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February 18, 2018 8:53 AM Dozens dead after plane crashes in southern Iran

An Iranian commercial plane has crashed in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran – killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near its destination of the southern Iranian city of Yasuj, some 780 kilometres (485 miles) south of the Iranian 39

February 13, 2018 2:53 PM US urges Russia to honor 1987 arms pact, warns of collapse

BRUSSELS (AP) - The United States is urging Russia to prove it's honoring a landmark nuclear arms treaty from the Soviet era or to prepare for the pact to collapse. Russia insists it is honoring the 1987 Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. But NATO fears the 9M729 ground-fired cruise missile system Russia is developing would allow it to launch 27

February 13, 2018 12:56 PM Birthday boy Aston Merrygold melts hearts with sweet picture of newborn son

Aston Merrygold celebrated his 30th birthday by sharing a sweet picture of his newborn son wearing a specially-made outfit to mark the landmark day. The former Strictly Come Dancing star welcomed Grayson Jax with fiancee Sarah Richards on January 30. In the picture, shared on Instagram, Merrygold is seen cuddling and kissing his son, whose romper reads 31

February 9, 2018 12:49 PM Plant-based and organic diets have significant benefits for the environment, study confirms

The research, is the first to examine the environmental effects of both diet and farm production systems. A landmark new study has provided the strongest evidence yet that a predominantly plant-based diet has less environmental impact than one that is high in animal products. In addition, the research indicated that organic food was also beneficial for the planet 99

February 8, 2018 3:51 PM Members show off their stunning shots of Southend’s famous pier

HAVING stood in the town since the 1880s, Southend’s pier must have been in an endless amount of photographs from tourists and residents alike. Given its unique history, its claim to fame as the longest pleasure pier in the world and the stunning views from the end, this is hardly surprising. As Sir John Betjeman once said, “the Pier is Southend, Southend 27

January 14, 2018 1:43 PM Major Tim Peake's space capsule to land at NRM in York

THE spacecraft which transported British astronaut Tim Peake to and from the International Space Station, will be welcomed at York’s National Railway Museum on Wednesday. Displayed on the Great Hall’s historic turntable along with its original 25m parachute, the Soyuz TMA-19M capsule will form the centrepiece of a new display. The spacecraft is visiting 36

January 13, 2018 12:00 AM Theresa May to appoint 10 peers for 'BLOODY' Brexit 'street fight' in the House of Lords

THERESA May will next week introduce 10 more Tories to the House of Lords as the second chamber prepares for what has been described as a “bloody street fight” over Brexit. Opposition peers have threatened to water down the landmark EU (Withdrawal) Bill, which passes the Commons this week. Former Cabinet ministers Eric Pickles and Peter Lilley are among 46

January 5, 2018 5:17 PM Dynamic grandma takes on birthday charity paraglide

ACTION gran Shirley Price marked her 85th birthday by going paragliding for charity. Shirl the Whirl, as she is known in Bodle Street Green, near Hailsham, took the plunge from 4,000 feet up in the French Alps. She was raising funds for the East Sussex Association of Blind and Partially Sighted People (ESAB). Mrs Price is a vice patron of the charity 32

December 27, 2017 9:51 PM Co-op’s bid to sell 5m pints of craft beer as it increases business with smaller breweries

The Co-op is increasing the number of supplies it buys from smaller breweries as it aims to sell 5m pints. The retailer is extending a programme of buying local beer following a pilot scheme in Yorkshire, and is set to complete a UK-wide roll out in the coming weeks. Almost 200 smaller suppliers will benefit from the move, which is in line with the Co-op's 76

December 26, 2017 11:28 AM ‘I can’t thank her enough’: Read Liam Payne’s adorable tribute to Cheryl on first Christmas with baby Bear

Cheryl and Liam Payne have enjoyed a landmark moment in all new parents’ lives – their first Christmas with little baby Bear! The couple welcomed their son in March this year, and we’re sure that Bear’s first Christmas has no doubt been a very special one. And now former One Direction star Liam has shared his festive joy in an emotional Christmas tribute 40