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December 01, 2023

UK households faced worse winter amid cost-of-living crisis

Britain’s energy regulator has increased the maximum price suppliers can charge for a typical household’s annual gas and electricity use.  The move is expected to fuel the...

'I was unfaithful. I had affairs. I cheated'- the Tiger Woods apology

Tiger Woods took a break from his treatment for sexual addiction at a rehabilitation centre in Mississippi today to give the kind of mea culpa that therapists demand before progress can be made. After acknowledging that he felt “entitled” to do basically w ...

Snappers tell police they're not a state security threat

Eye-catching tattoos are turning heads in US jails

 Eyeball Tattoos Are the Latest in Prison FashionLord knows when you're serving time you want to look your best for that hour you get out in the yard. But what's the best way to make yourself stand out? Previously prisons have offered up body pie ...

Scourge of drug addiction in Gaza

The underground tunnels between Egypt and the Palestinian city of Gaza in the Middle East may be a lifeline for those trapped inside the blockaded Gaza Strip, but along with the clothes, furniture and food that make their way through the tunnels, a da ...

'Our country needs yours help now', say UK Haitians

National news media turned up to hear heart-rending accounts from British Haitians of loved ones killed and missing after the earthquake which devastated the Caribbean island. A dozen camera crews and just as many journalists crammed into Southwark Town Ha ...

Haiti damned by 'pact with the devil' claims disgraceful televangelist

"Something happened a long time ago in Haiti ... they were under the heel of the French, uh, you know, Napoleon the third and whatever ... and they got together and swore a pact to the devil, they said, we will serve you, if you get us free from the Prince ...

Elvis Presley '68 Comeback Special

Elvis, starring Elvis Presley, was the title of a 1968 United States television special. Sponsored by The Singer Sewing Machine Company, it aired on December 3, 1968 on the NBC television network. The special is commonly referred to as the '68 Comeback Spe ...

Zimbabwe rivals in clash over cash from IMF

The two main factions in Zimbabwe's unity government are in dispute over how to spend half a billion dollars from the International Monetary Fund, in a row that could create further tensions in the already shaky coalition.The country's finance minister, Te ...

Rough sleepers find shelter and good cheer at Christmas time

Two thousand homeless people were given accommodation, food, companionship and vital services in nine centres across London and one in Newcastle by Crisis Christmas over the festive period. It was the UK's biggest volunteer-led event and Grace Boateng  ...

Snowstorms cause misery for travellers in Europe and America

Heavy snowfalls and blizzards have disrupted transport networks in Europe and the USA leaving thousands of passengers stranded.