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Richard Henderson

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Liverpool dog attack: Man arrested after woman killed

Image caption, The woman was pronounced dead at the sceneA man has been arrested after a woman was fatally attacked by dogs in a house in Liverpool.The victim, aged 63, was mauled in a property on St Brigids Crescent in Kirkdale shortly before 16:30 BST on Monday, Merseyside Police said.Five American bulldogs inside the property

Liz Truss refuses to rule out real-terms benefit cuts

Image source, Getty ImagesLiz Truss has refused to rule out real-terms benefit cuts to help pay for her government's tax-cutting growth plan.The PM's predecessor, Boris Johnson, promised to increase benefits in line with inflation.But asked whether she would maintain the commitment, Ms Truss told the BBC the government had to be "fiscally responsible" and bring

Supermarket push to cut waste hits food bank donations

Image source, Getty ImagesBy Rebecca Wearn & Colletta Smith BBC Business reportersFood waste charity Fareshare has told the BBC it has seen a drop of around 200 tonnes in supermarket surplus donations every month this summer.The charity said the reduction had come at the same time as demand for the services they support surged.The BBC

Ukraine makes breakthrough in south against Russia

Image source, AFPImage caption, Ukrainian armoured units are advancing against the Russians in several areasBy Laurence Peter and Matt MurphyBBC NewsUkrainian troops have retaken more territory in regions illegally annexed by Russia, with Kyiv's forces advancing near the southern city of Kherson and consolidating gains in the east. Russian-installed officials in Kherson confirmed the advance

Newspaper headlines: Liz Truss ‘faces new Tory rebellion’ after tax cut U-turn

Image caption, Many of Tuesday's papers lead with reaction to the government scrapping plans to abolish the top rate of tax for high earners. The i reports that Prime Minister Liz Truss is facing a new rebellion on plans to cut public spending to help cover the cost of £43bn of the remaining tax cuts

Tory conference: Liz Truss will lose 45p tax rate vote, says Shapps

By Chris MasonPolitical editor, BBC NewsMedia caption, Watch Grant Shapps: "Let's not muddy the water with... tax cuts for wealthy people right now"Liz Truss would lose a Commons vote on cutting the top rate of income tax, former cabinet minister Grant Shapps has told the BBC.Scrapping the 45% top rate was a key part of

Rikki Neave police ‘ignored scientific evidence’

By Winifred Robinson & Sue MitchellBBC Radio 4Image source, Cambridgeshire PoliceSix-year-old Rikki Neave disappeared after leaving home for school in November 1994 - his body was discovered the following day. A BBC investigation has found that police ignored scientific evidence to build a case against his mother, leaving his killer free for more than 20

Cost of living: Young cancer patients ‘in a desperate situation’

By Olivia Le PoidevinNewsbeatImage source, Shell RoweImage caption, Shell Rowe was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma aged 20Charities are warning that young cancer patients facing soaring living costs are in a "desperate" situation.Both Macmillan Cancer Support and Young Lives vs Cancer say they've seen dramatic increases in the number of people asking for emergency grants.Research suggests

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