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Devil's Cave: Injured boy, 14, rescued after fall

A 14-year-old boy had to be rescued by a search and rescue team after falling into a cave in West Yorkshire. The teenager suffered a serious leg injury in the fall at Devil’s Cave in Chellow Dene, near Bradford, on Friday night. During the two-hour rescue, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team lowered a team member down into the cave ...

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Footage shows A31 Dorset biker ride-out crash

Police have released footage of a motorcycle ride-out that left two people with life-changing injuries. It shows the bikes pulling wheelies and travelling at over 100mph on the A31 near Dorchester in Dorset in May last year. One of the riders, who was in a group of seven motorbikes from Southampton, has been jailed for his part in the crash. ...

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Afghan boy found at Heathrow Airport 'should go to council care'

An Afghan boy found alone at Heathrow Airport must go into council care in England, the High Court has ruled. The boy, aged about 12, said the trip had been “planned and paid for” by his mother who thought he would have a “better and safer” life in the UK. After his discovery at the airport, the boy was temporarily ...

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Razvan Sirbu: Two teens held over homeless man's death

Two teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of murdering a 21-year-old homeless man in Kent. Razvan Sirbu was found beaten to death at 07:15 BST on Sunday at the Loose Valley Conservation Area in Tovil, Maidstone. On Friday, Kent Police arrested a 14 and 15-year-old from the Maidstone area. This follows the arrest of two men, aged 18 and ...

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Veterans' risk of suicide 'no greater' than civilians

People who have served in the armed forces in the past 50 years are not at greater risk of suicide than those who have not, according to a new study. However, there is an increased risk in certain groups, the University of Glasgow research found. Overall, veterans were at no greater risk than the general public, whilst both Falklands and ...

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King Arthur is 2017's first flop as Guy Ritchie film bombs at box office

Guy Ritchie’s new fantasy epic King Arthur: Legend of the Sword has become the year’s first box office flop after takings even lower than the underwhelming figures projected earlier this week. According to Variety, the $175 million budgeted project (not including marketing costs) is facing a “disastrous” $18 million debut despite Warner Bros. remaining hopeful the film can exceed the ...

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Ronald Koeman pleased with Ross Barkley's goal but wants more from Everton matchwinner

Ross Barkley may have been Everton’s matchwinner in their final home game against Watford but manager Ronald Koeman was in no mood to lavish praise on the midfielder. Relations between the 23-year-old and his manager have become strained with the England international stalling on signing a new contract. Koeman has given Barkley until next weekend to tell the club he ...

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Frank Lampard expects Antonio Conte to build Chelsea dynasty

Frank Lampard has backed Antonio Conte to build a dynasty at Chelsea after the Blues wrapped up the Premier League title with victory at West Brom. Former Italy boss Conte has now won four successive domestic titles as a manager after his triple success at Juventus between 2012 and 2014. Conte’s future at Stamford Bridge remains far from certain, though, ...

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Drought warning: Gardeners told to expect plant-killing water shortages after 10-month arid spell

People in the south-east of England are being urged to save water after months of rainfall as low as 30 per cent of the usual amount. Affinity Water, which supplies properties in parts of London, Kent and the Home Counties, suggested gardeners should sow “drought-resistant” plants and water from the roof should be stored in a water barrel. The firm ...

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Jonathan Brownlee crashes on triathlon return in Japan

Jonathan Brownlee was among the British athletes crashing in poor conditions at the World Triathlon Series event in Yokohama, Japan, but Sophie Coldwell managed to finish fourth in the women’s race. Olympic silver medallist Brownlee crashed over the safety barrier after trying to avoid another rider on the technical course and carried his bike for one kilometre before running to ...

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