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Fortnite down: Hundreds of gamers complain of problems with battle royale game

Hundreds of people have complained they are unable to play popular video game Fortnite. A mystery outage was reported this afternoon, with users saying they could not access the game online. Frustrated fans were met with messages saying “Invalid Client” as they tried to access the game. It is understood to be an issue with […]

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Beautiful and innocent’ woman, 22, ‘killed by police officer driving 64mph in 30 zone’

A ‘beautiful and innocent’ young woman was killed after being hit by a police officer driving 64mph in a 30mph zone, a coroner heard. Jade Mutua, 22, was waiting for her boyfriend when she was hit by the police car in west London in August 2019. She was taken to hospital and placed on life […]

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Woman, 28, becomes surrogate for boss’s baby after seeing her struggle to conceive

A woman has become a surrogate mum for her boss’s baby after she saw her struggling to conceive. Caitlin Cotton, 28, knew her boss Kate Postlethwaite, 37, had suffered three losses – including a miscarriage and a stillbirth. The digital marketing assistant from Alderney, Channel Islands, is mum to Imogen, six, and Max, five, but […]

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First picture of man, 34, accused of killing two-week-old boy after pram hit by car

A man accused of causing the death of a two-week-old boy by dangerous driving after the baby’s pram was hit by a car on Easter Sunday has been pictured outside court. Ciaran Leigh Morris was being pushed along the pavement by family in High Street, Brownhills, Walsall, at about 4pm when the collision happened. James […]

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First woman to ride in Grand National battled barrage of sexism to blaze a trail

When Charlotte Brew sat in the saddle in 1977 as the first woman to ride in the Grand National it wasn’t just the huge fences she had to overcome. There were many in the racing community, and in the public, who thought she shouldn’t have been there. Ginger McCain, who trained Red Rum to win […]

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Boy, 8, ‘stabbed by group of young people while playing’ suffers injured hand

An eight-year-old boy suffered an injured hand after he was alleged stabbed by a group of young people while playing. Police are investigating after an eyewitness claimed they say the child stabbed during the incident in Dover on Monday, though officers have yet to confirm what happened. The boy suffered a hand injury, but did […]

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Son of mum-of-11 strangled to death in home kicked down door over ‘horrible smell’

Mary McLaughlin, 58, was found dead at her home in Partick, in Glasgow’s west end, in October 1984. Graham McGill, 59, denies murdering her and fastening a ligature around her neck with intent to rape The son of a mum-of-11 who was strangled to death in her own home told a court how he kicked […]