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Suspect arrested after bus joyride - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
A joyrider stole a bus from a depot and drove it round a city centre until police were forced to burst its tyres. The owners of the single-decker vehicle quickly notified officers of the theft but the driver refused to stop when they tracked it down.
May accused over domestic violence - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Labour has accused ministers of "turning their backs on victims" of domestic violence after figures showed increasing numbers of perpetrators are getting away without a criminal record. According to data from 15 police forces compiled by the Opposition ...
Gainsborough: Jordan will join the Brownlee brothers at European Championships after qualifying for Team GB - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Gainsborough triathlete Jordan Skelly will be joining the all-conquering Brownlee brothers at next year’s European Championships after wining a silver medal at the English National Championships. Skelly, 21, finished 17th overall and second in the 20 ...
Tulisa 'felt her life was over' - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Former X-Factor judge Tulisa Constavlos said she became "a paranoid wreck" and felt her life was over after being caught up in a cocaine sting, which led to a trial that collapsed in dramatic fashion last week. The 26-year-old singer said the drugs ...
Wane: The best team won - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Angry Wigan coach Shaun Wane says his side "got what they deserved" as they slumped to a shock defeat at already-relegated Bradford. The Warriors were massively out-of-sorts during their 16-8 loss, a result which leaves them four points behind Super League ...
Passport Office staff to strike - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Passport Office staff will strike today over staff shortages which they say have led to a serious backlog in processing applications this year. Extra staff were drafted in to deal with the backlog of 30,000 applications, and Home Secretary Theresa May last ...
Royal support for Games competitors - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Commonwealth competitors will get a royal reception today as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive to watch the action at Glasgow 2014. The couple will join Prince Harry at a number of sport sessions at the Games, which has already broken Scottish ...
50m patients 'will be turned away' - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
The number of times GP surgeries in England are forced to turn away patients for appointments next year will pass the 50 million mark, new research predicts. Lack of investment is leading to an overstretched service in crisis which is struggling to meet ...
Parks to be protected from fracking - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
National Parks in England will be protected from fracking unless there are "exceptional circumstances", ministers announced today. The policy was unveiled as the latest bidding process for shale companies seeking licences to explore for oil and gas was opened.
Community policing 'gap' claimed - GAINSBOROUGH STANDARD
Community policing has disappeared "in all but name" in some areas as stretched teams are asked to cover the work of more than 9,000 axed colleagues, Labour will say. Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper will use analysis of police recruitment figures to ...