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Maidenhead school asks parents to buy toilet roll

Image copyright St Edmund Campion CP school Image caption St Edmund Campion Catholic Primary School sent an Amazon wish list in an email to parents A school in Theresa May’s constituency has sent a list to parents of things it says need buying to keep it running – including toilet paper. The Maidenhead Advertiser reported […]

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Boris Becker claims diplomatic immunity in bankruptcy case

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Boris Becker was awarded the international tennis hall of fame ring in April Former tennis champion Boris Becker is claiming diplomatic immunity against an attempt to sue him. The three-time Wimbledon winner claims his appointment as a diplomat by the Central African Republic (CAR) affords him protection from any legal […]

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Prince Charles meets Sinn Féin leaders in Cork

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The prince took time to flick through the Great Book of Ireland at University College Cork The Prince of Wales has held a private meeting with the leadership of Sinn Féin on Thursday. Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald and vice president Michelle O’Neill met with the prince in […]

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Banned neo-Nazi group National Action 'kept meeting'

Image copyright Julia Quenzler Image caption Six men deny being part of a proscribed group Members of a neo-Nazi organisation kept meeting after the group was banned, a former member has told a court. Six men deny being members of National Action after it was proscribed between December 2016 and September 2017. Witness Robbie Mullen, […]

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Charlton footballers accused of Ibiza hotel sex attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Karlan Ahearne-Grant has played for England at youth level Two Charlton Athletic footballers accused of a sex attack on a British woman in Ibiza have appeared in court. Recco Hackett-Fairchild and Karlan Ahearne-Grant, both aged 20, were arrested on Tuesday after the 19-year-old woman reported a sexual assault in […]

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Grenfell Tower lit green a year after fire

Image copyright PA A year after the fire that killed 72 people, Grenfell Tower has been illuminated to mark the first anniversary of the disaster. Twelve other buildings across west London, and Downing Street, were illuminated at 00:54 BST, the time a fire was reported in a flat last June. A vigil took place at […]

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Rolls-Royce announces 4,600 job cuts

Image copyright PA Image caption The jet engine-maker says it needs fewer layers of management Engineering firm Rolls-Royce is to cut 4,600 jobs over the next two years as part of a major reorganisation. Middle managers and back-office staff are to bear the brunt of the cuts, which are expected to hit its Derby base […]

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Ipswich McDonald's stabbing: Four arrested

Image caption The stabbing at McDonald’s is the third in a fortnight in Ipswich Four people have been arrested over a stabbing at a fast food restaurant that left a 16-year-old boy critically ill. The attack happened at about 19:30 BST on Wednesday at the McDonald’s in Ravenswood Avenue, Ipswich. The unidentified teenager was taken […]