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Alfie Dingley's medical cannabis let through UK border

Image copyright PA Image caption Alfie’s mother Hannah Deacon met the prime minister last month when she handed over a petition The mother of a boy with epilepsy has legally brought medicinal cannabis oil through the UK border after being given a special licence by the government. Alfie Dingley, six, of Warwickshire, has a very […]

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Journalism student reaches shorthand goal using mouth

A journalism student has achieved a shorthand qualification after learning to write with a pen in his mouth. Alex McKenzie, 23, suffers with arthrogryposis, which has left him with no muscle in either arm. His wrist and elbow joints are also fixed. The budding sports journalist, from Nottingham, is able to write shorthand at a […]

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Woking woman, 84, attacked by burglar dies

Image copyright Google Image caption The woman was injured during a violent burglary on Saturday An 84-year-old woman who was attacked by a burglar has died. Joyce Burgess was attacked and her handbag stolen by a man who broke into her home in Loop Road, Woking, at about 17:30 BST on Saturday. She was seriously […]

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Novichok: Man exposed to nerve agent is conscious

Image copyright AFP A man who was exposed to the nerve agent Novichok has regained consciousness after a “small but significant improvement”, Salisbury District Hospital has said. Charlie Rowley, who has been in hospital since falling ill in Amesbury on 30 June, is in a critical but stable condition. Dawn Sturgess, 44, who was also […]

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Seaside town Teignmouth evacuated over WW2 bomb

Image copyright James Brown Image caption Diver James Cunningham posed for a photograph with the bomb found off Teignmouth pier Parts of a Devon seaside town were evacuated after a World War Two bomb was found in the sea near the pier. The explosive was discovered by a man and his nephew who were scuba […]

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South Wales car-theft gang ordered to repay £1

Image copyright Gwent Police Image caption The gang (L-R): Steven Gorry, Gareth Elliott, Miles Bishop and Robert Caulson stole cars and broke into homes in a series of crimes A gang which made thousands by selling luxury cars stolen from driveways have been ordered to repay £1 each. The four men targeted affluent country villages, […]