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May 22, 2018 8:15 AM Lost treasure of Imperial China found in an attic in France

The vase was found by chance in the loft of a family home in France, and taken to Sotheby’s Paris by its unsuspecting owners in a shoe box. Research revealed the vase was a unique example produced by the finest craftsmen of the time for the Qianlong Emperor. Left to the grandparents of the present owners by an uncle, the vase is listed among the contents 94

April 26, 2018 11:51 AM Kanye West could be next twat president

IT IS now a strong possibility that rapper and colossal twat Kanye West will become president of the US, experts believe. West has so much in common with current president Donald Trump that voters would actually feel reassured having another mightily deluded bellend in charge. US political analyst Donna Sheridan said: “Massive ego? Check. No real understanding 30

April 25, 2018 1:03 PM Woman on fire in petrol station forecourt

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after being found on fire at a North Yorkshire petrol station. Emergency services were called to the Dragon Service Station in Skipton Road, Harrogate, at just before 8pm on Tuesday. A spokesman for North Yorkshire Police said officers were called to reports "that a distressed woman was on fire". The forecourt was cordoned 50

April 17, 2018 5:35 PM Nasa shares a mesmerising image of the Aurora Borealis at sunrise from the International Space Station

An astronaut living on the International Space Station (ISS) has posted a mesmerising image of auroras around Earth. The beautiful image shows the eerie green hues of the aurora as the sun rises over the southern hemisphere of our planet. After some minor photo-enhancement from the space agency, the image - which was initially posted on Instagram - was re-posted 118

April 16, 2018 11:11 AM Man armed with a gun and a machete tackled by brave club goers

THE bravery of patrons at a North Yorkshire social club has been praised, after they restrained a weapon-wielding man. Malcolm Paul Johnson assaulted a customer in a social club on East Parade, Harrogate, North Yorkshire Police said. He left, but later returned carrying an imitation firearm (an air pistol) and a machete, the force added. It said a number 23

March 23, 2018 4:37 PM Two men break into house in London Road, Hadleigh

Two men broke into a house and intimidated the occupant before they made off with jewellery. At 7.30pm on Tuesday, March 13, two men broke into a property on London Road, Hadleigh, while the owner was at home. Several sentimental items of jewellery were taken, including necklaces and bracelets made of 24 carat gold. Some of the pieces taken have distinctive 11

March 6, 2018 2:40 PM SpaceX launches its 50th Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a 'bus-sized' Spanish communications satellite into orbit (and it weighs a record six tonnes!)

SpaceX carried out the 50th launch of its signature Falcon 9 rocket early today, a swift ascent to a milestone which many aerospace firms take far longer to attain. It was carrying to orbit a Hispasat Spanish-language communications satellite 'almost the size of a city bus,' according to tweet from CEO Elon Musk. The craft weighs six tonnes (6.6 tons) 121

February 22, 2018 3:29 PM A Severed Head And Baby Dragon Walked The Runway For Gucci AW18 At MFW

The fashion world has officially out-fashioned itself today after Gucci unveiled their fantastical new collection at their AW18 catwalk show at Milan Fashion Week. Bringing a whole load of the surreal into designer fashion, the collection is a celebration of all things weird and wonderful, with everything from third eyes and monobrows to colourful balaclavas 61

February 12, 2018 4:01 AM A dog's life for Sydney's Chinese New Year

The largest Lunar New Year festival outside of Asia will kick off in Sydney with a fireworks display on the Harbour Bridge followed by a canine-inspired program. Celebrating the Year of the Dog, the city's 22nd Chinese New Year Festival starts on Friday night, with up to 1.4 million people expected to attend. As part of the Lunar Lanterns exhibition 38

January 15, 2018 2:33 PM Jay Rayner lined up for Fine Food Show North

A JAM-PACKED three-day event showcasing more than 180 food and drink producers will be held in North Yorkshire next month. The Fine Food Show North will feature a keynote talk from food critic, writer and broadcaster, Jay Rayner. Buyers can meet the producers and chat at length, as well as taste products. Visitors can also expect to learn how to tap into tourism 18