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Salisbury couple: Police 'likely to explore possibility it was a hoax'

The police investigating the recent nerve agent scare in Salisbury are "likely to consider if it was a hoax", it has been reported...

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Stonehenge to celebrate 100 years since it was gifted to the nation

Stonehenge is to celebrate 100 years since it was gifted to the nation...

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Ian Paisley Jr petition: Democratic Unionist MP holds on to seat

Democratic Unionist MP Ian Paisley Jr has held onto his seat after Westminster's first ever recall petition fell short of the 10% of electorate signatures required to for...

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Rail travel review: Damning report reveals 'no one took charge' for rail chaos

A damning review of Britain's railways has been launched, revealing that "nobody took charge" for the rail chaos in May...

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Equifax fined £500,000 for 2017 data hack that saw 15 million Brits affected

Credit reference agency Equifax has been fined £500,000 for failing to protect the personal information of up to 15 million Brits during a 2017 cyber attack...

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Theresa May rules out any delay to Brexit process and says there will be no second referendum

Theresa May has ruled out any delay to the Brexit process as she told European Union leaders that her Chequers plan was the only credible route to a deal...

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Fresh appeal to track van used in murder after taxi driver Bulent Kabala shot dead in north London

Police investigating the murder of a taxi driver shot dead in north London have appealed for information to trace the van involved in the attack...

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Couple who fell ill in Salibsury test negative for Novichok, hospital confirms

The couple admitted to hospital after falling ill in Salisbury have both tested negative for Novichok, Salisbury District Hospital confirms...

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Washington DC fire: Smoke billows over US capital as blaze breaks out at apartment complex for senior citizens

A huge cloud of smoke is rising over Washington DC as firefighters tackle a blaze at a five storey apartment complex for senior citizens...

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Wisconsin shooting: Suspect killed and four others wounded after gun shots fired in software company

A suspect has been fatally shot and four others wounded after gun shots were fired in a software company in Wisconsin...

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Storm Ali news: Woman who died after caravan blown off cliff named as Swiss tourist Elvira Ferraii

A woman who died after her caravan was blown off a cliff in high winds during Storm Ali has been named locally as Elvira Ferraii...

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Donald Trump congratulates Hurricane Florence victim on yacht that washed up near his home

US President Donald Trump stopped to remark on what he saw as a Hurricane Florence survivor's new fortune during a tour of affected areas in North Carolina, according to...

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Police probe after woman raped in alley near to Ealing Broadway Tube station

Police have launched an investigation after a woman was attacked leaving the Central Line Tube near to Ealing Broadway station in west London...

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Brexit news: Theresa May tells EU leaders in Salzburg that Chequers plan is 'only credible' route to deal

Theresa May has insisted her Chequers plan is "the only credible" route to a Brexit deal after European Union chiefs told her key elements of the proposals had to be...

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Chilling CCTV shows final movements of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood before the atrocity

Chilling CCTV footage has shown the Westminster attacker Khalid Masood's movements in the days and hours before his murderous rampage...

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Snoop Dogg slams Donald Trump and supporters including Kanye West in expletive-filled rant

American rapper Snoop Dogg has unleashed an expletive-filled rant about his thoughts on Donald Trump and supporters including fellow musician Kanye West...

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Man arrested after rapper Young Spray stabbed at grime awards

Police have arrested a man after rapper Young Spray was stabbed at a star-studded grime music awards event...

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Nawaz Sharif news: Why was the former Pakistan Prime Minister in prison?

Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law were freed on bail on Wednesday...

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Spiked drinks attacks on rise in UK: what to do if you think your drink has been spiked and steps you can take to stay safe

Rates of drink spiking incidents have reached staggering heights in the UK, according to new figures...

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Storm Ali UK weather latest: Man killed by falling tree as deadly claims second life

A young man has been killed by a falling tree in Northern Ireland as Storm Ali claimed its second life...

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Writer mocked by meat lovers after posting recipe for vegan brisket

An American TV writer and producer was mocked by meat lovers for sharing a recipe for a vegan brisket...

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Astonishing before-and-after aerial photos show scale of Hurricane Florence damage

Shocking before-and-after aerial images have shown the scale of the damage wreaked by Hurricane Florence on the coastline of North and South Carolina...

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Lady Gabriella Windsor engaged to long-term boyfriend Thomas Kingston

Lady Gabriella Windsor, a relative of the Queen, is to marry boyfriend Tom Kingston, Buckingham Palace has announced...

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University of Bristol cleaner says he feels like a 'trillionaire' as he enjoys holiday in Jamaica paid for by students

A university cleaner said he feels like a "trillionaire" after students raised more than £1,500 to send him and his wife on holiday to Jamaica...

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Farringdon crash: Female cyclist fighting for life following collision with car in central London

A female cyclist is fighting for her life following a crash with a car in central London...

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Mother of Westminster terror attacker Khalid Masood feared he would kill years before atrocity, inquest hears

The mother Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood feared her son would "kill someone through fighting" when he was a teenager, an inquest has heard...

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Storm Ali latest: 'Major incident' declared in Scotland as storm claims first life and sparks 91mph gales

Follow our live blog for all the latest updates on Storm Ali...

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Camera attached to eagle's head captures views of east London

A camera mounted on the back of a rare eagle has captured birds-eye views of east London...

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Woman mercilessly mocked for selling four 50p pieces for £1

The seller of the Beatrix Potter coins was told that they could have been worth up to £3,000...

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Astonishing footage shows firefighters trying to save hose in tug-of-war battle with firenado

Astonishing footage shows firefighters trying to save a hose in a tug-of-war battle with a firenado as they battle a huge blaze in Canada...

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Two huge data centres given green light as part of Dagenham's 'digital revolution'

Two huge data centres have been given the green light as part of plans for a "digital revolution" in an east London borough famous for its factories...

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Salzburg summit marks a crucial moment for PM to seal her Brexit deal

Act One, Scene One: an EU working lunch on Brexit, somewhere in Salzburg. And no, despite the location, it's not going to be a remake of the Sound of Music. The clichés...

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Adult Fortnite loser arrested after 'threatening attack on boy who beat him'

A middle-aged Fortnite player has been arrested in the US after he allegedly threatened to come to an 11-year-old's school and shoot him after being beaten in a game...

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London house prices falling at fastest rate for nine years

London house prices are falling at their fastest rate for nine years, latest figures revealed today, as an official report blamed Brexit for stagnation in the capital's p...

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Second primary school run by academy chain has SATs results annulled

Pupils at an "outstanding" primary have had their SATs results annulled after doubts were raised over the integrity of the results...

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Gun police 'would have needed luck to foil Westminster terror attack,' inquest hears

Armed police would have needed "luck" to be in the right place to tackle an intruder at Parliament, the Westminster terror attack inquest heard today...

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TV doctor Grant Robicheaux and lover Cerissa Riley 'may have drugged and raped hundreds'

A doctor has been charged alongside his girlfriend with drugging and sexually assaulting two women amid fears there could be hundreds more victims...

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Schoolboy, 13, died after reaction to cheese when he was chased and it was thrown down his t-shirt, inquest hears

A schoolboy died from the effects of a suspected allergic reaction after allegedly being chased and having cheese thrown down his T-shirt, an inquest heard today...

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Nawaz Sharif freed on bail along with daughter and son-in-law as court suspends prison sentences

A Pakistani court has suspended the prison sentences of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law, and set them free on bail pending their appeal hearing...

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Financier admits drunken attack on model lover in Chelsea street

A fashion model was attacked in the street by her drunk investment manager fiancé after he refused to take her to a friend's book launch, a court heard...

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Storm Ali latest: heart-stopping moment Ryanair plane abandons touchdown at Dublin Airport

This is the terrifying moment a plane was forced to abandon its landing at Dublin Airport as Storm Ali continued to wreak havoc...

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The bright new face of the centre: a meeting with Layla Moran

Layla Moran has only been a Lib Dem MP for a year but she was the talk of this week's party conference. Her speech calling for a more radical education policy was packed...

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Tufnell Park stabbing: Soldier fought 'in vain' to save victim

A former soldier told today how he fought to save a man who was attacked with a "large knife" on a London street...

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Orla Kiely fashion brand goes bust and London branches closed with immediate effect

The Orla Kiely design brand, worn by the likes of Kate and Pippa Middleton and Alexa Chung, has ceased trading and closed its London stores...

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'We want justice, jail Snapchat killer for life', says brother of victim

The brother of an 18-year-old man who was stabbed to death by a love rival has called for the self-styled "Snapchat Queen" who orchestrated his killing to spend year...

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Needles in strawberries investigation leads to arrest of boy in Australia

A young boy has been arrested in Australia after he admitted putting needles in strawberries...

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The Londoner: Light fades for The Night Manager

Bedtime looms for The Night Manager / Shots fired by Suki Waterhouse / Ex-BBC Comedy head no longer laughing / Momentum stalls at NEC conference...

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Sadiq Khan in crime U-turn as he backs public health strategy that halved Glasgow murders

Sadiq Khan today announced a major policy shift to halt the wave of knife killings in London by adopting a new "public health" approach called for by the Evening Sta...

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Tower of London to build aviary and start breeding scheme to create haven for ravens

Legend has it that if they leave the battlements the kingdom will fall — now the Tower of London is planning urgent action to avert a raven crisis...

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Brexit news latest: Tory right-wingers told 'back PM's Chequers blueprint or risk second referendum'

Tory Right-wingers were today warned to back Theresa May's Chequers Brexit blueprint or risk a second referendum...

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Newcombe House latest: 'Monstrosity' tower will be built after London mayor Sadiq Khan overrules council

A huge row has broken out today after Sadiq Khan overruled the local council to approve plans dubbed a monstrosity by residents...

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Stormy Daniels' Trump book: What do we know so far and when is the full release date?

Ms Daniels reveals details of her alleged affair with Donald Trump in her controversial new memoir...

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Los Angeles set to become largest US city to ban the sale of fur

Los Angeles is on track to become the largest US city to ban the sale of fur sparking hope among animal rights groups for "the end of the barbaric fur industry"...

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A million more children in Yemen at risk of starving to death, Save the Children warns

A million more children in Yemen are at risk of starvation as fighting intensifies around the country's main port, Save the Children has warned...

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UK inflation rate hits six-month high of 2.7 per cent

The UK's inflation rate hit a six-month high today...

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Quarter of young Londoners would dial 999 if they couldn't see a GP, study shows

One in three Londoners would call 999 for an ambulance even if there was no need for urgent hospital care, a survey revealed today...

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Puppy found tied up inside handbag hanging from door of west London charity shop

An eight-week-old puppy was found with its legs tied together in a handbag hanging from the door of a west London charity shop...

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Precious Adams interview: 'Ballet people have strong ideas about tradition, but it's natural to question things'

Precious Adams is not a fan of pink tights. That might not sound so surprising — but Precious Adams is a ballet dancer, and baby-pink tights are ballet's stock in trade...

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Tesco opens discount store Jack's to rival Lidl and Aldi

Tesco today declared war on its discount supermarket rivals Aldi and Lidl when it opened the first branches of its new cut price spin-out chain called Jack's...

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Art deco cinema in Birmingham destroyed by fire

Disused picture house was "neglected" by planners - now com​munity hopes that it could be restored to former glory are dashed by fire...

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Boy, 13, is youngest victim of 'obesity epidemic' after fatal blood clot 'caused by his weight'

A young boy has become the youngest victim of Britain's weight crisis after dying of a blood clot due to obesity, a post mortem has found...

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Political activist Maajid Nawaz tracks down hero who saved him from racist attackers 25 years ago

A political activist has tracked down the man who saved him from a group of racist attackers 25 years ago...

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Thugs 'kick Pomeranian puppy to death in east London park'

A dog owner claims her pet was kicked to death by a teenager in a "disgusting" attack at an east London park...

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'Putin wants me dead': Russian model claims she was targeted by Russia in latest Salisbury poisoning scare

The Russian model at the centre of the latest Salisbury poisoning scare has claimed she was the victim of a plot, saying: "Vladimir Putin wants me dead."...

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Two people hurt after car drives into pedestrians near Islamic centre in north west London

Two people have been taken to hospital after a car drove into a number of pedestrians in north west London, police said...

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Your morning briefing: What you should know for Wednesday, September 19

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Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle his main nuclear complex and key missile facilities

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to permanently dismantle his main nuclear complex at Nyongbyon if the United States takes corresponding measures, South Korean presi...

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Storm Ali set to batter Britain as 'danger to life' warning issued

Storm Ali is set to battle parts of Britain on Wednesday, with a "danger to life" warning issued...

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It'll be Alright on the Night host Denis Norden dies, aged 96

It'll be Alright on the Night host and scriptwriter Denis Norden has died aged 96, his family said...

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Air pollution linked to much greater risk of dementia, London-based study suggests

A study has warned that air pollution may increase the risk of developing dementia in later life...

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Russian model describes 'panic' after falling ill in Salisbury

A Russian model has described her "panic" at falling ill in a restaurant in Salisbury, sparking fears she may have been another victim to Novichok poisoning...

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One in ten Londoners would call ambulance if their child's hand got stuck in a jam jar, report reveals

One in ten Londoners would call an ambulance if their child's hand got stuck in a jam jar, a new report has revealed...

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Gary Speed's mother and father say they will 'never recover' from son's death

The mother and father of Gary Speed have said they will "never recover" from their son's tragic death...

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North London stabbing: Man in his 20s dies after suffering fatal stab wound in Tufnell Park

A man believed to be in his 20s has died in north London, after suffering a fatal stab wound...

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EU is ready to make offer on the Irish border, says chief negotiator Michael Barnier

The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said he is ready to come forward with an "improved" proposal on the Irish border in an attempt break the deadlock i...

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Chips in Britain set to be 3cm smaller after summer heatwave in Europe

Chips in the UK are set to be smaller this year as farmers across Belgium struggle to cope after the record-breaking heatwave swept across Europe this year...

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Grenfell inquiry: Fire commander tells victims' families 'the building let us all down'

A fire commander who oversaw the response within Grenfell Tower has told a public inquiry: "We didn't let you down, the building let us all down."...

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Justin Bieber busks outside of Buckingham Palace before visiting London Eye with girlfriend Hailey Baldwin

Justin Bieber and girlfriend Hailey Baldwin have made the most of the tourist hot-spots in London, with the singer even stopping to busk outside of Buckingham Palace...

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Madrid Ritz: One dead and 11 injured after scaffolding collapses at luxury hotel undergoing renovation

One person has died and at least 11 others are injured after scaffolding collapsed at the Ritz Hotel in Madrid, where renovations have been under way...

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Sesame Street say Bert and Ernie 'have no sexual orientation' after writer claims they are gay couple

The organisation behind US children's tv series Sesame Street has said that characters Bert and Ernie are "best friends" after one of the show's writers sa...

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William Billingham trial: Father accused of stabbing daughter Mylee, 8, to death 'has no memory of incident'

A father accused of killing his eight-year-old daughter by stabbing a kitchen knife into her chest says he has no memory of the alleged incident, a jury heard...

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Coventry bus crash: Horrifying moment driver, 80, ploughs double-decker into supermarket killing boy, 7, and pedestrian

This is the horrifying moment an elderly bus driver ploughed a double-decker into a supermarket, killing a pedestrian and a seven-year-old boy...

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British workers 'staying in jobs they don't like because of lack of confidence'

Workers across the UK are staying in roles they are unhappy in because self-doubt stops them from applying for their dream job, according to new research...

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Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt becomes first UK minister to give speech in Japanese

Jeremy Hunt has been applauded for becoming the first UK minister to give an entire speech in Japanese in a bid to strengthen the relationship between the two countries...

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Man ridiculed after shaving on train says he was trying to clean up after staying in homeless shelter

A man who was ridiculed for shaving while travelling on a commuter train has said he was homeless and trying to clean up after spending time in a shelter...

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Dagenham Heathway stabbing: Boy, 16, knifed outside busy Tube station

A 16-year-old boy has been stabbed in broad daylight outside a busy east London Tube station...

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Man admits deliberately driving stolen car at cyclists in south London

A car thief who was filmed deliberately driving at rush hour cyclists has pleaded guilty to a string of offences...

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Tesla 'faces criminal probe' over Elon Musk tweets about taking firm private

Tesla and its boss Elon Musk are under criminal investigation over statements about taking the electric carmaker private, according to reports...

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Celia Barquín dead: Spanish golf champion Celia Barquín found stabbed to death on course in Iowa

A man has been charged with murder hours after a champion golfer's body was found on a US course...

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Sir Vince Cable speech: 'Boris is a danger, I feel sorry for May and Jeremy Corbyn must fight Brexit or go'

Sir Vince Cable staunchly stood by his view that Britain is better off in the European Union and took aim at Brexiteers in a wide-ranging speech to the Liberal Democrats confe...

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Who was Peter Sutcliffe and why was he called The Yorkshire Ripper?

The Yorkshire Ripper has reportedly been taken to hospital after suffering from ill health...

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German spy chief loses job after clashing with Angela Merkel over far-right violence in Chemnitz

The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is being replaced after clashing with Chancellor Angela Merkel over anti-migrant violence in the country...

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Yusaku Maezawa net worth and Zozotown: Who is Elon Musk's first SpaceX tourist?

The 42-year-old Japanese businessman will fly into space onboard the Big Falcon Rocket...

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Salacious details about Donald Trump revealed in Stormy Daniels' book

Stormy Daniels has dished out salacious details of her alleged affair with Donald Trump in a book which claims sex with him was the "least impressive" she's eve...

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Westminster attack: Security system 'completely failed' Khalid Masood's victim Pc Keith Palmer

The Palace of Westminster's security system had not "functioned for years" and "completely failed" Pc Keith Palmer on the day he was stabbed to death...

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Vince Cable says 'exotic spresm' instead of 'erotic spasm' as he stumbles in conference speech

Sir Vince Cable was mocked as he fluffed the key line in his closing speech at the Lib Dem Party conference...

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What is motor neurone disease? Symptoms and causes of Stephen Darby's illness that affected Stephen Hawking

Bolton defender Stephen Darby has been forced to retire at just 29 after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease...

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BMW to shut UK Mini factory for one month immediately after Brexit amid 'no-deal' fears

BMW has said it will temporarily halt production at its British Mini plant immediately after Brexit day as part of contingency plans for a "no-deal" divorce...

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Salt Bae backlash as celebrity chef serves Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro

Poverty-stricken Venezuelans have reacted furiously after president Nicolas Maduro was filmed eating expensive steak served by celebrity chef Salt Bae...

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Egypt hotel couple noticed 'musty smell' in room in hours before their death, inquest hears

The British couple who died in an Egypt hotel noticed a "musty smell" had filled their room in the hours before they died, an inquest heard...

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