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Stray cat causes hospital infection scare

Image caption Hospital bosses were said to be livid when they discovered “Monty” A cat caused an infection scare after it entered a hospital site and was “found lying in a linen cupboard” by bosses. A report in The Sun…

Puppy marketings at pet shops set to be banned

Image copyright PA Pet shops and dealers in England will be banned from selling puppies and kittens under government plans. The proposals, which have gone out to consultation, will entail those wanting to buy or adopt a pet less than…

Cat burglar steals milkman’s money

Image copyright Rachael Drouet Image caption The pilfering pu may not be the cat that got the cream – but he did get the milkman’s money A kleptomaniac cat notorious for stealing items from its neighbours has “finally brought home…

Peaky Blinders: Who were the real Billy Boys?

Image copyright Caryn Mandabach Productions Ltd. 2019 Image caption Tommy Shelby has been sent a warning by Glasgow gang the Billy Boys The fifth series of Peaky Blinders has watched the arrival of the Billy Boys from Glasgow. The gang…

What movies will you watch in 2019?

Image copyright Disney/ Fox/ Paramount Image caption Clockwise from top left: Brie Larson in Captain Marvel, Taron Egerton in Rocketman, Olivia Colman in The Favourite and Samuel L Jackson in Glass As 2018 prepares to shuffle away like a pensionable…

Is Labour tied in knots over academies?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Angela Rayner and Jeremy Corbyn: What is Labour offering households with children in academies? The Labour Party has shifted to a more hard-line policy on schools, saying it would scrap the current academy system.…

Patisserie Valerie staff ‘not being paid’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Administrators posted letters in shop windows notifying clients of the closes Staff constructed redundant by Patisserie Valerie have told the BBC they have not been paid for their final month’s work. Up to 900…

Are you ready for the 35 C heatwave?

Image copyright Getty Images With a heatwave predicted to bring temperatures above 35 C to parts of the UK over the next few days, how can the nation keep cool and carry on? Forecasters expect temperatures to rise throughout the…