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Man in Salisbury 'illness' hoaxed Prince Charles

Image copyright Instagram Anna Shapiro Image caption A picture of the couple, posted on Ms Shapiro’s Instagram account in 2015 The man who prompted a major incident in Salisbury after apparently falling ill in a restaurant – six months after a nerve agent attack in the city – once hoaxed Prince Charles. Alex King, 42, […]

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Gulliver's World: 21 trapped on rollercoaster

Image copyright Ladyinred Image caption This rollercoaster was stuck 50ft (15m) in the air Twenty-one people, including several children, were rescued after a rollercoaster at the Gulliver’s World theme park became stuck. Fire crews used ladders and scaffolding to rescue the stranded passengers, which stopped 50ft (15m) in the air. Crews were called to the […]

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Brexit papers: What no deal could mean

Another slew of technical notices aimed at providing guidance to the public and businesses on how to prepare for a no-deal Brexit were released by the government on Thursday. Ministers say it is an “unlikely” scenario and the UK and EU are working on getting an agreement finalised. But what detail has come out of […]

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Cook bows out with last Test century

Highlights: Cook hits final Test century on remarkable day Alastair Cook said his retirement from international cricket has been an “18-month process” after he ended his Test batting career with a century against India in the fifth Test at The Oval. His 147 helped England set the tourists an unlikely 464 to win, with India […]