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Tesco lorry crashes into house in Rothes

[ad_1] Image copyright Jasperimage A Tesco lorry has crashed into a house in Rothes in Moray.The HGV struck two cars before ploughing into the house on the High Street at about 03:20.The driver was taken to Dr Gray's Hospital in Elgin where it is understood he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.Earlier, a 22-year-old man was taken to hospital in a critical condition after his Mazda 3 was involved
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Escaped horses force M11 closure near Harlow

[ad_1] Image caption The M11 was shut in both directions near Harlow Drivers were stranded on a motorway for more than two hours after 12 horses escaped onto the carriageway.Police were forced to close the M11 near Harlow, Essex, on Saturday night while the animals were rounded up.The motorway was shut in both directions between junctions 6 and 7 from about 23:50 BST, and did not reopen until 02:00.Eleven of
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Rich List 2018: Jim Ratcliffe is UK’s richest man

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters A businessman who grew up in a council house near Manchester is the richest person in the UK, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.Jim Ratcliffe, who founded chemical firm Ineos, topped the list with an estimated worth of £21.05bn - after coming 18th last year.Two of the company's directors are also on the list, which ranks Britain's wealthiest 1,000 people or families.Jamie Oliver and fashion
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Middlesbrough 0-1 Aston Villa – BBC Sport

[ad_1] Mile Jedinak's goal was his first in an away match since November 2014Mile Jedinak's header gave Aston Villa a one-goal lead going into the home leg of their Championship play-off semi-final against Middlesbrough.Jedinak headed home Jack Grealish's corner for the only goal, while Villa's Robert Snodgrass struck the upright.Boro's best chance was a Britt Assombalonga header saved by Sam Johnstone in the first half.However, chances were at a premium
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Poundworld ‘put up for sale’ after expressions of interest

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Poundworld employs about 5,500 staff in the UK Discount retailer Poundworld has been put up for sale by its owner, private equity firm TPG, the BBC understands.The chain had been looking at closing about 100 of its 355 stores as part of a restructuring plan, as it battled a tough retail environment. That process has now been put on hold by US owner
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WHSmith ‘sorry’ for Pinderfields Hospital £7.99 toothpaste

[ad_1] Image copyright Shaun Lintern/Twitter Image caption The retailer said it had sold 89 tubes of toothpaste priced at £7.99 WHSmith has admitted it made more than £700 by selling single tubes of toothpaste for £7.99 in a hospital.The Pinderfields Hospital branch in Wakefield was caught selling Colgate, normally priced at £2.49, by a visitor.The retailer blamed a pricing error and said proceeds from the sales would be donated to
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Meet the BBC Young Musician finalists

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC Young Musician 2018: Meet the finalistsThe three finalists for BBC Young Musician 2018 are cooler than three cucumbers in a freezer in an igloo during the last ice age.Two of them have never played with an orchestra before and two of them have major exams next week - but they were all remarkably relaxed when we caught up with them
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Austerity and immigration rules concern UN racism official

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA The UK's ethnic minorities have been "disproportionately" affected by the government's austerity and immigration policies, a UN inspector has said.Tendayi Achiume, the Special Rapporteur on Racism, criticised the "hostile environment" brought in by Theresa May when she was home secretary to clamp down on illegal immigrants.But she said UK racial equality laws had shown achievements in key areas.The government said it was determined to tackle "ethnic