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Cyprus 'hit-and-run': Welsh tourist killed and another injured

Cyprus 'hit-and-run': Welsh tourist killed and another injured

A 39-year-old tourist has been killed and his 32-year-old friend injured in a suspected hit-and-run in Cyprus. The two men, understood to be from the Powys area, were on a road near Paphos at about 02:30 local time (00:30 BST) on Sunday when they were...

BBC, 17 min. ago
 

Glasgow School of Art 'was weeks away' from installing sprinklers in ruined Mackintosh building

A fire suppression system at Glasgow School of Art was weeks away from being installed before it was gutted by a second blaze, an expert has said. Flames tore through the famous Mackintosh building nine days ago and spread to nearby properties...

Daily Record, 39 min. ago
 
SNP MPs 'may not back Heathrow expansion'

SNP MPs 'may not back Heathrow expansion'

The SNP could refuse to back Heathrow expansion in a key Commons vote on Monday, BBC Scotland has learned. A senior party source said it had not been convinced by the case for a third runway. The SNP had been expected to back the UK government in the...

BBC, 47 min. ago
 
Cops warn festival goers over extra powerful LSD-type 'blotters' after drugs bust in Paisley

Cops warn festival goers over extra powerful LSD-type 'blotters' after drugs bust in Paisley

Cops are warning festival goers to beware of a powerful LCD-type hallucinogenic drug that is being sold on the streets of Scotland. Sometimes referred to as 'blotters' or 'blotter art', the paper squares contain the drug 25i-NBOH and are usually sold...

Daily Record, 56 min. ago
 
Donations flood in to trashed Bournemouth food bank

Donations flood in to trashed Bournemouth food bank

A food bank in Bournemouth, which had a month's worth of goods stolen, says it has enough supplies to last two days after receiving emergency donations. People from Hong Kong and France were among those sending donations to Hope for Food after the...

BBC, today, 16:58
 
In Pictures: England fans react to 6-1 win over Panama

In Pictures: England fans react to 6-1 win over Panama

England fans have been reacting with glee and surprise as the national team thrashed Panama 6-1 in the World Cup. Jubilant supporters celebrated up and down the country as England recorded their biggest win ever in the competition to secure a place in...

BBC, today, 16:25
 

DUP leader Arlene Foster attending Ulster GAA final

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster is attending a major Gaelic games match for the first time. She is among the crowd at the Ulster Football Final between Donegal and Fermanagh in County Monaghan. Speaking before the game, Mrs Foster...

BBC, today, 15:20
 
NHS use of 'unsafe' syringes to be examined

NHS use of 'unsafe' syringes to be examined

The government will examine claims the NHS was slow to take a "dangerous" automatic syringe out of service. It follows a whistleblower's warning, reported in the Sunday Times, that the devices could have caused widespread deaths among...

BBC, today, 14:41
 
Child obesity plan: What do people think?

Child obesity plan: What do people think?

The government is planning new rules to tackle childhood obesity by targeting supermarkets, junk food adverts and restaurant menus. The tighter restrictions have been broadly welcomed - although many people say they raise a number of issues. 'Daily...

BBC, today, 14:27
 
Glasgow School of Art fire safety system 'was weeks away'

Glasgow School of Art fire safety system 'was weeks away'

A fire suppression system was close to being activated when fire tore through the Glasgow School of Art earlier this month, according to a trade body. The British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association said huge pumps needed for the water mist system...

BBC, today, 13:45
 
Labour frontbenchers defend no show at anti-Brexit march

Labour frontbenchers defend no show at anti-Brexit march

Labour frontbenchers have defended their decision not to take part in Saturday's march by tens of thousands of people demanding a new Brexit vote. The People's Vote campaign argues the public should have the final say on the terms of Britain's exit...

BBC, today, 13:10
 
Power fault disrupts Eurotunnel cross-Channel services

Power fault disrupts Eurotunnel cross-Channel services

Services have been suspended on Eurotunnel after a power supply fault, the cross-Channel rail operator has said. Passengers have taken to Twitter to report being stuck on trains for more than three hours. One couple said they were waiting to go on...

BBC, today, 12:54
 
Cops probe attempted murder after vicious street attack leaves victim seriously injured

Cops probe attempted murder after vicious street attack leaves victim seriously injured

Cops are probing an attempted murder bid after a 22-year-old man was left seriously injured after a vicious street attack. The incident took place on Saturday at 5pm on Union Road in Whitburn and police say the victim was assaulted with a weapon. As a...

Daily Record, today, 12:20
 
Lionel Richie: Endless love for couple who get engaged at concert

Lionel Richie: Endless love for couple who get engaged at concert

A couple who stole the show when they got engaged at a Lionel Richie concert hope it will be endless love. John Whelan, 35, proposed to girlfriend Alex Smallman while the star was singing Stuck On You. Richie stopped the show in Hove to congratulate...

BBC, today, 12:09
 
Fisherman robbed of haul at sea off Devon's Slapton Sands

Fisherman robbed of haul at sea off Devon's Slapton Sands

Two men in an inflatable vessel have stolen a fisherman's haul after threatening him with a knife three miles off shore. Devon and Cornwall Police said the theft happened off Slapton Sands in Devon at 05:30 BST. The local fisherman discovered the men...

BBC, today, 11:55
 


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