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It's raining…

Image caption Social media users shared an amended version of a BBC Weather forecast. They used a different word to ‘rubbish’. It’s raining in the UK and many on social media are having fun with it. While some parts of the UK have seen rain heavy enough to cause flash flooding, other areas are drenched […]

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Hampshire bowls final ends after 'attempted headbutt'

Image copyright Google Image caption The Hampshire County Men’s Final between Southsea Waveley and Boscombe Cliff was held at Atherley Bowling Club in Southampton A county bowls final was abandoned after an argument erupted when a player appeared to headbutt an opponent, who fell and broke a finger. The Hampshire County Men’s Final between Southsea […]

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Faking it

Image copyright Red Productions/BBC Image caption Would you trust her? TV viewers of new BBC drama Trust Me, in which a nurse fakes it as a doctor, have been left wondering whether it could happen in real life. If you didn’t catch it, Cath Hardacre, played by Jodie Whittaker, is sacked as a nurse so […]

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Three guilty over halls of residence murder

Image copyright Google Image caption Djodjo Nsaka was killed outside his halls of residence near to Wembley Stadium Three men have been found guilty of stabbing a student to death outside his halls of residence over a row about a dirty look. Djodjo Nsaka and two others were set upon as they returned to Middlesex […]

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Never too old

A partially-sighted man says he is “still on cloud nine” after flying down the fastest zip line in the world for his 90th birthday. Bob Hill, a former Merchant Navy man from Chorley in Lancashire raised more than £1,000 for Blind Veteran UK after his zip wire experience in Snowdonia. He said: “Once I got […]

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HSBC adds new transgender titles including M and Misc

Image copyright Getty Images HSBC is to let customers choose more non-gender specific titles for their retail bank accounts. Instead of Mr, Mrs, Ms or the gender neutral Mx, customers can choose from nine titles including “M” and “Misc”, the banking giant said. The prefixes are designed to give non-binary people more choices if they […]

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Mother and son fatally stabbed in Stourbridge house

Image caption Emergency services were called to Greyhound Lane, Norton, just after 08:00 BST A mother and her 13-year-old son have died after being stabbed in their home. The woman, her husband and the child were found with serious stab wounds by emergency crews called to Greyhound Lane, Norton, Stourbridge, just after 08:00 BST. A […]

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Five people killed in Snowdonia helicopter crash

Image copyright Google Five people have been killed in a helicopter crash in north Wales. A massive air and land search was launched on Wednesday afternoon after the aircraft vanished en route from Luton to Dublin. Supt Gareth Evans of North Wales Police said on Thursday the crash site was in the Rhinog mountains between […]

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Cat ownership rise driven by men, survey suggests

Image copyright Hugh Wigmore Image caption Hugh Wigmore wants to recommend owning a cat to all men after his experience with Nigel Cats may have already taken over the internet, but now they are stealing the hearts of UK men, a survey suggests. The Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association said the number of pet cats in […]