Saturday, 29 April 2017

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Plane crash in Portugal leaves five dead

A PLANE has crashed near a Lidl supermarket outside Lisbon killing five people. News outlets say the victims were the pilot, three passengers and a lorry driver, whose vehicle was hit. The small Swiss-registered plane was reportedly en route to Marseille, when it crashed in Tires. The cause is not…

World’s oldest person dies aged 117

AGED 117 years and 137 days Emma Morana, the world’s oldest person, has died in Verbania in Italy. Emma was the last person born in the 1800s still living. She put her longevity down to good genes and a diet of three eggs a day, two of them raw, fresh…

UK and Spanish police hack off cyber gang

FIVE people have been arrested, three in Spain and two in the UK, in an investigation into cyber hacking co-ordinated by Europol. The group were allegedly developing and selling sophisticated tools to provide ‘invisibility’ to all types of malicious malware and to potentially infect thousands of computers around the world.…

Greens in Europe support Scottish Independence

GREEN politicians from around Europe would welcome an Independent Scotland into the European Union. Working together, Ross Greer a Green Member of the Scottish Parliament (MSP) and German Green MEP Terry Reintke have contacted colleagues and fellow Greens around Europe canvassing their opinion on an Independent Scotland. In all, 50…

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British man, Chris Bevington, among Stockholm terror attack victims

"COMPASSIONATE and caring" British man Chris Bevington, 41, was among four people who died when a hijacked lorry was driven through a crowd at speed and into a Stockholm department store. Two Swedes and a Belgian were also killed in the terror attack and fifteen people injured. In a statement…

Lorry drives into Stockholm shop, at least three dead

AT LEAST three people have been killed, and several injured in Stockholm. A lorry has driven through a shop window on popular pedestrian street Drottninggatan this afternoon (April 7), and some say that shots were heard. Local media reported one arrest, but Swedish police have said no-one is being held.…

America reverses policy and attacks Syrian government air base

AMERICAN forces have attacked a Syrian air base as a warning against the use of chemical weapons. Fifty-nine cruise missiles were launched from two US navy ships against the Shayrat airfield where it is suspected that Syrian government aircraft took off for the rebel town of Khan Sheikhoun loaded with…

British Government cements friendships around the world

AS Theresa May travels to Saudi Arabia in search of military sales and general friendship as part of the Global Britain initiative, so Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox was in the Philippines meeting Rodrigo ‘the punisher’ Duterte. Mrs May showed her strength of character by not wearing…

St Petersburg metro explosion kills atleast ten and leaves many injured

AT LEAST 10 people have been killed in an explosion at an underground station in St Petersburg. News outlets reported the blast hit in between the Sennaya Ploschad and nearby Tekhnologichesky Institut stations in the centre of the city. President Vladimir Putin has said all causes, including terrorism, were being…

WATCH: Horrendous bonfire explosion at carnival in France

A CARNIVAL in Villepinte France, near Paris ended in tragedy when a bonfire exploded for no apparent reason as it was being lit and at least 18 people were injured, some of them seriously including a mother and child and the local mayor. Videos on social media show the actual…

British Ambassador to Spain's statement on the triggering of Article 50

“ONE of our top priorities for the negotiations is our citizens, and there will be no immediate changes to expat rights here in Spain in the interim” says British Ambassador to Spain Simon Manley. “Today the Prime Minister wrote to the European Council to trigger Article 50 and begin the…

Upset with Brexit, perhaps a move to Sweden might be a good idea

A SMALL piece has appeared in the Guardian newspaper - which may or may not have been issued by the Swedish Tourist Board - revealing that Swedish national TV recently ran a story saying 1,100 Brits had applied for Swedish nationality. The suggestion being that these individuals wanted to leave…

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