Man charged with sexual assault of 4-year-old girl in Salford

Greater Manchester Police have charged a 21-year-old man with the sexual assault of a four-year-old girl in Salford. Conrad Asa Pritchard, of Isaac close, was arrested close to Littleton Road after officers responded to reports of a disturbance.  He was detained in the early hours of Monday 26 June and is being held in custody. He is due to appear ...

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Boy dies after suffering serious electrical burns at rail depot in Northamptonshire

An 11-year-old boy has died after he received serious electrical burns at a rail depot. Police officers and an air ambulance were called to the depot near Daventry, in Northamptonshire just after 5pm, according to a police statement. Despite paramedics working to save the boy, he was pronounced dead at the scene. His death is being treated as unexplained and ...

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Police arrest man over ‘racist’ Facebook comments about the Ku Klux Klan

The posts praised the Ku Klux Klan (Picture: BPM – Rex) A man has been arrested over Facebook posts which praised the Ku Klux Klan and talked about hating black people.  One of the comments, posted on Sunday night, said: ‘I’m watching a programme about the Ku Klux Klan watching them beat the out of a load of ****** I wish I ...

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Emmerdale spoilers: Rhona’s stalker revealed as Pierce Harris’ mum

(Picture: ITV) It has been assumed – by Rhona Goskirk included – that the person tormenting her secretly and stalking her would be her rapist Pierce. But Emmerdale have now revealed that the culprit is Pierce’s estranged mum, Martha, as she secretly tries to make Rhona paranoid in order to derail the case against her son. Fans previously met Martha ...

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Brooklyn Beckham buys dad David a G+T as argument breaks out between Victoria and David

David and Victoria Beckham (Picture: PA) The Beckhams were the picture of a perfect couple on Sunday, dancing the night away at Glastonbury Festival and sharing sweet selfies on social media. But it turns out that hours earlier a row broke out between the pair that led to son Brooklyn intervening and attempting to keep the peace. It is thought ...

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Embarrassment for Trump as Senate delays healthcare bill that could leave 22M more uninsured

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer talks about his constituents who would be adversely affected by the proposed Republican Senate healthcare bill (Picture: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Senate Republican leaders are delaying a vote on the healthcare bill after an independent study found it could leave 22 million extra US citizens uninsured. A GOP rebellion left them lacking enough votes to ...

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NASA rover spots ‘alien thigh bone’ on the surface of Mars

YouTube-Martian Archaeology In the Martian, Matt Damon has to do unspeakable things with his own poo just to grow a few potatoes on Mars. Girl’s ‘temporary’ black henna tattoo turns into oozing burn that could scar for life But was there once animal life on the Red Planet? That’s the latest wacky theory from UFO hunters, who claim to have spotted ...

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England U21s crash out on penalties as Germany’s Julian Pollersbeck sneaks notes into socks

Julian Pollersbeck’s sneaky tactics worked against the Three Lions (Picture: Sky Sports) England crashed out of the European Under-21 Championships at the semi-final stage as Germany got the better of the Three Lions in a tense penalty shootout on Tuesday night. Man United close in on second superstar midfielder after securing Nemanja Matic deal Davie Selke scored the opener for ...

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Isis militants post photo celebrating ‘beautiful’ Grenfell Tower fire

The image describes the fire as ‘beautiful’ (Picture: MEMRI) A social media account belonging to the so-called Islamic State has posted an image celebrating the Grenfell Tower fire and calling it ‘beautiful’. Girl’s ‘temporary’ black henna tattoo turns into oozing burn that could scar for life The Isis militants wrote, ‘How beautiful the fire that consumes the buildings of the criminal ...

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Flight delayed for hours after woman throws coins into engine for good luck

Workers were forced to look for the thrown coins (Picture: AsiaWire) Delayed flights are an absolute nightmare. But when your trip is delayed because a fellow passenger has done something really, really stupid, they’re even worse. Chernobyl power plant’s radiation monitoring system caught up in huge cyber attack That’s what happened on Tuesday in China, where a plane was grounded ...

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