The Hottest Stories on the Internet Today (Monday June 5)

June 5, 2017

Here are some of the stories making global headlines this Monday.

Woman begs her loved one to ‘hold on’ after London terror attack

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Videos emerge of bystanders and paramedics trying to save London victims In one clip a desperate woman pleads with her loved one to ‘hold on’ Last night seven people were killed in brutal terror attack on London Bridge Harrowing footage showing a woman begging her loved one to hold on while a paramedic desperately fought to save him has emerged online.

Woman’s throat slashed from behind as she ate near London Bridge

Australian Candice Hedge’s throat was slashed after finishing in a restaurant New Zealander Oliver Dowling, 32, is in a coma after being stabbed in the face He’s expected to recover but girlfriend Marie Bondeville’s condition is unknown 4 French people and one Spaniard are injured, the countries’ foreign offices said

Three men are shot dead after they killed 7 people on London Bridge

The men, described as being ‘of Mediterranean origin’, drove the white van at 50mph across the bridge They mowed down up to 20 pedestrians, then jumped out of the van and began ‘randomly stabbing’ people Attackers stabbed people with 12-inch hunting knives at busy pubs and bars in nearby Borough

Theresa May expresses her ‘huge gratitude’ to the emergency services

Six people were killed and at least 30 are thought to be injured, police said Three attackers were also shot dead during just eight minutes of violence London Mayor Sadiq Khan condemned the ‘barbaric’ and ‘horrific’ event US President Donald Trump has also tweeted condolences and support Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed her ‘huge gratitude’ to the emergency services who were on London Bridge within two minutes of last night’s attack beginning.

Chilling footage shows blood-soaked victims of London Bridge attack

Dramatic video footage has revealed the bloody aftermath of the London attack Man covered in blood and clutching his head can be seen hiding inside a pub As he is treated police order others to get upstairs and away from the carnage Seven people have died and another 48 were injured by three jihadi knifemen The bloody aftermath of the London terror attack has been laid bare in video footage from inside a Borough Market pub.

Shocking dashcam footage shows London Bridge aftermath

A taxi driver filmed the aftermath of last night’s shocking terrorist attack on London Bridge on his cab’s dash cam. The shocking video shows people receiving emergency treatment on the cycle lane of the south bound carriageway moments after the attack. Seven people were killed after three jihadis used a hired van to target pedestrians crossing the river.

London attack: 8 minutes of terror and mayhem

Attackers targeted the heart of London on Saturday night, with a white van plowing over screaming pedestrians on London Bridge, followed by stabbings in bars around Borough Market.

Uber criticized for surge pricing after London terror attack

App users complained that they were being charged inflated prices on Saturday night after a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge and three knife-wielding men attacked revelers in a nearby nightlife district. The backlash was intense on social media, where commentators said that Uber should have immediately disabled surge pricing for people trying to make their way home across the capital.

Theresa May: Internet must be regulated to prevent terrorism

At least seven people were killed in a short but violent assault that unfolded late Saturday night in the heart of the capital, the third such attack to hit Britain this year. May said on Sunday that a new approach to tackling extremism is required, including changes that would deny terrorists and extremist sympathizers digital tools used to communicate and plan attacks.

Ariana Grande visits injured fans at Manchester hospital

The pop star surprised fans Friday night ahead of a benefit concert Sunday for victims of last month’s terror attack at her concert in Manchester.

Putin speaks out on election meddling and more

Russian President Vladimir Putin is usually as difficult to read as some of his country’s most famous literature. He’s always calm and composed, rarely uttering a superfluous word. But this week felt a little different.

Kathy Griffin: Trump is ‘trying to ruin my life’ after photo scandal

Kathy Griffin is fighting back against the abuse and “death threats” she has received in light of controversial images released earlier this week that showed the comedian holding up a bloody head resembling that of President Donald Trump.

Ireland’s next prime minister is a conservative, gay 38-year-old

Ireland is to get its youngest prime minister, and the first who is openly gay.

After everything, Bill Cosby’s trial comes down to ‘he said-she said’

Bill Cosby has been accused by more than 50 women of sexual assault, but his legal fate will be decided by testimony from just two of his accusers.

Raul and Roberto Carlos join Madrid’s Champions League celebrations

Real Madrid legends past and present came together to celebrate the club’s historic Champions League victory over Juventus in Cardiff on Saturday. Former icons Roberto Carlos and Raul joined their current counterparts as Madrid toasted the 4-1 win which secured them a record 12th European Cup title.

Juventus fans hurt in Turin stampede as 1,000 people are injured

Police say around 1,000 people were injured in a chaotic stampede in Turin Juventus fans were trampled in a crush after a firecracker was set off in square A seven-year-old child was one of two people ‘seriously hurt’ among the injuries Fans were watching the Champions League final when loud bang was heard A seven-year-old boy is in a critical condition after a crush that injured 1,000 people in chaotic scenes at a Turin screening of the Champions League final.

Juventus 1-4 Real Madrid: Ronaldo secures historic La Duodecima

Juventus (4-2-3-1): Buffon, Alves, Barzagli (Cuadrado 66), Bonucci, Chiellini, Sandro, Pjanic (Marchisio 70), Khedira, Higuain, Dybala (Lemina 78), Mandzukic Subs not used: Neto, Benatia, Asamoah,Lichtsteiner Goal: Mandzukic 27 Booked: Dybala, Sandro, Pjanic, Cuadrado Sent off: Cuadrado Real Madrid (4-3-1-2): Navas, Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo, Kroos (Morata 89), Casemiro, Modric, Isco (Asensio 82), Benzema (Bale 77), Ronaldo Subs not used: Casilla, Nacho, Kovacic, Danilo Goals: Ronaldo 20, 64, Casemiro 61, Asensio 90 Booked: Carvajal, Ramos, Kroos Referee: Felix Brych

MIT unveils wearable guides for the visually impaired

It’s frustrating to see so many wearable innovations without more devoted to providing solutions for the disabled, which is why MIT’s new prototype for the visually impaired is more than just a little exciting. A team of researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have come up with a wearable system that helps the visually impaired navigate their environment.

SpaceX’s beautiful rocket launch and landing just made history

We really should be used to this by now, but it’s just too cool. SpaceX has landed its fifth Falcon 9 rocket booster back on land after launching a spacecraft to orbit for NASA. The landing – which took place at Cape Canaveral – came about 10 minutes after the Elon Musk-founded spaceflight company launched a Dragon spacecraft toward the International Space Station at 5:07 p.m.

100 people singing different notes at once is truly the stuff of nightmares

Choirs are usually pleasant to listen to, right? But not this choir. This choir is the stuff of nightmares. The latest video from WatchCut features 100 people – filmed separately – singing one note of their choice for as long as they can. The sounds are all then smashed together into one terrifyingly dissonant noise.

Heartwarming photos and messages from Ariana Grande’s hospital visit

After the tragic bombing following an Ariana Grande concert on May 22, the singer returned to the U.K. to visit victims of the attack. Grande visited the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital on Friday to see some of her young fans. A total of 119 people were injured in the attack, which killed 22 people.

Here’s Zac Efron defying gravity on a conveniently placed stripper pole

Zac Efron, a celebrity possessed of great physical strength, recently participated in a photoshoot in which he lifted his body into the air and held it perpendicular to a pole. And in case you had any doubts about whether these photos were real, he repeated the stunt – with a stripper pole, no less!

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