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Sarah Morris guilty of letting baby girl drown in bath

Image copyright Andrew Price Image caption Sarah Morris said she left her children alone for no longer than three minutes A mother has been found guilty of manslaughter after leaving her baby girl to drown in the bath. Sarah Morris, 35, was found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter of one-year-old Rosie on Wednesday. Rosie drowned […]

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‘Swiss climbers’ died in Ben Nevis avalanche

Image copyright PA Image caption Police at scene of Ben Nevis rescue effort Three climbers who died following an avalanche on Ben Nevis on Tuesday were Swiss nationals, the BBC understands. A fourth climber was seriously injured and has been receiving treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow. The avalanche in Number 5 Gully […]

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Thousands of teenagers in care living without adults

Image copyright Getty Images Thousands of teenagers in council care are living in B&Bs, flats and even tents and caravans – with no live-in adult supervision, a report reveals. In 2018, 3,090 looked-after children were living independently, government data published in the Children’s Rights Alliance for England report shows. And local authority data shows at […]

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Tommy Robinson claims police harassed him

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Robinson, in court under his real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, said he had taken his children to see Luton Town play Cambridge United Tommy Robinson, former leader of the English Defence League (EDL), has taken a police force to court amid claims officers harassed him. Mr Robinson, in court […]