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December 21, 2018 12:37 PM BBC LOCKDOWN as protest erupts at London's New Broadcasting House

THE BBC’s New Broadcasting House (NBH) in London is on lockdown after a climate change protest erupted outside. Extinction Rebellion, a green protest group, are holding a ‘Reclaim the BBC’ demonstration in protest at the broadcaster’s coverage of climate change. The group, who are also holding a demonstration at Bristol’s BBC offices today, have issued 75

December 20, 2018 9:06 PM 'A blasted nuisance!' Vicar rages after thieves DECAPITATE Nativity scene

A VICAR has captured disturbing footage of a thug decapitating a life-size model of Joseph outside his church. Rev. Morrison said: “It was respected by everyone and we had no problems at all so we decided to put it up again this year. When we were building it, people were stopping and taking pictures and selfies because they admired it.” He said within 56

December 17, 2018 2:56 AM Workplace reforms 'will protect gig economy workers'

Workers on zero-hour contracts, agency employees or "gig economy" workers are to be better protected by a package of workplace reforms, the government says. Under new legislation to be introduced on Monday, staff would have to be told details of their rights from their first day in a job, including eligibility for paid and sick leave. Workers would also be given 65

December 15, 2018 12:41 PM Chester Zoo fire: Wildlife park home to 21,000 animals EVACUATED – 'It's very upsetting'

CHESTER Zoo has been evacuated after a fire broke out in the Monsoon Forest habitat area. Visitors were forced to flee after black smoke was seen spreading across the popular attraction in the north-west just after noon. "We had two rapid response vehicles and one ambulance on the scene, all of which cleared as there were no patients," she said. "There 49

December 14, 2018 6:32 PM Hastings cliff fall: Rock crashes into bedroom

A large rock which fell from a cliff came crashing into the bedroom of a seafront flat. The occupant of the first-floor flat, in Hastings, East Sussex, was not at home when two boulders weighing several tonnes tumbled into a building on Thursday. One caused damage to the room, while the other landed on the flat roof of a ground floor shop in White Rock. Hastings 42

December 14, 2018 2:35 PM By George! Busy Osborne takes on his ninth job

Since leaving Parliament in 2017, Mr Osborne has also been appointed editor of the Evening Standard and adviser to Blackrock. According to the Financial Times, Mr Osborne has been appointed as an adviser to San Francisco-based 9yards Capital. Since leaving parliament in April 2017, Mr Osborne has also been appointed editor of the Evening Standard newspaper 63

December 13, 2018 3:56 AM US brands Russia ‘CORRUPT’ over Venezuela bombers, Russia HITS BACK at ‘hypocritical’ US

RUSSIA has hit back at the US over military spending, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of corruption and of wasting public money aiding Venezuela. Mr Pompeo’s scorn came after Putin sent two nuclear-capable bombers to Caracas on Monday. He sent two Tu-160 bombers, along with an Antonov An-124 military transport aircraft and an Ilyushin 78

December 8, 2018 8:27 AM Lights, camera, action for Scotland's first film studio

A WAREHOUSE in Leith has been earmarked to become Scotland’s first dedicated film studio. The world-class complex will be based on the eastern harbour at the former Pelamis Building (Image: Ryan McVay/ Getty) The world-class complex will be based on the eastern harbour at the former Pelamis Building where Marvel Studios made Avengers: Infinity War. The site has shooting 37

December 6, 2018 10:06 PM Alaska earthquake: Anchorage hit by ANOTHER strong quake

A STRONG earthquake has rattled Anchorage just days after a major tremor caused widespread damage across Alaska’s biggest city. Witnesses reported feeling buildings shaking as the magnitude 5.1 quake struck at 9.45pm GMT (1.45pm local time). The epicentre was just 37km north of Anchorage, according to earthquake monitoring service EMSC. People in the area took to the EMSC site to share 101

December 5, 2018 8:31 PM 'Do you feel GUILTY?' Former PM David Cameron QUIZZED over calling EU referendum

DAVID CAMERON was quizzed by a Sky News reporter whether he felt “guilty” for calling the Brexit vote and was also asked what he made of the Prime Minister’s Brexit agreement. Theresa May has stuck by her agreed Brexit deal with the European Union and is fighting to get the agreement through Parliament with the crucial meaningful vote on December 11. Former 66