Missing Thai boys found alive in caves

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFinding the Thai cave boys and getting them out Twelve boys and their football coach missing in caves in Thailand for nine days have been found by divers, in a drama that has gripped the nation. They were discovered by two British…

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Lions Dismember Suspected Rhino Poachers In South Africa

On Tuesday night, rangers at the Sibuya Game Reserve in Kenton-on-Sea, South Africa, stumbled upon the dismembered remains of a human man inside their lion camp. Scattered nearby were a hunting rifle with a silencer, wire cutters, and a long axe, according to local news agency Herald Live. These items,…

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EastEnders actor Leslie Grantham dies

The announcement of his death follows news earlier this week that Grantham had returned to the UK to receive medical treatment. Obituary: Leslie Grantham In pictures: Leslie Grantham Report End of Twitter post by @mcashmanCBE Skip Twitter post by @TracyAnnO Really sorry to hear about Leslie Grantham. A very very…

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Major fire devastates Glasgow School of Art

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFire engulfs Glasgow School of Art. Glasgow’s world-renowned School of Art has been gutted by another huge blaze, four years after part of the building was destroyed by fire. Flames ripped through the celebrated Mackintosh building after it caught fire at about…

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McDonald’s to ditch plastic straws

The last (plastic) straw: Who’s banning them? Reality Check: Do we use 8.5 billion straws a year in the UK? Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed Environment Secretary Michael Gove called it a “significant contribution” to helping the environment, adding that it was “a fine example to other large…

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Marathon runner’s hero to join him on starting line

“In the medical tent afterwards I still didn’t really know what happened. It was a moment of great trauma.” ‘I wasn’t going to leave him’ As for Matt, a calf injury slowed him down which meant he missed out on a personal best (PB) time in London. “I was still…

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Hottest April day in UK since 1949

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionExplained: Why this isn’t a heatwave (yet) Temperatures have soared to over 29C in parts of London, making it the warmest April day for nearly 70 years. The unusually warm weather across the UK is the result of low pressure over the…

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MasterChef contestant dies in marathon

Donations to his sponsorship fund have risen to more than £53,000 – far exceeding his original target of £2,500. Read more on this and other Cumbria stories On 8 April Mr Campbell completed the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon. Report End of Instagram post by mattsoire Image Copyright mattsoire mattsoire Image…

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