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John McDonnell denies Labour is preparing to lose crunch by-elections

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has denied Labour is preparing to lose a pair of crunch by-elections next month, but insisted the results cannot be judged on past performance.

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PM to meet Donald Trump vowing it's 'biggest statement' she can make about women

Theresa May has insisted being a female Prime Minister and the first foreign leader to meet Donald Trump since his inauguration will be the "biggest statement" she can make about the role of women in the world.

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MPs attack Theresa May's 'extreme Brexit' blueprint

Dozens of Labour MPs have written to Theresa May condemning her plan to potentially put Britain through the hardest possible Brexit by threatening to leave the European Union with no trade deal.

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Widow of policeman in life support case 'devastated' by his death

The widow of a police motorcyclist left severely brain damaged after he was hit by a dangerous driver said she is "devastated" by his death but relieved his suffering has ended.

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Climate change deniers will 'test our world to destruction', Charles warns

The Prince of Wales has warned climate change deniers they will "test our world to destruction" unless action is taken to cut pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Southern services to be disrupted on Monday by guards strike

Southern Railway services will be disrupted again on Monday by a guards strike, as talks continue to try to resolve a separate dispute over driver-only trains.

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Industrial strategy 'shaping new future for UK as a global Britain' says PM

Prime Minister Theresa May has said the Government's flagship new industrial strategy will be about "shaping a new future for the UK as a global Britain" after Brexit.

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PM refuses to deny she knew about failed Trident test before Commons speech

Prime Minister Theresa May has refused to deny she knew about a failed test of the Trident nuclear deterrent when addressing MPs before a crucial Commons vote on the future of the submarine-launched missile system.

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Strike action proposals 'protect people's right to get to work'

Proposals to limit strike action and protect people's "right to get to work" are set for their first test in the Commons.

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Parents of charity rower say his fundraising feats will save lives

The parents of a former Harrow schoolboy whose transatlantic heroics have helped raise £500,000 in memory of his tragic brother say the crucial charity funds will prevent families suffering similar anguish.

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New cars 'face four-year MOT exemption'

New cars could be allowed to stay on Britain's roads without an MOT for four years, the Government has proposed.

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Disgraced ex-Co-operative Bank boss Paul Flowers 'still battles with addiction'

Disgraced former Co-operative Bank boss Paul Flowers claimed he still battles with addiction following a drugs sting which prompted his removal from the list of Methodist Church ministers.

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Mother and son kept apart for six months to be reunited

A mother and son kept apart for more than six months should be reunited, a judge overseeing a record-breaking dispute in the specialist Court of Protection has decided.

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Lotto set for £5.5m midweek jackpot as top prize rolls over

There will be an estimated £5.5 million jackpot in Wednesday's National Lottery draw after nobody scooped Saturday's top prize.

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Government ignores pleas to scrap tax credit 'rape clause'

Women who have a third child as a result of rape will have to demonstrate their circumstances to health and social care workers or specialist charities to avoid losing money through tax credit restrictions, the Government has confirmed.

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MPs attack Theresa May's 'extreme Brexit' blueprint

Dozens of Labour MPs have written to Theresa May condemning her plan to potentially put Britain through the hardest possible Brexit by threatening to leave the European Union with no trade deal.

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Freezing fog warning as cold temperatures tipped to continue

S ub-zero temperatures and freezing fog will grip parts of the country as the cold weather continues into next week.

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Flights to the UK from Gambia suspended by tour operators

Flights to the UK from the crisis-stricken Gambia have been suspended by British tour operators, the Foreign Office said.

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Theresa May to visit new US president Donald Trump next week

Theresa May will be the first foreign leader to visit Donald Trump when she travels to the United States next week, the White House has confirmed.

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Watchdog reveals nuisance callers can buy sensitive data for '4p per record'

Potential nuisance callers and scammers could be able to buy sensitive personal and financial information for as little as 4p a record, a watchdog has warned.

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