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Two more prisoners disappear from open jail

Convicted robber and burglar walk out of HMP Sudbury, taking the total number of absconders from the facility to four this week<p>Two more criminals have gone on the run from an open prison which has now seen four escapes in just five days.<p>Convicted robber Marcus Brotherson, 27, and 24-year-old Jordan …

Victoria Station Cordoned Off as Man Holds Machete to His Own Throat

A man held a knife to his throat and threatened to take his own life at Victoria station this afternoon. (20 June)<p>Shocked commuters posted images of …

Summer Solstice Pictures: From Stonehenge to Carhenge

Cultures around the world have a long history of celebrating the summer solstice.<p>Summer solstice will be a cause for celebration this weekend, as the date marks the start of summer for people across the Northern Hemisphere.<p>On June 21—the longest day of the year—the sun will be at its highest point …

GP surgeries are not fit for purpose: BMA

Thousands of GP surgeries are 'woefully inadequate' and are not fit for purpose, the British Medical Association, has warned<p>Thousands of GP surgeries are “fossilised” and are not fit for purpose, doctors have warned.<p>The British Medical Association (BMA) said a lack of investment was threatening …

Bacon Mosque Attack: Couple Jailed For Throwing Swine At Window

A man and a woman who threw bacon at a mosque have been jailed for their part in the racially motivated attack. Douglas Cruikshank, 39, and …

Woman, 102, faces charge of murdering roommate

Laura Lundquist - the oldest murder defendant in Massachusetts history - is charged with strangling 100-year-old<p>A 102-year-old woman accused of killing her 100-year-old roommate in a nursing home nearly five years ago is facing a second-degree murder charge.<p>Laura Lundquist - the oldest murder …

Another Tamil asylum-seeker attempts self-immolation in Melbourne

Another Tamil asylum-seeker has attempted self-immolation in Melbourne as fear of being returned to torture in Sri Lanka grips the Tamil refugee community in Australia.<p>The man was taken by ambulance to Dandenong Hospital late last night after he splashed petrol on himself and tried to set himself …

David Blunkett to stand down from Parliament at next election

Labour leader Ed Miliband says David Blunkett has been an "amazing asset" to the party who will be "hugely missed"<p>Former Home Secretary David Blunkett is to stand down from Parliament at the next general election, he has announced.<p>Mr Blunkett said it was clear that Ed Miliband would want "new faces …

Christian Schools In Manchester Are Teaching Children Evolution Is A Lie

Children at three private schools in Manchester have been taught from American textbooks which state that abortion is wrong, evolution is a lie and …

The papers: The 'battle for Baghdad' and Dame Angelina Jolie

<b>Foreign stories rarely claim the front pages of Britain's press, but the rapid advance of the ISIS jihadist group in Iraq - and how that that advance might be reversed - does.</b><p>The Independent and the Guardian both report on Iran's involvement in efforts to prevent the collapse of the Iraqi state.<p>The …

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Labour 'risks losing working class votes to Ukip'

Dave Prentis, the Unison leader, warns Ed Miliband that Labour must do more to 'resonate with working class people'<p>Ed Miliband faces losing Labour’s traditional workers to the UK Independence Party, one of his biggest union backers has warned.<p>Dave Prentis, Unison’s general secretary, said he was …

8 Beauty Myths That Are Actually True

Get your facts straight to get even more gorgeous.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover</i>.<p>We’re quick to write off most beauty myths as total fabrications—like that one about toothpaste causing chemical burns. But lo and behold, some of the craziest beauty-related "urban …

NHS scan and test delays 'worrying'

<b>Health charities have called for urgent action to tackle delays in access to diagnostic tests in England.</b><p>The latest figures show that in April, nearly 17,000 patients had been waiting more than six weeks for scans and investigations - including for cancer.<p>NHS England says most patients are …

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Prison crisis raises fears of Summer riots in Britain's jails

Prison officer shortage means former staff who took voluntary redundancy will be asked to return to work on short-term contracts<p>The Ministry of Justice is trying to recruit more prison officers to overcome staff shortages and prevent trouble erupting in Britain’s overcrowded jails this summer.<p>As …

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