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Raid suspect who died after restraint by bystanders 'identified by fingerprints'

A suspected robber who died in hospital two days after being restrained by members of the public was identified through fingerprint records, an inquest has heard.

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Building Society to open seven branches across East Midlands and East Anglia

Nottingham Building Society has secured the future of 50 jobs by bucking the industry trend and opening seven branches.

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Man like prize fighter 'called me a monkey', MP Peter Bone tells Commons

A Tory MP has said he was confronted by a man like a prize fighter before being called a monkey, as he detailed abuse he had suffered during the election campaign.

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Firefighters tackle blaze at plastics recycling facility

More than 40 firefighters are dealing with a large-scale blaze at a plastics recycling facility in Nottinghamshire.

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House price growth continues to cool, figures show

Annual house price growth cooled down further in May, official figures show.

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Family of man found dead in river plan memorial bike ride to aid rescue service

The family of a man found dead in a river in Northern Ireland are to hold a charity cycle ride to raise money for emergency workers who found him.

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Average UK home 'has added £3,039 in value since start of year'

The average home across Britain has added just over £3,000 to its value since the start of the year, according to analysis by a property website.

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CMA looks into £300m Hillarys takeover

The competition watchdog has drawn the curtains on the £300 million takeover of made-to-measure blinds and curtains firm Hillarys amid potential concerns over the deal.

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Footage sought after raid suspect dies after being restrained by public

Police are appealing for mobile phone footage of a supermarket raid after the death of a suspected robber who was restrained by members of the public.

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Robbery suspect taken ill at raid scene dies in hospital

A robbery suspect who was rushed to hospital after being taken ill at the scene of an armed shop raid has died.

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Robbery suspect critically ill after arrest at scene of shop raid

A robbery suspect is in a critical condition in hospital after being taken ill at the scene of a shop raid.

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Police criticised over bail-breach boxer left free to fatally punch student

A police force has been criticised by the police watchdog following the death of a student after he was punched on a night out by a professional boxer who had repeatedly breached his bail conditions.

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Help teachers in poorer areas with housing costs, says report

Teachers in poorer areas should get subsidised housing to help bridge the geographical divide in education standards, a cross-party report has urged.

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Ram-raiders use telehandler to smash up bank and steal ATM machine

Detectives have released CCTV footage of the moment ram-raiders smashed a telehandler into a building society branch to steal a cash machine.

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Skinner urges Grayling to 'get real' and reassess HS2 plans

The Government should reassess plans for the HS2 high-speed rail link to focus on other transport projects, a Labour MP has said.

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Nuisance caller jailed after phoning 999 more than 1,800 times

A nuisance caller who rang 999 more than 1,800 times has been jailed.

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Four jailed for killing vulnerable man and scattering mother's ashes over body

Four street drinkers who savagely killed a vulnerable man in his own home before scattering his mother's ashes over his partially dismembered body have been jailed.

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'Evidence champion' appointed to boost social mobility for schoolchildren

An "evidence champion" has been appointed by the Government to help boost the results and prospects of all young people.

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Coca-Cola to double recycled plastic in British drinks bottles to 50%

Coca-Cola is doubling the amount of recycled plastic in its British drinks bottles to 50%, the company has announced.

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Boy who died in river going to help girls in difficulty praised as a hero

A 12-year-old boy who died in a river after going to help two girls who were in difficulty has been hailed a hero.

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