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Derbyshire homes evacuated as man arrested on suspicion of explosive offences

People have been forced from their homes in multiple streets in Belper A security scare in a Derbyshire town has led to the evacuation of homes on multiple streets and the arrest of a man on suspicion of explosive offences. Derbyshire Constabulary said it was called to a house on Acorn Drive, Belper, just after 6pm on Friday. During a search, officers found some “suspicious items” and have arrested a man. […]

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Ireland too good for Wales in Six Nations opener in Cardiff

Ireland underlined their status as the world’s top team and Guinness Six Nations title favourites by brushing aside Wales 34-10 in Cardiff. Warren Gatland’s return as Wales head coach had no fairy-tale script, with Ireland inflicting a considerable dose of reality. They had the game won by half-time through tries from number eight Caelan Doris, lock James Ryan and wing James Lowe – a 70-metre interception score – while captain […]

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Sean Dyche makes immediate impact as Everton stun leaders Arsenal

Everton leant heavily on their Burnley connection for a first win since October as Sean Dyche’s reign as manager got off to the perfect start with a 1-0 win over Premier League leaders Arsenal. The ex-Clarets boss insisted he did not have any “magic dust” to sprinkle on a struggling squad – the only one not to be strengthened by a January signing – but the effect he had was […]

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Family and friends question police theory that Nicola Bulley fell in river

Nicola Bulley’s family and friends have questioned a police theory that the missing dog walker fell in a river. In a Facebook post, Ms Bulley’s sister, Louise Cunningham, urged people to “keep an open mind” as there is “no evidence whatsoever” that the dog walker fell in the river. “Off the back of the latest Police media update, please can I add there is no evidence whatsoever that she has […]

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Kate shares a baby photo of her smiling with her father

The Princess of Wales has shared a family photograph of her as a baby, happily smiling and reaching to grab her father’s face. The words “faces are a baby’s best toy” come with the treasured image along with the description “with Dad, by Mum”. Kate, 41, who was born at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading, is just a baby wearing a summer dress in the photograph with her father […]

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Cold weather warning issued as temperatures set to plunge

A cold weather warning has been issued for Sunday evening and early next week by the UK Health Security Agency. The Met Office and the agency say a cold snap will hit England between 6pm on Sunday and 6pm on Tuesday. Temperatures could fall to minus 3C in rural areas and frost is expected. All regions of England will be affected, but forecasters expect the West Midlands and the Welsh […]

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Boris Johnson backs tax cuts to boost economic growth

Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind calls for tax cuts to kickstart growth and boost the Tories’ chances of winning the next general election. The former prime minister said he had “no doubt” the Government would start to get the tax burden down “when the time comes” and would reap the reward at the ballot box. Rishi Sunak and Chancellor Jeremy Hunt have been resisting demands from some Tory […]

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Patients face longer waits unless strikes end NHS leaders warn

The NHS will struggle to clear treatment backlogs and improve emergency care unless strikes by thousands of staff are brought to an end, health leaders have said. The NHS Confederation, which represents NHS organisations, said the Government must “show initiative” to end the dispute or risk patients suffering even longer waiting times than at present. Thousands of nurses and ambulance workers are due to strike on Monday in what many […]

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Travel agent who pretended to family and customers she had cancer jailed

Lyne Barlow has been sent to prison for nine years A travel agent who pretended to family and customers that she had cancer as part of a £2.6m con has been jailed for nine years. Married mother-of-two Lyne Barlow, 39, formerly of Stanley, County Durham, sold holidays around the world for too-good-to-be-true prices, conning more than 1,400 victims before her business crashed in September 2020. She even stole £520,000 from […]

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Man caught in Windsor Castle grounds with crossbow admits Treason Act charge

Jaswant Singh Chail was detained on Christmas Day 2021 A man caught in the grounds of Windsor Castle with a loaded crossbow has admitted a charge under the Treason Act of trying to harm the Queen. Jaswant Singh Chail, 21, was detained on Christmas Day 2021 close to the Queen’s private residence, where she and other members of the royal family were at the time. The former supermarket worker had […]

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