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Winner of £76,000,000 Lottery jackpot comes forward

Winner of £76,000,000 Lottery jackpot comes forward

A UK ticket holder has made a claim for a £76,000,000 EuroMillions jackpot, Camelot said. It would be the 12th biggest win ever in the UK if validated, the National Lottery operator added. The claim has come from an individual who bought their ticket...

yesterday, 17:34 in Hot News
 
Spitfire nearly hits air ambulance on 999 call flying at 1,100ft

Spitfire nearly hits air ambulance on 999 call flying at 1,100ft

A Spitfire flying at 220mph nearly hit an air ambulance on a 999 call, it has been revealed. The helicopter was flying at 155mph when its pilots first spotted the Second World War Two fighter three miles away. The ambulance crew believed the Spitfire...

yesterday, 17:23 in Hot News
 
Johnson & Johnson ‘knew about asbestos in baby powder’

Johnson & Johnson ‘knew about asbestos in baby powder’

Johnson & Johnson ‘knew about asbestos in baby powder for decades’ new reports have claimed. The company’s raw talc and finished powders sometimes tested positive for small amounts of asbestos from at least 1971 until the early 2000s, Reuters...

yesterday, 17:18 in Hot News
 
Fourth person dies after terror attack at Christmas market in Strasbourg

Fourth person dies after terror attack at Christmas market in Strasbourg

The Paris prosecutor’s office says a fourth person has died following Tuesday’s terrorist attack at a Christmas market in Strasbourg. The identity of the victim who died on Friday was not revealed but the prosecutor’s office said the person was among...

yesterday, 17:12 in Hot News
 
‘Kidnappers pulled man’s teeth out with pliers in row over stolen truck’

‘Kidnappers pulled man’s teeth out with pliers in row over stolen truck’

A group of kidnappers pulled a man’s teeth out with pliers in a bid to find out the whereabouts of a stolen truck. Sean Frederick, 32, and Nigel Medlin, 27, are also said to have burned the victim with hot metal and a blow torch during the vicious...

yesterday, 17:12 in Hot News
 
When are London tubes, trains and buses running over Christmas?

When are London tubes, trains and buses running over Christmas?

We’re pretty lucky with the transport in London, and while we have to brave crowded buses and trains, there are plenty of options. If you’re staying in the capital over the Christmas period, you’ll want to make sure you choose the best routes to get...

yesterday, 17:08 in Hot News
 
Cesc Fabregas reveals he’s unhappy with his current role at Chelsea

Cesc Fabregas reveals he’s unhappy with his current role at Chelsea

Cesc Fabregas has revealed he’s unhappy at Chelsea but is trying to remain professional in times of adversity. Fabregas has only started one Premier League game this season with his current contract at the club set to expire at the end of the season....

yesterday, 17:07 in Sport
 
Fabian Edwards takes on British rival Lee Chadwick at Bellator Newcastle

Fabian Edwards takes on British rival Lee Chadwick at Bellator Newcastle

Lee Chadwick and Fabian Edwards will make their Bellator debuts against one another in Newcastle on 9 February. Edwards has been chasing a fight with the former Cage Warriors champion since signing for Bellator earlier this year, as he aims to...

yesterday, 16:59 in Sport
 
Calls to boycott Prada after accusations of black face imagery

Calls to boycott Prada after accusations of black face imagery

Staff attorney Chinyere Ezie has taken to Facebook to urge others to boycott Prada, who she claims are guilty of using black face imagery. Chinyere wrote on Faceboook: ‘I don’t make a lot of public posts, but right now I’m shaking with anger. ‘Today...

yesterday, 16:59 in Lifestyle
 
Amazon’s ‘nightmarish’ plan to put facial recognition in doorbells revealed in ‘disturbing’ patent

Amazon’s ‘nightmarish’ plan to put facial recognition in doorbells revealed in ‘disturbing’ patent

Amazon has been slammed for developing ‘disturbing’ tech which will put facial recognition into doorbells. It has applied to patent an invention which will recognise ‘suspicious’ people and let homeowners alert the police. Jacob Snow, an attorney at...

yesterday, 16:56 in Hot News
 
Liverpool wary of Manchester United’s pace up front admits Virgil Van Dijk

Liverpool wary of Manchester United’s pace up front admits Virgil Van Dijk

Virgil Van Dijk has admitted that Liverpool will need to be aware of Manchester United’s pace in attack ahead of this weekend’s showdown between both clubs at Anfield. Liverpool are regarded as strong favourites to win the game considering they lead...

yesterday, 16:48 in Sport
 
Starving, dehydrated migrant girl, 7, died hours after being detained at US border

Starving, dehydrated migrant girl, 7, died hours after being detained at US border

A seven year-old migrant girl who had not eaten any food or drank any water for days died hours after being detained at the US border. The child, identified as Jackeline Caal from Guatemala, was taken into custody by the Border Patrol (CBP) last week...

yesterday, 16:44 in Hot News
 
How do Buddhists have sex?

How do Buddhists have sex?

It’s Friday afternoon, which means we’re asking questions about how people of different faiths have sex. Each week we ask the same questions about each religion in an attempt to better understand how your faith can shape your sex life. We’ve already...

yesterday, 16:41 in Lifestyle
 
Fracking halted again after more earthquakes in Lancashire

Fracking halted again after more earthquakes in Lancashire

Fracking has been stopped in Lancashire after another succession of earthquakes. The latest tremor hit 0.9 on the Richter scale, causing shale company Cuadrilla to pause operations at their Preston New Road site. The company had only just started...

yesterday, 16:40 in Hot News
 
Driver killed when boy, 12, fell off bridge and landed on her car

Driver killed when boy, 12, fell off bridge and landed on her car

A young counseling student was killed after a 12 year-old boy fell from an overpass and landed on her car. Marissa Harris, 22, died after the youngster landed on top of her as she drove along the Interstate-66 beneath the overpass in Cedar Lane,...

yesterday, 16:24 in Hot News
 


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