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Contaminated sleeping drug fears as seven taken to hospital

Sat, 29/06/2024 - 09:42
Seven people have been taken to hospital after taking the sleeping medication Zopiclone, sparking fears of a "potentially contaminated batch".

Police give update on two men who travelled with missing Jay Slater - as new search launched

Sat, 29/06/2024 - 02:51
A new search for Jay Slater is under way in Tenerife, focusing on revisiting areas rescue teams have already explored.

Former headteacher jailed for 'shocking' sex offences against four girls

Fri, 28/06/2024 - 16:51
A former headteacher has been jailed for 17 years for sexual offences against four girls.

One person in England dies amid ongoing E.coli outbreak

Thu, 27/06/2024 - 14:16
One person in England has died linked to the ongoing E.coli outbreak, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has said.

FBI offers £4m reward in hunt for fugitive 'Cryptoqueen'

Thu, 27/06/2024 - 13:24
A $5m (£4m) reward is being offered in the hunt for the fugitive "Cryptoqueen" Ruja Ignatova.

Willoughby kidnap suspect was on 'Abduct Lovers' group, court hears

Thu, 27/06/2024 - 12:51
An undercover agent has told a court how he exchanged messages with a man accused of plotting to murder Holly Willoughby on a group called Abduct Lovers and believed he was an "imminent threat".

Major Tory donor defects to Reform

Thu, 27/06/2024 - 12:41
A Conservative donor who gave more than £500,000 to the party has defected to Reform UK.

Starmer says he meant no offence to Bangladeshi community over deportation comments

Thu, 27/06/2024 - 12:34
Sir Keir Starmer has said he did not intend to cause offence to the Bangladeshi community after he singled out the country during a debate about immigration.

Heavy security in Nairobi amid violent protests

Thu, 27/06/2024 - 12:30
There is heavy security in Nairobi, amid protests of escalating violence against a controversial bill.

Huge sinkhole '100ft deep' opens up in middle of football pitch

Thu, 27/06/2024 - 10:35
A sinkhole said to be up to 100ft deep and just as wide opened up in the middle of a field of football pitches in the US, swallowing a huge light pole.

Horror as packed cable car fails and crashes to ground

Thu, 27/06/2024 - 09:45
At least one person has been killed and 20 others injured after a cable car crashed in Colombia.

Jay Slater's mother says family want to withdraw money from £36,000 fundraiser

Thu, 27/06/2024 - 09:31
Jay Slater's mother has said the family are working with GoFundMe to withdraw some of the £36,000 that has been raised since the teenager disappeared.

Paramedic found dead along with woman had appeared in Channel 4 series

Thu, 27/06/2024 - 08:41
A paramedic found dead along with a woman at a house in Staffordshire had appeared in the Channel 4 show 999: On The Frontline.

North Korea fires ballistic missile towards sea, South Korea says

Tue, 25/06/2024 - 22:07
South Korea has accused North Korea of firing a suspected ballistic missile towards the North's east coast.

Cargo ship draws Suez Canal blockage comparisons after becoming stuck in Cambridge river

Tue, 25/06/2024 - 21:55
A cargo ship carrying timber has become stuck in a river in Cambridgeshire. 

King jokes about tea and the weather as he hosts banquet for Japan's emperor

Tue, 25/06/2024 - 21:16
The King has hosted a lavish state banquet for the emperor and empress of Japan at Buckingham Palace on the first day of their state visit.

England top group at Euros after draw against Slovenia

Tue, 25/06/2024 - 20:16
England have topped their group at the Euros after a 0-0 draw with Slovenia, meaning they avoid some of the competition's top teams in the next round.

Scale of gambling scandal for Tories is different magnitude to Labour's issue

Tue, 25/06/2024 - 18:51
After days of furore directed at Rishi Sunak for the election betting scandal, now a Labour candidate is under investigation by the Gambling Commission for his own betting activity - and is immediately suspended. 

Hottest day of the year as temperatures hit 30C

Tue, 25/06/2024 - 17:38
Today has been the hottest day of the year so far in the UK, the Met Office has said.

Doctors warn over complications linked to 'boom' in surgical tourism

Tue, 25/06/2024 - 17:14
Leading doctors have raised concerns over complications linked to a "boom" in surgical tourism.

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