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Son pays tribute to his ‘amazing’ PCSO mum and says her murder ‘doesn’t make sense’

The son of a much-loved PCSO who was found dead on a footpath near a village has paid a poignant tribute to his ‘amazing, caring’ mum. The body of Julia

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Disabled boy, 19, forced to ‘live like animal’ in house where he cannot even use shower

A mum-of-two says her family are “living like animals” while waiting for adaptations for her house so her disabled son can use the shower. Katarzyna Kobiela is living with her

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Co-op ditches plastic ‘bags for life’ and replaces with 10p compostable bag

The Co-op is to remove plastic “bags for life” from sale in all of its 2,600 stores and replace them with 10p compostable carriers. The supermarket warns that the low-cost,

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Hunt saboteur ‘left to die’ after being brutally beaten while confronting badger baiters

Police are investigating as a hunt saboteur claims he was beaten bloody and left for dead after confronting a group of badger baiters. The Manchester Hunt Sabs says the member

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Mum fake tans her son, 5, by mistake after falling asleep cuddling him

A red-faced mum ended up fake tanning her young son by mistake after they fell asleep together after a post-bake sofa cuddle. Hannah Lacey dozed off with little lad Kai,

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Digger driver ‘on rampage causes £700,000 of damage’ at recycling plant

These shocking pictures show the aftermath of a rampage at a recycling plant, after a digger was used to destroy vehicles and buildings worth nearly a quarter of a million

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Time-warp house stuck in 1960s and left untouched for decades goes on sale

A house that ‘transports you back to the late 1960s’ with an interior left unaltered for decades is being sold with a guide price of just £75,000. The three-bed semi-detached

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