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'Four policewomen injured' as car hit pedestrians in Jerusalem

Four people have been reportedly been injured after a car hit a group of pedestrians in Jerusalem.

Superintendent Micky Rosenfeld, Israel Police spokesman tweeted:

Audio reveals Ford calmly requested return to airfield

Harrison Ford calmly requested an immediate return to the airfield when the engine failed of the small plane he was flying

In an audio recording of his conversation with the airport tower, Ford can be heard saying, "Engine failure, immediate return" before he is cleared to land.

The audio was published by LiveATC.net.

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Cloudy start but a dry day for much of the country

Much of the country will start off cloudy, but away from the northwest of the UK, it will be a dry day.

Sunny spells will come through across a good part of England and Wales, with much of the south and southeast, as well as the south Midlands, becoming largely sunny this afternoon.

Cloudy start but a dry day for much of the country Credit: Met Office

Further north there will be more cloud and in Northwest Scotland persistent, locally heavy, rain.

Northern areas will also become windy with severe gales in the far northwest and gust of 65 miles per hour but it will be mild. Top temperature 12C (54F).

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Mother who tortured and killed daughter to be sentenced

Polly Chowdhury, left, and Kiki Muddar. Credit: Metropolitan Police

A mother convicted of the shocking torture and murder of her eight-year-old daughter while under the spell of a "controlling" lesbian lover will discover her jail term today.

Polly Chowdhury, 35, and Kiki Muddar, 43, were both convicted of the manslaughter of Ayesha Ali, Chowdhury's daughter who died at their home in east London in 2013.

Both could face years behind bars after the Old Bailey trial heard how Muddar created a fantasy world through social media and texts seducing Chowdhury and turning her against the little girl because she saw her as a threat.

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