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Plane narrowly misses crashing into military jet

An air disaster involving hundreds of passengers from Northern Ireland was miraculously averted after a plane travelling from Turkey to Belfast narrowly missed colliding with another aircraft, it has emerged.

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Abuser fails over £0.5m divorce deal

Thursday, 4 June 2009

An art historian and author today failed to win a £500,000 divorce settlement from his wealthy former wife whose grandchildren he sexually abused.

Crucial talks in bid to avert Tube strike

Thursday, 4 June 2009

Crucial talks aimed at averting next week's strike by London Underground workers are to be held tomorrow, it was announced today.

Pilot rapped after needless emergency

Thursday, 4 June 2009

A light aircraft that failed to arrive at its expected UK destination had landed safely in Switzerland.

10-year-old too tall for restaurant's junior price

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

A 10-year-old boy was measured by restaurant workers who deemed him nine centimetres too tall for a child's discounted meal.

Kazumi and Neil Puttick with their five-year-old son Sam, who was paralysed from the neck down after a car accident when he was just 16 months old

Devoted parents whose grief drove them to Beachy Head

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Neil and Kazumi Puttick did everything possible to make the life of their paralysed son bearable. But his death from meningitis was too much to bear.

Farasat Latif: 'I now hope the white working class will weed out the fascists and hate mongers just like we now have'

Luton is fighting back

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Jerome Taylor: Muslims have taken a stand against right-wing extremists who abused soldiers returning from Iraq.

Home Office in-tray is full of lethal traps

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

The new Home Secretary will find a brimming in-tray of pressing matters that need careful handling.

Multiple sclerosis sufferer Debbie Purdy with her husband Omar

MS sufferer in suicide plea to Law Lords

Tuesday, 2 June 2009

Multiple sclerosis sufferer Debbie Purdy went to the House of Lords today in her fight to allow her husband to help her commit suicide.

Prince Charles to attend D-Day anniversary

Tuesday, 2 June 2009

The Prince of Wales will attend the 65th commemorations of the D-Day landings in France, it was reported today.

Couple who jumped with dead son are named

Tuesday, 2 June 2009

A grieving couple who placed the body of their dead son in a rucksack before plunging to their deaths from cliffs at Beachy Head were named today by police.

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