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Brits marched into court in handcuffs over death of tourist in Ibiza

The six Brits arrested over the death of a tourist in Ibiza have appeared in court today.

Conor Spraggs, 23, from Stevenage, Hertfordshire, died on the last day of his holiday in the party town of San Antonio after getting into an early morning brawl.

The six men, aged between 18 and ...

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Woman who lost friend in tragic Magaluf balcony fall fears it will happen again

A woman whose friend fell to her death from a Magaluf apartment block where three Brits have been killed this year has revealed her fears it will happen again.

Georgia Hague, 23, who has worked in the Majorcan party resort for five months, says she knows a number of people who are still ...

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Everyone is feeling absolutely fine about getting their A-level results tomorrow

It’s the night before A-levels results day and you can only guess how everyone is feeling.

They are, of course, totally bricking it.

Thursday is the most important academic day in a lot of teenager’s lives, so you can understand there being a little bit of spare anxiety going ...

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Train workers to stage three fresh strikes in bitter row over guards

Train workers on South Western Railway will stage three fresh strikes in September in a bitter row over the role of guards.

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) will walk out for 24 hours on September 2, 8 and 15.

They already have a planned strike set on August 18 ...

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Eight injured by rampaging horse that broke loose at county show

Eight people were injured when an out-of-control horse broke loose and bolted into crowds of spectators at a popular agricultural event.

A 12-year-old boy and an 83-year-old woman were among those hurt when the show horse threw its rider and went on a rampage through the Pembrokeshire ...

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Farmer builds 30ft wall of hay to ‘annoy neighbours who blocked his planning permission’

A farmer has been accused of bullying villagers after dumping 30ft high stacks of hay bales near their homes.

Richard Barton, 44, is said to have left 30 tons of hay on trailers in Ockbrook, in Derby, in order to create an eyesore for his neighbours.

He was apparently annoyed with ...

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Westminster terror attack suspect Salih Khater ‘was in London to get a visa’

Westminster terror suspect Salih Khater allegedly told friends in Birmingham that he was travelling to London to get a visa.

He was arrested after crashing a silver Ford Fiesta into cyclists and pedestrians outside the Houses of Parliament yesterday morning.

A man and a woman were ...

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University agrees to cancel 8am lectures after students complain

Durham University has been forced to reschedule its planned 8am lectures following protests from students and staff.

According to Durham student paper Palatinate, four modules in the business and law departments would have been taught at the earlier time, but have now been ...

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Teacher ‘caught lying naked in bed with 17-year-old’ by another pupil

A school teacher was discovered lying naked in bed with a 17-year-old pupil, a hearing was told.

Elizabeth Smillie was allegedly found with the female student in her flat after inviting her over with a school friend to drink alcohol.

The classmate, who was referred to as Pupil B and ...

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Man ordered to tell police before having sex infects two women with HIV

A man who has been told to tell police if he wants to have sex with someone has admitted infecting two women with HIV.

Aaron Sutcliffe, 29, today pleaded guilty to unlawfully and maliciously inflicting grievous bodily harm by having sex with a woman between January and May 2016.

He ...

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Woman, 21, grabbed while crossing road by man who tried to force her into his car

A hunt has been launched for a man who tried to force a woman into a parked car during an abduction attempt in Glasgow.

The 21-year-old victim had been walking along Newton Street and Charing Cross towards St Georges Road in Glasgow and was waiting at the pedestrian crossing next to the ...

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Homeopathy is no longer available on the NHS

Homeopathy will no longer be available free on the NHS after health bosses cut funding for the treatment at the last place to offer it in the UK.

Bristol’s clinical commissioning decided that the treatment will not be available on the NHS unless in exceptional circumstances.

Now ...

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Pub landlord charges customers £1 every time their phone beeps

It’s not uncommon for friendship groups to operate a no phones policy when heading out for a drink.

But now a pub in Deal, Kent, has taken things one step further by enforcing a strict ‘digital detox’ on its regulars.

Landlord Mark Robson is fining customers £1 every time ...

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Met Police launch 90th murder probe this year after woman killed in Battersea

The Metropolitan Police has launched its 90th murder investigation this year after a woman was stabbed to death in south-west London.

A 40-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder at the scene in Grayshott Road, Battersea, earlier this afternoon.

Despite their best efforts, ...

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Father faints as he hears how daughter died in horrific car crash with tree

A father dramatically fainted as he heard how his 27-year-old daughter died in a horrific car crash with a tree.

The inquest into Sarah Hoare’s death was immediately halted as a doctor rushed to help Colin Hoare.

Coroner Grahame Short adjourned the hearing while Mr Hoare recovered, ...

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What time will A Level results be available and how to check them online?

It’s a big day for students across the country tomorrow, as A level results are released.

Although A levels aren’t the be-all and end-all, they will give young people a good indication of whether they’ll be able to go to their university, college, or apprenticeship of choice next ...

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Father-to-be dies after taking eight lines of coke in one night

A young father-to-be died after taking eight lines of cocaine in one night, just weeks after proposing to his pregnant girlfriend.

Aaron Thomas, 24, proposed to pregnant midwife Sallyann Evans, 29, on Boxing Day after she broke the news she was expecting their child.

But an inquest ...

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New batch of MDMA and ecstasy pills being made with potentially lethal chemical

New batches of fake MDMA and ecstasy pills are being found to contain the potentially lethal drug N-ethylpentylone.

Drug testing group The Loop have issued a warning about yellow ‘Super Mario’ pills found to contain the chemical being sold at UK festivals, which has caused deaths and ...

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Thief forced to call 999 after his escape plan went horribly wrong

A burglar’s worst fear is being caught by the police but one thief ended up having to call 999 on himself after he fell while trying to escape the Dundee sheltered housing block he had broken into.

Desmond Marr, 46, plunged 20 feet and shattered both of his heels as he tried to make ...

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Teenager let his dog starve to death before dumping it in a cemetery in a suitcase

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A teenager is on the run after starving his dog to death, stuffing it into a suitcase and then dumping it in a cemetery.

Mason Medford, 19, was due to appear at Leeds Magistrate’s Court facing three charges under the Animal Welfare Act but failed to show ...

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Mother wins £12,600 from dating agency that failed to find ‘man of her dreams’

A divorced mum has successfully sued a dating agency after it failed to find her the ‘man of her dreams’.

Tereza Burki, 47, got a £12,600 refund from Seventy Thirty after a High Court judge ruled the firm had deceived her.

Judge Richard Parkes QC told the court: ‘Gertrude ...

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