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Pride organisers apologise over ticket chaos

Image caption People became angry as they waited to get into the event they had already paid for Organisers of Pride Glasgow have apologised “unreservedly” after people who had tickets to the event were denied entry. Hundreds of people were left queuing outside Kelvingrove Park after being told the event was full. Some disgruntled ticket […]

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Sean Cox: Liverpool fan 'conscious' after attack

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Sean Cox was assaulted before a football match A Liverpool fan who was attacked before the team’s Champions League semi-final has “regained consciousness”, it has been reported. Sean Cox, from Ireland, suffered head wounds before the game with Roma at Anfield in April. Two Italian men have been charged […]

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Max Blakeley: Amateur rugby league player dies during match

Image copyright Heworth ARLFC Image caption Max Blakeley, 32, died during a match against Heworth on Saturday An amateur rugby league player has died after becoming unwell during a Yorkshire Men’s League match. Max Blakeley was playing for Bradford-based club Birkenshaw Bluedogs in a match at Heworth near York on Saturday afternoon. The 32-year-old came […]

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Two escape as aircraft crashes in trees near Winchester

Image copyright Hampshire Constabulary Image caption Both men were assessed by paramedics but did not require hospital treatment Two men escaped “with only scratches” after their light aircraft crashed into trees in Hampshire. The fire service said the plane “crash landed” in trees and bushes on farmland off Morestead Road near Winchester on Saturday afternoon. […]

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Woman's body recovered from sea by kayaker off Cornwall

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The woman was brought ashore between Porthleven and nearby Rinsey A woman’s body has been recovered from the sea by a kayaker. Witnesses reported seeing the woman “in difficulty” just before 11:00 BST on Saturday off Porthleven, on the south coast of Cornwall. The Coastguard said she was brought […]

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Theresa May: Trump told me to sue the EU

Donald Trump told Theresa May she should sue the EU rather than negotiate, she has told the BBC. The US president said on Friday at a joint press conference that he had given her a suggestion but she had found it too “brutal”. Asked by the BBC’s Andrew Marr what it was he had said, […]

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Sandbanks hotels redevelopment plans 'ghastly'

Image copyright Richard Sneesby / FJB Hotels Image caption Revised plans for the Haven Hotel site have cut the height of the tallest building from 10 storeys to six. Revised plans for a hotel and flats on Dorset’s exclusive Sandbanks peninsula are “ghastly” and will “wreck the happiness of thousands of people”, opponents say. More […]

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'Caving is the last true wilderness in the UK'

Image copyright Wild Wookey Image caption The caves at Wild Wookey in Wells, Somerset, are a popular destination The rescue of 12 boys and their football coach in Thailand has highlighted the risks of caving – but also Britain’s expertise in the field. Two British expert cave divers, John Volanthen and Richard Stanton, were the […]

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The Welsh village name with more than 20 spellings

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSigns directing traffic into Trellech have various different spellings On the face of it, the peaceful village of Trellech is just like many others in rural Wales. So why does it have upwards of 20 historical spellings – with four still in use today? Head to Trellech, […]

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Trump to leave UK after two-night stay

Image copyright Getty Images Donald Trump will leave the UK later after spending a second night in Scotland. The US president is expected to fly from Prestwick Airport to Finland where he will prepare for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He has been staying at his Turnberry resort on the Ayrshire coast during […]