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Body recovered from South Yorkshire lake after reports of man in difficulty
Emergency services search scene after man in 20s said to have been in stretch of water in Lakeside, Doncaster

Nadeem Badshah

13, Aug, 2022 @9:31 PM

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Poll of Tory members gives Liz Truss 22-point lead to be next prime minister
Exclusive: Survey for Observer reveals striking lack of enthusiasm for foreign secretary, or her rival Rishi Sunak, and nostalgia for Boris Johnson

Toby Helm, political editor

13, Aug, 2022 @7:15 PM

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70 firefighters tackle grass fire on Rammey Marsh, north London
Ten fire engines dispatched to the scene of blaze covering 900m by 600m area of grassland in Enfield

Nadeem Badshah

13, Aug, 2022 @7:02 PM

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More wildfires across UK feared as temperatures forecast to reach 35C
Amber heat warning in place in parts of England and Wales, and very hot weather expected over rest of weekend

Zaina Alibhai

13, Aug, 2022 @5:02 PM

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Bottled water stations opened in Surrey after issues at treatment works
Residents of Cranleigh faced with empty taps and low pressure as country braved another heatwave

Zaina Alibhai

13, Aug, 2022 @4:43 PM

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Scottish walker, 82, completes mission to climb every Munro
Nick Gardner bagged Cairn Gorm on Saturday, ending his quest in aid of Alzheimer’s and osteoporosis charities

Amy Walker

13, Aug, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Sarah Everard: Met forced to halt ‘absurd’ convictions over vigil
CPS decision to stop criminalisation of women under fast-track justice procedure is further humiliation for UK’s biggest police force

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

13, Aug, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Man feared dead in Oldham mill fire identified through remains
Uoc Van Nguyen was one of the four Vietnamese nationals reported missing after the fire

Zaina Alibhai

13, Aug, 2022 @2:27 PM

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Vulnerable women put at risk as courts in England and Wales reveal refuge locations
Secret addresses have been exposed inadvertently, letting abusers track down families - with migrants most at risk

Hannah Summers

13, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Severe rail disruption across Great Britain as train drivers strike over pay
Members of Aslef union on 24-hour strike, affecting services in England, Scotland and Wales

Gwyn Topham and Amy Walker

13, Aug, 2022 @11:38 AM

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Firefighter numbers in England down 20% since 2010, analysis shows
Exclusive: Scale of the cuts risks lives and homes as firefighters find themselves on the frontline of the climate crisis

Jamie Grierson and Ashley Kirk

13, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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On track from Oldham Mumps to Delhi | Letter
Letter: Martin Wells on long-distance train travel in the 1950s

Letters

12, Aug, 2022 @4:50 PM

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