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Storm Callum victim named as England and Wales clean up after floods

Storm Callum victim named as England and Wales clean up after...

The man who died in a landslide in Carmarthenshire, west Wales, on Saturday has been named by police as Corey Thomas Sharpling, 21. His family said: “We are heartbroken at the tragic loss of our beautiful son Corey. We are heartbroken at the tragic loss of our beautiful son Corey. Many knew his wit, charm…
Trump says Defense Secretary Mattis could leave administration: ‘He’s sort of a Democrat’

Trump says Defense Secretary Mattis could leave administration: ‘He’s sort of...

Who is General James Mattis?'No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy' author Jim Proser shares insight about the life and distinguished career of General James Mattis.In an interview set for broadcast Sunday, President Trump speculated whether Secretary of Defense James Mattis might soon leave the administration, just weeks after a book by journalist Bob Woodward reported…
Melania Trump in Africa: Scenes From a Solo Trip, Framed by Her Husband

Melania Trump in Africa: Scenes From a Solo Trip, Framed by...

Mrs. Trump drew criticism for wearing a white pith helmet, which is closely associated with colonialism in Africa. ImageImageWorkers at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi spend years bonding with orphaned elephants. Mrs. Trump helped feed the young elephants milk from giant bottles. At one point in the visit, Mrs. Trump was almost knocked…
Pik Botha, South Africa’s Last Apartheid Foreign Minister, Dies at 86

Pik Botha, South Africa’s Last Apartheid Foreign Minister, Dies at 86

National Party — as minister of minerals and energy. But he left two years later, when his party pulled out, and retired from politics.Mr. Botha was “one of the few” from his party “who recognized at an early stage that apartheid was a wrong and crime against humanity,” the A.N.C. said in a statement after…
Man shot in Glasgow flat by masked attackers

Man shot in Glasgow flat by masked attackers

Image caption The incident happened in Wellshot Road, Glasgow, on Saturday evening A 42-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot by two masked men who had forced their way into a flat in Glasgow.The incident, which is being treated as attempted murder, happened in Wellshot Road, Shettleston, at about 20:10 on Saturday.The injured…
Mother missing with two-week-old son in Banchory Devenick area

Mother missing with two-week-old son in Banchory Devenick area

Image copyright Police Scotland Image caption Olivia Nalwanga has gone missing with her baby Police are appealing for information after a mother went missing with her two-week-old son in Aberdeenshire.Olivia Nalwanga, 29, and her son Zeus were last seen in the Banchory Devenick area at about 07:30 on Saturday.Ms Nalwanga is described as being black,…
Royal Wedding LIVE: Inside Sarah Ferguson’s huge THIRD bash for Princess Eugenie – updates

Royal Wedding LIVE: Inside Sarah Ferguson’s huge THIRD bash for Princess...

Princess Eugenie's wedding celebrations continue into the second night (Image: Instagram/PA)Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew hosted an event of dodgems, funfair rides, an array of food stalls, cocktails and Bloody Marys to help guests deal with their hangovers after the wedding festivities on Friday.And guests look to be enjoying themselves after comedian Jack Whitehall shared…
Melania Trump’s whistle-stop Africa tour

Melania Trump’s whistle-stop Africa tour

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Melania Trump visited a Kenyan elephant orphanage on Friday where she bottle-fed one of the babies. She was given one of them to adopt. US First Lady Melania Trump is visiting Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt to promote children's welfare on what is her first major foreign trip alone.President Donald…
England to face under-strength South Africa at Twickenham

England to face under-strength South Africa at Twickenham

By Chris Jones BBC Radio 5 live rugby union reporter Full-back Willie le Roux will miss South Africa's match with England on 3 November at TwickenhamEngland will face an under-strength South Africa next month after Premiership Rugby reiterated its policy not to release English-based Springboks for the match. It means the Boks will be without…
On the Runway: Melania Trump: Out of Africa, Still in Costume

On the Runway: Melania Trump: Out of Africa, Still in Costume

five-day, four-country solo trip, which came to a close Sunday when she stepped off the plane at Joint Base Andrews, had to do with clothes, as it so often does.To be specific: her irritation with everyone’s interest in her attire. It happened after she had met other first ladies and heads of state in Kenya,…

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