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Douglas Carswell denies allegations of Ukip 'subterfuge'

Ukip's only MP has quit the party, declaring "job done" as Theresa May prepares to trigger Brexit and admitting he joined to try to ensure a less divisive Leave campaign in the EU referendum.

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Corbyn urges Tories: Stop dithering and start investing

Britain should not be afraid of debt or borrowing money to fund investment, Jeremy Corbyn has said.

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Thousands of Brexit protesters pay silent tribute to Westminster attack victims

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit demonstrators fell silent at Parliament Square in tribute to the victims of the Westminster attack.

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Two 17-year-old boys found dead at cliffs

Two teenage boys have been found dead at cliffs in Cleveland.

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McDonnell urges spirit of solidarity in Labour Party

The Labour Party must show "a new spirit of solidarity" and end internal splits and divisions, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.

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Teenage amateur boxer who died after collapsing in ring was 'fit as a fiddle'

Tributes have been paid to a "talented" 17-year-old amateur boxer who died after collapsing in the ring.

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Westminster killer left jail a Muslim - childhood friend

Fears Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood was groomed for extremism in prison have heightened after it was claimed he turned to Islam behind bars.

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Trainspotting sequel props sold for charity

A broken pool cue used as a prop in the Trainspotting sequel has sold for £750.

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TV presenter Charlie Webster 'aware of a lot' during coma

Sports presenter Charlie Webster has said she suffers from panic attacks and revealed she was "aware of a lot" while in a medically induced coma last year after falling critically ill.

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Ocean swells hampering Irish Coast Guard helicopter body retrieval

Ocean swells are hampering efforts to free the body of a missing crewman from an Irish Coast Guard helicopter which crashed into the Atlantic 11 days ago.

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Comic Relief slammed for pre-watershed swearing and technical problems

The Red Nose Day telethon has been criticised on social media for its "dreadful" technical issues and for the inclusion of pre-watershed profanity.

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Blind puppy Bea saved after being rejected by breeder

Blind puppy Bea's tail is still wagging after she was rescued from being put down following rejection from her breeder.

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EU member states to 'act together, at different paces', leaders agree

European Union leaders have agreed that member states should be allowed to pursue integration at different paces, days before Theresa May officially triggers Brexit.

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Turkey 'must choose between recovery or repression'

MPs have expressed concern about human rights and democracy in Turkey.

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George Osborne claims 'overwhelming support' from local Conservative Party

George Osborne has claimed he has "overwhelming support" from his local Conservative Party in Cheshire, despite being appointed editor of London's Evening Standard.

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UK's £50bn divorce bill for Brexit not a 'punishment', Jean-Claude Juncker says

The UK's "divorce bill" for Brexit will be around £50 billion, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has confirmed.

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Behaviour problem in schools nationwide, says expert in report

There is evidence of a national problem with behaviour in schools, according to the Government's behaviour tsar.

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David Cameron and Boris Johnson put disagreements aside for dinner in New York

Long-time frenemies David Cameron and Boris Johnson met up for dinner in New York in a sign they have put their differences behind them.

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Watchdog proposes automatic compensation for poor broadband or landline service

Customers who receive a poor service from their landline or broadband provider could be in line for automatic compensation as part of new proposals.

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£2.4bn bonus for Credit Suisse bankers despite massive job cuts and £1.9bn loss

Bankers at Credit Suisse shared a bonus pot of £2.4 billion last year, despite a ruthless cost-cutting drive which saw thousands of staff axed and the lender posting a hefty loss.

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