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Shane Gilmer identified as man killed in Southburn crossbow attack

Shane Gilmer identified as man killed in Southburn crossbow attack

Image copyright Humberside Police Image caption Shane Gilmer and his girlfriend were found seriously injured at their home A crossbow was recovered from a house where a man was fatally wounded and his pregnant girlfriend injured, police have confirmed. Shane Gilmer, 30, was found at his home at Southburn, near Driffield, along with Laura Sugden […]

Dua Lipa leads the Brits nominations

Dua Lipa leads the Brits nominations

Image caption Dua Lipa was one of the biggest breakout stars of 2017 Dua Lipa leads the charge at this year’s Brit Awards with five nominations, including best album. The singer, whose hit single New Rules was one of the breakout hits of last year, is also up for best female, best video, best single […]

Woman, 28, dies after attack at Tui branch in Southport

Woman, 28, dies after attack at Tui branch in Southport

Image caption Crowds gathered outside the Southport branch of TUI on Saturday afternoon A 28-year-old woman has died after she was attacked at the travel agents where she worked. A man, aged 30, has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the incident at the TUI store in Chapel Street, Southport, at about 13:25 GMT. […]

Carillion: ‘Matter of days’ to stop collapse

Carillion: ‘Matter of days’ to stop collapse

Image copyright Carillion The future of troubled engineering company Carillion is being discussed at high-level government meetings this weekend, the BBC understands. The firm is a key government contractor for projects including the HS2 high-speed rail scheme, schools and prisons. Sources say the firm has a “matter of days” as it teeters on the edge […]

Four Oarsmen smash 3,000 mile Atlantic row in 29 days

Four Oarsmen smash 3,000 mile Atlantic row in 29 days

Media captionGeorge, Dicky, Stuart and Peter raised more than £250,000 for charity Four amateur rowers are believed to have set a new world record for the fastest crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. Friends George Biggar, Dicky Taylor, Peter Robinson and Stuart Watts spent 29 days and 15 hours at sea during the 3,000-mile crossing from […]

More children having teeth out in hospital in England

More children having teeth out in hospital in England

Image copyright Getty Images Dentists have accused the government of having a “short-sighted” approach to tooth decay in England after hospital operations to remove children’s teeth increased to nearly 43,000. There were 42,911 operations in 2016-17 – up from 40,800 the previous year and 36,833 in 2012-13, NHS figures show. The British Dental Association said […]

Murder arrests over male model’s death

Murder arrests over male model’s death

Image copyright Instagram/Harry Uzoka Image caption GQ magazine says model Harry Uzoka died in west London after being stabbed A young male model has died after being found stabbed in a London street. Two men were arrested after the 25-year-old was discovered fatally wounded in Old Oak Road, East Acton, at about 16:00 GMT on […]

Four amateur rowers break world record in Atlantic race

A team of British friends, who only took up rowing 18 months ago, have broken a world record after crossing the Atlantic Ocean in less than 30 days. Raising money for charity, the team won the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge race, travelling from the Canary Islands to Antigua in the Caribbean. Four amateur rowers break […]

Hospital operations for child teeth removal increase in England

Hospital operations for child teeth removal increase in England

Image copyright napatcha/Getty Dentists have accused the government of having a “short-sighted” approach to tooth decay in England after hospital operations to remove children’s teeth increased to nearly 43,000. There were 42,911 operations in 2016-17 – up from 40,800 the previous year and 36,833 in 2012-13, NHS figures show. The British Dental Association said England […]

Nottingham station to reopen after fire

Nottingham station to reopen after fire

Media captionThe building was been evacuated and trains were cancelled on Friday Nottingham railway station is due to reopen following a huge fire which is being treated as arson. At its peak 10 fire crews were tackling the blaze, which began at about 06:30 GMT on Friday. Flames were seen coming from the station’s roof […]