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Brexit: Jeremy Hunt calls for second referendum on Britain's terms for leaving EU
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:42:07 +0100
From independent.ie
Jeremy Hunt has said there should be a second referendum on Britain's terms for leaving the European Union.

'One of those lovely Boeing airplanes has a tick, tick, ticking in it' - Teen admits series of global cyber attacks
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:14:20 +0100
From independent.ie
A 16-year-old boy has admitted cyber attacks around the world including on Devon and Cornwall Police and Seaworld.

Three-day-old baby killed by family dogs after being left unattended on sofa 'for a few seconds'
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:23:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Police in Central California say two family dogs killed a three-day-old baby after her mother left her unattended on a sofa for a few seconds.

Two young boys remain in serious condition as investigation into Tsunami rollercoaster crash gets under way
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:52:18 +0100
From independent.ie
Two young boys remain in a serious condition in hospital as an investigation into the cause of a theme park rollercoaster crash gets under way.

Flight data recorder recovered from crashed EgyptAir jet has been repaired
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:59:07 +0100
From independent.ie
A flight recorder recovered from the doomed EgyptAir jet, which claimed the life of a Briton when it crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, has been repaired.

Firefighters rescue snake from inside gas heater
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:46:01 +0100
From independent.ie
An 8ft long boa constrictor snake had to be rescued by firefighters from the inner workings of a gas heater after refusing to come out.

Eiffel Tower closed as workers join strike against labour reforms
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:30:46 +0100
From independent.ie
The Eiffel Tower has been closed for the day during nationwide protests across France against plans to reform labour laws.

Teenager moped rider died while trying to evade police pursuit, inquest rules
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:21:05 +0100
From independent.ie
A teenager who died in a moped crash was trying to get away from police who were pursuing him in unmarked cars, a jury has ruled.

Pope Francis given seal of approval by predecessor in Vatican ceremony
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:06:33 +0100
From independent.ie
Retired Pope Benedict XVI has endorsed Pope Francis's mercy-filled ministry during an unprecedented Vatican ceremony featuring a reigning Pope honouring a retired one on the 65th anniversary of his ordination as a priest.

Watch: Irish fan uses hanger to help local man get into his locked car in France
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:50:36 +0100
From independent.ie
This is the moment a group of Irish fans used a hanger to help a local man get into his locked car with engine running.

Israeli police ban access to Jerusalem holy site for non-Muslims
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:26:18 +0100
From independent.ie
Israeli police have banned non-Muslims from a contentious Jerusalem holy site until the end of Ramadan following repeated clashes with Palestinians rioters.

Eiffel Tower closed as workers join strike against labour reforms
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:16:06 +0100
From independent.ie
The Eiffel Tower has been closed for the day during nationwide protests across France against plans to reform labour laws.

Selfridges launching in-store theatre to mark Shakespeare anniversary
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:11:07 +0100
From independent.ie
Selfridges is launching a commercial theatre within its flagship London store as part of celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.

Millions of Ikea dressers recalled after deaths of at least six children - report
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:00:13 +0100
From independent.ie
Millions of Ikea dressers have been recalled following the deaths of at least six children attributed to the furniture falling on them, according to latest reports.

Russia-Turkey ties will not mend overnight, warns Moscow
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:56:15 +0100
From independent.ie
It will take time to mend ties between Russia and Turkey following the downing of a military jet, a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.

Eight hurt in car bomb in Turkey blamed on terror group
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:36:13 +0100
From independent.ie
Eight people have been injured in a car bomb attack targeting a police vehicle in south-east Turkey.

European Central Bank chief urges action to boost global economy
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:36:11 +0100
From independent.ie
European Central Bank president Mario Draghi has called for world leaders to agree on what is holding the global economy back and take more concrete action to promote growth and jobs.

Nigel Farage jeered and booed as he tells European Parliament: 'You're not laughing now'
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 11:02:17 +0100
From independent.ie
UKIP leader Nigel Farage told fellow MEPs "you're not laughing now" as he was barracked and booed at an emergency meeting of the European Parliament to discuss Brexit.

'That's the last time you're applauding here... why are you here?' - European Commission President Juncker asks Brexit lawmakers
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:52:38 +0100
From independent.ie
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker asked lawmakers of Britain's anti-EU UKIP on Tuesday why they had attended a European Parliament session to discuss the consequences of the British vote to leave the bloc.

Several arrested in Bahrain for 'misusing social media'
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:41:04 +0100
From independent.ie
Police in Bahrain have made a series of arrests over people "misusing social media" amid an intensifying crackdown on dissent in the tiny island kingdom.

New Brexit blow as Fitch downgrades Britain's credit rating
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:41:02 +0100
From independent.ie
International ratings agency Fitch has downgraded Britain's credit rating by one notch following the vote to leave the European Union.

My coffee rocks and you won't want to miss a sip - Aerosmith drummer
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:41:01 +0100
From independent.ie
A rock 'n' roll-themed coffee shop owned by Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer is opening in Massachusetts.

Angela Merkel vows to use 'all her strength' to keep EU united
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:26:01 +0100
From independent.ie
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she will use "all her strength" to prevent the European Union drifting apart in the wake of Britain's decision to leave the bloc.

100 Syrians detained in Lebanon after border bombings
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:16:16 +0100
From independent.ie
Lebanese troops have detained 103 Syrians for illegal entry into the country in a security sweep a day after a series of deadly bombings struck a village near the border with Syria.

Jeremy Hunt 'seriously considering' Tory leadership bid
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:54:26 +0100
From independent.ie
Jeremy Hunt said he is "seriously considering" a bid for the Conservative leadership as he called for the public to be given a say on Britain's terms for leaving the European Union.

Experts repair flight recorder from crashed EgyptAir jet
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 05:41:05 +0100
From independent.ie
A flight recorder recovered from the doomed EgyptAir jet, which claimed the life of a Briton when it crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, has been repaired.

UN: World must act to stop children dying
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:41:04 +0100
From independent.ie
The United Nations' children's agency has warned that 69 million under-fives will die from preventable causes between now and 2030 unless countries speed up action to improve health and education for the most disadvantaged.

Judge approves Happy Birthday copyright settlement
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 04:01:06 +0100
From independent.ie
A US judge has approved a settlement that will put Happy Birthday To You, one of the best-known and most beloved songs in the world, in the public domain.

VW agrees APS11bn emissions scandal deal in US
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 02:51:09 +0100
From independent.ie
Volkswagen has agreed to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations in the US that it cheated on emissions tests by taking steps that will cost the company 14.7 billion US dollars (APS11 billion).

Johnson could become new UK Prime Minister in just nine weeksa time
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Boris Johnson could become Prime Minister in just nine weeksa time after Conservative MPs called for David Cameron to be gone and a new leader put in place by September.

A gamble that has pushed one of the most successful political unions to edge
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
The reaction to the UK's vote to leave the EU has been dramatic. Sterling has fallen to levels not seen since 1985, David Cameron has resigned as prime minister, and S&P has said the nation's AAA credit rating is now "untenable".

PM attacks increase in hate crimes
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
David Cameron has said that hate crimes targeted at migrants in the UK in the wake of the EU referendum must be "stamped out".

Tory minister calls for second referendum on terms of leaving EU
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Britain should have a second referendum on the terms of leaving the European Union if it can secure a deal to control its borders, a Tory Cabinet minister has said.

Trump's blunders prove costly as Clinton races ahead in polls
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
Two separate opinion polls record a resurgent Hillary Clinton racing ahead in the US presidential race after a tumultuous month for Donald Trump, who has failed to rally confidence among voters or party leaders.

America will dump an isolated Britain and move closer to EU
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2016 02:30:00 +0100
From independent.ie
To listen to John Kerry, the US Secretary of State as he tours Europe after the Brexit vote, you might think that the US is carefully hedging its bets when it comes to managing the fallout of the UK decision to leave, but you would only be half-right.

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