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June 14, 2018 4:19 AM World Cup 2018: Journalists face 'CYBER THREAT' and should prepare against 'BUGGED hotels'

JOURNALISTS can expect to face harassment and the threat of being targeted by cyber attacks while in Russia covering the World Cup, a shocking alert has claimed. The Committee for the Protection of Journalists (CPJ), an international not-for-profit organisation dedicated to defending freedom of the press, has released a safety alert to all reporters 21

March 7, 2018 9:53 AM 'The Rock' praises emergency services after two-year-old daughter taken to hospital

"We were up all night in the emergency room, we had something scary that happened with our baby girl Jasmine," Johnson said. The actor and former WWE star shared a video on Instagram thanking Los Angeles Fire Department and UCLA medical staff after Jasmine was taken to hospital. "We were up all night in the emergency room, we had something scary that happened 17

February 28, 2018 12:11 PM All outpatient appointments at Southend Hospital have been cancelled this afternoon

All outpatient appointments planned for this afternoon at Southend University have been cancelled. Clinicians have taken this decision to reduce the risk to patients who would have to travel in potentially unsafe conditions. If patients are already on their way to the hospital for appointments they will be seen. Planned surgery for this afternoon is unaffected 7

January 22, 2018 2:54 PM MP calls for assurances over emergency response

CASTLE POINT MP Rebecca Harris met with the East of England Ambulance Service to ask about concerns over current plans to replace Canvey’s rapid response vehicle with more ambulance cover. The ambulance service is currently looking at how it can continue to improve its services following the introduction of the National Ambulance Response Programme 7

December 19, 2017 3:31 PM All you need to know about Christmas opening times in Torbay

Here's the Torbay Council and Healthwatch Torbay Christmas info you are looking for Torbay Council and Healthwatch Torbay have announced their opening hours this Christmas. The announcements cover everything from libraries to benefits offices. The majority will be closed from Friday December 22 to Tuesday January 2. The details also include all the phone 35

December 5, 2017 1:22 AM Celebrity charity appeals are branded 'poverty porn': Aid watchdog describes video showing Ed Sheeran meeting a street boy in Liberia as 'terrible'

Charity appeals fronted by celebrities such as Ed Sheeran and Eddie Redmayne were yesterday branded ‘poverty porn’ by an aid watchdog. It said that a Comic Relief video showing pop star Sheeran meeting a street boy in Liberia and offering to pay for his housing was ‘terrible’, adding: ‘This video is about Ed Sheeran. And a Disasters Emergencies Committee 17

October 19, 2017 1:42 PM The good dog who is bad at sniffing out bombs

This is Lulu, the Labrador who joined the CIA as one of their newest recruits. Her mission: to sniff out explosives. But weeks into her training programme Lulu just wasn't making the grade. A life at the United States Central Intelligence Agency, it seems, was not for her. In a series of updates on Wednesday, the CIA's official Twitter account posted 51

October 14, 2017 12:34 PM ALEX BRUMMER: Philip Hammond's risking it all with his unenthusiastic approach to Brexit

For a politician under sustained fire for his unenthusiastic approach to Brexit, Philip Hammond is surprisingly unmoved. There would be no resignation, despite the call from his illustrious predecessor Nigel Lawson. The clamour for money to smooth the Brexit process, whatever the outcome of the negotiations, has caused the Chancellor to shift his stance 25

September 8, 2017 3:09 AM Hurricane Irma pummels Turks and Caicos islands

Hurricane Irma has pummelled the Turks and Caicos Islands after leaving a trail of destruction across the Caribbean, killing at least 14 people. Howling winds and rough seas battered the British overseas territory, experiencing a top-rated category five hurricane for the first time. There has been some damage and flooding in Haiti, which is still recovering 183

September 3, 2017 9:00 PM Health fears as Texans return to homes

12,600 houses destroyed by floods and 200,000 damaged; survivor says everything at home 'is history' HOUSTON • As flood waters from Hurricane Harvey recede, thousands were set to return to their homes yesterday to survey damage from unprecedented flooding that devastated densely populated areas of Texas, even as worries mount about health risks 23