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Trump and China: Trump to meet Xi at G20 - is Iran on the agenda? Will China back Iran?
DONALD TRUMP will meet China’s leader Xi Jinping on Saturday at the G20 summit in a bid to resume US-China trade negotiations - but will Iran be on the agenda and will China back Iran if a war erupts?
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Speaker Bercow cuts off SNP Ian Blackford as Commons descends into chaos – 'what is this?'
HOUSE SPEAKER John Bercow cut off SNP MP Ian Blackford during his furious rant at Theresa May, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt during PMQs.
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'Do or die' Brexit could destroy government, warns PM hopeful Hunt

LONDON (Reuters) - Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt took aim at rival Boris Johnson’s “do or die” pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 no matter what, saying the frontrunner to become prime minister could destroy Brexit and the government.

The race to

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Cheapest destinations for Scots to fly to over summer

If you're in need of some summer sun to banish to the Scottish weather , then look no further.

A family holiday abroad during the summer doesn't need to break the bank, as TravelSupermarket has unveiled the cheapest destinations for Scots to fly to.

From Corfu,

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Watch dopey burglars armed with crowbars get caught in broad daylight breaking into home

This is the moment two dopey burglars were caught on crystal-clear CCTV breaking into a house in broad daylight.

The oblivious crooks can be seen starring straight down the camera as they forced their way into a property armed with crowbars on June 16.

In the footage, the pair

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BREXIT POLL: Who should be the next PM’s Brexit Secretary? Vote in our Express.co.uk poll
BREXIT has dominated the Tory leadership contest with the next Prime Minister under pressure to deliver on the vote of the people.
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Avengers Endgame Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD, digital release dates and special features REVEALED
AVENGERS ENDGAME home release dates for Blu-ray, digital download and 4K UHD have been revealed, alongside special features.
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Jeremy Hunt savages EU and Barnier for treating UK like 'dirt' in Brexit negotiations
FOREIGN SECRETARY Jeremy Hunt took a shocking swipe at the European Union claiming the bloc has treated the UK like “dirt” in Brexit negotiations.
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Ken Clarke forced to backtrack on bold no deal Brexit claim – ‘EU have agreed'
FATHER of the House of Commons Ken Clarke was forced to backtrack on his claim that no deal couldn’t happen after a Sky’s Adam Boulton made one simple point.
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Hunt takes aim at PM rival Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit pledge

LONDON (Reuters) - Jeremy Hunt took aim at Boris Johnson’s “do or die” pledge to take Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, saying his rival in the race to become prime minister could destroy the Conservative government and stop Brexit from happening.

Trailing

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Glastonbury 2019 weather: Revellers arrive as festival set to be hottest EVER
GLASTONBURY has opened its gates for the 200,000 people set to descend this weekend for the UK’s biggest music festival. And the weather looks sure to be a scorcher.
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'Fed up' Emmanuel Macron could force no deal by telling UK to 'p*** off' on October 31
EMMANUEL MACRON may tell Britain to "p*** off" and leave the Brussels bloc without a Brexit agreement if no progress has been made before the scheduled exit date at the end of October, Alan Sked has claimed.
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PMQs LIVE: 'He NEVER backs Britain!' May SLAPS DOWN Corbyn for backing IRA & Iran over UK
THERESA MAY has torn into Jeremy Corbyn for “sympathising” with the IRA after he attacked the her over the UK’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
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Fears grow for missing woman, 22, not seen for 72 hours – police 'seriously concerned'
FEARS are growing for a missing woman who has not been seen since Sunday after vanishing on the Isle of Wight – with police saying they are now "seriously concerned".
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Johnson's 'do or die' Brexit pledge risks election, no EU exit - Hunt

LONDON (Reuters) - The promise by Boris Johnson, frontrunner to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, that Britain will be out of the EU on Oct. 31 with or without an exit deal risks prompting an election and no Brexit all, his rival Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday.

“If we do it in

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EU moves to end car-testing 'confidentiality clause'

The EU's vehicle pollution testers will now have an increased budget next year to spend on renting cars - ending arm-twisting by carmakers, which could demand confidentiality deals in exchange for making a car available for testing by the EU.

The budget move comes after EUobserver revealed

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World War 3: Why Russia's statement in Havana mirrors Cuban Missile Crisis
VLADIMIR PUTIN appears to have stepped up Russia's position in the Caribbean and Moscow's move to send a warship to Cuba's Havana Harbour shares eery similarities to the early days of the Cuban Missile Crisis. 
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Raab delivers brutal swipe at Hunt over 'fake' Brexit deadline - 'How long does he want?'
DOMINIC RAAB ridiculed Tory leadership contender Jeremy Hunt’s assertion that the October 31 date for leaving the EU was a “fake deadline” by asking just how much longer he would like.
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'Hell is coming' 44c heatwave to hit Europe with hottest temp since scorcher killed 70,000
A HEATWAVE with soaring temperatures of up 44c is expected to sweep across Europe – with some forecasters describing it as “hell”.
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SpaceX Falcon Heavy core crash: Spacecraft barely survives 'most difficult launch ever'
SPACEX Falcon Heavy’s centre core has exploded after the spaceship crashed into the Atlantic Ocean, Elon Musk has announced.
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Tory leadership LIVE: Rory Stewart threatens to block no deal Brexit in warning to Boris
RORY Stewart has threatened to block a no deal Brexit in a warning to Boris Johnson as he goes head to head with Jeremy Hunt in the final stages of the Tory leadership battle.
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Man survived month in cave of brown bear planning to eat him by drinking own wee
A LUCKY man who was rescued after surviving a month in the den of a brown bear drank his own urine to survive.
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Jenna Coleman: Victoria star flashes bra in see-through jumpsuit at Serpentine Galleries
JENNA COLEMAN, who plays Queen Victoria in the ITV show of the same name, attended the 2019 Serpentine summer party last night in a head-turning look.
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Britain’s shame: Hundreds of armed forces veterans left homeless and living on our streets
HUNDREDS of British soldiers are being forced to live on the streets they risked their lives for.
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Tragic Brit hairdresser, 23, died on Lanzarote holiday with boyfriend
TRIBUTES have flooded in for a British hairdresser who died while on holiday in Lanzarote.
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BBC host Simon McCoy takes shocking anti-Brexit swipe at Boris Johnson live on-air
BBC NEWS presenter Simon McCoy delivered a shocking anti-Brexit swipe at Boris Johnson just seconds after airing a clip of the former foreign secretary in an interview.
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Stewart backing Hunt in race to be next PM

LONDON (Reuters) - Rory Stewart, Britain’s aid minister and a former candidate to be the next prime minister, said he would now support Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt over favourite Boris Johnson in the race to succeed Theresa May.

“I’m not a supporter of Boris and I

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Prince Charles vast personal wealth and how he gets it revealed in astonishing new figures
CHARLES, The Prince of Wales’s wealth has increased at an astonishing level, with the value of his land portfolio, property and investment making gains of £33million in 2018-2019.
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Justin Trudeau attacked for using single-use plastic forks after attempting to ban them
JUSTIN TRUDEAU has been savaged after a picture has emerged of him with single-use plastic forks.
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Dog the Bounty Hunter's wife 'not expected to recover' after being put in coma

The wife of TV star Dog the Bounty Hunter is "not expected to recover" from a medically-induced coma amid her fight with lung cancer .

US entertainment publication TMZ reports that 'not a lot can be done' for Beth Chapman, 51, who was rushed to hospital in Hawaii on

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Woman who lied she was raped by black cab driver weeps as she is found guilty

A woman is facing jail for falsely claiming she had been raped by a taxi driver after a drunken night out.

Laura Hood, 27, lied that her cab driver had stopped his car at the side of the road and sexually assaulted her in the back seat while he was giving her a lift home.

Detectives

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Girl, 11, memorised periodic table in 40 minutes and is smarter than Einstein

An 11-year-old is officially brighter than science genius Albert Einstein after scoring the highest possible mark in the Mensa IQ test.

Anushka Dixit scored the maximum 162 points, meaning she is well above the ‘genius’ score of 140 and two points higher than Stephen Hawking.

Her

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Sainsbury’s is selling Christmas biscuits six months early

Sainsbury’s is trying to shift Christmas products in June.

Tim Stone was shocked when he came across a box of seasonal Family Circle biscuits while shopping in Bristol.

He tweeted out the image of the package because he could not work out if Sainsbury’s was being really keen or

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Heartbroken family filmed screaming as two Staffies maul pet cat to death on drive

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A family has been left heartbroken after they watched in horror as two dogs savagely mauled their cat to death in a harrowing attack captured on

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Pub branded ‘unfair’ over strict policy banning children from wandering around

A publican has been slammed as ‘ridiculous’ and ‘unfair’ for insisting children stay at their tables at all times and do not ‘roam free’ in his pub.

The controversial new rules ban children from ‘free roaming, running, scootering or climbing’ in the watering hole.

But

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Family leave court as video of dad being killed in ‘frenzied’ stab attack is played

The wife of a man stabbed to death on a train wiped away tears as a jury watched footage of the horrific attack.

Lee Pomeroy, 51, was knifed 18 times in front of his 14-year-old son by Darren Pencille on a London bound train from Guildford in Surrey on January 4.

Pencille, 35, denies

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PS5 vs Xbox Scarlett specs update: Sony dealt blow in next-gen battle with Microsoft
PLAYSTATION 5 and Xbox Scarlett are to do battle in 2020, but which console is the most powerful?
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Europe hot weather: What is causing the Saharan bubble - how long will it last?
EUROPE is bracing for “hellish” hot weather from Wednesday, with an intense heatwave dubbed the Saharan Bubble set to hit a huge swathe of the continent.
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GPs vote to stop charging overseas NHS patients - and call it racist
DOCTORS have voted to stop billing overseas patients for NHS treatments - but those who oppose the move argue opening the NHS free to foreigners is a stretch on already cash-strapped resources.
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This sign reveals Sarah Ferguson and Andrew are very compatible - could they reunite?
SARAH FERGUSON and Prince Andrew, both 59, were married for ten years before separating in 1996. Although they split, the couple appear to have stayed close friends and an expert has revealed their shared sense of humour and love of life could be binding them together.
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Prince Charles spends this whopping amount on royal travel - eye-watering costs revealed
PRINCE CHARLES, 70, undertakes a number of trips abroad as a key member Royal Family. The Prince of Wales’ eye-watering travel costs with wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall have now been revealed in a new report.
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Brussels REFUSES Brexit renegotiation – even if no deal plunges Ireland into chaos
BRUSSELS today insisted it will never renegotiate Theresa May’s hated Brexit deal – even if it inflicts a no deal disaster on Ireland.
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Meghan Markle: Is mum Doria back in LA? When will she return to the UK to see baby Archie?
MEGHAN MARKLE’s mother Doria Ragland lives in Los Angeles and flew out to the UK to be with her daughter for the birth of royal baby Archie. But is Doria now back in the UK? When will she come back to the UK to see her grandson?
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Weight loss: Fitness expert reveals diet plan behind her amazing transformation
WEIGHT LOSS is tricky, but this fitness expert has revealed the diet plan that helped her transform her body. Instagram fitness guru Katie Dunlop dishes her tips to fans on the platform.
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No deal Brexit: What you need to know about no deal Brexit - What does it mean?
WHILE the Conservative Party decides on a new Prime Minister, Brexit and how to resolve the deadlock has become secondary news. But a no deal is still very much a possibility - so what does this mean?
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Sarah Ferguson jokes at her popularity compared to Kate and Meghan - what did she say?
SARAH, DUCHESS OF YORK has made a wry quip about her popularity comparing herself to younger royals Meghan Markle and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge - but what did she say exactly?
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Emmerdale cast: Who plays Laurel Thomas? How old is she?
EMMERDALE favourite Laurel Thomas currently finds herself in a secret romance with Jai Sharma on the ITV soap. This has left Emmerdale viewers keen to know more about the actress who plays Laurel, Charlotte Bellamy.
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Kate removes diamonds from Princess Diana’s iconic earrings gifted by Prince William
KATE, the Duchess of Cambridge, has removed diamonds from a pair of Princess Diana’s famous sapphire earrings - which the princess left for her sons Harry and William after she died.
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Latest news from Great Britain
today 16:11 Iran's communists call on progressives to unite against another ‘horrific Middle East war’
today 16:11 BA pilots and London Underground workers begin balloting for strike action
today 16:11 Formula One Lewis Hamilton warns Liberty against dropping British Grand Prix
today 16:11 Image of drowned father and daughter sparks outrage at US immigration policies
today 16:11 Thousands demand Parliament outlaws practices that cause global warming
today 15:59 Prince William says 'fine by me' if George, Charlotte or Louis came out as gay
today 15:59 Plane with three wings that doesn’t need airports to launch in UK skies in six years
today 15:59 Tinder stalker stabbed ex 75 times after disturbing obsessive relationship
today 15:59 Horror moment bikers open fire on three men with semi-automatic gun outside chip shop
today 15:59 Massive tiger shark shreds metal BBQ off boat in nerve-racking video
today 15:59 Webcam girl strangled self to death after perv requested sick sex act and watched her die
today 15:59 Train ‘knifeman’ text girlfriend ‘I’m going to kill this man before stabbing dad to death’
today 15:59 Boy named Google wins the ‘weirdest baby name ever’ prize
today 15:59 ‘Elder goth’ woman, 57, shows off extreme pentagram chest tattoo
today 15:44 'Do or die' Brexit could destroy government, warns PM hopeful Hunt
today 15:32 How do you dance to the music of Thom Yorke?
today 15:32 Strong equity markets and stable dividends
today 15:32 SMEs shun cloud computing
today 15:29 Plan to make Kilmarnock primary pupils cross one of town's busiest roads is scrapped
today 15:29 Superstar Renton dancer picked to represent Scotland in global competition
today 15:29 Girl glassed in face in Ayr pub after inflatable alien brushed against reveller
today 15:29 Two men arrested after death of man in Aberdeenshire
today 15:29 Cheapest destinations for Scots to fly to over summer
today 15:29 Watch dopey burglars armed with crowbars get caught in broad daylight breaking into home
today 15:29 More Hull secondary school places will be available under £19m plans
today 15:23 Ex-soldier who served with Prince Harry ‘strangled’ in street as 20 witnesses do nothing
today 15:23 Brilliant moment Mark Francois forces trade expert to admit no deal Brexit plan 'correct'
today 15:23 Wildfires will kill 'tens of thousands' of Americans due to dangerous new phenomenon
today 15:23 Queen Letizia of Spain looks chic as she recycles designer turquoise dress in Madrid
today 15:23 Love Island first look: Lucie Donlan’s plan to steal Tommy Fury revealed?
today 15:23 Boris Johnson’s Brexit plan ‘puts UK in a straitjacket’ rages ex-civil service boss
today 15:23 Spain weather forecast: ‘Saharan bubble’ bakes Europe sending temperatures to 44C
today 15:23 Kate Wright Instagram: Rio Ferdinand’s bride-to-be shows off incredible bikini body on hen
today 15:23 Brexit bombshell: Shocking reason Labour went from being eurosceptic to pro-EU revealed
today 15:23 Kate Middleton latest: Duchess of Cambridge shows off photographic skills
today 15:23 Coronation Street cast: Jack P Shepherd cuts ties with ex after moving in with girlfriend
today 15:23 Prince William asked what he’d do if kids were gay ‘Kate and I have done a lot of talking'
today 15:23 BREXIT POLL: Who should be the next PM’s Brexit Secretary? Vote in our Express.co.uk poll
today 15:23 Avengers Endgame Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD, digital release dates and special features REVEALED
today 15:08 Strikes to hit 38 hospitals as pay talks founder
today 15:08 Court postpones hearing on freeing Lula
today 15:08 900 job losses at big Burton employer
today 15:08 North-east passport firm to sack over 170 workers
today 15:08 RMT Conference ’19 Young members pledge to improve apprentice efforts
today 15:08 Private tenants living in hazardous homes, charity warns
today 15:08 RMT Conference ’19 Terminally ill workers need more ‘peace of mind’
today 15:08 First Minister to sign new charter for young workers
today 14:56 Man accused of butchering girlfriend's 24-year-old Tinder date slits own throat in court
today 14:56 Will China be first to visit $700 quintillion asteroid that could 'sink' world’s economy?
today 14:56 Trump suggests Ronaldo deserves more pay than women footballers: 'He draws in thousands'
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Nearly 60% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have yet to begin using cloud computing services (where software and other technology is accessed online rather than installed on company premises), according to research by financial-services group Close Brothers. One problem is a

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Meanwhile, the case of Zaghari-Ratcliffe is going to run and run. 
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According to new survey data, the gap between liberal and conservative American attitudes towards the news industry has never been wider.
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The Financial Conduct Authority lacks the power to police small-business lending

The results of the Financial Conduct Authority’s investigation into the treatment of small businesses by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) have sparked widespread anger. But while there is fury over the City

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The Conservative front-runner’s ascent reflects the unseriousness of our politics and the enduring dominance of British public life by those educated at elite private schools. 
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Centralised state intervention, planning and ownership could be the only way to achieve the rapid reduction in carbon emissions we need.
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At a hustings co-hosted by the New Statesman, Jo Swinson and Ed Davey made their pitches to a resurgent party.
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