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Laura Deas wins bronze at St Moritz World Cup skeleton

Great Britain's Laura Deas won her second medal of the skeleton World Cup season with a bronze in St Moritz on Friday.

Deas, from Wrexham, clung onto her third place after the first run to finish 0.24 seconds behind winner Janine Flock of Austria, with Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold back in sixth.

Laura Deas Credit: Nick Potts/PA Archive/Press Association

Deas, who also won a silver medal in the second race of the season in Calgary, is in her first full season on the World Cup circuit.


Bangor has one of the UK's lowest burglary rates

Bangor has one of the lowest rates of burglary in the UK. Credit: ITV Wales News

Bangor has one of the lowest burglary rates in the UK, according to new research.

Analysis by the price comparison site MoneySuperMarket found that the university town, along with postcodes in Dumfries and and Lochee in Scotland, are among the areas with the lowest proportion of burglary claims across the country.

Meanwhile the UK's worst burglary hotspots include Dagenham, the RM8 postcode in east London and Grants Hill, also in London.

"Burglars often target urban areas where there's more hustle and bustle and so less risk of being caught, but not surprisingly they also follow the money, which is why affluent areas such as Teddington and Temple Newsam in West Yorkshire appearing in the top 20 claims hotspots."

– Kevin Pratt, MoneySuperMarket
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