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Influx of dog videos for terminally ill boy after Facebook post

Terminally ill 11-year-old Harvey Hawkins loves dogs. His cousin in Canada mentioned this in a Facebook post about the youngster, which has now been seen around the world. The post prompted well-wishers to send funny videos of their pets to Harvey, who is being given end of life care at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales in Cardiff. His mother, Jamie-Louise Wallace, from Merthyr Tydfil, said they had been “overwhelmed” by the response. Source link

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NBA-76ers’ Simmons pays tribute to Australian ‘Egg Boy’

Mar 19, 2019; Charlotte, NC, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons (25) argues a foul call in the first half against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – The Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons displayed a message of support for an Australian teenager who smashed an egg on a right-wing lawmaker’s head, wearing shoes with the words “Egg Boy” written on them during Tuesday’s game against Charlotte. Senator Fraser Anning was approached from behind at a political event on Saturday before the 17-year-old cracked…

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Ipswich stabbing: Boy called for own ambulance after knife attack

Image caption The victim called the emergency services at about 18:30 GMT on Monday A 17-year-old boy rang 999 to ask for an ambulance after he was stabbed in an alleyway near a high school. Police said the teenager had called the emergency services himself at about 18:30 GMT on Monday. Five people have been arrested in connection with the attack in Ipswich. The boy was found in the alley between Bramford Lane and Broadway Lane, next to Westbourne Academy. Suffolk police said the grounds of the school would be…

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Boy arrested after woman and child die in Ipswich

Image copyright Google Maps Image caption The ages of the woman and child have not been disclosed A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after the “sudden death” of a woman and child. Police were called to a property in Swinburne Road, Ipswich, at 17:00 GMT by the ambulance service after a woman’s body was discovered. The child, whom police described as “young”, was also treated by paramedics but died at the scene. A cordon is in place and next of kin have been informed, Suffolk Police said. Officers have not…

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Hale Barns stabbing: Boy, 17, killed in attack

Image copyright Google Image caption The boy died in Gorse Bank Road, not far from Manchester Airport A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed to death in Greater Manchester. Police found the victim at about 18:40 GMT in Gorse Bank Road, Hale Barns, not far from Manchester Airport. He was taken to hospital where he died. In a statement, Greater Manchester Police said: “His family have been informed and officers are currently with them offering support.” Two boys, also aged 17, have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in…

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The Piplets: The rare boy triplets carving out media careers

Rare triplet boys who had a one in 3.2 million chance of being born are carving out careers in film, TV and social media. Twins Kuzey and Koray Cerikci feature in the same role in the 2018 movie Mary Queen of Scots and have starred in the BBC’s Silent Witness and Sky’s Save Me. The pair, along with their brother Ayaz, are also a hit on Instagram, where the three are known as “The Piplets”. Kuzey and Koray shared a placenta, which means the four-year-old triplets are rarer than most.…

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‘Tiniest baby boy’ ever sent home leaves Tokyo hospital

Image copyright Keio University Hospital Image caption The baby at the age of five days… A baby boy who weighed just 268g (9.45oz) at birth has been released from hospital in Japan, and is believed to be the smallest boy in the world to have been successfully treated. The baby was born by emergency C-section in August, and was so small he could fit into a pair of cupped hands. The infant was nurtured in intensive care until he was released last week, two months after his due date. He…

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Bordesley Green stabbing: Boy, 17, dies in attack

Image copyright Google Image caption Police were called to a fatal stabbing in Norwood Road on Monday afternoon A 17-year-old boy has been stabbed to death in Birmingham. Police were called to Norwood Road in Bordesley Green at about 14:00 GMT and found the boy with serious injures. He died at the scene. A murder investigation has begun. Officers would also use stop and search powers where they believe there to be a risk of violence, West Midlands Police said. It is the third fatal stabbing of a teen in…

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Birmingham stabbing: Boy stabbed in Small Heath named

Image copyright West Midlands Police Image caption Abdullah Muhammad was found fatally wounded in Small Heath A 16-year-old boy stabbed to death in a park in Birmingham has been named. Abdullah Muhammad was found in Sara Park, Small Heath, at about 20:00 GMT on Wednesday and died at the scene. He is the second teenager to be stabbed to death in the city in a week. A murder investigation is under way but no arrests have been made. Deputy Chief Constable Louisa Rolfe said: “We’ll be leaving no stone unturned…

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Alesha MacPhail murder: Boy, 16, found guilty

Image caption Alesha MacPhail had been on a holiday on the Isle of Bute A 16-year-old boy has been found guilty of the abduction, rape and murder of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail. Her naked body was found on the Isle of Bute after she was reported missing on the morning of 2 July last year. Alesha had suffered 117 injuries and died from significant pressure being applied to her face and neck. The teenager – who cannot be named because he is under 18 – was found guilty after a nine-day…

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