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Meghan’s maternity and the fashion brands hoping to strike gold

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Meghan wore a dress by Australian designer Karen Gee as she arrived in Sydney on her first overseas tour The Duchess of Sussex's first outfit after announcing her pregnancy has sparked an online shopping frenzy.The website of the Australian designer Karen Gee crashed as it was flooded with new customers looking for the £975 ivory "Blessed" dress Ms Gee said she was "thrilled"
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Wembley: Shahid Khan withdraws offer to buy national stadium from FA

[ad_1] The FA has owned Wembley since 1999Fulham owner Shahid Khan has withdrawn his offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the Football Association.Khan had offered £600m for the national stadium, with the FA retaining the Club Wembley hospitality rights, which it valued at £250m to £300m."We fully respect his decision," said FA chief executive Martin Glenn.Khan has not ruled out making another bid in future if there is more support
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Devon crash death mum may have been ‘asleep at wheel’

[ad_1] Image copyright FAMILY HANDOUT Image caption Keira's organs were donated to four people after her death The mother of a nine-year-old girl who died in a head-on collision may have fallen asleep at the wheel, an inquest has heard.Keira Ball suffered head and neck injuries in the crash on the A361 near West Buckland, Devon, on 30 July 2017.Her mother Loanna and brother Bradley were both seriously injured. The
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Mystery donor gives thousands to ill Shropshire boy

[ad_1] Image copyright Hannah Oliver-Willets Image caption The anonymous donor is a "special type of person" Zac's mother said A mystery donor has given £100,000 to an ill four-year-old boy to enable him to go to the US for potentially life-saving cancer treatment.The parents of Zac Oliver from Broseley, Shropshire, who has a rare strain of leukaemia, have been campaigning to raise £500,000.The money, donated by an anonymous Daily Mail
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Russell Bishop murder trial: Accused ‘play-acted grief’

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Karen Hadaway (left) and Nicola Fellows were killed in October 1986 A man accused of murdering two nine-year-old girls 32 years ago was "play-acting" when he appeared grief-stricken at their deaths, a court has heard.Russell Bishop, 52, was among the first to find the bodies of Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway in Brighton on October 9 1986, jurors heard.Prosecutors told the Old Bailey he
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Wheelchair backflipping teen among BBC R1 award winners

[ad_1] Image copyright Lily Rice Lily Rice, 14, has spastic paraplegia and uses a wheelchair. She also became the second female in the world to perform a wheelchair backflip last year.Now the Welsh teenager has been given a BBC Radio 1 Teen Hero Award for helping children like her access her sport, wheelchair motorcross or WCMX.She's one of three teenagers to be recognised for their outstanding dedication to others in
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Coventry double murder suspects named after torture death

[ad_1] Image copyright West Midlands Police Image caption The deaths of Daniel Shaw (L) and John Robbins (R) are linked, police said Two men have been named as suspects by police investigating two murders they believe are linked.John Robbins, 33, who went missing from Coventry on 21 March, is believed to have been tortured before his death. His body has not been found.His disappearance has been linked to the death
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Edinburgh residents and businesses consulted on tourist tax

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images A citywide consultation on plans to introduce a "tourist tax" to Edinburgh has begun. The City of Edinburgh Council has suggested that the levy could raise £11m a year, to be spent on growing tourism and managing its impact. It proposes charging either 2% or £2 per room, per night, on all forms of accommodation. Now it wants to hear the views of the tourism