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Kate Middleton ‘would love’ to have her third child at home

The Duchess of Cambridge has resportedly said she would love to have her third child at home when she gives birth later this year.

Kate had George and Charlotte at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London, but is hoping she can bring their sibling into the world at home, either in ...

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Fearsome Yorkshire Terrier scares away burglar by yapping at him

To you, this might seem like a lapdog so inoffensive he only threatens people’s ankles. 

But to a ‘large’ intruder who broke into owner Janice Snelling’s home, he may as well have been a snarling Alsatian.

Terrifying things can come in small packages, ...

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Two arrested on murder charge after man’s body found in garden

A man and a woman were arrested on suspicion of murder after a man’s body was found in a back garden this morning.

Police were called to a house in Haydock, Merseyside, at just after midnight following reports of concern for the safety of a man.

When officers arrived, a ...

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Serial killer Levi Bellfield and black cab rapist John Worboys were friends behind bars

Serial killer Levi Bellfield became ‘best friends’ with black cab rapist John Worboys in prison and even offered legal advice, it was claimed today.

The pair forged an unlikely friendship in Wakefield Prison and bonded over a shared love of football and food.

When Worboys ...

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Bosses who ‘line own pockets’ and don’t protect pensions should be fined, PM says

Irresponsible company bosses who ‘line their own pockets’ and fail to protect workers’ pensions will face huge fines, Theresa May has said. 

It comes after the collapse of Carillion, where it emerged bosses kept on being paid high salaries even as the pension fund had a ...

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Mum who had baby to save another child told she is too small to donate organs

A mum who gave birth despite knowing her baby would die so she could save another dying child has been told her newborn is too small to donate her organs.

Hayley Martin was heartbroken to find out Ava-Joy had a rare genetic disorder that meant she would not survive beyond ...

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Deadly spider found in bunch of Asda bananas after flying 5,000 miles from Brazil

An office worker found one of the world’s most deadly spiders in a bunch of bananas – which had travelled 5,000 miles from Brazil.

Neil Langley, 52, bought the fruit from an Asda superstore in Tipton, West Midlands, but didn’t notice the venomous intruder until he got to ...

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Could Prince Harry and Meghan Markle buy this Cotswold farmhouse?

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are reportedly thinking about moving to the Cotswolds and renovating a Roman villa.

The couple are rumoured to be thinking about buying the villa and surrounding Beaconsfield farm in picture-postcard village Great Tew near Chipping Norton.

David and ...

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Man arrested after girl, 8, stabbed to death

A man has been arrested after an eight-year-old girl was stabbed to death last night.

The child was found with serious injuries at around 9.15pm last night, and was taken to hospital. Doctors couldn’t save her and she died a short time later.

A man, 54, was also treated ...

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Weather warning for more snow to hit UK after coldest night for two years

A weather warning for snow and ice has been extended as Brits wake up from the coldest night in nearly two years.

Temperatures plummeted across the country, with a low of -13.5C (7.7F) recorded in the Highland village of Dalwhinnie, Scotland.

Freezing temperatures were felt in ...

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Climbers airlifted to safety after night stuck on mountain in blizzard

Two climbers have been airlifted to safety after being discovered in a ‘precarious position’ having survived a night without shelter at 3,000 ft.

The pair had called Police Scotland on Friday evening to report they were stuck at Bidean Nam Bain in Glencoe.

A mountain ...

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Teacher banned from classroom for life after spending night with student

An ex teacher has been barred from the profession for life after he spent the night in a hotel with one of his students.

Former business studies teacher Christopher Houghton has been sacked from St Bede’s Catholic School and Sixth Form College, in Lanchester, ...

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People with hidden disabilities could soon have blue badge parking permits

People with hidden disabilities could soon be entitled to blue badge parking permits under new government plans.

The Department for Transport (DfT) said the proposals would make it easier for people with conditions such as dementia and autism.

It is hoped the move – which would ...

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Teacher banned from classroom for life after spending night with student

An ex teacher has been barred from the profession for life after he spent the night in a hotel with one of his students.

Former business studies teacher Christopher Houghton has been sacked from St Bede’s Catholic School and Sixth Form College, in Lanchester, ...

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Mum called 999 on son after he had house party when she was on holiday

A mother immediately called 999 when she found out her 18-year-old son was throwing a party at their home while she was on holiday.

Alison Robinson, 49, told police to keep her son Oliver ‘locked up’ so he could learn to grow up.

Oliver’s mother and father, David Robinson, 53, ...

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Thug handed extra four months after calling judge and jury ‘f****** c***s’

A man who hurled foul-mouthed abuse at a judge in court has been jailed for an extra four months.

Joe Page angrily shouted ‘fucking c***s’ at the jury after it convicted him of aggravated burglary and wounding on September 16.

He wrongly thought he was being jailed ...

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UK and France sign new treaty on Calais migrants

The UK and France have signed a new treaty aimed at speeding up the processing of migrants in Calais. 

French President Emmanuel Macron is currently in the UK on his first visit since becoming leader in May last year.

The Sandhurst Treaty hopes to reduce the time it takes to process ...

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Firefighter reunites with man he thought was dead after giving roadside CPR

A firefighter has been reunited with a man he thought had died by the roadside seven months ago.

Chris Kendall gave CPR to a man having a heart attack in June last year, and was later told by police he had died.

The 33-year-old was stunned in November to get a text out of the blue ...

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Mum who kicked down nightclub door and glassed stranger in the face jailed

A young mum has been jailed after she kicked open a toilet door in a nightclub and glassed a stranger.

Romana Pryce, 21, left Debbie Glover unable to eat properly for months after hurling a glass at her mouth in Tantra nightclub.

Debbie was left so badly injured after the attack ...

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One in eight trans people have been attacked at work in the last year

A new report has revealed the shocking levels of discrimination and hate crime that trans people face across the country.

Research by LGBT charity Stonewall has revealed that one in eight trans people have been attacked at work in the last year.

The 2017 trans report also reveals ...

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Man who had heart attack outside Job Centre has benefits slashed to £20 a week

A real-life Daniel Blake who had a heart attack an hour after leaving a Job Centre has seen his £130 disability benefits slashed to £20 a week.

David Coe, 60, fears the Tory benefit cuts will leave him dead after he collapsed just like the unemployed carpenter in Ken Loach’s ...

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