Female jockey hospitalised after horse crashed through barrier before crushing her

Female jockey Laura Lafferty has been hospitalised after her horse crashed through a barrier before rolling on top of her. Lafferty, 22, was understood to be conscious and able to move after the horror crash despite complaining of severe pain in her shoulder and hip. She was leading with Richard Laming-trained horse Ronniejay before disaster …

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Two teens and two men jailed for kicking dad to death while trying to steal Rolex

Two men and two teenagers have been jailed for the manslaughter of a father-of-two who was kicked to death for his £11,000 gold Rolex watch. CCTV footage captured the horrific attack on Steven McMyler, 34, within the gardens of Wigan parish church in the early evening of August 6 last year. Last month Lewis Peake …

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Schoolboy, 11, dies after being found near playing field as mum pays tribute to him

A “BUBBLY” 11-year-old schoolboy has died after he was found near a playing field, with his mum paying a touching tribute to her “little monkey”. Dylan Afandi was discovered on a mountain path near Brynithel rugby pitch in Brynithel, Blaenau, Gwent, on May 11 last year at around 6.15pm. He was rushed to University Hospital Wales …

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Football fans warned they could face £1,000 fine for flying England flag from cars

Football fans planning to show their love for the team by flying a huge England flag from their cars for the Euros have been warned they could be fined £1,000. The tournament kicks off on Friday and will see the Three Lions clash with Croatia on Sunday as they open their campaign. Punters are due …

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Households ‘will have up to 7 bins each’ as part of huge changes to rubbish collections

Households have been warned they may need up to seven bins in their garden as part of plans to nationalise rubbish collection. The government wants to standardise waste collection so it is the same across the country by 2023/24 as part of the Environment Bill. But the District Councils’ Network (DCN), which represents 183 councils …

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Amputee dad-of-three knifed after thugs try to steal his 9-month-old French Bulldog

A DAD was stabbed in the stomach and punched repeatedly in the face by knife-wielding thugs who tried to snatch his nine-month-old puppy. Amputee Andy Garside was walking his family’s French Bulldog, Lilo, in Tameside when he was targeted by two violent men. The 39-year-old – whose leg was amputated after a number of surgeries …

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Horror as man found dead in Glasgow as police lock down streets

A man’s body has been found in Glasgow, with police treating his death as unexplained.  He was discovered in the Springboig area of the city where police locked down a block of flats and cordoned off the park at Budhill Avenue this afternoon.  Both areas remain closed to the public, according to Glasgow Live. CID officers and paramedic crews are also in attendance …

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