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January 16, 2018 12:43 AM Titan Wallace's NRL recovery inspiration

A tongue-in-cheek feud with Gold Coast teammate Konrad Hurrell is helping Queensland Origin forward Jarrod Wallace in his NRL comeback from three separate off-season surgeries. The 26-year-old had minor groin and shoulder operations last year and a small ankle procedure prior to Christmas. But Wallace, who has been engaging with Hurrell in a good-natured 6

January 13, 2018 7:30 PM 'A clear and present danger to the country and the world': Former nuclear launch officers blast President Trump's 'dangerous' judgments after his 'big and powerful nuclear button' boast

A group of former nuclear launch officers have called President Donald Trump a 'danger to the country and the world' after his recent tweet to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declaring that his nuclear button is 'much bigger & more powerful'. Members of Global Zero, an international nuclear disarmament advocacy group, sent a letter to Congress on Thursday 6

January 12, 2018 10:36 PM North Korea SHOCK warning: Kim 'OUTSMARTS' Trump in latest move, says former US official

NORTH KOREA has “outsmarted” Donald Trump and left America “dangling” following Kim Jong-un’s decision to have diplomatic talks with South Korea, former Pentagon official Michael Maloof has said. North Korea and America have been involved in a war of words in recent months, with Kim Jong-un threatening to attack the US with his nuclear programme 17

January 12, 2018 7:58 PM The Latest: McSally embraces Trump in Arizona Senate bid

Arizona congresswoman Martha McSally is embracing President Donald Trump and his hardline immigration rhetoric as she launches her bid to replace retiring GOP Sen. Jeff Flake. U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., speaks with supporters at a rally, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Tucson, Ariz. McSally announced Friday that she is running for the U.S. Senate seat being 6

January 12, 2018 5:23 PM Top European lawmaker slammed for hostile comment

WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Some European Parliament members are calling for the dismissal of the Polish deputy head of the parliament after he made a very hostile comment about a Polish European lawmaker. Ryszard Czarnecki, from Poland's ruling conservative party, used a derogatory term to comment on words spoken by Roza Thun und Hohenstein, a European Parliament 3

January 12, 2018 4:22 PM The Queen Just Explained How To Wear A Crown ‘Without Breaking Your Neck’

Later this year will see the 65th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation – just one of the huge royal occasions of the year – we’re looking at you Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Marking the special occasion, the Queen has taken part in a BBC documentary, airing this Sunday and we’re apparently set to see Queen Elizabeth like we’ve never seen her before 5

January 11, 2018 5:31 PM Erdogan calls on Putin to end attacks in northern Syria by regime forces

ISTANBUL, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Turkey's Erdogan told Russia's Putin on a phone call on Thursday that for the Sochi Summit and the Astana process to succeed, Syrian regime's attacks on Idlib and East Ghouta have to be stopped, Turkish presidential sources said. Turkey has been fiercely opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during his country's six-year-old 6

January 11, 2018 2:01 PM A picture of respect: Photos of huge victory parades when hundreds of thousands of Britons took to London's streets in carnival scenes to salute troops at the end of WWI resurface 100 years later

Black-and-white photographs showing victory parades through the streets of London to mark the end of World War One have reemerged, 100 years since the horrific conflict came to an end. Images taken during the course of several marches between the end of the war in 1918 and July 1919 show the streets of London filled with thousands of adoring spectators

January 11, 2018 12:33 PM Women’s Institute donate blankets to St Luke’s Hospice

A WOMEN’S group have donated a colourful array of handmade blankets to St Luke’s Hospice. Seven members of the Wickford Women’s Institute have hand knitted two specially made patchwork blankets to donate to the hospice in Nethermayne, Basildon. The Wickford group who meet at Christchurch Hall, High Street on every second Monday of the month have been running 3

January 11, 2018 4:39 AM Town to mark national Holocaust Day with two events

Sponsored by Eastbourne Borough Council, both events will remember those who suffered in the Holocaust under Nazi persecution and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. The first event will be a film screening of Nicky’s Family on Wednesday January 17 at the Town Hall, Eastbourne, from 7pm. The documentary is about Nicolas Winton