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Five men sought after 'sickening' attack on traffic warden

Saturday  18:50,   15 september 2018
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A man has been arrested and police are looking for five others after a traffic warden was dragged off his moped and violently kicked and stamped on. West Midlands Police says the "sickening violence" happened between 5pm and 5.30pm on 14 September...[...]

Royal wedding: More than 100,000 apply to attend

Saturday  09:25,   15 september 2018
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More than 100,000 members of the public applied to attend Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's big day, Buckingham Palace has said.  The couple, who will exchange vows on 12 October in the same venue as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, have...[...]

Woman dies as lorry crashes into Barnsley house

Saturday  02:50,   15 september 2018
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A woman has died after a lorry that had been "involved in a crime" crashed into the side of a house. Police said four men were arrested after the white truck crashed into a property in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.The woman who died was a pedestrian on [...]

Teen jailed for murdering stepmum with samurai sword

Friday  19:50,   14 september 2018
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A teenager has been jailed for life after murdering his stepmother with a samurai sword and an axe. Rueben Brathwaite, 17, killed Fiona Scourfield at their farm in St Clears, Carmarthenshire, west Wales, after becoming "obsessed" with watching...[...]

No secret to producing 66lb cabbage, says champion veg grower

Friday  18:25,   14 september 2018
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Ian Neale won the classes for the heaviest carrot, beetroot and cabbage at Harrogate Autumn Flower Show.Mr Neale, 75, was celebrating after winning the classes for the heaviest carrot, beetroot and cabbage in the giant vegetable competition at...[...]

Jail for ‘despicable’ fraudster who kept funds raised for murdered soldier’s son

Friday  15:50,   14 september 2018
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Gary Gardner did not hand over any of the money raised for Jack Rigby, the son of Lee Rigby.Lorry driver Gary Gardner was told he will serve half of a two-and-a-half-year sentence in custody for two counts of fraud committed in the three years after [...]

Nervously turning their chairs and leaning forward to assert power: Body language expert says Russian novichok assassins looked anxious and stressed during interview in which they claimed they were just tourists

Friday  14:05,   14 september 2018
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Two Russian assassins accused of trying to kill Russian double agent Sergei Skripal by putting deadly nerve agent Novichok on his door-handle were today interviewed on TV.Two Russian assassins accused of trying to kill Russian double agent Sergei...[...]

Johnson calls novichok suspects 'murderers' and dares them to sue

Friday  12:50,   14 september 2018
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Boris Johnson has branded the two Russians suspected of poisoning Sergei and Yulia Skripal "murderers" and dared them to sue him.The former foreign secretary challenged them as he admitted the biggest mistake of his career was thinking he could deal [...]

Prison officers walk out over 'unprecedented violence'

Friday  11:50,   14 september 2018
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Thousands of prison officers are expected to walk out today in a protest over "unprecedented levels of violence", a union says.The Prison Officers Association (POA) said it was demanding that the government improve safety in jails and reduce...[...]

Archbishop of Canterbury is accused of hypocrisy after slamming web giant Amazon for ‘leeching’ off taxpayers – as it emerges his Church holds a multi-million-pound stake in the retailer

Friday  09:51,   14 september 2018
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Archbishop Justin Welby was facing accusations of hypocrisy and naivety last night after it was revealed the Church of England has invested heavily in Amazon. Only days after Archbishop Welby accused the internet giant of ‘leeching off the...[...]

JLS star Oritse Williams is charged with raping a 20-year-old fan in a hotel room after a gig

Friday  08:05,   14 september 2018
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The singer, 31, was arrested in 2016 for allegedly raping a 20-year-old woman after promoting his new solo album at Gorgeous club in Wolverhampton. He was bailed several times but has now been charged with rape.Download the all-new Microsoft News...[...]

London shops sell knives to kids as young as 13

Friday  07:25,   14 september 2018
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Knives, alcohol and tobacco are being sold to children as young as 13 by some shops in London, it has been revealed. Child volunteers aged 12 to 17 performed 2,593 test purchases across the capital over 18 months - and they were allowed to walk away [...]

Early Banksy mural accidentally painted over by new owners

Friday  05:06,   14 september 2018
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The freestyle graffiti was removed by an unwitting workman who was renovating the old shop.The graffiti artwork had remained on the shutters of a small shop in Bristol’s Park Row since the 1990s before its new tenants unwittingly ordered it to be...[...]

Novichok in their hotel room, the missing luggage and where’s all that snow? Ten GLARING flaws that cast huge doubts over poisoning suspects' claims they were visiting Salisbury as tourists when the Skripals were attacked

Friday  05:06,   14 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Two suspected Kremlin assassins (pictured) were ridiculed yesterday after claiming to have been ordinary tourists desperate to see the Salisbury Cathedral’s magnificent ‘123-metre spire’. The burly pair admitted they were in the city on the day...[...]

Two killed in seven-vehicle collision on the M5

Friday  02:25,   14 september 2018
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A man and a woman have died and four people were injured in a seven-vehicle collision on the M5 in Somerset. Emergency services were called to the scene near junction 24 at Huntworth just after 8.30am on Thursday.The collision on the southbound...[...]