• Terror suspect arrested as car crashes into UK parliament security barriers

    Terror suspect arrested as car crashes into UK parliament security barriers

    • August 14, 2018

    A driver has been arrested on suspicion of terror offences after a car collided with cyclists and pedestrians before crashing into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament. The man, in his late 20s, is being held in custody at a south London police station after armed officers swarmed the scene following the suspected terror

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  • Why some fall victim to fake news

    Why some fall victim to fake news

    • August 10, 2018

    By Jennifer Cockerell, Press Association Health Correspondent Thought processes and belief systems that people develop early in life to help protect against the anxiety and stress of an uncertain world may help explain why some fall victim to fake news, psychologists believe. But psychology can offer a few evidence-based strategies for defending against the pull

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  • Type 1 diabetes patients diagnosed at young age ‘have shorter life expectancy’

    Type 1 diabetes patients diagnosed at young age ‘have shorter life expectancy’

    • August 10, 2018

    By Jennifer Cockerell, Press Association Health Correspondent Patients who are diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at a young age have greater risk of heart problems and shorter life expectancy compared to those with a later diagnosis, a study has found. Life expectancy for individuals with younger onset disease is on average 16 years shorter than

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  • Bank of England’s latest rate hike under microscope after UK GDP data released

    Bank of England’s latest rate hike under microscope after UK GDP data released

    • August 10, 2018

    By Kalyeena Makortoff, Press Association Chief City Correspondent The rebound in second-quarter UK growth was in line with Bank of England forecasts, but economists have raised questions over whether last week’s rate hike was justified. While figures showed GDP rising 0.4%, economic expansion appeared to sputter in the final month of the quarter, growing just

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  • Detective: police legally obliged to investigate Bloody Sunday

    Detective: police legally obliged to investigate Bloody Sunday

    • August 10, 2018

    By Michael McHugh, Press Association A senior detective has said police in Northern Ireland are legally obliged to investigate Bloody Sunday. This comes after the former head of the British Army urged the Government to put a stop to the “macabre charade” that could see Northern Ireland veterans facing legal action. Lord Bramall said it

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  • Mother ‘held in Dubai for three days after one glass of wine on flight’

    Mother ‘held in Dubai for three days after one glass of wine on flight’

    • August 10, 2018

    By Flora Thompson, Press Association A mother was detained in Dubai for three days with her four-year-old daughter after a drinking a complimentary glass of wine on a flight from London, it is claimed. Swedish dentist Ellie Holman, who lives in Sevenoaks in Kent with her English partner Gary and their three children, was initially

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