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Nine drowning sheep rescued from deep icy river in Hertfordshire

Nine drowning sheep rescued from deep icy river in Hertfordshire

Nine sheep have been rescued from a deep icy river in a three-and-a-half hour operation.

Boy, 16, found guilty of hammer murder and rape of Viktorija Sokolova, 14

Boy, 16, found guilty of hammer murder and rape of Viktorija Sokolova, 14

A teenage boy who inflicted horrific violence to kill a schoolgirl before dumping her body on a park bench has been convicted of rape and murder.

Man caught with £200 of Twirl bars by police on way to Christmas dinner

Man caught with £200 of Twirl bars by police on way to Christmas dinner

Christmas came early for police in Greater Manchester after a man was spotted with a massive haul of stolen chocolate bars.

Fracking paused at Lancashire site after tremors

Fracking paused at Lancashire site after tremors

Cuadrilla has paused fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire after what it describes as a "series of micro-seismic events".

By George! Busy Osborne takes on his ninth job

George Osborne has joined his brother's Silicon Valley venture capital firm, in a move believed to be his ninth job since leaving government.

Statue of suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst unveiled on women's vote centenary

A statue of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst has been unveiled in her birthplace on the 100th anniversary of the first UK election in which women were able to vote.

Dominic Chappell: Former BHS owner must pay total of £124k for breaking pensions law

Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell has been ordered to pay more than £124,000 for breaking pensions law when the retailer collapsed.

Storm Deidre sweeps in bringing heavy snow, freezing rain and gales

The Met Office has issued five weather warnings, including for freezing rain and ice, which will produce dangerous travelling conditions this weekend.

Rescued yachtswoman Susie Goodall back on land after ocean ordeal

British yachtswoman Susie Goodall is back on dry land in Chile after getting stranded in the southern Pacific Ocean.

Britons troll New York Times over London crime article

Britons have trolled a US newspaper after it claimed petty crime is not dealt with in London.


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