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Colorado: Boulders ‘the size of a building’ hit US road

[ad_1] Image copyright Colorado Department of Transportation A section of highway in the US state of Colorado has been totally destroyed by two boulders "the size of a building", officials say.The road was hit by a slide "consisting of dirt, rock and two huge boulders", the Colorado Department of Transportation said. Photos posted on its Facebook page show a trench 8ft deep (2.5m) left by the boulders. The road between
Politics

Brexit: Change UK could form partnership with Lib Dems, Heidi Allen says

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Heidi Allen is the leader of Change UK Change UK leader Heidi Allen has suggested the party could form a partnership with the Liberal Democrats.Ms Allen said she would like to form a "collective... with like-minded colleagues", although not necessarily a single, centrist group.Change UK's Chuka Umunna said the two parties could form a general election pact not to stand against each other.But Ms
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Abandoned baby: Search for car in hunt for newborn’s mum

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption The newborn baby was found abandoned outside Darent Valley Hospital's main entrance early on Friday Tracing a car seen near a hospital could help find the mother of a newborn baby found abandoned outside it, police have said. The baby, found in Darent Valley Hospital's entrance early on Friday, is "safe, uninjured and well supported" by medical staff, Kent Police added.Officers said a dark-coloured
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Nepal says overcrowding not ‘sole reason’ for Everest death toll rise

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/Project Possible Image caption This photo showing a long queue up to the summit of Everest has gone viral in recent days Nepal's tourism authority has denied accusations that the rise in Mount Everest deaths is solely due to overcrowding. The department's director general Dandu Raj Ghimire said other factors including adverse weather conditions had also contributed. Ten climbers have been reported dead or missing this season.
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Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan bestowed with Nishan-e-Pakistan by President Arif Alvi | Pakistan

[ad_1] Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan bestowed with Nishan-e-Pakistan by President Arif AlviISLAMABAD: Vice President of China Wang Qishan was conferred with the Nishan-e-Pakistan on Sunday by President Dr Arif Alvi.At a ceremony held in honour of the Chinese vice president, the highest civil award was conferred at the President House where Chairman Senate, services chiefs, cabinet members, MNAs and foreign dignitaries were present as well. The award was conferred
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Oklahoma tornado: Two killed and several injured in El Reno

[ad_1] Image copyright Gale Vancampen via REUTERS Image caption Search and rescue efforts are continuing following the deadly tornado At least two people have been killed after a tornado tore through the city of El Reno in Oklahoma, destroying a hotel and damaging a mobile home park, officials said.The tornado struck the south-east of El Reno at about 22:30 local time (03:30 GMT) on Saturday.El Reno Mayor Matt White said
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Nepal explosions kill three in capital Kathmandu

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption One of the blasts struck a shop At least three people have died in two explosions in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, officials say.Five other people were injured in the blasts - one in the city centre and the other in the outskirts, KTV reported.The causes of the blasts are not yet clear but the Himalayan Times, quoting police, said they were "improvised explosive devices".Security
UK News

Two men arrested over Castlemilk street death

[ad_1] Image caption Daniel McGuigan was pronounced dead at the scene Police investigating the death of Daniel McGuigan in the Castlemilk area of Glasgow have arrested two men, aged 34 and 37.Mr McGuigan, 35, was pronounced dead after a confrontation in Stravanan Street at about 10:50 on Friday.Officers had responded to reports of the man being attacked in front of his work colleagues.A 14-year-old boy has already been arrested and
UK News

Menopause: what are the symptoms and why does it happen?

[ad_1] The menopause is a natural part of aging and it affects half the world's population.It's when a woman stops having periods and is no longer able to get pregnant naturally.But changes in hormones can have big effects on the body and how we behave.So why does it happen? What symptoms may you experience and what you can do to control them?BBC Health Reporter Philippa Roxby explains it's different for