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PM sounds upbeat note on economy amid some disquiet among Tory MPs over £15bn cost of living package
POLICE officers have been carrying out speed checks on a Swindon street where two people died in a crash.
IFS deputy director urges ministers to increase benefit cap and warns families could be ‘trapped’
"Hitler never shut our pubs, clubs, you name it , too long to detail . When our civilian populations houses were being carpet-bombed by the Nazis. But Boris did."
Thousands of NRA members attended the annual NRA Convention in Houston despite the mass shooting massacre.
"My life these past couple of years has been nothing but truly magical."
Ted Cruz on Friday claimed that “far more children would be murdered” and “many more” women would be assaulted if the US banned guns. The Republican senator made his comments during the National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Houston, less than 300 miles from where 19 children and two adults were killed in a school shooting on Tuesday. “Let me tell you what would happen if they succeeded in confiscating guns, many more people would lose their lives,” Cruz said.
Some €3 million out of the €5m needed have been raised in just three days largely in small amounts, the Lithuanian internet broadcaster that launched the drive stated.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) -Pope Francis is set to make a gruelling trip to two African countries in July despite knee problems that have forced him to use a cane and wheelchair in recent weeks. The Vatican issued a full programme on Saturday for the July 2-7 trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. The trip's pace suggests the Vatican expects the pope's condition to improve in the next month, although officials say privately that he likely will use a wheelchair at least some of the time.
BEIJING (Reuters) -U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, whose rare visit to China was criticised by rights groups and Western countries, said she urged Beijing to review its counter-terrorism policies to ensure they comply with international human rights standards. Bachelet reiterated, however, that her six-day trip, which ended on Saturday and included a visit to the western region of Xinjiang, was not an investigation into China's human rights policies but an opportunity to engage with the government.
Protesters yell 'Shame' outside NRA annual meeting
Antiquated excuses for keeping the sculptures are wearing thin after 12 years of Conservative cultural freezes
In a personal message ahead of the Platinum Jubilee, the Prime Minister praised the monarch’s leadership, wisdom and lifelong service.
People said the celebration, delayed by a year, was not overshadowed by the row over the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Severe storms produced at least one tornado in North Carolina on Thursday, May 26, the National Weather Service (NWS) reported.This footage of storm clouds was posted by Kelly Meade, who said he shot it between Kingstown and Polkville in Cleveland County on Thursday evening.The NWS said Meade’s footage of Thursday’s “scary-looking storm” shows a “low-hanging wall cloud with evidence of rotation.”On Friday, the service confirmed that an EF-2 tornado hit Iredell County around 7 pm the previous evening with estimated peak winds of 115 mph.Over the course of Thursday’s weather event, the NWS station servicing the greater Greenville-Spartanburg area issued a total of 11 tornado warnings, nine flash flood warnings, and eight severe thunderstorm warnings. Credit: Kelly Meade via Storyful
Firefighters are tackling a huge blaze on a superyacht in Torquay Marina in Devon. Eyewitnesses described a loud bang followed by large plumes of smoke and flames which were visible from some distance.
Depeche Mode founding member and keyboardist Andy Fletcher has died at the age of 60. In a statement on Twitter, the band said they were "shocked and filled with overwhelming sadness" at the musician's untimely passing. "Fletch had a true heart of gold and was always there when you needed support, a lively conversation, a good laugh, or a cold pint," the band wrote.
Policeman collapses from tear gas, as ticket holders struggle to enter UCL final
<strong>Exclusive: </strong>One passenger claims 46 people were denied boarding to easyJet’s 5am flight to Corfu
Actor has played Emily aka Ofglen since the show’s first season in 2017