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Video shows 'inaccessible' area where body was found in search for Jay Slater

Mark Williams-Thomas, a former British police officer turned investigative reporter, who helped search for Mr Slater in Tenerife, said on X: “I have now seen video of the search team of the location where Jay Slater was found and it is difficult for people to perhaps understand how dangerous it is.“Given the complexity of the case, the discovery has been possible thanks to the incessant and discreet search carried out by the Civil Guard during these 29 days, in which the natural space was preser...

Joe Biden admits saying he wanted to put bullseye on Donald Trump was a 'mistake'

The president has faced more than two weeks of questions about his political future, so far facing down calls to step aside as the Democratic presidential candidate after the debate sparked a crisis within his party.He cited the former president's comments about a bloodbath ensuing if he loses the 2024 election and making fun when former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's husband Paul was attacked by an intruder with a hammer at their home."How do you talk about the threat to democracy, which i...

Biden urges America to 'cool it down' in TV address after Trump assassination attempt

"There is no place in America for this kind of violence, for any violence ever. Period,” he said. “No exceptions. We can't allow this violence to be normalised.Mr Trump and Mr Biden are locked in a close election rematch, according to most opinion polls including by Reuters/Ipsos. The shooting on Saturday shook up discussion around the presidential campaign, which had been focused on whether Mr Biden, 81, should drop out following a “historically bad” June 27 debate performance.Former president...

Thomas Matthew Crooks: What we know about the Donald Trump rally gunman

Further details about the would-be assassin have now come to light - including how he failed to make the rifle team at the school where he was badly bullied, how he worked in the kitchen of a local retirement home, and had membership to a rifle range.

Further details about the would-be assassin have now come to light - including how he failed to make the rifle team at the school where he was badly bullied, how he worked in the kitchen of a local retirement home, and had membership to a rifle ra...

Suspect arrested on suspicion of murdering three women in Bushey

He shared a smiling photo of him together with Hannah, writing: “RIP the love of my life, I will never forget you, stolen from me too soon. The brightest light in my life. My brave queen for life. Until we meet again... I love you Hansy."“They were a lovely family and (the daughters) were lovely girls. They were making their way through life and their lives have been taken too soon. It’s the thing of nightmares.Heartbroken clients of Groom and Glow - which Louise launched in 2020, aged 21, and i...

Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer clash in final live TV debate - LIVE

Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer in final TV showdown as PM desperately needs an election gamechanger BBC presenter Mishal Husain: I'll 'halt' Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer in final TV election showdown if needed Record seven out of ten Britons say: 'We don't like the Tories' Here ends our live coverage of this evening’s election debate. You can read a full round-up of the fiery head-to-head between Sunak and Starmer, by the Standard’s chief political correspondent Rachael Burford, here. There was no

Gambling Commission 'investigating others' as Tory betting scandal deepens

Craig Williams, who was the Prime Minister’s parliamentary private secretary and is the Conservative candidate for Montgomeryshire and Glyndwr, has admitted to putting “a flutter” on the date of the election and is also facing a probe. A source has now told ITV the Gambling Commission has identified other people of interest, as well as Tory officials Mr Lee and Mr Mason, and parliamentary hopefuls Mr Williams and Ms Saunders.

Man who 'threw objects onto train tracks' arrested after 24 hours on Kensington roof

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Injured girl, 11, 'still traumatised' by London fairground ride malfunction

Silvana-Rose Douglas, 11, was injured as she queued to use the ride with her grandfather

“She doesn't sleep, she has flashbacks,” said her mother. “It's a lot for a little girl to deal with. “She is in a bad way. She's got pains in her back, feet, spine, neck, she's on crutches, can't even go back to school.”

A Lambeth Council spokesperson responded: “We are deeply saddened by the fairground incident at the Lambeth Country Show, it is really shocking, and our thoughts are with those who were i

White House blasts 'cheap fake' videos of Joe Biden appearing to freeze

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'Do not cry for me', says breast cancer campaigner in moving final post

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Strike on UN school kills 'at least 39' as Israel says it targeted 'Hamas compound'

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Paula Vennells breaks down in tears as she's grilled at Horizon IT inquiry - live

The inquiry has taken a short break, but will return in around 10 minutes at 12.40pm. Inquiry chair interrupts to say it is 'surprising' Ms Vennells did not know about private prosections We’ve just heard Ms Vennells claim she did not know until 2012 - five years after joining the Post Office - that, unusually, the firm privately prosecuted its staff. Inquiry chair Sir Wyn Williams has interrupted questioning to point out the case of Seema Misra - a wrongly prosecuted sub-postmistress who was ja

Narendra Modi's BJP has lead as India general election count under way

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