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The much-anticipated bout between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather could end up taking place in front of up to 7,000 empty seats at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas due to slow ticket sales. Despite the massive hype surrounding the first of its kind crossover fight between unbeaten five-division world champion Mayweather and highly decorated MMA fighter McGregor, many seats in the 18,000-capacity arena remain unsold.
By Christine Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered more solid-fuel rocket engines, state media reported on Wednesday, as he pursues nuclear and missile programmes amid a standoff with Washington, but there were signs of tension easing. The report carried by the KCNA news agency lacked the traditionally robust threats against the United States after weeks of unbridled acrimony, and U.S. President Donald Trump expressed optimism about a possible improvement in relations. "I respect the fact that he is starting to respect us," Trump said of Kim at a raucous campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona.
By Emma Rumney LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prince Harry defended the way his father, Prince Charles, cared for him and his brother as they grieved for their mother, Princess Diana, in a documentary previewed by the BBC on Wednesday. "Diana, 7 days" recounts the events following Diana's death 20 years ago. "He was there for us," Prince Harry told the BBC, of the heir to the throne.
Harrison, in Boone County, Arkansas has had to deal with an unenviable association - being home to the head of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. In reality, Thomas Robb is living 15 or so miles away on the outskirts of the city. Mr Robb has tried to rebrand the Klan as a gentler, more tempered group - one that's driven by Christian values and is family focused.
Two-year-old toddler Iris Wronka turned the ITV lunchtime newsroom into her personal playground. The energetic little lady threw caution to the wind, running around the studio and clambering onto the newsreader's desk.
GCSE results day 2017: what is the new 9 - 1 grading system and why are so many students confused?
A man has been jailed for 18 years after a pipe bomb was found in his hand luggage at Manchester Airport. Nadeem Muhammad was convicted of possessing an explosive with intent to endanger life. Manchester Crown Court heard officials initially believed the bomb was not viable as it had no trace of explosives - and airport security manager Deborah Jeffrey had even put the device into her pocket before passing it to police.
Strictly Come Dancing will air a special tribute to the show's former host Sir Bruce Forsyth, bosses have confirmed. Executive producer Louise Rainbow said the show's professional dancers will pay tribute to Sir Bruce in celebration of his life when the new series starts on 23 September. Sir Bruce, affectionately known to the nation as 'Brucie', died at the age of 89 on Friday.
A concert in Rotterdam has been cancelled after a tip-off from Spanish police about a potential terror threat. The city's mayor, Ahmed Aboutaleb, said gas bottles were found in a small van with Spanish number plates found near the venue, where American rock group Allah-Las were due to perform. Mr Aboutaleb said it was "still to be established that there was a link between the van and the threat".
Three suspects shot dead in Spain during a terror attack last week were filmed on a petrol station's CCTV just hours before their deaths. According to Catalan daily Ara, the suspects visited the same gas station four times on the day of attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils. The paper reported they were regular clients at the station, near Cambrils, and used to charge their pre-pay cards there.
Teenagers across England are finding out this morning how well they did in their GCSE exams. Three core subjects - maths, English language and English literature - are the first to be tested using the new numerical grading. The course content for these subjects has been changed too with the emphasis shifting from coursework to exams.
Sky News has learned more than 20 million facial recognition images are being held by police in the UK. Public confidence in law enforcement is being undermined by the lack of laws controlling the police's use of facial recognition technology, the independent Biometrics Commissioner has warned. In his first public comments since taking office, Professor Paul Wiles told Sky News the Government's delays in developing rules to address the police's growing databases of innocent citizens' facial images risked damaging the UK's model of policing by consent.
A doctor who evaluated American and Canadian diplomats working in Cuba diagnosed them with conditions as serious as mild traumatic brain injury and damage to the central nervous system, CBS News said on Wednesday, citing medical records it reviewed. The diplomats had complained of symptoms including hearing loss, nausea, headaches and balance disorders after what were described as "incidents" that began affecting them in Havana beginning in late 2016, CBS News said. Officials are investigating whether the diplomats were targets of some form of sonic attack directed at their homes, CBS reported, citing a source familiar with the incidents.
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Tension reaches a boiling point in the 2017 finale as Jon Snow and Tyrion reunite with Cersei to propose a temporary alliance. From Digital Spy
German police placed concrete barriers in front of Cologne's world famous gothic cathedral on Wednesday after reports that Islamist militants sought to target Barcelona's La Sagrada Familia, another icon of ecclesiastical architecture. Many German cities have tightened security since last week's van attack that killed 13 people in Barcelona, after a period in which most were wary of erecting barriers for fear of triggering a fortress mentality that would put off visitors.
Floyd Mayweather is one of the biggest pay-per-view attractions of all time and one of a very elite group of athletes to see their career earnings nose above the $1bn mark. A shrewd businessman and the greatest boxer of his generation — if not all time — Mayweather has been listed as the highest paid athlete in the world four times by the American business magazine Forbes. Mayweather is so rich that he even changed his boxing identity to reflect his staggering wealth.
Russian police are investigating the cause of a massive fire that consumed residential areas in the city of Rostov and took a day to put out. Read More: Is Russia using Belarus wargame to push troops near Poland? The regional head of Russia’s Emergency Situations Ministry, Valeriy Panov, has so far guessed that the fire may have spread from a garbage dump on private property, having been fanned by the windy weather on Monday.
Down in Clapham, a New York-inspired lounge bar is serving a candied collection of creative cocktails from salted caramel martinis to key lime daiquiris. Brick & Liquor’s sweet side was a result of “trial and error”, explains founder David Layton. Layton “scrapped desserts altogether” and introduced an array of pudding-like cocktails, including martinis with salted caramel and a toasted-meringue-topped Eton mess with lemon and raspberry.
Cover, and leave to macerate for 5– 6 hours at room temperature, or overnight in the fridge. Taste and if too sweet, add a little lemon juice, until the balance of flavours is just right. Hull the strawberries, cutting the larger ones into quarters and halving the smaller ones, then cover them and chill until ready to use.
Sony has settled a class-action lawsuit in the US that could see disgruntled Xperia users claim back hundreds of dollars. Filed back in January 2016, the suit claimed that Sony Mobile USA misrepresented the waterproofing features on its Xperia Z and Xperia M-range phones and tablets. Sony eventually pulled the promotional materials and issued revised policies and advice to buyers "to better advocate sensible usage of our devices." Many of the devices listed in the litigation were rated as dust and water-resistant as opposed to "waterproof" by the sector's accepted industry body, Ingress Protection (IP).