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Parsons Green stabbing: Teenager appears in court charged with murder

Shafiq Smith, 18, is alleged to have killed Omid Saidy, 20, with a 16-year-old accomplice on Monday

Motorway roadworks speed limit could be increased to 60mph

The current speed limit through roadworks is 50mph, but tests carried out by Highways England found that drivers' heart rates were lower when they drove through repairs at slightly higher speeds

Domestic violence victims ‘sleeping rough’ after refuges closed

The charity Women's Aid says almost a fifth of specialist refuges have closed since 2010, meaning victims of domestic abuse in England can be denied a safe space to escape to

‘Eye-watering’ price hike for collecting passengers at airports – study

Eight of the top 20 airports have increased tariffs this year, according to the research by motoring firm RAC, which advised drivers to "keep goodbyes to a minimum" as five airports raised fees for dropping off departing passengers

Drug dealer Harry Fisher caught with £1m stolen painting jailed for eight years

Harry Fisher, 28, of Kingston upon Thames, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply class A drugs and acquiring criminal property

Police to resume search for missing RAF airman Corrie McKeague at landfill site

The new effort comes after an initial 20-week search of the site was unsuccessful

RBS restructuring unit probed over claims it profited from stricken firms

More than 90% of the firms put into RBS' Global Restructuring Group (GRG), established after the financial crisis, are understood to have suffered "inappropriate action" against them by the bank, according to a Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) report leaked in August

‘Imbecile’ Donald Trump slammed by MPs for UK crime tweet

Among a number of comments on social media, co-leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas, tweeted: "OK @theresa-may, this is a test. Will you publicly condemn this outright fearmongering?"

UK among worst in Europe for pollution-related deaths

More than 50,000 Britons died from exposure to man-made chemicals in 2015, making up 8.39% of deaths in the UK

Toddler Elsie Scully-Hicks had injuries similar to those in ‘severe’ car crashes

Elsie Scully-Hicks died in hospital in May 2016 after suffering three separate areas of subdural bleeding, retinal bleeding in both eyes, a skull fracture and fractures to three ribs and her leg


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