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Woman dies after Birmingham police pursuit crash

Image copyright GoogleImage caption The police watchdog is investigating the crash on Crocketts Road A woman has died after a car involved in a police pursuit crashed in Birmingham. The 28-year-old was in a Ford Fiesta which had failed to stop for officers a short time before it collided with another vehicle, West Midlands Police […]

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Man falls on subway tracks after Glasgow gang attack

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The man fell onto tracks in a Glasgow subway station A man was knocked unconscious after falling onto subway tracks in Glasgow following a gang attack. The 53-year-old and his daughter, 22, were on the platform at Buchanan Street station at about 21:30 on Saturday when a gang of 10 […]

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Operation Banner: Military veterans attend parade

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 have attended a parade to remember the start of Operation Banner. The parade took place in Lisburn and veterans laid wreaths at three memorials. The event […]

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Rapist on the run from HMP Leyhill open prison

Image copyright Avon and Somerset Police / GoogleImage 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 […]

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Newcastle screwdriver killing: Another teenager arrested

Image copyright Family photoImage caption Peter Duncan died in hospital shortly after being attacked An eighth teenager has been arrested by police investigating after a lawyer was stabbed to death with a screwdriver in Newcastle city centre. Peter Duncan was attacked after what police said was a chance “coming together” with a group of youths […]

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Thames Valley Police officer killed in Berkshire

Image caption Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was “appalled” by PC Andrew Harper’s death Ten people have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a police officer killed while attending a reported burglary. PC Andrew Harper, of Thames Valley Police, died at about 23:30 BST on Thursday in Berkshire. The force said the 10 males […]