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‘Intimidating’ driver William Heslop jailed for targeting cyclist

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWilliam Heslop has been jailed for crashing into the cyclist A man who deliberately drove into a cyclist leaving him with broken ribs and a partially collapsed lung has been jailed for two years.William Status Heslop, 33, pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving.Police described his behaviour as "intimidating and ultimately dangerous".Heslop was also stripped of his licence for
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Cong-JD(S) govt defies two deadlines by governor to prove majority; trust vote delayed till Monday | India News

[ad_1] BENGALURU: High political drama unfolded in Karnataka on Friday with the Congress-JD(S) government defying two deadlines set by governor Vajubhai Vala to demonstrate its majority in the assembly. The governor had yesterday asked the Kumaraswamy-led government to prove its majority on the floor by 1.30pm today. However, when the trust vote was not taken up well past the deadline, the governor sent a second letter to Kumaraswamy, asking him
Entertainment

Ed Sheeran goes to numbers one, three and four

[ad_1] Image copyright Official Charts Company Image caption The star has both the number one single and number one album Ed Sheeran has staged another chart takeover with his star-studded No. 6 Collaborations Project.The album, which contains duets with Bruno Mars and Camila Cabello, topped the charts with sales of 125,000, more than the rest of the Top 30 combined.Beautiful People, the record's mellow opening track, has also gone to
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Congress alleges electricity, water supply cut in guesthouse where Priyanka is detained | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday alleged a complete breakdown of law and order in Uttar Pradesh after its general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was taken into preventive detention while she was on her way to Sonbhadra to meet families of 10 tribals who were massacred by a group of 200 men over a land dispute earlier this week. Congress president Rahul Gandhi lashed out at the BJP government
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Stoke-on-Trent mum’s cancer misdiagnosis down to ‘human error’

[ad_1] Image copyright Sarah Boyle Image caption Sarah Boyle was misdiagnosed with cancer after noticing problems breastfeeding her son Teddy A mother underwent a double mastectomy after doctors wrongly diagnosed her with an aggressive form of cancer.Sarah Boyle, 28, was told she had triple negative breast cancer after she had difficulty breastfeeding her baby.Mrs Boyle underwent chemotherapy and later needed reconstructive surgery before the mistake was noticed, leaving her "traumatised".The
Politics

Darren Grimes: Brexit campaigner wins appeal against £20,000 fine

[ad_1] Image caption Darren Grimes founded youth group BeLeave The founder of the youth-focused pro-Brexit campaign group BeLeave has won his appeal against a £20,000 fine imposed by the elections regulator.Darren Grimes was punished by the Electoral Commission last year, after being accused of breaching spending rules during the 2016 EU Referendum.Its political work took place at the headquarters of the offices of Vote Leave - the official Brexit campaign.Mr
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DGCA grounds pilot for 3 months for wrongly transmitting hijack code

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Aviation regulator DGCA has grounded an AirAsia (India) pilot for three months for mistakenly sending the hijack code to Air Traffic Services (ATS) instead of an emergency message during a Delhi-Srinagar flight on June 9 which suffered an engine snag. The pilot-in-command (PIC) of that flight, who had asked for the emergency code to be squawked (technical for sending a message), has been cleared to resume flying
UK News

Two guilty over Aberdeenshire ‘puppy farm’ charges

[ad_1] Image caption The raids were carried out in 2017 Two people have been found guilty of animal welfare offences after a raid at what is believed to have been Scotland's largest puppy farm.Scottish SPCA officers and police had swooped on the farm near Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, in November 2017.More than 100 dogs, puppies, rabbits and ferrets, were seized.Frank James, 54, and Michelle Wood, 30, were on trial charged with causing
Science/Nature

River Stour runs dry in drought in Constable Country

[ad_1] Image copyright Patrick Byrne Image caption Local people have been commenting on social media about the dry river bed Low rainfall, blockages and diverted flows are blamed for sections of the river drying out on the border between Essex and Suffolk.The Environment Agency hopes heavy rain this weekend will provide enough water to partly re-fill the River Stour.Debris blocking flows at the Bures Mill is preventing boats navigating downstream.
Health

NHS boss: Tax bills could mean ‘loss of 60 doctors’

[ad_1] A major NHS trust could lose the equivalent of 60 consultants because of doctors' refusal to work overtime, its chief executive fears.Dr David Rosser, of University Hospitals Birmingham, said pension tax changes mean consultants fear extra earnings will trigger large bills.One senior doctor covered shifts, which would otherwise have gone unstaffed, for free to avoid a huge tax bill.The government said it was looking at more flexible pension rules.The