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Number of complaints over police handling of sex attacks soars

Number of complaints over police handling of sex attacks soars

Referrals made to the police watchdog have soared by 148 percent in five years.
Father and daughter swept away and killed by avalanche in French Alps

Father and daughter swept away and killed by avalanche in French Alps

It comes after another avalanche in Switzerland.
Patients at risk ‘because of ambulances stuck at overcrowded A&E’

Patients at risk ‘because of ambulances stuck at overcrowded A&E’

The NHS boss claimed crowded A&E wards are to blame.
Ancient oak marking Welsh border falls down after 1,000 years
Mayor Sadiq Khan had to be handy with his fists growing up in London

Mayor Sadiq Khan had to be handy with his fists growing up in London

Khan would fight anyone who used the p-word or n-word.
Schoolgirl makes backpacks for rough sleepers at the coldest time of year

Schoolgirl makes backpacks for rough sleepers at the coldest time of year

She appealed for items which homeless people might need.
Newborn baby boy found dead in New York children’s playground bin
Driver who knocked down girl, 4, had such bad eyesight he didn’t know he crashed

Driver who knocked down girl, 4, had such bad eyesight he didn’t know he crashed

Behzad Beigy handed himself in after reading about the incident in the local paper.
New ‘safe and comfortable’ contraception effective for 10 years

New ‘safe and comfortable’ contraception effective for 10 years

Could this be the answer to reducing pain from IUDs?
Angry note left on ambulance saying ‘I don’t give a sh*t, move your van’
Woman gives nieces door stops for their backpacks in case of another school shooting

Woman gives nieces door stops for their backpacks in case of another school shooting

Katie Cornelis says doorstops 'can be powerful in keeping you safe' as they can buy moments of safety.
Millions watch two JCBs play naughts and crosses on the street
Conditions in British prisons ‘are among the worst in a generation’

Conditions in British prisons ‘are among the worst in a generation’

Lord Woolf prisons are in a similar condition to the state jails were in before the Manchester Strangeways riot of 1990.
Fisherman almost killed by shark he caught when it springs back to life

Fisherman almost killed by shark he caught when it springs back to life

He was inspecting his catch when it fought back.
Hand surgeon gets students interested in fixing broken bones with the help of Nando’s chicken

Hand surgeon gets students interested in fixing broken bones with the help of Nando’s chicken

Consultant David Bell uses chicken bones to train students how to fix fractures.
Baby born with bones so fragile he broke a rib in the womb

Baby born with bones so fragile he broke a rib in the womb

Little Harry Titley suffers from Brittle Bone Disease, meaning a coughing fit could leave him with broken ribs.
Florida school shooter ‘could plead guilty to avoid the death penalty’
Five killed as gunman opens fire on church in Russia

Five killed as gunman opens fire on church in Russia

The victims were gunned down as they left church following a service.
Vicar caught on camera ‘watching porn, sniffing cocaine, and using a crack pipe’

Vicar caught on camera ‘watching porn, sniffing cocaine, and using a crack pipe’

The shocking footage appears to show the vicar taking multiple drugs.
Meeting the strong man who eats 12,000 calories a day and wears size 17 shoes

Meeting the strong man who eats 12,000 calories a day and wears size 17 shoes

It turns out lifting an adult human above your head is a doddle for a former World's Strongest Man.