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In-flight bacon roll row passenger fined

Image copyright NICK IRVING Image caption Ronald James poked members of the flight crew and demanded to see the captain. A plane passenger who flew into a rage after being denied a bacon roll by cabin crew has been fined £230. Ronald James, 68, shouted at staff and “poked them with his finger”, leaving one […]

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Huge Jeff Goldblum statue erected next to Tower Bridge

Image copyright PA Image caption The statue mimics a pose Goldblum made in Jurassic Park, which was released 25 years ago. A 25ft (7.6m) statue of Hollywood actor Jeff Goldblum has been put up in the shadows of Tower Bridge. The monument marks the 25th anniversary of the film Jurassic Park, in which Goldblum played […]

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Sir Cliff Richard: Reaction to the High Court ruling

Image copyright PA The High Court ruling on Sir Cliff Richard’s privacy case against the BBC has prompted reaction from media, police and friends of the singer. Here’s what’s being discussed. What has the BBC said? While the BBC has apologised to Sir Cliff Richard for the distress caused by coverage of the raid on […]

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Princess Eugenie invites 1,200 members of public to Windsor wedding

Image copyright PA Image caption Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, pictured at the Serpentine Galleries, will marry in October Princess Eugenie has invited 1,200 members of the public into the grounds of Windsor Castle for her wedding later this year. The 27-year-old, who is the Queen’s granddaughter, will marry her long-term boyfriend Jack Brooksbank in […]

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Abuse inquiry fined £200,000 for email data breach

Image copyright PA The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has been fined £200,000 after sending a mass email that identified possible abuse victims, the Information Commissioner’s Office says. An inquiry staff member emailed 90 people using the “to” field instead of the “bcc” field – allowing recipients to see each other’s addresses, it said. […]

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Silent 999 calls: What you need to do

Image copyright Getty Images There may be a time when a 999 call needs to be made, but talking will put you or someone else in danger. However staying silent on a 999 call does not mean that emergency services will come to your aid. A report into the murder of Karen Catherall after she […]

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Richard Bacon thanks his wife on last full day in hospital

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Richard Bacon now lives and works in the United States Television and radio presenter Richard Bacon has paid tribute to his wife Rebecca ahead of his expected release from hospital. The 42-year-old, who lives in Los Angeles, became ill on a flight from the US with suspected pneumonia. He […]

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National Action: Men jailed for joining banned neo-Nazi group

Image copyright Julia Quenzler Image caption Matthew Hankinson and Christopher Lythgoe appeared at the Old Bailey Two men have been found guilty of being members of banned neo-Nazi group National Action. Christopher Lythgoe, 32, from Warrington, and Matthew Hankinson, 24, from Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, were convicted at the Old Bailey after a trial lasting more than […]

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'Starting menopause at 29 left me grieving with no help'

A woman has said starting the menopause aged 29 left her “grieving”. Helen Owen, from Wrexham, said women going through a similar experience should seek specialist help. The Welsh Government said it has set up a Women’s Health Implementation Group to look at “issues where urgent action is necessary”. Source link

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Swimmers warned over 9ft blue shark in St Ives, Cornwall

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage courtesy of Harry Hocking Swimmers are being urged to stay out of the water after a blue shark was spotted in a Cornish harbour. The 9ft (2.74m) creature was seen close to shore in St Ives on Monday. It was captured on film by teenage friends […]

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Teenager takes footage of 9ft shark in St Ives harbour

Swimmers are being urged to stay out of the water after a blue shark was spotted in a Cornish harbour. The 9ft (2.74m) creature was seen close to shore in St Ives on Monday. It was captured on film by teenage friends Harry Hocking and Archie Pickin, both 16. Source link

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Another earthquake in 'Surrey swarm' near Newdigate

Image copyright British Geological Survey Image caption The quake was measured with a magnitude of 1.7, the BGS said Another earthquake has been confirmed in Surrey – the latest in a series of tremors to be felt since April. The 1.7 magnitude quake struck at about 04:00 BST just north of Russ Hill near Newdigate […]