25 years of the National Lottery

25 years of the National Lottery

The National Lottery celebrates 25 years on November 19. The 25th birthday is being marked with a GBP25 million Lotto jackpot on November 25. Across the last 25 years, the National Lottery has had a transformational effect on the United Kingdom....
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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour will win constituencies across Scotland

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour will win constituencies across Scotland

Jeremy Corbyn predicted Labour will win constituencies "right across Scotland" in next month's General Election as he spoke at a rally in McEwan Hall, Edinburgh. The party leader insisted he was "utterly determined to win" on December 12, as he s...
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Election 2019: November 14 round-up

Election 2019: November 14 round-up

A look at Thursday's highlights from the various General Election campaign trails. Boris Johnson visited a school in the South West, Jeremy Corbyn was heckled in Scotland and Nigel Farage posed with fish in Grimsby.
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Five injured in California high school shooting

Five injured in California high school shooting

At least five people have been injured during a shooting at a southern California high school. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said that deputies were responding to an incident at Saugus High School in the city of Santa Clarita.
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Priti Patel criticises Labour's immigration policy

Priti Patel criticises Labour's immigration policy

Home Secretary Priti Patel has criticised Labour's plans for immigration after a tweet by her counterpart Diane Abbott. Ms Patel referenced a tweet by her opposite number which said Labour was "committed to maintaining and extending freedom of mo...
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Family and police statements after ex-minister's son jailed for Alfie Lamb car seat crush death

Family and police statements after ex-minister's son jailed for Alfie Lamb car seat crush death

Alfie Lamb's aunt Ashleigh Jeffrey and Detective Chief Inspector Simon Harding speak outside the Old Bailey in London, after Stephen Waterson was jailed for seven years and six months after he admitted crushing his girlfriend's young son, Alfie La...
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Farage poses with fish during Grimsby election campaign stop

Farage poses with fish during Grimsby election campaign stop

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage posed with a fish during a General Election campaign visit to a fish market in Grimsby. During the visit Mr Farage told reporters he did doubted he would vote during the election.
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Ex-minister's 'manipulative' son jailed for Alfie Lamb car seat crush death

Ex-minister's 'manipulative' son jailed for Alfie Lamb car seat crush death

The "manipulative" son of former government minister Nigel Waterson has been jailed for seven years and six months after he admitted crushing his girlfriend's young son to death with a car seat. Stephen Waterson, 26, reversed the seat of his Audi...
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Jeremy Corbyn meets 82-year-old miner on Scotland visit

Jeremy Corbyn meets 82-year-old miner on Scotland visit

Jeremy Corbyn has been welcomed to the National Mining Museum Scotland by General Election candidate Danielle Rowley, and former miner and museum volunteer John Kane, 82. The Labour leader was heckled by a supporter of another Scottish independen...
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Nigel Farage: I'm very worried about the Leave vote being split

Nigel Farage: I'm very worried about the Leave vote being split

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks at a rally in Hull, where former Apprentice winner Michelle Dewberry was announced as a PPC, and gives an interview on vote splitting in the upcoming General Election. Mr Farage earlier accused Boris Johnso...
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Boris Johnson sings The Wheels On The Bus during school visit

Boris Johnson sings The Wheels On The Bus during school visit

Boris Johnson has insisted the wheels are "staying very firmly on the bus" as his election campaign arrived in the South West during a visit to West Monkton Primary School. The Prime Minister sang songs, held Rosie the rabbit, failed in a Where'...
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How to drive safely in floods

How to drive safely in floods

Though it's best to avoid driving in floods at all, it may be a necessity. If you absolutely must get behind the wheel, here is some advice to follow to help you stay safe.
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Jeremy Corbyn heckled over Scottish independence

Jeremy Corbyn heckled over Scottish independence

Jeremy Corbyn has been heckled over Scottish independence as he gave a speech at Queens Hotel, Dundee. The Labour leader asked the man to wait until the end of his speech on climate change to have his views heard. The heckler refused and calle...
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Charles enjoys birthday celebrations in Mumbai

Charles enjoys birthday celebrations in Mumbai

School children in Mumbai sing Happy Birthday to the Prince of Wales as he celebrates his 71st birthday on day two of the royal visit to India. The youngsters are supported in their education by a charitable foundation working in collaboration wi...
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Eight-car pile-up leaves one dead in Florida

Eight-car pile-up leaves one dead in Florida

One person has died in an eight-car pile-up near Tampa, Florida. A further six people were left needing hospital treatment following the crash. A burning lorry could be seen lying at the roadside.
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General Election 2019: Opinion polls over the last seven days

General Election 2019: Opinion polls over the last seven days

Round up of average polling for major UK parties over the past seven days.
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Brexit: 78 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Brexit: 78 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on January 31. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Excitable Edgar the star of joint John Lewis and Waitrose Christmas ad

Excitable Edgar the star of joint John Lewis and Waitrose Christmas ad

Courtesy: John Lewis An exuberant young dragon called Edgar who almost derails festivities in his fire-breathing excitement is the star of John Lewis's first joint Christmas campaign with Waitrose. The eagerly anticipated ad is a return to famili...
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Prince Charles at 71: His life in pictures

Prince Charles at 71: His life in pictures

Prince of Wales is celebrating his 71st birthday, we take a look at his life in pictures.
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Helena Bonham Carter on playing the late Princess Margaret

Helena Bonham Carter on playing the late Princess Margaret

Helena Bonham Carter believes hit Netflix series The Crown could be better called The Conjecture. Speaking at the world premiere of The Crown, Bonham Carter shared her thoughts on playing a member of the royals. Bonham-Carter spoke on the red car...
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Election 2019: November 13 round-up

Election 2019: November 13 round-up

A look at Wednesday's highlights from the various General Election campaign trails. Nigel Farage and Jo Swinson both donned boxing gloves as they battled to get their opposing messages on Brexit through to the electorate.
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Boris Johnson: Voting Conservative 'only way to get Brexit done'

Boris Johnson: Voting Conservative 'only way to get Brexit done'

Boris Johnson has insisted voting Conservative is the "only way" to get Brexit done after Nigel Farage refused to bow down to pressure to pull his party's candidates from marginal seats. The Prime Minister said a vote for "any other party" would ...
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Nigel Farage: I would want to see Tory manifesto before voting for them

Nigel Farage: I would want to see Tory manifesto before voting for them

Nigel Farage discusses the forthcoming General Election at a boxing club in east London, where he says he would "want to see the manifesto" before considering whether or note to vote for the Conservative Party. He later tweeted that he would not...
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Donald Trump: Impeachment hearing is "greatest scam" in US political history

Donald Trump: Impeachment hearing is "greatest scam" in US political history

President Donald Trump responds to the ongoing impeachment hearing in the US House of Representatives, describing the process as "the single greatest scam in the history of American politics". In a combative video on Twitter, the President claimed...
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Judge rules that PCs charged after Dalian Atkinson death inquiry can be named

Judge rules that PCs charged after Dalian Atkinson death inquiry can be named

A judge has lifted an anonymity order protecting the identities of two police constables charged after a three-year inquiry into the death of ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson. West Mercia Police Constable Benjamin Monk was charged with the former As...
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Bernardo Silva handed one-game ban for Mendy tweet

Bernardo Silva handed one-game ban for Mendy tweet

Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva must serve a one-match ban over a tweet he sent about team-mate Benjamin Mendy. The Portuguese posted pictures of Mendy as a child alongside the mascot for Spanish confectionery firm Conguitos on Septembe...
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Republican Representative tarnishes Trump impeachment inquiry as a 'smear campaign'

Republican Representative tarnishes Trump impeachment inquiry as a 'smear campaign'

The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee says the Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is "a carefully orchestrated media smear campaign."
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Abandoned 'unicorn' puppy has a tail on its head

Abandoned 'unicorn' puppy has a tail on its head

This puppy was born with a tail on his head and has quickly become a viral sensation. He has been named Narwhal the Little Magical Furry Unicorn. He was abandoned in the cold but was taken in by a rescue centre who named him.
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Electric van offering 'cutting-edge' twist on Morris classic unveiled

Electric van offering 'cutting-edge' twist on Morris classic unveiled

An all-electric van inspired by the classic Morris J-Type has been unveiled. The Morris JE is the first model released by the Worcestershire-based automotive engineering start-up that bought the naming rights to Morris Commercial. The vehicle ha...
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DreamToys reveals its top picks for Christmas

DreamToys reveals its top picks for Christmas

The year's most highly anticipated toys are showcased at the annual 12 DreamToys list. As the countdown to Christmas begins, must have toys include the Harry Potter Knight Bus, Toy Story True Talkers and Rizmo dolls.
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Boris Johnson: We need to put in flood defences in the long term

Boris Johnson: We need to put in flood defences in the long term

On a visit to the flooded town of Stainforth in South Yorkshire, Boris Johnson was greeted with a frosty reception by residents. The Prime Minister said there is still a lot more to be done to help those affected. Some onlookers shouted at him:...
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Jeremy Corbyn rules out Scotland independence referendum

Jeremy Corbyn rules out Scotland independence referendum

Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out holding a referendum on Scottish independence in the first term of a Labour government, even if the SNP wins the majority of Scotland's 59 General Election seats. But the Labour leader's aides later backtracked to say ...
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Farmer describes devastating impact of floods on his business

Farmer describes devastating impact of floods on his business

Farmer Greg Mawson describes the devastating impact the floods of Fishlake have had on his farm. Floodwaters have engulfed the property and have damaged his business. Fishlake near Doncaster has been one of the worst hit, with hundreds of people ...
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Venice flooding hits second highest level ever

Venice flooding hits second highest level ever

Flooding in the Italian city of Venice has hit the second highest level ever recorded. The high-water mark hit 74in late on Tuesday, meaning more than 85% of the city was flooded. The highest level recorded was 76in during infamous flooding in 1966.
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Boris Johnson accused of doing nothing to help as he visits flood-hit Yorkshire

Boris Johnson accused of doing nothing to help as he visits flood-hit Yorkshire

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was accused of doing nothing to help flood victims as he took a break from electioneering to visit one of the worst hit areas. One resident in flood-hit Stainforth in South Yorkshire told the Mr Johnson: "I'm not very...
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England's 1,000th game in numbers

England's 1,000th game in numbers

England are set to play their 1,000th international fixture when they take on Montenegro at Wembley in the Euro 2020 qualifier. We take a look at some of the Three Lions' record-breaking stats.
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Formula One preview: A lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix

Formula One preview: A lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix

Facts and figures ahead of the Brazilian Grand Prix as we take a lap of the Interlagos circuit. The penultimate race of the season is the first time Lewis Hamilton will drive as a six-time world champion after securing the championship in the Unit...
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General Election 2019: Opinion polls over the last seven days

General Election 2019: Opinion polls over the last seven days

Round up of average polling for major UK parties over the past seven days.
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Security stepped up in Hong Kong after night of clashes

Security stepped up in Hong Kong after night of clashes

Police have increased security around Hong Kong and its university campuses as they braced for more violence after sharp clashes overnight with anti-government protesters. Many subway and rail stations were closed after the protesters blocked com...
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Brexit: 79 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Brexit: 79 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on January 31. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Lorraine Kelly: Modern politics is toxic and divisive

Lorraine Kelly: Modern politics is toxic and divisive

Lorraine Kelly said the current political climate - where female MPs are standing down because of intimidation - was concerning. The TV host was speaking at the ITV Palooza event in London. She is aghast at the message modern politics sends to ...
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Stars of Last Christmas Emilia Clarke and Emma Thompson switch on Covent Garden Christmas lights

Stars of Last Christmas Emilia Clarke and Emma Thompson switch on Covent Garden Christmas lights

Emilia Clarke and Dame Emma Thompson joined crowds of festive revellers at Covent Garden's Christmas lights celebration, when the shopping district starts the countdown to the holiday season.
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Election 2019: November 12 round-up

Election 2019: November 12 round-up

A look at Tuesday's highlights from the various General Election campaign trails. Jeremy Corbyn said the Labour Party had been targeted by a serious cyber attack and Boris Johnson chaired an emergency Cobra meeting on flooding in the north of Engl...
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Boris Johnson on Government response to floods

Boris Johnson on Government response to floods

Boris Johnson on Tuesday urges residents in the flood-stricken areas of northern England to listen to the advice of the emergency services. Speaking in Downing Street, the Prime Minister said he was worried there were people who were "continuing ...
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Boris Johnson answers questions on Brexit, the economy and Marmite from the election trail

Boris Johnson answers questions on Brexit, the economy and Marmite from the election trail

Credit: @BorisJohnson/Conservative Party UK. Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses a variety of questions on Brexit, the economy and Marmite during his Conervative Party campaign ahead of the UK General Election on December 12.
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Lennie James: Generations of lives at risk if care charities are not funded

Lennie James: Generations of lives at risk if care charities are not funded

Interview with Lennie James after he visits a Barnardo's centre in London. The Walking Dead star, 54, who is Barnardo's ambassador for children in and leaving care, said those in charge of the system were showing "less and less commitment". James...
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Incestuous couple jailed for murder of two sons

Incestuous couple jailed for murder of two sons

An incestuous couple who murdered their two teenage sons and plotted to kill four other children have been told they will serve a minimum of 35 years behind bars. Sarah Barrass, 35, and 39-year-old Brandon Machin, her half-brother and father to a...
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Gareth Southgate: Emotions ran high during Sterling and Gomez clash

Gareth Southgate: Emotions ran high during Sterling and Gomez clash

England manager Gareth Southgate faces the media following Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez's clash at St George's Park on Monday.
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