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Thomas Cook resumes Tunisia trips after attack

Tuesday  11:10,   13 february 2018

Tour operator Thomas Cook is taking British tourists back to Tunisia from today for the first time since the Sousse massacre. Thirty-eight tourists, including 30 Britons, were killed in June 2015 when gunman Seifeddine Rezgui opened fire at the[...]

What the papers say – February 13

Tuesday  10:05,   13 february 2018

The latest developments in the Oxfam abuse allegations feature in Tuesday’s papers.The Times runs with the Oxfam story, saying that the chief executive “failed to act” on allegations that a woman was coerced into sex in return for aid in a disaster[...]

Georgian-era ‘sex manual’ to go under the hammer

Tuesday  08:35,   13 february 2018

The once-banned book has been given a guide price of up to £120.Other parts of the 1720 book promising “the Secrets of Generation” reflect on pregnant women’s supposed longing to eat items such as coals, chalk and[...]

Firefighters tackle large blaze at industrial estate in London

Tuesday  04:35,   13 february 2018

Crews were called at around 11.30pm on Monday.Crews were called to Long Drive, Northolt, north-west London at around 11.30pm on Monday and multiple units are[...]

Convicted killer who went on the run arrested in north London

Monday  20:26,   12 february 2018

Mark Woolley, who mowed down costume designer Elizabeth Sherlock, has been arrested and returned to custody.Mark Woolley was jailed for life in 2001 for mowing down Elizabeth Sherlock when she tried to stop him snatching her[...]

Father of stabbing victim misses court appearance after being taken to hospital

Monday  19:25,   12 february 2018

William Billingham is charged with murdering eight-year-old Mylee Billingham but was unable to appear before magistrates.William Billingham, 54, had been due to appear before magistrates in Wolverhampton after being charged on Saturday with Mylee’s[...]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle reveal plans for carriage procession on wedding day

Monday  11:44,   12 february 2018

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have released new details on their wedding, which will take place on 19 May. The royal couple are due to get married at St George's Chapel in Windsor. Click to readFollowing their vows at 13:00, royal onlookers[...]

Kayden Fleck River Death: 'He Just Melted Your Heart', Say Distraught Parents

Monday  10:20,   12 february 2018

The heartbroken parents of a five-year-boy who died after being swept away in a fast-flowing river in Northern Ireland have said their son “just melted your heart”. Darrel and Leanne Fleck said their son Kayden was “happy-go-lucky” and “your average [...]

As Britain Stumbles Over Brexit, Support Grows for 2nd Vote

Sunday  06:45,   11 february 2018

As the Tories struggle to negotiate Britain’s departure from the bloc, and business leaders issue alarms about the threats to the economy, calls for another referendum gain momentum.But outside a supermarket recently in a large, suburban strip mall[...]

Wolverhampton Stabbing: Family Of Jasmine Forrester, 11, 'Utterly Devastated' By Her Death

Saturday  22:50,   10 february 2018

The father of an 11-year-old girl who was stabbed to death has said her family is “utterly devastated”.Jasmine Forrester died in hospital on Friday afternoon with her family at her side. She was stabbed at a house in Kent Road, Wolverhampton in the[...]

Body of one missing hillwalker found

Saturday  20:56,   10 february 2018

Searches are ongoing for his brother and will continue into Sunday. We can sadly confirm that mountain rescue teams have recovered the body of Alan Gibson, one of two missing brothers and who failed to return from a hillwalk in the #Achnashellach[...]

Johnson attacks 'horrendous' Rohingya conditions

Saturday  20:55,   10 february 2018

Boris Johnson has criticised the "horrendous living conditions" that Rohingya Muslim refugees are "having to endure" during a visit to Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh.More than a million are living in crowded and unsafe refugee[...]

Prince Harry Cheers in the Stands at Rugby — Minus Meghan Markle

Saturday  19:11,   10 february 2018

Prince Harry is enjoying a rugby-filled Saturday — on his own. Fiancée Meghan Markle did not join him, but she will be by his side on Tuesday when the couple visits the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. © Eddie Mulholland - WPA Pool /Getty[...]

Killer who smiled as he ran over designer goes on the run after prison release

Saturday  03:35,   10 february 2018

Mark Woolley, 52, who was jailed for life in 2001 for the killing of costume designer Elizabeth Sherlock, has not been seen since January 31.Mark Woolley was jailed for life in 2001 for the killing of costume designer Elizabeth[...]

Tributes paid to woman who died in M5 crash

Friday  23:10,   09 february 2018

The family of Elaina Beard say they have been left heartbroken by her death.The family of Elaina Beard from Bridgwater, Somerset, said they were “totally heartbroken” by their[...]