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Harry Dunn biker death: Riders remember crash victim

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Media Image caption Motorbike and scooter ride gathered in Brackley, Northamptonshire, for the ride Hundreds of bikers have gathered to ride in memory of Harry Dunn, the teenager whose crash death led to a diplomatic row with the US.Harry, 19, died after the collision in Northamptonshire in August that led to suspect Anne Sacoolas leaving the UK claiming diplomatic immunity.A file has been passed to prosecutors,
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Glasgow hospital death of three-year-old boy probed by police

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The boy died while being treated at Glasgow's flagship hospital campus which includes the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Royal Hospital for Children A three-year-old boy's death at Glasgow's largest hospital in 2017 is being investigated by police. The child died on 9 August 2017 at a unit within the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital campus, the Crown Office confirmed. The Scottish Mail on
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Jennifer Arcuri says Boris Johnson ‘cast me aside like some gremlin’

[ad_1] Image copyright Shutterstock Image caption Boris Johnson with Jennifer Arcuri at an event in 2014 The US businesswoman at the centre of a misconduct controversy involving Boris Johnson has said he had "cast me aside like I am some gremlin".It is alleged that Jennifer Arcuri received favourable treatment during Mr Johnson's time as mayor of London due to their friendship, claims he denies.Ms Arcuri told ITV she had kept
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General election 2019: Conservatives promise ‘equal’ immigration system

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Media The Conservatives have set out more details of their plans for immigration after Brexit, saying migrants will be treated equally regardless of where they come from.The cost for migrants to use the NHS would also rise, while the rules on claiming benefits - which currently favour EU nationals - would change.The Tories say they want the "brightest and best" from around the world.But business leaders
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The growing importance of the night-time economy

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK's night-time economy has annual revenues of £66bn, says one report It is 04:00 in central London's clubbing district, Soho. People are slowly streaming out of the clubs, some huddled in doorways waiting for taxis, others dancing on the kerb, merry and very loud.The night-time economy is a growing part of the UK economy. Nationally, it is the UK's fifth-biggest industry, accounting
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General election 2019: What to look out for on LGBT issues

[ad_1] Throughout the 2019 general election campaign, the BBC wants to answer your questions about the issues that matter most to you. So we've picked out three real-world LGBT equality issues that may come up during the campaign - LGBT-inclusive education, hate crime, trans equality.In this video, the BBC's Tobias Chapple explains how to navigate the election campaign and check policies, pledges and manifestos, to see if the parties are
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The woman who said Jesus would return – to Bedford

[ad_1] Image copyright The Panacea Charitable Trust Image caption Mabel Barltrop founded her religious community in 1919 Two centuries ago, a 64-year-old woman called Joanna Southcott announced she was pregnant with the Messiah. She died in December 1814, months after making this bold claim. Inevitably, a post-mortem examination revealed there was no child.But how did the prophecies of a Devon farmer's daughter inspire a 20th Century religious movement whose last
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General election 2019: Labour vows to end dental check-up charges

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Everyone will be entitled to a "free teeth MOT" in England under a Labour government, the party says.Labour is proposing to scrap band one dentistry charges, which cover a check up, a scale and polish, and any X-rays that may be needed.It believes patients are put off going because of the fee - a check up costs £22.70 - with many ending up in A&E.Dental
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Meet Mani Love – the basketball player who’s 4ft 5in tall

[ad_1] Jahmani Swanson, known as Mani Love, plays basketball for the Harlem Globetrotters in New York and has become an internet sensation as he achieved his dreams of becoming a basketball star despite being born with dwarfism. Jahmani is also known as ‘mini Michael Jordan’, as he measures 4ft 5in tall (1.34m).He's visiting school's in the UK, including St Gabriel's Academy in Rugby, to inspire school children to "dream big"