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Social media firms must protect children - or face new laws, says Jeremy Hunt

The Health Secretary has accused social media networks of "turning a blind eye to a generation of young people" by failing to protect them when using their platforms online. 

Amber Rudd faces calls to quit over Windrush scandal

The Home Secretary is facing calls to resign over the Windrush scandal, as the Labour leader prepares to lay the blame squarely at Theresa May's feet.

Stars like Tom Jones and Kylie Minogue shine for Queen's 92nd birthday party

A host of stars have entertained the Queen to help celebrate the world's oldest monarch's 92nd birthday.

Killer whales spend day swimming in River Clyde

A pod of killer whales has been spotted swimming in the River Clyde.

Runners face hottest London Marathon despite overnight storms

Runners could face the hottest London Marathon on record on Sunday despite overnight thunderstorms bringing an end to the mini heatwave.

Two more violent deaths in London bring total to at least 58 this year

Two men have been killed in London, bringing the number of violent deaths in the capital this year to at least 58.

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones stepping down in autumn

Carwyn Jones, the First Minister of Wales, has announced he is to stand down in the autumn.

National Archives may hold proof of Windrush migrants' arrivals

Windrush generation migrants may have been handed a lifeline after it emerged records of their arrival in the UK should be in the National Archives.

Record Store Day: A look at some old tech making a comeback

Every year, national Record Store Day brings with it the opportunity for music fans to get their hands on exclusive vinyl releases at independent stores across the country.

Man jailed for five years for ramming police car with stolen van

A driver who rammed a stolen Transit van into a police car, injuring two officers, has been jailed for five years. 

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North Yorkshire Police Accident

Woman taken to hospital after collision in Harrogate

Incident caused travel delays this morning.

Man arrested over Harrogate van thefts after police pursuit

UPDATE: Man arrested in police chase over Harrogate van thefts

Stinger used to stop vehicle on the A61 last night.

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