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Harry Shaw: Lewis Hamilton meets ‘spirit angel’ boy’s parents

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionF1 car visits home of terminally ill Lewis Hamilton fanThe parents of a five-year-old boy dubbed Lewis Hamilton's "spirit angel" have met their son's hero.Harry Shaw, from Merstham, Surrey, who had a rare form of terminal cancer, died on 1 June. Hamilton dedicated his win in May's Spanish Grand Prix to Harry, who sent him a video message of support.Charlotte and
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Chip-stealing seagull and ‘big fox’ calls prompt 999 warning

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption One caller dialled 999 after they were targeted by a chip-thieving seagull Calls about a "big fox", a disobedient cat and a chip-stealing seagull have prompted police to warn people not to misuse the 999 service.Nottinghamshire Police said unnecessary calls were delaying call handlers from dealing with real emergencies.Other frivolous inquiries include someone wanting to know the time of the next train and another
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Celtic agree ‘significant’ compensation for sex abuse victim

[ad_1] Image copyright Alan lewis Image caption Jim McCafferty worked at Celtic more than 20 years ago A former youth player at Celtic has been awarded "significant" compensation from the club after being sexually abused by a coach.The Parkhead club has admitted liability for historic abuse carried out by convicted paedophile Jim McCafferty.The award was made to the victim, who cannot be named, by the Personal Injury Court in Edinburgh.The
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Operation Banner: Military veterans attending parade

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat was it like being in the security services during the Troubles?Hundreds of ex-Army personnel and the Royal Irish Regiment are taking part in a parade commemorating the start of Operation Banner.The parade is taking place in Lisburn, and veterans are laying wreaths at three memorials.The event marks the 50th anniversary of troops being deployed in Northern Ireland in August 1969
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Rapist on the run from HMP Leyhill open prison

[ad_1] Image copyright Avon and Somerset Police / Google Image caption Daniel Thompson failed to appear at roll call on Friday afternoon at HMP Leyhill A convicted rapist has escaped from an open prison in South Gloucestershire.Daniel Thompson failed to appear at roll call at 16:45 BST on Friday at HMP Leyhill, Avon and Somerset Police said.The 34-year-old, who has served a 10-year sentence for rape, was imprisoned at Leyhill
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Brexit: Tory MP Oliver Letwin rejects Corbyn as caretaker PM

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Senior Tory MP Sir Oliver Letwin has said he does not support Jeremy Corbyn becoming a caretaker prime minister in a bid to avoid a no-deal Brexit.But he supported discussions across the Commons to prevent the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal.Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged that the UK will leave the EU by 31 October "do or die".Mr Corbyn's current plan
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The Troubles: Dealing with past is priority for future

[ad_1] Image copyright Evening Standard/Getty Images Image caption Soldiers on the streets of Northern Ireland in August 1969 "Everything has changed and nothing has changed" could sum up the week Northern Ireland looked back on the Troubles.Images of riots and bombings - from 1969 and the years that followed - filled TV screens and newspapers.The same place but a completely different world; one in which more than 3,500 lost their
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Driver killed in two-car crash in Ely, Cardiff

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption The driver of a Nissan Micra died after being taken to hospital A driver has died following a crash in Cardiff. The collision involving a Nissan Micra and Audi A3 happened on Cowbridge Road West's junction with Hillsnook Road, Ely, at about 14:40 BST on Friday.After being taken to the city's University Hospital of Wales, the driver of the Micra died from their injuries.South
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Andy Murray & Feliciano Lopez lose to Jamie Murray & Neal Skupski at Cincinnati Masters

[ad_1] Andy Murray (left) and brother Jamie (right) partnered up for the Washington Open men's doubles earlier in AugustAndy Murray will switch attention back to his singles comeback after losing to older brother Jamie in the Cincinnati Masters quarter-finals.In the second meeting of the Scottish brothers' careers, Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski beat Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez won 6-7 (5-7) 7-5 10-4.A tight match went the way of the