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UK voters reject ''hard Brexit'' in shock Lib Dem by-election victory

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative government suffered a shock election result Friday losing a London constituency in what is being described as a protest against the UK leaving the European

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative government suffered a shock election result Friday losing a London constituency in what is being described as a protest against the UK leaving the European

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Bank note controversy in UK

The Bank of England’s new plastic five pound note has fallen foul of vegans and members of the UK’s Sikh and Hindu communities.

The Bank of England’s new plastic five pound note has fallen foul of vegans and members of the UK’s Sikh and Hindu communities.

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Chelsea continue fine run under Conte with derby win over Spurs

Chelsea thrilled their home fans at the Stamford Bridge over the weekend by condeming derby rivals Tottenham to a first Premier League defeat of the season.

Chelsea thrilled their home fans at the Stamford Bridge over the weekend by condeming derby rivals Tottenham to a first Premier League defeat of the season.

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UKIP gets a new leader

Paul Nuttall will take over from UKIP's former leader Nigel Farage, who stood down in June after achieving his decades-long ambition of seeing Britain vote to leave the EU.

Paul Nuttall will take over from UKIP's former leader Nigel Farage, who stood down in June after achieving his decades-long ambition of seeing Britain vote to leave the EU.

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Fears of paedophilia cover up as English Football Association launches sex abuse inquiry

The English Football Association has launched an independent internal inquiry into allegations of sexual abuse by coaching staff against youth players, amid fears of a wide scale cover…

The English Football Association has launched an independent internal inquiry into allegations of sexual abuse by coaching staff against youth players, amid fears of a wide scale cover…

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British photographer David Hamilton found dead in Paris

Unconfirmed reports say the 83-year-old committed suicide. He had denied accusations that he had raped some of his young teenage models in the past.

Unconfirmed reports say the 83-year-old committed suicide. He had denied accusations that he had raped some of his young teenage models in the past.

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UK growth remains firm despite Brexit vote

A new survey suggests Britain’s economic optimism is holding steady in the wake of the Brexit vote.

A new survey suggests Britain’s economic optimism is holding steady in the wake of the Brexit vote.

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Steven Gerrard announces retirement

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement on Thursday a week after confirming he would not be returning to play for Major League Soccer side LA…

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard announced his retirement on Thursday a week after confirming he would not be returning to play for Major League Soccer side LA…

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Britain battered by winter storms

Britain is feeling the brunt of winter storms, as heavy rains and strong winds lash the country, killing one person while another remains missing.

Britain is feeling the brunt of winter storms, as heavy rains and strong winds lash the country, killing one person while another remains missing.

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Facebook to boost UK staff at London HQ

The British government has hailed Facebook’s decision to expand its UK operations as “proof that business is confident” in the economy.

The British government has hailed Facebook’s decision to expand its UK operations as “proof that business is confident” in the economy.

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British jobless rate falls to 11-year low

Britain's jobless rate unexpectedly fell to an 11-year low between July and September, but there were also signs of a possible labour market slowdown.

Britain's jobless rate unexpectedly fell to an 11-year low between July and September, but there were also signs of a possible labour market slowdown.

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'Post-truth' - international word of the year!

“Post-truth” has been named International Word of The Year – in the wake of Brexit and the US presidential election.

“Post-truth” has been named International Word of The Year – in the wake of Brexit and the US presidential election.

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Brexit, Trump and hate crime: what does the data tell us?

In the week since Donald Trump was elected President, there has been growing concern among many Americans of a rise in hate crimes.

In the week since Donald Trump was elected President, there has been growing concern among many Americans of a rise in hate crimes.