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Whitehall incident: Terror attack in Westminster foiled as man is arrested 'with backpack of knives' - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:35:47 GMT

Police have foiled a suspected terror attack in Westminster after a man was arrested in a "stop and search" with a "backpack full of knives". Armed police swooped on Whitehall, close to the offices of the Treasury where they detained the suspect five ...

Will the UK do the US's bidding on Syria? - BBC News

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:49:51 GMT

Britain has long been as much a military ally of the United States as a diplomatic one. Margaret Thatcher allowed Ronald Reagan to use UK airbases to strike Libyan targets in 1986. John Major sent British forces to join the US-led coalition expelling ...

British Airways kick couple off after they demand upgrade - Daily Mail

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:55:31 GMT

The man kicked off a British Airways flight for 'demanding an upgrade' was a cancer and diabetes sufferer who claimed he wanted to stretch his legs in business class - and is now stranded on an island in the Atlantic. Kwame Bantu, 65, was an hour into ...

Russian ship SINKS after crash off Turkey coast - Daily Mail

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:08:33 GMT

A Russian intelligence ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey after 78 soldiers were evacuated when it crashed into another vessel. Russia's defense ministry had said it was scrambling to save the naval reconnaissance ship in the Black Sea after the ...

Angela Merkel says Britain under 'illusion' it can keep EU benefits after Brexit - The Independent

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:51:00 GMT

Angela Merkel has warned British politicians to rid themselves of “illusions” over the UK's status after Brexit, as she takes a hard line ahead of negotiations. The German Chancellor told cheering Bundestag members Britain would become a “third-party ...

Wladimir Klitschko finds a new stick to beat Anthony Joshua with - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:40:28 GMT

Wladimir Klitschko intensified his mind games with Anthony Joshua ahead of Saturday's world heavyweight title fight by revealing he has already recorded his prediction of the outcome. The challenger, 41, brandished a memory stick which he said ...

Christian Eriksen: We showed we're still in title race - Daily Mail

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:27:24 GMT

Christian Eriksen claims Tottenham's battling win at Crystal Palace proves they are still right in the title race. Spurs faced being six points off the pace until Eriksen's long-range strike with 12 minutes remaining at Selhurst Park secured a 1-0 ...

Huge explosion in Damascus as Israel hits arms depot - Daily Mail

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:38:42 GMT

A massive explosion struck near Damascus International Airport early today as Israel blew up an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah, Syrian rebel and regional intelligence sources said. They were reportedly targeting weapons sent ...

Teenager faces jail for 'plotting to bomb Elton John concert in Hyde Park - Liverpool Echo

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:09:17 GMT

Sir Elton John performing at Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park, London. Teenager Haroon Syed was snared by secret agents as he plotted a bomb attack, possibly targeting an Elton John concert in Hyde Park on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Share. by ...and more »

Government under pressure to halt Spice epidemic by making highly addictive zombie drug a Category A substance - Mirror.co.uk

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:34:00 GMT

A charity is calling on the government to make the highly-addictive Spice into a Category A drug. Spice is currently classed as a synthetic cannabinoid, but it can result in psychotic states, overdose, hospital admissions, hallucination, violence and ...