107912988 double - Police officer whose mum was murdered leads domestic abuse unit
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Police officer whose mum was murdered leads domestic abuse unit

Image copyright Family photo Image caption Mike Taggart said “everything was pretty normal, but looking back it was not normal at all” with his mother Donna Crist “There was this pop of air and that was her last breath pretty much, there was nothing they could do… I lost my whole world.” Mike Taggart was […]

107951590 p07hc76v - Nadiya Hussain: How I switch off
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Nadiya Hussain: How I switch off

The cook, author and television presenter Nadiya Hussain guest edits BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour on 22 July 2019 as part of the programme’s Takeover Week. She chose “switching off” as one of the topics to be discussed on the programme. Here are Nadiya’s top tips on how to relax. Do you have a view […]

107966760 rws2 - Royal Welsh Show: No-deal Brexit 'would cause civil unrest'
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Royal Welsh Show: No-deal Brexit 'would cause civil unrest'

Image caption The Royal Welsh Agricultural Show is celebrating its 100th birthday There could be “civil unrest” in rural Wales if the next prime minister takes a no-deal Brexit, it has been claimed. The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) predicted protests, while NFU Cymru said it would not rule out campaigning to stop Brexit entirely. […]

107036141 fishfarms003 - Salmon petition calls for 'emergency' fish farm inspections
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Salmon petition calls for 'emergency' fish farm inspections

Image caption Scotland has more than 200 fish farms in sea lochs Demands for “emergency” inspections of all salmon farming operations are to be put to the Scottish government later. Campaigners from consumer group SumOfUs will deliver the 40,000-signature petition to Marine Scotland. The petition warns of a “surge of deaths” over the summer and […]

107964200 george2 - Prince George's sixth birthday marked with new photos
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Prince George's sixth birthday marked with new photos

Image copyright PA Media Prince George is seen smiling in an England football shirt for official photographs released to mark his sixth birthday. Kensington Palace published three pictures taken recently by his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge. The third in line to the throne turns six on Monday. Two of the images show the prince […]

p07hgvj4 - Football match record attempt in Cardiff ends after 169 hours
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Football match record attempt in Cardiff ends after 169 hours

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘It’s so draining’ A group of footballers have played for 169 hours – the equivalent of one week and one hour – in a bid to break the world record. The match at Air Dome, in Leckwith, Cardiff, ended with a score of 988-951. The teams were […]

107966310 hi055437077 - The Open 2019 diary: A 'watershed' moment for NI tourism
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The Open 2019 diary: A 'watershed' moment for NI tourism

Image copyright EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA Image caption Shane Lowry with the claret jug trophy as he celebrates his win It ended as it began – with a packed grandstand and a fairway lined with fans roaring their approval for not just the winner but for everything that brought them here. Much has been written about the […]

107962008 mike page blythburgh aerial1 - Latitude Festival: Serious sexual assault at Henham Park event
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Latitude Festival: Serious sexual assault at Henham Park event

Image copyright Mike Page Aerial Photography Image caption The assault happened in a camping area of the four-day event in Henham Park A serious sexual assault has taken place at the Latitude musical festival in Suffolk. Police said it happened in the red camping area in Henham Park, between 22:00 and 23:00 BST on Saturday. […]

107964419 shanelowry - The Open 2019: Shane Lowry puts in dominant display to win first major
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The Open 2019: Shane Lowry puts in dominant display to win first major

Ireland’s Shane Lowry claimed a first major championship win with a dominant six-shot victory on 15 under par amid raucous scenes at The Open. Lowry started the celebrations early, his arms aloft as he squeezed through the crowds who swarmed the 18th fairway at Northern Ireland’s Royal Portrush. Despite a wobble on the first, the […]

97584297 breaking news - Women's Ashes: England and Australia play out last day draw
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Women's Ashes: England and Australia play out last day draw

Women’s Ashes Test, The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton, (day four of four): Australia 420-8 dec & 230-7: Perry 116, Haynes 87; Perry 76* England 275-9 dec: Sciver 88, Jones 64; Molineux 4-95 Match drawn Scorecard Australia will retain the Women’s Ashes as the Test petered out into a draw. England avoided the follow-on and […]

107965540 cyclistresize - Elderly cyclist found seriously injured in Aberdeenshire
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Elderly cyclist found seriously injured in Aberdeenshire

Image copyright JASPERIMAGE Image caption The cyclist was found by members of the public An elderly cyclist has been found seriously injured on a country road in Aberdeenshire. Members of the public discovered the 82-year-old with “potentially life-threatening injuries” on the B9170 near Turriff at about 15:00 on Saturday. He was taken to hospital where […]