Two boys charged after police officer stabbed in stomach while arresting suspects in Westminster

Two teenagers have been charged after a police officer was stabbed in the stomach while arresting suspects in central London. The two Metropolitan Police officers had been called to Chapter Street in Westminster following an attempted robbery of a grocery story. One of the officers was stabbed in her stomach. She was taken to hospital, […]

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For maximum safety, be sure to wash your homemade face mask, says study

The homemade cloth masks recommended for slowing the spread of COVID-19 seem to expel invisible cotton fibers into the air as people talk, cough or even breathe—underscoring the importance of regularly washing them, researchers say. In experiments, researchers found that medical-grade masks—surgical and N95—blocked most exhaled “particles” from the wearer’s mouth. But the results with […]

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Nintendo’s Animal Crossing amiibo cards will be back in stores this November

Nintendo is reprinting its Animal Crossing amiibo cards, and they’ll be available in “select retailers” this November, the company announced today. The cards are worth collecting not just because they’re cute representations of the many adorable creatures in the series — they’re also one of the most efficient ways to fill your Animal Crossing: New […]

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10 arrests after drug-related deaths of three Newcastle students and teenager in one weekend

Police investigating a series of student deaths linked to drugs over the weekend have made 10 arrests. Two 18-year-old women, both students at Newcastle University living in Richardson Road halls of residence, died after taking ketamine, Northumbria Police said. An 18-year-old man, from Washington in Tyne and Wear, and a 21-year-old Northumbria University undergraduate in […]

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