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Trump 'angry baby' blimp will fly over London

Thursday  14:50,   05 july 2018
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A giant balloon dubbed "Trump baby" has been given the green light to fly near parliament during the president's UK visit.London mayor Sadiq Khan's Greater London Authority has approved a request for the flight after thousands signed a [...]
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Duke and Duchess of Sussex to meet Commonwealth youngsters

Thursday  10:51,   05 july 2018
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Hosted by Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland, both Harry and Meghan are set to attended the Your Commonwealth Youth Challenge reception.Hosted by Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland, both Harry and Meghan are set to attend [...]

Tranquillity of Bute shattered after murder

Thursday  10:42,   05 july 2018
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An unusually extended spell of hot sunny weather and the start of the Scottish school holidays should be a perfect combination for the Isle of Bute. It is a favoured destination for those in the greater Glasgow area, only a 90-minute drive and[...]

What the papers say – July 5

Thursday  10:25,   05 july 2018
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Novichok poisonings and Brexit lead the papers.One of Britain’s major carmakers has also issued warnings over Brexit and its future in the[...]

Pride organisers slam Stonewall in damning new report – and demand an apology

Wednesday  12:02,   04 july 2018
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European pride organisers have hit-out at Stonewall in a damning new report, condemning the charity for partnering clothing brand Primark.The new report – compiled by the UK Pride Organisers Network and European Pride Organisers Association –[...]

What the papers say – July 4

Wednesday  10:10,   04 july 2018
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Pictures of England’s penalty shootout triumph and celebrations lead most of the papers on Wednesday.The Daily Mail calls it a “miracle” after England ended their penalty curse to advance in the competition in[...]

Electoral Commission: Vote Leave broke rules

Wednesday  09:55,   04 july 2018
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A draft report by the Electoral Commission (EC) has found that the official campaign to leave the EU breached electoral rules during the referendum, according to the former chief executive of Vote Leave. Matthew Elliott has told Sky News that Vote[...]

UK's most wanted conman arrested in Switzerland

Tuesday  09:20,   03 july 2018
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Britain's most wanted fraud suspect Mark Acklom has been arrested in a dramatic raid on his hideout, two years after he went on the run in Europe. Acklom, 45, was held by police at an apartment he was sharing with his wife and their two young[...]

Scaffolders cover eight-storey block of flats with giant England flag

Sunday  14:26,   01 july 2018
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Company owner says it is the perfect way to show their support for the England team in the World Cup.Steve Eason and his staff used red and white safety netting to cover staging around the eight-storey building in Hove, East[...]

Boy, 16, is charged with murder of 15-year-old Drill rap fan who was killed outside birthday party

Friday  02:40,   29 june 2018
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A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of 15-year-old Jordan Douherty, who was stabbed in Romford on Saturday. The youngster was killed outside a birthday party.Jordan Douherty died when he was beaten and stabbed by more than five[...]

British Second World War pilot’s family visit scene of Spitfire crash in Ireland

Thursday  21:00,   28 june 2018
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The Spitfire crashed because of massive engine failure during a flight across Northern Ireland on September 20 1942. Related Video: Not Cheap: Fancy Flying A Spitfire? (Provided by Sky News) Your browser does not support this video [...]

May calls to speed up Brexit talks at EU summit

Thursday  19:15,   28 june 2018
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Theresa May has called for Brexit negotiations to speed up as she arrived at a summit with other EU leaders. The prime minister insisted "very good progress" has been made so far but admitted both sides wanted to work at a "faster pace than we have [...]

Ambulance staff pelted with bricks after 999 call

Thursday  14:20,   28 june 2018
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Ambulance staff and first responders sent to a house following a 999 report of a 13-year-old girl having a cardiac arrest have been attacked by people at the property. The emergency service members were pelted with a "barrage" of bricks, glasses,[...]

Scotland could come close to longstanding temperature record

Thursday  13:46,   28 june 2018
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The Met Office expects parts of the country to see temperatures above 30C. Forecaster Bonnie Diamond said: “Temperatures could certainly rise to 30C (86F) in parts of western Scotland and 31C (87.8F) isn’t out of the question.“I think 32.2C[...]

Temperatures still rising after heatwave brought hottest day of year so far

Thursday  03:55,   28 june 2018
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The mercury hit 31.9C (89.4F) on Wednesday.Temperatures on Wednesday hit 31.9C (89.4F) in Wales – making it the hottest day of the year so[...]