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Salisbury attack order came from highest level in Russian state, says Javid

Sunday  14:10,   09 september 2018
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Home Secretary Sajid Javid increased the diplomatic pressure on Russian president Vladimir Putin over the Novichok attack.Sajid Javid stopped short of naming Vladimir Putin as the man who authorised the Novichok poisoning by the military...[...]

I was 'temporarily' housed in a shipping container when I was pregnant and homeless. 18 months later, I'm still here

Saturday  16:15,   08 september 2018
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I was 'temporarily' housed in a shipping container when I was pregnant and homeless. 18 months later, I'm still here“It was supposed to be...[...]

Fault-based divorces to be scrapped in major overhaul of marriage laws

Friday  23:55,   07 september 2018
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Fault-based divorces to be scrapped in major overhaul of marriage lawsSpouses would also lose the right to hold up the completion of a divorce to which they do not...[...]

Military begins decontamination of poison-victim Sergei Skripal's Salisbury home that could take months after it was targeted with Novichok by Russian assassins

Friday  17:46,   07 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Experts wearing protective suits were seen entering the Salisbury home as they began the cleaning process. Sergei Skripal has given them permission to clean the property.Experts wearing protective suits were seen entering the Salisbury home as they...[...]

Shoppers pinch baskets from Cambridge Asda as supermarket phases out 5p bags

Friday  15:00,   07 september 2018
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The store has asked people who are taking the baskets home to use its 9p bags for life instead.The store in Cambridge has only 30 or 40 left for customers to use, and has ordered in a new load of 100 green plastic...[...]

British spy chief threatens 'brazen' Russia with UK's 'tools'

Friday  13:36,   07 september 2018
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British spies are ready to counter an "active and real threat" posed by the "brazen Kremlin", the head of GCHQ has warned. Jeremy Fleming said the government's cyber intelligence agency could "deploy the full range of tools from across our national [...]

Man denies murdering British toddler 50 years ago

Friday  13:12,   07 september 2018
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A man has denied murdering a British toddler who went missing from a beach in Australia almost 50 years ago. Three-year-old Cheryl Grimmer disappeared from the beach in New South Wales in 1970.The 64-year-old suspect, who cannot be named because he [...]

Vets warn of disease threat to UK pets from overseas rescue dogs

Friday  09:31,   07 september 2018
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Vets warn of disease threat to UK pets from overseas rescue dogsThe British Veterinary Association is urging prospective owners to safeguard the country’s dog population by rehoming dogs from within the UK...[...]

Young rugby player found dead in lake in France

Friday  06:40,   07 september 2018
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A British teenager who died in France while on a rugby trip has been named as Harry Sykes. The 16-year-old's body was recovered from a lake near the southern city of Carcassonne, after he was reported missing on Wednesday evening.Harry was taking...[...]

Scientist donates £2.3m prize to boost diversity

Friday  02:05,   07 september 2018
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A British astrophysicist has donated £2.3m towards increasing diversity among leading scientists. Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell was awarded the seven-figure sum after winning the Breakthrough Prize for her work on the discovery of pulsars, and her...[...]

Philip Hammond: No deal Brexit could mean deeper austerity cuts to public sector

Friday  01:00,   07 september 2018
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Philip Hammond: No deal Brexit could mean deeper austerity cuts to public sectorHe was speaking after a Treasury minister was photographed with a document revealing that Whitehall contingency planning for a chaotic departure from the European Union...[...]

BA calls in police as customer data hacked

Thursday  21:25,   06 september 2018
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British Airways (BA) says personal and financial details have been "compromised" in a theft of customer data from its booking systems online. The airline reported that people using ba.com and its mobile app for bookings were targeted by hackers...[...]

Briton who was sent to a concentration camp more than 70 years ago for 'taking a Nazi officer's bike for a spin' is finally repatriated to Jersey posthumously after his grave is found

Thursday  15:40,   06 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Briton who was sent to a concentration camp more than 70 years ago for 'taking a Nazi officer's bike for a spin' is finally repatriated to Jersey posthumously after his grave is foundWhen he was just 19-years-old, Frank Le Villio stole a [...]

US politician sues Sacha Baron Cohen for £74 million over TV show sting

Thursday  11:35,   06 september 2018
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Roy Moore appeared in the comedian’s TV show Who Is America?Former Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore appeared on Who Is America? in July on the pretence of accepting an award for his support for...[...]

Scallop wars: Breakthrough after UK and France talks

Wednesday  21:40,   05 september 2018
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The UK and France have reached an agreement in principle over a fishing dispute that has led to recent violence in the Channel. In a joint statement following talks between the two governments, the UK and France said an agreement on the principles...[...]