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Two New York police officers shot in Brooklyn 

Two New York police officers shot in Brooklyn 

Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, 'crept up behind cop car and shot men in the heads'Officers were shot dead in their patrol car today in Bedford Stuyvesant...
How posh is your Christmas? Twister or Charades? Buck's fizz or boiled eggs? Our VERY classy correspondent has all the answers to those awfully tricky social dilemmas 

How posh is your Christmas? Twister or Charades? Buck's fizz or boiled eggs? Our VERY classy correspondent has all the answers to those awfully tricky social dilemmas 

By Susannah Constantine For The Mail On Sunday Published: 17:08 EST, 20 December 2014 | Updated: 18:51 EST, 20 December 2014 ...
'The vibe changed in the house, I didn't want to be around it anymore': Babysitter of children allegedly stabbed to death by their mother gives glimpse inside house of horrors as police refuse to rule out drug link to massacre

'The vibe changed in the house, I didn't want to be around it anymore': Babysitter of children allegedly stabbed to death by their mother gives glimpse inside house of horrors as police refuse to rule out drug link to massacre

Horrifying massacre at a Cairns home just six days before ChristmasPolice have revealed the young victims were four girls and four boysMother of seven of...
Wellington's heroes finally win Waterloo memorial on Belgian battlefield - 100 years after the French got one

Wellington's heroes finally win Waterloo memorial on Belgian battlefield - 100 years after the French got one

200 years on, there is still no memorial on the site to commemorate the bravery of British troops who fought and died thereMonument designed by...
MPs' secret plot to boot out Bercow as Speaker after the General Election in May  

MPs' secret plot to boot out Bercow as Speaker after the General Election in May  

John Bercow faces cross-party bid to remove him as Commons SpeakerMPs across parties are privately plotting to replace him with new Speaker Plan to change Commons'...

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Two New York police officers shot in Brooklyn 

Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, 'crept up behind cop car and shot men in the heads'Officers were shot dead in their patrol car today in Bedford Stuyvesant ...

How posh is your Christmas? Twister or Charades? Buck's fizz or boiled eggs? Our VERY classy correspondent has all the answers to those awfully tricky social dilemmas 

By Susannah Constantine For The Mail On Sunday Published: 17:08 EST, 20 December 2014 | Updated: 18:51 EST, 20 December 2014 ...

'The vibe changed in the house, I didn't want to be around it anymore': Babysitter of children allegedly stabbed to death by their mother gives glimpse inside house of horrors as police refuse to rule out drug link to massacre

Horrifying massacre at a Cairns home just six days before ChristmasPolice have revealed the young victims were four girls and four boysMother of seven of ...

Wellington's heroes finally win Waterloo memorial on Belgian battlefield - 100 years after the French got one

200 years on, there is still no memorial on the site to commemorate the bravery of British troops who fought and died thereMonument designed by ...

MPs' secret plot to boot out Bercow as Speaker after the General Election in May  

John Bercow faces cross-party bid to remove him as Commons SpeakerMPs across parties are privately plotting to replace him with new Speaker Plan to change Commons' ...

Caroline Flack is named the winner of Strictly as she becomes highest scoring finalist in show's history

By Ryan Smith for MailOnline Published: 15:14 EST, 20 December 2014 | Updated: 18:44 EST, 20 December 2014 ...

Dark secrets of Broadchurch 2: Writer of next month's hotly anticipated sequel warns viewers to 'brace yourselves for upset and shock with the cheekiest cliffhanger yet' 

Broadchurch is set to return the nation's screens from January 5The feverishly anticipated drama is surrounded by a wall of secrecyStars Olivia Colman and David ...

Secret plan to double ambulance waiting times: Stroke and seizure patients could wait up to NINETEEN minutes under new targets, whistleblower reveals

Ambulance crews are to be given more time to respond to incidents Secret memo revealed targets may be increased from eight to 19 minutes'Red 2' incidents, ...

Alberto Korda photographs of Fidel Castro uncovered in Toronto flat

Never-before seen pictures of Cuban leader Fidel Castro have emerged Rare negatives were bought for just $20 (£12) at a flea market in HavanaThey were taken ...

Another sad drunk headed for cells or hard-pressed A&E... so why are police posing for pictures with revellers?

Policewoman took photographs as colleagues struggled with drunken manHanded phone back to revellers posing with uniformed officer in BlackpoolThe drunken man was taken away in ...