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Theresa May 'raised objections to project as home secretary'

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Theresa May raised objections to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power deal during the coalition government, the former business secretary Sir Vince Cable has claimed, in remarks that will throw fresh doubt over the project's future.
Business unites over call to build Hinkley: Unions and bosses warn £24bn nuclear plant is vital for British economy
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Officials: No apparent survivors in Texas balloon crash

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) - A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, and there did not appear to be any survivors, authorities said.
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Pope Francis holds vigil near Kraków amid tension over refugees

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pope Francis prays during a prayer vigil in Brzegi, near Krakow, Poland, on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters. Harriet Sherwood in Kraków.
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Man charged over 'terrorist murders bid' but brother is released without charge - ‎3 hours ago‎
A man in Belgium has been charged with attempting to commit "terrorist murders" and participating in a terror group and his brother has been released without charge, the federal prosecutor's office announced on Saturday.
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Armenia police to investigate violence against media

PanARMENIAN.Net - ‎14 hours ago‎
PanARMENIAN.Net - Police spokesman Ashot Aharonyan said investigations into incidents of violence against media representatives are underway following clashes between protesters and law enforcement agencies.
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The Latest: Suspect in Seattle-area shooting booked

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
A 19-year-old man suspected of killing three people and wounding a fourth at a small party in the Seattle suburb of Mukilteo early Saturday has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail.
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan rejects Labour's 'anti-business' stance to build bridges with the City - ‎3 hours ago‎
You can tell Sadiq Khan has been Mayor of London for less than three months. In political terms his rout of Zac Goldsmith was an aeon ago, but his City Hall still has the air of a business moving into a bigger office.
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Bank of England prepares to tackle Brexit hit

Eyewitness News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The bank might take interim measures such as more encouragement for bank lending to help the economy. Brexit, Picture: Facebook. Picture: Facebook.
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Irish banks perform poorly in stress tests

Irish Times - ‎53 minutes ago‎
AIB and Bank of Ireland have fared among the worst financial institutions in a Europe-wide stress test of their capital strength. Under adverse scenarios applied by the London-based European Banking Authority, AIB would have a fully loaded Common ...
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TMS Plays Rise of the Tomb Raider Episode 4.5—”Soviet Installation”

The Mary Sue - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Lara Croft investigates one of the many hidden areas scattered around Rise of the Tomb Raider, right before returning to her main mission at the moment, which involves destroying radio towers to take down a mysterious cult whose existence played a role ...
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Remedy is making the story component for Korean shooter

Gamereactor UK - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Remedy, the studio behind Max Payne, Alan Wake and recently Quantum Break has announced, that they're collaborating with Korean developer Smilegate on a campaign for their free-to-play shooter CrossFire 2. The first chapter in the series was a huge ...
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This DIY Mini NES Console Is What Nintendo Should Have Made

Gizmodo Australia - ‎14 hours ago‎
When Nintendo announced the pint-sized NES Classic, people rightly got super excited about the little guy. Although its hardware limitations became more known over time, the gadget is just so tiny, cute and cheap that it's easy to look past its faults ...
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Deborah Ross reviews Naked Attraction: Don't look, Dad! C4's letting it all hang out

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
I happened to watch Naked Attraction, the new dating show featuring contestants stripped bare, with my father, aged 93. I was there, he was there, it was there.
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Isla Fisher REALLY wants to play Prince in a biopic

Metro - ‎4 hours ago‎
Actress Isla Fisher has said she's a massive fan of Prince, and how she'd love to play the late musician in a movie. The 40-year-old actress, who recently starred alongside her husband Sacha Baron Cohen in action-comedy Grimsby, has revealed how she's ...
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Nishikori stuns Wawrinka to reach Rogers Cup final

Daily Mail - ‎31 minutes ago‎
July 30 (Reuters) - Japan's third-seeded Kei Nishikori came from 2-5 down in the opening set to stun Swiss second seed Stan Wawrinka 7-6(6) 6-1 in the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup in Toronto on Saturday.
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The essential Olympic Games planner for Rio 2016

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Two days before the opening ceremony, the women's football begins - starting early to make space for all the group games. So, officially, Sweden v South Africa is Rio's curtain-raiser, at 5pm in the João Havelange Olympic Stadium. That is followed on ...
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The trouble with the Olympic Games

The Guardian - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
In July 2005, a few days after London was awarded the 2012 Olympic Games, I took the Docklands Light Railway to Pudding Mill Lane.
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Australian Rio 2016 athletes evacuated as a FIRE erupts in Olympic Games village

Daily Mail - ‎20 hours ago‎
Australia's chef de mission Kitty Chiller has slammed Olympic officials after it emerged smoke alarms were switched off when a fire broke out at the games village. The fire is believed to have started in the second underground floor of the building ...
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South Sudanese refugee knocked out of Olympics a week before Games begin

The Guardian - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Mangar Makur Chuot - the South Sudanese refugee who rose from a refugee camp to qualify for the Olympic Games - has been controversially de-selected by the South Sudan team, without explanation a week before the Games begin.
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Scientists fight crab for mysterious purple orb discovered in California deep

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
More than 5,000ft below the surface of the ocean, in a canyon off the coast of southern California, the purple, globular creature appeared to glow under the submersible's lights.
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European Space Agency cuts radio link to comet lander

The San Diego Union-Tribune - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
BERLIN (AP) - The European Space Agency says it is switching off its radio link to the probe that landed on a comet, after receiving no signal from the lander for a year.
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Fact-checking Bill Clinton on Hillary's big climate change accomplishment

PolitiFact - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
In detailing their much-scrutinized marriage and love story at the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton also took care to list his wife's numerous legislative and foreign policy achievements.
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16 fall unwell in E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese made from unpasteurised milk

Herald Scotland - ‎15 hours ago‎
SIXTEEN people across Scotland have fallen unwell in an E.coli outbreak linked to blue cheese made from unpasteurised milk. Health Protection Scotland (HPS) has launched an investigation into the sudden spike in infections, and says that a number of ...
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Lidl recalls packets of peanuts for failing to tell customers they contain… nuts

Irish Independent - ‎6 hours ago‎
Lidl are recalling their own brand peanuts. Photo: Food Safety Authority of Ireland Lidl are recalling their own brand peanuts. Photo: Food Safety Authority of Ireland.
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