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Maps highlighting hotspots for crimes against birds of prey published

Maps showing birds of prey persecution across England and Wales are being published to help police focus enforcement efforts on incident hotspots, the Government said.

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Lorry driver jailed for causing man's crash death while watching porn at wheel

A lorry driver has been jailed for eight years after killing a man by smashing into his vehicle while watching pornography on his mobile phone.

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Fatal gas blast was accidental, probe finds

A fatal gas blast which flattened a house was accidental, a police and fire service investigation has found.

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Can't stop taking pictures of yourself? Then you might have 'selfitis'

Selfitis - or the obsessive taking of selfies - appears to be a genuine condition, research has suggested.

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£100m deal for Bombardier to build new trains for c2c

A rail operator has signed a £100 million deal for new trains, adding more seats and capacity for passengers amid expectations of future growth.

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Cold eases but some schools shut ahead of 'rollercoaster' weekend temperatures

Dozens of schools will be shut for a third consecutive day - as the country prepares for a "rollercoaster" of temperatures over the weekend.

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Trying to improve failing school without adequate funding is exhausting - head

The head of one of the schools that has failed to record a "good" Ofsted inspection since 2005 has said proper funding is vital for improving performance.

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Vanellope becomes 'first UK baby' to survive extremely rare heart condition

A baby born with an extremely rare condition in which the heart grows on the outside of the body has survived, in what is believed to be a UK first.

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Jury out on couple accused of plotting Islamic State-style attack in UK

The jury has gone out in the trial of a couple accused of plotting an Islamic State-inspired attack on Britain with a home-made bomb or deadly ricin poison after meeting on a dating website.

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Vanellope becomes 'first UK baby' to survive extremely rare heart condition

A baby born with an extremely rare condition in which the heart grows on the outside of the body has survived, in what is believed to be a UK first.

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Woman who was critical after explosion wrecked house dies

A woman who was in a critical condition in hospital after a house was destroyed in a suspected gas blast has now died.

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Branson urged to meet unions over Virgin West Coast pay row as strikes loom

Union leaders are urging Sir Richard Branson to intervene in a dispute over pay which is set to spark a series of strikes on Virgin Trains West Coast.

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Notts Police appeal over High Court ruling on sacked detective

Nottinghamshire Police have appealed against a High Court ruling over the dismissal of a former detective sergeant who was wrongly convicted of rape.

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Judge refuses to approve social workers' plans to separate five siblings

A family court judge has refused to approve social workers' plans to separate five children whose parents have a history of drug abuse and can no longer care for them.

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Deep freeze continues as UK could see coldest night of the year

Treacherous ice and snow continued to cause travel disruption across the country as forecasters warned that the coldest night of the year could be in store.

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Woman in critical condition after 'gas blast' destroys house

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after a home was destroyed in a suspected gas blast.

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Rural areas top breath test charge table as festive drinkers are warned of risks

More motorists are charged with drink-driving in largely rural areas, an investigation suggests.

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Strike-hit CrossCountry suffers more disruption with snow and strong winds

Snow and high winds caused fresh disruption to a rail company which had already reduced services because of a strike.

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Roads closed and flights grounded as snow spreads across UK

Heavy snowfall across parts of the UK is causing widespread disruption, closing roads and grounding flights at an airport.

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Snow threatens large areas of UK as temperatures plunge

Britain is gearing up for a second night of tumbling temperatures as December's icy touch was felt across the country on Saturday.

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