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Terry Sue Patt pictured in 1995

Terry Sue-Patt dead: Grange Hill actor who played Benny Green found dead aged 50

Co-stars from the programme spoke of their sadness and shock at his death

Maryland mother found pushing her dead child on a swing in a playground

There were no obvious signs of injury and a post mortem will be carried out to determine the cause of death

Colombia is one of Latin America's most disaster-prone, with more than 150 disasters having struck the country over the past 40 years

Colombia mudslide: At least 58 killed and dozens injured when flash flood and mudslide sweeps through town of Salgar

Survivors living close to the river were evacuated amid fears of a further mudslide while a rescue operation got underway

More than two-thirds of the population believe people in the UK feel too uncomfortable about death and dying to plan properly

Talking about death is such a taboo that millions leave issues unresolved when they die, says study

More than two-thirds of the population believe people in the UK feel too uncomfortable about death and dying to plan properly

Antibiotic-resistant E.coli bugs have been detected for the first time in bathing waters around the UK

Antibiotic-resistant E.coli bugs detected around UK bathing waters pose 'risk of exposure' to holiday-makers, say researchers

Swimmers and surfers are most at risk from the bacteria because they swallow more water than other beach users

Anti animal testing protest outside the bank of england

Anti-vivisection activists win right to legal challenge over how Home Office investigated the care of animals at leading research institution

Lawyers argued that the way the Home Office responded to allegations of 'appalling animal suffering' was inadequate

Douglas Carswell has ruled himself out of running for the Ukip party leadership

Douglas Carswell refuses to endorse Nigel Farage's return as Ukip leader

His responses prompted speculation that he intends to defect back to the Conservatives

The Four Courts of the Irish Supreme Court, High, Circuit and District Courts, Dublin, Ireland

Irish man fighting extradition to US over child abuse image charges has Asperger's syndrome, court hears

Eric Eoin Marques is accused of setting up a part of the dark net

The Living Wage is currently £9.15 an hour in London and £7.85 in the rest of the UK

General Election 2015: Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg to be tackled over Living Wage plans

David Cameron will not attend the event in central London

Bats detect and react to wind speed and direction through sensors on their wings

Unique sensors on bats' wings could inspire a new generation of aircraft

Researchers say the sensory battery gives bats their aerial maneuverability

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