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Yesterday’s News

Melania Trump visits migrant children at Texas detention centre

The first lady said earlier through her spokeswoman that she “hates” to see families separated at the border.

Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion's shooting death

XXXTentacion was gunned down on Monday as he left an upscale motorcycle dealership in Florida.


Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'My little sisters right now are chained up': Court hears 911 call made from girl who escaped home

David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charges. They are being held on $12 million bail each.

'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

Tuesday 19 June, 2018

US withdraws from UN Human Rights Council and labels it a 'cesspool of political bias'

The US claimed that the UN is biased against Israel.

'Battery short circuit' caused blast in London Underground which injured a number of people

The incident happened in Southgate station in northwest London.

Three dead after drive-by shooting in Swedish city of Malmo

Sweden’s justice minister called the shootings an “abominable crime”.

Monday 18 June, 2018

Police believe three killed by London train may have been graffiti artists

The deaths are being treated as “unexplained”.

Shooting in Sweden leaves 5 men injured

Swedish news agency TT said the incident happened in Malmo just after 8pm.

Melania Trump and Laura Bush hit out at separating of families at US border

For both, it was an unusual entry into a fierce political debate.

At least three killed and 90 injured as earthquake shakes Japan's Osaka

One of the victims was a nine-year-old girl who was killed when a wall collapsed on her at school.

Sunday 17 June, 2018

22 people injured and one suspect dead after US arts festival gun attack

Two suspects opened fire at 2.45am during the Art All Night Trenton festival that showcases local art, music, food and films.

Taxi driver who drove into pedestrians in Moscow says he fell asleep at the wheel

The driver says he ran away from the scene because he was afraid of being attacked.

Saturday 16 June, 2018

Pope Francis compares abortion to Nazi crimes 'but with white gloves'

The Pope is due to visit Ireland in August, just months after Ireland voted in favour of liberalising its abortion laws.

Friday 15 June, 2018

Riders plunge 10 metres to the ground after roller coaster derails in Florida

Nine passengers were taken to the hospital. An investigation is under way.

Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort sent to jail

A judge revoked his house arrest, citing newly filed obstruction of justice charges.

Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Blow for Theresa May as Tory minister resigns suddenly over 'irresponsible' Brexit strategy

Justice Minister Phillip Lee has resigned in order to voice his criticism of his party’s approach to Brexit.

Monday 11 June, 2018

Donald Trump expects a 'nice' outcome from historic summit with Kim Jong Un

Trump announced that he would depart Singapore by tomorrow evening, meaning his time with Kim would be fairly brief.

Man sentenced to 16 years for luring British model to Italy and kidnapping her

Polish national Lukasz Herba claimed that the model had organised the kidnapping as a publicity stunt to boost her professional career.

Spain allows stranded rescue boat with over 600 migrants, including 7 pregnant women, to dock

For a second day, Italy and Malta refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports.

'F**k Trump': Robert De Niro's attack on Donald Trump gets standing ovation

The CBS television audience heard dead silence.


Vince Vaughn arrested on suspicion of drink driving

The actor is to appear in court.

Saturday 9 June, 2018

Bullish Trump issues warning at G7 summit, says US would win trade war '1,000 times'

He also said that readmitting Russia to the group of nations would be “an asset”.

Taliban announces unprecedented ceasefire for end of holy month of Ramadan

Today’s announcement coincides with the Afghan government announcing a ceasefire earlier this month.

Thursday 7 June, 2018

Donald Trump says he's ready and 'doesn't have to prepare very much' for North Korea summit The Big Day This post contains videos

Donald Trump says he's ready and 'doesn't have to prepare very much' for North Korea summit

The US President says it’s more about attitude than preparation.

Stockholm truck attacker Rakhmat Akilov sentenced to life imprisonment

Akilov killed five people and wounded 14 others during the attack on 7 April 2017.

Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'It's best not to see the sausage being made': Macron tight-lipped on how his Trump phone-call went

An unnamed source told CNN television the call went badly.

Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in New York apartment RIP

Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in New York apartment

The 55-year-old was found by housekeepers following an apparent suicide.

Sunday 3 June, 2018

US teacher faces jail time after allegedly feeding sick puppy to snapping turtle

Robert Crosland faces up to six months in jail.

A Baptist church is getting rid of its statue of Jesus because it's 'too Catholic'

The statue has been outside the church for 10 years.

Beach made famous by Di Caprio closes due to mass tourism

The attraction is being closed for four months to give its coral reefs and sea life a chance to recover.

Judge rules against Sesame Street makers' lawsuit over 'profane' puppet film

The company argued the public would be confused by the tagline ‘No Sesame. All street’.

Saturday 2 June, 2018

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch hailed for fighting off real-life villains on London street

The Hollywood star came to the aid of a Deliveroo delivery cyclist who was being assaulted by muggers on a London street.

Hundreds put out of work as a result of Roseanne's racist tweet - and some workers unlikely to get paid

The cancellation came on the first day of meetings for the newly assembled writers..

Friday 1 June, 2018

Comedian Samantha Bee apologises for calling Ivanka Trump a 'feckless c***' Choice Language This post contains videos

Comedian Samantha Bee apologises for calling Ivanka Trump a 'feckless c***'

Bee said that she ‘crossed the line’.

Hawaii faces hottest and fastest lava yet with flows covering six football fields in an hour Kilauea This post contains videos

Hawaii faces hottest and fastest lava yet with flows covering six football fields in an hour

“It can’t get hotter than where we are,” said a scientist from the US Geological Survey.

Trump's 'illegal', 'unacceptable' steel and aluminium tariffs will kick in today, and US allies are not happy

Stock prices slumped amid fears of a trade war between the nations.

Thursday 31 May, 2018

'Dead' Russian journalist faked his own death with pig's blood and trip to morgue

“I only stopped being afraid at the morgue.”

Harvey Weinstein indicted on rape and criminal sex act charges

Weinstein’s lawyer said the film director is “confident he’s going to clear his name”.

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