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Damning Ofsted report for Plymouth CAST multi-academy trust

Chief executive of trust responsible for 36 Catholic schools is "placed on leave" over damning Ofsted report

Hundreds report football child abuse to police

About 350 victims have reported child sexual abuse within UK football clubs, say police chiefs, with one force identifying 10 suspects.

Cornwall quarry murder: Accused 'admitted' killing David Alderson

A man accused of murder admitted the crime to a fellow prisoner, a jury is told.

Newquay Airport plane crash death pilot was 'tired'

An experienced pilot was feeling tired when he fatally crashed his new plane, an inquest concludes.

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Trump breaks US stance with direct Taiwan call

Donald Trump speaks directly with Taiwan's president - breaking with US policy set in 1979 when ties were cut.

Gambia's Adama Barrow says shock win heralds 'new hope'

Property developer Adama Barrow says his shock win of the Gambian poll heralds new hope for the country.

Chapecoense plane crash: Survivor 'may play football again'

A footballer who survived a plane crash in Colombia may be able to play again, his father says.

Trump supporters challenge recount bid in Rust Belt states

Donald Trump's supporters try to block vote recounts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan.