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'Sickening' arson attack on vulnerable man

A “vulnerable” young man’s home has been targeted in what police have described as a “sickening” arson attack in Banbridge in County Down. The incident happened at about 05:30 GMT on Sunday at Hillview Terrace in Dromore Street. Police said the man, who has severe learning difficulties, was woken by the sound of his bedroom window smashing. A petrol bomb ...

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Timothée Chalamet Discusses How Lack Of 'Self-Identity' Affects His Mental Health

However, Timothée went on to say that that while his mixed heritage has left him struggling “in the self-identity department”, it did have its advantages as an actor. He continued: “As far as acting goes, it’s kind of great, because I don’t know what I’m stretching from for roles. “When I’m watching myself in things, the difference is I don’t ...

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Medical Cannabis Licence Urged For Six-Year-Old With Rare Form Of Epilepsy

A little boy who suffers from a rare form of childhood epilepsy should be given a medical cannabis licence to help control his condition, MPs have said. Alfie Dingley’s epilepsy, PCDH19, triggers multiple serious seizures – at one point he had 3,000 seizures and 48 hospital visits in a year. Last September, the now-six-year-old travelled to the Netherlands where he ...

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Emma Watson Donates £1 Million As British Stars Back 'Time's Up' Ahead Of Baftas

Among those to have co-signed the letter are Oscar-winner Emma Thompson, ‘Doctor Who’ star Jodie Whittaker and ‘Moonlight’ actress Naomie Harris. The letter – published in the Observer – reads: Dear Sisters, A little over a month ago Time’s Up was launched. You may have noticed women wearing black on the red carpet. You might have seen women coming forward ...

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12 Times Baftas 2018 Host Joanna Lumley Cemented Her Place As A National Treasure

Niall Carson – PA Images via Getty Images We don’t know about you, but as soon as Joanna Lumley was announced as the replacement for Stephen Fry as host of this year’s Baftas, it was a dead cert that we’d be tuning in. Now into her sixth decade in the entertainment industry, there’s no question that Joanna is a bona fide ...

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Tory Tuition Fee Plans Will Hurt Social Mobility, Warns Justine Greening

Tory plans to make some university courses cheaper could have a serious impact on social mobility, former Education Secretary Justine Greening has warned her successor. Greening, who was sacked as Education Secretary in the January reshuffle, claimed cutting the cost of humanities and social science subjects could deter students from poorer backgrounds signing up for more expensive science and engineering ...

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Homeless Man Who Died Outside Parliament 'Had Been Deported Twice From UK'

A homeless Portuguese national who died outside Parliament had been deported from the UK twice, it has been reported. The man, who has not yet been officially named, was deported in 2014 and 2016, the Ministry of Portuguese Communities Abroad told Portuguese daily Expresso, according to the Mail. Local media also reported that the first deportation took place after the ...

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Brexit Causing A 'Non-Violent Civil War' But It Can Be Stopped, Says Sir Vince Cable

Bloomberg via Getty Images Sir Vince Cable says the Lib Dem policy of holding a referendum on the final Brexit deal is now “much more appealing” to voters, despite the party not getting “any traction” with that message at the snap general election last year. It is six months since the 74-year-old was elected as Lib Dem leader, 30 years ...

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Sunday Shows Round Up: Tuition Fees, Charity Abuse and 'Boris Johnson Is A Joke'

University funding It was seen as one of Labour’s trump cards in the 2017 election, and today the Conservatives tried wrestle back control of the tuition fee debate by announcing a review of university finance. In an interview with Andrew Marr, Education Secretary Damian Hinds repeated his suggestion made in the Sunday Times that courses that cost less to run ...

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