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Theresa May assures Cyprus leader of support in ending partition

Theresa May has told the president of Cyprus that Britain will do everything it can to help end the partition of the island nation.

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Jeremy Corbyn refuses to say if he will force his MPs to back Brexit

Labour faced accusations that it was being "cannibalised" by Ukip and the Liberal Democrats, as Jeremy Corbyn again refused to say whether he will force his MPs to back Brexit.

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Being first to hold talks with Trump 'biggest statement' about women, says PM

Being the first world leader to hold talks with Donald Trump in the Oval Office is the "biggest statement" she can make about the global role of women, Theresa May has said.

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Climate change deniers will 'test our world to destruction', Charles warns

The Prince of Wales has warned climate change deniers they will "test our world to destruction" unless action is taken to cut pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Corbyn refuses to say if he would deploy troops to defend ally invaded by Russia

Jeremy Corbyn has refused to say whether he would deploy British troops to defend a Nato ally invaded by Russia.

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PM faces calls to disclose what she knew about failed Trident test

Prime Minister Theresa May is facing calls to come clean over a failed test of the Trident nuclear deterrent, amid claims the Government acted like North Korea in covering up the news.

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Industrial strategy 'shaping new future for UK as a global Britain' says PM

Prime Minister Theresa May has said the Government's flagship new industrial strategy will be about "shaping a new future for the UK as a global Britain" after Brexit.

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Calls for vigilance after police officer injured in 'despicable' shooting

A police officer has been shot in the arm in north Belfast, police said.

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John McDonnell denies Labour is preparing to lose crunch by-elections

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has denied Labour is preparing to lose a pair of crunch by-elections next month, but insisted the results cannot be judged on past performance.

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Police investigating spate of 'hate' incidents targeting Jews in north London

Anti-Semitic "attacks" are being probed by police after a spate of incidents in just a few days.

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Former Manchester City ball boy battling cancer dies days after appeal launch

A former Manchester City ball boy battling a rare form of cancer has died just days after a fundraising appeal for life-saving treatment was launched.

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Man, 77, has life savings stolen after 'abhorrent' attack by gang of men

A vulnerable pensioner was hit over the head with his coal shovel before having his life savings stolen by a gang of men, police said.

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Charity worker imprisoned in Iran loses appeal against her sentence

A British-Iranian woman imprisoned in Tehran has had an appeal against her sentence rejected - as two new accusations come to light.

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New cars 'face four-year MOT exemption'

New cars could be allowed to stay on Britain's roads without an MOT for four years, the Government has proposed.

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Disgraced ex-Co-operative Bank boss Paul Flowers 'still battles with addiction'

Disgraced former Co-operative Bank boss Paul Flowers claimed he still battles with addiction following a drugs sting which prompted his removal from the list of Methodist Church ministers.

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Mother and son kept apart for six months to be reunited

A mother and son kept apart for more than six months should be reunited, a judge overseeing a record-breaking dispute in the specialist Court of Protection has decided.

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Lotto set for £5.5m midweek jackpot as top prize rolls over

There will be an estimated £5.5 million jackpot in Wednesday's National Lottery draw after nobody scooped Saturday's top prize.

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Freezing fog warning as cold temperatures tipped to continue

S ub-zero temperatures and freezing fog will grip parts of the country as the cold weather continues into next week.

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MPs attack Theresa May's 'extreme Brexit' blueprint

Dozens of Labour MPs have written to Theresa May condemning her plan to potentially put Britain through the hardest possible Brexit by threatening to leave the European Union with no trade deal.

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Government ignores pleas to scrap tax credit 'rape clause'

Women who have a third child as a result of rape will have to demonstrate their circumstances to health and social care workers or specialist charities to avoid losing money through tax credit restrictions, the Government has confirmed.

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