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British man and his young family found dead in Gibraltar

A family of four have been found dead in Gibraltar police have confirmed.

In a press release the Royal Gibraltar Police said a 31-year-old British man, a 37-year-old Spanish woman, a four-year-old girl and a six-week-old baby were found dead this morning.

Gibraltar Police found the bodies of the family of four this morning. Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

In a press release police said: "Presently, we are not looking for anyone involved in this very unfortunate event, but the investigation will be thorough and detailed drawing in on the expertise of other professionals."

Nick Clegg meets prickly resident in West Midlands

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg with his party's MP for Solihull Lorely Burt meets children during their visit to Parkridge Centre, part of the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. Credit: ITV News/ Louisa Felton

Nick Clegg has met locals in the West Midlands with his party's candidate for Solihull, Lorely Burt.

The Liberal Democrat leader spoke to children as a new scheme to protect hedgehogs was launched.

A project to create the UK's first dedicated hedgehog conservation area was launched as part of efforts to reverse declines in populations of the prickly creature.

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg with his party's candidate for Solihull Lorely Burt meets children during their visit to Parkridge Centre, part of the Warwickshire Wildlife Trust in Solihull. Credit: ITV News/ Louisa Felton

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust's scheme, funded by the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, will also work with the local community to raise awareness of the animals' plight and bring in hedgehog-friendly measures such as creating small holes in fences.


Farage: Ukip pledge is 'completely distinctive'

Nigel Farage has announced the party's "pledge to Britain", which includes saying no to the EU, controlling the country's borders, an extra £3 billion for the NHS, cuts in foreign aid spending and no tax on the minimum wage.

Ahead of the leaders' debate on Thursday the Ukip leader told ITV News UK Editor Rohit Kachroo that: "I hope that I am able to get across to the viewing public the fact that Ukip alone is completely distinctive on these key issues."

Report: Men dressed as women attempted to enter NSA

Police in Washington told NBC News that a shooting incident occurred outside the NSA's headquarters in Fort Meade after two men dressed as women attempted to enter the facility.

A US intelligence official told NBC there was no indication it was a terrorist event and is being treated as a "local criminal matter."

It is not clear why the two men were trying to enter, and early reports indicate that one of the disguised men was shot.

A subsequent search of the cars revealed a gun and some drugs, according to reports.

Prince William starts training for new air ambulance job

Prince William has started his first day at Bond Air Services as he begins his training to be a pilot for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

The Duke of Cambridge previously piloted Sea King helicopters for the RAF in Anglesey.

Prince William at the controls of a Sea King helicopter which he used to fly in Anglesey. Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Over the coming months he will undertake job-specific training before he begins piloting ambulance missions during the summer.

The training will involve time in a simulator, aircraft and in-flight skills training.


Man found dead in Alicante was former Olympic diver

Peter Tarsey, then 19, represented Great Britain in the 1956 Olympic Games Credit: PA Wire

A man who was found shot with his wife in their villa in Alicante is believed to have been a former Olympic diver.

Peter and Jean Tarsey, both 77, were found dead together with gunshot wounds on the sofa at their home in Xalo, near Benidorm.

Spanish police said that while they had not ruled anything out, the couple appeared to have been murdered.

Mr Tarsey competed in the 1956 Melbourne Olympics for Great Britain at the age of 19.

He also represented England at the Commonwealth Games in 1954 and 1958, according to the Sport Reference website.

Police on the scene after 'shots fired at NSA headquarters'

Police are on the scene of the NSA's headquarters in Fort Meade after reports of a shooting.

NBC Washington is reporting that an investigation is underway and that emergency workers were seen caring for an injured uniformed man.

Fort Meade is home to approximately 11,000 military personnel along with about 29,000 civilian employees, NBC reports.

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