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Turkey election: Erdogan leads Ince in early results

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The president’s supporters took to the streets of Istanbul to celebrate Turkey’s long-standing leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan remains ahead in presidential elections with 91% of votes counted, state media report. Mr Erdogan has 53%, while his closest rival, Muharrem Ince, is on 30%. If Mr Erdogan is confirmed with […]

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 elderly patients. The syringes, used to give powerful painkillers, were in use until 2015. Heath Secretary Jeremy Hunt […]

Colombia vs. Poland: World Cup 2018 Live

31’: Early Sub for Colombia Colombia is forced to make an early substitution as Abel Aguilar gets injured. Mateus Uribe, the 27 year old from Club America, comes on in his place in midfield. 30’: Crowd Getting Impatient? The crowd noise is taking on a hint of angst as we hit the half-hour mark with […]

Things to know about the two Atlantic City casino reopenings

When four of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos shut down in 2014 and a fifth followed two years later, it seemed to many that the city’s gambling industry was in an irreversible death spiral. But things have been looking up for Atlantic City, due in no small part to the fact that there is now less […]

India police ‘sorry’ for lynching photo

Image caption Police apologised after this picture went viral on social media Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have apologised after a photograph of a lynched man being dragged by a crowd in the presence of three officers caused outrage. The victim, identified as Kasim, died soon after the picture was taken, […]

Kilauea volcano lava creeps closer to Hawaii homes

An eruption from Kilauea volcano continues to threaten homes. Source link

Blood Moon 2018: Why will the eclipse be the LONGEST of the century? | Science | News

GETTY July 27 will see a Blood Moon in the night sky, coloured an eerie shade of red This year has been a treat for sky gazers, with a once-in-a-lifetime lunar event, the Super Blue Blood Moon occurring on January 31. The second of two lunar eclipses this year is due to happen on July […]

How trying to stay cool could make the world even hotter

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption What’s the best way to keep cool in a warming world? Air conditioning systems that keep homes, offices and shops cool on hot days are rapidly gaining in popularity in a warming world. But is all the extra electricity they use going to exacerbate climate change or can design […]

SNP MPs ‘may not back Heathrow expansion’

Image copyright PA 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 vote. But the source […]

UK considers listing calories on restaurant menus

The UK government is considering mandatory calorie labelling on menus in restaurants, cafés and takeaways, and on banning the sale of energy drinks to young people, as it seeks to halve the number of obese children by 2030. The strategy, unveiled on Sunday, also raised the prospect of further advertising restrictions, including limiting the number […]

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