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'Right-wing' link to killing of pro-migrant German politician

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:29:00 +0100

German prosecutors believe there was a "right-wing extremist background" to the suspected murder of a popular member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party who was known for his pro-migrant views.





Iran to pull out of nuclear treaty if EU fails to save deal

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 09:14:00 +0100

Iran will pull out of the world's nuclear non-proliferation treaty if the EU fails to save another deal struck in 2015 on its nuclear programme, a senior Iranian MP has said.





Organs of prisoners illegally harvested in China, tribunal claims

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:07:00 +0100

The organs of prisoners are being illegally harvested and traded in China, an international tribunal has claimed.





Europe to build rival to UK's next-generation fighter jet

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:41:00 +0100

Spain has joined France and Germany in a project to build a replacement for the Eurofighter Typhoon jet.





Chinese president to make North Korea state visit

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:18:00 +0100

Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for the first state visit a Chinese president has made to the country for 14 years.



National News




Fashion icon and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dies

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:25:00 +0100

US fashion icon and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95, her son has confirmed.





NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:30:00 +0100

NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  





Elon Musk says he has deleted his Twitter page. There's just one problem

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:03:00 +0100

Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter account - despite his profile remaining live for all to see.





Private beaches wanted for rotting 40-tonne whale carcasses

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:45:00 +0100

The number of dead gray whales washing up on the US west coast has reached record levels, prompting authorities to ask landowners to help dispose of them.





'Trump Heights': Israel renames settlement after Donald Trump

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:56:00 +0100

Israel's prime minister has renamed a settlement after his favourite world leader: Donald Trump.



Business News




Struggling Kier to cut 1,200 jobs and sell non-core businesses

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:07:00 +0100

Construction and services firm Kier Group is to cut 1,200 jobs and non-core businesses as it seeks to turnaround its fortunes.





Huawei sees £23.8bn hit to revenues from US bans

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:40:00 +0100

Huawei's founder has predicted the company's revenue will take a $30bn (£23.8bn) hit over two years from US restrictions on its business.





UK-listed firms can sell shares in China for the first time

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:54:00 +0100

UK-listed companies can sell shares in China for the first time from today as the London-Shanghai Stock Connect service opens for business.





Airbus launches new long-range jet as Boeing struggles

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:59:00 +0100

Airbus has launched a new long-range jet at the start of the Paris Air Show as main rival Boeing continues to face questions over the crisis for its 737 MAX fleet.





Price war profit warning brings turbulence for airline shares

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 08:58:00 +0100

Shares in European airlines have plunged after Lufthansa blamed intense short haul competition for a profit warning.



Sports News




'I'm living a dream': Watch live as Raptors victory parade takes over Toronto

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:00:00 EDT

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Thousands of ecstatic Raptors fans are packing the streets of Toronto in a mega-celebration as the team's official NBA championship parade winds its way through the downtown area.





Brooke Henderson becomes winningest pro golfer in Canadian history

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 17:14:35 EDT

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Brooke Henderson of Smiths Falls, Ont., won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday to break the Canadian record for tour victories with nine.





Why Kawhi Leonard might actually stay in Toronto

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:14:07 EDT

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Even as the party rages on for Toronto's first NBA championship, it's hard not to think about the big question that has shadowed the Raptors all season. Will the man who delivered this improbable and unforgettable title run stick around?





Late charge propels De Grasse to 200-metre win in season-best time

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 15:44:35 EDT

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Andre De Grasse delivered an early first birthday gift to daughter Yuri on Father's Day Sunday, outrunning world champion Ramil Guliyev to win the men's 200 metres for his first victory on the Diamond League circuit in two years.





Future is bright for Canadian women's rugby 7s squad

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 17:17:15 EDT

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All’s well that ended well. After winning bronze in the season-ending tournament in France, while locking up a spot at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Team Canada can start looking to the future. And the future looks bright.



Health News




Pillsbury flour among recalled brands in multistate E. coli outbreak

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:31:14 +0000

Action by owner Hometown Food action involves about 4,620 cases of product tied to Archer Daniels Midland mill in Buffalo, New York





Study: Cosmetic products send kids to E.R. every 2 hours

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 14:02:58 +0000

The study was conducted by the Center for Injury Research at Nationwide Children's Hospital





Report urges travelers to get MMR vaccine due to European outbreak

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:07:03 +0000

According to data from the World Health Organization, 41,000 measles cases were reported from January to June 2018 across 53 European countries





Firefighters battle occupational cancer

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 14:21:09 +0000

Since 2002, almost 2 out of 3 firefighters who died in the line of duty died of cancer, as today's fires produce an ever-more toxic brew of chemicals, yet many sickened first responders are being denied workers' comp benefits





Firefighters battle a fearsome occupational hazard: Cancer

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 20:01:15 +0000

Since 2002, almost two out of every three firefighters who died on the job died of cancer, as smoke from today's fires produces an ever-more toxic brew of chemicals. But many first responders diagnosed with cancer are being denied workers' comp benefits. Tony Dokoupil talks with firefighters who are battling more than just flames.



Entertainment News




Fashion icon and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dies

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:25:00 +0100

US fashion icon and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt has died at the age of 95, her son has confirmed.





'It's bogus': OJ Simpson denies fathering Khloe Kardashian

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:39:00 +0100

OJ Simpson has denied being the father of Khloe Kardashian as he rubbished rumours of a past romance with her mother Kris Jenner.





Stars struck by final dramatic moment of Toy Story 4

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:16:00 +0100

Tom Hanks has said he had to take a "moment to collect himself" after reading the final lines of Toy Story 4.





Hunger Games prequel novel to be released next year

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:14:00 +0100

The author of the multimillion-selling Hunger Games trilogy has announced she is working on a prequel for release next year.





Fatboy Slim debuts unusual memorabilia collection

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:27:00 +0100

Fatboy Slim has unveiled an art collection which includes hundreds of items of smiley memorabilia he has collected.



Technology News




NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:30:00 +0100

NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  





Elon Musk says he has deleted his Twitter page. There's just one problem

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:03:00 +0100

Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter account - despite his profile remaining live for all to see.





New sheep shed examines farming's impact on climate

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 00:44:00 +0100

A new state-of-the-art science facility that monitors the impact sheep farming has on our environment has opened in Devon.





Star Trek 'Starfleet logo' spotted on Mars

Fri, 14 Jun 2019 16:23:00 +0100

A NASA spacecraft has spotted curious shapes on the surface of Mars closely resembling the Starfleet logo from the sci-fi hit TV show, Star Trek.





Telegram cyber attack timed to coincide with Hong Kong protests

Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 +0100

Messaging platform Telegram has said it was hit by a powerful cyberattack that coincided with protests in Hong Kong.