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Derbyshire PC who risked life to stop dam collapsing wins bravery award

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A police officer in Derbyshire who risked his life to stop a dam from collapsing and sending billions of litres of water on to a nearby town has won an award for his bravery. PC Geoff Marshall put his life on the line...

Trump risked disaster with Abbas praise in key Israel meeting, ambassador says

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Meeting then-Israeli president Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem in May 2017, Donald Trump stunned advisers by criticising the then-prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, for being unwilling to seek peace while Mahmoud Abbas, t...

Children who ate ‘cannabis sweets’ risked serious harm, say Surrey police

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Four children who were taken to hospital after eating sweets they thought contained cannabis are not believed to have suffered long-term effects, police have said. The youngsters were found vomiting uncontrollably and...

Show Me the Body: ‘If safety isn’t being risked, we’re not playing’

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Show Me the Body’s Julian Cashwan-Pratt is pinching a joint with one hand and miming a call with the other. “My mom called me the other day and said: ‘People are getting vaccines! Maybe you’ll be able to play shows th...

Marina Ovsyannikova risked jail by opposing Putin on TV. Here’s why we fear for her

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I recently spoke to a Russian historian who gave me his prognosis on the consequences of the war in Ukraine for human rights in Russia: “Mass repression and concentration camps.” Already nearly 15,000 people have been...

How two BBC journalists risked their jobs to reveal the truth about Jimmy Savile

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On Saturday 29 October 2011, the day the entertainer Jimmy Savile died aged 84, a couple of comments were posted on the Duncroft School page of the networking site Friends Reunited. Duncroft was designated as an “appr...

How two BBC journalists risked their jobs to reveal the truth about Jimmy Savile – podcast

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Listening to the women who alleged abuse, and fighting to get their stories heard, helped change the treatment of victims by the media and the justice system. By Poppy Sebag-Montefiore ...