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Articles from Daily Mirror (London, England) (December 24, 2019)

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20 big changes to wages, benefits, pensions, tax rules and more coming in 2020; There are changes to everything from our notes and coins through to our taxes and benefits planned for 2020 -here are 20 of the biggest coming your way in the next 12 months. By, James Andrews 2319
5 things we noticed from Liverpool training as Reds get into festive spirit; Liverpool were back in training ahead of their huge Premier League game with Leicester on Boxing Day. By, Rich Jones 574
A million Brits set to spend Christmas Day at work rather than with families; Hospitals, pubs, police stations and more don't get to take Christmas off -and that means more than a million people will be heading to work on December 25. By, James Andrews 331
Aldi shoppers livid as 'stomach churning' turkeys 'go off' a day before Christmas; Many have taken to Twitter to raise the issue as the festive birds "stink out" homes while people face a rush to repair their Christmas Day meals with the clock ticking and stores heaving. By, Sam Elliott 348
Alfie's Lamb mum out of jail after five months but blames ex for car crush death; Alfie, three, was crushed by an electric seat in February 2018 as he travelled in the car of his mum's ex-boyfriend car on the way back from a shopping trip. By, Tanveer Mann 468
Anthony Joshua makes fresh Tyson Fury promise ahead of Deontay Wilder rematch; Anthony Joshua has declared his desire to spar Tyson Fury as the Gypsy King prepares for his rematch with Deontay Wilder. By, Rich Jones 334
Belfast 'double murder' as man and woman found dead in flat; Police have named the victims as 37-year-old Frances Murray and 47-year-old Joseph Dutton after their bodies were found in a flat. By, Abigail O'Leary 249
Benjamin Mendy glares at Riyad Mahrez as he makes accidental Fernandinho admission; David Silva has already announced he will leave Man City at the end of the season but it looks like another of Pep Guardiola's stars with depart as well. By, Alex Smith 382
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds 'will jet off to luxury island Mustique for New Year'; The PM has pledged to lead a 'People's Government' -but will start the New Year on a private island that is the favourite of millionaires. By, Oliver Milne 430
Boxing Day asteroid larger than Empire State building to skim Earth at 27,000mph; The space rock, named 2000 CH59, estimated to measure up to 2,034 feet -making it potentially bigger than both the Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building. By, Abigail O'Leary 320
Boy, 18, killed after 'stolen' scrambler bike crashes into family car named; James Malins, 18, died after a bike he was travelling on collided with Volkswagen Tiguan on in Allerton, Liverpool, at 8.40pm yesterday which left another rider seriously injured. By, Jonathan Humphries 353
BREAKING Tottenham ban fan who threw object at Kepa Arrizabalaga vs Chelsea; Tottenham have identified and banned a supporter involved in an incident against Chelsea as a cup was thrown at opposition goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. By, Rich Jones 182
Brit family of three including girl, 9, die in Costa del Sol hotel pool tragedy; The Christmas Eve tragedy happened at Club La Costa World in the Costa del Sol this afternoon -a boy, 16, man, 52, and girl, nine, died in the incident. By, Gerard Couzens 465
Brit family stranded in Switzerland after leaving all their passports on plane; They were heading to Switzerland for a ski break but things took a terrible turn as soon as they stepped off their plane in Geneva -and now they want to be helped like Georgia Toffolo. By, Ashley Pemberton & Sam Elliott 556
British girl, 17, dies on school trip to New York; We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story. By, Andrew Gilpin 217
British teen who died after 'falling ill' while on school trip to New York named; Anastasia Uglow, 17, died last Thursday, December 2019, after reportedly falling ill at the Holiday Inn Express in Midtown Manhattan. By, Tanveer Mann 292
Carlo Ancelotti fires warning to Liverpool after taking Everton job; Ancelotti masterminded Napoli's victory over Liverpool in the Champions League in September -and has warned he can repeat the feat with Everton as he targets FA Cup glory. By, Gareth Bicknell 408
Carlo Ancelotti recalls being ruthlessly sacked at Goodison Park while Chelsea boss; Ancelotti won the Premier League and FA Cup double with Chelsea in 2010 in his only previous managerial stint in England before he was sacked by the Blues in the Everton tunnel following a 1-0 defeat in Merseyside. By, Matt Maltby 443
Chelsea star Ethan Ampadu looks unrecognisable after chopping off trademark dreadlocks; Blues midfielder Ampadu, who is currently on loan in Germany with RB Leipzig, is seemingly chuffed with the outcome as he shared a video of his transformation on Instagram. By, Matt Maltby 388
Children left to go hungry in filthy flat without enough food or bedding; Leesa McKay left them fend for themselves, Paisley Sheriff Court heard as the 40-year-old appeared in the dock after she admitted neglecting one of the children in Scotland. By, Sam Elliott 220
Conor McGregor extends olive branch to UFC rival after defeat; 'The Notorious' is preparing for his UFC comeback next month, and he described Frankie Edgar as 'an icon' despite the American's defeat to 'The Korean Zombie' Chan Sung Jung. By, Gareth Bicknell 370
Dog dumped at roadside by cruel owner spends first Christmas in new forever home; Staffordshire bull terrier, Snoop, was abandoned on a road in in Stoke-on-Trent days before Christmas last year -but has now found a loving new forever home. By, Abigail O'Leary 449
Dog who needed surgery after scoffing Xmas pudding looks like he regrets nothing; Vets have warned dog owners to keep an eye on their pets over the festive period after a Staffordshire bull terrier called Marley needed emergency treatment for eating a Christmas pudding and some chocolates. By, Luke Matthews 387
Donald Cerrone denies he is being paid to lose to Conor McGregor at UFC 246; 'The Cowboy' says there wouldn't be enough money in the world to pay him to lose as he prepares to face McGregor in Irishman's long-awaited UFC comeback next month. By, Gareth Bicknell 375
DWP doesn't know how many others are owed cash after man handed [pounds sterling]132,800 payout; If you don't check what you're entitled to and put in a claim, don't expect the DWP to remind you -as one man found out after getting a bumper [pounds sterling]132,800 payout after missing 11 years of his state pension. By, James Andrews 599
EasyJet 'bans' staff from greeting fliers with 'ladies and gentleman'; Critics have blasted EasyJet for ditching the traditional greeting after Twitter user called the airline saying they were 'reinforcing gender boundaries'. By, Ryan Merrifield 303
England star Ben Stokes's dad rushed to hospital in South Africa after being taken ill; Stokes missed England training on Tuesday to be at his dad Ged's bedside after he was taken seriously ill. By, Dean Wilson 290
Family left heartbroken after baby boy dies five days before Christmas; Nine-month-old Devon Marson-Gregory died on Friday, December 20 after his hands and feet became very cold the night before. By, Paul Whitelam 405
Family-of-13 spend [pounds sterling]3,000 on Christmas wrapping over 40 presents in middle of night; Alexis and David Brett from Inverness, Scotland employ military precision for festivities with this year's gifts ranging from giant Lego set, to an Apple watch, a PS4 and a play gym. By, Jess Grieveson-Smith 523
First look at Red Bull's Athlete Performance Center used by Trent Alexander-Arnold; Mirror Sport went inside the state-of-the-art venue looking to take the likes of Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold and England cricket hero Ben Stokes to greater heights. By, Alex Richards 847
Food 'looted' from shelves as supermarkets are stripped ahead of Christmas; Welcome to the Christmas Eve madness -with shoppers complaining of empty shelves and missing essentials, while staff do their best to deal with the chaos. By, James Andrews 428
Four-year-old boy's heartwarming gesture for deaf parents to help them watch TV; A proud mum shared a video of one of the many things her four-year-old son Gabriel has done in an attempt to help his parents who are both deaf, with many calling the clip 'beautiful'. By, Luke Matthews 431
Frank Lampard 'disappointed' at Jose Mourinho over Antonio Rudiger criticism; Tottenham boss Mourinho told Rudiger to "stand up and play man" in questioning the Chelsea centre-back's reaction to being kicked by Son that brought the forward a red card. By, Matt Maltby 566
Free Christmas turkeys being handed out at Morrisons until 6pm -here's how to get one; Supermarket giant Morrisons announced this afternoon it is offering free Christmas turkeys at stores for good causes and charities -but you'll have to be quick. By, Amber Hicks 448
George Osborne says he thought Universal Credit wouldn't work -as he slams Boris Johnson; The ex-Tory MP, who was part of the Cabinet which introduced not only the welfare changes but a series of brutal cuts to public spending, has now claimed he "didn't think" it would work. By, Oliver Milne 457
Girlfriend of firefighter missing after leaving pub four days ago 'thinking the worst'; Anthony Knott, 33, had been out drinking with colleagues on Friday, December 20, but became separated from them at around 7.30pm. By, Tanveer Mann 424
Gran set to make a profit by charging her family [pounds sterling]35 each for Christmas dinner; Hayley Garbutt, 52, has made it an annual tradition to charge her family for their Christmas dinner after finding it difficult to cater for the growing family. By, Jess Grieveson-Smith & Abigail O'Leary 498
Grieving mum sobbed as she decorating Christmas tree with baubles made by dead son; Lizzi Stuart, from West Dunbartonshire, Scotland, broke down in tears as she hung the decorations made by her son Lee, 17, who took his own life in May. By, Jenny Foulds & Ryan Merrifield 610
Hero homeless man pays for desperate dad's parking ticket after his daughter fell ill; Lee Shakespeare was in a bind when strangers refused to help when his little girl became sick -so a local rough sleeper rode to his rescue at the car park in Nottingham. By, Matt Jarram & Sam Elliott 583
Hero saves helpless boy from vicious pitbull attack with some brilliant quick-thinking; CCTV footage shows the moment a Brazilian man bravely rescued the four-year-old boy from being mauled by a violent dog by tackling the animal. By, Natalie Penza & Louise Newton 422
Hoax caller dials 999 to complain 'my a** is on fire' after eating chicken korma; Cambridgeshire Police have warned callers to think twice before contacting the emergency services following the bizarre hoax call. By, Sam Russell & Ryan Merrifield 417
Home Bargains is selling a weighted blanket for [pounds sterling]30 to help you fall asleep; Shoppers are getting excited at Home Bargain's weighted blanked that costs less than half the price of big brand name versions and helps you get to sleep faster. By, James Andrews 283
Homeless man will spend Christmas Day alone in Lidl car park after mum's death; Paul Hall, 39, has been living in the shop's car park in Hull since October -and said Christmas will be "just another day" on the streets to him. By, Anna Riley 580
Jeremy Corbyn says it's been a 'difficult year' in post-defeat Christmas message; He said Labour should use the Christmas period to 'listen, reflect and remember all the things that bind us together'. By, Oliver Milne 471
Jurgen Klopp confirms Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has suffered ligament damage; Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain missed most of last season with an ACL injury and has now suffered ligament damage, but Jurgen Klopp is hopeful he won't be out for too long. By, Jake Polden 301
Juventus 'make Paul Pogba transfer breakthrough' as Man Utd identify star to swap; Italian giants Juventus have been monitoring Paul Pogba's situation for some time now and are reportedly ready to make a big-money bid for his services this January. By, Jake Polden 276
Liverpool appeal to Premier League to wear golden badge for winning Club World Cup; Liverpool are permitted to wear the special golden badge until the next FIFA Club World Cup but the Premier League won't currently allow it in the league. By, Alex Smith 353
M&S blasted for [pounds sterling]8 jigsaw of the UK that offends 'absolutely everyone'; The 500-piece jigsaw map controversially shows a united Ireland and Wales as part of England. By, Ralph Blackburn & Tanveer Mann 450
Man searching for lost puppy receives collar and devastating note in the post; A dog owner searched for days and appealed on social media after one of his beloved puppies went missing -but instead of finding his pet, he found her collar and an anonymous note in his postbox. By, Luke Matthews 682
Maurizio Sarri told he had "no Plan B" during furious bust-up with Chelsea players; Goalkeeper Rob Green told former Chelsea boss Sarri exactly what he thought of his tactics following a humiliating 6-0 defeat to Man City. By, Aaron Flanagan 367
Meghan Markle and Harry photo glaringly absent during Queen's Christmas message; This comes after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex snubbed the traditional royal family Christmas with the Queen in favour of spending the festive period in Canada with Archie. By, Russell Myers & Danya Bazaraa & Amy-Clare Martin 710
Meghan Markle and Harry urged to come back as Prince Philip remains in hospital; Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are being urged to return from Canada for "last family Christmas" as Prince Philip remains in King Edward VII's Hospital. By, Ryan Merrifield 494
Mikel Arteta 'continually stopped Arsenal training session' to demand change in style; Mikel Arteta will take charge of Arsenal for the first time on Boxing Day when the Gunners travel to Bournemouth -and the Spaniard has tried to make some changes in training. By, Alex Smith 337
Mikel Arteta 'targets Albert Stuivenberg' as latest backroom addition at Arsenal; Arsenal ready to move for Wales No2 and former Man Utd coach to join Arteta's staff -but Welsh boss Ryan Giggs will be keen to keep hold of him ahead of Euro 2020 finals. By, Gareth Bicknell 375
Mikel Arteta advice to Alexandre Lacazette as Arsenal train ahead of Bournemouth trip; Arteta has been drilling his ideas into Arsenal's players ahead of his first match in charge on Boxing Day -and he had some words of wisdom for Alexandre Lacazette. By, Gareth Bicknell 378
Mikel Arteta confirms Arsenal backroom staff including Freddie Ljungberg role; Mikel Arteta has named his three assistant managers and goalkeeping coach ahead of taking charge of his first match against Bournemouth on Boxing Day. By, Alex Smith 377
Mum blasts school after teen daughter threatened with expulsion over piercing; Kelly Day, from Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, has slated Havelock Academy for putting her daughter Abby, 15, in isolation as her helix piercing breaks school rules. By, Paige Freshwater & Ryan Merrifield 470
Mum forced to use food bank over Christmas after Universal Credit pay her nothing; Annalise Hooley, 20, lives with her one-year-old her son Dennis in Middlesbrough -but said she has no idea how to pay for bills and food after her December payment was cancelled. By, Kirsty Dawson 995
Mum-of-21 Sue Radford is taking kids on holiday to Australia for a month; The pregnant parent and husband Noel will spend a month Down Under but not before a chaotic Christmas in the household with a truck load of presents on their way. By, Sam Elliott 480
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Man Utd are still feared despite Premier League struggles; United, beaten at bottom club Watford last Sunday, host Newcastle on Boxing Day bidding to exact revenge for their shock 1-0 defeat at St James' Park on October 6. By, Darren Lewis 510
Police name 24-year-old man stabbed to death on London street; A 29-year-old man has appeared in court after Michael Paul Baptista, of Waltham Forest, in north-east London, was stabbed to death in nearby Walthamstow. By, Will Stone 172
Prince George laughs with Queen making Christmas puddings for royals in new footage; Prince George was joined by four generations of the royal family in an event supporting the Royal British Legion at the Buckingham Palace event staged earlier this month. By, Neil Murphy 444
Prince Philip leaves hospital in time to spend Christmas with the Queen; The Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip has left King Edward VII's Hospital in central London a day before Christmas after spending four nights in the Marylebone hospital. By, Milo Boyd 311
Queen 'burst out laughing' at Christmas present Meghan Markle bought her; Meghan Markle had to come up with a funny and creative Christmas present idea for the Queen -and it sounds like she got it spot on. By, Zoe Forsey 358
Queen's Christmas Day speech tells of royal family's 'bumpy year' and Brexit split; A Palace source said the year had been 'testing' for the Queen -with the Duke of Edinburgh's car crash, the Sussexes' admissions they are struggling in the spotlight and Prince Andrew's banishment. By, Russell Myers & Amy-Clare Martin 790
Roast potato cooking mistakes we all make -according to chef who has fed Queen; Michelin starred chef Jeff Baker has shared his five top tips on how to make the best roast potatoes over the festive period -and they are very simple. By, Amber Hicks 786
School to open on Christmas Day to give hard-up kids traditional festive meal; Park Community School in Portsmout will provide meals for around 60 children, along with their families and pensioners -all paid for by donations and staffed by volunteers. By, Mark Ellis & Jane Lavender 527
Shocking moment 'kidnapper' snatches boy, 2, from behind gran's back; A young child was picked up from a shopping trolley by a uniformed security guard in a supermarket in Durban, South Africa, only for the man to walk out of the store without the child's grandmother noticing. By, Jamie Pyatt & Milo Boyd 352
Shoppers 'crushed' as Christmas balloon giveaway goes wrong in crowd stampede; Shoppers were injured in 'stampede' when the crowd surged as punters jostled to grab balloons containing Christmas prizes at an Australian shopping centre. By, Talia Shadwell 280
Stranger pays for stranded woman's shopping because 'it's Christmas after all'; Tracy Clarkson from Lancaster in Lancashire was in her local Asda when she suddenly realised she could not remember the PIN for her credit card, only for a kind stranger to help her out. By, Olivia Baron 288
Teen dies after 'stolen' scrambler bike crashes into car carrying young children; The man, 18, was riding the scrambler with another 18-year-old when it crashed into the Volkswagen car in Allerton, Liverpool. By, Abigail O'Leary 347
Terminally ill single mum, 28, 'blessed' to spend last Christmas with daughters; Fearless Jennifer Bell, from Dunbartonshire, Scotland, found out this year that she has motor neurone disease. By, Neil Shaw & Sam Elliott 919
The time has come for players to walk off the field in response to racist abuse; Antonio Rudger reported being subjected to racist abuse during Chelsea's win at Tottenham on Sunday -the latest in a long line of incidents that have brought shame on the game. By, Darren Lewis 1042
Thomas Lemar 'emerges as Arsenal target' as Mikel Arteta prepares January rebuild; France international forward Thomas Lemar was linked with a move to Arsenal when he was at Monaco in 2018, but chose to sign for Spanish giants Atletico Madrid instead. By, Jake Polden 368
Thornton Heath stabbing: London homicide rate matches 2018 total after man is murdered; A 60-year-old man has been fatally stabbed in Thornton Heath, London, bringing the total number of homicides in the capital up to 141 for the year -the highest in a calendar year since 2008. By, Henry Vaughan 288
Three arrested over death of boy, 10, 'who was locked naked in attic and tortured'; The young child was allegedly abused on a daily basis for four years. Dad Al-Mutahan McLean, his fiancee Amanda Lee Hinze and friend Jennifer Ebert are all charged. By, Sam Elliott 346
Top chef's secret to perfect gravy -and 11 other amazing Christmas cooking tips; Michelin starred chef Jeff Baker has shared his 12 tips for cooking up a delicious festive feast -and hopefully it will make the big day as stress-free as possible. By, Amber Hicks Recipe 1621
Tottenham lose appeal of Son Heung-min's red card for kicking out in Chelsea match; The South Korean was given his third red card of the calendar year when he appeared to kick out at Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger. By, Aaron Flanagan 326
Travel insiders explain how far ahead you should book flights to get the best deals; Travel insiders have shared their optimal time for booking flights year-round if you're looking to get the best deals. By, Julie Delahaye 323
UK weather forecast: Thunderstorms mean White Christmas 'not on cards'; The Met Office is forecasting fine weather for Christmas Day but thunderstorms could cause power outages and travel delays today. By, Ryan Merrifield 634
Universal Credit sees army veteran struggle to survive on just [pounds sterling]3 until New Year; David Baddeley, 64, of Stoke-on-Trent, is living on loose change, sleeps on the floor and relues on foodbanks and church Christmas presents. By, Ruby Davies & Ryan Merrifield 510
Village left with no power on Christmas Eve after car smashes into pylon; The village of Arith in Falkirk, Scotland has been left in the dark following a serious car smash this morning in which a vehicle ended up resting on its end partly up an electricity pole. By, Peter Davidson & Milo Boyd 297
Vladimir Putin delivers chilling warning after unveiling new hypersonic missile; The Russian President confirmed that the Avangard missile flies ten times faster than the speed of sound and says the country are working on even more super-rockets in 2020. By, Sam Elliott 258
Voice of the Mirror: For many people 2019 will be a year they want to forget; From Brexit to the Tories getting back in, there have been plenty of lows in 2019 -and the Queen has had a pretty challenging year herself. By, mirror 334
Why Queen really didn't have photo of Harry and Meghan in Christmas message; Meghan and Harry were glaringly absent from the carefully chosen and placed family pictures -leading many to believe the Monarch may be hurt from their absence at Christmas this year. By, Abigail O'Leary 430
Woman called 'Carol Christmas' says people don't believe that's her real name; The 54-year-old from Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, loves her festive name but admits she wasn't sure what to make of it when she first met now-husband Pete. By, Robin Jenkins & John Bett & Sam Elliott 326
Woman's genius hack for making filthy trainers sparkle splits opinion; A cleaning hack on the household tips 'Mrs Hinch Made Me Do It' Facebookgroup has received a great deal of attention with its simple but effort intensive process. By, Milo Boyd 366
Woman, 32, 'beaten to death with neighbour, 76, who tried to help her' pictured; Amy Appleton was found dead outside her home in Crawley Down on Sunday morning, alongside another woman, named locally as Sandra Seagrave. By, Tanveer Mann 642
Wycombe striker Scott Kashket charged with breaching FA betting rules; Wycombe Wanderers strike Scott Kashket is alleged to have placed 183 bets on football matches during a two-year period nefore he joined Wycombe". By, Press Association 177

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