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Seven Sisters Sightseer Takes Selfie On Dangerous Cliff
  • Sightseer was pictured taking selfies on the cliff edge while another group wandered the beach down below
  • The tall cliffs at Seaford Head in East Sussex were hit by three dangerous collapses in just two days last week
  • On Thursday, rescuers found the body of a woman in her 20s who is believed to have fallen from the clifftop
  • Now several explorers were seen sitting near the cliff's edge on Birling Gap, roughly six miles from Seaford
Alleged Killer, 15, 'texted Pal To Say He'd Be Arrested'
  • Quamari Serunkuma-Barnes was ambushed outside Capital City Academy
  • The 15-year-old boy was stabbed three times outside the north London school
  • Doctors initially thought he would survive but he later suffered a cardiac arrest
  • Witnesses heard him name his attacker, who cannot be identified, before he died
  • Suspect allegedly told friend he was going to get 'bagged' - slang for arrested 
Bird And Beer Barmaid 'sacked For Not Wearing A Bra'
  • Kate Hannah posted a furious rant on Facebook claiming she had been fired 
  • The 22-year-old said she had also been subjected to inappropriate comments
  • However, Bird and Beer, in Beverley, East Yorkshire, deny anyone was dismissed 
Passenger Dies In Horror Smash At Cornwall Car Dealership
  • Black Vauxhall Vectra ploughs into line of vehicles on sale at used car dealership 
  • Crash happened on A390 in Hewas Water, Cornwall, at about 9.45pm yesterday
  • Victim died at scene while male driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries 
  • Damage to cars on forecourt is expected to run into tens of thousands of pounds
Girl Is Gang-raped By 'moroccan Youths' On Spanish Beach
  • Attack took place during Spanish festival of San Juan, which welcomes summer
  • Those in the area said the gang had tried to sexually assault a second victim
  • The second girl's father stepped in to stop the attack and called police officers
  • As well as attacking two girls, the gang were also pickpocketing festival goers 
Three Million Eu Citizens Can Stay After Brexit, Says May
  • PM is unveiling proposals to allow around 3.2m EU citizens to stay after Brexit
  • The majority would qualify for 'settled status' after being in Britain for five years
  • Deal on reciprocal rights is first major hurdle in the negotiation with Brussels
Pakistan Oil Tanker Explosion Burns 153 Alive
  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
  • People had rushed to scene of accident to collect fuel from overturned tanker
  • Police tried to cordon off area but were overwhelmed by villagers, official says
  • Many of the bodies were burned beyond recognition near Ahmedpur East 
Lee Rigby's Killer 'is Britain's Most Dangerous Prisoner'
  • Extremist Michael Adebolajo, 31, has been 'radicalising' other inmates 
  • Staff at HMP Frankland in County Durham say they lack resources to monitor him
  • Housing the depraved killer at HMP Frankland costs taxpayers £1500 per week
  • He brutally killed Fusilier Lee Rigby with accomplice Michael Adebowale in 2013
Jeremy Corbyn Says He Will Scrap Trident
  • Jeremy Corbyn boasts he will enter Number Ten by Christmas and scrap Trident
  • Corbyn, 68, said he believes he will become prime minister within six months
  • It comes as the Labour leader received a hero's welcome at Glastonbury Festival 
London Protesters Clash With Police And Set Bins On Fire
  • Edir Frederico Da Costa, 25, died six days after he was stopped in a car by police
  • Mr Da Costa suffered multiple injuries after alleged brutal beating in east London
  • Black Lives Matter protesters blocked roads during tense demonstration today 
Philip Hammond Lined Up To Take Over From Theresa May
  • Philip Hammond could  join forces with David Davis as his deputy and oust May 
  • Maneuverings comes amid growing concern that May lacks credibility in No 10
  • Boris Johnson was tipped for the top job but some think he has had his day
Heartbreak For Widow Of Tragic Pc David Rathband
  • Kath Rathband, 46, split from new husband after finding messages on his phone
  • John McGee, 47, was turfed out after Mrs Rathband found messages to old flame
  • Comes five years after hero PC David Rathband was found hanged in his home
  • He had been shot and blinded by fugitive Raoul Moat while he sat in a patrol car 
Tommy Robinson Is Filmed Punching A Man In Royal Ascot
  • Tommy Robinson was at Ascot yesterday when dashcam footage was filmed
  • Robinson, wearing a black suit, is seen appearing to throw seven punches
  • It was unclear today if a police complaint had been made against Robinson 
  • Robinson tweeted a statement that he had been acting in 'self defence'
Car 'ploughs Into Families' Near Newcastle Mosque 
  • Car crashed into people in a field by Westgate Community College in Newcastle
  • Site used as overflow car park by worshippers from Newcastle Central Mosque
  • Witnesses said woman had been praying in mosque before returning to her car
  • She went to move off but 'pressed the gas rather than the break' and lost control
  • Hit 6 people including three children before coming to a halt by edge of the field
  • Driver was arrested by police although officers say incident is not terror related 
  • Mosque thanked the emergency services and offered its prayers for the victims 
Durham Runner Suffers 'gruesome' Pus-filled Blisters
  • Julie Nisbet, 34, ran 69 miles along Hadrian's Wall while being cooked by the sun
  • When she finished 21 hours later she began to see small orange balls on her legs 
  • They soon grew into enormous pus-filled sacs and left her in complete agony
British Sikh Couple Told They Cannot Adopt A White Child
  • Sandeep and Reena Mander said they were advised to ‘adopt a child from India’
  • The advice was given despite the fact they are a British couple from Berkshire
  • The couple told an adoption agency they were very happy to adopt a child from any ethnic background
Rubbish On Uk Beaches Is Choking The Life Out Of Seabirds
  • About 99 per cent of native seabirds will have plastic in their stomachs by 2050
  • Plastic and rubbish have become a deadly part of everyday life for British wildlife
  • Greenpeace found rubbish on every one of the 30 beaches it studied in Scotland
  • Waste has made its way into the habitats of seabirds, sharks, seals and whales 
Russians Rank Stalin As The 'most Outstanding' Person
  • Survey released Monday showed 38 percent of those two took part chose Stalin
  • Figure far cry from 12 percent who picked him in 1989 when his crimes came out
  • Experts think more than a million people were killed under the ex-leader's watch
  • But more Russians now admire Stalin as a strong leader after World War Two
Theresa May Seals Deal With Dup Leader Arlene Foster
  • Prime Minister and DUP chief have finally agreed a deal in Downing Street
  • Parties have been wrangling for more than a fortnight over details of agreement
  • Mrs May forced to seek support from Northern Ireland party by election debacle
  • Tories drop plans to scrap triple lock on pensions and curb winter fuel payments
  • Package of extra funding for Northern Ireland worth extra £1bn over two years 
  • Overall an extra £1billion of funding will be ploughed into Northern Ireland's schools, NHS and infrastructure over the next two years.
  • This includes £200million in each of the next two years on infrastructure projects, including the York Street Interchange. It also includes £75million in each of the next two years for ultra fast broadband.
  • Another £20million  a year for five years will be spent to alleviate poverty in poor areas of the province.
  • Health and education services will be handed an extra £50million in each of the next two years to tackle 'immediate pressures'.
  • The NHS in Northern Ireland will also be reformed via £100million in each of the next two years.  
  • Tory manifesto plans to scrap the triple lock for the state pension and curb winter fuel payments to wealthy pensioners are abandoned. 
  • Commitment to keep defence spending at 2 per cent of GDP, and extending the armed forces covenant to Northern Ireland.
  • Promise to secure a Brexit that benefits the whole of the United Kingdom.
Glastonbury's Clean-up Begins As Festival Goers Head Home
  • Pictures showed the famous Worthy Farm fields strewn with rubbish as weary revellers made their way home
  • Glastonbury is due to take a 'fallow year' in 2018, a break that occurs every six years to allow land to recover
  • 800 litter pickers are scouring 900-acre grounds to fill 500,000 sacks of litter as part of £785,000 clean-up
  • The volunteers will also collect 57 tons of reusable items and 1,022 tons of recycling over the next six weeks
Kim Jong-un Plans A Benidorm-style Resort In North Korea
  • Twenty officials from North Korea spent a month touring cities throughout Spain
  • The officials were said to be left unimpressed by the culture-rich Barcelona
  • But they were ere enthralled by Benidorm's beach resorts like Costa Blanca
  • North Korea is planning its own beach resort in the eastern port city of Wonsan
Woman Bragged Of Attempt To Murder Police On Twitter
  • Christine Connor, from Belfast, used fake name and photo in her online profile
  • Connor, 31, stole images of model Sanne Andersson to lure in male accomplices
  • In May 2013 she lured officers with fake 999 calls and threw blast bombs at them 
  • Dissident Republican was jailed for 16 years and four months for her terror plot
British Airways Asks For Fee To Guarantee Seats Together
  • Furious travellers complain they are being split up from loved ones on flights
  • Only way to ensure a seat with your family is to pay a minimum £7 reservation fee
  • Even BA's executive club members awarded 'companion vouchers' to go on a romantic break or honeymoon with their partner are being separated on flights
Is Boris Becker's Marriage To Model Lilly On The Rocks?
  • Boris Becker was  made bankrupt over debts of more than £3million last week
  • Now friends say his marriage with model Lilly Becker could be on the rocks
  • He shrugged off claims that they were splitting when leaving his London home
  • He and wife Lilly were leaving the house in a Porsche to celebrate her birthday 
Business Keeps Faith In Uk Economy As Confidence Hits High
  • British business leaders' confidence is at its highest level since the start of 2016
  • Overall confidence index rose to 24 per cent, double what it was after Brexit vote
  • The index tracks expected sales, orders and profits over the next six months 
  • The figures came as the BCC upgraded its economic growth forecast for the year
Jane Park Left 'unrecognisable' After An Allergic Reaction
  • The millionaire, from Edinburgh, travelled to Turkey last week for the procedure 
  • She has reportedly now spent £50,000 of her winnings on cosmetic procedures
  • The 21-year-old won £1million on the EuroMillions when she was just 17
Residents Flee High-rises To Mattresses On Centre Floors
  • At least 34 high-rise buildings have been identified as potential deathtraps
  • Already 4,000 residents in Camden have been forced to abandon homes
  • Many families were forced to spend the night at leisure centre on airbeds
  • government has made u-turn on plans to cut fire safety standards in schools
  • Birmingham's council leader urged the Government to intervene with emergency funds, warning that people 'up and down the country are going to bed afraid';
  • Camden residents refusing to evacuate were threatened with removal by police;
  • Others were promised temporary flats in a development workmen said was 'still a building site';
  • It emerged Grenfell could have been prevented had fire safety rules in England been as tough as in Scotland;
  • One of the nation's leading businessmen, who is behind a Grenfell fundraising initiative, said the 'chaotic' response to the disaster had led to a 'breakdown of trust' between politicians and people. 
Figures Reveal Nearly Half Of Young People Are Overweight
  • Nearly three million 16 to 24-year-olds risk dying earlier than their parents 
  • Experts say astonishing rise in young adult obesity could 'bankrupt the NHS'
  • Unhealthy diets and mobile phone addiction blamed for rising obesity numbers
  • Thirty-nine per cent of 16- to 24-year-olds are overweight or obese, up from 27 per cent in 1993;
  • An astonishing one in six young men have a waist size of 40in or more – four times more than in the early 1990s;
  • The picture is just as worrying for women: almost a quarter have a ‘very high’ waist size of 34½in or more, up from a tenth in 1993.
Russia's World Cup Team Under Investigation For Doping
  • Entire Russian squad for Rio 2014 is under investigation by FIFA for doping
  • Four players are playing for Russia in this year’s Confederations Cup - a trial run for next year's World Cup
  • The Rio 23 and a further 11 current professional footballers are on a list of more than 1,000 ‘people of interest’
Student 'had Sex With Man Moments Before She Vanished'
  • Rebecca Coriam was reported missing from Disney Wonder vessel in March 2011
  • Disney claim the Liverpool student, 24, was swept overboard by a freak wave 
  • Police notes claim she had sex with a man in front of her lesbian lover before she vanished 
  • But parents Mike and Ann Coriam think their daughter was raped and murdered
  • Family, from Cheshire, are asking UK government to conduct an inquiry
Grenfell Tower Inquests Begin With Isaac Paulos Evidence
  • Inquests into the deaths of four Grenfell Tower victims were opened today
  • Court heard how five-year-old was found dead five floors below his home
  • He had lost touch with a neighbour in the smoke-filled corridors of the tower
  • Artist and her mother were found more than nine floors down from their homes
  • Fourth victim was found dead outside the tower from smoke inhalation 
Japan Broadcasts Advice Amid North Korea Nuke Attack Fears
  • Broadcast tells people what to do in the event of a North Korean nuclear attack
  • Citizens are told to shelter in sturdy buildings and to stay away from windows
  • Instructions will be sent out through speaker system installed across the country
  • Short TV clip comes amid heightened tensions between North Korea and Japan
Briton Is Stranded In Sri Lanka After Husband Was Killed
  • Diane De Zoysa gave £100,000 to husband Priyanjana on moving to Sri Lanka
  • He was killed last month after being shot three times while at a friend's house
  • She says she is desperate to return to Scotland after husband's death 
Hms Queen Elizabeth On Its Maiden Voyage
  • Royal Navy's £3.1bn aircraft carrier squeezed under bridges during tense 10-hour operation
  • HMS Elizabeth was steered out of the dockyard at Rosyth, Scotland, and into the North Sea
  • Eleven tug boats helped 65,000 tonne warship squeeze out of basin with just inches to spare
  • New ship boasts 24 F-35B fighter jets with radars that can track tiny objects from 20km away 
  • The project to build HMS Queen Elizabeth and sister ship HMS Prince of Wales cost more than £6.2billion
  • The aircraft carrier weighs 65,000 tonnes and has a top speed of 25 knots
  • Its flight deck is 280 metres (919ft) long and 70 metres  (230ft) wide - enough space for three football pitches
  • The ship is the second in the Royal Navy to be named Queen Elizabeth
  • The ship will have a crew of around 700 , increasing to 1,600 when a full complement of F-35B jets and Crowsnest helicopters are embarked
  • There are 364,000 metres (226 miles)  of pipes inside the ship
  • Both HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales will keep 45 days' worth of food in its stores
  • The entire Ship's Company of 700 can be served a meal within 90 minutes, 45 minutes when at action station
  • Leaving the Rosyth dock will be among the most difficult manoeuvres in the sea trials with just 50cm (1.6ft)  between the bottom of the ship and the seabed in the port 
Britain's Biggest Warship Set To Sail Under Forth Bridge
  • Royal Navy's £3.1bn aircraft carrier must squeeze under bridges during tense 10-hour operation
  • HMS Elizabeth will be steered out of the dockyard at Rosyth, Scotland, and into the North Sea 
  • Eleven tug boats will help 65,000 tonne warship squeeze out of basin with just inches to spare
  • New ship boasts 24 F-35B fighter jets with radars that can track tiny objects from 20km away 
  • The project to build HMS Queen Elizabeth and sister ship HMS Prince of Wales cost more than £6.2billion
  • The aircraft carrier weighs 65,000 tonnes and has a top speed of 25 knots
  • Its flight deck is 280 metres (919ft) long and 70 metres  (230ft) wide - enough space for three football pitches
  • The ship is the second in the Royal Navy to be named Queen Elizabeth
  • The ship will have a crew of around 700 , increasing to 1,600 when a full complement of F-35B jets and Crowsnest helicopters are embarked
  • There are 364,000 metres (226 miles)  of pipes inside the ship
  • Both HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales will keep 45 days' worth of food in its stores
  • The entire Ship's Company of 700 can be served a meal within 90 minutes, 45 minutes when at action station
  • Leaving the Rosyth dock will be among the most difficult manoeuvres in the sea trials with just 50cm (1.6ft)  between the bottom of the ship and the seabed in the port 
Hamilton Hits Out After Vettel Slams Into Him During Gp
  • Sebastian Vettel drove into the back of Lewis Hamilton when he suddenly braked
  • Furious Vettel gestured at Hamilton then deliberately barged him in the wheels
  • Vettel got a 10-second time penalty, hurting his drivers championship chances
  • A post-race investigation later showed that Hamilton had done nothing wrong 
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Teenage Boy, 16, Charged With Rape Of Eight-year-old Girl
  • Boy, 16, was arrested in Moston, Greater Manchester, on Saturday night
  • It followed reports that the young girl had been raped and suspect chased
  • He has been charged and remanded in custody to appear in court on Monday 
Anger At The Bbc's Glastonbury Labour Love-in
  • Jeremy Corbyn, 68, became the first opposition leader to speak at Glastonbury
  • He spoke for 15 minutes to tens of thousands on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday
  • It has resulted in the BBC being accused of producing 'left-wing propaganda'  
Insomnia Is In Your Genes, Not All In Your Head
  • Study identifies seven genes that put people at increased risk of sleeplesness
  • Discovery reveals that such problems are biological rather than psychological
  • New approach gives hope to the third of UK adults who have sleep issues
We'll Kick Out Eu Killers After Brexit, Vows Pm
  • Threshold for deportation would see rapists and murders kicked out of UK
  • Around 5,000 EU nationals are currently in British jails for serious offences
  • Currently person jailed for more than 12 months subject to deportation
  • Mr Davis said tourists visiting the EU could be offered basic medical insurance by the Government after Brexit if current EU arrangements cannot continue;
  • A Panelbase survey for The Sunday Times showed 52 per cent of voters still back Leave, compared with 48 per cent Remain;
  • Labour’s Brexit stance was put into further doubt as Shami Chakrabarti said the party would not seek to end free movement;
  • Senior Tories dismissed calls from the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby for a cross-party commission on Brexit as ‘naive’;
  • Mr Davis warned Tory plotters to fall in behind the Prime Minister, saying a leadership contest would be ‘catastrophic’ for the hopes of negotiating a good Brexit deal.
Camden Tower Residents Say They Won't Leave Tower Block
  • At least 34 tower blocks in England have been identified as potential deathtraps 
  • Some 4,000 residents in Camden, London, have been forced to abandon homes 
  • Hundreds of families were forced to spend the night at leisure centre on airbeds 
  • The Government has made u-turn on plans to cut fire safety standards in schools
  • Birmingham's council leader urged the Government to intervene with emergency funds, warning that people 'up and down the country are going to bed afraid';
  • Camden residents refusing to evacuate were threatened with removal by police;
  • Others were promised temporary flats in a development workmen said was 'still a building site';
  • It emerged Grenfell could have been prevented had fire safety rules in England been as tough as in Scotland;
  • One of the nation's leading businessmen, who is behind a Grenfell fundraising initiative, said the 'chaotic' response to the disaster had led to a 'breakdown of trust' between politicians and people. 
Steven Mnuchin Marries Fiancee In Dc Ceremony
  • Steven Mnuchin, 54, wed Scottish actress Louise Linton, 36, in Washington DC on Saturday
  • Pair tied the knot in a lavish ceremony at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, a historic building on National Mall
  • The 300-person guest list included Donald and Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence
  • Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner also attending the star-studded nuptials
  • It's the third marriage for ex-banker Mnuchin, who is worth upwards of $300 million
  • Linton, 36, divorced her Hollywood lawyer husband Ronald Richards back in 2009 
Grenfell Tower's Insulation As Dangerous As Cladding
  • Police tests showed insulating material was even 'more flammable' than panels
  • Comes as investigation shows Grenfell's stairwell was filled with a wall of smoke
  • At least 34 tower blocks in England have been identified as potential deathtraps
  • Some 4,000 residents in Camden, London, have been forced to abandon homes
  • Hundreds of families were forced to spend the night at leisure centre on airbeds
Diana's Stepmother Loyal Servant £75,000 And Rolls-royce
  • Diana's stepmpther Raine Spencer left £5.8 million in her will 
  • The gifts included a touching legacy of £75,000 and a Rolls-Royce
  • Countess Spencer, who died aged 87, left bulk of her estate to her four children
  • She promised 'devoted' butler Brian Davis 'whichever' car she owned at the time of her death
Susan Boyle Is Attacked By A Gang Of 15 Youths
  • Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle, 56, is being intimidated in her home town 
  • The gang of mainly boys, aged between 16 and 18, have been hounding Boyle
  • Witnesses have said they called her an 'ugly b****' at Mill Centre shopping mall
  • Same gang is said to have pelted bus she was riding in West Lothian with rocks