Darlington & Stockton Times

Home Secretary condemns ‘barbaric’ Manchester attack which targeted vulnerable

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said the Manchester explosion was a “barbaric” attack on some of the “most vulnerable in our society”.

She said the intention of the attack was to “sow fear” but stressed that it would not succeed.

In a statement, she ...

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More than 620,000 beat midnight deadline to apply for General Election vote

More than 620,000 people applied to register to vote in the General Election on the final day before the deadline.

A high-profile push by politicians and celebrities saw 612,543 people use the online form and 9,855 resort to pen and paper to get their applications by midnight on ...

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Warning half a glass of wine a day ‘can increase breast cancer risk’

Just half a glass of wine or a small beer a day increases the risk of breast cancer, a new report says.

The study, by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), found convincing evidence a healthy diet, exercise, limiting alcohol and ...

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Ariana Grande ‘broken’ after blast outside her show kills 22

US star Ariana Grande has said she is “broken” following a suspected terrorist attack at her Manchester Arena concert left 22 dead.

Dozens of others were injured in the explosion moments after the singer left the stage on Monday evening.

Tweeting in the early hours of ...

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Children among dead as death toll rises after Manchester bombing

A suicide bomber has killed 22 people, including children, as an explosion tore through fans leaving a pop concert in Manchester.

Some 59 people were also injured when the blast caused by an improvised explosive device carried by the attacker detonated at the Manchester ...

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Men caned in Indonesia’s Aceh province for having consensual gay sex

Two men in Indonesia’s Aceh province have been publicly caned for consensual gay sex, a punishment rights advocates denounced as “medieval torture”.

Hundreds packed the courtyard of a mosque to witness the caning on Tuesday, which was the first time that Aceh, the only ...

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Weather delays broadleaved weed control

FARMERS in Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland have been advised not to ignore their spring clean up of broadleaved weeds – despite challenging conditions.

Late May is typically the last opportunity to take out key problem weeds while fungicides are applied to tackle any disease ...

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Football rumours from the media

Champions Chelsea have made former striker Romelu Lukaku their preferred attacking signing this summer, according to the Evening Standard.

I want to thank my teammates and the staff for helping me this season! To the fans thank you for your amazing support God bless you ...

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Perfect Golden State Warriors reach NBA finals again

The Golden State Warriors have reached the NBA finals with a perfect play-off record after a 129-115 win in game four against the San Antonio Spurs.

The Warriors’ third successive 4-0 series sweep clinched a third straight Western Conference title and saw them become the first team ...

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Double success for Antonio Conte at LMA awards

Antonio Conte was rewarded for leading Chelsea to the Premier League title with two League Managers Association awards on Monday night.

The Italian was named manager of the year and Premier League manager of the year at the LMA’s 25th annual awards dinner after the Blues, who ended ...

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The Alternative Board helps businesses support each other

ED Reid was so impressed with a business support scheme that he bought it.

He established the York franchise of The Alternative Board (TAB) in 2009. It brings together like-minded business owners and experts to share experience and support one another.

Helped by Marc ...

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Weather delays broadleaved weed control

FARMERS in Yorkshire, Durham and Northumberland have been advised not to ignore their spring clean up of broadleaved weeds – despite challenging conditions.

Late May is typically the last opportunity to take out key problem weeds while fungicides are applied to tackle any disease ...

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General Election campaigning suspended after deadly Manchester blast

General Election campaigning has been suspended after the suspected terrorist attack that killed 19 people in Manchester.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he had spoken to Prime Minister Theresa May and they had agreed that all national campaigning would be suspended until further ...

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Suspected terror attack kills 19 at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Nineteen people are dead and dozens injured after a suspected terrorist bombing tore through music fans leaving a concert in Manchester.

Children and young people are feared to be among those killed and wounded in the blast at the Manchester Arena which police are treating as a ...

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James Corden joins celebrities in mourning Manchester Arena blast victims

James Corden has paid an emotional tribute to Manchester as entertainers from around the world mourned the fans killed in a suspected terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert.

Greater Manchester Police said 19 people have died and about another 50 people were injured after an explosion on ...

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Theresa May halts election campaigning to chair security committee Cobra

Theresa May has suspended her General Election campaign after the suspected terrorist attack in Manchester.

The Prime Minister, who will chair a meeting of the Government’s emergency Cobra committee, said the incident at Manchester Arena was being treated by police as an ...

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19 dead in suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena

Nineteen people have died after a blast tore through a pop concert at Manchester Arena in a suspected terror attack, police have said.

Greater Manchester Police said that around 50 other people were injured in the explosion at the Ariana Grande concert.

The force said in a ...

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Ariana Grande ‘broken’ after blast outside her show kills 19

US star Ariana Grande has said she is “broken” following a suspected terrorist attack at her Manchester Arena concert left 19 dead.

Dozens of others were injured in the explosion moments after the singer left the stage on Monday evening.

Tweeting in the early hours of ...

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Manchester Arena blast: what we know so far

Here is what we know so far about the suspected terrorist attack at Manchester Arena.

1. 19 people have died and 50 have been injured in the blast.

2. The explosion rocked the Manchester Arena at the conclusion of a performance by the American star Ariana Grande.

3. Manchester ...

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Stars send their sympathies to Ariana Grande fans

Performers from across the globe have paid tribute to those who died in a suspected terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena.

Greater Manchester Police said 19 people have died and about another 50 people were injured after an explosion on Monday night. ...

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Politicians send condolences to the victims of Manchester Arena ‘blast’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his thoughts were with all those affected by the “terrible incident” in Manchester following a reported explosion at a packed concert.

His political rival Tim Farron, the Liberal Democrat leader, condemned the “shocking and horrific” ...

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