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Tue 18 Dec 2018

Outrage over ‘bloody’ vegan protest

Outrage over ‘bloody’ vegan protest

Radical vegan activists have stormed a supermarket to hassle customers and protest against the sale of Christmas turkeys.

US panic over looming shutdown

US panic over looming shutdown

America could enter freefall in days with government agencies potentially closing “long-term”, but Donald Trump is packing for a Mar-a-Lago trip.

Child rapist’s unbelievable excuse

Child rapist’s unbelievable excuse

A man who raped a three-year-old girl tried to give an astonishing excuse for his unforgivable behaviour. But no one believed him.

Backpacker ‘may never walk again’ after horror pool accident

Backpacker ‘may never walk again’ after horror pool accident

A backpacker may never walk again after a swim during a dream holiday in Pai, northern Thailand, went horribly wrong.

May confirms Brexit deal vote

May confirms Brexit deal vote

With the clock ticking, a date has been chosen for British MPs to vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, it’s been announced.

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Murdered backpacker’s final kind act

Murdered backpacker’s final kind act

Murdered backpacker Grace Millane carried out a final act of kindness before she was killed in New Zealand.

Aussies scammed by fake orphans scandal

Aussies scammed by fake orphans scandal

Aussies have revealed their “shock and sadness” after handing $480,000 to a charity that’s now been exposed as a shocking scam.

Nuclear ‘tunnelbot’ probes alien life

Nuclear ‘tunnelbot’ probes alien life

It’s the most enticing destination in the solar system. It looks little more than a giant snowball. But now NASA thinks it can probe it.

Santa could soon be female or gender neutral

Santa could soon be female or gender neutral

Nearly a third of people believe Santa Claus should be rebranded as a woman or gender neutral as part of an effort to ‘modernise’ Christmas.

Mum jailed for toddlers’ deaths in hot car

Mum jailed for toddlers’ deaths in hot car

A mum has been jailed after she left her two daughters to die in a 48 degree car while she smoked marijuana and partied with friends.

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