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Met Police chief calls for more legal protections as army on standby to replace firearms officers
The head of the Metropolitan Police has demanded increased legal protections for officers after a revolt by armed police left the army poised to fill in.
Sicilian mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro has died
Sicilian mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro - who was arrested in January after spending 30 years on the run - has died, according to Italian media.
Hollywood writers reach 'tentative' deal to end strike over AI and compensation
A "tentative" deal has been reached to end a long-running strike by writers in Hollywood.
Homeless man's call to helpline takes over an hour - as experts say govt's target to end rough sleeping 'will fail'
Ian's face is grimy, his hair matted. A cigarette butt picked from a dustbin hangs from his fingers.
Sir Brian May 'immensely proud' to be part of Osiris-Rex asteroid sample team
Sir Brian May has said he is "immensely proud" to be part of the team who successfully collected NASA's first asteroid samples from deep space.
Olympian Simone Biles 'heartbroken' by video of young black gymnast being denied a medal in Ireland
Simone Biles says she is "heartbroken" by a viral video of a black girl being passed over for a medal at a ceremony.
Ajax vs Feyenoord abandoned after flares thrown onto pitch at Johan Cruyff Arena
Ajax and Feyenoord's Eredivisie clash was called off after fans threw flares onto the pitch at the Johan Cruyff Arena.
Marcus Rashford unhurt after car crash on way home from Manchester United training ground
Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford walked away unhurt from a crash while driving home, Sky News understands.
Scrapping HS2 line to Manchester would be 'gross act of vandalism', Tory grandees warn
Scrapping the HS2 rail line to Manchester would be a "gross act of vandalism", senior Tories have warned Rishi Sunak.
'Matter of national shame': Almost 400,000 patients spend 24 hours or more in A&E
Twenty-four hours in A&E is now "no longer a documentary", leading medics have warned, as figures show almost 400,000 patients spent a day or more in an emergency department in England last year.