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Social media blamed for big rise in girls self-harming



News October 18, 2017


Between 2011 and 2014, reports of self-harm among girls in Britain aged 13 to 16 rose by 68%.The figures come from data collated by researchers from the University of Manchester.They looked at records from 674 general practices, f...

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FA 'sorry' but face 'blackmail' claim over ex-manager Mark Sampson race row



News October 18, 2017


In a statement from FA chief executive Martin Glenn, it was revealed both Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence were subject to comments "discriminatory on grounds of race" by now-sacked manager Mark Sampson.The public apology came ahead o...

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All benefit call charges, including Universal Credit helpline, to be scrapped



News October 18, 2017


Work and Pensions Secretary David Gauke made the announcement on Wednesday after criticism over call fees of up to 55p a minute incurred by some claimants.The DWP announced that all benefit claim and helplines would change from 03...

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Police hunt suspected serial child sex offender in Greenwich and Lewisham



News October 18, 2017


Detectives say an offender with a similar physical description has approached and "sexually touched" his victims before running away.Three of the victims are girls aged 11, four are girls aged 13 and the other two are women.All at...

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UK braced for worst month of traffic jams



News October 18, 2017


Analysis of traffic queues in the 12 months to August shows November 2016 was the worst - prompting concern that next month will see a repeat.Here are some not-so-fun facts about the impact of traffic on UK drivers:170,000 traffic...

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