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Ben Needham's mother tells of fears as dig begins at Kos site

The mother of missing toddler Ben Needham has said the notion her son was dead never entered her "worst nightmares" until a mystery tip-off to police this year.

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Jail warning for man who scared staff at MP's office months before Jo Cox death

A man who frightened staff in an MP's constituency office three months before the death of her colleague Jo Cox has been warned he will be jailed if he ever repeats his aggressive behaviour.

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Ben Needham: police to begin new dig on Kos

Police investigating the disappearance of missing toddler Ben Needham will begin excavation work on the Greek island of Kos on Monday in the search for possible remains.

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Ed Miliband 'open to role in Corbyn's shadow cabinet'

Ed Miliband has suggested he would be open to a role in Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet.

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Jeremy Corbyn backs Sarah Champion who admits she 'lost control' in domestic row

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has voiced his support for his domestic violence spokeswoman Sarah Champion, after she admitted she had ended up in a police cell accused of assault after a violent row with her then husband.

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Likely Jo Cox successor Tracy Brabin: Labour must unify after leadership battle

Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin, who is almost certain to become the newest Labour MP next month, has said the party must unify and fight the Tories after the leadership election.

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Ex-Corrie star Tracy Brabin to fight Jo Cox's seat for Labour

Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin has promised to be a "loud, proud and strong Yorkshire voice" after she was selected as the Labour candidate for the by-election called following the death of her friend Jo Cox.

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Businessman and ex-scout leader gets life for 'wicked' sexual abuse of boys

A businessman who used his wealth and position in the community to systematically sexually abuse boys over a period of six decades has been handed a life sentence.

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Silver screen may beckon for record-breaking mothers after Atlantic row

The story of four working mothers who became record-breakers when they rowed across the Atlantic could now be told in a movie.

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132 officers and staff have not assisted police watchdog's Hillsborough probe

A total of 132 police officers and staff have not assisted the police watchdog's investigation into the Hillsborough disaster.

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Ben Needham: mother praises latest police search for son

The mother of missing toddler Ben Needham has reiterated her support for the latest police operation to find out what happened to her son as officers prepare to start digging again on the Greek island where he disappeared 25 years ago.

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Hillsborough victims posthumously awarded Freedom of the City of Liverpool

The 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster have received the Freedom of the City of Liverpool in an emotional "bitter-sweet" ceremony.

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Man must tell police if he intends have sex 'as soon as reasonably practicable'

A man who confided in medics that he had violent fantasies about women must tell police if he intends to have a sexual relationship "as soon as reasonably practicable", a judge has ruled.

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Hull set to 'roar' in City of Culture year - and put itself on the (weather) map

The opening programme has been launched for Hull's tenure as UK City of Culture 2017 with the cry: "This city's voice has always been strong - in 2017 it will roar."

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Non-urgent appointments cancelled after IT fault at hospital trust

An IT fault at one of the country's largest hospital trusts has led to a number of non-urgent appointments being cancelled.

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Britain among the best for boosting careers, according to expats

The UK is among the best destinations for ambitious expatriate employees looking to boost their careers while working abroad, a global report has found.

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Glasgow motorists have worst road rage in UK, survey claims

Drivers in Glasgow have the worst level of road rage in the UK, according to a new survey.

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Rugby league clubs look to mental health specialists for player support

Top flight r ugby league clubs across the UK could employ full-time mental health specialists after research showed that almost a quarter of players suffer mental illness.

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School abuse victim donates damages to African orphanage

A man who was abused as a child at the hands of his school house master has donated his £30,000 in damages to children at an African orphanage.

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First sighting of invasive hornet which kills honey bees confirmed

The first sighting of an invasive hornet which kills honey bees has been confirmed in Britain by Government experts.

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