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Boy George NOT moving to Scotland as star insists: “It was a joke”

It’s sad news for Scottish Boy George fans as it’s been revealed the star will not be moving to Scotland after all.

The singer got his Scottish following on Twitter excited after declaring he was moving north of the border, but it was simply a joke reaction to yesterday’s Brexit

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Brexit latest: Will Theresa May survive the vote? How many votes does Theresa May need?
THERESA May faces a vote of no confidence in her government tonight after she faced a huge defeat on her Brexit withdrawal agreement on Tuesday evening. Will she survive the vote tonight?
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Hillsborough: 'Police chief's failings led to 96 deaths' at football match
THE Hillsborough police chief's "extraordinarily bad" failings led to the deaths of 96 "wholly innocent" Liverpool fans, his trial heard yesterday.
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‘NO RENEGOTIATION’ Merkel smashes Brexit hopes and says Article 50 extension is ‘FICTION’
GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she cannot see a renegotiating of Britain's European Union withdrawal agreement and thrown out hopes of extending Article 50.
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BREAKING: Earthquake strikes San Francisco – California shaken by tremors
SAN FRANCISCO has been struck by an earthquake with resident describing tremors.
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Scottish Twitter patter bamboozles Boy George as he vows to move here after Brexit shambles

During yesterday’s Brexit shambles, Boy George was left wondering if the grass would be greener on the north side of the border.

The 80s pop legend was live tweeting his reaction to the parliamentary vote on Theresa May’s latest Brexit deal.

But as she was significantly defeated,

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CERN announces EVER BIGGER Large Hadron Collider in quest to find more 'God particles'
NUCLEAR research institute CERN has unveiled conceptual plans to create a new Large Hadron Collider (LHC) four times the size of the machine currently in use - which would harness the potential to ‘advance many technologies with a broad impact on society’.
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Why you should NEVER try to leave the EU! Tajani mocks UK after PM's Brexit deal fails
EUROPEAN Parliament boss Antonio Tajani has claimed that “leaving the EU causes only negative effects” in a fiery attack on Brexit after Theresa May suffered a humiliating defeat to her withdrawal agreement.
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PMQs LIVE: Cheers as May blasts Corbyn’s muddled Brexit stance ‘You need a mind reader!’
THERESA May is facing the biggest battle of her political lifeline today as she goes up against Jeremy Corbyn in this afternoon’s Prime Minister’s Questions just hours after the Labour leader launched his bid to grapple power from the Tories.
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Search on for Brexit consensus after May's crushing defeat

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday will try to forge consensus in parliament on a Brexit divorce agreement after the crushing defeat of her own deal left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray 10 weeks before it is due to leave.

The day after her

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Rees-Mogg mocks 'sore-headed' Barnier after CRUSHING defeat – 'EU had FANTASTIC deal'
JACOB Rees-Mogg remarked EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier must be feeling a “little sore-headed” and “fretful” today, after Theresa May’s crushing defeat in the vote on her Brexit deal.
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Moment 6ft 5ins man, 51, punches 11-year-old girl in FACE outside shopping centre
THIS is the moment a 51-year-old man punched an 11-year-old girl in the face in an altercation outside a shopping centre.
today 10:59
MPs To Be Offered ‘Knock-Out’ Voting System To Break Logjam On Brexit
Exclusive: Radical proposal to finally get agreement in parliament.
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UK would be BIGGEST LOSER in no-deal Brexit scenario, gloats Macron
EMMANUEL Macron, the French President, has warned the UK would be the ultimate loser if it left the European Union without a deal following Theresa May’s historic defeat last night leaving her fighting for her leadership.
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What is a no confidence motion? How does it work?
Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn tabled a motion of no confidence after the crushing defeat of Theresa May's Brexit deal by MPs. What does this mean?
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BREAKING: All services stopped at London train station after ‘passenger incident’
A LONDON train station has come to a standstill with all services stopped due to two separate incidents.
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May faces confidence vote as Brexit goes down to the line

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced a no confidence vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray just 10 weeks before it is due to leave.

Lawmakers

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'You are meant to be IMPARTIAL!' Rees-Mogg blasts Channel 4 for 'politically charged' term
JACOB Rees-Mogg accused Channel 4 News of using a “politically prejudicial” and “politically charged” term, during an interview last night after Theresa May suffered a crushing defeat in the vote on her Brexit deal.
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No-deal Brexit 'might mean border checks'
There might have to be checks on goods crossing the Irish border in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Republic of Ireland's Transport Minister has said.
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Mia Khalifa bids emotional farewell to West Ham fans after ‘utterly addicting’ experience
RETIRED adult actress Mia Khalifa has bid an emotional farewell to West Ham fans after attending her first ever Hammers game.
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Weather forecast UK: Snow to hit THESE Brit areas today as -15C Big Freeze arrives
PARTS of Britain will be blanketed in snow today as a -15C Big Freeze sweeps across the country.
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PM May faces confidence vote as Brexit goes down to the line

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faced a no confidence vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray just 10 weeks before it is due to leave.

Lawmakers

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Homes evacuated in Kirkcaldy as man found dead next to 'potentially dangerous' substances

Properties have been evacuated after a man was found dead near potentially dangerous substances.

Police Scotland was called to the house on Balfour Street in Kirkcaldy, Fife at around 6.05pm on Tuesday.

The body of a 37-year-old man was discovered next to potentially "volatile

today 08:20
Diabetes type 2 - 20p herb you should eat every day to prevent high blood sugar symptoms
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. One of the best ways to lower your chances of developing high blood sugar symptoms is to eat more of this cheap herb - and you can put it straight on your dinner.
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'How will the UK take this FORWARD?' Barnier expresses FRUSTRATION at UK MPs' Brexit farce
BRUSSELS negotiator Michel Barnier demanded that Theresa May shift her Brexit “red lines” in order for the European Union to offer the Prime Minister an opportunity to renegotiate her deal after it was dramatically defeated in Parliament last night.
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PM May faces confidence vote as Brexit ticks down to the line

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s government faces a no confidence vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left Britain’s exit from the European Union in disarray just 10 weeks before it is due to leave.

British

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OPPORTUNIST Corbyn launches power grab TODAY as Tories BACK May despite Brexit vote defeat
A DESPERATE attempt to wrestle power from Theresa May will take place later today, with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calling a no-confidence vote after the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal slumped to a historic defeat in Parliament.
today 06:08
Brexit: Will the EU help after Theresa May's defeat?
Clearly Europe was fully expecting the defeat of the Brexit deal in parliament on Tuesday night.
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Brexit: Theresa May faces confidence vote after huge defeat
Theresa May's government faces a vote of no confidence later after MPs rejected the PM's Brexit deal.
today 06:05
Brexit vote: Donald Tusk suggests UK should stay in EU
European Council President Donald Tusk has suggested that the UK should stay in the EU, after the prime minister's Brexit deal was rejected in parliament.
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Daily News
Calls For Reform As Wales Is Found To Imprison More People Than Anywhere In Western Europe
Campaigners and academics say the findings are a major cause for concern.
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Shoreham Air Show Crash: 11 People Died Due To 'Pilot Error', Trial Hears
The jury heard how Andrew Hill's survival from the 2015 accident was "miraculous".
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Yep, Another 'Ghostbusters' Film Is In The Works, Helmed By Original Director Ivan Reitman's Son, Jason
The new film will be set in the present day, and is not being considered a "reboot".
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Brit Awards 2019: When Are They, Who's Hosting And Who Will Be Performing?
The biggest night in the British music calendar is not far away at all.
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Jeremy Clarkson Rejects 'Assumption' He And 'The Grand Tour' Co-Stars Are Sexist
He's pledged to donate £10K to charity if anyone finds anything sexist he's "ever uttered on TV".
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Weather warning for ice in UK with snow in some parts
The fall in temperature could spell trouble for motorists and commuters as frost and ice cause road and rail problems.
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Livingston new boy Gregg Wylde hails Lions' team spirit and insists he returns north a better player

Gregg Wylde might only have been a Livingston player for less than a week - but he already knows he's part of a special squad.

The 27-year-old winger penned an 18-month contract with the Premiership side while at the Lions' winter training camp in Portugal and the former Plymouth Argyle

today 13:35
How supermarket loyalty cards can save you £400 a year

Supermarket loyalty cards have become a standard part of the weekly shop.

We scan them religiously every week and after a few months build up enough points to take a a couple of pounds off our bill.

But do supermarket loyalty cards ever save shoppers large amounts of money?

If

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Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp targets one player who can play in two positions

Liverpool are ready to use the January transfer market to broaden Jurgen Klopp's defensive options as he seeks to lead the English club to its first Premier League title. Four points clear of champions Manchester City with 16 matches still to play, Klopp's squad has been hit by a series of

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Rangers training ground blaze - firefighters on the scene

A fire has broken out at Rangers training centre.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service received reports of a blaze at the Hummel Training Centre in Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire, on Wednesday morning.

A number of crews attended the scene at the Auchenhowie complex, formerly known as

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Theresa May accused of being ‘in denial’ over historic Brexit defeat

Theresa May is ‘in denial’ about the scale of her humiliating Brexit defeat last night, Jeremy Corbyn has said.

In a heated start to Prime Minister’s Questions the Labour leader clashed with Mrs May ahead of this evening’s no confidence vote.

Mrs May said she would be

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Pictured: Boy, 2, who vanished down 350ft well four days ago

Rescue workers hunting for a little boy who vanished four days ago have found DNA samples confirming he fell down a 350ft well.

Julen Rosello, 2, disappeared after plunging down the tiny 15-inch wide hole as his family prepared for dinner with friends in Malaga, Spain.

One relative

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What time is the vote of confidence for Theresa May today?

Theresa May faces a vote of confidence later today after her proposed Brexit plan was shot down by her fellow MPs.

The vote of confidence was tabled by Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn shortly after the proposed Brexit plan was rejected.

It will be the second vote of confidence that

today 13:32
James Bond: British TV star is BIG contender to replace Daniel Craig with impressive odds
THE BETTING on who will be the next James Bond includes another notable small-screen star from the UK.
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Kate remembers ancestors on poignant visit to Royal Opera House costume department
KATE, Duchess of Cambridge, reconnected with her roots and Princess Diana during today's official visit to the Royal Opera House in London.
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UK snow WARNING: Beast from the East threatens to return to Britain NEXT WEEK
THE Beast from the East is threatening to make a comeback in Britain next week and unleash “potentially widespread heavy and problematic snow”, the Met Office has warned.
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Donald Trump ‘sexist’ joke about Melania during government shutdown blasted on Twitter
DONALD TRUMP, 72, has been blasted on Twitter for making a ‘sexist’ joke about his wife Melania Trump making food during the government shutdown.
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Latest news from Great Britain
today 13:59 Calls For Reform As Wales Is Found To Imprison More People Than Anywhere In Western Europe
today 13:59 Paul Massey Trial: Mark Fellows and Steven Boyle Found Guilty Murder Of Manchester Mob Kingpins
today 13:59 Shoreham Air Show Crash: 11 People Died Due To 'Pilot Error', Trial Hears
today 13:59 Yep, Another 'Ghostbusters' Film Is In The Works, Helmed By Original Director Ivan Reitman's Son, Jason
today 13:59 Brit Awards 2019: When Are They, Who's Hosting And Who Will Be Performing?
today 13:59 Jeremy Clarkson Rejects 'Assumption' He And 'The Grand Tour' Co-Stars Are Sexist
today 13:47 Weather warning for ice in UK with snow in some parts
today 13:35 Livingston new boy Gregg Wylde hails Lions' team spirit and insists he returns north a better player
today 13:35 How supermarket loyalty cards can save you £400 a year
today 13:35 Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp targets one player who can play in two positions
today 13:35 Rangers training ground blaze - firefighters on the scene
today 13:35 Boy George NOT moving to Scotland as star insists: “It was a joke”
today 13:32 Theresa May accused of being ‘in denial’ over historic Brexit defeat
today 13:32 Pictured: Boy, 2, who vanished down 350ft well four days ago
today 13:32 What time is the vote of confidence for Theresa May today?
today 13:29 James Bond: British TV star is BIG contender to replace Daniel Craig with impressive odds
today 13:29 Kate remembers ancestors on poignant visit to Royal Opera House costume department
today 13:29 UK snow WARNING: Beast from the East threatens to return to Britain NEXT WEEK
today 13:29 Donald Trump ‘sexist’ joke about Melania during government shutdown blasted on Twitter
today 13:29 Brexit WARNING: Mark Carney says markets think EU exit could be DELAYED
today 13:29 ‘Violence breeds violence’ Jersey BANS smacking children – 'reasonable' defence repealed
today 13:29 Brexit NO DEAL: What is WTO rules - what does WTO Brexit mean?
today 13:29 We need to rebuild Britain through local communities, says GRAHAM DUXBURY
today 13:29 Age UK minibus carrying elderly passengers crashes in Sheerness, Kent
today 13:29 Lazy cop-outs sum up modern policing, says ANN WIDDECOMBE
today 13:29 Remainer Soubry sneaks out of Brexit interview – ‘I take it you don’t want me, I’m off!’
today 13:29 Furious Brexiteer takes HUGE swipe at Gina Miller for attempts to DELAY Brexit
today 13:29 'Where's the EU army?' Verhofstadt ATTACKS EU leaders for failure to DELIVER federalism
today 13:29 Brexit vote: What was Europe's reaction to the Brexit vote? How France and Germany reacted
today 13:29 Meghan Markle FAKE pregnancy CLAIMS: Social media claims Duchess
today 13:29 Spider-Man Far From Home: Marvel boss Kevin Feige CONFIRMS set AFTER Avengers Endgame
today 13:29 Barbara Windsor health: Adam Woodyatt opens up on EastEnders co-star
today 13:29 The simple car insurance mistake which could immediately invalidate your premium
today 13:29 Xperia XZ4 update: The news Sony fans have been waiting for REVEALED
today 13:29 Mike Jacobs: Dying dad who fulfilled a 30-year dream to make a hit single
today 13:29 Carol Vorderman: ‘No need to be offensive’ Countdown star hits out amid ‘dated views’ jibe
today 13:29 STAY OUT OF IT! 'Arrogant' Donald Tusk sparks fury after calls to SCRAP Brexit
today 13:29 Verhofstadt tweets EU EGG urging 'pro-Europeans' to unite over Brexit - but it BACKFIRES
today 13:29 Brexit latest: Will Theresa May survive the vote? How many votes does Theresa May need?
today 13:29 Hillsborough: 'Police chief's failings led to 96 deaths' at football match
today 13:29 ‘NO RENEGOTIATION’ Merkel smashes Brexit hopes and says Article 50 extension is ‘FICTION’
today 13:26 WTO rules: What happens if there's a no-deal Brexit?
today 13:26 Leader: The epic failure of Theresa May
today 13:23 British woman arrested after £20,000 of cocaine found in luggage
today 13:23 Two teens arrested after bike crash kills dog
today 13:23 Two teens arrested after bike crash kills dog
today 13:23 Former Hull City target Jiri Skalak could be back on the market
today 13:23 Former Hull City target Jiri Skalak could be back on the market
today 13:23 Live as Prime Minister Theresa May faces vote of no confidence after MPs reject her Brexit deal
today 13:23 Police want to find this criminal on prison recall - but many care more about his looks
Editorials
The Prime Minister devoted the entire machinery of government to the task of Brexit – and still endured a momentous defeat.
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Only 71 Labour MPs declared for a new vote this morning – well short of the sort of number that could convince Jeremy Corbyn to drop his opposition.
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The UK economy over the past two and half years has suffered subdued growth, with output now some 2-3 per cent below where it would otherwise have been.
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on art, citizenship and what it means to be “an African writer”.
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To escape a no deal, at least one key constituency in the Commons is going to have to act against their political interests.  
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Detainment can scarcely be reviewed from its trailer alone – but if it does show its subjects as human, that can only be for the good of the film, and for anyone who sees it. 
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The scale of disappointment that Leave voters would feel comes nowhere near that which would be felt by paid-up Tory members.
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The rockstar rock-climber discusses relationships, sex and Donald Trump.
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The party’s own support base will turn off if Jeremy Corbyn becomes immersed in political procedures. 
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