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January 15, 2018 9:52 PM Carillion collapse shows it´s time to `take back control´ of services

The collapse of Carillion is a “watershed moment” that should bring an end to “rip-off privatisation” of public services, Jeremy Corbyn has said. In a video released on social media, the Labour leader criticised an “outsource-first dogma” and insisted “it’s time we took back control”. Mr Corbyn also linked the firm’s collapse with the premature ending

January 15, 2018 5:08 PM How salmonella destroyed the mighty Aztecs: Ancient teeth reveal how nearly ALL of Mexico was once wiped out by one of the most devastating food poisoning epidemics in human history

It has been described as one of the most devastating epidemics in human history - and now scientists have discovered what caused it. An outbreak of a mystery disease in 1576, and second wave in 1576, killed around seven million to 17 million people and helped destroy the mighty Aztec Empire. Known to the locals as cocoliztli, the symptoms of the disease 10

January 12, 2018 8:08 PM Insurgents lure US, Afghan team to meeting, then open fire

WASHINGTON (AP) - Insurgents posing as friendly militia members lured a U.S. and Afghan team to a meeting in eastern Afghanistan, triggering a shootout and a coalition airstrike on the compound, the U.S. military said Friday. U.S. Navy Capt. Tom Gresback said the insurgents baited the team, inviting an Afghan militia leader, a U.S. service member and an interpreter 8

January 12, 2018 6:11 PM Pakistan army chief says nation felt "betrayed" by U.S. criticism

ISLAMABAD, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Pakistan's army chief told a top U.S. general the nation "felt betrayed" by criticism that it was not doing enough to fight terrorism, the Pakistani military said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of "lies and deceit". U.S. Central Command chief General Joseph Votel told General Qamar Javed Bajwa 7

January 11, 2018 5:31 PM Erdogan calls on Putin to end attacks in northern Syria by regime forces

ISTANBUL, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Turkey's Erdogan told Russia's Putin on a phone call on Thursday that for the Sochi Summit and the Astana process to succeed, Syrian regime's attacks on Idlib and East Ghouta have to be stopped, Turkish presidential sources said. Turkey has been fiercely opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during his country's six-year-old 6

January 11, 2018 4:15 PM Gigi Hadid says working with Kate Moss was a 'pleasure'

American model Gigi Hadid has revealed it was a "pleasure" to work with Kate Moss on the new Stuart Weitzman campaign. Gigi Hadid says it was a "pleasure" to work with Kate Moss on the new Stuart Weitzman campaign. The 22-year-old model joined forces with the British icon to shoot promotional shots for the London-based shoe brand, and has been reflecting 7

January 10, 2018 1:30 PM Harp and Southend Hospital help feed rough sleepers

SOUTHEND Hospital has joined forces with a charity to collect food for local homeless people this winter. The hospital has teamed up with homeless charity, Harp, and donated a table full of food, which included staples like canned goods and cereals and festive treats like chocolate. Harp community fundraiser, Lisa Walton said: “We are so grateful to Southend 6

January 10, 2018 1:43 AM CES 2018: Jetpack Aviation's chief has fear of heights

A former commercial pilot who has carried out about 500 jetpack test flights has admitted that he does not like heights. "I can look out of the window of an aeroplane no problem," David Mayman, chief executive of Jetpack Aviation, told the BBC. "But even being in the office when I look out of the window I feel the hairs stand up on the back of my neck." He added 6

January 6, 2018 2:23 AM UN to investigate attacks on Congo peacekeepers

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. is launching an investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in a part of Congo where the deadliest single assault on a U.N. peacekeeping mission in almost 25 years unfolded last month. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Friday he's appointing longtime U.N. peacekeeping official Dmitry Titov to lead a special investigation 3

January 4, 2018 2:17 PM Watch out for this giant freighter plane heading down the M5

Police warn their could be delays over the next 24 hours The transport plane is one of the last remaining complete Freighters in existence and it has been shipped from New Zealand, where it served in the air force until 1977 before falling into disrepair. The aeroplane, with a 10-tonne, 21m (69ft) fuselage and a wingspan of 33m (108ft), is set to be driven 24