Last Woolly Mammoths Died Because Of Thirst


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Last Woolly Mammoths Died Because Of Thirst
The last population of woolly mammoths became extinct around 5,600 years ago because of a lack of drinking water, new research has suggested.

Murdered French Priest To Be Laid To Rest
The Catholic priest who was murdered in a brutal terrorist attack in his own church in France is to be laid to rest later.

Mother’s Fears Toddler Could Be Taken To Syria
A woman has told Sky News she fears her estranged husband will try to take their son to Syria, after a court granted the radicalised man unsupervised access despite her concerns.

South Korea Suspends Sales Of 80 VW Models
South Korea has put a halt on sales of 80 Volkswagen models and fined the carmaker $16m (£12m) over allegedly forging emissions tests results.

Couple Admit Leaving Son To Play Pokemon GO
A couple from Arizona have been arrested after leaving their two-year-old son at home to go out and play Pokemon GO.

Briton Burned After iPhone Explodes In Pocket
A British man has suffered severe burns after his iPhone exploded following a fall from his mountain bike.

Endangered Rhinos Killed In India Floods
Twenty endangered Indian rhinos have been killed in floods that have devastated parts of northeastern India, according to officials.

Trump Calls Rival Hillary Clinton ‘The Devil’
Donald Trump has unleashed his latest verbal attack on his Democratic rival for the White House by branding Hillary Clinton “the devil”.

Armed Security Drill On Cross-Channel Ferry
The prospect of armed sea marshals on French cross-Channel vessels has been raised after a seaborne security exercise involving military personnel.

Mother’s Fears Toddler Could Be Sent To Syria
A woman has told Sky News she fears her estranged husband will try to take their son to Syria, after a court granted the radicalised man unsupervised access despite her concerns.

Balloon Crash Pilot ‘Jailed For Drink And Drugs’
The pilot of a hot air balloon which crashed in Texas served time in prison for drink-driving and drug offences, online records show.

Reform Urged After French Security ‘Failures’
The French government is facing growing calls to overhaul its intelligence agencies and change the way they share information with police and the judiciary, after the series of recent terror attacks in Paris, Nice and Rouen.

Zika: Health Experts Warn On Travel To Miami
Pregnant women have been told to avoid travelling to the Miami area affected by the Zika virus, as 10 new cases are confirmed.

Mum And Daughter Gang-Raped On Way To Funeral
A 35-year-old woman and her 14-year-old daughter have been raped by a gang of highway robbers in India as they travelled to a funeral.

McCain Slams Trump Over Soldier Family Feud
Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain has hit out at Donald Trump over his public feud with the parents of a Muslim US soldier killed in Iraq.

US Airstrikes Target IS In Libyan City Of Sirte
US planes have carried out airstrikes targeting Islamic State in the city of Sirte for the first time, the head of Libya’s unity government says.

Newlyweds Among Dead In Texas Balloon Crash
A recently-married couple have been named as two of the 16 victims of a hot air balloon flight which caught fire and crashed in Texas.

Hunt For Serial Sex Attacker Who Targeted 25
Police in Sydney have issued an appeal to track down a man they believe is behind more than 25 attempted or actual sexual assaults over the course of 16 years.

GSK And Alphabet Team Up For Bioelectronics Medicine
GlaxoSmithKline and Google’s parent company are joining forces to develop bioelectronics, which involves targeting electrical signals in the body to fight chronic diseases.

MH370 Deliberately Flown Into Sea – Crash Expert
One of the world’s leading air crash investigators says he believes flight MH370 was deliberately flown into the sea.

N Korea Accused Of Hacking Government Emails
North Korea has been accused of hacking into the email accounts of dozens of South Korean government officials.

Five Dead After Russian Helicopter Shot Down
Three crew and two officers have been killed after a Russian military helicopter was shot down in Syria.

Human Chain Saves Woman Trapped By Flooding
A group of rescuers in the US who formed a human chain to save a woman trapped in her car by raging floodwaters have been hailed “true heroes”.

Ecclestone’s Kidnapped Mother-In-Law Rescued
Police say they have rescued the mother-in-law of Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone from kidnappers.

Eco Safeguards Urged As Arctic Ice Retreats
Britain’s appetite for fish and chips could be threatening one of the world’s most fragile ecosystems as fishing fleets move further north to supply demand.

Bernie Ecclestone’s Mother-In-Law Freed
The mother-in-law of Bernie Ecclestone has been freed after being kidnapped in Brazil last month, according to local media.

Germany: No Government Can Guarantee Safety
German president Joachim Gauck has warned that no government can guarantee its citizens they will always be safe from terror attacks.

Fallen Soldier’s Mother: Trump Is Ignorant
The Muslim mother of a fallen US soldier has said Donald Trump is ignorant about Islam and “doesn’t know” what sacrifice means.

Hunt On After Gunman Kills Woman In Texas
A woman has been killed and others taken to hospital after two separate shootings caused chaos as people left bars and clubs in Austin, Texas.

India Rescues 10,000 Starving Workers In Saudi
The Indian government has come to the rescue of more than 10,000 of their starving citizens in Saudi Arabia.

Turkey: Erdogan Takes Charge Of Military
Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has introduced new powers bringing the military further under civilian authority.

Pope: Download A Heart And Use Gospel As GPS
The Pope has urged young people to “download a heart” and to use the Gospel as a “satnav for you on the highways of life”.

Normandy Priest Killer’s Cousin Is Charged
The cousin of one of the men who killed a priest in Normandy has been charged with knowing an attack was imminent.

Hunt On After Austin Gunman Kills Woman
A woman has been killed and others taken to hospital after two separate shootings caused chaos as people left bars and clubs in Austin, Texas.

Austin Shootings: One Dead, Three In Hospital
A woman has been killed and three people taken to hospital after two separate shootings caused chaos in downtown Austin, Texas.

Drug Lord’s Life Of Luxury Behind Bars Revealed
A Brazilian drug lord has been living a life of luxury behind bars – with a three-room suite complete with library, conference room and plasma TV.

‘Multiple Victims’ In Texas Shooting
A shooter in Austin, Texas, has left multiple victims, police have said.

Syrian Families ‘Leave’ Aleppo Rebel Areas
Dozens of families and a number of opposition fighters have left besieged rebel-held areas of Aleppo, according to Syrian state media.

Belgium Charges Man With Terror Murder Attempt
One man has been charged over an alleged plot to attack Belgium after a series of raids by police.

Hot Air Balloon Crash Kills 16 People In Texas
A hot air balloon has crashed with at least 16 people on board in Texas, and officials say there appears to be no survivors.

Five Jailed Over Hundreds Of Cough Syrup Deaths
Five people have been handed jail terms in Panama after a 2006 scandal in which hundreds of people died from a toxic cough syrup.

Muslims Refuse To Bury IS Priest Killer
Muslims have refused to bury one of the terrorists who murdered a Catholic priest as he celebrated Mass.

Brothers Arrested Over Alleged Belgium Plot
Two men suspected of planning an attack in Belgium have been detained by police, prosecutors say.

Erdogan Tells West: ‘Mind Your Own Business’
Turkey’s president has told the EU and US to “mind your own business” after the West expressed concern over the crackdown on alleged coup perpetrators.

Former Australian PM Drops Bid For UN Top Job
Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd has withdrawn his bid to become the next UN Secretary General, after the country’s government refused to back his candidacy.

At Least Nine Dead In India Building Collapse
At least nine people are dead and 10 others have been injured following the collapse of a building in the Indian city of Pune.

Homegrown Zika Cases Found In United States
Four new cases of the Zika virus in Florida are believed to be the first in the United States not linked to foreign travel.

Syria: Maternity Hospital Bombed In Idlib

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