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Tourist dies on family holiday in Cornwall

A tourist has died after being found in the sea off the coast of Cornwall.

The woman was confirmed dead on arrival at hospital Credit: PA

The 36-year-old woman was on holiday with her family and friends in Polzeath when she was reported missing on Sunday, police said.

Her body was discovered later on in the day and she was taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, also known as Treliske Hospital, but was confirmed dead on arrival.

Devon and Cornwall Police said they were investigating the circumstances of her death and her family have been informed.


Austria's far-right candidate concedes defeat in election

Austria's far-right presidential candidate has conceded defeat and urged the country to "work together".

Norbert Hofer has conceded defeat Credit: Reuters

In a Facebook message, Mr Hofer, who ran for the anti-immigration Freedom Party, thanked his supporters and congratulated his rival, urging people to "pull together and work together".

"We are all Austrians, no matter how we decided at the ballot box," he added.

He had hoped to become Europe's first free-elected far-right head of state since the Second World War.

Hofer's campaign manager Herbert Kickl had already conceded defeat as predictions when polls closed put independent Alexander Van der Bellen ahead - slamming "the establishment".

The bottom line is it didn't quite work out. In this case the establishment - which pitched in once again to block, to stonewall and to prevent renewal - has won.


Man dies after glider's mid-air crash with another aircraft

A man has died after a glider crashed with another light aircraft mid-air, before hitting the ground.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened shortly before 1pm on Sunday near the village of Lubenham, Leicestershire.

Police and the Air Accidents Investigation Branch have launched a joint investigation into what happened.

The light aircraft went on to land safely after the crash, police said.

The crash happened near Lubenham, Leicestershire Credit: Google Maps

Independent takes lead over far-right in Austria election

A left-leaning environmentalist candidate has a "clear lead" in Austria's presidential election, according to projections.

Alexander Van der Bellen has a 'clear lead' in the election Credit: Reuters

In a blow to his rival's bid to become Europe's first freely-elected far-right head of state since the Second World War, independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen was ahead by several points in the SORA projection when polls closed.

If confirmed, the result will come as vindication for former Greens leader Van der Bellen, who only narrowly defeated the anti-immigration Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer in the original run in May before a re-run was ordered.

Poll company SORA, for broadcaster ORF, put Van der Bellen on 53.6 per cent and Hofer on 46.4 per cent, with a 1.2 per cent error of margin.

Another pollster, Arge, for news agency APA, reported similar predictions.


Bodies found in ruins of 'rave cave' warehouse after fire

Rescue workers have found 24 bodies in the ruins of a loft building in Oakland, California, after a devastating blaze during a party.

The warehouse was destroyed Credit: PA

Authorities have warned they expect the death toll to rise, with as many as 100 revellers believed to have been at the 'rave cave' club night event when the fire broke out at 11.30pm local time on Friday.

Investigators say they have not yet found the cause of the fire.

AFC Wimbledon take gloss off Morgan hat-trick with sensational FA Cup comeback

Adam Morgan scored a hat-trick but still ended up on the losing side. Credit: PA

Former Liverpool striker Adam Morgan hit a hat-trick but it was not enough to save Curzon Ashton from FA Cup heartbreak as AFC Wimbledon hit back from the dead to claim an extraordinary 4-3 win at Tameside Stadium – surely one of the most amazing comebacks in the competition's long history.

The National League North strugglers - three divisions and 81 places below their visitors - looked to be coasting to victory from the moment Morgan fired a stunning 35-yard opener with just 30 seconds on the clock.

Morgan increased Curzon's lead before the break and completed his hat-trick in the 63rd minute - only for the Dons to strike back with three goals in two minutes from Tom Elliott, Dominic Poleon and Tyrone Barnett before Elliott grabbed the winner deep into injury time.

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