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Emergency services were called to 25 Bank Street at around 8am this morning

Watchdog to probe Taser man's death

The police watchdog has launched an investigation following the death of a man after he was tasered by police.

Pole who murdered six people 'tried to kill himself last month'

Matt Blake reports from Jersey on the troubled final weeks of the man whose knife rampage has shocked the tranquil island

Six killed including children in Jersey knife attack

The suspected knifeman behind the Jersey massacre had been suicidal over the breakdown of his marriage before the killings of six people including his children, neighbours believe.

Six die in Jersey knife attack

A sixth person has died in hospital following a knife attack on Jersey, police said.

Man critical after tower block fire

A man is in a critical condition in hospital following a blaze at a tower block that led to the evacuation of 150 residents.

Kerry Godliman: Wonder Woman/Holly Walsh: Hollycopter, Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh (4/5, 4/5)

As their show titles suggest, the former children's television presenter Holly Walsh and the actress Kerry Godliman have momentum behind them and, while these are two very distinct stand-up shows in terms of pacing and their strengths and weaknesses, they both fill an hour in a highly satisfying manner.

Woman dies in Northumberland cliff fall

A woman has died after falling from a cliff, police said today.

Traffic chaos continues after M25 crash

A busy stretch of motorway that has been closed to traffic following a crash at 4pm yesterday could re-open this evening, the Highways Agency said.

Ryanair charges sick traveller for drink and food

A passenger suffering a cardiac arrest on board a Ryanair flight was treated by cabin crew with a sandwich and a soft drink, which they later charged him for.

Girl, 15, rescued from beach hole

Medics saved the life of a girl today after a hole she was digging on a beach collapsed on her.

Toddler dies in swimming pool fall

A two-year-old boy died after falling into a swimming pool when he wandered off during an engagement party, his family said today.

12-year-old boy dies after goalposts collapse

A 12-year-old boy has died after being crushed by falling goalposts while playing football.

A pint in one hand, a Tony in the other: Jerusalem's real star

Micky Lay was the inspiration for Mark Rylance's award-winning role – and he's got the gong to prove it. Tom Peck met him

Plane crashes into houses in Salford

Neighbours spoke of a "miracle escape" today when a light aircraft crashed between two semi-detached houses shortly after take-off and burst into flames.

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