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Dam burst in Russia kills 11 with another ten 'feared dead'

Dam burst in Russia kills 11 with another ten 'feared dead'

Workers were asleep in on-site accommodation at 6am local time when the dam burst at a gold mining facility in the Krasnoyarsk region of Siberia, Another 14 were injured and 130 evacuated in the incident.

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds launches brutal face-to-face attack on Boris Johnson

DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds launches brutal face-to-face attack on Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson was today accused by the DUP of breaking his Brexit promises and of being 'weak' during talks with the EU as the fallout between the two former allies became increasingly bitter.

Napoleon Bonaparte's descendant marries the great-great-great niece of French Emperor's wife

Napoleon Bonaparte's descendant marries the great-great-great niece of French Emperor's wife

Jean-Christophe Napoleon Bonaparte, 33, is the great-great-great nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte. The countess, 31, is the great-great-great niece of Archduchess Marie-Louise of Austria.

Police arrest rucksack-wearing protester at huge anti-Brexit protest 

Police arrest rucksack-wearing protester at huge anti-Brexit protest 

Police have dramatically arrested a man outside Parliament amid huge anti Brexit protests on Super Saturday.

What happens if Sir Oliver Letwin's amendment is agreed by MPs?

What happens if Sir Oliver Letwin's amendment is agreed by MPs?

MPs are likely to support a rebel amendment this afternoon which will scupper Boris Johnson's Brexit plan.

March of the Remainer Rabble: Hordes of placard-waving anti-Brexit activists pound London streets

March of the Remainer Rabble: Hordes of placard-waving anti-Brexit activists pound London streets

Supporters of the so-called People's Vote campaign group gathered at Park Lane (left) before marching on the Palace of Westminster for a mass rally.

England 40-16 Australia: Eddie Jones' crush the Wallabies to make Rugby World Cup 2019 semi-final

England 40-16 Australia: Eddie Jones' crush the Wallabies to make Rugby World Cup 2019 semi-final

NIK SIMON AT THE OITA STADIUM: Once Eddie Jones had thrown out soundbites about samurais and rhinos, an Australian journalist asked him for his thoughts about the Wallabies.

Purple Reign! The Queen wears lilac for day at the races as she arrives for Champions Day at Ascot

Purple Reign! The Queen wears lilac for day at the races as she arrives for Champions Day at Ascot

Her Majesty, 93, donned a traditional lilac ensemble as she stepped out of a Range Rover ahead of the ninth annual QIPCO British Champions Day on Saturday.

Leave voters go head-to-head with anti-Brexit protesters

Leave voters go head-to-head with anti-Brexit protesters

The flare-up prompted a Metropolitan Police officer to move between the two groups who were pictured having an animated confrontation in the heart of London.

Philip Hammond says he will not be 'duped' into backing PM's 'heavily camouflaged No Deal' plan

Philip Hammond says he will not be 'duped' into backing PM's 'heavily camouflaged No Deal' plan

The ex-top minister said the PM needed to 'reassure' sceptics like him that the withdrawal agreement would not lead to the UK crashing out of the EU next year.

Princess Beatrice and property tycoon fiancé attend historic wedding of French and Austrian royalty

Princess Beatrice and property tycoon fiancé attend historic wedding of French and Austrian royalty

Jean-Christophe Napoleon Bonaparte wed Countess Olympia von und zu Arco-Zinnerberg today. The Princess of York looked elegant in a floral frock and powder-blue coat for the Paris nuptials.

Boris Johnson faces 'Super Saturday' Brexit showdown

Boris Johnson faces 'Super Saturday' Brexit showdown

Former PM Theresa May warned that the 'eyes of the world are on us' as she urged colleagues to get behind the new package thrashed out with Brussels.

Fleet of 38 low-carbon ambulances feared HEALTH HAZARDS

Fleet of 38 low-carbon ambulances feared HEALTH HAZARDS

Fiat ambulances converted by Wietmarscher Ambuluanz- und Sonderfahrzeug GmbH manufacturers were taken off the roads after one of their accelerator's got stuck.

Roads chief blames smart motorway crashes on reckless drivers

Roads chief blames smart motorway crashes on reckless drivers

Jim O'Sullivan, chief executive of Highways England, says bad drivers are the cause of crashes on smart motorways in Britain. But the focus on smart roads is 'disproportionate'.

Jennifer Lawrence steps off private jet with groom Cooke Maroney ahead of couple's island wedding

Jennifer Lawrence steps off private jet with groom Cooke Maroney ahead of couple's island wedding

The happy couple arrived in Newport on Friday for their weekend wedding on Rose Island, after taking a private jet from New York.

Patrick Stewart joins Mr Broccoli and London Mayor Sadiq Khan at huge anti-Brexit protest in London 

Patrick Stewart joins Mr Broccoli and London Mayor Sadiq Khan at huge anti-Brexit protest in London 

Patrick Stewart joined thousands of anti-Brexit protesters, including Sadiq Khan and Mr Broccoli, on the streets of London today to coincide with a momentous day in parliament.

Who is Sir Oliver Letwin, the man leading Remainer efforts to wreck Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal?

Who is Sir Oliver Letwin, the man leading Remainer efforts to wreck Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal?

Sir Oliver Letwin has been a repeated thorn in the side of the government over Brexit.

'British fireman' dies in triathlon tragedy in Mallorca after lifeguards pull competitor from sea

'British fireman' dies in triathlon tragedy in Mallorca after lifeguards pull competitor from sea

The athlete died off the coast of Playa de Tora in the resort of Peguera, Mallorca. He had been taking part in the Peguera triathlon when he got into difficulty around 600 metres from the shore.

Lebanese capital shrouded in smoke as protesters torch tyres and smash shop windows

Lebanese capital shrouded in smoke as protesters torch tyres and smash shop windows

Small groups of demonstrators gathered in Beirut in an effort to keep the protests going, with storefronts of banks and upmarket retailers in the capital's commercial district smashed in.

New Zealand vs Ireland RECAP - Rugby World Cup Quarter-Final 2019: As it happened

New Zealand vs Ireland RECAP - Rugby World Cup Quarter-Final 2019: As it happened

All Blacks take on Ireland in their Rugby World Cup quarter-final clash in Japan as they look to progress to the semi-final to take on either England or Australia. Follow LIVE ACTION RIGHT HERE.

Is Singapore Airlines' A380 'suites class' the world's best cabin? Travel expert puts it to the test

Is Singapore Airlines' A380 'suites class' the world's best cabin? Travel expert puts it to the test

A travel expert put Suites class to the test recently on a flight from London Heathrow to Singapore, and published an eye-popping video of the journey to YouTube.

Greta Thunberg rally is crashed by counter-protest led by truck convoy of oil and gas workers

Greta Thunberg rally is crashed by counter-protest led by truck convoy of oil and gas workers

Greta Thunberg joined thousands of protesters marching in Canada's energy heartland Alberta yesterday as a counter-rally led by a truck convoy of oil and gas workers converged on Edmonton.

Labour Party member slammed for Islamophobic Facebook posts of Jesus and Mohammed

Labour Party member slammed for Islamophobic Facebook posts of Jesus and Mohammed

East London Labour Party member Martin Bridgman shared offensive cartoons of Jesus and Mohammed, including ones that alluded to child rape.

Huge clean-up operation begins in Spanish port city 

Huge clean-up operation begins in Spanish port city 

Piles of burned garbage and destroyed bicycles littered the streets of Barcelona on Saturday after a fifth night of rioting over the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders.

Footballer toasts sixth goal of season by catching BEER hurled from crowd then chugging it

Footballer toasts sixth goal of season by catching BEER hurled from crowd then chugging it

The footage was captured on television cameras at the stadium of Almere City Football Club in the Netherlands. Shayon Harrison scores in the 67th minute before catching the plastic cup.

Could Boris Johnson become Britain's shortest-serving PM?

Could Boris Johnson become Britain's shortest-serving PM?

Boris Johnson, pictured in Brussels on Thursday, will today fight for his political career having returned from Europe with a deal to allow Britain to leave the European Union.

Police hunt Brighton sex attacker 'speaking broken English'

Police hunt Brighton sex attacker 'speaking broken English'

Sussex Police are searching for this man who they wish to interview in connection with a series of sexual assaults in Brighton since July.

Drunk-driver spared jail after smashing into pub wall and then fleeing scene

Drunk-driver spared jail after smashing into pub wall and then fleeing scene

Justin Thomas, 35, smashed his Vauxhall Astra in a wall of the Synod Inn pub in Ceredigion, Wales, before running away and leaving his injured partner trapped in the wreckage.

Dutch doomsday cult father calls himself a 'psychologist' who wanted to take in former drug addicts

Dutch doomsday cult father calls himself a 'psychologist' who wanted to take in former drug addicts

Gerrit Jan van Dorsten, 67, has been arrested for deprivation of liberty, harming the health of others and money laundering after keeping his family hostage at a farm in Ruinerwold.

Kurds 'break Syrian ceasefire'

Kurds 'break Syrian ceasefire'

The ministry said 12 attacks came from Ras al-Ain in Syria, one from Tal Abyad and another from Tal Tamr, adding that various light and heavy weaponry including rockets were used.

Kurds 'break Syrian ceasefire'

Kurds 'break Syrian ceasefire'

The ministry said 12 attacks came from Ras al-Ain in Syria, one from Tal Abyad and another from Tal Tamr, adding that various light and heavy weaponry including rockets were used.

The most incredible shots of earth from the air ever feature in The Story of Aerial Photography

The most incredible shots of earth from the air ever feature in The Story of Aerial Photography

From Above: The Story of Aerial Photography is a celebration of 150 years of aerial photos. Here we present 20 of the tome's compelling images from around the world.

Hong Kong activists wear Joker and Winnie-the-Pooh masks

Hong Kong activists wear Joker and Winnie-the-Pooh masks

Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong gathered along the city's subway lines in cartoon masks depicting characters like Winnie-the-Pooh and Guy Fawkes on Friday night.

Rachel Johnson admits being the Prime Minister's sister meant 'world of pain'

Rachel Johnson admits being the Prime Minister's sister meant 'world of pain'

The avid Remainer, who has been critical of the UK's decision to leave the EU, quickly objected to being introduced as the sibling to Boris Johnson.

BBC drama tries to reinterpret 1960s scandal about Christine Keeler through 'female gaze' of today

BBC drama tries to reinterpret 1960s scandal about Christine Keeler through 'female gaze' of today

The Trial of Christine Keeler, a six-part drama, is set to be released later this year. It follows the 19-year-old former model after she is caught up in the Profumo affair scandal.

Barclays must axe its post office cash ban, says Andrea Leadsom

Barclays must axe its post office cash ban, says Andrea Leadsom

Kelly Tolhurst, the Post Office minister, said that she and Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom had ordered the bank to backtrack in a private meeting and a formal telephone call.

Bristol University pays police £25,000 a year to patrol streets and clamp down on student

Bristol University pays police £25,000 a year to patrol streets and clamp down on student

Bristol University has paid Avon and Somerset police £25,000 to run Operation Beech, which makes patrols of residential neighbourhoods around the central campus until 2am.

England BEAT Australia! Fans at home and in Japan go wild as Owen Farrell's team trounce old rivals

England BEAT Australia! Fans at home and in Japan go wild as Owen Farrell's team trounce old rivals

As England reached their first semi-final in 12 years, chants of Swing Low Sweet Chariot echoed throughout the Oita stadium which was flooded by around 20,000 travelling England fans.

Corbyn blasts 'sell-out' Brexit deal and warns rebellious backbenchers against backing Boris Johnson

Corbyn blasts 'sell-out' Brexit deal and warns rebellious backbenchers against backing Boris Johnson

Ahead of a vote on the withdrawal agreement Labour also revealed it will back a rebel amendment by ex-Tory minister Sir Oliver Letwin which would kill off the vote before it even happens.

Transgender woman claims discrimination after she is snubbed from porn for having a penis

Transgender woman claims discrimination after she is snubbed from porn for having a penis

Ria Cooper, 25, who became Britain's youngest trans person 10 years ago, had decided to embark on a career in porn when a photographer messaged her asking if she wanted to have sex for a film.

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian who ran at them with knife

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian who ran at them with knife

Thousands of Palestinians, including one in a Stormtrooper mask, threw rocks and explosive devices at troops stationed on the border yesterday, who responded with tear gas and live fire.

Human brain wired to stop us thinking about death by making us believe it only affects other people

Human brain wired to stop us thinking about death by making us believe it only affects other people

Researchers at Bar Ilan University in Israel studied participants' 'surprise' signals in their brains. The mechanism starts from an early age to stop an onslaught of morbid thoughts.

Four-bedroom cottage built by the Rothschild family goes on sale for £1.85million

Four-bedroom cottage built by the Rothschild family goes on sale for £1.85million

Four-bedroom Thrift cottage in Hertfordshire, built by the Rothschild banking dynasty in the 19th century, has gone on the market for £1.85 million. It has a 56-foot swimming pool.

Kate Middleton talks of 'special' trip to Pakistan in TV interview

Kate Middleton talks of 'special' trip to Pakistan in TV interview

The duchess spoke to CNN during an engagement in the city of Lahore yesterday where the royal couple were visiting the charitable organization SOS Children's Village.

Founder of 'The Spanish Ascot' reveals how she created own version of the iconic horse racing event

Founder of 'The Spanish Ascot' reveals how she created own version of the iconic horse racing event

Ariadna Vilata, 40, from the Pyrenees, revealed how her fascination with English horse racing inspired her to launch her own version Hats and Horses, which has been dubbed the Spanish Ascot.

Danny Cipriani suing Lizzie Cundy's book publishers after WAG revealed details of alleged sex life

Danny Cipriani suing Lizzie Cundy's book publishers after WAG revealed details of alleged sex life

Danny Cipriani, 31, is suing Lizzie Cundy ,51, for detailing their alleged sex life in her new memoir, Tales From The Red Carpet.

Man, 21, and woman, 19, will appear in court over murder of one-year-old girl

Man, 21, and woman, 19, will appear in court over murder of one-year-old girl

Greater Manchester Police confirmed that Jamie Chadwick, 21, of Radcliffe has been charged with the infant's murder. Chelsea Crilly, 19, has been also charged in connection with the child's death.

Stunning image from Sir David Attenborough's new series Seven Worlds

Stunning image from Sir David Attenborough's new series Seven Worlds

Sir David Attenborough has released some stunning images his latest series Seven Worlds which has taken seven years to make and spends time in each continent.

Mother-of-three, 37, claims she saved about £1,000 after re-decorating staircase for less than £80

Mother-of-three, 37, claims she saved about £1,000 after re-decorating staircase for less than £80

Mother-of-three Sarah Lindsey, 37, from Perthshire in Scotland, has revealed how she re-decorated her staircase for less than £80. Decorations included lamps for £2.50 each and paint for £4.

Mother, 30, who was diagnosed with PTSD after suffering panic attacks says gardening helped her

Mother, 30, who was diagnosed with PTSD after suffering panic attacks says gardening helped her

Kirsty Ward, 30, from Lincoln, was diagnosed with PTSD after a traumatic pregnancy that saw her endure a 12-hour labour. She claims gardening has helped to restore her mental health.

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