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Thugs break pensioner’s back in brutal Newham street robbery

Thursday  12:26,   07 september 2017
Press Association

Ahmet Dobran, who uses a walking stick, was beaten to the ground before having jewellery stolen from his wrist.Ahmet Dobran, who uses a walking stick, was grabbed by the neck by one man while the others hit his back and arms before the trio pinned[...]

North Korea: Theresa May And Donald Trump Agree Kim Jong-Un Is 'Threat To Global Peace'

Wednesday  11:50,   06 september 2017
Huffington Post UK

Donald Trump and Theresa May have agreed North Korea is “a threat to global peace” in a phone call on the ongoing nuclear crisis. Downing Street said the pair agreed on the need for more sanctions and more pressure from China.A Number 10 spokesman[...]

Trapped passengers airlifted from Weymouth tower

Wednesday  00:45,   06 september 2017
Sky News

Thirteen people have been airlifted to safety after getting trapped in a 174ft-high moving observation tower. Firefighters were called to the Jurassic Skyline tower in Weymouth at 4.10pm on Tuesday after the tourist attraction stopped during its[...]

Brian White: Oxford-Bound Student 'Genius' Wins Battle To Stay In UK

Tuesday  05:10,   05 september 2017
Huffington Post UK

A 21-year-old “genius” who faced deportation despite winning a place to Oxford University has been told he can stay in the UK indefinitely .More than 100,000 people signed a petition to keep Brian White in the country he has lived in for the last[...]

Brian White: Oxford-Bound Student 'Genius' Wins Battle To Stay In UK

Tuesday  05:10,   05 september 2017
Huffington Post UK

A 21-year-old “genius” who faced deportation despite winning a place to Oxford University has been told he can stay in the UK indefinitely .More than 100,000 people signed a petition to keep Brian White in the country he has lived in for the last[...]

Wayne Rooney charged with drink driving

Friday  15:56,   01 september 2017
Sky News

Former England captain Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink driving. The Everton striker, 31, was stopped by police while driving a black VW Beetle along Altrincham Road in Wilmslow, Cheshire, at 2am on Friday.Rooney, whose wife Coleen is[...]

Queensferry Crossing closes to traffic ahead of weekend walkers

Friday  15:38,   01 september 2017
Press Association

Up to 50,000 people have won tickets to walk over the bridge this weekend.The £1.35 billion Queensferry Crossing has closed to traffic as it prepares for up to 50,000 people walking over it at the[...]

Doctor in court charged with sex offences

Thursday  14:58,   31 august 2017
Sky News

A family doctor has appeared in court charged with 118 sexual offences on 54 victims, including a girl under 13. Dr Manish Shah, 47, is accused of assaulting his victims at his surgery in Romford, Essex between 2004 and 2013.An investigation was[...]

Facial recognition trial led to erroneous arrest

Thursday  13:41,   31 august 2017
Sky News

The controversial trial of facial recognition equipment at Notting Hill Carnival resulted in roughly 35 false matches and an erroneous arrest, highlighting questions about police use of the technology. The system only produced a single accurate[...]

Record £7.8m penalty for 888 customer failures

Thursday  10:50,   31 august 2017
Sky News

The online gambling firm 888 has been ordered to pay a record £7.8m penalty by the industry regulator for "significant flaws" in its safeguarding of customers. The Gambling Commission said they included the company failing to challenge[...]

Teen killed man who did not have cigarette

Thursday  05:05,   31 august 2017
Sky News

A relative of a man who died after he was punched because he did not have a cigarette says his attacker's "sentence will never be enough".Leonard Saunders, described in court as a "star within the local... community", died after he was [...]

Theresa May gives public backing to under-fire Boris Johnson

Wednesday  15:01,   30 august 2017
Press Association

The Prime Minister’s support comes after the Foreign Secretary was described as a ‘clown’ and a ‘joke’.The Prime Minister said Mr Johnson was doing an excellent job dealing with critical issues around the[...]

Parents of Barra girl hurt in Manchester attack ‘delighted’ as she returns home

Wednesday  10:50,   30 august 2017
Press Association

They paid tribute to nurses and doctors who looked after her in Manchester and Glasgow.Michael and Nan MacIntyre, whose 15-year-old daughter Laura MacIntyre was flown back to the Hebridean island of Barra on Tuesday, issued a statement about their[...]

Search under way for diver missing in North Sea

Wednesday  04:06,   30 august 2017
Press Association

The man was reported missing after a dive off the Great Yarmouth coast.The 68-year-old man from the Brighton area was reported missing 12 miles (19km) east of Great Yarmouth at 6pm on Monday, a UK Coastguard spokesman[...]

Man rescued from White Cart Water by workman

Wednesday  04:06,   30 august 2017
MSN

Passersby said the man appeared to plunge into the water after jumping from a giant rockEyewitnesses spotted a workman, who was part of a crew operating at the Watermill Hotel, plunge in to try and save him around[...]