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York refuses to grant Uber licence to operate

York has refused to grant ride-hailing app Uber a licence to operate following a number of complaints in the city.

Shock moment flare explodes in recycling plant worker's hands

This is the dramatic moment a marine flare exploded in the hands of a man at a recycling plant after it was left in with household waste.

130 schools have not improved for more than a decade, Ofsted report finds

Hundreds of underperforming schools are continuing to fail pupils despite targeted investment and attention, a report by the new chief inspector of schools has revealed.

Vanellope: Baby survives after being born with heart outside body

A baby born with her heart outside of her body has defied odds to become the first in Britain thought to have survived the rare condition.

Star Wars: Prince Harry and Duke of Cambridge join stormtroopers on red carpet

Star Wars: Prince Harry and Duke of Cambridge join stormtroopers on red carpet

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry were among those gracing the red carpet at The Last Jedi premiere in London.

Theresa May staring at EU Withdrawal Bill defeat in House of Commons

Theresa May staring at EU Withdrawal Bill defeat in House of Commons

Theresa May has insisted the Government is "listening" to potential Tory rebels as the Prime Minister was warned she faces a humiliating defeat on flagship Brexit legislation.

‘Loot boxes’ turning young gamers into gamblers

‘Loot boxes’ turning young gamers into gamblers

Critics of the gaming industry say in-game rewards called "loot boxes" are introducing young people to gambling behaviours, and even leading to them racking up huge bills.

Severe weather warning for ice issued as UK reels from five-day freeze

Severe weather warning for ice issued as UK reels from five-day freeze

The UK is facing another freezing night after a week that saw temperatures plummet lower than those in Moscow and Oslo.

Triple death Salford house fire was 'targeted' attack, police say

Triple death Salford house fire was 'targeted' attack, police say

Police investigating a house fire that killed three children in Salford believe the attack was targeted.

Tyson Fury free to resume boxing career after accepting backdated ban

Tyson Fury free to resume boxing career after accepting backdated ban

Tyson Fury is free to resume his career, subject to regaining his boxing licence, after accepting a backdated two-year ban from UK Anti-Doping.

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Woman dies after being hit by four vehicles - and none of the drivers stop at the scene

Woman dies after being hit by four vehicles - and none of the drivers stop at the scene

A woman has died after being hit by two lorries and two cars – none of which stopped at the scene.

TV presenter Keith Chegwin dies aged 60

TV presenter Keith Chegwin dies aged 60

TV presenter Keith 'Cheggers' Chegwin has died aged 60 after a "long battle" with a progressive lung condition.

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