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McDonald’s and Burger King adverts banned near primary schools

McDonald’s and Burger King adverts banned near primary schools

Adverts for McDonald’s and Burger King have been banned after they were placed less than 100 metres (328ft) from the gates of primary schools. The McDonald’s poster for the Cadbury Flake McFlurry was seen in July at a bus stop, just 47 metres (154ft)...

today, 00:13 in Hot News
 
‘Fake’ homeless woman begs on the streets despite living in council flat

‘Fake’ homeless woman begs on the streets despite living in council flat

A woman has been accused of faking homelessness by begging on the streets despite living in a council-paid flat. Emily, who receives benefits every two weeks, told BBC presenter Ellie Flynn that turning up to beg was like ‘work’ and that it was...

yesterday, 23:13 in Hot News
 
Juan Mata stalling on new Manchester United deal after latest round of talks

Juan Mata stalling on new Manchester United deal after latest round of talks

Manchester United star Juan Mata is not ready to commit his future to the club and will wait until January to assess his options before making a final decision. The Spaniard is out of contract at Old Trafford at the end of the season and United want...

yesterday, 23:13 in Sport
 
Labour shadow treasury minister accused of ‘mocking suicide’ in Commons

Labour shadow treasury minister accused of ‘mocking suicide’ in Commons

Labour’s shadow treasury minister was hit with outrage this afternoon after being filmed appearing to ‘mock suicide’ in the House of Commons. Clive Lewis was caught on camera pretending to shoot himself in the head as a Conservative MP interrupted his...

yesterday, 23:01 in Hot News
 
Arsenal ready to sign striker in January transfer window after Danny Welbeck blow

Arsenal ready to sign striker in January transfer window after Danny Welbeck blow

Arsenal’s head of football Raúl Sanllehi has given Unai Emery the green light to sign a striker in the January transfer window after Danny Welbeck suffered a devastating ankle injury. The England forward was stretchered off during Arsenal’s Europa...

yesterday, 22:57 in Sport
 
Family ‘heartbroken’ after council dump mud on motorcyclist’s grave

Family ‘heartbroken’ after council dump mud on motorcyclist’s grave

The family of a motorbike rider killed in a horror crash have spoke of their ‘heartbreak’ after soil was dumped on his grave. Daniel Hegarty, 31, was tragically killed during the sixth lap of the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix last year. He came off his...

yesterday, 22:31 in Hot News
 
Chelsea keen on signing Manchester United star Anthony Martial if they can sell in January transfer window

Chelsea keen on signing Manchester United star Anthony Martial if they can sell in January transfer window

Chelsea are interested in Manchester United star Anthony Martial and will move for the Frenchman in January if they can offload one of their own forwards. Martial is out of contract at the end of the season and the 22-year-old recently rejected...

yesterday, 22:07 in Sport
 
Hunt for boy, 16, who vanished after boarding bus three days ago

Hunt for boy, 16, who vanished after boarding bus three days ago

The family of a teenager who vanished at the weekend have spoken of their desperation after he boarded a bus and never came home. Liam Smith, from Aberdeen, was last seen boarding a 202 Stagecoach service at Union Square bus station in the centre of...

yesterday, 21:14 in Hot News
 
At least three people dead after shooting and fire at huge mansion

At least three people dead after shooting and fire at huge mansion

At least three people were killed after a shooting and fire at a New Jersey mansion. One person was found shot dead outside the luxury property in Colts Neck Tuesday afternoon, with at least two others found inside. It is currently unclear whether...

yesterday, 20:49 in Hot News
 
Neymar limps out of Brazil friendly ahead of PSG’s crunch Champions League clash with Liverpool

Neymar limps out of Brazil friendly ahead of PSG’s crunch Champions League clash with Liverpool

Paris Saint-Germain will be sweating on the fitness of star man Neymar ahead of their Champions League tie with Liverpool after the forward limped out of Brazil’s friendly against Cameroon. The 26-year-old lasted just six minutes and left the field...

yesterday, 20:12 in Sport
 
Speeding car misses couple by inches after losing control

Speeding car misses couple by inches after losing control

A man was filmed pulling his girlfriend to safety after an out-of-control car flew towards them. The shocking clip, which surfaced on social media, shows the couple walking down the road just seconds before the incident. The vehicle misses hitting the...

yesterday, 19:53 in Hot News
 
Arsenal have made correct decision to get rid of Aaron Ramsey, says Ian Wright

Arsenal have made correct decision to get rid of Aaron Ramsey, says Ian Wright

Arsenal legend Ian Wright believes the club have made the right decision to get rid of Aaron Ramsey because the Gunners can sign ‘two or three’ players for the price of the Welshman’s wages. Ramsey had been keen to stay at the Emirates and was close...

yesterday, 19:41 in Sport
 
Pedophile raped child then laughed when she told him she was pregnant

Pedophile raped child then laughed when she told him she was pregnant

A pedophile raped a 15 year-old girl, then laughed when she told him he had gotten her pregnant. Hasan Khalid, of Bridgeport Connecticut, met his victim online, then lured her to his house after inviting her to come over and ‘chill.’ According to the...

yesterday, 18:57 in Hot News
 
Bull set on fire by locals during Spanish festival

Bull set on fire by locals during Spanish festival

This is the distressing moment a bull writhes in pain after being set on fire during a festival in Spain. In a tradition that goes back centuries, a mob of locals in the picturesque town of Medinaceli torture and abuse bulls on the second weekend of...

yesterday, 18:42 in Hot News
 
Babysitter broke sobbing toddler’s bones then dumped him at hospital to die

Babysitter broke sobbing toddler’s bones then dumped him at hospital to die

A babysitter broke a two year-old boy’s bones because he would not stop crying before dumping him at a hospital to die. Dominick Smith, 33, was sentenced to life in prison last Friday for shaking, hitting, dropping and whipping King Owens, leaving the...

yesterday, 18:16 in Hot News
 


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