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Power cut affects Margate’s QEQM Hospital emergency unit

[ad_1] Image caption Power was lost at about 19:30 GMT A hospital asked people not to visit its emergency department while it was struck by a power cut for several hours.The Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, in Margate, Kent, lost power at about 19:30 GMT.It said patients were moved to other departments and fire crews assisted with emergency lighting before power was restored shortly before 23:00.Ambulances were also diverted
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Brits 2019: The 1975 come out on top with two big awards

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption The 1975's Matty Healy used his speech to draw attention to misogyny in the music industry The 1975 were the big winners at the Brits, taking home the awards for best British group and album of the year.Singer Matty Healy used his acceptance speech to criticise misogyny in the music industry.Eagle-eyed viewers will have known about the band's Brit Awards victory in advance, after
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Schalke 2-3 Manchester City: Raheem Sterling snatches late win for City

[ad_1] Sterling scored his 16th goal of the season for CityRaheem Sterling scored a last-minute winner as 10-man Manchester City staged a brilliant late comeback to beat Schalke in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.England international Sterling latched on to goalkeeper Ederson's long kick upfield and coolly slotted the decisive goal.The Premier League champions came into the match as strong favourites and went in front on 18
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Pontins holiday camp ceiling collapse injures at least seven

[ad_1] Image copyright @AndrewHaughton5 At least seven casualties have been confirmed after part of a ceiling fell down at a building at a holiday camp near Bristol.It happened at Pontins Brean Sands, near Weston-super-Mare, at about 18:20 GMT, the fire service said. Ducting collapsed in the roof of a bar at the site in Somerset, the Devon and Somerset fire service said.A "number of people" suffered minor injuries, but nobody
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What does it feel like to quit a party?

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters What will the MPs who have quit their parties to form a new centrist group in Parliament be feeling right now? Scared? Relieved? Excited? Or filled with sadness and even a touch of regret?It was easy to see all of those emotions on display at the press conferences - two days apart - in which seven Labour MPs and then three Conservatives announced that they were
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Shamima Begum will not be allowed here, Bangladesh says

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionShamima Begum: 'I got tricked and I was hoping someone would have sympathy with me' Shamima Begum is not a Bangladeshi citizen and there is "no question" of her being allowed into the country, Bangladesh's ministry of foreign affairs has said. The UK has stripped the 19-year-old - who fled London to join Islamic State - of her British citizenship. Such
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Joy Morgan: Missing student’s family share video plea

[ad_1] Image copyright Hertfordshire Constabulary Image caption Joy Morgan's sister Dionne and mother Carol have pleaded with her to come home The family of a student midwife missing for more than eight weeks have appealed for her to come home.Joy Morgan, of Hatfield, Hertfordshire, was last seen at a church celebration in Ilford, London, on 26 December.In a video released by Hertfordshire Constabulary, her tearful mother Carol Morgan urged people
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Hillsborough trial: Liverpool fan saw ‘human cascade’

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Match commander David Duckenfield denies the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 fans A Liverpool supporter pulled fans from a "human cascade" on the terrace at Hillsborough, he has told a court.Frederick Eccleston said the central pens of the Leppings Lane terrace were "ram-packed full of people" while pens to the side were "half-empty".He told Preston Crown Court he recalled "pulling people by their arms,