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Some fun facts about Milton Keynes on its 50th birthday

Monday  17:15,   23 january 2017
Press Association

What connection do Superman IV: The Quest For Peace and Cliff Richard have? The answer – Milton Keynes.On such a momentous day for Britain’s most famous new town of the 20th century, we thought we’d run you through a few of our top facts and things[...]

Michelle O'Neill replaces Martin McGuinness as Sinn Fein leader at Stormont

Monday  16:50,   23 january 2017
Press Association

Sinn Fein Health Minister Michelle O'Neill has become the party's new leader at Stormont following Martin McGuinness's decision to quit frontline politics. The 40-year-old Mid Ulster Assembly member takes over as the republican party's[...]

Fangs for the help! Zoo needs spiders for milking

Monday  16:15,   23 january 2017
Sky News

An Australian zoo has asked "responsible adults" to collect funnel-web spiders so it can milk them in its antivenom programme. The Australian Reptile Park relies on the public handing the spiders in to keep the programme running.The[...]

Fight for the right: Dutch PM says integrate or leave

Monday  16:15,   23 january 2017
MSN

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte sought to lure voters away from anti-immigration lawmaker Geert Wilders through a full-page newspaper message saying "we have to actively defend our values" against people who refuse to integrate.In a[...]

Stuntman 'Accidentally' Shot Dead Filming Music Video For Australian Hip Hop Group

Monday  14:35,   23 january 2017
Huffington Post UK

An actor has been killed while filming a scene featuring several guns for an Australian band’s music video.The man died at a bar in the Queensland city of Brisbane while filming the video by hip hop group Bliss n Eso on Monday. Members of the band[...]

40 years later, woman arrested with Bowie in 1976 breaks silence

Monday  14:05,   23 january 2017
USA TODAY

When Matt Ehlers walked in for his first haircut at Chi Wah Organica three years ago, he hoped for more than a sharp trim. Ehlers had begun making the documentary Bowie Goes to Jail, about the infamous 1976 arrest of David Bowie in Rochester.Chi Wah [...]

Fallon to face MPs over Trident 'cover-up' claims

Monday  14:05,   23 january 2017
Sky News

Sir Michael Fallon is to be quizzed by MPs today over claims that Downing Street covered up a Trident missile test failure just weeks before a crucial Commons vote. The Defence Secretary will be forced to make a Commons statement or answer an[...]

Current, former major leaguers die in Dominican crashes

Monday  13:55,   23 january 2017
MSN

Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte died in separate traffic accidents early Sunday in their native Dominican Republic.Highway patrol spokesman Jacobo Mateo said Ventura died on a highway leading to the[...]

Bliss n Eso music video actor shot dead while filming in Brisbane

Monday  10:50,   23 january 2017
ABC News

<p>A man in his 20s has died after being shot in the chest on a film set at Eagle Lane in the Brisbane CBD, according to police.</p>Police said the man was shot in what they called "a workplace incident" just before[...]

Man arrested after police officer injured in Belfast shooting

Monday  10:20,   23 january 2017
Press Association

A 36-year-old man has been arrested after a policeman was shot in north Belfast, police said. The community officer suffered at least two bullet wounds to the arm as he emerged from a petrol station on Sunday night. He is stable in hospital, his[...]

Man arrested after police officer injured in Belfast shooting

Monday  10:20,   23 january 2017
Press Association

A 36-year-old man has been arrested after a policeman was shot in north Belfast, police said. The community officer suffered at least two bullet wounds to the arm as he emerged from a petrol station on Sunday night. He is stable in hospital, his[...]

UK PM May promises frank talk with Trump after women protest

Monday  09:00,   23 january 2017
Reuters

<p>British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would not be afraid to tell Donald Trump when she finds something he has said unacceptable, as she prepares to meet the new U.S. President in Washington this week.</p>May, Britain's[...]

Man shot dead while filming music video in Brisbane CBD

Monday  08:35,   23 january 2017
ABC News

<p>A man in his 20s has died after being shot in the chest on a film set at Eagle Lane in the Brisbane CBD, according to police.</p>Police said the man was shot in what they called "a workplace incident" just before[...]

Why do Russians want to name a street after Trump?

Monday  08:25,   23 january 2017
Sky News

It took three hours to reach to this rough and ready looking street, in a Russian city called Ryazan. Graceless, over-sized apartment blocks line one side of the snow-swept track - while the other side is dotted with crumbling, wooden homes[...]

One dead, multiple injured San Antonio shopping mall shooting

Monday  07:35,   23 january 2017
MSN

A robbery inside a San Antonio shopping mall ended with shots fired on Sunday, leaving one person who tried to intervene dead, three others shot and another two people taken to hospital.Police Chief William McManus said two suspects robbed a[...]