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The wife of a serviceman killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan has told mourners at his funeral he will live on through their unborn son. Lyndsey Savage, the partner of Corporal William Savage, said the birth of their first child was to have been the
Two men have been arrested after separate attacks on mosques following the terrorist incident in Woolwich. A 43-year-old man is in custody on suspicion of attempted arson after reportedly walking into a mosque with a knife in Braintree, Essex. Local MP B
A woman who risked her life to confront an armed man suspected of slaughtering a British soldier in broad daylight has described how she tried to calm him moments after the barbaric attack. Ingrid Loyau-Kennett, 48, was on a bus heading through Woolwich
Motor company Nissan is recalling thousands of cars in the UK due to a potential steering wheel problem. The recall affects 133,869 Nissan Micras made between December 2002 and May 2006 and is part of a worldwide recall of 841,000 Micras. A Nissan Motor
Eight people have been arrested by police investigating an arson attack that left eight members of the same family dead more than a decade ago. Five children and three adults died in the house fire in Birkby, Huddersfield, in 2002. One man was convicted
Experts are calling for better recording and sharing of information to help tackle child abduction in the UK. A national child abduction "hub" should be created to give a clearer picture of the problem and provide data and support to improve...
Organisers were delighted by the success of their first film night event in Uppingham. More than 70 guests attended Uppingham Film Night Out, which was held at Uppingham Town Hall. The event featured a showing of triple Oscar winning film Argo. There was
A two-year-old boy has undergone surgery on his face after he was savaged by a family dog. Emergency services were called to an address in Gilbert Road, Cummersdale, near Carlisle, at around 2.40pm on Wednesday, Cumbria Police said. The toddler had suffe
Lord Mandelson is to be installed in the ceremonial role of High Steward of Kingston Upon Hull. The former Business Secretary and European Commissioner will follow in the footsteps of his grandfather - Labour foreign and home secretary Herbert Morrison -
The former slaughterman accused of abducting and murdering April Jones is to resume giving evidence after he denied "weaving a complex web of lies" about the schoolgirl's death. Mark Bridger, 47, of Ceinws, mid-Wales, took to the witness box...
Spies might be supposed to be masters of disguise, but a British intelligence officer caused embarrassment to his political masters through his penchant for dressing up, according to official papers made public on Thursday. Lieutenant Colonel Dudley Clar
Sex and relationships education should be compulsory in secondary schools as ministers are failing to take action to protect children and women, a damning report has claimed. The report from the End Violence Against Women (EVAW) coalition said while ther
A two-year-old boy was badly hurt when he was attacked by the family dog, police said. Emergency services were called to an address in Gilbert Road, Cummersdale, near Carlisle, at around 2.40pm on Wednesday. The toddler had suffered serious facial injuri
The former slaughterman accused of abducting and murdering schoolgirl April Jones has denied "weaving a complex web of lies" when "fabrications" about his life history were revealed to a jury. Mark Bridger, 47, of Ceinws,...
Relatives of a "perfect couple" killed by a disqualified driver fleeing police have called for tougher sentences for motorists who kill. Drug addict Nicky Lovell, 38, who had 11 previous convictions for driving while disqualified, was given...
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