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George Michael’s sister Melanie died on Christmas Day, family says

12 December, 2019 11:25 am 11:25 am

LONDON (Reuters) – George Michael’s sister Melanie Panayiotou died on Christmas Day, the third anniversary of the pop singer’s death, her family said. “We can confirm that very tragically Melanie has passed away suddenly. We would simply ask that the family’s privacy be respected at this very sad time,” the family said in a statement … Read More

Melbourne, Australian firefighters, Christmas Day, bushfires, weather, sacrificing

Australian firefighters spend Christmas Day containing blazes; temperatures...

12 December, 2019 10:01 pm 10:01 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian firefighters used cooler conditions on Christmas Day to try and contain bushfires ahead of hot, dry weather later in the week, as leaders and communities thanked them for sacrificing time with their families over the holidays. In the state of New South Wales (NSW), which saw entire towns devastated by fires … Read More