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UK ambassador summoned to Russian foreign ministry

Britain’s ambassador to Russia has been summoned to the country’s foreign ministry for talks, amid the ongoing diplomatic fallout after the Sailsbury spy poisoning. Laurie Bristow did not give details about his talks with ministers…

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GKN takeover concerns to be assessed by government

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption GKN is a partner on the F-35 joint strike aircraft The government will assess whether the takeover of British engineering giant GKN raises public interest concerns, the business secretary…


Manchester attack fire crews ‘should not apologise’

Image copyright PA Image caption Fire crews took two hours to attend the arena blast, while paramedics arrived within 11 minutes Firefighters on duty the night of the Manchester Arena bombing “did nothing wrong” and…


The Real Full Monty: ‘Empowering’ stars bare all for breast cancer awareness

Image copyright ITV Stars including Coleen Nolan and breast cancer survivor Victoria Derbyshire have been hailed “warrior women” for baring all for breast cancer awareness. Eight women took part in The Real Full Monty: Ladies’…


England to copy Finland in bid to end homelessness

The Government has drafted in experts from Finland in an effort to help meet their commitment to eliminate rough sleeping within the next decade. The Scandinavian country is the only EU member state to have…


Motorway petrol prices ‘exploitative’, says Chris Grayling

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The average price for unleaded petrol is much higher on motorways, industry figures suggest The transport secretary has called for an investigation into “exploitative” motorway fuel prices. Chris Grayling…



Rugby rape trial juror’s comments investigated

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Blane McIlroy, Stuart Olding, Paddy Jackson and Rory Harrison were all cleared of all charges Comments posted online by a juror in the rugby rape trial have been referred to…


Delays at Dover after heightened French border security

Image copyright Getty/Lisa Valder Image caption P&O ferries is urging customers to arrive at least an hour before their booked sailing times Passengers are being warned of a 90-minute wait to clear French border controls…



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