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January 6, 2019 6:15 PM Urgent appeal as car stolen with girl, one, inside

Maria was in the front seat of the car when it was driven away, but was not in the vehicle when it was found a short time later. The girl's father had met with an unknown man at 4.37pm on Sunday, with a view to selling his car. The man jumped in the car and drove away, with the seller's daughter in the front passenger seat. It was then found abandoned 90

January 6, 2019 12:38 PM Professor reveals UK city most at risk of ‘MEGA TSUNAMI’ if La Palma volcano blows

A "MEGA tsunami" could strike Britain and kill hundreds of people if the Cumbre Vieja volcano in La Palma, Canary Islands, explodes in a massive eruption, a top geologist has warned. Bristol is most at risk, according to Mr Sparks, because the city's "unusual terrain" can cause a high tidal range, making residents vulnerable when a tsunami hits. However 63

January 4, 2019 9:04 PM Marriott hack: Hotel admits FIVE MILLION guests’ passport numbers at risk

MORE than five million unencrypted passport numbers were part of the Marriott data breach that came to light last November. The global hotel chain discovered a total of 5.25million unencrypted passport numbers were obtained. A further 20.3million encrypted passport numbers are also believed to have been obtained. Marriott also estimates about 8.6million 127

January 4, 2019 3:20 PM Europe rubella outbreak: Alert as 12 workers at slaughterhouse in Spain catch disease

TWELVE workers from a slaughterhouse in Spain have contracted rubella, sparking fears the deadly disease could be on the rise in Europe. Twelve people working at the slaughterhouse in Zaragoza have been diagnosed with the disease, which spreads in coughs and sneezes. And more people are feared to be infected, due to the long period of up to three weeks 134

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 67

January 2, 2019 4:20 PM Plastic found in 'almost 100%' of Alderney's gannet nests

Nearly all of Alderney's 8,000 gannet nests are contaminated with plastic pollution, island conservationists say. As recently as 20 years ago, only small quantities were seen in the nests, the Wildlife Trust said. The plastic build-up in the breeding colonies is killing the seabirds, with some entangled gannets found hung or missing legs, it added 80

December 31, 2018 12:39 AM Philip Hammond 'HOLDS BACK' vital Brexit funding in catastrophic blow for UK

SENIOR cabinet officials have accused the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, of stopping the necessary funding required to prepare the UK for Brexit. The Housing Secretary, James Brokenshire, has complained to the Treasury, saying his department has only received half of what was required to prepare local councils for Brexit. Mr Brokenshire's department only received 100

December 30, 2018 1:31 PM Meghan Markle’s risky sister Samantha prepares to tell nothing in a new book

No-one sane cares if Princess Meghan is black or mixed-race. What we appreciate far more than skin tones is a family rift and gossip. Meghan’s half-sister Samantha Markle has been making extempore efforts at reconciliation. She promises much but can she deliver? She’s putting in the hard yards. Samantha has issued a Christmas message of peace. She rocked 90

December 30, 2018 3:34 AM 'Risk of EXPLOSION' in London as Woodford man ‘refused’ to turn gas off

A MAN has been arrested in north London on suspicion of intent to endanger life after reportedly refusing demands from the police to turn his gas off, risking an explosion. The Metropolitan Police commented: “Police were called to Maybank Road, Woodford, at 9.54pm on Saturday, 29 December, following reports of a gas leak. “It was reported that an occupant 81

December 27, 2018 12:01 AM Sweden CRISIS: EU state preparing for chaos in 2019 as mainstream parties shun populists

The country’s centre-left Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven was once again rejected by parliament just before Christmas when 200 MPs voted against him becoming prime minister while 116 voted in favour and 28 abstained. The Scandinavian EU member state is now pinning its hopes on resolving the crisis in the New Year when MPs return after a three-week 144