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January 14, 2019 2:38 PM Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, dies after stabbing at charity event

The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital a day after being stabbed at a charity event. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of hundreds of people on Sunday. He was hospitalised for serious abdominal injuries and underwent five hours of surgery. A 27-year-old with a criminal record has been arrested over the attack. Police 115

January 13, 2019 1:08 PM Mayor of Cambridge dies during scuba-diving holiday

The mayor of Cambridge has died suddenly while on a scuba-diving holiday with his wife in South Africa. Nigel Gawthrope, 61, collapsed on Friday after surfacing from a dive and feeling unwell. The exact cause of his death is unknown. The city councillor was a popular local figure and had been eight months into his term of office. Council leader Lewis 144

January 8, 2019 10:25 AM Thugs beat up gay couple for holding hands on New Year’s Day in London

Police have appealed for help after hate crime attack on a gay couple holding hands on London’s South Bank on New Year’s Day. Following the homophobic assault, London’s Metropolitan Police put out an appeal for four men they are looking to speak with in connection with the incident. Police were called at 2:30pm on January 1 following reports that two men were assaulted 117

January 3, 2019 5:06 PM MSC Zoe: Islands hit as 270 containers fall off ship

Extensive debris has washed up on islands off the Dutch north coast after some 270 containers including chemicals fell off a cargo ship in a storm. As the extent of pollution became clear on five islands including Terschelling, coastguards searched the North Sea for missing containers. The cargo fell off the MSC Zoe near the German island of Borkum 72

January 2, 2019 12:33 PM Guy Verhofstadt GLOATS after Sadiq Khan’s EU fireworks display ‘a powerful message!’

GUY Verhofstadt has lauded London’s European Union-themed New Year’s Eve celebrations that sparked fury amongst Brexiteers. As clocks struck midnight in Britain’s capital and the skyline was lit up with a flurry of fireworks, the London Eye was transformed into a 443-ft yellow and blue EU flag. And as the skies above the Thames were illuminated the words 75

January 1, 2019 2:20 PM New Year 2019: Look back at last night's dazzling fireworks around the world

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Last night billions of people around the world came together to welcome 2019. Here is a look back at the stunning fireworks that lit the skies across the globe. In London, the annual London Mayor’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display catapulted the decorative explosions along the capital’s Southbank and from the iconic London Eye. The London 266

January 1, 2019 11:15 AM Sadiq Khan sparks outrage over ‘anti-Brexit’ London fireworks

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan’s choice to celebrate the capital’s “close relationship with Europe” during the traditional New Year’s fireworks display has sparked fury across the country, with outraged Britons branding the demonstration a “disgraceful ploy”. Mr Khan “ruined” the yearly display by turning it into a Remain-backing show, many disappointed viewers 66

December 31, 2018 7:33 PM New Year celebrations: UK gets ready to welcome 2019

The UK is gearing up to welcome in the New Year as the countdown to 2019 begins. Fireworks will be going off on the stroke of midnight across the land as thousands celebrate. In London, Big Ben will spring back into action with its customary bongs to mark the moment, as 100,000 people are expected on the banks of the Thames. In Edinburgh, Franz Ferdinand 77

December 31, 2018 3:43 PM New Year’s Day 2019: How much do London New Year fireworks cost?

NEW YEAR’S EVE is here, and London’s dazzling firework display is the centrepiece of celebrations in the UK, whether watched live or on TV from home or a pub. But how much do they cost? Final preparations are underway for the dazzling fireworks display in central London. About 70,000 fireworks will go off during the show, which will last just over 10 minutes 81

December 31, 2018 11:43 AM Auckland NYE fireworks 2019: Watch Auckland fireworks as New Zealand welcomes in New Year

HAPPY New Year! Auckland welcomes in the New Year with a stunning firework display, as millions of people around the world celebrate the beginning of a new year, as we step into 2019. Auckland has officially welcomed in the New Year with a bang, hosting a dazzling firework display at Harbour Bridge. Impressive footage shows celebrations beginning in New Zealand 95