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Stafford house fire: Man and woman arrested are bailed

Image copyright Police handout Image caption (L-R) Keegan, Tilly Rose, Olly and Riley died in the blaze in the early hours of Tuesday A 24-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence following a house fire that killed four children have been released on bail. Riley Holt, eight, Keegan Unitt, six, Tilly Rose Unitt, four, and Olly Unitt, three, died in the blaze in Highfields, Stafford, on Tuesday. Source link

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News Daily: ‘Austerity ending’ Budget under scrutiny and Briton bailed in UAE

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up here ‘A return to spending’ – but is austerity over? Image copyright UK Parliament /Jessica Taylor Philip Hammond’s Budget will come under further scrutiny today after he declared the age of austerity is coming to an end. In a marked change in policy, the chancellor announced billions of pounds of extra public spending and brought forward tax cuts. Have a look at the key points here. But shadow chancellor John McDonnell said it was clear austerity wasn’t over as…

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Matthew Hedges: Academic on UAE spying charge bailed

Image copyright Daniela Tejada Image caption Daniela Tejada has repeatedly rejected suggestions her husband, Matthew Hedges, is a spy A British academic accused of spying by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been released on bail. Matthew Hedges, a 31-year-old PhD student at Durham University, was arrested on 5 May in Dubai and has reportedly been held in solitary confinement for almost six months. He denies spying for the UK government. Mr Hedges has been told to remain in the UAE until his next court appearance on 21 November and…

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Chester Hospital baby deaths: Nurse Lucy Letby is bailed

Image copyright SWNS Image caption Lucy Letby pictured in 2013 A nurse held on suspicion of the murder of eight babies and the attempted murder of another six has been bailed. Lucy Letby, 28, was arrested on Tuesday after the deaths of 17 infants at the Countess of Chester Hospital between March 2015 and July 2016. Police are also investigating 15 non-fatal collapses at the hospital’s neonatal unit during that period. “This is an extremely difficult time for all the families,” Cheshire Police said. “We continue to recognise that this…

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