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25 January 2015 Last updated at 10:23

Home fined over radiator burns deathWestern Park View care home sign

A care home company is fined £100,000 for safety breaches after an 85-year-old resident died after becoming trapped between a wardrobe and a radiator.


Euan CoulthardBody believed to be missing student

A body found in the River Wear is believed to be that of missing Durham University student Euan Coulthard.

Richard III skullCatholic demand over Richard III

A petition calling for Richard III's bones to be taken to a Catholic chapel is to be handed to church leaders.

  • Spleen rupture death answers sought

    The family of a man who died when doctors at the troubled Stafford Hospital missed a ruptured spleen say it is "shameful" nobody will be held to account.

  • Glitter 'plied girl with champagne'

    Singer Gary Glitter gave a 12-year-old girl champagne after a concert before inviting her into a Leicester hotel room and having sex with her, a jury hears.

John Hess Article written by John Hess John Hess Political editor, East Midlands

Government face legal challenge on rural homes change

Ministers face a legal challenge from rural councils wanting to ensure more affordable homes.

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