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Residents evacuated after ‘gas leak’ causes nausea and vomiting

Monday  02:45,   18 september 2017
Press Association

Emergency crews were called to Lee in South London amid fears locals may have suffered an allergic reaction. Several people were taken to hospital and six homes were evacuated in Alwold Crescent, Lee, on Sunday morning while the London Fire Brigade[...]

‘Mother of Satan’ explosive was used in July 7 terror attacks on London

Saturday  14:25,   16 september 2017
Press Association

Witnesses reported seeing a thick, white liquid inside the bucket which had been used to house the Parsons Green bomb. © Provided by The Press Association (AP) The shockwave effect from a full explosion could have been deadly, while the subsequent[...]

Teen with 'Rapunzel syndrome' dies from eating her own hair

Friday  16:54,   15 september 2017
FOX News

A 16-year-old student in the U.K. died suddenly while away at college due to an infection caused by a hairball in her stomach. Jasmine Beever, of Skegness, was taken to the hospital via ambulance on September 7, where staff attempted life-saving[...]

10 facts we know about Parsons Green bomb

Friday  16:53,   15 september 2017
Sky News

An explosion involving an improvised explosive device at Parsons Green Tube station has left 22 people injured. This is what we know so far about the attack.  :: Emergency services were called to the west London station at around 8.20am[...]

Man jailed over Wigan student’s murder

Thursday  14:41,   14 september 2017
Press Association

Mark Buckley, 52, attacked 18-year-old Ellen Higginbottom, before taking her laptop and mobile phone and then leaving her for dead.Mark Buckley, 52, attacked 18-year-old Ellen Higginbottom, before taking her laptop and mobile phone and then leaving[...]

Graham Taylor wanted abuse claim to be swept 'under the carpet', says victim

Thursday  11:38,   14 september 2017
Press Association

Former England boss Graham Taylor advised a young footballer to drop sexual abuse complaints about a scout, the victim has said. Taylor died in January this year aged 72 and the allegation centres on his spell in charge of Aston Villa, the club he[...]

Coventry Police Officer Jokes About Shooting Black Suspect And Mocks Black Lives Matter

Wednesday  19:25,   13 september 2017
Huffington Post UK

An investigation is underway after a police officer was filmed making racial comments to a young black man in Coventry. The video, which has gone viral on social media, features a West Midlands Police constable telling Jack Chambers, 24: “You would[...]

London Deploys The 'Talon' To Thwart Car-Ramming Attacks

Tuesday  12:35,   12 september 2017
MSN

As a guard against car-ramming attacks, London’s Metropolitan Police have unveiled a new device that features spikes and netting intended to rapidly halt vehicles weighing up to 17 tons. The equipment, called the Talon, can puncture the tires of[...]

London Deploys The 'Talon' To Thwart Car-Ramming Attacks

Tuesday  12:35,   12 september 2017
MSN

As a guard against car-ramming attacks, London’s Metropolitan Police have unveiled a new device that features spikes and netting intended to rapidly halt vehicles weighing up to 17 tons. The equipment, called the Talon, can puncture the tires of[...]

Prince Charles Just Set a New Record for the Royal Family

Tuesday  04:50,   12 september 2017
People

Prince Charles just made history.  On Sunday, he passed a landmark milestone to become the longest-serving Prince of Wales in history, with 59 years, one month and 15 days on the[...]

AI machines 'will replace teachers in 10 years'

Monday  15:16,   11 september 2017
Sky News

Technology will replace the best teachers of the future with intelligent machines, according to a leading university vice chancellor. Sir Anthony Seldon, vice chancellor of the University of Buckingham and former master of Wellington College,[...]

Road users warned after flooding hits northern England

Monday  14:59,   11 september 2017
Press Association

Heavy downpours forced Greater Manchester Fire Service to warn road users of the “horrendous” driving conditions. Motorists were left stranded in cars as localised flooding hit roads in Oldham, and further east of Manchester roads in Mossley were[...]

Young boy used to steal mobile phone at shop

Monday  13:25,   11 september 2017
Press Association

Police have released CCTV footage of a young boy being used to steal a mobile phone at a candle shop. The 16-second clip shows the boy, believed to be about five years old, and a man at the shop in Bromley, south-east London.Officers were called to[...]

Young boy used to steal mobile phone at shop

Monday  13:25,   11 september 2017
Press Association

Police have released CCTV footage of a young boy being used to steal a mobile phone at a candle shop. The 16-second clip shows the boy, believed to be about five years old, and a man at the shop in Bromley, south-east London.Officers were called to[...]

'Show of British spirit': Manchester Arena reopens

Saturday  07:15,   09 september 2017
Sky News

Four months after a terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena the venue re-opens on Saturday night with a benefit show. Headlined by former Oasis star Noel Gallagher the show will raise money for a permanent memorial to the victims who died in the[...]