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December 23, 2018 5:04 PM Indonesia tsunami: Is it safe to travel to Indonesia and Bali? Which areas are affected?

INDONESIA was devastated by a deadly tsunami which struck overnight without warning – but is it safe to travel to Indonesia and Bali and which areas are affected? The tsunami is believed to have been caused by the erupting Anak Krakatau volcano, officials said today. Anak Krakatau is a volcanic island located in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra 109

December 23, 2018 9:59 AM Carol Vorderman 2018: 'Best ever' Countdown star opens up on 'surreal' new love interest

CAROL VORDERMAN, who is widely known for presenting Channel 4 show Countdown from 1982 until 2008, opened up about her new love interest, with whom she revealed she had her “best ever” first date. Former Countdown host Carol Vorderman, 57, appeared on ITV show Loose Women on Friday and was quizzed about her love life by the panelists. Carol McGiffin 70

December 22, 2018 11:31 AM Thames Estuary cargo ship stowaways detained

Four stowaways found on a cargo ship in the Thames Estuary have been detained after the vessel's crew was threatened. The Grande Tema's crew had to lock themselves in the vessel's bridge for safety, a spokesman said. Essex Police said the vessel was boarded and secured shortly after 23:00 GMT on Friday - almost 14 hours after the force was first called 84

December 22, 2018 10:01 AM Army thwarts NEW drone attack at Gatwick with flights able to resume in just 80 minutes

FLIGHTS have resumed at Gatwick airport after another drone sighting grounded flights for 80 minutes as airport chiefs say the 'military measures' in place ARE working. Flights were temporarily suspended again on Friday night after another confirmed sighting of a drone over the airfield. The airport says “military measures” would ensure the safety of passengers 82

December 22, 2018 1:25 AM Special forces storm ship taken by stowaway migrants who threatened crew with iron bars

BRITISH special forces have re-taken a cargo ship hijacked by Nigerian migrants in a dramatic operation which saw them use ropes to rappel down from helicopters onto the deck. Special Boat Service (SBS) operatives from Sabre Squadron stormed the vessel in the Thames Estuary last night after the crew made a distress call at around 9.15am on Friday, claiming 257

December 21, 2018 10:59 PM British drugs kingpin JAILED in France after MASSIVE 1.3-tonne cocaine seizure

The serial drug dealer, Robert Dawes, rose through the ranks to command a widely feared global network. From Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, Dawes was convicted of drug trafficking offences. The conviction came following a 1.3-tonne cocaine seizure at a Paris Airport, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said. The NCA described the 46-year-old as “one of the most influential 74

December 21, 2018 6:24 PM Pictures taken second from death aid seaplane crash tragedy probe

PHOTOS taken by one of the British victims of a seaplane crash in Sydney on New Year's Eve are helping investigators piece together the final tragic moments. Salvage workmen pull the mangled wreckage from Jerusalem Bay after the crash last year (Image: AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Pictures taken just before the aircraft plummeted into the water have been recovered 102

December 21, 2018 1:27 PM Kathy Griffin calls out all-male comedy rich list

Kathy Griffin has criticised the lack of women on Forbes magazine's latest list of the world's best-paid comedians. Jerry Seinfeld topped the rankings with estimated earnings of $57.5m (£45.3m). Amy Schumer was the first woman to make the list last year but has dropped back out this time. Ricky Gervais is the only British comedian on the list. He is a new entry 86

December 21, 2018 12:33 PM Remainer claims ONLY Britons earning over £50,000 should be allowed to vote on Brexit

A RADIO host stunned a Brexiteer Tory MP by claiming only people who earn over £50,000 a year should be allowed to vote. Radio host Ash Gould claimed that only Britons who earn £50,000 a year should be allowed to vote because they are the only ones with a “stake in society”. The shocking remark came after talkRADIO host and Remain supporter James Whale 67

December 20, 2018 10:10 PM Gatwick Airport news: Pilot REVEALS 'catastrophic' damage drones can cause to planes

GATWICK Airport drones could cause "catastrophic accidents" to planes and helicopters as flying at the right speed they could even "go through the windscreen" of an aircraft, warned UK Captain Dave Smith. Speaking to Sky News, the British Airline Pilots' Association spokesman claimed to have warned the Government to implement new drones regulations as 2017 research 70