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January 04, 2018

Former Crucible champion hands out a whitewash

The first World Championship whitewash since 1992..

Earthquake hits central Phillipines

The quake measured 6.3 maginitude.

US reports more threats to Sri Lanka

The U.S. State Department said in a revised travel advisory terrorist groups were continuing to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka..

United thrashed by Everton as poor form continues

A woeful Manchester United suffered their fifth straight away defeat, in all competitions, with a 4-0 hammering at the hands of Everton..

Liverpool regain top spot after beating Cardiff

Liverpool regained their place at the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 win at Cardiff City that restored their two-point lead over Manchester City..

Death toll rises after Sri Lanka blasts

Authorities lifted a curfew in Sri Lanka after 290 people were killed and about 500 wounded by a string of bombings that tore through churches and luxury hotels.

British woman killed by kidnappers in Nigeria

Kidnappers in Nigeria killed a British woman and a Nigerian man, and abducted three others in the northern city of Kaduna..

More than a hundred dead in Sri Lanka blasts

Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and three luxury hotels killed more than 100 people and wounded more than 400..

Millions of Brits using easy to guess passwords

Brits have been urged to apply steps to stay safe online after results of the UK Cyber Survey exposed many use easy to guess passwords..

City go back top as Brighton earn vital point

Phil Fodens first Premier League goal ensured Manchester City went back top while Brighton secured a vital point at the bottom. .

Juncker sill fears no deal Brexit

There is a still a concern that Britain may leave the European Union without a deal, according to Jean Claude Juncker..

New opponent to be announced to face Joshua

A new opponent for Anthony Joshuas June 1st heavyweight fight in New York will be announced next week, according to promoter Eddie Hearn..

CCTV footage released after journalist murder

Police have arrested two men and released CCTV footage of the moments before journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead in Northern Ireland..

California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case

A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after the pair pleaded guilty to abuse charges..

Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland

An off-duty journalist was killed after shots were fired during rioting in Londonderry..

Extinction Rebellion protests continue

Campaigners announce further action for Good Friday..

Arsenal dispatch Napoli to book Europa League semi place

The win against Napoli was Unai Emerys 50th game in charge of the Gunners..

Chelsea Czech into Europa League Semi Finals

The Blues hold off a Slavia Prague comeback.

Barr defends Trump before release of special counsels Russia report

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday offered a spirited defense of President Donald Trump ahead of the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election, but revealed that it detailed 10 episodes of potential obstruction of justice by the president..

McLeish sacked by Scotland after dismal start to Euro 2020 qualifying

Alex McLeish has been sacked as Scotland manager after just 12 matches in charge, the Scottish Football Association (SFA) said on Thursday..

Dozens dead after tourist coach crashes on the island of Madeira

At least 29 people, most of them German tourists, were killed and 27 others injured when their bus veered off a steep narrow road on the Portuguese island of .

Notre Dame Cathedral roof rebuilding competition announced

The competition will be open to global experts.

Hundreds arrested a climate change protesters gather in London

Police have arrested 290 people in two days of protests after climate-change activists blocked some ofLondons most important junctions including Oxford Circus and Marble Arch, causing traffic chaos..

Police officer injured after ammonia attack

A Lancashire police officer has suffered serious injuries after he was sprayed with ammonia fluid while attending an emergency call..

Fundraising efforts continue following the Notre Dame Cathedral Fire

Major French companies have committed to the fund to rebuild the 850 year old building..

Tokyo 2020 marathons to start early due to heat fears

Next years mens and women’s Olympic marathons will start at 6 a.m. local time to try to avoid the worst of Tokyos blazing summer heat, organisers said on Tuesday..

Record 174 million watch Game of Thrones kickoff for final season

Some 17.4 million Americans watched the first episode of the final season of televisions "Game of Thrones" - a record audience for the medieval fantasy series, cable channel HBO said on Monday..

EUs Tusk says dream of Brexit U turn not dead

EU summit chair Donald Tusk on Tuesday called on Tuesday for the "dream" that Britain might give up on leaving the European Union not to be dismissed and urged politicians not to let exhaustion with Brexit negotiations make for a hasty exit..

Over 50 arrested as thousands of activists block London roads to demand action on climate change

Thousands of environmental activists paralysed parts of central London on Monday by blocking Marble Arch, Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge in a bid to force the government to do more to tackle climate change..

Fire guts Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Macron pledges to rebuild

A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, though firefighters saved the main bell towers and outer walls from collapse before bringing the blaze under control..

Firefighters dealing with a blaze at Notre Dame cathedral

A fire broke out at Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday afternoon..

Climate change protest takes place in London

Thousands of environmental activists paralysed parts of central London by blocking Marble Arch, Oxford Circus and Waterloo Bridge..

Michelle Obama charms British crowd with praise for Queen Elizabeth

Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama charmed thousands of Britons on Sunday, telling anecdotes about meeting the "wonderfully warm and funny" Queen Elizabeth and praising Londons diversity at an event in the capital..

The government announces end to no fault evictions

Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 is going to be scrapped- it allows landlords to evict tenants without a reason, two months before their tenancy is up..

Ecuadors president says Assange tried to use its embassy to spy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange repeatedly violated his asylum conditions and tried to use the Ecuadorian embassy in London as a centre for spying, Ecuadors President Lenin Moreno told Britains Guardian newspaper..

Woods wins Masters to claim first major in 11 years

Tiger Woods completed one of sports greatest comebacks to end an 11-year major title drought at the Masters on Sunday by claiming a fifth Green Jacket..

Brexit cannot define us says UK PMs deputy as ratings dip

The Conservative Party cannot let itself be defined solely by Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa Mays de facto deputy said on Sunday, as polling showed failure to leave the European Union on schedule has badly damaged its support..

Lidington says Brexit talks with Labour to continue will not last months

The British governments talks with the opposition Labour party on a Brexit compromise will continue, but will not "drag out" for months, Cabinet Office minister David Lidington told the BBC on Sunday..

Hamilton wins Formula Ones 1000th race

Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix to seize the overall lead from his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas in Formula Ones 1,000th world championship race on Sunday..

West Ham to ban fans identified in anti Semitic video

West Ham United will ban for life any supporters who are identified in a video posted online of anti-Semitic chanting that took place in the lead up to Saturdays Premier League game at Manchester United..

One dead in shooting outside Australia nightclub three injured

A drive-by shooting outside a nightclub in the Australian city of Melbourne inflicted "horrific injuries" that killed a security guard and wounded three men, police said on Sunday, but there was no suggestion yet that the attack was terror-related..

Police open fire as vehicle rams Ukraine embassy car in London

Police in London opened fire outside the Ukrainian embassy on Saturday after a man rammed his vehicle into the ambassadors empty parked car at least twice before being arrested, officials said..

Fisher Price recalls Rock n Play Sleepers

Fisher-Price has issued a voluntary recall of Rock ‘n Play Sleepers following concerns raised by The American Academy of Pediatrics..

Police investigate death of 13 year old boy in South Wales

At around 7.20pm on Friday 12th April, emergency services responded to reports that a 13 year old boy had been found unconscious in Ystrad Mynach Park, Caerphilly Road, Ystrad Mynach..

MPs call for Julian Assange to be extradited to Sweeden

More than 70 parliamentarians are calling on the Home Secretary to ensure Julian Assange faces Swedish authorities and is extradited there if they so request..

Bottas takes Pole for the Chinese Grand Prix

Shanghai hosting the 1000th Formula One race..

Tiger roars into contention at Augusta

Woods looking for a fifth Green Jacket.

Arsenal to investigate racist abuse of Napolis Koulibaly

Arsenal have launched an investigation into the racist abuse suffered by Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly during their 2-0 Europa League quarter-final first leg victory on Thursday..

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 68 quake off Sulawesi

Indonesia lifted a tsunami warning but urged people to remain vigilant and evacuate to higher ground after an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off the coast of its island of Sulawesi..

Watch out parliament Farage warns at launch of new Brexit Party

Nigel Farage, one of the leaders of a campaign to leave the European Union, launched a new Brexit Party on Friday, promising to put "the fear of God" into lawmakers he accused of betraying Britains decision to quit the bloc..