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Royal U-turn: How Queen welcomed Mrs Simpson back into Royal Family
QUEEN ELIZABETH II brought an end to the 30-year exile of Edward VIII and Mrs Simpson, when she invited the Duke and Duchess of Windsor to a royal ceremony in 1967, a documentary reveals.
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Cambridge Uni students strip down to underwear to wrestle after all-night party
CAMBRIDGE University students celebrated the end of their exams in the wildest way possible with a raucous party in a public park.
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Frontex transparency dispute goes to EU court

The EU's border and coast guard agency, Frontex, is about to have another day in court.

On 2 July, the general court of the European Union in Luxembourg will be holding a public hearing after the Warsaw-based Frontex turned down an access to documents request submitted by a pair of

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BBC protest: Furious over-75s to picket Beeb offices as licence backlash grows
FURIOUS pensioners are planning to march on their local BBC headquarters as part of a nationwide demonstration against the corporation’s decision to axe free TV licences for the over-75s.
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BREAKING: Tsunami alert as massive 6.9 magnitude earthquake hits Japan
A MASSIVE 6.9 magnitude earthquake has struck Japan sparking fears of a tsunami.
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Commission goes easy on scant national climate plans

EU member states must do a lot more to achieve their common climate and energy promises for 2030, analyses of national domestic plans by the European Commission revealed on Tuesday (18 June).

The commission published country-by-country recommendations on how to improve the 28 draft

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Cancer: Have you noticed this happen to your speech? One common sign of a brain tumour
CANCER: Brain tumours affect people of any age, including children, although they tend to be more common in older adults. Survival rates will depend on a range of factors, such as age and the part of the brain affected. Have you noticed this early warning sign?
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Trump warning to EU: President ‘serious’ about car tariffs that would shock Germany
PRESIDENT Donald Trump is giving “very serious thought” to slapping tariffs on European cars in what would send shockwaves through Germany’s lucrative automobile industry.
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Johnson gets new boost in race to become prime minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain’s prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis.

Hours before the six contenders were due to be whittled down by the

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Tory crisis: Nearly half of Conservatives happy to have Nigel Farage as leader, shock poll
NEARLY half of Conservative Party voters would be happy to see Nigel Farage become the new party leader, according to the results of a new YouGov poll.
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Revealed: The man who 'accused Edward Heath of treason for taking Britain into EU'
ALEX BURGESS handed evidence to police in Oxford in an outrageous bid to prove former Prime Minister Edward Heath – the man responsible for taking Britain into the EEC – committed treason and sedition, unearthed reports reveal.
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Brexit nightmare for Brussels: EU set up for no deal humiliation with this UK demand
A HUGE Brexit row is set to explode over a British effort to guarantee citizens’ rights in the event of a no deal divorce.
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Brexit block: Outrage at Tom Watson’s plan to sabotage EU exit
LABOUR'S Eurosceptic MPs were "fuming" last night after deputy leader Tom Watson called for the party to sabotage Brexit. Mr Watson ramped up his demands for a second referendum and said Labour should support remaining in the EU.
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Turkey vs USA: US fires warning at Turkey as Erdogan pushes ahead with Russia missile plan
TURKEY could be subject to economic warfare with the US as Washington looks to punish President Erdogan for his missile purchase from Russia.
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BBC BIAS: Gary Lineker and Newsnight's Emily Maitlis reported over anti-Brexit tweets
BBC’s Gary Lineker has come under fire over his pro-Remain tweets and has received numerous complaints for allegedly spreading anti-Brexit propaganda.
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Bookies slash odds on England hosting 2022 World Cup after Platini arrest
BOOKIES have slashed their odds on Qatar being stripped of the 2022 World Cup and it being hosted by England instead after Michel Platini was today arrested over the awarding of the tournament.
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Johnson gets further boost in race to become British prime minister

LONDON (Reuters) - Boris Johnson got a further boost in his campaign to become Britain’s prime minister on Tuesday when a second former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis.

Hours before the six contenders to replace Theresa May were due to be

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High blood pressure warning: The severe sign in your eyes you shouldn’t ignore
HIGH blood pressure is caused by narrowing blood vessels making the heart work harder to pump through the vessels. This increased workload causes a spike in bp readings, placing a strain on vital organs - and there is a sign in the eyes that could indicate someone has high blood pressure.
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Tory leadership LIVE: Michael Gove in desperate plea as Rory Stewart surges ahead
MICHAEL Gove has made a desperate plea to Tory voters as his leadership rival Rory Stewart’s campaign for the race for No 10 gathers pace.
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BREAKING: Michel Platini arrested over 2022 Qatar World Cup probe
EX-UEFA President Michel Platini has been arrested in connection with a probe into corruption over the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, according to reports in France.
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UK weather forecast: Thunderstorms and flash floods spark travel chaos across nation
THUNDERSTORMS will hit the UK by Wednesday of this week bringing travel chaos and torrential downpours, “leading to flash flooding, frequent lightning and hail”.
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Macron and Mogherini decline to back US accusation on Iran

France has urged Iran to step back from threats on nuclear proliferation, but declined to back US claims Iran recently attacked two oil tankers.

Most EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg echoed the French leader, but the UK endorsed the US accusation, which Iran denies.

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China slaughter exposed in tribunal claims as 'substantial' number killed for human organs
CHINA is killing prisoners in order to harvest their organs "on a substantial scale", an independent international tribunal has concluded.
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Samsung 4K TV warning - The crucial hidden tip every owner needs to know
SAMSUNG TV owners should make sure their televisions are fully up to date to avoid serious security threats - here’s how to check your model.
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BREAKING: Major house fire in Cornwall – one dead
A HUGE house fire in Redruth, Cornwall, has killed one person, it has been confirmed today.
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P30 Pro faces toughest challenge yet as Huawei reveals more devastating news
THE P30 Pro looks to be facing its toughest challenge yet as Huawei has revealed more devastating news about the popular smartphone brand.
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James Bond 25 ‘is DOOMED’ – ‘Crew in set MUTINY after director HOURS late due to gaming’
JAMES BOND 25 has allegedly seen a set mutiny after director Cary Fukunaga was hours late for filming due to gaming.
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Hammond 'prepared to resign' over May's spending plans - ITV, citing PA

(Reuters) - British finance minister Philip Hammond is “prepared to resign” over Prime Minister Theresa May’s legacy spending plans, ITV said on Tuesday, citing the Press Association.

Senior government sources told the Press Association that tension between officials at

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BREAKING: At least 1,000 US troops heading to Middle East in major show of force to Iran
AROUND 1,000 extra US troops are being deployed the Middle East as tensions between the United States and Iran continue to grow
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Nigel Farage hits Boris Johnson with Brexit delay warning - 'It makes it very easy!'
NIGEL FARAGE revealed exactly what he and other Brexiteers would do if Boris Johnson failed to keep his promise to get the UK out of the EU by October 31.
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Daily News
Nigel Farage's milkshake attacker told to pay him compensation

LONDON (Reuters) - A man who threw a milkshake over Nigel Farage, the leader of Britain’s Brexit Party, has been ordered to pay him compensation to cover his suit-cleaning bill after pleading guilty to common assault and criminal damage.

Paul Crowther, 32, threw the milkshake over

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Poll: Most Tory members would accept break-up of the UK as price of Brexit

Tory Party members would rather the country broke up and their own party destroyed than stay in the European Union

Tory members would be prepared to sacrifice the United Kingdom, the health of the economy and even the future of their own party for Brexit, a striking poll has

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Poll: Most Tory members would accept break-up of the UK as price of Brexit

Tory Party members would rather the country broke up and their own party destroyed than stay in the European Union

Tory members would be prepared to sacrifice the United Kingdom, the health of the economy and even the future of their own party for Brexit, a striking poll has

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The former Hull City player who's paid more than Wayne Rooney in Major League Soccer

Two ex-Tigers feature prominently in the list of all the players' wages in Major League Soccer

With his two goals in 30 appearances for Hull City , it’s safe to say Jozy Altidore didn’t write his name into the history books as a prolific player for the Tigers.

The 29-year-old

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The former Hull City player who's paid more than Wayne Rooney in Major League Soccer

Two ex-Tigers feature prominently in the list of all the players' wages in Major League Soccer

With his two goals in 30 appearances for Hull City , it’s safe to say Jozy Altidore didn’t write his name into the history books as a prolific player for the Tigers.

The 29-year-old

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Man banned from keeping animals after failing to look after his dogs

Results from Hull Magistrates' Court

Craig Coggin, 50, of Perran Close, Bransholme, was fined £60, and was banned from keeping animals for five years, for failing to provide a suitable environment for two dogs, including a greyhound-type dog called Kez. He must pay £200 costs and an £85

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Man banned from keeping animals after failing to look after his dogs

Results from Hull Magistrates' Court

Craig Coggin, 50, of Perran Close, Bransholme, was fined £60, and was banned from keeping animals for five years, for failing to provide a suitable environment for two dogs, including a greyhound-type dog called Kez. He must pay £200 costs and an £85

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Aldi's own-brand fabric conditioner has mums in a spin - because it cleans up around the house

Social media post praising discounter's product goes viral

Mums are in a spin over a discounter supermarket's own brand fabric conditioner - because it cleans up on most other things.

A social media post singing the praises of Aldi's own-brand fabric conditioner went viral

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'I started out as an admin assistant now I'm an engineer'

An engineer at Spencer Group has shared her inspirational story in a bid to encourage others

An engineer at Hull’s Spencer Group hopes her story will encourage more women to consider it as a career.

Hannah Liddle started out at the firm as an administration assistant but has risen

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'I started out as an admin assistant now I'm an engineer'

An engineer at Spencer Group has shared her inspirational story in a bid to encourage others

An engineer at Hull’s Spencer Group hopes her story will encourage more women to consider it as a career.

Hannah Liddle started out at the firm as an administration assistant but has risen

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Travellers return to Massey Street playing fields in Hull

At least eight caravans have been seen on the site

A group of travellers have pitched their caravans and set up camp on a playing field in west Hull.

At least eight caravans have been spotted parked up on the grass at Massey Street playing fields off St George’s Road earlier today,

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What time is the Tory leadership debate on BBC One today – everything you need to know

The Tory leadership race continues as the remaining hopefuls go head to head in a live debate on BBC One.

The candidates will be questioned by members of the public on any topic regarding the prime ministerial role.

This follows a televised discussion among the Tory contestants which

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Carer, 25, denies raping murdered schoolgirl Lucy McHugh, 13

A carer has pleaded not guilty to the rape of 13-year-old Lucy McHugh at the start of her murder trial.

Stephen Nicholson, 25, of no fixed address, is charged with murder of the schoolgirl in July last year which he has previously denied.

At the start of the trial at Winchester Crown

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Girl, 9, gets third degree burns every time she bumps or grazes skin

A nine-year-old with a rare genetic condition suffers third degree burns every time she bumps or grazes her skin.

Phoebe Crowson was born with epidermolysis dystrophic bullosa, which means even the slightest irritation causes three layers of her skin to come off.

The schoolgirl has

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Nobody has come forward to claim last week’s £123,000,000 EuroMillions jackpot

One lucky Brit is sitting on £123 million, but they might not realise they have won the EuroMillions jackpot yet.

Camelot said they are keeping the champagne on ice and have urged players to ‘check, double-check and triple-check’ their tickets.

The ticket holder failed to come

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Kate joins Queen for day at the races as Royal Ascot opens

The Duchess of Cambridge matched the Queen in blue as they waved to crowds on the first day of Royal Ascot.

Kate and her husband Prince William joined other royals for a day at the races as guests of the Queen in the royal box today.

The Cambridges as well as Prince Charles, Camilla

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Judge tells divorcing couple to form truce after spending £1,000,000 on lawyers

A rich British businessman and his wealthy estranged Austrian wife have been urged to agree a truce after they racked up over £1 million in legal fees.

The couple are fighting in the High Court over less than £2 million but have spent a ‘very, very disproportionate’ amount on legal

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UK weather WARNING: People urged not to use TOILETS as hail and heavy rain batter Britain
THE UK will be battered by thunderstorms, hail and heavy rain tonight as residents in some areas are urged to not use toilets, showers or washing machines.
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Latest news from Great Britain
today 16:38 Nigel Farage's milkshake attacker told to pay him compensation
today 16:26 How Boris Johnson became Britain’s most successful stand-up comedian
today 16:23 Poll: Most Tory members would accept break-up of the UK as price of Brexit
today 16:23 Poll: Most Tory members would accept break-up of the UK as price of Brexit
today 16:23 The former Hull City player who's paid more than Wayne Rooney in Major League Soccer
today 16:23 The former Hull City player who's paid more than Wayne Rooney in Major League Soccer
today 16:23 Man banned from keeping animals after failing to look after his dogs
today 16:23 Man banned from keeping animals after failing to look after his dogs
today 16:23 Aldi's own-brand fabric conditioner has mums in a spin - because it cleans up around the house
today 16:23 'I started out as an admin assistant now I'm an engineer'
today 16:23 'I started out as an admin assistant now I'm an engineer'
today 16:23 Travellers return to Massey Street playing fields in Hull
today 16:17 What time is the Tory leadership debate on BBC One today – everything you need to know
today 16:17 Carer, 25, denies raping murdered schoolgirl Lucy McHugh, 13
today 16:17 Girl, 9, gets third degree burns every time she bumps or grazes skin
today 16:17 Nobody has come forward to claim last week’s £123,000,000 EuroMillions jackpot
today 16:17 Kate joins Queen for day at the races as Royal Ascot opens
today 16:17 Judge tells divorcing couple to form truce after spending £1,000,000 on lawyers
today 16:17 UK weather WARNING: People urged not to use TOILETS as hail and heavy rain batter Britain
today 16:17 Royal shock: How Camilla 'persuaded Charles to marry Diana'
today 16:17 Kate stuns in blue as she travels with Camilla in royal carriage procession at Ascot races
today 16:17 Geraint Thomas taken to hospital as Tour de Suisse crash hits Tour de France hopes
today 16:17 Brexit deal is 'BEST POSSIBLE' and new PM CAN'T change terms, EU leader says
today 16:17 Rory Stewart military career: Was Rory Stewart in the army - Was he a spy?
today 16:17 Germany hit with ‘severe recession warning’ as growth forecast slashed again
today 16:17 Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice stand out in colourful hats at Royal Ascot
today 16:17 Sheriff: Delays in Fatal Accident Inquiries pile on the agony for grieving families
today 16:17 NASA Moon Tunes: Space agency wants You to submit song for future Moon missions
today 16:17 Tory leader shock: Stewart to shunt out Javid and Raab in MPs ballot as Rory storms ahead
today 16:17 Smart motorway driving law - The new rules you need to know to avoid a £100 fine
today 16:17 Bercow admits parliament is POWERLESS to stop hard Brexit but blasts Raab threat ‘a joke!'
today 16:17 Love Island first look: Maura Higgins loses it with Elma Pazar in Tom Walker fight
today 16:17 Royal Ascot 2019: ‘Perfect!’ Sophie Countess of Wessex looks gorgeous in floral gown
today 16:17 Venezuela crisis: Maduro regime to on brink of collapse claims US-backed rival Juan Guaido
today 16:17 Rory Stewart on Brexit: Did Rory Stewart vote Leave or Remain - what is his Brexit plan?
today 16:17 Katya Jones speaks out on finishing Strictly Come Dancing to start a family with Neil
today 16:17 Queen forced to wait on her own as Prince William and Kate get distracted at Royal Ascot
today 16:17 Royal Family shock as women all choose blue shades for Royal Ascot 2019
today 16:17 Japan earthquake sparks tsunami warning: Evacuations after 6.8 magnitude quake strikes
today 16:17 Royal U-turn: How Queen welcomed Mrs Simpson back into Royal Family
today 16:02 American Football NFL UK has once again failed when it comes to selling tickets to fans
today 15:50 Mob of 30 youths filmed ‘trying to steal delivery driver’s moped’ on east London street
today 15:50 Michel Platini breaks silence after Qatar World Cup arrest
today 15:50 Cannabis toothpaste invented by dentist who wants to end drug stigma
today 15:50 Millionaire jailed after worker dies building nuclear bunker due to North Korea fears
today 15:50 Mum who had 7 kids taken away by social services is pregnant again with baby number 8
today 15:50 China killing prisoners and harvesting their organs for transplants
today 15:50 BREAKING: British Airways plans to buy hundreds of Boeing 737 jets after horror crashes
today 15:50 Cambridge Uni students strip down to underwear to wrestle after all-night party
today 15:23 A new poll of Conservative members shows they aren't as committed to Brexit as you think
Editorials
On Have I Got News For You, I saw the Conservative frontrunner learn how to joke his way out of trouble. 
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"It’s about letting people know, look, we are just like them.”
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Far from painting Tory activists as irreconcilable, this poll shows how the right campaign could yet defeat Boris Johnson.
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French-Israeli telecoms billionaire Patrick Drahi is to pay $3.7bn for Sotheby’s (NYSE: BID) , the New York-listed auction house through his holding company, BidFair. Investors will get $57 a share, representing a 61% premium on the most recent closing price. That’s a lot of money for an old

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We claim that we are concerned about online privacy yet act as if we couldn’t care less.
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salt slow takes hold of the jittering uncertainty of modern life and picks apart its meaning.
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Candidates need the backing of at least 33 Tory MPs to make it through to the next round.
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As prime minister, the Conservative frontrunner would gradually erode norms with a joke and a smile. 
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Sotheby’s got snapped up yesterday. French-Israeli telecoms billionaire Patrick Drahi is to pay $3.7bn for the New York-listed auction house (NYSE: BID) through his holding company, BidFair. Investors will get $57 a share, representing a 61% premium on the most recent closing price. That’s a

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BBC Radio 4’s annual flagship lecture series refuses to dumb itself down, but could do with a little more vitality. 
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