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Boy, 14, 'tries to slash fellow pupil with meat cleaver'

19th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Lucia Binding, news reporter A teenage boy has been arrested after police said he tried to slash another pupil’s face with a meat cleaver. The 14-year-old was taken into custody after the dispute, which took place in school. Police in Brent shared an image of the […]

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Instagram failing to remove graphic self-harm images

19th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Jason Farrell, home editor A month after Instagram promised to remove graphic images of self-harm from its platform, Sky News has found numerous disturbing videos and pictures on the social media website.  Without encountering any filters or warnings it was easy to find videos depicting suicide […]

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Two men arrested following NI disco deaths

19th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteTwo men have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after the deaths of three teenagers in a crush outside a hotel. Lauren Bullock and Morgan Barnard, both 17, and Connor Currie, 16, were killed as hundreds of people tried to get into a hotel in Cookstown, County Tyrone […]

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UK weather warnings issued for snow and strong winds

16th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteWintry weather will affect most parts of the UK this weekend with snow already creating problems for motorists in Scotland and wind causing a tree to crash through a house in West Sussex. A Met Office yellow warning for snow is in place until Saturday night for much […]

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Pro-EU MP Nick Boles quits local Tory party

16th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Rob Powell, political reporter The pro-EU MP Nick Boles has resigned from his local Conservative party saying a “division has opened up” between him and his members over Brexit. In a letter to members of the Grantham and Stamford Conservative Association, Mr Boles said he was […]

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Brexit: Things we have learned in an extraordinary week

16th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site Even by the standards of the maelstrom that is Brexit, this last week has been extraordinary. We’ve seen political precedents tumble, received wisdom shatter and old rules mutate. In this, the most turbulent of times, here are some of the oddities we’ve seen, hypocrisies that have surprised […]

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Man dies after stabbing in southwest London

16th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A man has died after a stabbing in Fulham, southwest London, police have said. Officers were called to reports of a fight on Gowan Avenue at 12.27am on Saturday. The victim, believed to be 29, was found suffering from stab wounds. He was tended to by members […]

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Politics is in meltdown and the art of compromise no longer applies

16th March 2019 | 0

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Farage not completing Brexit march despite backing it

15th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Gerard Tubb, north of England correspondent Nigel Farage says he will not be completing the more than 200 mile Brexit Betrayal March from North East England to Westminster despite asking supporters to join him. Launching the event last month the former UKIP leader tweeted: “We’re marching […]

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Govt challenged to meet 'massive' support for TV debates

15th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Greg Heffer, political reporter The government has been challenged to respond to the “massive” level of public support for TV election debates and make them compulsory. Conservative MP Peter Bone, who hailed Sky News’ campaign to establish an independent commission to oversee debates, urged ministers to […]

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