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School children across the country have swapped the classroom for the picket line today, as they strike over the government’s perceived lack of action on climate change. Eco-conscious youngsters are taking part in more than 50 planned Youth Strike 4 Climate protests in the UK. It is unclear how many British students will be involved […]

A heroin addict has been jailed for 15 years for killing a 100-year-old Nazi camp survivor who was mugged and left bleeding in a road. Artur Waszkiewicz struck Zofija Kaczan to the ground from behind and snatched her bag on 28 May last year because he needed £20 to buy heroin. Polish-born widow Ms Kaczan […]

By Paul Kelso, health correspondent A&E performance in England in January dipped to its lowest level since the four-hour target was introduced in 2004. The percentage of patients treated or admitted within four hours fell to 84.4%, well short of the 95% target and almost a percentage point worse than a year ago. Only two […]

The Duke of Edinburgh will face no further action after a car crash near Sandringham last month, the Crown Prosecution Service has said. Prince Philip, 97, voluntarily surrendered his driving licence on Saturday. He has apologised for his part in an accident on the Sandringham estate in Norfolk when his Land Rover Freelander collided with […]

By Rob Dorsett, Sky Sports News England’s 1966 World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks missed out on a knighthood due to an administrative error, Sky Sports News has learned. Banks was due to receive the honour but an administrative error led to a delay, which wasn’t corrected in time before he died at the age […]

Former Manchester United youth team manager Eric Harrison has died at the age of 81. Harrison, who was diagnosed with mixed dementia four years ago, passed away peacefully on Wednesday night surrounded by his family. He became youth team manager at Manchester United in 1981 and was in charge of the club’s academy when it […]