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Sunday 01 January 2012
A teenager has died while trying to climb England's highest mountain in Cumbria.
Saturday 31 December 2011
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Friday 16 December 2011
A burglar whose terrified 86-year-old victim suffered a suspected heart attack has been jailed for 16 months.
Monday 31 October 2011
Japanese will not have to pay decommissioning costs, senior executive at nuclear power plant says
Friday 02 September 2011
Police hunting a missing pet skunk say she has now been found safe and well.
Friday 19 August 2011
Tests on a man who died after being Tasered by police have proved inconclusive.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
Friday 12 August 2011
A detective constable with responsibility for sexual offenders will be sentenced today after being found guilty of abusing his position to set up affairs with vulnerable women.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
A Scotland Yard chief apologised to Londoners today as he said the riots had stretched resources "to an extent I have never seen before".
Friday 05 August 2011
Thursday 04 August 2011
The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) said potential delays in Japanese orders for Mox fuel following the earthquake and tsunami on 11 March, which caused a major crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant, meant that the Sellafield Mox Plant must now close with the loss of about 800 jobs.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Torrential downpours could hit parts of the UK today, with severe weather warnings issued by the Met Office.
Wednesday 06 July 2011
A woman has been charged with neglect after she allegedly left her three young children locked in an extremely hot car for 45 minutes in the centre of Carlisle.
Sunday 19 June 2011
A man died while taking part in the Great North Swim, the organisers confirmed.
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