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June 26, 2017 7:17 AM Sunderland named as one of 25 areas to fail cladding fire safety tests

Cladding was ripped from five Sunderland tower blocks in a move described as a 'precautionary measure' by Gentoo Sunderland is one of the 25 local authority areas to have failed fire safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Cladding was ripped from five tower blocks - Church Street, Dock Street, Victor Street, Dame Dorothy Crescent and Zetland 5

June 26, 2017 7:05 AM Man arrested for making hoax bomb threat 20 years ago faces no further action

AN Essex man arrested on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat more than 20 years ago has been told he faces no further action. The 36-year-old was arrested by officers from the Metropolitan Police earlier this year. The investigation started after a forensic review of evidence seized from the scene of a hoax bomb threat, made at a fast food restaurant 6

June 26, 2017 6:39 AM 16-year-old boy is charged with rape of an eight-year-old girl at Nuthurst Park in New Moston

The boy, who can not be named for legal reasons will appear in court on Monday A boy has been charged with rape after an 8-year-old girl was attacked in broad daylight at a popular park. The 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been remanded in custody to appear at Manchester Youth Court on Monday. The incident happened at Nuthurst 7

June 25, 2017 10:22 PM Holyrood committee to review Scottish tower block safety

The safety of Scotland's high-rise flats is to be examined by a Holyrood committee following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in London. The move comes as the Scottish government continues its investigation of tower blocks in Scotland. The local government and communities committee said it would review building safety standards "in full, particularly in highly-dense 8

June 25, 2017 10:18 PM Protesters spark fires over police stop death of Edir Frederico Da Costa

Campaigners allege Edir Frederico Da Costa was "brutally beaten" after he was stopped in a car by police officers in east London. Campaigners allege Edir Frederico Da Costa was "brutally beaten" after he was stopped in a car by Met Police officers in Newham, east London. It is believed officers used force and sprayed the 25-year-old with CS gas, before 6

June 25, 2017 9:06 PM 'I love Islamic State': Ohio Governor Kasich's website hacked with pro-Isis messages

Several Ohio government websites were apparently hacked by Team System Dz on Sunday. Ohio Governor John Kasich's website has displayed pro-Isis propaganda after it was hacked. The websites of Ohio's first lady Karen Kasich, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (ODRC) and several other state government websites were also targeted 5

June 24, 2017 10:35 PM Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election in 2016. Mr Trump said Mr Obama had learned well before the 8 November poll about the accusations and "did nothing". His comments followed an article in the Washington Post which said that Mr Obama learned last August of President 12

June 24, 2017 7:42 PM Major crash shuts A377 near Exeter for five hours as man airlifted with serious injuries

A major route into Exeter was shut for five hours this afternoon, as police crash scene investigators set to work following a serious crash between a motorcycle and a car. Emergency services, including a Devon Air Ambulance helicopter, were called at 3.20pm to Langford Road, Newton St Cyres, on the A377. According to an eyewitness, a black Yamaha motorcycle 5

June 24, 2017 3:01 PM Blackmail fears after `sustained´ bid to break into MPs´ email accounts

Hackers hit the Westminster network with a “sustained and determined” bid to break into the email accounts of MPs, peers and their staff. Users of the Westminster system have been unable to access their accounts remotely due to defensive measures put in place by parliamentary authorities to deal with the hack. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) 3

June 24, 2017 2:27 PM Fourth person arrested over motorcycle crash in Corringham that left woman with serious leg injuries

A fourth person has been arrested in connection with a serious that left a woman with life-changing injuries. Two motorbikes were in collision in Manorway, Corringham, at about 9.15pm on Wednesday, June 14. One of the riders, a woman in her 20s, suffered a serious leg injury and had to have part of her leg amputated. Two warrants were carried out on Friday 6