Film producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered to New York City police

Film producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered to New York City police on Friday on charges of rape and sex abuse, months after he was toppled from Hollywood's most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of misconduct.

  • Russian model 'who was victim of Salisbury poisoning scare' claims Putin's henchmen tried to kill her
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    Russian model 'who was victim of Salisbury poisoning scare' claims Putin's henchmen tried to kill her

    Russian model 'who was victim of Salisbury poisoning scare' claims Putin's henchmen tried to kill her

  • Captain Cook's missing HMS Endeavour 'discovered' off US coast 
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    Captain Cook's missing HMS Endeavour 'discovered' off US coast 

    Captain Cook's missing HMS Endeavour 'discovered' off US coast 

  • Conkers explained: Do they keep spiders away? What tree are they from? And are they poisonous to eat?
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    Conkers explained: Do they keep spiders away? What tree are they from? And are they poisonous to eat?

    Many of us have fond memories of taking autumn walks and collecting conkers as a child, racing each other as to who could find the most. The name 'conker' is also applied to the seed and to the tree itself. Conkers (seeds) are surrounded by a spiky green case.

  • Security guard seriously injured after man stealing chocolate worth £1.79 launches 'frenzied attack'
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    Security guard seriously injured after man stealing chocolate worth £1.79 launches 'frenzied attack'

    A supermarket security guard has been left seriously injured after a shoplifter who stole £1.79 worth of chocolate launched a “frenzied attack” on him.

  • Woman dead after caravan blown off cliff as Storm Ali strikes
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    Woman dead after caravan blown off cliff as Storm Ali strikes

    A woman has died after a caravan was blown off a cliff in the Republic of Ireland, as parts of the British Isles have been battered by Storm Ali. The woman in her 50s died after the caravan was swept away in Claddaghduff, County Galway, at about 0745 BST. More than 80,000 homes are without power in Ireland and Northern Ireland and strong gusts are disrupting travel.

  • Boy arrested in Australia after admitting to putting needles in strawberries
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    Boy arrested in Australia after admitting to putting needles in strawberries

    Fruits contaminated with sewing needles and pins have been discovered in all six Australian states.

  • How popular is Donald Trump? Latest polls, approval ratings and impeachment odds
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    How popular is Donald Trump? Latest polls, approval ratings and impeachment odds

    How popular is Donald Trump? Latest polls, approval ratings and impeachment odds

  • Paul O’Grady reveals homophobic taunts at husband on flight
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    Paul O’Grady reveals homophobic taunts at husband on flight

    The Blind Date host said Andre Portasio was targeted while travelling from Bangkok to London.

  • Giant wasp nest found in loft, buzzing with 20,000 insects
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    Giant wasp nest found in loft, buzzing with 20,000 insects

    This is the moment a "beast" of a wasp nest was found in the loft of a suburban house Newbury, Berkshire, swarming with 20,000 of the stinging insects. Pest controller Shane Jones was called to the family home after a mum was repeatedly stung by 30 wasps in her bathroom. Shane spotted wasps buzzing around the bathroom extractor fan and climbed up into the loft.

  • BBC One announces staff changes at Holby City Hospital
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    BBC One announces staff changes at Holby City Hospital

    A new general surgeon is heading for Holby.

  • Don't rip Britain apart, May appeals to fellow EU leaders on Brexit
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    Don't rip Britain apart, May appeals to fellow EU leaders on Brexit

    Prime Minister Theresa May appealed directly to fellow European leaders on Wednesday to drop "unacceptable" Brexit demands that she said could rip Britain apart, and urged the bloc to respond in kind to her "serious and workable" plan. Over Wiener schnitzel in Salzburg, May tried to win over the leaders of the European Union by effectively asking them what they would do if they were asked to agree a "legal separation" of their countries -- something she says the EU is asking for by insisting Northern Ireland might stay under EU economic rules. EU officials again said Britain had to move its own position over what has become known as the Irish backstop - how to avoid erecting border posts between the British province and EU member Ireland - as well as on future economic cooperation after Brexit day in March.

  • Jacob Rees-Mogg distances himself from Steve Bannon
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    Jacob Rees-Mogg distances himself from Steve Bannon

    One of the leading British politicians pushing for a sharp exit from the European Union, Jacob Rees-Mogg, says he has no interest in joining a campaign to disrupt EU operations organised by former Trump White House advisor Steve Bannon. Rees-Mogg, whose image as an old-fashioned, unashamedly "posh" Conservative has endeared him to many voters disillusioned with more modern-looking politicians, said he had met Bannon only once, in 2017. "He is a very well informed man," Rees-Mogg said of Bannon, but added: "We just had a discussion on world affairs.

  • Denis Norden praised as ‘the gentlest of gentlemen’ after death at 96
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    Denis Norden praised as ‘the gentlest of gentlemen’ after death at 96

    The comedy writer presented It’ll Be Alright On The Night for 29 years.

  • Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic officially revealed with 302 bhp
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    Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic officially revealed with 302 bhp

    The entry-level AMG is ready to fight VW's Golf R and Audi's S3.

  • Chagos: Mauritius challenges British colonialism in a case with major implications
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    Chagos: Mauritius challenges British colonialism in a case with major implications

    The UK is increasingly isolated in its claim to the Chagos Islands. If an international court finds in Mauritius's favour, the implications could be huge.

  • How to have the perfect small wedding: Six dos and don'ts
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    How to have the perfect small wedding: Six dos and don'ts

    How to have the perfect small wedding: Six dos and don'ts

  • Tesco takes on Aldi and Lidl as first Jack's store opens
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    Tesco takes on Aldi and Lidl as first Jack's store opens

    Tesco (Frankfurt: 852647 - news) has unveiled its new concept store Jack's, as it seeks a slice of the growth achieved by budget grocery chains Aldi and Lidl. Britain's biggest retailer will open its first two Jack's stores tomorrow in Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, and Immingham, North East Lincolnshire - Tesco sites that were closed down four years ago. Most products will be Jack's own brand and the chain will have 2,600 product lines, compared to tens of thousands in most Tesco stores.

  • Best independent schools in 2018: Full league table for GCSE results
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    Best independent schools in 2018: Full league table for GCSE results

    Best independent schools in 2018: Full league table for GCSE results

  • Porsche creates fast-charging 'pit-stop' parking bays
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    Porsche creates fast-charging 'pit-stop' parking bays

    System allows cars to find an extra 250 miles of range from just 20 minutes of charging.

  • Very Good Boy: Police Dog Takes Down Kidnapping Suspect in Florida
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    Very Good Boy: Police Dog Takes Down Kidnapping Suspect in Florida

    The Pasco Sheriff’s Office praised the work of a K9 and deputy for arresting a man who tried to kidnap a child in New Port Richey, Florida, on September 17. Police said the chase began after Sergeant Ferguson and a K9 named Titan responded to a call for battery and the attempted kidnapping at a residence. Local reports said the suspect, later identified as 24-year-old Kevin Wilson, arrived at a home and climbed up to a second-floor window. The suspect had a no contact order in place at the residence and the residents were known to the suspect. The mother at the residence allowed the man inside and he tried to kidnap the child during an argument, local reports said, citing police. The suspect then fled the scene and was chased by police. This footage shows the officer and police dog apprehending the suspect before his arrest. Credit: Pasco Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

  • Who wore it better? Jonathan Van Ness and Davina McCall wear same top days apart
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    Who wore it better? Jonathan Van Ness and Davina McCall wear same top days apart

    The duo chose the same sheer Prada blouse for red carpet events.

  • Car industry demands 'no-deal' Brexit ruled out by EU and UK
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    Car industry demands 'no-deal' Brexit ruled out by EU and UK

    The UK car industry has demanded Brexit negotiators rule out a "no-deal" scenario immediately, to avoid costly damage to the sector across Europe. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), which has consistently placed itself in the Remain camp since the 2016 vote, reacted following a series of recent announcements relating to UK carmakers' Brexit preparations. Chief among them was Tuesday's revelation by BMW, first reported by Sky News, that it would shut down manufacturing at its Mini plant outside Oxford for a month after Brexit day next year because of the potential for supply chain disruption.

  • Sainsbury's-Asda merger referred for 'in-depth investigation'
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    Sainsbury's-Asda merger referred for 'in-depth investigation'

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is referring the proposed merger between Sainsbury (Amsterdam: SJ6.AS - news) 's and Asda for a further "in-depth investigation". The CMA confirmed on Wednesday, having completed its Phase 1 investigation into the proposed merger, that the deal "raises sufficient concerns" to be referred for a more in-depth review. The competition watchdog pointed out that the companies are two of the largest grocery retailers in the UK, with overlapping stores in hundreds of local areas, "where shoppers could face higher prices or a worse quality of service".

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    Telford grooming victim's father tells EDL and Britain First to stop using her picture

    The father of a Telford grooming victim says he has asked far-right groups not to use images of his daughter to promote Islamophobia. Vernon Round, whose daughter Vicky was groomed from the age of 11 by men of Pakistani origin, said the English Defence League (EDL) and Britain First had been using her image for racist means.

  • Patients’ lives ‘to be transformed’ by NHS genomic testing
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    Patients’ lives ‘to be transformed’ by NHS genomic testing

    The NHS will become the first health service in the world to routinely offer the test.