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article 22 December 2014 UK
Six people confirmed dead after bin lorry crash in Glasgow
Glasgow crash

Police say six people were killed after a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians in Glasgow's George Square as the city was crowded with Christmas shoppers.

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article 22 December 2014 UK
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Theresa May to scrap child abuse inquiry

The home secretary is to disband the panel investigating historical cases of child sex abuse - just six months after she set it up.

article 22 December 2014 UK
News
Have street lighting cuts made roads more dangerous?

Labour's Hilary Benn tells Channel 4 News that cuts in street lighting have made roads more dangerous and people feel unsafe walking home in the dark.

article 22 December 2014 World, China
News
Inside China's Jesus cult

Thousands in China are turning their back on communism in favour of obscure Christian sects, one of which worships a female Jesus - and is known to use violence to impose itself, writes Danny Vincent.

article 22 December 2014 World, North Korea
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North Korea threatens attacks on US over Sony hacking

North Korea threatens the United States, calling it a "cesspool of terrorism" and accusing the Obama administration of being behind the satirical film The Interview.

article 22 December 2014 UK
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How the genomes project could help you

Participants in the 100,000 Genomes Project will share genetic codes and medical records with drugs companies and researchers in the hope of finding effective treatments for cancer and rare diseases.

video 22 December 2014 World, China

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The banned Chinese cult with one million members - video

Thousands in China are turning their backs on communism in favour of obscure Christian sects. (Filmed by Danny Vincent, directed by Teresa Smith, edited by Agnieska Liggett)

video 22 December 2014 World, Somalia

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Where does frankincense come from? - video

Jamal Osman tracks down the people producing frankincense in Somalia. Watch the full film on Channel 4 News tonight at 7pm.

article 22 December 2014 World, North Korea
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Hackers threaten South Korea nuclear firm

A threat is made to "stay away" from nuclear reactors in South Korea unless the government shuts three down before Christmas, after a cyber-attack on the power company running them.

article 21 December 2014 World, United States
News
Obama 'may put North Korea back on terror list'

US President Barack Obama says the cyber hack against Sony, blamed on North Korea, is not an "act of war" - but is considering putting them back on the terror list.

article 21 December 2014 World, United States
News
Gunman kills New York policemen in 'revenge attack'

A man kills himself after shooting two New York City police officers, having tweeted 'anti-police' comments about the chokehold death of Eric Garner.

article 21 December 2014 UK
News
Ambulance times could be lengthened, leaked report shows

Ambulance waiting times in England could be lengthened from eight to 19 minutes in some cases, a leaked NHS memo reveals.

post 21 December 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greece election: opposition party's main enemy will be time

Whether the next Greek government is a revamped coalition or one led by the radical left opposition party, it will face the same devastating debt baggage.

video 20 December 2014 World, United States

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Sony capitulation to North Korea 'a wake-up call' - video

Everyone in business "has to be worried" about the cyber threat, if a country under strict sanctions like North Korea can force Sony to pull a film, says Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times.

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Shoppers out in force on 'Panic Saturday' - video

Shoppers have been splashing out an average 2 million a minute in a last minute high street frenzy that researchers are calling "Panic Saturday".

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Fishermen widen their nets after EU deal - video

The fisheries minister returned from Brussels this week with a deal that will increase the catch of fish in some areas but see reductions or existing quotas maintained in other parts of the UK.

article 20 December 2014 World, Israel
News
Israel launches first Gaza attack since August

Israeli aircraft bomb a Hamas militant base in the Gaza strip, in their first strike in Gaza since a ceasefire was declared four months ago.

video 20 December 2014 World, China

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Cyclist cheats death in China - video

A cyclist miraculously cheats death after being hit by a 14-wheel truck. Local police blamed the driver - who failed to spot the cyclist in his blind spot - for the near-fatal incident.

article 20 December 2014 World, Australia
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Police arrest Cairns mother after multiple child murder

Police in Australia arrest a woman on suspicion of murdering seven of her children, who were found stabbed in her home.

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A man driving a van has ploughed into a crowd at a Christmas market in Nantes in western France injuring 10 people. There are reports the driver
shouted “Allahu Akbar” (“God is greatest” in Arabic) and then stabbed himself with a knife.


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Singer Joe Cocker has died at 70. The Sheffield-born musician had a career spanning more than 40 years, and was best known for his cover of The Beatles’ song With A Little Help From My Friends

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Emergency services have been called to a “serious incident” in Glasgow city centre involving a bin lorry which is understood to have crashed into a group of pedestrians

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One man is dead and another injured after a shooting in Sheffield. The men, both 22, were sitting in a car in the city centre at around 10.15pm on Sunday night. They were taken to hospital but the driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead. The passenger remains in hospital in a stable condition, South Yorkshire Police said.

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