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Police officers investigated over cadet sex claims

[ad_1] Image caption One constable in London and one in Manchester are the subject of criminal investigations Police officers running cadet programmes in London and Manchester are under investigation, accused of abusing their position for a "sexual purpose".The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has demanded an urgent review of cadet training as a result.Two constables, one in each city, are subject to criminal investigations. Four more officers, three with
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My childhood will be lost to the sea

[ad_1] Image caption Darcy Bayless has lived in Happisburgh her entire life Darcy Bayless knows that soon, she and her family will be evicted by the North Sea.Her red brick home in the coastal village of Happisburgh has a great view of the water.The problem is, that view keeps getting closer."Sometimes I can feel the house shake because a piece of cliff has just fallen,' says the 15-year-old.It's predicted the
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Michelle Obama: ‘I still have imposter syndrome’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Michelle Obama has said she still feels "imposter syndrome", adding that "it never goes away", during a frank talk in London.The former US First Lady was speaking at the Royal Festival Hall for a sold-out event that tens of thousands of people had tried to get tickets for.She also recalled how the Queen had dismissed royal protocol as "rubbish" when the Obamas visited Windsor Castle.She
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Brexit: Ministers may have broken rules by not publishing legal advice – Speaker

[ad_1] Image copyright HOC The UK government may have broken Parliamentary rules by not publishing Brexit legal advice, the Commons Speaker has said.John Bercow said there was an "arguable case" that a contempt of Parliament has been committed.It means MPs will debate and vote on Tuesday on whether or not to refer the case to the Standards Committee. This is likely to delay the start of the debate on Theresa
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Kenyan convicted over kidnap case is ‘innocent’, says British victim

[ad_1] Image copyright Judith Tebbutt Image caption Judith and David Tebbutt were attacked while on holiday in Kenya in 2011 A British woman kidnapped by Somali pirates believes the man convicted in connection with the case is innocent.Jude Tebbutt and her husband David were attacked while on holiday in Kenya in 2011 - he was killed and she was held hostage in Somalia for six months. Kenyan Ali Babitu Kololo
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Factory fight: Manchester bouncers sacked over assault

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionManchester club bouncer fight "left man with brain bleed" Bouncers from Manchester's Factory 251 nightclub have been sacked after an 18-year-old rugby league player was assaulted outside the club.St Helens academy player Joe Sharratt suffered a serious head injury and is in a stable condition in hospital. His mother Jane Sharratt told the BBC that he had a bleed on the
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Killed horses remembered in Burnham-on-Crouch parade

[ad_1] More than 50 horses rode through the streets of an Essex town to mark one year since a fatal stable blaze.A dozen horses died at Elmwood Equestrian Centre, Burnham-on-Crouch, in a suspected arson attack on 3 December 2017. A parade was set up in their memory and it led to people turning out on to the streets to watch the spectacle.Essex Police has yet to charge anyone over the
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Boris Becker drops bankruptcy immunity claim

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Ex-tennis champion Boris Becker has dropped his claim to have diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy.The three-time Wimbledon winner had said his appointment as a Central African Republic (CAR) diplomat gave him protection from any legal claims.Declared bankrupt in 2017 over money owed to bank Arbuthnot Latham, he was being pressed for "further assets".After a hearing in London, Mr Becker abandoned his case and his bankruptcy has been
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Samantha Eastwood: Midwife murderer jailed for 17 years

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMichael Stirling's custody interview with Staffordshire Police The man who murdered midwife Samantha Eastwood went to his parents' house for dinner with her dead body in his van, a sentencing hearing was told.Michael Stirling, 32, admitted killing Ms Eastwood, from Stoke-on-Trent, after three-year affair.He buried the 28-year-old in a shallow grave with tape around her head at Caverswall, Staffordshire, in August,
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Northamptonshire County Council: Libraries to be community managed

[ad_1] Image caption Northamptonshire County Council is millions of pounds overspent on its budget A crisis-hit council that is millions of pounds overspent on its budget is to offload libraries onto the community to try to keep them open.Northamptonshire County Council will continue to manage 14 of them and support a further five - with the remaining 17 to be community-managed.The scheme was revealed as part of the council's budget