A fifth of lone Albanian child migrants in Kent have gone missing, council admits
Almost a fifth of lone Albanian child migrants have gone missing, a council has revealed.Kent County Council took in 197 unaccompanied child migrants from Albania between January 1 and October 31 of this year and, of those, 39 are missing.The figures were revealed following a Freedom of Information request by the BBC.
Urgent warning issued as girl, 16, dies after taking mystery drug at nightclub
A 16-year-old girl has died after taking a mystery drug at a Devon nightclub, police said.Officers said a boy of the same age has been arrested on suspicion of supplying the unknown substance thought to be a class A drug such as ecstasy or LSD in pill form.The girl fell ill at Move in Exeter at about 12.30am on Saturday and was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.
Teenager arrested as girl, 16, dies after taking drug at Exeter nightclub
A teenager has been arrested after a 16-year-old girl died after taking a drug containing an unknown substance at a nightclub in Exeter.Police were called by paramedics to Move nightclub at about 12.30am on Saturday over concerns for the girl.She was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital but later died.
Neighbour's shock at finding shooting and acid attack victim dead in Wigan street
A man has spoken of his shock after he discovered the body of his neighbour dumped on the street outside his home having been shot and doused in acid.The body of Liam Smith, 38, was discovered covered in a potentially hazardous substance on 24 November in Shevington, a suburb of Wigan, prompting police to issue a warning to the public.
Climate chief warns of hit to UK reputation' if coal mine gets go-ahead
The president of the Cop26 climate summit has attacked plans to open a coal mine in Cumbria, arguing it is not needed and won't create many jobs.Alok Sharma who was sacked by Rishi Sunak also warned the UK's hard won international reputation over the climate emergency will be undermined.A decision is expected next week, from levelling up secretary Michael Gove, on a go-ahead for the UK's first deep coal mine in 30 years, after months of delay and growing international criticism.
It is beyond belief P&O winning awards despite mass sackings, union says
It is beyond belief that a ferry firm which unlawfully sacked 800 workers and has employed cheap agency labour to maximise profits is winning travel awards, a union boss has said.P&O Ferries, which sparked outrage after firing almost 800 staff without notice earlier this year, was named the best company for short sea/mini cruises at the British Travel Awards.
Third teenager charged over murders of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart
A third teenager has been charged over the murders of two 16-year-old boys a mile apart in south-east London, the Metropolitan Police said.Kearne Solanke was stabbed in Titmuss Avenue, Thamesmead, and Charlie Bartolo was found with stab wounds in Sewell Road, Abbey Wood, on Saturday November 26.The Met had been called at about 5.10pm to reports that people had been injured at both locations and both youths were pronounced dead.
Sandi Toksvig admitted to hospital in Australia with bronchial pneumonia
Sandi Toksvig has cancelled a string of tour dates after being admitted to hospital in Australia with bronchial pneumonia.The 64-year-old presenter and comedian, known for hosting the Great British Bake Off and QI, was due to begin the New Zealand leg of her tour on Sunday, visiting Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.
Brighton barber helps World Cup stars look trim in Qatar
World Cup stars have been kept looking trim in Qatar thanks to a barber from Brighton.Rebin Rob, 28, has been cutting the hair of Brighton and Hove Albion players since 2015, with some of the club's current and former footballers in Qatar for the World Cup.Recommendations about his work have led to Mr Rob cutting the hair of many other players, including Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and the rest of the Wales squad.
Migration likely to be a problem for years to come', says minister
Migration is likely to be a problem for many years to come, Immigration Minister Robert Jenrick has said as he warned the current numbers of people coming into the country were unsustainable.Mr Jenrick said that he and Home Secretary Suella Braverman were looking at new legislation, including tightening the rules on student visas, as they sought to get the level of net migration down.
More from Northern Ireland support staying in UK over Irish unity, poll shows
Twice as many people from Northern Ireland would vote to remain in the UK rather than for Irish unity, according to a new survey.However, the Irish Times opinion poll also shows there is a majority of more than four to one in favour of unity in the Republic.The findings are contained in twin opinion polls carried out on either side of the border for the paper and the Arins Project by Ipsos for a new research project into north-south relations and political views on the future of the island.