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Paul Hollywood set to be divorced at London court

Friday  05:20,   19 july 2019
msn

Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood is set to be divorced from his estranged wife at a London court. The 53-year-old celebrity baker split from Alexandra Hollywood, 55, in 2017 after 19 years of marriage. Mr and Mrs Hollywood’s case is listed >>>

14 injured in collision at illegal street race

Friday  03:55,   19 july 2019
news.sky

Fourteen people have been injured, police say, following a collision during an illegal street race in Stevenage. Hertfordshire Constabulary said some of those being treated are seriously injured. The crash, which happened on Monkswood Way at about... >>>

Drivers could be hit with penalty points if they fail to wear seat belt

Friday  02:50,   19 july 2019
pressassociation

Currently, motorists who do not strap in are handed a £100 on-the-spot fine but no points. The DfT did not reveal how many points may be given to drivers for not wearing a seat belt, but three points are used in Northern Ireland. Motorists can be... >>>

U.S. demands Iran free seized ship, vows to protect Gulf oil lifeline

Thursday  20:45,   18 july 2019
reuters

U.S. demands Iran free seized ship, vows to protect Gulf oil... >>>

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway

Thursday  19:40,   18 july 2019
reuters

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf... >>>

Iran seizes foreign tanker with 12 crew ‘smuggling fuel’ in Gulf

Thursday  19:40,   18 july 2019
france24

Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway. The United... >>>

Three charged with conspiracy to murder after shooting outside school

Thursday  19:40,   18 july 2019
msn

Young father Dante Mullings died at the scene after being shot in broad daylight outside a primary... >>>

The anger towards Extinction Rebellion activists in Cardiff is simply wrong - Will Hayward

Thursday  19:35,   18 july 2019
walesonline.co.uk

They caused chaos in Cardiff - and they were right to do... >>>

Mediterranean heat wave set to warm UK - but there's still a chance of rain warns Met Office

Thursday  18:20,   18 july 2019
msn

Hot air from the continent will make its way over to the region for the first few days of the summer... >>>

G7 ministers ‘agree in principle’ on deal taxing digital giants

Thursday  18:20,   18 july 2019
france24

Ministers from G7 top economies on Thursday reached consensus on steps towards an accord on taxing digital giants, an issue that has divided the United States and its allies Britain and France. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, who hosted the... >>>

Call for treatment ‘culture change’ as drug death figures soar 27%

Thursday  16:55,   18 july 2019
scotsman

Scotland faces a public health crisis that can only be solved by “significant changes” in how it treats addiction, experts have warned, as new figures reveal the country has a higher rate of drug-related deaths than the United States. © Provided by... >>>

Man who drove car into police at UK parliament guilty of attempted murder

Thursday  16:50,   18 july 2019
reuters

Man who drove car into police at UK parliament guilty of attempted... >>>

The party atmosphere overnight during Extinction Rebellion's Castle Street protest

Thursday  16:50,   18 july 2019
walesonline.co.uk

Demonstrators danced and had fun in the city centre until the early hours of this... >>>

Sports shorts: Steve Bruce to Newcastle, United challenge Pogba

Thursday  16:50,   18 july 2019
theweek.co.uk

Ten things from the world of sport on Wednesday 17... >>>

The powerful and poignant account of Anthony Winter's life read out to the people who killed him

Thursday  16:50,   18 july 2019
walesonline.co.uk

As a talented schoolboy Anthony Winter dreamed of flying fighter planes. Following his mum's death he turned to drugs, which ultimately led to his brutal... >>>