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Dog loses eye after thug launches rock in her face

[ad_1] Police are hunting for a thug who caused a pet dog to lose one her eyes after he threw a rock at her face. Razzle lost her left eye when a dog walker passing the animal and her owner launched a rock into her face in the Over Hulton area of Bolton, Greater Manchester. The thug, who was walking a greyhound alongside a young girl, is said to have
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West Midlands paramedic had sex with vulnerable patient

[ad_1] Image caption Trevor Finnerty, who was based in Nuneaton was called to the home of the "vulnerable" woman in January 2017. A paramedic has been struck off the health register after having sex with a "vulnerable" patient while on duty.Trevor Finnerty, who worked for West Midlands Ambulance Service, was called to the woman's home in January 2017.He said he was "blackmailed" into having sex with her, but a misconduct
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Man charged after woman found hurt in Glasgow flat

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption The woman was found in a flat in Southbrae Gardens in the Jordanhill area of Glasgow A 20-year-old man has been charged in connection with the attempted murder of a 51-year-old woman at a flat in Glasgow.Police were called to Southbrae Gardens in the Jordanhill area of Glasgow at 18:30 on Wednesday after the woman was found with serious injuries.She was taken by ambulance
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Orange walk banned from passing ‘priest attack’ church

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption The Orange Order said it was a peaceful Christian organisation Glasgow council has banned the Orange Order from walking past the church where a Catholic priest is alleged to have been attacked.Police Scotland welcomed the council's decision to re-route Saturday's march away from St Alphonsus' Church.They said riot police would have been deployed to combat a counter-protest if had gone past the church.But the
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Woman, 85, cleaned live WW1 ammo intended for village show

[ad_1] Image copyright Burnham-On-Sea.com Image caption Ms Hill polished the sells for an exhibition about World War One A woman who cleaned and polished two military shells she had borrowed for a village show was shocked to discover they were live ammunition.June Hill, 85, from Somerset, was offered the anti-aircraft rounds for an exhibition about World War One.She was "thrilled" with the buffed shells and put them away in a
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GCSE results day: Derby pupil missed year of school due to cancer treatment

[ad_1] A teenager who missed a year of school while receiving treatment for cancer has picked up her GCSE results.Aliyah Nadim, from Derby, was diagnosed with T-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2016 after a scan revealed an inoperable tumour behind her stomach. The 16-year-old Bemrose School pupil was told intensive chemotherapy may help reduce the size of the tumour and underwent 18 months of treatment.Despite still receiving chemotherapy, Aliyah sat all
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Four African spurred tortoises stolen from college

[ad_1] Image copyright Dorset Police Image caption Dorset Police said the four tortoises are all micro-chipped Thieves using wheelbarrows have stolen four large tortoises from a Dorset college.The African spurred tortoises, three female and one male, were taken from a shed on the site of Kingston Maurward College overnight on Wednesday.Dorset Police said the reptiles are about 50cm long and 30cm wide, and are all micro-chipped.The animals are called Squirtle,
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Nuns arrested over Smyllum child abuse claims

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Smyllum Park in Lanark operated as a children's home from 1864 until 1981 Twelve people, some of them nuns, have been arrested over claims of abuse at a former children's home in Lanarkshire.Police said 11 women and one man - all aged between 62 and 85 - had been charged in connection with the abuse of children at Smyllum Park.The home, which closed
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‘Longest-serving’ poppy seller Rosemary Powell dies aged 103

[ad_1] Image copyright Royal British Legion Image caption Rosemary Powell began collecting for the Poppy Appeal when it started in 1921 A former World War Two nurse who is believed to be Britain's longest-serving poppy seller has died at the age of 103, her family have said.Rosemary Powell, who began collecting for the appeal when it was started in 1921, passed away on 15 August, nine days after she was