100927399 17693344 89d2 4263 9883 d3362ed8a330 - Nottingham mum 'goes bananas' over Asda's £930 bill
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Nottingham mum 'goes bananas' over Asda's £930 bill

Image copyright Bobbie Gordon Image caption The mistake led to a call from a credit card fraud team A slip-up by supermarket Asda in an online order saw a woman charged £930 for a single banana. Bobbie Gordon, from Sherwood in Nottingham, said she was shocked to be billed £930.11 for the piece of fruit […]

100924916 redvers - Redvers Bickley jailed for life for killing housemate Tyler Denton
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Redvers Bickley jailed for life for killing housemate Tyler Denton

Image copyrightNorth Wales Police Image caption Redvers Bickley will serve a minimum of 30 years in jailA man who killed his housemate and stabbed three members of her family has been sentenced to life in prison. Redvers James Bickley, 21, will serve a minimum of 30 years for killing Tyler Denton, 25, after a birthday […]

100926027 london getty - London Marathon weather: Sunday's race could be hottest on record
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London Marathon weather: Sunday's race could be hottest on record

Running the marathon at Tokyo 2020 is ‘possible’ – Farah Date: Sunday, 22 April Start times (BST): Elite wheelchair (08:55), World Para-athletics Marathon World Cup (09:00), Elite Women (09:15), Elite Men & Mass start (10:00) Coverage: Live on BBC TV, HD, Red Button, 5 live sports extra, BBC Radio London, online, mobile, the BBC Sport […]

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Alfie Evans: Father begs Pope Francis to 'save our son'

Image copyright Tom Evans Image caption Tom Evans kissed Pope Francis’ hand when he met him at the Vatican The father of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans has met Pope Francis, begging him to “save our son”. Tom Evans has flown to Rome asking the Pope to intervene in the legal battle about ending 23-month-old […]

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'Angry badger' leaves tunnel at 500-year-old castle

Image copyright PA Image caption Badgers are thought to live in woodland near 500-year-old Craignethan Castle A badger that has caused part of a castle in South Lanarkshire to be closed off to the public has left the building. Staff at Craignethan Castle, near Lesmahagow, tweeted last week that a “very angry badger” was in […]

100926226 0e57f0be b32b 48d3 a14a c95a73779da1 - Cliff Richard: BBC report sparked conspiracy theories, lawyer says
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Cliff Richard: BBC report sparked conspiracy theories, lawyer says

Image copyright PA The BBC coverage of a police search at Sir Cliff Richard’s Berkshire home allowed “conspiracy theorists and online trolls to have a field day”, the singer’s privacy case has been told. Lawyer Gideon Benaim said the South Yorkshire Police inquiry into alleged historical sexual assault would have been shorter than 22 months […]

100919526 accyceelbrategetty1 - Accrington Stanley: How club made history with League Two promotion
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Accrington Stanley: How club made history with League Two promotion

Accrington’s fans have never known a season like the one they are currently having Being one of the smallest teams in the English Football League means nothing to Accrington Stanley, who have enjoyed unprecedented success this season and will reach new heights next term. It has been a season to remember – victory against Lancashire […]

100539191 mediaitem100538781 - Royal Wedding: Republicans ask to protest 'peacefully'
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Royal Wedding: Republicans ask to protest 'peacefully'

Image copyrightGetty Images Image caption Meghan will walk down the aisle of St George’s Chapel at Windsor CastleAn anti-monarchy group has written to police to ask that peaceful protests be allowed near the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Windsor. Graham Smith, head of pressure group Republic, described the royal wedding on 19 […]

100922414 roadworks - M4 roadworks near Pyle brought rush hour to a standstill
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M4 roadworks near Pyle brought rush hour to a standstill

Image copyright Google Image caption Google Maps is showing heavy traffic from Pyle back to Bridgend Overrunning road works on the M4 near Pyle caused major delays for motorists during rush hour. The motorway between junction 37 and junction 38 on the westbound carriageway reopened at around 08:45 BST, almost three hours late. The works […]

100911216 maghaberryprisonwideshot - Mum warned Maghaberry prison hours before son's death
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Mum warned Maghaberry prison hours before son's death

Image caption David O’Driscoll had been suicide watch on three previous occasions when admitted to the jail The mother of a man who killed himself in Northern Ireland’s high-security prison was told he was fine after warning staff hours earlier that he had threatened to take his own life. David O’Driscoll, 30, hanged himself in […]

100701285 skripal comp 1 - Russian spy: Skripal poison case focus for watchdog meeting
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Russian spy: Skripal poison case focus for watchdog meeting

Image caption Yulia and Sergei Skripal were critically ill for several weeks The poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal will be discussed at a meeting of the global chemical weapons watchdog later. A report by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons on the toxic substance used in Salisbury confirmed the UK’s analysis of the […]