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France would have voted to quit the EU in a poll on membership – Macron

France would have probably voted to leave the European Union if it had staged a referendum on membership, its president has said.

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Protesters take to Downing Street to voice sexual harassment concerns

Protesters supporting the #TimesUp campaign to end sexual harassment have taken part in a demonstration outside Downing Street.

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The coffin of Cranberries singer Dolores O?Riordan arrives at St Joseph?s Church in Limerick (Niall Carson/PA)

Thousands gather at church to remember Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan

Thousands of people have gathered at a church in Limerick to remember the life of Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan.

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Man arrested after schoolgirl, eight, is stabbed to death

A man has been arrested after an eight-year-old girl was stabbed to death in a “domestic incident”, police said.

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Police at the property in Brownhills, near Walsall

Murder probe launched after schoolgirl, eight, dies after being stabbed

A man has been arrested after an eight-year-old girl was stabbed to death in a “domestic incident”, police said.

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Winter weather Jan 21st 2018

Snow and rain sweep across the UK after coldest night in nearly two years

Snow, rain and freezing conditions continued to sweep across the UK after the coldest night in nearly two years.

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Ukip leader Henry Bolton (Ben Birchall/PA)

Henry Bolton warns Ukip ‘is probably over’ if he is kicked out of top job

Henry Bolton has insisted he will not quit as Ukip leader, and warned the party “is probably over” if he is forced out as he prepares to face down critics at a meeting of its ruling body.

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Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss

Liz Truss: No full estimate of cost to taxpayers from Carillion collapse

Ministers do not have a “full estimate” of how much the collapse of construction services company Carillion will cost the taxpayer, Liz Truss has said.

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Woman said ‘my partner’s stabbed my little girl’, says neighbour

The mother of an eight-year-old girl who died after being knifed at a bungalow said “my partner stabbed my little girl”, a neighbour has said.

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Winter weather Jan 21st 2018

UK braced for more snow after coldest night for nearly two years

People across the country are braced for more snow after the UK froze on the coldest night in nearly two years.

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder following hit-and-run death

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman who was hit by a car, police said.

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Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell appears on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show

John McDonnell refuses to apologise in ‘lynching’ row

John McDonnell has again refused to say sorry after repeating comments calling for Cabinet minister Esther McVey to be lynched.

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Ministers want to restrict non-recyclable plastics (Tim Ireland / PA)

Single-use plastics could be banned in Scotland by end of next decade

Throwaway plastics would be banned in Scotland by 2030 under Scottish Government plans to tackle pollution.

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Murder investigation launched after man dies following pub fight

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died following a fight in a pub.

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Scotland’s most polluted streets for 2017 revealed

Environmentalists have named the Scottish streets they say are being blighted by air pollution from traffic fumes.

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Bob Champion promotes Injured Jockeys Fund

Jockey Bob Champion loses photos in Liverpool car park fire

Grand National winning jockey Bob Champion lost a lifetime of photos in a major fire at a Liverpool car park, he has revealed.

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Injured walker airlifted to hospital after fall

An injured walker was airlifted to hospital after falling close to the summit of Slieve Donard in the Mournes, the mountain rescue team has said. 

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An HM Coastguard Search and Rescue helicopter crew member winches two climbers to safety

Climbers airlifted to safety after night without shelter

Two climbers have been airlifted to safety after being discovered in a “precarious position” – having survived a night without shelter at 3,000 ft.

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Ukip party leader Henry Bolton speaks during the Ukip National Conference at the Riviera International Centre in Torquay. (Ben Birchall/PA)

Henry Bolton’s leadership of Ukip to be discussed by senior party figures

Senior Ukip officials are expected to meet today to discuss leader Henry Bolton’s future amid reports Nigel Farage is plotting a return to frontline British politics.

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Shadow policing minister Louise Haigh, who requested the information, said the amount was "pitiful and insulting"

Tax credit claimants hit by bungled outsourcing paid just £14 compensation each

Tax credit claimants who suffered as the result of a botched outsourcing plan have been paid just £14 each in compensation.

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