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Ex-Jackanory presenter jailed for abusing boy

Friday  19:36,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A former storyteller on the BBC's Jackanory has been jailed for a series of sex assaults on a young boy nearly six decades ago. John Earle, who also presented other children's TV programmes in the 1960s and 1970s, carried out the attacks on the [...]

Ex-Jackanory presenter jailed for abusing boy

Friday  19:35,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A former storyteller on the BBC's Jackanory has been jailed for a series of sex assaults on a young boy nearly six decades ago. John Earle, who also presented other children's TV programmes in the 1960s and 1970s, carried out the attacks on the [...]

Rarely seen Jane Austen portrait on show to mark 200 years since writer’s death

Friday  16:45,   28 april 2017
Press Association

The watercolour was commissioned by the Pride And Prejudice novelist’s nephew in 1869.The James Andrews watercolour was commissioned by the Pride And Prejudice novelist’s nephew in 1869 and will appear on the new £10 note from[...]

Surgeon guilty of needless breast operations

Friday  16:45,   28 april 2017
Sky News

A surgeon has been found guilty of carrying out unnecessary operations, including mastectomies, on patients. Breast cancer specialist Ian Paterson, 59, was convicted of 17 counts of wounding with intent by a jury at Nottingham Crown Court - but it[...]

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour gaining huge amount on Tories amid election fight

Friday  23:25,   21 april 2017
Press Association

Jeremy Corbyn has said Labour is "gaining a huge amount of ground" on the Conservatives in the battle to win the general election. The Labour leader urged voters to "watch this space" despite opinion polls putting his party as many as 24[...]

The driving test is changing in four ways - here's what you need to know

Saturday  03:20,   15 april 2017
Manchester Evening News

Following directions from a sat nav will form part of the new testLearner drivers will have to follow directions from a sat nav as part of the new driving[...]

'Unknown substance' puts children in hospital

Friday  21:22,   14 april 2017
Sky News

Three children are in hospital on the Isle of Man after swallowing an unknown substance. Emergency services were called to an area near The Bowl at the National Sports Centre in Douglas on Thursday afternoon.The three children, aged 11 and 12, were [...]

Teachers given projects based on racist stereotypes, survey finds

Friday  15:00,   14 april 2017
Press Association

The survey found 32% of male and 27% of female teachers did not feel staff were comfortable talking about race or sexism. Respondents said structural barriers such as racism – including assumptions about capability based on racial and ethnic[...]

Nurses tell inquest of ants and excrement at care home

Wednesday  19:50,   05 april 2017
Press Association

A nurse has told an inquest into the deaths of three elderly care home residents how she confronted the manager after she found one of them sitting in his own excrement, telling her "this is somebody's father, somebody's husband".A [...]

Sturgeon 'fairly certain' of second independence referendum

Wednesday  02:00,   05 april 2017
Press Association

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she is "fairly certain" there will be a second referendum on Scottish independence - but she does not think Britons will get another chance to vote on remaining in the European Union. She made the[...]

How Brexit Has Sparked a Fight Over Who Gets Gibraltar

Tuesday  13:21,   04 april 2017
Time

A tiny British territory off the coast of Spain known primarily for its wild monkeys and for being the place where John Lennon and Yoko Ono got married has become a major focus of the U.K.'s Brexit talks. Where is[...]

This might be the worst postal delivery of all time

Saturday  16:25,   01 april 2017
MSN

This might be the worst postal delivery of all timeUnfortunately for Sam Cooke, his parcel ended up taking a plunge despite his postman's best efforts to pop the package in a safe[...]

This might be the worst postal delivery of all time

Saturday  16:25,   01 april 2017
MSN

This might be the worst postal delivery of all timeUnfortunately for Sam Cooke, his parcel ended up taking a plunge despite his postman's best efforts to pop the package in a safe[...]

Bodies found with helicopter wreckage

Thursday  15:42,   30 march 2017
Sky News

The bodies of five people have been found with the wreckage of a helicopter following a search in Snowdonia. North Wales Police said they would not be revealing the precise location "at this time to allow a dignified and unhindered recovery of the[...]

Bodies found with helicopter wreckage

Thursday  15:42,   30 march 2017
Sky News

The bodies of five people have been found with the wreckage of a helicopter following a search in Snowdonia. North Wales Police said they would not be revealing the precise location "at this time to allow a dignified and unhindered recovery of the[...]