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Firefighters scrambled as gas pipeline explosion ‘leaves entire village shaking’

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A giant gas explosion has been reported in the Ukraine – with the explosion believed to have happened on a main gas pipeline in the Urengoy – Pomary region. Local news reports have suggested the explosion occurred […]

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Twitter Permanently Bans Trump From Platform

Outgoing President Donald Trump is officially and permanently banned from Twitter, his favored social media platform. Twitter on Friday evening said a “close review” of Trump’s recent tweets “and the context around them, specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter” led to its decision to impose a permanent ban. It […]

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US riots: Twitter permanently suspends Donald Trump from platform

Twitter says it is banning President Donald Trump from its platform, citing “risk of further incitement of violence.” The social media giant said on Friday: “After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we […]

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SAGE warns second wave deaths to ‘exceed’ first wave fatalities ‘by January’

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Independent SAGE is predicting deaths from the second wave of Covid-19 will be higher than the first wave by mid-January in a doomsday warning. The organisation is calling for an immediate national lockdown to fight the highly […]

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Aldi sorry after claims ‘rotten turkeys’ ruined Christmas for furious shoppers

Supermarket giant Aldi has apologised after some customers claimed turkeys purchased from them were "rotten". The German food store was met by customers who claimed on social media they discovered turkey, duck and other meats had gone off before Christmas Day. The customers had insisted they had kept the meats in fridges. Aldi had announced […]

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Boxing Day horror after man killed in ‘hit and run’ as murder probe launched

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A 28-year-old man has died after what police believe was a deliberate hit and run incident. An ambulance crew alerted police after a a man was found with serious head injuries in a street in Erdington, Birmingham, […]

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‘Twitter Killer’ who murdered and cut up 8 women he stalked sentenced to death

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A sicko dubbed the “Twitter killer” who murdered and dismembered his victims has been sentenced to death. Takahiro Shiraishi was arrested in 2017 after body parts were found in his flat in the city of Zama, near […]

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Boy, 16, killed in horror crash after cops called to attempted burglary

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A 16-year-old boy has been killed in a car crash after cops were called to reports of an attempted burglary. The horror crash took place in Greater Manchester as the car smashed into a wall. Emergency services […]

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ISIS claims responsibility for Vienna terror attack after night of violence

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox So-called Islamic State claims it carried out the deadly terror attack on Austria's capital. The statement released by the terrorism group was accompanied by a picture of a bearded man, named "Abu Dagnah Al-Albany". It says he […]

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Turkey hit by ‘tsunami’ as people run in terror after huge earthquake hits

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Footage has shown streets of a Turkish city underwater after unconfirmed reports said a tsunami hit the region following a huge earthquake. A 7 magnitude quake struck off the coast earlier today, with at least six buildings […]