• Dutch activate 'hard Brexit' plan and blame 'a lack of clarity' from the UK
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    Dutch activate 'hard Brexit' plan and blame 'a lack of clarity' from the UK

    The Dutch Government has linked its decision to activate what it refers to as a "hard Brexit" plan for customs to "divisions within the British Conservative Party" and a "remaining lack of clarity" from Britain that is "impeding negotiations". A letter seen by

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    Amber Rudd: We're 'working with US' to bring IS 'Beatles' to justice

    Amber Rudd says the UK is working with the US to make sure two captured jihadists who were part of a group nicknamed "The Beatles" face justice for their crimes. Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh were the last members of the group of four Britons said to have participated in the torture

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    Tributes paid to Will Hallett and Barry Hearnshaw after level crossing tragedy

    The family of a teenage boy who died along with his grandfather when the pensioner's car was hit by a train at a level crossing say he was "handsome and intelligent". Will Hallett, 15, and Barry Hearnshaw, 72, were killed at a level crossing at Barns Green in Horsham, West Sussex, just

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    Police ask for help identifying mute girl found in Birmingham

    Police in Birmingham have asked the public for help in identifying a mute girl found wandering the streets six days ago.

  • Girl, 12, has phone stolen in 'horrific' mugging
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    Girl, 12, has phone stolen in 'horrific' mugging

    DC Mick Stainsby, who is investigating the crime, said: "The CCTV footage captures the horrific incident taking place. The attacker is described as white or tanned, around 5'6" tall and aged between 16 and 19.

  • 'Warped and sadistic' online paedophile Matthew Falder jailed for 32 years
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    'Warped and sadistic' online paedophile Matthew Falder jailed for 32 years

    Matthew Falder, 29, humiliated his victims and blackmailed them into performing ever-increasing acts of depravity on themselves and others, including the rape of a toddler. The computer whizz-kid committed all his crimes online, hiding behind dozens of false identities on the dark web.

  • Call for 'upskirting' law to protect women from 'horrific crime'
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    Call for 'upskirting' law to protect women from 'horrific crime'

    Children as young as 10-years-old have fallen victim to "upskirting" - the act of taking photographs under dresses without consent, according to new figures. Campaigners have called for urgent changes to criminalise the act alongside other sexual offences as there is no current law banning

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    Man City striker Sergio Aguero in pitch scuffle with supporter

    Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could be in trouble after getting caught up in a scuffle with fans after his team's shock FA Cup exit. The resulting scuffle was caught on TV cameras, with the Argentinian appearing to swing his arm at a Wigan fan before being pulled away by Wigan defender Cheyenne

  • BoE's Carney says Bitcoin has "pretty much failed" as currency
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    BoE's Carney says Bitcoin has "pretty much failed" as currency

    Bitcoin has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a store of value nor a useful way to buy things, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday. "It has pretty much failed thus far on ... the traditional aspects of money. Nobody uses it as a medium of exchange

  • PM hits out at 'horrific' behaviour of Oxfam
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    PM hits out at 'horrific' behaviour of Oxfam

    The Prime Minister has condemned the behaviour of Oxfam staff accused of sexual exploitation, using prostitutes and fraud as 'horrific'.

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    Oxfam chief executive to face MPs over Haiti sex scandal

    The head of Oxfam GB will be questioned by MPs today over the sex scandal that has engulfed the charity. Mark Goldring will appear before the Commons International Development Committee, along with the chair of trustees, Caroline Thomson, and Winnie Byanyima, the executive director of Oxfam International

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    Alleged child sex crime cases reach record high including rape and sexual assault

    The NSPCC says an average of 177 alleged sex crimes against children a day were recorded in 2016/17, a record high. In all there were 64,667 reported offences against children under the age of 18, an increase of 15% on the previous year. Offences included rape, sexual assault and grooming.

  • Should 'upskirting' be a specific criminal offence?
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    Should 'upskirting' be a specific criminal offence?

    Should 'upskirting' be a specific criminal offence?

  • UK's pensions regulator ignored trustee requests on Carillion - MPs
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    UK's pensions regulator ignored trustee requests on Carillion - MPs

    Britain's pensions regulator twice ignored requests from trustees of collapsed outsourcing firm Carillion to force the company to plug its pension deficit, MPs said on Tuesday. The Pensions Regulator has come under fire for taking insufficient steps to protect pension scheme members of troubled

  • Haiti vows abuse review of all charities after Oxfam 'hid crimes'
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    Haiti vows abuse review of all charities after Oxfam 'hid crimes'

    PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Oxfam hid information about sexual misconduct from authorities in Haiti, a senior official in the Caribbean nation said on Monday, and he vowed to launch a wide-reaching investigation into charities operating there. Oxfam officials met Haiti's planning and external cooperation

  • Corbyn warns bankers: finance will serve UK under Labour government
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    Corbyn warns bankers: finance will serve UK under Labour government

    Britain's financial sector will be "the servant of industry not the masters of us all" if the opposition Labour Party gets into power, its leader Jeremy Corbyn will say on Tuesday, accusing bankers of taking the economy hostage. Corbyn, a socialist who has won over many voters with his

  • Uber drops opposition to London language test
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    Uber drops opposition to London language test

    Taxi app Uber is dropping a legal appeal against the introduction of more stringent English language tests for drivers in London after the city's transport regulator said it would water down its stringent proposals. Uber took legal action in 2016 against Transport for London (TfL) after it said

  • UK economy shows weak growth amid Brexit fears
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    UK economy shows weak growth amid Brexit fears

    UK economy shows weak growth amid Brexit fears

  • UK will not have 'Mad Max' economy to undercut rivals, Brexit minister says
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    UK will not have 'Mad Max' economy to undercut rivals, Brexit minister says

    Brexit minister David Davis will say on Tuesday that Britain has no plans to recast itself as a regulation-light economy undercutting rivals on the continent, as he attempts to dispel a major concern of European Union leaders. In the second of several speeches by ministers intended to lay out the government

  • UK manufacturers say they urgently need clarity on Brexit
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    UK manufacturers say they urgently need clarity on Brexit

    British manufacturers urgently need clarity on whether the country will clinch a Brexit transition period to smooth its departure from the European Union, the head of a body representing the industry will say on Tuesday. With Prime Minister Theresa May hoping to secure an approximately two-year transition

  • UK Supreme Court hears key case on gig economy worker
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    UK Supreme Court hears key case on gig economy worker

    Britain's Supreme Court was hearing on Tuesday whether a plumber hired on a self-employed basis should have received workers' rights, in a case which could affect the business models of major firms operating in the gig economy. Taxi app Uber [UBER.UL], car service Addison Lee and takeaway food

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    Man denies 'careless driving' caused teen's death in Ferrari F50 crash

    A man killed a teenage boy after losing control of a Ferrari F50, a court has heard. Matthew Cobden was asked whether Alexander Worth, 13, could have a picture with the high-performance car in August 2016. Winchester Crown Court heard the 39-year-old offered to give the youngster a ride instead - and

  • Northern Ireland suicides outstrip Troubles death toll
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    Northern Ireland suicides outstrip Troubles death toll

    The legacy of the Troubles was cited as a factor in the rise in suicides. More people have taken their own lives in Northern Ireland since the Good Friday agreement than were killed in political violence during the Troubles between 1969 and 1997, the latest regional figures on suicide reveal. The statistics

  • We will prevent hostile takeover bids for UK firms – Jeremy Corbyn
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    We will prevent hostile takeover bids for UK firms – Jeremy Corbyn

    Jeremy Corbyn will speak at EEF manufacturing conference in London on Tuesday. Jeremy Corbyn will promise in a speech that a future Labour government would “intervene to prevent hostile takeovers” like investment firm Melrose’s £7.4bn bid for British manufacturing company GKN. The Labour leader will

  • 'Tories' approach, if anything, is less clear,' Corbyn to tell business
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    'Tories' approach, if anything, is less clear,' Corbyn to tell business

    Jeremy Corbyn will address the EEF conference a day after an ‘away day’ for senior Labour figures. Jeremy Corbyn is to attack the Conservatives’ “lack of clarity” on the future economic relationship with Europe in a speech a day after the Labour leader is said to have faced down lobbying from his own

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