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Hunt for 'reckless' driver who drove at cyclist

Monday  11:41,   06 august 2018

A "reckless" driver is being hunted by police after an apparent road rage incident. IT consultant Dave Clifton was nearly hit by the driver of the black Audi A3 in Clapham, southwest London, at around 8am on Wednesday.It came after Mr[...]
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Fox faces ridicule over U-turn on Brexit no-deal

Monday  05:45,   06 august 2018

It wasn't meant to be like this.Just over a year ago, Dr Liam Fox declared confidently that a trade deal with the European Union would be "one of the easiest in human[...]

Pictured: Schoolgirl, 14, who died after falling into a pond as her heartbroken friends pay tribute

Sunday  16:35,   05 august 2018

The body of Teya Davies was discovered by Cheshire Police in Clincton Woods in the Cheshire town of Widnes. A fundraising page has been set up to support her parents.The body of Teya Davies was discovered by Cheshire Police in Clincton Woods in the [...]

Pair held after mystery fluid sent to hospitals

Friday  17:36,   03 august 2018

Counter-terror officers are investigating after several suspicious packages containing unknown fluids were sent to hospitals across the UK. Metropolitan Police said they were alerted to reports of the packages being received and were now assessing[...]

'We miss you': Sister makes appeal for missing midwife

Friday  13:57,   03 august 2018

The sister of a midwife who has been missing for a week has made an emotional appeal for information, saying "we miss you very much".Samantha Eastwood was last seen when she left her night shift at the Royal Stoke Hospital at 7.47am last[...]

Fatbergs clogging up Britain's sewers could soon be providing homes with green energy

Friday  13:35,   03 august 2018

Fatbergs clogging up Britain's sewers could soon be providing homes with green energyIn experiments, a team of Canadian scientists heated them to between 90 and 110 degrees[...]

What the papers say – August 3

Friday  10:32,   03 august 2018

Apple, Amazon and interest rates lead the papers.Several also feature the tale of a couple who nearly missed a £58 million lottery win after the ticket was ripped up and thrown[...]

'Not on my watch': New Armed Forces chief vows to 'stamp on' bogus claims against Northern Ireland veterans

Friday  08:20,   03 august 2018

General Sir Nick Carter said ‘vexatious claims’ over decades-old deaths of IRA suspects at the hands of soldiers during the Troubles risks undermining Britain’s fighting spirit.General Sir Nick Carter said 'vexatious claims' over decades-old deaths[...]

Macron won't allow PM to bypass Brussels over Brexit

Thursday  18:45,   02 august 2018

Emmanuel Macron has rejected suggestions his upcoming talks with Theresa May will form part of the Brexit negotiations. The French president will host the prime minister at his presidential retreat at Fort Bregancon, near Toulon, in the south of[...]

ANDREW PIERCE: Holocaust survivor’s anger on the day Jeremy Corbyn shut down dissent in the Commons

Thursday  05:55,   02 august 2018

Within minutes of the start of the stormy Holocaust Memorial Day meeting in the Commons back in 2010, Jeremy Corbyn called on the services of a uniformed police officer, writes ANDREW PIERCE.Corbyn, at the time a backbench Labour MP with a long[...]

Grenfell firefighters ‘punished beyond anything ever experienced before’

Wednesday  16:20,   01 august 2018

A borough fire commander told the inquiry into the tragedy that crews trying to rescue residents had ‘gone to their limit’.Michael Mulholland, borough commander at Hammersmith and Fulham with 28 years’ experience, said it was clear crews had gone to [...]

Boris Johnson re-emerges as the favourite to succeed Theresa May as Tory party leader with Sajid Javid in third and Michael Gove fourth

Wednesday  12:25,   01 august 2018

The former foreign secretary is now supported by nearly a third of party members, according to a monthly poll of 1,000 Tories by the website ConservativeHome. Just a month ago, before his July 9 resignation over the Chequers Brexit proposals, Mr[...]

What the papers say – August 1

Wednesday  09:45,   01 august 2018

Brexit, death by acid and a council in crisis lead the Wednesday papers.Theresa May is to appeal to French president Emmanuel Macron to soften his stance over Britain’s withdrawal from the EU, the Financial Times[...]

Care home called family too late to tell them their mother was dying

Wednesday  09:20,   01 august 2018

Care home called family too late to tell them their mother was dyingA daughter could not say goodbye to her mother, because staff at the Oakside Care Home in Tameside, Greater Manchester, did not call her in time, the Local Government and Social[...]

Funeral firm defends its banned adverts

Wednesday  09:15,   01 august 2018

A funeral price comparison site has said it is breaking the "taboo" around death after its "edgy" adverts were banned by Transport for London. The firm Beyond has released a holiday-style ad that shows a couple running to the[...]