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Daughter of IS murder victim left scared by controlling partner, court hears

The daughter of a British aid worker murdered by Islamic State (IS) terrorists was left "scared and belittled" by her controlling partner who defaced a scrapbook she kept to remember her father, a court has heard.

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Huge new artwork will tower over Sheffield

Nearly a decade after the controversial demolition of two landmark cooling towers, a huge new artwork is to be created in the same area.

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Man charged over 'shocking' attack on police officer

A man has been charged with a string of offences after a "shocking" attack which left a police officer in a critical condition in hospital.

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Student who appeared on University Challenge denies raping woman

A former student who appeared on the BBC TV quiz show University Challenge has told a jury he did not rape a woman in her university halls of residence.

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Children of older fathers more likely to inherit 'new' genetic mutations - study

Children are more likely to inherit "new" genetic mutations if they have older parents, a study has shown.

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Police officer in hospital after 'shocking incident'

An attack on a police officer which left him in a critical condition in hospital has been described a "shocking incident" by his commander.

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Man, 79, remanded in custody on 1972 rape and kidnap charges

A 79-year-old man has appeared in court by video link accused of raping and kidnapping an 18-year-old woman more than 40 years ago.

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Two arrested as police clear protesters at fracking site in North Yorkshire

Two protesters have been arrested as preparatory work got under way at a controversial fracking site in North Yorkshire.

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Cyril Smith abuse probe: Council boss apologises for 'unforgivable' failings

Rochdale Council's chief executive has apologised for the authority's "unforgivable" response to concerns about sexual abuse at a residential school for boys linked to the late politician Cyril Smith.

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'No concerns outside exclusion zone' after second report of acid leak at port

A port has stressed that "nobody outside the exclusion zone should be concerned" after f irefighters returned to help deal with an acid leak for the second time in 24 hours.

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Cyril Smith abuse probe: Council boss apologises for 'unforgivable' failings

Rochdale Council's chief executive has apologised for the authority's "unforgivable" response to concerns about sexual abuse at a residential school for boys linked to the late politician Cyril Smith.

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Woman reported rape after accused appeared on University Challenge, court told

A woman reported that she had been raped by a fellow student after he appeared on the BBC TV quiz show University Challenge, a court has heard.

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Workers to strike over planned closure of Jobcentre office

Jobcentre workers are to stage a fresh strike in protest at plans to close their office.

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Student found dead with 'unexplained injuries' after night out with friends

Police are appealing for information after a 21-year-old student was found dead with unexplained injuries following a night out with friends.

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Student found dead with 'unexplained injuries' after night out with friends

Police are appealing for information after a 21-year-old student was found dead with unexplained injuries following a night out with friends.

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Teenager who stabbed love rival with kitchen knife detained for 10 years

A teenager who killed a love rival with a single stab wound to the heart has been sentenced to 10 years youth detention by a judge who said: "This case is a classic and tragic example of the dangers of carrying knives."

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Don't be a sillytonian - awhape your friends with lost words we could use again

Language experts have compiled a list of "lost" English words in the hope that they could be brought back into modern day usage.

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Fresh appeal to find missing Andrew Gosden 10 years after disappearance

The family of a man who disappeared when he was 14 years old are marking the 10th anniversary of his last sighting with silence as police make a direct appeal to him to get in touch with them.

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Five men face court charged over disturbances at Birmingham jail

A further five men have appeared in court charged in connection with disturbances which caused millions of pounds of damage to Birmingham's Winson Green jail.

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Fracking stage nearer at North Yorkshire site as last permissions signed off

The start of a controversial fracking operation in North Yorkshire has taken a step closer after a council signed off the last planning permissions for the project, prompting renewed activity from campaigners camped near the site.

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