Four tourists and pilots killed as plane crashes into shopping centre

Smoke and flames rise from the scene in Melbourne (Channel 9 via AP) All five people aboard a plane that crashed into a shopping mall in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, are believed to have been killed, authorities say. The twin-engine Beechcraft Super King Air crashed about 45 minutes before the Direct Factory Outlet mall in Essendon was to open, ...

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New mother told to breastfeed in women’s toilets at Costa Coffee

Hollie Dixon with son Denzel (Picture: Guzelian) A new mother has said that she was told to go and breastfeed her 10-week-old son in the women’s toilets at a branch of Costa Coffee. Hollie Dixon, from Brighouse, said that she was left embarrassed at following the incident in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. Tube strike starts tonight: Here’s what you need to know She ...

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Court battle that means you could have pets in ‘no pet policy’ flats

Vinnie the terrier could be booted from the home he shares with Gabrielle and Florian Kuehn (Picture: Smartpicsuk) A dog is facing eviction from its £1million flat after being served an eviction notice because it breached the landlord’s ‘no pets’ policy. Gabrielle Kuehn, 45, and husband Florian, 42, are facing a £50,000 bill to keep terrier Vinnie at their flat ...

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Budget city break: How to see New York without breaking the bank

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video When it comes to budget city breaks, New York probably isn’t one that comes to mind. With expensive attractions, smart hotels and a fast pace of life, it’s easy for costs to add up fast. Here’s why you need to visit New ...

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HSBC profits fall by 82% to just £2,000,000,000

The bank said that world events have influenced investment activity (Picture: Reuters) HSBC has announced that profits have slumped by 82% after a year of ‘unexpected economic and political events’. The London-based bank, which is Europe’s largest, said on Tuesday that net profit for 2016 slipped to £2 billion from £10.8 billion the year before. Tube strike starts tonight: Here’s ...

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Tube strike starts tonight: Here’s what you need to know

Strikes will start at 9pm tonight (Picture: PA) London Underground passengers are being warned of disruption to services because of a 24-hour strike from Tuesday evening. The Central and Waterloo and City lines will be affected as members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union walk out at 9pm in a row over the ‘displacement ‘ of staff. There will ...

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Jeremy Corbyn Warns Stoke And Copeland 'On A Knife-Edge', Attacks The Media For New Huge Tory Poll Lead

Jeremy Corbyn has warned that two crunch by-elections are “on a knife-edge” and hit out at the media after a new poll gave the Tories a huge lead. The Labour leader addressed the weekly Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP) meeting with a plea to work for every vote in the Copeland and Stoke Central by-elections on Thursday. But as former Shadow ...

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Steve Hewlett Dead: BBC Broadcaster, Presenter Dies Aged 58

BBC broadcaster Steve Hewlett has died aged 58, it has been announced. The former Panorama editor, ‘The Media Show’ presenter and longtime journalist had been suffering from oesophagus cancer, and had revealed recently that he had been told he had “weeks, possibly months” to live. Only weeks before, Steve had married his partner Rachel in a spontaneous ceremony in his ...

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‘Emmerdale’: Robron Wedding Interrupted By Police, As Faith Dingle’s Accused Of Murder

Emmerdale’s Robron wedding week got off to a suitably dramatic start on Monday (20 February), when police burst into the Woolpack just as the couple were about to say their vows. But it wasn’t Aaron Dingle or Robert Sugden who were in trouble, as it was Faith Dingle that they were looking for. Until now, Faith’s real reason for arriving ...

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Eric Monkman Reveals What It's Really Like To Be A University Challenge Legend

In the space of 30 minutes Eric Monkman went from academically gifted nobody to cult hero, and arguably even University Challenge’s greatest fan favourite of all time. Loved for his bellowing voice, gritted teeth and endless enthusiasm, the 29-year-old has been heralded as “a hero of our time”, the “perfect man” and the Canadian cousin of Coronation Street’s Roy Cropper.  And ...

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