News / UK and world by Press Association November 7, 2018, 2:05 pm FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter The family of an Ulster Defence Regiment soldier killed in a bomb attack in Northern Ireland over 40 years ago has welcomed the arrest of John Downey. Mr Downey was detained in Donegal in the Republic of Ireland by gardai on Monday evening under a European Arrest Warrant as part of a joint operation with the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). The warrant related to three offences including a bomb in Co Fermanagh in 1972 which killed two Ulster Defence Regiment (UDR) members. Lance Corporal Alfred Johnston, 32, a father-of-four, and Private James Eames, 33, a father-of-three, died when an IRA bomb exploded in a car they were checking on the Irvinestown Road, Cherrymount, Enniskillen, on August 25 1972. Mr Downey, 66, was remanded in custody after he appeared before the High Court in Dublin on Tuesday as … [Read more...] about Family of UDR soldier killed in bomb attack welcomes arrest
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SUNNY summer days are in abundance across the UK, and as temperatures rise, one in five people across the country are experiencing pollen allergies. Here's the latest on today's pollen count. What's the pollen count today in the UK? In western and northern Scotland, pollen levels remain low on Tuesday. However, the rest of the UK has a moderate pollen count today. What's the pollen count in London? Like most of the nation, today's pollen count in London is at a moderate level, according to the Met Office. What can hay fever sufferers do? To try and combat the affects of hay fever, you can try a number of things: put Vaseline around your nostrils to trap pollen wear wraparound sunglasses to stop pollen getting into your eyes shower and change your clothes after you've been outside to wash pollen off stay indoors whenever possible keep windows and doors shut as much as possible vacuum regularly and dust with a damp cloth buy a pollen filter for the air vents in your car and a … [Read more...] about What’s the pollen count in the UK today, what is the level in London and what can hay fever sufferers do?
News / World by Press Association 13/05/2018, 4:24 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Three attacks, including one by a suicide bomber disguised as a churchgoer, targeted three churches in Indonesia’s second largest city of Surabaya on Sunday. At least three people were killed and 10 others wounded, police and media reported. The first attack at the Santa Maria Roman Catholic church killed two people, including the suspected bomber, and wounded 11, police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera told TVOne network. It was followed by a second explosion in a different church that killed another person. Two were rushed to hospital. Three more people were wounded in a third attack, Mangera said. The latest attacks in predominantly Muslim Indonesia came days after police ended a riot and hostage-taking at a detention centre near Jakarta that left five dead and five injured. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility. … [Read more...] about Bomb attacks hit three churches in Indonesia
TWO 14-year-old boys who hero-worshipped the Columbine High murderers planned to kill pupils and teachers at their Yorkshire school, a jury has been told. The teens, who are both now 15, have been charged with conspiracy to murder and other offences relating to an attack allegedly planned for their school. Paul Greaney QC, prosecuting, told a jury that the boys hero-worshipped Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold - the teenagers who killed 12 students and a teacher at Columbine High, in Colorado, before shooting themselves. Mr Greaney said: "Eighteen years after the Columbine Massacre and nearly 4,500 miles away, two young teenagers in North Yorkshire became fascinated with Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold. "Those two teenagers researched and discussed those killers and their interest in them turned to hero-worship. It was against that background that they plotted their own attack upon the school they attended. "In that attack, they intended to shoot and kill other pupils and … [Read more...] about Two schoolboys, 14, ‘plotted Columbine-style bomb attack on pupils and teachers at Yorkshire school’
This morning’s key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com New chemical weapon attack in Syria kills 48, hospitalizes hundreds Trump threatens ‘big price to pay’ after Assad’s chemical weapons attack in Syria Syria reports that it’s under missile attack, ‘likely’ by the US New chemical weapon attack in Syria kills 48, hospitalizes hundreds At least 48 people were killed in a chemical weapons attack on Saturday on the town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta, believed by international officials to have been perpetrated by Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad. In addition to those killed, at least 500 more people were brought into overwhelmed medical centers and hospitals. Videos recorded by rescue workers known as the White Helmets show a number of men, women, and children lying lifeless, many with foam at their mouths. The chemical weapon in the attack was chlorine, which is particularly used by al-Assad to attack and kill women and … [Read more...] about World View: Trump Threatens ‘Big Price to Pay’ After Assad’s Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria