102812694 p06gg0tv - Books 'open blind boy Ted's eyes to world'
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Books 'open blind boy Ted's eyes to world'

A blind nine-year-old boy says books designed to aid blind and partially sighted people have “opened his eyes to the world”. Ted, from Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, has Stickler syndrome – which caused his retinas to detach resulting in him becoming blind at the age of two. He has learnt to visualise pictures through books featuring raised […]

102832082 b783d6e5 fb7c 4dad a899 b4ea5e6e6d51 - Newspaper headlines: 'Body found' and no deal Brexit 'odds on'
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Newspaper headlines: 'Body found' and no deal Brexit 'odds on'

Newspaper headlines: ‘Body found’ and no deal Brexit ‘odds on’ By BBC News Staff Image caption Missing midwife Samantha Eastwood is featured on many of Sunday’s front pages after police searching for her confirmed they had found a woman’s body. The Sunday Express said officers had scoured fields and a disused quarry 10 miles from […]

102781832 heli - Teen dies days after sea rescue at Tywyn North
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Teen dies days after sea rescue at Tywyn North

Image copyright John Kidd Image caption Two 16-year-olds and a 17-year-old were airlifted after getting into difficulty on Tuesday Tributes have been paid to a 16-year-old boy who has died days after getting into difficulty in the sea off the coast of Gwynedd. He has been named locally as Blake Ward in the West Midlands, […]

102830553 peaty getty3 - European Championships 2018: Adam Peaty breaks 100m breaststroke world record
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European Championships 2018: Adam Peaty breaks 100m breaststroke world record

Adam Peaty won four gold medals at the 2016 European Swimming Championships 2018 European Championships on the BBC Host cities: Glasgow and Berlin Dates: 2-12 August Coverage: Live across BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 live and sports extra plus the BBC Sport website with further coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile […]

102830364 p06gkq3g - Helicopter filmed emerging from fog just metres from cars
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Helicopter filmed emerging from fog just metres from cars

This is the moment a startled driver is confronted by a low-flying helicopter emerging from the fog just metres from his car. Brian Weatherall was travelling with his family in poor visibility when an aircraft comes looming out of the mist on the notorious Kirkstone Pass in the Lake District. He was heading up the […]

97176213 breaking news bigger - Samantha Eastwood: Police find body in midwife search
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Samantha Eastwood: Police find body in midwife search

Detectives searching for missing midwife Samantha Eastwood had found a body and made three arrests. The body, which is yet to be formally identified, was found at about 12:00 BST in Caverswall, about 10 miles from Stoke-on-Trent, where Ms Eastwood was last seen. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be […]

102829538 blue - Donald Campbell's Bluebird hydroplane returns to water
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Donald Campbell's Bluebird hydroplane returns to water

Image caption Bluebird K7 is undergoing tests on Loch Fad on the Isle of Bute Donald Campbell’s Bluebird has been launched in front of cheering crowds for the first time in over 50 years. The record-breaking hydroplane was floated as part of tests being carried out on Loch Fad on the Isle of Bute. It […]

102826401 policecar - Met Police car overturns in London moped chase
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Met Police car overturns in London moped chase

Image copyright Twitter/@automaticdog Image caption The crash happened in Grosvenor Place, at its junction with Chapel Street in London A police car overturned while officers were chasing a moped believed to have been involved in a “series of offences”. Officers in a marked vehicle followed the moped rider and pillion passenger for about half a […]

102828229 barnstaplestabbing1 - Barnstaple Tesco stabbing: Murder suspect arrested
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Barnstaple Tesco stabbing: Murder suspect arrested

Image caption Police have asked anyone who may have seen the stabbing in the Tesco car park to contact them A man has died after he was stabbed “multiple times” at a Tesco store in north Devon. Devon and Cornwall Police was called to Barnstaple Retail Park on Station Road at about 18:20 BST on […]

102828294 burn - Serco to 'pause' asylum seeker eviction lock-change plan
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Serco to 'pause' asylum seeker eviction lock-change plan

Image caption Letters sent to the asylum seekers were set on fire at the demonstration Housing provider Serco has said it will “pause” issuing lock-change orders to tenants refused asylum in the UK. The contractor said it would not begin enforcing the orders until on-going court action had clarified its position. Campaigners are challenging Serco’s […]

102828264 31fa7c33 4f87 42ec bba5 05377929deb9 - Armed police search train after stabbing in Weymouth
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Armed police search train after stabbing in Weymouth

Image copyright Francis Hammond Image caption Armed police boarded the train and services were halted Armed police boarded a train in a search for three men after a stabbing in Weymouth. Trains were halted between Dorchester and the town as officers responded of an attack on a man at a house in Bath Street shortly […]

102828122 pride main - Brighton Pride: Thousands turn out for colourful parade
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Brighton Pride: Thousands turn out for colourful parade

Image copyright Eddie Mitchell Image caption The parade is making its way through the streets of Brighton to a festival at Preston Park Thousands of people have gathered in Brighton for the city’s annual Pride celebrations. Britney Spears is headlining a festival in Preston Park later that promises “a dazzling display of inclusivity”. Other acts […]