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Children of white, well-educated parents drink alcohol at younger age 

15 Dec 17

One in six British children will have their first alcoholic drink by the age of 14 (Picture: Getty) Children of well-educated, white parents are more likely to be allowed to have an alcoholic drink, a new study has found.


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Grenfell Tower mourners walk in silence on six-month anniversary of blaze 

14 Dec 17

The mourners walked in complete silence (Picture: PA) Thousands of people have marched to Grenfell Tower in complete silence to mark the six-month anniversary of the devastating fire.


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Stormy throws away acting cowreer by escaping nativity scene twice 

14 Dec 17

Stormy doing what she does best (Picture: AP) No one tells Stormy the cow what to do — not even Stormy.


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Women in refugee camps wear nappies to stop them being sexually assaulted 

14 Dec 17

Women at the camps live in appalling conditions (Picture: Getty) Refugee women stranded in camps in Greece have resorted to wearing adult nappies at night to prevent them from being sexually assaulted.


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Man’s ear bitten on train because his friend was talking too loudly on the phone 

14 Dec 17

The man suffered a deep cut to his right ear (Picture: British Transport Police) A train passenger was left with a nasty cut to his ear after being bitten by another man following an altercation in a carriage.


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Four dead after school bus hit by train at rail crossing in France 

14 Dec 17

Emergency services have descended on the scene (Picture: Twitter) At least four people have died in a ‘terrible accident’ involving a school bus and a train in the south of France.


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People ‘wanting flexible hours and career breaks’ are killing the NHS 

14 Dec 17

The NHS is set to face even more pressure over the coming decade (Picture: Getty) Now millennials are killing the NHS.


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Driver of bus that sent man flying before he casually went for pint admits dangerous driving 

14 Dec 17

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A bus driver has admitted pressing the accelerator instead of the brake, sending a pedestrian flying through the air.


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This is why you shouldn’t stand too close to the edge at a train station 

14 Dec 17

Last year, around one in six of the 7,419 drink-related incidents on Britain’s railways took place between November 24 and January 2.


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Mum’s anger at use of the word ‘dick’ in Dick Whittington panto 

14 Dec 17

Natalie Wood said she’s not a prude but didn’t like all the double entendre during a show of Dick Whittington (Picture: MEN) A mother has said that she wants a Christmas panto to be stopped because she didn’t like the use of the word ‘dick’.


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The only specialist playground for disabled people could be closing 

13 Dec 17

(Picture: KIDS UK) The only specialist playground for disabled people in Hackney could soon face closure.


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The cigar-shaped asteroid Oumuamua could be an alien probe with broken engines, top astronomer suggests 

13 Dec 17

Is this an alien probe – or just a weirdly shaped asteroid? Last year, the internet lit up after an astronomer suggested an ‘alien megastructure’ could be orbiting a distant star.


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District Line suspended between Wimbledon and Parsons Green for emergency works 

13 Dec 17

If you’re heading into in central London from Wimbledon this morning, there are problems on the District Line affecting the commute for many passengers.


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Family of man who died playing beer pong gets $16m payout 

12 Dec 17

A fight broke out after a bet was made on the game (Picture: Getty) The family of a man who fell to his death from a fourth-floor window after a fight while playing beer pong has been awarded nearly $16 million in a lawsuit filed against three other …


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Job market in five-year slump thanks to Brexit 

12 Dec 17

Turns out the job market has slumped to a five-year low – and yes, you guessed it, it’s all down to Brexit (Picture: Getty Images) If you’ve been struggling to find a job over the past year, it may not be entirely all down to you.


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Circle and District Line delays after signal failure at High Street Kensington 

12 Dec 17

There are problems on the Circle, District, Piccadilly and Metropolitan lines (Picture: Getty) There’s some major disruption for commuters this morning with several lines reporting severe delays, most notably on the District and Circle lines.


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Grooming gang based in London McDonald’s ‘raped girls as young as 13’ 

11 Dec 17

The Stratford Centre in east London where the grooming gang is believed to have operated from (Picture: PA) Four girls between the ages of 13 and 15 have reported being raped by a grooming gang who operate from a McDonald’s restaurant in Stratford…


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Bank of England could move to Birmingham under Labour plans 

11 Dec 17

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell commissioned the report (Picture: PA) Labour is considering moving parts of the Bank of England from London to Birmingham under plans to push investment into other parts of the UK and re-balance the economy.


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Heavily pregnant woman thrown out of cab because driver wanted shorter fare 

10 Dec 17

Lily-May Stanton, 21, said she was kicked out a cab (Picture: Liverpool Echo) A Hackney cab driver left a pregnant woman in tears after throwing her out of his car so he could take a shorter fare.


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Snow in London shuts down tube lines causing travel chaos 

10 Dec 17

Snow falls in Leytonstone in East London this morning (Picture: Jeff Moore) There are severe delays on tube lines and buses today as London struggles to cope with snow.


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Swanky hotel’s battle to remove burger van from spot of 22 years 

8 Dec 17

On TripAdvisor, one review reads: ‘Lovely hotel, shame about the burger van.


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Driver deliberately drove into man crossing road then left him for dead 

8 Dec 17

The victim suffered severe bruising and a back injury as a result, and remains in hospital for treatment.


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Two arrested after teenager was forced to apologise for being gay on Tube 

5 Dec 17

A man was attacked on the Jubilee line (Picture: Alan Copson/robertharding/REX/Shutterstock) Two teenagers have been arrested following a homophobic attack on the Tube in which a man was forced to apologise for being gay.


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Nine terror attacks against UK thwarted over last 12 months 

5 Dec 17

One of the biggest attacks in the UK in 2017 was at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena (Picture: PA) A total of nine terrorist attacks have been prevented in the UK in the past year, the director general of MI5 Andrew Parker has told the …


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Teenager forced to apologise for being gay in homophobic Tube attack 

4 Dec 17

Two men are being hunted by police after they attacked a man on the Tube and forced him to apologise for being gay (Picture: British Transport Police) Two men are being hunted by police after they strangled a man on the Tube and ordered him to …


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Teenager facing trial over rape of woman found injured in park 

4 Dec 17

The woman was allegedly raped in Victoria Park in July (Picture: Google Maps) A teenager is due to go on trial accused of the rape and attempted murder of a woman who was found in a park with life-threatening injuries.


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Drunk woman’s anger at being thrown out of cab on motorway after she threw up 

4 Dec 17

Vicky Abbott says she was ditched at the side of a motorway after throwing up in a black cab (Picture: Liverpool Echo)   A woman says that she was thrown out of a cab on the hard shoulder of the M53 after she threw up in the back of a black cab.


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McDonald’s security guard suspended after ordering Muslim woman to remove hijab 

2 Dec 17

The security ordered the woman to remove her hijab (Picture: Guzelian) McDonald’s has suspended a security guard who ordered a woman to remove her hijab before he would allow her to be served.


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McDonald’s security guard ordered Muslim woman to remove hijab 

2 Dec 17

The security ordered the woman to remove her hijab (Picture: Guzelian) A McDonald’s security guard ordered a woman to remove her hijab before he would allow her to be served.


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Kate Middleton’s uncle spared jail for punching his wife 

28 Nov 17

Gary Goldsmith outside Westminster Magistrates Court (Picture: Rex) The uncle of the Duchess of Cambridge knocked his wife out in a row over his drug use after calling her a ‘nothing and a whore.


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Baby P’s mother refused parole and will spend another two years in prison 

28 Nov 17

Tracey Connelly has been denied parole (Picture: PA) The mother of Baby P will serve at least two more years behind bars after prison bosses refused to release her from custody.


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Where will Prince Harry and Meghan Markle live after their wedding next year? 

27 Nov 17

Nottingham Cottage, Kensington Palace Picture Camerapress Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will live together in Harry’s current home, Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace, Clarence House confirmed.


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Croydon to become home to UK’s second tallest skyscraper 

27 Nov 17

One Lansdowne Road is set to become the UK’s second tallest building (Picture: Guildhouse Rosepride) Croydon could soon be home to the UK’s second tallest building after plans to build a 68-storey skyscraper were given the go-ahead.


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Severe delays on the Central Line after signal failure at Bank station 

27 Nov 17

There are severe delays on the Central Line following a signal failure at Bank (Photo by John Keeble/Getty Images) If you are heading into London on the Central Line this morning we’ve got some bad news for you.


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Winner of ‘best bum’ competition says it’s better than getting into Cambridge 

27 Nov 17

The winner, identified only as Vita, says her win is a victory for ‘body acceptance’ (Picture: SWNS) Yes, there’s actually a competition for the ‘best bum’ at Cambridge University.


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Orthodox Jewish man assaulted traffic warden who ticketed brother’s gold Lexus 

23 Nov 17

Marvin Pond being held down by several men (Picture: Central News) An Orthodox Jewish man has been found guilty of assaulting a traffic warden after he ticketed his brother’s gold Lexus in east London.


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Barack Obama posts Thanksgiving family photo of the purest variety 

23 Nov 17

Purity level not found (Picture: Twitter) Look up the word ‘pure’ in the dictionary because the old definition has been replaced with this picture.


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Donald Trump mourns shooting victims and praises stock market in Thanksgiving message 

23 Nov 17

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Donald Trump used the president’s traditional Thanksgiving message to mourn the victims of mass shootings and praise stock market success.


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James Bulger’s mother brands Jon Venables ‘vile and perverted’ after child porn arrest 

23 Nov 17

Jon Venables when he was arrested for the murder of James Bulger The mother of murdered toddler James Bulger branded his killer Jon Venables ‘vile perverted psychopath’ after his latest arrest for child porn.


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Huge fire breaks out at industrial unit sending smoke across London 

23 Nov 17

The smoke can be seen from miles away (Picture: Reuters) Billowing smoke can be seen drifting above London’s skyline as firefighters battle a massive blaze at a warehouse.


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Arrogant commuter who called himself a legend Tasered by police 

23 Nov 17

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Footage has emerged of the moment a commuter was tasered by police after describing himself as a legend.


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10 tips to avoid falling victim to fraud when Christmas shopping 

23 Nov 17

(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images) With more of us doing our Christmas shopping from the sofa, and snapping up bargains on auction sites, fraud’s becoming a big part of the festive season.


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Can you see why this statue at a Catholic school needed covering up? 

22 Nov 17

The saint and his loaf have been covered (Picture: Twitter) A Catholic school were forced to cover a new statue of a saint give a child bread this week.


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New smacking laws are about to come into force 

22 Nov 17

Smacking children is set to become illegal in Britain as planned law changes in Wales and Scotland come into force.


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Police urge West Ham fans to stop calling 999 when team loses 

22 Nov 17

The latest call came after the Hammers lost 2-0 to Watford on Sunday.


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Teens filmed themselves ‘train surfing’ beneath deadly high voltage cables 

20 Nov 17

Harris Ahmed, 18, prior to to climbing between two train carriages (Picture: PA) Two teenage friends posted shocking video of themselves train surfing in Brentwood, Essex.


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Hipsters are getting their very own Night Tube on the ‘ginger line’ 

20 Nov 17

Hipsters are said to love the ginger interior (Picture: PA) Hipsters on the so-called ginger line are getting their very own night tube just in time for Christmas.


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Major fire breaks out in Holborn with smoke billowing over street 

16 Nov 17

The fire on Clerkenwell Road (Picture: Dan Booth/Twitter) A large fire has broken out in central London sending flames and smoke billowing into the sky.


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Newlywed died after ‘stumbling into path of truck’ following her birthday party 

15 Nov 17

Laura Murray-Woodford and her hsuband Ben Kelly-Taylor (Picture: SWNS) A newlywed was killed after she stumbled into the path of a truck and was run over shortly after leaving her birthday party, an inquest heard.


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Deliveroo troll UberEats by giving away free doughnuts in London 

14 Nov 17

Today could still bring you free doughnuts (Picture: Deliveroo) For those of you let down by missing out on 36,000 free doughnuts from UberEats today… It might not be too late.







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