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Ex-Tory MP Esther McVey to contest George Osborne’s seat

Ex-Tory MP Esther McVey to contest George Osborne’s seat

Turkish opposition challenges referendum at European Court of Human Rights

Turkish opposition challenges referendum at European Court of Human Rights

Only Tories can give Britons security they need, says Boris Johnson

Only Tories can give Britons security they need, says Boris Johnson

Le Pen upstages rival Macron with stop at factory

Le Pen upstages rival Macron with stop at factory

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Cameron backs settling £50bn EU divorce bill before trade talks

Cameron backs settling £50bn EU divorce bill before trade talks

Teenager packed rucksack with ball bearings and set timer on Tube, court hears

Teenager packed rucksack with ball bearings and set timer on Tube, court hears

UK’s first ‘rage room’ offers smashing way to relieve stress and have fun

UK’s first ‘rage room’ offers smashing way to relieve stress and have fun

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Assad regime behind sarin gas attack, French analysis finds

Assad regime behind sarin gas attack, French analysis finds

Soldier jailed for stalking and murdering Alice Ruggles

Soldier jailed for stalking and murdering Alice Ruggles

Belarus protesters march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary

Belarus protesters march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary

London Marathon medals being sold online for up to £100

London Marathon medals being sold online for up to £100

Tories urged to rule out new corporation tax cut

Tories urged to rule out new corporation tax cut

Donald Trump proposes dramatic corporation tax cuts

Donald Trump proposes dramatic corporation tax cuts

Vineyard turns heat up with 750 candles to protect grapes from frost

Vineyard turns heat up with 750 candles to protect grapes from frost

PM refuses to guarantee triple lock on pensions in last PMQs before election

PM refuses to guarantee triple lock on pensions in last PMQs before election

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Frank Field warns Sir Philip Green over agreement with pensions regulator

Frank Field warns Sir Philip Green over agreement with pensions regulator

Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley held in tax probe

Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley held in tax probe

Voters rate May’s leadership higher than Thatcher – poll

Voters rate May’s leadership higher than Thatcher – poll

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UK falls in press freedom league table after ‘fake news’ attacks by politicians

UK falls in press freedom league table after ‘fake news’ attacks by politicians

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UK’s highest outdoor climbing wall almost ready for use

UK’s highest outdoor climbing wall almost ready for use

Man involved in housing row dies after blast at house

Man involved in housing row dies after blast at house

Iraqi forces say they have seized Hatra antiquities site

Iraqi forces say they have seized Hatra antiquities site

Kent Police submit file in probe over Tories’ 2015 general election expenses

Kent Police submit file in probe over Tories’ 2015 general election expenses

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Rail workers stage Parliament protest over driver-only trains

Rail workers stage Parliament protest over driver-only trains

Ex-MP David Ward sacked as Lib Dem candidate after ‘anti-Semitism’ claim

Ex-MP David Ward sacked as Lib Dem candidate after ‘anti-Semitism’ claim

Corbyn might not do TV debates if May declines them

Corbyn might not do TV debates if May declines them

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Jeremy Corbyn would fail to keep UK safe, claims Theresa May

Jeremy Corbyn would fail to keep UK safe, claims Theresa May

Cameron backs settling EU divorce bill before trade talks

Cameron backs settling EU divorce bill before trade talks

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McDonald’s to trial home delivery service in the UK

McDonald’s to trial home delivery service in the UK

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Thai woman not angry at Facebook over video of husband killing baby and himself

Thai woman not angry at Facebook over video of husband killing baby and himself

UK jihadi killed in RAF drone strike was attack planner for Islamic State

UK jihadi killed in RAF drone strike was attack planner for Islamic State

Labour pledges pay rises and more NHS hospital staff if it wins general election

Labour pledges pay rises and more NHS hospital staff if it wins general election

Duty free gin, perfume and Toblerone are cheaper at the supermarket, says Which?

Duty free gin, perfume and Toblerone are cheaper at the supermarket, says Which?

Man admits causing hit-and-run death of four-year-old Violet-Grace Youens

Man admits causing hit-and-run death of four-year-old Violet-Grace Youens

In graphic: Poll of polls with 43 days to go

In graphic: Poll of polls with 43 days to go

England’s 1966 heroes take on dementia in the name of their afflicted teammates

England’s 1966 heroes take on dementia in the name of their afflicted teammates

10 arrested in 2015 Paris terror attacks weapons probe

10 arrested in 2015 Paris terror attacks weapons probe

Twitter ‘preventing Government from monitoring terror-related content’

Twitter ‘preventing Government from monitoring terror-related content’

Ukip leader Nutall: People laughed at Gandhi too

Ukip leader Nutall: People laughed at Gandhi too

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Andy Burnham urges inquiry into contaminated blood scandal ‘criminal cover-up’

Andy Burnham urges inquiry into contaminated blood scandal ‘criminal cover-up’

Madeleine hunt police ‘pursuing significant line of inquiry’ 10 years on

Madeleine hunt police ‘pursuing significant line of inquiry’ 10 years on

United Airlines ‘saddened’ after giant rabbit dies on flight to US

United Airlines ‘saddened’ after giant rabbit dies on flight to US

Labour has made itself ‘irrelevant’, says departing Brexiteer Gisela Stuart

Labour has made itself ‘irrelevant’, says departing Brexiteer Gisela Stuart

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US-Mexico wall demands eased as spending talks advance

US-Mexico wall demands eased as spending talks advance

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Whispering whales: Baby humpbacks heard calling softly to mother

Whispering whales: Baby humpbacks heard calling softly to mother

Would you go cash-free? One in five Britons keen to ditch notes and coins

Would you go cash-free? One in five Britons keen to ditch notes and coins

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Jail for man who made ‘Jo Cox’ threat against MP Anna Soubry

Jail for man who made ‘Jo Cox’ threat against MP Anna Soubry

Le Pen’s platform based on hatred, says French presidential rival Macron

Le Pen’s platform based on hatred, says French presidential rival Macron

Audience groans as Ivanka Trump defends father in Berlin

Audience groans as Ivanka Trump defends father in Berlin

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