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At least eleven die in Colombia coal mine explosion

At least eleven miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and two remain missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the government said on Saturday.<p>The explosion took place on Friday in the Cucunuba municipality in Cundinamarca province, an area where illegal underground coal …

Mining

A Southern California man who thought his son had died buried the wrong man

Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend.<p>"Your son is alive," he said.<p>"Bill (Shinker) put my son on the phone," Kerrigan said. "He said 'Hi Dad.' "<p>Orange County coroner's officials had misidentified the body, the Orange County Register reported on Friday .<p>…

Crime

Donald Trump accuses Barack Obama of inaction over Russian involvement in 2016 election

Donald Trump has raised the stakes over Russia's alleged meddling in last year's presidential election by accusing his predecessor, Barack Obama, of failing to act.<p>Using Twitter, Mr Trump wrote “Since the Obama Administration was told way before the 2016 Election that the Russians were meddling, …

Donald Trump

Mother publishes child's heart surgery bill on Twitter to voice fears about Trump's health plans

A mother has published the hospital bill for her child's heart operation on Twitter to make a highly personal plea to the US Senate not to scrap one of the key provisions of Obamacare.<p>With the fate of the replacement for Obamacare hanging in the balance, Ali Ranger, used social media to illustrate …

Health Care

Prince Harry: I almost abandoned Royal duties but stayed because of the Queen

Prince Harry has revealed he once considered leaving the Royal Family in favour of an ordinary life.<p>"There was a time I felt I wanted out," the Prince said, speaking candidly about the monarchy and his views on his royal duties.<p>Referring to the Monarchy as "The Firm", he said: "But then I decided …

Royal Family

Grenfell's unusual design led blaze to spread, say investigators

Fire investigators believe the unusual design of Grenfell Tower created a chimney effect that led to the fire engulfing the building in minutes.<p>A well-placed source has told The Telegraph that cladding placed over ‘triangular’ shaped concrete columns may have created a void which sucked up the …

Architecture

Two years late, Dave Grohl's Foo Fighters finally get to rock Glastonbury festival to its core

It was a classic opening line. “Hey, I'm about two years late. Traffic was a bitch.” Dave Grohl’s laconic remarks acted like a perfect icebreaker for the Foo Fighters overdue headline set. The six piece American rock band were supposed to headline in 2015, before the frontman fell off a stage in …

Dave Grohl

Lorries illegally polluting the atmosphere with emission 'cheats' face crackdown

Lorries that are illegally polluting the atmosphere via emission "cheats" face a crackdown, with random checks beginning in August.<p>The Government announced a new push to catch operators and drivers that try to cheat the law by using illegal or fake modifications to get around clean air rules.<p>Some …

Pollution

Stella McCartney "embarrassed" she chose friends Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell to model her college show

When Stella McCartney graduated from Central St Martin’s in 1995, her degree show could have been much like any other: friends modelling her collection while her proud parents watched on from the front row.<p>When those close friends turned out to be Kate Moss, Yasmin Le Bon and Naomi Campbell, she …

Fashion

Noisy cities disrupt heartbeat and could trigger disease, study suggests

The cacophony of noise town centres could trigger heart problems, a new study suggests, after scientists found that fluctuating sounds on busy high streets disturb normal cardiac rhythms.<p>Researchers from Nottingham Trent University found that constant changes in noise – even at low levels – had an …

Medicine

Journalist with French TV dies from wounds suffered in Mosul blast

Veronique Robert, a journalist with a French television station has died from wounds she sustained in a landmine blast in Mosul last week.<p>Ms Robert, who was Swiss, was one of three journalists to have died as a result of last Monday's explosion in the Iraqi city, The Local reported.<p>Stephan …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Bellator MMA NYC: live updates from Sonnen vs Silva

1:03AM<p>Ryan Couture is made up... victory at MSG, in front of Dad (Randy, Mr America)<p>1:02AM<p>Ryan Couture wins with father and MMA legend Randy Couture in his corner<p>12:40AM<p>Self-indulgent but how could I not do this with the Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier scales from 1971 Fight of the …

UFC

Artefacts owned by notorious gangsters including Al Capone sell for more than $100,000

Artefacts connected to some of the nation's most notorious gangsters have sold for more than $100,000 (£7,870) at an auction house.<p>The Boston-based RR Auction says a diamond pocket watch that belonged to Al Capone fetched the most— $84,375 —at the auction Saturday in Cambridge, Massachusetts. A …

Crime

Insulation is real inferno threat, warn safety experts, as 34 blocks in 17 areas revealed to have failed safety tests

The Government admitted on Saturday night that it has failed to order compulsory testing of combustible insulation material used in tower blocks in a move branded "ludicrous" by safety experts.<p>It came as cladding samples from 34 high-rise buildings in 17 local authorities were found to have failed …

Fire Safety

England Under-21s following in footsteps of U20 World Cup winners – the anatomy of their secret to success

Pickford’s penalty save<p>Had England lost their opening group game they would have been all but out. The pressure, also, would have grown. They did not play well against Sweden but Jordan Pickford’s 80th-minute penalty save, as he pushed away Linus Wahlqvist’s ‘panenka’ effort, earned a point and …

Rugby Union

Everton 'school of science' offers salvation from school of hard knocks

By the time she was 15, Poppy had established quite a reputation among teachers across Liverpool. So disruptive was she, when she unleashed her full-on banshee alter-ego, that she could single-handedly bring a large school to a standstill. A whirling dervish of misdirected energy, she was excluded …

Education

Libyan terror suspect put in charge of guarding David Cameron on 2011 Tripoli visit

A Libyan terror suspect imprisoned in the UK was put in charge of guarding David Cameron on an official visit to Tripoli in 2011, it emerged last night.<p>The disclosure is potentially embarrassing for British security services who would have vetted Mr Cameron’s protection detail on the trip.<p>The …

North Africa

Exclusive: More than 40 convicted terrorists have used human rights laws to remain in UK

More than 40 foreign terrorists have used human rights laws to remain in the UK, according to an unpublished report delayed by the Home Office.<p>The study highlights the near insurmountable problem for the Government in deporting dangerous jihadists and follows a series of Islamic State-inspired …

Rights & Freedoms

Stormzy's thrilling Glastonbury set broke important new ground for grime

Stormzy used his show on the Other Stage to urge the Government to be held accountable for the Grenfell Tower disaster. Playing to a packed field, the South London grime artist said: "We are urging the authorities to tell the f------ truth, and do something first and foremost. And we want the …

Grime Music

CIA Director Mike Pompeo blames surge of intelligence leaks on 'worship' of Edward Snowden

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden.<p>"In some ways, I do think it's accelerated," Pompeo told MSNBC in an interview that aired Saturday. "I think there is a phenomenon, the …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Taulupe Faletau: Lions will not panic following defeat to All Blacks, we still believe we are capable of winning

Taulupe Faletau insists the British and Irish Lions will not panic in the wake of the 30-15 defeat by the All Blacks and said the tourists believe they can still win the three-Test series.<p>The Lions squad will travel to Wellington on Sunday to begin preparations for their final mid-week game against …

Rugby Union

Lions try a triumph of side-stepping spontaneity and a beacon that gives them a glimmer of hope

At least the Lions have a beautiful memory to take south to Wellington: a first-half try inspired by a side-stepping Welsh full-back, an end-to-end score of All Black quality. One photo album touchdown will not keep this series alive, but it showed the tourists to be capable of thrilling crowds who …

Rugby Union

Dior SS18 men's Paris Fashion Week

Kris Van Assche has his eyes on your double-breasted two piece. Specifically, how to make it bang up today when the rules of formal suiting have been thrown out the pattern cutter's window.<p>"Tailoring will never be over," said the creative director of Dior Homme at his spring / summer 2018 …

Fashion

Solange gave Glastonbury a faultless, theatrical ode to black womanhood

For years most people recognised her as Beyoncé’s younger sister, but Solange has now established herself as one of the most forward-thinking artists of her generation, whose deeply personal and political R&B never descends into sad solipsism or self-involved polemic. Not only that, she's …

Glastonbury

Haider Ackermann's sophisticated, grown-up elegant second collection for Berluti

Drama at a fashion show comes in myriad form, not least when the seating collapses or someone's hair catches on fire (both have happened, by the way).<p>Although the soundtrack was booming and the models heavyweight - Claude Chabernaud, Liya Kebede and Stella Tennant - Haider Ackermann in his second …

Fashion

John Smyth excommunicated from South African church

John Smyth has been expelled from the church in South Africa where he had been living after church leaders said he refused to return to the UK and engage with police.<p>The former QC is accused of beating boys at Christian holiday camps which he ran in the UK in the late 1970s.<p>He moved to Zimbabwe and …

Religion

Defiant Barclays digs in for US battle

Barclays is gearing up for a battle with US prosecutors over its actions during the financial crisis, days after Britain’s Serious Fraud Office pressed charges over an allegedly fraudulent loan to Qatar.<p>The bank is preparing to face down the Trump administration in court over a possible …

Banking

Remove leeches with nicotine and make a hat out of seat cushions from your crashed plane, re-released Air Ministry guides advise

When confronted by a shark, do not be alarmed. Sharks are “cowards” and can be sent on their way with a deft punch to the nose.<p>As for pythons? They “make no attempt to avenge injury or offence”, and taste best when boiled.<p>Such was the advice issued to airmen in the 1950s by the Air Ministry, in a …

Aviation

Exclusive: Green energy tycoon in eye of the storm over electric car charging prices

Reckoned to be Britain’s wealthiest hippy, Dale Vince can be pretty pleased with his £100m fortune.<p>Some of his customers appear less happy. For Mr Vince’s company is accused of hiking up prices at electric car charging points while at the same time ploughing millions of pounds into his football …

Electric Vehicles

Dartmouth defeat rounds off disappointing week for the Queen

It has not been the best of weeks for Her Majesty, and while Take To Heart may have swelled the Royal coffers by £3,898.80 for landing a 7.40pm Novice Hurdle at Ffos Las on Thursday, it is not quite the same.<p>She finished the Royal meeting without a winner when Dartmouth, whose 2016 triumph in the …

Royal Family