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Video: SPECIAL REPORT: China's Winter Olympics should be renamed the GENOCIDE Games... a million Muslims have been sent to camps where rape, torture and forced abortion are rife. So, one week out, why is Beijing seen as a suitable host? 

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Outrage as creep who had sex with a child after being warned three times to keep his hands off her will spend just nine months behind bars after judge found she was a 'willing participant'

Yarram man Harry Smith, 20, had previously raped a 10-year old child Smith had been warned by police not to have sex with his latest victim He went ahead anyway and had sex with the teenager at an oval in Sale A County Court of Victoria judge described the teen as a 'willing participant'The comment and sentence brought on a Supreme Court of Victoria appeal That appeal was dismissed on Friday with Smith's sentence to remain as is   Read more »

Eric Adams CAN hire his brother - but for only $1 a year: Ethics committee rules senior security advisor job offer can go ahead with no power over personnel to avoid the appearance of favoritism

NYC's Conflict of Interest Board ruled that Mayor Eric Adams can hire his brother Bernard as senior security adviser but only for $1 a year as compensationAdams, 61, initially sought to put his brother in the position of deputy police commissioner with an annual salary of $240,000The mayor then planned to demote his brother's role to be security adviser for a yearly salary of $210,000 after facing accusations of nepotismThe board then granted permission for Bernard Adams, 51, to obtain the role as he would be essentially unpaid and will have no real authority in the position  Adams' younger brother previously worked as a Virginia university parking administrator and also served on the NYPD for 20 years before leaving in 2006 Read more »

Video: Aussie BBQ restaurant with  an automatic grills takes the nation by storm: 'You can cook as many skewers as you wish'

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Is prostate cancer risk reduced by statins? Medication could cut men's odds of getting the disease, scientists say

Statins could cut men's odds of getting prostate cancer, scientists have foundStudy suggests greater risk of the cancer among those with raised levels of LPA  Tablets taken by around 8 million Brits reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease Read more »

Celebrity funeral director who stars on TLC reality show 'Best Funeral Ever' is sued by 17 families for 'desecrating remains': Claims he returned wrong ashes, disposed of bodies without permission and even filled an urn with tiny white pebbles

John Beckwith Jr., 79, the director of Golden Gate Funeral Home, has been sued by 17 families for negligently handling their loved ones remains  Beckwith, who appeared on TLC's Best Funeral Ever, reportedly returned wrong ashes, presented the wrong body, and disposed bodies without permissionFourteen lawsuits have been filed in 2021 alone with three filed in 2021 Jackie Carlisle, 31, said she nearly fainted when she saw her 48-year-old mother Jennifer's body at the funeral home as it was discomposing and bloated Nekeya Webster, who filed a suit in 2021, had her father's ashes spread in the funeral home's Louisiana cemetery without her permission Tiesha Beaty found white pebbles inside the urn when she went to put her father's military medal inside Golden Gate said they will fight the allegations. They were first investigated after an employee reported the home left bodies in an unrefrigerated truck   Read more »

COVID-19: Nightclubs reopen and social distancing cut as Wales moves to alert level zero from today

Restrictions have been eased gradually after Wales passed the peak of the Omicron wave - with a three-week review due to take place on 10 February. Read more »

The INSANE mark house prices have hit in all of Australia's capital cities - and the surprising areas set to surge by another 30% this year

Australia's median capital city price in 2021 rose by 25.2 per cent to $1,066,133Sydney had even bigger 33.1 per cent surge to $1,601,467, Domain data showedUpmarket suburbs on Northern Beaches had even bigger 45 per cent increasesPropertyology expecting Brisbane, Hobart and Adelaide to see big rises in 2022  Read more »

Video: Dolly Parton reveals Keith Urban is her dream duet partner as he's one of the 'most talented and cutest guys' - but insists she's 'not trying to hit on him because he's got Nicole'

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Video: 'I'm really unhappy with my body': Kerry Katona reveals she avoids gym because 'she worries about people staring' in candid new workout video

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Fearsome alleged boss of the Hamzy crime family is temporarily freed from maximum security and targets young member of rival clan when their paths cross

Bassam Hamzy, 43, lunged at and spat at Bilal Mahfoud, 20, at Silverwater jailHamzy went to jail in 1999 for murder and has run drug operations from his cellMahfoud was arrested after acquiring a gun following an attempt on his lifeMahfoud is an associate of the Alameddine clan, which is at war with the Hamzys Read more »

Video: Jeopardy champion Amy Schneider signs with CAA... just one day after her epic 40-game winning streak is snapped

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Video: Saudi deserts are blanketed in SNOW and ice following extremely rare 'historic hailstorm'

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Roxy Horner sizzles as she goes braless beneath unbuttoned red blazer during glam night out with friends

Roxy Horner made quite a statement when she stepped out in London on Thursday to celebrate designer Joshua Kane’s engagement. The model, 30, looked sensational in an unbuttoned red blazer ... Read more »

Megan Fox smolders in a silver cut out top with slacks and jokes about her preppy attire: 'If I were the AP Literature teacher at Euphoria High'

She recently became engaged to the man of her dreams after dating for more than one year. And Megan Fox tried out a few new glam looks as she struck ... Read more »

Parents of baby who died with more than 60 broken bones to be sentenced

Naomi Johnson and Benjamin O'Shea are facing jail terms following the death of their eight-week-old daughter Amina. Sky News looks at what happened in the case and why reports of child cruelty in the UK have soared. Read more »

Ella Henderson and Max George share their mental health struggles as they join a host of stars in behind-the-scenes video for new NHS Talking Therapies campaign

Singers Ella Henderson, Max George and Tom Grennan, have shared their mental health struggles in a behind-the-scenes NHS campaign video. The famous faces feature in a new mental health campaign ... Read more »

Love Island's Anton Danyluk is selling his rustic Edinburgh ranch for £2.5 million - and the luxury home boasts four bedrooms, a private chalet, and 10 ACRES of land

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Chelsea fans spot Jorginho's profile on celebrity dating app Raya after Brazilian football ace jets to Miami without girlfriend Catherine Harding and their baby son

The Chelsea FC star, 30, has travelled to Florida with his teammates for a getaway during the Premier League's winter breakJorginho's profile was spotted by an admirer who linked up with his account, and they noted it does not include the 'just here for friends' messageThe Brazilian ace began dating Catherine in 2020, and they share son Jax, 16 monthsRaya is often described as the celebrity version of Tinder, as the dating app requires a membership and a vetting process, which is enticing to big stars. Read more »

Everton register interest in signing Ruben Loftus-Cheek following injuries to Abdoulaye Doucoure and Fabian Delph... but Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is keen to keep midfielder at Stamford Bridge

Ruben Loftus-Cheek has played 20 matches for Chelsea so far this season The midfielder has provided three assists, two of which came in the league Everton have lost midfield duo Abdoulaye Doucoure and Fabian Delph to injury  Read more »

Liverpool legend Ian Rush calls for new concussion rules and suggests Sadio Mane's health was put at RISK - when Senegal talisman stayed on the pitch after he was knocked out cold in AFCON clash against Cape Verde

Senegal's Sadio Mane was knocked out after a clash of heads against Cape VerdeThe forward was allowed to stay on the pitch, scored, before being forced off Liverpool icon Ian Rush was hugely critical of the episode in the AFCON clash Rush added that it showed that 'we have some way to go with attitudes towards head trauma in football' Read more »

'Is this set up for camera?' The Apprentice UK: Viewers question whether the show is 'STAGED' as Francesca is seen catching a fish by its TAIL during latest task

The Apprentice UK viewers have questioned whether the show is ‘staged’ as candidate Francesca Kennedy Wallbank was spotted catching a fish by its tail.  The latest challenge on Thursday saw ... Read more »

Jeopardy champion Amy Schneider signs with CAA... just one day after her epic 40-game winning streak is snapped

Just one day after her amazing 40-game winning streak was snapped, Jeopardy champion Amy Schneider has signed with talent agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). The 42-year-old engineering manager from Oakland, ... Read more »

Beth Mead heroics inspire Arsenal Women to comeback win over Brighton as Jonas Eidevall's side move four points clear of Chelsea at the Super League summit

Arsenal Women came from behind to record a 2-1 win over Brighton on ThursdayBeth Mead proved the difference for the Super League leaders on the nightThe England star set up Vivianne Miedema to cancel out Emma Koivisto's openerShe then whipped home a free-kick to extend the Gunners' lead at the top  Read more »

Video: Team GB's top 10 Winter Olympic moments: From 24million Brits glued to the Bolero to the failed runner becoming a skeleton champion, and THAT TV commentary which led to 300 complaints to the BBC!

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England's Tommy Fleetwood makes a strong start at the Dubai Desert Classic after sliding down from the world's top 10 to 43rd in the rankings

Tommy Fleetwood got off to an encouraging start with a 67 in the first round Englishman has ditched trying to keep up with the likes of Bryson DeChambeauDenmark's Joachim Hansen set the early pace with a seven-under-par 65  Read more »

Tanguy Ndombele 'is edging closer towards the Tottenham exit door as PSG enter advanced talks over a loan deal for the midfielder'... with Antonio Conte keen to offload the club's £63m record buy

PSG are reportedly looking to take Tanguy Ndombele on loan from TottenhamNdombele, 25, has struggled since becoming Spurs' club-record signing in 2019Antonio Conte has deemed the midfielder surplus to requirements this monthNow PSG are in talks over a loan deal which could include an obligation to buy  Read more »

Paraguay 0-1 Uruguay: Talisman Luis Suarez nets superb second-half winner before Gustavo Gomez is sent off late on as visitors boost hopes of qualifying for the World Cup

Uruguay moved up to fourth qualifying place after hard-fought victoryLuis Suarez fired a left-footed shot past the Paraguay keeper in the 65th minuteParaguay's Gustavo Gomez was sent off late on for a second bookable offence  Read more »

The Bachelorette's Darvid Garayeli reveals his biggest regret following messy split with Brooke Blurton

He broke up with Brooke Blurton just one month after he packed up his belongings and relocated to Melbourne following the finale of The Bachelorette last year. And Darvid Garayeli ... Read more »

PSG 'remain in contact with Marcus Rashford ahead of potential summer move for the Man United star... with Ligue 1 giants having targeted England forward last summer in case Kylian Mbappe left'

Marcus Rashford has struggled for goals for Man United for most of the season But the 24-year-old has netted twice in as many games to regain confidence PSG are reportedly still in contact with him ahead of summer transfer windowThey saw him as a replacement for Kylian Mbappe in case he left last summer  Read more »

Burnley pushing to seal £12m deal for Wolfsburg striker Wout Weghorst as Sean Dyche looks to fill the void left by Chris Wood and bolster his attacking options prior to Monday's deadline

Burnley saw striker Chris Wood leave for relegation rivals Newcastle this monthSean Dyche's side are short in attack and have made a new striker a priorityTalks are ongoing with German side Wolfsburg for attacker Wout Weghorst Burnley are looking to seal a £12million deal before Monday's transfer deadline  Read more »

EXCLUSIVE 'It really is like going twelve rounds with Fury!' The Apprentice's 'dispatch of the day' Alex Short details the intense pressure of the boardroom

His catch of the day paved the way to being Sir Lord Sugar’s dispatch of the day.  But for commercial cleaning company owner Alex Short, the intense pressure in the ... Read more »

Aussie BBQ restaurant with automatic grills takes the nation by storm: 'You can cook as many skewers as you wish'

Foodie shares his experience at grill restaurant that's taken the nation by storm  Eat With Hendri describes 'Grill King' as a next level barbecue & grill restaurantThe Melbourne restaurant's skewers start from $2.50 and come in vegan options'Omg I am drooling over those grilled skewers they look so tasty,' a woman said Read more »

17-year-old girl films 'creepy' older man persistently harassing her in a thrift store, telling her she is 'beautiful' and inviting her to his HOME, even after she tells him how young she is

Jaycie Crouse, from Nova Scotia, was shopping alone when the man approached and said he thought she was 'one of the most beautiful girls he had ever seen' He proceeded to ask her if she was single, but she told him she was only 17, hoping that her young age would steer him away However, the man, whose name and exact age is unknown, was unbothered by their age difference and persistedHe offered her a job - explaining that he recently got injured and needed help at his house. In the end, she pretended she got a phone call and walked awayJaycie shared footage of the terrifying moment to TikTok where it went viral - with many expressing horror over the man's behavior  Read more »

North Carolina mother who busted her 17-year-old son sneaking off to Florida with his friends for spring break drives EIGHT HOURS to surprise him on the beach with his family

Erica Ann, a TikTok user from Raleigh, North Carolina, went viral after she documented her road trip to Florida to catch her son The mom explained that it was his location on Snapchat that gave him awayThe original video from April has been viewed more than 12.1 million times, and it went viral for a second time when she reposted it last month Fans wanted to see Ayden's reaction, so Erica also shared footage of the moment Ayden walked onto the beach and saw her with his little sister, aunt, and uncle  Read more »

Princess Mary shares the most valuable piece of advice her mum gave her before she died when the royal was just 25 - as she reflects on her life ahead of her 50th birthday

Crown Princess Mary has shared valuable advice her mum gave her growing upHer mother Henrietta Donaldson died in 1997 when the future queen was 25Mary didn't meet her now husband Prince Frederik until 2000 when she was 28Her mother's words 'you can only be yourself' have stuck with her The mother-of-four will celebrate her 50th birthday on February 5  Read more »

MetService Wellington weather: January 29th

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Video: 'Is this set up for camera?' The Apprentice UK: Viewers question whether the show is 'STAGED' as Francesca is seen catching a fish by its TAIL during latest task

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Brian Tamaki on being in jail

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MetService Christchurch weather: January 29th

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