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RNLI 'offered lifeguards for Camber Sands three years before seven drownings'

The RNLI offered to deploy lifeguards at a popular south coast beach three years before seven men drowned but the offer was not taken up, an inquest has heard.

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Four arrested over computer software service fraud

Four arrests have been made as part of an investigation into computer software service fraud, thought to cost hundreds of millions of pounds worldwide.

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Man hit by bus walks away with bruises

A pedestrian appeared to have a lucky escape after being struck down by an out-of-control bus as he crossed the road.

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Southern passengers face disruption from overtime ban in driver-only trains row

Southern Railway passengers face fresh disruption on Thursday because of an overtime ban by drivers, as a commuters' group goes to court to seek a judicial review of the franchise.

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Queen among mourners at funeral service for Countess Mountbatten of Burma

The life of Countess Mountbatten of Burma was remembered at her funeral attended by the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and her godson, the Prince of Wales.

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Lifeguards requested at Camber Sands weeks before deaths, inquest told

The RNLI was asked to provide lifeguards at a beach weeks before five young friends drowned on a day trip to the south coast, an inquest heard.

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Man hit by bus as he crosses road - before walking away with bruises

A pedestrian appeared to have a lucky escape after being struck down by an out-of-control bus as he crossed the road.

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Government 'using passengers as guinea pigs' in driver only trains dispute

Rail passengers suffering disruption because of industrial action are being used as "guinea pigs" by the Government which is behind moves for driver only trains, a union leader has claimed.

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Lloyds Banking Group set to miss deadline for HBOS fraud compensation offers

Lloyds Banking Group is on course to miss a self-imposed June deadline to make compensation offers to victims of the HBOS fraud scandal.

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UK committed to funding fusion research facility

The UK is committed to funding a leading nuclear fusion research facility after Brexit, the Business Secretary has said.

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Surrey council fire service cuts will lead to avoidable deaths, union warns

The Government's austerity programme will lead to a 69% cut in firefighter posts over 12 years in Surrey, union leaders have said.

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Man in court over 13-year-old boy's Ferrari crash death

A man has appeared in court charged with causing the death by careless driving of a 13-year-old boy when he crashed a £1.2 million Ferrari.

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Queen Victoria's Osborne House garden terrace to be opened to public

The garden terrace where Queen Victoria sat painting water colours on the Isle of Wight is being opened to the public for the first time, English Heritage said.

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Five men who drowned at Camber Sands all able swimmers, inquest told

Five young friends who drowned on a day trip to a popular south coast beach with "hidden dangers" were all fit, healthy and competent swimmers, an inquest heard.

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New doors for Orangery at Windsor Castle cost £1.2 million

Replacement doors for the Orangery at Windsor Castle cost £1.2 million, royal accounts showed.

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Ex-archbishop of Canterbury resigns from honorary role after church abuse review

Former archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has resigned from an honorary role he held within the Church of England after a damning review into the handling of the case of a bishop who abused young men.

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Prostate cancer to be targeted using frozen needles guided by MRI

Doctors will for the first time in the UK use a new "precision" treatment to target prostate cancer using frozen needles guided by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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Duke of Edinburgh accompanies Queen to event after hospital treatment

The Duke of Edinburgh has accompanied the Queen to a Guards Polo Club event, three days after being discharged from hospital for treatment for an infection.

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Rivers and streams 'risk drying up as too much water pumped out'

More than half the chalk streams and a quarter of rivers in England are at risk of drying out as too much water is being pumped out of them, wildlife experts have warned.

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Father who took daughter on term-time holiday found guilty of rules breach

A father who fought a long-running legal battle over taking his child on a term-time holiday was on Friday found guilty over the unauthorised trip.

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