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January 20, 2018 6:27 PM Prague hotel fire: At least two dead and seven injured after horror blaze engulfs hotel

AT LEAST two people have died after a major fire broke out at the Eurostars David hotel in central Prague, according to disaster officials in the Czech capital. Around 40 people were evacuated from the hotel following the blaze, which was first reported at 6pm local time (5pm UK time). The cause of the fire, which started on the hotel's ground floor 6

January 20, 2018 11:57 AM Syria conflict: 15 refugees found frozen to death

Fifteen Syrian refugees - some of them children - have been found frozen to death while trying to cross the mountainous border into Lebanon. Thirteen bodies were found on Friday and two more were discovered on Saturday after the area was hit by a fierce snowstorm. Lebanese civil defence officials found the bodies after being told a group of refugees 7

January 19, 2018 5:18 PM THE MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT THE FLU SHOT

'There isn't any live virus in the influenza vaccine so it's impossible to get the flu from the vaccine,' said Dr Tosh from the Mayo Clinic. 'There was a live vaccine that's not available any more, but it was impossible to get the flu from that too,' he added. CDC officials insist it is not too late to get the flu shot, despite evidence that this year's 5

January 19, 2018 4:15 PM Expelled Dartmouth student says woman sexually assaulted HIM in sadomasochistic encounter while he was blackout drunk

An expelled Dartmouth student is suing claiming that the woman who accused him of assault had actually sexually assaulted him in during a sadomasochistic encounter while he was blackout drunk. The student, named only as 'John Doe' in his lawsuit, is now suing Dartmouth College on the grounds he was unfairly expelled and that their investigation was biased 4

January 19, 2018 3:04 PM North Korea talks with South Korea COLLAPSE as Kim Jong-un cancels negotiations

NORTH Korea's plans to hold diplomatic talks with South Korea have dramatically collapsed, as tensions between the rival nations show no sign of thawing. Kim Jong-un's rogue state started a rare dialogue with Seoul last week following months of heightened tensions in the region. But negotiations scheduled for this weekend have been dramatically called 7

January 18, 2018 4:38 PM ‘We have to deal with BRITAIN’S immigration problems!’ French fury at Le Touquet agreement

THE Le Touquet border deal is a “one-way” agreement which has allowed Britain to dump the migrant crisis on France, a border security expert has claimed. Oliver Cahn claimed although the Le Touquet agreement is a two-way deal “on paper”, the accord has left France to “bear the brunt” of the migrant crisis. Mr Cahn, who is also an expert in law, told French 9

January 18, 2018 12:28 PM Officials: Inmate serving life sentence jumps to his death

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) - Officials say an inmate serving a life sentence for a 1989 murder jumped to his death from the second floor of a housing unit at a Pennsylvania prison. Prison officials said Wednesday that 70-year-old James Bailey died Monday of injuries suffered at the State Correctional Institute at Camp Hill. He had been temporarily transferred 4

January 16, 2018 12:07 PM Humpback whale jumps for joy after being cut free from rope off Hawaii coast

The humpback whale had become trapped on Makena beach, Maui. A humpback whale has been freed by rescuers in Hawaii after it became entangled in 285ft of braided rope. The rescue, which was coordinated by the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, freed the whale, which had become trapped off Makena Beach on Hawaii's island of Maui. A fishing 12

January 16, 2018 5:09 AM ‘DANGER ABROAD’ Japan plans EVACUATION of 60,000 citizens in crisis scenario

JAPAN is planning how it would evacuate its estimated 60,000 citizens from South Korea in the event of a crisis that closes airports and puts them in “danger”, it has been reported. The country’s Yomiuri daily claimed that Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga, said Japan is using “every means” to explore how people can be evacuated in the event airports 14

January 16, 2018 12:56 AM The moment RAF Typhoon fighter jets intercept two Russian supersonic 'Blackjack' bombers after being scrambled when the aircraft approached UK airspace

Footage shows the moment two RAF Typhoon fighter jets were scrambled to intercept Russian planes approaching UK airspace this morning. The planes took off from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray on the coast of Scotland just before 9.30am today in Britain's latest military stand-off with Moscow. They were said to have been flying towards two Russian Tu-160 Blackjack 9