Hospital 'declares critical incident' as emergency department left underwater

A critical incident has been declared at a hospital in London after the emergency department was left underwater, Metro.co.uk understands. The capital and other places in southern England have been battered by storms, with families stranded and tube stations flooded. Newham Hospital is asking patients to go to other hospitals and ambulances are being redirected. A statement from the hospital […]

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U.S. General Won’t Commit to Ending Airstrikes on Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan — The top American general overseeing operations in Afghanistan declined to say Sunday night whether U.S. airstrikes against the Taliban would end Aug. 31, the date previously given by officials as a cutoff for such attacks. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., the head of United States Central Command, refused to commit to ending the United States last remaining […]

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Putin reviews naval parade, touts Russia's hypersonic weapons

MOSCOW (BLOOMBERG) – President Vladimir Putin used a Navy Day parade to deliver his latest reminder of Russia’s military muscle, touting the nation’s hypersonic nuclear weapons at a ceremony in his hometown of St Petersburg. “Today, the Russian navy has everything it needs to defend our homeland, our national interests,” Mr Putin said in a speech in front of a […]

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Urgent search for toddler snatched from home 'by father'

Police are urgently searching for a toddler last seen being taken from his home by his father in just a t-shirt and a nappy. Thames Valley police say Andrew Junior Leighton, aged two, was taken in the early hours of the morning. He was last seen at a property in Chalgrove, Oxfordshire, at 1.25am on Sunday. Andrew may be wearing […]

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Someone has just four days to claim £1,000,000 Euromillions jackpot

A potential UK lottery winner may lose out on their prize if they don’t claim it this week.  Euromillions players have been told to check tickets to see if they have scooped the £1 million Millionaire Maker jackpot. The winning ticket, with a code of VSHS38986, was purchased from a store in Lewisham, south London, in January.  Time is ticking […]

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