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Melbourne attack: Man shot dead after fire and fatal stabbing

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police have told the public to avoid the area A man who set a car on fire and stabbed three people - one fatally - in the Australian city of Melbourne has died in hospital after being shot by police.Authorities now say they are treating the attack as a terror-related.The attacker was shot by police after confronting officers on a busy city street, authorities
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China knife attack injures kindergarten children

[ad_1] At least 14 children have been injured in a knife attack at a kindergarten in Chongqing, south-west China.Police say a 39-year-old woman carrying a kitchen knife entered the school in Banan district on Friday morning, as the children were in the playground. The motive for the attack is unclear, though some reports on social media say the woman had a grievance against the government.The woman, whose surname was given
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London Bridge attack: Skateboard hero to receive bravery award

[ad_1] Image copyright Family handout A skateboarder who died trying to help a woman who was stabbed during the London Bridge attack is to be honoured with a posthumous bravery award.Spanish national Ignacio Echeverría, 39, used his skateboard to try and and hit one of the terrorists who killed eight people on 3 June last year.His dad Joaquín Echeverría Alonso will be presented with the George Medal. He said his
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Westminster Bridge terror attack: ‘Chaos’ as pedestrians tried to escape

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Pedestrians tried to escape the "chaos" of the 2017 Westminster terror attack but never stood a chance, a witness has told the inquest into their deaths.Kylie Smith, a teacher accompanying a group of children, described seeing Khalid Masood's car hit people."It was very clearly a deliberate act. The way he turned the car to change the direction," she told the Old Bailey.Four people were killed

‘I live in constant fear of my next migraine attack’

[ad_1] Image copyright Yasmin Coutinho Image caption The fear of a migraine makes it more likely to occur, says Yasmin Coutinho Yasmin Coutinho, 23, has suffered from migraines since she was seven, and they have ruined some of the best moments of her life. "Aged seven I got a migraine during my parents' wedding. I was the flower girl and it ruined the whole weekend. "Ever since then I've been
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Boy, 16, seriously hurt in Bristol ‘corrosive’ attack

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption The attack happened near Pizza Express at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, on Saturday A 16-year-old boy has suffered "potentially life-changing injuries" after being sprayed in the face with an "unknown substance".The attack happened near Pizza Express at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, at about 20:45 BST on Saturday.Avon and Somerset Police said the boy was having a dispute with another male when he was attacked.The victim is
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Batley murder inquiry: Man killed in baseball bat attack

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption West Yorkshire Police said the man was attacked in Town Street A murder inquiry has been launched after a man was battered to death with a baseball bat. The 31-year-old suffered fatal head injuries in the attack in Town Street, Batley, West Yorkshire, at about 22:00 BST on Friday.A 35-year-old man from Dewsbury was arrested on suspicion of murder after he went to hospital