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    Retired British couple, Charlie and Gayle Anderson, 'murdered' in Jamaica

    A British couple have been found dead at their home in Jamaica - with police believing they were murdered. Charlie and Gayle Anderson, who had four grandchildren and one great-grandchild, had retired to the Caribbean island after living in Manchester. According to local media, their bodies had both

  • England beat Panama 6-1: Team through to knockout stage of World Cup
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    England beat Panama 6-1: Team through to knockout stage of World Cup

    England are through to the knockout stage of the World Cup after a record-breaking result against Panama. The team won 6-1 - with the most goals they have ever scored in a World Cup finals match. Two penalties and a deflection from Harry Kane, two headers from John Stones and a stunning strike from

  • UK's 'most patriotic' street gets bunting out again for England
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    UK's 'most patriotic' street gets bunting out again for England

    The idea for the patriotic display in Wales Street, temporarily renamed England Street, came in the pub. When the full-time whistle blew in Russia, the party on a terraced street in Oldham was in full swing. Children ran out to play football while the umpteenth rendition of the Fat Les song Vindaloo

  • Male journalists ignore female peers on Twitter, study shows
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    Male journalists ignore female peers on Twitter, study shows

    Male journalists dominate online political discussion because they mainly interact with other men and ignore women, according to a study of American political reporters. The research found male political journalists based in Washington DC reply to other male journalists 91.5% of the time, suggesting

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    Backlash as defence secretary 'threatens to break May'

    A furious row has broken out over reports the defence secretary threatened to bring down Theresa May unless she gives more money to the military. Gavin Williamson suggested he could lead a rebellion of Conservative MPs to vote down the next budget, The Mail on Sunday claimed. "I made her - and

  • Jeremy Hunt hits back at Airbus over Brexit warnings on jobs
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    Jeremy Hunt hits back at Airbus over Brexit warnings on jobs

    Jeremy Hunt has called warnings from Airbus about the UK’s Brexit strategy “completely inappropriate”, saying the government should ignore “siren voices”. In the most bullish comments from a cabinet minister since the intervention by the aerospace company’s chief executive, Hunt said businesses sounding

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    Gosport inquiry 'ignored' evidence about syringes

    A whistle-blower has claimed the Gosport inquiry ignored concerns that some syringes could be misused to administer dangerously high doses of medicine. The claims asserted that the concerns were ignored in order to avoid a national scandal and that the NHS was slow to take certain syringes out of use

  • What next for the Glasgow School of Art?
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    What next for the Glasgow School of Art?

    Aerial view of the smoldering ruins of the Glasgow School of Art. ‘If the Germans and Poles can reconstruct their destroyed iconic buildings, surely we can,’ writes Louis Hellman. The Glasgow School of Art should be reconstructed as it was (Editorial, 20 June). Mackintosh did not, after all, physically

  • Lessons learned from Gosport hospital scandal
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    Lessons learned from Gosport hospital scandal

    Jeremy Hunt must reduce the burden on NHS staff, says Dennis Bacon. Jeremy Hunt said the blame culture in the NHS must change to avoid more scandals like those tragically exposed at Gosport War Memorial hospital (Report, 21 June). Staff are the NHS’s biggest asset and by getting its workforce culture

  • At last! Clothes for diasbled people get a mention
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    At last! Clothes for diasbled people get a mention

    Your headline takes the DWP statement too much at face value (Parkinson’s and MS sufferers spared benefit tests in U-turn, 19 June). Unfortunately, the announcement that certain people with long-term conditions will be exempted from regular tests for the disability benefit, personal independence payment

  • Killed by keyhole surgery at close range
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    Killed by keyhole surgery at close range

    Graffiti on a railway line near Loughborough Junction railway station, south London, where three people died in unexplained cirumstances. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

  • Isle of Wight festival celebrates Kane's goal
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    Isle of Wight festival celebrates Kane's goal

    Isle of Wight festival goers celebrate Harry Kane scoring from the penalty spot taking England to 5-0 before half-time.

  • UK ministers take aim at business over Brexit warnings
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    UK ministers take aim at business over Brexit warnings

    The British government and business leaders clashed in a deepening row over Brexit on Sunday after a senior minister accused companies of issuing "completely inappropriate" threats and undermining the prime minister. Aircraft manufacturer Airbus last week issued its strongest warning over

  • Durham police chief calls for legalisation of cannabis in UK
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    Durham police chief calls for legalisation of cannabis in UK

    A chief constable has called for the ban on cannabis to be scrapped, arguing that it damages public safety, puts users in more danger, and gives millions of pounds to organised criminals. Mike Barton, who leads the Durham police force, said people growing a couple of plants for personal use would not

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    Prince William on diplomatically sensitive royal tour of Middle East

    Prince William has arrived in the Middle East for his most diplomatically sensitive royal tour to date. The Duke of Cambridge has flown to Amman in Jordan for the start of his five-day visit and was met by Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II. Prince William will also deliver a speech at a Queen

  • Liam Fox prepared to accept a longer Brexit transition period
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    Liam Fox prepared to accept a longer Brexit transition period

    Liam Fox has said he would be prepared to accept an extension to the Brexit transition period - putting him at odds with other Brexiteers. On Saturday - the second anniversary of the referendum to leave the EU - tens of thousands of people marched through central London to demand a vote on the final

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    Boy, 15, stabbed to death during brawl after birthday party

    A boy has been stabbed to death after leaving a birthday party in Romford, east London. The party had been attended by up to 100 youths and the fighting broke out as the group left the event at North Romford Community Centre on Saturday night. The 15-year-old was found with knife wounds and died at

  • The odd things parents banned their kids from doing that actually made no sense
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    The odd things parents banned their kids from doing that actually made no sense

    ‘Chocolate ice cream. I was little and believed my mom when she said I had an allergy.’

  • Gavin Williamson allies reject reports of threat to topple Theresa May
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    Gavin Williamson allies reject reports of threat to topple Theresa May

    Gavin Williamson is scheduled to meet the chancellor, Philip Hammond, to secure concessions ahead of a Nato summit in Brussels. Allies of Gavin Williamson, the UK defence secretary, have moved to quash reports that he had threatened to topple the prime minister unless defence spending was increased,

  • Ministers step up criticism of 'irresponsible' Brexit warning from Airbus
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    Ministers step up criticism of 'irresponsible' Brexit warning from Airbus

    Senior ministers have hit back at Airbus for going public with fears about the progress of Brexit. International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox said the aerospace giant should be "making the case" against a "no deal" Brexit in Europe - not just to the UK. On Friday, Airbus announced

  • Wuppertal Explosion Destroys German Building, Injuring 25 People
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    Wuppertal Explosion Destroys German Building, Injuring 25 People

    Shocking pictures have emerged showing the damage caused by an explosion which

  • Facebook creates Orwellian headache as news is labelled politics
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    Facebook creates Orwellian headache as news is labelled politics

    Should companies such as Facebook just rely far more heavily on human judgment or should they leave it to algorithms? George Orwell wrote in his essay Politics and the English Language: “In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics’. All issues are political issues.” When Facebook

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    First state-run East Coast line train arrives on time

    The first service operated by the new state-run franchise that runs trains on the East Coast Main Line has arrived on time. The government took back control of the East Coast rail franchise after its private operators Virgin Trains East Coast lost money. The joint venture between Stagecoach (90%) and

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    Ex-Hollyoaks star Colin Wells: 'Finding a cure for my children is a matter of life or death'

    The heart-breaking legal fight over the treatment of Charlie Gard brought global attention to mitochondrial disease. Here, former Hollyoaks and Casualty actor Colin Wells tells Sky News why he is hopeful a cure will be found after his two children were diagnosed with a rare form of the condition. One

  • Crackdown on energy drinks, junk food ads to tackle child obesity
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    Crackdown on energy drinks, junk food ads to tackle child obesity

    Shops could be banned from selling energy drinks to children, after the government appeared to accept its previous policy to tackle childhood obesity was not good enough. Proposals include mandatory calorie labelling on menus and a crackdown on junk food advertising, aimed at addressing the fact that