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Fuming family slams chippie over tiny portion that ‘wouldn’t feed four-year-old’

The Brockworth Fryer in Gloucester has been forced to defend an order that came to a total of £9.80. 

It consisted of two portions of small chips, each for £1.40, two children's meals of chips and fried chicken, each for £2.50, and a cod bite for £2.

The ...

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Woman, 30, 'left kids in hot car' days after mum 'murdered disabled sister' in same way

Ashley Pangalangan, 30, is accused of locking her six-month-old baby girl and her seven-year-old sister in the boiling vehicle while she went shopping in Walterboro, South Carolina.

The car's air conditioning was broken — meaning the kids were trapped in stifling conditions while ...

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Body of Nora Quoirin found in Malaysia on second search of area, police reveal

The 15-year-old schoolgirl’s body was found earlier today beside a small stream 1.6 miles from the eco-resort in Dusun where she went missing, as the search for her entered its tenth day.

She was discovered in an area described as “inaccessible” that had previously been ...

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Kwik Fit inferno — huge London blaze as 70 firefighters scrambled and houses evacuated

A branch of Kwik Fit in Manor Park, Newham, is ablaze, with smoke and flames leaping into the night sky.

London Fire Brigade (LFB) says that ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters are tackling the blaze at the tyre workshop.

Most of the large industrial unit on High Street North ...

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Woman mowed down by police car in London

Cops were scrambled to Warwick Road near Kensington High Street at around 9.55pm to reports that a woman had been run over by a patrol car.

She was rushed to a central London and her condition is not yet known at this stage.

Warwick Road remains closed in both directions as officers ...

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BREAKING: Four Brits arrested with 'tonne of drugs’ in one of Australia's biggest busts

Four British men have been arrested in Australia and New Zealand following a drugs bust targeting a UK organised crime syndicate.

Queensland Police said they had seized 766kg of MDMA powder in one of the region's biggest-ever busts on Tuesday.

Police in the state arrested two UK ...

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Millionaire heiress, 26, hunted by cops 'for assaulting two officers' after attack by ex

Chloe Pidgley, 26, granddaughter of Berkeley Group chairman and founder Tony Pidgley, is being sought for by police after assaulting two constables.

The receptionist is the heiress to Tony's £310m fortune, and was given a £1m sum of money as a "coming of age ...

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Girl, 14, crushed to death by 12-inch rocks in front of family at national park

Her family were visiting the famous Glacier National Park in Montana when a rockfall sent stones hurtling down onto their moving car. 

They had been travelling along the Going-to-the-Sun Road at around 7pm on Tuesday when tragedy struck. 

The rocks, which ranged ...

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Car plunges 30ft off Brit tourist hotspot but woman driving survives

Volunteer crew of the Mumbles lifeboat rushed to the scene at Limeslade Bay South Wales after a call was made to the UK Coastguard at Milford Haven saying a car had entered the water.

By the time two lifeboats arrived at the scene, the 37-year-old driver had managed to escape the ...

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Met Office issues storm warning as UK faces wettest August on record

Drenched Brits are facing intense thunderstorms and torrential rain as a deluge of downpours threaten to make August the wettest on record.

The Met Office has warned issued a “yellow” thunderstorm warning in preparation for more torrential rain set to thrash the ...

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Britain’s earliest happy hour revealed as punters hit morning beers

Uptown Bar opens at 9am and drinkers can get a pint of Fosters for £1.90 as part of an alternative breakfast. And the happy hour goes on until 11am.

Michael McHugh, 60, landlord of the pub in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, said the promotion has been a success after drink campaigners ...

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Astronomers discover supermassive black hole that will swallow ‘whole universe’

“Everything will end up in a black hole – the whole universe”

Science author and astronomer Dr David Whitehouse claimed the supermassive black hole that it could eventually become so large that it would absorb stars and even entire galaxies. 

South American ...

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‘Ex-Southampton youth player’ screamed for help before being hacked to death with machete

Alex Smith, 16, was brutally hacked to death at the Regent’s Park housing estate in north London shortly after 11pm on Monday night.

He became the fifteenth teenager to be killed in London this year as the capital’s violent crime wave shows no sign of letting ...

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BBC staff given 20% payrise – despite plans to axe free licences for pensioners

A massive 889 employees received salary bumps between 10 percent and 20 percent last year, just months before pensioners were told that their free telly viewing was ending.

Another 256 were given more than 20 percent, in a move labelled “sickening” by age ...

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Uni bosses branded ‘silly burgers’ over beef ban by Dawn Neesom

Never has so much hot air been spouted by so many self-professed, mostly unwashed, hypocritical ‘experts’ who still don’t get the irony of their adding the methane problem by talking out of their backsides.

I am sick of being lectured, hectored, nagged, patronised and ...

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Couple jailed after feeding dog sausages laced with anti-freeze and stabbing it to death


A shocked RSPCA inspector found the dead American bulldog wrapped in bin bags and covered in live maggots

Anthony Joynes questioned Norbert Farkas, whose house overlooked the alleyway in Birkenhead, Merseyside, about the dog.

Chris Murphy, ...

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Boy, 3, run over and killed after dad left truck in gear

Little Anthony Pritchard-Allen - lovingly nicknamed AJ - was run over and killed by a pick-up truck his dad used on a farm.

AJ had been taken to visit his dad, Joseph Pritchard, at the farm he worked at near Soham, Cambridgeshire. 

Tanya Allen, AJ’s mum, is said to have ...

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General Election plans ‘leaked’ with Britain set for ANOTHER leadership vote

Damian Hinds accidentally shared a screenshot of an email called “GE2019 team thoughts” on Instagram. “GE” is a common abbreviation for general election.

The ex-Education Secretary’s post came hours after ministers insisted no election was planned.

PM ...

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Ex-Premier League trialist Me Abouacar Diomande, 31, dies after horror 'fall from train'

“We have contacted his friends in Delhi and have also spoken to his brother”

The 31-year-old’s is understood to have been on his way to meet new teammates in Kolkata, India when he is said to have fallen off the train in Chhattisgarh.

Officials are ...

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Sky Sports apologises for airing vile Jimmy Savile chants during Carabao Cup game

Microphones at Salford’s Moor Lane ground picked up the disgusting chants during Tuesday night’s first-round tie.

Reports suggest the chants were initially started by a small section of Salford supporters but the Leeds fans responded with a song of their own.

The sick ...

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Horror pics show abused elephant shackled and forced to take part in religious festival

The old and fragile elephant is reportedly being "tortured" by her owners, as pictures were released showing her skin hanging off her bones.

Tikiri, 70, is chained up every night while she takes part in a parade at the Perahera Festival, one of the oldest and most lavish Buddhist festivals ...

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