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Windrush: Pair tell MPs and peers of detention ‘nightmare’

[ad_1] Two members of the Windrush generation have been telling a Parliamentary committee about the "nightmare" of being wrongly detained.Paulette Wilson and Anthony Bryan have been in the UK since coming from Jamaica in the 1960s - but both were held last year in an immigration centre and threatened with deportation.The two grandparents told the human rights committee the documents they had were not acceptable to the Home Office.Mr Bryan
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Oxfam chief executive to stand down

[ad_1] Oxfam chief executive Mark Goldring to stand down after scandal over claims of sexual misconduct by staff in HaitiThis breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version.You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. [ad_2] Source link
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England World Cup squad: Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold in Gareth Southgate’s squad

[ad_1] Uncapped 19-year-old Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has been named in Gareth Southgate's 23-man England squad for this summer's World Cup.Defender Gary Cahill has been recalled and there are also places on the plane to Russia for Chelsea team-mate Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope.Goalkeeper Joe Hart and midfielder Jack Wilshere have not been included.England start their Group G campaign against Tunisia on 18 June, before games against Panama
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Ray Wilson: England World Cup-winning defender dies

[ad_1] Ray Wilson (right) played in all six of England games at the 1966 World CupRay Wilson, a member of England's World Cup-winning side, has died, aged 83.At 32, the left-back was the oldest player in Sir Alf Ramsey's starting XI which overcame West Germany 4-2 in the 1966 final at Wembley.He spent most of his club career at Huddersfield Town before moving to Everton where he helped the Toffees
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Teenage girl ‘sobbed over Islamic State fighter’s death’

[ad_1] Image copyright Julia Quenzler Image caption Safaa Boular denies two counts of preparing acts of terrorism A teenage girl who allegedly planned to marry an Islamic State fighter in Syria sobbed uncontrollably after hearing he had been killed, a court has heard.The Old Bailey was played a secret recording of Safaa Boular breaking down in April 2017 when she was told that Naweed Hussain had died in a bombing.The
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Forfar karate-kicking woman sees attackers jailed

[ad_1] Image copyright Alan Richardson Image caption Kelly Soutar was followed home from a Forfar nightclub last September A woman who used her karate skills in self-defence after being assaulted on the way home from a Forfar nightclub has seen her attackers jailed. Shehab Smekramuddin and Mohammad Islam followed Kelly Soutar, 29, to a park where she used her martial arts ability to punch, headbutt and kick the men. The
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HIV hairdresser’s victim denied compensation over austerity protest

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Daryll Rowe admitted having sex with men in the knowledge he was HIV positive A man who was deliberately infected with HIV has been denied compensation because he took part in an anti-austerity protest.Edinburgh hairdresser Daryll Rowe's victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was convicted after heckling a Conservative politician in 2012.The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) said the conviction meant he
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Fresh fears over danger tumble dryers

[ad_1] Image caption Jemma (left) and Vicki had to drag a burning tumble dryer out of their flat. New fears have been raised about tumble dryers bursting into flames, despite efforts to modify the machines.The BBC's Watchdog Live consumer programme has uncovered cases in which the machines have caught fire after being fixed.Some 5.3 million tumble dryers under the Hotpoint, Creda and Indesit brands required modification.Whirlpool, which owns the brands,