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Several pedestrians are feared dead after an out of control bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians in the heart of Glasgow today.

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A bid to recover a seal found stranded in a field in Merseyside is under way.

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Star comment: Snapshot of crime in Shropshire

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Telford has double the number of crimes that Shrewsbury has. Shrewsbury has double the number of crimes that Oswestry has. Newport has double the number of crimes that Market Drayton has.

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Phil Gillam: Plunging my hands in the snow of Christmases past

Magical - The front page of the TV21 comic from December 23, 1967

The great Dylan Thomas once wrote: “All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged, fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hands in the snow and bring out whatever I can find.”

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Alstom to pay £494m in bribery case

Alstom has agreed to pay penalties to resolve allegations that it bribed government officials in multiple foreign countries (AP)

A French power and transportation company has agreed to pay 772 million dollars (£494 million) in penalties to the US to resolve allegations that it bribed government officials in multiple foreign countries.

Russia bank bailout amid rouble woe

Former finance minister Alexei Kudrin arrives for a news conference in Moscow (AP)

Russia has bailed out a mid-sized bank to save it from bankruptcy - a clear sign that the slide in the value of the rouble in the wake of falling oil prices is straining the banking system.