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May 13, 2018 1:38 AM World War 3: Israel DESTROY Palestine tunnels after VIOLENT PROTEST breaks out in Gaza

ISRAEL’s army have taken defiant action to destroy tunnels used by the Palestinian militant group Hamas, as violence between the two nations continues to rage in the Gaza strip. Fresh skirmishes between the Middle Eastern nations broke out on Friday when dozens of Palestinian demonstrators broke into the Gaza side of the Kerem Shalom terminal, the main channel 19

May 12, 2018 11:31 PM Vietnam veterans get gallantry recognition

Those who fought in the Battles at Fire Support Bases Coral and Balmoral during the Vietnam War are being recognised for gallantry. On the 50th anniversary of the battles, members of the 1st Australia Task Force and associated units deployed to Area of Operations SURFERS during the Battles of Fire Support Bases Coral and Balmoral are being encouraged 3

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

May 11, 2018 9:07 AM Wiltshire veteran speaks of Poppy Appeal support

AN EX-soldier who served alongside Prince Harry has backed the Poppy Appeal. Today marks six months until Remembrance Sunday. The Royal British Legion has thanked the public for their support. In the last five years, the charity's Poppy Appeal has raised £3.3m in Wiltshire alone. Corporal Rachel Peart is one of thousands to have benefited from Poppy 5

May 8, 2018 10:30 AM NOSTALGIA PHOTOS: Brighton Dome over the years

A VENUE that has its roots in the early 19th century is the theme of today’s Timeout. The Brighton Dome was originally built in 1803, as a concert hall and riding school, now the Corn Exchange. They were built for the Prince Regent at the time, the man who would later become George IV. In the first world war the Dome and the Royal Pavilion were used to house 14

May 7, 2018 1:15 PM LGBT fundraising show at York Barbican

MEMBERS of the local LGBT+ community are hoping a fund-raising night at the Barbican will be a big boost to their local projects. “Bring on Tomorrow” by local writer Steven Clark will bring well-known gay and straight artists and celebrities to York on July 8, including Mr Gay Europe, Matt Rood, Mr Gay Scotland, Steven Whyte and HIV Activist Jonathan 165

May 7, 2018 12:00 PM Italian director Ermanno Olmi, '78 Palme d'Or winner, dies

ROME (AP) - Ermanno Olmi, an Italian cinematic giant who won the top award at the Cannes Film Festival for his depiction of 19th- century Italian farm life in "The Tree of Wooden Clogs," has died at age 86. Olmi died Monday in the northern Italian city of Asiago, where a day of mourning has been planned for his funeral, Mayor Roberto Rigoni Stern told the ANSA news agency 5

May 7, 2018 11:35 AM Boris Johnson warns Trump there is no 'Plan B' to sticking with Iran nuclear deal as he says US president SHOULD get Nobel Peace Prize if he can solve standoffs with Tehran and North Korea

Boris Johnson urged Donald Trump to be 'realistic' about what can be done to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions today. The Foreign Secretary pleaded with the US president to recognise there was no acceptable 'Plan B' to the existing deal with Tehran as he made a last-ditch bid to save the package. Speaking on a visit to Washington, Mr Johnson also said Mr Trump 4

May 7, 2018 10:09 AM First signs go up for US embassy in Jerusalem

Workmen on Monday put up street signs to the US embassy due to open in Jerusalem in one week, a move hailed as historic by Israel but loathed by Palestinians. Municipal workers erected signposts reading "US Embassy" in Hebrew, Arabic and English around the site, currently a US consular building, in the city's Arnona neighbourhood. Breaking with decades 1

May 6, 2018 11:45 PM Russian army personnel rehearse for annual Victory Day march to celebrate 73rd anniversary of Nazi Germany’s defeat in what they call the Great Patriotic War

Stunning photos show Russian servicemen and women rehearsing for the Victory Day Parade. The annual ceremony, held in Russia and other former Soviet countries on May 9, will mark the 73rd anniversary of Nazi Germany's defeat in the Second World War - known as the Great Patriotic War in Russia. Planes, jets, helicopters, tanks and artillery vehicles make their 4