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January 7, 2019 2:53 PM Monkey fever SPREADS: Six people die and 15 infected by deadly viral infection

INDIA is currently reeling from an outbreak of Monkey Fever, forcing officials to close a nearby nature reserve. Indian health are currently battling the deadly outbreak with six people already dead from the disease. Monkey Fever, otherwise known as Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), has broken out in the area of Karnataka, a state in India. The rare disease 22

December 24, 2018 6:56 PM Measles outbreak: Tourists on alert as six diagnosed after taking flights in Europe

SIX people have been diagnosed with measles in Spain, sparking fears that the disease is on the rise in Europe. Five flight attendants and one passenger have been diagnosed with measles in Spain, according to the head of preventive medicine at the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona, Antoni Trilla. Writing on Twitter, Mr Trilla said that those affected travelled 32

December 21, 2018 1:17 AM Eddie the sea otter: Famous slam-dunking animal dies

Eddie the sea otter, a creature that found viral fame in 2013, has passed away shortly before his 21st birthday. Oregon Zoo, where Eddie lived, confirmed he had been euthanised on Thursday morning following a decline in his health. Eddie was thought to be one of the oldest of his species in the world. His zoo say they trained the ageing animal in the sport 27

December 13, 2018 6:31 AM Russia's state-of-the-art robot exposed as man in costume

The robot appeared to dance and speak, but viewers on social media were adamant there was more to the machine than met the eye. The Rossiya 24 news channel broadcast footage of what it presented as Boris the dancing, singing robot at a technology forum for school pupils. But viewers and other journalists spotted some human-like movements and other discrepancies 29

December 7, 2018 5:26 AM Kevin Hart STEPS DOWN as Academy Awards 2019 host following homophobic tweets

KEVIN HART, an American comedian and film star, has stepped down as host of the 2019 Oscars after homophobic tweets he made almost a decade ago resurfaced when he was announced as the host of next year’s Academy Awards. Kevin Hart, 39, announced he would no longer be hosting next year’s Academy Awards on Twitter this morning. The comic apologised to the LGBTQ 29

December 5, 2018 3:22 PM Trans cop attempts suicide after being harassed by colleagues

A trans police officer in India has attempted suicide after allegedly being harassed by three of her colleagues. The 22-year-old cop, known only as R Nasriya, said in a video posted on WhatsApp that she had been bullied for being trans by her co-workers at the police force in the town of Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu, reports Hindustan Times. Nasriya, who consumed 34

November 19, 2018 4:04 PM Mysterious 26ft-long shapeshifting sea creature spotted by divers near active volcano

A MYSTERIOUS creature was spotted by two underwater divers near an ancient volcano off New Zealand, as video of the 26-foot-long worm-like shapeshifting 'creature' went viral. Divers came across a mysterious and bizarre 26-foot-long sea creature that shifted its shape as it moved through the water. Incredible footage of the 'creature' stunned online 28

November 13, 2018 7:19 AM 'Are you Mrs Macron?' Merkel mistaken for French leader's WIFE in awkward Armistice moment

ANGELA MERKEL was forced to awkwardly correct an elderly woman during an Armistice remembrance event, after the German leader was asked whether she was the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron. Angela Merkel was forced to clarify that she was the Chancellor of Germany after she was referred to as "Mrs Macron". The German leader accompanied French 24

November 7, 2018 3:07 AM Midterm elections results: Republican Andy Barry HOLDS Kentucky seat in HUGE Democrat blow

REPUBLICAN incumbent Andy Barr has secured reelection to the House in for Kentucky’s 6th Congressional district in what is a major blow for the Democrats. Trump’s 2016 victory in Kentucky was his fifth strongest nationally, behind only Wyoming, West Virginia, Oklahoma and North Dakota. The President held a ‘Make America Great Again’ rally in Richmond 31

October 16, 2018 5:07 PM Unilad web publisher bought by LADbible

The firm that owns viral news website Unilad, which went into administration earlier this month, has been bought by social media group LADbible. The sale of Bentley Harrington safeguards the jobs of more than 200 people working for the business. Bentley Harrington collapsed with debts of £6.5m, including owing £1.5m to UK tax authorities. The Unilad 27