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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 […]

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Car crashes into lounge of Southampton house

Image copyright Robert White Image caption The front of the car ended up in the lounge of a man’s house A suspected drink-driver crashed his car through a wall and into the lounge of a house. The silver Ford Focus was driven into the house on York Road in Eastleigh, Hampshire, at about 04:30 BST […]

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Dozens of firefighters at warehouse blaze in Leyton

Image copyright Chris Kennedy Image caption Residents in the east London area have been told to keep windows and doors shut until the fire is out Twenty fire engines and 120 firefighters have been tackling a huge blaze at an industrial estate in Leyton, east London. The London Fire Brigade (LFB) said it had received […]

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Animal rescues cost fire service £350k

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat do an elephant and a parrot have in common? An elephant, a parrot and a hawk were among 152 animals rescued by the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service since April 2017. The cost of animal rescues amounted to £353,440 over the past four years, according […]

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Who is Tommy Robinson and why is he in jail?

Tommy Robinson has been jailed for 13 months after breaking contempt of court laws for streaming a Facebook Live outside Leeds court. Since his imprisonment there’s been mass protests to #freetommy, claiming he’s a victim of censorship. We explain who Tommy is, why he has been sent to jail and why his imprisonment is more […]

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Why many mums are better than one

Image caption Sue and one of her “second mums”, Wendy They say you can’t choose your family – but why not? Sometimes an extra mother figure is just what you need, says Sue Elliott-Nicholls. I’m a mum collector. I’ve got a few of them – spare mums, just in case I need them, different varieties, […]

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Artists create Supershoes for children with cancer

A charity is sending out up to 20 pairs of custom-made shoes each week to children with cancer. Supershoes, based in Fenny Stratford, Buckinghamshire, has just delivered a pair of shoes to Aaron Pilcher, 10, who lives in Northamptonshire and was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma. The charity was founded in 2013 by Sarah Wright after she […]