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Boris Johnson sends ‘distress signal’ to voters with upside down flag

Boris Johnson sends ‘distress signal’ to voters with upside down flag

Boris Johnson’s general election ‘distress signal’ has been sent around the world as his bungling team appeared to fly the Union flag upside down. An eagle-eyed viewer pointed out video footage from the Prime Minister’s election launch speech showed...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Two men arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences

Two men arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences

Two men have been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences, Met Police have said. A 27-year-old man was arrested today on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under section...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Social workers snatched couple’s children after falsely accusing them of child abuse

Social workers snatched couple’s children after falsely accusing them of child abuse

A family has been awarded over $100,000 in compensation after social workers wrongly accused a couple of child abuse and took their children. The payment comes more than a year after Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) placed Melissa and Dillon...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
PrettyLittleThing Little Mix range accused of cultural appropriation for ‘oriental’ pieces

PrettyLittleThing Little Mix range accused of cultural appropriation for ‘oriental’ pieces

PrettyLittleThing’s Little Mix collection has come under fire because some of the pieces are described as ‘oriental’. Shoppers have described the top, skirt, dresses, shoes and bags as ‘cultural appropriation’ and accused the brand of ‘fetishising...

12 November 2019 in Lifestyle
 
Triathlete runner left unable to walk after sumo wrestling game caused stroke

Triathlete runner left unable to walk after sumo wrestling game caused stroke

A triathlete runner has been left paralysed and with the ‘personality of a child’ after play-fighting in a sumo wrestler suit. Carol Dickson-Fisher, 52, was rushed to hospital a day after she and wife Nancy, 56, donned the padded suits at a family...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Roger Federer eyes Novak Djokovic revenge in must-win Wimbledon final rematch

Roger Federer eyes Novak Djokovic revenge in must-win Wimbledon final rematch

Roger Federer played down the significance of his Wimbledon defeat to Novak Djokovic ahead of their hotly-anticipated rematch at the ATP Finals, but admitted he is relishing the ‘chance to get him back’. Federer beat Matteo Berrettini 7-6 (7-3) 6-3 on...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Manchester United’s Victor Lindelof wades in on Raheem Sterling row with Joe Gomez: ‘It is not optimal’

Manchester United’s Victor Lindelof wades in on Raheem Sterling row with Joe Gomez: ‘It is not optimal’

Manchester United’s Victor Lindelof can see how ‘hot feelings’ caused the spat between Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez, but says that players from rival teams need to think of the national team and act accordingly. Sterling has been dropped from the...

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
United States admits zero refugees for the first time since records began

United States admits zero refugees for the first time since records began

The United States government admitted no refugees last month for the first time since records began. Advocacy group World Relief said October 2019 was the first month in 30 years that the US government failed to allow a single refugee to resettle. The...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Uni lecturer ‘reported to police’ for encouraging students to vote

Uni lecturer ‘reported to police’ for encouraging students to vote

University lecturers across the UK say they have faced abuse online for encouraging students to vote. The student vote could be a deciding factor in a number of key marginal constituencies in December’s general election, so academics are keen they get...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Military scientist sent ‘sordid filth’ to girl, 14, who was actually paedophile hunter

Military scientist sent ‘sordid filth’ to girl, 14, who was actually paedophile hunter

A married Ministry of Defence scientist who worked at a top secret laboratory sent ‘sordid filth’ to a 14-year-old who turned out to be a fake teenager set up by a group of paedophile hunters. Alexander Aplin, 52, became ‘obsessed and infatuated’ with...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 
Dad wants ban on lollipops after his five-year-old nearly choked to death

Dad wants ban on lollipops after his five-year-old nearly choked to death

A dad is urging for lollipops to be banned after his five-year-old son nearly died when he was given one during trick-or-treating. Brett Cole said his son Bobby ‘went floppy’ and passed out when he started choking on a lolly he’d received on...

12 November 2019 in Lifestyle
 
How soon can you find out the sex of your baby?

How soon can you find out the sex of your baby?

There are many exciting milestones when it comes to pregnancy. Getting through the anxiety of the first trimester, hearing your baby’s heartbeat for the first time, seeing your little one on an ultrasound, feeling your baby move and, of course,...

12 November 2019 in Lifestyle
 
Mum goes from having £30 in the bank to £1.5 million business thanks to dining room table doodle

Mum goes from having £30 in the bank to £1.5 million business thanks to dining room table doodle

After being made redundant just before maternity leave and with her partner unable to work due to a back injury, Stacey Dennis had just £30 in the bank. Desperate to make some cash to feed them and their daughter Layla, Stacey drew up a quick doodle...

12 November 2019 in Lifestyle
 
Arsenal board give ultimatum to Unai Emery

Arsenal board give ultimatum to Unai Emery

Arsenal’s hierarchy have given Unai Emery until January to save his job, according to reports. Emery is under increasing pressure following Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to Leicester City on Saturday, which has left them eight points behind fourth place....

12 November 2019 in Sport
 
Labour hit by second cyber attack amid warnings its a ‘sign of things to come’

Labour hit by second cyber attack amid warnings its a ‘sign of things to come’

The Labour party has been hit by its second cyber attack in the space of two days. The latest hacking came just hours after leader Jeremy Corbyn warned it could be a ‘sign of things to come’ during the General Election campaign. On Monday the party...

12 November 2019 in Hot News
 


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