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UK weather forecast: Brutal Atlantic storms to bombard Britain before wintry blitz strikes

Northwestern parts of the UK could be hit by the remnants of two separate Atlantic low-pressure systems, Zeta and Epsilon. This is expected to bring heavy rain as well as powerful southwesterly winds towards Britain. The Met Office has issued yellow weather warnings for rain that will last until midnight on Sunday. Areas affected include […]

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Trump vs Biden polls: Who is predicted to win the election? Which candidate is winning?

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Americans have five days left to vote in the US election this year, as Donald Trump and Joe Biden gear up for the final ballot on November 3. Millions of people have […]

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Nice attack: Two dead and several wounded in mass stabbing inside French church

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The incident took place at about 9am local time. At least two people have died in the attack and several others have been injured, according to an initial assessment. The suspect was […]

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Tragic mum and two kids ‘found strangled to death’ in ‘nothing but evil’ murders

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A mum and her two children were strangled to death in their home in what a police source says was an "evil" killing. Seema Banu Syed, 37, her daughter Affira, 11, and six-year-old son Fazam were discovered […]

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At least 1 dead as Hurricane Zeta hammers Gulf Coast – The Denver Post

NEW ORLEANS — Hurricane Zeta slammed into the storm-weary Gulf Coast on Wednesday, pelting the New Orleans metro area with rain and howling winds that ripped apart buildings, knocked out power to thousands and threatened to push up to 9 feet of sea water inland in a region already pounded by multiple storms this year. […]

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Coronavirus infections ‘doubling every nine days’ as cases surge across the UK

Coronavirus infections are doubling every nine days in the UK, a study has found. The Imperial College London study of 86,000 volunteers in England found infections were spiralling across the country,  as the second wave of the virus hits a "critical" stage It comes after the virus reproduction rate – known as R – was […]

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Man strangled his cat to death with trouser cord and buried her in garden

A cruel pet owner who strangled his cat to death with a trouser cord and buried its body in his garden has been banned from keeping animals for life. Michael Tognetti, 23, used a cord from his tracksuit bottoms to choke the life out of his cat called Ruby on October 12, 2019. Birmingham Magistrates […]

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UK weather latest: ‘Barrage’ of Atlantic storms to strike with hail and thunder – new maps

Winter is officially on its way as the wet and windy weather hit the entire UK earlier this week. And it is predicted to continue until mid-November with the south and western coastal counties likely to be worst hit. According to WXCharts, up to 229mm of rain is expected to fall between today and November […]

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Israel, Lebanon hold second round of sea border talks

Slideshow ( 4 images )NAQOURA, Lebanon (Reuters) – Israel and Lebanon on Wednesday held a second round of U.S.-mediated talks over their disputed sea border that has held up hydrocarbon exploration in the potentially gas-rich area, though sources said gaps between the sides remain large. Delegations from the long-time foes reconvened at a U.N. peacekeeper […]

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Pablo Escobar: How drug kingpin’s associate ‘avoided being fed alive to crocodiles’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Luis Antonio Navia spent 25 years in the criminal underworld where he served as a logistical drug trafficker for some of the most dangerous gangs. He helped to import more than 300 […]