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Two Thomas Cook holidaymakers die in Egypt

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Hurghada is a resort on the Red Sea Two holidaymakers have died in Egypt, a travel company has said.The pair, understood to be from Burnley in Lancashire, died at the Hurghada beach resort on the Red Sea and Thomas Cook has launched an investigation.The firm said it was "deeply saddened" by the deaths, which included a "loyal and long-serving" member of staff.It said it
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Stefflon Don music video forces Mill Hill School apology

[ad_1] Image copyright Stefflon Don/YouTube A private school says it's seeking legal advice after getting complaints about a "highly inappropriate" music video filmed on its grounds. Stefflon Don used Mill Hill School to film the video for her new song Pretty Girl.One scene depicts the rapper smoking cannabis in her dorm, and she can also be seen swearing at another student. The school has apologised and says it is "investigating"
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Man arrested over fatal crash Facebook photos

[ad_1] Image caption The crash happened in the early hours of Monday and photos were posted that evening, said police A man has been arrested after "distressing" photos of the aftermath of a fatal crash were posted on Facebook.Lizzy Keenan, 30, was killed in the crash on Derby Road in Chellaston, Derbyshire, on Monday. Photos appeared online later that day.Police said a 44-year-old man had been arrested under the malicious
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Migration from EU to UK continues to fall, ONS figures show

[ad_1] Image copyright PA The number of EU citizens moving to the UK has continued to decrease over the last year, figures show.EU net migration has returned to the level last seen in 2012, according to the Office for National Statistics data which covers the year to March 2018. Overall net migration, the difference between the number of people coming to live in the UK for at least 12 months
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Wolverhampton crash kills passenger and injures five

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption The crash happened at the junction of the B4161 and York Avenue A man has died in a two-car crash in Wolverhampton.The 23-year-old victim was a passenger in a Volkswagen Golf that crashed with a BMW in Finchfield Road at about 18:50 BST on Wednesday.A 29-year-old airlifted to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by
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Two drivers have bust up in middle of M25 traffic

[ad_1] Having a huge bust up in the middle of a busy motorway is probably not the best idea. But these two middle-aged men clearly didn’t care as they traded blows on the M25. Shocking footage shows the men get out of their stationary cars and throw punches in front of shocked commuters. To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5
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GCSE results rise despite tougher exams

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The proportion getting pass grades has risen this year There were only 732 pupils across England who scored a clean sweep of top 9 grades in all their GCSE subjects - as this year's results are revealed.Across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, there was a rise in the overall proportion reaching the pass levels - up by 0.5% to 66.9%.For the first time
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Do you think you’re smart enough to pass GCSE maths?

[ad_1] There are still some adults who reckon they could walk back into an exam room and pass every GCSE with ease. Well, now is the time to step up to the plate and prove you’re still a big smarty-pants. Here are 10 questions from the AQA maths papers to test your knowledge. GCSEs are probably a lot harder than you think (Picture: Getty)But unlike in the real thing, there
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Patient left waiting 62 hours for an ambulance

[ad_1] Four of the UK’s ambulance trusts have kept patients waiting for more than 24 hours – while one person waited for two-and-a-half days, it is reported. A Freedom of Information request by the BBC found Welsh Ambulance Service recorded the longest delays, taking more than 50 hours to respond to 999 calls on four occasions over the course of a year. One patient waited for 62 hours, the data