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August 18, 2018 6:03 PM British paraglider Innes Powell, 54, killed in mid-air collision

The well-known instructor was competing in the British Open before he died ahead of the final race in Krusevo, Macedonia. Innes Powell, 54, crashed into Ukranian paraglider Igor Volov, 56, ahead of the final race of the British Open in Krusevo on Friday, it has been revealed. The British paraglider died in a nearby hospital following resuscitation attempts 5

August 17, 2018 11:08 PM Britney braves the rain to put on a show in Scarborough

Britney Spears fans were never going to let a return to typical British summer weather put a damper on her arrival back in the UK. After Tokyo, Las Vegas, Berlin and New York, Scarborough’s Open Air Theatre was perhaps not the most obvious setting as Britney brought her Piece of Me tour to Britain. And the drizzle started as the support act, Pitbull 6

August 17, 2018 8:55 AM Highways England reassures drivers after Genoa bridge collapse

British chief highways engineer Mike Wilson has spoken out, offering his "deepest sympathies" to everyone involved in the tragedy but assuring people that safety "is and will always be our top priority". There are around 21,000 bridge structures on Britain's network of motorways and A roads, although none are similar in design to the one in Italy 6

August 15, 2018 11:00 PM Chaos on Gibraltar border as Spanish police stage rowdy protest sparking BRAWLS with Brits

A BRITISH woman was filmed getting out of her car at the Spanish side of the border of Gibraltar to confront Spanish protesters who harassed her as she drove through them. The video shows the Gibraltar local struggling to drive among protesters waving Spanish flags and harassing Gibraltar-registered cars as they attempted to cross the border. The protest 5

August 15, 2018 10:14 PM Is M16 BUGGING the Brexit talks? Concerns raised about British intelligence interference

BRITISH intelligence may be intervening in the ongoing Brexit negotiations, obtaining secret EU papers just hours after their private release, according to a top European source. The source told The Daily Telegraph that the EU’s Brexit negotiating team fear they are being bugged, with the UK team getting hold of secret files “within hours” of them being 8

August 15, 2018 12:28 PM York rocker Stevie Ze receives UK Subs 40th anniversary box set to honour his drummer days

YORK punk stalwart Stevie Ze Suicide has been presented with the first of two UK Subs' 40th anniversary box sets, The Albums, Volume 1, A To M, in recognition of his years as the band's drummer. Stevie, who did his stick work under his real name of Steve Roberts, was in the line-up from 1979 to 1981, returning to the ranks in 1986, 1994 and for the 25th anniversary 5

August 14, 2018 11:12 PM Paul Hollywood lands new travel cookery series with pun-tastic title

Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood will be making use of his name for his new TV series, Paul Goes To Hollywood. The baker will head on a road trip across the US for the new five-part travel cookery show, which combines his love of baking, biking and films. He will hit the road on a Harley-Davidson bike on his 3000-mile tour, during which he will visit 6

August 13, 2018 8:47 PM Tim Peake jokes about packing away his spandex after missing out on Strictly

Astronaut Tim Peake joked that he was putting his spandex back in the drawer after finding out he is not a Strictly Come Dancing contestant. The joke started when journalist Lauren Turner posted a message on Twitter saying she had thought a teaser about Red Dwarf actor Danny John-Jules signing up for the BBC show had actually been about Peake. As John-Jules 7

August 13, 2018 12:02 PM Conor Spraggs: British man who died in Ibiza was 'gentle soul'

Conor Spraggs, who died in the early hours of Sunday morning, has been described as a "top lad" without a "bad bone in his body." Conor Spraggs, believed to be 23 from Stevenage, Hertfordshire, reportedly died after a fight in the town of San Antonio in the early hours of Sunday morning. Mr Spraggs was involved in an altercation with a group of men before 7

August 13, 2018 11:43 AM Benidorm holiday had 'too many Spaniards': Blackburn grandma furious at 'disaster' trip

A FUMING British OAP has hit out at a holiday company after claiming her Benidorm trip was ruined because her hotel had 'too many Spaniards in it'. Freda Jackson, 81, said she cried at the end of her two-week trip to the popular holiday destination through travel operator Thomas Cook in May this year. But the pensioner, who suffers from mobility issues 17