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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
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Winchester M3 arson: Teenager’s hospital order extended

[ad_1] Image copyright Simon Read Image caption Bomb disposal experts were called to the scene on 23 September A public schoolboy who threw fire bombs from a motorway bridge in the hope of killing drivers has had his interim hospital order extended.Former Winchester College pupil Nicholas Elger, 17, was made subject to the order in March after pleading guilty to charges including arson.Judge Keith Cutler told Winchester Crown Court Elger's
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Royal wedding 2018: Windsor homeless bus impounded by police

[ad_1] Image copyright Michael Longsmith Image caption The charity said it was working to give the town's homeless a place to stay A double-decker bus offering refuge to rough sleepers in Windsor has been seized by police ahead of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding.Thames Valley Police said The Ark Project charity's 10-bed bus was impounded due to an issue with the driver's licence.The charity said it would pay £1,500
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Tractor football takes to the field for Fettercairn tournament

[ad_1] Image copyright Paul Reid Tractors are to use a giant football for a tournament with a difference.The specially-made ball - 6ft in diameter - will be used by four teams at the Fettercairn Show on 7 July.The three-vintage-tractor-a-side games will be 15 minutes each way, with the two winners of the semi-final matches meeting in the final.Mike Robertson, chairman of Mearns Vintage Vehicle Club, said: "The ball took quite
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Royal wedding 2018: Prince Charles to walk Meghan down the aisle

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Prince Charles will walk Meghan Markle down the aisle on Saturday when she marries Prince Harry, Kensington Palace has said.Ms Markle's father, Thomas, is unable to attend the wedding, after undergoing heart surgery.The Prince of Wales was "pleased to be able to welcome Ms Markle to the Royal Family in this way", the palace added.Prince Harry's grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, will also attend the
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Ecuador removes Julian Assange’s extra security

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Assange has been holed up at the embassy since 2012 Ecuador has removed extra security at its London embassy following claims that $5m (£3.7m) was spent to protect WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.The money was used to monitor Mr Assange's visitors, embassy staff and UK police, media reports in the UK and Ecuador said.Mr Assange has been at the embassy since 2012 after being
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Aardman Animation’s Morph tours Western Isles

[ad_1] Image copyright Peter Lord Image caption Morph at Calanais Standing Stones on Lewis Morph, a clay figure who first appeared on TV more than 40 years ago, has been taken on a tour of the Outer Hebrides.Animator Peter Lord, who co-created the character with David Sproxton for BBC children's series Take Hart, has been photographing Morph on the isles.The "grand tour" has included visits to Eriskay, Scarista on Harris
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Fear of Sinn Féin role ‘behind devolved EU powers stance’

[ad_1] Image caption Mike Russell said Cabinet minister David Lidington, discussed the issue with him earlier this week The Scottish Brexit Secretary has said one of the reasons the government is resisting devolving some powers from Brussels to the Scottish Parliament is due to fears of what Sinn Féin might do in a future NI Assembly. Mike Russell said David Lidington, the Minister for the Cabinet Office, discussed the issue