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Shoreham air crash trial: Pilot Andy Hill ‘negligent’

Image copyright PAImage caption Andy Hill is accused of killing 11 men A “devastating” plane crash at the Shoreham Airshow which killed 11 men was caused by the pilot’s “serious negligence”, a court has heard. Jurors were told Andy Hill’s Hawker Hunter jet “disintegrated” upon impact, creating a “massive fireball” when it hit the ground […]

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Theresa May facing crunch vote on her Brexit deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: “Give this deal a second look” MPs are preparing to vote on whether to back Theresa May’s deal for leaving the European Union. The so-called “meaningful vote” will take place later as five days of debate on Brexit come to an end. Mrs May has […]

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Hillsborough trial: Fans ‘failed by match chief’

Image copyright PAImage caption David Duckenfield (left) and Graham Mackrell arrive at Preston Crown Court Match commander David Duckenfield’s “extraordinarily bad” failures led to the deaths of 96 “wholly innocent” fans at Hillsborough, a court has heard. The ex-policeman did not quickly take measures to free Liverpool supporters trapped in the fatal crush at the […]

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Alfie Lamb death: Boy ‘killed for being noisy’

Image copyright Family handoutImage caption Alfie Lamb was described in court as a “smiley” boy A three-year-old boy was fatally crushed by a car passenger seat pushed back by his mother’s boyfriend who felt he was being too noisy, a court heard. Alfie Lamb went “ominously quiet” after he was deliberately squashed in the vehicle, […]

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Tulse Hill station: Man with machete Tasered

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe machete-wielding man was filmed from a nearby train A machete-wielding man was Tasered on a railway station platform as “terrified” rush hour commuters looked on. Police pinned the man – filmed waving a “massive” blade at Tulse Hill station in South London – to the ground […]