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Marsden Moor fire ‘started by barbecue’

[ad_1] Image copyright @yorkshirepudd15 Image caption A fire broke out on Marsden Moor on Sunday evening A second blaze has broken out on moorland in West Yorkshire on one of the hottest days of the year.The fire at Marsden Moor started on Sunday and was "likely" to have been caused by a barbecue at Easter Gate, the National Trust said. It has now spread to Denshaw in Saddleworth, Greater Manchester,
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Holyhead crossbow shooter urged to come forward by police

[ad_1] Image copyright Family photo Image caption Gerald Corrigan was struck outside his home The person who shot a 74-year-old man with a crossbow, causing him to suffer "horrendous injuries", has been urged to come forward.Gerald Corrigan was struck outside his home in a remote area near South Stack Road in Holyhead, Anglesey, at about 00:30 BST on Friday.He is critically ill at Royal Stoke University Hospital after the bolt
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Explosions heard in Derby city centre after blaze

[ad_1] Image copyright Sam Hawkes A series of explosions have erupted from a building on fire in Derby.A number of bangs were heard across the city shortly before 14:00 BST and large, black plumes of smoke were visible for miles.Main line train services have been suspended and residents are being advised to stay indoors.Police said the blaze, at a commercial building in Enterprise Way, is not thought to be suspicious.
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Mournes wildfire: Firefighters bring blaze under control

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'The fire was rapidly spreading' A "running wildfire" in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains in County Down has been brought under control. More than 50 firefighters battled the blaze, which started in Donard Forest, on Sunday night into Monday morning.The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) received a report that a fire had broken out at 20:30 BST on
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Deaf boy finds his voice after brain implant surgery

[ad_1] Pioneering brain surgery has allowed four-year-old Theo to hear sounds and even speak to his mum.Theo Sankson, from Manchester, was born deaf and was not expected to be able to speak.He could not have a cochlear implant or hearing aid because he did not have any auditory nerves - so two years ago he was fitted with an auditory brainstem implant.NHS England called the surgery "truly life-changing" and said
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Extinction Rebellion: Olympic canoeing champion Etienne Stott arrested in climate change protests

[ad_1] Etienne Stott (left) earlier made a speech while sitting on top of a bus stop alongside TV presenter and naturalist Chris PackhamOlympic gold medal-winning canoeist Etienne Stott was one of hundreds of people arrested during climate change protests in London over the weekend.The 39-year-old Briton, who won C2 canoe slalom gold at London 2012, was carried from Waterloo Bridge by four police officers on Sunday evening.Stott is not among
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Earth Day: How to be more eco-friendly in everyday life

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images We've been hearing so much about climate change recently, and the facts don't look good.The evidence shows that, thanks to human activity, global temperatures are rising at a level which isn't sustainable for the environment to be able to survive.That's partly why there are people taking their clothes off in parliament and school kids going on strike.(Plus, when the nation's grandad David Attenborough starts talking,
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Mournes wildfire: Over 50 firefighters battle blaze

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOver 50 firefighters battle Mournes blaze More than 50 firefighters are battling to bring a blaze under control on the Mourne Mountains in County Down. The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service received a report that a fire had broken out in Donard Forest at 20:30 BST on Sunday. The fire front is a mile long and efforts to bring it
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Why blend? Exploring the art and science of blending

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Humans are the blending species, says philosopher of the senses Barry Smith, but what makes some blends work when others don't? What does the skill of a good blender consist in? And is blending an art or a science? Whether your favourite drink is tea or coffee, champagne or Scotch whisky, you may be surprised to learn that what you're drinking is probably a blend.
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April Fabb missing: Anniversary appeal leads to calls

[ad_1] Image copyright Fabb family Image caption April Fabb went missing on 8 April 1969 Police investigating the disappearance of a teenage girl 50 years ago have said a new appeal yielded 18 calls from the public.April Fabb, 13, went missing near her home in Metton, Norfolk, on 8 April 1969.Norfolk Police said the calls that came in after a 50th anniversary appeal were being reviewed, but no new lines