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Sunak vows to 'boot out' any Tories found to have broken betting rules

The under-pressure PM made the vow tonight as he faced increasing pressure to act over a growing scandal casting a long shadow over the tail end of the campaign.


Princess Anne, 73, injured after horse riding accident


Business owners hope to cash in on RTS traffic

Two entrepreneurs say the expected increase in customers using the transit line would cushion an imminent increase in rent.


Deathbed reflections: A catalyst for change for former LGBT member

A former LGBT member highlighted that spirituality plays a crucial role in this journey; nurturing a relationship with Allah brings protection and guidance.


Historic Causeway turning 100

JOHOR BARU: A major milestone will be celebrated this Friday with the Causeway marking its 100th year anniversary of its official opening. Read full story


Russia warns US to brace for retaliation after Crimea missile attack

Moscow summoned the U.S. ambassador and called the attack inside Crimea, which Russia seized from Ukraine, 'barbaric.' The U.S. has been supplying long-range ATACMs munitions.


‘Muslim destination’ facelift considered

KUALA LUMPUR: Pulau Lang­kawi, whose status as the “Jewel of Kedah” came under question in the past few months, has come under the spotlight again after the government says it will be positioned as a “preferred Muslim destination emphasising family-friendly and spiritual tourism”. Read full story


Ocean Safety Chief provides update after lifeguard killed by shark

Honolulu Ocean Safety Acting Chief provides an update on the death of surfing legend Tamayo Perry.


Businesses must share govt’s burden in competitiveness, says SME group

Samenta president William Ng says the government cannot be completely blamed for Malaysia’s drop in the IMD World Competitiveness Ranking.


Australia waters down planned world first vape ban after opposition from Greens

By Lewis Jackson SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will water down a planned world first ban on vaping after opposition from the Greens party led the government on Monday to agree to amend a bill that would have restricted vapes to those with a doctor's prescription. The agreement between the ruling centre-left Labor party and the Greens will see legislation pass later this week that restricts the


Colombian government, Segunda Marquetalia armed group begin peace talks

By Vivian Sequera and Deisy Buitrago CARACAS (Reuters) - The Colombian government and the Segunda Marquetalia armed group began peace talks on Monday, part of President Gustavo Petro's efforts to end 60 years of war in his country. Segunda Marquetalia is a dissident faction of the now-demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels whose leaders initially agreed to a 2016 peace


Teen whizzes create flood alert app

Sibu residents can now get instant flood warning alert on their cellphones, thanks to two students who have invented a special flood monitoring device and application. Read full story


UK's NHS says hackers have published data stolen in ransomware attack

By Muvija M LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's National Health Service said on Monday that data had been published online following a highly disruptive ransomware attack on a medical diagnostics service used by several major London hospitals earlier this month. NHS England said the Synnovis diagnostics service - a partnership between the hospitals and German company Synlab - would carry out further


KTMB improves guidelines on charter trains following Pinkfish Festival, says Loke

KUALA LUMPUR: Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) has improved its guidelines on charter trains following the recent Pink Fish Festival incident, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke. Read full story


Bazaar sales, ministry help fund association’s hospice care for kids

Malaysian Association of Paediatric Palliative Care (Mappac) held a successful bazaar to raise funds for children’s palliative care. Read full story


California couple found dead at picturesque waterfall

James Hall, 35, and Monica Ledesma, 34, were found floating in the water near Angel Falls after suffering a catastrophic hiking accident on Wednesday.


‘Causeway a symbol of close M’sia-S’pore ties’

JOHOR BARU: The Causeway is more than a bridge linking Singapore and Malaysia, but a symbol of the close relationship between both countries, says state exco member Mohamad Fazli Mohamad Salleh. Read full story


Over 100 students, teachers vaccinated against cancer at Penang girls’ school

MORE than 100 students and teachers were vaccinated against cervical cancer at the Penang Chinese Girls’ Private High School as part of efforts by the Crisis Relief Squad of MCA (CRSM) GoCare and National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM). Read full story


Police bust life insurance death trap: Victims killed to claim policies

Police expose scheme to kill for insurance money


MPKj sees 50% decrease in number of lorries seized for illegal dumping

Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj) saw a 50% drop in the number of lorries seized for illegal dumping in the first half of the year compared to the corresponding period last year. Read full story


Israel air raid on Gaza clinic kills senior Palestinian health official

Palestinian rights advocates accuse the Israeli military of pushing to completely destroy the medical system in Gaza.


A Canadian armored vehicle manufacturer is bringing production to Ukraine


How German podcast tracked down fugitive militant after 30 years

Daniela Klette had been on the run for more than 30 years, before her arrest in Berlin this year.


Mother killed children in rage, court told

Veronique John told police she loved her children and asked for the death penalty, a trial of facts hears.


Taking a fresh look at Pasir Gudang roadmap

Pasir Gudang City Council (MBPG) will be reviewing its manifesto to ensure that all developments have been achieved according to plan. Read full story


Police ask Texas prosecutors to treat attempted drowning of 3-year-old child as a hate crime

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas woman allegedly tried to drown a 3-year-old at an apartment complex pool in suburban Dallas after making racist remarks toward the child's mother in a case investigators are asking to be treated as a hate crime, a police spokeswoman said Monday. Elizabeth Wolf, 42, has been charged with attempted capital murder and injury to a child. The child's mother told officers that Wolf told the mother she wasn't American, along with...


Who exactly was St. John the Baptist?

A predecessor of Jesus, St. John the Baptist is a prominent figure in Christianity. From baptisms on the River Jordan to prophesizing the birth of the Messiah, John was a notable figure in the Bible. His feast day, on June 24, is celebrated across Europe in various ways. But just who exactly was John the Baptist, and why is he venerated? Click on to discover everything you didn't know about this saint.


Passengers use oxygen masks as Korean Air flight descends abruptly

Passengers on a Korean Air flight bound from Seoul's Incheon airport to Taichung, Taiwan, used oxygen masks when their Boeing 737 MAX 8 suddenly descended from over 30,000 feet to around 9,000 feet, causing ear pain, hyperventilation, and nosebleeds.


Wanted men arrested in connection with sexual offences

The pair were found after a search involving dog and drone units, and with the help of the public.


Met accused of 'leaking names' of Tories who 'bet on election date'

The Met Police has been accused of leaking the identities of Tories who are alleged to have betted on the date of the general election.


US judge sentences Germine Joly, former leader of a powerful gang in Haiti, to 35 years in prison

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A man who once described himself as “king” of a notoriously violent gang in Haiti and is linked to the kidnapping of 16 U.S. citizens was sentenced to 35 years in prison Monday in a federal court in Washington, D.C. Germine Joly, best known as “Yonyon,” had pleaded guilty in late January to weapons smuggling and the laundering of ransoms related to the U.S. citizens kidnapped in October 2021, bringing his trial to a...


Wild moment muggers try to rob delivery driver in Uruguay

The less-than-minute-long altercation was captured by CCTV, and shows the two thieves skulking in the background.


Tupac Shakur Murder Suspect Duane ‘Keefe D' Davis to Post $750K Bail Ahead of Trial

There will be a hearing about the conditions of his release.


Newspaper review: Princess Anne's injury and Holly Willoughby kidnap plot trial

Princess Anne being injured by a horse and the start of a trial over an alleged Holly Willoughby kidnap plot are among Tuesday's front page stories.


Primary school's plan to fell five protected trees outrages parents

Gordon Primary in Eltham, south east London , is planning to fell five trees which are all healthy and 120 years old after droppings from pigeons began covering apparatus in the school playground.


Ex officer called 'bully' in alleged assault footage

A man claims he was attacked by a former Gwent Police officer during an arrest in 2021.


Man, 73, dies in motorbike crash on A1

The 73-year-old man crashed into a central reservation on the A1 at Grantham on Sunday afternoon.


Monitor children’s gadget use, ex-LGBT member advises parents

'I have noticed a significant increase in young people falling into the pitfalls of LGBT issues and straying from Islamic teachings.'


Murder arrest made over man's death in Lincoln

John Connolly, 69, was found dead inside a house on Portland Street on 18 June.


A few thousands votes in seats could cut Labour's majority in half

In a speech to Tory activists, the Prime Minister acknowledged public anger with the Conservatives but urged voters to 'think what a Labour government would mean.'


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School tribute to teenagers killed in A17 crash

The pair died when their car collided with another vehicle at North Rauceby last week.


A shooter who entered a Tennessee office building and caused a lockdown has died, police say

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A suspect died and a neighborhood in Tennessee was locked down briefly Monday in response to reports of a shooter inside an office building near a shopping mall. Police in Chattanooga said reports about the man with a gun starting coming in just after 2 p.m. local time. “A shooter was inside the building and was attempting to execute a plan. That failed,” Chattanooga Police Department Sgt. Victor Miller told reporters....


Teen 'may have accidentally shot friend in head'

Jaydon Beckford was found dead near a canal, five days after he is believed to have shot Diego Henry.


'Julian Assange is free', has left Britain - WikiLeaks

Assange will now be reunited with his wife, whom he married at a ceremony in the prison, and their two young children.


Tree stump is visible after woman illegally cut down giant tree

Kelly Palmer, 40, avoided having to pay a fine after admitting she paid a tree surgeon to chop down the imposing ash because it blocked drains and regularly bashed against her home in Shirley.


Taiwan's gay politicians have broken ground - but their battle isn't over

Huang Jie has made history, but she and other gay politicians say their battle is still not over.


US is expected to send Ukraine $150 million more in munitions to fight off Russia's attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is expected to announce Tuesday it is sending an additional $150 million in critically needed munitions to Ukraine, as Russia accuses Ukraine of using U.S.-provided munitions to strike inside Russia or Russian-held territory, according to two U.S. officials. On Monday, Russia summoned the American ambassador to protest what it says was the use of U.S.-made advanced missiles in a Ukrainian attack on Crimea on Sunday...


Kenyan police to arrive in Haiti this week, US State Department says

By Edwin Okoth and Aaron Ross NAIROBI (Reuters) -The first Kenyan police officers assigned to tackle rampant gang violence in Haiti are leaving Kenya on Tuesday and are set to arrive this week, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. "We hope to see further measurable improvements in security, particularly with respect to access to humanitarian aid and core economic activity," State Department


Pickpocket steals woman's phone from right under her nose

This is the shocking moment a young woman had her phone stolen by a pickpocket - from right under her nose. Isolde Stephens, 21, was having dinner with her cousin at Xian Biang Biang Noodles in Covent Garden, London when the incident happened.