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Ryde Lifeboat Call-Out After Woman Rescues Fox In Sea

A woman trying to save a fox from the sea in Ryde prompted a rescue mission. Ryde Inshore Rescue says a member of the public called the crew at 11 am yesterday (Sunday) to say...

Police Campaign To Focus On Distracted Isle Of Wight Drivers

A campaign begins today (Monday) which will see police targetting their efforts on Islanders distracted behind the wheel. Scroll down for video... Hampshire and Thames Valley’s Joint Roads Policing Unit will begin a week of specifically...

Hundreds of thousands off work as US government shutdown enters third day

Hundreds of thousands of workers will stay off work without pay for a third day after a late-night vote to end a US government shutdown was pushed back. The Senate will now vote on stop-gap...

US Congress approves deal to end three-day shutdown

The US Congress has approved a deal that will put an end to a three-day US government shutdown. The House of Representatives backed a bipartisan agreement by 266-150, hours after the Senate voted 81 in...

Video Assistant Referees to be used at World Cup in Russia

The World Cup is set to use video replays this summer - with FIFA confirming a sponsor is being sought for the technology. Football's governing body met to assess recent trials ahead of Video Assistant...

Turkey intensifies offensive against US-backed Kurds

Turkey has begun a major new offensive in northwestern Syria, in a bid to oust Kurdish militia from the area. Named 'Operation Olive Branch', the ground and air operation aims to create a 20-mile (30km)...

Princess Eugenie’s ‘perfect moment’ when Jack Brooksbank proposed

Princess Eugenie has revealed she cried when boyfriend Jack Brooksbank went down on one knee to ask her if she would marry him. She revealed the proposal was a complete surprise but described it as...

Theresa May to launch ‘fake news’ rapid response team

The Prime Minister is to launch a "fake news" rapid response unit to monitor social media and challenge false stories. The team will be based in the Cabinet Office, according to Alex Aiken, the executive...

Amazon opens supermarket with no check outs

Amazon has opened a supermarket in Seattle with one key difference to high street competitors - it has no check outs. Instead of bringing goods to a human or self-service cashier, the Amazon Go supermarket...

Twitter finds more Russian troll accounts

Twitter has identified more than 1,000 additional accounts which it claims were used by the Kremlin to influence the US presidential election. The accounts were discovered as part of Twitter's internal investigation into propaganda efforts...