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Four teenage girls in hospital after Bangor RTC

[ad_1] Image copyright PAcemaker Four teenage girls have been taken to hospital following a single-vehicle crash in Bangor in the early hours of Sunday morning.A 19-year-old, who police believe to be the driver, is in a critical condition.The collision happened on the Ballycrochan Road and was reported to police at about 03:30 BST on Sunday.Inspector Jonathan Francey said the car was a Fiat Grand Punto and is asking for anyone
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Jailed Nazanin’s husband in Iranian embassy tent protest

[ad_1] The husband of a British-Iranian mother detained in Iran has spent his first night in a tent outside the Iranian embassy in London, in an attempt to secure his wife's release.Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was jailed in Iran for five years in 2016 after being convicted of spying, which she denies.Richard Ratcliffe told the BBC's Simon Jones he was hoping to put pressure on Iran to set her free.Read more: Nazanin
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Bill and Ted star Alex Winter on Belfast premiere of Panama Papers doc

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The characters Bill & Ted played by Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves It's been an interesting journey for actor and director Alex Winter.His career has taken him to heaven, hell, the future, the past, and now Belfast.The first part of this journey relates to probably his most well known role as the time travelling slacker, Bill S Preston Esq, in the Bill and
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Gulf of Oman: Iran protests to UK ambassador

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/HO/IRIB Image caption Images from Iranian State TV showed smoke billowing from a tanker in the Gulf of Oman Iran has protested to the UK's ambassador in Tehran after being accused of involvement in attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.Iran has denied being behind Thursday's explosions in the key shipping route. But UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has backed the US assessment, saying
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Fodor’s Travel removes ‘offensive’ Belfast murals guide

[ad_1] Image caption The comment on murals forms part of a wider guide to Belfast A world-renowned travel guide is to remove content about Belfast murals after it was described as "highly inaccurate and offensive".The content on Fodor's Travel website and in their books on Ireland, said nationalist murals "often aspire to the heights of Sistine Chapel-lite".It said loyalist murals "sometimes resemble war comics without the humour".The content was also
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Tyson Fury stops Tom Schwarz in second round of heavyweight fight in Las Vegas

[ad_1] Fury had little difficulty in breaking through the Schwarz guardBritain's Tyson Fury produced a ruthless display to stop previously undefeated heavyweight Tom Schwarz in the second round in Las Vegas.Fury, wearing shorts with the American stars and stripes, entered the ring to James Brown's 'Living in America'.And in the ring Fury backed Schwarz to the ropes in the second, driving a right hand home to drop the German.Seconds later
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Newspaper headlines: Tory contenders eye roles in ‘Boris cabinet’

[ad_1] Image caption The Conservative leadership race features heavily in the Sunday papers. The Sunday Times says Tory frontrunner Boris Johnson's rivals are lining up to pitch for the top cabinet positions - with former contender Esther McVey announcing she will back Mr Johnson for prime minister. Image caption Theresa May is attempting to push through a £27bn cash boost for the education budget in her final weeks as prime
Politics

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson wins backing from Esther McVey

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Former Conservative leadership contender Esther McVey has thrown her support behind Boris Johnson's bid. Ms McVey - eliminated in the first ballot - told the Sunday Telegraph she was backing him because he had promised to deliver Brexit by 31 October. Mr Johnson is the clear frontrunner to replace Theresa May but his rivals have insisted they will not drop out.He is the only one of
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Guatemala election: Uncertainty reigns as top candidates barred

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sandra Torres is the frontrunner according to the most recent polls When Guatemalans head to the polling stations on Sunday, two of the candidates who until recently had been tipped as favourites to win will not be on the ballot papers. Both the former attorney-general, Thelma Aldana, and Zury Ríos, the daughter of the late military ruler, Efraín Ríos Montt, have been barred from
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Wainfleet flooding: Hundreds spend night away from town

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Hundreds of homes have been evacuated in Wainfleet after two months' worth of rain fell in just two days Hundreds of people spent the night away from their homes following severe flooding in a Lincolnshire town.Residents of 580 homes in and around Wainfleet were told to evacuate amid concerns about flood defences along the River Steeping.The town flooded on Wednesday after two months' worth