90360021 mayhusband - The Theresa May story: The Tory leader brought down by Brexit
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The Theresa May story: The Tory leader brought down by Brexit

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Celebrating her elevation to the Tory leadership with husband, Philip Britain’s second female prime minister, like the first, has ultimately been brought down by Conservative in-fighting over Europe. But Theresa May is unlikely to join Margaret Thatcher in the annals of leaders who left an indelible mark on their […]

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Ella-Rose Clover: Man guilty of toddler punch murder

Image copyright GMP Image caption Ella-Rose Clover was temporarily left in the care of Michael Wild A man who repeatedly punched a toddler left in his care has been convicted of her murder. Ella-Rose Clover died in 2018 due to “internal bleeding and cardiac arrest following the deliberate infliction of blows”, Liverpool Crown Court heard. […]

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Theresa May to resign as prime minister

Theresa May has said she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a contest to decide a new prime minister. In an emotional statement in Downing Street Mrs May said she had “done my best” to honour the 2016 EU referendum result. It would remain a matter of “deep regret” […]

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Students 'may have been unfairly deported' over English test cheat claims

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStudents deny claims they cheated on English tests Foreign students may have been unfairly deported from the UK after being falsely accused of cheating in English language tests, a report has warned. The government withdrew 30,000 visas from non-EU citizens after the BBC uncovered a testing scandal. […]

107091476 greatbaddow - School locker death: Boy, 9, dies after fall at Great Baddow High School
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School locker death: Boy, 9, dies after fall at Great Baddow High School

Image copyright Google Image caption Police believe the boy fell from a locker at Great Baddow High School in Chelmsford A nine-year-old boy has died after he became trapped underneath a locker at a school in Essex. It is believed he fell from the locker at Great Baddow High School in Chelmsford at about 18:15 […]

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Tottenham fire: Blaze began 'at cannabis factory'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFire breaks out at Tottenham industrial site A large fire which sent up huge plumes of black smoke in north London started at a cannabis factory, police believe. At its height about 100 firefighters tackled the blaze at a number of factory units in Garman Road, Tottenham, […]

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Royal Mint selling rare gold sovereign for £100,000

Image copyright PA An “extremely rare” 200-year-old gold sovereign is being sold by the Royal Mint for £100,000 – but collectors will have hope their luck is in. The Royal Mint says the George III sovereign was one of 3,574 to be struck in 1819 and there are around only 10 left in the world, […]

107067516 seaeagle - Scottish trials to stop sea eagles stealing lambs
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Scottish trials to stop sea eagles stealing lambs

Image caption Sea eagle numbers are on the up Potential methods to deter Scotland’s growing sea eagle population from stealing lambs are being trialled. After being hunted to extinction, the sea eagle was reintroduced to the west coast of Scotland in the 1970s. It is thought scores of lambs are now being taken and killed […]

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Surgeons warn of serious hand injuries from dog leads and collars

Image copyright Jillian Tisdale Surgeons are warning dog owners not to wrap leads around their fingers or wrist because of the dangers of serious hand injury. They say thousands of people could be at risk from lacerations, friction burns, fractures and ligament injuries. There were 30 serious hand injuries caused by dog leads last year […]

107084258 p07b57m1 - Norfolk thatcher's puppy Shuck has roof work licked
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Norfolk thatcher's puppy Shuck has roof work licked

A puppy has shown he is the perfect thatcher’s mate. Shuck, an Akita/Labrador cross, joins his owner Richard Haughton on roofing jobs across East Anglia – without showing any fear of heights. Mr Haughton, a national master thatcher based in North Walsham, Norfolk, says the latest member of his team refuses to jump out of […]

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John Wilson: Memorial to honour 'fishing legend'

Image copyright Angling Times Image caption John Wilson was named the greatest angler by the Angling Times in 2004 A memorial will take place later for a British “fishing legend” who was voted “the greatest angler of all time”. John Wilson died aged 75 at his home in Thailand on 13 November. He had written […]

107088855 tim.001.1gm - Newspaper headlines: 'Time finally runs out for May'
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Newspaper headlines: 'Time finally runs out for May'

Newspaper headlines: ‘Time finally runs out for May’ By BBC News Staff Image caption Many of Friday’s front pages predict Theresa May is set to announce her resignation on Friday. The Times says she could remain in Downing Street during a six-week leadership contest and even try to pass part of her Brexit deal. Image […]