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Drink enjoyed by billions every day could be linked to leading cause of blindness

It’s a hugely popular hot beverage that many of us kick-start the day with – but did you know that drinking too much of it could lead to glaucoma? This common eye condition is where the optic nerve, which connects the eye to the brain, becomes damaged. And if not dealt with swiftly and properly […]

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Remains of second person discovered by police at site of burnt-down mill

Remains of a second person have been found by police at the site of a burnt down mill. Teams have been searching the remnants of the mill after a fire on May 7 at Bismark House Mill, Oldham, since demolition workers discovered human remains on Saturday. Detective Superintendent Lewis Hughes said: “We’ve now recovered human […]

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‘I’m at my wits’ end because council won’t let me home school autistic son’

A mum is at her wits’ end after the local council “refused” to let her home school her autistic son. Alexandra and Giani Fodor, from Harrow, London, said their 11-year-old son David regularly suffers panic attacks at his current school. David is due to start at secondary education in September but Harrow Council has yet […]

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Woman found murdered in home before suspect dies in police chase is named by family

A woman who was found dead at a property has been named by her family, police have said. Becci Rees-Hughes has been locally named as the woman who was found in Beverley, East Yorkshire, before a man “who left the scene” died after crashing during a police chase. Yesterday, Humberside Police launched a murder investigation […]

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Mum left with £9 to feed three kids after bank account froze ‘without warning’

A mum has been left to survive on less than £10 for a week after her bank account was frozen without warning. Lisa Cullen, 41, was told it could take up to 60 days for her to gain access to her money after her debit card was declined. Despite having more than £120 in the […]

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Woman too scared to leave home claims rats in vermin-infested town are attention seekers

A woman who lives in a seaside town said she is worried about leaving her house due to the large amount of rats she keeps spotting scurrying around. Kristine Blagojevic has lived in Cleethorpes, North East Lincolnshire, for just under two years after moving to the area from London, and claimed she’s seen more rats […]

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What is adenovirus – and how is it linked to hepatitis outbreak in kids

Several young children in the UK began falling ill from a mysterious rise in hepatitis cases causing acute liver inflammation this spring. While most recovered from the mystery illness, many needed to be hospitalised, and 11 in England and one in Scotland required a liver transplant. Despite gaining scientific attention, physicians were unable to find […]