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Male sex work: 'Rape has become normalised'

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:28
It is estimated there are as many as 100,000 sex workers across the UK, and about 20% of them are male. "Tyler" - not his real name - says he was raped.

More than 20,000 meals bought for homeless people

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:25
The pre-paid meals were donated within 10 hours of a campaign being launched to help feed Scotland's rough sleepers.

How a Welsh jeans firm became a cult global brand

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:13
Despite being based in a small Welsh town, the Hiut Demin Company is exporting its jeans globally.

Baby born with heart outside body 'doing well'

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:07
How a baby born with her heart outside her body has survived after surgery at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.

'I was saved from a £10,000 car scam'

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:07
Bank staff now alert police when a potential scam victim attempts to withdraw large sums of cash.

Newspaper headlines: Tories 'go green' and a 'white' Christmas

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 23:36
A predicted surge in gas prices and weather predictions for 25 December make Wednesday's front pages.

York Council refuses Uber licence renewal

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:27
The ride-hailing app has been banned in three UK cities amid safety fears and complaints from cabbies.

'It's another Grenfell waiting to happen'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 21:39
Six months on from the fire that claimed 71 lives, we look at safety in similar buildings.

London Euston to become Christmas Day homeless shelter

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 21:39
About 30 volunteers from Network Rail will work alongside the charity St Mungo's and Streets Kitchen.

Toni Mascolo, co-founder of salon chain Toni & Guy, dies

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:14
Italian-born hairdresser who built his south London salon into a global chain dies

Donald Tusk calls Brexit talks a furious race against time

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:05
The European Council's president urges EU countries to show "unity" in the next phase of talks.

Pigeon's WW2 medal sells for £7,200 in Banbury auction

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:35
The Dickin Medal was awarded to a pigeon that flew from the Greek island Crete to Alexandria, Egypt.

Row over 'smell of cannabis' police stops

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:33
Some officers disagree with guidance not to search people purely because they smell of cannabis.

"More sex-abusers" linked to Welsh island

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:05
Two more sex offenders are claimed to be linked to Caldey, now the centre of calls for an abuse inquiry

Salford house fire 'targeted attack'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:40
A house fire in Salford which killed three children was a "targeted attack", police have said.

Marine flare explodes at Waterbeach recycling centre

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:26
The marine flare goes off as a worker at a recycling centre is sifting through waste.

JK Rowling made Companion of Honour

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:00
The Harry Potter creator is given a special award that can only be held by 65 people at any one time.

Woman 'just left to die' in Tulse Hill hit-and-run

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:53
The 29-year-old was hit by four vehicles on a pedestrian crossing and none of the drivers stopped.

Birstall house explosion: Woman dies in hospital

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:53
Two others were also injured when two houses collapsed in the blast on Monday morning.

Brexit: Right-to-stay forms 'will only take minutes'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:27
And a UK minister says decisions on EU nationals' applications shouldn't take more than two weeks.