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Police officer kicks and stamps on man’s head at Manchester Airport | UK News

A police officer armed with a Taser kicked and stamped on a man's head as he was lying face down on the ground at Manchester Airport.A second man was also struck by the officer. The incident was filmed and has been widely circulated on social media.Following the incident, Assistant Chief Constable Wasim Chaudhry of Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said one officer "has been removed from operational duties".But, it is understood […]

today24/07/2024

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Boy, 8, dies after falling into river | UK News

An eight-year-old boy has died after falling into a river, just a day before another child was found in a reservoir.Joshua Hillstead, from Maypole, Birmingham, fell into the River Arrow in Alcester at around 9.30pm on Monday. It came one day before a 16-year-old boy also died in the West Midlands after being recovered from a reservoir in Dudley.Joshua was taken to hospital after emergency services attended the scene, and […]

today24/07/2024

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British sprinter, 16, suffers ‘disaster’ in race after he slows at finish line and gets overtaken | UK News

For rising British athlete Jake Odey-Jordan, the phrase 'it's not over til it's over' has never reigned more true.After leading the pack for most of the men's 200m race at the European Athletics U18 Championships, the 16-year-old slowed down far too early, so half of his competitors caught him up and beat him to the finish line. Commentators speaking over the race in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia, called the youngster's performance […]

today20/07/2024

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Boy, 5, diagnosed with deadly rare condition has life transformed after stem cell transplant from umbilical cord blood | UK News

A five-year-old boy has been able to leave his home for the first time in six months after he received a stem cell transplant made from a baby's umbilical cord blood which was donated in 2008.Gunner Lewis-Vale, from Shropshire, was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder in March 2021, when he was about 17 months old. At the time, his parents Holly and Jamie Lewis-Vale, both 34, were told that […]

today20/07/2024

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Police who sent Top Gun tweet about dead woman face new investigation | UK News

Police who tweeted a Top Gun gif to celebrate identifying a woman's dead body are now being scrutinised by another force after a police watchdog report criticised the investigation into her death.The review by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) suggested that detectives at Kent Police did not properly collect, record or evaluate all the information before concluding that the death of Azra Kemal was not suspicious.Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and […]

today20/07/2024

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Next England manager must ‘win a major tournament’, FA says in job advert for new head coach | UK News

The Football Association has posted a job advertisement for the next England manager, with applicants told they should be able to "win a major tournament".Former head coach Gareth Southgate stood down in the wake of England's defeat to Spain in the Euro 2024 final five days ago. The FA, who said it has "already identified a number of candidates", has now shared an advert for the England men's senior team […]

today19/07/2024

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What are your rights and what can you expect from airlines and rail companies amidst tech outage travel chaos? | Business News

With the tech outage impacting transport systems worldwide, many find themselves experiencing delays of unknown duration and possible cancellations. If this were two years ago as travel reopened after COVID-19 lockdowns there's a good chance travellers could claim back from airlines for trips those companies cancelled due to capacity issues. Global IT outages latest: Security firm CrowdStrike rules out cyber attack as world copes with tech 'disaster'But as this is […]

today19/07/2024

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Mass IT outage hits companies around the world as planes grounded and train services affected | World News

Businesses including banks, airlines, train companies, telecommunications companies, TV and radio broadcasters, and supermarkets have been taken offline following a mass global outage.Major US airlines including American Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines have been grounded, while airports in Germany, Amsterdam and Spain are also reporting issues. It is believed the issue is related to an issue at global cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike and Microsoft - although it is unknown if […]

today19/07/2024

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Leeds: How did one apparent incident spiral into such a level of disorder? | UK News

On the corner of a street in Harehills, a crowd of people gathered around the charred shell of what was once a double-decker bus. The smell of smoke hung in the air, while a police helicopter hovered overhead.Just a few hours on from what West Yorkshire Police described as "pockets of disorder", the scene on the ground felt like much more than that, with dozens of people still gathering when […]

today19/07/2024

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