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Ukip to urge prosecutions for parents whose daughters suffer FGM

Ukip to urge prosecutions for parents whose daughters suffer FGM

British-Iranian woman jailed for ‘plot’ loses final stage of appeal

British-Iranian woman jailed for ‘plot’ loses final stage of appeal

Campaign aims to get more people cycling

Campaign aims to get more people cycling

First police unit dedicated to tackling online hate crime launched

First police unit dedicated to tackling online hate crime launched

Voters courted as Macron and Le Pen spark revolution in fight for presidency

Voters courted as Macron and Le Pen spark revolution in fight for presidency

Motoring groups welcome tougher punishments for speeding offences

Motoring groups welcome tougher punishments for speeding offences

Government may face legal action over delay to air pollution plan

Government may face legal action over delay to air pollution plan

TV’s Ferne McCann reveals pregnancy as ex faces court over nightclub acid attack

TV’s Ferne McCann reveals pregnancy as ex faces court over nightclub acid attack

In graphic: Poll of polls with 45 days to go

In graphic: Poll of polls with 45 days to go

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Tories may scrap pledge not to raise income tax, minister suggests

Tories may scrap pledge not to raise income tax, minister suggests

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Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea in phone call with Trump

Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea in phone call with Trump

Welsh patient has waited 1,338 days for hospital discharge

Welsh patient has waited 1,338 days for hospital discharge

Corbyn would put nation’s security at risk, Defence Secretary says

Corbyn would put nation’s security at risk, Defence Secretary says

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Obesity among factors as kidney cancer cases soar

Obesity among factors as kidney cancer cases soar

George Osborne under fire over accepting Evening Standard post

George Osborne under fire over accepting Evening Standard post

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US cop tracks down runaway pygmy goats

US cop tracks down runaway pygmy goats

Call to save rare plants clinging to life on UK’s road verges

Call to save rare plants clinging to life on UK’s road verges

Two charged over pre-election attack plot

Two charged over pre-election attack plot

Ferne McCann’s boyfriend charged over nightclub acid attack

Ferne McCann’s boyfriend charged over nightclub acid attack

In pictures: William, Kate and Harry cheer on record London Marathon field

In pictures: William, Kate and Harry cheer on record London Marathon field

William, Kate and Harry make a splash as they cheer on marathon runners

William, Kate and Harry make a splash as they cheer on marathon runners

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advance to final French presidential vote

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advance to final French presidential vote

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French citizens cast votes in London in unpredictable presidential race

French citizens cast votes in London in unpredictable presidential race

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In video: London Marathon runner proposes at the finish line

In video: London Marathon runner proposes at the finish line

Runners give it some welly with spate of costumed marathon firsts

Runners give it some welly with spate of costumed marathon firsts

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Virgin Money Giving ‘sorry’ for website glitch affecting donations

Virgin Money Giving ‘sorry’ for website glitch affecting donations

Bereaved father pleads for return of items after car stolen

Bereaved father pleads for return of items after car stolen

Man arrested and bailed after swoop by counter-terror officers

Man arrested and bailed after swoop by counter-terror officers

Labour reiterates support for Trident despite review pledge

Labour reiterates support for Trident despite review pledge

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CWU to fight for Labour as chief warns Tories will try to finish union movement

CWU to fight for Labour as chief warns Tories will try to finish union movement

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Sir Philip Green ‘could still lose knighthood year after BHS collapse’

Sir Philip Green ‘could still lose knighthood year after BHS collapse’

Burka ban reversal not an attack on Muslims, Ukip leader says

Burka ban reversal not an attack on Muslims, Ukip leader says

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Newly-weds discover marriage is a marathon, not a sprint

Newly-weds discover marriage is a marathon, not a sprint

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Helping exhausted athlete more important than finishing time, runner says

Helping exhausted athlete more important than finishing time, runner says

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Bomb left near Belfast school an attempt to murder police, officer says

Bomb left near Belfast school an attempt to murder police, officer says

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Ex-Royal Navy officer killed by burglars who ran him over in his own car

Ex-Royal Navy officer killed by burglars who ran him over in his own car

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Nigel Farage to face damages claim over campaign group comments

Nigel Farage to face damages claim over campaign group comments

Tony Blair ‘almost feels motivated to go right back into’ political frontline

Tony Blair ‘almost feels motivated to go right back into’ political frontline

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Divers join search for bodies in Coast Guard helicopter crash

Divers join search for bodies in Coast Guard helicopter crash

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Farron: Lib Dems will not enter coalition government

Farron: Lib Dems will not enter coalition government

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Tim Farron ‘pretty offensive’ for failing to say gay sex is not a sin

Tim Farron ‘pretty offensive’ for failing to say gay sex is not a sin

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Lockerbie bomber’s family to begin bid to appeal against conviction

Lockerbie bomber’s family to begin bid to appeal against conviction

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Dagenham warehouse fire brought under control

Dagenham warehouse fire brought under control

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Tory support in Scotland rises to 33%, poll shows

Tory support in Scotland rises to 33%, poll shows

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Ron Howard leads tributes as Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

Ron Howard leads tributes as Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

Sturgeon: Tory hard-liners aim to take over country with election

Sturgeon: Tory hard-liners aim to take over country with election

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Flight attendant ‘nearly hit baby’ as he snatched pushchair on plane

Flight attendant ‘nearly hit baby’ as he snatched pushchair on plane

Polls show huge lead for Tories

Polls show huge lead for Tories

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Titanic fur coat sells for £150,000 at auction

Titanic fur coat sells for £150,000 at auction

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