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West Ham co-chairman David Gold sorry for liking tweet calling Caroline Flack ‘weak’

[ad_1] David Gold took over West Ham along with business partner David Sullivan in 2010West Ham United co-chairman David Gold has apologised and promised to make a donation to a mental health charity after liking a social media post that described the late TV presenter Caroline Flack as "weak".Flack, 40, was found dead in her north London home on Saturday.Gold had liked a tweet that said something positive about the
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Camborne man detained for giving cousin lethal drugs

[ad_1] Image copyright Devon and Cornwall Police Image caption Oakley Willoughby supplied high-strength pills that killed his cousin A man who supplied the high-strength ecstasy that killed his 15-year-old cousin has been sentenced to a year in a young offenders institution.Shakira Pellow died on 7 July 2018 after taking three pills containing MDMA the previous night. Her family issued a picture of her in hospital as a warning to others
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Kenneth Macartney: Tribute to man killed in Storm Ciara

[ad_1] Image copyright Family photo Image caption Kenneth Macartney was passionate about his family, dogs, football and chocolate A shop owner who died when a tree fell on to his car during Storm Ciara will be "sorely missed", his family has said.Kenneth Macartney, 58, was driving his Mercedes on the A33 from Winchester to Micheldever in Hampshire when it was struck by a tree on 9 February.Mr Macartney's family said
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South Western Railway offers compensation after strikes

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC followed Alison Bunce on her journey during the strike actionSouth Western Railway (SWR) has offered compensation worth up to five days of travel to passengers affected by the 27 days of strikes in December. The walkout by Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union members over the role of guards on trains resulted in travel chaos over the festive period.SWR
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Glasgow NHS bosses refer Milly Main infection death to prosecutors

[ad_1] Image copyright Kimberly Darroch Image caption Milly Main died after contracting an infection at the Royal Hospital for Children The death of a child who contracted an infection at Glasgow's super-hospital has been referred to prosecutors.NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) confirmed it had passed details of its investigation into the death of Milly Main to the procurator fiscal.The 10-year-old died in August 2017 after treatment for leukaemia at
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Coronavirus cruise quarantine passengers ‘in the dark’

[ad_1] Britons Sally and David Abel have been in quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan since 3 February.In a Facebook post earlier today, David announced they had both tested positive for coronavirus and were being taken to hospital. But he later stated that they were being taken to a hostel. Speaking to BBC Breakfast, their son Steve Abel criticised the government's response. [ad_2] Source link
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In Pictures: Flooding from Storm Dennis

[ad_1] Severe flood warnings remain in place in the wake of Storm Dennis, with more rain expected to fall later this week. Among the worst affected areas are South Wales, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Shropshire. Image copyright PA Media Image caption Flood water surrounds Upton upon Severn in Worcestershire after the River Severn burst its banks following Storm Dennis. Image copyright PA Media Image caption Homes and businesses in the town
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Unemployment in Scotland falls by 14,000 to 96,000

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Scottish unemployment fell by 14,000 to 96,000 in the three months to December, according to official figures.The unemployment rate for people aged 16 and over now stands at 3.5%, compared with 3.8% for the UK as a whole.Meanwhile, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the number of people aged 16 and over in employment rose by 37,000, to stand at 2,680,000.Scotland's employment rate of
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UK Budget date kept at 11 March

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The government will not be changing the date of the Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced.It will go ahead as previously scheduled on 11 March.There had been speculation that the Budget could be delayed after Mr Sunak replaced Sajid Javid following his resignation last week.Mr Sunak tweeted that he was "cracking on" with preparations" and would "deliver the promises" made to voters ahead of December's