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7th December, 14:00
UNICORN RABBIT SEEKS NEW HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
A rabbit named Wonky is hoping to charm his way to a new owner this Christmas, and he has one attribute in particular that may work in his favour..
7th December, 13:50
PRO GOVERNMENT PROTESTERS DENOUNCE HONG KONG RIOTERS
Hundreds of protesters waving red Chinese flags have packed a Hong Kong park to denounce what they say is a reign of terror being imposed by rioters during months of anti-government demonstrations..
7th December, 13:45
NIGEL FARAGE SAYS RIVALS ARE PLAYING IT SAFE
Hes described Fridays debate between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn as "very repetitive", saying: "I just dont think this is a very inspiring campaign.".
6th December, 10:29
ROLLER COASTER CRASH VICTIMS AWARDED 12M IN DAMAGES
Ten victims of a roller-coaster crash at a theme park have secured a total of Â£1.2 million in damages. Eight children and two adults were taken to hospital with serious head, leg and arm injuries after the crash at MandDs theme park in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire..
6th December, 10:21
1740 RIVER THAMES FROST FAIR MEMENTOES UP FOR AUCTION
Two remarkable frost fair keepsakes printed on presses set up on a frozen 18th century River Thames are to go under the hammer. Though hard to imagine now, the Thames frequently froze over in the 16th to 19th centuries, with ice forming readily on the slow-moving water caused by obstructions to the flow near London Bridge..
6th December, 10:05
LONDON FIRE CHIEF TO STEP DOWN EARLIER THAN EXPECTED IN WAKE OF GRENFELL CRITICISM
London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton is to step down earlier than expected in the wake of criticism over the services response to the Grenfell fire. Ms Cotton, 50, who will leave her role at the end of this month, had been facing pressure to resign from bereaved families and survivors of the blaze following a critical public inquiry report..
6th December, 09:30
BUS SERVICES FUNDING HALVED IN SOME ENGLISH REGIONS TUC
Funding for local bus services has been cut by more than half in some English regions since 2010, a new study suggests. The TUC said its research indicates that across England as a whole, funding for bus routes is down by Â£154 million as a result of Conservative cuts to local government investment..
6th December, 09:10
HITACHI WINS 350M AVANTI WEST COAST TRAINS ORDER
Hitachi has been awarded a Â£350 million contract to build 23 new trains for Avanti West Coast, the manufacturer has announced. The 125mph intercity trains will be built at the firms factory in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham..
6th December, 07:05
BORIS JOHNSON AND JEREMY CORBYN TO DEBATE LESS THAN A WEEK BEFORE ELECTION
Boris Johnson will face Jeremy Corbyn in a head-to-head debate later, after he was berated by Andrew Neil for refusing to do an interview on his BBC show. Neil said that if the Prime Minister is expected to face the likes of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin then he should be able to sit down for a half-hour interview with him..
6th December, 07:00
INDIAN POLICE FATALLY SHOOT FOUR SUSPECTS IN GANG RAPE CASE
Four men suspected of raping and killing a woman in southern India have been fatally shot by police, an official said. The men were killed around 3.30am local time, according to Priya, a police sub-inspector in Hyderabad who goes by one name..
6th December, 05:34
FERGUSON STEPS IN AFTER EVERTON GIVE SILVA BULLET
Duncan Ferguson has been placed in temporary charge of Everton as the clubs board begin their latest search for a manager after sacking Marco Silva..
5th December, 09:35
INSTAGRAM NOW REQUESTS DATE OF BIRTH WHEN ACCOUNTS CREATED
Instagram is to start asking those who sign up for their date of birth in a move the platform says is designed to "build a safer experience" for younger users. The social media platform does not allow anyone under the age of 13 to sign up, however it has not previously required a date of birth when setting up an account..
5th December, 09:25
LABOUR PLANS FREE BREAKFASTS FOR PUPILS AS IT VOWS TO POVERTY PROOF SCHOOLS
Free healthy breakfasts would be served to all primary school children under a Labour proposal to "poverty proof" Englands schools and reduce the number going hungry. It is part of Labours plans to improve education, which also include recruiting 20,000 more teachers, capping primary class sizes at 30 and investing Â£7 billion in school building repairs..
5th December, 09:16
AIR NEW ZEALAND TRIALS EDIBLE COFFEE CUPS
Air New Zealand has begun trialling a new innovation in its battle against waste - an edible coffee cup. The cups are baked from a biscuit base, are vanilla-flavoured, leak-proof and can double as a dessert bowl..
5th December, 06:31
THREE FACE COURT AFTER AUSTRALIAS LARGEST CRYSTAL METH SEIZURE
Three people have been charged with drug offences after more than Â£600 million of methamphetamine was found smuggled in stereo speakers. More than 1.5 tons of the drug, also known as crystal meth, was seized in what Australian police said was its biggest ever haul..
4th December, 08:30
EARLY INTRODUCTION OF PEANUTS AND EGGS MAY CUT ALLERGIES IN HIGH RISK INFANTS
Introducing peanuts and eggs to high-risk babies as early as three months could prevent them from developing allergies to those foods in later life, a study suggests..
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