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Crackling with emotion

Image copyright Pewsey Fire Station Image caption Firefighters celebrated their reward by putting the sausages on a barbecue Some firemen save a group of piglets from a barn fire – and are later rewarded with a gift of sausages made from the animals. It was a story that provoked strong emotion, from discomfort, through to […]

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'Serial liar' jailed after bogus rape claims

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption Evidence of Beale lying about the rapes came to light when police investigated a separate allegation A “serial liar” who made a series of bogus sexual assault allegations against 15 men has been jailed for 10 years. Jemma Beale, 25, claimed she was raped by nine men and sexually […]

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'Inherently unstable' wall killed Keane Wallis-Bennett

Image copyright facebook Image caption Keane Wallis-Bennett was fatally injured when a changing room wall collapsed on her A fatal accident inquiry into the death of a school pupil crushed by a wall at an Edinburgh school has determined the structure was “inherently unstable”. Keane Wallis-Bennett, 12, died in the changing rooms of Liberton High […]

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Hull boy, 5, choked to death on sausage roll at school

Image copyright Family Photo Image caption Theodore Silvester’s death was “tragic accident”, a coroner concluded A five-year-old boy choked to death on a sausage roll during his school lunch break, an inquest has heard. Theodore Silvester died after being taken ill at Anlaby Primary School in Hull on 3 February. Senior coroner Prof Paul Marks […]

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Ape fear!

Image copyright @xxxxxkn1234 Image caption Karima Nabi shared a series of images of her being chased by a monkey How close is too close to get to a monkey? As one Twitter user found out, it’s really better to keep your distance. A series of photographs of a woman’s encounter with a Barbary macaque has […]

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Lavender Hill bus crash: Two women rescued

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage from bus crash A double-decker bus crashed into a shop in south London leaving two women trapped on the top deck. One eyewitness said he felt the bus drifting before it crashed into the front of the Poggepohl Kitchen Design Centre in Lavender Hill, causing the […]