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Sadistic killer jailed for 33 years for campaign of abuse against vulnerable man

A sadistic killer has been jailed for 33 years after he orchestrated and carried out a campaign of "Dark Ages" abuse against a vulnerable man, including feeding him his own testicle.

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No porridge on the menu as prisoners serve lunch at popular restaurant

Prisoners are taking over a popular restaurant to serve Sunday lunch to diners this weekend.

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Singhsburys shop renamed Morrisinghs - and Morrisons welcomes the change

Supermarket giant Morrisons has given its backing to the owner of a convenience store who changed its name from Singhsburys to Morrisinghs.

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Tributes to primary school teacher who was found dead

Parents have paid tribute to a primary school teacher who was murdered.

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Child in critical condition after car incident at Eid celebrations

A seven-year-old who was injured when a car crashed into a crowd following Eid celebrations remains critically ill in intensive care, police have said.

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Sports Direct boss in dispute with newspaper over reporting of High Court fight

Newcastle United owner and sportswear firm boss Mike Ashley has become embroiled in a dispute with newspaper editors over reporting of his High Court fight with a finance expert.

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Kynren volunteers have taken ownership, show's financial backer says

A City financier who put tens of millions of pounds into a spectacular show which races through 2,000 years of English history has said it is the volunteers who have taken ownership of the production.

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Quarter of flights to two busiest airports delayed, research shows

A quarter of flights to two major Scottish airports have been delayed in the past year, according to new analysis.

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Geordie Shore star punched woman in late-night row over ex-boyfriend, court told

A former cast member of the reality show Geordie Shore punched a woman on a night out after getting jealous over an ex-boyfriend, a court heard.

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Southern, Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North workers to stage fresh strikes

Workers in three rail firms are to stage a series of fresh strikes in bitter disputes over staffing and driver-only trains, threatening fresh disruption for hundreds of thousands of passengers.

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Newcastle United win permission for High Court challenge over tax raids

Newcastle United have won permission to bring a High Court challenge over the seizure of documents by tax officials investigating the financial affairs of several football clubs.

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Arriva Rail North workers to stage more strikes in driver-only trains row

Workers on Arriva Rail North are to stage a fresh wave of strikes in a long-running dispute about driver-only trains.

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Every ancient hill fort in UK and Ireland mapped in online database

Locations and details of all the thousands of ancient hill forts found across the landscapes of the UK and Ireland have been mapped in an online database for the first time.

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Six treated in hospital after car crashes into crowd celebrating Eid

Six people are being treated in hospital after a woman crashed her car into a crowd following Eid celebrations with her family.

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Opportunities missed to rectify woman's heart valve operation, coroner rules

Opportunities were missed to rectify an operation in which a heart valve was inserted the wrong way round on a 72-year-old great-grandmother who later died, a coroner has ruled.

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Britain's top seaside property hotspot revealed

Broadstairs in Kent has been identified as Britain's top seaside property hotspot in 2017.

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Hottest June day since 1976 as temperatures rise above 34C

Temperatures soared above 34C as the UK saw its hottest June day since 1976, the Met Office has said.

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Union welcomes council decision in teaching assistants row

A new offer has been made to end a long-running dispute involving thousands of teaching assistants.

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Hay fever 'twice as likely among young adults'

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 and over, a survey has found.

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Liam Fee death case review finds 'missed opportunities across services'

A significant case review into the death of a toddler murdered by his mother and her civil partner has found "missed opportunities across services" which could have "potentially prevented" the harm he suffered.

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