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Cardiff venue apologises for ‘neo-Nazi’ Infernal War gig

[ad_1] Image copyright Wales News Service A popular music venue in Cardiff has apologised after inadvertently allowing an alleged "neo-Nazi" style band to play.Polish band Infernal War played in front of a crowd of 300 people at The Globe on Tuesday. The band are accused of having a "sick fascination with Nazi atrocities" and have had all remaining UK tour dates cancelled. The venue said it only became aware of
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Sheep stuck under river bridge is rescued by fire crews

[ad_1] Image copyright RSPCA Image caption The nervous young ram was not keen to be rescued as the river level rose A sheep had a "baad" day when it had to be rescued after getting stuck on a ledge under a bridge.It was spotted on the rafters 20ft (6m) above the River Great Ouse in Stowbridge, Norfolk, as the tide was beginning to rise.The fire service used special water rescue
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London school pollution levels break WHO guidelines

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption London has breached air pollution limits by 6 January every year since 2008, Sadiq Khan said Some pupils in London are being taught in classrooms where air is so polluted it breaches World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, a study has found.In some cases, the report found that pollution levels inside the schools were higher than outside.The findings come as 50 schools in London
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Student who chanted ‘we hate blacks’ admits racial charge

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNottingham Trent University student admits racial harassment A law student who described a chant of "we hate the blacks" as banter between friends has admitted racial harassment.Rufaro Chisango filmed people shouting racist terms outside her room in a halls of residence at Nottingham Trent University on 5 March.Joe Tivnan, who pleaded guilty at Nottingham Magistrates' Court, said the chanting was "mutual
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Where are the richest households in the UK?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The sharp differences in household incomes across the UK have been set out in official government statistics.The average household income, once taxes and benefits are accounted for, was £19,432 per person in 2016.But in Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham in west London the average income was more than three times this at £58,816.In contrast, in Nottingham - which has the lowest household income
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Boris Johnson targeted by Russia prank caller

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Boris Johnson has been targeted by a Russian prank caller pretending to be the new prime minister of Armenia.In a recording posted online, the UK foreign secretary congratulates the caller on his election and goes on to discuss UK-Russia relations, the Salisbury poisoning and Syria.He also expresses surprise and interest when the caller claims President Putin is "influencing" Jeremy Corbyn.The Foreign Office said Mr Johnson realised
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Sex, lies and payday loans: The parachute murder plot

[ad_1] A soldier has been found guilty of trying to murder his wife by sabotaging her parachute. This is the story of how Emile Cilliers' lifetime of deceit ultimately led to his unveiling as a would-be killer.As Sgt Emile Cilliers drove home on the afternoon of 30 March 2015, he knew his plan to kill his wife Victoria by causing a gas leak had not worked. So he pulled out
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Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s new film sends 999 message

[ad_1] Up to half the UK's adult population still have no idea they should dial 999 in the event of a coastal emergency, a survey shows.Of 2,000 adults questioned across the country, almost 50% were unaware of the phone service despite it being launched 50 years ago, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency said.A public information film starring two hapless cartoon characters, Joe and Petunia, was released in 1968.Now, a new
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Sophie Lionnet: The ‘toxic’ couple who murdered their au pair

[ad_1] Image caption Sophie Lionnet moved to London from her home in north-east France in January 2016 A couple who tortured their French au pair before burning her body in their garden have been convicted of her murder. Why did Sabrina Kouider and Ouissem Medouni kill 21-year-old Sophie Lionnet?As a motive for murder, it is bizarre beyond belief.Kouider, 35, suspected her former boyfriend Mark Walton, a founding member of the
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Liam Gallagher meets his daughter, Molly Moorish, for first time

[ad_1] Image copyright Liam Gallagher/Instagram Image caption The photo was apparently taken backstage at the Rolling Stones' recent London show Oasis star Liam Gallagher has met his 21-year-old daughter, Molly Moorish, for the first time.The 45-year-old revealed the news by posting a photo of him standing alongside Molly, who was raised by her mother, the singer Lisa Moorish.They were joined by Lennon and Gene, Gallagher's sons from his marriages to