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‘Fit of anger’ woman guilty of killing admirer

Image copyright terry-harris.comImage caption Martyna Ogonowska was found guilty of murder and possessing a bladed article An 18-year-old woman who murdered an admirer by stabbing him in a “fit of anger” in his car has been jailed. Martyna Ogonowska attacked Filip Jaskiewicz after he tried to touch her sexually, in Peterborough in October, before she […]

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Teenage neo-Nazi admits terror offences

Image caption Michal Szewczuk produced propaganda for a neo-Nazi group called the Sonnenkrieg Division A teenage neo-Nazi who suggested Prince Harry should be shot for marrying a woman of mixed race has pleaded guilty to terror offences at the Old Bailey. Michal Szewczuk, 19, of Leeds, admitted two counts of encouraging terrorism and five of […]

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Sri Lanka attacks: British brother and sister among victims

Image copyright Linsey familyImage caption Daniel and Amelie Linsey were among eight Britons killed in Sunday’s bombings Tributes are being paid to members of three British families who were among more than 300 people killed in Easter Sunday’s bombings in Sri Lanka. The deaths of siblings Daniel and Amelie Linsey have “shocked” their schools, staff […]

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UK weather: Hottest Easter Monday on record

Image copyright AFPImage caption Beachgoers in Brighton on Easter Monday It has been the hottest Easter Monday on record in all four nations of the UK, the Met Office has said. England reached the highest temperature with 25C (77F) recorded at Heathrow, Northolt and Wisley. Temperatures hit 24.2C (75.6F) in Kinlochewe in the Highlands, 23.6C […]

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Sri Lanka attacks: Eight Britons killed in explosions

Image copyright FacebookImage caption Anita Nicholson and her children Alex, 14, and Annabel, 11, died in the Shangri-La hotel bombing Eight British citizens are among the hundreds killed in explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the UK’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka has said. They include Anita Nicholson, 42, her 14-year-old son Alex and […]

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Theresa May to face grassroots no-confidence challenge

Image copyright Getty Images Prime Minister Theresa May is to face an unprecedented no-confidence challenge – from Conservative grassroots campaigners. More than 70 local association chiefs – angry at her handling of Brexit – have called for an extraordinary general meeting to discuss her leadership. A non-binding vote will be held at that National Conservative […]