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‘I was drugged and flown to a foreign country’: Duffy shares details of rape ordeal

‘I was drugged and flown to a foreign country’: Duffy shares details of rape ordeal

Entertainment
Duffy has shared a harrowing account of being raped, drugged and held captive, saying she was at "high risk of suicide" following the ordeal.The 35-year-old Welsh singer, whose full name is Aimee Anne Duffy, said she was telling her "dark story" to help "others who have suffered the same". She first revealed she was drugged and raped by an unnamed attacker in February, and revealed more details of what happened to her via a lengthy post on her verified Instagram page.She wrote: "I hope it comforts you to feel less ashamed if you feel alone."It was my birthday, I was drugged at a restaurant, I was drugged then for four weeks and travelled to a foreign country. ...
Quarantines await Europeans flown home amid virus outbreak

Quarantines await Europeans flown home amid virus outbreak

World
European governments are ramping up flights to bring their citizens back from China amid the outbreak of a new virus that has sickened thousands of peopleByThe Associated PressFebruary 1, 2020, 9:38 PM4 min readFRANKFURT, Germany -- European governments ramped up flights Saturday to bring their citizens back from China amid the outbreak of a new virus that has sickened thousands of people. A German air force plane arrived in Frankfurt carrying 128 passengers who were expected to spend two weeks quarantined at a military base. Russia sent military aircraft to evacuate citizens from Wuhan and other areas of China most affected by the virus. The German plane's arrival was delayed after it was refused permission to stop in Moscow to refuel and change crews. Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-K...
Kelly Clarkson flown to hospital immediately after hosting awards

Kelly Clarkson flown to hospital immediately after hosting awards

Entertainment
Kelly Clarkson has revealed she battled through extreme pain to host the Billboard Music Awards, and had her appendix removed hours later.The 37-year-old gave no hint she was ill during an energetic medley of some of the year's biggest songs - and she even performed one of her own tracks during the event in Las Vegas. Image: Superwoman Clarkson performed during the ceremony as well as hosting Clarkson suggested she "broke down in tears" from pain after the show - and said she was flown to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles as soon as she left the stage.The Since U Been Gone singer had her appendix removed in a surgery on Thursday morning.Later that day, Clarkson tweeted: "Not gonna lie.... I may or may not have broken dow...