Extinction Rebellion climate protester scales Big Ben scaffolding

Extinction Rebellion climate protester scales Big Ben scaffolding

An Extinction Rebellion demonstrator has scaled Big Ben. A spokesman for the group said the climber was tree surgeon Ben Atkinson, 43. The protester has draped two signs from Big Ben. One has the Extinction Rebellion logo and the words "No pride...
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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 ...
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.
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...
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 Souhgate: Emotions ran high during Sterling and Gomez clash

Gareth Souhgate: 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. The manager said he was dealing with a "very young" squad where emotions sometimes run high.
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Jo Swinson: Severe flooding should have been made a national emergency

Jo Swinson: Severe flooding should have been made a national emergency

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has criticised the government for not taking the flooding in parts of the Midlands and South Yorkshire seriously enough. Downpours last week meant several areas in Yorkshire and the East Midlands were struck by ...
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Angela Rayner: I don't fear the Brexit Party-Conservative pact

Angela Rayner: I don't fear the Brexit Party-Conservative pact

Shadow education secretary and Labour candidate for Ashton-under-Lyne Angela Rayner says Labour have nothing to fear from a Conservative-Brexit Party pact ahead of the forthcoming General Election. Ms Rayner criticised members of the opposing par...
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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour Party targeted by 'serious cyber attack'

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour Party targeted by 'serious cyber attack'

Jeremy Corbyn has warned that a cyber attack on Labour's digital platforms could be a "sign of things to come" in the General Election. The Labour leader said the timing of the attack - which slowed some of the party's campaign activities - was "...
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Sterling and Gomez train alongside each other after St George's Park fracas

Sterling and Gomez train alongside each other after St George's Park fracas

Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez both trained with England on Tuesday morning as the fall-out from their altercation at St George's Park rumbles on. Sterling was involved in a clash with Gomez towards the end of Liverpool's 3-1 win at Anfield on Sun...
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New Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer released following fan backlash

New Sonic the Hedgehog movie trailer released following fan backlash

A new trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog movie has been released featuring a change in the design of the main character following a backlash from fans. The initial preview, released in May, sparked criticism for its depiction of the titular hedge...
Australia wildfires burn as residents warned there is no time left to flee

Australia wildfires burn as residents warned there is no time left to flee

Ferocious wildfires were burning at emergency-level intensity across Australia's most populous state on Tuesday, as authorities warned most residents in their paths that there was no longer time to flee.
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General Election 2019: Opinion polls over the last seven days

General Election 2019: Opinion polls over the last seven days

A look at the opinion polls over the last seven days as the countdown to the General Election on December 12 continues.
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Police fire tear gas as Hong Kong rush hour protests continue

Police fire tear gas as Hong Kong rush hour protests continue

Police fired tear gas at protesters who disrupted morning trains on Tuesday for the second day in a row, as Hong Kong's five months of anti-government demonstrations turned increasingly violent.
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Raheem Sterling dropped from England's match with Montenegro after Joe Gomez row

Raheem Sterling dropped from England's match with Montenegro after Joe Gomez row

Raheem Sterling will not be considered for England's Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro after emotions ran high in the wake of Manchester City's loss to Liverpool.
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Brexit: 80 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Brexit: 80 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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London couple have Back To The Future-themed wedding

London couple have Back To The Future-themed wedding

A couple who celebrated tying-the-knot with a GBP10,000 Back To The Future-themed party - complete with the original DeLorean time machine from the American sci-fi comedy - told how they fell in love after bonding over the movie trilogy.
I'm A Celeb 2019: Who's going into the jungle?

I'm A Celeb 2019: Who's going into the jungle?

I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! is returning. Among the celebrities heading into the jungle are TV Personality Caitlyn Jenner and former footballer Ian Wright. Others include soap actress Jacqueline Jossa and DJs Roman Kemp and Adele Roberts.
Emilia Clarke on storytelling in the current political climate

Emilia Clarke on storytelling in the current political climate

Emilia Clarke has said "we can dream" about her latest film influencing the political world. She spoke at the Last Christmas premiere in London. In the film she plays a refugee and feels as though stories of suffering need to be told.
'Humble' Second World War veterans receive Legion d'Honneur

'Humble' Second World War veterans receive Legion d'Honneur

Three British Second World War veterans have received France's highest civilian award, the Legion d'Honneur. William Allen, who served as a guardsman in the Guards Armoured Division of the Coldstream Guards, Jean Neal, a code-breaker at Bletchley...
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Emergency crews search rubble after medieval castle wall collapses

Emergency crews search rubble after medieval castle wall collapses

Hundreds of tonnes of rubble have fallen on to a house after a wall at an 11th-century castle collapsed. Emergency services including a hazardous area response team were called to the scene in Lewes, East Sussex. A pub was also evacuated.
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Election 2019: November 11 round-up

Election 2019: November 11 round-up

A look at the Monday highlights from the various General Election campaign trails. Nigel Farage announces that the Brexit Party will not stand in seats won by Tories in 2017 and the Lib Dems launch legal action against ITV.
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