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Man jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain during play-off semi final

Man jailed for headbutting Sheffield United captain during play-off semi final

Billy Sharp required four stitches after the assault by Robert Biggs.

Race played no part in risk assessment, says Sheku Bayoh case officer

Race played no part in risk assessment, says Sheku Bayoh case officer

Mr Bayoh died on Sunday May 3 2015 after he was detained by officers in Kirkcaldy, Fife.

UK war veteran hails teamwork after delivering aid to Ukraine maternity hospital

UK war veteran hails teamwork after delivering aid to Ukraine maternity hospital

Community interest group Bridge to Unity has crowdfunded around £45,000 to support Ukraine since Russia invaded in February.

Accused boy tells court he just wanted to frighten Ava away

Accused boy tells court he just wanted to frighten Ava away

The 14-year-old denies murder and an alternative charge of manslaughter.

‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle is ‘extraordinary’, High Court told

‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle is ‘extraordinary’, High Court told

Barrister David Sherborne, representing Coleen Rooney, makes his closing remarks on the final day of the trial.

Citizen surveying suggests positive news for bat populations

Citizen surveying suggests positive news for bat populations

Three species are on the increase, while others are stable, suggesting action to protect the flying mammals is working.

Silver casket Mary, Queen of Scots was thought to own acquired for nation

Silver casket Mary, Queen of Scots was thought to own acquired for nation

The item, made in Paris between 1493 and 1510, is on display at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation

Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation

Downing Street said the Met Police told the Prime Minister he will not get another fine as they closed the investigation.

At-risk historic Commonwealth buildings protected by new conservation project

At-risk historic Commonwealth buildings protected by new conservation project

The Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Heritage Skills Training Programme is being launched on Thursday.

First Tube map with Elizabeth line published

First Tube map with Elizabeth line published

The new east-west railway has been added to the map ahead of its opening on May 24.

Nadine Dorries says Channel 4 News ‘doesn’t do itself any favours’

Nadine Dorries says Channel 4 News ‘doesn’t do itself any favours’

Appearing before a committee session, the Culture Secretary said the programme was ‘edgy’ but suggested it was not impartial.

SNP MP tops ballot to ‘make a difference’ and introduce new laws in the Commons

SNP MP tops ballot to ‘make a difference’ and introduce new laws in the Commons

A total of 460 members entered this year’s ballot, with 20 drawn.

Sainsbury’s urges Chancellor to launch online sales tax after M&S rejection plea

Sainsbury’s urges Chancellor to launch online sales tax after M&S rejection plea

The contrasting calls come a day before the Government is due to close a three-month consultation on whether to introduce the tax.

Scientists create tool to kill cyber attacks in ‘less than a second’

Scientists create tool to kill cyber attacks in ‘less than a second’

Researchers at Cardiff University have published details of a new method of finding and fighting malware.

Musician was obsessed with serial killers before murdering teenager, court hears

Musician was obsessed with serial killers before murdering teenager, court hears

Cody Ackland, 24, who was a guitarist with local indie band Rakuda, was leading a double life and had a secret morbid fascination with serial killers

Marriage rates for opposite-sex couples drop to new record low

Marriage rates for opposite-sex couples drop to new record low

The age of heterosexual couples tying the knot has continued to climb.

Scotland Yard concludes partygate inquiry with 126 people fined

Scotland Yard concludes partygate inquiry with 126 people fined

The Metropolitan Police said it had issued fines to 90 different individuals having investigated eight events across Downing Street and Whitehall.

Government moves to ensure full delivery of abortion services in NI

Government moves to ensure full delivery of abortion services in NI

Secretary of State Brandon Lewis said it is ‘absolutely unacceptable’ that Stormont has failed to commission the services.

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy

Russian airlines hit with new sanctions as UK targets Putin’s economy

The move will prevent three Russian airlines from selling off landing slots at UK airports.

More than 50,000 refugees arrive in UK after fleeing war in Ukraine

More than 50,000 refugees arrive in UK after fleeing war in Ukraine

Some 107,400 visas have been granted under the family scheme and Homes for Ukraine sponsorship scheme, Government figures show.

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