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September 7, 2018 4:14 AM Jail for Swindon couple caught growing 100 cannabis plants

A COUPLE caught running a cannabis farm at a rented house in Swindon have been jailed. Vina Kadria and Bledar Merjak were found with 100 plants, which could yield £40,000 of the drug, when police raided the Westlea property. But Judge Robert Pawson said Kadria can keep her £1k iPhone X and Moroak his cheaper Apple handset as there was no proof they had been used in the drugs 12

September 6, 2018 7:25 AM Watchdog Ofgem announces price cap that will save 11 million UK households £75 a year

New energy price cap will save 11 million households £75 a year by limiting rip-off tariffs to £1,136 says watchdog Ofgem More than 11 million households across the UK will benefit from an energy cap that will save them an average of £75 a year. Industry watchdog Ofgem is bringing in a price cap that will limit energy companies to charging no more than £1,136 a year. This will force 8

August 27, 2018 2:18 PM Regular cooking with coal, wood, or charcoal increases risk of dying from heart disease by up to 12%

Barbeque heart risk: Regular cooking with coal, wood, or charcoal increases a person’s risk of dying from heart disease by up to 12% Cooking on coal, wood or charcoal could make you more likely to die of heart disease. A study has revealed people who use solid fuels for cooking may have a 12 per cent higher risk of dying of a heart attack, heart failure 10

August 27, 2018 12:24 PM Greece holiday nightmare as island left without power for DAYS cutting off WATER

HOLIDAYMAKERS on the Greek island of Hydra have been left stranded since Sunday after a power outage caused an island-wide blackout, resulting in water shortages and a damaging impact on the island’s tourism and trade industry. Visitors to the popular Greek destination island have been stuck since the power outage struck on Sunday night, leaving many without 21

August 22, 2018 10:31 AM Autistic South Korean man DIES after drinking out of dehumidifier

Autistic man, 31, who drank the contents of his dehumidifier DIED of multiple organ failure A South Korean man died after drinking the contents of the dehumidifier in his home. The anonymous man endured multiple organ failure after swallowing around 300ml of liquid straight from the gadget. It contained 300g of calcium chloride - salt crystals that collect 15

August 18, 2018 10:07 AM VIDEO- Huge lorry with 143 tonne equipment on its way from Tilbury to Surrey

A HUGE lorry with a major piece of electricity equipment is on its way from Essex to Surrey. The lorry left at approximately 7pm last night as National Grid moves a transformer from Tilbury Docks, to its West Weybridge substation, Surrey. It is expected to arrive at the substation by 4pm tomorrow after making a 24 hour stop. This will ensure the delivery 9

August 15, 2018 6:36 AM Teen 'feels like Superman' after surviving lightning strike

Josiah Wiedman, 13, is left in a critical condition after the strike but declares "Dang, I beat death" from his hospital bed. Josiah Wiedman, 13, was walking home in the rain when he said he "felt this burst of heat, then everything went dark". The lightning strike knocked the boy to the ground where he hit his head and was left unconscious. A neighbour 12

August 3, 2018 11:13 PM Jews FURIOUS at timing of Corbyn's anti-Semitism statement as he breaks silence on Sabbath

JEWISH leaders have reacted with outrage to Jeremy Corbyn’s response to Labour party’s anti-Semitism problem, as they accused him of cowardice for writing his response to the ongoing crisis on the Sabbath. The opposition leader broke his silence on the claims of anti-Semitism within his party on Friday night in a column for a national newspaper 13

July 31, 2018 11:02 AM Girl, seven, gets sexist road signs changed in New Zealand

Zoe Carew wrote to the country's transport department after spotting a "linemen" hazard sign, warning drivers about workers installing or repairing electricity and telecommunications cables. She said it was "wrong and unfair" to suggest only men could do the job. In her letter she wrote: "Why does the sign say 'linemen' when the people working on the lines 12

June 20, 2018 10:12 AM EU tells Luxembourg to recoup back taxes from French firm

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union's state aid watchdog is ordering Luxembourg to recover 120 million euros ($139 million) in unpaid taxes from French electricity provider Engie. The watchdog, the European Commission, said Wednesday that Luxembourg allowed two Engie group companies to avoid paying taxes on almost all their profits for about a decade 9