101206957 gettyimages 114452225 - Police appeal over 37 stolen garden gnomes
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Police appeal over 37 stolen garden gnomes

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Police described the gnomes as the”usual gardening type”. File picture. An elderly woman has been left “gnome alone” after thieves made off with 37 of the ornaments from her front garden in Angus. Police said the gnomes, described as “small” and “the usual gardening” type”, were snatched from her […]

101204630 gettyimages 114175240 - Sir Alex Ferguson: Ryan Giggs hopes former Manchester United manager can recover
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Sir Alex Ferguson: Ryan Giggs hopes former Manchester United manager can recover

Giggs was one of Ferguson’s most loyal servants during his career Wales manager Ryan Giggs says he is praying that his former club manager Sir Alex Ferguson can recover from a brain haemorrhage. Ferguson, 76, remains in intensive care after emergency surgery on Saturday. The Scot gave a 17-year-old Giggs his Manchester United debut in […]

p066f07b - Tour de Yorkshire marshal: 'How did car miss me?'
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Tour de Yorkshire marshal: 'How did car miss me?'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA support vehicle crashed through a traffic island during the final stage of the race. A Tour de Yorkshire race marshal who had to leap out of the path of a support car said he had a sleepless night wondering how the car missed. Phillip Sullivan was […]

101205373 fatahwarsamepolicehandout - Cardiff man named as victim of Liverpool stabbing
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Cardiff man named as victim of Liverpool stabbing

Image copyright Police handout Image caption Police said a post-mortem examination had taken place The victim of a fatal city centre stabbing has been named by police. Fatah Warsame from Cardiff died after he was found with stab wounds in Hanover Street, Liverpool, in the early hours of Sunday. The 20-year-old was taken to hospital, […]

97028885 mediaitem97028884 - Total increases number of job losses in Aberdeen to 300
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Total increases number of job losses in Aberdeen to 300

Image copyright Maersk Oil French energy giant Total has raised the number of expected job losses at its Aberdeen operations to more than 300. Total announced plans in March to make 250 people redundant following its acquisition of Maersk Oil. But on Monday the company said it had increased that number to just over 300 […]

101204714 malones - Gogglebox dog dies leaving Malone family 'heartbroken'
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Gogglebox dog dies leaving Malone family 'heartbroken'

Image copyright Channel 4 The Malone family from Gogglebox says their “hearts are broken” after one of their pet dogs died. One of the sons Shaun, 22 – announced on Instagram – that their beloved Frank had to be put down at eleven years of age. He’s posted a photo of him lying on their […]

101203461 c0087e12 b8f2 4e8e a44c e259e9ac9fc1 - Call for 'rights for grandparents' law
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Call for 'rights for grandparents' law

Image copyright Science Photo Library MPs are calling for the government to enshrine in law the right for grandparents to see their grandchildren after a divorce. They want an amendment to the Children’s Act, which would include a child’s right to have a close relationship with members of their extended family. The change would also […]

101203995 bloodbikerrussellcurwenpolice - Lancaster crash: Kendal blood transport biker killed
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Lancaster crash: Kendal blood transport biker killed

Image copyright Lancashire Police Image caption Russell Curwen (left) was a medical services support driver and did voluntary work for the Blood Bike North West A “much loved” volunteer blood transport biker has died after a crash with a car. Russell Curwen, 49, from Kendal, Cumbria, was injured in the collision with a Jaguar on […]

101202838 dundeeayrgyllgait - Pedestrian struck by car in Dundee city centre
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Pedestrian struck by car in Dundee city centre

Image copyright Google Image caption The man was struck by a car while walking in Argyllgait A pedestrian is in hospital with serious head injuries after being knocked down by a car in Dundee. Police Scotland said the 34-year-old man was struck by the vehicle in Argyllgait in the early hours of Monday morning. Officers […]

101181960 strabaneincident - Boy due in court after drill attack on woman in Strabane
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Boy due in court after drill attack on woman in Strabane

Image caption Police said the attack happened at Railway Street at about 02:00 BST on Saturday morning A 17-year-old boy is due to appear in court charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent after a 38-year-old woman was attacked with a cordless drill in Strabane, County Tyrone. The boy has also been charged with […]

101200288 marathonrunners - Organisers warn this Belfast Marathon 'could be the last'
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Organisers warn this Belfast Marathon 'could be the last'

Image caption The Belfast Marathon has been going for 36 years The organisers of the Belfast Marathon say it could be the last time it is staged because of new legislation. The organising committee chairman, David Seaton, says they been told in future they may have to pay for policing which he said would kill […]

101202192 mediaitem101202191 - Gun violence on London's streets 'must stop'
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Gun violence on London's streets 'must stop'

Image copyright Press handout Image caption Rhyhiem Ainsworth Barton was “trying to make a difference” by learning to work with children, his mother said The mother of a 17-year-old boy who was killed over the weekend has called for an end to violence on London’s streets. “Let my son be the last and be an […]