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Net migration to UK falls to lowest for three years as EU citizens leave

Thursday  15:25,   24 august 2017
Press Association

Official estimates show the overall measure – the difference between arrivals and departures – was at 246,000 in the year to the end of March.Official estimates show the overall measure – the difference between arrivals and departures – was at[...]

Thousands join stem cell register after Ed Sheeran appeal

Thursday  15:24,   24 august 2017
Press Association

The singer urged people to sign up as young cancer patient Jasmi Lindberg Cooke desperately searches for a donor.Blood cancer charity DKMS said around 4,000 additional people had signed up since the star and others backed an appeal for a[...]

Thousands join stem cell register after Ed Sheeran appeal

Thursday  15:23,   24 august 2017
Press Association

The singer urged people to sign up as young cancer patient Jasmi Lindberg Cooke desperately searches for a donor.Blood cancer charity DKMS said around 4,000 additional people had signed up since the star and others backed an appeal for a[...]

Thousands join stem cell register after Ed Sheeran appeal

Thursday  15:20,   24 august 2017
Press Association

The singer urged people to sign up as young cancer patient Jasmi Lindberg Cooke desperately searches for a donor.Blood cancer charity DKMS said around 4,000 additional people had signed up since the star and others backed an appeal for a[...]

'An inspiration to many' - Prince William's emotional tribute to heroic Rescue 116 crew

Wednesday  17:04,   23 august 2017
Independent.ie

Prince William has paid tribute to the heroic crew of Rescue 116, saying they will be "an inspiration to many."The Prince has written a heartfelt letter for a memorial concert that will honour Irish Coast Guard crew Capt Dara Fitzpatrick,[...]

21 children taken to hospital after school bus collides with car

Wednesday  17:02,   23 august 2017
Press Association

The driver of the car was left seriously injured by the collision.The bus was travelling to Our Lady and St Patrick’s High School in Dumbarton when the collision happened in Renton Road at about 8.40am on[...]

Harry slams paparazzi for dying Diana pictures

Wednesday  04:25,   23 august 2017
Sky News

Prince Harry has criticised the paparazzi for taking pictures of his mother dying in a car instead of trying to help her following the crash in Paris 20 years ago. To mark the 20th anniversary of her death, Prince Harry and his brother Prince[...]

Britain welcomes Trump's renewed commitment to Afghanistan

Tuesday  17:40,   22 august 2017
Reuters

Britain on Tuesday welcomed a commitment by U.S. President Donald Trump to step up the military campaign against Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan. © REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Britain's Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon leaves Downing[...]

Online hate crime will be punished 'as seriously' as offline abuse

Monday  13:10,   21 august 2017
MSN

People who dole out racist, sexist, or other hateful abuse online should now be punished "as seriously" as those who do it in person, according to new legal guidance handed to prosecutors in England and Wales. The Crown[...]

Man arrested after attempted child abduction

Monday  06:55,   21 august 2017
Sky News

Police investigating the attempted abduction of a three-year-old girl in North Wales have arrested a man. The alleged incident happened near the Jade Jones Pavilion in the town of Flint.A 50-year-old man was detained by members of the public soon[...]

Almost one in three Jews thinking of quitting UK

Sunday  06:10,   20 august 2017
Sky News

Almost one in three British Jews has considered moving abroad in the past two years, a survey has found. One in six British Jews (17%) reported feeling unwelcome in Britain and over a third (37%) said they had felt the need to conceal their Judaism [...]

Manchester Arena to open doors for first time since terror attack

Wednesday  12:46,   16 august 2017
Press Association

Tickets for the benefit concert will go on sale at 9am on Thursday. They can be booked at www.eventim.co.uk or by calling 0844 847 8000 and at www.ticketmaster.co.uk or by calling 0844 844 0444.Video: Daughters, wives, friends - victims of the[...]

Manchester Arena to open doors for first time since terror attack

Wednesday  12:45,   16 august 2017
Press Association

Tickets for the benefit concert will go on sale at 9am on Thursday. They can be booked at www.eventim.co.uk or by calling 0844 847 8000 and at www.ticketmaster.co.uk or by calling 0844 844 0444.Video: Daughters, wives, friends - victims of the[...]

Police concerned for welfare of two young children missing with their father

Tuesday  12:05,   15 august 2017
Press Association

Robert Roche, daughter Betsy and son Joey were last seen as they set off for nursery from their Hove home on Monday morning. Sussex Police have urged Mr Roche to contact them after worried relatives raised the alarm on Monday evening. ©[...]

British cybersecurity expert pleads not guilty to US charges

Monday  21:10,   14 august 2017
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information three years ago.[...]