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At least four people are critically injured as huge explosion obliterates Londis shop...
BREAKING NEWS: Emergency services rush to reports of an 'explosion; at a house in Leicester. Passers-by battling to free casualties from the mangled wreckage with their bare hands
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-25 21:41 UTC
Police respond to "major incident" in Leicester, England -- live updates...
British police say they are responding to a "major incident" in Leicester, England, following reports of an explosion in the city
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-25 21:37 UTC
Fans rage over Reading and Leeds Festival lineup...
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'Selling my ticket for 17p... cause that's all the line-up is worth!': Furious rock fans rush to sell their £220 Reading and Leeds festival passes after rap and grime stars top the bill. While another person simply wrote: 'Music is officially DEAD. A festival like Reading and Leeds so well known
By peterb on 2018-02-14 06:46 UTC
London Airport Shuts Down After An Old WWII Bomb Is Found...
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The 500 kilogram bomb (approximately 1,100 pounds) was spotted by construction workers working at the King George V Dock in the London Borough of Newham "as part of planned development works," the airport said in a statement.
By rjx32 on 2018-02-12 21:46 UTC
EDITORIAL: Socialized medicine at work: UK cancels 50,000 surgeries...
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In the year since Donald Trump became president, the push for socialized medicine has gained wide acceptance in the Democratic Party. Over half of House Democrats, including Nevada's Dina Titus, signed onto a single-payer bill sponsored by former-Rep.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-10 05:35 UTC
Mirror buys Express titles from Richard Desmond...
Trinity Mirror agrees to buy titles including the Daily Express, the Daily Star and OK! magazine.
By viper1 on 2018-02-09 16:33 UTC
Detective in Madeleine McCann case killed...
A PRIVATE detective hired by Kate and Gerry McCann to find their missing daughter Madeleine has died after apparently falling over at a mansion. Police say they are treating the death of 56-year-old Kevin Halligen as unexplained .
By peterb on 2018-01-14 20:50 UTC
We were WRONG! Doom-mongers finally admit to being TOO gloomy on Brexit in major U-turn...
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INTERNATIONAL economic forecasters admit they were too pessimistic about the immediate impact of Brexit on Britain and the world.
By earlybird on 2017-12-26 05:40 UTC
Trump Triggers Far Left Brits by Re-Tweeting Muslim Hate Crime Videos...
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MPs insisted Mr Trump was 'not welcome here' in the wake of the Twitter posts, while the widow of murdered politician Jo Cox accused him of 'spreading hatred'.
By viper1 on 2017-11-29 16:05 UTC
U.K. regulator: Hannity, Carlson breached impartiality...
The British media regulator Ofcom has declared some segments from Fox News hosts Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson in breach of the country's media impartiality rules.
By viper1 on 2017-11-06 17:48 UTC
Britain faces 'worst flu epidemic in 50 years' after tens of thousands of Australians struck down by deadly strain...
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A DEADLY flu strain has infected nearly 100,000 people Down Under and now threatens Britain with an epidemic that could be our worst in 50 years. 98,000 Australians have fallen ill to H2N2 their most severe outbreak on record and it is set to hit the UK a
By lucyb on 2017-10-22 16:57 UTC
The Guardian view on universal basic income: tax data giants to pay for it...
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Editorial: Hillary Clinton should have thrown caution to the wind and backed yearly payments to US citizens. These couldve been dividends from a fund financed by levying duties on tech giants that profit from a collective loss of privacy
By peterb on 2017-09-19 05:20 UTC
UK terror threat level raised to critical, meaning an attack is imminent, Prime Ministersays...
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The UK terror threat level has been raised from severe to critical, the highest possible level, meaning an attack is expected imminently.
By peterb on 2017-09-16 05:37 UTC
Almost half of all Brits back plans to give every UK citizen a cash payment regardless of employment...
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ALMOST half of all Brits back plans to give every UK citizen a cash handout regardless of employment, according to a new study. The Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a proposed blanket handout paid to all regardless of their age or whether they were in or o
By djanssen on 2017-09-14 05:53 UTC
Big brands shun straight, white Britain in their adverts...
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Advertisers are so worried about being accused of racism or homophobia they are shying away from using images of white people and straight couples. Marketing departments are even putting diversity...
By peterb on 2017-08-26 14:32 UTC
Police chief suggests non-English speaking victims of crime will be given priority with white middle class men at the bottom of the list...
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Craig Mackey, deputy commissioner for the force, said the Met could decide who receives a face to face visit from the police depending how 'vulnerable' they are.
By peterb on 2017-08-26 14:29 UTC
Britain considered blowing up Ulster-Ireland border to stop IRA terrorists from crossing...
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BRITISH officials thought of blowing up the border between Ulster and the Republic of Ireland to prevent terrorists crossing but were concerned it might upset and annoy the locals.
By djanssen on 2017-08-25 04:58 UTC
You can be forgotten by Google, but not the British Library...
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(Bloomberg) — Before Google, if you wanted to find out about a person, you had to go to a library to pore through newspaper archives and public records. Now a newly-proposed U.K. law may force researchers back to the bookshelves – or at least to the Briti
By ceres on 2017-08-24 13:35 UTC
The UK Pound v The Euro...
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The Pound, The Euro and a Toilet Flush... (FX:GBPEUR) One of the more encouraging signals, when viewing a trend, is spotting when a price is under manual control. We come to this conclusion, generally when the level of market manipulation eases above ridiculous and such is the fable currently being
By TrendsTargets on 2017-08-23 16:05 UTC
Elderly neglected by NHS because loved ones won't complain ...
Elderly patients are being failed by hospitals as their relatives are too scared to complain, with a report revealing that more than two-thirds of those who complain claiming it made no difference to care.
By peterb on 2017-08-17 04:39 UTC
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