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   Louise
   

Man charged with murder of teenager

   

   Shane Lee Mays is accused of killing Louise Smith, 16, who was found dead in a Hampshire woodland.
     * 18m18 minutes ago
     * Hampshire & Isle of Wight

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   Louise
   

Man charged with murder of teenager

   

   Shane Lee Mays is accused of killing Louise Smith, 16, who was found dead in a Hampshire woodland.
     * 18m18 minutes ago
     * Hampshire & Isle of Wight

   Harrington School fire
   

Fire crews battle in vain to save primary school

   

   There were no pupils in the building but two firefighters are injured and staff left "heartbroken".
     * 3h3 hours ago
     * Derby

   Lynnie Hinnigan (left) and people in a garden
   

Deputy mayor investigated over lockdown gathering

   

   Lynnie Hinnigan "voluntarily and temporarily" steps down while footage of a birthday gathering is investigated.
     * 5h5 hours ago
     * Liverpool

   Bob Weighton in 2019
   

World's oldest man dies, aged 112

   

   Bob Weighton from Hampshire "died peacefully in his sleep, from cancer", his family confirms.
     * 4h4 hours ago
     * Hampshire & Isle of Wight

   Police vehicle
   

Swimmers pulled from river pronounced dead

   

   The young men, part of a group intent on "enjoying the nice weather", were found in the River Avon.
     * 24m25 minutes ago
     * Bristol

   Sarah and Adam Wright with baby Everleigh
   

Athlete dies of cancer before US drug trial begins

   

   Sarah Wright had been given special permission to fly to the US for treatment but died on Tuesday.
     * 6h6 hours ago
     * Kent

   Worshippers in Blackburn street
   

Eid street prayers a 'serious lockdown breach'

   

   Footage of a gathering in Blackburn shows a number of men gathering in a street to pray, on Sunday.
     * 6h6 hours ago
     * Lancashire

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   Louise
   

Man charged with murder of teenager

   

   Shane Lee Mays is accused of killing Louise Smith, 16, who was found dead in a Hampshire woodland.
     * 18m18 minutes ago
     * Hampshire & Isle of Wight

   Harrington School fire
   

Fire crews battle in vain to save primary school

   

   There were no pupils in the building but two firefighters are injured and staff left "heartbroken".
     * 3h3 hours ago
     * Derby

   Lynnie Hinnigan (left) and people in a garden
   

Deputy mayor investigated over lockdown gathering

   

   Lynnie Hinnigan "voluntarily and temporarily" steps down while footage of a birthday gathering is investigated.
     * 5h5 hours ago
     * Liverpool

   Bob Weighton in 2019
   

World's oldest man dies, aged 112

   

   Bob Weighton from Hampshire "died peacefully in his sleep, from cancer", his family confirms.
     * 4h4 hours ago
     * Hampshire & Isle of Wight

   Police vehicle
   

Swimmers pulled from river pronounced dead

   

   The young men, part of a group intent on "enjoying the nice weather", were found in the River Avon.
     * 24m25 minutes ago
     * Bristol

   Sarah and Adam Wright with baby Everleigh
   

Athlete dies of cancer before US drug trial begins

   

   Sarah Wright had been given special permission to fly to the US for treatment but died on Tuesday.
     * 6h6 hours ago
     * Kent

   Worshippers in Blackburn street
   

Eid street prayers a 'serious lockdown breach'

   

   Footage of a gathering in Blackburn shows a number of men gathering in a street to pray, on Sunday.
     * 6h6 hours ago
     * Lancashire

   Harrington School fire
   

Fire crews battle in vain to save primary school

   

   There were no pupils in the building but two firefighters are injured and staff left "heartbroken".
     * 3h3 hours ago
     * Derby

   Lynnie Hinnigan (left) and people in a garden
   

Deputy mayor investigated over lockdown gathering

   

   Lynnie Hinnigan "voluntarily and temporarily" steps down while footage of a birthday gathering is investigated.
     * 5h5 hours ago
     * Liverpool

   Bob Weighton in 2019
   

World's oldest man dies, aged 112

   

   Bob Weighton from Hampshire "died peacefully in his sleep, from cancer", his family confirms.
     * 4h4 hours ago
     * Hampshire & Isle of Wight

   Police vehicle
   

Swimmers pulled from river pronounced dead

   
   Sarah and Adam Wright with baby Everleigh
   

Athlete dies of cancer before US drug trial begins

   
   Worshippers in Blackburn street
   

Eid street prayers a 'serious lockdown breach'

   
   Jenny Johnson
   

Babes in the Wood killer's ex accused of perjury

   
     * 5h5 hours ago
     * Sussex

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Mum and baby seriously injured in attack

   
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Residents denied access to tower cladding fund

   
     * 24m25 minutes ago
     * Manchester

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Lake District campers fined after visitor 'influx'

   
     * 8h8 hours ago
     * Cumbria

   Oscar Montgomery
   

Teenage snorkeller missing off Dorset coast

   
     * 3h3 hours ago
     * Dorset

   

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Premier League set to restart on 17 June

   
   Somerset v Essex
   

Domestic season delayed until August

   
   Super League
   

Existing salary cap level to remain

   
   Elliott Bennett
   

Blackburn's Bennett & two Fulham players test positive for coronavirus

   
   A man disinfects a Premier League football at training session
   

Premier League clubs agree to contact training

   

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   Posted at 21:35

Surrey head coach Di Venuto to leave club

   
   Michael Di Venuto
   

   Michael di Venuto will leave his role as Surrey head coach next year and has already coached his last game for the county.
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   Posted at 21:34

Man charged with murder of teenager

   
   Louise
   

   Shane Lee Mays is accused of killing Louise Smith, 16, who was found dead in a Hampshire woodland.
   Read more
   Posted at 21:28

Residents denied access to tower cladding fund

   
   Skyline Central
   

   Tom Symonds

   Home Affairs correspondent

   People living in Manchester's Skyline tower block are "heartbroken" they are excluded from the fund.
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   Posted at 21:23

Lockdown easing to allow groups of six to meet

   
   Boris Johnson
   

   The PM says groups of up to six people will be able to meet outside in England from Monday.
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   Posted at 21:14

Heroin found inside boxes of fruit and nuts

   
   The drugs
   

   Two men were arrested near Bradford and a third was held in Birmingham.
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   Posted at 20:55

Everton's Gbamin out for six months

   
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   Phil McNulty

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   Everton's Jean-Philippe Gbamin will be out for at least six months after injuring an Achilles tendon in training.
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Is this the last hurrah for clap for carers?

   
   An NHS worker applauds in the street
   

   Doug Faulkner

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   The UK applauds carers on Thursday evening for what the event organiser says could be the last time.
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   Posted at 19:41

Brothers together on the front line

   Jack and Tom Binder have joined forces to battle the pandemic together.
A London firefighter joins his paramedic brother to help fight coronavirus on the front line.

   Posted at 19:15

Fire crews battle in vain to save primary school

   
   Harrington School fire
   

   There were no pupils in the building but two firefighters are injured and staff left "heartbroken".
   Read more
   Posted at 19:14

Police assault charge after lockdown gathering

   
   River Swale, Richmond, North Yorkshire
   

   Police were called to a disturbance at Richmond Falls where crowds had gathered despite the lockdown.
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