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May 12, 2018 11:03 PM Islamic State claim their 'SOLDIER' responsible for HORRIFIC Paris knife attack

ISLAMIC State has taken responsibility for the knife attack in Paris after one person was killed and five injured near the city's main opera House. Shocking footage shared online shows members of the public running away in fear. She said: “We were drinking with friends quietly on the terrace and then all of a sudden we heard gunshots. “Here are shots 19

April 28, 2018 4:00 AM Brighton and Hove's public toilets could soon have pay turnstiles

TURNSTILES could be introduced to some public toilets as part of a £1 million refurbishment. A number of Brighton and Hove’s toilets could become paid for, the city council has announced. It announced yesterday that it will spend more than £1 million bringing the city’s public toilets up to scratch. The money was identified and set aside in this year’s 19

March 24, 2018 8:20 PM Poland marks new holiday for Poles who saved Jews in WWII

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Polish officials held prayers and ceremonies honoring Poles who gave shelter and aid to Jews during the Holocaust as the country for the first time marked a new national holiday in their memory. The main celebrations were held Saturday in the southern village of Markowa. That is where German forces in 1944 executed a Polish man and his pregnant 10

March 17, 2018 8:30 AM CIVIC TRUST PLAQUES: St Stephen's Orphanage

FOR many York people of a certain age, a glimpse of Hotel du Vin on The Mount brings back memories of childhood. That's because, for decades, the building housed St Stephen's Orphanage. Founded in 1870 in Precentor's Court by Harriet, Lady Duncombe, wife of the Dean of York, the orphanage was intended to provide shelter for up to 13 'female orphans' 11

March 14, 2018 3:05 PM Ex-prisoner asks police to arrest him to avoid homelessness

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri man who spent almost four decades in prison for murder and parole violations is back behind bars after faking an armed robbery and begging police to put him back inside. Clayton police arrested Paul Borroni last week after he held up a restaurant and threatened to shoot an employee if she didn't give him cash and call the police 5

March 3, 2018 5:10 PM White House on lockdown and staff told to take shelter after gunman shoots himself dead

THE WHITE House was put in lockdown and staff were told to take shelter after a gunman shot himself dead near the north fence of President Donald Trump's residence on Saturday afternoon. The shooting occurred around midday on Saturday, sparking panic on Pennsylvania Avenue. Journalists at the White House sheltered in the briefing room as the news broke 19

February 2, 2018 4:54 PM Make new friends this half term

PARENTS in York are invited to take their children to a series of fun, free workshops at Pets At Home this February half-term. The workshops focus on caring for gerbils and run between February 10 and 25. The workshops will run as part of the My Pet Pals Activity Club at Pets at Home in York during the half term school holiday, and bookings can be made at petsathome 9

February 2, 2018 2:24 PM More cash needed to fix the seafront

EXTRA funding is needed to preserve Brighton’s seafront road and the Shelter Hall. Brighton and Hove city councillors are set to discuss gaining additional cash after the project exceeded its budget by £1.2 million. The authority had been working to a budget of £10.6 million, but £12.2 million has already been spent. A new report now recommends a further 12

January 22, 2018 4:15 AM Burger firm’s boost to the homeless

ORGANIC burger business Trollburger has raised more than £2,000 for Brighton Housing Trust’s homeless day centre First Base. Owner Paul Clark opened his burger shack under Brighton Station on Christmas Day and held a street party with music, cakes and burgers and chips for anyone who was alone or could not afford Christmas dinner. More than 50 people 16

January 22, 2018 1:29 AM World War 3: India 'EVACUATES 36,000 PEOPLE' from Pakistan border to escape heavy shelling

INDIA has evacuated “over 36,000” people from its border with Pakistan to escape heavy shelling that has devastated buildings and killed cattle as tensions soar between the two nations, it has emerged. Sub Divisional Police Officer, Surinder Choduhary, explained that the town of Arnia had been evacuated as part of a desperate effort to save residents 51