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Army veteran Dennis Hutchings dies while on trial for Troubles shooting

Army veteran Dennis Hutchings dies while on trial for Troubles shooting

It is understood that Hutchings died on Monday.

Three in hospital after loud explosion damages houses in Ayr

Three in hospital after loud explosion damages houses in Ayr

Residents were evacuated following the explosion in Kincaidston.

Residents evacuated as loud explosion damages house in Ayr

Residents evacuated as loud explosion damages house in Ayr

Emergency services are responding following a blast in the residential Kincaidston area.

MPs sit shoulder to shoulder at emotional service for Sir David Amess

MPs sit shoulder to shoulder at emotional service for Sir David Amess

At one point during the service, the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, put his head in his hands.

Teenager charged after death of 14-year-old found at railway station

Teenager charged after death of 14-year-old found at railway station

The 16-year-old is due to appear at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Tuesday.

Londoner completes cross-UK triathlon in aid of hospital that saved his life

Londoner completes cross-UK triathlon in aid of hospital that saved his life

Jack Gilly has said he is “overwhelmed by people’s generosity” after raising over £12,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Third Scottish health board calls for military assistance ahead of winter

Third Scottish health board calls for military assistance ahead of winter

NHS Grampian has made a formal request for military assistance amid growing pressure on the health service.

Boris Johnson leads tributes to ‘inspirational’ Colin Powell

Boris Johnson leads tributes to ‘inspirational’ Colin Powell

Senior UK politicians pay respect to the former military commander and US secretary of state who has died age 84.

Apple unveils new MacBook Pro laptops alongside faster chips

Apple unveils new MacBook Pro laptops alongside faster chips

The tech giant also announced new AirPods and new colour options for the HomePod Mini.

The light lit by public service must never be put out, Archbishop tells MPs

The light lit by public service must never be put out, Archbishop tells MPs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer were among those gathered to honour the late Sir David Amess.

Latest Covid-19 case rates for UK local authority areas

Latest Covid-19 case rates for UK local authority areas

Nearly nine in 10 areas have recorded a week-on-week rise in rates.

Facts about the soon-to-be city of Southend

Facts about the soon-to-be city of Southend

The last time the UK cities list was expanded was in 2012, when Chelmsford in Essex was among the places granted city status.

Jo Cox’s sister: ‘It breaks my heart’ another family has to experience the same

Jo Cox’s sister: ‘It breaks my heart’ another family has to experience the same

Kim Leadbeater recalled the “rollercoaster of deep trauma that no one should have to experience”.

Fire chief said using third-party firm in £500 Land Rover bid would be ‘cleaner’

Fire chief said using third-party firm in £500 Land Rover bid would be ‘cleaner’

Former Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service boss Stewart Edgar also said it would stop ‘any silly FOI stuff’.

Switching to low carbon heat pumps: Key questions answered

Switching to low carbon heat pumps: Key questions answered

The Government has announced grants of £5,000 for households to replace gas boilers with the low carbon alternative as part of climate measures.

Ex-Pc jailed after forming inappropriate relationship with vulnerable woman

Ex-Pc jailed after forming inappropriate relationship with vulnerable woman

Pc James Ankrett was jailed for five months after being sacked at a misconduct hearing.

Government sets out £5,000 grants for households to swap boilers for heat pumps

Government sets out £5,000 grants for households to swap boilers for heat pumps

Ministers confirm new target to phase out new gas boiler installations by 2035, in move they say will reduce UK’s exposure to price spikes.

Man convicted of Clydach murders linked to blood-stained sock in forensic review

Man convicted of Clydach murders linked to blood-stained sock in forensic review

David Morris was convicted of murdering a family of four in South Wales in 1999.

Soldier tried to climb tree to escape fatal elephant charge, inquest told

Soldier tried to climb tree to escape fatal elephant charge, inquest told

Mathew Talbot died in May 2019 while serving with an anti-poaching initiative in Malawi.

News of Southend’s city status described as ‘sombre but special’

News of Southend’s city status described as ‘sombre but special’

It is the monarch who has the ultimate power to bestow city status on a place – with the decision usually taken on the advice of ministers.

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