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Teenager arrested after woman attacked with drill

Saturday  15:25,   05 may 2018
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A 38-year-old woman suffered a ‘very serious’ head injury and is in a critical but stable condition in hospital, police said. Detectives are questioning a 17 year old male after a woman (38) was attacked with a drill in Strabane early this morning.[...]

Senior Ukip official compares party to the Black Death after collapse in polls

Friday  13:06,   04 may 2018
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The Eurosceptic party lost dozens of council seats won in its heyday before the Brexit referendum.Former vice chairman Suzanne Evans openly discussed the prospect that Ukip might “crumble” altogether, arguing that even if disappeared it would leave[...]

Man charged after mud allegedly thrown at ambulance as patient treated inside

Thursday  15:16,   03 may 2018
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The man was arrested after police issued CCTV on social media.Daniel Drennan-Kane, 21, was arrested after West Midlands Ambulance Service issued CCTV on social media of a man they said had attacked the[...]

Amanda Knox reveals her 'puppy love' for Raffaele Sollecito, friendship with 'warm, welcoming' Meredith Kercher and says she is unable to use Tinder or trust anyone because of notoriety of the 'Foxy Knoxy' persona in her new Facebook show

Thursday  05:40,   03 may 2018
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Amanda Knox, 30, opened up about still not being able to trust people and how she continues to be haunted by the nickname 'Foxy Knoxy' in her new show The Scarlet Letter Reports on Wednesday.Knox, 30, opened up about still not being able to[...]

Family and friends remember Ray Wilkins at memorial service

Tuesday  22:53,   01 may 2018
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The life of the former England captain was celebrated at St Luke’s and Christ Church in Chelsea on Tuesday.A congregation including England captains, England managers, team-mates and colleagues from Chelsea, Manchester United, QPR, AC Milan, Paris[...]

Boris Johnson defends Iran nuclear deal after Israeli claims

Tuesday  17:45,   01 may 2018
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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed secret documents show Iran covered up a nuclear weapons programme.Donald Trump has warned he could walk away from the deal and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged him to do so, claiming [...]

Scotland introduces minimum unit alcohol price

Tuesday  09:15,   01 may 2018
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Scotland has today introduced a minimum unit price for alcohol - the first country in the world to do so. Retailers must now ensure a unit of alcohol is not priced below 50p, in a government bid to reduce the high number of alcohol-related deaths[...]

UK shivers in cold, wet and windy start to the week

Monday  16:55,   30 april 2018
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Nearly 40 ‘be prepared’ flood alerts were active on Monday afternoon.With warmer air by Friday, here's a look at how the temperatures are set to rise this week[...]

Sajid Javid back in the frame to be next PM

Monday  15:26,   30 april 2018
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For much of May's premiership Sajid Javid has been a Cabinet minister on the sidelines.  A protege of George Osborne, he was demoted in the first May reshuffle, moved from the business department to local government. © PA[...]

Labour vows to help millions trapped by debts

Monday  07:35,   30 april 2018
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Labour has pledged to help people caught in a "debt trap" by placing a cap on the total amount that can be paid in overdraft fees or interest payments. Labour claims it could help an estimated 2.7 million people who it says are stuck with [...]

Man, 47, was run over up to 300 times by London Underground trains after a manager mistook his body for a dead FOX

Friday  12:25,   27 april 2018
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The body of the man, who is believed to have been 47, was 'run over up to 300 times' after staff who went to investigate the tunnel between Holborn and Russel Square 'mistook it for a fox'.It is thought body remained on the tracks in [...]

Trump WILL come to London: US ambassador says President is going to visit the capital during his trip to Britain on July 13 despite fears over mass protests

Friday  11:50,   27 april 2018
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Woody Johnson said Mr Trump would be in the capital during his trip the UK on July 13 despite fears over mass protests. The visit was finally confirmed last night after months of wrangling between Downing Street and the White House.But officials[...]

Alfie Evans' parents launch new legal bid to save his life and let him fly to Italy as toddler continues to breathe unaided HOURS after his father said life support was withdrawn

Tuesday  17:14,   24 april 2018
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Mr Justice Hayden will sit in Manchester at around 3.30pm after it was revealed the two-year-old has been breathing unaided since his life support was withdrawn at 9pm last night. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Supporters[...]

Calls mount to deselect 'fantasist' Labour candidate

Tuesday  16:15,   24 april 2018
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Labour is under pressure to deselect a candidate it has picked for a crucial swing seat at the next general election.  Mandy Richards was recently picked by the party to fight the parliamentary seat of Worcester.It is currently held by just[...]

Stabbings In Tooting Bec And Walthamstow Add To Spate Of London Knife Crime

Sunday  17:55,   22 april 2018
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Three more people have been stabbed in London, two of them after a fight outside a Tube station.Two men were found with knife wounds on Upper Tooting Road, south London, near Tooting Bec Underground, at around 6pm on Saturday, Scotland Yard said.[...]