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Man drinks himself to death in desperate bid for livestream fame

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A man in China has died after he had spent three months drinking large volumes of liquids, including cooking oil, as part of an ill-fated bid for fame on a livestreaming app. The man, who has been identified as Chu, reportedly died on December 31, soon after livestreaming himself drinking alcohol at a supermarket in Read More

Smallpox bioterrorist attack could devastate planet for 10 years

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In August 2018, Australian scientists launched a complex international simulation dubbed, ‘Exercise Mataika’, which investigated a ‘worst-case scenario’ for a smallpox bioterrorist attack and the results are horrifying. Smallpox, one of the most infectious diseases known to man, was officially eradicated in 1980, but two officially known samples of the disease are held in secure Read More

At least 70 die in Bangladesh warehouse fire

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At least 70 people have died and dozens more have been injured in a warehouse fire in the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka. It is feared the number of dead could climb further as firefighters continue to search through the wreckage for more victims. The blaze broke out in the four-storey building on Wednesday night in the Read More

At least 69 die in Bangladesh warehouse fire

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At least 69 people have died and dozens more have been injured in a warehouse fire in the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka. It is feared the number of dead could climb further as firefighters continue to search through the wreckage for more victims. The blaze broke out in the four-storey building on Wednesday night in the Read More

British girl, 9, dies after eating ice cream on holiday

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By Emily Mee, news reporter A nine-year-old British girl has died after eating an ice cream while on holiday in the Costa Del Sol with her family.  The schoolgirl, who was allergic to milk and nuts, is believed to have gone into anaphylactic shock after suffering a severe allergic reaction. Malaga’s Sur newspaper reported she Read More

French ski patroller killed in Crans-Montana avalanche: Swiss police

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The site of an avalanche is pictured in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, February 19, 2019. Police Cantonale Valaisanne/Handout via REUTERS CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (Reuters) – A French ski patroller has died from injuries after being caught in an avalanche in Switzerland, but rescuers have called off their search after finding no more casualties on the piste in Crans-Montana, Read More

Swiss call off search after no one found in avalanche: police

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The site of an avalanche is pictured in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, February 19, 2019. Police Cantonale Valaisanne/Handout via REUTERS CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (Reuters) – Rescuers who worked all night to try to find skiers who might have been trapped in an avalanche in the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana have called off the search after finding no more Read More

British football fan 'beaten and starved in UAE'

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By David Mercer, news reporter A British football fan who claims he was detained in the United Arab Emirates for wearing a Qatar shirt has told Sky News he was left to starve in prison after being beaten up. Ali Issa Ahmad was allegedly arrested for wearing the t-shirt after going to watch an Asian Read More

Fashion icon and Chanel boss Karl Lagerfeld dies

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Fashion icon and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85, a source at the French fashion house said. Chanel’s creative director died on Tuesday morning at the American Hospital just outside Paris after being admitted the day before, French celebrity website Pure People reported. His death came just over a Read More

Quadriga: The cryptocurrency exchange that lost $135m

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When the 30-year-old founder of a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange died suddenly, he took the whereabouts of some C$180m ($135m; £105m) in cryptocurrency to his grave. Now, tens of thousands of Quadriga CX users are wondering if they will ever see their funds again. In 2014, one of the world’s biggest online cryptocurrency exchanges – MtGox Read More