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Sinn Fein vow to battle 'the Tory-DUP wrecking-agenda' after EU release N. Ireland plan

Theresa May’s Brexit plans have again been thrown into crisis after the EU released its plans to include Northern Ireland in a future customs union. Sinn Féin has endorsed the plan, warning against “the Tory-DUP wrecking-agenda.” The European Commission’s plan published Wednesday contravenes Prime Minister May’s stance that post-Brexit, Northern Ireland will be under the same rules and regulations as ...

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Family stung by theft of 1 million angry bees

A UK farming family has been left distraught after suffering the theft of 1 million bees – believed to be the biggest insect-related heist in history. Brackley business Beekeeper Honey, run by the Manton family, found 40 of its hives had been stolen on Saturday. Each hive holds roughly 25,000 bees each, and they are believed to have been taken ...

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Wanted: Pagan leaders for prisoners (seriously, & it pays £29k)

Pagans are being sought for UK prisons to ensure the needs of Druid and Wiccan detainees are met. The Ministry of Justice is looking to provide for Polytheistic prisoners who currently have no recourse to their religious needs. Experienced practitioners of what is said to be one of the world’s oldest religion are wanted to “act as faith advisor in ...

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Researchers say hate for body odor means you vote Tory… here's some other weird scientific studies

A study has determined that if you hate body odor then you probably vote right wing… seems legit. It’s not the first time scientists have researched some strange things – so here’s a list of some of their weirder studies. Body odor = right wing voter  Okay, so this has been mentioned already, but it is hard to believe that ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Scream: Hammond ridiculed for reported homeless remarks

Philip Hammond is in hot water for comparing the summer night he slept on a beach with being homeless. The Tory Chancellor rolled out his anecdote in a Cabinet discussion on aiding rough sleepers during the UK’s cold snap. Cabinet devoted most of Wednesday’s meeting to hashing out the Tories’ plan of attack on rough sleeping – a £28 million ...

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‘The whole house shook’: Second earthquake in two weeks strikes UK

An earthquake took northern England by surprise this morning, leaving Britons to describe their homes being shaken by the surprise tremor. The quake is the second to hit the country in the space of two weeks. Amid unusual weather for the UK, which is currently blanketed in snow, a 20-second quake struck in Cumbria, northern England. Residents reported their homes ...

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British woman who killed teen to tick murder off ‘bucket list’ jailed for life in Australia

A British woman who stabbed an autistic teenager to death has been jailed for life in Australia. The vicious murder made Jemma Lilley, 26, feel “euphoric,” the court heard. Lilley, originally from Lincolnshire, killed 18-year-old Aaron Pajich at her home in Perth, Australia, to tick murder off her ‘bucket list,’ the prosecution claimed. She and accomplice Trudi Lenon, 43, were ...

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Hijab-wearing woman & child targeted by driver in ‘anti-Muslim attack’

A Muslim woman and a Somali child were targeted in a car-ramming incident just days after a terrorist attack on the London Tube, a court has heard. Anti-Muslim sentiment was behind the alleged assault, the prosecution stated. Paul Moore is accused of attempted murder and attempted grievous bodily harm after he allegedly hit a woman with his car and drove ...

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£10mn Rotherham sex abuse gang probe delayed due to lack of police numbers

An investigation into the abuse of vulnerable girls in Rotherham has stalled as there aren’t enough police to work the case. As many as 1,400 cases are still being investigated after 30 years of abuse in the northern English town. Senior investigating officer Paul Williamson told RT that the case is being stalled because there just aren’t enough qualified people ...

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