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Lord Monson’s son Rupert Green failed by NHS

[ad_1] Image caption Lord Monson believes his son's mental health problems were related to his use of strong cannabis A peer's son who took his own life was let down by an NHS trust, a coroner has ruled.Rupert Green, a user of strong cannabis and son of hereditary peer Lord Monson, killed himself in January 2017 after displaying symptoms of psychosis.Sitting in Woking, Surrey, assistant coroner Anna Crawford said there
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Christmas tree arrives in Cannock after businesses rally

[ad_1] Image caption Traders in Cannock helped arrange Christmas celebrations on Saturday Christmas has come to a town that was going to be left without a tree because of council cuts.Residents in Cannock, Staffordshire, said it was "unbelievable" the council had to give up its responsibility for providing decorations.But businesses came together to get two trees and arranged a switch-on event which included a fun fair on Saturday. Chloe Avon,
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Stun gun robbers target hairdressers

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption Four female staff at Contour Hairdresser were threatened by the men Two men armed with Taser-style weapons have robbed a hairdressers in Glasgow.Police said the armed men entered Contour Hairdressers in Main Street, Baillieston, at about 16:45 on Friday and threatened four female staff and demanded money.The men stole several mobile phones and a staff member's handbag.Detectives said the women were left very distressed
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Football team for grieving dads wins top award

[ad_1] Image copyright Pride of Sport Awards / Sands Utd Image caption Sands United FC When Rob Allen set up Sands United for dads who have lost children to stillbirth or miscarriage, he had no idea what a huge impact it would have.Just months after their first match - and over a year since Rob lost his baby girl - this group of bereaved fathers in Northampton have won team
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Interserve: Major government contractor ‘seeks second rescue deal’

[ad_1] Image copyright Creative Commons Image caption Among the company's contracts is for cleaning at Network Rail stations One of the UK's largest providers of public services is seeking a rescue deal as it struggles with £500m of debt, according to the Financial Times. Interserve, which works in prisons, schools, hospitals and on the roads, said it might look for new investment or sell off part of the business.The company
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Pregnant woman attacked and robbed in Glasgow

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption The suspect was seen loitering in Crow Road near the Bank of Scotland at Foulis Lane before the attack Police are looking for a man who attacked and robbed a pregnant woman on a Glasgow street.The 27-year-old woman was walking near the Morrisons store on Crow Road at about 19:50 on Friday when a man approached her from behind and struck her on the
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Primark reopens in Belfast after fire

[ad_1] Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption The new store opened at 09:00 GMT and was at capacity an hour later More than 1,000 people queued outside the new Primark store in Belfast when its doors opened on Saturday.Crowd control measures, including crush barriers, were in place outside the new store at Commonwealth House, which opened at 09:00 GMT.The retailer has returned to the city four months after a huge fire
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Temple Newsam ‘solidarity’ event for attacked runners

[ad_1] Image caption The run was organised to show support for a group of runners attacked in November More than 300 people have taken part in a "solidarity run" in support of a group of runners who were attacked while out training.Several members of St Theresa's Athletics Club, including a 71-year-old man, were assaulted in Temple Newsam, in Leeds, last month.Hundreds gathered at the Temple Newsam Parkrun and West Yorkshire
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Golden Globe Race: Event founder defends race after Susie Goodall’s rescue

[ad_1] Listen to Susie Goodall's emergency call The founder of the Golden Globe Race has defended the event after British yachtswoman Susie Goodall was rescued from her capsized boat.Goodall lost her mast after her boat went end-over-end in the non-stop solo round-the-world race and was rescued by a 40,000-tonne cargo ship on Friday.Founder Don McIntyre said GGR sailors "control their own destiny"."The master of any vessel at any time can
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Grace Millane: Police start murder inquiry

[ad_1] Image copyright Lucie Blackman Trust Image caption The 22-year-old graduated from university in September and went travelling shortly afterwards New Zealand Police have announced they believe missing British backpacker Grace Millane has been murdered.The 22-year-old, from Essex, described by her father as "lovely" and "family-orientated", vanished in New Zealand a week ago.Det Insp Scott Beard said evidence they had located so far told them Grace was "no longer alive".A