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Peru earthquake MAPPED: Magnitude 8 earthquake hits Peru - is there a Tsunami warning?

Peru has been hit by a major earthquake this morning, with massive 8.0 tremors impacting the coast. The South American country borders Brazil, where tremors can be felt according to the USGS. The earthquake hit the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve.  They briefly triggered worries a tsunami ...

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Hunger strikes in Turkish prisons called off as Öcalan releases a statement

Hunger strikes in Turkish prisons have been called off.

Mr Öcalan released a statement, in full below:

TO THE PRESS AND THE PUBLIC:

We had another meeting with our client Mr Öcalan on 22 May in the İmralı Island Prison. 

Mr Öcalan once again emphasized the ...

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Labour's McDonnell says must work to block a 'no deal' Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - The Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May’s successor taking the country out of the European Union without a deal, its finance spokesman John McDonnell said on Sunday.

May said on Friday she would step down next month, and several of those ...

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New iPhone 11 may not be the only Apple smartphone set for a major upgrade

New iPhone 11 is expected to succeed the iPhone Xs and Xs Max before 2019 is over; Apple has a tradition of unveiling its newest handsets in the month of September.

Rumours discussing the potential new features the iPhone 11 could bring to the table started as early as January when ...

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Turnout up in Slovakia, with pro-EU liberals scoring high

EU election turnout has jumped up in Slovakia, where liberals did well on Saturday (25 May). But nationalists also scored highly in Slovakia and Latvia, leaks indicate.

The turnout rate hit 20 percent in Slovakia according to unofficial surveys by the aktuality.sk news website, compared ...

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Survivor of notorious Scots police murders tells of 1969 horror for first time

It was the darkest day in the history of Scottish policing – two officers shot dead in the line of duty and a third left with crippling injuries.

Incredibly, the man responsible was himself a former officer. Howard Wilson had just been caught with the proceeds of an armed bank ­robbery ...

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Sons of 'pure evil' mum who carried leather belt to lash them tell of hope after horror

The son of a mum jailed for five years for dishing out horrific physical abuse to her three boys has told how he feared she would kill them.

Anne Brown even carried a leather belt in her handbag so she could lash her sons wherever they went.

She also regularly forced their heads ...

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Galaxy S10 seems set for a gorgeous design update

Galaxy S10 is Samsung's most premium flagship smartphone; the hardware was unwrapped back in February and comes in four models.

However, following its announcement only three editions of the S10 released in the UK; the Galaxy S10e, standard Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S10+.

However, the ...

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WhatsApp is changing and here's the good and bad news for EVERYONE

It's been rumoured for a while and now WhatsApp looks set to finally bring adverts to its popular messaging app.

The Facebook-owned firm revealed the news during its annual Marking Summit in the Netherlands, with a rollout expected next year.

Photos of the way these new adverts will ...

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Tory leadership: Gove will be eighth candidate to enter race

Michael Gove is due to enter the race for Tory leader, challenging his former Vote Leave ally Boris Johnson.

It means the two figureheads of the official Leave campaign will battle for the right to steer the Brexit process to a conclusion.

They previously clashed during the 2016 ...

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BREAKING: Shark KILLS man, 65, after swimming just 50m from Hawaii beach in shock attack

The unnamed man, 65, was swimming just 50m from the beach on the island of Maui when he was reportedly bitten by the creature.

He died at the scene after the attack at Kaanapali Beach.

The man is believed to have been visiting from California.

After he was bitten, emergency ...

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Beer crisis as pub giants stockpile foreign brands over fears of no-deal Brexit

About £6million of Spanish lager Estrella Damm was snapped up by Marston’s pub chain ahead of the original March deadline for our EU exit – scheduled for October.

The Wolverhampton-based firm said it had banked about three months’ worth of stock.

While most of ...

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Woman slams PrettyLittleThing's see-through skirt after making her own for £1

Have you ever looked in your wardrobe and been disappointed that you didn't own any clothing that was completely see-through?

No? Me neither.

But it turns out there are some people out there who really like the transparent look and as such, PrettyLittleThing are selling a whole ...

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Woman slams PrettyLittleThing's see-through skirt after making her own for £1

Have you ever looked in your wardrobe and been disappointed that you didn't own any clothing that was completely see-through?

No? Me neither.

But it turns out there are some people out there who really like the transparent look and as such, PrettyLittleThing are selling a whole ...

today 00:32 open_in_new
Scottish Cup Final street-sellers punt 'openly homophobic' t-shirts on street

Street-sellers in Glasgow have been spotted trying to punt "openly homophobic" t-shirts ahead of the Scottish Cup Final today.

The tops, which appear to be aimed at Hearts fans, had the words 'Oh the Hibees are gay' printed across the front of them with font in the ...

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Nigel Farage: You CANNOT trust Boris Johnson with Brexit ‘political cardsharp!’

With the race hotting up to replace Theresa May, Mr Johnson has been named as the odds-on favourite to enter Downing Street with a promise to get Britain out of the EU “deal or no-deal” on October 31. But the attacks on him were led by Nigel Farage who – writing for the Sunday ...

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Mum and Afghan veteran set to be FIRST woman soldier to join SAS

The 28-year-old already has a tour of duty with Britain’s elite Special Reconnaissance Regiment under her belt.

She is understood to have been on covert operations both in the UK and abroad and is training for the six-month SAS selection course.

And sources have told the Daily ...

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Former UK Brexit minister Raab enters battle to be next PM

LONDON (Reuters) - Former Brexit Minister Dominic Raab became the sixth candidate to enter the contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister on Saturday, vowing to fight for a fairer deal on Brexit.

“To deliver Brexit successfully will require focus, discipline and ...

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Tory leadership: Dominic Raab enters race

Dominic Raab has become the latest Conservative MP to say he will run for Tory leadership.

The former Brexit secretary is the sixth Tory to enter the race after Theresa May said she would resign as party leader on 7 June.

Speaking to the Mail on Sunday, Mr Raab said he would prefer ...

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Tory woes hide Labour troubles as Euro election result looms
WHEN the results of the Euro elections are announced tomorrow night, Jeremy Corbyn will find that Labour represents the few rather than the many. His party will almost certainly have registered its lowest share of support in a national election in its history. ...
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Bali volcano: Mount Agung could erupt AGAIN and spew ash as tourists brace for travel HELL

Mount Agung erupted on Friday spewing lava and rocks over a 3km radius, the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) reported. The volcano spewed ash into the sky, descending over villages and towns in the region. A number of flights were cancelled to and from ...

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