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Major military exercise begins in Scotland

Image copyright Royal Navy Image caption The Royal Navy has been joined by other Nato countries’ navies for Joint Warrior Thousands of Nato army, navy and air force personnel are in Scotland for one of the largest military exercises in Europe. Joint Warrior is held twice a year – in spring and autumn. The first […]

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Scottish wildlife groups urged to unite to fight crime

Image copyright Getty Images An “alarming distrust” exists between organisations tackling wildlife crime, according to the Scottish Parliament’s environment committee. In a letter to the environment secretary, it said there were tensions between some groups on the Partnership for Action Against Wildlife Crime. The organisation meets to discuss wildlife crime strategies. The committee also said […]

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Dream Works

Image copyright Artes Mundi/ Bedwyr Williams Image caption Bedwyr Williams’ work Tyrrau Mawr won an award at the prestigious Artes Mundi ceremony in January As plans are drawn up for a new National Gallery of Modern Welsh Art, we asked artists and thinkers which pieces should it feature. Former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams, […]

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Mud sweat cheers

Image copyright FTP Edelman Image caption The events can generate a “sense of community” according to a sports psychologist Crawling through tight muddy tunnels, wading across icy water, dodging electric wires and jumping over fire. This is not everyone’s idea of fun – but a multimillion-pound industry has grown on the back of increasing numbers […]

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London attacker Khalid Masood acted alone, say police

Westminster attacker Khalid Masood acted alone and there is no information to suggest further attacks are planned, Metropolitan police say. Deputy assistant commissioner Neil Basu said: “There is a possibility we will never understand why he did this.” Four people died and 50 were injured when Masood drove his car into pedestrians before stabbing a […]

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Anti-IS fighter family probed by police

Media captionKimberley Taylor speaking to BBC News from Raqqa in February 2017 An anti-IS fighter who travelled to Syria from Blackburn has claimed her family is being threatened with prosecution. Kimberley Taylor – the first known British woman to fight against IS – joined Kurdish forces in the battle to reclaim Raqqa in March 2016. […]

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Thousands take to streets in anti-Brexit London march

Media captionEuropeans take to streets on Treaty of Rome anniversary Tens of thousands of people joined an anti-Brexit march to call for Britain to remain in the European Union. The Unite for Europe march in London coincided with events to mark 60 years since the EU’s founding agreement, the Treaty of Rome, was signed. A […]

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Sheerness crash man missing after running from police into sea

Image copyright Google Image caption The car hit bollards in Strode Crescent before the man ran off and in to the sea A man who went missing after running in to rough seas as he fled police following a crash in a stolen car is believed to be safe. The search began after the Renault […]

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Boxing Junior Championships cancelled due to 'threat to life'

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption England Boxing said the cancellation of the Junior Championships had ruined the “dreams of young boxers” A national junior boxing tournament has been cancelled by police due to a “threat to life” for the second year running. England Boxing’s Junior Championships were due to take place at Basildon Sporting […]

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County Londonderry: Prisoner dies in custody at Magilligan Prison

Image caption The 44-year-old died in custody at Magilligan Prison The Northern Ireland Prison Service has confirmed that a prisoner has died in custody at Magilligan Prison in County Londonderry. The Prison Service said the 44-year-old’s next of kin has been informed. It happened in the early hours of Saturday morning. The PSNI, Coroner and […]