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Trio on trial next year accused of giving student potentially lethal diet pills

Two men and a woman are due to go on trial next year accused of killing a student by providing her with a potentially lethal slimming aid.

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Police appeal to witnesses over mother's stabbing

Detectives investigating the fatal stabbing of a mother-of-five at her home are attempting to trace several witnesses who went to the scene.

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Eerie lights and ghostly boy seen by staff at spookiest English Heritage site

With mysterious footsteps, cold sensations and a little boy seen holding visitors' hands without them realising, Bolsover Castle has been voted the spookiest English Heritage site.

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Capita workers to stage nine-day strike after pension talks breakdown

Workers at outsourcing firm Capita are to stage a nine-day strike after the breakdown of talks aimed at resolving a dispute over pensions.

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Man arrested after fatal stabbing outside boxing venue

A man has been arrested after a teenager was fatally stabbed in the neck during a fight outside a boxing venue, police said.

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Gold, platinum and uranium forged in nuclear furnace as stars collide

A gold mine on a cosmic scale has been found in a distant galaxy where astronomers watched the titanic collision between two super-dense neutron stars.

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Cambridge graduate admits 137 online abuse charges including child exploitation

A Cambridge University graduate has pleaded guilty to 137 offences - including blackmailing victims into sending him severe abuse images of themselves and sharing them on the dark web.

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Murder inquiry launched after teenager stabbed outside boxing venue dies

A 19-year-old man thought to have been stabbed in the neck during a fight outside a boxing venue has died, police said.

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Man held over death of woman stabbed at house in 'domestic incident'

A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman found stabbed at a house in what police believe was a "domestic incident".

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Man, 19, suffers hand and leg injuries in Birmingham shooting

A 19-year-old man is recovering in hospital after he was shot in the hand and leg in the latest gun attack to hit Birmingham.

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Segregation at Islamic faith school is sex discrimination, judges rule

An Islamic faith school's policy of completely segregating boys and girls from the age of nine is unlawful sex discrimination, leading judges have decided in a landmark ruling.

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Prison chiefs urge staffing review after disturbance at high-security jail

A disturbance at a maximum security prison should be "ringing alarm bells at the most senior level", the Prison Governors Association has said.

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Disabled man loses legal fight over removal from home

A disabled man who complained a High Court judge acted unlawfully when giving medics permission to take him from home to hospital and authorising the use of force has lost a legal fight.

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Hit-and-run driver jailed for nine years after OAP dies in crash

A hit-and-run driver who knocked down and killed a pensioner after touching speeds of up to 90mph has been jailed for nine years.

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'Great pride' as golden Olympic duo collect MBEs from William

Swimmer Adam Peaty and golfer Justin Rose, who both won gold at the Rio Olympics, have spoken of their pride at collecting their MBEs at Buckingham Palace.

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Inmates 'attack prison staff' during ongoing incident at high-security jail

The Ministry of Justice is dealing with a disturbance at high-security Long Lartin prison after dozens of inmates attacked staff.

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Arsonist jailed for torching homeless man's tent

An arsonist caught on camera as he torched a homeless man's tent has been jailed for six-and-a-half years.

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Norwegian fleet expanding by 'crazy number' says airline's sales chief

Low-cost airline Norwegian is "on the cusp" of growing too fast, one of its bosses has admitted.

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Three men deny prison mutiny at HMP Birmingham

Three men have denied taking part in disturbances at Birmingham's Winson Green jail which caused millions of pounds worth of damage.

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We'll carry Sarah with us forever, says mother of girl killed on rail crossing

The family of a teenager who was killed on a level crossing have paid tribute to their "beautiful, kind and funny" daughter.

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