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'PC fantasist' guilty of sex game murder and arson

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWebcam footage captures killer Jason Marshall with his victim A “fantasist” posing as a police officer who killed a man he met on a gay dating website has been found guilty of murder and arson. Peter Fasoli, 58, was terrorised and killed in his London home by […]

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Goat's Milk beer chosen as Britain's champion

Image copyright CAMRA Image caption Paul Hamblett from the brewery said he hoped the win would put the them on the map An independent craft brewer has had his beer crowned Supreme Champion at the Great British Beer Festival. Stewart Elliott said his pale barley and citrus aroma Goat’s Milk was “lucky on the day” […]

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It's raining…

Image caption Social media users shared an amended version of a BBC Weather forecast. They used a different word to ‘rubbish’. It’s raining in the UK and many on social media are having fun with it. While some parts of the UK have seen rain heavy enough to cause flash flooding, other areas are drenched […]

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Hampshire bowls final ends after 'attempted headbutt'

Image copyright Google Image caption The Hampshire County Men’s Final between Southsea Waveley and Boscombe Cliff was held at Atherley Bowling Club in Southampton A county bowls final was abandoned after an argument erupted when a player appeared to headbutt an opponent, who fell and broke a finger. The Hampshire County Men’s Final between Southsea […]

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Faking it

Image copyright Red Productions/BBC Image caption Would you trust her? TV viewers of new BBC drama Trust Me, in which a nurse fakes it as a doctor, have been left wondering whether it could happen in real life. If you didn’t catch it, Cath Hardacre, played by Jodie Whittaker, is sacked as a nurse so […]

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Three guilty over halls of residence murder

Image copyright Google Image caption Djodjo Nsaka was killed outside his halls of residence near to Wembley Stadium Three men have been found guilty of stabbing a student to death outside his halls of residence over a row about a dirty look. Djodjo Nsaka and two others were set upon as they returned to Middlesex […]

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Never too old

A partially-sighted man says he is “still on cloud nine” after flying down the fastest zip line in the world for his 90th birthday. Bob Hill, a former Merchant Navy man from Chorley in Lancashire raised more than £1,000 for Blind Veteran UK after his zip wire experience in Snowdonia. He said: “Once I got […]

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HSBC adds new transgender titles including M and Misc

Image copyright Getty Images HSBC is to let customers choose more non-gender specific titles for their retail bank accounts. Instead of Mr, Mrs, Ms or the gender neutral Mx, customers can choose from nine titles including “M” and “Misc”, the banking giant said. The prefixes are designed to give non-binary people more choices if they […]