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Some of the near 2,500 dog attacks on postal workers in the past year have ended in serious and permanent injury and "could easily have ended in fatalities", a union official has said. The warning came as the Royal Mail...
Two men have arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was shot dead at a snooker club in east London. Firearms officers were called to the Phoenix snooker club in Leyton shortly before 3am on Sunday following reports of...
Parents should take up online gaming to better understand the risks and rewards it poses for their children, according to a leading internet safety charity. In the UK, 81% of under-18s regularly play online games with a surge in the...
Donald Trump has hit out at the UK ambassador to the US after a leak of sensitive memos, saying he "has not served the UK well". In the memos, obtained by The Mail On Sunday, Sir Kim Darroch described the...
Waiting lists for operations are soaring as growing numbers of senior doctors turn down extra shifts over changes to pensions. Hospital trust chief executives say a dramatic increase in the number of consultants declining extra work in recent weeks has...
Lenny Henry has called for "no one to be left behind" in the entertainment industry after picking up the trophy for outstanding achievement at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards. The actor, comedian and writer was presented with the ceremony's...
Thirty Tory MPs led by Chancellor Philip Hammond are plotting to stop a no-deal Brexit in October, Sky News understands. An informal group of rebel MPs has held three meetings over the past month, since Theresa May announced her departure,...
Iran has threatened to seize a British tanker after Royal Marines held one of their vessels suspected of taking oil to Syria. Mohsen Rezai, a senior commander in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards, said on Twitter: If Britain does not release...
The UK's largest-ever modern slavery ring - which forced more than 400 people to work for as little as 50p a day - has been broken and its ringleaders convicted. Following two trials, five men and three women, all originally...
Racing broadcaster John McCririck has died at the age of 79, his family has announced. McCririck, who was known for his outlandish dress sense, was hailed as the face of British horse racing for his role as betting guru for...

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