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January 15, 2019 2:34 PM Alfie Lamb death: Boy 'killed for being noisy'

A three-year-old boy was fatally crushed by a car passenger seat pushed back by his mother's boyfriend who felt he was being too noisy, a court heard. Alfie Lamb went "ominously quiet" after he was deliberately squashed in the vehicle, the court heard. His mother, Adrian Hoare, 23, allegedly lied to police, telling them Alfie was in a taxi when he became 354

January 14, 2019 10:16 AM Malaysian police seize 600kg of crystal meth in huge drugs bust

The latest find comes a few weeks after another police operation turned up 1.2 tonnes of crystal meth. Nearly 600kg (1,300lbs) of mostly crystal meth was found over the weekend, most of it in a container truck in the northern state of Perak, police said. The seizures come a month after police got a record bust of 1.2 tonnes of crystal meth, known locally 110

January 14, 2019 12:05 AM Toby Nye: Leeds United pay tribute after sick boy dies

A six-year-old boy who had been suffering from cancer and developed a special relationship with Leeds United has died just days after his birthday. Toby Nye had high-risk neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer, which spreads rapidly across the body. Stars from the club have paid tribute to the youngster and said they were "heartbroken". Chairman Andrea 115

January 10, 2019 2:38 PM Turkey FURY at US over bid to block Russian fighter jets purchase

TURKEY has reacted with outrage after the US tried to stop it from buying a high-tech missile system from Russia. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan had threatened to launch another operation in Syria targeting the US-backed Syrian Kurdish militia, which Turkey regards as a terrorist group. Turkish officials had a tense meeting this week with Trump’s 134

January 10, 2019 10:54 AM 'EU the real eurosceptics!' Salvini WARNS Brussels of upcoming REVOLT – 'Italy the engine'

MATTEO Salvini vowed to revolutionise the European Union in a stern warning to Brussels claiming the "real eurosceptics" of Europe are those who are governing the bloc at the moment. But the groups, as they are, so far have different approaches on certain issues. Mr Salvini hopes to make his new group, comprised of 130 seats, the second strongest party 124

January 8, 2019 12:58 PM MH370 FOUND: Debris discovered in Madagascar gives huge boost to families

AIRCRAFT debris found in Madagascar is most likely from the missing MH370 flight, officials have confirmed, giving fresh new hope for families of victims who lost their lives in the disaster that they may finally attain some sort of closure. US firm Ocean Infinity, who was in charge of the search operation, used a deep-sea vessel to survey a large area of the southern 129

January 7, 2019 6:49 AM US warship confronts China for 'EXCESSIVE maritime claims' in South China Sea

A US warship sailed through the South China Sea earlier today to challenge China’s “excessive maritime challenge”, officials have confirmed. Guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell patrolled near the Parcel Islands challenging China’s claim to the region. The Parcel Islands have been controlled by China since its forces seized them from Vietnam in 1974. Both Vietnam 59

January 5, 2019 4:39 AM Man SHOT DEAD by police during ‘intelligence-led’ operation in Coventry

ARMED police officers shot a man dead in Coventry as part of an “intelligence-led” operation on Friday night, West Midlands Police said. A large number of police cars, along with emergency service vehicles, were reported in the area of Burnaby Road, a largely residential street north of the city centre, in the wake of the incident. One Twitter user said: "My brother 102

January 4, 2019 12:36 PM Chelsea fan banned from matches for three years over homophobic abuse

A Chelsea fan has been banned from attending football matches for three years after admitting shouting homophobic abuse. George Bradley, 20, was fined £965 and handed a ban by Brighton Magistrates’ Court after admitting a charge of using threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour to cause harassment, alarm or distress. The football fan was accused 77

January 4, 2019 12:18 PM First rehearsals to be held for Brexit 'no-deal' Dover congestion

The first trial of its kind will be held for Operation Brock to test how roads could cope if there is no divorce agreement. A plan known as "Operation Brock" will be trialled, with up to 150 lorries between Manston Airport and Dover, one of the key points of entry to the UK. The first trial of its kind will take place on Monday, with drivers already 54