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Ava-May death: Two arrested over inflatable death

Image copyright Family handoutImage caption Ava-May Littleboy, aged three, was thrown from an inflatable trampoline at Gorleston beach Two people have been arrested on suspicion of gross negligence manslaughter over the death of a three-year-old girl who was thrown from an inflatable trampoline. The inflatable “exploded” on Gorleston beach in Norfolk on July 1, sending […]

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Ex-UK ambassador attacked on Tube

Image caption Sir Christopher Meyer was the British ambassador to the US between 1997 and 2003 An ex-British ambassador to the US, Sir Christopher Meyer, is in hospital after being attacked at an underground station in London. His wife, Lady Catherine Meyer, said he was changing Tube lines at Victoria Station on Wednesday afternoon when […]

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Novichok: Man exposed to nerve agent is conscious

Image copyright AFP A man who was exposed to the nerve agent Novichok has regained consciousness after a “small but significant improvement”, Salisbury District Hospital has said. Charlie Rowley, who has been in hospital since falling ill in Amesbury on 30 June, is in a critical but stable condition. But the 45-year-old “is still very […]

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Tory vice chairs quit over PM’s Brexit plan

Image copyright EPA Two vice chairs of the Conservative Party, Maria Caulfield and Ben Bradley, are quitting their posts in protest at Theresa May’s Chequers Brexit compromise plan. Both have warned they will lose their seats unless the Tories deliver Brexit. Ms Caulfield told Mrs May the plan would be “bad for our country and […]

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RAF centenary: Thousands watch flypast

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA flypast of aircraft marks the centenary of the Royal Air Force Thousands of people have gathered outside Buckingham Palace to watch a flypast of aircraft to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force. Almost 100 planes representing the RAF over the years flew over The […]

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Trump talks of UK ‘turmoil’ ahead of visit

Image copyright ReutersImage caption President Trump’s visit comes at a difficult time for the prime minister The UK is in “turmoil” and “it is up to the people” whether Theresa May stays as prime minister, Donald Trump has said ahead of his first visit to the country as US President. Mr Trump told reporters before […]

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Pride in London sorry after anti-trans protest

Image copyright AFP/GETTYImage caption The parade started off from Portland Place in central London on Saturday Pride in London organisers have apologised after anti-trans protesters “forced their way to the front of the parade”. Members of lesbian and feminist group Get The L Out demanded to march behind the rainbow flag, which marks the start […]

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More than 30 petrol bombs thrown at police in Derry

Image copyright GeographImage caption The trouble started when petrol bombs were thrown into the Fountain estate More than 30 petrol bombs were thrown during disorder in Londonderry on Saturday night. The trouble happened at the Fountain estate interface and Nailor’s Row in the city’s Bogside. Shortly before 22:00 BST three petrol bombs were thrown into […]