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Gambling addict kids losing up to £100k treated at first NHS clinic for children

Addict kids are being treated at the first NHS child gambling clinic after losing up to £100,000. These shocking debts are just the tip of the iceberg as the Sunday People today exposes the crisis of teens across the UK who are hooked on internet football betting and web casinos. At least 55,000 aged between […]

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Voice of Sunday People: Government must act on scourge of young gambling addicts

For most of us, gambling is just an occasional flutter at the bookies, a couple of quid on the Lottery or the thrill of a punt on the National. But there is a darker side of gambling, and it’s just got darker. The NHS has been forced to set up the first child gambling clinic. […]

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Heartbroken family say farewell to girl, 12, who killed herself after bully hell

A heartbroken family have said their goodbyes to a “cheeky, fun loving girl” who killed herself after being bulled at school. Charley Patterson, aged 12, was found dead on October 1 after she took her own life. The teenager from Cramlington, Northumberland, had repeatedly sought help from professionals after her mental health suffered when she […]

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Dad, 29, collapses after suffering heart attack and stroke in front of five kids

A former solider and dad was told he was having a panic attack before suffering a massive heart attack and stroke, aged just 29. Ashley Thomas was looking after his five children – including three-month-old daughter Piper – alone at his home in Co Down, Northern Ireland, when he suddenly collapsed on the kitchen floor. […]

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In Philadelphia, another night of protests after fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.

The city of Philadelphia saw a second night of protests Tuesday over the fatal police shooting of a Black man the day before. Some looting was again reported Tuesday, despite pleas from the man’s family for an end to any violence or looting. Other demonstrations Tuesday were described as peaceful, including one that drew as […]

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NXIVM sex cult leader Keith Raniere sentenced to 120 years in prison

Keith Raniere, who ran a cult-like group that kept women as virtual sex prisoners to service him in upstate New York, was sentenced to 120 years in prison on Tuesday. Raniere was convicted on federal sex trafficking, racketeering and possession of child pornography charges last year for his role in the alleged sex cult called […]

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Breonna Taylor grand jurors say police actions were ‘negligent’ and ‘criminal’

Two grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor case said the actions of Louisville, Kentucky, police officers the day of the botched raid at her apartment were “negligent” and “criminal.” “They couldn’t even provide a risk assessment,” one of the anonymous grand jurors, identified as juror one, said in an interview scheduled to air Wednesday on […]