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London attack: Man, 30, arrested in Birmingham

Image copyright PA Image caption A group of women, some with their daughters, linked hands on Westminster Bridge as a way of paying tribute to the victims A man has been arrested in Birmingham by police investigating the Westminster terror attack, in which four people were killed. The Met Police said the 30-year-old was being […]

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Gas leak fears raised a day before Wirral blast

Media captionDrone footage shows the blast destruction People living close to the site of a major explosion on Merseyside reported smelling gas at least 24 hours beforehand, it has emerged. Reports of leaks were probed before the suspected gas blast in Wirral on Saturday, the National Grid confirmed. Two people were seriously hurt and 31 […]

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Two teenagers found dead at Saltburn cliff named

Image copyright RNLI/Redcar Image caption Police and the coastguard were called to Huntcliff in Saltburn Two 17-year-old boys found dead at the bottom of a cliff have been named by police. The bodies of Harry Watson and Alex Yeoman from the East Cleveland area were found by officers at about 19:00 GMT on Friday. Source […]

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Give Corbyn 15 months, Unite boss says

Image copyright PA Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn should be “given a chance” and allowed 15 months to prove he can turn around opinion polls, says union boss Len McCluskey. The general secretary of Unite said Mr Corbyn was being “slaughtered” by the media for putting forward policies to build a “different… better Britain”. He said […]

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Girl, 4, dies in hospital after suspected hit-and-run

Image copyright Mereyside Police Image caption Violet Grace Youens was hit on Friday A four-year-old girl, who was struck by a suspected stolen car after it mounted the pavement, has died. Violet Grace Youens, who was knocked down on Friday died in hospital late on Saturday, Merseyside Police said. Her nanny Angela French, 55, who […]

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Car ploughs into drinkers outside Islington pub

Image caption Witnesses said about 30 people had been outside the Old Queen’s Head pub Three people were taken to hospital after a car ploughed into a large group of people outside a north London pub. Witnesses said they saw bodies being thrown “in the air” when the car mounted the pavement outside the Old […]

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Calls for Welsh mothers' mental health unit

Image copyright Thinkstock Calls have been made for a specialist mother and baby mental health unit to be reinstated in Wales. Mind Cymru said some mothers needed support travel for at least three hours to England after Wales’ last unit closed in Cardiff in November 2013. Plaid Cymru AM Steffan Lewis called the situation a […]