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Pet dog dies after being picked up ‘like a rat’ in mauling as owner hospitalised

A family are heartbroken after their beloved pet dog was picked up “like a rat” and killed by a boxer-type dog. Harley, a miniature Jack Russell, was not even two years old when he was fatally attacked while out on a walk in Tameside, Greater Manchester, on Friday afternoon. The family-of-three – who did not […]

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How to keep your home cool during the day – so you can relax and sleep at night

The Met Office has issued an extreme heat warning and declared a national emergency. Temperatures are predicted to reach 37C, with some suggesting as high as 40C by Tuesday. The sweltering heatwave during the day is one thing to deal with, but it can be absolutely unbearable at night. Restless sleeps lead into more agitated […]

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Fury as school puts cameras in toilets to ‘broadcast’ on TV screen in corridor

A former pupil expressed their anger over what they felt was an “invasion of privacy” after a secondary school put CCTV in the bathrooms. Selston High School in Nottinghamshire installed cameras on the sinks and recorded footage which was “broadcasted” onto the corridor via TV screens, said the student. They also raised concerns over the […]

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Man devastated after discovering ‘unusable’ new-build garden needs £6,000 makeover

A man who is suffering from a terminal illness has been told that he will need to pay £6,000 to fix up his “unusable” garden. Keith Watson, 65, is “devastated” after he moved into a new-build council owned property. The garden is on a steep downwards slope, which is difficult for Mr Watson as he […]

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Drink-driving beautician says she got drunk by doing vodka shot through EYE after parking

A beautician caught drink-driving stunned a court by claiming she only got drunk in the seconds after she parked her sports car – by consuming vodka through her eyeball. Chelsey McDonald, 30, tested almost twice the alcohol limit when police stopped her moments after she got out of her orange BMW 218 convertible to go […]

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Huge dog that mauled mum-of-two to death was ‘driven mad by extreme heat’

A devastated gran told how her daughter was savaged to death by her pet dog which she believes “turned mad in the extreme heat” and warned the public to watch out for the pets. Mum-of-two Joanne Robinson, 43, is understood to have been pinned down by the jaws of her Bully XL called Rocco after […]

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Life on UK’s busiest takeaway street with 20 mouthwatering restaurants in just one mile

Restaurant owners on the UK’s ‘busiest takeaway street’ have shared their stories of life in ‘ foodie heaven’. Moulsham Street in Chelmsford, Essex packs in an impressive array of international cuisines into the space of just a mile, from tapas to Turkish and Indian to traditional English pub meals. According to EssexLive, no fewer than […]