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Storm Doris: Plane aborts landing in wind

Storm Doris has caused travel disruption around the UK, including the cancellation and delays of many flights. This passenger plane had to abandon its initial landing attempt at Manchester Airport as high winds buffeted its approach. Read more Storm Doris: Woman killed as UK hit by winds reaching 94mph Source link

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'Gangster' shot by own gun, coroner rules

Image copyright PA Image caption Arran Coghlan (above) was “in fear for his safety, if not his life”, a coroner said A businessman “was acting reasonably to defend himself” when a suspected gangster was killed with his own gun during a fight, a coroner has ruled. Stephen “Aki” Akinyemi died after he was shot in […]

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Nuclear bunker raid finds £1m cannabis farm

Image copyright Wiltshire Police Image caption Several thousand cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £1m were seized in a midnight raid on RGHQ Chilmark A large-scale cannabis factory has been found in an underground former nuclear bunker, Wiltshire police have said. Several thousand cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £1m were […]

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Man registered 26 non-existent babies

Image copyright Alan Richardson Image caption Rory McWhirter fraudulently claimed more than £34,000 A businessman travelled around Scotland to register the births of 26 non-existent babies as part of a benefit fraud scheme, a court has heard. Rory McWhirter has admitted collecting identity details from people he had deceived into applying for fake jobs at […]

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Hermaphrodite dog at Coventry RSPCA can't find home

Image copyright RSPCA Image caption Holly loves going out for walks and is very playful, the RSPCA said A rare hermaphrodite dog has been unable to find a home because potential owners are “put off” when learning about its condition. Holly, an eight-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier, has both male and female reproductive organs. It does […]