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Voters head to polls across UK for 'Super Thursday' elections

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Voters are heading to the polls in a series of elections across the UK on what has been dubbed "Super Thursday". Elections are taking place for the Scottish Parliament, National Assembly of Wales, the Northern Ireland Assembly and for 124 councils in ...
Voting Glitch As Super Thursday Polls Open
Elections 2016 live: Barnet polling station 'shambles' as voters go to the polls across the UK - latest updates
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Syrian army agrees to 2-day truce in Aleppo

Independent Online - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Aleppo - Under pressure from Russia and the United States, the Syrian army agreed on Wednesday to respect a two-day truce in the war-ravaged city of Aleppo.
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Trinity Mirror's New Day newspaper to close after poor sales

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Daily newspaper the New Day is set to close on Friday, just nine weeks after it was launched. Publisher Trinity Mirror said it was "disappointing" but circulation for the title was "below our expectations".
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Fort McMurray Wildfire: More Evacuated as Blaze Spreads South - ‎13 minutes ago‎
A vast, intense wildfire that has forced more than 88,000 people to flee the Canadian oil city of Fort McMurray was spreading overnight, threatening the local airport and engulfing more communities, authorities said.
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Australian IS recruiter Neil Prakash 'killed in Iraq'

BBC News - ‎47 minutes ago‎
An Australian man considered a senior recruiter for so-called Islamic State (IS) has been killed in a US air strike in Iraq, Australia's government says.
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With prospective change of premier, Turkey's Erdogan aims at stronger presidency

Reuters - ‎20 minutes ago‎
ANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey could face an early general election this year after the prospective removal of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, unnerving investors and testing relations with Europe as President Tayyip Erdogan accelerates his drive for a ...
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'Super Thursday' elections begin as Jeremy Corbyn faces his first ballot box test as Labour leader

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Polls opened today across the country in the first major ballot box test for Jeremy Corbyn. The Labour leader is braced for heavy losses in English councils, while the party is also expected to go backwards in Scotland and Wales.
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Leigh chip shop attack: Murder investigation after man 'robbed and beaten to death by gang of seven' outside takeaway - ‎41 minutes ago‎
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was allegedly robbed and beaten to death by a gang of up to seven men outside a chip shop.
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UK service sector growth slumps to three-year low – business live

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
James Sproule, chief economist at the Institute of Directors, fears the Britain's economy is suffering from more than the Brexit jitters.
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BT to invest £6bn in faster broadband and mobile services

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
BT Group has outlined plans to invest £6bn over the next three years in faster broadband and mobile services. It plans to offer what it describes as "ultrafast" broadband to 12 million premises by 2020, as well as improving coverage of faster 4G mobile ...
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Morrisons' sales recovery continues

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Morrisons supermarket has reported a second quarter of rising sales as it continues to cut costs and prices. The UK's fourth-largest supermarket said like-for-like sales, excluding fuel, rose 0.7% in the three months to 1 May compared with a year earlier.
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Europe shares, oil snap four-day losing streaks

Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON European stocks and oil prices snapped a four-day losing streak on Thursday and a rally in bond markets fizzled out as investors began to position themselves for U.S.
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Apple trademark defeat means an iPhone in China may not be a phone at all

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
In China, an iPhone can be found for a small fraction of the official price. It just might not be a phone. A Chinese company has won the right to sell its leather goods under the iPhone trademark after years of legal back-and-forth with Apple ...
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Apple Music to get huge re-design along with iOS 10 at WWDC event in June

The Independent - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Apple is about to completely overhaul its Music streaming service, just a year after it launched. The company will unveil a new version of the app at its WWDC conference in June, according to reports.
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Why the rich and famous love Peaky Blinders

Radio Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
From Snoop Dogg to Julia Roberts to Brad Pitt, a legion of A listers are mad about the Birmingham-set BBC2 show. Star Cillian Murphy and creator Steven Knight reveal all... ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW. 0. Why the rich and famous love Peaky Blinders.
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George Clooney and Julia Roberts join Gwen Stefani in the most star-studded Carpool Karaoke yet - ‎2 hours ago‎
The celebrity news-consuming public love a good video of their favourite entertainment stars being driven around in cars (Jerry Seinfeld can also attest to that) and James Corden's series on that very topic has amassed more than a billion YouTube views ...
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Emily Eavis: '​Glastonbury Festival will always be held in Somerset'

Western Daily Press - ‎18 hours ago‎
Emily Eavis has told the BBC that although a separate festival will be held in 2018 out of Somerset it won't be called Glastonbury.
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Woeful Yaya Toure, off-colour Sergio Aguero - what would Pep Guardiola have made of Man City's meek exit? - ‎1 hour ago‎
We all know the deal with Yaya Toure. It's nothing knew. The Ivorian invariably strolls around the pitch looking as though he would rather be anywhere else but playing football for Manchester City.
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Watch: Meet Valkyrie, the humanoid robot developed by Scots scientists that's heading to Mars

Herald Scotland - ‎9 hours ago‎
It could have walked straight out of a scene from Star Wars - but this space-exploring humanoid robot is for real, and being developed in the UK.
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British scientists create world's tiniest engine - a million times smaller than an ant - ‎16 hours ago‎
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed the world's tiniest engine - so small it could be used to enter living cells in order to fight disease.
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Biologist who snatched eggs from nests of world's rarest bird wins the 'Nobel prize' of conservation - ‎12 hours ago‎
A Welsh biologist once criticised for stealing eggs from the nests of the rarest bird in the world has been awarded the 'Nobel prize' of conservation after his controversial methods saved nine species from extinction.
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Fernhurst pupils discuss space seed expectations

Midhurst and Petworth Observer - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Year-six pupils at Fernhurst Primary School are enjoying being space biologists and growing seeds that have been into space. As reported in the Observer last week, Fernhurst Primary School is one of around 10,000 schools to receive a packet of 100 ...
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Virtual reality could help paranoid people conquer their fears - ‎50 minutes ago‎
A study had found after just half an hour of the new treatment those suffering severe paranoia saw major reductions in paranoia. 0. Share this.
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GPs 'could have saved ill schoolboy's life' - ‎13 hours ago‎
An ill schoolboy's life could have been saved had two doctors at his local GP intervened, a jury has heard. An ill schoolboy's life could have been saved had two doctors at his local GP intervened, a jury has heard.
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GPs In 'Crisis' Over Growing Workload - Study

Sky News - ‎8 hours ago‎
GPs are leaving the profession due to the workload, in turn increasing pressure on those left behind to deal with growing demand. 08:50, UK, Thursday 05 May 2016.
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