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Adults and children found chained up in US home

Sky News 153 sources

Twelve siblings ranging in age from two to 29 have been found shackled to their beds in their homes with chains and padlocks.

Cranberries singer was to re-record Zombie

The lead singer of Irish band Cranberries had been due to record a new version of their hit song Zombie the day after she died.

Thousands facing no pay after Carillion collapse

Sky News / UK 41 sources

Workers employed by Carillion on private sector contracts will receive no pay after Wednesday unless other companies step in to take them on.

Erdogan launches attack on Kurds' stronghold in Syria

The Times / Sport 67 sources

Turkey has launched an attack on a US-backed Kurdish militia operating in northwestern Syria after President Erdogan vowed to “tear down” the group's border strongholds. Convoys of Turkish tanks are lining up outside Afrin, a small island…

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Johnson reopens £350m per week Brexit row

Sky News / Politics 11 sources

Boris Johnson has reopened a row over his controversial claim that leaving the EU will save Britain £350m per week - insisting the figure was too low.


Iceland vows to go plastic-free on its own branded packaging within five years

ITV / News 12 sources

The retailer said it would be replacing plastic with packaging including paper and pulp trays and paper bags.

Two of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Children Speak Out Against Trump

In Atlanta and in Washington, the children of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. criticized President Trump for his language about people from some countries.


Shackled children found in Perris, California home

BBC.com 96 sources

Two parents are arrested after police find in their house 13 people who were allegedly held captive.

Leave campaign's £350m claim was too low, says Boris Johnson

The Guardian 11 sources

Foreign secretary says campaign ‘grossly underestimated’ amount of money UK sends each week to EU


Turkish president threatens to ‘drown’ U.S.-backed force in Syria

The U.S.-led coalition is training recruits for a border security force that would be stationed along Syria’s borders with Turkey and Iraq. The group would involve Kurdish fighters Turkey views as a threat.

Why you should never try to stifle your sneeze

CBS News / Health 52 sources

A 34-year-old man temporarily lost the ability to swallow after pinching his nose and clamping his mouth while sneezing, doctors report


Momentum chief Jon Lansman elected to Labour's executive as hard left tightens grip

The Times / Life 9 sources

Labour took a further step to the left today after a list of candidates backed by Momentum, the grassroots campaign group, won seats on the party's ruling body. Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn already had a slim majority on Labour's national…


‘Several wounded’ after massive explosion in Antwerp

Metro.co.uk 47 sources

Police do not believe it is terrorism related


Venezuela helicopter attack: Pilot Oscar Pérez in bloody siege

BBC.com 14 sources

The ex-policeman is accused of leading an armed rebellion involving a helicopter and grenades.


Black Death 'spread by humans not rats'

BBC / Science 5 sources

Human body lice, rather than rat fleas, spread plague during the Black Death, a study simulating the outbreak suggests.

Denmark Facebook sex video: More than 1,000 young people charged

BBC / Europe 11 sources

They are accused of sharing explicit videos of two 15-year-olds via Facebook Messenger.


Momentum founder elected to NEC calls for Labour transformation

The Guardian 9 sources

Jon Lansman is one of three new members on decision-making body from grassroots activist movement

Cranberries star Dolores O'Riordan dies in London aged 46

Daily Mail Online 275 sources

The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan has died suddenly at a hotel at the age of 46, her publicist has confirmed.


Poppi Worthington was sexually abused by father, coroner rules

The Guardian 32 sources

Toddler suffocated soon after being assaulted, says coroner, but Paul Worthington is unlikely ever to face trial


Catherine Deneuve apologizes to assault victims after criticizing #MeToo

CNN / Europe 46 sources

French actress Catherine Deneuve has apologized to sexual assault victims who may have been upset by her criticism of the #MeToo movement.

Huge oil spill left after burning tanker sinks off China

BBC / News 38 sources

Fuel from the Sanchi has spread over more than 100 sq km and could badly damage marine life.


Syria war: Turkey denounces US 'terror army' plan for border

BBC.com 42 sources

Turkey president vows to "suffocate" efforts to train Kurdish fighters and create a new border force.

Murder hunt over newborn found dead in bushes

Sky News / UK 8 sources

Police have re-launched a manhunt after a newborn baby was found dead with multiple head injuries in the bushes of a car park.

Monday, Jan 15

RAF Typhoon fighter jets scrambled to intercept two Russian supersonic 'Blackjack' bombers in UK airspace

Mirror Online 54 sources

Radar images appear to suggest that two of the Eurofighter Typhoon jets from RAF Lossiemouth are accompanied by an RAF Voyager plane from RAF Brize Norton for air-to-air refuelling

Thousands of jobs at risk as Carillion goes into liquidation

The Guardian 126 sources

Construction company involved in government projects including HS2 collapses as last-ditch talks with lenders fail

Sunday, Jan 14

Ukip leader’s glamour model girlfriend suspended for racist Meghan Markle texts

Metro.co.uk 57 sources

The girlfriend of Henry Bolton said Prince Harry's 'black American' fiancee will 'taint' the Royal Family.

TUI travel agent 'murdered' in front of customers died from shock after her throat was slit, post mortem reveals

Mirror Online 25 sources

Popular 28-year-old mum Cassie Hayes died after the attack at the store in Southport where she worked yesterday afternoon

Pegasus Airlines passenger plane skids off Turkish runway and down side of cliff stopping just feet from the sea

Mirror Online 145 sources

All 162 passengers and flight crew were safely evacuated from the plane after the incident at Trabzon Airport in Turkey

UK justice secretary seeks legal advice over John Worboys' release

The Guardian 14 sources

David Gauke explores whether to launch judicial review after public outcry at decision to free serial sex attacker

Saturday, Jan 13

Hawaii alert: False missile alarm sparks panic

BBC.com 595 sources

An employee pressed the wrong button, triggering the alert, the state governor says.

John Worboys: Minister considering judicial review

BBC / UK 14 sources

David Gauke is considering a judicial review of the decision to release sex attacker John Worboys.

Pro-Trump protesters cause havoc at Sadiq Khan’s Fabian Society speech

Metro.co.uk 26 sources

They were there to make a ‘peaceful citizen’s arrest’ on the mayor.

Trump supporters demand London Mayor arrest

Sky News 309 sources

Supporters of US President Donald Trump have disrupted a speech by Sadiq Khan and called for the London Mayor to be arrested.

Friday, Jan 12

Donald Trump cancels London visit amid protest fears

The Guardian 352 sources

President will not open new US embassy next month, with secretary of state Rex Tillerson likely to take his place

Donald Trump denies 'shithole countries' slur

Sky News / US News 174 sources

Donald Trump has responded to criticism about his alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe migrant countries, saying "this was not the language used".

Farage: New Brexit vote will be 'forced upon us'

Sky News / UK 114 sources

Nigel Farage has insisted a second EU referendum is "the last thing" he wants but expressed his belief it will be "forced upon" voters.

Trump calls migrant countries '****holes'

Sky News 386 sources

President Donald Trump has reportedly questioned why the US should permit more immigrants from "****hole countries" during a meeting with legislators about a proposed bipartisan deal on immigration.

Thursday, Jan 11

Bitcoin tumbles as South Korea plans trading ban

Justice ministry prepares bill as clampdown on cryptocurrencies gathers pace

NHS patients dying in hospital corridors, A&E doctors tell Theresa May

The Guardian 10 sources

Doctors running 68 A&E departments tell PM patients are dying prematurely because staff are too busy to treat them

Environment strategy aims to stop needless plastic waste

BBC / UK 16 sources

Theresa May is launching a 25-year environmental plan, but green groups say it has no legal force..

Nigel Farage suggests UK may need second Brexit referendum to settle question of EU membership 'for a generation'

Telegraph 114 sources

Nigel Farage has suggested a second referendum should be held on the UK's membership of the European Union. The former Ukip leader said a second vote would see voters back Brexit in “very much bigger” numbers and that would settle the…