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Youth held after fellow student and teacher hurt in US school shooting

A student has been arrested after a shooting at a US middle school left a teacher and another pupil injured, officials said.

Noblesville Police Chief Kevin Jowitt said the male student suspected in Friday morning’s shooting at Noblesville West Middle School, in suburban ...

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Dozens injured during clashes at Israel-Gaza border

Dozens of Palestinians have been injured during protests along the border with Israel, Gaza’s Health Ministry has said.

It said most of the 86 people injured were treated for tear gas inhalation, while some sustained gunshot wounds.

Israel’s military said ...

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Strong turnout reported in Irish abortion referendum

Votes continue to be cast in Ireland’s abortion referendum amid reports of strong turnout numbers in many parts of the country.

Polls close at 10pm, with 6,500 voting centres across the state likely to witness the traditional evening surge in people arriving to vote after ...

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Barnier calls for ‘realism’ over post-Brexit EU-UK relationship

The European Union’s Brexit negotiator has called for “realism” over the terms of the future relationship between the UK and Brussels.

Michel Barnier’s comments came after claims from EU officials that Britain has a “fantasy” approach to the talks ...

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England v Pakistan – story of the second day of the first Test

England paid a heavy price for their own faulty batting as Pakistan demonstrated how it should be done on day two of the first NatWest Test at Lord’s.

Babar Azam top-scored with 68 before having to retire hurt, and the tourists duly put themselves in a position surely beyond ...

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Pakistan build big lead as England struggle in the field

England paid a heavy price for their own faulty batting as Pakistan demonstrated how it should be done on day two of the first NatWest Test at Lord’s.

Babar Azam top-scored with 68 before having to retire hurt, and the tourists duly put themselves in a position surely beyond ...

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Salah a long way from being Ronaldo’s equal – Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos believes Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah still has some way to go to match team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as they are “in another orbit”.

Salah has enjoyed an incredible debut season, scoring 44 goals in ...

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Body cams for police after spate of abuse from groups of men

BODY cameras are now being deployed by police following a series of recent incidents where officers have been subject to verbal and physical abuse by large groups of males.

Police in the Nelson and Brierfield area reported that the groups of males have presented high levels of ...

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A56 near Haslingden RE-OPENED in both directions following collision

THE A56 near the Haslingden Bypass has now re-opened following an incident which saw the road closed in both directions this afternoon.

Heavy delays were experienced this afternoon after a trailer being towed by a Land Rover overturned onto the road.

Two lanes closed in ...

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A56 near Haslingden RE-OPENED in both directions following collision

THE A56 near the Haslingden Bypass has now re-opened following an incident which saw the road closed in both directions this afternoon.

Heavy delays were experienced this afternoon after a trailer being towed by a Land Rover overturned onto the road.

Two lanes closed in ...

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WEATHER: East Lancashire set to be hotter than IBIZA this weekend

A MIXED forecast has been predicted for the bank holiday weekend, with the Met Office warning that an inch of torrential rain could fall in just one hour in some parts of the country.

Despite a yellow weather warning remaining in place for parts of the UK, East Lancashire ...

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APPEAL: Man punched in the head eight times in 'unprovoked' road rage attack

A MAN who was seriously injured during a road rage incident needed eight stitches after being repeatedly punched in the head.

Police are now appealing for information on the incident which happened near Churchill Way in Nelson at around 9am on Thursday 24.

The assault ...

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APPEAL: Man punched in the head eight times in 'unprovoked' road rage attack

A MAN who was seriously injured during a road rage incident needed eight stitches after being repeatedly punched in the head.

Police are now appealing for information on the incident which happened near Churchill Way in Nelson at around 9am on Thursday 24.

The assault ...

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Grenfell inquiry asked: Why wasn’t more done to save victims?

The bereaved relative of a family of five “cremated unwillingly” in the Grenfell Tower fire has asked why more was not done to save her loved ones trapped as the high-rise burned “like a torch”.

The June 14 blaze almost halved the number of grandchildren in ...

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Boy, 13, charged over death of schoolgirl

Detectives investigating the murder of a schoolgirl in Ireland have charged a 13-year old boy.

The youth, who was arrested in connection with the death of Anastasia Kriegel, is expected to face a charge of murder when he appears before a special court sitting in Dublin on Friday ...

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Corbyn told about Brexit fears during N Ireland border visit

Jeremy Corbyn quipped that fish recognised no borders during his fleeting visit on Friday.

The Labour leader also expressed concern about protecting environmental standards after Brexit while standing on a bridge over the River Foyle for photographs and selfies.

Hauliers ...

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Liverpool fans set to miss Champions League final after mayor admits defeat

Liverpool fans whose flights to watch their side in the Champions League final in Ukraine were cancelled face bitter disappointment after the city’s mayor said he had been unable to resolve the “utter shambles” in time.

Almost 1,000 supporters face missing the game ...

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Liverpool fans set to miss Champions League final after mayor admits defeat

Liverpool fans whose flights to watch their side in the Champions League final in Ukraine were cancelled face bitter disappointment after the city’s mayor said he had been unable to resolve the “utter shambles” in time.

Almost 1,000 supporters face missing the game ...

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Use of military grade agent in spy poisoning not possible, says Putin

Vladimir Putin has questioned the UK’s explanation around the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal, saying the use of a military grade agent “is not possible” as its victims would have died “immediately”.

Asked by Press Association chief executive ...

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95-year-old man arrested over death of carer

A 95-year-old man has been arrested over the death of a woman who was working as a carer in north London.

The 61-year-old woman was taken to hospital on Thursday morning with head injuries, but died just before 11am on Friday morning.

Scotland Yard said detectives believe ...

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REVEALED: Blackburn with Darwen has highest number of suicides in East Lancashire

BLACKBURN with Darwen has had the highest number of suicides in East Lancashire in the last 14 years, government statistics have revealed.

Daunting figures which paint the borough as a suicide blackspot have sparked concerns from doctors.

The Office for National Statistics ...

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