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Man, 98, fighting for life after robbery in north London home

[ad_1] Image copyright Met Police Image caption Peter Gouldstone is being treated in hospital after sustaining bruising and a head injury A 98-year-old man is fighting for his life after he was attacked and robbed in his home. Peter Gouldstone was found with bruising and a head injury at a house in Evesham Road, in the Bounds Green area of north London, on Tuesday.His son Simon said he "feared the

Amnesty bins yield thousands of drugs in north west

[ad_1] Image caption The RAPID scheme launched in 2010 and was expanded to the north west in September More than 6,000 prescription and illegal drugs have been dumped in the first six weeks of an amnesty scheme in the north west.The Public Health Agency (PHA) said the majority of drugs disposed of have been prescription medications.Cannabis with an estimated street value of £4,000 has also been dumped in one of
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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un agrees to shut missile site

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong-un signed what they say is "a leap forward" North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has agreed to shut one of the country's main missile testing and launch sites.He signed a pledge to permanently close the Tongchang-ri facility, after talks in Pyongyang with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in.Both leaders also "agreed on a way to achieve denuclearisation" on the Korean
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North Korea holds parade without ballistic missiles, reports say

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption It is unclear whether Mr Kim (L) gave a speech North Korea did not display any intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) at a military parade to mark its 70th anniversary, reports say.It is also unclear whether leader Kim Jong-un made a speech at the event.The parade is being scrutinised for clues about North Korea's weapons arsenal and professed commitment to denuclearisation.Some analysts had predicted that
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Trump accuses China of stalling progress with North Korea

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption 'It's all China's fault' says Trump US President Donald Trump has lashed out at China for undermining its work with North Korea, as criticism over progress on denuclearisation mounts. In a series of tweets he also said the US should not be spending on war games with South Korea, but if it did restart them they would be "bigger than ever". The US called
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North Sea search for fishermen after ship sinks

[ad_1] Three men have been rescued and two remain missing after a fishing vessel sank in the North Sea.Two lifeboats, a HM Coastguard helicopter and other vessels are searching for the men after their ship sank 25 miles north-east of Great Yarmouth, in Norfolk.The rescued men had been on a life raft for four hours before they were spotted by a cruise ship at 18:45 BST.HM Coastguard said all of
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Chinese tourists flock to North Yorkshire chippy

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe fish and chip shop in North Yorkshire has become a hit with visitors from ChinaA fish and chip shop in North Yorkshire has translated its menu for Mandarin and Cantonese speakers to cope with an influx of Chinese tourists.Scotts Fish and Chips near York has seen coachloads of visitors wanting to try the traditional dish. The passion for the chippy
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North and South Korean families to attend emotional reunions

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Lee Chun-ja with a picture of her wedding she intends to give to her relatives in North Korea A group of elderly South Koreans are travelling into North Korea to see relatives they have not seen since the Korean War of 1950-1953.The war left the Korean peninsula divided and people who lived on the northern side were unable to leave. The two Koreas, which
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North Korea lashes out at US diplomats over sanctions

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Is the rhetoric returning to the big guns? North Korea has lashed out again at the US for not lifting sanctions against the country. The foreign ministry said it had made various goodwill gestures, and yet the US was still following an "outdated acting script" and jeopardising any moves towards denuclearisation.North Korea remains under a range of international and US sanctions over its nuclear

Ian Paisley: North Antrim recall petition to open

[ad_1] Image copyright Charles McQuillan Image caption Mr Paisley could lose his seat and face a by-election if 10% of voters in North Antrim sign the petition A petition that could force a by-election in North Antrim and unseat the current MP Ian Paisley will open later.In July, MPs voted to suspend Mr Paisley for 30 sitting days over his failure to declare two family holidays paid for by the