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Truck convoy tribute to three killed in Denbighshire crash

[ad_1] Image caption Around 200 people gathered in Ruthin to pay their respects to the three teenagers who died in Friday's crash A vigil led by a convoy of trucks has been held for three men killed in a car crash.Leon Rice, 17, and 18-year-old John Michael Jones, from Ruthin in Denbighshire, died when the car they were in hit another vehicle on Friday.Colin Hornsby, from Greater Manchester, was also
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Julian Cole: Three Bedfordshire Police officers sacked

[ad_1] Image caption Julian Cole was left brain-damaged and paralysed after a scuffle outside a nightclub in 2013 Three PCs involved in arresting a man left paralysed and brain-damaged have been sacked after being found guilty by a misconduct panel.Julian Cole was involved in a scuffle with doormen and police officers outside a nightclub in Bedford in 2013.The officers were found to have lied in statements about Mr Cole's condition
Science/Nature

Buckethead the bear cub’s head freed from jar after three days

[ad_1] Image copyright Maryland Department of Natural Resources Image caption Buckethead the bear cub has returned to the woods after being found with a plastic container on its head A black bear cub spotted with a plastic jar on its head has been freed by rangers in the US state of Maryland who spent three days searching for it.The 100-pound (45kg) male, nicknamed "Buckethead", was tranquilised and relieved of its
UK News

Three in five British adults say miracles are possible

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Bible says Jesus Christ fed a crowd of 5,000 with just five loaves and fish Three in five UK adults say they believe some form of miracle is possible, a survey commissioned by the BBC has suggested.Nearly half of those questioned on behalf of BBC Local Radio admitted to praying for a miracle at some time.However, when it comes to the miracles
US & World

Danish police hunt for three in black Swedish Volvo

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Authorities shut down transport links to and from Denmark's largest island Three people involved in a "serious crime" in a Swedish-registered car are being hunted by Danish police, according to a statement.It says the three people are riding in a black Volvo V90, registration ZBP 546, and should not be approached."Witnesses who see the vehicle should contact the police immediately," the statement said. Swedish
Education

Three in four London students ‘from ethnic minorities by 2030’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Almost three quarters of university students from London will be from ethnic minorities by the end of the next decade, say researchers.The analysis, based on demographic changes and university entry rates, shows 27% of students from London will be white - down from 37% at present.White students will still be the biggest ethnic group - followed by 21% from African backgrounds, up from 17%.The report,
Business

Jaguar workers put on three-day week until Christmas

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Jaguar Land Rover workers at the company's Solihull plant have been put on a three-day week until Christmas.The UK's largest carmaker said it was making "temporary adjustments to our production schedules" at its Castle Bromwich factory.Jack Dromey, the Labour MP for Erdington, blamed the "Brexit chaos and the mishandling by ministers of the transition from diesel" for the move.He said the change was intended to prevent
Health

The three-year-old who is learning to use a cane

[ad_1] The mum of a three-year-old who is one of the youngest people in the UK to learn to use a cane has said she’s “an inspiration".Nell was born with congenital glaucoma and has started to learn how to use a cane with the help of the charity Guide Dogs Cymru.Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, Nell's mum Rachel said: "She teaches us things every day, and she's just such
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Three Orkney islands on sale for offers over £200,000

[ad_1] Image copyright Lows Image caption It is thought the island sale might suit someone looking for a retreat Three uninhabited Orkney islands have been put up for sale together.Offers of more than £200,000 are being sought for Faray, Holm of Faray and Red Holm, which also feature beaches and some derelict properties. Faray - the largest of the three islands - was last inhabited in the 1940s, when the
Health

Say ‘menopause’ three times a day, academics urged

[ad_1] Image caption Dr Andrea Davies is calling on colleagues to "say menopause three times a day" Male and female university staff are being encouraged to say the word "menopause" three times a day to help remove the taboo and normalise it.Dr Andrea Davies from the University of Leicester also wants women to be able to confidently announce in a meeting when they are having a hot flush.Last year the