The terrifying text message students got after active shooter report

Students received this message on Tuesday (Picture: Twitter) This is the terrifying message that was sent to students after reports of an active shooter on campus. Howard University in Washington DC was locked down on Tuesday afternoon. Active shooter report forces lock down at Washington DC university campus Students received a frantic text message that read: ‘ALERT!! There is a ...

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Head of MI5 warns that terrorists are now faster and stealthier than ever before

Andrew Parker, the Director General of MI5, has warned of a ‘dramatic’ jump in the scale and pace of the terror threat facing Britain (Picture: PA) There has been a ‘dramatic’ jump in the scale and pace of the terror threat facing Britain, the head of MI5 has warned. In rare public comments, Andrew Parker spoke out about how the ...

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Katie Price puts on a fiery display at Playing With Fire book launch

Katie never does things by half (Picture: Rex) Katie Price’s new novel is called Playing With Fire so it’s no surprise that Pricey took things literally with a fire-breathing set at the launch of the new tome. Taking in mouthfuls of fuel, Katie breathed fire at the crowds in a show-stopping display in which she also wore a dress made ...

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Around 2,000 Sainsbury’s workers ‘to lose their jobs’

The company announced it was making the cuts (Picture: Getty Images) Sainsbury’s is about to axe around 2,000 jobs across the business. The company, J Sainsbury, is planning to remove in-store, human resources and payroll clerk roles completely. Head of MI5 warns that terrorists are now faster and stealthier than ever before Around 1,400 staff are expected to be affected ...

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Maria Sharapova speaks out after first-round Moscow loss

Sharapova was dumped out (Picture: AFP/Getty) Maria Sharapova admitted she felt ‘fine’ physically during a defeat to Magdalena Rybarikova but suggested she would not have competed in the Kremlin Cup if it was not based in Moscow. Nadal opens world No. 1 door to Federer with late schedule change The 30-year-old Russian won her first title since returning from a ...

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Mike Samwell death: Stolen car 'driven backwards and forwards' over victim

An ex-Royal Navy officer was run over and crushed to death trying to stop thieves stealing his car as his wife looked on, a court has heard. Mike Samwell, 35, had been woken in the early hours by a break-in at his home in Chorlton, Manchester, in April. He had run out of the house, and when his wife followed ...

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Legoland owner warns of terrorism impact to its profits

Shares in Legoland-owner Merlin Entertainments have plunged after the company said recent terrorist attacks had continued to hit visitor numbers. Merlin, which also runs Alton Towers, said “record levels” of attacks in Europe during the summer – its peak trading season – slowed revenue growth to just 0.3% compared with last summer. Bad weather and higher costs due to UK ...

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Red sun phenomenon 'caused by Saharan dust', analysis shows

Analysis of tiny particles has confirmed that dust blown over from the Sahara caused the sun and sky to appear red in many parts of England. Scientists at the University of Nottingham studied dust particles brought down in rainfall to determine the cause of Monday’s phenomenon. The dust was dragged in from the Sahara by the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia. ...

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Royal baby: William and Catherine's third child due in April

Media playback is unsupported on your device The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s third child is due in April, Kensington Palace says. It said the couple were “delighted”. They already have two children: Prince George, who is four, and his younger sister Charlotte, who is two. As with her previous pregnancies, the duchess has suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum, or severe ...

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Amber Rudd calls Brexit without a deal 'unthinkable'

The prospect of Brexit happening without a deal being reached between the UK and the EU is “unthinkable”, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said. Ms Rudd was responding to a question about the impact on security of nothing being agreed before the UK leaves. “We will make sure there is something between them and us to maintain our security,” she ...

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