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Flying Scotsman to measure up to modern trains in 'unique' railway event

World famous locomotive Flying Scotsman will travel alongside three modern trains to celebrate the "past, present and future" of Britain's railway.

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Incurable breast cancer survey finds poor care due to specialist nurses shortage

Women with incurable breast cancer are receiving poor care due to a lack of specialist nurses, according to a new report.

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Man and teenage girl in court over jury tampering probe

A man and teenage girl have appeared in court following an investigation into jury tampering.

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Volunteers left naked and painted blue get sneak peek at Spencer Tunick images

More than 3,000 people who posed naked and were painted blue for a major artwork are getting to see the results for the first time.

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Widower of Jo Cox calls for marginalisation of 'haters' during election

The widower of murdered MP Jo Cox has urged politicians to conduct a "respectful not divisive" campaign in the run up to the general election.

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House buying decisions 'made after just 27 minutes'

House hunters take just 27 minutes on average making their mind up to buy a property, a survey has found.

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Prison Service launches probe over Adam Johnson prison video

The Prison Service is investigating after former England footballer Adam Johnson was filmed laughing in jail while discussing his conviction for sexual activity with a 15-year-old fan.

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Spectral shock for TV's Most Haunted team

Yvette Fielding's Most Haunted team recorded its most terrifying footage yet when it appeared to film a clear image of a ghostly presence.

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Boarding school housemaster denies sexual interest in feet

A boarding school housemaster has told a jury he has no sexual interest in feet and is not attracted to adolescent males.

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'Considerable' differences in tally of under-performing schools across England

Secondary schools are almost twice as likely to be under-performing than primaries, according to new research.

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Proms banish Doctor Who and other popular shows as they try new approach

The Proms have banished the popular TV spin-offs this year - with no proof that the likes of the Strictly Come Dancing and Doctor Who concerts have brought in new audiences to classical music.

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Boarding school housemaster denies having foot fetish, court hears

A boarding school housemaster accused of sexually assaulting two pupils late at night in bed denied he had a foot fetish, a jury has heard.

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HS2 Ltd vows to 'tighten up' procurement process after conflict of interest row

HS2 Ltd has pledged to "tighten" the way it awards contracts following a row over alleged conflicts of interest.

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Hearing held ahead of teenager's July trial over death of Katie Rough, seven

A further court hearing for a teenager accused of murdering seven-year-old Katie Rough has been held.

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Prison violence could be under-reported, warns watchdog

Violence in Britain's prisons may be even worse than previously thought because incidents are being under-reported, a European watchdog has warned.

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Teenagers held in murder probe after man found injured in Doncaster park dies

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after man found injured in a park died in hospital.

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Mother's 'come home' plea to missing Alicia

The mother of a missing teenager has appealed for her daughter to come home.

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Boarding school housemaster 'sexually touched pupils' feet', court told

A housemaster at an independent boarding school sexually touched the feet of two pupils while he thought they were asleep in bed, a jury has heard.

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York to become first Human Rights City in the UK

York is declaring itself the UK's first Human Rights City.

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Double hand transplant patient claps Leeds Rhinos on to pitch

The first person in the UK to have a double hand transplant has celebrated the success of his operation by clapping his beloved Leeds Rhinos on to the pitch for a rugby league clash.

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