An official statement said it has been increased from four days to a maximum of 30 days to allow for a full investigation. President Tayyip Erdogan also ordered the closure of 1,043 private schools, 1,229 charities and various institutions suspected of having links to exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen.
Days before Britain's referendum on whether to leave the European Union, former Prime Minister David Cameron made an appeal to German Chancellor Angela Merkel for limits on the free movement of people, the BBC reported on Saturday. Britons voted on June 23 to exit the EU, with the issue of immigration and control of the free movement of people from the bloc a key campaigning issue for the "Leave" camp. As polls indicated immigration concerns were swaying the public towards supporting Brexit, the BBC said Cameron, who quit after the EU result, telephoned Merkel to ask if she was willing to issue a statement with other EU leaders agreeing to make concessions on free movement if Britain voted to stay.
Yes, the former Top Gear presenter – who sensationally quit the show earlier this year – was caught in the middle of an awkward situation on the M4 motorway yesterday, as he was seen spending a penny by literally hundreds of passing motorists.
Laura Carter became the eighth housemate to get evicted from the Big Brother house last night. After announcing that Andy and Jackson were safe, host Emma Willis confirmed that Laura was the housemate with the fewest votes – before promptly giving her the boot.
If this new picture is anything to go by, it looks like Coronation Street is going to be having one of its more interesting and dramatic summers yet. The photo hints at three pivotal upcoming storylines with seven of Weatherfield's most loved characters, from surprise pregnancies to trying to get revenge. Taking centre stage, David, played by Jack P. Shepherd, sits holding a wilted rose surrounded by petals, hinting at the reaction to the shocking death of his wife, Kylie.
The real reason is that there are heightened security checks at the port in the wake of recent terror attacks.
The superfan had flown all the way to Canada from Nigeria to watch Adele sing – but got plenty more than he bargained for.
Islamic State group militants clashed on Saturday with US-backed fighters in the Syrian town of Manbij, pursuing their fierce defence of the jihadist stronghold and ignoring a deadline to leave.
One of the writers of a British rock classic has called in his lawyers after Donald Trump used the song to end his presidential nomination speech to the Republican Party’s convention. Paul Rodgers co-wrote the song with another member of Free, Andy Fraser, in 1970. In a tweet on Monday, Rodgers wrote: "Permission to use "All Right Now" was never sought for or granted by me.
The pilot who flew missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which is believed to have gone off route and crashed in the Indian Ocean, conducted a simulation of a similar path just weeks prior, New York magazine reported.
By Joern Poltz and Karin Strohecker MUNICH (Reuters) - A German-Iranian teenager who shot dead nine people in Munich was a deranged lone gunman obsessed with mass killings who drew no inspiration from Islamist militancy, police said on Saturday. Seven of his victims were themselves teenagers, who police said he may have lured to their deaths via a hacked Facebook account on what was the fifth anniversary of twin attacks by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik that killed 77 people. The Munich shooting, in which a further 27 people were wounded, some seriously, was the third act of violence against civilians in Western Europe - and the second in southern Germany - in eight days.
By Julien Pretot MORZINE, France (Reuters) - Chris Froome added to his reputation as one of the best Tour de France riders when he virtually secured his third title, holding on to his overall lead in the last competitive stage, won by Spain's Ion Izagirre on Saturday. Froome will wear the yellow jersey in the closing stage, a largely processional ride to the Champs Elysees in Paris on Sunday and is highly likely to join Belgium's Philippe Thys, American Greg LeMond and France's Louison Bobet on the list of triple winners.
China has completed production of the world's largest amphibious aircraft after seven years of work, which it plans to use to perform marine rescue missions and fight forest fires, the Xinhua news agency reported. The AG600, which is about the size of a Boeing 737 and was developed by state aircraft maker Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), rolled off a production line in the southern city of Zhuhai on Saturday, Xinhua said quoting the firm. AVIC deputy general manager, Geng Rugang, said the plane was "the latest breakthrough in China's aviation industry." A plan for the development and production of the AG600 received government approval in 2009.
When members of the "Game of Thrones" cast arrived to Comic-Con Friday, fans may have had to do a quick double take at one of the actors.
Celine Dion appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon where she played a game of Musical Impressions and boy does she have Rihanna down pat.
An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times reported.
Owen Smith has changed an item on his CV after questions were raised about it. The Guardian reports that the Labour leadership challenger had listed one of his former jobs on his website as "a director and member of the UK and Ireland board of Amgen," an American pharmaceutical company. Smith's camp countered that the term "board" was used as a "shorthand" term that reflected his seniority — but nonetheless have subsequently changed the CV on his website.
The gunman involved in the deadly attack on a Munich shopping centre told bystanders: "I am German".
It isn’t just the humans who need considering in this weather.
Some of Coronation Street’s residents will be seeing RED over the coming months. But don’t be fooled, it’s not going to be all hearts and flowers in Weatherfield.
Sir Philip Green's knighthood is being reviewed in the wake of the collapse of BHS, it has emerged. A Cabinet Office official disclosed in a letter to Labour MP Jim McMahon that the case of the former department store chain boss is under consideration. Mr McMahon was among a group of MPs who wrote to the Honours Forfeiture Committee calling for Sir Philip to be stripped of his knighthood, which was awarded for his services to retail in 2006.
Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous US cult leader Charles Manson, has been refused parole. A parole board recommended she should be freed because she was no longer the violent young woman who committed murder, has completed various college degrees and been a model inmate. California Governor Jerry Brown acknowledged her success in prison, but he wrote in his decision to overturn the recommendation that she failed to explain how she transformed from an upstanding teenager to a killer.
By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's government denounced leading independence war veterans as traitors on Saturday for an unprecedented attack on ageing President Robert Mugabe and vowed to identify its unnamed authors and put them on trial. Mugabe abruptly cancelled a hastily arranged news conference on Friday evening meant to respond to the veterans. War veterans have accused her of having too much influence over her 92-year-old husband.
A 54-year-old swimmer has died and another is in hospital after four people got into difficulties after getting caught in a rip tide off a Norfolk beach. Emergency services were called to the water's edge at Sea Palling, 15 miles northwest of Great Yarmouth, after the alarm was raised shortly before 11.45am on Saturday. The emergency services treated two patients who were both in cardiac arrest.
Caitlyn Jenner has such wonderful things to say about ex wife Kris Jenner in an interview for H&M. The reality star says she credits Kris for bringing her back to life after her second divorce.
MUNICH (Reuters) - Staff in the German shopping mall where shooting broke out are still hiding, an employee told Reuters by telephone. NTV television reported that German police special forces had arrived at the scene. "Many shots were fired, I can't say how many but it's been a lot," the employee, who declined to be identified, said from the mall in Munich. ...