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Personal care should be free for over-65s, says thinktank

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Institute for Public Policy Research believes move needs to be funded by 2p tax rise Older people should receive free help to eat, wash and get dressed in a move which would...
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Big Lizzie's skipper who 'misused his work car' will NOT sail the ship home to Portsmouth

Big Lizzie's skipper who 'misused his work car' will NOT sail the ship home to Portsmouth

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Captain Nick Cooke-Priest was reportedly meant to be skippering the fleet's flagship vessel back to its Portsmouth base from Rosyth, Scotland, today.
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Donald Trump's golf outings have reportedly cost taxpayers more than $100 million

Donald Trump's golf outings have reportedly cost taxpayers more than $100 million

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump's trips to golf courses in Florida, New Jersey, Los Angeles, and Scotland have cost cost taxpayers $102 million, according to a report from Huffington...
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Eight million salmon killed in a week by sudden surge of algae in Norway

10 hours ago   |   The Independent

Deaths come weeks after similar incident in Scotland: 'We're all pretty worried'
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Westminster VIP abuse accuser 'gave police list of potential suspects'

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Carl Beech, known as Nick, accused of perverting course of justice with paedophile claims The man known as “Nick” whose claims of a VIP paedophile ring prompted a multimillion...
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JENNY HJUL: The Tory party's survival may be at stake, but so is the union's

10 hours ago   |   The Courier

Conservative threats to kick out Michael Heseltine for backing the Liberal Democrats show how perilously close the party is to self-destruction.
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Home Office grants father visa to see son collect doctorate

15 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Sabir Zazai, Scottish Refugee Council boss, says U-turn shows Home Office ‘in a mess' The Home Office has overturned its decision to deny a visit visa for the father of the...
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Michael Gove: Second Brexit referendum would be ‘undemocratic'

15 hours ago   |   Politico

Allowing a second referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union would be “undemocratic” and could break up the United Kingdom, U.K. Environment Secretary Michael...
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The bogs are alive: how art is healing Scottish peatlands

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian

An ambitious project is restoring areas of blanket bog in the heart of the Flow Country in northern Scotland, an area that has been damaged by forestry planting A new...
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Talking Horses: They're off at Ayr after delayed start to Flat season

16 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Drainage work problems have plagued the track since the Ayr Gold Cup was transferred to Haydock in 2017 It has been a long time coming but Ayr's Flat racing season gets...
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Tories brace for Euro election wipeout after day of calamity for Theresa May...

Tories brace for Euro election wipeout after day of calamity for Theresa May saw Andrea Leadsom QUIT

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Nigel Farage was trapped on a bus after people tried to hit him with milkshakes

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Nigel Farage ATTACKED by desolate Tories and Labour as Brexit Party SOAR in...

Nigel Farage ATTACKED by desolate Tories and Labour as Brexit Party SOAR in EU vote

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Andrea Leadsom resigns from Theresa May's government over her Brexit plans

Andrea Leadsom resigns from Theresa May's government over her Brexit plans

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New research suggests females perform much better than men in warm temperatures

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Prince Harry's Afghanistan comrade will be kicked out of the Army after...

Prince Harry's Afghanistan comrade will be kicked out of the Army after failing a drugs test

Corporal Frankie O'Leary, who worked as Prince Harry's radio operator in Afghanistan back in 2007, will be kicked out of the Army after testing positive to cocaine. Read more ...

Video of mass brawl in Chell Stoke-on-Trent after girl 13 hit over head with...

Video of mass brawl in Chell Stoke-on-Trent after girl 13 hit over head with vodka bottle

A disturbing video filmed in Chell in Stoke-on-Trent shows a girl, believed to be 13, surrounded by a group of men. She shouts at one of them before he strikes her with a glass... Read more ...

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Federal prosecutors charged Michael Avenatti with fraud and identity theft and accused him of stealing almost $300,000 from Stormy Daniels

Federal prosecutors in New York charged the celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti with fraud and aggravated identity theft related to his work for the adult-film actress Stormy... Read more ...

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