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January 15, 2019 2:25 PM Adolf Hitler: Nazi leader's paintings depicting WWI Somme battlefield up for auction

A PAINTING depicting a World War 1 battle scene staged at the Somme, believed to have been the work of evil Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler has emerged as going up for auction in Shropshire. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was known as a keen artist, having struggled to make a living from his work before he was imprisoned for five years in 1924 at Landsberg Prison 419

January 13, 2019 5:06 PM Elise Christie wins European 1000m bronze a day after claiming short track skating silver

Britain's Elise Christie won her second European Short Track Championship medal in as many days with 1000m bronze. Christie won 1500m silver on Saturday on her solo racing comeback following the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, where she injured ankle ligaments. Russia's Sofia Prosvirnova won 1000m gold as France's Tifany Huot Marchand took silver 118

January 12, 2019 2:46 PM Charley Hull wins Ladies European Tour event in Abu Dhabi

England's Charley Hull earned a wire-to-wire win in the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Open in Abu Dhabi to claim her second Ladies European Tour title. Hull, 22, took a one-shot lead into the final round and a three-under 69 saw her finish a shot ahead of Norway's Marianne Skarpnord on eight under. "I've practised really hard over winter and it feels great 110

January 5, 2019 4:27 AM UK weather forecast: WARNINGS in force for 75mph winds as winter conditions grip nation

YELLOW weather warnings have been issued for strong gales across parts of the UK as winter weather continues into next week. The coldest weather is expected in the south-west with certain areas experiencing frost this morning. But across the north-east, it will be a warmer start to the day. Met Office meteorologist Ellie Creed said: “Saturday will see cloudy 75

January 2, 2019 8:05 PM Yellowstone WARNING: NASA's emergency plan to slow supervolcanoes WON'T work

His conclusion is bad news for the potentially apocalyptic outcome of an eruption at Yellowstone. Dr Sparks explained that a volcanic winter would be dire for our existence as a species. He elaborated: “If there was one it would have an enormous global impact. It would have dire consequences for food security, for trade and for a short time, a few years 62

January 2, 2019 4:05 PM Norovirus outbreak SPREADS across UK: Hospital wards SHUT DOWN

NOROVIRUS has shut down two hospitals with wards in both Blackburn and Bolton on lockdown following a dangerous outbreak. Up to four wards at the Royal Bolton Hospital have been closed for six days running due to an outbreak of the highly contagious superbug, while one ward at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital has been closed down, the Bolton News reports 57

December 31, 2018 7:33 PM New Year celebrations: UK gets ready to welcome 2019

The UK is gearing up to welcome in the New Year as the countdown to 2019 begins. Fireworks will be going off on the stroke of midnight across the land as thousands celebrate. In London, Big Ben will spring back into action with its customary bongs to mark the moment, as 100,000 people are expected on the banks of the Thames. In Edinburgh, Franz Ferdinand 77

December 25, 2018 6:52 PM Strictly Christmas special: Aston Merrygold jive wows judges

Former JLS star Aston Merrygold has lifted the trophy in Strictly Come Dancing's Christmas special, after scoring a perfect 40 from the judges. Craig Revel Horwood said Merrygold and professional partner Janette Manrara's jive to CeeLo Green's What Christmas Means To Me was "outstanding". Merrygold was up against Anita Rani, Ann Widdecombe, Caroline 75

December 22, 2018 8:58 AM El Gordo lottery players hope for Christmas win in 'The Fat One' in Spain

Billions of euros are being given away in the annual Spanish lottery El Gordo, which produces dozens of winners. The El Gordo lottery, meaning The Fat One, is dishing out €2.4bn (£2.15bn) in prize money, with a top prize of €400,000 for a winning ticket. The number 03347 was drawn as the top prize winner, with the balls called out three hours after the gala started 91

December 21, 2018 1:22 PM Mars: Pictures reveal 'winter wonderland' on the red planet

Earth's North Pole is famous for its snowy climes - and for hosting Santa's workshop, of course. But as these pictures reveal, it's not the only planet with snow scenes this holiday season. This is the Korolev crater, near the north pole of Mars, as captured by the European Space Agency (ESA)'s Mars Express mission. The crater is 82km (50 miles) across 78