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Ukip leader ready to fight 'Brexit capital' by-election in Labour test

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall will fight a by-election in "the capital of Brexit" in a major test of his plan to replace Labour as the party of the working-class in the Midlands and the north of England.

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Government ignores pleas to scrap tax credit 'rape clause'

Women who have a third child as a result of rape will have to demonstrate their circumstances to health and social care workers or specialist charities to avoid losing money through tax credit restrictions, the Government has confirmed.

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MPs attack Theresa May's 'extreme Brexit' blueprint

Dozens of Labour MPs have written to Theresa May condemning her plan to potentially put Britain through the hardest possible Brexit by threatening to leave the European Union with no trade deal.

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Freezing fog warning as cold temperatures tipped to continue

S ub-zero temperatures and freezing fog will grip parts of the country as the cold weather continues into next week.

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Four family members run boilers under RHI scheme, says ex-DUP health minister

A senior Democratic Unionist has revealed that four family members run boilers under the controversial green energy scheme at the centre of Stormont's powersharing crisis.

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Teenager remanded in custody over Leonne murder

A teenager has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of 16-year-old Leonne Weeks, who was found stabbed to death on a path.

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Flights to the UK from Gambia suspended by tour operators

Flights to the UK from the crisis-stricken Gambia have been suspended by British tour operators, the Foreign Office said.

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Theresa May to visit new US president Donald Trump next week

Theresa May will be the first foreign leader to visit Donald Trump when she travels to the United States next week, the White House has confirmed.

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Watchdog reveals nuisance callers can buy sensitive data for '4p per record'

Potential nuisance callers and scammers could be able to buy sensitive personal and financial information for as little as 4p a record, a watchdog has warned.

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Man dies in Tooting stabbing

A man has died following an early-hours stabbing at a house in south London.

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France's Socialist Party begins selecting presidential candidate

France's governing Socialist Party begins the process of selecting its candidate for the presidency this weekend with the first round of voting in its primary contest.

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Drivers' lives at risk due to dangerous second-hand tyres, warn councils

Dangerous second-hand tyres are putting motorists' lives at risk, councils have warned - with a local authority finding one such tyre stocked to be 23 years old.

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Brexit will destroy Good Friday Agreement, says Gerry Adams

Taking Northern Ireland out of the EU will "destroy" the Good Friday Agreement peace deal, Gerry Adams said.

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PM 'confident' of striking trade deal with US

Theresa May has emphasised the importance of Nato and the European Union for security and said she is "confident" of striking a trade deal with the United States despite Donald Trump's "America first" strategy.

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Hacker responsible for Trump 'gunfire' tweet, BBC Northampton says

A BBC regional news outlet briefly provoked alarm by appearing to break a world exclusive about a gun attack on Donald Trump.

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PM's post-Brexit strategy includes energy storage and battery research centre

Theresa May's industrial strategy will include a move to make post-Brexit Britain a world leader in cutting-edge energy storage and battery technology with the creation of a new research institution.

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Sir Michael Fallon vows the US will remain UK's closest defence partner

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has promised that the United States will remain Britain's closest security partner after Donald Trump's inauguration as president.

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Trump sworn in as 45th US president with vow to 'put America first'

Donald Trump vowed to put "America first" as he set out a nationalist agenda after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

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Paul Nuttall set to be Ukip candidate for Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall looks set to be the party's candidate to fight the crucial Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election.

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Women hold just 12% of jobs paying £150,000-plus

Women hold just 12% of full-time jobs paying £150,000 or more, new figures suggest.

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