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EU silent on Austria's 'pro-Europe' far-right in cabinet

The European Commission was muted on Monday (18 December) after the swearing in of the new Austrian coalition government which includes a far-right party - and whose programme collides with existing EU policies on migration.

The 31-year-old Sebastian Kurz, the youngest chancellor in the

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Bijan Ebrahimi: Murder victim let down by 'institutional racism'
Iranian Bijan Ebrahimi was treated with 'disrespect and contempt' by police officers who failed to act before he was murdered.
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Mum baffled by money going missing from purse accidentally solves mystery - and can't believe it

We all misplace things in the house from time to time and convince ourselves we've got a poltergeist - or serious memory loss.

One mum admits she thought she was 'going mad' when money kept going missing from her purse.

Mum Rachel Thornhill, who blogs under the name ' Staying sane

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Mum baffled by money going missing from purse accidentally solves mystery - and can't believe it

We all misplace things in the house from time to time and convince ourselves we've got a poltergeist - or serious memory loss.

One mum admits she thought she was 'going mad' when money kept going missing from her purse.

Mum Rachel Thornhill, who blogs under the name ' Staying sane

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BREAKING: Car 'forces way through gates' at RAF base as gunshots heard
A US airforce base in RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, is on lockdown after a car tried to force its way through the gates, police said.
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Drivers face £160 fine price hike in 2018, here’s how it could affect you
DRIVERS are being warned that Transport for London is raising its penalties for driving in bus lanes, late payments on Congestion Charge zone, blocking red routes and performing illegal turns from 2018. 
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Commission opens case into Ikea's Dutch tax deals

The European Commission launched an investigation on Monday (18 December) into Ikea's tax deals with the Netherlands.


The EU executive suspects that Dutch authorities offered the Swedish furniture maker tax rulings which enabled them to "pay less tax and given them an unfair

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Police are 'extremely concerned' for the safety of missing Hull man David Ogden

David Ogden was last seen at noon on Sunday

Concern is growing for the safety of a missing man from Hull.

David Ogden was last seen wearing a black cap, black jacket and grey jogging bottoms at around noon on Sunday.

He is described as 5ft 8” tall, of slim build and with

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Police are 'extremely concerned' for the safety of missing Hull man David Ogden

David Ogden was last seen at noon on Sunday

Concern is growing for the safety of a missing man from Hull.

David Ogden was last seen wearing a black cap, black jacket and grey jogging bottoms at around noon on Sunday.

He is described as 5ft 8” tall, of slim build and with

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'Security incident' at RAF base in Suffolk
Police say they have been responding to reports of a "significant incident" at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk.
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Two dead after blaze rips through Cameron House Hotel on banks of Loch Lomond

Two people have died following an early-morning fire at the Cameron House Hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond.

More than 200 people were evacuated from the building, which police say has been extensively damaged.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene, while another person who was

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US Navy pilot in bombshell 'Pentagon UFO case' describes encounter that 'defied physics'
THE US Navy tracked mysterious UFOs for two weeks before a bizarre encounter with one of the objects that was investigated by a multi-million dollar top secret government program looking at mysterious aerial threats.
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People power! Now 120,000 protesters FORCE MPs to debate walkout of EU Article 50 talks
BREXIT-BACKING politicians should demand an EU “no deal” now, it is claimed, after nearly 120,000 people called for the UK to walk away immediately.
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Two dead in luxury hotel fire on banks of Loch Lomond

Two people have been killed in a fire at the luxury Cameron House hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond, Police Scotland have said.

More than 200 guests were evacuated from the hotel when the blaze broke out just before 7am on Monday morning.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene

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Watch shamed TV chief being snared by paedophile hunters after trying to meet 13-year-old girl

A twisted TV sports producer was captured by paedophile hunters after being lured to the UK to meet what he thought was a 13-year-old girl in an online sting operation.

Kieran Creaven, who works for Irish broadcaster RTE, was confronted by the vigilantes after he jetted into Britain for a

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Watch shamed TV chief being snared by paedophile hunters after trying to meet 13-year-old girl

A twisted TV sports producer was captured by paedophile hunters after being lured to the UK to meet what he thought was a 13-year-old girl in an online sting operation.

Kieran Creaven, who works for Irish broadcaster RTE, was confronted by the vigilantes after he jetted into Britain for a

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'Former Area 51 worker' claims he’s FLOWN a UFO and travelled through TIME
A MAN who claims to be a former Area 51 worker says he was recruited by the American government to pilot a UFO spaceship in a staggering new video.
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Europe to keep 'watchful eye on' Austria after far-right coalition
EUROPE must keep a “watchful eye” on Austria after the conservative People’s Party (OVP) and far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) formed a new ruling coalition.
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Apple AirPods SOLD-OUT for Christmas, but here’s how you can still nab a pair
APPLE appears to be struggling to keep-up with demand for its next-generation wireless Bluetooth headphones, AirPods, as stock levels dwindle across the UK one week before Christmas day.
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Italy's eurosceptics threaten referendum on euro membership as they storm into poll lead
ITALY’S main eurosceptic party yesterday reissued a threat to hold a referendum on the country’s membership of the single currency if Brussels and Berlin do not agree to significant reform of the eurozone.
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Grenfell Tower Fire: 'Unfit' Laws Leading To Safety 'Shortcuts', Says Damning Report
'The mindset of doing things as cheaply as possible must stop'.
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F1 star Lewis Hamilton speaks out on Michael Schumacher’s condition
LEWIS Hamilton has shared a touching tribute to Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher on Instagram.
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Turkey to recognise Jerusalem as capital of PALESTINE in challenge to US and Israel
TURKEY is planning to open a Jerusalem embassy and recognise the city as Palestine’s capital in a furious row with the US.
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Michael Gove Accused Of Plotting To Steal Holiday Days From Workers
'No-one voted for Brexit to hand power over to bad bosses.'
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BBC Sports Personality: Bradley Lowery parents thank public for getting them through grief
THE parents of Bradley Lowery were in tears when they thanked the public for helping them through their grief as they collected an award recognising their son’s bravery at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards.
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Far-right enters government in Austria

Austria's new government has pledged support for the EU, but aims to give a hard time to refugees and to be friendlier to Russia.

The policy lines emerged on Sunday (17 December) in a coalition deal between the centre-right Austrian People's Party (OVP) and the far-right Freedom Party

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Watch scantily-clad Christmas reveller collapse in boozy heap after being dumped during road rage rammy

A drunk woman was left to fend for herself on an Edinburgh street after a bizarre road rage bust-up.

This video, shot at midnight on Friday near Saughton Prison , shows two women rowing in the middle of the street behind a car that has stopped with its hazard lights on.

And after

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Taxi driver father among six dead in horror late night crash in Birmingham
A FATHER-OF-SIX driving a taxi was among six killed in a horrific late night crash.
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Mother plans to donate organs of unborn child suffering fatal genetic defect
A BRAVE pregnant woman is donating the most precious gift of all this Christmas... the organs of her unborn child.
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BREAKING: Huge fire engulfs Brit hotel – emergency services on the scene
A HUGE fire has engulfed a hotel in Wales as firefighters have rushed to the scene.
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Daily News
Britain First's Jayda Fransen And Paul Golding Suspended From Twitter Amid Crackdown On 'Hateful Conduct'
Donald Trump re-tweeted far-right group's anti-Muslim videos.
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Homeless man found dead after sleeping rough in freezing cold

A homeless man has been found dead outside Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre after sleeping rough in freezing temperatures.

He had bedded down in the street on Saturday, but did not survive the night and was found by an outreach worker in the morning just before 9am.

Rob

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Leaders of Britain First have their Twitter accounts suspended

Britain First leaders Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen have had their Twitter accounts suspended as part of a global ‘purge’ of accounts.

The main account for the far-right group has also been shut down by Twitter.

The social media site unveiled new rules on abuse and

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Facebook 'Take a Break' lets you erase your ex
Take a Break is one of several new well-being tools launched by Facebook to give users control over the information they see.
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Take a look at world's smallest Christmas card
Scientists say 200 million of the cards, which cannot be seen by the naked eye, could fit inside a single postage stamp.
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Tyson Fury vows to dismantle 'carthorse' Anthony Joshua when they fight

Tyson Fury says he will outbox Anthony Joshua when the pair face after labelling the heavyweight champion a 'carthorse'.

The 'Gypsy King' is set for a return to the ring and he reckons the 28-year-old Londoner has no shot against him in the boxing ring.

After watching Billy Joe

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Budget cuts are inevitable... but are South Ayrshire Council doing it right?

The budget cut proposals by South Ayrshire Council came out last Tuesday with quite a few shockers listed. We hit the streets to find out the views of the good people of Prestwick.

Joyce Steven, 76, said: “I think truthfully that to take away the children’s lollipop people seems a bit

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Flags fly at half mast in West Dunbartonshire following Cameron House Fire

West Dunbartonshire Council have paid tribute to the victims of this morning's fire at The Cameron House.

Flags are flying at half mast across the area after two people tragically lost their lives in the blaze.

Provost William Hendrie said: “It is heart-breaking to hear that people

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Ayr residents warned to stay vigilant after spike in crime

Residents in central Ayr have been warned to “remain vigilent” after a spike in crime.

The analysis of incidents in Ayr West from last October to this was revealed at Fort, Seafield and Wallacetown Community Council.

House break-ins were up from three incidents to seven and car

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Dumfries school kids brave -6C in Auld Reekie to raise money for homeless charity

A hardy group of St Joseph’s College pupils and staff battled freezing conditions to raise money for a homeless charity.

The 13 kids and two teachers shivered through last Saturday night – when tempuratures fell to -6C – as part of the Sleep in the Park in Edinburgh that raised more

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Disabled parking scheme extended to patients' families and carers

The blue badge disabled parking scheme has been permanently extended to cover carers and relatives of people suffering from dementia, autism and Down's Syndrome in Scotland.

The Scottish Government has confirmed they will be now be adopting Criteria changes introduced in a pilot project

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'Former Area 51 worker' claims he’s FLOWN a UFO and travelled through TIME
A MAN who claims to be a former Area 51 worker says he was recruited by the American government to pilot a UFO spaceship in a staggering new video.
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Olympic champion Adam Peaty UPSTAGED by stunning blonde WAG at Sports Personality bash
SWIMMING winner Adam Peaty finished fifth in last night’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year – but his stunning girlfriend was the one turning heads.
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Zoo guest stunned as gorilla gives him middle finger in hilarious video
THIS is the moment a gorilla greets a zoo visitor by giving him the middle finger.
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Peru who? Drug mule babe spotted on dinner date with mystery man
PERU 2 drug mule Michaella McCollum was spotted on a dinner date with a mystery man amid rumours she could be going on Celebrity Big Brother.
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WATCH: 50ft humpback whale shows off sheer power as it tears through school of fish
BREATHTAKING footage has emerged of a magnificent humpback whale ripping through the ocean, sending other terrified fish scrambling.
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Latest news from Great Britain
today 15:47 M606 Collision: Man Dies In Motorway Crash Following Police Chase In Bradford
today 15:47 Britain First's Jayda Fransen And Paul Golding Suspended From Twitter Amid Crackdown On 'Hateful Conduct'
today 15:47 Chrome Just Added A Feature That Made The Internet Infinitely Less Annoying
today 15:45 EU silent on Austria's 'pro-Europe' far-right in cabinet
today 15:43 Graham Linehan Q&A: “Writing Father Ted was like being hooked up to a drip full of endorphins”
today 15:43 Suzanne Moore on Fresh by Sly and the Family Stone: “His growl is pure libido”
today 15:37 Homeless man found dead after sleeping rough in freezing cold
today 15:37 Leaders of Britain First have their Twitter accounts suspended
today 15:35 Facebook 'Take a Break' lets you erase your ex
today 15:35 Take a look at world's smallest Christmas card
today 15:35 Bijan Ebrahimi: Murder victim let down by 'institutional racism'
today 15:27 Tyson Fury vows to dismantle 'carthorse' Anthony Joshua when they fight
today 15:27 Budget cuts are inevitable... but are South Ayrshire Council doing it right?
today 15:27 Flags fly at half mast in West Dunbartonshire following Cameron House Fire
today 15:27 Ayr residents warned to stay vigilant after spike in crime
today 15:27 Dumfries school kids brave -6C in Auld Reekie to raise money for homeless charity
today 15:27 Disabled parking scheme extended to patients' families and carers
today 15:27 Mum baffled by money going missing from purse accidentally solves mystery - and can't believe it
today 15:27 Mum baffled by money going missing from purse accidentally solves mystery - and can't believe it
today 15:19 'Former Area 51 worker' claims he’s FLOWN a UFO and travelled through TIME
today 15:19 Olympic champion Adam Peaty UPSTAGED by stunning blonde WAG at Sports Personality bash
today 15:19 Zoo guest stunned as gorilla gives him middle finger in hilarious video
today 15:19 Peru who? Drug mule babe spotted on dinner date with mystery man
today 15:19 WATCH: 50ft humpback whale shows off sheer power as it tears through school of fish
today 15:19 Magaluf party SHUT DOWN as bosses close clubs popular with boozy Brits
today 15:19 Clubbers will be BREATHALYSED before going IN clubs this Xmas
today 15:19 Fighter jets scrambled as Chinese bombers fly near North Korea amid warning ‘war in WEEKS'
today 15:19 REVEALED: Footie fans vote THIS as Prem's NASTIEST tunnel brawl ever
today 15:19 BREAKING: Car 'forces way through gates' at RAF base as gunshots heard
today 15:13 Vienna's quest for more grassroots politics
today 15:11 Star Wars Episode 9 working TITLE revealed? Last Jedi follow-up 'is being called THIS'
today 15:11 An English 'prince' in a Romanian feud: Is the next King of Romania an English schoolboy?
today 15:11 'Trust is NOT ENOUGH' Brussels fears UK will go back on its word, Barnier advisor admits
today 15:11 Will Sarah Ferguson be invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding?
today 15:11 Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner sued over failures on financial disclosure forms
today 15:11 REVEALED: These celebrities have been named Britain’s most ideal Christmas dinner guests
today 15:11 Excessive sweating: Eating THIS 23p food could stop you dripping
today 15:11 Sir Ian Botham launching range of wines – and one of them will be called Beefy
today 15:11 Flu and cold symptoms: No evidence cough eased by over-the-counter drugs
today 15:11 Fire RIPS through hotel – guests and staff EVACUATED and investigation launched
today 15:11 Ursid Meteor Shower 2017: When is it? Where can you see it? 
today 15:11 Airport news: How to make sure YOUR suitcase is first at baggage claim
today 15:11 Christmas miracle! Sheepdog gives birth weeks after being CRUSHED under tractor
today 15:11 'Keep fighting' Lewis Hamilton praying for Michael Schumacher in emotional tribute
today 15:11 Bitcoin price to hit $400,000, analyst who predicted cryptocurrency's rise warns
today 15:11 Bradley Walsh to QUIT The Chase in shock reveal? ‘I’m angling for another job’
today 15:11 Lord lobbies Remainers to exploit Parliament’s Brexit vote to ‘stop trainwreck’
today 15:11 Two dead, 3 injured including child: Hotel evacuated as fire crews tackle massive flames
today 15:11 Drivers face £160 fine price hike in 2018, here’s how it could affect you
today 14:45 RAF Mildenhall, Suffolk, In Lockdown After 'Significant Incident'
Editorials
Graham Linehan Q&A: “Writing Father Ted was like being hooked up to a drip full of endorphins”
The comedy writer on Stephen King novels, Nazi hunters, and his rejected sitcom theme tune.
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Suzanne Moore on Fresh by Sly and the Family Stone: “His growl is pure libido”
From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.
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Vienna's quest for more grassroots politics

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[Sponsored Content] Last week the city of Vienna hosted the Innovation in Politics Awards, which aims to foster the bonds between citizens and politics. The initiatives that won awards tried to involve people in the decision-making process all across Europe, in order to restore

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The government’s Budget proposals will entrench the injustices it pledged to fight
A steady-as-she-goes approach only widens inequality. 
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Deborah Levy on Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie: “Britain needs this so much more than Brexit”
From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.
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Ian Rankin on Solid Air by John Martyn: “The voice of a whisky-soaked angel”
From the Long Players series: writers on their most cherished albums.
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Should we tax housebuilders more heavily than other companies?

I’ve never been a fan of windfall taxes, but I am feeling a bit more of one this week.

We have written in the magazine frequently about how much we hate the government’s Help to Buy scheme because of the way it exacerbates the original problem – high house prices. It’s A bad

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Brexit has made it harder for the Tories to denounce Jeremy Corbyn as "anti-business"
Iain Duncan Smith's declaration that "business will have to learn to get by" reveals his party's new mindset. 
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