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Neil Fingleton: Game of Thrones actor and 'gentle giant' dies at 36

Game of Thrones actor Neil Fingleton, who was Britain's tallest man, has reportedly died at the age of 36.

Judges involved in unpopular rulings boost home security amid threats

Tens of thousands of pounds of public money has been spent on boosting security measures at the homes of judges who have become fearful for their safety following unpopular rulings.

Cancer patients forced to borrow money from parents, says study

Thousands of middle-aged people with cancer are being forced to borrow money from their parents, according to a new study.

Sir Gerald Kaufman: Oldest serving MP in the Commons dies aged 86

Sir Gerald Kaufman, the Labour MP and Father of the House of Commons, has died aged 86, sparking a by-election in his Manchester seat.

Welsh rugby star Elli Norkett, 20, killed in car crash

The family of a Welsh rugby international who was killed in a car crash have paid tribute to her, saying she was "loved and valued by many".

Storm Ewan arrives only days after Doris left trail of destruction

Parts of the UK are bracing for strong winds, heavy rain and ice just days after Storm Doris left a trail of destruction in its wake.

Corbyn slips up as his deputy slams the Labour leader 'cheerleaders'

Jeremy Corbyn has mistakenly thanked Nicola Sturgeon's Scottish National Party instead of his Scottish Labour MPs during a speech intended to rally his party after a humiliating by-election defeat.

Sir Mo Farah 'annoyed' at leaked coach doping report

Sir Mo Farah has said that he has "never broken the rules" on drugs in his sport, following the leaking of a report naming his coach.

Man critically injured after five hit by a car in south east London

Five people have been injured - one critically - after a car hit a wall and ploughed into a group of pedestrians in London.

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Storm Doris: Pensioner dies three days after tree fell on car

Storm Doris: Pensioner dies three days after tree fell on car

A pensioner in a car crushed by a tree blown over when Storm Doris struck has died in hospital.

IS terror threat 'is highest since days of IRA' - UK terror laws watchdog

IS terror threat 'is highest since days of IRA' - UK terror laws watchdog

Islamic State militants are planning "indiscriminate attacks" on UK citizens on a scale similar to those perpetrated by the IRA 40 years ago, the new terrorism watchdog has said.

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