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Dog comes ‘back from the dead’ after receiving kiss of life...

The Staffordshire bull terrier was overpowered by smoke and trapped in a locked cage next to an airing cupboard when the fire broke out in a bungalow. Owners Simon and Lyndsey Fletcher were working away and neighbours raised the alarm when they saw smoke billowing from the house in Sittingbourne, Kent.

Fears grow for teenage girl, 15, who vanished after leaving school...

Jessica Buttigieg, 15, was last seen between 3pm and 4pm on Tuesday in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.

Britain set to spend a record £88 BILLION on Christmas shopping

Shoppers splashed out an incredible £72 billion in 2013 but that figure is set to be eclipsed as offers flood the high street and internet.

John Lewis refuses to help abandoned penguins despite using the animal...

A charity run by Bristol Zoo is urgently seeking £20,000 to buy food for penguin chicks at a rehabilitation centre it funds in South Africa. So organisers asked the retail giant - which made £226m profit last year - for a donation in light of its high-profile Christmas ad featuring a lonely penguin which finds love. But staff were left 'disappointed' when the business wished them luck - but refused to offer them any help in reaching their target.

Uni’s pro-transsexual poster could ‘encourage men to sneak into girl’s toilets’

The controversial posters by Bristol University's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Society were aimed at making transgender individuals "feel safer in public spaces".

Wine-lover actress Helen Lederer admits she has a ‘secret love affair’...

The actress and comedienne, dubbed the ‘funniest woman in England’ by pal Dawn French, is a former wine columnist who has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows on the subject.

25-year-old Jack Russel is Britain’s oldest dog… thanks to a diet...

Meg the Jack Russell has reached the ripe old age of 25 on a fussy diet of gluten free fish fingers, roast dinners and canned spaghetti shapes in tomato sauce.

Victorian corkscrew made from the original London Bridge sells for £40,000

The rare item - which doesn't even WORK - was made from metal in the foundations which was inscribed as being 656 years old.

Women spend £259 getting ready for their work Christmas party

The average woman spends £259 getting ready for their work Christmas party, research revealed. A study of 2,000 women detailed the time and effort put...

Marie Curie named top woman who changed the world

Marie Curie’s pioneering work in chemistry made her the first woman ever to win a Nobel prize and she then went on to become the first person ever to win two.

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