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Farmer Ian Turnbull sentenced to 35 years for murder of NSW environment officer

The 81-year-old farmer will die in jail after being handed a minimum 24 year sentence for murder of NSW environment officer Glen Turner in 2014<p>An 81-year-old farmer who callously gunned down NSW environment officer Glen Turner during a routine departmental visit has been sentenced to 35 years in …

Maine South boys swimmers raise health concerns about school pool

One member of last season's Maine South boys swimming team was coughing so much during practice that he thought he was on the verge of coughing up blood.<p>A senior on the Hawks this season had such a difficult time breathing at the pool that he was scared to go to practice.<p>When members of the Maine …

Facebook revenue jumps 51.7 percent as mobile drives ad sales

The company's total revenue rose to $5.84 billion from $3.85 billion a year earlier, with ad revenue increasing 56.8 percent to $5.64 billion in the holiday shopping period, when spending on advertising typically spikes.<p>Net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $1.56 billion, or 54 …

Advertising

World War II Zero fighter flies over Japan

KANOYA, Japan (AP) — One of Mitsubishi's legendary World War II fighter planes took to the skies over Japan on Wednesday.<p>The restored "Zero" fighter …

At least 200 children, some as young as 11, have been victims of 'revenge porn' in past nine months

Police deal with almost five cases a week where intimate photos of under-18s are shared without consent, figures obtained by The Telegraph reveal<p>At least 200 children, some as young as 11, have been victims of “revenge porn” in the past nine months.<p>Police deal with almost five cases a week where …

First head transplant successfully carried out on monkey, claims surgeon

WARNING: Graphic picture. Italian surgeon Dr Sergio Canavero claims the first head transplant has been carried out on a monkey<p>A surgeon claims to have carried out the first head transplant on a monkey ahead of plans to attempt the controversial procedure on a human by the end of next year.<p>Italian …

Isis: French President Francois Hollande announces increase in Syria and Iraq air strikes

François Hollande has announced the acceleration of air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) in Iraq and Syria. In a speech to ambassadors on 21 …

Fears grow of repeat of 2008 financial crash as investors run for cover

As leaders gathered in Davos, FTSE 100 was gripped by panic selling and entered bear market with Dow Jones also plunging<p>Fears that the global economy could be heading for a repeat of the 2008 financial crash have sent shockwaves through financial markets – prompting a rush to safe havens by …

Jimmy Savile report leak reveals scathing criticism of BBC

Leaked draft of Dame Janet Smith’s inquiry report claims that predatory child abuser could be lurking undiscovered in the BBC even now<p>A leaked draft report into the BBC’s practices during the years that Jimmy Savile worked there has revealed the full extent of the former DJ’s predatory sexual …

Undiscovered

Al Qaeda head calls for attacks over Saudi executions

RIYADH (Reuters) - Al Qaeda’s leader in an audio recording on Tuesday called for attacks against Saudi Arabia and its Western allies in retaliation for its execution of 43 convicted members of the organization, U.S.-based monitoring group SITE said on Thursday.<p>The Islamist militant group’s global …

Dakar Rally 2016 in Pictures

Portugal

David Bowie's 'China Girl' says music video changed her life

In 1983, New Zealander Geeling Ching was 23 years old and waiting tables at a Sydney cafe when she was chosen to play the lead role in David Bowie's "China Girl."<p>She says the music video and the brief romance with Bowie that followed in the 1980s were like a surreal dream and a life changer.<p>The …

Rome Journal: The 75

On your next trip to Rome, take the 75 bus. It's a great deal. If you start at Termini which is Rome's central train station and right down the block from the Piazza Repubblica, you will pass the Colosseum and Tastevere before the bus makes it's way up the Jiniculum Hill (or Gianicolo in Italian). …

Italy

Lifting of Iran sanctions is 'a good day for the world'

Foreign minister hails ‘implementation day’ as he meets US and EU counterparts in Vienna to complete nuclear agreement<p>The lifting of nuclear-related sanctions on Iran will be “a good day for the world”, its foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said as leaders gather in Vienna to complete the …

When wedding photographs go wrong - in pictures

Photobombs, animals and unexpected backdrops provide some of the funniest images released by the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers. Joe Milton, the society’s executive director, estimates that last year alone 20,000 entries were submitted for its quarterly competitions to …

Photography

A Clean Break

Forget relaxing massages and Michelin-starred food - for a detox that works, you've got to get serious. So say Fiona Golfar and Lottie Winter in this …

Detox

A New Study Says Cheese Can Help Kill Cancer Cells

Behold the power.<p>Preservatives are hardly something to celebrate—especially after a wave of chain restaurants (Chipotle, Taco Bell, Panera Bread) and big-brand food companies (General Mills, Campbell's, Kraft) removed preservatives and other artificial ingredients from their products in attempt to …

EU membership terms 'disastrous' for UK, says cabinet minister Chris Grayling

Cabinet minister Chris Grayling has spoken out against Britain’s membership of the European Union, claiming the current terms are “disastrous” for the UK.<p>The Commons leader, a prominent Eurosceptic, warned that Brussels was heading towards closer union between member states, and said this was “a …