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Several hurt by lightning in W Europe

Posted by Warren Fyfe on May 28, 2016 in Warren Fyfe Site

Image copyright AFP Image caption Firefighters were called to the Parc Monceau on Saturday afternoon More than 40 people, most of them children, have been injured by lightning strikes, at a park in Paris and a football match in Germany. Lightning struck a birthday party in Parc Monceau in Paris, injuring 11 people, mostly children. [...]

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WHO seeks to allay Zika Olympics fears

Posted by Warren Fyfe on May 28, 2016 in Warren Fyfe Site

Image copyright AP Image caption Brazil has send teams to eradicate mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus The World Health Organization (WHO) has played down concerns over the spread of the Zika virus, amid calls for the Rio Olympics in August to be postponed. Senior WHO official Bruce Aylward told the BBC that risk assessment [...]

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Driver jailed for paralysing sisters

Posted by Warren Fyfe on May 27, 2016 in Warren Fyfe Site

Media captionThe girls’ father released the footage to highlight the problem of dangerous driving and ensure no-one else suffers like they have A driving instructor who left two young sisters paralysed after a “road rage” crash in Northamptonshire has been jailed for four-and-a-half years. Andrew Nay, 39, crashed his Land Rover into the girls’ family [...]

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EU campaigns ‘misleading voters’

Posted by Warren Fyfe on May 27, 2016 in Warren Fyfe Site

Both sides in the EU referendum campaign have been accused of peddling “misleading” figures and “implausible assumptions” by a committee of MPs. The Treasury Select Committee calls Vote Leave’s claim that Brexit would save £350m a week “deeply problematic”. And it says Remain’s claims families would be worse off by £4,300 a year if Britain [...]

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Obama: Hiroshima memory must not fade

Posted by Warren Fyfe on May 27, 2016 in Warren Fyfe Site

Media captionDuring an address Mr Obama called on nations to pursue a world without nuclear weapons Barack Obama has become the first serving US president to visit Hiroshima since the World War Two nuclear attack. Mr Obama said the memory of 6 August 1945 must never fade, but did not apologise for the US attack [...]

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Trump ‘wins enough for nomination’

Posted by Warren Fyfe on May 26, 2016 in Warren Fyfe Site

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The AP count gives Trump enough delegates for nomination The US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to secure the party’s presidential nomination, Associated Press reports. Its delegate count has him reaching the quota thanks to a small number of the party’s unbound delegates. [...]

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Dozens feared dead in migrant shipwreck

Posted by Warren Fyfe on May 26, 2016 in Warren Fyfe Site

Image copyright EUNAVFOR MED Image caption The alert was raised by a Luxembourg reconnaissance plane Up to 30 migrants are feared dead after a boat capsized in the Mediterranean off the Libyan coast while some 77 were rescued by EU naval units from the sea. Ships from an EU task force and Italy’s coast guard [...]

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Net migration to UK rises to 333,000

Posted by Warren Fyfe on May 26, 2016 in Warren Fyfe Site

Net migration to the UK rose to 333,000 in 2015, according to Office for National Statistics estimates – the second highest figure on record. Net migration is the difference between the number of people coming to the UK for at least a year and those leaving. The figure for EU-only net migration was 184,000, equalling [...]

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Jailed Ukrainian freed in prisoner swap

Posted by Warren Fyfe on May 25, 2016 in Warren Fyfe Site

Media caption“I m always ready to fight for Ukraine” Russia has freed jailed Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who became a symbol of resistance against Moscow. “I am free,” Savchenko told a crowd of reporters and politicians as she arrived in Kiev as part of a prisoner swap with two alleged Russian soldiers. She was sentenced [...]

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Arrests over legal highs ahead of ban

Posted by Warren Fyfe on May 25, 2016 in Warren Fyfe Site

Media captionGreater Manchester Police’s Supt Alistair Mallen said nine people have fallen ill after taking legal highs An owner of a shop selling legal highs and a shop worker have been arrested after nine people fell ill after taking the substances in Greater Manchester. It comes on the eve of a UK ban on manufacturing [...]

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