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Man’s move to Australia ruined when he loses passport on leaving do

[ad_1] A British man emigrating to Australia has had his plans scuppered – after a boozy leaving do resulted in him losing his passport. Andrew Cosgrove, from Saughton Mains, Edinburgh, had terminated his flat lease and paid off his phone contract ready for the new home and job he had organised in Melbourne. But now the 27-year-old could be forced to give up his dreams of a life Down Under
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Grindr cheat pharmacist ‘sobbed over wife’ days after her death

[ad_1] Image copyright Family photo Image caption Jessica Patel had been strangled and suffocated with a Tesco Bag For Life A man accused of strangling his wife so he could make a new life with his boyfriend sobbed with grief on the shoulder of her sister days after her death, a jury has been told.Jessica Patel, 34, was found dead at the couple's Middlesbrough home in May.Mitesh Patel denies her
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Mum of toddled Ellie-May Minshull Coyle who died being tied face down in ‘cage bed’ jailed

[ad_1] The mum of a toddler who died after being tied face down in a ‘monstrous cage bed’ has been jailed alongside her ex-partner. Lauren Coyle and Reece Hitchcott, both 20, have been jailed for 10 years each after they were found guilty of causing or allowing the death of Coyle’s 19-month-old daughter Ellie-May Minshull Coyle. Liverpool Crown Court heard the toddler was found dead in her bed, which had
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Mum of Ellie-May Minshull Coyle who died being tied face down in ‘cage bed’ jailed

[ad_1] The mum of a toddler who died after being tied face down in a ‘monstrous cage bed’ has been jailed alongside her ex-partner. Lauren Coyle and Reece Hitchcott, both 20, have been jailed for 10 years each after they were found guilty of causing or allowing the death of Coyle’s 19-month-old daughter Ellie-May Minshull Coyle. Liverpool Crown Court heard the toddler was found dead in her bed, which had
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Mum fined for taking son out of school for ‘half a day’

[ad_1] A mum has hit out at her son’s primary school for dishing out a £240 fine after he ‘only missed half a day’. Sabrina Thompson, 37, had informed Zetland Primary, in Redcar, that her son Kai, eight, would miss the morning of school on September 4, as the family were returning from a holiday at Flamingo Land. But the youngster, who has special educational needs, was also forced to
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Reality Check: Brexit withdrawal agreement – what it all means

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images The draft Brexit withdrawal agreement stands at 585 pages long. It sets out how the UK leaves the European Union, scheduled for 29 March 2019.Chris Morris, from BBC Reality Check, has been going through it in detail and pulls out the key points from the agreement and what they mean.Transition The transition period (which the UK government calls "implementation period") begins on 29 March 2019
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Ellie-May Minshull-Coyle death: ‘Cage bed’ couple jailed

[ad_1] Image caption Lauren Coyle and Reece Hitchcott were found guilty of child cruelty A woman and her ex-partner who strapped a toddler face down in a "monstrous cage bed" have each been sentenced to 10 years.Ellie-May Minshull-Coyle was 19 months old when she died after being restrained in Preston in March 2017.Her mother Lauren Coyle, 19, and stepfather Reece Hitchcott, 20, were both convicted of causing or allowing her
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Drone endangered police helicopter in Cambridgeshire

[ad_1] A drone pilot has become the first to be prosecuted under UK drone laws after endangering a police helicopter.Sergej Miaun, 37, High Road, Guyhirn, was convicted of two offences and fined by Peterborough magistrates.The police helicopter was searching for a missing person at the time. [ad_2] Source link
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Stephen Barclay named as Brexit secretary in cabinet reshuffle

[ad_1] Stephen Barclay has been named as the new Brexit secretary, Downing Street has said. He is the third person to take on the role after Dominic Raabe resigned over Theresa May’s Brexit agreement yesterday. Mr Barclay’s appointment came after Michael Gove reportedly turned down the post after saying he would only take it if he could renegotiate the EU withdrawal agreement. Stephen Barclay has been named as the new