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Ellie Butler murder accused father's 'bark worse than his bite'

Wednesday  18:00,   25 may 2016
Press Association

The man accused of killing six-year-old Ellie Butler in a violent rage was all bark and no bite, his partner has told jurors. Graphic designer Jennie Gray, 36, insisted she and Ben Butler were not living in a "house of horrors" at the time of their[...]

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Invites Donald Trump To Meet British Muslims - To Prove They're Not 'Bad People'

Tuesday  23:50,   24 may 2016
Huffington Post UK

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Invites Donald Trump To Meet British Muslims - To Prove They're Not 'Bad People'In an interview with HuffPost UK, Khan said he wanted to educate the “ignorant” billionaire by introducing him to his family and[...]

Spice Among Legal Highs To Be Outlawed

Tuesday  23:46,   24 may 2016
Sky News

Callam says he smokes spice because he's living on the streets."It's just easy", he tells me. An easy[...]

Peanut Death Restaurateur Jailed For Six Years

Tuesday  23:42,   24 may 2016
Sky News

The owner of a curry house where a customer died eating food containing peanuts has been setenced to six years in jail for causing the man's death.Mohammed Zaman was found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence when a customer with a severe[...]

Fracking Given Green Light In North Yorkshire

Tuesday  17:50,   24 may 2016
Sky News

Councillors have approved an application by a UK company to frack for shale gas near the village of Kirby Misperton in Yorkshire. Third Energy has become the first company to be given the go-ahead for fracking, which has not taken place in the UK[...]