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October 4, 2018 6:26 PM Indonesia earthquake appeal: How to donate to survivors of the tsunami and earthquake

THE DEATH toll from the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami has risen to 1,424 with warnings the number of casualties is likely to rise further - but how do you make a donation to help those affected? Six days on from the disaster, rescue teams are desperately searching for survivors who may still be trapped in the rubble after buildings collapsed and mudslides 9

September 24, 2018 9:13 AM Sukkot 2018: What is Sukkot? How is Sukkot celebrated? Is it linked to Yom Kippur?

SUKKOT is a weeklong Jewish holiday that comes five days after Yom Kippur. But how is Sukkot celebrated? Sukkot 2018 began at sunset yesterday, 23 September an will end in the evening of Sunday, September 30. The biblical holiday is celebrated on the 15th day as of the seventh month, known as Tishrei, and is the holiest month of the Jewish calendar 12

September 7, 2018 4:13 AM Missy Moo the pub cat at Brighton Tavern loves a party

Missy has lived in Brighton Tavern, in Gloucester Road, Brighton, for five years and locals revere him as a local celebrity. His owner, Sue Coleman, 53, who lives in the flat above the pub, said: “I moved to Brighton five years ago and I asked the owner of the pub, Tony Ford, if I could have a cat. “I saw a friend shared a Facebook post where an animal 12

August 21, 2018 7:13 PM Wallaby on loose after Filey park escape

A wallaby is on the loose after escaping from an animal park just hours after its arrival. The 2ft (60cm) marsupial was one of two male Bennett's wallabies that arrived at Filey Bird Garden and Animal Park, in North Yorkshire, on Monday. Staff said it must have escaped some time between 19:30 BST on Monday and 07:00 Tuesday, despite an assurance the enclosure 12

August 19, 2018 4:04 PM Lombok earthquake: Red Cross SCRAMBLE to evacuate residents after HUGE 6.9 magnitude quake

THE INDONESIAN island of Lombok was hit by massive 6.9 magnitude earthquake on Sunday – watch shocking video footage of the Indonesian Red Cross scrambling to evacuate terrified residents. Earlier this month, a quake measuring 6.4 caused devastation on the island, which 460 casualties reported so far. On August 5 hundreds of homes were destroyed in a devastating 18

August 16, 2018 7:00 AM Exotic animals pay a visit to dementia centre

A HOST of exotic creatures paid a visit to a Rochford centre for people with young onset dementia. Members, staff and volunteers from Peaceful Place in Dalys Road spent the day with the animals from RC Exotics, an animal shelter on Canvey. The furry, and not so furry, visitors included a giant continental rabbit, puppies, baby rats, an African grey parrot 10

July 24, 2018 2:53 PM Woman raped in Worthing seafront shelter

She met a man and was raped in a shelter opposite Wordsworth Road near the Premier Inn hotel between 9pm and 2am on Friday. Police say she is now being supported by specially trained officers, and have appealed for witnesses. The suspect is white, aged around 50 and slim. He was clean shaven and bald, and was wearing a white shirt and dark trousers 11

July 14, 2018 12:24 PM Majorca holidaymakers confronted by protesters at airport blasting ‘tourism KILLS us!'

MAJORCA has been hit with more "mass tourism" protests with activists targeting Palma's airport and daubing "tourism kills the city" slogans on hotels in the island's capital. It says: "We want go generate a community which can put a brake on this and reverse the trend.” Another campaign group Tot Inclòs today targeted hotels in the old quarter of Mallorca's 17

June 26, 2018 8:30 AM Boy Scout, 14, is killed at summer camp by tree falling on his tent in a sudden thunder storm

A 14-year-old Boy Scout has died at summer camp after a tree fell on his tent during a sudden storm. The Scout, who was from Cypress, Texas, died on Monday afternoon at Bert Adams Scout Camp in Newton County, Georgia, about 45 miles southwest of Atlanta. The deceased child has not yet been publicly identified pending notification of family members 12

June 22, 2018 1:25 AM 'I considered suicide, I planned out how I was going to do it': James Packer's ex-fiancée Tziporah Malkah contemplated killing herself after experiencing 'six years of hell'

Tziporah Malkah, formerly known as Kate Fischer, contemplated suicide after returning to Australia following a period living in Los Angeles. 'There were times I thought: If this doesn't work out, I'm going to kill myself,' she told Neighbourhood Paper on Thursday. The 44-year-old former model explained how she drifted between countries looking for the right 10