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Wolf recaptured after escaping from sanctuary

Thursday  17:25,   18 january 2018
Press Association

Teresa Palmer, who founded the sanctuary, helped to encourage the 12-year-old wolf into a caged trailer before it was taken back to its home. She said: “The fact he went through a field of sheep on his way shows he would never be a threat to the[...]

Bid for new inquest into Michael Barrymore home death blocked

Thursday  17:25,   18 january 2018
Press Association

The father of Stuart Lubbock hoped to win a fresh inquest to resolve the mystery surrounding the 2001 death.Mr Wright declined to provide his authority for an application to be made to the High Court by Mr Lubbock’s father Terry, after deciding that [...]

Residents to pay £2m over Grenfell-style cladding

Thursday  13:45,   18 january 2018
Sky News

People living in a privately-owned tower block with the same cladding used on Grenfell Tower could be forced to pay millions for replacement panels to be fitted. Residents at Citiscape in Croydon, south London, are facing the prospect of having to[...]

Doctor facing ‘significant’ prison term over sex attacks on four patients

Thursday  06:50,   18 january 2018
Press Association

Doctor used pretence of “massage” to sexually assault women in his care.Jaswant Rathore was convicted at Wolverhampton Crown Court after a seven-week trial which heard he conducted unnecessary massage “treatment” to satisfy his sexual[...]

Rupert Murdoch suffers back injury during sailing accident

Thursday  04:45,   18 january 2018
Press Association

The 86-year-old sent a note about his injury to senior colleagues at his companies.Media mogul Rupert Murdoch hurt his back in a recent sailing accident,  and will be working at home for some[...]

Key Brexit bill clears House of Commons

Thursday  00:19,   18 january 2018
Sky News

Flagship Brexit legislation has cleared the House of Commons after MPs approved the EU Withdrawal Bill. The key bill, which aims to end the supremacy of EU law in Britain in time for Brexit, will now pass to the House of Lords where it will be[...]

Travel firm sued over dive-bomb pool collision

Wednesday  23:05,   17 january 2018
Sky News

A holidaymaker is suing a travel firm after being left in a neck brace by a "15-stone lad" who dive-bombed into him as he emerged from a pool slide.  Graham Hyde suffered trauma to muscles in his neck and upper back and was diagnosed[...]

Gary Speed ‘one of four men coached by Bennell who went on to take own lives’

Wednesday  20:00,   17 january 2018
Press Association

Bennell denies 48 offences of child sexual abuse against 11 complainants between 1979 and 1990. [...]

Burglars steal £40,000 Harry Potter book in shop raid

Wednesday  17:50,   17 january 2018
Press Association

Book dealers are being asked to be vigilant in case the rare volumes are offered for sale.Other books taken from the store in Thetford include a set of four Winnie the Pooh first editions and a signed first edition of Terry Pratchett’s Colour of[...]

What the papers say – January 17

Wednesday  11:20,   17 january 2018
Press Association

The collapse and fallout of Carillion continues to make the front pages on Wednesday.Wednesday’s papers throw up a mixed bag of news, with Carillion still making the front pages, while others look at a “House of Horrors” and warnings on knife[...]

MP sorry for 'vasectomies for unemployed' posts

Wednesday  03:25,   17 january 2018
Sky News

A Tory MP recently appointed to a prominent party position has apologised after is emerged he had written a blog post suggesting benefit-claimants should have vasectomies. Ben Bradley, who was promoted by the Prime Minister this month to become[...]

Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan's tragic last photo with boyfriend revealed

Tuesday  18:15,   16 january 2018
FOX News

The Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan enjoyed a cozy New Years Eve with her boyfriend of two years weeks before she died suddenly at age 46. O'Riordan was found dead Monday morning at a London Hotel.Her boyfriend, New York-based musician Olé[...]

Men held in murder probe over dead pensioners

Tuesday  18:14,   16 january 2018
Sky News

Three people have been arrested in connection with the deaths of two pensioners in a Buckinghamshire village. Thames Valley Police said the arrests follow a murder investigation into the deaths of Peter Farquhar, 69, on 26 October 2015, and Ann[...]

New US embassy opens in what Donald Trump branded ‘off location’ in London

Tuesday  16:55,   16 january 2018
Press Association

The US president last week cancelled plans to visit Britain to officially open the embassy.The new US embassy in London has officially opened days after hitting back at Donald Trump for suggesting its move to a new location was a “bad[...]

Roads and schools hit as wintry showers sweep across UK

Tuesday  15:10,   16 january 2018
Press Association

The Met Office issued yellow warnings for snow and ice across much of Scotland and Northern Ireland. In areas that saw snow, temperatures dropped to 0C-2C (32F-36F). Tulloch Bridge in Scotland had the largest snowfall with 8cm overnight. [...]