down barriers and swarm into event after people started collapsing in three-hour queue to get in

Sunday  14:20,   26 may 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Videos and photos show barriers being lifted in the air as crowds of t-shirt clad revellers queued to get in to We Are FSTVL, in Upminster. Witnesses said a lack of wristbands triggered the rush of people running past staff to get into the event,... >>>

17-Year-Old Boy Charged With Murder Of Girl Scout Jodie Chesney

Sunday  12:45,   26 may 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of girl scout Jodie Chesney, police said. Chesney was playing music with friends near a children’s playground at Harold Hill when she was knifed from behind in a seemingly motiveless attack on 1... >>>

Theatre evacuated as phone catches fire at Jason Manford gig

Sunday  12:35,   26 may 2019
news.sky

A theatre was evacuated during a Jason Manford comedy gig after an audience member's mobile phone caught fire. The stand-up comedian's Twitter account shared a photo of the charred handset after it went up in flames during the interval on Saturday.... >>>

Trump Baby blimp to fly again and raise money for those affected by far-right politics

Sunday  12:35,   26 may 2019
inews.co.uk

Trump Baby blimp to fly again and raise money for those affected by far-right... >>>

Big Lizzie comes home: Royal Navy's £3.2bn aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth returns to Portsmouth after its captain was sacked for 'misusing his work car'

Sunday  06:50,   26 may 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Crowds lined the sea walls of Portsmouth (pictured) to wave home the 65,000-tonne warship as it returned to the Hampshire city's naval base. The ship's Twitter account posted: 'We would like to apologise to the residents of #Portsmouth and #Gosport... >>>

Meghan to miss Trump meeting during state visit

Saturday  08:20,   25 may 2019
news.sky

The Duchess of Sussex will not join the rest of the Royal Family in welcoming Donald Trump to the UK for his state visit. The Queen will be supported by other senior royals when she hosts the US president and his wife Melania over three days... >>>

Newborn baby found abandoned at hospital entrance

Saturday  00:40,   25 may 2019
news.sky

A newborn baby was found abandoned at the entrance of a hospital in Kent on Friday morning. According to a statement from Kent Police, staff at Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford discovered the child near the entrance at 3.15am. The infant is said... >>>