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False teeth, sanitary pads and cooking oils found in 64m giant fatberg discovered in UK
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False teeth, sanitary pads and cooking oils found in 64m giant fatberg discovered in UK

Oct 4th 2019, 10:58 PM 65,774 Views 32 Comments

The fatberg was discovered under Sidmouth in Devon just before Christmas last year.

'Monster' 64m fatberg discovered blocking sewer in UK
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'Monster' 64m fatberg discovered blocking sewer in UK

Jan 8th 2019, 6:05 PM 88,432 Views 41 Comments

The mass, which is made up of oil, fat and wet wipes, is the largest-ever fatberg to have been discovered in Devon.

'An extremely dangerous terrorist': Antrim Royal Marine jailed for 18 years for making bombs
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'An extremely dangerous terrorist': Antrim Royal Marine jailed for 18 years for making bombs

Jul 31st 2017, 5:04 PM 23,780 Views 57 Comments

Ciarán Maxwell (31), from Larne, manufactured large amounts of ammunition and explosives.

Four directors prosecuted for 'culture of abuse' at UK care centres
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Four directors prosecuted for 'culture of abuse' at UK care centres

Jun 7th 2017, 1:42 PM 13,572 Views 4 Comments

People with significant learning disabilities were detained in seclusion rooms which had no heating or toilet facilities.

Extensive search underway for lynx which broke loose from Devon Zoo
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Extensive search underway for lynx which broke loose from Devon Zoo

Jul 7th 2016, 9:57 PM 20,038 Views 43 Comments

Flaviu managed to escape by chewing through a board in the wall of his new home.

Toddler spends three days with the body of his dead mother
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Toddler spends three days with the body of his dead mother

Feb 27th 2016, 5:43 PM 15,155 Views 5 Comments

It is understood this happened over last weekend.

Police seeking witnesses after man dies in 'axe attack'
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Police seeking witnesses after man dies in 'axe attack'

Jan 1st 2015, 5:56 PM 12,561 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened in the early hours of the morning.

Man (26) arrested on suspicion of 'preparing for act of terrorism'
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Man (26) arrested on suspicion of 'preparing for act of terrorism'

Nov 4th 2014, 10:28 AM 9,699 Views 9 Comments

The arrest was in relation to conflicts overseas.

Twomey family tragedy used for garda training
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Twomey family tragedy used for garda training

Nov 1st 2014, 2:42 PM 34,248 Views 7 Comments

Elber Twomey will also appear on the Saturday Night show tonight.

'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family
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'I have forgiven him' - Cork woman opens up about crash that killed her young family

Sep 8th 2014, 3:50 PM 27,193 Views 21 Comments

“I have an army in heaven that kick my ass out of bed every morning.”

Man dies trying to rescue his dog from a river
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Man dies trying to rescue his dog from a river

Dec 24th 2013, 3:13 PM 23,702 Views 36 Comments

The 46-year-old entered the fast-flowing water after his dog, who escaped unharmed.

Two men convicted of plot to kill singer Joss Stone
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Two men convicted of plot to kill singer Joss Stone

Apr 3rd 2013, 5:46 PM 9,983 Views 18 Comments

“Apart from someone coming around to say someone is trying to kill me, it was a really nice day,” Stone told the court during a three-week trial last month.

Woman killed by falling tree as Britain hit by storms
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Woman killed by falling tree as Britain hit by storms

Nov 25th 2012, 9:31 AM 6,237 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old woman, who was living in a tent, was hit as a tree fell in heavy rains; two men were also injured.

Irish couple still fighting for life after crash that killed toddler
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Irish couple still fighting for life after crash that killed toddler

Jul 9th 2012, 8:30 AM 10,614 Views 24 Comments

The Cork town where Con and Elber Twomey lived is in “deep shock” after the accident, the parish priest has said.

Parents visit Irish couple injured in Torquay crash
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Parents visit Irish couple injured in Torquay crash

Jul 8th 2012, 12:20 PM 9,932 Views 16 Comments

The Irish couple lost their two-year-old son and unborn baby in the crash on Friday afternoon.

UPDATE: Mother of Irish toddler killed in Devon road crash loses unborn baby
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UPDATE: Mother of Irish toddler killed in Devon road crash loses unborn baby

Jul 7th 2012, 6:10 PM 26,318 Views 53 Comments

Another man died in the incident which also left the boy’s parents critically injured in hospital. Attempts are being made to contact the family’s relatives in Ireland.

Missing Irish weather buoy is found - 270 miles from home
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Missing Irish weather buoy is found - 270 miles from home

Jan 3rd 2012, 6:59 PM 5,884 Views 7 Comments

A marine weather buoy was torn from its mooring during severe storms on December 10 – and showed up off Devon yesterday.

Woman who killed cat in microwave jailed for 168 days
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Woman who killed cat in microwave jailed for 168 days

Dec 14th 2011, 7:24 PM 7,182 Views 48 Comments

Gina Robins, a 31-year-old English woman, showed little remorse over the incident.

Father of "ill-mannered" email bride hits back at "Miss Fancy Pants"
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# Monster-in-Law

Father of "ill-mannered" email bride hits back at "Miss Fancy Pants"

Jul 1st 2011, 1:07 PM 953 Views 0 Comments

Upset father launches counter-attack on “snotty” mother-in-law.