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Labour-Tory Brexit talks end without deal

Image copyright Reuters/Getty Images Talks between Labour and the government aimed at breaking the Brexit impasse have ended without an agreement. Jeremy Corbyn said the discussions had “gone as far as they can”, blaming what he called the government’s “increasing weakness and instability”. Theresa May said the lack of a “common position” within Labour over […]

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Foreign Office warns against Iran travel for British-Iranians

Image copyright Family handoutImage caption The case of Aras Amiri, who was this week jailed in Iran, is one trigger for the change in travel advice, says BBC diplomatic correspondent James Robbins The Foreign Office has hardened its travel advice for Iran, advising British-Iranian dual nationals not to travel there. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said […]

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Royal baby: Duke and Duchess of Sussex name son Archie

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Harry held their two-day-old son The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have named their newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. Introducing him to the cameras earlier in the day, Meghan said: “He has the sweetest temperament, he’s really calm. He’s been the dream.” As they laughed, Prince […]

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Brexit: Theresa May rejects calls to resign

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAndrea Jenkyns says Theresa May should make way for a new leader The PM has rejected calls for her to quit over her handling of Brexit, saying it is “not an issue about me”. Theresa May was replying to Tory Brexiteer Andrea Jenkyns, who said she had […]

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Joseph McCann: Suspect probed over more attacks

Image copyright Met PoliceImage caption Joseph McCann was wanted over attacks across the country A suspect arrested over the abduction and rape of three women in London is being investigated for other attacks around the country involving nine further victims. Joseph McCann was arrested in Congleton, Cheshire, after two girls, aged 14, were abducted in […]

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Fisons: Victorian factory in Ipswich destroyed by fire

Image copyright Sky Cam EastImage caption No one is thought to have been hurt, but the fire has destroyed the former Fisons fertiliser factory A suspected arson attack at a derelict Victorian fertiliser factory was likened to “a disaster film” scene. Fire crews were called to the Grade II-listed former Fisons warehouse on Paper Mill […]

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Two men dead on farm near Falkirk after wall collapse

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionForensics officers are working at the scene Two men have died and two others were injured after a wall collapsed at a farm between Linlithgow and Falkirk. The incident happened at Myrehead Farm in Whitecross at about 10:10. Local road closures have been put in place while […]