Entries by Sara C Nelson

Black Friday 2015 Opening Times At Currys, Tesco, Sainsbury's And Deals At Amazon And More

(3) Comments | Posted 26 November 2015 | (14:18)

This year the orgy of consumerism known as Black Friday falls on the 27 November.

A heavily discounted shopping day we’ve inherited from the US, Black Friday falls the day after Thanksgiving and sees shoppers sharpen their elbows in hope of bagging bargains galore - though this...

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British Man Thomas Butcher Dies In Australian Wildfire Trying To Save Girlfriend's Horse

(1) Comments | Posted 20 November 2015 | (15:19)

A Sheffield man has been killed after he was caught up in fierce Australian wildfires.

Thomas Butcher was trying to lead his girlfriend’s horse Cougar to safety when the blaze swept into the farm he was working on in Esperance, southwest Australia.

The 31-year-old was among four people...

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American Marine Tayyib Rashid Tells Donald Trump Where To Go On Muslim ID Cards

(14) Comments | Posted 20 November 2015 | (12:40)

A former US Marine has delivered the perfect riposte to Donald Trump’s refusal to rule out the suggestion that Muslims living in America should carry ID cards.

Tayyib Rashid, who says he served from 1997 to 2002, responded after Trump voiced support for creating a mandatory database...

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Saudi Arabia Sentences Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh To Death For Renouncing Islam

(32) Comments | Posted 20 November 2015 | (10:33)

A Palestinian poet and artist has reportedly been sentenced to death by a Saudi Arabian court for abandoning his Muslim faith.

Ashraf Fayadh was first detained by the country’s religious police in 2013 and then rearrested and tried in May 2014.

The court sentenced...

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Prince Philip Tells Birmingham Station Announcer She Should Speak With An English Accent

(38) Comments | Posted 20 November 2015 | (08:21)

No stranger to a social faux pas, the Duke of Edinburgh has now ridden roughshod over the citizens of Birmingham.

Prince Philip was accompanying the Queen on a visit to the city on Thursday to officially reopen New Street station after a £750m revamp.

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White Christmas Odds Slashed As UK Weather Forecasters Predict 8 Inches Of Snow

(1) Comments | Posted 19 November 2015 | (15:07)

With parts of the UK forecasted to receive up to eight inches of snow this weekend, the possibility of a white Christmas is creeping ever closer.

Following on the coattails of storm Barney, snow is expected to fall over the north of the country.

Leon Brown,...

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Pregnant Student Tommitrise Collins Pictured Completing Exam During Labour

(1) Comments | Posted 19 November 2015 | (14:28)

An expectant mother who was rushed into hospital five days before her due date was not about to let a little thing like giving birth get in the way of finishing her exams.

Tommitrise Collins’ contractions were just three minutes apart when she was snapped sitting up in her...

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David Starkey: 'Racist And Sexist' Historian Cut From Cambridge University Fundraising Video

(2) Comments | Posted 19 November 2015 | (11:24)

Cambridge University has withdrawn a fundraising video featuring historian David Starkey after staff and students complained about his allegedly racist and sexist views.

The Fitzwilliam College alumni was a figurehead in the university’s ‘Dear World… Yours, Cambridge’ clip, which also features appearances from fellow graduates...

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Yvonne Fletcher: Libyan Man Arrested For Conspiracy To Murder

(0) Comments | Posted 19 November 2015 | (09:47)

Scotland Yard has arrested a Libyan man in his 50s for conspiring to murder PC Yvonne Fletcher 31 years ago.

PC Fletcher, who was 25, was shot dead as she policed an anti-Gaddafi demonstration outside the Libyan People's Bureau in London.

The bullets which killed her and...

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Patriotic Muslim Woman In Stars And Stripes Hijab Shuts Down Islamophobia On Fox News

(72) Comments | Posted 19 November 2015 | (08:25)

A debate about closing down mosques in the United States took a colourful turn on Tuesday, thanks to the participation of a patriotic Muslim woman dressed in a stars and stripes hijab.

Saba Ahmed, founder of the Republican Muslim Coalition, appeared on Fox News’ The Kelly...

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Paris Attacks: Kay Burley Pays Tribute To Police Dog Killed In Saint Denis Raids #JeSuisChien

(2) Comments | Posted 18 November 2015 | (15:52)

Kay Burley has stepped up her dog-loving credentials by paying tribute to the Belgian Shepherd killed in the Saint Denis raids in Paris on Wednesday morning.

The Sky News anchor tweeted the trending hashtag #JeSuisChien after the French authorities announced the...

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George Galloway Wants You To See Him Looking Brooding In A Black Fedora

(9) Comments | Posted 18 November 2015 | (14:41)

George Galloway is jazzing up his Twitter feed by posting a series of brooding pictures in which he wears a black fedora at a rakish angle.

The Respect Party leader’s stream of selfies occurred as he threw his hat into the ring [sorry] over a...

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Saint Denis Siege: Armed Police Storm Apartment In Hunt For Paris Attacks Mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud

(25) Comments | Posted 18 November 2015 | (10:36)

Two killed in early morning armed raids
Including female suicide bomber who blew herself up
Seven people arrested
Five police officers injured

Residents in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis were on Tuesday awoken by the sounds of gunfire and...

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Saint Denis Siege: Two Dead After Police Target Paris Attacks 'Mastermind' Abdelhamid Abaaoud

(100) Comments | Posted 18 November 2015 | (07:05)

Two killed in early morning armed raids
Including female suicide bomber who blew herself up
Seven people arrested
Five police officers injured during seven hour operation

A female suicide bomber blew herself up as police hunting the Paris...

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Paris Attacks: Watch This Father Reassure His Little Boy Love Will Defeat Terror

(4) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (15:21)

A moving conversation between a little boy and his father in the wake of the Paris terror attacks has been captured on camera.

The duo were filmed paying their respects at the Bataclan Theatre by Canal+ TV show Le Petit Journal.

The venue was...

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Paris Attacks: Charlie Hebdo Responds To Massacre That Killed 129

(17) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (12:44)

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has responded to the Paris terror attacks in typically controversial style.

The magazine’s core of staff were murdered in January when a gunman stormed its offices, igniting three days of bloodshed around Paris that left 17 victims dead.


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Man Kills Wife's Alleged Rapist And Cooks And Eats His Penis

(6) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (11:26)

A newlywed Indonesian couple have been arrested amid claims the husband murdered the wife's alleged rapist and cut off his penis, before the pair dined on the organ together.

AFP reports 30-year-old Rudi Efendi has admitted killing the man after discovering his wife was not a virgin...

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Sikh Journalist Veerender Jubbal Photoshopped To Look Like Paris Attacker

(1) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (10:45)

A Sikh journalist is considering legal action after he was wrongly identified as a terrorist in the aftermath of the Paris attacks.

Canadian Veerender Jubbal’s innocent selfie with an iPad was doctored to add an explosives vest and a Quran before it was circulated online....

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Sinai, Egypt Plane Crash: Terror Bomb Brought Jet Down Says Russian Security Service

(12) Comments | Posted 17 November 2015 | (08:38)

The head of Russia's security service has said the plane crash in Egypt was the result of a terrorist act.

"According to our experts, a homemade explosive device equivalent to 1 kilogram of TNT went off onboard, which caused the plane to break up in the air, which explains why...

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Online Trolls Celebrate Death Of Huntswoman Gemma McCormick

(33) Comments | Posted 16 November 2015 | (14:47)

The death of a leading huntswoman, killed after falling from her horse during a trail hunt, has been met with online jubilation by those who oppose the sport.

Gemma McCormick suffered head injuries after attempting to jump a fence in Cambridgeshire last week.

McCormick, who was...

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