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Princess Charlotte: Photographs released to mark first birthday – BBC News

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Image copyright HRH The Duchess of Cambridge Image caption She is seen walking in one of the images Photographs of the princess have been released sporadically, the most recent before her birthday pictures being one in which she is sitting on her great-grandmother’s knee to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday last month. The Duchess of Cambridge took a series of photographs in the weeks after Charlotte’s birth, in which she is seen being cradled by brother Prince George, and another set to mark her daughter’s six-month milestone. ‘Important family moments’ In March, the duke and duchess released a series of […]

London fire: Protests held as fire anger increases – BBC News

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAngry protesters stormed Kensington Town Hall, demanding answers Protests were held in London as residents demanded support for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. Between 50 and 60 people stormed Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall as members of the public said the homeless needed help “right now”. Crowds gathered outside a hall where PM Theresa May met survivors and protests were also held at Downing Street. Mrs May sanctioned 5m for clothes, food and emergency supplies, as the death toll rose to at least 30. The BBC understands those missing could […]

Manchester attack: Ariana Grande visits injured fans – BBC News

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDad of eight-year-old Lily: “I’m a bit in love with Ariana now” US singer Ariana Grande has visited fans injured in last month’s terror attack at her Manchester concert. The star spent time with youngsters at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in a surprise appearance ahead of a benefit concert on Sunday. Adam Harrison said his daughter Lily “felt like a rock star” after meeting her idol. Meanwhile, police investigating the Manchester Arena attack, which killed 22 people, have made a further arrest. A 24-year-old man was arrested in the Rusholme area […]

Here’s what’s really going on with the Rockettes and the Trump inauguration

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Image: Kathy Willens, File/AP PHOTO Just as it was starting to seem like no one would agree to perform at Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration Jan. 20, it was announced that the Rockettes would be dancing at the event. Some of the renowned dancers and other allies have started to post online about not wanting to perform for a man who has openly objectified women and has been accused of sexual assault. In response, the Rockettes’ union, the American Guild of Variety Artists, was reportedly forcing all full-time Rockettes to perform at the inauguration, saying that boycotting the event would be […]

Guy puts himself and his Tesla in danger to save unconscious driver

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An image of the accident, posted by Munich's fire brigade on Facebook.Image: Feuerwehr Mnchen It feels good to be the hero, and for the driver that exposed his Tesla (and himself) to danger in order to save another driver, it won’t even be very costly. According to Muenchner Merkur (via Jalopnik), 41-year-old Manfred Kick was driving his Tesla Model S when he noticed a man in a Volkswagen driving erratically on the Autobahn near Munich, Germany. When Kick realized the man was unconscious, he pulled in front of the Volkswagen and slowly braked until both cars came to a stop. […]