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Murder rap mum screams 'I haven't done anything' after charred body of French nanny found on bonfire

A designer accused with her partner of murder following the discovery of a badly-burned body in a garden wept uncontrollably in court hearing and repeatedly screamed: "J'ai rien fait" - I haven't done anything.

Sabrina Kouider, 34, became emotional and incoherent when she

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People are looking at porn on free Wi-Fi booths on the streets of London

Hardcore porn images have been spotted on Wi-Fi booths that allow Londoners access to high speed internet on the street.

The kiosks, called InLink were introduced in Camden last year, giving users the ability to use basic internet functions via an Android tablet.

However, a passer by

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Declan Donnelly and wife visit best pal Ant McPartlin for first time since he was spotted without wedding ring

Declan Donnelly has visited the home of Ant McPartlin for the first time since his TV partner was pictured without his wedding ring.

42-year-old Dec was spotted entering Ant's house alongside his wife Ali Astall.

The trio were all casually dressed in gym gear, with Ant still sporting

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Declan Donnelly and wife visit best pal Ant McPartlin for first time since he was spotted without wedding ring

Declan Donnelly has visited the home of Ant McPartlin for the first time since his TV partner was pictured without his wedding ring.

42-year-old Dec was spotted entering Ant's house alongside his wife Ali Astall.

The trio were all casually dressed in gym gear, with Ant still sporting

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Husband uploaded wedding photo to Facebook before 'killing his wife then himself in murder-suicide'

A husband killed his wife before taking his own life in a suspected murder-suicide, police said today.

The couple - named locally as James, 30, and Amy Barnes, 32 - were found dead in the early hours of this morning. They married in 2014.

James is believed to have killed his wife at

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Husband uploaded wedding photo to Facebook before 'killing his wife then himself in murder-suicide'

A husband killed his wife before taking his own life in a suspected murder-suicide, police said today.

The couple - named locally as James, 30, and Amy Barnes, 32 - were found dead in the early hours of this morning. They married in 2014.

James is believed to have killed his wife at

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Man beat and bit toddler so badly his mother did not recognise him

A woman has been jailed after she tricked a man into thinking he was the father of a baby that he then bit and battered.

The baby was so badly treated at the hands of Nicholas Lessiter that when he was returned to his real mother he was ‘unrecognisable’.

Lessiter had been

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Mermaid banned from using tail at her local swimming pool

A mermaid has been told she cannot swim in her local pool.

Leia Trigger, who also uses the name Mermaid Aries, has been banned from using her flipper in public swimming baths.

The 18-year-old wears a specially-made mermaid ‘tail’ when she swims in order to ‘explore

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Liz Dawn: Coronation Street stars pay tribute to 'amazing' actress
Coronation Street stars past and present have been paying tribute to Liz Dawn, who played the soap stalwart Vera Duckworth.
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Liz Dawn: Vera Duckworth's best bits
Veteran Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn became a soap legend as the battleaxe Vera Duckworth. Here are some of her character's best bits from three decades on the cobbles of the ITV soap.
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Woman faked being 15 on Facebook to sexually abuse a child

A woman has been jailed after she had sex with a boy by pretending to be 15 after grooming him on Facebook.

Marie Dent, 44, was caught by the boy’s mother when she walked in on her sexually abusing him in his bedroom at his home.

She created a fake profile on Facebook, using a

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Sadistic killer caught on camera torturing vulnerable gay man in his own home is jailed for life

A sadistic killer who was caught on camera torturing a vulnerable gay man in his own home has been jailed for at least 39 years.

Jason Marshall, 29, posed as an MI5 agent then stripped, gagged, handcuffed and smothered 58-year-old Peter Fasoli with cling film.

Mr Fasoli begged for

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Sadistic killer caught on camera torturing vulnerable gay man in his own home is jailed for life

A sadistic killer who was caught on camera torturing a vulnerable gay man in his own home has been jailed for at least 39 years.

Jason Marshall, 29, posed as an MI5 agent then stripped, gagged, handcuffed and smothered 58-year-old Peter Fasoli with cling film.

Mr Fasoli begged for

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Panic at Tower Hill station after ‘battery pack explodes’ on District Line train

An explosion has been heard at a London Underground station causing mass panic among passengers.

Witnesses reported hearing a ‘small scale explosion’ in a bag at Tower Hill station this afternoon, triggering a ‘panic and stampede’.

The explosion took place on

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Explorer climbs every mountain in England and Wales in six months

An adventurer has climbed every 2,000ft mountain in England and wales in just six months – wearing his wife’s old hiking boots for every climb.

James Forrest finished his epic challenge earlier this month and set the fastest time for anyone to have scaled the 446

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Teenager bitten by spider in her bedroom left with 2cm-deep hole in her leg

WARNING: Graphic content

A teenager bitten by a spider in her bedroom was left with a 2cm-deep wound in her leg.

Courtney Thompson was bitten by the spider at her home in Crawley in Sussex but didn’t visit the doctors until three weeks later where she was advised to head to

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Group of migrants jump out of Polish lorry on M1

A group of men jump out of the back of a moving lorry and run off along a motorway’s hard shoulder in bizarre footage.

The 13 stowaways risked being run over as they ran into the path of oncoming traffic on the M1, near Northampton Services.

A black Vauxhall Insignia can be

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Female police officer kidnapped while trying to arrest man outside ASDA

A female police officer was attacked and then kidnapped by a man after she tried to arrest him. 

The officer, who was not in uniform at the time, was with a colleague when they approached the man in Ashton-under-Lyne last Tuesday evening.

The man had just had a row with two security

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BREAKING: 'Explosion' on London Underground train – passengers flee in panic
AN "EXPLOSION" has been reported on a London Underground train sending passengers fleeing in panic from the District Line.
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BREAKING: Fire crews on scene at London Tube explosion as 'crying' commuters flee
FIRE crews and police are on the scene after an explosion was reported on a Tube train at Tower Hill.
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AfD leader Frauke Petry officially quits party after humiliating Angela Merkel in election

AfD became the third largest group in parliament after Sunday's national election, German media reported.

"It's clear that this step will follow," Fraulein Petry was cited as saying by several German media including Spiegel Online and newspaper websites. She did not say when she would

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Husband and wife found dead in separate houses in ‘murder-suicide’

A husband and wife have been found dead at separate addresses in a suspected a murder-suicide.

Police were called by the ambulance service after the body of a man named locally as James Barnes, 30, was found at his parents’ house in Streetly, West Midlands, just after midnight on

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Fantasist Jason Marshall jailed for 39 years after being filmed terrorising gay man in his own home

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A sadistic killer who was caught on camera torturing a vulnerable gay man in his own home has been jailed for at least 39 years.

Jason Marshall, 29, posed as an MI5

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Man threw acid in victim’s face after he refused to buy laughing gas

Police want to speak to this man after an acid attack in east London.

A 26-year-old suffered burns so bad he could lose his sight after an acid attack outside a bar on Old Street.

Detectives have released CCTV footage showing a man they want to speak to in connection with the

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When will Uber stop operating in London?

If you’re freaking out that you’ve only got a few days left to grab an Uber home – don’t worry. 

Because though Uber has lost its licence to operate in London, there’s a possibility it will still be around for as long as a year while it appeals the

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William and Kate’s MP calls the royal couple ‘ridiculous’

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s MP has reportedly said she thinks the royal couple are ‘ridiculous’ and thinks public funding should be scrapped.

Emma Dent-Coad, who received plaudits for the way she handled the Grenfell crisis, poured scorn on her two constituents

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Coronation Street's Liz Dawn dead aged 77: Soap legend who played Vera Duckworth dies after suffering lung condition

Coronation Street legend Liz Dawn has died the soap confirmed today.

The star spent more than two weeks being cared for by doctors when she developed severe breathing problems.

Friends and family of the 77-year-old, who played Vera Duckworth for 34 years, were left "fearing the

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Coronation Street's Liz Dawn dead aged 77: Soap legend who played Vera Duckworth dies after suffering lung condition

Coronation Street legend Liz Dawn has died the soap confirmed today.

The star spent more than two weeks being cared for by doctors when she developed severe breathing problems.

Friends and family of the 77-year-old, who played Vera Duckworth for 34 years, were left "fearing the

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Superstorm set to batter Scotland next week as Hurricanes Maria and Lee merge while crossing Atlantic

Scotland is set to be hit hard by the remnants of Hurricane Maria and debris from Hurricane Lee as the two storms merge while crossing the Atlantic.

The superstorm is set to be picked up by the jet stream and swept towards the British Isles and northern Europe, with the potent cocktail

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Man’s eyebrow bitten off in violent and unprovoked pub attack

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This is the horrific moment that a man had his eyebrow bitten off after a row at a pub.

Aled Wyn Jones was dragged to the ground by Simon Morris in the beer garden of

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Daily News
Rangers kid Ross McCrorie deserves first team run but it's too early to talk about Scotland future - Scot Gemmill

believes he is ready for a first-team run at Rangers.

The 19-year-old was handed a baptism of fire as he made his first Gers start during Saturday's clash with Celtic at Ibrox.

While his side sank to a 2-0 defeat, McCrorie's Scotland U21 boss Gemmill was left impressed by the way

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Tree survey work on A82 to check for bat roosts begins this week

Environmental specialists began carrying out surveys on the A82 this week to determine the presence of bat roosts.

The survey works began yesterday (September 26) between Tarbet and Inverarnan and are a key part of the design and assessment work for the scheme to upgrade this section of

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Raging Girvan woman punched her ex and grabbed his wrist despite having a broken wrist

A raging Girvan woman punched her ex and grabbed his neck despite having a broken wrist.

Joanne Davidson turned up at Steven Martin’s home on Mote Hill Road drunk, Ayr Sheriff Court heard last week.

Depute fiscal Jacob Tomnay told the court Davidson punched him twice and pushed her

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Concerns raised over state of grounds near Cambusbarron babies' memorial garden

Concerns have been raised about the condition of the grounds surrounding the babies’ memorial garden at Saint Thomas’ Cemetery in Cambusbarron.

David Kerr (54) lives close to the cemetery and admits he was shocked at the state the area was in while visiting at the weekend.

Mr

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NHS Lanarkshire to benefit from wheelchair donation from Coatbridge company

North Lanarkshire’s Town Centre Activities team have kindly donated six self-propelled wheelchairs to the NHS.

The chairs, from Coatbridge’s Shopmobility base, were initially provided for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, before being passed to Monklands to help people access local

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Canadian coffee king Tim Hortons could soon be brewing up at Linwood's Hillman Imp site

A 24-hour drive-through coffee shop will be opened on the grounds of Linwood's once-famous Hillman Imp factory.

Canadian firm Tim Hortons wants to invest almost £1million to build the diner opposite the head office of the old manufacturing plant at the former Rootes car

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Spartak Moscow Ultras vow to ‘BREAK the English’ as Liverpool fans descend on Russia
BLOODTHIRSTY Russian hooligans have vowed to “break the English” as hundreds of Liverpool fans descend on Moscow.
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Brits rocked by Bali volcano 'told to expect EARTHQUAKES'
BRIT tourists in Bali rocked by a feared imminent volcano eruption say holidaymakers have been told to expect earthquakes.
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Labour 'planning WAR GAMES for government' as it admits to preparing for 'pound CRASHING'
JEREMY Corbyn has defended plans to prepare "war games" in case a run on the pound follows a Labour election win.
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‘Cannibal couple’ used DATING SITE to lure, butcher and EAT 30 women 
ALLEGED serial cannibal Dmitry Baksheev used dating sites to recruit women who he and his wife then killed and ate, police fear.
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Egg scare prompts EU to consider national food safety officers

Member states have agreed on Tuesday (26 September) to consider appointing a single "food safety officer" to improve communications in the case of food contamination.

The ministerial conference was held to look back on the fipronil crisis that took place in the EU over the

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EU commission says Spanish website seizures are legal

The European Commission has refused to defend free expression following a clamp down on pro-Catalan websites by the Spanish government.

Speaking to reporters in Brussels on Tuesday (26 September), the EU commission's chief spokesperson, Margaritis Schinas, said he had nothing to say on the

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PROOF OF NIBIRU? NASA IS monitoring huge object heading towards the Earth next month

NASA's close eye on the space rock is proof Nibiru, also known as Planet X, is real, according to theories.

Some have linked the planet to an asteroid called 2012 TC4, which is due to make a staggeringly close pass of Earth on October 12. 

NASA earth defence specialists are

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GBP v EUR: Exchange Rate Strengthens as Mortgage Approvals Rise

GBP/EUR is currently at around €1.141, up 0.39 per cent from this morning’s starting exchange rate of around €1.136.

According to figures released by the British Bank’s Association (BBA) this morning, UK mortgage approvals climbed from an upwardly revised 41,644 to

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Brexit was an ‘ABROGATION of democracy’ David Attenborough attacks EU referendum vote

The veteran broadcaster and Brexit critic also said the 17.4million people who voted Leave should never have had the chance to because the public “weren’t presented with the facts”. 

In an interview with Greenpeace’s Unearthed website, the 91-year-old responded

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RUSSIA: Baby bear shot dead to ‘sell gallbladder on black market as cure to impotence’

The bear was gunned down by a policeman amid claims officers then extracted its gallbladder to see on the black market for around £300 as a traditional boost to male sexual performance. 

The beast was shot in Makarov on Sakhalin island after encroaching the town in search of

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McDonnell promises ‘RADICAL GOVERNMENT’ as he boasts of ‘run on the pound’ plan

John McDonnell said he was already preparing “war-game-type scenarios”, perhaps a subtle acknowledgement of the disruption a shock Labour victory, spearheaded by left-wing political mavericks, could bring. 

Mr McDonnell, speaking at the party’s conference in

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Labour MPs warn leadership to focus outside London or risk LOSING pro-Brexit heartlands

Newly-elected Labour MP Emma Hardy called on her party to crack down on the UK's North-South divide as part of its Brexit efforts.

The Hull West and Hessle MP was responding to Sky News' host Adam Boulton asking whether Labour had set different priorities in Southern England compared to

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Latest news from Great Britain
today 16:45 Rangers kid Ross McCrorie deserves first team run but it's too early to talk about Scotland future - Scot Gemmill
today 16:45 Tree survey work on A82 to check for bat roosts begins this week
today 16:45 Raging Girvan woman punched her ex and grabbed his wrist despite having a broken wrist
today 16:45 Concerns raised over state of grounds near Cambusbarron babies' memorial garden
today 16:45 NHS Lanarkshire to benefit from wheelchair donation from Coatbridge company
today 16:45 Canadian coffee king Tim Hortons could soon be brewing up at Linwood's Hillman Imp site
today 16:45 Murder rap mum screams 'I haven't done anything' after charred body of French nanny found on bonfire
today 16:39 People are looking at porn on free Wi-Fi booths on the streets of London
today 16:35 Spartak Moscow Ultras vow to ‘BREAK the English’ as Liverpool fans descend on Russia
today 16:35 Brits rocked by Bali volcano 'told to expect EARTHQUAKES'
today 16:35 Labour 'planning WAR GAMES for government' as it admits to preparing for 'pound CRASHING'
today 16:35 ‘Cannibal couple’ used DATING SITE to lure, butcher and EAT 30 women 
today 16:33 Egg scare prompts EU to consider national food safety officers
today 16:33 EU commission says Spanish website seizures are legal
today 16:31 PROOF OF NIBIRU? NASA IS monitoring huge object heading towards the Earth next month
today 16:31 GBP v EUR: Exchange Rate Strengthens as Mortgage Approvals Rise
today 16:31 Brexit was an ‘ABROGATION of democracy’ David Attenborough attacks EU referendum vote
today 16:31 RUSSIA: Baby bear shot dead to ‘sell gallbladder on black market as cure to impotence’
today 16:31 McDonnell promises ‘RADICAL GOVERNMENT’ as he boasts of ‘run on the pound’ plan
today 16:31 Labour MPs warn leadership to focus outside London or risk LOSING pro-Brexit heartlands
today 16:31 'We've already voted on it!' Labour voters shun Brexit to focus on more 'pressing issues'
today 16:31 Are YOU missing out on £2,000 of pension income? QUARTER of retirees FAIL to claim credit
today 16:31 NAZCA TOMB: DNA results are in on the 'mummified aliens'... and they are REAL beings
today 16:31 Germany 'WILL pay' Poland WW2 reparations – ‘No legal basis to refuse’ blasts Warsaw
today 16:31 'We should NOT be funding them' Kensington MP condemns 'disgusting' Kate and William
today 16:31 Mars mission OFF? Study reveals it could be TWICE as deadly to reach Red Planet
today 16:09 Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) Disease: Symptoms And Treatment Explained After Cheryl Raises Awareness
today 16:09 Ten-Year-Old Cancer Patient Makes Powerful Film About 'The C-Word' To Raise Money For Treatment
today 16:09 Labour Member Explains Why He Took A Portrait Of Jeremy Corbyn Adorned With Fairy Lights To Conference
today 16:09 Labour MPs Must Not Be 'Racist' To Win Over Working Class Votes, Warns Laura Pidcock
today 16:09 Gove Accused By UK Food Chief Of 'Terrifying' Lack Of Brexit Planning
today 16:01 “It may just save the planet”: why Doctor Who was pushing wind power on the tube
today 15:59 Couple in court over burned body in Southfields garden
today 15:51 When does The Apprentice 2017 start? Everything you need to know about the new series and contestants
today 15:51 Huge Mexican children's choir stand on the US border singing in defiance against Donald Trump's wall
today 15:51 Woman, 46, guilty of racially-aggravated attack as she kicked man and told him: "P***s can't cook curries"
today 15:51 Baby girl born with distinctive thick mane of hair draws attention wherever she goes
today 15:51 Asda offers and voucher codes: Supermarket launch price roll back on toys and discounts across baby products
today 15:51 Asda offers and voucher codes: Supermarket launch price roll back on toys and discounts across baby products
today 15:51 How much does it cost to have a baby? Top hacks to help you save money when pregnant
today 15:51 How much does it cost to have a baby? Top hacks to help you save money when pregnant
today 15:51 Chelsea squad vs Atletico Madrid revealed ahead of Champions League clash
today 15:51 Chelsea squad vs Atletico Madrid revealed ahead of Champions League clash
today 15:51 Unai Emery on Edinson Cavani-Neymar spat: "I have told them how things will work from here"
today 15:51 Unai Emery on Edinson Cavani-Neymar spat: "I have told them how things will work from here"
today 15:51 Everton plotting January move for Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro
today 15:51 Everton plotting January move for Atletico Madrid striker Kevin Gameiro
today 15:51 Rebounding Everton MUST keep winning run going against Apollon Limassol, warns Ashley Williams
today 15:51 Rebounding Everton MUST keep winning run going against Apollon Limassol, warns Ashley Williams
today 15:51 This is not a drill: Asda is launching a makeup line with 157 products - and nothing costs more than £6
Editorials
“It may just save the planet”: why Doctor Who was pushing wind power on the tube
Support for the UK's offshore wind industry has seen energy companies team up with environmental NGOs.
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Angela Rayner makes her priority clear: Sure Start
In her Labour conference speech, the shadow education secretary focused on early years funding, rather than tuition fees. 
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Walking through Brighton, I wondered which tattoo I was going to get
I gather going about town without some permanent disfiguration is frowned upon here.
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Why Labour is wise to use "war game" planning for government
As for François Mitterrand in 1981, the challenge of implementing a socialist programme would be immense. 
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Labour must choose between two fundamentally different understandings of the human condition
Will members choose the pursuit of utopian dreams or the traditions of the party of labour interest?
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Why Brexit could be useful for Labour's dream of a bigger state
It would be amusing if Jeremy Corbyn  succeeded in teaching Tories to love the ECHR .
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The UK's complicity in helping oppressive governments goes well beyond arms sales
Emily Thornberry is right to back stronger rules on weapons, but other deals with despots need our attention as well.
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Forest Dark: an impressive meditation on identity and the human condition
Nicole Krauss's novel is defiantly and brilliantly novel.
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What should replace Grenfell Tower? The families must be the ones to decide
Living under the shadow of the tower. 
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Have we reached “peak” passive investing? Don’t bet on it

Passive funds (which just track an underlying market) are rapidly stealing ground from actively-managed ones (which try to beat the underlying market).

According to data from Morningstar, quoted in the FT, “assets managed in passive mutual funds grew 4.5 times faster than active in

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