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UKIP: Ex-Conservative minister Neil Hamilton elected party leader

41 minutes ago   |   BBC

Mr Hamilton joined UKIP in 2011 and represented the party in the Welsh Parliament for five years.
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Boris Johnson hints at tax cuts before next general election

Boris Johnson hints at tax cuts before next general election

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

Boris Johnson has suggested there will be tax cuts before the next general election as he piled the pressure on Rishi Sunak ahead of the autumn Budget later this month.
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NHS nurse stole cash from sick patient to splash out on Amazon purchases

NHS nurse stole cash from sick patient to splash out on Amazon purchases

2 hours ago   |   Daily Record

Leanne Wallace, from Hartlepool, used Leslie Rushworth's card after he was admitted to hospital with pneumonia, anorexia and general deterioration.
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Lisa Townsend: Across the country, our Police and Crime Commissioners are delivering on local priorities

2 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Lisa Townsend is the Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey. Can you name your Police and Crime Commissioner? Of course you can, you're a ConservativeHome reader...
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‘Abject neglect': critics report chaotic and deadly conditions on Rikers Island

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

There have been five suicides and eight additional deaths this year in New York City's notorious jail complex New York's Rikers Island, one of the largest and most notorious...
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Trump files lawsuit to block release of Capitol attack records

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Ex-president challenges Biden's decision to waive executive privilege that protects White House communications Donald Trump has sought to block the release of documents related...
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At the Ready: the Latino teens training to be border patrol agents

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

In a complex, eye-opening new documentary, El Paso high schoolers hold complicated reasons for wanting to become part of a divisive institution The US border with Mexico is a...
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Beyond Trump jokes: how has late-night comedy fared in the Biden era?

6 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Trump was a boon for ratings and a creative dead-end for liberal political comedy. How shows have moved on has varied Somehow, it's been almost a year since the advent of...
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Harassment and bullying MPs could face vote to trigger election

12 hours ago   |   BBC

Labour says a government plan to close a loophole in future cases should also apply retrospectively.
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QAnon figure says he's running for congress to fix elections

14 hours ago   |   The Independent

One of the most prominent figures in the QAnon conspiracy movement says he's running for Congress in Arizona because the state is at the forefront of the fight by many...
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Family of four in serious condition in hospital after Ayr house explosion as...

Family of four in serious condition in hospital after Ayr house explosion as blast probe continues

Police today have confirmed that two adults and two children were seriously injured by the blast in Gorse Park. Read more ...

Alexandre Lacazette admits he is not happy with Arsenal role after Crystal...

Alexandre Lacazette admits he is not happy with Arsenal role after Crystal Palace goal

Alexandre Lacazette has found minutes hard to come by for Arsenal recently. Read more ...

Furious bus driver 'swings to hit motorist' after car door ripped off in...

Furious bus driver 'swings to hit motorist' after car door ripped off in collision

Bystanders who witnessed the incident rush to the man's defence and scold the bus driver for colliding with the van and ripping off its door Read more ...

Andy Murray admits surprise at Cameron Norrie heroics after Brit's Indian...

Andy Murray admits surprise at Cameron Norrie heroics after Brit's Indian Wells triumph

Cameron Norrie is the new British No.1 after he recorded a shock victory at Indian Wells - and former incumbent Andy Murray has admitted his surprise at his compatriot's rise Read more ...

Covid vaccine centres deserted across UK amid warnings booster jab rollout...

Covid vaccine centres deserted across UK amid warnings booster jab rollout is 'too slow'

Deserted covid vaccine centres have been pictured across the UK with millions more still eligible for covid booster jabs as top scientists warn the rollout is too slow Read more ...

Polish PM lashes out at Ursula von der Leyen after she vowed to punish his...

Polish PM lashes out at Ursula von der Leyen after she vowed to punish his country

Mateusz Morawiecki clashed with von der Leyen in a fiery debate at the parliament in Strasbourg, telling her that Poland would not bow to 'European centralism.' Read more ...

Meet the St Bernard who loves the bath - but not in the way you'd expect

Meet the St Bernard who loves the bath - but not in the way you'd expect

Midas the St Bernard, from Chicago, US, enjoys relaxing on the side of the bath thanks to a well placed air vent and clever positioning Read more ...

Mum who took Mercedes to car wash after son shot love rival on back seat jailed

Mum who took Mercedes to car wash after son shot love rival on back seat jailed

Patricia Dean, 59, was sentenced to 18 months in prison after being found guilty of assisting an offender. The shooting happened in a car leased by Dean through the NHS, the... Read more ...

Basset Hound happily gnaws on own ears and doesn't need chew toys

Basset Hound happily gnaws on own ears and doesn't need chew toys

Lincoln the Basset Hound is happy to entertain himself by gnawing on his own ear, rather than his owner buying him toys to chew on Read more ...

Teenagers urged to 'make most of half term' and book Covid jab, says NHS chief

Teenagers urged to 'make most of half term' and book Covid jab, says NHS chief

Amanda Pritchard says the national booking service will be open to 12 to 15-year-olds as schools rollout hits delays Read more ...