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Harry Potter star's brother died after being turned into a "fireball" when he touched power line

Saturday  22:40,   14 september 2019
scotsman

A Harry Potter star's brother died after being turned into a "fireball" when he touched a 25,000 volt power line while train surfing with his Irish pal, an inquest heard today. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd Ben Haddon-Cave, 27, whose sister... >>>

12-year-old boy is charged after he 'sexually assaulted a teacher'

Saturday  22:11,   14 september 2019
uk.news.yahoo

A twelve-year old boy has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a teacher at a secondary school in Glasgow. The child was arrested at an address in Glasgow after the reported assault, which happened at a school in the city on August 29th.... >>>

British-Australian woman held in Iran named

Saturday  20:51,   14 september 2019
news.sky

A British-Australian woman being held in an Iranian jail has been named as a Melbourne academic who published books on the 2011 Arab uprisings and authoritarian governments. © Other Kylie Moore-Gilbert is a lecturer at Melbourne University Kylie... >>>

Extinction Rebellion co-founder arrested for trying to fly drone near Heathrow Airport

Saturday  20:50,   14 september 2019
scotsman

An Extinction Rebellion co-founder has been arrested for the second time in three days after trying to fly a drone near Heathrow Airport during an environmental protest, the group said. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd Roger Hallam was detained >>>

Schoolgirl, 14, is heartbroken after she is banned from the classroom because she is TOO BIG for her uniform skirt

Saturday  20:50,   14 september 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Kada Jones, 14, returned to Portchester Community School in Fareham, Hants, to begin Year 10, but was not allowed to sit in class due to wearing a non-regulation skirt - as the recommended didn't... >>>

Loyalists gather in Glasgow's George Square to protest marches ban

Saturday  17:40,   14 september 2019
scotsman

Loyalist groups have gathered to protest against Glasgow city council's decision to ban marches this weekend. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd The city's Public Processions Committee banned six marches by loyalist and republican groups amid... >>>

Ryanair passengers caught up in chaos as systems outage prevents check-in

Saturday  14:45,   14 september 2019
uk.news.yahoo

Ryanair passengers were left unable to check in ahead of their flights due to a "systems outage" which caused delays at airports across Europe. Twitter users complained of "chaos" at Stansted Airport on Saturday morning, with many struggling to find >>>

Extinction Rebellion will mark the end of London Fashion Week with a funeral

Saturday  14:15,   14 september 2019
harpersbazaar.co.uk

The organisation wants the industry to take climate crisis... >>>

Hong Kong protesters plan mall sit-ins after hill-top human chains

Saturday  04:35,   14 september 2019
reuters

Hong Kong protesters plan mall sit-ins after hill-top human... >>>

Bus passenger journeys have fallen by 300 million in five years

Saturday  02:30,   14 september 2019
inews.co.uk

Passenger groups want buses in some cities to be... >>>

Extinction Rebellion plans more London disruption next month

Friday  19:10,   13 september 2019
news.sky

Climate activists in the Extinction Rebellion group are planning to shut down major areas in central London next month. © PA Demonstrators blocked Waterloo Bridge during the protest in April The environmental group said it would hold two weeks of... >>>

Far-right extremist Tommy Robinson unrecognisable as he emerges from jail

Friday  18:42,   13 september 2019
msn

The EDL founder emerged with a beard and uncut hair two months after being... >>>

Julian Assange is told he must stay behind bars because of high risk he will go on the run while awaiting extradition to the US

Friday  18:42,   13 september 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The WikiLeaks founder is serving a 50-week jail term in the UK after he jumped bail by going into hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He would have been released from HMP Belmarsh on September 22, Westminster Magistrates' Court heard today,... >>>

First picture of 26-year-old British Oxford graduate whose body was found in a ravine 'after he fell 1,300ft' during a trekking holiday in Greece

Friday  18:42,   13 september 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Robert Frome, 26, from Oldiham, Hampshire, was found dead at the bottom of a ravine in Greece on Sunday. Police sources said they believe the Briton plunged 1,300ft to his death. Police had launched a search and found Mr Frome's car parked in the... >>>

Two women charged with drive-by murder shooting of man just yards from his home

Friday  18:42,   13 september 2019
msn

James Teer was shot dead in a residential street where he had been playing football with friends when he was shot in the head near the home where he lived with his parents in Goosemoor Lane, Birmingham, on August 8. Two men have already appeared in... >>>