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Eight injured at children's centre after man 'escapes police custody' and rampages through play area before attacking parents and jumping from balcony 'taking people with him'

Wednesday  07:05,   01 august 2018

A 'major incident' has been declared at a nursery in Bradford after a man charged in and 'caused injury to eight people'. He then jumped from a mezzanine, the owner of the Alphabet Zoo said.A 'major incident' was declared at The[...]
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PM to meet Macron as Britain tries to bypass Brussels

Tuesday  19:51,   31 july 2018

Theresa May will meet with French president Emmanuel Macron this week as she attempts to sell her Brexit plan to EU leaders. The prime minister and Mr Macron are to meet at his presidential retreat at Fort Bregancon near Toulon, in the south of[...]

What is the ‘word gap’ and why does it matter?

Tuesday  16:20,   31 july 2018

Education Secretary Damian Hinds to address crisis of children starting school without basic language skillsEducation Secretary Damian Hinds will today promise to halve within a decade the number of children lacking the required level of early[...]

Woman called 999 to complain about mushrooms on pizza

Tuesday  15:45,   31 july 2018

Essex Police released a recording of the exchange as part of a campaign against hoax and inappropriate calls. The call handler asks the woman if everything is OK, and she replies: “Yeah, no, I’ve been mugged off by a f****** takeaway would you[...]

13-mile Brexit lorry park to last 'many years'

Tuesday  13:15,   31 july 2018

The government's "temporary solution" to potential traffic chaos on Kent's roads after Brexit will have to last "many years" as a permanent solution will not be in place until "2023 at the earliest", Sky News[...]

National parks could store nuclear waste

Tuesday  09:20,   31 july 2018

Some of the UK's most beautiful national parks could become burial sites for nuclear waste. The government has been searching for an area to site an underground radioactive waste facility and refused to rule out areas of outstanding natural[...]

Theresa May's silence on immigration 'risks fuelling tensions' ahead of Brexit say MPs

Tuesday  08:05,   31 july 2018

Theresa May's silence on immigration 'risks fuelling tensions' ahead of Brexit say MPsThe Commons home affairs committee expressed dismay that the government still had not produced firm proposals for immigration more than two years after [...]

Suspect ‘burned clothes in back garden’ on day Lucy’s body was found

Monday  17:05,   30 july 2018

Schoolgirl Lucy McHugh was found stabbed to death in a wooded area near Southampton Sports Centre.The body of Lucy McHugh was discovered in a wooded area near Southampton Sports Centre on[...]

‘Frail old man’ spared jail over attempted robberies with replica revolver

Monday  17:05,   30 july 2018

The judge at Durham Crown Court said Kenneth Dodds appeared to be in the early stages of dementia.A court heard that Kenneth Dodds was in a “highly confused” state when he pulled out a realistic-looking Colt-type revolver and waved it at staff in[...]

Fury as Grenfell Tower site is set to be returned to Kensington and Chelsea despite the police investigation into the council for corporate manslaughter

Monday  17:00,   30 july 2018

A police investigation into the June 2017 inferno in West London is expected to come to and end in the next couple of days, after which the site will no longer be considered a crime scene.A police investigation into the June 2017 inferno is expected [...]

Body found in lake search for missing boy, 17

Friday  17:00,   27 july 2018

Emergency services had been combing the lake in Warwickshire since the alarm was first raised on Thursday afternoon. Ambulance crews who were on the scene were told the teenager had got into difficulty after going into the lake at the popular[...]

British man, 38, is killed after plummeting 1,600ft to his death while base jumping in the Swiss Alps

Friday  13:01,   27 july 2018

The 38-year-old died on Wednesday afternoon practicing the extreme sport also known as wingsuit flying in the popular basejumping Swiss destination of Lauterbrunnen.Wingsuit flying involves a special jumpsuit, sometimes called a birdman suit, to fly [...]

Taxi Driver Who Dragged Unconscious Man From Cab Sought By Police

Friday  09:51,   27 july 2018

A taxi driver is being hunted by police after he was caught on camera dragging an unconscious passenger from the car and leaving him in the middle of the road. City of London Police have issued CCTV footage of the incident, which happened just after [...]

'Tinderbox' parks are so dry because of the heatwave even glass bottles could set them on fire

Friday  07:40,   27 july 2018

'Tinderbox' parks are so dry because of the heatwave even glass bottles could set them on fireFollowing the largest grass fire in its history and a number of others sweeping the capital, firefighters are concerned that the dry ground will[...]

Scottish airports are culling endangered birds in case they bring down planes

Friday  07:30,   27 july 2018

Scottish airports are culling endangered birds in case they bring down planes , it has emerged.Scottish National Heritage (SNH) insisted it was justified in granting the blanket permissions to airport marksmen to shoot endangered species if there[...]