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101-year-old inspired by Captain Tom to lead walking fundraiser while fasting

101-year-old inspired by Captain Tom to lead walking fundraiser while fasting

2 minutes ago   |   Metro

Dabirul Islam Choudhury was awarded an OBE for his charity work during the pandemic A man aged 101 and inspired by Captain Tom is set to lead a global fundraising walk while...
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German Greens take conservative approach to chancellor race

20 minutes ago   |   Politico

BERLIN - Germany's Greens are finally the adults in the room. While the country's ruling center-right bloc remains enmeshed in a bitter, ego-fueled duel over who should be its...
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Thieves make off with tools and cause damage totalling £3,000 at Royal Deeside Railway

30 minutes ago   |   Evening Express

Thousands of pounds worth of damage has been caused at a popular north-east heritage site after it was targeted by thieves.
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Plane crash lands on busy Florida beach as stunned swimmers watch on

Plane crash lands on busy Florida beach as stunned swimmers watch on

1 hour ago   |   Metro   |   2 articles

No one is believed to have been hurt in the crash Remarkable footage shows a plane making an emergency landing on a crowded Florida beach. Local media say no one was injured...
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A fiery Tesla crash killed two people outside of Houston. Authorities say nobody was driving

A fiery Tesla crash killed two people outside of Houston. Authorities say nobody was driving

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Two people are dead in Texas after the Tesla they were riding in hopped a curb, crashed into a tree, and burst into flames, local outlets report...
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Line Of Duty series 6: The full timeline of Gail Vella's murder investigation so far

Line Of Duty series 6: The full timeline of Gail Vella's murder investigation so far

2 hours ago   |   Metro

Here's what we know about the investigation so far Line Of Duty series 6 is heating up with Gail Vella's murder investigation - known as Operation Lighthouse - still not...
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Three people dead in Austin mass shooting, suspect at large

2 hours ago   |   The Independent   |   3 articles

Three people are dead after a fatal shooting in Austin , Texas according to local emergency responders.
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China's Tian Pengfei flukes crazy double pot against John Higgins at Crucible

China's Tian Pengfei flukes crazy double pot against John Higgins at Crucible

2 hours ago   |   Daily Record

The 33 year-old produced an incredibly lucky shot to pot two reds in a single shot in the World Championships
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Countryfile's Sean Fletcher told off by local for error ‘What have you done?'

3 hours ago   |   Daily Express

COUNTRYFILE presenter Sean Fletcher was mocked by a local when he attempted to make lace during tonight's episode.
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The Guardian view on the need for news: local facts are sacred too | Editorial

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Recent years have been punishing for regional and national news organisations. Both are essential if democracy is to thrive Jeremy Corbyn and Sir Keir Starmer both paid tribute...
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Kourtney Kardashian's Boyfriend Travis Barker Shares Naughty Birthday Tribute

Kourtney Kardashian's Boyfriend Travis Barker Shares Naughty Birthday Tribute

OMG, Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker! On Sunday, April 18, the Blink-182 musician posted a very naughty tribute to his girlfriend for her 42nd birthday. Travis, 45... Read more ...

Wildfire in South Africa spreads to university campus with students evacuated

Wildfire in South Africa spreads to university campus with students evacuated

Students at the University of Cape Town were forced to evacuate as runaway flames set several campus buildings ablaze and firefighters used helicopters to water-bomb the area Read more ...

AC Milan keen to take advantage of Chelsea ‘mistake' over defender

AC Milan keen to take advantage of Chelsea ‘mistake' over defender

Reports claim AC Milan want to make Fikayo Tomori's loan move from Chelsea a permanent one this summer after his impressive displays for the Italian giants. The centre-back... Read more ...

European Super League explained: teams, format and people involved

European Super League explained: teams, format and people involved

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Vanessa Bryant Marks 20th Wedding Anniversary With Late Husband Kobe Bryant

Vanessa Bryant Marks 20th Wedding Anniversary With Late Husband Kobe Bryant

Vanessa Bryant is remembering her late husband, basketball legend Kobe Bryant, on what would have been the couple's 20th wedding anniversary. On April 18, Vanessa took to... Read more ...

Call The Midwife praised for shedding light on nuclear explosion effects of...

Call The Midwife praised for shedding light on nuclear explosion effects of Operation Grapple

Dr Turner found out about the after effects of Operation Grapple Call The Midwife were praised on tonight's episode for shedding light on the effects of Operation Grapple. In... Read more ...

Neil Woodford and partner shared £1.5m payout before collapse

Neil Woodford and partner shared £1.5m payout before collapse

The pair took out the generous dividends from Woodford Investment Management over April and May 2019, new accounts showed. But weeks later, in June, the fund was suspended. Read more ...

Amanda Staveley starts Barclays damages appeal

Amanda Staveley starts Barclays damages appeal

A judgment found the bank 'guilty of serious deceit', but damages were not ordered because the court could not establish that Staveley's firm PCP had suffered a loss due to... Read more ...

Why is Ackley Bridge on at 6pm? Schedule shake-up explained

Why is Ackley Bridge on at 6pm? Schedule shake-up explained

ACKLEY BRIDGE is returning to Channel 4 for the fourth season but fans have noticed a change in the schedule. Why is Ackley Bridge on at 6pm? Read more ...

James Argent has life-saving gastric op after doctors warned him he could die

James Argent has life-saving gastric op after doctors warned him he could die

James Argent has gone under the knife for a life-saving gastric operation to help him lose 12 stone after doctors warned him he could die. Read more ...