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Family vigil for great grandfather in coma after attack

Sunday  09:25,   25 august 2019
independent.ie

The family of a great grandfather fighting for his life following a violent attack at his home have described him as "the most gentle, quiet and fun loving man". Paddy Hansard (73) suffered serious head injuries and broken bones in his neck due to a >>>

Johnson starts first international summit by arguing with Tusk

Sunday  09:20,   25 august 2019
news.sky

Boris Johnson has sought to place the blame for a potential no-deal Brexit at the feet of the Europeans as he touched down in Biarritz for his first global summit as UK prime minister. The newly appointed Mr Johnson told reporters he didn't want a... >>>

Lightning Strike At PGA Golf Tournament In Atlanta Injures Six People

Sunday  08:35,   25 august 2019
newsweek

They were seeking shelter underneath a tree during a weather delay Saturday when lightning struck the... >>>

French prosecutors could summon Prince Andrew to Paris to help with probe into Jeffrey Epstein rape claims

Sunday  08:25,   25 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The American financier and convicted sex offender owned a luxury apartment on the French capital's most exclusive street. It is not yet known if the Duke ever visited Epstein at this... >>>

Childhood sweethearts die in truck crash - five minutes after wedding

Sunday  08:00,   25 august 2019
news.sky

Two newlyweds have died in a car crash in Texas - minutes after getting married. Harley Morgan, 19, and Rhiannon Boudreaux, 20, collided with a truck after leaving their wedding venue in Texas on Friday. The childhood sweethearts were pulling onto a >>>

Sir Elton John is set to feature on a new set of stamps to mark his 50 years in showbiz

Sunday  07:50,   25 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

British singer Sir Elton John is to feature on a new set of postage stamps to mark his 50 years in showbusiness. He is said to be 'overjoyed and honoured' by the new... >>>

Overrun GPs turn away new patients

Sunday  07:00,   25 august 2019
independent.ie

Almost half of the country's GP practices are operating at maximum capacity and cannot take on new patients, a Sunday Independent investigation has... >>>

Could it be you? EuroMillions player scoops €500,000 in THIS county

Sunday  06:30,   25 august 2019
evoke.ie

The National Lottery is appealing to Kildare players to check their online accounts and emails after a Co. Kildare player scooped a cool €500,000 in last night’s EuroMillions Plus draw. Lady Luck was this morning smiling down on one resident of the... >>>

A Cosmic Rarity Found in Antarctic Snow

Sunday  05:45,   25 august 2019
msn

The isotope iron-60, produced when a star explodes, is hidden in some of Earth’s most isolated... >>>

Brazil dispatches troops, military aircraft to battle Amazon forest fires

Sunday  04:50,   25 august 2019
foxnews

The Brazilian military is deploying troops to the Amazon to fight the massive wildfires that have swept the region and sparked an international outcry. Brazil's defense minister has said that some 44,000 troops will be available for "unprecedented"... >>>

The Deadliest Hunter of Humans on the Planet

Sunday  02:55,   25 august 2019
thedailybeast

The Deadliest Hunter of Humans on the Planet? The Mosquito In this introduction to his book “The Mosquito,” Timothy C. Winegard profiles the creature that has killed the most people in history, changed the course of war and empire, and survived... >>>

Analysis: One Crazy Day Showed How Political Chaos Threatens the World Economy

Sunday  02:55,   25 august 2019
msn

The economic and financial developments on Friday was a strange, exhausting microcosm of why the global economy is at risk of a meltdown. It showed the odd interplay at work between the Chinese government’s actions in the escalating trade war with... >>>

British Airways 'sorry' after some passengers wrongly told flights were cancelled

Sunday  02:55,   25 august 2019
news.sky

British Airways has apologised for an "email error" which meant some passengers were wrongly told their flights had been cancelled due to a pilots' strike. Thousands of passengers were left furious after British Airways sent an email warning their... >>>

Prince Andrew denies seeing any sex crimes during time with Epstein

Sunday  00:10,   25 august 2019
reuters

Prince Andrew denies seeing any sex crimes during time with... >>>

British Airways sends thousands of emails cancelling flights due to strikes

Saturday  21:00,   24 august 2019
news.sky

Thousands of passengers have been left furious after British Airways sent an email warning their flights might be cancelled or disrupted due to three days of strikes by pilots. Weddings, anniversaries and holidays could all be disrupted when flights >>>