p06ywfvh - Facebook 'sorry' for distressing suicide posts on Instagram
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Facebook 'sorry' for distressing suicide posts on Instagram

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFacebook, which owns Instagram, says it is “deeply upset” by the death of Molly RussellFacebook has said it is “deeply sorry” after it emerged a teenager who took her own life had viewed distressing content about suicide on social media. Molly Russell, 14, died in 2017. Her […]

105314085 afpgettysnowcoveredtreesnearthevillageofnewheynearrochdalenorthernengland - UK weather: Commuters warned about ice as temperatures drop
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UK weather: Commuters warned about ice as temperatures drop

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Snow dusted trees near Rochdale in northern England Evening rush-hour commuters are being told to expect icy conditions and allow more time for journeys in large parts of the UK, as temperatures drop. A Met Office yellow warning for ice is in place from 18:00 GMT on Wednesday until […]

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PCSO dies in Bearwood police chase crash

Image copyright West Midlands Police Image caption Holly Burke had been a police community support officer with West Midlands Police for 14 months An off-duty PCSO was killed when her car was hit by a suspected drug-driver being chased by police. Holly Burke, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on Tuesday […]

102568939 hi048032308 - Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd hands himself into police
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Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd hands himself into police

Image copyright Steve Parsons Image caption Jack Shepherd let Charlotte Brown drive his speedboat for a “thrill”, the Old Bailey heard A man convicted of killing his date in a speedboat crash in the UK has handed himself into police in Georgia after months on the run. Jack Shepherd was sentenced to six years in […]

105175457 630513a8 4919 4a46 99fb 9993e3f0b55d - Hillsborough club secretary 'too busy for safety officer role'
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Hillsborough club secretary 'too busy for safety officer role'

Image copyright PA Image caption David Duckenfield (left) and Graham Mackrell are on trial at Preston Crown Court The former club secretary of Sheffield Wednesday said he would be too busy to carry out the duties of a safety officer at Hillsborough, a court heard. Former environmental health officer David Moore told Preston Crown Court […]

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Cat missing for 10 years 'taken in by neighbour'

Image copyright Alex Elliott Image caption Alex Elliott said: “She’s settled back in enjoying sitting on my knee” A cat which went missing for a decade – leaving her owners fearing the worst – was adopted by a neighbour. Lilly, now aged 15, disappeared from her home in Hutton Cranswick, East Yorkshire, in 2009. Owner […]

102650035 swns acid baby 006 - Home Bargains acid attack boy, 3, screamed 'I hurt'
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Home Bargains acid attack boy, 3, screamed 'I hurt'

Image copyright SWNS Image caption The six men and one woman are charged with conspiring to commit grievous bodily harm A three-year-old boy who suffered serious burns in an acid attack allegedly co-ordinated by his father screamed “I hurt”, a court has heard. CCTV footage of the attack in July 2018 showed the boy looking […]

105306632 abdel fatah abdn uni 41016066 - Mesh expert failed to declare £100,000 funding
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Mesh expert failed to declare £100,000 funding

Image copyright Aberdeen University Image caption Prof Mohamed Abdel-fattah has now corrected his funding disclosure A high-profile academic has admitted he failed to declare £100,000 from the manufacturer making one of the types of vaginal mesh implant he was assessing. Aberdeen University’s Prof Mohamed Abdel-fattah has published a correction to his original research paper almost […]

105305458 skypemorag.1 frame 11492 - Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry: Nuns 'lied that girl's parents were dead'
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Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry: Nuns 'lied that girl's parents were dead'

Image caption Yvonne Radzevicius was given a different name while in the care of the Scottish nuns A woman has told the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry how nuns lied to her as a child and said her parents were dead and that she had no family. Yvonne Radzevicius said she only found out her mother […]

105309386 e6bd27be befc 4193 ae5a 21887c47fd41 - Alexander Monson: Kenya police cell death aristocrat 'not an addict'
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Alexander Monson: Kenya police cell death aristocrat 'not an addict'

Image copyright Monson family Image caption Alexander Monson moved to live in Kenya in 2008, the trial heard The mother of a British aristocrat found dead in a cell in Kenya has told a court her son was not a drug addict. Hilary Martin was giving evidence at the trial in Mombasa of four policemen […]

105307145 p06yvgwk - Charlotte Brown's father tells killer: 'Hand yourself in'
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Charlotte Brown's father tells killer: 'Hand yourself in'

In 2015, Charlotte Brown died in a speedboat crash. The man who killed her, Jack Shepherd, remains on the run – having been convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence. Miss Brown’s father, Graham Brown, calls for Shepherd to hand himself in to police. Watch the Victoria Derbyshire programme on BBC Two and BBC News Channel, […]

105309221 p06yvlgt - Conjoined twins Marieme and Ndeye Ndiaye are living in the UK
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Conjoined twins Marieme and Ndeye Ndiaye are living in the UK

Marieme and Ndeye are conjoined twins living in the UK. Surgeons have been in discussion with their father, Ibrahima, about whether to attempt separation. It is not an easy decision to make due to the risks involved. However, there are also risks if the twins remain together. The sisters and Ibrahima face an uncertain future. […]