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Europe blackout panic as energy prices smash all-time record high –lights to be forced OUT

Europe’s benchmark energy price topped €500 for the first time ever, escalating the continent’s energy crisis. Germany’s year-ahead power costs rose up to €502 earlier today, driven mainly by gas prices affected by the war in Ukraine. The news brings with it fears of potential blackouts over winter as gas-starved Germany scrambles to make up […]

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London stabbing: Man in 80s on mobility scooter knifed to death in broad daylight attack

Police were called at 4.06pm today, August 16, to reports of a man with stab injuries on Cayton Road, next to the A40 in Greenford. London Ambulance service and an air ambulance also attended the scene. Police then found an elderly man, believed to be in his 80s who had suffered stab wounds. Despite paramedics […]

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UK

‘Tory SCUM out!’ Furious protests erupt outside Scots leadership hustings as Tories EGGED

Independence supporters and protesters gathered outside of the Perth Concert Hall in Perth, Scotland and booed the Tory membership arriving there. Some were reportedly seen throwing eggs towards members waiting to get inside. Around 350 protesters waving pro-independence flags and anti-Tory banners gathered outside of the concert hall. An eyewitness told the Scottish Daily Express: […]

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Ukraine fightback as vital military mast COLLAPSES after ‘suicide drone’ attack in Russia

Unconfirmed video appears to show an explosion at the base of the mast, which then slowly buckles and collapses onto its side. Ukraine has launched attacks inside Russia before which Russia had blamed on Western loitering munitions, otherwise known as suicide drones. Jimmy (@JimmySecUK), a Kyiv-based commentator and journalist, said on Twitter the attack was carried out by a “suicide drone”. He said: […]

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Putin issues chilling warning to the West as he offers deadly ‘modern weapons’ to ‘allies’

The West has long tried to prevent countries such as Iran or North Korea from obtaining advanced and powerful weaponry. However, today, Vladimir Putin made it clear Moscow was willing to supply these dictatorships, among other countries that could pose a threat to the West, with “modern weapons”. Putin, speaking at the opening ceremony of […]

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UK

Girl, 12, rushed to hospital after swimmer dives on her head at UK beauty spot

The girl had jumped about five metres into the popular Black Moss Pot pool in the Lake District’s Langstrath Valley during the heatwave. Another person reportedly jumped shortly after the girl, landing on her head as she came up to the surface. Yesterday, Sunday August 14, a 20 person Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called […]

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M18 traffic latest: Motorway CLOSED in both directions overnight as lorry fire chaos hits

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue confirmed that firefighters were at the scene and National Highways said the road would be closed overnight in both directions due to a “serious collision” which involved a vehicle crossing the central reservation. The collision occurred at junction 2 near Wadworth, Doncaster at approximately 5.30pm. South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue […]

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Sussex Squad vows to ‘fight back’ for Meghan Markle as fans hail bombshell new documentary

The uproar began after royal commentator Omid Scobie took to Twitter the laud HBO’s new documentary The Princess. The film details the life and death of Princess Diana and the British public’s attitude toward the royal family via news footage from the time. However, many were quick to draw a comparison between the late Princess […]

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‘Wildfire danger’ to soar as scorching summers mean UK must prepare for fires ‘every YEAR’

As the UK experiences its second heatwave in as many months and a prolonged period of dry weather, the risk of large wildfires is “exceptional” – the fire severity index’s highest level. However, experts have warned Express.co.uk that this is likely only the beginning of the UK’s wildfire woes. Following the driest July on record, much of […]

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Remainer torn apart after sharing image of stocked shelves as Brexit dig: ‘Same here’

He claimed that “Brexit voters” needed to “fess up” that domestic issues were caused by Brexit. However, people were quick to mock the tweet, pointing out that Britain also had full shelves. Simon Manning said on Twitter: “Fresh fruit and veg galore. No shortages of staff. Fuel at €1.68 (£1.42). All is good in the […]