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XXXTentacion's posthumous album Skins is released

XXXTentacion's posthumous album Skins is released

A posthumous XXXTentacion album has been released, almost six months after the controversial rapper was shot dead. Skins features 10 tracks - including a single, One Minute, featuring Kanye West - but is only 19 minutes long. XXXTentacion was shot and...

Friday, 13:00 in Art & Culture
 
Schools bomb hoaxes: Teenager jailed for nationwide threats

Schools bomb hoaxes: Teenager jailed for nationwide threats

A teenager who sent thousands of hoax bomb threats to schools and triggered an American airline security scare has been jailed for three years. George Duke-Cohan, 19, sparked nationwide panic and a transatlantic investigation from the bedroom of his...

Friday, 12:54 in Regional
 
Jamie Acourt: Lawrence murder suspect jailed on drugs charge

Jamie Acourt: Lawrence murder suspect jailed on drugs charge

A suspect in the 1993 racist murder of Stephen Lawrence has been jailed for nine years for conspiring to supply "huge quantities" of cannabis resin. Jamie Acourt, 42, pleaded guilty on the second day of his trial after previously denying the...

Friday, 12:54 in Regional
 
Fortnite-maker opens PC games store to challenge Steam

Fortnite-maker opens PC games store to challenge Steam

Fortnite creator Epic Games has opened an online store to sell video games for PCs. The store has been set up to rival the massive online Steam run by developer Valve that offers thousands of PC games. Epic said it would charge less commission for...

Friday, 12:25 in Science &Technology
 
Douglas Slade ordered to pay five Filipinos £127,000 over abuse

Douglas Slade ordered to pay five Filipinos £127,000 over abuse

A paedophile has been ordered to pay £127,000 to five Filipinos in a "landmark" case, after a judge decided he had sexually abused them. Douglas Slade has not been convicted of those offences and denies wrongdoing. The men's lawyer said the...

Friday, 12:11 in Regional
 
Sex abuse victim Kim Fawcett sues school for 'failing to spot signs'

Sex abuse victim Kim Fawcett sues school for 'failing to spot signs'

A woman whose abusive stepfather made her pregnant as a teenager is suing her former school over claims it failed to spot signs of the abuse. Kim Fawcett's abuser, Oswestry truck-driver Robert Stuart McClelland, was jailed for six years in 2004. Human...

Friday, 12:11 in Regional
 
O2 disruption: Can I claim compensation?

O2 disruption: Can I claim compensation?

Senior executives at O2 are considering how best to "make it up to customers" following a day of disruption to its data networks. No decision has yet been made on how the mobile provider plans to compensate customers. However, a spokesman...

Friday, 12:11 in Regional
 
Family gang jailed for 250 burglaries in 11 months

Family gang jailed for 250 burglaries in 11 months

A family gang responsible for committing more than 250 burglaries in an 11-month crime spree has been jailed. The 12 men struck across five counties in the East of England, stealing jewellery, cash, cars and guns worth a total of £2m. Norfolk's...

Friday, 11:57 in Regional
 
Norwich Crystal House building to become gin distillery

Norwich Crystal House building to become gin distillery

A prominent Victorian glass and cast iron building is to take on a new lease of life as a gin distillery. Norwich City Council has granted permission for Bullards Spirits to change the use of the Crystal House in the city's Cattle Market Street. The...

Friday, 11:51 in Business
 
Music industry gears up for Grammy nominations

Music industry gears up for Grammy nominations

Cardi B, Drake and Ariana Grande are expected to be among the contenders for this year's Grammys. The nominations for the biggest awards in music will be announced later. Four of the major categories are being expanded this year, which could mean more...

Friday, 11:50 in Art & Culture
 
Yellow vests: France protests 'created a monster', says minister

Yellow vests: France protests 'created a monster', says minister

Anti-government protests in France have "created a monster", France's Interior Minister Christophe Castaner has said. And he is warning that "radical elements" could infiltrate planned "yellow vest" protests at the...

Friday, 11:32 in World News
 
Berketex collapse: More than 20,000 wedding dresses on sale

Berketex collapse: More than 20,000 wedding dresses on sale

More than 20,000 wedding dresses and hundreds of pairs of shoes are being auctioned off following the collapse of bridal firm Berketex Bride. The company ceased trading last month after 50 years. Nottingham-based John Pye Auctions said it had reunited...

Friday, 11:26 in Regional
 
Bloodhound supersonic car project axed

Bloodhound supersonic car project axed

A project to race a car at more than 1,000mph has been axed after it failed to secure a £25m cash injection. The Bloodhound supersonic vehicle - built with a Rolls-Royce Eurofighter jet engine bolted to a rocket - is all but finished. The...

Friday, 11:11 in Regional
 
O2 refund 'prank' leads to PSNI warning

O2 refund 'prank' leads to PSNI warning

Police have warned of a "social media prank" targeting customers of mobile operator O2 that directs them through to the emergency 999 operator. Tens of millions of people around the world were affected by disruption to O2's data services on...

Friday, 11:11 in Regional
 
Zainab Mughal: Toddler with cancer spurs hunt for rare blood

Zainab Mughal: Toddler with cancer spurs hunt for rare blood

A two-year-old US girl who needs several blood transfusions to fight cancer has spurred an global campaign to search for compatible donors. Zainab Mughal has one of the rarest blood types in the world, which makes it difficult to treat her condition....

Friday, 11:10 in World News
 


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