Former Tory minister Sam Gyimah becomes sixth MP to defect to Liberal Democrats

Former Tory minister Sam Gyimah becomes sixth MP to defect to Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson unveils the latest MP to join her party at the Liberal Democrat conference in Bournemouth - the former Conservative minister Sam Gyimah. Mr Gyimah is sixth MP the latest in a series of politicians to defect from...
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Corbyn and Johnson clash in leaders' debate

Corbyn and Johnson clash in leaders' debate

Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson clash in ITV Leaders' Debate. They answer questions on the NHS and Brexit, but ultimately show a rare moment of unity and shake hands. (Mandatory credit: Johnson v Corbyn: The ITV Debate - 30 day expiry)
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Mauricio Pochettino sacked as manager of Spurs

Mauricio Pochettino sacked as manager of Spurs

Tottenham have announced they have sacked manager Mauricio Pochettino. The Argentinian has been relieved of his duties after five and a half years in charge.
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Mauricio Pochettino's last press conference as Tottenham manager

Mauricio Pochettino's last press conference as Tottenham manager

Mauricio Pochettino's last press conference as Tottenham manager after it was announced the club have sacked their head coach. Pochettino spoke after Spurs' 1-1 home draw with Sheffield United. The Argentinian has been relieved of his duties afte...
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World's first Christmas card goes on display

World's first Christmas card goes on display

The world's first Christmas card goes on display as a new exhibition opens in the Charles Dickens Museum at the writer's London home. The hand-coloured card, made in 1843, depicts a large family gathering for Christmas, drinking wine and carving ...
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National security aides both 'concerned' after listening in on Trump's call with Ukraine

National security aides both 'concerned' after listening in on Trump's call with Ukraine

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Election 2019: November 19 round-up

Election 2019: November 19 round-up

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The Who enter Music Walk of Fame

The Who enter Music Walk of Fame

Rock legends The Who are unveiled as the first act in Britain to receive a stone on The Music Walk of Fame at an event in Camden Town. Frontman Roger Daltrey and guitarist Pete Townsend were present at the ceremony with the latter saying: "This w...
Koala detection dog helps sniff out koalas following Australian bushfires

Koala detection dog helps sniff out koalas following Australian bushfires

A dog named Bear has been helping to save injured koalas following devastating bushfires in Australia. Wearing socks to protect his paws, he is sent into safe burnt-out areas to sniff out koala faeces and fur. When he smells a koala, he sits ver...
General Election: Party leaders take to the ring

General Election: Party leaders take to the ring

Party leaders take to the ring on their campaign trails. Jo Swinson in Hornsey, Nigel Farage in London and Bolsover, and Boris Johnson today in Manchester. Boris Johnson's visit to the ring comes ahead of going toe-to-toe with Labour leader Jerem...
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Foster: DUP would not support Jeremy Corbyn-led government

Foster: DUP would not support Jeremy Corbyn-led government

The DUP leader has made clear her party would not support a Jeremy Corbyn-led Labour government in a hung parliament. At the launch of a policy document in Belfast, Arlene Foster claimed Mr Corbyn would be bad for the future of the Union. She insi...
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Sweden drops Julian Assange probe

Sweden drops Julian Assange probe

An investigation into rape-related allegations involving WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been discontinued, a Swedish prosecutor said. Deputy chief prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson spoke on Tuesday as she gave an update on the Swedish case.
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Johnson shows right jab in sparring visit to Manchester

Johnson shows right jab in sparring visit to Manchester

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, showed off his right jab during a visit to a boxing academy in Manchester. Mr Johnson hoped the visit would highlight Conservative policies on law and order, as he prepared to face Jeremy Corbyn in the ITV Leader...
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Microplastics on the menu for manta rays and whale sharks

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Reef manta rays and whale sharks accidentally ingest harmful microplastics that pollute Indonesian waters, according to new research. These large filter-feeders swallow hundreds to thousands of cubic metres of plankton-filled water every day and...
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Greens promise 'most globally ambitious' deal to tackle climate emergency

Greens promise 'most globally ambitious' deal to tackle climate emergency

The Green Party has said it will invest around GBP100 billion a year in tackling climate change, including legislation for a "green new deal" intended to set Britain on track to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2030. The party - which is st...
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Smoke covers Sydney as wildfires continue to burn

Smoke covers Sydney as wildfires continue to burn

Thick smoke from wildfires has shrouded Sydney and its surrounding areas, with health experts warning residents with medical conditions to remain indoors. The Sydney skyline was barely visible, with air quality in some parts of the Australian cit...
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General Election 2019: Opinion polls over the last seven days

General Election 2019: Opinion polls over the last seven days

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Around 100 protesters surrounded by police at Hong Kong university

Around 100 protesters surrounded by police at Hong Kong university

About 100 anti-government protesters remain holed up at a Hong Kong university as a police siege of the campus entered its third day. City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, including 200 who are under 18...
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Brexit: 73 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Brexit: 73 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

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What is Black Friday?

What is Black Friday?

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Charles and Camilla greeted with boisterous haka in Auckland

Charles and Camilla greeted with boisterous haka in Auckland

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William and Kate meet Royal Variety entertainers

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Police investigate spate of attempted cash machine thefts

Police investigate spate of attempted cash machine thefts

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Detective Inspector Perry Benton speaks on investigation into Jodie Chesney's murder

Detective Inspector Perry Benton speaks on investigation into Jodie Chesney's murder

Speaking outside the Old Bailey following the sentencing hearing, surrounded by members of Jodie's family, Detective Inspector Perry Benton described the investigation as "one of the hardest" he had ever dealt with. D.I Perry Benton expressed hop...
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