The Duchess of Sussex has today captured hearts and won over a nation as she tickled children, joked with a president and played with dogs on her whirlwind tour of Ireland. Meghan and Harry started a second day of engagements in Dublin with a visit to the official residence of President Michael D Higgins where they bonded over their shared love of rescue dogs (bottom right). Meghan looked typically elegant in black velvet court shoes, a £3,850 Fendi handbag and a taupe green dress by designer Roland Mouret, but she and her husband impressively managed a speedy change of clothes before making their way to Croke Park, home of the Gaelic Athletic Association. Meghan donned a sharp tailored black suit, patent court shoes and a simple white t-shirt, finishing the look with a black clutch bag. She even completely restyled her hair, replacing her immaculate chignon bun with loose tousled waves. Bounding with energy and enthusiasm, the pair played with youngsters at the grounds with Harry even letting one cheeky chap stroke his beard as another pulled Meghan's hair (centre and top right).
'Germany is a captive of Russia': Explosive start to Nato summit as Trump declares it is 'inappropriate' for ally to pay Russia billions and rely on Putin for 70 per cent of its energy
Donald Trump unleashed his fury on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (together main) for defending Germany's (Chancellor Angela Merkel inset) energy partnership with Russia and threatened Berlin with U.S. action over the deal he said is wholly inappropriate. Trump fumed that 'Germany is a captive of Russia' and said the U.S. would 'have to do something' about a gas deal that's funneling billions into Moscow's economy. 'Germany is totally controlled by Russia,' he charged. 'I think its a very bad thing for NATO.' Stoltenberg reminded that the U.S. and Europe are 'stronger together than apart.' To which Trump replied, 'No, you're just making Russia richer.' The confrontation stunned the leaders' senior advisers, including Trump's secretaries of defense and state, stunned. A press aide demanded the media leave the room as Trump pushed Stoltenberg to explain how the U.S. is supposed to protect Germany when its opening the front door to Vladimir Putin. Trump fumed that 'Germany is a captive of Russia' and a gas deal between the two nations is 'just making Russia richer.' 'Germany is totally controlled by Russia,' he said. 'I think its a very bad thing for NATO.'
We're okay! Thai cave boys smile and wave from hospital beds as footage emerges of their daring rescue and new details of operation are revealed
The 12 young football players rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand are recovering well, as new video footage shows them smiling and waving from inside a hospital isolation unit. The video from inside the hospital in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand sees some of the boys making 'horn' hand signs for the camera, as they sit in their beds surrounded by medical staff. The last remaining four school boys and their coach, who had been trapped in the Tham Luang cave complex for 18 days, were carried out on stretchers on Tuesday at the end of a three-day operation.
Dramatic video shows the moment a desperate woman kidnapped and held at gunpoint by her abused boyfriend manages to slip a note to veterinary hospital staff to raise the alarm
Video shows the moment a Florida man was arrested at a veterinary hospital in May after his girlfriend tipped off workers that he was threatening her. Caroline Reichle, 28, was allegedly beaten for two days straight before her boyfriend allowed her out of the house to take their dog to the vet. At the animal hospital, Reichle scribbled out a note to staff reading: 'Call the cops. My boyfriend is threatening me. He has a gun. Please don't let him know'. The video picks up with officers entering an exam room at the clinic and taking 39-year-old Jeremy Floyd into custody. He now faces charges of aggravated assault, false imprisonment and battery.
'The sun was in my eyes': Italian grandfather, 65 involved in George Clooney scooter crashed says he did not see the actor coming and 'didn't want to go to work' afterwards because he was so upset
Antonelli Viglino, 65, had come to a stop and was about to turn left, crossing Clooney's path, when the actor plowed into him, reportedly at a speed of 60mph. Terrifying video of the collision shows Clooney being flung from his bike and landing on the ground. Miraculously, he survived with no head injuries and some damage to his pelvis. Viglino said he was stunned to learn who Clooney was once his helmet had been removed.
'I knew I couldn't get blood in the water': Instagram model, 19, reveals how she went into survival mode after she was attacked while posing with sharks in the Bahamas
Katarina Zarutskie, 19, was bitten by a nurse shark during a vacation in the Bahamas. Zarutskie said she wanted to 'connect with nature' when she jumped in to swim with the sharks and that a 'lot of locals' encouraged her. When the shark bit her and pulled her underwater, Zarutskie immediately lifted her arm up in the air so blood wouldn't get into the water. She said adrenaline then kicked in and she knew she had to get out of the water as fast as possible.
Meghan is embroiled in political storm as Irish senator claims she broke protocol and was 'pleased' with the bid to change abortion laws
The Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry flew to Dublin yesterday for their first foreign trip as a newlyweds. The pair were hosted at a British Ambassador's Residence last night where Meghan chatted to local politicians and dignitaries. Just hours after their two-hour visit, Irish politician Catharine Noone (pictured speaking to Meghan) posted to Facebook suggesting Meghan agreed with the country's recent referendum result in favour of legalising abortion.
Center of attention! Donald Trump mingles with world leaders at NATO's opening ceremony after breakfast blow-up over allies' defense spending
President Donald Trump jovially greeted fellow world leaders on Wednesday afternoon at the opening ceremony of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's leader's summit in Brussels. Trump smiled and posed for photos with Britain's embattled Prime Minister Theresa May and affectionately conversed with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. The U.S. president proudly stood front and center between May and Stoltenberg for the summit's family portrait and a military flyover welcoming delegations from the organizations 29 members nations to Belgium. A riled up Trump had clearly calmed down from a terse conversation at breakfast with Stoltenberg, whom he had dressed down during a heated argument over Germany 's energy partnership with Russia . Trump had fumed in remarks heard 'round the world that 'Germany is a captive of Russia' and the U.S. would 'have to do something' to rectify the pipeline deal that's funneling billions into Moscow's economy. 'Germany is totally controlled by Russia,' Trump had charged. 'I think its a very bad thing for NATO,' the U.S. president had asserted.
'She does this all the time': What two kids, aged 8 and 10, said about their mother after she was stopped for drunk driving
Nathalie Bevis, 45, was arrested after clipping another car and crashing on an Alpharetta, Georgia road on June 18. During the traffic stop, officers say Bevis' two kids, ages eight and 10, got out of the car and approached cops. The terrified children said they did not want to ride in the car anymore and that their mother drove drunk 'all the time'. Bevis faces charges of DUI and child endangerment.
Temples hidden in the jungle and tombs carved into rock faces: Stunning new book unravels the mysteries of the world's ancient abandoned civilisations
The fascinating stories behind over 90 lost worlds have been revealed in a new book laced with incredible pictures. Abandoned Civilisations by author Kieron Connolly reveals how vast societies can rise and fall, leaving behind ruined cities and towns that have been reclaimed by nature. It tells the stories of citadels overgrown by jungle, statues lying half-hidden in the sand and gigantic bizarre sculptures carved into rock faces. Pictured: The fortress at Masada in Israel, top left, Bagan in Myanmar top right, the tombs in the town of Myra in present day Turkey, bottom left, stone circles on the Isle of Lewis in Scotland, bottom right, and the circular terraces at Moray in Cuzco, Peru, inset.
The future of building? Watch the French 'builderbot' that 3D printed a family home for five in in just 54 hours
A team of researchers, scientists and engineers from France have created a 3D printed house in just a matter of hours. For the first time ever, the four-bedroom house will serve as home for a family of five. The 1,022-square-foot house, located in the northwestern French city of Nantes, only took about two days - or 54 hours - to complete.
Whitney Houston's mom says she has 'difficulty believing' her daughter was molested by Dionne Warwick's sister while singer's assistant says her drug use was a result of that abuse
Whitney Houston's mother has broken her silence about the sexual abuse allegations made in a new documentary about her daughter. In Whitney, the documentary which is in theaters now, the singer's personal assistant Mary Jones claims that Houston was molested by Dee Dee Warwick, her cousin who was 21 years her senior and the sister of Dionne. 'We cannot overstate the shock and horror we feel and the difficulty we have believing that my niece Dee Dee Warwick . . . molested two of my three children,' said Cissy Houston in a statement to People on behalf of herself and Dionne.
How to transform your body in just EIGHT weeks: Mother of two, 42, and man, 35, sculpt their dream physiques by following strict three phase diet and fitness regime
Since it was founded in 2011, the F45 fitness regime has attained cult status in Australia and around the world, with thousands of devotees showing off their gym-honed physiques as a result of following the program. And now, two new fitness enthusiasts from New South Wales and Queensland have debuted their incredible body transformations, after following a strict exercise regime for just eight weeks (left and right). Here, FEMAIL takes a look at their - and others' - success.
'They said "I do" and RAN': Bride and groom forced to flee their wedding seconds after their vows as raging fire jumps a river and heads straight for them
Ellie and Taylor Denney married in a rushed ceremony in Hornbrook, California, on Saturday during the Klamathon Fire, getting the order to evacuate just as the bride reached the groom. Spectacular photos taken before the ceremony captured smoke ominously rising over a ridge in the background and filling the sky as the couple stood in a brown field. The whole wedding was moved to the Yreka Holiday Inn in just 20 minutes with as much as everyone could carry used to recreate the scene and new flowers picked along the route.
Techhoak Danny Lim, 27, was arrested in Riverside, California, on July 5 after being caught on video throwing his toddler son to the ground and using his body to hit his girlfriend during a violent dispute.
'I feel like I didn't belong here on Earth... my time is up': Ex-UCLA basketball player Billy Knight shares tragic goodbye video before he is found dead of an apparent suicide
Former UCLA star and acclaimed basketball trainer Billy Knight was found dead early Sunday in Phoenix shortly after he shared a heartbreaking YouTube video detailing his longtime struggle with depression and poor choices. The 39-year-old was found by fire officials along a Phoenix roadway at approximately 2:45am, local police confirmed in a statement. While the official cause of death has yet to be determined by a medical examiner, the sports trainer, dubbed The Shot Master 3 on his Facebook page, spoke in the tearful video about ending his own life.
LeSean McCoy's ex-girlfriend uses her lawyer to imply he played a role in home invasion pistol-whip attack that left her badly beaten after he changed the security system and the assailant demanded jewelry given to her by the NFL star
The victim of a home invasion at the home of Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy has hired a lawyer, and her representation has strongly implied the NFL player (left) played a role in the brutal attack. Delicia Cordon (right), McCoy’s ex-girlfriend, was pistol whipped, hit in the head, robbed, and locked in a bathroom early on Tuesday morning when a man broke into the Georgia home as she slept. Her lawyer, Tanya Mitchell Graham (inset), told DailyMail.com. McCoy had suggested to Cordon she would be robbed of pieces of jewelry he had given her in the past, and had changed the security system to the home, but refused to share access to it with his ex. McCoy has denied allegations he was involved , calling them ‘totally baseless and offensive’. He was reportedly in Miami on Tuesday morning when Cordon was attacked.
Woman calls cops on a black 12-year-old boy delivering newspapers in Ohio neighborhood, telling police, 'it just seemed kind of suspicious'
A 12-year-old boy had police called on him while he delivered newspapers in his Ohio neighborhood on Friday. The paper route was Uriah Sharp's first job, and it was his first day. Unfortunately, Uriah had delivered the papers to the wrong homes, and had to go back and pick them up again. Watching from her window, a woman saw the young boy collecting the papers again and called police to report suspicious activity. His mother Brandie said she was 'totally disgusted' when police arrived and was sad she couldn't help her son learn the value of work without there being an issue with their presence in the neighborhood.
Do it YOUR way: Frank Sinatra’s jaw-dropping seven bedroom and nine bathroom $3million oceanfront Malibu mansion available to rent for $110,000 a month
Deep-pocketed fans of Frank Sinatra now have the opportunity to live like the Chairman of the Board. The late singer's former oceanfront Malibu mansion is currently available to rent for $110,000 per month and features a jaw-dropping seven bedroom and nine bathrooms. Frank, who passed away in 1998 at the age of 92, and his wife Barbara purchased the Broad Beach property in 1990 for $3 million, and immediately tore down the existing home, replacing it with the current building.
Do these dots look blue or purple? Mind-bending optical illusion reveals how your perceptions of color can be easily skewed
A new optical illusion has revealed just how easily our perceptions of colour can be skewed. The illusion, by Harvard University, involves grid of 1,000 individual dots, which range from very blue to darker hues of purple. Researchers asked a group of volunteers to say if they thought each individual dot was blue or purple. During the trials, dots that the participants previously identified as purple looked increasingly blue to them. Researchers say this is because it could be that the human brain doesn't make decisions based on hard rules but on context of what it's seen before.
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Heartbroken dog tries to wake his dead best friend - a calf - and sits loyally by its grave after the animal drowned in a well
In a heart moving sight, a dog was seen mourning the death of a cow that drowned in a well. The tearjerking footage was filmed in Manapari, a small hamlet situated in the Trichy district of Tamil Nadu in Southern India. Chinnadurai a poor farmer had adopted the dog a few years back who lived with the calf which he was rearing at that time in the same premises.
Nature photographer shoos away a huge POLAR BEAR who prowls too close to his camera... and then simply turns his back on the wild animal
A fearless wildlife photographer proved that he would go to great lengths to get the perfect shot - even if it meant shooing away a giant polar bear. Maxim Deminov wasn't the least bit intimidated by a curious beast while he was filming making sure he got some great pictures before he scared the animal off, multiple times. His work was part of the 'Bear Patrol' which monitored and prevented possible bear conflicts near their settlement in Cape Kozhevnikov, Russia.
Horrific moment a rodeo rider dies after a single stamp by a bucking bull strikes him on the back of the neck in Brazil
A rodeo rider died instantly when his neck was broken after being trampled under the hind legs of a bucking bull during championship finals in Brazil. Despite wearing a helmet and a protective vest, Uéliton Flávio de Oliveira, was fatally injured as he jumped off the bull, slipped and fell under the hooves of the one tonne beast shortly after entering the arena.
The 150mph lawn mower: Honda is working on a Mean Mower V2 that can go from 0-60 in less than 3 seconds in a bid to create the world's fastest vehicle to cut grass
Honda UK, with headquarters in Bracknell, is building a monstrous lawnmower that it hopes will reclaim the record of world's fastest lawnmower and reach up to 150 mph (240 km/h). The 'Mean Mower V2' will feature a 999cc engine that is capable of churning out 189 horsepower and sending the garden vehicle from 0-60mph in just three seconds. Despite being able to reach such speeds, the Mean Mower V2 will still be able to cut grass as it is fitted with two carbon fibre blades.
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