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Tories laugh during PMQs… as Jeremy Corbyn presses Theresa May on Carillion collapse

Social media has exploded with outrage, with the Conservative Party accused of “laughing like hyenas” during discussions over collapsing construction giant Carillion, in Wednesday’s Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs). Multiple Labour MPs took to Twitter to air their disgust after Conservatives MPs took the opportunity to cackle and goof around during Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s questions about the Carillion debacle. North ...

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Bored of Brexit? Eurosceptic Tory MP nods off during crucial debate

Eurosceptic Tory MP Sir Desmond Swayne was caught nodding off during a parliamentary debate on Brexit as Ken Clarke expounded on the virtues of the EU. Swayne was seen jolting awake with a sheepish smile. Clarke, a committed Europhile, was speaking during a debate on the government’s flagship Brexit legislation which seeks to transfer EU law onto domestic statute books. ...

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Over 3mn tickets requested for FIFA 2018 World Cup during current sales window

Over three million tickets for the FIFA Russia 2018 World Cup have been requested by fans during the first window of the second sales phase which began on December 5, 2017. With just 150 days left before the start of the world’s biggest football showpiece, held in Russia for the first time, 3,141,163 tickets have been requested from football fans ...

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US & Canada clash over historic building that crossed border during winter storm

An historic building blown into Canada from the US during the polar cyclone has become the subject of an “urgent if not critical” dispute between the bordering countries. A brining shed, one of five buildings that make up McCurdy’s Smokehouse fish processing facility in Lubec, Maine, was ripped from its moorings in blizzard conditions earlier this month before floating under ...

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Oxford researchers give TB vaccine to African babies, despite drug killing 5 monkeys during trials

Oxford University researchers have been accused of acting unethically after they gave an anti-tuberculosis vaccine to African babies despite the jab having killed five monkeys during tests. The vaccine was given to almost 1,400 infants in South Africa, regardless of evidence that monkeys were “dying rapidly” after taking it, according to Professor Peter Beverley, a former senior academic at the ...

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Trump ‘invents’ F-52 fighter jet during joint press conference with Norwegian PM (VIDEO)

Published time: 11 Jan, 2018 01:39 President Donald Trump touted the sale of non-existent “F-52” jet fighters to Norway. Twitter did not miss the error or the chance to lampoon it. During a joint press conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Wednesday, Trump was talking about trade relations between the two countries when he apparently made up a ...

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‘Holocaust revisionist’ sings along with anti-Semitic song from the dock during trial

A self-proclaimed ‘Holocaust revisionist’ sang along with one of her anti-Semitic songs as she appeared in court over the “grossly offensive” tunes. The songs had been posted on YouTube. Alison Chabloz, 53, from Derbyshire, posted a video on her blog in June 2016 containing a song which mocked prominent Jewish figures persecuted by the Nazis, including Nobel Peace Prize winner ...

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Incredible stretching astro man: Japanese astronaut grows 9cm in height during 3 weeks aboard ISS

Published time: 9 Jan, 2018 08:50 Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai says he has grown by 9cm in height during the past three weeks aboard the International Space Station. He expressed concern as to whether he would fit into the spacecraft to return to Earth. Kanai, a flight engineer on the Expedition 54/55, shared his observation on Twitter. He said he ...

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Fake news? Atlanta news org changes man’s name during NYE coverage

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 17:11 Atlanta realtor Hunter Fisher was pleased to be interviewed by local news station WSBTV on New Year’s Eve – until he discovered he had been given a fake name by the network because it didn’t believe his own could be real. “Emma and I made it on TV but the camera guy didn’t believe ...

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Couple tortured woman to death during ‘sex game’ in Berlin, then tried to flee to Turkey – report

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 03:56 A brutal murder which occurred in Berlin ahead of Christmas was likely committed during a bizarre “sex game” by a couple who tried to flee to Turkey afterwards, investigators believe. A 55-year-old German woman, identified as Marianne M., was likely tortured and killed during a gruesome “sex game” with two suspects, German media reported ...

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