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Dissident group Óglaigh na hÉireann' to call ceasefire

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 16 min 44 sec ago
The dissident republican group is believed to be mostly made up of former Provisional IRA members.
Categories: Northern Ireland

Kevin Nolan: Use of VAR should be left to managers, says Notts County boss

BBC Nottinghamshire News Feed - 31 min 15 sec ago
Managers should have power to use video assisted refereeing to challenge decisions, says Notts County boss Kevin Nolan.
Categories: Nottinghamshire

Dolores O'Riordan: Funeral Mass being held in Limerick

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 37 min 20 sec ago
The Cranberries singer, 46, died suddenly in London last week.
Categories: Northern Ireland

Australian Open 2018: The making of Kyle Edmund

BBC Humberside News Feed - 49 min 12 sec ago
How a toddler from Yorkshire rose to the top of the tennis world - BBC Sport charts the rise of Britain's Australian Open semi-finalist Kyle Edmund.
Categories: Humberside

UK News BBC News Feed: Tributes paid to Teletubbies actor Simon Shelton

News in Britain - 55 min 10 sec ago
Simon Shelton took over the role of purple Teletubby Tinky Winky in the BBC children's show.
Categories: News in Britain

Couple accused of street murder appear in court

BBC Humberside News Feed - 1 hour 4 min ago
Tony Richardson died in hospital after he was attacked outside a bank in Grimsby.
Categories: Humberside

Dublin Airport sets 30m passenger record

BBC Northern Ireland NewsFeed - 1 hour 7 min ago
UK-originating passenger numbers decline due to the weakness of Sterling.
Categories: Northern Ireland

Maxine Peake appointed honorary professor

BBC Manchester News Feeds - 1 hour 21 min ago
The Black Mirror actress says she is looking forward to working and learning alongside students.
Categories: Manchester

UK News BBC News Feed: Maxine Peake appointed honorary professor

News in Britain - 1 hour 21 min ago
The Black Mirror actress says she is looking forward to working and learning alongside students.
Categories: News in Britain

Witney dismayed at sign's mistaken Whitney Houston homage

BBC Oxford News Feed - 1 hour 30 min ago
A signpost to the Oxfordshire town of Witney has a problem.
Categories: Oxford City, Oxfordshire

UK News BBC News Feed: Sky-Fox deal not in public interest, says regulator

News in Britain - 2 hours 5 min ago
The regulator says the deal would give the Murdoch family too much control over news providers in the UK.
Categories: News in Britain

Wigan Athletic: League One club confirm advanced takeover talks

BBC Manchester News Feeds - 2 hours 7 min ago
League One leaders Wigan Athletic confirm they are at "an advanced stage" in takeover talks with an unnamed party.
Categories: Manchester

Nottinghamshire PCSO piano playing delights pensioner

BBC Nottinghamshire News Feed - 2 hours 13 min ago
PCSO Craig Bull "made the day" of a 93-year-old theft victim when he played a nocturne by Chopin.
Categories: Nottinghamshire

UK News BBC News Feed: Nottingham Prison: 'Two suicide attempts every week'

News in Britain - 2 hours 16 min ago
A prison officer from HMP Nottingham says his colleagues prevent two suicides every week.
Categories: News in Britain

Nottingham Prison: 'Two suicide attempts every week'

BBC Nottinghamshire News Feed - 2 hours 16 min ago
A prison officer from HMP Nottingham says his colleagues prevent two suicides every week.
Categories: Nottinghamshire

Davis Cup: Kyle Edmund in five-man GB squad for Spain tie

BBC Humberside News Feed - 2 hours 17 min ago
Kyle Edmund is in GB's Davis Cup squad with Cameron Norrie, Liam Broady, Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot for Spain tie.
Categories: Humberside

Two jailed for city crime spree

Leicestershire Police News Feed - 2 hours 27 min ago

A crime spree which ended with a serious assault has resulted in two people being jailed for more than 23 years.

Following a trial in November last year Remeel Wright, 19, of Seddons Close, Leicester, was found guilty of burglary, two counts of attempted robbery, unlawful wounding, robbery and being carried in a conveyance taken without authority.

Kyle Page, 23, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty at the beginning of the trial to two counts of burglary, robbery, taking a vehicle without consent and criminal damage.

Yesterday (Monday 22 January) Wright was sentenced to 11 years in prison and Page was sentenced to 12 years and 10 months in prison.

The conviction relates to a number of incidents which occurred during the night of Sunday 7 May, 2017 in the city centre.

Kyle and Page burgled Venom Nightclub in Belgrave Gate, threatening staff before stealing a large quantity of alcohol.

Wright approached the occupant of a car in Jubilee Square and tried to steal it. He didn’t take it and both Page and Wright left the scene in a black VW Golf, which was believed to have been stolen previously.

Shortly after the burglary several calls were received from members of the public reporting two people being assaulted in Regent Road after an attempt was made to steal the victims’ car.

Page dragged one of the victims from the car and assaulted him, leaving him with a number of injuries including a fracture to his arm, cracked ribs and fractures to his face. The second victim sustained a serious injury to his head and required 35 stitches. A mobile phone and car keys were also stolen during this incident.

Detective Constable Emma Kunne, the investigating officer, she said: “The defendants didn’t just stop at the burglary they went to commit further offences in the city. The victims of the assault sustained serious injuries and are, no doubt, still living with the awful events of that night.

“We are pleased both men have been convicted for their part in the incidents. The evidence against them was overwhelming and we’d like to thank witnesses who assisted us during the investigation and also through the subsequent legal proceedings for their co-operation.”

Categories: Leicestershire

UK News BBC News Feed: Children in England 'deserve better' from healthcare

News in Britain - 2 hours 37 min ago
England has not made the same strides as Wales and Scotland to improve care, a report says.
Categories: News in Britain

Sex worker Charlotte Rose: 'Why I sell myself on the internet'

BBC Suffolk News Feeds - 2 hours 57 min ago
Charlotte Rose said selling sex via the internet means she has time to spend with her children.
Categories: Suffolk

UK News BBC News Feed: Indie band sponsors school football team

News in Britain - 3 hours 1 min ago
The band bought several sets of strips for youngsters at St Roch's primary in Roystonhill, Glasgow.
Categories: News in Britain

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