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Adam Johnson’s family celebrate paedophile ex-footballer’s freedom with wine

The brother and sister of disgraced footballer Adam Johnson have been seen arriving at his home alongside a van full of wine to celebrate his freedom.

The disgraced footballer, 31, was released from jail just after midnight on Friday after serving three years of his six year sentence for ...

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Jeremy Corbyn gets himself into a tangle as Acer the Alsatian makes a run for it

Jeremy Corbyn has had enough trouble trying to control his MPs in the past few months, and now it seems a dog has given him the same challenge.

The Labour leader was pictured with Acer the Alsatian as he took time out to meet members of the public in Wales on Friday.

But Acer was ...

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Man jailed for ‘slapping’ and ‘biting’ girlfriend’s child

A man who ‘slapped’ and ‘bit’ his girlfriend’s toddler has been jailed for 18 months.

The 33-year-old, whose identity has not been revealed, claimed the 13-month old had slipped in the bath while in his care.

The toddler sustained more than 40 separate bruises during an ...

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Who are the British fighters who went to join Isis?

The defeat of Isis in Syria has been hailed by British politicians as a historic achievement today.

Theresa May praised the ‘extraordinary courage’ of the UK armed forces and their allies as it was reported that the final stronghold in the war-torn country had fallen.

However, ...

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Emaciated dog found in woodland may have been deliberately blinded

An emaciated dog that collapsed in woodland may have been deliberately blinded, say the RSPCA officers who found him.

The ‘extremely underweight’ Akita was found with pus coming from his eyes, a matted coat and sores all over his body.

Officers who rescued the dog – nicknamed ...

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Teenager jailed for fatally stabbing dad who gatecrashed GCSE party

A teenager who fatally stabbed a father-of-two in the backside after he gatecrashed a GCSE celebration party has been jailed for eight years.

Adam Ward, 18, knifed 38-year-old Lee Marshall after he and a number of others turned up to the bash in Bulwell, Nottingham, uninvited.

He ...

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Students ‘suspended for ripping down CCTV cameras’ in school unisex toilet

A group of four pupils have allegedly been suspended for damaging CCTV cameras installed in their school’s unisex toilets.

Buckler’s Mead Academy in Yeovil, Somerset, sparked outrage after constructing the gender-neutral bathrooms to be used by all students aged 11 to ...

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Over ‘1,000,000 people’ join anti-Brexit march to demand second referendum

An estimated 1,000,000 people have taken to the streets of central London to march on Parliament demanding the public be given a final say over Brexit.

Marchers set off from Hyde Park Corner around midday to kick off the start of the Put it to the People protest.

Aerial pictures of ...

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Nigel Farage says ‘we are the majority’ during latest stage of ‘March to Leave’

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has hit out at the London People’s March, claiming ‘we are the majority’ during a pro-Brexit rally.

He made the comments during the latest stage of the March to Leave protest, which began a week ago in Sunderland and is aiming to end up in London on ...

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Nigel Farage’s walk to Brexit vs People’s Vote march

Sometimes a picture says a thousands words.

If you hadn’t seen or heard, quite a lot of people have flooded central London to demand a second referendum, while Nigel Farage is having a comparatively smaller demonstration in Nottinghamshire.

The former leader of the Ukip party told ...

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Will Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have a nanny to look after their royal baby?

Somewhere between late April and early May, Meghan Markle and her husband Prince Harry will be welcoming their baby into the British royal family.

Meghan Markle is now on maternity leave, which means that her baby’s due date is coming up fast.

Speculation as to every little detail ...

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Patrols stepped up as sixth mosque in Birmingham is vandalised

Police are examining CCTV after a sixth mosque in Birmingham was reported to be vandalised.

Damage was caused to the window of the building in Cromer Road, Balsall Heath, on Saturday morning.

Detectives do not believe the incident is linked to five other attacks on mosques in the ...

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UK’s most wanted man held in Romania over Josh Hanson murder

One of the UK’s most wanted fugitives Shane O’Brien has been detained by authorities in Romania.

Extradition proceedings will begin to bring O’Brien, 31, back to Britain, Scotland Yard said.

He is wanted in connection with the murder of Josh Hanson, 21, who was stabbed to death ...

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Pocket penny that saved WW1 soldier’s life in battle is bought by grandson

A penny that saved a British soldier’s life in the First World War has just been bought by his grandson for £5,445.

The lucky coin deflected a bullet when Private John Trickett placed it in the top breast pocket of his uniform while fighting in France, in 1914.

An enemy soldier ...

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Inside Frimley Park – the NHS hospital in which Meghan Markle is rumoured to be giving birth

Meghan Markle is officially on maternity leave, making her royal baby’s due date very soon indeed.

While we don’t know the precise due date, we do know that sometime in-between late April and early May, Meghan and her husband Prince Harry will be welcoming a new baby into the British ...

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Leading Muslims say government must take hate crime more seriously after 593% rise

The government has been called on to ‘do more’ to tackle soaring increases in anti-Muslim hate crime, after incidents across Britain increased by 593% in the week after a white supremacist killed worshippers at two New Zealand mosques.

The charity Tell Mama, which records and measures ...

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Schoolboy magnet fishing manage to spark bomb scare that shut M5 motorway for an hour

A schoolboy accidentally caused tailbacks of five miles on the M5 after finding what was initially thought to be an unexploded bomb.

Finley Hargood, nine, was magnet fishing with his brother McKenzie and dad Scott when he pulled a metal tube with wires out of the water.

Not knowing ...

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry delay move to Frogmore Cottage

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have delayed their move to Frogmore Cottage after making some last-minute design changes, it has been reported.

Meghan, 37, and Harry, 34, had been due to make the switch from Kensington Palace to Windsor this week, but workmen are still on-site completing ...

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Libby Squire’s mum pays tribute to ‘beautiful girl’ saying ‘thank you for making me a mummy’

The grieving mother of student Libby Squire has paid a heart-breaking tribute to her ‘beautiful baby girl’.

Lisa Squire took to Facebook saying her heart was broken at the loss of the 21-year-old student.

Police say Libby may have been murdered before her body was dumped in the ...

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Brexit march taken over by pack of adorable protesters

Thousands of protesters are marching to Parliament on two legs but let’s be honest, we only really care about the ones on four.

Yes, all our dreams have come true – the Brexit march has been taken over by a pack of incredibly cute and fluffy dogs.

And they all want a second ...

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Groom cancels Las Vegas dream stag do after best man blows £8,000 budget

A groom has been forced to cancel his stag do in Las Vegas after his best man apparently spent the £8,000 budget.

Ben Whincup, 28, was left devastated after finding out his trip to the US was not happening a day before it was due to fly out.

He said the unnamed family friend ...

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