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Pen y Fan, where a man was struck by lightning

Lightning strike on Pen y Fan in Brecon Beacons kills two men

Lightning strikes on Pen y Fan on the Brecon Beacons mountain range have killed two men and injured two others.

Chancellor George Osborne will present his post-election budget on 8th July (Getty)

Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget

The amount of benefits that can be claimed by one family in a year will be cut below £23,000 inside London, George Osborne announced today.

Amira Abase, 15, is said to be training with an all-female religious police brigade

Isis schoolgirl Amira Abase who fled London to join terrorists in Syria mocks victims of Tunisia massacre

A British teenager who was one of three east London schoolgirls who fled the UK to join Isis in Syria has mocked the victims of the Tunisia massacre.

The M3 was closed for two hours whilst emergency services tended to the woman

Motorists taunt suicidal woman on bridge and tell her to 'get on with it'

Motorists stuck in traffic taunted a distressed woman as police tried to talk her down from a bridge.

Five-year-old girl killed after sturgeon leaps into her family boat in Florida

A five-year-old girl has been killed after a sturgeon fish jumped into her family’s boat.

The tenth anniversary of the 7/7 terrorist attack approaches

Only Muslim survivor of 7/7 bombings says Britain must make stand against Islamophobia

The only Muslim survivor of the 7/7 London bombings has urged the country to stand together against the growing threat of Islamophobia the way it did against terrorism a decade ago.

Nick Kyrgios fans show their support by smearing Vegemite and Nutella on their faces amid Wimbledon run

Nick Kyrgios is a divisive tennis player, winning and losing fans in seemingly equal measure with his expletive ridden on-court rants, unpredictable petulance (which on Friday saw his racket go flying into the crowd) and uncompromising press conferences.

Isis in Palmyra: The two images that show what the so-called 'Islamic State' is doing to thousands of years of human knowledge

They are the images that show how far Palmyra has fallen. Once famous for its annual cultural festival, the UNESCO world heritage site was the backdrop for a video released by Isis this weekend purporting to show the murder of 25 Syrian soldiers.

Yoko Ono at the Royal Festival Hall for Double Fantasy Live

Yoko Ono on Jihadi John: 'I won't let him destroy memory of John Lennon or The Beatles'

John Lennon was one of the greatest peace activists of all time, his music and art preaching peace and love, not war and terror.

Jason Manford criticises David Cameron for 'changing the definition of child poverty'

Jason Manford has criticised government plans to change the definition of "child poverty".

By insisting it keep on trying to pay its debts, some argue, Germany seems to be intent on punishing Greece

Greece referendum: The Monty Python sketch that (sort of) explains the Greek debt crisis

Many top English-speaking economists are either alarmed or aghast over Europe's handling of the crisis in Greece. Several Nobel Prize winners say it has been exacerbated, time and again, by an unnecessarily rigid approach by Germany, Europe's economic powerhouse and decision-maker. Greece simply cannot repay its debts, economists argue, no matter how much the country slashes public services or raises taxes. So by insisting it keep on trying, the thinking goes, Germany seems to be intent on punishing Greece.

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