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Human rights defeat for Down's syndrome man taken from care of mother

A Down's syndrome sufferer has lost a High Court fight after claiming council bosses breached his human rights.

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Gagged woman rescued by firefighters attending house blaze

A woman has been found gagged on the bay window roof of her burning house by firefighters.

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Rapist who attacked woman, 32, in graveyard hunted by police

Police are investigating the rape of a 32-year-old woman in a graveyard.

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More travel disruption expected as freezing fog continues

Freezing fog is expected to continue causing chaos to air passengers hoping to travel on Tuesday.

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Theresa May vows to shape 'stronger future' as she unveils industrial strategy

Prime Minister Theresa May launched the Government's new industrial strategy for a post-Brexit Britain as she held her first Cabinet meeting in the regions.

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John McDonnell denies Labour is preparing to lose crunch by-elections

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has denied Labour is preparing to lose a pair of crunch by-elections next month, but insisted the results cannot be judged on past performance.

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Sky invests in TV production companies True North and Chrysalis Vision

Sky is ramping up its TV production portfolio by taking stakes in British indie firms Chrysalis Vision and True North for an undisclosed sum.

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Jury sworn in for trial of ex-NHS boss accused of £20,000 fraud

A jury has been sworn in for the trial of a former chief executive of an NHS trust accused of siphoning off more than £20,000 to a company run by her husband.

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Labour's Tristram Hunt and Jamie Reed formally stand down as MPs

Labour MPs Tristram Hunt and Jamie Reed have formally stood down from the House of Commons, paving the way for by-elections in Stoke-on-Trent Central and Copeland on February 23.

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Woman on murder charge over pensioner's industrial unit death

A woman has been charged with the murder of a 71-year-old man who was found in an industrial unit with "significant" head injuries.

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Former Manchester City ball boy battling cancer dies days after appeal launch

A former Manchester City ball boy battling a rare form of cancer has died just days after a fundraising appeal for life-saving treatment was launched.

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Widow of policeman in life support case 'devastated' by his death

The widow of a police motorcyclist left severely brain damaged after he was hit by a dangerous driver said she is "devastated" by his death but relieved his suffering has ended.

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Tom Daley 'had cyber sex session with fan'

Diving star Tom Daley has said he told his fiance of a cyber sex session with a fan while the couple were on an extended break and vowed it would "never happen again".

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Preliminary issues discussed in cash wrangle between Ryan Giggs and wife

Former Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs and his estranged wife Stacey are embroiled in a High Court fight over money.

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Two teenage drug dealers detained for manslaughter of man stabbed in Widnes park

Two 16-year-old drug dealers have been sentenced for killing a father who was stabbed to death in a park.

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Police appeal over man 'seen with' girl, 2, who suffered head injuries

Police want to find out about a mystery man who may have been with a two-year-old girl who suffered serious head injuries.

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Girl takes 'very small steps' in recovery after being hit by scrambler bike

A 15-year-old girl with "a heart of gold" is taking "very small steps" in her recovery after she was knocked down by a scrambler bike on her way home from school.

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Man charged with attempted murder of Lancashire police officer

A man has been charged with the attempted murder of a police officer.

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Two women arrested over death of man whose body was found at industrial unit

Two women have been arrested on suspicion of the murder of a man believed to be aged in his 70s after his body was found at an industrial unit.

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Pair jailed over bid to help hit-and-run death driver escape detection

Two men have been jailed over a fatal hit-and-run collision caused by a convicted drug dealer and money launderer who left the country a week later.

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