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Mother ‘truly sorry’ for leaving 9-year-old son with American bulldog who mauled him to death

The mother of a nine-year-old boy who was killed by a dog apologised to his family for her “senseless actions” in leaving the animal alone with him. Frankie Macritchie was attacked by the 45kg American bulldog Staffordshire bull terrier cross in a caravan in Cornwall in April 2019. His mother Tawnee Willis, from Plymouth, was […]

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More than 300,000 people who arrived in the United Kingdom are suspected of breaking Covid-19 quarantine rules

Nearly a third of people arriving in England and Northern Ireland as the coronavirus Delta variant took off may have broken quarantine rules. More than 300,000 cases were passed to investigators between March and May, according to figures circulating in the British media. The government was not able to say how many of these were […]

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British actress Tanya Fear reported missing in Los Angeles

British actress Tanya Fear has been reported missing in Los Angeles. Fear, who appeared in a 2018 episode of sci-fi drama Doctor Who, was last seen on Thursday, according to her friends and family. They are urging people to use the hashtag #FindTanyaFear on social media to help gather information about the 31-year-old’s disappearance. The […]

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British monarchy could be gone in two generations, novelist predicts

The British royals, who trace their history back more than 1,000 years, could be gone within two generations, writer Hilary Mantel said in an interview published on Saturday. The monarchy traces its history back at least to William the Conqueror, who invaded England in 1066, but also claims ties to the patchwork of kingdoms and […]

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Six arrested with 2,000kg of cocaine worth £160 million off the coast of southwest England

Six men were arrested off the coast of Plymouth after authorities seized more than two tonnes (2,000kg) of cocaine. A British national, and five Nicaraguans were arrested on a luxury yacht on Thursday. The men, aged from 24 to 49, were held on suspicion of drug trafficking and remain in custody, the National Crime Agency […]

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Rapper Wiley accused of breaking into London apartment faces assault and burglary charges

British grime artist Wiley has been charged with assault and burglary. According to London’s Metropolitan Police the 42-year-old musician, who goes by the real name Richard Kylea Cowie Jr. is accused of breaking into an east London flat, assaulting the male occupant and causing criminal damage. Although the occupant sustained a minor injury, an ambulance […]

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Police called to catch loose pigeon at airport after ‘extensive’ chase

British police were called to chase after a pigeon which had got loose at East Midlands Airport. Airport police managed to ‘corner’ and catch the bird at the airport. The force then contacted the owner, from Middlesbrough, and arranged for the pigeon to be collected. East Midlands Airport Police said in a tweet: “Never a […]

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World football body opens disciplinary proceedings after racist abuse aimed at England players

FIFA launches disciplinary proceedings after racist abuse was aimed at England players during Thursday’s 4-0 win over Hungary in a World Cup qualifier in Budapest. English players Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham were both targeted. They were also pelted with objects in the second half and a flare was thrown on the pitch by the […]

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England players targeted by racist abuse by Hungary fans in World Cup qualifier

The English football team visiting Hungary were racially abused and attacked by fans at Puskas Arena. England condemned as “completely unacceptable” the racist abuse directed towards their players during Thursday’s 4-0 win over Hungary in a World Cup qualifier in Budapest. Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham were both targeted. […]

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Leicestershire Greyhound retires after six years of donating rare blood

A dog who donated his rare blood to help save up to 88 other dogs has retired after six years. The greyhound, Woodie, from Melton Mowbray, in Leicestershire, first gave blood when he was three and the nine-year-old has since reached a total of 22 donations. Owner Wendy Gray said: “To know he has helped […]

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England announces plans to ban single use plastic cutlery, plates and cups

The British government announced plans to ban single-use plastic cutlery, plates and polystyrene cups in England as part of what it calls a “war on plastic”. Ministers said the move would help to reduce litter and cut the amount of plastic waste in oceans. Environmental activists have urged more urgent and wider action. Scotland, Wales […]

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Processed meat and microwaveable products at three London supermarkets contaminated after man injects needles

A suspect was arrested for contaminating food after processed meat and microwaveable products were injected with needles at three London stores. Metropolitan Police on Wednesday following reports of a man shouting abuse at people in the street, according to a statement from the police on Thursday. The man reportedly injected foodstuffs at three supermarkets on […]