News Summary on Monday, April 16th 2018, 10:00

Home Affairs accuses CPSU of 'cherry-picking' agreements

[10:21] It was the union's position that no one should lose pay and conditions that they were previously entitled to under a new agreement and that staff members working in the same teams, but originating from two different departments, should not have different terms and conditions

Would Americans Accept Putting Health Care on a Budget?

[10:01] If you wanted to get control of your household spending, you’d set a budget and spend no more than it allowed However, unlike the RTI report, Mr. Roberts’s study did not find consistent evidence that changes in hospital use in Maryland could be attributed to global budgeting

Horrific new details emerge as 8 face trial over murder of Muslim girl

[10:59] The court adjourned the case for procedural reasons, he added Disgust over the horrific crime has sparked protests in cities across India over the past few days 'In post-Independence India, this is our darkest hour and we find the response of our government, the leaders of our political parties inadequate and feeble.'

'He has to take responsibility' Rees-Mogg SNAPS at Sadiq Khan over rise in knife crime

[10:53] The Mayor of London faced huge scrutiny after it was revealed London had surpassed New York in the number of murders over the past two months When asked about rising knife crime figures from a caller, the Conservative MP pointed out that Boris Johnson had a better track record

OPCW inspectors 'not yet' allowed in Syria's Douma: UK delegation

[10:53] 'Barbaric use of chemical weapons' Peter Wilson, the UK's OPCW envoy, told the watchdog body that failure to act in Syria will cause further barbaric use of chemical weapons US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said her country will announce new sanctions on the Russian government in response to its support for Syria's Bashar al-Assad

7 inmates killed in "incident" at maximum security S.C. prison

[10:53] Updates said it had turned deadly: The incident at Lee CI resulted in 17 inmates requiring outside medical attention and 7 inmates were killed In recent years, there have been several large insurrections, including one in which an inmate overpowered a guard and used his keys to free others from their cells

Groundskeeper Willie from the Simpsons views on Scottish Independence

[10:52] The show thwarted their attempts, revealing in an episode that he was born on a pool table in Orkney Something that started decades ago and was applauded and inoffensive is now politically incorrect The scene then reveals a photo of Apu near Lisa’s bed and Marge says some things will be dealt with at a later date… if at all

Assad has gone too far with gassing kids and must be stopped, Boris storms

[10:52] EPA Boris Johnson has said Assad has gone too far and strikes on Syria will tell him the world has had enough AFP - Getty Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is thought to have launched a chemical attack on the town of Douma - on his own people AFP or licensors The Foreign Secretary is meeting other foreign ministers in Brussels today The Commons showdown today comes as Boris Johnson launched a fresh attack on Syrian dictator Bashar al- Assad, saying he has gone too far with chemical weapons and must be stopped from gassing kids

New York Today: Living on Bitcoin

[10:52] Leon Neal/Agence France-Presse Getty Images Good morning on this stormy Monday [New York Times] • A look at the life of David Buckel, the civil rights lawyer and environmentalist who killed himself on Saturday, through the eyes of the people closest to him

Seven dead and at least 17 injured in maximum security prison fight in South Carolina

[10:51] Seven inmates have died and more than a dozen injured after fighting broke out at a maximum security prison in South Carolina

Trump’s trade moves could send Germany into a recession, report warns

[10:51] We don’t yet know whether U.S. punitive tariffs will eventually also apply to European goods, but concerns are mounting, said Horn More on WorldViews:  The many things Trump didn’t accomplish in the latest Syria strike A euthanasia expert just unveiled his ‘suicide machine’ at an Amsterdam funeral fair 6 basic questions about the war in Syria

Nationals vs. Mets series preview: Staggering Nats take on a red-hot division foe

[10:51] Nationals catcher Matt Wieters is thrown out trying to steal in the eighth inning Sunday against the Rockies Their .731 team OPS is only two points higher than the Nationals’, and they have scored two fewer runs RHP Zack Wheeler Wednesday: RHP Tanner Roark vs

Analysis | James Comey would rather impeach himself than Trump

[10:51] Comey isn’t interested in being your blunt instrument; he would rather just be blunt He’s not going to lead Democrats’ charge on collusion, obstruction of justice or impeachment But whatever principled difference he felt there was, he told ABC he didn’t press it

Minnesota firehouse opens doors during blizzard for prom

[10:51] (AP) Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom With as much as 15 inches (38 centimeters) of snow in the forecast, the students couldn't take photos outside for what they called #BlizzardProm

7 inmates dead, 17 injured in South Carolina prison fighting

[10:50] Prisons spokesman Jeff Taillon announced the grim outcome after State Law Enforcement Division agents helped secure Lee Correctional Institution around 3 a.m. Monday Taillon said multiple inmate fights that broke out at 7:15 p.m. Sunday The maximum-security facility in Bishopville houses about 1,500 inmates, some of South Carolina's most violent and longest-serving offenders

BREAKING: Riot at maximum security jail leaves 7 prisoners dead and 17 injured

[10:50] Authorities confirmed the death toll after clashes at Lee Correctional Facility in South Carolina The prison has seen violent incidents before – including last month when a guard was held prisoner by inmates

Judge warns parents of Alfie Evans 'we cannot have a legal Groundhog Day'

[10:48] Bosses at a group which fights for Christians' rights, the Christian Legal Centre, are helping Alfie's parents Alfie's parents have complained that the state is wrongly interfering with their parental choice They want to move Alfie to a hospital in Rome or Germany

Families of Chinese activists face house arrest, harassment from...

[10:47] The agents are often outwardly friendly and tell Li they are there to protect her safety, she said, calling them smiling tigers She told me not to come to her home, because there were people there with her all day keeping watch, just following her around, not subtly at all, the friend said, requesting anonymity due to the sensitivity of the case

Chemical weapons inspectors not yet allowed access to Douma: UK...

[10:47] (Reuters) - Inspectors have not yet been granted access to sites in Douma, Syria, the British delegation to the Organization for the Prohibition for Chemical weapons said on Monday, citing the agency’s director general The inspectors arrived on Saturday to examine whether chemical weapons were used at Douma on April 7, and if so what kind Unfettered access (is) essential the statement said Russia’s deputy foreign minister said the delay was due to U.S. air strikes

‘No war in history has begun with so little support’ – Galloway slams PM over Syria (VIDEO)

[10:46] A significant blow to the PM will likely be the news that the majority of the British public are not in favor of the Syrian attack READ MORE: Syria bombing: May braces for MPs backlash as she gives in to emergency Commons debate No war in history will have been started with so little support – not even a quarter of the population supporting it before a shot is fired

North Korea accuses Britain of ‘ACT OF WAR’ as UK deploys THREE warships to Kim’s doorstep

[10:44] Britain has three warships active near the Korean Peninsula helping to tackle illegal trade with the rogue state It added: The UK would be well advised to deal with its domestic issues properly, instead of ingratiating itself with others and poking into affairs that are none of their business

Flyer beware? 60 Minutes' Allegiant Air investigation

[10:44] CBS News In researching incidents on Allegiant, Kroft spoke with a number of passengers, including five he talked to on camera It was a long time before I was able to feel comfortable taking off… It's a very traumatic experience It was edited by Lisa Orlando and Sarah Shafer Prediger

The Latest: Russia says it's committed to help Syria probe

[10:43] BEIRUT (AP) The Latest on developments following the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria (all times local): 1: 40 p.m. Russia insists it is committed to let the U.N.-backed chemical weapons watchdog do its work in Syria to investigate the suspected chemical attack earlier this month in Douma, a town just east of Damascus (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, left, arrives for a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Luxembourg on Monday, April 16, 2018

Conservative MP 'completely confident' of innocence in sexual harassment probe

[10:43] Until that point I had no idea whatsoever of the allegations which had led to my having the Conservative whip suspended in early November 2017, despite my repeated requests for clarification to both the Chief Whip and the police She added: It will never be the right action to withdraw the whip before the police have had a chance to consider whether to take action – or before an independent body has had a chance to consider appropriate action

Piers Morgan slams Labour and Tory MPs for ducking Syria questions

[10:43] You have a duty, you people, to sit here or talk down our camera live about these matters to the British public – and we're the conduit to do that He also repeated his claim that the gas attack could have been carried out by Assad opponents despite being shown intelligence that it was the Syrian regime

'Insect bite' on mum's foot turns out to be deadly 'flesh-eating' skin disease

[10:43] The mum-of-three was looked after by her ex-partner and older daughter, Sadie, now 14, but the issues of her condition placed a strain on the relationship and eventually caused the couple to go their separate ways It’s associated with other autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and also with blood cancer such as leukemia

Corbyn SLAMMED over silence on RAF pilots’ bravery

[10:43] Where we want to see a few more cuts taking place.' The journalist also called Mr Corbyn out for saying PM Theresa May should have waited for the UN’s approval before delivering the strike - despite knowing Russia has vetoed six resolutions against Syria in the council

After-Strike Photos of Syria Site the US Says It Targeted With 76 Cruise Missiles Show Only Little Damage

[10:39] Marko Marjanović has been a Russia Insider deputy editor since Nov' 2014 and a major force in the creation of its product for that entire time You may want to bookmark his after-hours project  Checkpoint Asia  or  follow it on Facebook The three main buildings, which weren’t particularly huge are leveled, that is it

Teen appears in court charged with rape and murder of girl, 14, found in park

[10:37] The Lithuanian-born youngster was reported missing on Wednesday but was pronounced dead the following day, after suffering a blunt force trauma to the head Viktorija's family paid tribute to her, saying she was like a little angel and she made our lives so colourful and full of meaning They added: You will be living in our hearts, soul and mind forever

Your chance to ask the Immigration minister how she will tackle immigration after Brexit

[10:37] One of the key selling points of Brexit was the opportunity it gives to take back control of our own borders And David Cameron's target to cut that to tens of thousands is as far away as ever And should we even be thinking of reducing it at all She has volunteered to be quizzed by Mirror readers on her plans

Girl seen in hospital video of Syria 'chemical attack' speaks of ordeal

[10:36] Masa, who survived the suspected chemical attack in Douma, Syria, recounts her experience

Battery left charging overnight explodes as shop burst into flames

[10:34] This is the shocking moment a scooter battery is caught on fire after being left charging overnight at a delivery shop in east China Within a short 23 seconds, the battery exploded and set the nearby boxes on fire About 20 boxes of goods caught on fire and started burning

Dog 'cries tears of gratitude' after being saved from meat trade

[10:34] They had gone to the market to look for a missing pet before seeing those caged dogs One of them looked like the dog they had been looking for According to volunteer Ms Xu, 17 of them have found adoptive families Mr Wang said the hospital was looking after one remaining dog which was in a good state of health

Bouncy castle appears at demonstration outside Alfie Evans hospital

[10:34] The 23-month-old's parents shared this image on Facebook today of the toddler in hospital Boys on scrambler bikes have been tearing up the road outside the hospital as part of at times noisy protests to save Alfie The latest demonstration comes on the eve of a court hearing over Alfie's future

Mother, 23, admits killing her 18-month-old son in flat block fall

[10:33] Procter stood in the dock surrounded by staff from the secure hospital where she is being held He told Procter, of Newcastle House, Bradford: 'We will resolve this matter, come what may, on June 15 when all the doctors and everybody else who needs to have a say have reported to me.' The judge said sentencing will take place on June 15 and remanded Procter in custody

Russia World Cup TV blackout: Putin’s cyber war against UK will devastate ‘soft targets’

[10:33] When you look at what Russia has done, not just in this country, in Salisbury, attacks on TV stations, on the democratic processes, on critical national infrastructure – of course we have to be very, very cautious indeed Vladimir Putin condemned the strikes as an act of aggression against a sovereign state and accused the US and its allies of violating the norms and principles of international law

Analysis | How seven teams can even their NBA playoff series. (Sorry, Spurs.)

[10:33] Nine points on 4-for-12 shooting to go with four assists, five turnovers and six fouls As it always is, part of this is on Towns and part of it is on the Timberwolves Russell Westbrook posted a season-long triple-double again Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell can’t agree on who is rookie of the year and it’s pretty funny

Arsenal of weapons, magazines, seized from pizza man who threatened school employee, police say

[10:33] The officer, a military veteran, looked inside, saw the weapons and recognized them as illegal, Cameron said Posted by Suffolk County Police Department on Sunday, April 15, 2018 More from Morning Mix: ‘Video game player of the century’ has his records removed after Donkey Kong scandal An Alaska man revealed a secret in his suicide message, sparking a small town’s ‘me too’ moment

Meghan Markle’s nephew is a CANNABIS FARMER who wants to launch a special strain called Markle's Sparkle to mark the Royal Wedding

[10:32] I’d be happy to show them around if they ever come out here and educate them on the medicinal benefits of marijuana which helps everything from post-traumatic stress syndrome to insomnia to pain in cancer patients A spokeswoman for Kensington Palace said: This isn’t something we’re commenting on

Russia blocks OPCW chemical inspectors attending site of brutal Syrian gas attack in Douma, reports claim

[10:32] Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said government officials have met with the delegation, which has been in Damascus for three days, a number of times to discuss cooperation Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thesun and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSun

James Comey, Barbara Bush, Coachella: Your Monday Briefing

[10:29] director, told George Stephanopoulos of ABC News, The challenge of this president is that he will stain everyone around him Over the Weekend • Barbara Bush , the seriously ill wife and mother of presidents, has decided to stop seeking medical treatment to prolong her life, a spokesman said

Dan Scavino, the Secretary of Offense

[10:29] L ast July, President Donald Trump was sued in federal court over his Twitter habits Instead, it was the possible unconstitutionality of the way he uses one feature of the platform: the block button Giving in to the urging of his political advisers Roger Stone and Sam Nunberg, Trump began to tweet about his hotel properties and his TV show

Corbyn struggles to contain Labour fury over Syria stance

[10:27] Jeremy Corbyn is struggling to contain a Labour backlash today after demanding Vladimir Putin is given the final say on British military action in Syria The veteran left-winger - who for decades has been urging NATO states to disarm and suggested the West was to blame for Russia's annexation of Crimea - claimed chlorine had been used by 'a number of parties in the conflict'

Germany continues to believe Syria must one day see regime change

[10:24] A spokeswoman for the foreign ministry told the same regular news conference that elections would have to be held after a lengthy peace process for the war-torn country, involving Assad’s backers Russia and Iran as well as other parties Germany was not asked to participate in the weekend’s missile strikes on Syrian government sites, launched by the United States, Britain and France after a chemical weapons attack widely blamed on Assad’s government

Chopped Romaine Lettuce Unsafe? Multistate E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Vegetable

[10:24] Anyone experiencing symptoms of this illness should see a healthcare provider The symptoms include loss of appetite, fatigue, severe abdominal cramping, diarrhea and fever More adverse cases would lead to bloody diarrhea, dehydration and even kidney failure

Labour releases legal opinion saying Syrian air strikes unlawful - Politics live

[10:23] 11.15am BST11:15 The UK delegation to the OPCW has also been tweeting about today’s meeting She said that people should not be concerned and that there was absolutely no question of their right to remain And here is the PoliticsHome list of today’ top 10 must reads

Macron CRACKDOWN: French President's reform threatens to PUNISH eurosceptic states

[10:21] The fund, according to the European Commission, aims to reduce economic and social disparities and to promote sustainable development Leading Dutch MEP Judith Sargentini believes the same Article 7 threat should be used on Budapest in the wake of Mr Orban’s re-election A French government aide said: We have to show that at least we don’t subsidise repugnant policies

LONDON STABBING RAMPAGE: Two dead and one critical in 40 minute knife frenzy

[10:21] FACEBOOK Father Raul Nicolaie was stabbed to death in his flat in northwest London Police believe the victim and suspect knew each other Neighbours on Sudbourne Road in Brixton were shocked as they describe the street at quiet and neighbourly The number of murders in London so far this years is nearing 60

NHS to hand taxpayer cash DIRECTLY to patients so THEY decide their own treatment

[10:21] But the plans will see that figure rocket to 350,000 as part of Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s plans to turbo-charge the personal budgets scheme Just 84.6 per cent of patients were seen within the target four hours last month, down from 85 per cent in February, and compared to 90 per cent in March 2017

Best of Fairfax cartoons, April 17, 2018

[10:21] Politics Federal Best of Fairfax cartoons, April 17, 2018 8 Images Fairfax Media's talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their very own humorous version of the news of the day 16 April 2018 8:17pm 1/8 Illustration: Matt Golding 2/8 Illustration: Matt Golding 3/8 Illustration: Andrew Dyson 4/8 Illustration: Matt Golding 5/8 Illustration: John Shakespeare 6/8 Illustration: David Rowe 7/8 Illustration: David Pope 8/8 Illustration: David Rowe

Prince Harry reveals Meghan Markle will take on Commonwealth role

[10:21] The complicated challenges we face – climate change, inequality, conflict – they do not discourage you Rather, they inspire you to persevere and effect change The Commonwealth’s 53 member countries have a combined population of more than 2 billion, of which more than 60 per cent are under 30 years of age

Someone took a bouncy castle to the Alfie Evans protests

[10:20] Alfie is seriously ill in hospital (Image: AFP) The Alfie's Army page also addressed rumours of noise pollution, people being vile to staff and the area being left in a mess Alder Hey said in a statement: At each stage of the legal process the courts have agreed with expert advisers..

Mum pleads guilty to killing her 18-month-old son who fell from block of flats

[10:20] A mum has admitted killing her 18-month-old son after he fell to his death from the sixth floor of a block of flats At the time of the tragedy a man - who identified himself as Ms Procter's sister's boyfriend - said the family are devastated at what has happened but would not comment further

Girl, 14, begged her mum to let her die after world's deadliest jellyfish sting

[10:20] Hannah was immediately taken to Princess Maragret Hospital where she was put in an induced coma for two days The Irukandji jellyfish are typically found in tropical waters and stings are more often reported between November and May When someone is stung they can experience vomiting, spasms, increased heart rate and blood pressure and if left untreated they could even die

Perspective | The facts about work requirements are being ignored. Here’s why.

[10:20] –In this remarkable testimony, the Urban Institute’s Heather Hahn cites numerous studies showing how Medicaid and SNAP help workers maintain health and well-being for themselves and their children when the jobs they can find don’t include health insurance and related benefits or pay enough to support themselves and their families

Perspective | I am a Flint resident. I am done paying for water that is not safe.

[10:20] (BigStock) About a week ago, I was having a bad day A few days later, the state of Michigan announced it was ending bottled-water distribution in Flint, four days after it approved Nestlé’s permit to pump 500,000 gallons of freshwater per day from its well in the state

An Alaska man revealed a secret in his suicide message, sparking a small town’s ‘me too’ moment

[10:20] The 60-year-old Haines, Alaska, man was suffering from an incurable liver disease Rick Martin grew up in Haines, and graduated from the high school in 1975 According to the facility’s nurse administrator, she is in shock and she’s in mourning for the life she thought she had More from Morning Mix: ‘The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven’ now wants his day in court

Perspective | Scott Pruitt’s travel could leave him with a big tax bill

[10:20] This doesn’t mean that Pruitt must pay tax on all of his travel-related expenses Our unsolicited advice to Pruitt is that he should take a hard look, too If, indeed, he has been charging purely personal expenses to taxpayers, it’s time that he gave some of that money back

Analysis | Why the Syrian regime has been targeting civilian infrastructure

[10:20] In addition to aiding the livelihoods of local residents, service provision works to build community by signaling membership in a polity José Ciro Martínez is a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge

‘Video game player of the century’ has his records removed after Donkey Kong scandal

[10:20] The gamer questioned whether Mitchell actually earned the marks on an arcade machine [O]ur investigation of the tape content ends with that conclusion and assertion More from Morning Mix: An Alaska man revealed a secret in his suicide message, sparking a small town’s ‘me too’ moment

Teacher who bombarded pupil with messages gets classroom ban

[10:19] Zharkov, who admitted the allegations, was struck off by the National Teaching and Leadership Council One text said: 'I need to have a romantic relationship with her, she is my whole life' 'It is essential that all schools are places in which all children are safe and secure, and in which a high level of trust is maintained between teachers, students and parents.'

Syrian girl, 7, speaks about surviving chemical attack in Douma

[10:19] They had collapsed on the building's second floor after inhaling the gas – but were conscious and the family made it outside to the street But they died after just taking a few steps.' Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, a former British army officer and chemical weapons expert, said: 'What they're describing is chlorine and what we suspect is a nerve agent mixed with chlorine.'

Man admits fathering 22 children after illegally donating sperm

[10:19] Instead, he decided to advertise his sperm on Facebook You're not only putting yourself at risk, but also your potential offspring 'We are getting an increasing number of patients from the UK frustrated with NHS options and who cannot afford private ­treatment at home.'  MailOnline has reached out to Mr Fletcher for comment

Prince Harry comes face-to-face with PM after she was snubbed for royal wedding

[10:18] Queen Elizabeth awarded the position to her 33-year-old grandson who is fifth-in-line to the throne and has led a rebranding of the monarchy in a bid to make it more modern and relevant Her Majesty's Government was consulted on this decision, which was taken by The Royal Household

Cops become 'increasingly concerned' for missing 15-year-old Mia Burrows

[10:18] She is desc as white female, with long light brown hair, wearing light blue jeans, grey Nike jacket & grey & black Nike air max trainers Anyone with information is asked to contact Durham Police on 101 quoting incident number DHM-13042018-0259

World shares meander following US-led air strikes on Syria

[10:16] Global shares were mixed in Asia on Monday, with Chinese benchmarks leading declines in Asia KEEPING SCORE: The FTSE 100 in Britain dropped 0.4 percent to 7,236.05 while Germany's DAX added 0.2 percent to 12,464.26 CURRENCY: The dollar was trading at 107.21 yen, down from 107.36 yen late Friday

The Latest: Official says Syria 'ready' to work with probe

[10:16] BEIRUT (AP) The Latest on developments following the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria (all times local): 1:10 p.m. A Syrian government official says his country is fully ready to cooperate with the fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that's in Syria to investigate the alleged chemical attack that triggered U.S.-led airstrikes (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, left, arrives for a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Luxembourg on Monday, April 16, 2018

Korean Air 'nut rage' sister suspended from duties after angry...

[10:15] Founders of conglomerates are considered myths, sacred One petition calling for the change to the company’s name had 50,182 signatures by mid-day Shares in Korean Air Lines ended down 2.5 percent while shares of its home rival Asiana Airlines rose 4.1 percent

Killer robots could become a reality, peers warn 

[10:13] The study said: 'It is not currently clear whether existing liability law will be sufficient when AI systems malfunction or cause harm to users, and clarity in this area is needed 'The protection of robots’ users and third parties must be at the heart of all EU legal provisions.'

Postman who creates incredible gravity defying rock statues

[10:13] Pontus Jansson, from Sweden, balances rocks and stones on top of each other to create figures for others to enjoy In the clip Pontus builds several different statues using a steady hand and balance to keep them in place The rock statues have proved a hit as Pontus has around 100,000 followers who watch his therapeutic videos He gained over 55,000 followers within two months when people found out no glue was used to hold the rocks in place

Police hunt for missing girl, 15, who has disappeared from home 

[10:13] Police are searching for a 15-year-old girl after she disappeared from her home Police officers are becoming increasingly concerned for the teenager’s wellbeing She is described as a white female, with long light brown hair, wearing light blue jeans, grey Nike jacket and grey and black Nike Air Max trainers

Body of shooting victim floats ashore in front of tourists

[10:13] Earlier this year, locals told SBS the extent of the problem across the country The warning was directed towards ferries between Playa Del Carmen and the snorkelling-hub Cozumel after a boat exploded mid-journey Authorities later found explosives on another boat The advisory was lifted afterwards and there are no warnings in place regarding Cancun or the recent gun violence

Boston Marathon Hero Carlos Arredondo To Run Race For The First Time

[10:13] It’s a pretty amazing journey, he told HuffPost after reflecting on all the love, loss, heartache and challenges that have brought him to this point It’s been amazing healing through all of this tragedy and also very inspiring to see how they’re moving on in their lives That said, Regan expects the excitement and the honor of doing it will be enough of a distraction for them both

Prisoners compete for a £20k bounty on double police killer's eye

[10:12] Ashworth hospital offers comfortable bedrooms and patients are allowed personal items such as CDs, photos and books He was said to have started refusing food at the Category A jail HMP Manchester, formerly known as Strangeways, after being moved to solitary confinement

Paramedics abused for taking a break to buy chips during 10-hour shift

[10:12] Paramedics were abused for taking a break to buy chips during a 10-hour shift by a member of the public 'We've got to look after ourselves, to be able to keep ongoing The emergency responder had been tending to a 999 call in Sparkhill, Birmingham, when she and a co-worker were set upon while trying to help a woman in her 60s with chest pain

Two-day-old girl found dead after being flushed down a toilet

[10:12] The police suspect that her parents brought the girl to the clinic on pretext of consultation and flushed the baby down the toilet However, as the placenta was intact, they speculated the mother could have delivered her inside the washroom before trying to get rid of her Meanwhile, the baby's body has been sent to Thrissur medical college for a postmortem examination

Church leaders slammed for visiting Syria for talks with Assad regime

[10:12] Giles Fraser posted many gloating tweets which praised Syria and the ministers he met The Anglican church leader also posted this message which appears to cast doubt over the devastation Assad's regimehas brought to his country And Rev Fraser has been posting a string of tweets and pictures bestowing praise on the country

Holocaust survivor, 85, sings at concert of music from the camps

[10:11] At 85 – and given the powerful emotions of the moment – it would not have been surprising if Aviva Bar-On’s voice had wavered During a spell of sickness, Bar-On was nursed by Weber She played the mandolin and sang; some of her songs were very funny It’s a mitzvah [a religious good deed], a reparation

China's Weibo reverses ban on 'homosexual' content after outcry

[10:11] Just that it has no clear idea how to deal with the issue Beijing-based advocacy group PFLAG China on Sunday called on Sina's shareholders to punish the evil acts of the NASDAQ-listed company by voting with their feet and selling shares I worry the censorship will cause more people to just live in the closet and never come out

America, Britain and France strike Syria

[10:10] Whether or not Mr Assad is deterred by the latest strikeand warnings of more to come if he continues gassing his peopleit will do little to alter the the course of Syria’s civil war For this administration, punishing Mr Assad is likely to prove easier than devising a coherent Syria policy

UN disputes Myanmar Rohingya repatriation claim

[10:09] Zaw Htay, a spokesman for Myanmar's government, said its claim is not propaganda and that the family decided to come back of their own volition When Facebook becomes 'the beast': Myanmar activists say social media aids genocide Ethnic cleansing MUST WATCH UN official says Rohingya crisis has 'hallmarks of genocide' 03:57 The UN and the US say they believe the violence against the Rohingya constitutes ethnic cleansing

Cosby trial: Constand set to return to stand

[10:09] Key witness Andrea Constand arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse on Friday, April 13, 2018, for the indecent sexual assault retrial of Bill Cosby in Norristown, Pennsylvania CNN's Eric Levenson, Aaron Cooper, Michelle Krupa and Nicole Chavez contributed to this report

Vigilante calls on people to 'disrupt' funeral of Hither Green burglar

[10:09] A vigilante has called on people to disrupt the funeral of Hither Green burglar Henry Vincent in a furious rant Vincent, 37, was fatally stabbed after breaking into the home of Richard Osborn-Brooks, 78, in Hither Green, south east London A 37-year-old mum-of-three who has lived in Lewisham for 30 years said there would be a riot

ISIS threatens to bomb New York subway in poster of terrorist dressed as tourist

[10:09] Rita Katz, director of the SITE Intelligence Group said: Wafa Media Foundation specialises in these types of graphics In December 2016, 12 people were killed when an ISIS terrorist killed a lorry driver and ploughed his truck into the Christmas market in Berlin

Jeremy Hunt accused of 'NHS privatisation' over millions spent on private firms

[10:09] There is also no evidence that these new companies improve efficiency or productivity He apologised after it was revealed he had broken anti-money laundering legislation brought in by his own Government The Cabinet Office said he had not breached the Ministerial Code

Our expert guide for worried parents as primary school places are allocated

[10:09] Private schooling is an option but it's very expensive (Image: Matthew Fearn/PA Wire) 5 Deferring entry PROS : Children do not have to start school until after their fifth birthday For more, visit francisgilbert.co.uk A version of this article originally appeared in 2016 and has been updated

Commentary: Don't expect Comey's book to end Trump's presidency

[10:09] He also revealed that his wife and kids wanted Clinton to win, too, though Comey said that he didn't vote in 2016 Yes, it's still possible he might be led out of the Oval Office in handcuffs by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, but at this point that looks like a long shot Which means Democrats will be forced to drive Donald Trump out of the White House the old-fashioned way: The ballot box

Maximum security S.C. prison hit with "disturbance"

[10:09] The South Carolina Corrections Department tweeted that State Law Enforcement Division agents responded just before midnight Sunday to an ongoing situation at Lee Correctional Institution CBS Columbia affiliate WLTX-TV reported Lee County sheriff's deputies were assisting the SCDOC in its response

Paperboy, 63, torched home of newsagent boss as he slept in spat over pay

[10:07] The court heard Hitchin had been employed by Watts for five years to deliver newspapers in the area and was paid cash in hand for his work If the smoke alarm wasn't working the consequences could have been a lot more severe He also must not go within 500m of their house or shop unless to pass by on the main road in a moving vehicle

Bradford mum in court accused of murdering toddler who fell from balcony

[10:07] The trial date had been put back a week so that it would not coincide with what would have been Elliot's second birthday Procter, of Newcastle House, Bradford, is currently in custody Prosecutors accepted the plea and Procter will be sentenced on June 15, after further psychiatric reports are complete

Girl seen in hospital video of Syria 'chemical attack' speaks of ordeal

[10:05] Masa, who survived the suspected chemical attack in Douma, Syria, recounts her experience

Some Republicans See House Speaker Race as an Open Field

[10:02] Kevin Cramer (R., N.D.), expressing publicly a sentiment held privately by a number of Mr. Scalise’s supporters Trump’s media outlet of choiceand linked himself to the president by saying I’ve enjoyed working with President Trump, and we’ve gotten a lot done

Travel Ban Case Is Shadowed by One of Supreme Court’s Darkest Moments

[10:01] It was early in his presidential campaign, and he was saying that sort of thing all the time (The countries initially included Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad, North Korea and Venezuela That is a rare step, one the court reserves for cases likely to face historical scrutiny

9 high teens charged for illegal ID trades on Facebook

[10:00] The students, aged 16 and 17, used Facebook to search for sellers of ID cards and purchased seven of them They allegedly uploaded photos to a second-handed goods site of the unpacked mobile phones and household appliances and offered to sell them at low prices, according to police

Prince Harry promises to listen at he starts new Commonwealth job

[10:00] FILE PHOTO - Britain's Prince Harry, Patron of the Invictus Games Foundation, and Meghan Markle watch athletes at the team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the University of Bath Sports Training Village in Bath, Britain, April 6, 2018 All of us here today can be grateful that it is a long life the Queen is still enjoying, he said

World's Stongest Man Eddie Hall to retire

[10:48] The five-time winner will no longer lift the heavy weights, citing health reasons as his reason But Hall is looking to go out with a bang and make it six before he leaves the sport in January 2019 There, Hall will be hoping to produce a world record 230kg log lift

Why Benjamin Mendy could miss out on a Premier League winners' medal

[10:48] Currently at Manchester City there are four players who have failed to reach this milestone: Claudio Bravo (1), Phil Foden (3), Brahim Diaz (3), and most notable, Benjamin Mendy (4) poll loading Is this Manchester City team the best in Premier League history

Evans handed wildcard for Challenger event following drug ban

[10:48] If there is a lesson to be learned here it’s that it is every athlete’s responsibility for what they put into their bodies I am grateful to those who have stood by me, the fans and the LTA for the opportunity to compete again Our continued support will be entirely dependent on a non-negotiable commitment to ongoing monitoring

Waratahs warned not to get cocky ahead of tough Super Rugby run

[10:45] But on any given day each of those sides are really good so I think it would be stupid to be cocky He said backrowers Michael Wells and Will Miller, and lock Rob Simmons were doing less contact work early in the week but they were expected to play on Friday

Guillem Balague reveals which players are responsible for Arsenal’s miserable season

[10:44] Shkodran Mustafi has not been the solution that many hoped he would be Domestic cup competitions have provided the only happy memories in the last few years, and Wenger hopes to achieve the success in Europe that will guarantee his position in the dugout

Millwall vs Fulham: Live stream online, TV channel, team news and kick-off time

[10:43] PA:Empics Sport Millwall celebrate Steve Morison's equaliser at Sheffield United Rex Features Aleksander Mitrovic celebrates his 12th goal for Fulham in as many games against Brentford The truth is Slavisa Jokanovic's men probably need to win all three matches to stand a chance of denying Cardiff City second place behind Wolves

Tottenham team news: Predicted Spurs line up to face Brighton – Stars to be rotated

[10:43] Mauricio Pochettino's men look set for a comfortable top four finish but would relish the chance to draw 2017/18 to a close with consecutive runners-up places Harry Kane will continue to lead the line while still harbouring outside hopes of the Premier League Golden Boot, but a trio of stars may be given the night off

European Paper Talk: Thomas Lemar made available by Monaco

[10:37] Monaco's French midfielder Thomas Lemar The latest news and transfer rumours from around Europe as Monaco make Arsenal and Liverpool target Thomas Lemar available for a move The Brazil goalkeeper was linked with a move to Anfield in January but Pallotta is adamant he will not leave the Stadio Olimpico

Vasyl Lomachenko: 'All fighters think about their legacy. I’m no different'

[10:35] Lomachenko’s balletic movement enables him to glide towards opponents and attack them from different angles, but he insists his footwork in the ring is not solely due to his dance background I need to keep working, because in 30 years, when we look back, then we will see how I am remembered

How Manchester City won the English Premier League

[10:34] Fast-forward 12 months and Guardiola's City side has achieved a domestic double, adding the Premier League to the League Cup they won in February Reducing the age of the squad has also breathed new life into City's veteran players Fernandinho, who turns 33 in May, has been the midfield lynchpin, much in the same way as Sergio Busquets was for Guardiola's Barcelona team

Roger Federer: Why is Federer not playing at the Monte Carlo Masters?

[10:33] GETTY Roger Federer played at Monte Carlo in 2016 but lost to Jo Wilfried Tsonga GETTY Roger Federer has struggled to deal with changing between surfaces over the years And he is doing the same thing this year as he looks to prolong his career Not only is it special to see them play but we don’t know how long they’re going to be around so there is that subplot going on in the background and it is an amazing, amazing era in tennis

West Brom next manager odds: Former Barcelona star emerges as shock contender

[10:33] With their fate almost sealed at the very foot of the table, Jay Rodriguez’s 73rd-minute strike was enough to earn them a shock 1-0 win away at United - who were a whopping 50 points ahead of them up in second place before the game But who are the favourites to land the job at the Hawthorns on a full-time basis CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO SEE THE LATEST ODDS FROM SKYBET

Real Madrid ace Marcos Asensio makes demands as Chelsea circle - Spanish media

[10:33] Spanish media outlet Diario Gol - who are famed for their extravagant transfer rumours - say Chelsea are desperate to secure his signature The playmaker is also demanding a hefty pay increase In all my debuts I’ve always been able to score goals and I have come to Madrid to stay and score many goals

Real Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off and team news

[10:32] REAL MADRID welcome Athletic Bilbao to the Bernabeu in La Liga on Wednesday The two sides meet with not much to play for for either side - except pride CLAIM YOUR FREE £30 BET Check out this new sign up offer from Sun Bets What time is kick-off REAL remain without Nacho who picked up a muscle injury in the win against Las Palmas

Indian Premier League on Sky Sports Cricket - today's action

[10:29] After starting IPL 11 with a good win over Royal Challengers Bangalore, in which Sunil Narine smashed a 17-ball half-century, KKR have since slumped to back-to-back defeats The 20-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman came in at No 3 and showed why there is so much excitement about his potential by thumping 47 off 25 balls Sky Sports will continue to show every game, so fans from all over can enjoy the best of Indian cricket

Wolves can finish in Premier League top 10 next season, says Steve Bull

[10:29] The club's return to the top flight after a six-year absence was confirmed when Fulham drew 1-1 with Brentford on Saturday I think he is going to create something here and it is going to be great over the next three to five years We've got a chairman who has come in who wants to build something here and be really big

Khan vs Lo Greco: Anthony Fowler determined to become a headline act in Liverpool

[10:29] Fowler stopped previously unbeaten Kallilou Dembele at The O2 in March I'm still getting a feel for things and will be fighting an eight-rounder this time against a decent opponent so it's a step in the right direction Watch Anthony Fowler on the undercard for Amir Khan vs Phil Lo Greco in Liverpool, live on Saturday, April 21, on Sky Sports Main Event & Action, from 7.00pm

Rafael Nadal Jokes Roger Federer Is Avoiding Him On Clay

[10:24] In doing so, Nadal joked that Federer was maybe a little contradictory especially after hinting at playing on clay this year Nadal has a bye into the second round and will face the winner of Aljaz Bedene or Mirza Basic on Wednesday with the two players meeting on Monday in their first-round clash

Arturo Vidal Needs Knee Operation, Is a Doubt for Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid

[10:17] Wishing you a speedy recovery, Arturo! #MiaSanMia #B04FCB ✊ https://t.co/nKmBC6YiPj The coach did not offer a timescale for the Chilean's recovery, but he looks to be in a race to be fit for the first leg on April 25 and the away fixture on May 1 This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app

Liverpool target Alisson to remain at Roma, says club president James Pallotta

[10:14] Sky sources in Italy understand Liverpool first entered into discussions with the Italian side in February over a possible move for the 25-year-old I'm sure some people will probably come in with some bids, but I don't have any interest in selling him, he's a great goalkeeper

On The Debate... Paul Merson, Craig Bellamy, Steve McMahon and more

[10:14] The panel will be discussing a range of topics, from Manchester City's title win, the race for the Premier League crown next season, as well as the battle to avoid the drop This week's line-up Tuesday - Scott Minto with Ian Wright and Stuart Pearce Wednesday - Geoff Shreeves with Craig Bellamy and Steve McMahon Thursday - Geoff Shreeves with Dennis Wise and Paul Merson Friday - TBC Watch The Debate on Sky Sports Premier League

Arsenal suffering worst away league run since 1984

[10:13] Later that month, there was a narrow defeat by Sheffield Wednesday, before they headed to the south coast and lost 1-0 to Southampton Gordon Strachan scores for Manchester United against Arsenal in December 1984 Alexandre Lacazette scored for Arsenal on Sunday, but it was not enough to secure any points

Monaco encourage bids for Thomas Lemar

[10:11] Liverpool are looking to bolster their flourishing attack even further despite the manner in which they have been rolling over even the sternest defences this season after not yet replacing Philippe Coutinho Follow the Independent Sport on Instagram here, for all of the best images, videos and stories from around the sporting world

Wenger is not happy about plans for the future of Premier League refereeing

[10:09] Wenger had hoped that the Premier League would bring in VAR next season (Image: AFP) Referee Deniz Aytekin studies the VAR during England vs Italy (Image: AFP) Read More 10 talking points from Premier League weekend The Premier League has been created with people who had a progressive mind, Wenger said after Arsenal's 2-1 league defeat by Newcastle United on Sunday

Real Sociedad vs Atletico Madrid: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off and team news

[10:07] ATLETICO MADRID travel to the Anoeta Stadium to face Real Sociedad in La Liga on Thursday CLAIM YOUR FREE £30 BET Check out this new sign up offer from Sun Bets REUTERS Diego Simeone's side are second in the league - 11 points behind the leaders What time is kick-off

WBA vs Liverpool: Live stream online, TV channel, team news, Prem Lge kick-off time

[10:07] REUTERS Jay Rodriguez put Manchester United to the sword last weekend PA:Press Association Mo Salah clocked up his 40th goal of the season against Bournemouth Albion's return to form makes this a mouth-watering clash but they will have to go some to keep Jurgen Klopp's rampant side in check

Dragons young gun Dufty reveals how he was once almost a Warrior

[10:07] No Warrior: Matt Dufty came close to a move across the Tasman But still he is demanding more improvement from his own game The Dragons have won 13 of their last 14 clashes against New Zealand, who will be hoping to bounce back from their only loss this year against the Broncos last week

Lowdown on who is Chris Evan's wife Natasha Shishmanian and is she pregnant

[10:07] On 16 April 2018, Chris revealed on his Radio 2 show that his wife is pregnant with twins Chris is also dad to daughter Jade from his previous relationship with former fiancée Alison Ward and became a grandfather in 2015 after the birth of her son, Teddy Rupert

Boxing news: Anthony Joshua playing hardball with Deontay Wilder – Eddie Hearn reveals WHY

[10:07] Now it becomes a little bit personal Eddie Hearn Now, we're there You've gotta buy your flights and, by the way, there's only about 15,000 tickets and probably 11,000 of those go to the casino' But we must also understand who is the governor of the heavyweight division

Liverpool set to battle European giants for Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen - report

[10:06] Getty Jasper Cillessen has only featured in the Copa del Rey this season The former Ajax star has a release clause of €60m (£51.9m) which could tempt a number of clubs Jurgen Klopp has a transfer war chest to spend this summer after the departure of Philippe Coutinho in January

Juventus Reportedly Make Anthony Martial 'Plan A' in Latest Transfer Rumours

[10:04] #mufc Their belief in him is understandable, as there have been times since arriving at United that the youngster has shown glimpses of world-class talent At the moment, it's tough to see how United create a situation that will keep all of their attackers content

UK house sellers get £10k less than asking price, says Rightmove

[10:59] Scotland has the smallest difference with sellers achieving 99.4 per cent of the final asking price, but its different selling system is an influence here, Rightmove said 'Certainly, it would seem that this is a continuation of what we observed the previous month, and until such times as we see a significant uptick in terms of more properties coming onto the market in areas of high demand, it’s likely to be ‘more of same’ next month too,' he added

Japan’s Abe to meet Trump as North Korea issues test long-held ties

[10:59] TOKYOJapan’s prime minister has worked hard to build close ties with President Donald Trump Abe is due at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort for two days starting Tuesday Japan had pressed the international community to be wary of North Korea’s smile diplomacy, but it has quickly pivoted to trying to ensure its interests will be reflected in any deal-making between Washington and Pyongyang

Russian stocks slip as traders brace for another round of U.S. sanctions

[10:59] Russia’s stocks lost ground Monday as the Trump administration looked set to impose more sanctions on that country The VanEck Vectors Russia ETF RSX, -1.21% dipped 0.1% in premarket action after showing a drop of more than 1% earlier The looming new sanctions are viewed as an American effort to punish Russia for backing the Syrian regime

Dollar slips as traders assess Syria strikes, look to U.S. retail sales

[10:59] Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said the new sanctions will target companies tied to the Syrian regime and its chemical weapons Rising geopolitical and/or trade uncertainty can also affect the pair, particularly pushing it lower

Bank of America's profit rises on higher interest rates, loan growth

[10:58] The second-largest U.S. bank by assets said net income attributable to shareholders rose to $6.49 billion in the three months ended March 31 from $4.84 billion a year earlier (https://bit.ly/2qCLx19) Analysts on average had expected 59 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S It was not immediately clear if the reported figures were comparable

A 32-Year-Old's Startup, Inspired By A Health Scare, Sells For $275 Million

[10:56] They needed to collect cells from the Fallopian tubes, which lead from the ovaries to the uterus You know when someone just really gets something and understands it right away Last summer potential acquirers started expressing interest in the company She's just so committed to this space and finding a solution for these women

Valero Is Standing On An Ocean Of Oil

[10:56] Port Arthur, Texas is the end of the line for oil that would travel through the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline The latter metric is graded an A- with a growth rate of 14.79% while the sector’s EPS growth rate was -99.64% Please click here to view CressCap Investment Research’s full disclaimer

Why glass milk bottle deliveries are back

[10:53] It’s 6am and there’s a peachy tint to the sky above Southfields Last week he even reunited a laptop with its owner an exhausted doctor who had left his bag on the street at the end of a long night shift Milk & More and other larger dairies are not alone in recognising the effect that discerning, ethically and environmentally conscious consumers are having on the doorstep milk delivery business

Jaguar Land Rover blames diesel slide for loss of 1,000 jobs

[10:52] Jaguar Land Rover blamed a collapse in diesel vehicle sales for a move to shed 1,000 workers and cut production, the first significant job losses resulting from the slide in sales of the once-dominant fuel JLR plans to let 1,000 agency workers at its Solihull plant leave when their contracts expire, a tenth of the workforce at the facility where Range Rovers and Jaguar SUVs are made

Top Japanese finance bureaucrat accused of sexual harassment

[10:52] He said he sometimes went to clubs with hostesses and engaged in wordplay but was not aware of saying anything to make a female reporter uncomfortable Members of Mr Abe’s ruling Liberal Democratic party are growing restive over the weakness in the polls The prime minister must seek re-election as head of his party in September

Lidl's garden range include a cool box that turns into a SEAT and it costs £40

[10:52] BUDGET retailer Lidl has launched a new garden furniture range - and it includes a cool box that turns into a SEAT To compare, Aldi's selling an oil drum charcoal BBQ but it will set you back £49.99 Other products in its garden range include a BBQ pizza oven for £39.99, which they claim will cook at 12 inch pizza in 10 minute

Trouble Focusing at Work? These Tips Can Help

[10:50] Work on difficult tasks in shorter increments It's generally easier to focus for 30-minute periods than for hours at a time Therefore, if you're working on something particularly challenging that requires your full attention, break that assignment up into smaller sessions and tackle it piece by piece Simply click here to discover how to learn more about these strategies

We're spending a lot less cash - and shops are struggling

[10:48] That said, it is too early to read a great deal into this year-on-year decline, which should be viewed in the context of high growth rates in early 2017 She continued: While we could expect to see a relative improvement in the numbers next month as weather conditions normalise, the underlying trend remains relatively weak

Google Occupies an Odd Role in Enforcing Privacy Laws. A Businessman's Landmark 'Right To Be Forgotten' Win Just Revealed It. 

[10:48] Rather, it highlights that the company, in recent years, has occupied a weird role in the European Union, as a privatized enforcer of EU privacy lawand that sometimes it makes the wrong call NT1 continues to mislead the public, Warby said, while NT2 has expressed genuine remorse And even if Google has been good about applying the law in a fair-minded way, there’s no guarantee that other companies will follow suit

China March rail freight volume rise 5.6 percent from a year ago

[10:48] (Reuters) - China’s rail freight volume in March increased 5.6 percent from a year ago to 339.72 million tonnes, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday For the first quarter, rail freight volumes in China rose 7.7 percent from the same time the year before to 983.7 million tonnes

New U.S. sanctions on Russia coming Monday, says Nikki Haley

[10:47] That’s why you saw the president strike this past weekend, that’s why you saw him expel 60 Russian spies after the attack in Salisbury Hopefully he’s gotten the message, it was a pretty strong message Trump and the other nations expelled more than 100 Russian diplomats in retaliation for the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia

Shares in ad giant WPP fall amid breakup speculation

[10:34] He says there'll also be speculation about whether WPP will sell stakes in associated businesses, as it did with its ownership in Japanese ad firm Asastu-DK The resignation Saturday of WPP's 73-year-old founder comes as the advertising industry faces pressure from online marketing

Pizza al fresco: Domino's will deliver to beaches, parks

[10:34] Louis; by the Las Vegas welcome sign; or next to a statue of soul singer James Brown in Augusta, Georgia But competition has grown from other fast-food chains that are offering more delivery options Contact Joseph Pisani at http://twitter.com/josephpisani

Fed's Kashkari says fiscal stimulus supports moving ahead with interest-rate tightening

[10:33] Congress and the White House approved tax cuts last December and federal spending increases in February that are macroeconomically significant, and they are big enough to have an effect on the trajectory of the economy.. that could change things in a meaningful way, Kashkari told the Journal The Fed raised rates again last month, bringing the range to between 1.5% to 1.75% and continued to signal two more increases this year

‘Accidental Americans’ in France Press Macron for IRS Relief

[10:32] Some are nevertheless fighting Fatca in French courts Second-Class Citizen Laurent Saint-Martin, an MP from Macron’s party who is joint chair with Le Fur of the parliamentary committee looking into the issue, said he expects to present their report before the summer recess I am a second class citizen in France because of a citizenship I don’t want, she said

Tech cycle stocks: not drowning, waving

[10:27] Historical precedent, too, boosts this investment thesis Relative valuations make the case more palatable: the price of these Taiwanese stocks as a multiple of earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation is near half the ratio for Microsoft or Facebook

Diageo to spend £150m upgrading Scotch tourist attractions

[10:27] Diageo, the world’s largest drinks group, will invest £150m over three years in whisky visitor attractions in Scotland The investment, announced in Edinburgh on Monday, reflects both optimism about global demand for Scotch and the growing importance of consumer experiences in brand building

Pakistan seeks $1bn from expats to shore up foreign reserves

[10:27] They added: our expatriates will be offered attractive rates, better than what they will receive elsewhere, without revealing the terms of the offer Mr Sharif continues to claim that he was the target of a conspiracy against democracy, implying that the influential army had a role in his removal Independent analysts warned that it was unclear if the bid to raise $1bn will be successful

Shire to sell oncology unit for $2.4 billion

[10:27] The divestment process, which started in January, identified multiple potential buyers across the U.S., Europe and Japan, Shire added Shire's oncology business includes leukemia treatment Oncaspar and marketing rights to pancreatic cancer drug Onivyde outside the U.S. The portfolio also includes Calaspargase Pegol, which is under the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's review for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, a cancer of the white blood cells that comprises more than 80% of childhood leukemia cases Write to Noemie Bisserbe at noemie.bisserbe@wsj.com

Pound V euro: GBP trades sideways as markets prepare for UK labour market readings

[10:21] Further tightening may have only a modest impact on the pound - higher interest rates are being driven by inflationary pressure not above-trend growth J.P Morgan A rise (or stagnation) from 2.7 per cent year-on-year is liable to dictate the pound’s performance over the coming week

New York’s Commercial Property Market Comes Storming Back

[10:18] Sales of multifamily apartment buildings also increased in the first quarter, more than doubling to $2.9 billion throughout the city, according to a preliminary analysis by Ariel Property Advisors I think we still have reluctant sellers who love owning New York real estate, who can finance it pretty inexpensively, Ms. Stacom said

Shares in ad giant WPP fall amid breakup speculation

[10:17] He says there'll also be speculation about whether WPP will sell stakes in associated businesses, as it did with its ownership in Japanese ad firm Asastu-DK The resignation Saturday of WPP's 73-year-old founder comes as the advertising industry faces pressure from online marketing He resigned in the evening of Saturday, April 14, 2018 after the investigation concluded

Domino's unveils pizza delivery 'hotspots' as competition rages

[10:15] Roughly 60 percent of its orders are digital and Domino’s delivers around 65 percent of overall orders Yum, which also owns the Taco Bell and KFC brands, took a different tack earlier this year, spending $200 million to buy a 3 percent stake in GrubHub

World shares meander following US-led air strikes on Syria

[10:15] ANALYST VIEWPOINT: The markets are taking the surgical strike at the heart of Syria's chemical weapon program in stride as traders had priced in this outcome with a high degree of probability, Stephen Innes of OANDA said in a commentary CURRENCY: The dollar was trading at 107.21 yen, down from 107.36 yen late Friday

Syria reaffirms preferential contracts for Russian businesses to rebuild war-torn country

[10:12] An important issue is the restoration of infrastructure That will cost no less than $400 billion and will take from 10 to 15 years, Sablin quoted Assad as saying We are not waiting for Western companies here, especially in the oil and gas sphere For more stories on economy & finance visit RT's business section

Russian stocks slump as traders brace for more U.S. sanctions

[10:12] Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said on the TV show Fox News Sunday that will target companies tied to the Syrian regime and its chemical weapons The U.S.-listed VanEck Vectors Russia ETF RSX, -1.21% fell 1.3% in premarket action

10 Smart Ways To Save Money On Your Next Trip

[10:10] Tweet This It's not an urban myth that there's a best time to book airline tickets One of the the world's foremost experts on budget travel, Pauline Frommer learned the ticks of the trade from her parents, Arthur Frommer and Hope Arthur, who would go to Europe every year to research and write the legendary guidebook series  Europe on $5 a Day Plus, these tickets have all kinds of terrible restrictions If you’re a person under the age of 26, there is a program through the E.U

Synthetic Spider Silk Maker Bolt Threads Debuts New Bio-Material, Leather Made From Mushroom Roots

[10:10] Bolt Threads has since partnered with Stella McCartney and Patagonia, and also acquired Best Made Co., an outdoor apparel company, which gives it the ability to sell its own products to consumers directly We have a real belief that there is a need in the world for better materials that are better performing and sustainable for a growing population and growing middle class

Measure Your Marketing Efforts, But Always Consider The Context

[10:10] Pexels Pexels Amid an ever-escalating arms race of data mining and automation, it is all too easy to misread analytics and make assumptions that end up costing you in the long run Smart companies realize the inherent shortcomings of specific kinds of qualitative data -- because while they can show you where the proverbial data chicken crossed the road, they cannot tell you why

Get the lowdown on McDonald’s Monopoly - it's on NOW

[10:07] Fans are able to receive a Double or Triple Game Piece which consists of two or three stickers depending on what you order Here are the top prizes you could get your hands on: Dark Blue set – £100k in cash, four available Green set – a Mini Cooper, 15 available Yellow set - a trip for four to Universal Orlando, 20 available Red set - Xbox One games console, 400 available Train set - NOW TV smart box and a one year pass, 10,000 available Orange set - £250 experience with Red Letter Days, 800 available Pink set - Wireless speaker, 2,000 available Light Blue - £30 MissGuided fashion voucher, 12,000 available Brown set - Medium extra value meal, 1,500,000 available Other prizes include European city breaks, cash wins, skateboards, action cameras and other bits from the McDonald's menu

Kashkari Says Fiscal Stimulus Supports Fed’s Rate-Raising Plans

[10:01] The Minneapolis Fed president voted against all three Fed interest-rate increases in 2017, but last week told The Wall Street Journal he largely agreed with Fed rate-increase plans for this year Mr. Kashkari said it was possible rates weren’t far from neutral right now

How to buy unlimited ice cream tubs for the price of one £2.50 punnet

[10:59] One of the vouchers that customers received after buying a £2.50 tub of Breyers ice cream at Sainsbury's The glitch was still working on Sunday evening, customers said Breyers Delights ice cream is a new brand where every punnet contains between 290 and 350 calories

Are these the world's greatest views?

[10:57] It also has some of the best views over the city, especially from outside the Hanavský Pavilion, where the river and its numerous bridges conspire to make a dream-like scene With one eye on Europe, the other on Asia, sip on a bitter-sweet Turkish coffee and enjoy

Weapons Inspectors Say They Have Been Denied Access To The Site Of A Suspected Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack

[10:56] A Syrian soldier inspects the wreckage of a building described as part of the Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC) compound in the Barzeh district, north of Damascus, during a press tour organised by the Syrian information ministry, on 14 April According to Syria and Russia, security on the ground cannot be guaranteed & the FFM team has not yet been able to reach Douma

Who stole the Queen of France's priceless heart of gold?

[10:55] The case, a masterpiece of early 16th century metal work, was stolen overnight on on Friday from the Thomas-Dobrée museum in the western city of Nantes along with a golden Hindu statue and a collection of golden coins Queen Anne, Duchess of Brittany, had wished that her heart be buried with her parents, he said

Vote for what these common objects are actually called

[10:55] It's time to put the arguments to bed.

Black Ops 4 May reveal update as fans wait on Modern Warfare 2 Remastered release date

[10:53] There are hopes that a Nintendo Switch port could be announced during the community event, although Activision have not said anything on the subject There are also hopes that the Modern Warfare 2 Remastered project will be featured, if it hasn't already been announced Another report suggests that Raven Software is not working on the new remaster project

This Morning: Holly Willoughby opens up on pay gap 'Phillip Schofield would be outraged'

[10:53] GETTY This Morning: Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield star on This Morning and Dancing On Ice He would be the first person to make a stand Holly and Phillip return to ITV screens this morning, as they present their first show in the brand new ITV set

In Darkness TRAILER: Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer and Emily Ratajkowski thriller WATCH

[10:53] But not everything is as it seems as she’s caught up in London’s underworld As secrets from her own past become intertwined with Radic’s inner circle of deceit, Sofia’s own agenda is revealed, as she hunts for revenge The film also Dormer’s writing debut, co-written with Byrne

The Palio di Siena: A Survivor’s Guide

[10:53] When Hunter S. Thompson took the English artist Ralph Steadman to the Kentucky Derby in 1970, he tried to prepare him for the chaos into which they were descending Each contrada has its own museum and church and public square and fountain and traditions and banner

Where are S Club 7 now - here's what Jon, Tina, Hannah, Paul, Rachel, Bradley and Jo look like and who's left in S Club 3

[10:52] He fought Jack Osbourne in a Comic Relief boxing match in 2006, and also appeared in MTV's Totally Boyband, joining the group Upper Street The fans were calling for it, they wanted us to do something All the other bands out there are doing it, we may as well get in there and do one as well’

Get the lowdown on Ross Barton's suicide attempt - is he leaving?

[10:52] Here's everything you need to know about his suicide attempt and whether or not he's going to survive.. Ross' brother Pete finds out the truth from Rebecca so goes out to look for him The actor who plays Ross, Michael Parr has also hinted that he could be swapping soaps for the West End

Myleene Klass marks 40th birthday with ponies, celebrity pals and HUGE cake

[10:52] Instagram Myleene posed for a snap on a carousel pony Instagram She was also pictured next to a very elaborate birthday cake Instagram The two-tier treat was covered in chocolate and leopard print icing Instagram Clearly regular candles were not enough for this 40-year-old Myleene opted to wear all-black for her glitzy party, showing off her slender finger in a pretty camisole top and wide-legged sequined trousers

S Club 7’s Hannah Spearritt stuns This Morning viewers with seriously ‘posh’ accent as she discusses breast implant hell

[10:52] Yah Jords (@JordanLinthwai1) April 16, 2018 @thismorning Did Hannah Spearitt’s boob job also change her accent and social class?! #yah #ThisMorning Emily Peach (@Emilena__x) April 16, 2018 Viewers thought Hannah sounded very different Eventually in 2016 she made the decision to have them removed and almost immediately started to feel better

The lowdown on when Chris Evans & Natasha Shishmanian's are having twins

[10:52] The baby news comes less than a month after Chris confirmed his wife was undergoing IVF treatment Chris went on to marry pop star Billie Piper in 2001, but that marriage also ended in divorce Chris is also a dad to a daughter named Jade, 30, from his former fiance Alison Ward

‘Women Here Have Been Waiting Years for a Time to Shine’

[10:52] An important step was the establishment of the General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises (Monsha’at) in 2015, which aims to increase the contribution of these companies, which include fashion businesses, in the economy from 500 billion Riyals in 2014 to two trillion Riyals in 2030

Why Paul Theroux Loves Cape Cod

[10:52] For 50 years, Paul Theroux’s addictive novels and brutally honest travel narratives have inspired readers to leave home, travel slow and with a purpose beyond sightseeing I’m conversational with some of them, but not to others The grandchildren use it and put stains on the ceiling

Watch the late R. Lee Ermey's most iconic scene from Full Metal Jacket

[10:51] Ermey himself was a former Marine, serving 11 years and spending 14 months in Vietnam and then in Okinawa, Japan, where he became staff sergeant Ermey's longtime manager Bill Rogin has said the actor died Sunday morning from pneumonia-related complications

H&M announces latest luxury designer collaboration

[10:51] H&M has announced their next luxury designer collaboration will be with Italian label Moschino Despite it not being available in stores until November, hype is already mounting surrounding the collaboration, which will offer fans the chance to snap up Scott’s playful designs at an affordable price I am so excited about MOSCHINO [tv] H&M, Scott said of the partnership

'Sexy secretary' Holly Willoughby bares legs with very high-cut slit skirt

[10:50] Wearing a semi-transparent blouse and a brown suede skirt, she looked more glamorous than ever A third chipped in: Looking like a sexy secretary Holly A fourth wrote: You look as beautiful as ever Holly for the first show in your new studio and your skirt and top are absolutely gorgeous

Etihad celebrates Manchester City's Premier League win with huge sale on flights

[10:48] As Manchester City wins the Premier League title for the third time, players and fans across the nation will no doubt be celebrating For example, you could go exploring Bangkok in Thailand from £399 return - a perfect excuse to check out the city highlights

DJ Khaled and wife Nicole Tuck file to 'trademark son Asahd's name' 

[10:48] He's only 18 months old, but he's already tipped to follow in the footsteps of his famous father At only four months, the youngster was listed as the executive producer of his dad's tenth studio album Grateful released last year Ever the proud father, Khaled revealed to late-night host Jimmy Kimmel that any time Asahd laughed while they worked together in the studio, it would signal a 'smash hit'

Is Princess Caroline's daughter Charlotte Casiraghi pregnant?

[10:48] There are rumours that both women are currently pregnant News of Charlotte and Dimitri's engagement was first reported by Hola! in March 2018 Charlotte appeared to confirm the announcement when she arrived at the Rose Ball in Monaco on Saturday 24 March with a glittering diamond on her ring finger

19 best ever Friends guest stars, as voted by you

[10:48] Vote for whoever you think made the best cameo on Friends...

Britain's Got Talent 2018 hottest pics

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Braless model flashes nipples in naked dress at Santiago Fashion Week

[10:44] The coordinating two-piece was finished off with a ruffled, asymmetric piece of material, which partially covered her waist Daily Star Online spoke to professional stylist Kim Monney to find out more It's no coincidence that this trend has emerged 20 years since Cher famously wore sheer Bob Mackie to the Oscars in 1998

Get the FULL lowdown on ITVBe's reality show, Ferne McCann: First Time Mum

[10:43] The programme will also once again have intimate access to Ferne’s close circle of family and friends, including her former Towie co-stars James Argent and Billie Faiers The reality star will raise the baby alone following her split from ex-boyfriend Arthur Collins who is currently in jail

This Morning: Holly Willoughby forced to APOLOGISE as Phil in stitches over new set

[10:43] Phillip Schofield to Alison Hammond Phil continued to laugh but the pair attempted to moved on from the awkward moment to speak to their fellow presenter Eamonn Holmes at Buckingham Palace One person suggested a puppy play area for resident labrador Digby, who proceeded to trot onto the stage This Morning continues weekdays at 10.30am on ITV

Who's in the Grease cast? Olivia Newton-John, John Travolta, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Michael Tucci and Didi Conn

[10:43] She has been married and divorced four times and this year has been performing in the West End in play Apologia Kenickie and Danny had the original movie bromance Jeff Conaway as Kenickie Murdoch Jeff - who began his career in TV shows Happy Days, Taxi and Babylon 5 - is sadly one of the cast members no longer with us Francis High School in La Cañada Flintridge, California

This Morning viewers spot something VERY unusual about S Club 7’s Hannah Spearritt

[10:43] ITV This Morning: Viewers were baffled by Hannah's accent She told Holly and Phillip: The healing process took some time, I had not been through it before so I had nothing to compare it to I love them! It’s funny, isn’t it, that I had to go through all that to love these

QE2 finally opens as a floating hotel in Dubai

[10:39] Two years later, Project Lifestyle – a much-needed refurbishment programme in Hamburg – was botched, and the QE2 set sail from Southampton for New York with hundreds of workmen on board valiantly trying to fix the plumbing Her sister ship, Queen Mary, serves as a floating hotel and tourist attraction in Long Beach, California

All 26 Premier League winning teams, ranked and rated

[10:37] As Pep Guardiola's side are lauded as the best in Premier League history, we look at every side who has won the competition… and ask who really was the greatest

Brand new This Morning set unveiled - and viewers aren't impressed

[10:37] I click my fingers & can get anything I like to appear on the big screen Looking ahead, we believe that this investment would not be core to the strategic priorities of the ITV Studios business and so we’re proposing to close TLS and use studio capacity in the external market to meet our future business needs

Sainsbury's launches chicken packs for young people 'scared of touching meat'

[10:37] Some fear contamination of bacteria such as campylobacter, which can cause serious, even lethal, food poisoning Katherine said some millennials were so worried about getting ill that they coated raw chicken with antibacterial spray before cooking it, Katherine said If popular, the company will expand into pork and fish

Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest wage cuts

[10:37] Some 200 medics, nurses and other health workers protested Monday at the regional Emergency Hospital in the southern city of Craiova, threatening to strike if the situation was not resolved But Health Minister Sorina Pintea says 10 percent of medics can expect a salary cut and last week she urged hospital managers to find a solution The most disputed change has been shifting social security taxes from employers to employees

Illegal party drug ketamine eases severe depression

[10:34] The Royal College of Psychiatrists described the study as 'significant', adding it brings the drug 'a step closer to being prescribed on the NHS' As a class B drug in the UK, possession of ketamine can result in people facing up to five years in jail, while supplying it could mean up to 14 years in prison If you are having suicidal thoughts, contact the Samaritans here

Holly Willoughby gives new This Morning studio her seal of approval

[10:34] Style icon: Holly once again shared her outfit details on Instagram before making her This Morning return Dividing opinion: While most viewers couldn't tell the difference between the new This Morning studio and the last, it seemed Good Morning Britain's updated set divided opinion 'I LOVE it': Weather presenter Laura Tobin has been gifted with a sparkling new set-up that comprises a plasma TV and more monitors While weather presenter Laura Tobin has been gifted with a sparkling new set-up that comprises a plasma TV and more monitors, it seemed not every addition was welcomed

People reveal the most cringe-worthy things they see tourists do

[10:34] Tourists visiting a brand new country often want to immerse themselves in the local culture He said: 'Many people wearing flip flops head to popular mountains and end up being rescued by the Croatian Mountain Rescue Service He explained: 'This is such a prevalent problem it gets its own name

The pesky problems we ALL deal with (and how to cope with them)

[10:34] Yep, it's that glorious time of year again - the sun is slowly starting to shine, the days are getting longer and we have a gazillion bank holidays to look forward to Problem solved!   There aren't many things more annoying than someone asking questions during our favourite shows - but with Sky Q, you can thankfully Pause and Carry on..

Triplet toddler fashionistas become internet hits thanks to wardrobe

[10:34] Triplet girls are winning over thousands of fans online with their adorable daily wardrobe updates - inspired by Holly Willoughby 'Unlike Holly I post the triplets fashion styles every day including the weekends 'They really giggle at each other and already have such a special bond

Kirsty Gallacher, 42, and Jack Whitehall, 29, had ‘hots for each other’ at celebrity party

[10:33] They were kissing and being very touchy-feely before heading off for some privacy, they said The mother-of-two and her ex-husband, former England rugby union player Paul Sampson, divorced back in 2014 Responding to the very intimate question, the 24-year-old chose to point at his partner as he cheekily offered: She knows

The Alienist Netflix release date: When is The Alienist released on Netflix?

[10:33] When is The Alienist released on Netflix All 10 episodes from The Alienist will be available to binge watch in one go The Thursday release is unusual for the streaming giant which usually drops entire seasons on a Friday for viewers to watch over the following weekend However, what they uncover is a twisted conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of Victorian society in the city

Why these Apple iPad deals are NOT as good as they seem

[10:33] This latest tablet is fast, powerful and packed full of features that make it a must-have upgrade for anyone with an ageing tablet Last year saw a huge iPad upgrade with iOS 11 bringing a range of new features to the popular tablet including a new dock and the ability to drag and drop, giving users a quick and easy way to move text, images, and files from one app to another

Car leasing monthly costs have risen in the UK - here’s how much more it could cost you

[10:33] The three biggest rises in monthly cost were all among cars made by German manufacturers - the Mini Cooper D (up 31 per cent), Audi A3 (up 23 per cent), and Mercedes-Benz C220 (up 19 per cent), according to the study That is particularly true for prestige German cars - the days of leasing an Audi A3 for less than a Vauxhall Astra appear to be over for now

EastEnders' Michelle Fowler in Hunter Owen grooming shame

[10:33] Luckily, Sharon (Letitia Dean) hears the commotion and races to get Mel off of her friend, and settles the two women BBC NASTY: Sharon Mitchell (Letitia Dean) has to break the two women up BBC DRAMATIC: Mel (Tamzin Outhwaite) launches herself at Michelle When Michelle returned to Albert Square last year, it was revealed she was in love with her American student Preston Could this new Hunter drama be part of Michelle's exit storyline

The FULL lowdown on David Attenborough - wife, documentaries and net worth

[10:32] It means the Planet Earth II presenter is like­ly to be in a list of all its broadcasters on over £150,000 and whose pay will be made public un­d­er new transparency laws ITV have teased thus far: In a rare opportunity to see the Queen talking informally to Sir David, the conversation ranges from climate change to conkers and birthday gifts

Get the lowdown on the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace

[10:32] These ceremonies tend to last for 45 minutes at some point between 10:15-11:45 Cops were redeployed amid fears the attacker was part of a terror cell preparing more sick attacks Shortly after the attack they arrested a man with a knife outside Buckingham Palace

The lowdown on ITV's The Queen’s Green Planet and when you can watch it

[10:32] The first glimpse sees the veteran naturalist Sir David Attenborough walking around the Buckingham Palace garden whilst learning about Her Majesty's plans to create a global network of forests The documentary will see Prince William and his family in Canada's Great Bear Rainforest and follow Angelina Jolie's conservation work with the Namibian government

David Foster, the Godfather of Schmaltz

[10:29] David Foster at the Town Hall Theatre in Manhattan, N.Y Zak Krevitt for The New York Times I’m not answering that, but it’s none of the obvious people Ladies and gentlemen, sometime in David Foster’s distant past there was a puff of a joint Now you’re in the tabloids dating Katharine McPhee

He’s No Longer My Ex-Husband, He’s My Co-Grandparent

[10:29] Experts used to think that the objective of exposure therapy was to reduce discomfort As social scientists predict, repeated exposure led to improved understanding and a better quality of life There was no space for whispered words of resentment They’ve been here for years; they don’t bother me, she told him

The Stars Who Got Their Start on the ’80s New York Stage

[10:29] It was a melancholy meal, and we cheered ourselves up by talking about actors and their tricks Stephen Bogardus: March of the Falsettos, Off Broadway, 1981 Here, five of the stars read contemporary poetry for T All other talent: Hair by Laura De Leon for Joe Management Mia Katigbak wears a sweater from The Row, $2,890, (212) 755-2017

Opinion | Should I Give Up on White People?

[10:29] It was handwritten in black ink, covering both sides of a yellow sheet of paper torn from a legal pad There is also an appalling lack of courage, weakness of will, spinelessness and indifference in our country that helps to sustain it As James Baldwin said, Black history testifies to nothing less than the perpetual achievement of the impossible

Opinion | Going to Church With Jimmy Carter

[10:29] While we waited for President Carter to arrive, I chatted with a Baptist minister sitting in the pew behind me about a recent interview with Stephen Colbert, in which Mr. Carter hinted that he considers the sitting president of the United States a liar

Savvy shoppers can claim £20 off their next Sainsburys shop - here's how

[10:28] Leading supermarket giant Sainsbury's is giving customers the chance to save a chunk of cash off their weekly shop Instead of shopping directly through a store online, you access the retailer through a cashback website who will then get paid (by the brand) for 'referring' you to them

The BBC's Agatha Christie adaptation had a different ending to book

[10:27] Viewers learned of Rachel's death in the first episode of the star-studded three-part drama, which also featured Poldark's Eleanor Tomlinson, The Crown's Matthew Goode, and Morven Christie Christian Cooke was recast as Mickey Argyll, one of Rachel and Leo's five adopted children

John Cena And Nikki Bella Split Just Weeks Before Wedding Date

[10:23] While this decision was a difficult one, we continue to have a great deal of love and respect for one another, the pair said in a statement posted on social media The two had just finished victorious when Cena took a knee and popped the question A post shared by Nikki Bella (@thenikkibella) on Apr 15, 2018 at 6:30pm PDT Download

The art hidden from Nazi bombs

[10:22] Hide them in caves and cellars, but not one picture shall leave this island Explosives were used to enlarge the entrance of the mine, so the biggest works could fit in, and a railway system inside the caves was developed to move the paintings around But Churchill’s hunch, that somehow it was important to keep the collection on home turf, also proved quite correct

Forgetting names and falling asleep in front of the TV are signs you are showing your age

[10:21] Forty-seven per cent said losing their memory is their biggest worry about getting old, with 29 per cent concerned about the impact ageing will have on their fitness Having colleagues who don’t know what a cassette tape is 19 Struggling to think of anything worse than going to a popular music festival 39

Together is the only way forward for the Blues

[10:21] There were several reasons why Hawthorn were able to weather that storm But while while time-consuming, they are incredibly important It takes months before anything meaningful is even out of the ground But good luck to anyone who starts on the framework before those foundations are complete

Eamonn Holmes net worth: The This Morning presenter has amassed a huge fortune

[10:21] He departed in 2016 after 11 years with the programme and various co-hosts, including Charlotte Hawkins who is now on Good Morning Britain, where Eamonn is an occasional guest host They married at the 19th century Elvetham Hotel in Hampshire in front of famous guests including Gloria Hunniford, Amanda Lamb and Jeremy Kyle, and photos from the nuptials appeared across two editions of the magazine Together they are patrons of various charities, including Dogs Trust

Trump continues a tradition by attacking Syria

[10:21] For all of Trump’s talk of a new relationship with Russia (like Obama, he promised his version of a reset with Vladimir Putin), he finds himself containing rather than accommodating the Kremlin He is writing a history of post-Cold War US foreign policy

Android P release date could bring an awesome iPhone feature to your smartphone

[10:21] Instead of the three buttons (back, home, and multitasking) which have been present in the Android operating system for years, the all-new Android P appears to include a back button and an iPhone X-style strip However, as manufacturers move towards an all-screen design, it makes sense for Android to try and declutter the interface

Claims Channel Seven was briefed on closing ceremony schedule

[10:21] I am sure there are plenty of athletes and parents of athletes from all around the Commonwealth who would have loved to see their guys coming into the stadium and Peter Beattie saying they did get it wrong and, yeah, they did mate, Fearnley said With Jorge Branco, Robert Moran, Broede Carmody & Amy Mitchell-Whittington

Lily Allen denied Liam Gallagher mile high romp in phone call to Nicole Appleton

[10:21] Lily - who is currently readying her comeback album – is yet to publicly reply to the message They then allegedly continued the party at 34,000 feet prompting air stewards to ask them to call down Blink, the publishers behind the tell-all told The Sun the book will tell how Lily used sex, drink and drugs to get through the days

Bella Thorne, 20, flashes her underwear in sheer dress at Coachella

[10:19] Cheeky! The actress, 20, slipped a sheer dress over skimpy white underwear as she headed to a party with her rapper beau Mod Sun, 31  Colourful couple: Her rapper beau went for an equally colourful look, teaming a Playboy-bunny adorned sweatshirt with blue silk shorts Rose-tinted glasses studded with diamantes and adhesive gemstones on her face completed her out-there ensemble

The lowdown on the 40th anniversary Grease singalong screenings

[10:18] Grease 2 was released in 1982 with Michelle Pfeiffer and Maxwell Caulfield in the lead roles London, Prince Charles Cinema, April 21 - 8.45pm Aug 3 - 8.30pm Sept 21 - 8.30pm Oct 26 - 8.30pm Nov 23 - 8.30pm Dec 7 - 8.30pm Newport, The Neon April 29 - SOLD OUT For those who don't fancy a sing-along but still want to see the film, it will also be shown at various venues and down the country including Vue and Picturehouse You're The One That I Want Grease Greased Lightnin' Hopelessly Devoted To You Summer Nights Sandy Beauty School Drop-Out

All you need to know about the actor behind Emmerdale's Ross Barton

[10:18] The actor has had a few minor roles in shows including: Inside Men (PC Mayfair) in 2011 Good Cop (Adam Riley) in 2012 Michael has also appeared in the following films: No Way Through (2009) Queensbury Rules (2011) A Beautiful Impurity (2011) Territory (2011) Dark Ascension (2017) Getty - Contributor Michael's character is in the middle of an acid attack storyline What's his latest Emmerdale storyline

Kim Kardashian lounges on a lilo in a red bikini as husband Kanye West reveals plans for tattoo tribute to son Saint

[10:18] KIM Kardashian looks inc-red-ible as she shares another sizzling bikini snap with fans The mum-of-three admitted she was so much happier with her body after working out with Melissa Alcantara for over a year In an emotional post, she wrote: @khloekardashian I’m so happy for you! Your baby girl is so beautiful! You are so strong, you made that look so easy! I can’t wait for our baby girls to grow up as best friends the way we are! I’m so happy I was able to return the favor of holding your leg while you pushed LOL

Game Of Thrones star Rose Leslie in steamy lesbian romp in The Good Fight as lawyer Maia RIndell cheats with her assistant

[10:18] While someone else said: We never get Maia and Amy scenes and the one episode we do they make Maia cheat The Sun's Bizarre column exclusively revealed that they they have hired an exciting band in the form of all-conquering outfit Mumford & Sons Kit met the boys on Graham Norton’s show in 2015 and he’s kept in touch with them ever since

Passengers share pictures of the worst plane food they have ever been served

[10:18] DOCTORS can transplant entire faces, cars can drive themselves… but airlines still haven’t worked out a way to make plane food taste nice Last year The Sun revealed that his own Plane Food restaurant at Heathrow’s Terminal 5, has been rated average, poor or terrible by almost 750 customers on TripAdvisor

Who is Karren Brady's husband and former footballer Paul Peschisolido

[10:18] Getty Images - Getty During his professional career in England, Paul played for nine different clubs and made over 50 appearances for his native Canada When did he marry Karren Brady and do they have any children The series will also be available to view online via ITV Player

The most Instagrammable hotel in the world – where even bad holiday snaps look good

[10:18] STAY at this hotel and on one will grumble through your holiday snaps on the return home 아무도 없는 해변가 레스토랑과 둘만을 위한 셰프, 까를라브루니의 음악, 세상에서 가장 멋진남성 ⠀ Мощнейший телескоп на Мальдивах раскроет перед вами тайны далеких планет и созвездий, а профессиональный астроном, коренной мальдивец Али Шамим, поделится удивительными фактами о нашей галактике

Confused by the floss dance? How to do it and where the craze came from

[10:18] So how do you do it, and where does the craze come from And it's actually been around for quite some while While Kate Garraway and Charlotte Hawkins embraced their 'embarrassing mum' sides on Good Morning Britain, as they were taught to floss If we like your video, we shall feature it in a video montage on our site..

This Morning viewers baffled as Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield present from brand new set with a FAKE background exactly like the old one

[10:18] Holly and Phil are in a new building The kitchen set up is exactly the same Rex Features The real view in the old studio Those watching at home couldn’t get over the fake view and took to Twitter to comment on it The same old boat will float past I guess #thismorning Angie 🌹 (@Angie_J3XX) April 16, 2018 The power of television! The studio looks exactly the same it’s fantastic 😀 @thismorning @Schofe @hollywills #ThisMorning Nicole Williams (@NicoleWills95) April 16, 2018

Why netball isn't just for schoolgirls 

[10:15] England playing Australia at the Commonwealth Games in 2014 To those who say it’s basketball’s sissy little sister, Ed Baker, the England strength and conditioning coach, points out that there’s no backboard, so it’s actually much harder than basketball

Patrick Schwarzenegger Soaks Up the Coachella Sun, Plus Jessica Alba, John Mulaney and More

[10:13] PEACE OUT It was all about white shirts and denim shorts for Patrick Schwarzenegger and Abby Champion, who attended the Lucky Brand Presents Desert Jam party at ARRIVE during their Coachella celebration on Saturday Art Garcia/Sipa WELL POLISHED  On Wednesday, Vanessa Hudgens shows off her colorful manicure at the Los Angeles celebration of her SinfulColors Festival Collection collaboration

Toddler transforms herself into a SMURF using bright blue face paint

[10:13] Juliette said: 'We were having a very quiet family day in on Sunday and Eve was playing in the corner on her rug 'I saw her dash past the door to the mirror and decided to go and see what she was up to 'I'm hiding all the paint away, for sure, and I've warned our family members not to bring any paint into the house ever again.'

Britain's Got Talent's Matt Johnson on THAT nail-biting escape

[10:13] He left the judges and audience at home of the edge of their seats after a death-defying escape on Saturday night's Britain's Got Talent We've done it a lot and it's gone wrong more times than it's gone right 'I only use my lock picking skills for good, since there's a lot of aspects to this where you have to learn to pick locks, hold your breath

Game of Thrones production team to receive BAFTA Special Award: 'The craftsmanship is nothing short of incredible'

[10:11] Speaking on behalf of the whole production team, showrunners and executive producers D They are creators every bit as much as actors, writers, producers or directors, and deserve to be recognised as such Season 8 is expected on HBO, Sky Atlantic and NOWTV in 2019

Conchita Wurst reveals she is HIV positive after former boyfriend 'threatened' to out her

[10:11] Thank you for your support! The singer is a staunch advocate for LGBT+ rights and once challenged Putin to sit down and talk with her about gay rights during the Eurovision winners’ press conference No one should have to go through that but she’s an absolute inspiration for handling it the way she has 👏👏 pic.twitter.com/1565WXLJEe Rob Holley (@robholley) April 15, 2018 More: Over half of women with HIV in the UK have experienced violence More: This campaign is changing the way black gay and bisexual men discuss HIV

David Rockefeller's multi-million-dollar art collection heads to auction

[10:10] As Christie's prepares to auction the art collection of David Rockefeller, MoMA's Glenn Lowry recalls what made him such an important collector.

Iconic ship Queen Elizabeth II transformed into incredible floating hotel

[10:09] For a start, the QE2 will offer a selection of 13 room and suite categories for guests, making it easier than ever to find a room suited to your budget It has been an honor to work on this wonderful project and to help ensure that our lovely Lady lives up to her new slogan: still making history

What Lily Allen 'really told' Nicole about those Liam Gallagher hook-up rumours

[10:09] And Nicole - who recently hit the headlines after enjoying a cosy night out with Paddy McGuinness - is demanding answers Rumours of his and Lily's mid-air romp first hit the headlines in 2009, a year after Liam and Nicole got married Lily's book, due to be published by Blink, will be shocking and brutal Lily has said of it: Some of it might be uncomfortable

Jessie J just won the equivalent of The X Factor in China - as a contestant

[10:09] Jessie J might be all but forgotten in the UK, but she is now more famous than she has ever been in her entire life Jessie took to Instagram on Sunday to boast about winning after her cover of the Dolly Parton classic I Will Always Love You secured her to title of Singer 2018 winner - along with winning one BILLION new fans

Locked up and vulnerable: When prison makes things worse

[10:07] The psychological impact can exacerbate mental health issues on a number of levels The Koestler trust helps offenders lead more positive lives by motivating them to participate and achieve in the arts and to challenge negative preconceptions of ex-offenders

How former EastEnders star Patsy Palmer swapped Albert Square for Malibu

[10:07] After quitting EastEnders the first time, Patsy worked on the first series of OK TV with Fiona Phillips in 1999 That same year Patsy made a cameo appearance as herself in an episode of Kathy Burke's sitcom, Gimme Gimme Gimme, which made light of her role as Bianca Jackson If they have a casting in the day it’s going to be hard for them to get there

Danniella Westbrook admits she suffered 'a week of pure hell' after arrest on suspicion of witness intimidation

[10:07] The Sun Online revealed last week how star was arrested in her hometown of Essex at around at 2pm Tuesday afternoon It is alleged that Danniella refused to pay the money back and then things turned nasty This woman had considered her a friend and had really helped her out in the past, and paid for a lot of things for her

Blag first class food in economy with this sneaky in-flight trick

[10:07] Whether or not you’re a fan of plane food – it seems that you might be able to get an upgrade if you’re clever about it Ten minutes later, he arrived with white table cloths, silver cutlery, and a delicious selection of fish, linguine and canapes from business and first class

Martin Lewis: Save £340 on your energy bill in MINUTES by making this simple change

[10:07] Speaking on This Morning, he told presenters: Most people are wasting over £300 a year – it's time to stop that Those who worry about switching, don’t – it’s the same pipes, gas, meter, safety – you don’t lose supply – the only difference is price and customer service To benefit from marriage tax allowance, one of you must earn an income of £11,850 or less

Chloe Madeley and James Haskell: 'Thank God we're both sexual people'

[10:07] But it’s talk of their steamy sex lives which often makes them the envy of their fans I’d struggle in terms of feeling satisfied and loved Our sex life is continually changing as our relationship grows, so it stays interesting Dad’s very romantic and sentimental and not afraid to show it

The Walking Dead season 8: Jeffrey Dean Morgan admits he gets abuse in the street

[10:06] GETTY The Walking Dead season 8: Jeffrey Dean Morgan said he has received abuse AMC The Walking Dead season 8: Jeffrey Dean Morgan has played Negan since 2016 Really I have people look at me as if I am going to take out a baseball bat and crack them in the head at any given moment so as much as I kind of like that respect that I get now, or maybe lack thereof – I get a lot of ‘screw yous’, only not that nice, from across the street

Demand for Batteries Is Shrinking, Yet Prices Keep On Going and Going…Up

[10:01] The ubiquitous power cord hasn’t done in the Energizer bunny yet Asked in a January call with analysts how Energizer managed to raise prices, Chief Executive Alan Hoskins said the spinoff brought a very clear focus to the battery maker But online sales still make up a minimal portion of overall battery sales, analysts say

Only one way in at snow corridor along Tateyama alpine range

[10:00] The snow walls are carved out each season and cover an approximately 1-kilometer section Officials noted that a record 263,000 or so foreign nationals visited last year, a sharp increase of 21,000 from 2016 The operator is hoping to attract over 1 million visitors this year

Small cars are most likely to be vandalised and these vehicles are most at risk

[10:00] It's extremely unfair, and while not all cases will result in a conviction, we strongly advise victims report vandalism to the police, even if the damage is only minor If repairs aren't made to even small scratches and dents, the condition of the vehicle will deteriorate, which could significantly impact the resale value

Nasa's planet-hunting TESS satellite will launch TODAY

[10:59] Nasa's latest planet-hunting spacecraft will launch later today The next step is for ground-based and space telescopes to peer even closer They can be hot enough to boil metal or locked in deep freeze It’s 4.5 light-years away – more than 25 trillion miles (40 trillion kilometers)

Facebook splashed £14MILLION on private jets and security bods for Zuckerberg

[10:52] The Harvard drop-out is currently worth £46.1billion, and his fortune keeps growing And just last week, he was let off the hook by confused senators who failed to hold him to account during two days of hearings at US Congress The failed grilling actually worked to Zuck's favour, and helped his net worth grow by more than $2billion Are you surprised by the cost of keeping Zuck safe

China's Weibo reverses decision to remove gay content

[10:48] Read More Euthanasia advocate has designed a 3D-printed 'suicide machine' called the Sarco Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now While Ms Tie doesn't believe the government is anti-LGBT, she added that they have no idea how to deal with the issue Social media used to be an open space, but in the last year things have started to change

JD.com takes $85 million stake in Allianz China unit

[10:48] JD.com spun out its finance unit in 2017 and earlier this month Reuters reported it aims to raise $1.9 billion in fresh equity that will potentially double the unit’s value to $20 billion yuan JD Finance offers consumer-facing financial products including wealth management and credit services, which compliment sales on its e-commerce platform

Kingdom Hearts 3 trailer reveals mini-games as PS4, Xbox One release date news looms

[10:44] We're curious to see more from the product at E3 this year Set after the events of Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance, returning protagonist Sora is joined by Donald Duck, Goofy, King Mickey and Riku in their search for the seven Guardians of Light and the Key to Return Hearts as they attempt to thwart Master Xehanort's plan to bring about a second Keyblade War

The countdown to the Fifa Team of the Season is ON - here's the lowdown

[10:43] Fifa Ultimate Team's Team of the Week feature is released by EA Sports every Wednesday afternoon, and is active for a week from 6.00pm GMT Here are the superstars who made the cut this year: David De Gea Sergio Ramos Leonardo Bonucci Marcelo Dani Alves Luca Modric Kevin De Bruyne N'Golo Kanté Harry Kane Cristiano Ronaldo Lionel Messi

The Morning After: Google AI and talking to books

[10:42] 'Sea of Thieves' updates will focus on new maps, not perks There's not enough to do Sony is hopping on the dual rear camera bandwagon with a focus on low-light performance: It melds the input from a monochrome sensor (for contrast, 12MP, 1/2.3-inch, 1.55um) and a regular color sensor (19MP, 1/2.3-inch, 1.22um) to capture video at ISO 12,800 sensitivity and photos at a whopping ISO 51,200 Have a suggestion on how we can improve The Morning After

India's Ola wants to put a million electric vehicles on the road

[10:41] India's ubiquitous three-wheeled taxis are normally fueled by gas But the country faces several challenges in achieving that objective, including a lack of infrastructure and expensive technology for carmakers Ola currently has the upper hand in a fierce battle with Uber for control of the massive Indian market

Teaching an AI using a dog garners some unexpected results

[10:34] Artificial intelligence is one of the biggest buzzwords of 2018, and for good reason And the answer is just as adorable as you’re probably imagining But dogs are very good at being able to decide where they can walk What about the practical application for this research

FIFA 18 TOTS: Predictions, Futhead and Futwiz Voting, Release Date news for PS4, Xbox, PC

[10:33] EA SPORTS FIFA 18 TOTS: Predictions, Futhead and Futwiz Voting, Release Date news for PS4, Xbox, PC FIFA 18 last night announced the start of their Teams of the Season (TOTS), which in many ways is the final curtain call of the game as football seasons and European cup competitions come to a close Throughout May we're likely to see the release of various TOTS squads for the majority of the big leagues, including the Premier League, Bundesliga, Calcio A, La Liga, Ligue 1 and a Rest of the World squad too

The Evolution of the Eyebrow

[10:29] But when Ricardo Miguel Godinho, an evolutionary anthropologist at the University of York, made digital recreations of a skull believed to be 300,000 to 125,000 years old, he found no evidence that its brow ridges provided any of the practical benefits suggested by earlier studies

Beating Those Wireless Printer Woes

[10:29] The page is organized by model number and the guides have a separate section devoted to wireless setup for the printers that offer Wi-Fi connectivity Personal Tech invites questions about computer-based technology to techtip@nytimes.com This column will answer questions of general interest, but letters cannot be answered individually

Apple planned to release a gold iPhone X but it may have been scrapped

[10:23] The document was created in July, suggesting the images shown may have been taken quite far ahead of the iPhone X launch Apple's high-end device has had a number of manufacturing issues and even cut its production target for the first quarter of the year In a report from December, Kuo said that Apple may launch three new devices with larger batteries in 2018

TT hero Bruce Anstey diagnosed with cancer

[10:20] John McGuinness, the second most successful TT rider of all time with 23 wins and 44 podiums on the Isle of Man, went on to Twitter to say: One of the most naturally gifted riders on the planet, you wouldn’t meet a nicer guy! Get well soon mate For tips and advice, visit our Advice section, or sign up to our newsletter here A-Z Car Finder Popular car reviews

Drivers using mobile phones could be fined without even knowing they’ve been caught with new hi-tech traffic cameras

[10:18] But cameras in Britain aren't set up to automatically detect phone use - they may simply happen to catch a mobile user if they are photographed for another offence at the same time Depending on the state, motorists can be fined as much as AUD$528 (£286) and receive four penalty points for using their phone behind the wheel

Controversial Agony video game has optional mode to unlock extra violence, torture and nudity

[10:18] In terms of what's being cut out, the developer is keeping quiet to avoid spoilers, but it did note that all the footage from the terrifying trailer will remain in tact Otherwise, we would have had to to delete the whole project and never release it It continued: Do not be afraid, the full version of Agony is much heavier than what you've seen so far anyway

NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft set for launch in Florida

[10:15] TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is shown in this conceptual illustration obtained by Reuters on March 28, 2018 But its most promising discoveries will undergo closer scrutiny by a future generation of larger, more powerful telescopes that will search for telltale signs of water and atmospheric gases that on Earth are indicators of life

Foreign food causes a bad reaction in honey bee's stomachs

[10:12] Bees are dying from a combination of pesticides, habitat destruction, drought, nutrition deficit, global warming and air pollution among other factors Greenpeace has suggested the following solutions to the problem: the preservation of wild habitats in order to protect pollinator health; the restoration of ecological agriculture and the elimination of the world's most dangerous pesticides  The full findings of the study will be published in an upcoming edition of the journal Ecology and Evolution

Wash your cold-weather fleece in a special bag

[10:12] The tiny plastic fibres - thinner than a human hair - are eaten by plankton and shellfish when they reach the ocean and can ultimately be consumed by humans Microplastics are plastic particles measuring less than five millimetres (0.2 inches) Previous research has also revealed microplastics absorb toxic chemicals, which are then released in the gut of animals

Nexon Announces Maple Story 2 For Closed Beta

[10:12] Originally released in South Korea in 2015, Nexon recently released a trailer to announce the coming of MapleStory 2 in English, the successor to the ever popular MMORPG MapleStory, together with news of registration for a closed beta Sprawling fields, volcanoes or jungles that previously stayed in the background, will soon be explorable Gone are the days of flat side-scroller platforming The closed beta test will reportedly begin on May 9th and will run for a week long

The tech behind cryptocurrency could save lives by fixing medical records

[10:08] This article is part of our series Blockchain beyond Bitcoin Each block can contain different kinds of data financial transactions, a CryptoKitty, anything, that’s why the blockchain is an intriguing option for imposing order on the chaotic world of EMRs

It’s no crypto-utopia. Blockchain has real problems to solve.

[10:08] Blockchains have an energy problem the technology relies on expensive hardware and draws an enormous amount of electricity to process complex algorithms and transactions I can encrypt it with my personal key and not tell this key to anyone, but authorities who need that

Global supply chains are often murky, but blockchain may bring them into the light

[10:08] As Adam Greenfield explains in his book Radical Technologies , The critical vulnerability of all pre-Bitcoin digital cash schemes was that they required parties to a transaction to repose their trust in an intermediary institution, who they’d rely upon to maintain the ledger and update it every time value was passed across the network…As a consequence, there is tremendous fear that whoever controls the mint [the institution] would have the power to prevent some transactions from taking place entirely… With blockchain, everyone has an identical copy of the ledger

The creator of Javascript is using blockchain to save the internet from ads

[10:08] This article is part of our series Blockchain beyond Bitcoin You aren’t required to pay anything to use the browser, but if you do, your money is converted to BAT and doled out to all the publisher websites you visit in the form of automatic micropayments

From the doctor to the DMV, blockchain can make governments swift and secure

[10:08] Although Plantera told Digital Trends the country saw no long-term consequence from the attacks, it prompted the development of the KSI system, and Estonia’s eventual implementation of it in 2012 bitcoin The best bitcoin alternatives Protect your Bitcoin with the 10 best cryptocurrency apps for iOS and Android

Blockchain will turn gaming into a career, and give power to the players

[10:08] Players would have all the responsibility that comes with ownership We asked both Bladon and Opatowsky about this issue, and neither seemed concerned The world is already struggling to keep up with crypto-currency, but its narrow focus on currency compromises its scope Here’s everything you need to know What is Ethereum

Beyond Bitcoin: How blockchain will reshape the future

[10:08] Data security is failing and there has to be a better system Here’s everything you need to know CryptoCelebs: Famous people who’ve bought the cryptocurrency craze Google is working on blockchain technology for the cloud Litecoin vs bitcoin Bitcoin’s blockchain contains links to child pornography, possible illegal image

Blockchain is coming to an election near you, but don’t expect it to be perfect

[10:08] Joe Raedle/Getty Images Two major election scandals have plagued the United States over the past twenty years If you didn’t feel that you had enough knowledge about global economics to make an informed decision, but you trusted a well-known economist, you could cede your vote to them

HMD Global is plotting the return of the Nokia X

[10:00] HMD Global may be preparing to bring back another Nokia phone name from the past It has the strap line, Share more joy, attached, along with two QR Codes; but there’s no information on where these lead when scanned This may indicate the device isn’t destined for international release, at least straight away


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