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Five family members die in Snowdonia helicopter crash

BBC 24 sources

Five members of the same family died when a Dublin-bound helicopter crashed in north Wales, police say.

Sturgeon to formally request referendum

Sky News 18 sources

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will tell Theresa May in a letter that they need to make a start on arrangements for an independence referendum.

SpaceX set to launch its first recycled rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) " SpaceX is about to launch its first recycled rocket.The Falcon 9 rocket is on the pad at Florida's Kennedy Space Center, poised for a Thursday evening liftoff. It's the first time SpaceX founder Elon...

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Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrested

Seoul court issues warrant in connection with corruption and abuse-of-power scandal

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Russia 'tried to hijack US election', says US senator

BBC.com 57 sources

It was "Russian propaganda on steroids", says US senator as probe into alleged election meddling begins.

21

BBC urged to stand firm against accusations of Brexit bias

The Guardian 2 sources

Letter signed by more than 80 senior politicians urges corporation to ‘resist attempts at political interference’

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Passengers swim to shore as plane crashes

Sky News / UK 10 sources

Two people on board a light aircraft have swum safely to shore after their plane crashed into the sea near Shoreham, West Sussex.

What you need to know: SpaceX's historic relaunch of Falcon 9

Martin Halliwell, CTO of SES, talks about flying their payload on a historic refurbished booster for the upcoming launch. Video by Malcolm Denemark All eyes are on SpaceX today as it attempts to relaunch and land a previously flown – or …

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Heir to Greggs the bakers jailed for sexually assaulting four boys

Metro.co.uk 14 sources

Colin Gregg has been jailed for indecently assaulting four boys (Picture: North News)

Donald Trump says 'we must fight' Republican party members in 2018 election

The Independent 150 sources

Donald Trump has continued his attack against dozens of members of his own party, urging his supporters to fight members of the House Freedom Caucus in the upcoming midterm elections if they do not fall in line. Members of the influential…

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Ken Livingstone in another Nazi rant as he calls disciplinary hearing 'unfair'

Ken Livingstone caused fresh controversy as he arrived for a two-day private disciplinary hearing with the Labour Party over his comments on Hitler and Zionism.

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Man arrested after couple and their son are found stabbed

Daily Mail Online 42 sources

Police and ambulance were called to the property in Stourbridge, West Midlands, just after 8am where a man, woman and a boy were found with serious stab wounds.

China's Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week

Reuters 87 sources

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to the United States to meet President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida on April 6-7, China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, its first official confirmation…

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Five bodies found with helicopter wreckage

Sky News / UK 37 sources

The bodies of five people have been found with the wreckage of a helicopter following a search in Snowdonia.

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BBC crew questioned after man killed by his own dog while filming documentary

Metro.co.uk 40 sources

The dog, a Staffordshire bull terrier, is not a banned breed.

Brexit: UK sets out plans to replace all EU laws

BBC.com 46 sources

Brexit Secretary David Davis unveils the draft Great Repeal Bill to MPs.

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Trump travel ban: Hawaii judge places indefinite hold

BBC.com 208 sources

The ruling means the president cannot enforce the ban while it is contested in court.

May warned not to 'abuse' security of citizens

Sky News 12 sources

The EU Parliament's chief negotiator has slammed Theresa May's "threat" to withdraw security co-operation after Brexit.

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Exclusive - Malaysia mistook slain Kim Jong Nam for South Korean

Reuters / UK 16 sources

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities wrongly identified the slain half-brother of North Korea's leader as a South Korean national and first alerted Seoul's embassy in Kuala Lumpur soon after his death, sources familiar with the…

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Poor visibility slows search for missing helicopter with five on board

The Irish Times 65 sources

Aircraft was en route to Dublin from Milton Keynes when it disappeared from radar

Thursday, Mar 30

Brexit: Theresa May's Article 50 launch trashed after top EU politicians reject key demands

The Independent 399 sources

Theresa May's Brexit launch suffered a series of heavy blows after key planks of her opening strategy were point-blank rejected by Europe's top politicians. German chancellor Angela Merkel publically dismissed her plan to begin talks on a…

Wednesday, Mar 29

Brussels blocks €29bn London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse merger on Brexit day

EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said the deal would have created "a de facto monopoly".

Article 50: Theresa May to call on UK to unite after letter triggers Brexit

The Guardian 340 sources

Prime minister’s letter will be hand-delivered to European council president at the same time as she addresses House of Commons

Article 50: The 7 Bestest Best Reasons For Leaving The EU

Huffington Post UK 399 sources

Forecast is for somewhat uncertain weather over the British isles. pic.twitter.com/NPmHtNrWGR

George Michael's lover Fadi Fawaz races to London funeral

Daily Mail Online 70 sources

The 43-year-old, who was in a relationship with Michael when he died, was seen arriving at the north London cemetery in the back of a car.

Tuesday, Mar 28

Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

BBC / US / Canada 223 sources

Environmentalists warn Mr Trump's order will have serious consequences at home and abroad.

Sturgeon SCRAPES second referendum vote as MSPs agree to push through independence demands

Daily Express / News 171 sources

SCOTTISH politicians have narrowly voted to hold a second independence referendum.

'Marine A' Alexander Blackman who shot dead injured Taliban fighter could be freed within weeks after murder conviction quashed

Mirror Online 27 sources

Sergeant Alexander Blackman, 42, from Taunton in Somerset, was sentenced to seven years for diminished responsibility manslaughter following the recent quashing of his murder conviction

Goodbye EU: Theresa May signs historic letter that officially triggers Britain’s exit from the European Union

Mirror Online 340 sources

As she triggers Article 50 Mrs May will urge our divided nation: “Now the ­decision has been made to leave the EU, it is time to come together"

Monday, Mar 27

Westminster attacker Khalid Masood had interest in jihad, say police

The Guardian 171 sources

Scotland Yard says it has yet to find evidence linking Masood, who killed four people in London, with Islamic State

BT hit by record £42m fine over installation delays

The telecoms giant is expected to pay out £300 in compensation to its rivals.

Russia protests: Detained Navalny demands PM be questioned

BBC.com 303 sources

Detained Alexei Navalny appears in court but says it should be the prime minister who is summoned.

Sunday, Mar 26

Uber suspends self-driving cars after Arizona crash

BBC / Technology 117 sources

Images show Uber vehicle on its side after apparent high-impact crash with ordinary driver.

34 injured after massive explosion sparks building collapse in Merseyside

Daily Star 43 sources

AT least 34 have been wounded after a huge huge explosion caused a building to collapse in Merseyside.

Promintent Putin critic detained in tense protests in Moscow

CNN / Europe 232 sources

Protesters took to the streets in Moscow on Sunday, answering calls from a prominent opposition figure to hold anti-corruption demonstrations across Russia.

Northern Ireland power-sharing talks break down

Sky News / US News 9 sources

Negotiations on the establishment of a new power-sharing government in Northern Ireland have broken down.