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Driving through flood water 'risks lives'

Image copyright Getty Images Two-thirds of drivers would risk driving through flood water, despite it being the leading cause of death during a flood, the Environment Agency says. The agency’s Caroline Douglass described the statistic, taken from a survey of 18,000 AA members, as “extremely concerning”. “No one should put their own life or those […]

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Female stars call for end to sexual harassment at work

Image copyright PA/Getty Image caption Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson signed the letter to show “solidarity and unity”. Nearly 200 female British stars from film, TV and stage have signed an open letter calling for an end to sexual harassment across all industries. Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley and Emma Watson are among the […]

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Huddersfield Town 0-2 Manchester United

Highlights: Huddersfield v Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Manchester United beat fellow Premier League side Huddersfield to progress to the FA Cup quarter-finals. Lukaku opened the scoring after just three minutes, racing onto Juan Mata’s through ball before finishing at the near post. The Belgium striker then […]

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Earthquake felt across parts of UK

Image copyright British Geological Survey Image caption A seismometer shows the earth’s movements on Saturday afternoon A minor earthquake with a 4.4 magnitude has affected parts of Wales and England. Shaking has been reported across south Wales, the south west of England and the Midlands. The British Geological Survey said the epicentre was approximately 20km […]

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Teen arrested over schoolgirl 'sex attack'

A teenage boy has been arrested following reports that a schoolgirl was sexually assaulted in Bannockburn. Police increased patrols in the area after the 13-year-old said she had been attacked in Ladywell Park last weekend. Detectives initially appealed for help in tracing a skinny man wearing a hooded top, but they said he had now […]

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Stormont deadlock: Sinn Féin to meet Theresa May

Image copyright RTÉ Image caption Speaking in Dublin Mary Lou McDonald reiterated her opposition to direct rule Sinn Féin is to hold separate meetings with the prime minister and taoiseach (Irish prime minister) next week. Party leader Mary Lou McDonald said she will be calling on the two governments to convene the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference […]