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Little Mix's Perrie 'helps me love my freckles'

Image copyright Getty Images / Daniela and Gianna Holmes Perrie Edwards has been praised after proudly showing off her freckles on social media. The Little Mix star, 25, admitted on Instagram she used to hide them but now wants to embrace them. Gianna Holmes says having freckles has impacted on her confidence but Perri’s post […]

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Ralf Schumacher F1 suit given to Kenilworth charity shop

A charity shop has received a surprise donation – a motor racing suit once worn by a Formula 1 driver. Staff at the Scope shop in Kenilworth are hoping to sell the suit in an online auction. It was worn by German driver Ralf Schumacher, when he drove for the Williams Formula 1 team in […]

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The 11-year-old racing karts at 60mph

Ella Stevens, 11, from Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, is a champion kart racer. She is the reigning BirelART cadet champion and is leading the Privateer’s Cup in her first year racing in the Little Green Man series. She dreams of becoming a Formula One driver when she gets older. Source link

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Plans for car park at Glenfinnan Viaduct Harry Potter hotspot

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Thousands of people are drawn to Glenfinnan to see its famous viaduct Plans have been submitted for a new car park in Glenfinnan for tourists who visit to see a location from the Harry Potter films. Thousands of visitors arrive to see the Glenfinnan Viaduct and a steam train that […]

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Monkey dust: 'I hate that I'm addicted'

It has led people to jump off buildings, bite others and run into people’s homes. Now police say it is only a matter of time before someone dies as the result of “monkey dust” – a synthetic drug rising in popularity in the West Midlands. One man, who gave his name as Smithy, has been […]

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Judge throws out challenge to Scots abortion pill move

Image caption Misoprostol is sold under the brand name Cytotec among others Scottish women will still be allowed to take abortion pills at home after a legal challenge against the move was thrown out. Scotland became the first part of the UK to let women take the drug misoprostol at home last year. The Society […]

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HMP Hull wins award for best prison garden

Image caption The Hull garden was praised because it grows fruit and vegetables which are donated to foodbanks Inmates at HMP Hull are celebrating after the garden they tend won an award for being the best-kept in a prison in the country. The outdoor space is tended to by 20 prisoners, who say it has […]

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Serial rapist warned by judge he may never be released

Image caption Anderson was previously jailed in 2006 for the rape of a 13-year-old girl A rapist who struck again just two weeks after being freed early from prison has been warned he may never be released. Andrew Anderson, 34, raped a woman as she slept and then went on to rape a second victim. […]

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Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bluebird K7 has been undergoing tests on Loch Fad in Scotland The man who restored Donald Campbell’s Bluebird has said he does not want it to be locked away in a museum. Bill Smith recovered the wreckage of the hydroplane in 2001 from Coniston Water in Cumbria and rebuilt […]

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Westminster suspect 'always on his phone'

The man being held on suspicion of terrorism offences after the Westminster car crash has been named as Salih Khater by government sources. Ahmed Abdi used to visit the same shisha cafe as him and described him as a quiet man who was always on his phone. Source link

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The cost of commuting

Image copyright Susan Ramsdale Image caption Campaigners say passengers have experienced a deteriorating service but will have to pay more Rail commuters in England’s biggest cities are spending up to a fifth of their take-home pay on an annual season ticket, BBC analysis has found It costs passengers up to 40p a mile to travel […]

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Crews tackle blaze near Manchester Strangeways prison

Image copyright GMFRS Image caption The building has been declared dangerous and demolition work is due to start later A fire has broken out at a converted mill near a Manchester prison. Greater Manchester Fire Service said 10 engines and two hydraulic platforms were called to Southall Street at about 04:45 BST. The fire is […]