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Murder investigation after 20-year-old shot dead

Sunday  16:05,   15 april 2018

A murder investigation has begun after a 20-year-old man was shot dead in Birmingham. West Midlands Police said they were called to South Holme, near Garrison Lane in the Bordesley area of the city just after midnight.The force added that "despite[...]

Woman is viciously attacked on late night Tube train for speaking Spanish by two fellow passengers who told her she should 'talking English in England'

Saturday  17:46,   14 april 2018

The 24-year-old was attacked after speaking to friends in Spanish on a Central Line train from Liverpool Street to Stratford last week, leaving her with an injured scalp and cuts to her face.The 24-year-old was attacked after speaking to friends in[...]

Sir Cliff Richard arrives to give evidence against BBC in High Court

Friday  16:50,   13 april 2018

The singer says BBC coverage of a raid on his home after an allegation of sexual assault was a very serious invasion of privacy.The 77-year-old singer claims coverage of a police raid on his home following an allegation of sexual assault was a “very [...]

Sub-machine gun seized in anti-gang raids

Thursday  09:30,   12 april 2018

Police have recovered a sub-machine gun and large amounts of drugs in a major overnight operation, aimed at tackling growing levels of violent crime in the capital. Scotland Yard Commissioner Cressida Dick took part in the raids across west and[...]

Yulia Skripal's best friend says poisoned spy's daughter deleted online family photos 'so no other loved ones could be tracked down

Wednesday  20:45,   11 april 2018

Yulia Skripal, 33, the daughter of ex-spy Sergei Skripal, 66, has only just been released from hospital after being found critically ill alongside him on a bench in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on March 4. Her best friend Irina Petrova said she was[...]

What the papers say – April 11

Wednesday  10:10,   11 april 2018

The Prime Minister’s position on Syria action and Facebook takes the stand.The Times reports Theresa May told Donald Trump that Britain needed more evidence of a chemical attack by the Assad regime to join military action against[...]

Ireland says David Davis is speaking 'nonsense' as row over Brexit border escalates

Tuesday  21:21,   10 april 2018

Ireland's deputy prime minister has called David Davis's inflammatory claim that republican party Sinn Fein has influenced the Dublin government in Brexit talks "nonsense" as the Irish border row continues to[...]

Man hospitalised after eating world's hottest chilli

Tuesday  14:26,   10 april 2018

A man who took on the world's hottest chilli pepper in an eating contest stunned doctors after suffering excruciating "thunderclap" headaches.The 34-year-old's symptoms started with dry heaves immediately after ate a Carolina reaper[...]

Are YOU smarter than an 11-year-old? Mock SATs exam leaves adults stumped in shocking new TV experiment

Tuesday  08:16,   10 april 2018

Channel 4's Class Of Mum And Dad sees 19 parents take the SATs exams designed for 11-year-olds at the end of primary school - but shockingly, more than half fail on their first go.Channel 4's Class Of Mum And Dad gets 19 parents to take the[...]

What the papers say – April 9

Tuesday  08:15,   10 april 2018

International horror and revulsion at a reported chemical weapon attack in Syria and the latest on tackling violent crime on Britain’s streets.Donald Trump led international condemnation of the atrocity feared to have left at least 40 dead in a[...]

May to hold talks with Scandinavian leaders on Russia and Brexit

Tuesday  08:15,   10 april 2018

The Prime Minister will discuss Brexit and the threat from Russia on a visit to Denmark and Sweden.The Prime Minister, fresh from her Easter walking holiday in Wales, is expected to discuss Brexit as well as the threat Russia poses to international[...]

The British public supports a referendum on the Brexit deal for the first time

Tuesday  08:08,   10 april 2018

Thomson Reuters A new poll finds the British public support a referendum on the final Brexit deal by a margin of 44% to 36%. A second referendum would have to take place before the UK is scheduled to depart the EU in March next year. The[...]

I feel better already! Charles receives spiritual blessing by didgeridoo master

Tuesday  08:07,   10 april 2018

World-renowned didgeridoo master Djalu Gurriwiwi performed the 30-second blessing on the prince.The Prince of Wales declared he felt “better already” after being given a spiritual blessing by the world didgeridoo master in[...]

Home Secretary vows to make Britain's streets safe

Tuesday  08:06,   10 april 2018

The Government "must do whatever it takes" to make Britain's streets safe, as she launches a new crackdown on violent crime, the Home Secretary says. Amber Rudd will set out priorities for the £40m Serious Violence Strategy, including [...]

Today is set to be the warmest day of the year... and tomorrow will be even warmer with temperatures up to 65F making Britain hotter than MOROCCO

Friday  13:00,   06 april 2018

The wettest March in a decade has given way to a warm early April as temperatures could hit 65F (18C) tomorrow, with the current 2018 UK record of 62F (16.6C) from March 10 set to be smashed. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited [...]