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Pictured is Shirley Walsh at her home on Kathleen Road, Hull, where she is forced to use electric heaters, hot water bottles and blankets to keep warm. See Ross Parry story RPYCOLD; A 74-year-old widow has been left "freezing" in her Hull home for months after her gas was cut off leaving her with no central heating or hot water. Shirley Walsh, from east Hull, takes SIX hot water bottles to bed with her at night in a desperate bid to keep warm. The retired seamstress says her supply was cut off in September after workmen found a leak in pipes under her front garden in Kathleen Street, where she has lived for 43 years. But because the leak was on her property, Northern Gas Networks told her she would have to pay for the repair, a cost the pensioner says she can't afford.

Millions of pensioners feel unsafe in their own home

Millions of pensioners feel unsafe in their own home, a study has found. Falling ill or having an accident with no-one nearby to help, anti-social behaviour and having no support is leaving almost one in five pensioners fearful in their own home as they get older. Others admit to worrying ...

Behind the scenes look at Trump’s £100m jets

These pictures show an inside look at six of Donald Trump's fighter jets which have landed in Britain to boost NATO in the face of Russian aggression. The F35 A-Lightning II supersonic stealth fighters are now stationed at Suffolk's RAF Lakenheath base as they prepare to take part in training ...

Samir Hussain wearing a face mask - which he keeps on 24 hours a day - as he recovered from burns suffered in an acid attack.  (file pic) See National News story NNACID; Two men have admitted their part in throwing acid in a cinema-goer's face outside a screening of Straight Outta Compton after shouting "you can seen gangsters now". Samir Hussain was left with life-changing injuries from the horrific burns following the attack at a Cineworld.  The 28-year-old still has to wear a face mask 18 months after the attack in Crawley, West Sussex, in August 2015. Michael McPherson, 27, of Tooting Bec, south London, who threw sulphuric acid in Samir's face, previously admitted grievous bodily harm and will be sentenced at a later date. Lee Bates, 26, of Clapham, south west London, who was with McPherson at the time of the attack and punched Samir, admitted common assault and was sentenced today to a two-year conditional discharge at Brighton Magistrates' Court on Monday.

Acid attacks: Is Sadiq Khan sleeping on the job?

The rise of London’s acid attacks prove we need to change legislation NOW. It is the job of our elected officials to assess current situations and provide appropriate responses, that is not being done in London. With the rise of acid attacks it’s time for Sadiq Khan to prove he ...

Trip Advisor jailbird back behind bars

A man whose Trip Advisor style review of his PRISON CELL went viral is back behind bars after committing further crimes so he could "clear his head" in custody. Christian Willoughby, 35, hit the headlines exactly a year ago when he posted a Trip Advisor-style review from custody on social ...

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Thousands of domestic violence victims withdraw prosecutions

Over a third of domestic violence cases are discontinued because the victim has withdrawn their support for a prosecution, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. Law firm Simpson Millar has obtained figures from 38 police forces regarding instances where domestic violence crimes were recorded, with the majority been dropped ...

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