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West Midlands Trains: Apology over rail delay claim rise

Image caption Passenger Jo Martyr said her journeys between Birmingham and Worcester were “anxiety inducing” The number of compensation claims from West Midlands Trains passengers is currently 10 times higher than average, the BBC has learnt. Figures show 32,000 Delay Repay claims were made in the last month, with...

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City watchdog slams own staff’s ‘shameful’ toilet habits

Image copyright Financial Conduct Authority Image caption It looks nicer on the outside than on the inside, apparently City of London regulators tasked with mucking out the financial stables have been making a “shameful” mess of their own, it has emerged. Financial Conduct Authority staff have been upbraided for...

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Saracens have ‘put rugby union in a dangerous place’, says ex-England captain Chris Robshaw

Chris Robshaw (right) and his Harlequins side finished fifth in the Premiership table last season, 22 points behind Saracens in second spot Saracens have put rugby union “in a very dangerous place” after they were found to breach salary cap rules, says ex-England captain Chris Robshaw. The Premiership champions...

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Grenfell Tower fire: Response must be ‘national emergency’, say survivors

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat do survivors and bereaved families want from the inquiry? A survivors’ group has welcomed a report on the Grenfell Tower fire, calling for the government to treat its response as “a national emergency”. The report, published on Wednesday, followed the...

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Josh Hanson murder: Britain’s ‘most wanted’ man jailed for life

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDet Ch Insp Noel McHugh explains how he managed to track Shane O’Brien A killer once dubbed one of Britain’s most wanted fugitives has been jailed for at least 26 years. Shane O’Brien, 31, evaded police for three-and-a-half years after he...

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England women set for record attendance against Germany at Wembley

Earlier this month, 29,238 fans watched England’s defeat by Brazil at Middlesbrough, which was a new record for a Lionesses match outside Wembley A record attendance for a women’s match in the United Kingdom could be set after England announced their Wembley friendly against Germany has sold out. The...

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Jodie Chesney: Killer targeted ‘wrong people’ court told

Image copyright Chesney family Image caption Jodie Chesney was fatally stabbed earlier this year A girl scout was stabbed in the back by mistake after her killer attacked “the wrong people”, a court has heard. The comment was made by Manuel Petrovic, 20, one of four accused of the...

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