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Switch-off leaving shires in dark
A street light switch-off is putting Britain's streets in darkness, Labour says

Switch-off leaving shires in dark

Three-quarters of English councils are switching off or dimming some street lights at night, a survey has revealed, leading to claims that significant areas have been "plunged into darkness" since the Government took office.

World news

Hate-filled past of police killer

Hate-filled past of police killer

The gunman who murdered two New York City police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred of police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included a suicide attempt a year ago, it has emerged.

Sport news

Rodgers hails Reds' character

Rodgers hails Reds' character

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes the character his side showed in their 2-2 draw at home to Arsenal shows they can still challenge for the top four.

Business news

Top City bosses set for big bonuses

Top City bosses set for big bonuses

Senior City workers expect to see their bonuses increase by 21% this year - despite regulatory pressure to scale back big payouts, according to a new report.

Technology news

Studio 'did not cave over film'

Studio 'did not cave over film'

The head of Sony Pictures has insisted the studio has "not caved" over the decision to cancel the release of a movie about a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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