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Father and son sentenced after man kept as slave for two years

Friday  23:15,   14 june 2019
msn

The men’s yard was raided by police in January following complaints by members of the... >>>

Duke of Kent, 83, in horrific car crash just months after Philip rolled his Land Rover: Royal faces police probe after his Jaguar is in 60mph collision with 'terrified' Mini-driving 21-year-old student

Friday  23:15,   14 june 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Prince Edward, Duke of Kent allegedly pulled out his Jaguar in front of Olivia Fellows' Mini on the A27 near Brighton, forcing her to smash into a central reservation and write off her £2,000... >>>

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey baby joy as hero Scot gives birth to twin boys

Friday  07:35,   14 june 2019
msn

Proud dad Robert Softley Gale broke the news by posting a picture of himself with the... >>>

Grenfell-Style Cladding Still On More Than 300 Towerblocks Two Years After Disaster

Friday  07:00,   14 june 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Dangerous Grenfell Tower-style cladding remains on 328 high-rise buildings, the latest official figures show on the two-year anniversary of the Grenfell... >>>

Firefighters: We're sleepwalking towards another Grenfell

Friday  06:55,   14 june 2019
news.sky

Firefighters have warned that we risk "sleepwalking into another catastrophic loss of life" two years after the fire at Grenfell Tower. Seventy-two people died after flames engulfed the west London tower block in the early hours of 14 June 2017 in... >>>

Chuka Umunna joins Liberal Democrats

Friday  00:40,   14 june 2019
news.sky

Founding member of Change UK and former Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna has joined the Liberal Democrats, a party source has confirmed. In February this year the former Labour leadership candidate dramatically quit the party along with six of >>>

Man, 26, arrested after woman walking with her toddler stabbed

Thursday  22:06,   13 june 2019
news.sky

A 26-year-old man has been arrested after a woman with a toddler was stabbed during an attempted robbery. Christel Stainfield-Bruce, 36, was pushing her three-year-old son in a buggy when she was attacked in Islington, north London, just before 5pm... >>>

George Alagiah To Have More Treatment As Cancer Returns

Thursday  20:10,   13 june 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

BBC newsreader George Alagiah will undergo more treatment to deal with a recent recurrence of cancer. The 63-year-old broadcaster will remain on BBC News At Six as much as he can, but may need to reduce his appearances over the coming weeks. George... >>>

Mobile phones to be banned from Tory leadership vote

Thursday  08:55,   13 june 2019
ft

Britain’s Conservative MPs will be told to hand in their phones before they vote in the first round of the party’s leadership contest on Thursday, after claims that they could be “pressured” into taking pictures of their ballot paper to show who... >>>

Soldiers killed in WWI buried after finally being identified

Thursday  06:55,   13 june 2019
news.sky

The families of two young British privates killed in the First World War have finally seen them laid to rest more than 100 years later. Private Henry Wallington and Private Frank Mead, of the 23rd (County of London) Battalion, were buried with full... >>>

Americans and Brits Have Been Fighting Over the English Language for Centuries. Here’s How It Started

Thursday  05:55,   13 june 2019
time

It's always been about more than just... >>>

'Please can we have our whale back', stately home pleads

Wednesday  07:50,   12 june 2019
news.sky

A stately home is asking people to return parts of a whale skeleton so it can be restored. Over the years the whale - kept at Burton Constable Hall, East Yorkshire - has lost 11 of its 44 vertebrae and much of its left flipper. It is believed that... >>>

Cash machine spews £20 notes during rush hour as commuters look on

Tuesday  22:00,   11 june 2019
uk.news.yahoo

A commuter had a nightmare start to his day after a cash machine starting shooting £20 notes across a busy tube station as he tried to make a withdrawal. A video shared on online community Reddit showed a man making a withdrawal from a Bitcoin... >>>

Teen victim recruited to spy on sex abuser continued to be exploited

Tuesday  21:40,   11 june 2019
news.sky

A government scheme that recruits children to act as spies in serious crime investigations lacks "adequate safeguards" and breaches human rights laws, a charity has warned. Lawyers for Just For Kids Law told a High Court judge that youngsters could... >>>

Councils Should Seize Private Housing Blocks If Grenfell Cladding Isn't Removed, Labour Urges

Monday  08:00,   10 june 2019
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Owners of high-rise housing blocks covered in Grenfell-style cladding should face having their buildings seized by the council if they fail to replace it by the end of the year, Labour has urged . According to the party, more than 90% of private... >>>