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The arrest was made after reports of a child being thrown from a viewing platform at the Tate Modern  A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after reports that a young boy had been thrown from a 10th floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery in central London. The Metropolitan police said […]

77 whales were found on Tresness beach on the Isle of Sanday The 12 pilot whales which survived following a mass stranding have been euthanised, experts have said. British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) received a report of a mass stranding of up to 100 long-finned pilot whales at Tresness beach on the Isle of […]

It wil be closed between Junctions 10 and 11 in Surrey from 9pm on Friday Drivers are being warned to expect delays as a planned M25 closure starts on Friday. The AA said many major roads in the South East will be “incredibly busy” as National Highways shuts the motorway between Junctions 10 and 11 […]

Michael Mosley’s widow has said she is “so proud” of the TV doctor’s legacy which she feels will bring “real value to improving people’s health”. Dr Clare Bailey Mosley spoke to Radio 4’s Today Programme about his life and the messages of support she has received in her first broadcast interview since her husband died […]

Ofsted is facing an “existential crisis” and “piecemeal change” is not enough, former senior inspectors have said. The new education secretary, Bridget Phillipson, and the chief inspector of schools, must take “urgent principled action” to reform the current inspection regime, according to a report. Ofsted has come under scrutiny after the death of headteacher Ruth […]

Nigel Farage is set to return to GB News next week after being elected as an MP on his eighth attempt, the channel has confirmed. The Reform UK leader, 60, formally took his seat in the House of Commons as the representative for the Essex seaside constituency of Clacton after he was sworn in on […]

A New Mexico judge has brought a sudden end to the involuntary manslaughter case against Alec Baldwin, dismissing it in the middle of the actor’s trial and saying it cannot be filed again. Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer dismissed the case with prejudice based on the misconduct of police and prosecutors over the withholding of evidence […]

England secured a T20 series victory over New Zealand after a six-wicket success in Canterbury. Having won the first two matches, they sealed the best-of-five contest by going 3-0 up after chasing down the target of 142. Alice Capsey was the hero, hitting an unbeaten 67 off 60 balls, with Freya Kemp getting the job […]

Jasmine Paolini admitted that if anyone had told her two months ago she would be in the Wimbledon final, she would think they were “crazy”. Paolini, the 28-year-old seventh seed, won a Centre Court classic of a semi-final against Donna Vekic 2-6 6-4 7-6 (10/8) after a nerve-shredding match tie-break. At two hours and 51 […]

Double child killer Colin Pitchfork’s next parole hearing will no longer be held in public due to “unforeseeable developments including fresh allegations”. The Parole Board said on Thursday that the allegations were “in respect of relatively recent conduct” and apologised for the “increased stress” on the families of the victims. It is unclear what the […]

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