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Millionaire refuses to pull down Britain’s biggest man cave so he’s going to court

A millionaire is being taken to court after refusing to knock down his entertainment complex.

Graham Wildin, 66, is not keen to get rid of his man cave that’s located in his back garden in Cinderford, Gloucestershire.

The 10,000sq/ft venue contains a bowling alley, a 16 seat ...

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Tributes to woman who died trying to scratch her way out of airing cupboard

The family of a woman who died after getting trapped in a hotel airing cupboard have paid tribute, saying her death ‘has left a huge hole in our lives’.

Elizabeth Mary Isherwood scratched at the door and hammered through plaster work to try to escape after getting trapped in the ...

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Young brothers face death if UK government sends them back to Pakistan

Two teenage brothers have said they are ‘terrified’ they will be killed by Islamic extremists if deported to Pakistan from Scotland.

Areeb Umeed Bakhsh, 13 and his brother Somer, 15, have lived in Glasgow since their family fled Pakistan in 2012 after their father Masqood was subject ...

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English-language signs put up in Magaluf urging people to behave or be fined

Brits in Magaluf are behaving so badly that English-language signs have been put up warning them of heavy fines for street drinking, nakedness and fighting.

The brightly-coloured signs, which carry the banner line ‘Have fun with respect’ have been mounted on lamp-posts and other ...

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When is the longest day, when does summer start and what is the summer solstice?

The summer solstice sunrise marks the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.

But when exactly is it and when does summer then start?

Summer solstice occurs on 21 June every year, when the sun is directly above the Tropic of Cancer.

The winter solstice occurs every ...

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Where is cannabis legal around the world and where can you only use it for medicinal purposes?

Canada has become the second country to legalise the drug cannabis and now the debate on whether it should be declassified has taken over the UK.

In Britain, it is illegal to possess it because it is classified as a Class B drug.

If found in possession with the drug you face a ...

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Police find ‘illegal immigrant’ walking down the M1 and buy him some chips

These hungry officers bought an ‘illegal immigrant’ a bag of chips after finding him walking down the M1.

They then took a picture of themselves with the man who said he had not eaten for days.

The smiling officers from Leicestershire Police are seen in their high-vis uniforms, ...

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Family criticised for sending young boy to room as punishment

A couple have been criticised by a family court judge for punishing their four-year-old son by sending him to his room for ‘long periods’.

Judge Wendy Backhouse said the little boy had been subjected to ‘inappropriate punishments’ by his mother and stepfather.

She said the ...

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Dear Alan Sugar, this is why your tweet about Senegal’s World Cup team is racist

Dear Alan

I can’t bring myself to refer to you as ‘Lord’ for a few reasons, but primarily because your behaviour online today hasn’t warranted such a title.

I don’t know what your morning routine is when you get up, yet I am curious. I am curious of what you ate this ...

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Hundreds died needlessly after being prescribed wrong painkillers at Gosport Hospital

Criminal charges could be brought after hundreds of patients died after being wrongly prescribed opioid medication.

A long-anticipated report into the scandal has harshly criticised culture at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital in Hampshire, where there was an ‘institutionalised regime’ ...

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Boy dies two years after tripping on cricket ball led to cancer diagnosis

A 12-year-old boy died of cancer less than two years after being diagnosed when he broke his arm tripping over a cricket ball.

Doctors spotted the bone cancer in Marcus Richmond’s arm and lungs when he was x-rayed after the fall in August 2016.

Marcus started chemotherapy almost ...

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Doctor told he can keep his job because he helped crash victim walk again

A doctor who paralysed a teenage girl after driving dangerously will not be struck off after using his expertise to help her walk again.

Dr David Rawaf, 28, was driving the unnamed girl to a friend’s home in his BMW after dinner at a restaurant when he crashed in Wandsworth, South ...

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Man arrested over explosion at Southgate Tube station that injured five people

A man has been arrested over last night’s explosion at Southgate Tube station, which left five people injured.

British Transport Police said a 23-year-old man from Enfield, north London, was arrested last night.

The explosion left commuters with minor injuries and is thought to ...

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Family tried to force boy to get married after agreement was made when he was five

A teenager is the first male to be given a forced marriage order to protect him against a deal made by his family when he was five-years-old.

The man had ‘received threats for not complying to a pre-arranged marriage’ according to South Yorkshire Police.

The move has been ...

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Baby has knife held to throat in terrifying robbery inside family home

Two men have been charged with holding a knife to a baby’s throat in a terrifying daylight robbery.

The raiders burst into the property on Cheswick Close, Coventry, on Monday morning armed with a craft knife.

Two women were in the house with a three-year-old and a ten-month-old ...

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Piers Morgan lets rip with Ann Coulter for crass comments over separating migrant children

Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid were involved in an extraordinary spat with a right-wing U.S commentator they accused of being ‘heartless’ in her defence of Donald Trump’s child migrant policy.

Firebrand Ann Coulter has provoked fury for defending the move which has seen 2,300 ...

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Alan Sugar defends ‘racist’ tweet comparing Senegal team to beach sellers

Sir Alan Sugar has sparked outrage after he posted an allegedly racist tweet about the Senegal World Cup team this morning.

Writing on Twitter, the businessman wrote: ‘I recognise some of these guys from the beach in Marbella. Multi tasking resourceful chaps.’

Alongside his ...

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Prince Louis’ christening date confirmed by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Prince Louis’ christening date has been confirmed by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Kensington Palace said today.

The youngest of the Cambridge family will be christened on Monday 9 July this year.

The service will take place at The Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace and it ...

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Teenager jailed for trying to shame brother’s sex abuse victims on Facebook

A teenager has been jailed after trying to shame two girls on Facebook who were sexually abused by her brother.

Sophie Turner, 19, posted the victims’ names on a newspaper’s social media account, which broke the lifetime anonymity they had received under law.

It was the first ...

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Men will still beat up women whether England win or lose and it must be stopped

The start of a World Cup changes the face of England’s streets as images of Cristiano Ronaldo, Dele Alli, Lionel Messi and other players stare down at us from huge billboards and pubs are decked out in bunting to welcome cheering football fans.

Emotions inevitably run high during ...

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Owning a home is ‘cheaper than renting’ in all areas of UK

If you’re one of the many people stuck in the vicious renting cycle, we have some more bad news for you.

It turns out that owning a home could in fact be cheaper than renting in every part of the UK.

First-time buyers could potentially save an average of £2,268 more than renters a ...

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