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Brexit: Theresa May’s deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe prime minister’s Brexit deal is backed by 202 MPs but 432 vote against. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes –…


Great Orme: ‘Mindless’ vandals wreck historic walls

Image caption Some stones have been taken out of the middle of the walls Historic dry stone walls on the Great Orme headland have been damaged by “mindless vandalism”. Sections of the 140-year-old walls have…


Kenilworth’s historic lido to shut permanently

Image copyright Warwick District Council Image caption The outdoor pool at Abbey Fields will shut permanently after a vote by the authority’s executive Plans to close a town’s outdoor pool, which have been opposed by…


NHS 10-year plan: May hails historic announcement

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Theresa May is promising improvements to mental health support and maternity care Prime Minister Theresa May is promising patients access to “world class” care under a 10-year plan for…


Three child care organisations face historic abuse probe

Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption Police Scotland is at the early stages of inquiries into the allegations Police are investigating claims of historic abuse against three of the UK’s largest child care organisations. Detectives are…


Aberdeen’s historic Music Hall reopens after two years of renovations

Image copyright Richard Frew Photography Image caption Aberdeen Music Hall has been closed for two years The historic Aberdeen Music Hall is reopening on Saturday after a two-year closure for extensive renovations. The £9m project…


Child rapist jailed over historic cases in Glenrothes

A child rapist who saw one of his victims committed to a mental institution after she reported his offending in Fife decades ago has been jailed for 10 years. David Scott, 65, inflicted sexual abuse…


Man jailed for historic sex offences against three girls in Ayr

Image caption Marcellino was jailed for seven years at the High Court in Glasgow A man who raped a schoolgirl and sexually assaulted two others almost 20 years ago has been jailed for seven years….


Historic sailing ship to return home

Image copyright Alison Thewliss A Clyde-built ship is to return home after years spent as a visitor attraction in Hawaii. Built in 1878 in Port Glasgow, the Falls of Clyde is currently moored in Honolulu…


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