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Death toll rises to 8 in Glasgow helicopter crash

Death toll rises to 8 in Glasgow helicopter crash

Eight people have been confirmed dead after a police helicopter crashed into a pub in Glasgow.   Three of the fatalities were the helicopter crew, who have been named as David Traill, 51, and police constables Kirsty Nelis, 36, and Tony [read more]

London court hears details of Woolwich soldier’s murder‏

London court hears details of Woolwich soldier’s murder‏

Graphic details of soldier Lee Rigby’s murder in May by two men in Woolwich were revealed yesterday at the Old Bailey. CCTV footage of Michael Adebolajo, 28, and Michael Adebowale, 22, shows them swerving their car and driving directly [read more]

Major warns EU exit would be disastrous for Britain

Major warns EU exit would be disastrous for Britain

Britain would pay a “severe price” if she left the European Union, Sir John Major has warned.  The former prime minister has painted a bleak picture for Britain should a referendum on the EU result in Britain leaving the political [read more]

China fears worsen as jets enter disputed airspace

China fears worsen as jets enter disputed airspace

Chinese news agency Xinhua has reported that on Thursday China launched fighter jet planes into disputed airspace over the East China Sea after Japanese and South Korean military aircraft flew through the area. Shen Jinke, China’s [read more]

AIDS deaths increase by 50% amongst 10-19-year-olds

AIDS deaths increase by 50% amongst 10-19-year-olds

The number of young people dying from AIDS has risen by 50%, according to a report released by World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday. The report revealed that more than two million adolescents between the ages of ten and 19 are living [read more]

Al-Qaeda rebels apologise as they admit they beheaded the wrong person

Al-Qaeda rebels apologise as they admit they beheaded the wrong person

Militant Islamist extremists in Syria linked to al-Qaeda have apologised after beheading the wrong person and publicly parading his head. The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a jihadist group based in Iraq and Syria triumphantly [read more]

Deadly stampede as Haiyan victims storm rice warehouse

Deadly stampede as Haiyan victims storm rice warehouse

Eight Haiyan victims were killed in a stampede on Tuesday at a rice warehouse near the coastal city of Tacloban in the Philippines.   The warehouse located in Alangalang town, 10 miles from Tacloban was guarded by the police, soldiers [read more]

Fatal explosions at China Communist Party office

Fatal explosions at China Communist Party office

At least eight people have been injured and one killed in a series of blasts outside a provincial Communist party office in central China this morning. The explosions occurred at 7.40am local time outside the Shanxi Communist Party [read more]

Miliband promises tax break to firms that raise wages

Miliband promises tax break to firms that raise wages

Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour party, has pledged a 12-month tax break to companies that agree to pay the “living wage” if Labour win the next election. The promise comes after a recent study revealed that those earning less than [read more]

Maddie investigation: officers name dead hotel employee as suspect

Maddie investigation: officers name dead hotel employee as suspect

The man police now suspect of kidnapping Madeleine McCann died four years ago in a tractor accident, a Portuguese newspaper reported on Thursday. The 40-year-old former employee of Ocean Club holiday resort, where the McCann family was [read more]

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