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June 20, 2018 10:41 AM Gosport hospital deaths: Prescribed painkillers 'shortened 456 lives'

More than 450 patients died after being given powerful painkillers inappropriately at Gosport War Memorial Hospital, a report has found. An independent panel said, taking into account missing medical records, a further 200 patients may have suffered a similar fate. The report found there was a "disregard for human life" and a "culture of shortening the lives" 6

June 20, 2018 10:09 AM 'I said that?' Verhofstadt’s brutal slap down to SNP over hopes of Scotland joining EU

BREXIT coordinator Guy Verhofstadt delivered a brutal slapdown to the SNP as he insisted the European Union will have no role in Scotland's pleas to join the bloc after Brexit. Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstdt dismantled SNP's hopes to rally the support of the European Union to join the bloc should Scottish voters vote for independence after Brexit 6

June 20, 2018 9:56 AM Girls teams kicked out of Tennessee softball tournament after parents brawl

The scuffle between parents and fans of two North Carolina girls teams took place in the city of Kingsport, Tennessee. It lead to both teams being disqualified from the 12 and under tournament on Saturday, the Kingsport Times-News reported. A verbal confrontation between two sets of spectators sparked the brawl after someone got pushed, Todd McLemore 6

June 20, 2018 5:21 AM Teacher, 57, faces court accused of 'slapping, pinching, scratching and SPITTING on four children aged between eight and ten'

A primary school teacher, 57, hid her face with dark sunglasses and a purple scarf as she faced court accused of pinching, slapping, scratching and spitting on four children aged as young as eight. The female teacher allegedly assaulted four children aged between eight and 10 at a school in south-west Sydney between April 30 and May 18 this year. The woman 5

June 20, 2018 3:56 AM Lewandowski on girl with Down syndrome: 'Wah wah'

WASHINGTON (AP) - A former campaign manager for Donald Trump has created a stir by dismissing a story about a girl with Down syndrome with a sarcastic "Wah wah." Corey Lewandowski appeared Tuesday on Fox News Channel to discuss President Trump's hard-line immigration policy, which has led to the practice of taking migrant children from parents charged 4

June 20, 2018 3:07 AM Florida man gets 12 years in battery of deputy, police dog

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man has been found guilty of kicking a sheriff's deputy and a police dog. The News-Press reports 52-year-old Dennis Lamar Flint was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison for the assault. A State Attorney's Office release says Lee County Sheriff deputies responded to a call about a crash last November and found an abandoned

June 20, 2018 2:08 AM 'I couldn't walk in a straight line': Former Home and Away star Johnny Ruffo, 30, reveals he had to learn how to walk again after emergency surgery for aggressive brain cancer

Former Home And Away star Johnny Ruffo, 30, has revealed he had to learn to walk again following life-saving surgery to remove a rare type of brain tumour. The soap star was diagnosed with brain cancer last August, and while he is 'on the mend' he's had to endure a tough recovering process. Speaking to Today Extra on Wednesday, Johnny said he had to learn

June 20, 2018 1:27 AM Telstra to cut 8,000 jobs following series of service failures, saving the company $1billion

Telstra will cut 8,000 jobs to 'simplify its operations and product set' as part of a $1billion cost-cutting plan. The telecommunications giant said in a market announcement on Wednesday morning that the long term the plan is 'to flatten the structure'. It is understood that one in four executive and middle management roles will be slashed. 'In the future 4

June 20, 2018 12:57 AM Trump says Canadians are smuggling scuffed shoes out of the U.S. to avoid tariffs and America can no longer be 'the stupid country' on trade

President Donald Trump claimed Canadians are smuggling scuffed upped shoes made to look old out of the United States to avoid high tariffs and stated America can long longer be 'the stupid country' on trade issues. 'Canada is not going to take advantage of the United States any longer, and Mexico is not going to take advantage of the United States any longer 5

June 20, 2018 12:53 AM Graffiti artists ‘had nowhere to escape’ when train hit them

A FORMER public schoolboy was among three graffiti artists killed by a train. Fine arts student Harrison Scott-Hood, 23, died alongside Alberto Fresneda Carrasco, 19, and Jack Gilbert, also 23. A FORMER transport boss faced an angry backlash last night after calling the graffiti artists “common scum”. Brian Cooke – an ex-Transport for London board member 6