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Wed 12 Jun 2019

What the Moon landing means to you

What the Moon landing means to you

It’s one small step for you but a giant leap for retelling history. We are asking readers to share memories or their thoughts on the Moon landing.

40,000-year-old wolf’s head discovered

40,000-year-old wolf’s head discovered

The severed head of a giant Ice Age wolf has been found well-preserved in the Siberian permafrost after 40,000 sealed in the ice.

Surprising find inside teen’s stomach

Surprising find inside teen’s stomach

A teenager became so obsessed with a wildly popular drink it landed her in hospital, and doctors were stunned by what they found.

Jilted bride’s revenge caught on CCTV

Jilted bride’s revenge caught on CCTV

An enraged bride-to-be found out a “shocking” secret about her maid-of-honour. Her cruel act of revenge was incredibly violent.

Monster step-father’s rape secret exposed

Monster step-father’s rape secret exposed

A woman has spoken about the years of horrendous abuse she endured by a man who kidnapped her at 11-years-old. WARNING: Graphic.

Murdered mum’s chilling final text

Murdered mum’s chilling final text

It’s the mystery that has baffled the world. How a mum-of-three was found brutally murdered after moving to an island paradise.

NFL star guilty of raping homeless woman

NFL star guilty of raping homeless woman

Former first-round NFL draft pick, Kellen Winslow Jr, has been found guilty of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman.

Woman’s ‘surprise’ wax goes horribly wrong

Woman’s ‘surprise’ wax goes horribly wrong

It’s important to spice things up in a relationship, and a quick wax can be just the ticket. Unless, of course, it ends up looking like this woman’s attempt.

Why death rowers choose electric chair

Why death rowers choose electric chair

Why are US killers choosing to die by electric chair? Responsible for ghastly executions, ‘Old Sparky’ is back in fashion for a macabre reason.

Artist’s wife dies after legal battle

Artist’s wife dies after legal battle

Mary Max, the wife of renowned artist Peter, killed herself in her New York apartment following an ugly fight with his children over his work.

‘Tense’ Kate relaxes for outing with Will

‘Tense’ Kate relaxes for outing with Will

Kate Middleton laughed happily with fans as she and Prince William toured the Lake District after a stiff appearance at the Queen’s birthday parade.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Huge unexplained ‘mass’ found on Moon

Huge unexplained ‘mass’ found on Moon

A huge, mysterious “mass of material” has been spotted underneath the surface of the Moon, leaving scientists bewildered.

How parents found hope after MH17 crash

How parents found hope after MH17 crash

The parents of the Maslin children, who died when MH17 was downed over Ukraine, have spoken about their heartbreak and newfound peace.

EVACUATION: Chopper crash lands on NYC skycraper

EVACUATION: Chopper crash lands on NYC skycraper

Eyewitnesses in New York have told of how they ran after feeling a mid-town skyscraper “shake” as a chopper slammed into its rooftop and burst into flames.

‘Selfless act’ before couple’s cruise death

‘Selfless act’ before couple’s cruise death

When the search was called off for a woman missing from a cruise ship on Sunday, she joined a long list of vanished holiday-makers.

Nurse arrested over 17 baby deaths

Nurse arrested over 17 baby deaths

A nurse has been arrested for a second time as police investigate 17 baby deaths in a neonatal unit.

‘Make or break moment’ for Hong Kong

‘Make or break moment’ for Hong Kong

A young leader has blasted Hong Kong’s chief Carrie Lam as she refuses to back down on controversial law changes despite huge protests.

Trio’s shocking rape, murder of 8yo girl

Trio’s shocking rape, murder of 8yo girl

Warning: Graphic. Three men have been jailed for life for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl that has horrified India.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Airline drops ‘hypocritical’ staff rule

Airline drops ‘hypocritical’ staff rule

Air New Zealand has been under fire for years over a strict and controversial policy. Today, it says it will finally back down.

Woman in 'pink pyjamas’ missing from cruise ship

Woman in 'pink pyjamas’ missing from cruise ship

Tourists have told how a woman in “pink pyjamas” fell from a “rocky” cruise liner in high winds near Majorca — as the desperate search was called off.

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