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Ukip leader to stand in Boston and Skegness

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall is to stand as a candidate in Boston and Skegness in the General Election, the party has said.

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Japan's premier will 'continue to trust British economy after Brexit'

Japan's prime minister has said he will "continue to trust" the UK's economy after Brexit has taken place, as he states that maintaining an open Europe is a matter of concern to the world.

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Louise Redknapp denies marriage is in trouble

Strictly Come Dancing star Louise Redknapp has denied that her marriage is in trouble.

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Hundreds seeking compensation over ops by convicted breast surgeon

Hundreds of private patients of a surgeon convicted of carrying out needless breast operations are seeking compensation over the "devastation" wreaked by his crimes.

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School heads raise fears over exam results 'manipulation'

Headteachers are set to raise concerns that test and exam results can be manipulated by politicians to suit their own agenda.

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Secondary schools facing 'perfect storm' of pressures, headteachers warn

Secondary schools in England are facing a "perfect storm" of pressures that could have severe consequences for children, headteachers have warned.

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Army plans for 40,000-strong war division 'at risk over funding and recruitment'

Ambitious Army plans to establish a 40,000-strong war-fighting division are at risk unless the Government delivers on funding and recruitment, a hard-hitting parliamentary report has warned.

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Alexander Blackman praises 'wife in a million' after release from prison

Royal Marine Alexander Blackman, who shot dead a wounded Taliban fighter in Afghanistan, has praised his "wife in a million" as he spoke for the first time since release from prison.

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Boy who stabbed Barbie dolls should go into care, judge rules

A seven-year-old boy who stabbed Barbie dolls and made gestures to cut their throats should go into council care, a family court judge has ruled.

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Diana's brother Earl Spencer pays tribute to her 'bravery' amid fundraiser plans

Earl Spencer has paid tribute to his sister Diana, Princess of Wales' "bravery in fighting for good causes" as the charity set up in her memory announced plans for a gala fundraising dinner.

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Jeremy Corbyn urges young voters to stop Tories 'holding them back'

Jeremy Corbyn will on Saturday make a direct plea to young people to "step up" and register to vote to stop the Conservatives "holding them back".

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PM feeding 'poisonous lie' about immigrants which causes hate crime: Tim Farron

Theresa May's focus on cutting immigration feeds the "poisonous lie" that migrants are a drain on the country and leads to people "being beaten within an inch of their lives" in hate crimes, Tim Farron has said.

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Social care for elderly must be a priority for new government, warns watchdog

Elderly social care, energy prices and financial fraud must be top priorities for the next government to maintain consumer confidence and a thriving economy, a watchdog has said.

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Call for changes to legislation paving way for UK space launches

A bold plan to build commercial space ports in Britain is at risk of being grounded by poor legislation, MPs have warned.

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Britain's Got Talent balloon sculptor bids to pop world record

The stakes are about to get seriously high on Britain's Got Talent as one hopeful attempts to break a world record on stage.

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Coronation Street viewers shocked by Bethany Platt rape scene

Coronation Street viewers were left horrified and sickened as the Bethany Platt grooming storyline came to a head with a disturbing rape scene.

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Britain must sort out EU past before discussing future, warns Tusk

Britain must agree to honour its outstanding financial commitments to the European Union before talks about trade can begin, the president of the European Council has said.

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Theresa May 'showing contempt for public' with refusal to debate

Labour have accused Theresa May of "going into hiding" as the General Election campaign reaches the end of its second week.

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Banks' customers endure online glitches as cash 'disappears into thin air'

Banking customers with NatWest, RBS, Lloyds and Halifax struggled with online banking glitches on Friday.

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UK economic slowdown in first quarter 'worse than expected'

The UK economy endured a worse-than-expected slowdown in the first three months of the year as the services sector slackened and inflation hit retailers.

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