Beijing expresses anger at US Navy mission through South China Sea

Beijing insists on ‘indisputable sovereignty’ over South China Sea islands after Washington sends two US warships to disputed waters China expressed anger at a US Navy mission in the disputed South China Sea  The foreign ministry demanded the US ‘immediately stop its provocative actions’ Washington says warships were conducteding ‘freedom of navigation’ exercises Beijing has voiced its ‘strong dissatisfaction’ with […]

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Family’s anger over daughter’s suicide at psychiatric unit

Family of bipolar teenager, 19, who hanged herself at ‘chaotic’ and ‘unsafe’ psychiatric centre call for criminal charges against home after inquest finds ‘grossly inadequate failures’ Sophie Bennett had been living at Lancaster Lodge in Richmond for a year  The 19-year-old self harmed inside the facility one month before her death  Her inquest heavily criticised staff for failing to seek […]

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Anger as SAS fantasist who poisoned wife with laxatives will be freed

Anger as SAS fantasist, 62, who poisoned his wife with laxatives so badly she thought she was dying will be freed from jail after serving just 21 months David Smith was jailed after hiding pills inside the food of his partner Elizabeth He also stole thousands of pounds from her bank account and told a series of lies Compulsive liar […]

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Family's anger as husband, 91, and wife, 86, could be split by social services after 67 years of marriage

Frank Springett, 91, and wife Mary, 86, could be split by council bosses despite both having serious health problems. Mary has been diagnosed with severe Alzheimer’s and Frank has arthritis, is deaf and has the muscle condition polymyalgia rheumatica. The couple had to sell their home in Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire, to fund their ongoing £8,000-a-month care bills, The Mirror reports. But […]

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Anger at real ale magazine’s ’16 stone barmaid’ comments

Anger at Derby Drinker magazine’s ’16 stone barmaid’ comments Pubs boycott real ale magazine which called a barmaid ’16 stone with bingo wings, multiple chins and a beer belly decorated with weird tattoos’ Ale lovers magazine was previously under fire over offensive crossword clue Now landlords have hit out at a comment about a barmaid’s ‘bingo wings’ Magazine changed its […]

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Holocaust survivor’s anger on day Corbyn shut down dissent

ANDREW PIERCE: Holocaust survivor’s anger on the day Jeremy Corbyn shut down dissent in the Commons Within minutes of the start of the stormy Holocaust Memorial Day meeting in the Commons back in 2010, Jeremy Corbyn called on the services of a uniformed police officer posted outside the room where it was being held. Corbyn, at the time a backbench […]

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Mother’s anger at son’s school prom ban for aunt’s wedding trip

Mother says school is ‘cruel beyond words’ for threatening her son, 15 with prom ban if he goes on family holiday in term time to go to aunt’s wedding Pupils who miss more than four days of GCSE year cannot go to school prom Mother wants to take her son on trip to Crete with her to see her sister’s […]

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Labour's leader in Brussels sparks anger by saying party is open to 'reconsidering Brexit'

In comments vehemently dismissed by Jeremy Corbyn’s office, Richard Corbett insisted Labour was open to “reconsidering” the Brexit vote. He claimed the party’s frontbench had not yet ruled out a fresh national poll to allow voters a second chance on staying in the EU. The remarks come with Mr Corbyn yet to formally decide the party’s stance when the Government’s […]

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