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Marine A reveals he told wife she could walk away

Tuesday  15:30,   09 may 2017
Sky News

Sergeant Alexander Blackman has revealed he told his wife she could leave him after he was charged with murdering an Afghan insurgent. Sgt Blackman - who became known as Marine A - said it was a "really good feeling" to have his freedom back after[...]

House swallowed by ivy in prime London location up for auction

Tuesday  11:20,   09 may 2017
Press Association

Only the front door and downstairs window are visible from the street.The three-bedroom end of terrace property on Ruthin Road, Blackheath in south London – which comes with a £450,000 guide price – will go under the hammer on[...]

House swallowed by ivy in prime London location up for auction

Tuesday  11:20,   09 may 2017
Press Association

Only the front door and downstairs window are visible from the street.The three-bedroom end of terrace property on Ruthin Road, Blackheath in south London – which comes with a £450,000 guide price – will go under the hammer on[...]

‘Big beast’ Sir Vince Cable returns to fray with treasury role for Lib Dems

Monday  14:07,   08 may 2017
Press Association

Ex-energy secretary Sir Ed Davey and former minister Jo Swinson are also returning.Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has appointed Sir Vince treasury spokesman in a bid to beef up the party’s economic profile in the General[...]

What happened to Madeleine? Six theories

Wednesday  11:50,   03 may 2017
Sky News

There have been hundreds of different theories about how Madeleine McCann went missing, but they mostly fall into six main categories. :: The parentsThe first senior detective on the case, Goncalo Amaral, believed Madeleine died in the family's[...]

New Pound Coins With Loose Middles Appear To Be Posted On Ebay

Monday  19:12,   01 may 2017
Huffington Post UK

The new £1 coins have been touted as the most secure yet - but it appears that some of the coins may have already broken. A number of postings have appeared on ebay appearing to show the new coins in two[...]

Ex-Jackanory presenter jailed for abusing boy

Friday  19:36,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A former storyteller on the BBC's Jackanory has been jailed for a series of sex assaults on a young boy nearly six decades ago. John Earle, who also presented other children's TV programmes in the 1960s and 1970s, carried out the attacks on the [...]

Ex-Jackanory presenter jailed for abusing boy

Friday  19:35,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A former storyteller on the BBC's Jackanory has been jailed for a series of sex assaults on a young boy nearly six decades ago. John Earle, who also presented other children's TV programmes in the 1960s and 1970s, carried out the attacks on the [...]

Rarely seen Jane Austen portrait on show to mark 200 years since writer’s death

Friday  16:45,   28 april 2017
Press Association

The watercolour was commissioned by the Pride And Prejudice novelist’s nephew in 1869.The James Andrews watercolour was commissioned by the Pride And Prejudice novelist’s nephew in 1869 and will appear on the new £10 note from[...]

Surgeon guilty of needless breast operations

Friday  16:45,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A surgeon has been found guilty of carrying out unnecessary operations, including mastectomies, on patients. Breast cancer specialist Ian Paterson, 59, was convicted of 17 counts of wounding with intent by a jury at Nottingham Crown Court - but it[...]

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour gaining huge amount on Tories amid election fight

Friday  23:25,   21 april 2017
Press Association

Jeremy Corbyn has said Labour is "gaining a huge amount of ground" on the Conservatives in the battle to win the general election. The Labour leader urged voters to "watch this space" despite opinion polls putting his party as many as 24[...]

The driving test is changing in four ways - here's what you need to know

Saturday  03:20,   15 april 2017
Manchester Evening News

Following directions from a sat nav will form part of the new testLearner drivers will have to follow directions from a sat nav as part of the new driving[...]

'Unknown substance' puts children in hospital

Friday  21:22,   14 april 2017
Sky News

Three children are in hospital on the Isle of Man after swallowing an unknown substance. Emergency services were called to an area near The Bowl at the National Sports Centre in Douglas on Thursday afternoon.The three children, aged 11 and 12, were [...]

Teachers given projects based on racist stereotypes, survey finds

Friday  15:00,   14 april 2017
Press Association

The survey found 32% of male and 27% of female teachers did not feel staff were comfortable talking about race or sexism. Respondents said structural barriers such as racism – including assumptions about capability based on racial and ethnic[...]

Nurses tell inquest of ants and excrement at care home

Wednesday  19:50,   05 april 2017
Press Association

A nurse has told an inquest into the deaths of three elderly care home residents how she confronted the manager after she found one of them sitting in his own excrement, telling her "this is somebody's father, somebody's husband".A [...]