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After hitting 20-month low, where is the pound heading?

After hitting 20-month low, where is the pound heading? »

12 Dec, 2018
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Sterling fell sharply against the euro and dollar on fears of a no-deal Brexit and analysts expect it to remain weak.

London,

Wednesday's UK weather forecast — cloudy with outbreaks of rain and clearer skies in the east

Wednesday's UK weather forecast — cloudy with outbreaks of rain and clearer skies in the east »

12 Dec, 2018
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The climate should be drier and brighter towards the east with sunny periods developing, but isolated showers near eastern coasts can be expected.

The Regents’ farcical teacher-evaluation con

The Regents’ farcical teacher-evaluation con »

12 Dec, 2018
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It’s painfully clear that New York will never push schools to fire lousy teachers, no matter how bad for kids. Yet the Regents

Boy misses mom after he was ripped from her arms by NYPD: kin

Boy misses mom after he was ripped from her arms by NYPD: kin »

12 Dec, 2018
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The baby boy snatched from his screaming mom’s arms by cops in a Brooklyn benefits center dust-up is missing his mom, who remains

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say missing man, 57, has been located

UPDATE: Surrey RCMP say missing man, 57, has been located »

12 Dec, 2018
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UPDATE:

Surrey RCMP say that 57-year-old Antonio Teixera, who was reported as missing, has been located.

The police gave thanks the public and media plus

Heartstopping moment lorry ploughs into queue of cars including one ‘carrying mum and baby’ outside village cafe

Heartstopping moment lorry ploughs into queue of cars including one ‘carrying mum and baby’ outside village cafe »

11 Dec, 2018
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One of the vehicles was reportedly carrying a mum and her baby. Miraculously no-one was seriously hurt in the horror smash.

Married dad’s reaction after teenage virgin son wins ticket to Sex Island

Married dad’s reaction after teenage virgin son wins ticket to Sex Island »

11 Dec, 2018
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The married father of a teen virgin who scored a free ticket to Sex Island to have "unlimited romps" wants to go too

Guelph high school teacher charged with sexual offences

Guelph high school teacher charged with sexual offences »

11 Dec, 2018
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Guelph police say a local high school teacher is facing multiple sexual misconduct charges.

Justin Lenssen was arrested on Tuesday and charged with

Baby-faced yobs are named and shamed by the courts

Baby-faced yobs are named and shamed by the courts »

11 Dec, 2018
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Baby-faced yobs aged 13 to 15 who ‘wreaked havoc’ as they terrorised two towns are named and shamed by the courts Riley Gaffney,

One dead in French Christmas market shooting

One dead in French Christmas market shooting »

11 Dec, 2018
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Just after 7pm on Tuesday gun shots were heard at the market, which attracts millions of tourists each year, in Place Kleber, in

Family launches appeal to find British man who went missing in Madrid

Family launches appeal to find British man who went missing in Madrid »

11 Dec, 2018
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Family launches desperate appeal to find ‘very vulnerable’ British man, 23, who went missing in Madrid having failed to board a flight back

Police name driver and victim in fatal crash near Aylmer

Police name driver and victim in fatal crash near Aylmer »

11 Dec, 2018
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Provincial police have identified the victim and the person facing charges after a fatal single-vehicle crash in Central Elgin over the weekend.

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Retired detective, 66, driven by hatred to smother his frail mother

Retired detective, 66, driven by hatred to smother his frail mother »

11 Dec, 2018
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‘If that bitch doesn’t die I am going to be the nastiest poltergeist the UNIVERSE has EVER seen’: Retired detective, 66, driven by

Carer admits fleecing £117,000 from late Lord Brittan’s brother

Carer admits fleecing £117,000 from late Lord Brittan’s brother »

11 Dec, 2018
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‘Trusted friend’ admits fleecing £117,000 from late Lord Brittan’s Alzheimer’s-hit brother, 85, which she blew on family holiday, designer clothes and cremating her

Liam Fox hints that second Brexit referendum could be on the table

Liam Fox hints that second Brexit referendum could be on the table »

11 Dec, 2018
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Trade Secretary Liam Fox hints that second Brexit referendum could be on the table – but it must NOT include an option to

Police release CCTV of pensioner’s final shopping trip as hunt goes on

Police release CCTV of pensioner’s final shopping trip as hunt goes on »

11 Dec, 2018
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Maureen’s final shopping trip: Last photo of pensioner, 77, just hours before she died in fear calling 999 while burglars raided her home

David Cameron insists he DOESN’T regret calling EU referendum despite

David Cameron insists he DOESN’T regret calling EU referendum despite »

11 Dec, 2018
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David Cameron insists he DOESN’T regret calling EU referendum despite ‘concerns’ over the Brexit chaos rocking Britain David Cameron  was confronted by journalists

Brits' top 40 regrets include worrying too much, not saving enough cash and watching too much TV

Brits' top 40 regrets include worrying too much, not saving enough cash and watching too much TV »

11 Dec, 2018
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Researchers who polled 2,000 adults identified the things we wish we’d done differently – including not learning a second language, holding grudges and

Arab League warns Brazil not to move embassy to Jerusalem

Arab League warns Brazil not to move embassy to Jerusalem »

11 Dec, 2018
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Alliance of Arab nations says moving Brazil’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would violate international laws.

The Arab League, comprising 22 member

Dad ‘heard daughter, 3, scream on baby monitor as evil uncle slashed her throat in front of her young siblings’

Dad ‘heard daughter, 3, scream on baby monitor as evil uncle slashed her throat in front of her young siblings’ »

11 Dec, 2018
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Josephina Bulubenchi died in hospital Sunday – a day after being viciously attacked in the same room as her four young siblings in

Teen driver, 18, who killed four in horror chase crash taunted cops with 'f*** da police' boasts just days before

Teen driver, 18, who killed four in horror chase crash taunted cops with 'f*** da police' boasts just days before »

11 Dec, 2018
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Elliott Bower, 18, was driving a stolen VW Golf which was being pursued by police when it crashed into a people carrier in

Thailand elections set after junta drops campaign ban

Thailand elections set after junta drops campaign ban »

11 Dec, 2018
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Polls will open after months of delays on 24 February, 2019.

The ruling Thai junta confirmed it would lift the military-imposed ban on

Japan to ramp up defense spending to pay for new fighters, radar

Japan to ramp up defense spending to pay for new fighters, radar »

11 Dec, 2018
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan aims to boost defense spending over the next five years to help pay for new stealth fighters and other

Mother’s agony as partner of 12 years dies after their daughter, 6

Mother’s agony as partner of 12 years dies after their daughter, 6 »

11 Dec, 2018
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Mother’s agony as loving partner of 12 years becomes third in family to die in nine months after death of their six-year-old daughter

India's BJP trailing in key regional elections: partial results

India's BJP trailing in key regional elections: partial results »

11 Dec, 2018
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Analysts say a big loss for prime minister’s ruling party could unite opposition ahead of elections next year.

India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata

U.S. military ends search for five Marines missing off Japan

U.S. military ends search for five Marines missing off Japan »

11 Dec, 2018
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TOKYO (Reuters) – The U.S. military ended a search on Tuesday for five Marines missing in the sea off Japan since two

James Bond is a chronic alcoholic whose non-stop boozing puts his top secret missions at risk

James Bond is a chronic alcoholic whose non-stop boozing puts his top secret missions at risk »

11 Dec, 2018
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The Martini-loving spy urgently needs help for his booze addiction, medical experts from the University of Otago in New Zealand claim in a study

Donald Trump, Theresa May and Meghan Markle top Christmas jokes

Donald Trump, Theresa May and Meghan Markle top Christmas jokes »

11 Dec, 2018
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Donald Trump, Theresa May and Meghan Markle top the list of modern Christmas cracker jokes The president makes two appearances in a league

Gateshead kebab shop Moulin Rouge stripped of web address after world-famous Paris nightspot kicks off

Gateshead kebab shop Moulin Rouge stripped of web address after world-famous Paris nightspot kicks off »

11 Dec, 2018
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The other’s a Gateshead takeaway where hungry Geordies can get a kebab.

Both are called Moulin Rouge — but the north-east one

The English Christmas Decoded

The English Christmas Decoded »

11 Dec, 2018
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This dense, definitive guide to winter and Christmas, specifically an English Christmas, is crammed with personal recollections, history and lore, and threaded with