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Galloway spends the night in hospital after street attack

Controversial Respect MP George Galloway spent the night in hospital after after he was beaten up in the street. The pro-Palestine Bradford West MP suffered a suspected broken jaw, broken rib and bruising in the attack in Golborne Road, Notting Hill, London.

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George Galloway MP on his way to hospital last night. The Respect Party thanks all well-wishers. @georgegalloway http://t.co/maDe9dXjXk

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A man was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm.

The Respect Party tweeted a picture showing two red lumps on his right temple.

Wearing a black jacket and white shirt, Mr Galloway looked defiant in the picture taken in the street as he made his way to St Mary's Hospital, Paddington.

Mr Galloway had been posing for pictures when a man shouted a comment about the Holocaust and attacked him, according to his spokesman. Police were quickly on the scene and made an arrest.

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Killed Newcastle fan 'only missed one match in 50 years'

The body of John Alder, who was killed in the MH17 disaster, has been formally identified.

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Tribute to the Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney and John Alder who died in the MH17 disaster. Credit: PA

The life-long Newcastle United supporter had reportedly only missed one match in 50 years. Mr Alder was known as the Undertaker among the fans "because he always wore a black suit and white shirt to every match", his neighbour said.

The 63-year-old from Gateshead was travelling with Liam Sweeney, 28, to watch Newcastle United play in New Zealand.

Newcastle fan killed in MH17 disaster identified

The body of a second Newcastle United football fan who was killed in the MH17 disaster has been identified, the Foreign Office said.

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Newcastle United super fan John Alder, 63, was travelling to New Zealand to watch their team play pre-season friendlies. Credit: SWNS

Newcastle United super fan John Alder, 63, was travelling to New Zealand with his friend Liam Sweeney, 28, to watch their team play pre-season friendlies when the Malaysia Airlines flight was shot down in the Ukraine five weeks ago.

A Foreign and Commonwealth Service spokeswoman said: "We can confirm the positive identification of another British victim of flight MH17, John Alder. "The family have been informed and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.

The crash claimed the lives of all 298 people on board.

Read: The Britons killed onboard flight MH17

Argent failed to turn up at airport on Friday morning

James Argent's agent said The Only Way is Essex star failed to turn up at an airport on Friday morning to catch a flight for work abroad.

James 'Arg' Argent has been reported missing.
James 'Arg' Argent has been reported missing. Credit: PA

James Argent left home at 3am on Friday morning to meet his agent at the airport to catch a flight for work abroad.

When he failed to turn up, he was reported missing by his family who are understandably concerned.

– James Argent's agent Neil Dobias

Police believe missing Ashya King may be in Spain

Police have received "positive information" that suggests the family of terminally ill Ashya King may now be in Spain.

Ashya King was taken from Southampton General Hospital yesterday afternoon
Ashya King was taken from Southampton General Hospital yesterday afternoon. Credit: Hampshire Police

The family may be travelling to the Marbella area where they have strong links, Hampshire Police added.

The need to find Ashya is now desperate. It is really important that we find him and ensure he receives medical attention at the earliest opportunity.

We still don’t know whether the King family have any spare batteries for the machine which administers food, the knowledge, or any way of recharging the battery.

Without properly administered food Ashya’s situation is very serious.

– Hampshire Constabulary Assistant Chief Constable Chris Shead

Ashya's family took him from Southampton General Hospital at around 2pm on Thursday and travelled on a ferry to France some two hours later.

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Fears for missing TOWIE star James Argent

The missing star of The Only Way Is Essex James Argent is expected to appear in the next season of TOWIE due to be aired on new channel ITVBe in October.

James Argent
James Argent has been reported missing. Credit: PA Wire

He shot to fame when he joined the TOWIE cast along with his best friend Mark Wright when the series first aired in 2010.

Since then he has seen his stock rise including collecting the show's Bafta Audience Award in 2011, amassing 1.4 million followers on Twitter and appearing on a host of chat shows.

In 2012, he completed the London Marathon in a little over six hours in aid of Cancer Research.

Police 'increasingly concerned' for Argent's welfare

The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent has not made any contact with friends or family since 3am on Friday morning, police said.

At the time of his disappearance James was wearing a blue tracksuit, believed to be Nike brand and in possession of a blue sports bag. He is known to frequent the Brentwood area of Essex and various nightclubs in the Redbridge area.

– Metropolitan Police statement

Police said they were "increasingly concerned for his wellbeing" and asked anyone with information on his whereabouts to call police.

TOWIE star James Argent reported missing

The Only Way Is Essex star James Argent has been reported missing after last being seen at around 3am on Friday morning, police said.

James 'Arg' Argent
James 'Arg' Argent. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive

Officers in Redbridge are growing increasingly concerned for the reality TV star's welfare after he was last seen at his home in Woodford Green, Essex, on Friday morning.

He is known to frequent the Brentwood area and nightclubs in Redbridge, but has not made any contact with friends or family since his disappearance.

PM says pro-Union voices 'worried about retribution'

David Cameron claims pro-Union academics will not speak out for fear of "retribution" from the nationalist-run Holyrood government.

Speaking to the Scottish Daily Mail, the Prime Minister claimed: "Recently I was talking to university vice chancellors who are very much part of the silent majority."

"They don't want to speak out ... because they worry about retribution from the Scottish government," he added.

He argued the same was true of the Scottish business community, saying: "I do hear a lot of businesses say they are frightened to speak because when they do the Scottish Government behaves in a bullying and overbearing way."

Read: Cameron 'emotional and nervous' about Scotland vote

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