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Theresa May celebrates 'astounding' Copeland poll win

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Theresa May has said the Conservatives' "astounding" victory in the Copeland by-election shows her government "is working for everyone".
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North Korea's Kim Jong Nam Killed With VX, the 'Most Toxic Weapon Ever' - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was assassinated using the deadliest nerve agent known to man. VX is a chemical so potent that the United Nations classes it as a weapon of mass destruction.
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M25 killer Kenneth Noye wins open prison appeal

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Road rage killer Kenneth Noye has won a High Court battle over whether he gets moved to an open prison. Noye, 69, was convicted of murdering 21-year Stephen Cameron in an attack on the M25 in Kent in 1996.
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Iraq strikes IS in Syria as Iraqi forces enter western Mosul

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's air force struck Islamic State targets inside Syria for the first time on Friday as Iraqi troops on the ground pushed into western Mosul, the last major urban stronghold held by the Sunni militant group in Iraq.
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Storm Doris brought travel misery to commuters on trains across Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire Mercury - ‎1 hour ago‎
Commuters faced travel misery Thursday (February 23) as Storm Doris wreaked havoc on the trains between Hertford and London. Huge crowds formed at railway stations across the capital, including Liverpool Street and Kings Cross, as services were ...
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£14000 tuition fees plan for two-year degree courses

BBC News - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Universities in England will be able to charge more than £14,000 per year for a fast-track two year degree, under plans from the government.
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Newspaper review: Doris, donors and royal approval

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
"Doris the Destroyer" and the havoc she wreaked has captivated the picture editors of Friday's papers. In Northern Ireland, the main casualty of this year's first named storm was a top tourist attraction made famous by the US TV show Game of Thrones.
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Royal Mail announces 1p price rise for first and second class stamps

ITV News - ‎23 minutes ago‎
A first class stamp will increase by 1p to 65p and second class by 1p to 56p. Credit: Rui Vieira / PA. Royal Mail has announced a price increase for stamps.
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Peugeot boss gives assurances to union chief over Britain's Vauxhall plants

Belfast Telegraph - ‎21 minutes ago‎
The boss of Peugeot has given assurances that Britain's Vauxhall plants will see out their existing production runs, but also raised the issue of Brexit uncertainty, according to the UK's biggest union.
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Don't expect air fares to fall again this year, warns IAG boss Willie Walsh - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Air fares will not fall at the same pace in 2017 as in recent years, according to Willie Walsh, chief executive of British Airways owner IAG, as his company reported a jump in full-year profits.
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Cloudflare leaks dating site messages and Uber data as millions of websites exposed to bug

International Business Times UK - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Cloudflare, the web optimisation and security platform used by over five million websites, has confirmed a massive coding error resulted in the leaking of sensitive data of its customers for months - including passwords, internet cookies and private ...
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Apple investigating 'exploding' iPhone 7 Plus after video of smoking handset goes viral - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple is investigating a report of an iPhone 7 Plus catching fire, after a video of the incident went viral online. The footage, posted on Twitter by 18-year-old Brianna Olivas from Tucson, Arizona, shows smoke pouring out of one side of the iPhone and ...
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Ant and Dec 'floating' a SM:TV revival to mark 20th anniversary

Belfast Telegraph - ‎4 hours ago‎
Ant and Dec may reunite with Cat Deeley to mark the 20th anniversary of SM:TV Live next year (18). Ant and Dec are considering marking the 20th anniversary of SM:TV Live by hosting a revival.
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9 Times the Oscars Got Political

Us Weekly - ‎13 minutes ago‎
If all the world's a stage … The Oscars have frequently been the setting for some of Hollywood's biggest names to take a political stand, with everyone from Halle Berry to Marlon Brando making their voices heard on the industry's biggest night.
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Emma Thompson won't take part in short "Love Actually" sequel

Daily Mail - ‎51 minutes ago‎
LONDON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Actress Emma Thompson has said she is not taking part in a short "Love Actually" sequel for Britain's Comic Relief charity appeal because it is "too soon" to reprise her role in the romantic comedy after the death last year ...
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Europa League last-16 draw: Manchester United play Russia's FC Rostov - ‎2 hours ago‎
Finished runners up in the Russian Premier League in 2015-16 but are down in seventh during the winter break. They resume league football on March 2, a week before Manchester United's visit.
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Six Nations briefing: All you need to know this weekend - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's on Sunday, February 26, and it's at Twickenham. England are going for their 17th consecutive win that, if successful, would move them one behind New Zealand's record.
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SpaceX makes good on space station delivery a little late

St. Augustine Record - ‎7 hours ago‎
NASA TV SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship is captured by astronauts at the International Space Station on Thursday, a day after a GPS problem prevented the capsule from coming too close.
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Goal! Bees can learn ball skills from watching each other, study finds

The Guardian - ‎19 hours ago‎
Bumblebees can learn how to manoeuvre a ball just by watching others carry out the task, researchers have discovered in the latest study to shed light on the insects' surprising talents.
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If ghosts were real, Brian Cox claims CERN would have found them by now - ‎2 hours ago‎
There are countless conspiracy theories surrounding ghosts and paranormal activity, and while it shouldn't need explaining to anyone who has a scientific mind, Brian Cox has stressed why such apparitions are "inconceivable.
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This video shows the incredible changes a woman's body goes through during pregnancy

Cosmopolitan UK - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Aside from the appearance of a larger belly, have you ever wondered what happens when a woman's body makes room for a baby during pregnancy?
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Fasting diet 'regenerates diabetic pancreas'

BBC News - ‎13 hours ago‎
The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet, say US researchers. Restoring the function of the organ - which helps control blood sugar levels - reversed symptoms of diabetes in animal experiments.
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Straight women have fewest orgasms

BBC News - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Heterosexual women have fewer orgasms than men or lesbian or bisexual women, research shows. The findings came from a study of 52,600 people in the US, exploring the "orgasm gap" between the genders and different sexual orientations.
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Five-a-day of fruit and veg is good, but '10 is better'

NHS Choices - ‎21 hours ago‎
"Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg to cut risk of early death," The Guardian reports. A major review found people who regularly ate 800g of fruit and veg a day - 10 portions - had a significantly lower risk of chronic diseases, such ...
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