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Priest forces toddler’s head into holy water because ‘Satan was inside her’

Priest forces toddler’s head into holy water because ‘Satan was inside her’

A priest faces a church court after video emerged of him violently forcing a toddler’s head underwater three times while she screamed. Ilia Semiletov has been suspended from his post with the Russian Orthodox Church over the violent baptism of the...

yesterday, 10:59 in Hot News
 
You’re going to have to pay a fee to go on holiday in Europe after Brexit

You’re going to have to pay a fee to go on holiday in Europe after Brexit

Britons wanting to travel to the EU after Brexit will have to pay €7 (£6.30) for the pleasure. That will be the cost of a new three-year visa waiver programme that will come into effect from 2021, Brussels has confirmed. Alongside the fee, UK citizens...

yesterday, 10:54 in Hot News
 
UK puppy smugglers on the run in Eastern Europe for selling designer dogs

UK puppy smugglers on the run in Eastern Europe for selling designer dogs

Two EU migrants who sold ‘designer puppies’ for up to £1,000 each to British customers have been jailed for a total of seven and a half years. Laura Kiseliova, 39, and Raimondas Titas, 37, from Lithuania, set up an online ‘puppy farm’ called ‘Pets313’...

yesterday, 10:46 in Hot News
 
Samsung can’t seem to get its staff to stop using iPhones

Samsung can’t seem to get its staff to stop using iPhones

When you’re employed to espouse the benefits of a particular product, it doesn’t look too good when you start using a rival. And unfortunately for smartphone uber-brand Samsung, that’s exactly what’s happened. Specifically, the company’s social media...

yesterday, 10:46 in Hot News
 
Blogger accused of blackfishing says there’s nothing wrong with her braids or deep tan

Blogger accused of blackfishing says there’s nothing wrong with her braids or deep tan

A blogger who’s been accused of blackfishing and sent death threats as a result says she has no plans to stop tanning. If you’ve been on the internet recently, you’ll have spotted chat about blackfishing. Blackfishing refers to the act of manipulating...

yesterday, 10:45 in Lifestyle
 
Teachers are at the frontline of the struggle against the rise of the far-right

Teachers are at the frontline of the struggle against the rise of the far-right

It is our hard-pressed educators, in schools, colleges and universities that are on the frontline of dealing with a shocking rise in far-right referrals to the Government’s counter-extremism Prevent programme, which have shot up by over a third during...

yesterday, 10:31 in Hot News
 
Man on internet points out that Terry’s Chocolate oranges look like bum holes

Man on internet points out that Terry’s Chocolate oranges look like bum holes

Chocolate oranges are clearly the best Christmas confectionery. If you haven’t already pounded the sweet brown nectar by 9AM on Christmas day then it’s unclear whether you’re even taking part in the festive season. But one eagle eyed Terry’s fan has...

yesterday, 10:27 in Lifestyle
 
Samaritans offers ‘listening vouchers’ as Christmas presents

Samaritans offers ‘listening vouchers’ as Christmas presents

Christmas isn’t always a holly jolly time filled with food, booze and family. For some people, it can be an incredibly stressful period filled with loneliness, exacerbated by watching other people gather with their loved ones. There’s a reason...

yesterday, 10:15 in Lifestyle
 
Girl faces 10 years for stabbing man ‘who tried to rape her’

Girl faces 10 years for stabbing man ‘who tried to rape her’

A teenager says she’s been treated as ‘attempted murderer’ for fighting back when a man allegedly tried to rape her. Darya Ageniy, 18, had only just graduated from school when she says the 38-year-old man ‘pinned her against a wall at knifepoint’. She...

yesterday, 10:14 in Hot News
 
Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny offers advice to injured teammate Rob Holding

Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny offers advice to injured teammate Rob Holding

Laurent Koscielny has offered his full support to injured teammate Rob Holding after he made his own emotional comeback last night. The Arsenal club captain suffered an Achilles injury in May which cost him a place in France’s World Cup winning...

yesterday, 10:07 in Sport
 
A huge comet will be visible in the sky tomorrow as it scorches past Earth

A huge comet will be visible in the sky tomorrow as it scorches past Earth

Christmas is about to come early for people who love to gaze into the heavens. The brightest comet of the year is about to appear in the sky. Comet 46P/Wirtanen reached ‘perihelion’, which is the closest part of its orbit to the sun, earlier this week...

yesterday, 10:03 in Hot News
 
People are *still* using these passwords in 2018

People are *still* using these passwords in 2018

It seems there isn’t a week that goes by that doesn’t involve some kind of hack or large-scale data breach. But then again, if you’re setting your password to ‘123456’ you have to shoulder some of the blame, we feel. That and ‘password’ are still...

yesterday, 10:03 in Hot News
 
BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2018 odds and have the nominees been announced?

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2018 odds and have the nominees been announced?

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year will be crowned on Sunday evening as the public vote for their favourite sporting star of 2018. There are options from a wide range of sports this year, thanks to England’s World Cup semi-final run, a Brit...

yesterday, 09:40 in Sport
 
Jose Mourinho open to Eric Bailly sale with Arsenal interested in signing Manchester United defender

Jose Mourinho open to Eric Bailly sale with Arsenal interested in signing Manchester United defender

Jose Mourinho would be open to selling Eric Bailly with Arsenal interested in the Manchester United defender, according to reports. The Ivory Coast international, who was signed in a £30 million deal from Villarreal in 2016, has made only nine...

yesterday, 09:37 in Sport
 
Britain to be hit by 15 inches of snow as winter takes hold

Britain to be hit by 15 inches of snow as winter takes hold

Britain should brace itself for a big freeze with up to 15 inches of snow expected this weekend. Drivers have been warned of ‘treacherous conditions’ on the road and there could even be widespread power cuts. Temperatures will plummet to below zero...

yesterday, 09:37 in Hot News
 


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