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Four dead after gunfire breaks out following hostage stand-off in Mississipi

Four people have died after domestic dispute led to a fatal hostage situation in Mississippi...

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Fortnite Live event compared to Fyre Festival by fuming parents demanding refunds

A "Fortnite Live" event has been compared to the disastrous Fyre Festival by parents whose children were forced to queue for hours to use "overpriced" and...

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Cooking a Sunday roast 'more harmful to health than breathing dirty London air'

Cooking a Sunday roast is more harmful to your health than breathing dirty London air, a study has claimed...

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Labour party could 'splinter' with mounting speculation leading MPs may quit over Brexit and anti-semitism

The Labour party could be on the verge of "splintering" as speculation of a mass MP exodus over Brexit and anti-Semitism mounts...

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Japan's Shinzo Abe responds to Donald Trump's Nobel peace prize claims

Japan's Prime Minister praised Donald Trump for building relations with North Korea but declined to be drawn on whether he had indeed nominated the US president for the N...

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Lawyer of ISIS bride Shamima Begum says she is being treated worse 'than Nazi war criminals'

The lawyer of ISIS bride Shamima Begum has said the 19-year-old is being treated less fairly than Nazi war criminals...

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New Grenfell documentary poses fresh questions about role of London Fire Brigade

The head of the London Fire Brigade is facing renewed criticism in a documentary exploring whether systematic mistakes at the Grenfell Tower fire "let both residents and...

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Park Lane stabbing: Fourth man charged with murder after fatal stabbing of security guard outside New Year's Eve party

A fourth man has been charged with murder after a security guard was stabbed to death on New Year's Day...

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Paul Flynn dies: longstanding Labour MP for Newport West dead at 84

Long-serving Labour MP Paul Flynn has died at the age of 84...

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Your morning briefing: What you should know for Monday, February 18

The top stories you're waking up to...

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Mountain lion gets stuck in tree outside home in California

Firefighters have rescued a mountain lion from a tree outside a home in the southern California desert...

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UK weather forecast: Brits warned to brace themselves for rain after balmy weekend

Brits who enjoyed a balmy February weekend should brace themselves for more familiar weather conditions on Monday...

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Man dies as tree falls on car in Surrey while four others are injured

A man has died after a tree fell on top of a car in Surrey...

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Brexit news latest: Nigel Farage claims 100,000 people have signed up to new Brexit Party

Some 100,000 people have signed up to the new Brexit Party, Nigel Farage has claimed...

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Ministry of Defence called to Essex beach as unexploded device found

Ministry of Defence bomb disposal experts have been scrambled to an Essex beach after an unexploded device was discovered...

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Scottish police force mercilessly mocked for stopping football supporters' bus and confiscating fans' alcohol

A Scottish police force has been mercilessly mocked after stopping a football supporters' bus and confiscating fans' alcohol...

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Russian flag hung from Salisbury cathedral in 'stupid stunt mocking Novichok poisonings'

A Russian flag was hung from scaffolding on Salisbury cathedral in what has been branded a "stupid stunt" by the city's MP...

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Seven Sisters crash: Cyclist, 43, fighting for her life after being hit by car in north London

A cyclist is fighting for her life after being hit by a car in north London...

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Extinction Rebellion protest: Climate change campaigners block roads in bid to disrupt London Fashion Week

A group of climate change campaigners are staging protests in a bid to disrupt London Fashion Week...

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Jussie Smollett 'angered and devastated' by reports he had role in own attack, lawyers say

US actor Jussie Smollett's lawyers have denied he had any role in an attack on him last month that he alleged was carried out by two white men...

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Yellow Vest protest London: Six charged after police officers hurt at pro-Brexit demo in central London

Six people have been charged after police officers were assaulted at a pro-Brexit "Yellow Vest" protest in central London, Scotland Yard said...

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ISIS bride Shamima Begum after giving birth to baby boy: I was just a housewife and people should have sympathy for me

ISIS bride Shamima Begum does not regret leaving the UK to join Islamic State in Syria because it made her "stronger and tougher" and said she believes "people...

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Brighton stabbing: Murder probe launched after brother of two Syria fighters knifed to death

The brother of two British teenagers killed fighting for Islamists in Syria has been stabbed to death in Brighton...

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Aurora shooting: Student, 21, on first day working as intern named among five killed by 'dismissed employee'

A 21-year-old student on his first day working as an intern has been named among five people killed when a dismissed employee opened fire at an Illinois warehouse...

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Cancun shooting: Five dead and five injured after gunmen open fire at nightclub in Mexico resort city

Five people were killed and five more wounded after gunmen burst into a bar in the Mexican resort city of Cancun and opened fire...

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Family of ISIS teen Shamima Begum believe she has given birth in Syria

The family of runaway schoolgirl Shamima Begum believe she has given birth...

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Glenn Hoddle reveals sound engineer had to break seven of his ribs during CPR to bring him back to life after cardiac arrest at BT Sport studio

Hoddle said his heart stopped for at least 60 seconds and that he had been playing a game of keepy-uppy with Robbie Savage when he suffered the cardiac arrest...

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Support for Labour and Tories neck and neck, new poll suggests

Support for Labour and the Tories among the public is neck and neck, according to new research...

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Theresa May's plea to Tories over Brexit: History will judge us

Theresa May has issued a desperate plea to Tory MPs to unite and deliver on Brexit, telling them: "History will judge us."...

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Flybmi collapse: What customers affected by flight suspension should do

Hundreds of passengers have had their travel plans disrupted after airline flybmi suspended all flights, and said it was filing for administration...

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Oxford Street stabbings: Three men knifed and two arrested after fight near nightclub in Mayfair

Three people were taken to hospital and two men arrested after a triple stabbing during a fight near to a celebrity nightclub in Mayfair...

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Flybmi collapse: Customers vent frustration after airline suspends all flights and files for administration

Flybmi passengers have expressed frustration after their travel plans were disrupted due to the airline suspending all flights and announcing it is filing for administration...

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Eurostar disruption: World War Two bomb deactivation to spark delays and cancellations all day

The deactivation of an unexploded World War Two bomb will cause major disruption to Eurostar trains today...

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Donald Trump says Britain should 'take back' ISIS fighters captured in Syria

Donald Trump has said Britain and other European allies should "take back" more than 800 Islamic State fighters captured in Syria...

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Crystal Palace FC to shelter homeless 'for years to come' after promising start to first of its kind project

Crystal Palace FC's homeless shelter, which provides emergency accommodation for people on the streets when temperatures drop below freezing, is set to continue for years...

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Special Forces hopeful rejected over nut allergy calls for review of tight medical restrictions

A Special Forces recruit is calling for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to relax its tight medical restrictions after he passed a series of tough selection tests but was eventua...

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People's Vote campaign announces London march for weekend before Brexit day

The People's Vote campaign for a second referendum on Brexit has announced a march the weekend before the UK leaves the EU...

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Haydock Park brawl: Mass punch-up erupts at Merseyside racecourse as mother and child get caught up in fighting

A racecourse has vowed to take a "zero tolerance" approach after a mass brawl broke out at Haydock Park on Merseyside...

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Brexit news latest: New research suggests support for Tories and Labour is neck and neck

Support for the Conservative and Labour parties is neck and neck, according to new research...

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Airline Flybmi ceases trading with all flights cancelled

Airline Flybmi has ceased trading, with all its flights cancelled...

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Emiliano Sala funeral: Late striker hailed 'an example to everyone' as Neil Warnock joins mourners

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock and club CEO Ken Choo joined mourners at the funeral of Emiliano Sala in his hometown in Argentina on Saturday...

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Shamima Begum: Counter-extremism expert says it could be a 'challenge' to de-radicalise ISIS teen

Runaway schoolgirl Shamima Begum could be a "challenge" to de-radicalise if she returns to Britain, a counter-extremism expert has said...

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Disgraced former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick expelled over sexual abuse

Disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from Roman Catholic priesthood over sexual abuse, in what is the highest profile dismissal from the church in mo...

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Brits warned over Dominican Republic visits after spate of robberies and sex attacks

Londoners flying out to Dominican Republic are being warned to be on alert about visiting the top holiday destination this half term after a spate of robberies and sexual atta...

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Karl Marx memorial site vandalised for second time in a month

A memorial to German philosopher Karl Marx has been vandalised for the second time this month...

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Philip Hammond's trade trip to China not going ahead amid fury at Gavin Williamson threat to deploy warship

Philip Hammond will not visit China this weekend amid reports that Beijing pulled out of trade talks after Gavin Williamson threatened to deploy a warship in the Pacific...

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Emiliano Sala tributes: Family and friends pay their final respects at wake for Cardiff City striker killed in plane crash

Family and friends of Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala who died in a plane crash in the English Channel have begun to pay their final respects in his native Argentina...

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India's new high speed train breaks down on first round trip

India's new high speed train has broken down on its first round trip just a day after it was inaugurated by the country's Prime Minister...

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Eurostar disruption: Passengers warned of 'major' delays to trains as unexploded World War Two bomb is deactivated

Eurostar has told passengers to expect major disruption to trains this weekend while an unexploded World War Two bomb discovered north of Gare du Nord is deactivated...

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Birmingham college stabbing: Student attacked outside Joseph Chamberlain College dies in hospital

A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed outside his sixth form college in Birmingham has died in hospital...

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Paul Hollywood's estranged wife Alex denies verbally abusing his new girlfriend at Marks & Spencer

Paul Hollywood's estranged wife has denied verbally abusing the Great British Bake Off judge's new partner when they bumped into each at a supermarket...

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Exeter deaths: Alexander Lewis-Ranwell appears in court accused of murdering three pensioners and attacking two men

A 27-year-old man accused of murdering three pensioners in Exeter has appeared in court today...

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Ashton-under-Lyne crash: Man fighting for life after being hit by own car as it was being stolen

A 63-year-old man is fighting for life in hospital after suffering serious head injuries when he was hit by his own car as it was being stolen in Greater Manchester...

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Brexit news latest: David Gauke asked five times if he'll resign over no deal before admitting he will not support 'irresponsible policy'

Justice Secretary David Gauke today said "I won't support an irresponsible policy" after being asked if he will resign over a no-deal Brexit five times during a...

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Illegal 'killer car seats' sold online for £8

Child car seats which are illegal to use in the UK are still available to buy online for as little as £8, a watchdog has warned...

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Lady Falkender, Harold Wilson's former right-hand woman, dies aged 86

Harold Wilson's former right-hand woman Baroness Falkender has died...

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Paul Manafort, ex-Trump campaign chair, could spend more than two decades in prison, prosecutors say

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could spend nearly two decades in prison on tax and bank fraud charges, prosecutors have said...

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Aurora shooting: Gunman who killed five at factory was 'disgruntled employee' being fired from his job

An employee of 15 years who was being fired from a suburban Chicago manufacturing company killed five co-workers and wounded five police officers, authorities have said...

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Electronic tags to track criminals in UK for 24 hours a day

Thousands of criminals in the UK will be tagged with GPS trackers which will allow the authorities to trace their location 24 hours a day, the Justice Secretary has announced...

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Family of Novichok victim Dawn Sturgess tell of their anger at Government and say they want justice

The parents of the woman who died in the Wiltshire Novichok poisonings have said they want justice from the Government and blame them for putting former spy Sergei Skripal in...

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Police search for couple missing after their car was found empty following crash

Police are searching for a couple who are missing after their car was found empty following a crash...

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ISIS teen Shamima Begum fears she'll never see her jihadist husband again and that her baby will be taken away if she returns to UK

ISIS teen Shamima Begum has told of her fears her baby will be taken away from her if she returns to Britain and said that she would miss her jihadist husband who she still lo...

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'David and Goliath' as art promoter and developer row over Shoreditch wall

An iconic art wall in the heart of Shoreditch is at the centre of a row between a property developer and an art promoter...

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Kings Road wedding venue that has hosted celebrity nuptials from Judy Garland to Hugh Grant set to reopen after year-long renovation

A prestigious London wedding venue that has staged celebrity nuptials from Judy Garland to Notting Hill star Hugh Grant is set to reopen on the famous Kings Road after a year-...

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Vogue Brazil fashion director resigns after 'slave colony' themed birthday party

The fashion director of Vogue Brazil has resigned after she was accused of racism because her birthday party appeared to resemble depictions of colonial slavery...

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Jacob Rees-Mogg says 'extremists' like Tommy Robinson could win elections if Brexit is stopped

Hardline Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has claimed extremists like far-right activist Tommy Robinson could win elections if Brexit is stopped...

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Exeter deaths: Man, 27, charged with murder of three elderly men

A 27-year-old man has been charged with the murders of three elderly men in Exeter...

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Donald Trump: 'I've been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for North Korea work'

Donald Trump has claimed he has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize...

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Aurora shooting: police and civilians shot as gunman enters Illinois steel mill

At least four police officers and multiple civilians have been shot at a steel mill in Aurora, Illinois...

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ISIS bride's family call for government to help bring her home

Family of ISIS bride Shamima Begum issue new statement calling for her to be brought home They say she and her unborn child are both at risk after interview with the Times Fam...

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Moped gang convicted for targeting luxury West End boutiques in smash-and-grab raids

Four moped robbers have been convicted for their part in a series of raids targeting high-end boutiques in London, including a failed smash-and-grab on jewellers Boodles using...

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Lewis Blackman: Police release shocking CCTV of murder victim being pursued in Kensington as teenage knife killers are jailed

Four teenage boys have been locked up over the "ferocious" killing of another teen outside Freddie Mercury's former west London home...

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Youth strike 4 climate: police step in as protesters block Westminster Bridge over climate change

School students blocked Westminster Bridge in central London for more than four hours today as part of a national day of action to demand the Government tackle climate change...

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Man who drop kicked Hull rough sleepers' tent is jailed

A man who was caught on CCTV taking a running jump into a tent with two homeless men inside has been jailed by a judge who told him: "What you did is repugnant to right-m...

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Donald Trump says UK-US trade will 'substantially increase' post-Brexit

Donald Trump claims trade between Britain and the US will "substantially increase" after Brexit...

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Shamima Begum: Home Secretary Sajid Javid says Brits who fled to join Islamic State will not be allowed back in UK

Sajid Javid has warned he "will not hesitate" to prevent the return of Britons who travelled to join Islamic State, as debate raged over what should happen to runawa...

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Donald Trump to declare national emergency to get funding to build Mexico border wall

US President Donald Trump has said he will declare a national emergency to get extra funding to build a wall along the border with Mexico...

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Man still missing four days after falling off Blackfriars Bridge, police say

A man who fell from Blackfriars Bridge on Monday has still not been found, police said today...

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Body of Emiliano Sala arrives back in Argentina ahead of funeral

The body of footballer Emiliano Sala has arrived back in his native Argentina ahead of a funeral service tomorrow...

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'Make that lady PM': Chemical firm boss hailed 'absolute hero' for taking on Jacob Rees-Mogg during Question Time over impact of Brexit on business

The boss of a UK chemical firm has been hailed "an absolute hero" for taking on Jacob Rees-Mogg over the impact of leaving the European Union on business...

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Shamima Begum should be able to return to UK, says glamour model Kimberley Miners who was groomed by ISIS recruiters

A British woman groomed by ISIS says teenager Shamima Begum should be allowed to return to the UK...

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Ex-civil servant launches a misconduct reporting app after witnessing 'bullying' in Whitehall

A former civil servant has launched a misconduct reporting app after witnessing "bullying and discrimination" in Whitehall...

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Shamima Begum: What options do officials have for Brits who joined ISIS and want to return to UK?

The Shamima Begum case has prompted fresh questions about how the UK manages those returning or attempting to come back from Syria after joining ISIS...

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'It is the one with the doppleganger your honour,' prosecutor tells judge as David Schwimmer 'lookalike' appears in court

A man who was dubbed a "lookalike" of Friends actor David Schwimmer has denied fraud and theft charges in court...

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New tape 'showing R Kelly with 14-year-old girl' passed to authorities

R Kelly's lawyer has strongly denied claims the singer made a video that showed him sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl...

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MI6 boss: Return of IS Brits poses UK threat

MI6 boss Alex Younger today warned that Britons returning from Islamic State were "potentially very dangerous" and stressed public safety must be the first considera...

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Youth strike 4 climate: Thousands of school students skip class to demand action over climate change

Thousands of school students have skipped classes today to demand governments take action on climate change...

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Man charged over wife's death after he 'trapped her inside hot tub'

A man has been charged over the death of his wife after he trapped her in a hot tub by partially closing the lid while she was bathing in it, police have said...

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'Drunken' fan who hit Crystal Palace star Aaron Wan-Bissaka with bottle: I can't remember doing it

An aspiring prison officer who hit Crystal Palace star Aaron Wan-Bissaka with a plastic beer bottle during a Premier League match has told a court it was a "drunken mista...

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Mothers and pupils help lift car that crushed boy, five, in Bromley

Mothers and pupils on the school-run helped lift a car to free a critically injured five-year-old after a crash outside a primary school...

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The Londoner: Energy minister in bullying row

Claire Perry accused of making civil servants cry / Michael Gove's non-disposables disposed / Wes Streeting's Drag Race disappointment / Rachel Riley tussles with Tw...

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Hunt for Millwall clash suspects after 'worst football violence in years'

These men are wanted in connection with disorder described by police as "some of the worst football violence" of recent years...

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New Year sales lure shoppers back to high street as sales grow after disappointing Christmas, figures show

Price cutting brought shoppers flooding back to the high street last month when retail sales grew by one per cent, official figures revealed today...

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'The fashion industry has impossible standards' - Charli Howard launches podcast about body image

Charli Howard is an activist, author and broadcaster. She tells Katie Strick how her new show gives others a voice...

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He should get less because he's rich, say sisters at war with BA pilot brother over his share of £1.5m fortune

Two sisters are in a legal fight with their pilot brother over the £1.57 million family fortune, claiming he was supposed to get less money because he's already rich...

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Brexit latest: Eight Cabinet ministers signal they're ready to quit over no deal

Up to eight Cabinet ministers are indicating they will resign if Theresa May lets Britain crash out of the European Union without a deal, the Standard has learned...

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Alexander Lewis-Ranwell: Polo player, 27, arrested over murders of pensioners

A polo playing former public schoolboy is being held by police in connection with the murders of three pensioners in Exeter, it emerged today...

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Opioid addiction warnings being drawn up for changes to drug labelling and packaging after Evening Standard investigation

Drug companies will be compelled to put clear and consistent addiction warnings on the packaging of prescription opioid painkillers, under regulations expected to be made by t...

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Andrea Levy death: Small Island author and Windrush generation chronicler dies aged 62

Small Island author Andrea Levy, whose award-winning novels captured the black British experience in the years after Windrush, has died aged 62...

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Secret documents spark new questions for Sadiq Khan over Crossrail delay

Sadiq Khan's oversight of the Crossrail fiasco was called into question today as secret documents revealed his spin doctors were drafting crisis plans almost a fortnight...

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