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Galloway released from hospital after attack

Controversial MP George Galloway has been released from hospital after he was battered and bruised in a street attack, police have said.

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The pro-Palestine MP suffered a suspected broken jaw and rib as well as facial bruising when a man leapt at him and punched him after shouting about the Holocaust, his spokesman said.

A 39-year-old man arrested shortly afterwards on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm remained in police custody, a Metropolitan Police spokesman said.


Four boys held in Spalding murder enquiry

Another four boys have been arrested after the death of a man who was airlifted to hospital with a serious head injury.

Warren Free, 42, died yesterday at Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre and police are treating his death as murder.

The victim, from Coronation Close, Spalding, Lincolnshire had been found injured at an address in Spalding on Thursday.

Two girls and a boy were arrested yesterday in connection with Mr Free's death. One girl has been released on bail, while the other boy and girl remain in custody, Lincolnshire Police said.

Another four boys have been arrested today in connection with the police investigation, the force added.

None of the children's ages have been released by police.

Following Mr Free's death, Community Inspector Jim Tyner, said:

Coronation Close is a close-knit community and I know many will be affected by what has happened.

My officers will be carrying out extra patrols in the area and I would urge residents to approach them with any concerns.

Detective Chief Inspector Martin Holvey, said:

We are continuing to investigate the circumstances in which Mr Free sustained the injuries that led to his subsequent death and I am appealing to anyone with information that may assist the enquiry to contact the major incident room by calling 101 and quoting incident 161 of August 28.


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18-year-old knocked down and killed near Holmfirth

Police are appealing for witnesses after an 18-year-old woman was knocked down and killed near Holmfirth.

It happened around 6.15pm yesterday when the woman was walking along Springwood Road at Thongsbridge. Officers say she came off the pavement and into the road and was in collision with a tipper van. The woman who is believed to be local died at the scene.

"As part of our enquiries we are keen to speak to anyone who either witnessed the collision itself or who believes they saw the vehicle or pedestrian involved immediately prior to the collision." said Detective Sergeant Carole Greaves, West Yorkshire Police


Search resumes for missing boy off Anglesey coast

The search has resumed for a 12-year-old boy who went missing off the coast of Anglesey on Friday afternoon.

The boy was swept out to sea whilst paddling with a younger boy.

Anglesey search

Lifeboats and three helicopters had searched for the boy, believed to be on holiday from Huddersfield, Yorkshire, but the search was called off last night due to poor conditions.

Coastguards said they were told two children had been paddling in the water when waves swept the boy away.

A spokesman said:

"The father managed to get one of the children out of the water and the grandfather went in to rescue the other lad but a wave swept over. He managed to grab the rocks but lost grip of the child who is missing."

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