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Mark Field suspended as minister after grabbing activist

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGreenpeace activist says Mark Field actions ‘over the top’ Mark Field has been suspended as a Foreign Office minister after grabbing a female Greenpeace activist at a black-tie City dinner. The MP has apologised for confronting Janet Barker and marching her away as protesters interrupted a speech […]

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UK winner claims £123m EuroMillions prize

Image copyright Martynasfoto/Getty A UK ticketholder has come forward to claim a £123m EuroMillions prize, the third biggest amount ever to be won. Camelot said it had received a claim for the £123,458,008 jackpot, which was won by a single ticket in the draw on 11 June. The operator had previously appealed for the winner […]

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Tory leadership: Sajid Javid knocked out of contest

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt and Michael Gove are voted through to the final round of the Tory leadership race Sajid Javid has been knocked out of the Tory leadership race, leaving three contenders vying for the job and to be the next prime minister. The home secretary […]

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Inside the Warwick University rape chat scandal

Warning: This story contains content that readers may find distressing Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“It was as if I was going to be impressed by how vulgar it was” “Rape the whole flat to teach them a lesson,” one message read. “Oh god. I would hate to be in the firing […]

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Pacer trains ‘could be used as village halls’

Image copyright Richard WoodwardImage caption Pacer trains are to be removed by the end of 2019 Pacer trains could be used as villages halls or cafes when they are taken out of service, the government has said. A call for ideas for using the 30-year-old carriages as public spaces is to be launched. The trains […]

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Gavin & Stacey: Why we fell in love with Barry Island

By Emma Saunders Entertainment reporter Image caption The Barry and Essex gangs – back together for another Christmas It’s been nearly 10 years since we last said adieu to Gavin and Stacey (and Nessa and Smithy, of course). But fans have never given up hope of another reunion and they’ve now been rewarded with the […]