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Assistant Chief Constable Nav Malik faces gross misconduct charge

The senior officer allegedly tried to give pointers to a candidate ahead of a police promotion interview.

Cambridge Fitzwilliam inspires 'professor of swords' dream job for boy

Inspired by the Fitzwilliam Museum's weapons collection, he asked how he might pursue his dream job.

Southern, Merseyrail, Arriva Rail North and Greater Anglia rail staff strike

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) are staging two 24-hour walkouts in October.

Private ambulance spending rise in England by 22% in two years

NHS England ambulance trusts spent £78m on private firms in 2016-17, up from £64m two years ago.

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Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

The tremor toppled buildings in the capital with many feared trapped in the rubble.

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

"Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Catalonia referendum: Spanish raid on Unipost deals blow to vote

Police discover a mass of documents directly related to the banned independence referendum.