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Husband accused of tying up Asda worker wife and murdering her with a mallet

A man has appeared in court today charged with murdering his wife in a Glasgow house by hitting her with a mallet or a similar object.

The body of Jeanna Maher, 51, was found at a house in Dewar Drive, Drumchapel, on September 26 last year.

Her husband, Peter Maher, 57, is accused of ...

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Pavement parking: Vicious CAT CLAW device that homeowners are using to puncture tyres

One inventor believes that he has the solution to motorists that routinely park on the pavement.

The product is called ‘Catclaw’ which is effectively a metal spike concealed within a dome which will instantly spike and deflate car tyres that roll over it.

Inventor Yannick ...

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Royal JEWELS: History of the royal tiaras - Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton and Diana

Royals including Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton and Princess Diana all wore spectacular tiaras on their wedding days. Royal tiaras are often heirloom pieces passed down from generation to generation and each has its own history attached to it. Some of the British tiaras include emeralds and ...

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Huge EXPLOSION near Russia embassy Syria as car bomb rocks Damascus

Syria-based journalist Danny Makki tweeted: "Heard several ambulances in Al-Adawi district, seems like an IED went off, loud bang, no word on causialites yet."

Prior to the latest incident, on Sunday, a bomb exploded near a military explosion in the city.

A statement issued UK-based ...

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UK MPs appeal to Corbyn to back second Brexit vote

LONDON (Reuters) - A group of British lawmakers appealed to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday to back a second referendum on Brexit, saying they did not have enough support in parliament to persuade the government to stage such a vote.

Parliament is in deadlock over Britain’s ...

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Codeine Addiction Is 'Ruining Lives' Warn UK Patients And Doctors

“I ’ve always been anti-drugs all my life, it’s just the way I was brought up,” says Mike, 37, from Manchester. “But then I found myself asking people: ‘Do you know anyone selling?’”

In 2008, Mike was given a prescription for codeine by his ...

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How to defrost your windscreen without landing a fine and invalidating your car insurance

Parts of the UK have been hit with snow this week and the nation is bracing for more days of bitterly cold weather.

Some areas of the country have faced temperatures as low as -10C and snowfall is expected across the country for a few more weeks.

Motorists need to ensure they prepare ...

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'Be CAREFUL' Rees-Mogg's stern WARNING to Yvette Cooper about Brexit amendment
LEADING Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg sent a stern warning to Labour's Yvette Cooper claiming the Remainer MP was "unconstitutionally" breaching Parliamentary conventions that may be used against her should Labour be in Government one day. ...
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UK MPs appeal to Corbyn to back second Brexit vote

LONDON (Reuters) - A group of British lawmakers appealed to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday to back a second referendum on Brexit, saying they did not have enough support in parliament to persuade the government to stage such a vote.

Parliament is in deadlock over Britain’s ...

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Microsoft Outlook and Office 365 DOWN: Hundreds report login and server connection issues

Microsoft Office 365 and Outlook is down and not working for hundreds of users across the UK.

Fans have reported login issues and server connection problems with both services.

Independent website Down Detector registered a surge in people reporting problems with the ...

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French BREXIT PLOT to DESTROY British business: Devious Macron covertly targeting UK firms

French finance minister Bruno Le Maire has revealed Emmanuel Macron will continue to talk to British companies in the hope of convincing them to relocate away from Britain after Brexit. His intervention comes as it emerged that the Dutch investment agency is plotting to take advantage of the ...

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Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond arrested

Former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has been arrested by police.

Police Scotland confirmed that a 64-year-old man had been charged and said a report would be sent to prosecutors.

It is not yet known what Mr Salmond has been charged with. Police had been investigating ...

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BREAKING: Former Scotland First Minister Alex Salmond arrested by police

Police Scotland confirmed Salmond, 64, has been arrested and charged.

A report has been sent to prosecutors, the force said in a statement.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: "We can confirm a 64 year-old man has been arrested and charged and a report has been sent to the procurator ...

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Alex Salmond arrested and expected to appear in court

Scotland's former first minster Alex Salmond has been arrested by Police Scotland.

Salmond has been under investigation after two staff members made allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

The Record revealed these allegations were under investigation back in August.


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Salma Hayek Instagram: Star, 52, spills out of jaw-dropping swimsuit in sizzling pic

Salma Hayek took to social media yesterday to reminisce about warmer weather while the UK basks in a freezing cold spell.

The Mexican beauty, who is currently filming her new movie Molly in London, posted a sexy unearthed snap from an idyllic beach holiday in the sunshine.

The ...

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Davos 2019 LIVE: Invest in Brexit Britain! Philip Hammond to urge business chiefs at WEF

The World Economic Forum is in full swing, with political leaders and business elites flocking to the snowy Alpine setting of Davos for day three of discussions on the economy and environment. Day two highlights saw German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and ...

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Brexit LIVE: Netherlands gloats about bid to lure 250 UK businesses as betrayal begins

Michiel Bakhuizen, a spokesman for the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA), said “every new arrival of a business, big or small, is a success”. Sony and Panasonic are just some of the household names that have been lured away to other places in Europe with the promise of ...

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Blair urges second Brexit vote to bring 'closure'

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Former prime minister Tony Blair said on Thursday that Britain should hold a second referendum to bring “closure” to the chaotic Brexit process, and he believed the chances of such a vote taking place were now greater than 50 percent.

With just ...

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999 cops’ carnage: Probe after two women are killed in high-speed call-outs on same day
THE deaths of two young women hit during high-speed 999 police car callouts sparked pleas for an urgent review last night. Campaigners said rules on fast response driving by officers must be re-examined. Holly Burke, 28, died after a car being chased by police ploughed into her Ford Fiesta. ...
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Speedboat killer: Charlotte Brown's family angry at TV interview

The family of a woman who died in a speedboat crash on the Thames believe her killer showed "unbelievable arrogance" when he appeared on TV.

Jack Shepherd went into hiding in Georgia before a trial where he was found guilty of the manslaughter of Charlotte Brown.

Her 24-year-old ...

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EU: Italy's choice to end or continue Operation Sophia

The European Commission says it is up to Italy to decide whether or not to suspend the EU's naval operation Sophia.

"If Italy decides, it is the country in command of operation Sophia, to stop it - it is up to Italy to make this decision," Dimitris Avramopoulos, the EU commissioner for ...

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