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Solar Impulse 2 completes penultimate leg of tour

Alternate pilot Bertrand Piccard will conduct the 17th and final leg of the journey to the starting point in Abu Dhabi, completing the world's first circumnavigation for a solar-powered aircraft that began in March 2015. On June 20, for leg 15 of the trip, the experimental plane made the long haul across the Atlantic from NY to Seville (Spain). "This landing in Cairo brings Solar Impulse back to the origin of my dream".



Owen Smith enters Labour leadership race

Yesterday, after six hours of negation, Labour's National Executive Committee ruled Mr Corbyn should be included on the ballot despite opponents arguing the leader needed 51 MPs to support him. Corbyn supporters, notably Unite union leader Len McCluskey, said it would be "alien to the concept of natural justice" if he was unable to stand.


David Cameron stepping down as British PM today

David Cameron stepping down as British PM today

But he warns it's too soon to jump into the market. The vote between May and Leadsom was supposed to go to the wider Conservative Party of 150,000 people, but being the sole candidate, May sidestepped the party rule. He told the Daily Telegraph: "As I leave today, I hope that people will see a stronger country. I assure her of my full support". When May arrives at Buckingham Palace, she will become the 13th leader to receive Elizabeth's royal assent in a private ceremony that marks the ...



Pokémon Go update fixes Google account access, login issues

The UK, for example, has plenty of PokeStops and wild Pokemon scattered around the country, but the only way to get the app now is through downloading an Android APK or by changing the location on your iPhone. The location-based game is not available in China, so it is not compatible with gamers who used a Chinese location. In the United States, gamers trespassing on others' property face a real threat of physical harm from property owners who may use force to protect their property.


Funerals set to begin for police officers slain in Dallas

Funerals set to begin for police officers slain in Dallas

Photos of the victims of the Dallas police shooting during an interfaith memorial service on July 12, 2016 , in Dallas . The scene unfolded at a memorial service after a week when Americans were jarred by video images of angry crowds protesting police killings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota and heard the screams of Thursday's sniper attack on police in Dallas by a black former USA soldier who had said he wanted to "kill white people".



Owen Smith to stand in Labour leadership election

He vowed to stave off a split in the party and said he would be a "radical and credible" leader who could take Labour back into government. Corbynistas - says it is his fans that elected him that count and not the bulk of his elected members of parliament who want to topple him.