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First picture of girl, 10, killed in house fire ‘started by dad who locked her in’

A 10-year-old girl who was killed in a house fire allegedly started by her father who ‘barricaded her in a bedroom’ has been pictured for the first time.

Tributes have poured in for Paige Bolton who died in hospital after the blaze tore through her home in Hull on Saturday.

Her ...

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Anne Frank’s stepsister recalls the ‘nightmares’ of Auschwitz

Anne Frank’s stepsister called for tolerance as she discussed the horrors of Auschwitz 75 years after its liberation.

Eva Schloss and her family abandoned their ‘beautiful life’ in Vienna and fled to Amsterdam after the city fell to Nazi occupation.

There they befriended Otto ...

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Temperatures to plunge to -10C as Arctic blast brings coldest night of winter

Britain could experience its coldest night of winter tonight with temperatures expected to plummet to -10°C.

Forecasters have issued yellow weather warnings for Scotland and the north of England where the lowest temperatures will be felt tonight.

The Met Office also predicts it will ...

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Health chief warns coronavirus is ‘already in UK’

The killer coronavirus has likely already hit the UK, a leading health chief has warned.

Public Health England medical director Dr Yvonne Doyle suspects there could already be cases of coronavirus in the UK, but insisted the country is ‘well prepared’ for an outbreak.

Former ...

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Meghan Markle’s dad says he will testify against her in court

The father of Meghan Markle has warned that it ‘will be quite stunning for everybody’ after vowing to testify against her in court.

Thomas Markle says ‘everything will come out’ when they end up in the courtroom together.

The Duchess of Sussex’s father has said he is ...

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Irish prime minister says EU has upper hand over UK in trade deals

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned the UK that the EU will have the upper hand in post-Brexit trade talks.

In a footballing analogy, he warned that the bloc has a ‘stronger team’ because of its far larger population and market in comparison.

Mr Varadkar also suggested that ...

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Meghan Markle’s dad tells Harry to ‘man up’ and come and see him

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Meghan’s dad Thomas Markle has urged Prince Harry to ‘man up and see me’ as he accused them both of ‘hurting the Queen’.

The former Hollywood ...

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Takeaway owner insists video of rat in window above restaurant is fake

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The manager of an Indian restaurant has insisted videos of a rat on the premises are fake.

Footage of a rodent in a flat window above the Little Bengal, ...

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Britain has got so bad KFC staff need protection with metal bars

Bouncers on the door of your local takeaway is one thing, but it’s got so bad for staff at a KFC in Birmingham that they now have to serve chicken through metal security wiring.

The safety measure was reportedly put in place at the Moorland Avenue branch in Chelmsley Wood after a young ...

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Nazi symbols graffitied in high street hours before Holocaust Memorial Day

Anti-semitic and racist graffiti was spray-painted by vandals onto a bank and takeaway in south-east London hours ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day.

A swastika and sun cross, or Celtic cross – a symbol of white supremacy – appeared on the windows of a Caribbean takeaway in Greenwich, ...

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Cat with feline HIV dies months after £10,000 was raised for his treatment

A stray cat nicknamed Smelly Cat, who touched hearts across the planet, has died at the age of 12.

Maximus had feline HIV and was discovered in the streets of Great Barr, West Midlands, in November.

His claws were so long they had become embedded in his paws and he could barely ...

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Dangerous magnetic ball craze leaves four children needing surgery

Four children have been admitted to hospital after swallowing metal balls in a new and dangerous trend.

The craze involves children putting small magnetic balls in their mouth to mimic face piercings – one inside the mouth and the other outside.

However, some have accidentally ...

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Schoolgirl says headteacher’s ‘flirty’ Instagram messages ‘ruined her life’

A teenager has said ‘flirty’ Instagram messages she allegedly received from her headteacher ‘gave her nightmares’.

Cat Hughes, 16, spoke out after it was alleged Ruthin School principal Toby Belfield, 47, had sent dozens of messages to schoolgirls.

The married headmaster at ...

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I saw my mother get shot by Nazi officers – we must never forget the Holocaust

On the concrete steps of a farmhouse in the middle of a bitter Polish winter, six-year-old Hannah ‘immediately grew up.’

Her beloved mother Chaya was executed in cold blood in front of her – one of six million Jewish victims of Adolf Hitler’s murderous regime.

Hannah and her ...

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First picture of dad killed in house fire with daughter, 10

Tributes have flooded in for a ‘lovely’ father who was killed in a house fire along with his 10-year-old daughter in Hull.

Garry Bolton, 47, and daughter Paige are understood to have been barricaded in a room as the blaze tore through their home just before 8am on Saturday ...

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British mum accused of killing son, 2, whose body was found in her home

Police have arrested a British woman in connection with the murder of her two-year-old son in Finland.

Ayesha Ali, 35, is accused of killing son Adam at her property in Espoo after allegedly telling relatives and friends she ‘wanted to die’, the Sunday Mirror reported.

The paper ...

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Police officer, 47, killed after car ‘crashes into ditch’ on M6

A police officer was killed after his car crashed on the M6 motorway near Carlisle.

Cumbria Constabulary said the 47-year-old man, who worked for the force’s mobile support group, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision at about 2pm on Sunday.

The crash, which involved ...

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First picture of British man, 24, who died after falling off cliff in French alps

The family of a young British ski resort worker who died after reportedly falling off a cliff in the alps said they’re ‘absolutely devastated’.

Corey Watson, 24, had been working at the French resort of Brides-les-Bains, when he went missing after a night out with friends.

They ...

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UFO sightings from secret RAF unit will be revealed online

Get your tin foil hats ready because a now-defunct UFO unit within the RAF is set to publish details of alleged sightings online.

The RAF took the decision to wind up its UFO unit in 2009, after concluding that in more than 50 years, no received report had ever disclosed any evidence of a ...

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Boris to light up Westminster red, white and blue to celebrate Brexit day

Boris Johnson has unveiled the Government’s full plans to mark Brexit day.

The Prime Minister will deliver a special address to the nation to mark the historic day.

Downing Street will be illuminated with a light display designed to symbolise the ‘strength and unity’ of the ...

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Man’s body found near tourist attraction in Edinburgh

A man’s body has been found near a family attraction in Edinburgh sparking a police probe.

Emergency services were called to Holyrood Road, near the city’s Dynamic Earth building on Sunday morning.

Police were called to the scene after receiving reports of the discovery of the ...

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