Terrible toys for parents to avoid this Christmas revealed in hilarious picture gallery

However, at the other end of the scale are the toys no kid wants – the ones that make a quick trip from Santa's sack to the rubbish sack. These terrible toys can be badly made, terrifying to look at, hugely inappropriate or often just plain bizarre. Some are so bad they even leave kids wishing they had received a dreaded […]

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Finals-bound Warriors continue Newcastle’s terrible trans-Tasman run

The Warriors kept alive their hopes of a top-four berth in the NRL play-offs with a 20-4 win on Friday that extended Newcastle's miserable run at Mt Smart Stadium. Play-off spectators for the past six seasons, the Warriors climbed to sixth on the ladder with 28 points. Pretty in pink: Warriors tryscorer David Fusitu’a runs at Aidan Guerra last night. […]

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Deptford fire – Blood-soaked mum’s harrowing screams as son, 7, dies in ‘arson attack’ – as dad describes ‘terrible pain’

Schoolboy Joel Urhie died in the horrific fire, with his dad John paying tribute to the little boy outside the burnt out home, saying: "it's terrible, the pain we cannot forget". Speaking to the Sun Online, he said: "It’s devastating. He was a very lovely boy. It’s a terrible loss." John, who does not live at the Deptford home, added: "He […]

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Painting of former tsar Ivan the Terrible is vandalised in Russia

Painting of former tsar Ivan the Terrible is vandalised by vodka-fuelled Russian ‘because it is historically inaccurate’ The painting by Ilya Repin was slashed in three places and is ‘badly damaged’ Police said the man had earlier stopped in the gallery’s cafe to drink some vodka  An unnamed 37-year-old was arrested and confessed to vandalising the painting A drunken vandal […]

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