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Greater Manchester Police 'knew boy was with paedophile'

Image copyright GMP Image caption Dominic Noonan was convicted for child sex abuse in May Senior detectives chose not to intervene after officers saw a boy enter the house of a known paedophile, a watchdog has confirmed. Police were carrying out surveillance of Dominic Noonan, a Manchester gangland figure, when they saw the teenager enter […]

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Lewis Hamilton on pole in France

Lewis Hamilton won a battle with Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas for pole position at the first French Grand Prix for 10 years. Hamilton beat Bottas by 0.118 seconds in a top 10 shoot-out interrupted by a red flag following a crash by Haas driver Romain Grosjean. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel was third, ahead of Red Bull’s […]

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Lost cat reunited with owner after 10 years

Image copyright Mark Salisbury Image caption The ginger and white kitten was brought in to the Blue Cross in Ipswich last month A cat which went missing a decade ago has been reunited with its owner. Harry disappeared from Mark Salisbury’s former home in Ipswich, Suffolk, in 2008 but last month he turned up at […]

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Thousands march for Scottish independence

Image copyright Duncan Kirkhope Thousands of Scottish independence marchers have been taking part in a rally in Bannockburn. The event is one of a series being organised by All Under One Banner across the country. Similar events have already been held in Dumfries and Glasgow. Organisers estimated that up to 8,000 people took part in […]

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Urgent appeal after Bournemouth food bank trashed

Image caption Claire Matthews said the charity needed urgent donations of non-perishable goods A food bank in Bournemouth is appealing for emergency donations after burglars stole a month’s worth of goods intended for families in need. Volunteers at Hope For Food said the site was trashed, causing £3,000 of damage, and 90% of food, clothes, […]

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Girls miss Dance World Cup opening after flight delays

Image copyright Planet Gymnastics Image caption The club held car boot sales and shop bag-packing to raise £3,000 for their World Cup trip A group of dancers face their own World Cup heartache after being delayed for almost 24 hours before the “biggest competition of their lives”. The team of 10 girls representing Wales – […]

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Smoke bombs thrown during Belfast demonstrations

Police in riot gear have been called in to divide two groups of protesters outside Belfast City Hall. Several hundred people are attending an anti-racism demonstration, while a smaller group have been at a UK Freedom March protest. Smoke bombs were thrown during the lunchtime rallies. There was a loud bang from one of the […]

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J Hus arrested and charged with carrying knife

J Hus has appeared in court, after being charged with carrying a knife. London’s Metropolitan Police confirmed to Newsbeat, using his real name Momodou Jallow, that the rapper was remanded in custody. The 23-year-old was arrested on 21 June, after being stopped in a vehicle by a marked police car. “Occupants of the vehicle were […]

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Apology for Kingsbridge phone box nightclub damage

Image copyright PA Image caption The glitter ball was damaged by two visitors to Kingsbridge An anonymous apology letter and £40 cash has been given to police to cover damage done to the “world’s smallest nightclub”. The unusual club is situated inside a phone box in Kingsbridge, Devon. Last weekend two drunk visitors broke in […]

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Greenford Tube station: Man killed in 'fight' outside

Image copyright Google Image caption Police are still waiting to formally identify the victim A man has been killed outside Greenford Tube station in west London. Police and paramedics found two men, both in their late 30s, “unresponsive” after being called at 01:46 BST to reports of a fight. One man was pronounced dead at […]