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July 6, 2018 10:18 PM Wireless festival observes minute silence for victims of street violence

The initiative highlights violence among the youth of London after 70 people have been killed in the capital since January and invites young people to share their messages of hope for their city, with the chance of winning tickets to the event. Managing director Melvin Benn said: “The violence that is threatening our city needs to be spoken about, and it’s imperative 10

June 26, 2018 3:42 PM Suspect in Chicago diamond theft arrested at Miami airport

CHICAGO (AP) - A 67-year-old Florida man has been arrested in the theft of $170,000 worth of diamonds from a Chicago jewelry store. Chicago police say Tamaz Hubel of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, was taken into custody Sunday while trying to board a plane to France from Miami-Dade International Airport. Police say he's being held in Florida pending his extradition 4

June 19, 2018 5:37 PM Bakewell pudding sent to the edge of space goes missing

A Bakewell pudding which was launched to the edges of space, with tracking devices attached, has gone missing. Pupils at S. Anselm's Preparatory School in Derbyshire sent the dessert, which was attached to a high altitude balloon, flying on Monday to raise money for charity. Tracking devices showed it had reached altitude of 16,000m (52,500ft) and was over Saxilby 10

April 28, 2018 8:00 AM Walk: Tracking the remains of a Roman road in Ditchling

1. Start in Ditchling village hall car park on Lewes Road (B2116). From the front entrance turn left and walk towards a mini-roundabout. Turn right onto High Street. In 200 yards turn right into East Gardens. Follow it round to the left in front of houses. In 80 yards follow the lane as it bends right. You are now walking along the course of the old Roman 13

April 3, 2018 2:30 AM When drone imperiled New Zealand plane, nobody called police

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - When a drone flew within meters of a landing plane last week, endangering 278 passengers and crew, Air New Zealand responded by saying that such reckless drone operators should be thrown in prison. Other agencies also sounded the public alarm. Air traffic controllers said they were concerned about the increasing numbers 17

April 2, 2018 11:06 PM In Montana, lolling, sleepy bear attracts thousands of views

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) - Thousands of people are tracking the movements of a sleepy black bear who seems reluctant to leave the tree hollow it used as a den this winter. Glacier National Park officials have trained a webcam on the cottonwood tree since they first spotted the bear poking its head out on March 23. The camera has captured the bear yawning 5

March 19, 2018 1:41 PM Pacific Ring of Fire on alert amid fear for Big One

AN EARTHQUAKE in Argentina has rattled millions in the country as well as in neighbouring Chile, putting the Pacific Ring of Fire on alert. Argentina was hit by a 5.1 earthquake this afternoon. Chile was also rattled by the quake, which struck at 12.51pm GMT. It struck 50 miles from the Argentinian city of Mendoza, which is home to 800,000 people 31

March 18, 2018 9:00 AM Raspberry jam event to celebrate computer’s birthday

The British-made Raspberry Pi computer celebrated its sixth birthday this month and to celebrate a number of Raspberry Jam events took place. The Raspberry Pi is a simplified computer which gives people the chance to learn computer science. The enthusiasts demonstrated some software and hardware that link radio and computing together and how important 11

March 12, 2018 2:58 PM Car owners warned to be careful after spate of car thefts in Rayleigh, Hullbridge and Benfleet

Essex Police is asking drivers to be vigilant following a recent spate of car thefts in the Rayleigh, Hullbridge and Benfleet areas. A black BMW M5 was stolen from a home in Kiln Road, Benfleet, sometime between 9pm on Saturday, February 24 and 9am the following day. It was recovered at an industrial unit in Rayleigh on March 1, along with a Triumph 31

March 12, 2018 9:48 AM Kathmandu Plane Crash: 50 Dead As Bangladesh Aircraft Crashes In Nepal

Data from tracking website showed the aircraft was 17 years old. The aircraft descended to an airport altitude of 4,400 feet and then ascended up to 6,600 feet before crashing about two minutes later, the website said. Mountainous Nepal is notorious for air accidents and small aircraft often run into trouble at provincial airstrips 22