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A Pacer train could have a new home in Hull's Pearson Park

A bid has been submitted to convert an old train unit into a new visitor centre

They have provided uniquely uncomfortable journeys for train passengers for decades.

Now finally being phased out, Pacer trains were famously cobbled together using the shells of Leyland buses welded onto ...

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'Appalling' shoplifter with nine aliases spared jail after TK Maxx raid

The latest results from Hull Magistrates' Court

Bernadette Roach, 43, of Redbourne Street, west Hull, received an eight-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, and must have up to five days rehabilitation, for two offences of shoplifting at TK Maxx, stealing a total of three ...

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'Appalling' shoplifter with nine aliases spared jail after TK Maxx raid

The latest results from Hull Magistrates' Court

Bernadette Roach, 43, of Redbourne Street, west Hull, received an eight-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, and must have up to five days rehabilitation, for two offences of shoplifting at TK Maxx, stealing a total of three ...

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He was a promising child. But Alex died alone after a life of tragedy

The 37-year-old suffered a life of heartbreak and sorrow leading up to his untimely death

Tragedy after tragedy sent a popular homeless Hull man's life into a spiral of sorrow.

Alex Smith, 37, died alone on January 23 after taking a cocktail of drugs in his hostel ...

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He was a promising child. But Alex died alone after a life of tragedy

The 37-year-old suffered a life of heartbreak and sorrow leading up to his untimely death

Tragedy after tragedy sent a popular homeless Hull man's life into a spiral of sorrow.

Alex Smith, 37, died alone on January 23 after taking a cocktail of drugs in his hostel ...

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24 hours in the Hull street described as a 'warzone'

A security guard working in Newland Avenue has spoken about a series of incidents in the street

A Hull security guard has branded Newland Avenue a "warzone".

It comes after he experienced an "eventful 24 hours" while working in the street.

It included ...

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Mars warning: Life may exist in Red Planet caves - but it is NOT ‘place to escape Earth’

He stressed the planet as it is today will never be as hospitable as Earth, despite once boasting the right ingredients for life. Meanwhile, space psychologist Dr Iya Whiteley, who like Prof Martin-Torres gave a talk at the New Scientist Live event at London Excel on Saturday, warned before ...

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House destroyed after burst water main blasts building causing mass flooding
A HOMEOWNER has been left counting the cost after the front of their property was ripped off by the force of a burst WATER MAIN. Emergency services were called to Park Lane West, in Tipton, West Midlands after the main spectacularly burst at around 2pm this afternoon. ...
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Sky down - Broadband not working as outage leaves cutomers without internet access.

Sky broadband customers are currently without internet access tonight.

The popular service hit troubles at around 8pm with thousands of complaints from around the UK.

Down Detector, which. monitors online outages, is showing areas including Birmingham, London, Nottingham, Liverpool, ...

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Sturgeon's deputy in shocking attack on 'buffoon' Boris Johnson for 'deadly Brexit farce'

The SNP annual conference 2019 began on Sunday at The Event Complex Aberdeen and ends on 15 October. During the conference, Deputy Scottish First Minister John Swinney described Brexit under Boris Johnson as a “deadly farce”. He said: “Conference, the challenge that faces our ...

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Commons erupts as Lee Rowley takes huge swipe at Jeremy Corbyn over Venezuela

The Queen’s speech, which sets out the Government’s agenda for the upcoming months, took place in Parliament this morning. In a Commons debate following the speech, Lee Rowley took a dig at Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over Venezuela. The MP for North East Derbyshire said: “I ...

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Sick crimes of Britain's worst paedophile and how his parents begged police to take him away

Richard Huckle was found dead in his cell at Full Sutton prison on Sunday

Richard Huckle was dubbed the 'gap year paedophile' after embarking on a campaign of child sexual abuse that spanned almost a decade.

The 33-year-old was first arrested two years before he was jailed ...

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Steven Davis leapfrogs Rangers boss Steven Gerrard to remain on course for stunning international record

Steven Davis has leapfrogged his boss Steven Gerrard to become the joint-fourth most capped UK footballer of all time.

The Northern Ireland midfielder is made his 115th appearance as Michael O'Neill's side hosted the Czech Republic in a friendly on Monday night.

The ...

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New Sky TV offer saves you £234 on the Ultimate Live Action Bundle

Sky TV has launched new and exclusive online deals for October and is offering its " Watch, Stream and Save BIG " bundle for just £39 per month – a saving of £15 off the usual price.

This deal includes Superfast broadband, Sky TV with over 300 channels plus free evening and ...

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Royal Mint names rarest 50p coins in circulation - here's how much they're worth

The rarest 50p coins in circulation have been named by the Royal Mint to mark half a century since the piece was introduced.

The 50p coin, which entered circulation on October 14, 1969, is considered to be the most collectable in Britain today, the Royal Mint said.

But it is the 2009 ...

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West Lothian students party for charity

The students at Beatlie Campus in Livingston had a party in the name of charity last week.

Children partied the day away on Friday with samba music and dancing to raise awareness for the local charity, Signpost, who were lucky enough to have received new funding this year from Global ...

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Nicola Sturgeon told to 'come clean' over alleged private SNP email account

Nicola Sturgeon must "come clean" over allegations she has been using a private SNP email account for official government business, the Scottish Conservatives have said.

The First Minister has said that she does not "generally use email to do government business", ...

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Brother of woman murdered for ‘nagging partner’ teaches teens about domestic violence

A bereaved brother whose sister was murdered by her partner for ‘nagging him’ is teaching teenagers to spot the signs of domestic abuse before it’s too late.

More than seven years ago, Sarah Gosling, 41, was fatally stabbed with a kitchen knife by boyfriend Ian Hope, 53, after a row ...

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Boris Johnson raps in Parliament as he quotes Goldie Lookin Chain

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Prime minister Boris Johnson honoured the late Newport West MP Paul Flynn by rapping in Parliament this afternoon.

He quoted the novelty rap collective ...

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Fortnite Chapter 2: New Trailer reveals Season 1 map and Battle Pass

Fortnite Chapter 2 is going to be the new way Epic Games refers to their seasonal changes from now on.

And we know this due to a series of new leaks shared online ahead of the big Battle Royale launch.

This included a glimpse at the upcoming Battle Pass, which will be part of ...

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Bulgaria vs England LIVE: Line ups confirmed, Tyrone Mings debut, Southgate makes changes

Bulgaria XI: Iliev, Pashov, Terziev, Hadzhiev, Nazev, Wanderson, Kostaninov, Despodov, Samov, Popov, Isa.

England XI: Pickford, Trippier, Maguire, Mings, Chilwell, Winks, Henderson, Barkley, Sterling, Kane, Rashford.

19:25: Harry Kane insists he is ready to take on the pressure of ...

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