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  • WATCH: NASA's billion-dollar Mars mission nears risky landing

    24 November 2018 12:33 PM 26

    NASA scientists are counting down the days, hours, and minutes before a risky Mars landing that could result in new data about the core of the red planet - or mean a quick and fiery end to a multi-year, billion-dollar project. The mission revolves around a robot landing craft that will take six minutes to descend through Mars's atmosphere. Once it lands

  • WATCH: Met police ram suspected moped thieves

    24 November 2018 6:41 AM 27

    The Met have released footage showing them knocking suspected thieves in the streets of London. The head of the Met's Operation Venice Team told The Telegraph criminals will be targeted "at every opportunity", including while riding recklessly, removing helmets or disguising themselves. However, Scotland Yard says they will ram suspects off their bikes

  • Mom and her new boyfriend die after crash on their first date

    23 November 2018 3:21 PM 37

    A young mother and her drunk-driving date died in a BMW crash after enjoying their first night out, an inquest at Pontypridd Town in Wales heard recently. Sarah-Jayne Thomas, 28, and Tim Grace, 31, – both from South Wales – died after the vehicle they were in whizzed along the M4 at a speed of 161km/h and crashed into a nearby tree on 12 June, Mirror

  • 11-year-old jumps off a bridge after two hours in school detention

    23 November 2018 3:16 PM 30

    An 11-year-old French schoolboy has taken his own life by jumping off a bridge near his school, after spending two hours in detention. The lifeless body of the boy, whose name hasn't been released, was found by his devastated parents in the town of Beausoleil in France. The boy had spent two hours in detention at Bellevue College after a teacher caught

  • UK police arrest man in connection to explosive devices

    22 November 2018 7:26 PM 26

    British counterterrorism police have arrested a 48-year-old man in connection to the discovery of two apparent explosive devices found in northwest London. Police said the man was arrested on Thursday morning in north London on suspicion of violating the Explosive Substances Act. Police say detectives do not believe the suspect has links to any terrorist

  • US couple win $1.8m after finding discarded lottery ticket

    22 November 2018 11:03 AM 27

    A couple from Louisiana have more than a million reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving after discovering a long lost jackpot-winning lottery ticket with only two weeks left to claim it. Harold and Tina Ehrenberg found the $1.8m winning ticket, which won the southern US state's June 6 Lottery Lotto draw, while doing some holiday cleaning. "We have family

  • 9-year-old beaten to death 'for not doing homework'

    21 November 2018 8:47 PM 36

    Four relatives of a nine-year-old boy, who was apparently beaten to death in eastern France, were arrested on Wednesday over suspicions he was killed for refusing do his homework, prosecutors said. The boy's mother, 20-year-old sister, 19-year-old brother, and the brother's girlfriend were taken into custody over his death at his home in the city of Mulhouse

  • Woman throws newborn baby from car, then tries to kill herself

    21 November 2018 5:16 PM 35

    Indonesian police say an American woman allegedly threw her two-month-old daughter from a moving car on the tourist island of Bali and then tried to kill herself by jumping from the vehicle. South Denpasar police chief Nyoman Wiarajaya said on Wednesday that officers haven't been able to question Nicole Stasio, who he said is in a severe state of depression

  • WATCH: Quick-thinking man saves woman by pushing her out of the way of a speeding vehicle

    21 November 2018 11:19 AM 29

    CCTV footage of a man pushing a woman, believed to be his girlfriend, out of the path of a speeding vehicle has been widely shared on social media. In the video, filmed on 10 November, the pair are seen walking along a footpath at an unknown location as a car speeds towards them with the woman seemingly unaware of what’s happening, Daily Mail reports

  • US police apologise for removing black man from Washington shop

    21 November 2018 6:35 AM 29

    Police in Kirkland, Washington, have apologised for helping the owner of a frozen yogurt shop kick out a black man because employees said they felt uncomfortable. The Seattle Times reports that the owner called officers on November 7 about Byron Ragland, who was supervising a court-sanctioned outing between a mother and son. Ragland works as a court-appointed