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Cardiff dog owners march across city in ban protest

[ad_1] Image caption Campaigners believe they are being punished for the action of a minority Hundreds of dog owners have walked through Cardiff in protest at plans to ban them from sports pitches.More than 15,000 people also signed a petition, saying it would stop them using much of the city's green spaces.The council is consulting on plans that could see £100 on-the-spot fines issued for offending dog owners.However, Clare Fanson,
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Jamal Khashoggi death: UK, France and Germany challenge Saudis

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJamal Khashoggi: What we know about the journalist's disappearance and death The UK, France and Germany have denounced writer Jamal Khashoggi's killing, demanding urgent clarification from Saudi Arabia over his death.A joint statement said the explanation that Mr Khashoggi died after a "fist fight" in the consulate in Istanbul needed "to be backed by facts to be considered credible".President Donald Trump
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Teen Awards: Little Mix, BTS and Cardi B winners at Radio 1 awards

[ad_1] Image caption Little Mix won best British group Little Mix and BTS were the big winners at Sunday's BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards 2018. The girlband took home best British group while K-pop superstars BTS were awarded with the best international group award - appearing by video link to surprise fans at Wembley Arena. Ed Sheeran won best British solo artist, with Shawn Mendes taking home the international equivalent.
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Mass marches in the UK – from Iraq to tuition fees

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption The march calling for a 'people's vote' on Brexit on Saturday attracted approximately 700,000 protesters, according to organisers Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for a march through central London on Saturday calling for a referendum on the final Brexit deal.Those demonstrating hope that the scale of their protest will force politicians to listen to their demands. But how effective is mass protest?
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People’s Vote protest and other mass marches – from Iraq to tuition fees

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption The march calling for a 'people's vote' on Brexit on Saturday attracted approximately 700,000 protesters, according to organisers Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for a march through central London on Saturday calling for a referendum on the final Brexit deal.Those demonstrating hope that the scale of their protest will force politicians to listen to their demands. But how effective is mass protest?
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Smoke billows from Newton Abbot warehouse blaze

[ad_1] Image copyright APEX Image caption There are no reports of injuries in the fire Huge clouds of smoke have been billowing from a disused warehouse which has caught fire.Eight fire crews are tackling the blaze at the Brunel Industrial Estate in Newton Abbot, Devon.There are no reports of injuries, Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service said. It sent crews from Newton Abbot, Torquay, Paignton, Bovey Tracey, Totnes, Danes
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Walthamstow crash: Man dies after not stopping for police

[ad_1] A man was killed when his car collided with a lorry after he failed to stop for police in north-east London.The driver, thought to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene on the North Circular Road (A406) in Walthamstow at about 03:00 BST on Sunday.The Metropolitan Police said shortly before the crash the car had failed to stop for officers police.The Independent Office for Police Conduct
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Man loses part of ear in ‘nasty’ attack outside Swindon pub

[ad_1] Image copyright Geograph/Brian Robert Marshall Image caption The attack happened in the car park of The Messenger pub on Friday A man lost part of his ear when he was assaulted outside a pub.The victim, in his 20s was attacked with a bottle in the car park of The Messenger in Covingham, Swindon, at about 23:30 BST on Friday.He received hospital treatment for a severe cut to his head,
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Ninestiles school to enforce ‘silent corridor’ rule

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption Ninestiles students face detention if they speak in the corridor A secondary school is to ban pupils from speaking between lessons or face detention as part of a new "silent corridor" rule.Students at Ninestiles in Acocks Green, Birmingham, will be expected to move around the building in silence from 5 November, a letter to parents said.One mum said it would "alienate" hard-working students. The
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Dominic Raab tells ‘jittery’ Tories: Hold your nerve

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDominic Raab: Extending the transition period is an "obvious possible route" The Brexit Secretary has said Tory "jitters" about EU negotiations are "understandable" but he urged MPs to hold their nerve as talks continue."The end is in sight in terms of a good deal, the prize we want ... and I think colleagues should wait and see what that looks like,"