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Encircled by flames: the sleepy NSW towns in the bushfire crisis

Encircled by flames: the sleepy NSW towns in the bushfire crisis

Carol Heriot was standing in the kitchen thinking about what to cook for dinner on Tuesday afternoon when a police officer knocked on her door. “He said: ‘Love, it’s time to get out of here.’ I said: ‘What do you mean?’ and he pointed up the hill and...

Tuesday, 18:13 in World News
 
Denmark reinstates border checks at crossings to Sweden after bombings

Denmark reinstates border checks at crossings to Sweden after bombings

Denmark has temporarily reinstated checks at its border crossings with Sweden after a spate of bombings and shootings in the Copenhagen area that authorities say were carried out by members of Swedish gangs. The spot checks at ferry ports and on...

Tuesday, 17:58 in World News
 
Nigel Farage faces backlash from 'betrayed' Brexit party candidates

Nigel Farage faces backlash from 'betrayed' Brexit party candidates

Nigel Farage’s decision to unilaterally stand down more than half the Brexit party’s candidates has prompted fury from some of the hopefuls, with one candidate saying he only learned the news when a passing driver asked him why he was still...

Tuesday, 17:53 in Politics
 
Lukasz Fabianski was once ridiculed but West Ham look lost without him

Lukasz Fabianski was once ridiculed but West Ham look lost without him

It’s been a difficult period for West Ham of late. Having made some eye-catching moves in the summer transfer window and picked up 11 points in their first six games, they looked well places to challenge for a European place. But four defeats in their...

Tuesday, 17:47 in Sport
 
Flooding caused by poor management and floodplain building, says experts

Flooding caused by poor management and floodplain building, says experts

Poor management of the rural landscape along with global heating and building on floodplains are the main factors that led to the floods that have engulfed towns in northern England, according to experts. Sheffield, Rotherham and Doncaster are among...

Tuesday, 17:40 in Science &Technology
 
Wayne Bennett has failed as Great Britain Lions coach

Wayne Bennett has failed as Great Britain Lions coach

There is no shame in losing to the Kiwis in New Zealand. It has happened to the last 11 British international teams to go there. And, despite being at a rather low ebb, New Zealand were excellent in their 32-8 victory on Saturday. No, the damage done...

Tuesday, 17:32 in Sport
 
Labour candidate suing union says Labour has moved too far to left

Labour candidate suing union says Labour has moved too far to left

Labour’s Anna Turley, who is suing the union Unite, has told the high court that the party has moved too far to the left under Jeremy Corbyn and has refused to apologise for insulting the union’s leader, Len McCluskey. Turley, who became the Labour MP...

Tuesday, 17:31 in Politics
 
Beautiful Bradford: 15 great reasons to visit the UK's most-improved city

Beautiful Bradford: 15 great reasons to visit the UK's most-improved city

Bradford’s new status as the UK’s “most-improved” city will be a feather in the cap of a place that has never accepted its tag as “segregation city”. There has always been far more to the place – too much, in fact – so here’s our guide to the best...

Tuesday, 17:27 in World News
 
My successful only son is miserable to me. Am I wrong to feel unappreciated?

My successful only son is miserable to me. Am I wrong to feel unappreciated?

My only son is very successful. He owns five properties, is self-employed, and due to inherit from a family member soon. He buys top-brand watches and cars. But l feel he is quite miserable towards me, his hard-working mum. I’ve never had big bunch...

Tuesday, 17:26 in Lifestyle
 
Starwatch: Leonid shooting stars return for their annual visit

Starwatch: Leonid shooting stars return for their annual visit

One of the year’s most dependable meteor showers is set to take place at the end of the week. The Leonids will peak in the hours between midnight and dawn on 18 November. They are so-called because they herald from a point in the constellation Leo –...

Tuesday, 17:16 in Science &Technology
 
Nine men handed prison sentences over Goodwood mass brawl

Nine men handed prison sentences over Goodwood mass brawl

Nine men have been given prison sentences arising out of a mass brawl at Goodwood racecourse last May, which led to an oft-delayed court case that finally ended on Tuesday. A total of 11 defendants pleaded guilty to a range of offences in connection...

Tuesday, 17:14 in Sport
 
Roger Federer overpowers Matteo Berrettini to warm up for Djokovic clash

Roger Federer overpowers Matteo Berrettini to warm up for Djokovic clash

Roger Federer warmed up for his hugely anticipated rematch with Novak Djokovic on Thursday by blunting the power of Matteo Berrettini on the third day of the ATP World Tour Finals. The young Italian, who scraped into the last eight at the last minute,...

Tuesday, 17:14 in Sport
 
Aeroflot fails to see the funny side after passenger's fat cat swap

Aeroflot fails to see the funny side after passenger's fat cat swap

The Russian airline Aeroflot has stripped a passenger of his air miles after he boasted online of sneaking his overweight cat onboard by switching him for a slimmer cat during check-in. Mikhail Galin wrote in a Facebook post last week that his cat...

Tuesday, 17:12 in World News
 
Queensland police officer who leaked abuse victim's details lodges appeal

Queensland police officer who leaked abuse victim's details lodges appeal

The Queensland police officer who leaked the details of a domestic abuse victim to her violent former partner has lodged an appeal against his suspended prison sentence in a bid to keep his job. Neil Punchard pleaded guilty to nine counts of computer...

Tuesday, 17:12 in World News
 

Twenty Poond notes: investigation after ATM dispenses toy money

The Yorkshire building society is to investigate how two fake £20 notes were issued by a cash machine outside its Lancaster branch. The investigation was prompted after the Guardian’s media editor, Jim Waterson, and a friend tried to use the cash to...

Tuesday, 17:11 in Business
 


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