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Man arrested over hammer attack on 17-year-old girl

A man has been arrested over a brutal hammer attack that left a 17-year-old girl with life-changing head injuries

A man has been arrested over a brutal hammer attack that left a 17-year-old girl with "serious, life-changing head injuries", police said.

12:15am Saturday 30 April 2016

Tears and Cheers on Britain's Got Talent

Ant and Dec, hosts of Britain's Got Talent

Alesha Dixon and Anthony McPartlin will be seen wiping tears from their eyes during a schoolgirl's audition on Britain's Got Talent.

12:15am Saturday 30 April 2016

Double-barrelled shotgun stolen after being left on London street

A double-barrelled shotgun which was stolen after its owner left it "unattended" on a London street (Metropolitan Police handout)

A powerful double-barrelled shotgun was stolen after its owner left it "unattended" on a London street, police said.

12:15am Saturday 30 April 2016

Charity urges banks to support 'digitally excluded' older people

The charity argues that if some initiatives by financial firms were rolled out more widely, this could "revolutionise" the way in which they interact with older people

Banks and building societies must step up their efforts to support older age-friendly banking, according to a charity.

12:15am Saturday 30 April 2016

30,000 back boycott of primary school tests

Thousands of people have backed a "kid's strike" boycott of the SATs exams next week

More than 30,000 people have backed a "kid's strike" boycott of the SATs exams next week.

12:15am Saturday 30 April 2016

Flood-proofing measures 'needed in all new properties'

Thousands of homes were devastated by flooding last winter

New properties should be built with flood-proofing measures, including raised electrics and sealed floors, according to council proposals.

12:15am Saturday 30 April 2016

Virgin Trains' new 'right time' punctuality test allows 59 seconds margin

Virgin will only claim trains are on time if they arrive within 59 seconds of when they were supposed to

A train operator has updated the way it publishes punctuality figures so services are only classed as being on time if they reach their destination within 59 seconds of the scheduled arrival time.

12:15am Saturday 30 April 2016

Duke of Cambridge pays tribute to 'national treasure' Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough celebrates his 90th birthday on May 8

The Duke of Cambridge has said it is fitting that Sir David Attenborough and the Queen are celebrating their 90th birthdays just weeks apart as both are "incredible national treasures".

12:15am Saturday 30 April 2016

Jeremy Corbyn launches independent review into racism after Livingstone row

Ken Livingstone outside his home in London following his suspension from the Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn has proposed a tightening of Labour rules and launched an independent review into racism as he seeks to calm tensions in the party over alleged anti-Semitism in the ranks.

12:15am Saturday 30 April 2016

Academy plans in spotlight as Education Secretary meets school heads

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan's academy plans have been met with a frosty response

Radical plans to strip schools from local authority control will come under further scrutiny today when the Education Secretary Nicky Morgan faces a teachers' union.

12:15am Saturday 30 April 2016
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