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Battle of Britain war hero pilot, 100, who is one of only seven surviving members of 'The Few' is honoured with special birthday flyover by the Red Arrows

Thursday  15:15,   20 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Maurice Mounsdon, (left) a Battle of Britain war hero and one of the last survivors of the glorious Few, celebrated his milestone 100-year birthday as he watched a spectacular air display and tribute by the Red Arrows. It's been years since...[...]

Two boys held on suspicion of plotting terror acts

Thursday  15:15,   20 september 2018
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Police have arrested two boys in Kent on suspicion of preparing for terrorist acts. Police have arrested two boys in Kent on suspicion of  The pair, aged 15, were arrested at their homes in Ramsgate and are being questioned at a police station in [...]

'Chased with cheese': Schoolboy, 13, who died from severe dairy allergy was taunted with lethal food and had it thrown down his T-shirt before heart attack, inquest hears

Wednesday  16:05,   19 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Karanbir Cheema (left, and right, with mother Rina), known as Karan, suffered a serious allergic reaction in Greenford, West London, just before midday on June 28 last year. The 13-year-old was severely allergic to wheat, gluten, all dairy products, [...]

Queen sends condolences to Philippines after deadly typhoon

Wednesday  15:52,   19 september 2018
msn

The Queen says her thoughts and prayers are with all affected.The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh sent “sincere condolences” to all those affected by the disaster which struck the country at the...[...]

May receives Brexit boost on eve of crucial EU talks

Wednesday  07:05,   19 september 2018
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Theresa May appeared to receive a significant Brexit boost on the eve of a crucial EU summit when Michel Barnier pledged to break the deadlock over the Irish border. Speaking in Brussels, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator said the European Union was [...]

It’ll Be Alright On The Night host Denis Norden dies aged 96

Wednesday  06:30,   19 september 2018
msn

His family described him as a ‘wonderful dad and loving grandfather’.TV presenter and comedy writer Denis Norden has died aged 96, his family...[...]

Steam engine to return to mainline network

Wednesday  04:25,   19 september 2018
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Vintage Trains Ltd has been given a licence to operate scheduled services.The owner of the 7029 Clun Castle, Vintage Trains Ltd, has been awarded a licence to operate scheduled services by the Office of Rail and...[...]

SAS soldiers acquitted over Brecon Beacons deaths

Tuesday  14:26,   18 september 2018
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Two SAS servicemen have been acquitted of negligence over a Brecon Beacons training march after which three reservists died. The men - who have been named only as 1A and 1B - were accused of failing to take reasonable care for the health and safety [...]

The traitor's trip to Cuba: Incredible photos reveal ex-British spy Kim Philby who shared UK secrets with the Soviet Union meeting Communist chiefs on VIP Caribbean break in 1978

Tuesday  14:25,   18 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

The smiling Cambridge spy was sent to Castro’s communist country by Moscow in 1978 - 15 years after he fled for the Soviet Union after sharing secrets for decades. Philby is considered the country's worst traitor whose work for the KGB led to...[...]

Exclusive: Emergency New Plans Drafted To Prepare Labour For Sudden Resignation Of Jeremy Corbyn

Tuesday  14:05,   18 september 2018
huffingtonpost.co.uk

Emergency plans are being drafted within Labour to severely restrict the powers of deputy leader Tom Watson in the event of a sudden resignation by Jeremy Corbyn, HuffPost can reveal. A proposed change to the party rulebook circulated to senior [...]

'My son is proof medicinal cannabis works': Alfie Dingley is now seizure-free and learning to ride a bike

Tuesday  13:52,   18 september 2018
inews.co.uk

Alfie Dingley had his first epileptic fit when he was just eight months old. He was put on various anti-epileptic medications but nothing worked.Since then, his condition deteriorated and he typically had 150 seizures a week. A brutal attack would...[...]

Storm Ali to hit UK and Ireland with 85mph winds

Tuesday  11:50,   18 september 2018
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Storm Ali is set to pummel much of the North and West tomorrow, bringing the threat of damaging 85mph gusts and travel disruption. We are only just getting rid of the remnants of tropical storm Helene, which brought gusty winds but also an...[...]

Elderly woman 'died after attack by police dog'

Tuesday  08:51,   18 september 2018
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A frail elderly woman died four days after she was repeatedly bitten in her home by a police dog, an inquest has heard. Irene Collins, 73, was attacked by the canine as it searched her house in Middlesbrough for a suspected drug dealer in July...[...]

Wrath of Helene batters Britain! West coast is worst-hit as ex-hurricane brings torrential rain and gusts of 70mph overnight

Tuesday  08:51,   18 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Cornwall has been worst hit by Storm Helene so far with reports of strong winds coming in.Cornwall has been the worst hit so far with people taking to social media to report strong...[...]

Cable: We haven't missed moment to stop Brexit

Monday  20:25,   17 september 2018
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Sir Vince Cable has insisted the Liberal Democrats haven't "missed the moment" to stop Brexit with less than 200 days left until the UK's scheduled departure from the EU.  The Lib Dem leader stressed a "decision" on Brexit has yet to be...[...]