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Man (20s) charged with assault after 54-year-old man dies in Waterford

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Man (20s) charged with assault after 54-year-old man dies in Waterford

- Niall Hewson, of the Clarinwood estate in Tramore was charged with the assault causing harm to Northern Ireland native Edmund Rice, a man in his 50s who had been living locally for a number of years. Mr Hewison was bailed with conditions attached. The charges relate to an incident at a taxi rank in the seaside town of Tramore at about 2

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London bus passenger launches into frenzied racist attack as he spits on driver

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London bus passenger launches into frenzied racist attack as he spits on driver

- THIS is the shocking moment a vile bus passenger launches into a violent and racist attack on the driver in a row over an Oyster card. The smartly-dressed thug calls the driver an “immigrant c***” before flying off the handle and smashing his fists against the London bus. The passenger then spits at the driver and trying to snap off the bus wiper blades as horrified passengers watch on

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London fire: All samples from UK high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

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London fire: All samples from UK high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

- The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests has grown to 60, revealing the mounting challenge the UK government faces in the aftermath of London's Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. All of the buildings for which external cladding samples were so far submitted failed combustibility tests, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid said. As of late Sunday [Monday NZ Time], that includes 60 towers from 25 different areas of the country - double the figure given a day earlier

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

- BARCELONA, Spain | A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain’s most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. “The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts,” Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez from the regional Andalusian authority in charge of the environment told Spanish national television

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

- A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain's most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. "The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts," Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez from the regional Andalusian authority in charge of the environment told Spanish national television

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

- BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain's most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. "The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts," Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez from the regional Andalusian authority in charge of the environment told Spanish national television

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

- BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A forest fire in southern Spain forced the evacuation of at least 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity and endangered species, authorities said Sunday. The flames advancing east have reached the Donana Nature Reserve, one of Spain's most important wildlife sanctuaries and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994. "The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts," Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez from the regional Andalusian authority in charge of the environment told Spanish national television

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Stalker who drove his ex-girlfriend to suicide after he became obsessed with finding out who raped her admits manslaughter

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Stalker who drove his ex-girlfriend to suicide after he became obsessed with finding out who raped her admits manslaughter

- A stalker who drove his ex to suicide after he became obsessed with finding out who raped her has admitted manslaughter in a historic legal first. Nicholas Allen has admitted his behaviour caused Justene Reece, 46, to hang herself in February and pleaded guilty to the manslaughter charge and a string of stalking offences. Prosecutors said they had never come across a case where someone had been held liable for the suicide of their victim and it could now set a precedent

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Fire licks Spanish nature reserve, 1,500 evacuated

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Fire licks Spanish nature reserve, 1,500 evacuated

- Madrid (AFP) - More than 1,500 people were evacuated as a precaution Sunday after a fire broke out at a nature reserve in southern Spain famed for its biodiversity, authorities said. The fire started overnight and had by morning encroached on the Donana National Park at Moguer in the southern region of Andalusia, Jose Fiscal, deputy head of the regional environment protection authority, told Spanish television

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Six injured as car crashes into group of Muslims leaving Eid prayers in Newcastle

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Six injured as car crashes into group of Muslims leaving Eid prayers in Newcastle

- An eight-year-old boy is said to have been critically injured, the BBC reports. A 42-year-old woman has been arrested and is currently in police custody. Footage from the scene showed members of the public running towards the scene of the crash amid the sound of shouts and screams. Hundreds of people were at the sports centre to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan

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Theresa May ouster would be 'catastrophic' for Brexit talks: minister

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Theresa May ouster would be 'catastrophic' for Brexit talks: minister

- London (AFP) - Britain's minister in charge of Brexit talks warned Sunday that any bid from within the Conservative Party to unseat Prime Minister Theresa May would be "catastrophic" for negotiations. David Davis also said he was "pretty sure" Britain could reach a satisfactory deal with the European Union, and that no deal would be better than a "punishment deal." When asked by the BBC's Andrew Marr whether May's ouster would be catastrophic, Davis replied "Yes

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Spain fights forest fire near nature reserve; 1,000 evacuate

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Spain fights forest fire near nature reserve; 1,000 evacuate

- A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday. The flames have advanced westward and have entered Donana National Park, one of Spain’s most important nature reserves and home to the highly endangered Iberian lynx. “The fire has entered in the limits of the reserve, and that is where we are focusing our efforts,” Jose Gregorio Fiscal Lopez from the regional Andalusian authority in charge of the environment, told Spanish national television

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David Gainsborough Roberts dies

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David Gainsborough Roberts dies

- COLLECTOR David Gainsborough Roberts has died following a short illness. The millionaire, who was perhaps best known for his collection of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia, died on Saturday following a short illness. He was aged in his 70s. Last year he made £1.5 million after auctioning costumes, jewellery and personal items belonging to Monroe. His collection included the unforgettable black beaded and sequined dress worn by the actress in Some Like it Hot, which sold for $375,000; a stage gown the actress wore in There’s No Business Like Show Business and the ‘wiggle dress’ designed for the thriller ‘Niagara’, which sold for more than £60,000

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Fire in Bethnal Green residential block sends huge cloud of smoke billowing over East London as flames pour from windows

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Fire in Bethnal Green residential block sends huge cloud of smoke billowing over East London as flames pour from windows

- A HUGE cloud of smoke can be seen over East London after a fire broke out in a four-storey residential block. More than 40 firefighters are on the scene of the blaze in Bethnal Green, with footage from the scene showing flames pouring from windows of a four storey block. London Fire Brigade has said it has eight engines at the blaze, which started in a third floor flat and has spread to the roof of the building

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French journalist wounded in Mosul dies

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French journalist wounded in Mosul dies

- By BBC. A French journalist injured when a mine exploded in the Iraqi city of Mosul has died, her employer has confirmed. Véronique Robert was wounded in the blast, which killed two colleagues, on Monday, and was returned to France for treatment, France Télévisions reports. She later died of her injuries, the broadcaster said in a statement. The mine blast occurred in the Ras al-Jadah district, west of the Old City

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British police brace for trouble as far-right and anti-racist groups protest

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British police brace for trouble as far-right and anti-racist groups protest

- LONDON (REUTERS) – Hundreds of police officers lined the streets of London and Birmingham on Saturday (June 24) to prevent far-right demonstrators from clashing with rival anti-fascism groups on a day of protest following deadly attacks in Britain. In the country’s second biggest city Birmingham, dozens of members of the far-right group Britain First took to the streets waving national flags and chanting “Britain First, Fighting Back”

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Man stabbed to death on Aldridge High Street

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Man stabbed to death on Aldridge High Street

- A man has been stabbed to death in a West Midlands high street. The 26-year-old died at the scene on High Street, Aldridge, just before midnight on Friday, police said. Det Insp Jim Munro, of West Midlands Police, said a murder investigation was under way. A cordon is in place while forensic officers examine the scene. "A young man has lost his life in brutal circumstances and someone will have knowledge of who has done this," said Det Insp Munro

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    European Union leaders pledged Friday to boost their support for conflict-ravaged Libya as the number of people fleeing Africa on crowded, unsafe boats for better lives in Europe continues to rise.The United Nation's migration agency estimates that around 70,000 people have arrived in Italy from Libya so far this year, compared with around 56,000 during the same period last year.Human rights group Amnesty International says Libya's coast guard is returning the people it plucks from the sea to a country where they face detention and possibly torture or rape

     

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