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Fire services count costs of Wales’ summer wildfires

Image copyright Emma Howe Image caption Fires such as this one at Llantysilio in Denbighshire cost the fire services hundreds of thousands of pounds July and August were more expensive for Wales’ fire services than…

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Rugby rape trial: Jackson and Olding not entitled to court costs

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Both Stuart Olding and Paddy Jackson were found not guilty in unanimous verdicts A court has ruled that former Ulster rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding can not claim…



Badgers’ digging in Copeland costs Cumbria Council thousands

Image copyright PA Image caption Don’t blame this badger, he had nothing to do with it Badgers burrowing under a road have cost a council thousands of pounds. The road in Copeland, Cumbria, has been…


‘My mum’s funeral costs were extortionate’

Image copyright Chris Harvey Image caption Phyllis Harvey died nearly two years ago at the age of 88 A church treasurer said she was shocked by the extortionate cost of her mother’s funeral – and…


School funding: Why it costs £73,000 to educate a child

Image copyright Getty Images The amount spent on schools is a source of frequent controversy. So, where does all the money for educating the country’s children go? It’s a fact that spending on schools in…


Removing items in ears and noses ‘costs NHS £3m a year’

Image copyright Getty Images Removing foreign objects from ears and noses costs NHS hospitals in England almost £3m a year, a study suggests. Children were responsible for the vast majority of cases – 95% of…


Serious crime costs UK £37bn a year – National Crime Agency

Image copyright NCA Serious and organised crime in the UK is costing the economy £37bn a year, according to the National Crime Agency. Its latest report said around 4,600 serious and organised crime groups existed…



Bristol uni suicides: Parents crowdfund inquest costs

Image copyright Family picture Image caption Natasha Abrahart took her own life after telling university staff she had suicidal thoughts The parents of a student who killed herself have launched a crowdfunding page to cover…


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