We rundown the top 5 news stories of the week!

From the surge in support of The Brexit Party, to the tragic fire at the Notre Dame, this was the week that was the 15th April...


5. Lorraine Warren Dies

The iconic paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren has died at the age of 92. Famed for investigating the Amityville Horror, Lorraine alongside her husband Ed, inspired the hugely successful ‘Conjuring’ series.

The Warrens were also famed for the infamous museum where items said to be possessed, haunted or cursed, including the famous ‘Annabelle’ doll, were kept.

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4. Brexit Party Surge

As MPs return to Parliament this week, another party has made unbelievable traction throughout the Easter holidays. The Brexit Party, set up by Nigel Farage has seen an unprecedented surge in support.

Recent polls show that the party, which is only months old, has soared to the top spot of the European Elections. And with over 60,000 members all donating money to the party, The Brexit Party is well on track to overtake the Conservatives!

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3. Adele Split

She has made three albums about heartbreak, and last week superstar singer Adele announced her separation from husband, Simon Konecki.

The star said in a statement through her team: “Adele and her partner have separated. They are committed to raising their son together lovingly. As always they ask for privacy.”

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2. Harry & Meghan Move To Africa?

It is the exclusive that has surprised Royal fans. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reportedly being moved to Africa. The move is seen as both utilising the couple’s global influence as well as hoping to subdue rumours of a feud between The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The article, which featured in The Sunday Times, states that the Palace has given up trying to contain the rebellious couple and instead harness Harry and Meghan instead. Irrespective of whether the decision to move is welcomed by the couple, many Royal watchers have compared the move to the “exile” of Edward and Wallis Simpson.

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1. Notre Dame Fire

It was the news which shocked the world last week as all eyes were focused on Paris. The historic Cathedral, Notre Dame erupted in flames after what was suspected as an electrical fault.

The Notre Dame’s ancient roof and parts of the interior were devastatingly damaged, though after 15 hours, the French fire brigade managed to contain the fire, saving the structure of the building. Already, over £1 billion has been raised to restore the Cathedral with President Macron promising to complete the restoration within 5 years.

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