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UK warned to brace itself for surge of Asian hornets

The public is being urged to report any sightings to the authorities.

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Lightning strikes children’s camp site with 38 people rushed to hospital

Youngsters complained of tingling in their legs.

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At least 150 dead as heavy rain triggers flash floods

It comes after flooding killed 300 people last week.

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Three killed and five injured after fishing boat and speed boat crash

Those who died were all in their early 20s.

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Racoons go from pets to crop-devouring pests in Tokyo as numbers surge

Anime lovers raced to buy racoons as pets in the 1970s.

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Parents turned away from buying whooping cough treatment due to shortages

Five babies have died of the disease this year.

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Volcano erupts as purple lightning flashes around crater in dramatic photos

Seven villages have had to be evacuated.

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Iranian president ‘missing’ after helicopter crash

'Thick fog', forests and mountains are impeding the rescue effort.

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Brits told to avoid holiday hotspot as deadly protests close airport

France has banned TikTok, closed the airport to international flights and blamed Azerbaijan for an outbreak of violence amid protests.

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Two killed in boat crash as injured man found bleeding on riverbank

'Police talked to the man and from his initial communication they drew the conclusion that he was probably the victim of some kind of boat accident.'

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Man rides moped through JD Sport before kicking police officer in the face

This is the bizarre moment a moped driver nearly ran over customers inside a busy JD sports branch before kicking a police officer in the face.

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Mum blasts school for silence over paedophile teacher who slept with two pupils

Rebecca Joynes was convicted of six counts of sexual activity with a child, two of those while in a position of trust as a teacher.

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Judge slams jobless twins after they beat up innocent family at bowling alley

The twins were slammed as 'drunken louts every decent person dreads meeting on a night out'.

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Nursery worker jailed after smearing food over toddler’s face

Helen Walker, 49, will serve five months after pleading guilty to assault.

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Health alert issued over fears thousands have been infected with ‘silent killer’

Thousands of Brits may have 'silent killer' hepatitis C after at least 30,000 were infected with unscreened blood during transfusions.

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Boris Johnson gets dressed in the dark again for splurge at B&M

He was shopping for big brands at sensational prices.

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‘Lazy’ daughter left her ‘skeletal’ mother in poo-stained jumper for a year

She would have died if a neighbour didn't hear screams.

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20 years since Tony Blair was hit with a condom filled with purple flour – how has political protesting changed?

Political protest has taken many shapes and forms.

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Boy, 14, dies and another teen in hospital after going missing in river

'This is an absolutely tragic incident and our thoughts are with the families of both boys at this difficult time.'

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Meghan and Harry celebrating their ‘sugar’ wedding anniversary – but how sweet are they right now?

Harry and Meghan mark their sixth anniversary as relations with Buckingham Palace remain at a low.