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Bottle of 60-year-old Macallan sells for £814,000

[ad_1] Image copyright Bonhams Image caption Italian artist Valerio Adami designed the label for the record single malt A rare bottle of 60-year-old single malt has sold for a record £814,000 at an auction in Hong Kong.The Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 set the record shortly after another bottle of the same vintage - the Macallan Peter Blake 1926 - went at the same auction for £750,000.The previous record for a
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Royal wedding 2018: Millions to watch Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle

[ad_1] Image copyright Alexi Lubomirski Image caption Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's engagement photos were shot by Alexi Lubomirski, who is also their wedding photographer Millions of people around the world are set to watch the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Windsor.Hundreds more are settling in for a night on the streets of Windsor to secure the best viewing spot.The couple will wed at noon at St
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Who will change first – Meghan or the Royal Family?

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Every royal wedding is different. But every royal wedding is an opportunity, in some way, to relaunch the Royal Family.Big weddings like this come along pretty rarely and they are now the object of global fascination. So it represents a great opportunity to say: "This is who the Royal Family are these days."But this is a very different royal wedding. It's different because of the style
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Petrol and diesel mixed-up at M4 Reading Services

[ad_1] Image caption The tanks at the site have been shut by BP for testing Hundreds of vehicles could have been filled with the wrong type of fuel after a mix-up at an M4 service station.The tank for diesel used by HGVs at Reading Services, Berkshire, had been contaminated with petrol.Before it closed on Thursday, about 9,000 litres of fuel were reportedly pumped at the BP station.BP said in a
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Teenage ’21st century highwaymen’ guilty of murder

[ad_1] Image copyright Met Police Image caption Troy Thomas (left) and Nathan Gilmaney have been convicted of murder Two teenage criminals who stabbed a charity youth worker to death during a "four-hour spree of violence" have been convicted of murder.Moped riders Nathan Gilmaney, 19, and Troy Thomas, 18, from Maida Vale, west London, killed Abdul Samad, 28, as they tried to rob as many people as possible on the evening
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Royal wedding 2018: Manchester bomb survivor’s special guest

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA survivor of the Manchester attack invites a victim's grandmother to the royal wedding. A Sheffield schoolgirl who survived the Manchester Arena attack has invited the grandmother of one of the victims to attend the royal wedding with her. Instead of asking her mother, 12-year-old Amelia Thompson asked Sharon Goodman to attend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding this weekend. Mrs
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Birmingham bar staff to help stop sex attacks on gay men

[ad_1] Bar and nightclub staff in Birmingham are being trained to spot sexual predators and potential victims ahead of the city's Pride festival.The Rape & Sexual Violence Project (RSVP) says it has seen an increase in calls from gay men since last year.More than 50,000 people are expected at Pride on 26 and 27 May in the city's Gay Village.The BBC's Richie Anderson has been to see how police and
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Romford killing: Man, 65, arrested in death of 85-year-old Rosina Coleman

[ad_1] Image copyright Met Police Image caption The body of 85-year-old Rosina Coleman was found at her home in Romford A 65-year-old man has been arrested over the murder of an 85-year-old woman in her home in Romford.Rosina Coleman was found beaten to death in Ashmour Gardens in Romford, east London, at about 11:30 BST on Tuesday.Police described the killing as a "cowardly assault". A post mortem gave the cause
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Jockey Charlie Deutsch jailed after high-speed police pursuit

[ad_1] Image copyright Gloucestershire Police Image caption Charlie Deutsch was found to be a little less than one and a half times the legal alcohol limit A top jockey who sped away from police at up to 114mph after a roadside breath test has been jailed for 10 months.The drama unfolded when Charlie Deutsch, 21, was pulled over in Cheltenham after a night out in March.He took six attempts to