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Swedish prosecutor drops investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Friday  12:52,   19 may 2017
Press Association

Mr Assange has been living inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London for almost five years.The dramatic announcement came ahead of a press conference by the DPP, Marianne Ny, into the long running[...]

Labour candidate Emily Owen hits out at ‘disgusting’ sexism

Monday  18:10,   15 may 2017
Press Association

Miss Owen is seeking election in Aberconwy.Video: Labour manifesto leak: What are Corbyn's plans? (Sky[...]

NHS trusts told about security patch last month

Monday  15:50,   15 may 2017
Sky News

NHS England hospital trusts were sent details of a security patch last month that would have prevented Friday's malware attack.NHS Digital has confirmed to Sky News that the patch was made available on its cyber portal on 25 April, and a link[...]

Distraught husband of Benidorm fall Scot Kirsty Maxwell demands answers from five men last to see her

Saturday  13:35,   13 may 2017
MSN

Distraught husband of Benidorm fall Scot Kirsty Maxwell demands answers from five men last to see herGrieving Adam Maxwell has gone public for the first time since his wife plunged 100ft from a Benidorm apartment balcony on a hen-do two weeks[...]

Drought concerns downplayed by Environment Agency despite dry April

Tuesday  16:45,   09 may 2017
Press Association

The dry spell is not expected to last, with some rain expected to fall later this week. Met Office forecaster Emma Sharples said: “We have had dry weather so far this week, but it does look as though a change in wind direction (will arrive) in the[...]

Drought concerns downplayed by Environment Agency despite dry April

Tuesday  16:45,   09 may 2017
Press Association

The dry spell is not expected to last, with some rain expected to fall later this week. Met Office forecaster Emma Sharples said: “We have had dry weather so far this week, but it does look as though a change in wind direction (will arrive) in the[...]

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[...]