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Anjem Choudary: Radical preacher released from prison

Image copyright PAImage caption Anjem Choudary pictured outside a bail hostel after his release Radical preacher Anjem Choudary, jailed for inviting support for the Islamic State group, has been released. The cleric was sentenced in 2016 to five and a half years in prison. He led an extremist network linked to violent jihadists, including one […]

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Theresa May: Brexit deal possible with intensive work

Image copyright AFP/Getty “Intensive” work is needed to overcome differences on the Irish border and reach a Brexit deal, Theresa May says. Speaking in Brussels, where she hopes to convince her counterparts to back her plan, the UK prime minister said “considerable progress” had been made in recent weeks. She is holding meetings with key […]

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Paddington station: Evening rush hour disruption expected

Image copyright PAImage caption Great Western Railway said “disruption will last for most of today [at the] very least” Rail passengers face disruption during the evening rush hour amid ongoing delays caused by damaged power cables. There have been delays and cancellations to key routes in and out of London Paddington station throughout Wednesday. Network […]

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Cancer lie husband ‘stole years of my life’

Image copyright Leicester MercuryImage caption David Carroll was handed a 26-week suspended prison sentence for fraud by false representation A woman whose husband pretended to have cancer has said his years of lying “stole so much of my life”. Lucy Witchard, of Leicester, said David Carroll, 35, told her he had leukaemia when they met […]