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Haunting picture of brothers killed by drink driver to be put up in pubs

Haunting picture of brothers killed by drink driver to be put up in pubs

A poignant poster of two young boys killed by a drink driver will be put up in bars, pubs and clubs across Derbyshire to warn punters against getting behind the wheel after having a few pints. Ben and Arron Peak, aged eight and 10, were tragically...

Thursday, 11:57 in Hot News
 
Do home teeth whitening kits work and are they safe?

Do home teeth whitening kits work and are they safe?

Thanks to our penchant for delicious yet staining delights such as coffee, red wine and cigarettes, many of us long for whiter teeth. Going to the dentist for professional whitening is expensive, so it’s no surprise that cash-strapped individuals turn...

Thursday, 11:51 in Lifestyle
 
Party leaders turn out to cast their votes at the General Election

Party leaders turn out to cast their votes at the General Election

Party leaders have been posing for photographs outside their polling stations as they cast their votes (presumably for themselves). Jo Swinson, Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Nicola Sturgeon have all been busy this morning. Prime minister Boris...

Thursday, 11:49 in Hot News
 
Jeremy Corbyn greeted by Elmo as he goes to vote

Jeremy Corbyn greeted by Elmo as he goes to vote

An unlikely Sesame Street character was restrained by police as they went to meet Jeremy Corbyn at a north London polling station. The Labour Party leader was greeted by a number of supporters as he arrived to cast his vote at Pakeman Primary School...

Thursday, 11:49 in Hot News
 
Fashion brand Boys Get Sad Too raises awareness of male suicide

Fashion brand Boys Get Sad Too raises awareness of male suicide

Actor Kyle Stranger has struggled with his mental health since he was a child attending a Windsor boys school. The 22-year-old, from London, who also works as a model, decided to drop out of school at 17 to deal with his issues. At the time, a family...

Thursday, 11:39 in Lifestyle
 
Mums launch ‘Christmas tree decorations of colour’ with black Santa and angels

Mums launch ‘Christmas tree decorations of colour’ with black Santa and angels

A pair of working mums have launched a range of Christmas tree decorations of colour to help make the festive season more inclusive. Alison Burton and Natalie Duvall, both from London, teamed up to create the decorations which launched in October this...

Thursday, 11:39 in Lifestyle
 
What will happen to Brexit after the General Election?

What will happen to Brexit after the General Election?

Voters are heading to the polls in what is being called the most important election in a generation. But whatever happens tonight, the UK’s attention will immediately turn to Brexit tomorrow. The European Union granted the UK a Brexit delay until...

Thursday, 11:13 in Hot News
 
Woman born in Bolton finally given British citizenship after 28 years

Woman born in Bolton finally given British citizenship after 28 years

A woman who was born in the UK has finally been granted British citizenship at the age of 28. Reyna Khosla, 28, was turned down for jobs, couldn’t vote in the EU referendum and and couldn’t go abroad for seven years after the British government...

Thursday, 11:13 in Hot News
 
‘#YouTubeIsOver’: Why users and creators are threatening to delete their accounts

‘#YouTubeIsOver’: Why users and creators are threatening to delete their accounts

YouTubers are threatening to close their accounts today after the video site made another controversial policy change. The Google-owned company has announced new rules designed to prevent ‘harassment’ on the platform. But the move has angered...

Thursday, 11:13 in Hot News
 
Suspicious package detonated at polling station in Scotland

Suspicious package detonated at polling station in Scotland

A Scottish polling station has been forced to relocate after police carried out a ‘controlled explosion’ on a ‘suspicious device’ this morning. Lanarkshire Police says it received a report of ‘what was described as a suspicious device’ on the ground...

Thursday, 11:13 in Hot News
 
Abuse of General Election candidates ‘increased four-fold in two years’

Abuse of General Election candidates ‘increased four-fold in two years’

General Election candidates received four times more online abuse than in 2017, new research suggests. Candidates were the subject of abuse or insulting remarks in 16.5% of their mentions or replies about them on Twitter, according to political...

Thursday, 11:13 in Hot News
 
Lil dude Flathead is getting loads of love for his adorable ears

Lil dude Flathead is getting loads of love for his adorable ears

Meet Flathead, a cat with a very accurate name. Flathead is a black cat who was born with a slightly unusual feature: ears that stick out to the side rather than pointing upwards, giving him a pretty delightful flat head. He’s perfectly healthy and...

Thursday, 10:53 in Lifestyle
 
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane promises to ‘eliminate’ Liverpool ahead of Champions League draw

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane promises to ‘eliminate’ Liverpool ahead of Champions League draw

Zinedine Zidane has promised to ‘eliminate’ Liverpool if Real Madrid are drawn against the Champions League holders in the last 16. Liverpool booked their place in the knockout stages on Tuesday night as they beat Salzburg 2-0 to top Group E, with...

Thursday, 10:46 in Sport
 
Peter Schmeichel should ‘never’ have played for Manchester City, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Peter Schmeichel should ‘never’ have played for Manchester City, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has taken a dig at former team-mate Peter Schmeichel by insisting he should ‘never’ have joined rivals Manchester City. The Dane spent eight trophy-laden years at Old Trafford before joining Sporting Lisbon...

Thursday, 10:46 in Sport
 
Dog who ate Christmas bauble did ‘the most festive glittery poop’ the Blue Cross had ever seen

Dog who ate Christmas bauble did ‘the most festive glittery poop’ the Blue Cross had ever seen

This week we reported on a very naughty dog called Porridge who pulled down his owner’s Christmas tree – and pretty much everything else in his wake. Three-month-old Honey may have just taken the crown (or the star on top of the tree) however, after...

Thursday, 10:40 in Lifestyle
 


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