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Earthquake felt across much of England and Wales

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A 4.4 magnitude earthquake has hit southwest England and Wales with thousands of people reporting they felt the tremors.
It struck at approximately 2.30pm and residents in Bristol and Cornwall said they felt buildings shake, The quake’s epicentre is believed to have been around eight miles northeast of Swansea city centre, according to the US Geological Survey.

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Dolores O’Riordan: Police say death is not suspicious

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The death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan is not being treated as suspicious by the Metropolitan Police, Police also confirmed a report was being compiled ready to hand to the coroner’s office to investigate the causes of O’Riordan’s death. The Irish musician, originally from Limerick, died in London suddenly on Monday, aged 46.The Cranberries enjoyed international success in the 1990s with singles including Linger, Ode to my Family and Zombie.

Kuwaitis In UK, Ireland Alerted Against Incoming Hurricane

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The State of Kuwait Embassy in the United Kingdom has urged the Citizens, namely students in Ireland and British cities and towns, to be cautious in anticipation of the forecast hurricane Ophelia The embassy in a statement called on the nationals to adhere to instructions declared by the local authorities. Both the diplomatic mission and the Kuwaiti Culture Office are contacting the Kuwaiti students in the UK and Ireland regarding procedures that must be taken for their safety.
Consulate staff are available round the clock, ready to offer any help required for the Kuwaiti Citizens.
The hurricane is reportedly barreling towards the UK with winds of up to 70 km/h. The mission is reachable on the following phone number: 00442075903400

 

Unhappy employee quits job, spray-paints “up yours, I quit” on car

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#UK: A white Mercedes has been covered in angry graffiti such as ‘worst boss ever’ and ‘Up yours, I quit’. The expensive car was seen parked near Leeds Train Station this morning, where commuters were surprised to see it defaced in large black letters. It appears to have been done by an employee with a grudge, however it’s hard to tell for sure as whoever did it didn’t reveal their identity.