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At least 28 dead, 73 wounded as two bombs strike market in Baghdad

A market in Baghdad became a horror scene this morning when a twin suicide bombing killed at least 28 and wounded more than 73.    The suicide bombing attack, the first in three years to target the Tayaran Square market in the Bab al-Sharqi commercial area, comes amid heightened political tensions over planned early elections and […]

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Homes in East Midlands and London shoot up in value per sq ft

Homeowners in the East and West Midlands have seen the biggest increase in the price of their properties which have risen in value by more than 25 per cent per square foot, new data has revealed today.  Family homes in the East Midlands have risen in value with a price per sq ft of £212 […]

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Notting SPILL! Burst pipe turns West London streets into rivers

A burst pipe turned streets into rivers in West London this morning – with water gushing into shops and multi-million pound homes.  The 30-inch wide water main broke shortly before 8.30am, sending what witnesses described as a ‘whooshing river’ down Notting Hill Gate.  The water then flowed down nearby residential roads, causing what officials described […]

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Philippines police chief is SACKED for claiming air stewardess was gang-raped

A Philippines police chief has been sacked for claiming an air stewardess was gang-raped and murdered, but her family insist he was telling the truth.  Christine Dacera was found dead in a bathtub at the Garden City Grand Hotel in Makati, Philippines on New Year’s Day.  Eleven men were provisionally charged with rape and murder […]

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One of last surviving female Bletchley Park heroes dies aged 94

One of the last remaining women code-breakers at the heart of the D-Day secrets campaign at Bletchley Park has died aged 94. Margaret Kelly was only 18 when in 1944 she was posted to the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley, Buckinghamshire, during the Second World War. She joined a top secret Nazi code-breaking […]

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Gas explosion destroys terraced house in Cornish seaside town with bed left hanging outside

A gas explosion destroyed a terraced house in a Cornish seaside town last night with a bed left hanging outside.  Three people – two men and a woman – were taken to hospital after the blast in Traly Close, Bude, Cornwall, and only suffered from shock and minor injuries.  Fire and police rescue teams said […]

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Trump’s letter to Joe Biden sparks speculation

President Biden revealed on Wednesday that Donald Trump had left him a ‘very generous letter’ before vacating the Oval Office – leading to a flurry of tongue-in-cheek speculation about what former president Trump might have written.   The notes left by previous presidents were seen as symbols of bipartisan unity, with George H.W. Bush graciously telling […]

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Almost 13 TIMES more over-60s have died from Covid in England’s hospitals

Almost 13 times more over-60s have died from coronavirus in England’s hospitals compared to those in younger age groups, official figures reveal. NHS England data shows 56,000 Covid deaths were recorded in over-60s by January 14 — but only 4,500 in the under-60s. The stark figures underline how the disease preys on the elderly, while […]

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Coronavirus: Five-person gathering restrictions will STAY across Sydney for at least another week

Australia Day barbeques across Sydney are ruined as draconian gathering restrictions will stay in place at least another week.  Gladys Berejiklian said no changes would be made to the five guests to a home limit until the arbitrary date of next Wednesday – the day after the national holiday. The NSW premier said she was ‘confident’ […]

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Beautician, 40, walks away with father’s £300,000 inheritance after judge writes off ‘DIY will’

A beautician who was left nothing in her father’s £300,000 ‘DIY will’ while her ‘disappointing’ identical twin sister and other siblings shared the lot has won a court fight to pocket the money. Terri Tibbles, 40, had been close to her car dealer father William Tibbles, from Tilbury, Essex, expecting to inherit his entire estate […]