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Westport Lake search for boy, 13, resumes in Stoke

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCrews are searching for a missing child The search for a 13-year-old boy who went missing at a lake in Staffordshire on Monday has resumed. Three boys were spotted “in distress” at Westport Lake in Stoke-on-Trent at about 16:50 BST. Two of them, aged 12 and 13, […]

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Jamaica deaths: Manchester couple 'dreamed' of move

Image copyright Anderson family Image caption Gayle and Charlie Anderson were described as “pillars of the community” Two British grandparents suspected of being murdered in Jamaica had “dreamed” of moving there, neighbours have said. Charlie Anderson, 74, and his wife Gayle, 71, from Gorton, Manchester, were found dead after recently retiring to the Caribbean island. […]

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Eighty-two chihuahuas found at Birmingham house

Image copyright RSPCA Image caption The dogs were in cramped conditions, the RSPCA said Eighty-two chihuahuas were discovered at a house “which looked like an earthquake had hit” after police were called to investigate a death. The RSPCA were called to the property in Birmingham after police raised concerns about conditions. Some had matted coats […]

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Duke and duchess greeted by royals in Norway

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Norway on Thursday The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have landed in Norway for the second leg of their Nordic tour. Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit were at the snow covered airbase outside Oslo to greet the British royal couple. […]

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Professor Green films 'anti-homeless' bench bar removal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProfessor Green removes Bournemouth’s ‘anti-homeless’ bench bars Rapper Professor Green has filmed a video showing the removal of an “anti-homeless” bar fitted to a public bench. The musician had branded the devices, in Bournemouth, an attempt to make homelessness “invisible”. Footage posted on his Instagram account shows […]

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Two-year degrees to lower tuition fees

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More students will be encouraged to take degrees in two years Students in England are going to be offered degrees in two years with a £5,500 saving in tuition fees, says the universities minister Jo Johnson. Undergraduate courses will be condensed into “accelerated” degrees, with fees 20% less than […]