p07460bj - Jim Donegan: Paramilitaries blamed for school gate murder
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Jim Donegan: Paramilitaries blamed for school gate murder

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDet Ch Insp Pete Montgomery talked about the footage on the BBC’s Crimewatch programme on Thursday. Police believe the gunman who killed a west Belfast man outside a school in December was at the scene five days previously, waiting for him. They have also attributed the murder […]

106120255 graffiti - Two boys questioned over Oxford school swastika graffiti
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Two boys questioned over Oxford school swastika graffiti

Image copyright Luke Prout Image caption The Nazi graffiti was found on a school wall in Cheney Lane Two boys were questioned by police after swastikas were daubed on a school wall. The Nazi graffiti was found at a school in Headington, Oxford, and appeared to be inspired by the recent terror attack in Christchurch, […]

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Russian sailors rescued after leaving ship to go drinking

Image copyright RNLI/Penarth Image caption The sailors were rescued on Flat Holm island Three Russian sailors on their way back from a night of drinking on dry land had to be rescued by lifeboat crews. The trio had left their cargo ship, anchored two miles off the Somerset coast, to sample the nightlife in Barry, […]

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Cookstown disco crush: how to help traumatised teens

Image copyright PA Image caption Grieving young people lay flowers at the scene of the Cookstown disco tragedy A major effort is under way to offer support to young people impacted by the three deaths at last Sunday’s Greenvale Hotel disco in Cookstown. Lauren Bullock, 17, Morgan Barnard, 17, and Connor Currie, 16, died after […]

106118622 capture - Birmingham mosque attacks probed by terrorism officers
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Birmingham mosque attacks probed by terrorism officers

Image copyright Google Image caption Witton Road Islamic Centre was targeted in the attacks A man with a sledgehammer is thought to have targeted four mosques in Birmingham in a string of attacks. Reports of a man smashing windows with the tool on Birchfield Road were received at 02:30 GMT, police said. Officers were then […]

106120535 gettyimages 1135779346 - Bryony Frost: Broken collarbone rules Cheltenham winner out of Grand National
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Bryony Frost: Broken collarbone rules Cheltenham winner out of Grand National

Frost took victory riding Frodon at this year’s Cheltenham’s Ryanair Chase Jockey Bryony Frost will miss next month’s Grand National meeting after it emerged she broke her collarbone in a fall just four days after making history at the Cheltenham Festival. Frost, 23, became the first woman to ride a Grade One winner over jumps […]

106120453 moonbow - Moonbow over Cumbria heralds arrival of spring 2019
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Moonbow over Cumbria heralds arrival of spring 2019

Image copyright Kimspics Image caption BBC Weather Watcher Kimspics captured the rare coloured moonbow in Alston, Cumbria A moonbow – a rare lunar rainbow – has been photographed over Cumbria during the super worm moon. The phenomenon was captured late on Wednesday above Alston by BBC Weather Watcher Kimspics. BBC weather presenter Simon King described […]

106116248 4932scr 93d1b32245e8b73 - Cyclone Idai: UK charities launch joint appeal
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Cyclone Idai: UK charities launch joint appeal

Image copyright CARE/Josh Estey An appeal to help the survivors of Cyclone Idai has been launched by the UK’s Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC). At least 300 people are confirmed dead in Mozambique along with another 100 in neighbouring Zimbabwe, but the death toll is feared to be much higher. Aid workers in Mozambique say there […]

106108087 p0742zfc - 'I was put on a plane with no warning'
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'I was put on a plane with no warning'

The High Court has ordered the Home Office to stop a controversial “no warning” tactic. Campaigners say it has led to hundreds being deported without time to make their case. One man, who has psychosis, says he was put on a plane without medication, food or money. Watch the Victoria Derbyshire programme on BBC Two […]

105965185 a1 - Kew murder: Man charged over French film producer death
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Kew murder: Man charged over French film producer death

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption The body of Laureline Garcia-Bertaux was found in a shallow grave A man will appear in court charged with the murder of a French film producer, who was found buried in a shallow grave in her garden in west London. Laureline Garcia-Bertaux, 34, was reported missing on 5 March. […]

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My one-in-a-million daughter is a 'human timebomb'

Image caption Anya can sometimes lose developmental skills and have to re-learn them all over again An Edinburgh mother has described her 18-month-old daughter as a “human timebomb” after being diagnosed with a one-in-a-million condition. Anya Behl is one of only two Scots with the rare illness, with only 500 cases in the world. Doctors […]

105604324 alesha3 - Alesha murder: Aaron Campbell to be sentenced
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Alesha murder: Aaron Campbell to be sentenced

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Alesha’s body was found in the grounds of a former hotel The teenager who raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail on the Isle of Bute last summer is to be sentenced. Judge Lord Matthews will give 16-year-old Aaron Campbell a life sentence and tell him the minimum term he must […]