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Parcel lorry overturns on A34 in Oxfordshire

Image copyright TVP Roads Policing Image caption Highways England was mending the central reservation when the crash occurred A lorry loaded with parcels overturned after crashing into repair vehicles. The A34 in Oxfordshire was closed for 13 hours as rescue crews removed the packages before recovering the HGV. It hit a Highways England vehicle before […]

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Five injured after 'crush' at Old Firm game

Image copyright @Hoidy Image caption Celtic fans climbed fences to get away from the crush Five people have been injured trying to get into Sunday’s Old Firm game at Celtic Park. One was taken to hospital after falling from a wall and others were treated at the scene before going into the match. Celtic fans […]

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Drill music on 1Xtra: 'Integrity balanced with duty of care'

Image copyright PakmanTV Radio 1Xtra has explained why it continues to play drill music – despite recent claims it’s fuelling violence. In a BBC blog, a top executive said the station takes its “editorial responsibility very seriously” and does not “glamorise violence”. But Mark Strippel said it balances the need to “protect creativity” along with […]

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Uncle and niece die at caravan park in Mansfield

Image caption Lisa Butler and Richard Thompson died at Tall Trees Park Homes in Forest Town A man and his niece have died at a caravan park in Nottinghamshire. Richard Thompson, 66, and 48-year-old Lisa Butler were treated by paramedics but pronounced dead at Tall Trees Park Homes in Forest Town, Mansfield, soon afterwards. Nottinghamshire […]