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Trump escalates pressure on North Korea with more sanctions

Trump escalates pressure on North Korea with more sanctions - Dec. 26, 2017

Tesco apologises after customers complain of 'rancid, rotten' turkeys

Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer, has apologised after being hit with a series of complaints about the condition of its Christmas turkeys. The supermarket group has pledged to investigate after customers claimed on social...

2 arrested in South Korea's deadliest fire in years

The fire, which ripped through an eight-story building in the city of Jecheon in North Chungcheong province, was the deadliest blaze in South Korea in nine years.The owner of the building, whose surname...

Boxing Day sales: bargain hunters out in force across UK

The Christmas shopping marathon has continued in earnest with thousands of Britons queuing from the early hours to get their hands on Boxing Day bargains. More than 1,000 people were waiting outside Next in...

The Conservative resistance: the rightwingers who stood up to Trump

For a man who describes himself as a master deal-maker, Trump’s first year in office has seen remarkably few deals. Much of this is down to the Republican party’s distrust of Trump. But while...

The pots of gold at the east edge of London

On occasion, the chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royces, Bentleys and high-end Mercedes can be seen navigating the roundabouts of an east London industrial estate squeezed between Europe’s largest sewage treatment plant and the remains of the...

Why we're obsessed with tall buildings

In partnership withWritten by David Nicholson-Cole, The ConversationDavid Nicholson-Cole is and assistant professor in Architecture at the University of Nottingham. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. CNN...

Consumer complaints: what you can do to fix the most common ones

This has been a frustrating year for consumers. From trying to claw back money after being stuck in an airport for hours on end while waiting for a flight to take off to...

London's Big Ben bell chimes again

The bell will carry on tolling through the festive season until lunchtime on New Year's Day, according to Reuters news agency.Big Ben was taken out of action in August as part of a...

Five on Brexit Island lifts WH Smith sales as adult colouring books fade

A comic revival of Enid Blyton’s Famous Five characters gave WH Smith reason for cheer over the key festive trading period. Strong sales of spoof titles such as Five on Brexit Island, Five Give...

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Purrfect plan: why a young couple made a video game about...

Two years ago, over a quiet Christmas break, Oliver Hindle and Ruby-Mae Roberts decided to make a video game together. The twentysomething couple...