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  • Lighting strikes the Shard in London during flash storm

    May 22, 2014 8:29 PM 2

    Please note: the text contained in "Lighting strikes the Shard in London during flash storm" has not been corrected, edited or verified by Demotix and is the raw text submitted by the photojournalist. All views and opinions expressed are that of the independent photojournalist and do not represent the views of Demotix Ltd. These details have been included

  • Lightning strikes top of the London's Shard building during storm

    May 22, 2014 8:29 PM 1

    The building is the tallest in the Europe, and apparently a very good conductor A picture taken by Michael Hoskinson from his office across the Thames shows a single bolt hitting the top of the skyscraper. Video footage also showed dramatic strikes, which hit the building several times according to some witnesses. One writing on Twitter said the spectacle

  • Conservatives failing in bid to cut migration - as it RISES 20 per cent

    May 22, 2014 8:21 PM 2

    MORE THAN half a million people immigrated to the UK last year, including a “statistically significant” increase in the number of people heading here from the EU. As voters took to the polls in European and local elections, MPs and migration campaigners urged the Government to drop its "arbitrary" target. Keith Vaz, chairman of the Home Affairs Select

  • Man dies in serious accident between van and motorcyclist (From Cotswold Journal)

    May 22, 2014 8:15 PM 3

    Emergency services were called just before 1pm today to the Cheltenham Road, near the Beckford Inn, Beckford, after a crashbetween a van and motorcycle. The motorcyclist, a man in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver of the van, a man from Pershore, was taken to hospital. An ambulance, a paramedic officer and two air ambulances attended

  • Rise in EU immigrants put target limit even further away

    May 22, 2014 8:13 PM 1

    A “significant” rise in European Union immigrants to Britain last year was revealed in official figures published today. As voters took to the polls in European and local elections, the Office for National Statistics revealed that some 201,000 EU citizens migrated to the UK in the year ending December 2013, a “statistically significant” rise on the 158,000 the previous

  • Rebecca Day death: Call to reopen inquiry after inquest

    May 22, 2014 7:51 PM 3

    The family of a woman from Hull who suffered domestic abuse are calling for the police to reopen the investigation into her death following an inquest. Rebecca Day, 23, was found hanged in her flat on Peel Place last December. At Hull Crown Court, the assistant coroner recorded an open verdict and said there was not enough evidence to prove she intended

  • ANOTHER prisoner goes on the run after mental patient convicted of kidnap escapes guards on day trip from secure hospital

    May 22, 2014 7:31 PM 7

    A mental patient who kidnapped a banker has gone missing after escaping his guards during a supervised trip out of hospital. David Burslam, 49, was on escorted leave from Cheswold Park Hospital in Doncaster when he fled, South Yorkshire Police said. Burslam, who was handed an unlimited hospital order in 2009, is the latest prisoner to go on the run after

  • Voting underway for elections

    May 22, 2014 7:22 PM 4

    Voting is underway at polling stations across Northern Ireland for the local and European elections. A total of 905 candidates are competing for 462 seats in what is the biggest reform of local government for decades with the existing 26 local councils being replaced with 11 'supercouncils'. Ten candidates are also standing for the European elections

  • Doncaster mental health unit kidnapper absconds

    May 22, 2014 7:04 PM 23

    A convicted kidnapper has absconded from a secure mental health unit in Doncaster. David Burslem, 49, was on an escorted trip to the town centre from Cheswold Park Hospital in Cheswold Lane, when he fled staff. After being convicted of the kidnapping in 2009, Burslem was given an indeterminate sentence. He was last seen heading towards Doncaster railway

  • Royal Marines arrive in Portsmouth after cross-Channel kayak

    May 22, 2014 6:36 PM 1

    Royal Marines have arrived on the beaches of Portsmouth after kayaking from France as part of a charity challenge. The marines are taking part in the 1664 Challenge, which marks the 350th anniversary of the Corps. This afternoon, the kayakers arrived on the beach in Eastney, having paddled across the English Channel for 30 hours. Backed by a support