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The victims of Fred and Rosemary West

The victims of Fred and Rosemary West

The victims of Fred and Rosemary West

17 May 2021

Fred and Rosemary West murdered girls and women at their homes in Midland Road and Cromwell Street in what became known as a the ‘House of Horrors’


Police find ‘possible evidence’ of missing teenager linked to Fred West

Police find ‘possible evidence’ of missing teenager linked to Fred West

Police find ‘possible evidence’ of missing teenager linked to Fred West

17 May 2021

Serial killer Fred West has long been suspected of murdering 15-year-old Mary Bastholm, who disappeared in January 1968 in Gloucester


Two arrested in connection with attack on rabbi in north London

Two arrested in connection with attack on rabbi in north London

Two arrested in connection with attack on rabbi in north London

17 May 2021

Rabbi Rafi Goodwin was attacked in Chigwell, north London, on Sunday.


Parents and babies mix with peers in larger groups after ‘isolating’ lockdown

Parents and babies mix with peers in larger groups after ‘isolating’ lockdown

Parents and babies mix with peers in larger groups after ‘isolating’ lockdown

17 May 2021

Adults with young children are now able to meet up indoors in groups of up to 30 in England.


Dedicated police team to investigate Rangers fan celebrations in George Square

Dedicated police team to investigate Rangers fan celebrations in George Square

Dedicated police team to investigate Rangers fan celebrations in George Square

17 May 2021

Five officers were injured and 28 arrests were made – with the force saying many more will follow.


Everything you need to know about the Indian coronavirus variant

Everything you need to know about the Indian coronavirus variant

Everything you need to know about the Indian coronavirus variant

17 May 2021

The variant has become the dominant strain in parts of the North West of England.


Faith leaders urge nation to plant a tree to mark Queen’s 70-year reign

Faith leaders urge nation to plant a tree to mark Queen’s 70-year reign

Faith leaders urge nation to plant a tree to mark Queen’s 70-year reign

17 May 2021

The Queen’s Green Canopy scheme has been launched to encourage people to plant trees from the start of the tree-planting season in October.


Hancock voices frustration over Covid vaccine refusals

Hancock voices frustration over Covid vaccine refusals

Hancock voices frustration over Covid vaccine refusals

17 May 2021

The Health Secretary said most hospital cases in Bolton were people eligible for the jab but who did not take it up.


Families of murdered girls say Johnson must ‘pay her price’ for ‘wicked lies’

Families of murdered girls say Johnson must ‘pay her price’ for ‘wicked lies’

Families of murdered girls say Johnson must ‘pay her price’ for ‘wicked lies’

17 May 2021

Jennifer Johnson, the ex-girlfriend of Babes in the Wood killer Russell Bishop, was found guilty of perjury and perverting the course of justice.


TV presenter claiming damages over ‘crash test dummy’ injuries

TV presenter claiming damages over ‘crash test dummy’ injuries

TV presenter claiming damages over ‘crash test dummy’ injuries

17 May 2021

The BBC is disputing Mr Stansfield’s damages claim.


Damp conditions take edge off reopenings as footfall dips

Damp conditions take edge off reopenings as footfall dips

Damp conditions take edge off reopenings as footfall dips

17 May 2021

Early figures from research specialists Springboard have shown that high street footfall fell by 1.6% by 5pm on Monday.


Reopened businesses call for clarity on social distancing end date

Reopened businesses call for clarity on social distancing end date

Reopened businesses call for clarity on social distancing end date

17 May 2021

Ongoing coronavirus rules mean newly reopened businesses are unable to operate at full capacity.


Driver dead and several children hurt after car collides with school bus

Driver dead and several children hurt after car collides with school bus

Driver dead and several children hurt after car collides with school bus

17 May 2021

The school bus was taking pupils to Ysgol y Preseli, a secondary school in the nearby village of Crymych.


Probe into blast death of toddler ‘extremely complex’, say police

Probe into blast death of toddler ‘extremely complex’, say police

Probe into blast death of toddler ‘extremely complex’, say police

17 May 2021

Residents described the noise of the blast as ‘like a bomb going off’.


Striking bus drivers vote to accept deal to resolve row over pay and conditions

Striking bus drivers vote to accept deal to resolve row over pay and conditions

Striking bus drivers vote to accept deal to resolve row over pay and conditions

17 May 2021

Members of the Unite union at Go North West in Manchester launched an all-out strike at the end of February.


Minister pledges to protect British Jewish community amid anti-Semitic abuse

Minister pledges to protect British Jewish community amid anti-Semitic abuse

Minister pledges to protect British Jewish community amid anti-Semitic abuse

17 May 2021

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick said he was ‘appalled’ by anti-Semitic abuse in recent days.


Coronavirus case rates on the rise in Glasgow, East Renfrewshire and Midlothian

Coronavirus case rates on the rise in Glasgow, East Renfrewshire and Midlothian

Coronavirus case rates on the rise in Glasgow, East Renfrewshire and Midlothian

17 May 2021

These local authority areas and Moray have the highest case rates per 100,000 in Scotland, taken as a seven-day rolling average.


Hancock urges people to get the jab as Indian variant surges in Bolton

Hancock urges people to get the jab as Indian variant surges in Bolton

Hancock urges people to get the jab as Indian variant surges in Bolton

17 May 2021

The Health Secretary has announced that people aged 36 and 37 are to be offered the coronavirus vaccination from this week.


PSNI chief says he will work to rebuild trust after report clears force of bias

PSNI chief says he will work to rebuild trust after report clears force of bias

PSNI chief says he will work to rebuild trust after report clears force of bias

17 May 2021

Simon Byrne insisted that he would not be resigning after a watchdog report said his officers prioritised public security over Covid regulations.


Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

Latest weekly Covid-19 rates for local authority areas in England

17 May 2021

Bolton, Bedford and Blackburn with Darwen continue to record the highest rates.


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