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Oregon shooting victim 'was British mother studying at college'

People bow their heads in prayer during a vigil in honour of the victims of the fatal shooting at Umpqua Community College (AP)

One of the victims of the Oregon shooting was reportedly a British mother studying at the college alongside her teenage daughter.

5:51am Sunday 4 October 2015

Shaker Aamer 'fears he will die in Guantanamo Bay'

Shaker Aamer has warned his family he may die in Guantanamo Bay, according to reports (Reprieve UK/PA)

The last British resident held in Guantanamo Bay claims he is subjected to physical abuse and fears he will not make it out alive.

3:58am Sunday 4 October 2015

Police officer nominated for bravery award tells of dramatic sea rescue

Pc Nathan Lucy has been nominated for a bravery award for the rescue at Cowes on the Isle of Wight

A police officer has described his dramatic rescue of a vulnerable woman who he managed to bring to safety after jumping into the sea to save her.

3:58am Sunday 4 October 2015

East Anglia 'most expensive region for car repairs'

Northern Ireland is the cheapest place for car repairs

Some motorists pay over a third more to get their car repaired depending on where they are in the UK, according to a new study.

3:58am Sunday 4 October 2015

Half of teachers 'thinking of quitting' in next two years, union warns

Low morale, workload and pay are key problems for teachers, says the NUT

More than half of teachers are considering leaving the profession in the next two years, a teaching union has warned.

3:58am Sunday 4 October 2015

'Leaves on the line' rail delays 'could be cut by electromagnets'

Leaves on the line can cause delays for rail travellers in the autumn

Rail delays caused by the dreaded problem of "leaves on the line" could be reduced by a system of electromagnets, an engineering company has claimed.

3:58am Sunday 4 October 2015

Gargoyles bulk up in bid to keep the elements at bay

A new gargoyle which is being being installed on the Gonville & Caius College's Waterhouse Building (Gonville & Caius College/PA)

A set of 150-year-old gargoyles have had their girth broadened to ward off the effects of ageing.

3:58am Sunday 4 October 2015

Record number of people arrested under anti-terror laws in Northern Ireland

PSNI assistant chief constable Will Kerr told the Policing Board that "the threat is severe at the minute"

The number of people arrested using anti-terror powers in Northern Ireland has hit a 10-year high.

3:58am Sunday 4 October 2015

Tributes pour in as Labour Party 'giant' Denis Healey dies aged 98

Labour peer Lord Denis Healey has died

Tributes have been paid to former Labour chancellor Lord Denis Healey, who has died aged 98, with political foes and allies describing him as a "giant" of Westminster.

3:58am Sunday 4 October 2015

Hawks feast as Saints get that sinking feeling

Goalkeeper Craig Ross may have known little about it but he successfully diverts a Louie Theophanous shot over the crossbar. Picture: Leigh Page

There are times when a team has to simply admit that it has been outclassed by superior opposition and move quickly on. Such is the case for St Albans City after being ruthlessly slaughtered by an expensively assembled and talented Whitehawk…

1:46am Sunday 4 October 2015
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