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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Former Auschwitz inmate who cut prisoner's hair dies at the age of 98

Benjamin Scheinkopf: Former Auschwitz inmate who cut prisoners' hair dies aged 98

Former Auschwitz inmate who cut prisoners' hair dies aged 98

Benjamin Scheinkopf was able to survive in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp by working as a barber

Mother of James Bulger blasts Jon Venables after reports of new arrest

Mother of James Bulger blasts killer Jon Venables after reports of new arrest

Mother of James Bulger blasts killer Jon Venables after reports of new arrest

Denise Fergus, the mother of the murdered James Bulger, condemned the man after images of child abuse were reportedly found on on his computer

Joe Pasquale on his new book and the latest I'm A Celeb series

I'm A Celebrity: Joe Pasquale says 'Iain Lee will shake things up. It's too safe right now'

Joe Pasquale says Iain Lee will 'shake things up' on I'm A Celeb

The comedian and actor popped by the studio for a chat with Paul Ross and Carole Malone

EU bans UK from competing in European Capital of Culture due to Brexit

EU bans UK from competing in European Capital of Culture due to Brexit

EU bans UK from competing in European Capital of Culture due to Brexit

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport says it wants to fight against the decision

Kezia Dugdale has joined I'm A Celebrity

What does Kezia Dugdale have to do to resign from the Scottish Labour party?

'What does Kezia Dugdale have to do to resign from the Scottish Labour party?'

How disgraceful the vitriol from prominent Labour members has been, it's extremely hard to argue Dugdale hasn't let her party down badly

10 people arrested following mass brawl in Liverpool

More than 20 Germans arrested following mass brawl in Liverpool

More than 20 Germans arrested following mass brawl in Liverpool

it is claimed chairs were used as weapons and one man suffered a head injury

Mubashir Jamil: Wannabe terrorist who bought punchbag to train for Isis jailed

Wannabe terrorist who bought punchbag to train for Isis jailed

Mubashir Jamil considered carrying out a suicide bomb attack and talked of wanting to see attacks similar to those in Belgium and Paris

Corbyn critic Ivan Lewis suspended by Labour over sexual harassment claims

Corbyn critic Ivan Lewis suspended by Labour over sexual harassment claims

Corbyn critic Ivan Lewis suspended by Labour over sexual harassment claims

Lewis has denied allegations but admits behaviour was 'unwelcome'

Stafasani has been jailed for 29 years

Fatmir Stafasani: Albanian man jailed for abseiling into woman's home and attempting to murder her with knife and crowbar

Man jailed for abseiling into woman's Fulham flat and attempting to murder her

Fatmir Stafasani left the woman leaving life-saving surgey

American man freed from North Korea eight years ago found burning to death

American man freed from North Korea eight years ago found burning to death

American man freed from North Korea eight years ago found burning to death

A final cause of death for Aijalon Mahli Gomes has not yet been established but it is thought to be either accidental or suicide

Jamie East, Kath, and caller Alan recreate that scene from 'When Harry Met Sally'

Jamie East, Kath, and caller Alan recreate that scene from 'When Harry Met Sally'

Jamie East, Kath, and caller Alan recreate scene from 'When Harry Met Sally'

You know what scene we're talking about

Iain Duncan Smith was bullish in his interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Iain Duncan Smith strikes bullish note on Brexit and says 'every Treasury forecast has been wrong'

IDS strikes bullish note on Brexit and ridicules economic forecasts

The Tory grandee also took aim at Jeremy Corbyn during his chat with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Three Spanish police officers suspended over 'death threat WhatsApp group'

Three Spanish police officers suspended over 'death threat WhatsApp group'

Three Spanish police officers suspended over 'death threat WhatsApp group'

Messages in the WhatsApp group allegedly threatened Madrid's mayor, journalists and a fellow police officer

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note in shop

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note in shop

Lonely elderly man receives hundreds of Christmas Day invites after leaving note

The man's note asked 'where can a lonely pensioner and widower find a place in a small group for Christmas?'

96-year-old man seriously injured after being attacked with hammer

96-year-old man seriously injured after being attacked with hammer

The caller asked the victim if he wanted some work done on his house. When he refused, the man attacked the victim with what’s believed to be a claw hammer.

'Philip Hammond's budget stamp duty announcement is gimmick to get good headlines'

'Philip Hammond's Budget stamp duty announcement is just a gimmick and it won't help young people'

'Stamp duty announcement is just a gimmick and it won't help young people'

Adam Bienkov, UK political editor of Business Insider, says the stamp duty announcement won't help people long-term

Peter Dowd dismisses Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

Corbyn ally Peter Dowd hammers Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

Corbynista Peter Dowd hammers Philip Hammond following unveiling of the Budget

The shadow chief secretary to the Treasury said the Chancellor didn't have a high bar to live up to

Syrian men accused of terror plot released on insufficient evidence

Syrian men accused of terror plot released due to insufficient evidence

Syrian men accused of terror plot released due to insufficient evidence

Police in Germany detained the men after raiding eight apartments across the country

National Audit Office says Thameslink Programme will be delayed until 2018

National Audit Office says Thameslink Programme will be delayed until 2018

National Audit Office says Thameslink Programme will be delayed until 2018

The plans to ease north-south travel through central London have been delayed until 2018

Dozens evacuated in Lancashire after heavy rain causes major disruption

Dozens evacuated in Lancashire after heavy rain causes chaos

Dozens evacuated in Lancashire after heavy rain causes chaos

The emergency services have received more than 500 calls relating to flooding and rescued around 70 people

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond dismisses OBS predictions in wake of unveiling

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond dismisses OBS stamp duty predictions

Philip Hammond dismisses OBS stamp duty predictions as Budget fallout continues

The Office for Budget Responsibility released a series of economic forecasts which downgraded UK growth over the next five years

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The python has escaped from its home in Cheadle (stock photo)

Police warn public after 20-foot-long python escapes in Manchester

Police warn public after 20-foot-long python escapes in Manchester

Police tell public not to approach the python as it may bite

'Budget economic growth forecast drop is bigger than Brexit', says Theresa May's former comms director

'Budget economic growth forecast drop is bigger than Brexit', says Theresa May's former comms director

'Budget economic growth forecast drop is bigger than Brexit'

Theresa May's former communications director Katie Perrior says the real issue has been overlooked

Motorcyclist caught travelling at 172 mph in United Arab Emirates

Motorcyclist caught speeding at 172 mph in United Arab Emirates

Motorcyclist caught speeding at 172 mph in United Arab Emirates

The speed limit on the road the motorcyclist was on is 75 mph

Bicycle manufacturer accused of ageism and sexism over Instagram posts

Bicycle manufacturer Pinarello accused of ageism and sexism over Instagram posts

Bicycle manufacturer accused of ageism and sexism over Instagram posts

​Pinarello was promoting its new electric bike with posts on Instagram

The incident took place at the end which houses Everton's most vocal supporters

Everton fined £26,000 by Uefa for fan attack on Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes

Everton fined £26,000 by Uefa for fan attack on Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes

The man was holding a child at the time

Tyler Crane's attack was completely unprovoked

Tyler Crane: Kent teenager jailed for assaulting women with wooden plank during homophobic tirade

Kent teenager jailed for assaulting women with wooden plank in homophobic tirade

Crane sentenced for 18 months in a young offenders institution for shocking attack

Donald Trump appears to support Roy Moore in Alabama Senate seat despite sexual misconduct allegations

Donald Trump appears to back Roy Moore despite allegations against Alabama senator

Donald Trump appears to back Roy Moore despite allegations against senator

The Republican candidate denies allegations of sexual misconduct

Housing was a central theme of Philip Hammond's Budget

Budget 2017: Just how bad is the UK's house-building problem? Full Fact investigates

Just how bad is the UK's house-building problem? Full Fact investigates

Housing was a keynote of today's Budget announcement. But is the picture as bleak as critics claim?

Budget 2017: Philip Hammond funds maths teaching, but is the UK really the worst in the world at numbers?

Budget 2017: The education crisis which has forced Philip Hammond to channel billions into Maths teaching

The education crisis which has forced Hammond to channel billions into Maths

Philip Hammond has announced a £180 million investment in maths teaching and more funding for A-Level students

Dramatic footage shows North Korean soldier fleeing to South Korea

Dramatic footage shows North Korean soldier being wounded by gunfire as he flees to South Korea

Dramatic footage shows North Korean soldier fleeing to South Korea

The video shows man is shot at repeatedly by his comrades before being dragged to safety by South Korean soldiers

Stormzy apologises for homophobic tweets calling people 'gay' and 'f*****g fag'

Stormzy apologises for homophobic tweets calling people 'gay' and 'f*****g fag'

Stormzy apologises for homophobic tweets calling people 'gay' and 'f*****g fag'

Grime artist posted several offensive tweets online before finding fame

'Who is writing these terrible jokes?' - Twitter blasts Philip Hammond's try for humour during Budget 2017

Budget 2017: 'Who is writing these terrible jokes?' - Twitter blasts Philip Hammond's attempt at humour

Twitter blasts Philip Hammond's try for humour during Budget 2017

The Twitterati did not look favourably on them

Uber reveals coverup of major data breach after hackers stole driver details

Uber reveals major data breach after hackers stole driver details

Uber reveals major data breach after hackers stole driver details

The personal information of around 57 million users was exposed in the late 2016 hack, but the hackers only made off with driver details

Budget 2017: As it happened

Budget 2017: As it happened

All the key policies and appalling dad jokes from Hammond's flagship financial statement.

Man jailed for lacing woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

Man jailed for spiking woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

Man jailed for spiking woman's food and drink with male hormone at work

The male hormone reportedly caused the woman to stop menstruating, grow thicker body hair and seriously damaged her liver

Anjungi Lam has been jailed for the attack

Anjungi Lam: Croydon man jailed for smashing glass into gay man's face in 'homophobic attack'

Lonon man jailed for smashing glass into gay man's face in 'homophobic attack'

Anjungi Lam attempted to flee the pub after the attack, but was recognised on CCTV as he had previously worked there

'Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic found guilty of genocide in The Hague

'Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic found guilty of genocide in The Hague

'Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic found guilty of genocide in The Hague

The so-called 'Butcher of Bosnia' has been sentenced to life in prison

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says Campaign for Better Transport

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says Campaign for Better Transport

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says campaigner

Travel campaigner Lianna Etkind says railcards may encourage people to drive less

Theresa Villiers, seen here at last year's Tory conference, struck a note of optimism ahead of the Budget

Budget 2017: Tory Theresa Villiers says Philip Hammond will 'ensure an economy that works for everyone'

Theresa Villiers says Philip Hammond will 'ensure an economy that works for all'

Theresa Villiers spoke to talkRADIO live from College Green

Katie Hopkins sends support to Jack Maynard after he's booted from I'm A Celebrity

Katie Hopkins sends support to Jack Maynard after he's booted out of I'm A Celebrity

Katie Hopkins sends support to Jack Maynard after he's booted out of the jungle

Katie Hopkins said Jack Maynard is an 'angel' in comparison to her

Budget 2017: 'Country's paying heavy price for Government going nowhere,' says MP Jack Dromey

Budget 2017: 'Country's paying heavy price for Government going nowhere,' says Labour MP Jack Dromey

'Country's paying heavy price for Government going nowhere,' says MP Jack Dromey

The MP for Birmingham Erdington spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer ahead of the Budget's official unveiling by Philip Hammond

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

Facebook 'allowed property adverts to discriminate against minorities'

American investigative journalism company ProPublica claims Facebook approved adverts which went against their own guidelines

Pressure is on for Philip Hammond with 'make-or-break' budget

Pressure is on for Philip Hammond with 'make-or-break' budget

Pressure is on for Philip Hammond with 'make-or-break' budget

Senior allies of the Chancellor have said he can't afford to make a mistake like the self-employed National Insurance contributions

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

Philip Hammond to promise investment in official Budget unveiling

The Chancellor will vow to create a brighter future for Britain when the budget is officially unveiled on Wednesday

Brexit: Theresa May faces off backbench rebellion as bill passes new test in the House of Commons

Brexit: Theresa May faces off backbench rebellion as amendments fail by paper-thin margins

Theresa May faces off backbench Brexit rebellion by paper-thin margins

Ministers made concessions to backbenchers in order to fend off dissent

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Protestors 'try to set fire to army draft office in Jerusalem'

Jerusalem army draft office 'comes under attack by ultra-Orthodox protestors'

Jerusalem army draft office 'comes under attack by ultra-Orthodox protestors'

Some are protesting against ultra-Orthodox men studying in yeshivas taking part in compulsory military service

Russian military planes banned from Farnborough Airshow

Russian military planes banned from Farnborough Airshow

Russian military planes banned from Farnborough Airshow

The Farnborough Airshow is set to take place in Hampshire next year

Teenage suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigerian mosque

Teenage suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigerian mosque

Teenage suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigerian mosque

The mosque in Mubi was full of people who were attending morning prayer at the time of the attack

Robert Mugabe resigns as President

Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe President

Robert Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe President

Robert Mugabe has resigned following a military takeover

American TV legend Charlie Rose suspended over misconduct allegations

American TV legend Charlie Rose suspended over misconduct allegations

American TV legend Charlie Rose suspended over misconduct allegations

The Public Broadcasting Service and CBS have halted distribution of the programmes he fronts

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for World War One battlefield are scrapped

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for World War One battlefield are scrapped

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for WW1 battlefield are scrapped

Roughly 10,000 Australians were either wounded or killed on the Bullecourt killing fields in 1917

Norbert Chikerema subjected his wife to an attack which left her with catastrophic head injuries

Norbert Chikerema: 'Jealous and paranoid' husband who killed wife Nyasha Kahari with axe jailed

Jealous husband who killed wife with axe over paranoid affair delusions jailed

Nyasha Kahari has been jailed for killing his wife after convincing himself she was having an affair

Feyenoord fans seem to enjoy winding up Manchester United

Feyenoord fans troll Manchester United by singing Liverpool anthem 'You'll Never Walk Alone'

Feyenoord fans troll Manchester United by singing 'You'll Never Walk Alone'

Feyenoord fans aimed the cheeky dig at United ahead of tonight's match with City

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