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Dancing on Ice: Donna Air appeals over stolen skates

Dancing on Ice contestant Donna Air has launched an appeal to help recover her stolen skates. Writing on Twitter, she said a thief broke into her car boot on Monday and took the skates, which are “moulded to her feet” and “impossible to replace” before Sunday’s show. The 38-year-old TV presenter promised a reward for anyone who finds them. Despite the loss, Air said she was “keeping things in perspective”, adding: “The show will go on!” The ITV show has returned after a four-year break and sees celebrities paired up…

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Boat crash widow has £30,000 prosthetic legs stolen

A woman who lost her leg in a speedboat accident that killed her husband and daughter has had prosthetic limbs worth about £30,000 stolen. Victoria Milligan, 45, lost her left leg below the knee in the accident in 2013. Thieves on mopeds stole a suitcase containing three specially-cast limbs from Ms Milligan’s car. “I was left on the floor devastated and crying my eyes out when I found out,” she told the BBC. “After what I’ve been through nothing surprises me anymore, but I couldn’t believe it happened,” she told…

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Five killed when stolen car crashes into tree in Leeds

Five people, including three children, have been killed after a stolen car crashed into a tree in Leeds. The youngest victim in the crash was a 12-year-old boy, West Yorkshire Police said. Two 15-year-old boys and two men aged 24 and 28 also died. Officers were called to Stonegate Road in the Meanwood area of the city at 21:54 GMT on Saturday. Two 15-year-old boys are in custody. The families of the dead have all been informed, police said. Officers have not released any details of the reason why the…

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Red Cross: $6 million for Ebola fight stolen through fraud

Fraud by Red Cross workers and others wasted more than $ 6 million meant to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the organization confirmed Saturday. The revelations follow an internal investigation of how money was handled during the 2014-2016 epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea. The disease erupted in Guinea and quickly spread to Sierra Leone and Liberia. The international aid response was initially slow, and money once it arrived was often disbursed quickly in the rush to purchase supplies and…

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Australia jet and navy data stolen in 'extensive' hack

Sensitive information about Australia’s defence programmes has been stolen in an “extensive” cyber hack. About 30GB of data was compromised in the hack on a government contractor, including details about new fighter planes and navy vessels. The data was commercially sensitive but not classified, the government said. It did not know if a state was involved. Australian cyber security officials dubbed the mystery hacker “Alf”, after a character on TV soap Home and Away. The breach began in July last year, but the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) was not alerted…

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Customer data stolen at games store CEX

Second-hand gadget and video games retailer CEX has said up to two million customers have had their data stolen in an online breach. The company said the stolen data included customers’ names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers and some old credit card information. It has urged customers to change their password, especially if they reused their CEX password on other websites. The company said it was working with the police following the breach. CEX has more than 300 stores in the UK where people can trade in gadgets and video…

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India's Zomato says data from 17 million users stolen

Global restaurant guide Zomato says hackers have stolen data on about 17 million users. The Indian firm, which uses a digital platform to provide information, said the breach includes swathes of personal information, including email addresses and hashed passwords. Payment-related information is safe as it was stored separately, Zomato said. The firm said it had reset the passwords of affected users and logged them out of the app and the website. More than 120 million users visit Zomato – an online and mobile service offering restaurant and nightlife information, including…

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