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May 2018

Flying Scotsman steam sets off London Victoria fire alarm

Image caption Commuters had to wait outside London Victoria Rush hour commuters had to clear a busy London railway station after steam from the Flying Scotsman set off the fire alarm. The world’s best known…

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Cheese labelled ‘Welsh’ to be made in England

A dairy group intends to continue labelling its cheese as “Welsh” after moving its production to England, north Wales farmers have said. They are uneasy after it emerged Arla’s “Welsh” supermarket-own brand cheese will be…


Riders get stuck on Flamingo Land rollercoaster

Image caption A “minor mechanical issue” stopped a ride in Flamingo Land About 20 riders became stuck on a rollercoaster at Flamingo Land when it stopped while going up an ascent. The Kumali rollercoaster at…


Kia Gott: Quadruple amputee girl is welcomed home

A one-year-old girl who had her limbs amputated after contracting meningitis C has been allowed home for the first time since being admitted to hospital. Kia Gott, from Bradford, has been in hospital since September….


‘Junk food for exams’ school head banned

Image caption Head teacher Karen Parker unfairly helped pupils with their tests, the panel heard A head teacher has been banned from the profession indefinitely after helping pupils cheat in their SATs. Karen Parker also…


US tariffs on steel absurd, says Trade Secretary Liam Fox

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 31,000 people are employed in the UK steel industry, and 4,000 work at Tata Steel’s plant in Port Talbot, above US tariffs on steel and aluminium imports…



Dudley man in flat cap told to leave Tesco over hat rule

Image copyright SWNS/Dudley News Image caption Graham Cattermole branded Tesco’s no hat policy “ridiculous and stupid” A man was asked to leave a Tesco Express for wearing a flat cap. Graham Cattermole was told by…



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