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Swansea student Marcin Porczyk 'drowned' in slurry

Image copyright Family photo Image caption Marcin Porczyk, 18, was studying business at Swansea University                  Body student's body was found to be thick slurry at a building site two days after he had been on a night out, heard in. Marcin Porczyk, 18, was "camouflaged" in the mix of building materials before he was eventually found by workers near …

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Farmer who blamed sheep for seven meters deep gravel in ancient monuments marked "incredibly ridiculous" by the court

A farmer who buried a seven-meter hole in a world-famous Welsh monument and then tried to blame his sheep was obliged to pay more than $ 2,000. Richard Pugh, 35, was destroyed part of the historic Offa Dyke – a protected 150-mile-old tillage along the England-Wales border. His excuse that his sheep were responsible for the injury was "incredibly ridiculous" …

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'Woman's legs run over and man stabbed after would-be abductors turn on each other' in Tameside – LIVE updates

Two people have been taken to hospital following a stabbing in Ashton-under-Lyne. Darnton Road, which runs beside Tameside Hospital, has closed between Arundel Street and Mellor Road. According to GMP, officers were called to the scene just before following reports a man had been stabbed. The extent of his injuries are not yet clear. He was taken to hospital by …

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Crimes solved by police in England and Wales at new low

Image copyright Getty Images The proportion of crimes solved by police in England and Wales has fallen to the lowest level recorded, according to Home Office data. In the 12 months to March, 7.8% of offenses saw someone charged or summonsed, down from 9.1% a year ago It comes after Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick acknowledged too many offenses were …

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Brexit vote: MPs pass amendments to block Boris Johnson from suspending parliament to force through the no-deal

MEPs have defeated the government in a decisive house to vote to stop the new prime minister suspending parliament to force a non-agreement Brexit through. The House of Commons voted at 315 to 274 to back an amendment to Northern Ireland legislation that will force the government to hold debates in Parliament until the Brexit date on October 31. Minister …

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Brexit: MPs back bid to block Parliament shutdown

Image copyright PA Media MPs have backed a bid to stop a new prime minister suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit. Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson has not ruled out. Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson has not ruled out proroguing Parliament BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg said the Commons had now made it harder for a new prime …

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