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Boy, 12, dies after being crushed by wooden pole in Dumfries and Galloway

A 12-year-old boy has been crushed to death by a large wooden pole in a village in Dumfries and Galloway.

Energy customers building up £800 in debts before suppliers act

Some energy companies are allowing households to build up arrears of more than £800 on their bills before intervening, according to Ofgem.

James Corden apologises for Weinstein jokes

James Corden has apologised after making jokes about the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Game Of Thrones' Sophie Turner to marry Joe Jonas

British actress Sophie Turner has become engaged to American singer Joe Jonas.

Dead boy may have been attacked by family dog

Dead boy may have been attacked by family dog

A 10-year-old boy found dead with cuts to his head may have been attacked by the family dog.

Theresa May to make unannounced Brussels trip for Brexit meeting

Theresa May to make unannounced Brussels trip for Brexit meeting

Theresa May will make an unannounced trip to Brussels today to meet the key players negotiating Britain's exit from the EU.

Ireland and UK on alert as Storm Ophelia nears

Ireland and UK on alert as Storm Ophelia nears

Storm Ophelia is set to bring "potentially deadly" gusts of up to 80mph from the Atlantic to Ireland and parts of the UK.

Beachgoers warned as creatures resembling 'venomous' Portuguese man o' war found

Beachgoers warned as creatures resembling 'venomous' Portuguese man o' war found

Jellyfish-like creatures resembling the venomous Portuguese man o' war have washed up on south coast beaches, sparking warnings from the UK Coastguard.

UK police investigating five Weinstein sex assault claims

UK police investigating five Weinstein sex assault claims

British police are investigating five sexual assault allegations in total involving film producer Harvey Weinstein.

Lenders to crisis-hit Interserve‎ hire advisers after profit alert

Lenders to crisis-hit Interserve‎ hire advisers after profit alert

Lenders to the crisis-hit construction and support services group Interserve have drafted in advisers amid growing fears about the state of its finances.

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Dead boy may have been attacked by family dog

Dead boy may have been attacked by family dog

A 10-year-old boy found dead with cuts to his head may have been attacked by the family dog.

Why did Storm Ophelia turn the sun red?

Why did Storm Ophelia turn the sun red?

Parts of England have experienced an unusual side effect from Storm Ophelia: a blood red sun.

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