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Contaminated Blood: 'I Went To 70 Friends' Funerals In One Year'

Tuesday  08:50,   25 september 2018
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Most people would count themselves unlucky if they suffered the anguish of attending a handful of funerals in their lifetime. But Suresh Vaghela endured the heartache of going to 70 funerals in just one year of friends who died as a result of...[...]

Married couple, 53 and 49, are found dead at home together in suspected murder-suicide

Tuesday  08:10,   25 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Officers were called to an address in Shrewsbury Crescent, Sunderland, on Thursday evening, where they found two bodies (pictured bottom right). Officers were called to an address in Shrewsbury Crescent, Sunderland, on Thursday evening, where...[...]

Pensioner found alive five days after care home fire

Tuesday  07:50,   25 september 2018
news.sky

A pensioner has been found alive and well in a care home - five days after a fire tore through the rest of the building. The 74-year-old man was sitting in his apartment in the Washington DC complex and is expected to survive.He was found by a team...[...]

Kavanaugh denies sexual misconduct in Fox News exclusive: 'I know I'm telling the truth'

Tuesday  06:55,   25 september 2018
foxnews

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied accusations of sexual misconduct that have threatened to derail his confirmation in an exclusive interview with Fox News on Monday. "What I know is the truth, and the truth is I've never sexually...[...]

Policewoman who killed man in his own flat sacked

Tuesday  06:55,   25 september 2018
news.sky

A white policewoman who shot a black man dead in his own apartment after mistaking him for an intruder has lost her job. Amber Guyger thought she had entered her own home when she encountered Botham Jean, but she had mistakenly walked into a flat...[...]

400-year-old shipwreck 'discovery of decade' for Portugal

Tuesday  06:25,   25 september 2018
reuters

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A 19th-century painting that rivals the Mona Lisa

Tuesday  06:25,   25 september 2018
washingtonpost

Camille Corot’s depictions of women are the subject of a ravishing exhibition at the National Gallery of Art.The answers arrive like lessons in love. They have to do with touch, with tenderness, with giving things their proper weight, with accepting [...]

'Messy' New Species of Dinosaur-Era Bird Discovered

Tuesday  05:30,   25 september 2018
nationalgeographic

The odd animal, named Jinguofortis perplexus, displays an unusual mosaic of bird and dinosaur features.The 127-million-year-old species, which they have named Jinguofortis perplexus, retains other features of its dinosaur ancestors, such as claws on [...]

Divers discover a 400-year-old shipwreck filled with pepper corns, shells used as legal tender in the slave trade and bronze artillery pieces off the coast of Portugal

Tuesday  05:30,   25 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The municipal council of Cascais, a town near Lisbon, said the Portuguese ship was involved in the hugely lucrative spice trade between Portugal and India. Archaeologists in Portugal say they have discovered a 400-year-old shipwreck off Lisbon...[...]

Baby found crawling across New Jersey road prompts investigation

Tuesday  05:25,   25 september 2018
foxnews

A baby girl found crawling across a New Jersey road Saturday prompted officials to launch an investigation -- and a photo of the shocking incident has gone viral on social media. The motorist who spotted the child, Cory Cannon of Eatontown, told the [...]

Sikh Coldstream guardsman, 22, who was first to wear a turban at Trooping the Colour tests positive for cocaine and faces the boot from the army

Tuesday  05:25,   25 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

A Sikh who became the first Coldstream Guard to wear a turban during the Trooping the Colour could be removed from his post after he allegedly failed a drugs test. Charanpreet Singh Lall wore the traditional Sikh head covering at the Queen's...[...]

Iran, trade and Salisbury on agenda as PM visits UN

Tuesday  04:55,   25 september 2018
news.sky

Theresa May is to make a personal plea for the release of a British mother jailed in Iran as she meets with world leaders in New York. The prime minister will sit down with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani when she attends the United Nations General [...]

The heart-melting story of the bear who went to war: He had a taste for vodka, adored wrestling with his army buddies – and his heroics in battle earned him the devotion of the Allies

Tuesday  01:50,   25 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

It was at the Battle of Monte Cassino between January and May 1944 that Wojtek won the greatest affection from his fellow soldiers — and made it inevitable that he would one day become a screen star. Flowers almost always are placed in the...[...]

Foster: DUP did not try to deflect attention from involvement in RHI delays

Monday  21:51,   24 september 2018
msn

The party’s handling of the botched scheme allegedly led to the collapse of Stormont powersharing. DUP leader and former Stormont first minister Mrs Foster is due to give evidence on Tuesday to a public inquiry into the affair.In written evidence...[...]

Rod Rosenstein Will Meet With Trump to Discuss His Fate

Monday  21:25,   24 september 2018
msn

Mr. Rosenstein talked last year about invoking the 25th Amendment to remove the president and secretly taping him. Those conversations were revealed last week.WASHINGTON — President Trump will meet with Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney...[...]