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'Hessy' The Humpback Whale Found Dead In River Thames

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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: A 10-metre humpback whale has been found dead in the River Thames.

World

World

Johnson Seeks Return Of Diplomat's Wife Involved In Fatal Crash

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to raise the case of a fatal car crash in the UK, allegedly involving a US diplomat's wife, with the White House.

World

World

Northern Ireland Abortion Ban Ruled To Breach Human Rights

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Belfast's High Court says Northern Ireland's abortion ban violates the United Kingdom's human rights commitments.

World

World

Boris Johnson Denies Groping Journalist Under Table During Private Lunch

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office has denied claims he squeezed a journalist's thigh under the table during a private lunch 20 years ago.

Politics

Politics

UK PM Boris Johnson Referred To Police Over Misconduct Claims

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London's government has referred British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to the police watchdog over allegations he failed to declare ties to a US businesswoman.

News

News

Americans Just Found Out About Spaghetti Jaffles And They Are Disgusted

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While a baked bean or tinned spaghetti jaffle might be a staple here in Australia, the toastie has sparked outrage among many of our American friends.

World

World

Boris Johnson Vows To Deliver Brexit Despite Supreme Court Blow

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the Supreme Court ruling against him has hindered his attempt to get a Brexit deal but that as the law currently stands, the United Kingdom would leave the European Union on October 31.

Politics

Politics

Boris Johnson's Parliament Suspension Was Unlawful, UK Court Rules

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The Supreme Court in the UK has ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was unlawful.

World

World

U.K. Court To Rule On Parliament Suspension

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The UK's highest court is due to hand down its historic ruling on the legality of the five-week suspension of parliament.

Politics

Politics

Could Australia Have A Visa-Less 'Freedom Of Movement' With The UK?

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The UK's International Trade Secretary has indicated Britain's desire for a 'freedom of movement' deal between the UK and Australia, as post-Brexit talks begin between the two nations.

World

World

Woman Swims English Channel Four Times, Gets Stung By Jellyfish For Her Reward

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An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times back-to-back.

The Project

The Project

Mark Ruffalo Smashes Boris Johnson Over His Hulk Comments

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Like any good professional Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has used a Marvel comic book character to represent his feelings on a highly complex political issue.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Google Maps Finds Man Missing For 20 Years

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parents Warned To Contact Police Over 'Girl Named Ava Taylor'

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Breaking

Breaking

MPs Turn Against Boris Johnson In Humiliating Brexit Vote

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A cross-party alliance defeated Boris Johnson in parliament.

World

World

1 In Every 3,600 British People Of European Descent Are Inbred: Study

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A new study looking into the health effects of extreme inbreeding has found that 1 in every 3652 British people with European ancestry are inbred.

World

World

Teen Goes Blind From Eating Hot Chips, White Bread And Pringles

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A 17-year-old teenager in the U.K. has suffered permanent blindness, and doctors claim his poor diet is to blame. 

Abhinay Muthoo

Abhinay Muthoo

Boris Johnson's Royal Brexit Move Might Prove He's A 'Madman'

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Boris Johnson, the UK prime minister, says he wants to leave the EU on October 31, 2019 with a deal, but has repeatedly made a vocal “do or die” pledge to Brexit without one if necessary.

World

World

Owner Caught After Putting Massive Cannabis Plant In Front Window

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A cannabis grower has been caught by police after displaying a huge plant in the front window of their home, which happens to be located on a main road.

World

World

Journalist Attacked By Far Right Thugs In 'Pre-Meditated Attack'

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British journalist and activist Owen Jones was assaulted by a group of men in what he says was a "pre-meditated attack".

News

News

Woman 'Conceived By Rape' Demands DNA Test To Prosecute Father

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Vicky* claims her mother was just 13-years-old when she was raped by a family friend in the 1970s, now she wants to use her own DNA as key evidence.

News

News

'Like A Horror Film': Terrifying Moment A British Airways Plane Fills With Smoke

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Terrifying footage has emerged of the moment a British Airways plane became engulfed in smoke, forcing passengers to use the emergency slide to evacuate.

World

World

Someone Just Ate 17 Metres Of Stinging Nettles To 'Win' The World Championships

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Competitive eating is a popular pastime, but we're not too sure about eating something that leaves your tongue black and in pain.

News

News

Mother's Warning After Son Gets Tongue Stuck In Bottle, Nearly Dies

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A six-year-old boy was in the back seat of his mother's car when his tongue got stuck.

News

News

Staffer's Brutal Resignation Via 'Vile' Boss's Twitter Account

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The communications manager of a British politician appears to have gone rogue, resigning with a sensational rant on the MP's Twitter account.

Views

Views

If Boris Sticks To His Guns, He May Be Booted From The UK's Top Job In Months

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To no-one’s great surprise, Boris Johnson has been elected by the members of the Conservative Party to be the new leader, and by extension prime minister of the United Kingdom, taking over from Theresa May.

World

World

Ivanka Trump’s Awkward Tweet Mistake Congratulating New UK PM Boris Johnson

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Boris Johnson is about to become the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom -- but Ivanka Trump didn't quite get it right.

News

News

A 50-Year-Old Message-In-A-Bottle Washed Up In Australia

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Paul Gilmore threw the message-filled bottle into the Indian Ocean in 1969 when he and his family were emigrating to Australia, he was only 13-years-old, now it's finally been found.

World

World

Monster Or Majestic? Check Out These Ocean Giants

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An enormous jellyfish is making waves world-wide after being filmed swimming alongside a diver off the coast of the UK.

World

World

Queen's Swans Checked And Counted In Annual Ceremony

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Royal officials clad in scarlet outfits took to the River Thames in traditional boats on Monday for the annual “Swan Upping” ceremony, an 800-year-old tradition of counting the swans owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth.

World

World

Man In Rubber 'Gimp Suit' Grabs Crotch, Terrifies Woman On Dark Street

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A woman has managed to take photos of a man dressed in a black rubber suit who chased her and grabbed his crotch while she was out walking.

World

World

Former Magistrate Hit Dog With A Hammer And Threw Body Into River

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A former magistrate has been given a suspended sentence after admitting to killing his dog because it was "getting on his nerves".

News

News

Human Rights Lawyer Jailed For Abusing Cabin Crew Found Dead

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Simone Burns, 50, was sentenced to six months prison in April for racially abusing and spitting on airline staff during a flight from Mumbai to London, days after she was released she was found dead.

World

World

This Chess Piece Is About To Sell For $1 Million

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The Lewis Chessman was missing for almost 200 years, and is now expected to fetch big money at auction.

News

News

Man Attempts The World's Slowest, Most Hilarious 'Crash For Cash'

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Footage has emerged of a man limping into traffic before throwing himself at a car and slowly slumping to the ground. 

World

World

Judge Orders Abortion For Woman With Disability

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A British woman has been ordered to have an abortion by a court, going against her and her mother's wishes, after health authorities argued it would be in her best interests.

World

World

Man Arrested Over Plane Crash Death Of Footballer Emiliano Sala

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British police have arrested a man on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala in a plane crash in January.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Yoga Teacher Hit By Cyclist While On Phone Wins Pay Out

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Snatches And Slams Child Into The Ground

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Why Does Queen Elizabeth Have Two Birthdays?

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This weekend, Australia -- excluding WA and Queensland -- is celebrating the birthday of our monarch Queen Elizabeth II.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Doctor Accused Of Murdering 25 Patients With Painkiller Overdoses

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

People Can Be Fined For Crying, Arguing In Their Own Homes In This Town

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Residents in the English town of Newcastle-Upon-Lyme could be fined for crying or arguing in their own house.

World

World

Graeme's Eye Was Watery For Months, He Never Expected What Came Next

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Graeme Heward went to the doctor with a watery eye. They initially believed he had dry eyes or a blocked tear duct, but after further testing, they found something much more sinister.

World

World

Theresa May Resigns Amid Brexit Chaos

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced she will resign next month.

News

News

A Lack Of Public Toilets Is Causing Public Health Problems In The UK

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A public health report from the UK stated that the lack of public toilets is stopping people from venturing too far away from their homes.

World

World

Julian Assange Hit With 18 New Criminal Charges

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A federal grand jury has indicted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on 18 further charges for his alleged involvement in the 2010 leak of classified documents by Chelsea Manning.

News

News

Passport Changes Mean Aussies Can Now Avoid Lengthy Queues In UK

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Electronic passport gates at British airports have now been opened to Australians so expect to skip those seriously long immigration lines.

World

World

Man Killed By Cinema Seat As He Searched For Phone And Keys

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A man died after his neck became trapped in an electronic footrest as he scrambled to find his keys and phone, an inquest has heard.

World

World

Jeremy Kyle Show Axed After Guest's Death

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British broadcaster ITV on Wednesday cancelled a popular, long-running daytime talk show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording.

TV

TV

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' Axed Permanently After Death Of Participant

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British broadcaster ITV has confirmed 'The Jeremy Kyle Show' has been axed following the death of a participant.

World

World

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' Suspended After Death Of Participant

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"The Jeremy Kyle Show' has been suspended by its British broadcaster after a contestant died following an appearance on the show.

World

World

'I Do Not Wish To Surrender': Julian Assange Tells Court As U.S Extradition Hearing Begins

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday his work had protected “many people”.

World

World

Monkey In Nappy Spits The Dummy And Bites Person Twice

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A monkey, wearing a nappy has bitten a person twice at a fair in Wales.

News

News

Oh Bother: Winnie The Pooh's Actual Forest Has Gone Up In Flames

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A second large blaze in as many months has ripped through Ashdown Forest, which inspired 'Winnie The Pooh'.

Life

Life

Inside The Training School For Real Life 'Mary Poppins' Nannies

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In its 126-year history, Norland College has become an iconic name in the UK, with clients ranging from celebrities to the Royal Family.

World

World

Brutal Moment Teen Crashes Into Fellow Skater Goes Viral

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The incident occurred at the National Skateboard Championships in the UK over the weekend.

World

World

Family's Plea For Photographer To Take Very Unusual Family Portrait

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A U.K. family is desperate to find a photographer to take one final family portrait that includes their two-month-old son and his dead grandfather.

World

World

UK Removes 'European Union' From Passports Despite Brexit Chaos

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The words 'European Union' have been removed from some newly-issued UK passports despite 'exit day' coming and going with no Brexit deal passed.

World

World

Brexit Stalemate: Another MP Resigns After Four More Exit Options Rejected

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Members of the British Parliament are fast running out of options and time to secure a Brexit deal.

World

World

Third Time Unlucky: Theresa May's Brexit Deal Quashed... Again

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Lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a third time on Friday local time.

National

National

Remains Of Indigenous People From UK Museum Finally Returned To Australia

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A small but "significant" ceremony held in the United Kingdom on Tuesday marked the return of 37 South Australian ancestral remains to Australia.

World

World

UK Egg Man Jailed For Egging Jeremy Corbyn On The Head

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A man who hit Britain's opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on the head with an egg has been handed a jail sentence.

World

World

Last-Minute Lifeline: Theresa May's Surprise Brexit Deal Success

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British PM Theresa May clinched legally binding Brexit assurances with the European Union in a last-ditch attempt to win over rebellious MPs who have threatened to vote down her divorce deal again.

Sport

Sport

Whole Town Shuts Down For Most Brutal 'Medieval' Football Match You'll Ever See

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Since the 12th century, the British town of Ashbourne has competed annually in a game of 'medieval football' -- and it is brutal.

World

World

A Pommie Porn Ban Is About To Come Into Force

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Age isn't just a number, it's also the key to unlock online porn in the UK.

World

World

Transgender Prisoners To Be Housed In Segregated Jail Unit

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Female transgender prisoners will be housed separately for the first time, as the United Kingdom opens its first special wing for trans prisoners.

World

World

Police Warn Parents After 'Momo Challenge' Resurfaces

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Police and schools are issuing warnings to parents on social media after a popular WhatsApp challenge has resurfaced in the United Kingdom.

World

World

Flight Diverted After 'Roller Coaster' Winds Violently Rock Plane

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Passengers on a British Airways flight from London to Gibraltar were given the fright of their lives when their plane began rocking violently mid-air in high winds.

Sport

Sport

Cat Invades Pitch At Football Match And Refuses To Leave

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When fans turned up to the Everton match on Saturday night, they expected to see the Blues take on the Wolverhampton Wolves.

Sport

Sport

Search Suspended For Missing Plane With Premier League Player Onboard

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Premier League club Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala was onboard a private plane which is now missing.

World

World

WATCH: Digger Driver Smashes Through Hotel Foyer Over Pay Dispute

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A construction worker in Liverpool, England, drove a digger into the entrance of a Travelodge Hotel after he reportedly wasn't paid properly for a day's work.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

BBC Anchor Drops The C-Bomb Live On TV

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

UK Government Scrapes Through To Win No Confidence Vote

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Theresa May has managed to hold on to her leadership after her controversial Brexit deal was rejected by UK parliament.

Jarryd Bartle

Jarryd Bartle

The UK Is Blocking Online Porn To Under 18s. Could It Happen Here?

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From April 2019, all internet access to pornography in the UK will be blocked unless users can confirm they are over the age of 18.

Updated

Updated

'A Defeat Of Historic Proportions': May's Brexit Deal Rejected By Resounding Vote

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Theresa May's Brexit deal has been officially rejected by the British parliament during a long-awaited 'meaningful vote'.

World

World

Soldier To Quit Army After Being Used On 'Snowflakes' Recruitment Poster

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After his face was used on a controversial army poster without his knowledge, a British soldier has reportedly vowed to quit the army. 

World

World

Army Wants 'Snowflakes and Selfie-Obsessed' Millennials To Join Up

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An army recruitment campaign is dividing viewers, after playing on 'millennial' stereotypes to encourage new recruits.

World

World

Child Killer Convicted For Attempting To Decapitate Dementia Sufferer

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Stephen Leonard has been convicted of attempting to murder a 57-year-old dementia sufferer in a "frenzied attack".

National

National

Young British Couple Die In Perth Just Hours Apart

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Jason Francis and Alice Robinson had only been living in Australia for a few months when a double tragedy struck. Their local football club is now crowdfunding to get their bodies home to loved ones.

Good News

Good News

Legend Vet Dresses As Giant Mouse To Examine Nervous Dog

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Not all heroes wear capes, but some wear onesies and crocs.

World

World

Adele, Marcus Mumford Join Grenfell Fire Survivors To Demand Change

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British celebrities have joined Grenfell Tower survivors to call on the government to make national changes to building safety laws.

World

World

Santa Loses It, Tells Kids To 'Get The F*ck Out' Of Christmas Event

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Can Santa Claus deliver himself coal?

Updated

Updated

British PM Theresa May Retains Leadership After No Confidence Vote

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May has won a vote of no confidence in her leadership.

LIVE

LIVE

Vote Of No Confidence In Theresa May's Leadership Underway Amid Brexit Chaos

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Conservative MPs have started voting on the leadership of May as the political firestorm over Brexit continues to escalate.

World

World

Brexit: Divorce In Turmoil As Theresa May Pulls Parliament Vote On Deal

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British Prime Minister Theresa May abruptly postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal on Monday, throwing Britain’s plan to leave the European Union into chaos after admitting that she faced a rout.

World

World

Hotel Apologises For 'Effigy Body' Tribute To Couple's Dead Son

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A family has been left "absolutely horrified" by an effigy left in their hotel room as a tribute to their late son.

World

World

Woman Dies After Leaned Head Out Train Window

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Police were called to around 10.10pm after reports a woman had received serious head injuries while travelling on a train.

World

World

If You're Willing To Move, We've Found A House That Will Cost You Pocket Change

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It's not exactly a homemaker's dream, but guys, TWO BUCKS.

World

World

'I Killed James': The Chilling Moment 10-Year-Old Jon Venables Admits To Toddler's Murder

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Chilling audio of a then-10-year-old Jon Venables admitting to the murder of a toddler has been heard publicly for the first time.

World

World

Street Artist Adds Cheeky Edits To Road Signs In Edinburgh

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Walk or drive through the streets of some of the world’s most popular cities and you might just miss them.

World

World

Burning Of Grenfell Tower Effigy Slammed By Theresa May

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A group of men have been arrested for burning a Grenfell Tower effigy on Bonfire Night in the UK, an act Prime Minister Theresa May called "utterly unacceptable".

World

World

Teen Who Threw Eggs At Disabled Grandmother Refuses To Apologise

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Cohan Semple has refused to apologise after the vicious attack on 49-year-old Janice Morris last month.

World

World

TV Show Captures Chilling Final Moments Before Leicester Helicopter Crash

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Show presenters were commenting on the helicopter owned by Leicester City club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha just moments before it crashed outside the stadium.

World

World

'Bollocks To Brexit': 700,000 March In London For Second EU Vote

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Around 700,000 people have taken to the streets of London demanding a second public vote over the British government's decision to leave the European Union.

World

World

He Punched His 'Life-Long-Friend' And It Cost Him And The Company $1.8 Million

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Clive Bellman was left with brain damage after he was punched.

National

National

Money For Medics: Britain's Cash Offer To Attract Australian Doctors

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The UK's plan to offer $34,000 to Australian doctors to work and live overseas is a wake up call, according to the country's peak medical body. 

World

World

ABBA Look At These Moves From Theresa May

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May boogied out to ABBA's Dancing Queen at a Conservative Party conference, appearing to poke fun at herself after being mocked for her dance moves on a recent trip to Africa.

World

World

Boy Died After Cheese Was Thrown At Him

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Karanbir Cheema, 13, suffered from a severe allergy from dairy, and died when a boy threw cheese at him.

World

World

Two Russians Named Over Skripal Poisoning

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Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned in March.

World

World

Divorcée Successfully Sues Dating Agency

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The elite dating service failed to provide her with a suitable match.