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Kate reveals her children love Natural History Museum as she unveils new attraction

Friday  11:23,   14 july 2017
Press Association

The whale was chosen to be put at the heart of the museum as it told a “powerful story”.The Duchess of Cambridge has unveiled the Natural History Museum’s replacement for the long-loved Dippy the Diplodocus – a vast blue whale skeleton called Hope – [...]

Kate reveals her children love Natural History Museum as she unveils new attraction

Friday  11:22,   14 july 2017
Press Association

The whale was chosen to be put at the heart of the museum as it told a “powerful story”.The Duchess of Cambridge has unveiled the Natural History Museum’s replacement for the long-loved Dippy the Diplodocus – a vast blue whale skeleton called Hope – [...]

Police hunting killers of aspiring model release CCTV of men they want to trace

Tuesday  16:40,   11 july 2017
Press Association

Detectives said there has been a ‘significant development’ in the James Brindley murder inquiry.Detectives hunting the killers of an aspiring male model have released CCTV of two men they want to trace in connection with the[...]

Labour brands Uber ‘morally unacceptable’ ahead of workers’ rights review launch

Tuesday  14:41,   11 july 2017
Press Association

Shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey accused the taxi service of “exploiting” drivers. Ms Long-Bailey told the BBC: “I don’t personally use Uber because I don’t feel like it’s morally acceptable, but that’s not to say that they can’t reform [...]

Labour brands Uber ‘morally unacceptable’ ahead of workers’ rights review launch

Tuesday  14:40,   11 july 2017
Press Association

Shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey accused the taxi service of “exploiting” drivers. Ms Long-Bailey told the BBC: “I don’t personally use Uber because I don’t feel like it’s morally acceptable, but that’s not to say that they can’t reform [...]

Labour brands Uber ‘morally unacceptable’ ahead of workers’ rights review launch

Tuesday  14:40,   11 july 2017
Press Association

Shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey accused the taxi service of “exploiting” drivers. Ms Long-Bailey told the BBC: “I don’t personally use Uber because I don’t feel like it’s morally acceptable, but that’s not to say that they can’t reform [...]

House fire that killed mother and children caused by halogen heater

Tuesday  07:40,   11 july 2017
Press Association

The blaze broke out at their home in Bolton, Greater Manchester, on Saturday morning. The father, named locally as Zubair Umerji, was taken to hospital after he jumped from a first-floor window and then attempted to smash his way back into the house [...]

Tory MP has whip suspended over n-word remark

Tuesday  07:40,   11 july 2017
Sky News

A Conservative MP has had the whip suspended after she was recorded using the n-word at a meeting of eurosceptics, the party has confirmed. Anne Marie Morris, who represents Newton Abbot in Devon, is under investigation over the comment she made at [...]

Mystery of woman with unicorn tattoo killed in crash

Tuesday  07:40,   11 july 2017
Sky News

Police are appealing for help to identify a woman who was killed when she was hit by a lorry. The accident happened on the A1139 Eye Road in Peterborough about 7pm on Sunday.The victim is described as in her late 20s, slim, with shoulder-length[...]

Mother saves child from falling through floor of moving train

Tuesday  07:36,   11 july 2017
Press Association

Probe after mother grabs young child to prevent fall on to exposed train wheels.She caught hold of her child to stop him falling on to the exposed train wheels, according to the Rail Accident Investigation Branch[...]

Scots 'gun killer' Phillip Harkins loses fight against US extradition

Tuesday  07:36,   11 july 2017
MSN

Phillip Harkins, 38, has been fighting against his transfer to the US to face the charge since 2003 in what has been described as Britain's longest-running extradition case. The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg rejected his final[...]

Queen and Philip marking 70 years since official engagement

Tuesday  07:35,   11 july 2017
Press Association

Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten announced they were to marry in 1947.On July 10 1947, Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, as they were then known, were pictured arm in arm at the royal residence to mark the[...]

Robert Trigg jailed for 25 years for killing two ex-girlfriends five years apart

Thursday  16:18,   06 july 2017
Press Association

Trigg murdered Susan Nicholson in 2011, five years after he killed mother-of-four Caroline Devlin.Judge Mrs Justice Simler said Robert Trigg, 52, was responsible for causing the two women’s “senseless deaths”, and then lied about the[...]

Woman reported missing from Wishaw hospital found in Newmains

Thursday  15:41,   06 july 2017
MSN

The alarm was raised after Sandra Coulter disappeared from the hospital at around 2.20pm where she had attended seeking treatment for an ongoing medical issue. Sandra, of Springhill Road, Shotts, was seen on CCTV leaving the hospital around 1.45pm[...]

Sinn Fein accuses Theresa May of 'monumental failure' after Northern Ireland talks break down

Wednesday  14:30,   05 july 2017
Business Insider

Reuters LONDON — Sinn Fein has labelled the breakdown of talks over forming a government in Northern Ireland "a monumental failure" by UK Prime Minister Theresa May. Power-sharing negotiations have been put on hold for the summer after[...]