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Fourth victim of killer batch of Superman ecstasy pills named as police launch amnesty to catch the drug dealers

Fourth victim of killer batch of Superman ecstasy pills named as police launch amnesty to catch the drug dealers

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Prince Andrew strongly denies 'underage sex slave' allegations after being named in lawsuit filed in U.S. court papers 

Prince Andrew strongly denies 'underage sex slave' allegations after being named in lawsuit filed in U.S. court papers 

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Amal Clooney is threatened with arrest in Egypt after exposing flaws in their judicial system that led to the conviction of three Al Jazeera journalists 

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Fourth victim of killer batch of Superman ecstasy pills named as police launch amnesty to catch the drug dealers

First victim was 22-year-old Lithuanian factory worker Eustace RopasHe was found dead on Christmas Eve after taking Superman ecstasy John Hocking, 20, fell ill and died ...

Prince Andrew strongly denies 'underage sex slave' allegations after being named in lawsuit filed in U.S. court papers 

Court motion in U.S. brought in relation to millionaire Jeffrey EpsteinEpstein, a former friend of the Prince, was convicted of sex crime in 2008Court papers ...

Amal Clooney is threatened with arrest in Egypt after exposing flaws in their judicial system that led to the conviction of three Al Jazeera journalists 

Human rights lawyer produced report before taking on Al Jazeera clientsEgyptian officials warned she could be arrested for criticising governmentShe was prevented from presenting the report in Cairo on ...

What has Kim Jong-Un done to his eyebrows?

Kim Jong-Un gave annual address from Pyongyang on New Year's DayObservers noticed brows have shrunk significantly since 2013 speechToday he was pictured smiling with children ...

The 'First Family of Instagram' who have built a social media empire from their luxury lives: Banker's wife and stepkids attract 1.5m followers with their savvy posts 

Eswein-Phillips family run series of influential accounts on photo appMom Sarah commands @baking and @food and post gorgeous mealsDaughter Liz runs @newyorkcity and has audience ...

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Woman who had her legs severed by train was conscious during the ordeal

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Plumber dies and family overwhelmed by fumes after 'explosion' in block of flats where he was using drain cleaner fluid to unblock sink

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Female TV presenters told they must now wear black abaya robes in Saudi Arabia 

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