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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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May to launch £170m boost for technical education

Theresa May is looking to shake up technical education with a £170 million investment in new "prestigious" institutes of technology as part of her "crucial" industrial strategy for post-Brexit Britain.

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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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Ministers 'covered up failed Trident test before vital Commons vote'

Ministers have been accused of covering up a failed test of the Trident nuclear deterrent weeks before a crucial Commons vote on the future of the submarine-launched missile system.

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Girl at centre of court battle is beyond my control, says father

An Egyptian former teacher who took his daughter from her English mother five years ago has told a judge the youngster is now 3,500 miles from the UK and beyond his control.

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Trainspotting cast reunited for T2 world premiere in Edinburgh

The cast of Trainspotting's long-awaited sequel will reunite in Edinburgh on Sunday for the film's world premiere.

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New cars 'face four-year MOT exemption'

New cars could be allowed to stay on Britain's roads without an MOT for four years, the Government has proposed.

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Mother and son kept apart for six months to be reunited

A mother and son kept apart for more than six months should be reunited, a judge overseeing a record-breaking dispute in the specialist Court of Protection has decided.

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Strike action proposals 'protect people's right to get to work'

Proposals to limit strike action and protect people's "right to get to work" are set for their first test in the Commons.

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Parents of charity rower say his fundraising feats will save lives

The parents of a former Harrow schoolboy whose transatlantic heroics have helped raise £500,000 in memory of his tragic brother say the crucial charity funds will prevent families suffering similar anguish.

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Stars come out for Critics' Circle Film Awards

A host of Hollywood stars are set to grace the red carpet in London on Sunday as the winners of the Critics' Circle Film Awards are announced.

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Lotto set for £5.5m midweek jackpot as top prize rolls over

There will be an estimated £5.5 million jackpot in Wednesday's National Lottery draw after nobody scooped Saturday's top prize.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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