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October 16, 2016 11:40 AM Theresa May's parliamentary pickle

How and when will the prime minister tell Parliament the government's strategy for leaving the European Union? The players focus intently on their cards, holding them close to their chests as the betting gets tenser, the stakes higher. "Mummy, two sevens are really good, aren't they, Mummy? You're going to win, aren't you, Mummy?" Mummy throws down her pathetic 19

October 16, 2016 10:21 AM Four killed after balcony collapses in western France

Balcony plunges more than nine metres to the ground in French city of Angers Four people died and several others were seriously injured after a balcony at the housewarming they were attending in the western French city of Angers collapsed, plunging more than nine metres to the ground. The accident happened late on Saturday night. Police said the dead and injured 10

October 16, 2016 10:20 AM French Balcony Collapses During Party, 4 Killed, 14 Injured

PARIS — French authorities say four people have been killed and 14 injured when a third-floor balcony collapsed in the western city of Angers. The Angers prefecture says the accident happened Saturday night during a party at an apartment in a recently constructed building. They say one of the injured is in serious condition. Michel Pichon, the director 7

October 14, 2016 11:00 PM M20 crash at Junction 11a: Driver flees scene and leaves child in car

Police say a driver involved in a crash on the M20 this morning fled, leaving a family at the scene. The hit-and-run happened at around 4.40am on the coastbound stretch of the motorway at Junction 11a. Two vehicles were involved in the accident, which initially closed three lanes of the motorway. They have since reopened. Kent Police said the driver 9

October 14, 2016 7:17 PM Donald Trump has invented a unified conspiracy theory of everything to explain his recent woes

An American has won the Nobel Prize in Literature for the first time in 23 years—but in a shocking decision, songwriter Bob Dylan—not novelists Philip Roth, Don DeLillo, or Thomas Pynchon—won “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” Dylan’s citation also compared him to Homer—the Swedish Academy had to reach 29

October 14, 2016 12:55 PM Baby killed, brother and mother injured in dog attack

A four-month-old baby was killed and his 22-month-old brother seriously injured when they were bitten by a dog. Neighbour Scott Mills, who lives opposite, became aware of a "commotion" when he saw four police cars and two ambulances arrive at the family home. The 24-year-old was among a crowd of concerned neighbours and passers-by who gathered as emergency 13

October 14, 2016 12:56 AM When Thailand's Bhumibol became king in 1946

BANGKOK (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE — Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-reigning monarch who died at age 88, ascended to the throne in 1946 after the mysterious death of his 20-year-old brother pitched the Southeast Asian country then known as Siam into shock and one year of mourning. The brother, Ananda Mahidol, had become king in 1935 when he was 9, following 12

October 13, 2016 5:17 PM Thailand's king, world's longest-reigning monarch, dies

BANGKOK (AP) — King Bhumibol Adulyadej, revered in Thailand as a demigod, a humble father figure and an anchor of stability through decades of upheaval at home and abroad, died Thursday. He was 88 and had been the world's longest reigning monarch. The Royal Palace said Bhumibol died "in a peaceful state" at Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok, where he had been treated 9

October 13, 2016 2:54 PM PUTIN FIGHTS BACK: US and Europe to BLAME for global terrorism and Syria civil war

THE US and its European allies are to blame for the rise of Islamic State and the chaos and bloodshed in Syria, Russia's demagogue president has claimed. Vladimir Putin said "some of the responsibility" for the carnage and added suffering in the Middle East lay with the West, fanning the flames of an already heated row between the British and Russian 10

October 13, 2016 2:43 PM Lads' stag do plea for someone to replace groom last minute

A GROUP of pals are hunting for a replacement groom to join them on a stag weekend to Poland. All the stranger needs to do is pay £82 for the name change on the flight, the hilarious advert says. The actual husband-to-be broke a number of ribs and punctured his lung after an "accident with stairs". The lads from Roscocommon, Ireland, say the Krakow hotel 7