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London train bombing: Why is Europe seeing so many terrorist attacks?

The Sept. 15 terrorist bombing in a crowded London subway station - which injured at least 30 passengers but caused no deaths - was the latest in a string of terrorist attacks in Western Europe in recent years. In mid-August, attacks in Barcelona and the nearby city of Cambrils killed 16 people and

THE CONVERSATION - 2017-09-19 10:10:13

UK weather forecast: a dry day in the east but rain expected for the north

The weather forecast today promises outbreaks of rain pushing into the north and west, with heavy rain for Scotland and Northern Ireland. It should be largely dry for eastern areas of England with a few bright or sunny intervals and areas of cloud, and windy for Irish Sea coasts. Tonight there will

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 04:30:00

Live Pound advances on nervy dollar ahead of key US Federal Reserve meeting

All eyes are locked on the US Federal Reserve this morning with chair Janet Yellen expected to announce a furhter tightening of monetary stimulus, another hawkish step in the shift towards normalising policy among the global central banking elite. The central bank unveiling its plan to begin winding

TELEGRAPH - 2017-09-20 07:34:00

County cricket: Middlesex v Lancashire, Surrey v Somerset and more – live!

Yorkshire hand a debut to Kraigg Brathwaite against Warwickshire, and have picked five (5) seam bowlers. So, green on top, but dry underneath. And a central wicket at Lord's, which doesn't happen that often for a county game. Will have been run over a lot this year. Franklin dropped, Harris the all

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-19 09:22:10

Roy Hodgson earns first win as Crystal Palace boss as Stoke and Huddersfield exit Carabao Cup early

Liverpool were not the only Premier League team to exit the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night as Stoke and Huddersfield both fell to away losses at Bristol City and Crystal Palace respectively and Burnley lost on penalties to Leeds. The Potters were undone by two goals in 10 second-half minutes from Fama

THE INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-19 21:31:17

Trump says the US pays too much to the UN. Well, it's complicated.

The UN decides how much states contribute to its regular budget based on gross national income But the UN also looks at gross national income per capita -- which is very high in the US Still, the UN's regular budget is really only a piece of what countries end up contributing to the organization The

CNN - 2017-09-19 10:22:39

The It factor: exploring Stephen King’s Maine

With the film of Stephen King's It breaking box-office records, we tour the brooding locations in and around his home town that inspired the 'king of fright' Clown around ... Bill Skarsgrd as Pennywise in the 2017 film of Stephen King's It. Photograph: Brooke Palmer/Warner Bros Entertainment Inc W

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-20 05:30:38

10 things you need to know before European markets open

Here's when Jose's tropical-storm-force winds are expected to arrive.National Hurricane Center Good morning! Here's what you need to know. 1. Deutsche Bank's chief executive, John Cryan, faces its board this week amid growing investor frustration over the speed of his turnaround plans. Cryan, alon

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-19 05:48:41

Crystal Palace’s Bakary Sako kickstarts Roy Hodgson reign against Huddersfield

Bakary Sako's winner against Huddersfield in the Carabao Cup third round was his first Crystal Palace goal since the summer of 2015. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images Dominic Fifield at Selhurst Park The League Cup is fast becoming Crystal Palace's principal source of cheer. Roy Hodgson becam

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-19 20:48:50

Tata Steel to merge European operations with ThyssenKrupp

Creation of Europe's second largest steel group likely to lead to about 4,000 job losses but helps safeguard Port Talbot site Business secretary Greg Clark said the Tata merger was an 'important step' for the future of Port Talbot. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA Creation of Europe's second largest stee

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-20 07:49:04

Roland Moyle obituary

Roland Moyle, right, celebrates his win over Christopher Chataway to take Lewisham North, 1966. Photograph: Alamy Roland Moyle, who has died aged 89, typified a generation of Labour politicians, now almost forgotten, who followed the ideological path first trodden by their working-class parents, b

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-19 11:20:16

Shinji Okazaki inspires Leicester win over Liverpool in League Cup

Shinji Okazaki inspired Leicester's second-half turnaround in a 2-0 win over Liverpool in the English League Cup on Tuesday, the latest disappointing result in a tough month for Juergen Klopp's team. The Japan forward came on as a 53rd-minute substitute, scored 12 minutes later with a deflected shot

USA TODAY - 2017-09-19 21:05:46

Tata and ThyssenKrupp seal steel deal

Indian conglomerate Tata's European steel business has agreed the first stage of a joint venture with German steel manufacturer ThyssenKrupp. The tie-up will lead to job losses, to be shared between the two companies. The deal would create Europe's second-largest steel group, after ArcelorMittal. T

BBC - 2017-09-20 05:39:32

Upbeat Hodgson sees shards of light for Palace

LONDON (Reuters) - Crystal Palace's new manager Roy Hodgson said he could see some light at the end of the tunnel after his first win lifted some of the gloom over Selhurst Park on Tuesday. Hodgson's first game in charge on Saturday ended in a 1-0 defeat by Southampton, condemning Palace to a fifth

REUTERS - 2017-09-19 22:58:09

U.K. shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.33%

Reuters. U.K. shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com United Kingdom 100 up 0.33% Investing.com - U.K. equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Industrial Engineering, Food & Drug Retailers and Oil Equipment Services & Distribution sectors propelled shares higher. At the

INVESTING.COM - 2017-09-19 16:35:58

Dunbar robbery pair pretended to be police

Two men claimed to be police as they barged into a woman's house and robbed her of money and designer jewellery, a court has heard. William Gardner, 51, and Kenneth Blyth, 32, smashed their way into Lisa Watters' Dunbar home armed with knives shouting: "It's the police". The pair admitted smashing t

BBC - 2017-09-19 16:20:26

Prestwick man guilty of raping 16-year-old

A 38-year-old man has been convicted of raping a 22-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl. Andrew Thomson, from Prestwick, was also found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow of assaulting the 22-year-old to the danger of her life. Thomson denied all the charges against him but was found guilty after

BBC - 2017-09-19 15:44:33

Article 127: What is the obscure section of EU law - and how could it stop Brexit?

As Cabinet divisions over Brexit threaten to tear Theresa May's Government apart, focus is turning to the obscure legislation that governs how the UK would leave the single market. Now experts have claimed that Ms May's plans for a hard Brexit could be scuppered by a little-known legal clause. The s

THE INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-19 15:32:15

Renfrew-Yoker ferry disruption enters second week

Disruption to the Renfrew-Yoker ferry across the River Clyde has entered its eighth day. The service stopped running on 12 September, forcing regular users to take a 20-minute detour via the Clyde Tunnel. Clydelink, which operates the service, blamed the closure on technical difficulties. The compan

BBC - 2017-09-19 15:22:52

Theresa May, Justin Trudeau say Canada-EU deal a 'basis' for new talks

Toronto: British prime minister Theresa May and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau said their countries are working toward a new bilateral trade deal for after the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union. File image of Theresa May. AP Both leaders said the template for a deal would be

FIRSTPOST - 2017-09-19 03:14:50