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May 13, 2018 6:45 AM 'Tessa Jowell's dignity and courage inspirational'

Tributes from across the political spectrum have poured in, including from former prime ministers Tony Blair and David Cameron. Baroness Jowell,70, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour in May last year, suffered a haemorrhage on Friday, and had been in a coma until her death on Saturday her family said. Sharing a photo of her with Baroness Jowell, the Prime 16

May 13, 2018 3:25 AM The Melania bump! First lady's name is gaining popularity among newborn girls

More and more parents are choosing the name Melania for their baby girls, according to data released by the Social Security Administration. On Friday, the agency released its list of the most popular baby names of 2017 and surprisingly Melania Trump's name is on the rise. Based on the data, Melania skyrocketed over the last year and saw the fifth-largest 9

May 13, 2018 2:59 AM Iran diplomat visits China for talks on nuclear deal crisis

BEIJING (AP) - Iran's foreign minister is visiting China for talks following President Donald Trump's decision to scrap U.S. participation in the agreement over Iran's nuclear program. China's Foreign Ministry and state media said Javad Zarif was visiting Beijing on Sunday at the head of a large political and economic delegation to "exchange views with relevant 7

May 13, 2018 2:06 AM Aged care audit reveals damning findings

A central Queensland aged care resident who suffered a broken hip was forced to wait 48 hours before an ambulance was called, a union-led secret audit of aged care facilities across Queensland has revealed. The audit, undertaken by nurses, residents' family members and community volunteers in 70 aged care facilities across the state on Saturday, also found 8

May 13, 2018 12:50 AM Macron calls friend Trump, angry over his Iran nuclear move

PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron has called his friend and ally U.S. President Donald Trump to say he's very worried about tensions in the Middle East, after Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear accord. Macron's office said the two leaders spoke Saturday and the French leader expressed his "great concern about stability" in the region 3

May 13, 2018 12:10 AM The Latest: New fissure spatters lava from Hawaii volcano

A new lava fissure has opened up on Hawaii's Big Island in the vicinity of a geothermal energy plant. Ken Gadd, a first-time visitor from Dayton, Ohio, takes pictures of the entrance to Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii, Friday, May 11, 2018. The park is closed due to the threat of an explosive volcanic eruption. Warnings that Hawaii's Kilauea volcano 5

May 12, 2018 10:16 PM Trump administration is looking into ways to help the Iranian people topple the regime after the US withdrew from the nuclear deal, report claims

The Trump administration is reportedly looking into a new plan that would help citizens of Iran topple the country's hardline regime. Less than a week President Trump announced the US would be withdrawing from the landmark Iran nuclear accord despite widespread opposition from allies who warned that pulling out of the agreement could cause a global crisis 5

May 12, 2018 4:03 AM FINALLY! EU to INTERVENE in Spanish police 'BRUTALITY' in Catalan independence referendum

EIGHT months after Catalonia held a referendum into becoming independent from Spain, the European Union has finally agreed to look into aggression by the Madrid government in the weeks following the all-important vote. Spanish police took a hard-line when dealing with those campaigning for separation at the time of the referendum and were accused by Human 22

May 11, 2018 3:23 PM Middle East peace unlikely if Donald Trump takes sides

The US has long presented itself as a neutral broker in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict but now it is seen as taking sides. Hamas has urged Palestinians to march on the fence and try to break through to Israel. Israel has opened fire with live ammunition, killing 44 Palestinians and injuring more than 1,700. The region remains a tinderbox, roiled with tensions 10

May 11, 2018 11:43 AM Will there be paper bird spikes, too? Flock of 3,000 origami doves flutters into Salisbury Cathedral to 'bring hope' to city hit by Russian nerve gas poisoning

A 'flock' of 3,000 paper doves has arrived in the rafters of Salisbury Cathedral. The impressive display of white birds has flown all around the world from Jerusalem to Berlin and the US, before arriving in Salisbury. The paper origami birds by artist Michael Pendry have been suspended from the roof of Salisbury cathedral. According to the creator of the piece 5