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Five residents of Florida nursing home die after Hurricane Irma cuts power to air conditioning

Five patients at a sweltering Florida nursing home died in Hurricane Irma's aftermath as people confronted new hazards in the storm's wake. Police chief Tom...

Macron vows to rebuild French islands devastated by Hurricane

French president Emmanuel Macron has promised to rebuild the wrecked island of St Martin following devastation caused by Hurricane Irma and to diversify its...

Weakened Irma batters Florida as Cuba confirms 10 dead from hurricane

In Cuba, 10 people died when the island was being battered by then-Hurricane Irma, according to state news media. Most of them died in Havana,...

Florida suffers coast to coast battering from 130mph Irma

Hurricane Irma has pummelled Florida, packing winds up to 130mph, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to millions and toppling massive construction cranes...

British police to be deployed to Caribbean islands left devastated by Hurricane Irma

British police officers will be deployed as part of the country's efforts to step up support to the Caribbean islands left devastated by Hurricane...

Latest: Hurricane Irma begins assault on Florida Keys

Update 1.53pm: Hurricane Irma began its assault on Florida today, with the storm's northern eyewall reaching the lower Florida Keys as a powerful category...

Hurricane Irma: Relief efforts under way as new storm threatens Caribbean

Relief efforts are under way on islands devastated by Hurricane Irma, as a second "extremely dangerous" storm threatens the Caribbean. Some already-ravaged areas are preparing...

Extremely dangerous’ Irma one of the strongest ever hurricanes recorded in the Atlantic

Officials across the north-eastern Caribbean have cancelled flights, closed schools and urged people to shelter indoors as Hurricane Irma barrels towards the region after...

Hurricane Irma is reaching frightening speed as it heads towards the Caribbean and Florida

Hurricane Irma is continuing to grow and pick up speed as it travels westwards to the northeastern Caribbean and on to the US. It is...

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Manchester City knock Real Madrid out of Champions League

Manchester City stunned Real Madrid for a second time to claim a deserved place in the Champions League quarter-finals with a 2-1 victory at...

Warnings raised about chemicals before deadly Lebanon explosion

Concerns were raised about a stockpile of explosive chemicals being kept without safeguard at least 10 times before the deadly explosion in Beirut, newly...

US imposes sanctions on Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam

The US has imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, Carrie Lam, accusing them of roles in squashing...

Mercedes dragged into Racing Point copycat controversy

Lewis Hamilton’s all-conquering Mercedes team have been dragged into Formula One’s latest ‘cheat’ storm on the eve of the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at...

Saudi crown prince accused of trying to trap and kill ex-intelligence official

A former Saudi counter-terrorism official has filed a court document in the US against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, alleging the royal tried to...
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