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Storm Desmond: Thousands Of People Flooded Out Of Homes

Storm Desmond: Thousands Of People Flooded Out Of Homes

Thousands of people have been flooded out of their homes or left without power after Storm Desmond wreaked havoc in parts of the UK.

In Cumbria and Lancashire more than 43,000 homes are suffering from power cuts, while an estimated 5,200 homes have been affected by flooding.

The weather has claimed two lives – in Cumbria and the Republic of Ireland.

David Cameron said the flood defences in Cumbria “were not enough” and some people might not be home for read more

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Victims At The Scene Report What Happened On Saturday Night

Victims At The Scene Report What Happened On Saturday Night

The suspected Tube station terrorist punched and kicked one of his victims unconscious before knifing him as he lay on the floor, a witness has claimed.

A 56-year-old man was left with “serious” stab wounds and another person was injured during the terror attack last night at Leytonstone Tube station in east London.

Salim Patel, 59, who runs the station shop and saw the attack unfold, said he heard shouts and saw the attacker beat up his victim before leaving him unconscious on the station floor.

He then allegedly read more

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Tube Station Attack In Leytonstone Tube Station

Tube Station Attack In Leytonstone Tube Station

The stabbing of three people at a Tube station by a man wielding a machete is being treated as a terrorist incident, police have said.

The man reportedly said “This is for Syria” after he launched the attack at Leytonstone station in east London on Saturday night.

Police cordon off Leytonstone Underground Station in east London on Saturday night

Police cordon off Leytonstone Underground Station in east London on Saturday night

Shocking video footage posted online shows a large pool of blood spattered across the floor of the ticket hall as a man is seen threatening other passengers in the station.

One man has suffered serious read more

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Black Friday Today

Black Friday Today

Black Friday 2015: UK Shoppers expected to almost DOUBLE their spend on fashion, tech and more.

According to data UK shoppers will double their spending during this year’s Black Friday on 27 November 2015.

The stats, from Emarsys – a global marketing software provider, predict we will be doubling our average spend on the latest fashion items, as well as tech, sports and larger outdoor items – read more

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Supermoon Eclipse Tonight

Supermoon Eclipse Tonight

 A total lunar eclipse will share the sky with a blood-red supermoon for the first time in more than 30 years.

Skywatchers are being promised great views of a spectacular celestial event tonight that has not occurred for 33 years.

The supermoon eclipse will see our planet move directly between the sun and moon – giving the lunar surface a rusty appearance.

The rare spectacle was last seen in 1982, and will not happen again read more

Customers Angry Carphone Hack Kept ‘Secret’

Customers Angry Carphone Hack Kept ‘Secret’

Some customers say they should have been informed of a huge hack when it was first discovered on Wednesday, not three days later.

Carphone Warehouse customers are asking why the company took three days to inform them of a data breach that may have compromised the personal details of up to 2.4 million people.

Users took to Twitter to vent their frustration that customers were not immediately made aware when the breach was first discovered on Wednesday.

“How timely of carphone warehouse to delay announcement read more

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Lancashire Homes Forced To Boil Water Due To Cryptosporidium Bug

Lancashire Homes Forced To Boil Water Due To Cryptosporidium Bug

More than 300,000 households in Lancashire have been told to boil drinking water after contamination with a microbial parasite.

Routine tests by United Utilities found traces of cryptosporidium at Franklaw water treatment works outside Preston.

Some customers said they were not alerted quickly enough but the company said it had done “everything possible”.

Traces of the parasite, which can cause gastrointestinal complaints, were read more

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Man thought to have walked entire Channel tunnel

Man thought to have walked entire Channel tunnel

Suspected illegal immigrant, a Sudanese national, detected inside tunnel less than 1km from Folkestone terminal.

A suspected illegal immigrant is understood to have walked almost the entire length of the 31-mile (50km) Channel tunnel from France before being apprehended by Kent police close to the tunnel exit at Folkestone.

The man, who is a Sudanese national, was detected inside the tunnel less than 1km from the Folkestone terminal at 6.13pm on Tuesday.

Kent police said in a statement: “Kent police officers investigating read more

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