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Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption The British nationals were travelling to the holy city of Medina on an Umrah pilgrimage Four British people have died and 12 others have been hurt in a coach crash in Saudi Arabia, a travel firm says. Those killed were from Blackburn and Preston, in Lancashire, travelling from Mecca on […]

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London Marathon 2018 is hottest on record

Image copyright Getty Images This year’s London Marathon is officially the hottest on record. More than 40,000 runners were taking part amid temperatures of 24.1C (75.3F) which have been recorded in St James’s Park, the Met Office said. Runners have been warned it could be even hotter on the course because of the heat absorbed […]

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Marathon: Mo Farah breaks British record

Mo Farah breaks British record time in elite men’s race Britain’s Mo Farah finished third at the London Marathon in a new British record as Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge won the race for a third time. Farah kept pace with the leaders for much of the race but was two minutes and four seconds behind Kipchoge. […]

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Windrush: Corbyn says PM ignored immigration policy warnings

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWindrush scandal: Facing the threat of deportation Jeremy Corbyn has called for an end to the government’s so-called “hostile environment” immigration policy, saying it has “ripped apart” people’s lives. The Labour leader said the Windrush generation and their families had been treated as “second-class citizens”. The opposition […]

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Prince Charles to be next Commonwealth head

Image copyright ReutersImage caption The Queen had given her backing to Prince Charles replacing her as Commonwealth head The Prince of Wales will succeed the Queen as head of the Commonwealth, its leaders have announced. The Queen had said it was her “sincere wish” that Prince Charles would follow her in the role. Leaders of […]

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle begin Commonwealth work

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Harry and Meghan Markle arrive at Commonwealth Youth Forum in London. Meghan Markle has been hailed “a great champion and ambassador for women” as she visited the Commonwealth Youth Forum alongside Prince Harry. The couple, who will marry in Windsor on 19 May, met about 40 […]