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Two critical after Salisbury substance 'exposure'

[ad_1] Image caption The hospital’s A&E was closed on Monday while two people were treated Two people are in a critical condition after being exposed to an “unknown substance”. Wiltshire Police were called on Sunday afternoon to help a man and a woman in Salisbury who were subsequently taken to the city’s district hospital. A […]

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Leonne Weeks murder: Jailed Shea Heeley 'liked killing'

[ad_1] Image copyright South Yorkshire Police Image caption Shea Heeley was jailed for a minimum of 24-and-a-half years at Sheffield Crown Court A 19-year-old man “obsessed with murder and killing” has been jailed for stabbing a 16-year-old girl to death in a “brutally violent” attack. Shea Heeley stabbed Leonne Weeks 28 times before hiding her […]

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Ex-Save the Children boss Justin Forsyth 'faced complaints'

[ad_1] Image copyright Save the Children A former chief executive of Save the Children faced three complaints of inappropriate behaviour towards female staff before leaving the charity, the BBC has learned. Justin Forsyth was accused of sending inappropriate texts and commenting on what young female staff were wearing. Mr Forsyth said he had “apologised unreservedly” […]

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Duke and duchess greeted by royals in Norway

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Norway on Thursday The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have landed in Norway for the second leg of their Nordic tour. Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit were at the snow covered airbase outside Oslo to greet the British royal […]

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Professor Green films 'anti-homeless' bench bar removal

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProfessor Green removes Bournemouth’s ‘anti-homeless’ bench bars Rapper Professor Green has filmed a video showing the removal of an “anti-homeless” bar fitted to a public bench. The musician had branded the devices, in Bournemouth, an attempt to make homelessness “invisible”. Footage posted on his Instagram account […]

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Two-year degrees to lower tuition fees

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More students will be encouraged to take degrees in two years Students in England are going to be offered degrees in two years with a £5,500 saving in tuition fees, says the universities minister Jo Johnson. Undergraduate courses will be condensed into “accelerated” degrees, with fees 20% less […]