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Fourth tourist in Grand Canyon crash dies

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Jonathan Udall had been in hospital since the crash in the Grand Canyon while on his honeymoon.

Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt

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Mistakes made by GPs, pharmacists, hospitals and care homes could be a factor in more than 22,000 deaths a year.

Ministers conclude crunch Brexit talks at Chequers

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Brexit sub-committee meets for eight hours over Brexit strategy, ahead of a speech by the PM next week.

'Fat cat' academy bosses face challenge over pay


The bosses of large academy chains of schools are going to be challenged if their pay is over £150,000.

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Newspaper headlines: Charity chief quits and transplant plea


Friday's papers cover Justin Forsyth's resignation from Unicef, Europeans leaving the UK and a campaign for opt-out organ donation.


Brothers, 6 and 2, killed in 'hit-and-run' in Coventry

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A man, 53, and woman, 41, are arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and drink driving.


Charity boss Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef

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Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef after allegations about his behaviour while at Save the Children.

Harry and Meghan letter sent to palace 'race hate crime'

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The package sent to St James's Palace is being investigated by counter terror police.

Pair jailed for UK homemade bomb attack plan


Munir Mohammed and Rowaida El-Hassan met on a dating app and exchanged messages about ricin.

Migration figures: Highest number of EU nationals leaving UK in a decade

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About 130,000 EU citizens emigrated from the UK in the year to September, but a higher number arrived.


Former Sussex priest jailed for sex abuse against boy


The judge described Ifor Whittaker's behaviour as "disgraceful, disgusting and despicable",

Hannah Turtle jailed for life for murdering her baby son


Hannah Turtle admitted suffocating seven-week-old James because voices told her she was a bad mother.

Channel 5 ordered to pay £20,000 damages to evicted couple


A judge rules a Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away showing of an eviction violated their right to privacy.


Care home pole dancing: Christchurch residents promised more


Residents asked for "modern entertainment" but councillors called pole dancing "inappropriate".


Euro 2016: Russian arrested over England fan attack

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He is wanted for a serious attack on an England fan during Euro 2016 and may face 15 years in jail.

University lecturers begin strike in pension dispute


Lecturers at 64 universities walk out over changes they say could halve their retirement income.

More KFC outlets reopen as chicken chaos eases

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Almost 700 stores are trading again following the week-long chicken delivery fiasco.


Domestic abuse: Tougher sentences recommended


A charity welcomes a move that will increase the likelihood of people going to jail for domestic abuse.


British Gas owner Centrica to cut 4,000 jobs after 'weak' year

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The cuts come after what Centrica said was a "weak" performance at the end of 2017.

Undercover bike cops target bad drivers


Drivers face fines for careless driving if they are not allowing enough "safe pass" space.

Thursday, Feb 22

Anti-depressants: Major study finds they work

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Scientists hail "good news for patients" as analysis finds 21 drugs reduce symptoms of depression.

Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy scoops Ed Sheeran to win top prizes

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The grime star beats Ed Sheeran to two prizes, while pop singer Dua Lipa also wins a double.

Wednesday, Feb 21

Camden stabbings: 'Stop using knives' begs grieving mother

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A mother who lost two sons within five months pleads for teenagers to stop carrying knifes.

UK's Brexit transition plans released

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Ministers reject claims its proposals mean the "status quo" transition phase could be "indefinite".

Government 'has no plan' for Northern Ireland - Sinn Féin


Sinn Féin's president says 'doing nothing is not an option' after power-sharing talks broke down.

John Worboys case: Met Police loses 'landmark' appeal

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Victims of serious crime may be able to hold police liable for failures in their investigations after a Supreme Court ruling.

Tuesday, Feb 20

Ex-Save the Children boss Justin Forsyth apologises over texts

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Former Save the Children boss Justin Forsyth was accused of commenting on what female staff wore.

Oxfam Haiti scandal: Thousands cancel donations to charity

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Around 7000 people stop donating to the charity after revelations that some staff used prostitutes in Haiti.

Alfie Evans: Sick toddler’s life support ‘can end’

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Doctors can stop providing life support to Alfie Evans against his parents' wishes, a court rules.

Post-Brexit UK won't be like Mad Max, says David Davis

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The Brexit secretary promises the UK will maintain high standards and regulations outside the EU.

Monday, Feb 19

'Devil incarnate' football abuser jailed

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Ex-football coach Barry Bennell is sentenced for 50 counts of child sexual abuse.

Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets

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Hundreds of the chicken chain's UK outlets are shut following "issues" with new delivery firm DHL.

Dark web paedophile Matthew Falder jailed for 32 years

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Matthew Falder blackmailed victims into sending sexual images that he then shared on the dark web.

Theresa May's university review will not scrap fees

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The prime minister says university costs are too high, but students must pay back for degrees.

Sunday, Feb 18

'Move your van' note left on ambulance in Tunstall

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The writer told paramedics to move and she did not care if "the whole street had collapsed".

Actor Emma Watson donates £1m to anti-harassment campaign

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Emma Watson is among 200 stars calling for an end to workplace sexual harassment ahead of the Baftas.

Affordable homes shortage 'equivalent to size of Leeds'


The shortfall in England will soon be equivalent to a city the size of Leeds, a charity warns.

Murdered MP's widower Brendan Cox quits charities

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Brendan Cox admits inappropriate behaviour that caused "hurt and offence" to women.