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South Yorkshire Police failed to act on Ian Watkins abuse claim

Officers did not take complaints against Lost Prophets singer Ian Watkins seriously, the IPCC says. Source: BBC Feeds Link: South Yorkshire Police failed to act on Ian Watkins abuse...

Bristol prisoners to get in-cell phones and computers

The scheme aims to combat mobile phones being smuggled illegally into prison. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Bristol prisoners to get in-cell phones and computers

Nicola Sturgeon would change SNP name

The SNP leader said that if she could turn the clock back 90 years and change the SNP’s name she would. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Nicola Sturgeon would change...

Spice: Police 'helpless' against psychoactive drug

Drug support workers also say they are “struggling” in the battle against new psychoactive substances. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Spice: Police 'helpless' against psychoactive drug

Northern, Southern and Merseyrail strikes set for September

The RMT said no progress had been made over the future of the role of guards, due to safety and job loss fears. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Northern, Southern...

The Sun doesn't run the Labour Party – Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn takes a swipe at the paper after claims Labour mayors will be frozen out of conference. Source: BBC Feeds Link: The Sun doesn't run the Labour Party...

Cwmfelinfach Forestry Centre worker, 24, found dead

The death of the man, 24, is being investigated by police and the Health and Safety Executive. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Cwmfelinfach Forestry Centre worker, 24, found dead

Sheffield tree campaigners not to appeal injunction

Sheffield City Council won an injunction barring protesters from taking direct action to halt felling work. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Sheffield tree campaigners not to appeal injunction

Man admits being drunk in charge of a horse and cart

The man told magistrates he had “participated in a few beers” at a christening. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Man admits being drunk in charge of a horse and cart

Car and house targeted in two shootings in Billingham

Police said two shootings in two days in Billingham are linked. Source: BBC Feeds Link: Car and house targeted in two shootings in Billingham