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Julie Hambleton, leader of the Justice4the21 campaign, which called for new inquests into the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings

Birmingham pub bombings ruling due over whether new inquests should be opened

The BMJ warned that prescribing drugs to children with ADHD should be carefully weighed against the potential cardiovascular risks

Ritalin 'linked to higher risk of heart rhythm problems

Carla Lane's sitcoms, which included The Liver Birds, Butterflies and Bread, established her as one of the country's best-loved writers

The Liver Birds writer Carla Lane dies aged 87

Alan Devereux played Sid Perks in The Archers (BBC/PA)

Archers actor Alan Devereux dies

More justification is needed from the Government over plans to build a giant lorry park for use when cross-Channel services are disrupted

Plan for lorry park 'the size of Disneyland' needs more explaining, MPs say

REN21, an international body, said there was record investment and installation of renewables around the globe last year

Record year globally for renewables, report says

A catapult used to propel contraband into a prison (HM Inspectorate of Prisons)

'Legal high' drug Spice taken by third of prisoners over last month, poll says

The organisation will be chaired by Jon Cruddas

Labour launches bid to build 'election-winning' coalition

Baroness Meacher said the number of people who take their own lives is likely to increase as welfare cuts are rolled out

Welfare cuts will lead to rise in suicides, peer warns

Around 12,000 women a year see their ER-positive breast cancer return

'Crucial discovery' indicates statins may prevent return of breast cancer

Brexit campaigners want to introduce an Australian-style points-based immigration system if the UK votes to leave the European Union

Brexit camp draws up points-system immigration plan

Many had been referred to other professionals before seeing a neurologist

Motor neurone disease poll finds long delays in diagnoses and getting right help

Tim Peake has lived and worked on the space station for almost six months, and is due to return to Earth on June 18

UK must keep supporting manned space flight, says Tim Peake

Footballer Jamie Vardy with his lookalike Lee Chapman (Leicester City/Twitter/PA)

Double trouble as Jamie Vardy 'blocks lookalike on Twitter'

TV scriptwriter Carla Lane has died, according to reports

The Liver Birds writer Carla Lane dies aged 87

France will host the Euro 2016 from June 10 to July 10

US government issues Euro 2016 terror attack warning

Patrick Rock denies 20 charges of making an indecent photograph of a child

Former aide to PM downloaded 20 images of young girls

Elliott Johnson took his own life after alleged bullying

Young Tory activist took own life 'after victimisation campaign'

Russell Crowe speaks at the Global Slavery Index launch at the Shard in London

45 million people worldwide 'trapped in modern slavery'

Liam Fee was found dead at a house near Glenrothes in Fife on March 22 2014 (PA/Police Scotland)

Liam Fee murder case review will be 'thorough and comprehensive'

Sue Harrison with New York police officer Greg Holgerson, after the British woman saved the life of the 9/11 hero by performing a transatlantic stem cell donation (Anthony Nolan/PA)

'My hero' says New York policeman whose life saved by transatlantic donation

The boy's mother wants him brought back from Afghanistan

Court battle over six-year-old boy missing in Afghanistan

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Prime Minister David Cameron join other dignitaries outside St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Orkney, where a service to mark the centenary of the Battle of Jutland took place

Battle of Jutland centenary events remember sacrifice of sailors

Mary and Peter Fry celebrate their family's Lotto Millionaire Raffle (PA/National Lottery)

'Luckiest' lottery family enjoys second £1m win

Austin Reed is to close 120 stores, resulting in the loss of approximately 1,000 jobs, administrators have said

120 Austin Reed stores to close with loss of 1,000 jobs

Ronnie Wood became a father again on May 30

Twin daughters for Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood days before 69th birthday

Paul Sutton, chief executive of South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, has left 'to pursue other interests'

£225k ambulance chief leaves after scandal over patient response delays

Jess Phillips has spoken out after the abuse she has received on Twitter

MP hits out after Twitter trolls send her hundreds of 'rape' messages

The last day of spring brought mixed weather conditions

Ice creams and rain coats as spring bows out with mixed weather conditions

Around 1,000 NHS workers have been hurt caring for obese patients

1,000 NHS workers injured while caring for obese patients

Emily Gardner died in the Brixham Harbour accident while on holiday with a friend's family in May last year (PA/Devon and Cornwall Police)

Teenager speedboat death inquest set to resume

Paul Thornley, Noma Dumezweni and Jamie Parker, who will play Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger and Harry Potter in the Harry Potter And The Cursed Child stage play

Actors to play Harry Potter's wife and son in The Cursed Child revealed

Gary Barlow surprised shoppers at Bristol's Cabot Circus shopping centre (Picture: Gavyn Emery)

Gary Barlow stuns shoppers with impromptu piano performance

Joanna Lumley appears on the concourse at Heathrow's Terminal 5 to mark the airport's 70th anniversary

Joanna Lumley launches Heathrow 70th anniversary tribute

Volkswagen posted a 19.3% drop in pre-tax profits to £2.4bn for the three months to the end of March

Volkswagen profits tumble as emissions scandal takes toll

The cameras cover a range from a quarter of a mile on Tower Bridge to 99 miles on the A9 between Dunblane and Inverness

Average speed cameras on 50 stretches of UK highways

Muhaydin Mire is accused of a knife attack at a London Tube station

Man to go on trial accused of Tube station knife attack

The inquiry is handling claims of historic abuse in institutions

Historic abuse inquiry to examine claims about Kincora Boys' Home

Mobo Awards founder Kanya King

Mobo Awards to celebrate 21st birthday in Glasgow

GlaxoSmithKline will provide Strimvelis, the first ex-vivo stem cell gene therapy to treat patients with ADA-SCID

GlaxoSmithKline to provide unique child gene therapy

People who have their lower limbs put into plaster casts are at a significantly higher risk of developing a venous thromboembolism

Audit raises concern over blood clot risk assessment numbers

Val McDermid said she would not follow Leave campaigners Nigel Farage, Boris Johnson and Michael Gove 'out of a burning building'

Writer Val McDermid warns Brexit could lead to second Scottish referendum

Stephen Hawking says the UK needs to be part of a larger group of nations

Staying in EU will protect scientific research, says Stephen Hawking

Jon Snow has not been impressed by the tactics of either side in the EU referendum campaign

Broadcaster Jon Snow condemns 'abusive and boring' EU referendum campaign

Leave campaigner Chris Grayling says Brussels will "start to set the rules for the NHS" in Britain remains in the EU

Brussels reforms will dictate NHS rules, Chris Grayling warns

Up to half a million refugees and their relatives could move to Britain after 2020, a report claims

Refuse asylum to 'economic migrant' Albanians, urges Grayling

Chris Grayling said that senior pro-Brexit campaigners were merely 'setting out options' over how savings could be spent

Pro-Brexit ministers 'cannot make savings spending promises'

Murdered British expat Patricia Wilson, right, with her mother Jean (Slater and Gordon/PA)

Gardener convicted of murdering expat lover in France

National Institute of Health and Care Excellence guidance states all children with diabetes should have their blood sugar levels checked

Three-quarters of older children with diabetes not getting key checks - report

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