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Four arrests after hit-and-run outside Newport night club

[ad_1] Image caption The incident happened on a street that has a large number of pubs and nightclubs on it A man and a woman injured when a car hit them and two others outside a Newport nightclub have been discharged from hospital.Police said two women who received "potentially life changing injuries" in the incident on Cambrian Road at 05:30 BST on 29 April, remain in hospital.The driver fled the
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Sophia Peters: Father gets life for strangling daughter with dressing gown cord

[ad_1] Image copyright Met Police Image caption Sophia Peters was strangled at her family home in Blenheim Road in Wimbledon on 3 November A father has been jailed for murdering his daughter by strangling her with a dressing gown cord at their family home in south-west London.Robert Peters, 56, denied murdering Sophia Peters, seven, but changed his plea on the third day of his trial.Sophia was killed just over a
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Sainsbury’s confirms tie-up with Asda

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Sainsbury's has confirmed plans to merge with Asda, which is currently owned by US supermarket giant Walmart.The supermarkets said that grocery prices would fall in both chains as a result of the merger.Sainsbury's chief executive Mike Coupe said the deal would lead to no store closures and no job losses in stores.The combination of the UK's second and third largest supermarkets would create a giant, representing
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[ad_1] Britain's most-watched news channel, delivering breaking news and analysis all day, every day.The BBC News Channel is available in the UK only. Don't forget, if you watch TV online as it's being broadcast, you need a TV Licence.You can send comments and pictures to the BBC News Channel by texting 61124, or emailing yourpics@bbc.co.uk [ad_2] Source link
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Newspaper headlines: Rudd’s resignation and ‘DIY abortions’

[ad_1] Newspaper headlines: Rudd's resignation and 'DIY abortions' By BBC News Staff Image caption The i, along with most other newspapers, leads on Amber Rudd's resignation. The paper says the former home secretary telephoned Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday night to offer her resignation over her handling of the Windrush scandal. Image caption Ms Rudd's claim she knew nothing about Home Office deportation targets were left "in tatters" following
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Amber Rudd resigns as home secretary

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The home secretary Amber Rudd has resigned, saying she "inadvertently misled" MPs over targets for removing illegal immigrants.Ms Rudd, who was due to make a Commons statement on Monday, was under pressure to quit over the Windrush scandal.She faced criticism over the existence of Home Office removals targets and her knowledge of them.Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott, who had repeatedly urged Ms Rudd to go,
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Weather: Rain and wind warnings for parts of UK

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Parts of the UK have been urged to prepare for an "unseasonably cold" and wet start to the week, with weather warnings in place that could mean disruption to the morning rush hour.Yellow warnings for heavy rain and strong winds are in place for southern and eastern parts of England on Monday.Some places could see more than a month's rainfall in one day. The Environment agency
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Arrest after car collides with people outside Newport club

[ad_1] An 18-year-old man has been arrested after a car collided with a group of people outside a popular clubbing spot in Newport, injuring four.Two women received "potentially life changing injuries" in the incident on Cambrian Road at 05:30 BST, according to Gwent Police. A man and a third woman were also injured. The car was later found burnt out about two miles away.Police arrested a man on suspicion of
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Brandon Lewis spoke to Amber Rudd about ‘ambition’ for more removals

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Amber Rudd's former deputy says he spoke regularly to the home secretary about increasing immigration removals but not "detailed numbers or targets".Brandon Lewis said she had not been aware of local, internal targets or the national ones revealed in a leaked memo on Friday.Labour accused him of "hiding behind semantics" in an effort to save Ms Rudd's career.She is due to make a Commons statement
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How can you tell who’s won the local elections?

[ad_1] If you've been reading about the local elections, which take place in England on 3 May, you might have seen people talking about 'benchmarks' or suggesting numbers of seats that would count as a good result for each of the parties.But what do they mean? And should you pay any attention?The four-year cycleInterpreting local election results in England is not easy. For one thing, there's more than one kind