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August 15, 2018 6:06 PM Measles outbreak sweeping the US, CDC reveals

Measles outbreak is sweeping the US: More than 100 people in 21 states have contracted the virus, CDC reveals, and most of them were not vaccinated More than 100 people from 21 states have contracted measles in a nationwide outbreak, the CDC has announced. The total number of cases per year in the US usually hovers around 100, aside from 2014 when an outbreak 4

August 13, 2018 7:26 PM Holiday with ex-beauty queen costs Norway minister his job

Norway's fisheries minister has resigned after breaching security protocol during a holiday to Iran last month with his Iranian-born girlfriend. Per Sandberg, 58, admitted he had gone with Bahareh Letnes, 28, without informing the prime minister and had taken a government phone to Iran. The trip risked exposing Mr Sandberg to Iranian spies, as he should 7

August 13, 2018 6:01 PM Dozens injured as coach overturns on M25 in Kent

Firefighters cut some people free and a hospital is put on major incident alert after a coach ends up on its side. The crash happened near Swanley just before 4pm and South Coast Ambulance Service said seven children were among those wounded. Of the dozens hurt, three have serious injuries and a number of others were taken to hospital with minor injuries 5

August 13, 2018 3:56 PM Victims of pension scammers lost an average £91,000, regulators say

A total of 253 victims reported to Action Fraud that they had lost more than £23m to pension scammers in 2017. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are urging the public to be on their guard when receiving unsolicited offers about their pensions and to check who they are dealing with. According to the regulators, highly 6

August 12, 2018 2:31 PM Greece holiday WARNING: Nine Britons in hospital as booze found laced with METHANOL

BRITISH tourists in Greece have been hospitalised by toxic alcohol laced with methanol. Nine holidaymakers were struck down on the island of Zante after downing the moonshine in what one victim said could have cost him his life. The cocktails are thought to contain methanol, a cheap, toxic solvent added to make alcohol go further. Victims reported losing 8

August 12, 2018 2:07 PM British tourist, 23, dies after Ibiza 'fight'

A British holidaymaker has died in the Spanish resort of San Antonio in Ibiza. He has been named locally as Conor Lee. Local police said he was 23 years old. The Foreign Office would not confirm his name - but said it was providing assistance to the family of a British man who died and are "in touch with the local authorities who are investigating" 13

August 11, 2018 5:30 AM Seattle airport horror as plane STOLEN from airport before crashing in fireball

AN airline worker stole an aeroplane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport before crashing into a nearby island. Two US military jets were scrambled to chase the rogue pilot, who slammed the plane onto the sparsely populated island. There was no indication that the incident was an act of terror, the local Pierce County Sheriff's Department has said. The sheriff 14

August 10, 2018 11:27 AM 'Lock your doors': At least four dead in Canada shooting

Police are urging people to "stay in their homes with doors locked at this time for their safety" as the incident continues. The Fredericton Police Twitter account says: "An incident has resulted in at least four people killed." The incident in the capital of the Canadian province New Brunswick is still ongoing. Police are urging people to "stay in their 9

August 8, 2018 4:39 PM Ebola outbreak latest: Health workers receive vaccinations as Congo death toll RISES to 36

AN EBOLA virus outbreak has killed at least 36 people in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and aid agencies have rush to vaccinated health workers as the African nation attempts to halt the deadly virus spreading further. The World Health Organisation (WHO) today confirmed the vaccination process of health workers had begun, after the outbreak 19

August 8, 2018 12:35 PM Homebase store closures: 60 shops to shut and 1,000 jobs to go

Homebase that outlined plans to close roughly 60 stores next week, which threatens more than 1,000 jobs. In May, Wesfarmers offloaded the entire 250-store Homebase chain and sold the company to retail turnaround specialist Hilco Capital for a nominal sum thought to be £1. Hilco Capital is expected to outline proposals for a Company Voluntary Arrangement 12