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More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

Daily Mail - ‎46 minutes ago‎
POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) - Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as European ships saved thousands of others in daring rescue ...
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20 people rescued from english channel as inflatable boat sinks

Daily Mail - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Eighteen Albanians and two British people have been rescued from the English Channel after their inflatable boat began to sink. The UK Coastguard received a call for assistance just off the coast of Dymchurch in Kent at 11.40pm on Saturday.
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Thailand speedboat disaster: Body found in search for second Briton who was celebrating first wedding anniversary

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎4 hours ago‎
A body has been found in the search for a British man missing after a speedboat capsized in rough seas off a popular tourist island in Thailand while celebrating his first wedding anniversary.
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Cincinnati mourns gorilla killed to save boy

USA TODAY - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The Cincinnati Zoo was open Sunday for Memorial Day weekend tourists, but the gorilla exhibit was closed indefinitely after authorities killed a gorilla that attacked a 4-year-old boy who fell into the enclosure's moat.
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Deadly European lightning storms to continue for another three days before coming to UK

The Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lightning storms which have killed at least one man and injured many others are set to continue for three more days in central Europe before heading west to Britain, forecasters have warned.
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Fire at Ukrainian home for the elderly kills 17, injures 5

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
MOSCOW (AP) - A fire swept through a private home for the elderly in a Ukrainian village shortly before dawn Sunday, killing 17 people and injuring five others, an emergency official said.
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German, French Leaders Mark 100 Years Since Battle of Verdun

Voice of America - ‎32 minutes ago‎
May 29, 2016 10:11 AM. VERDUN, FRANCE—. In solemn ceremonies Sunday in the forests of eastern France, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel marked 100 years since the Battle of Verdun, determined to show that, ...
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Paris climate deal vulnerable to a Trump presidency

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Donald Trump is sowing doubt over the Paris climate change pact as his hostility towards the deal and the growing swagger of his campaign focus attention on how he could undermine it as president.
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Liverpool John Lewis store evacuated after employee thought security tag was a BOMB

Daily Mail - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Shoppers were evacuated from a department store after an employee mistook a 'ticking' security tag for a bomb. A worker raised the alarm at John Lewis department store at Liverpool One, in Liverpool city centre after hearing the ticking noise - which ...
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Bayer CEO invites environmental groups to discuss Monsanto bid

Channel News Asia - ‎6 hours ago‎
Environmental campaigners fear that the combined group's dominant market position could lead to higher prices, limit consumer choice and open the door to Monsanto's genetically modified crops being marketed in Europe.
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No deal for Google tax, French finance minster warns after Paris raids

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎32 minutes ago‎
France has no intentions of backing down on Google taxes, French finance minister Michel Sapin confirmed, after French tax authorities raided the Parisian offices of the Silicon Valley search giant last week.
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High street titans Sports Direct and Edinburgh Woollen Mill square up over Austin Reed

International Business Times UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
There are two rival bidders still in the race to acquire high street fashion house Austin Reed, according to reports. The retail chain, which is more than a century old, went into administration at the end of April, endangering around 1,200 jobs.
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Overwatch: Gamings Newest Addiction Makes a Groundbreaking Case for Diversity

Daily Beast - ‎12 hours ago‎
In the multiplayer mayhem of Blizzard's new first-person shooter, teams are at their strongest when embracing, and exploiting, peoples' differences.
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We tell you how to opt out of nuisance text messages

ChronicleLive - ‎4 hours ago‎
It is easier to block nuisance calls coming through on your mobile following new regulations. Ofcom, the regulator for the communications industry, says you can opt out of unsolicited sales calls.
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Charity joins solicitors to encourage Will writing

West Sussex County Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Dame Vera Lynn Children's Charity in Billingshurst have teamed up with Spofforths Horsham and Will Power Worthing to offer appointments free of charge during Will Writing Week from Monday June 6 to Friday June 10.
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UK Wireless Carrier Three Will Test Mobile Ad Blocking Technology Next Month: Should Online Publishers Be Afraid?

Tech Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
UK wireless carrier Three is heading a massive offensive against advertisers and publishers. For a full 24 hours, Three will block ads at the network level.
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Radiohead review: textured set that flits between medicinal bliss and fractious fury

The Guardian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Friday night in grimy Camden town; there are kazoo conventions less cacophonous. Yet pin-drop silence fills north London's Roundhouse; a venue rammed with a few thousand fans tentatively absorbing Thom Yorke's ghostly vocals which ascend during ...
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First pictures from the Top Gear set - but which celebrities will join Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc tonight?

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎41 minutes ago‎
It is the moment motoring fans across Britain have been waiting for - the new incarnation of Top Gear starts tonight. The newly-launched show returns to BBC Two on Sunday, featuring the all-new line-up of Chris Evans, Friends star Matt LeBlanc and four ...
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The 'Warcraft' Movie Is Taking a Great Sci-Fi Director Down With It

Motherboard - ‎1 hour ago‎
I really hope that director Duncan Jones survives the release of his latest movie, Warcraft. The fantasy epic based on Blizzard's video games is currently the subject of a dunking contest between movie critics.
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David Weir is first wheelchair racer to complete a mile in under three minutes

SkySports - ‎15 minutes ago‎
David Weir made history on Sunday when he broke three minutes in a wheelchair race in the Westminster Mile in London. The Briton clocked two minutes and 57 seconds - beating his previous world best by six seconds - to secure his latest achievement ...
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Monaco GP 2016: Lewis Hamilton beats Daniel Ricciardo to win

SkySports - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Lewis Hamilton's title defence is finally up and running after he ended his Monaco GP hoodoo to beat Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo in a gripping, incident-filled race at F1's most famous venue.
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Florida brewery creates edible beer holders to save marine life

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
Discarded plastic six-pack rings trap and kill fish and other sea life. Could holders made from wheat and barley be an animal-friendly alternative?
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Rosetta Discovery: Comet 67P contains...

WDIV Detroit - ‎7 minutes ago‎
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has made a very significant discovery - information that has important implications about how life on Earth may have developed.
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See Mars at its closest for over a decade and Saturn at opposition

Astronomy Now Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
At 10:29pm BST (21:29 UT) on Monday, 30 May 2016, Earth and Mars will be 46,777,480 miles (75,281,050 kilometres) apart - the closest that the pair have been since 30 October 2005.
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Man airlifted to hospital after picking up poisonous fish

ITV News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A beach-walker was airlifted to hospital after picking up a poisonous fish at a Welsh seaside resort. Weever Fish. Credit: Wikipedia/Google Maps.
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'Russian Roulette' Over Kids' Mental Health Care

Sky News - ‎May 28, 2016‎
A new report says many children are waiting too long - or missing out altogether - on vital mental health support. 19:57, UK, Saturday 28 May 2016.
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FDA approves new diagnostic imaging agent to detect recurrent prostate cancer

FDA.gov - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Axumin, a radioactive diagnostic agent for injection. Axumin is indicated for positron emission tomography (PET) imaging in men with suspected prostate cancer recurrence based on elevated prostate ...
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