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Florida school shooting: Coventry teenager hid in cupboard

Media playback is unsupported on your device A teenager from Coventry who now goes to school in Florida said he was “terrified” as he was locked in a cupboard during a high school shooting. Lewis Mizen is a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where 17 people were killed on Wednesday. The 17-year-old said he hid in a storage ...

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Studio 144 opens in Southampton 15 years after first plans

A £30m theatre and arts complex in Southampton is set to open 15 years after it was originally proposed. Plans for an arts venue on the site of the former Tyrrell and Green building in Guildhall Square were published in 2003 and scheduled to open in 2008. However, Southampton City Council said it was put on hold due to central ...

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Essex woman charged with baby girl's murder

A woman has been charged with murdering a seven-month-old baby girl who died last year. Shagun Chandra-Prasad had sustained multiple fractures when she was found at an address in Buckhurst Hill, Essex, in the early hours of 15 August. She was taken to hospital where she was later pronounced dead. Shalina Kukkundoor Padmanabha, 31, appeared at Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court charged ...

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Botched Kevin Nunes murder investigation to be reviewed

A botched investigation into the murder of Kevin Nunes, who was killed in 2002, is to be reviewed. Staffordshire Police has asked another force to review the case after “serious flaws” in its original investigation led to the murder convictions of five men being overturned. Mr Nunes’ bullet-ridden body was found in Pattingham, Staffordshire. His former partner and her family, ...

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Man charged with Aylesbury policeman attempted murder

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a policeman was hit by a car. The plain clothes officer was on duty in Market Square, Aylesbury, on Tuesday when he was hit by a red Vauxhall Astra, which fled the scene. Thames Valley Police has charged Corey Allard, of no fixed address, with attempted murder and dangerous driving. The ...

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The two reasons why Liverpool have pulled plug on world-record transfer move for Roma goalkeeper Alisson

Jurgen Klopp’s transfer plans at Liverpool have changed (Picture: Getty) Liverpool are unlikely to revive their interest in Alisson during the summer despite being heavily linked with a move for the Roma and Brazil goalkeeper over the past year. Alisson, 25, is rated as one of the best shot-stoppers in Europe having impressed for club and country since leaving boyhood ...

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Selena Gomez bravely confesses her teenage crush was Barney

Selena and her teenage crush (Picture: Getty Images/PBS) First crushes are always embarrassing, so well done to Selena Gomez for fessing up about hers. Rather than a hunky male actor from the movies though, Selena’s poster boy crush was… Barney The Dinosaur. We wonder what on-off boyfriend Justin Bieber makes of THAT. We wonder what Justin thinks? (Picture: Image Group ...

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First sex doll brothel in Scotland forced to close after the neighbours complain

Steven Crawford bought ‘Faith’ for £1800 and intended to sell her services for £60 an hour (Credit: Craigslist) A Scottish man who set up Scotland’s first sex doll brothel has been forced to close his business after attracting complaints from his neighbours. Steven Crawford bought sex doll ‘Faith’ for £1,800 and set up his company Date a Doll services earlier ...

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Teenage killer Morgan Leppert laughs in disturbing police tapes as she admits to murdering disabled elderly man

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Viewers heard the chilling laughter of child murderer Morgan Leppert in police interview tapes from ITV documentary Children Who Kill. The show saw presenter Susanna Reid meet Leppert, who was labelled the ‘blue eyed devil’ aged 15 when she was convicted of ...

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Sheffield Wednesday vs Swansea FA Cup TV channel, kick-off time, date, odds and team news

Carlos Carvalhal returns to Hillsborough (Picture: Getty Images) Swansea City will travel to Sheffield Wednesday looking to continue their good form in the FA Cup fifth round. The Swans put in an impressive display against Notts County in the fourth round replay, battering their lower-league opposition 8-1. Ex-Premier League boss apologises for comparing Chelsea player to the Holocaust Carlos Carvalhal’s ...

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