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Manhunt after 'corrosive substance' attack outside Manchester school
Two armed suspects wearing balaclavas are said to have targeted a mother who had arrived to pick up her two children in Openshaw.
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Police called as '150 pupils riot' in 'mass brawl' forcing school to close early

A city secondary school was forced to close its doors today as up to 150 pupils were involved in a 'mass brawl.'

Eyewitnesses claim 'all hell was breaking loose', with around 10 police cars, vans and ambulances being seen attempting to restore order at the school, according to concerned

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Mega Millions and Powerball: $500m up for grabs - How to play? Can you play outside US?
NEARLY $500 million is up for grabs in jackpot money this week in the Mega Millions and Powerball prize draws - but how do you play? Can you make a bet if you are not living in the United States?
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Labour Plans Dramatic £4.8bn Expansion Of Free Childcare Policy
Means-testing for free childcare will be scrapped while "Sure Start plus for the 21st Century" is on the table
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Pret had nine sesame allergy incidents in year before girl's death, inquest hears
Pret is accused of failing to react to people having to go to hospital after eating the same baguette Natasha Ednan-Laperouse ate.
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Mum worried after call from son's school - but can't help laughing when she discovers what he's done

Oaklahoma-based mum, Ladye Hobson recently got a call from her son's school while she was at work.

As many parents will know only too well, a call during the day from your child's school can be a very bad sign, so she was a little worried when she answered the phone.

Thankfully it

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Mum worried after call from son's school - but can't help laughing when she discovers what he's done

Oaklahoma-based mum, Ladye Hobson recently got a call from her son's school while she was at work.

As many parents will know only too well, a call during the day from your child's school can be a very bad sign, so she was a little worried when she answered the phone.

Thankfully it

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United Nations delegates laugh at smug Donald Trump as he boasts during speech

This is the moment a smug Donald Trump was openly laughed at by United Nations delegates during a speech in New York.

The US President had only just begun his address to the General Assembly when he boastfully claimed his "administration has accomplished more than almost any

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Top tips to avoid being tricked by fraudsters into parting with your cash

A cold-calling fraudster can sound very convincing, but there may be some warning signs that could help you spot that someone is about to attempt to steal your cash.

To avoid falling victim to a scam, people are being urged to follow the advice of the Take Five to Stop Fraud campaign -

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Ancient Egyptian ‘MAGIC SPELL’ finally DECODED - shock message REVEALED
AN ANCIENT Egyptian message scrawled on a sheet of papyrus has finally been decoded as a magician’s spell for love.
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Shih Tzu dog dragged to its death after lead became trapped in train doors at station

An investigation has been launched into the death of a dog dragged along a railway station platform when its lead became trapped in train doors.

The accident happened when disabled pensioner Rose Barry was struggling to board a Thameslink train at Elstree and Borehamwood station,

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US-Iran tensions SOAR: Trump REJECTS crunch meeting with Rouhani at UN General Assembly
DONALD Trump said he turned down a request for a crunch meeting with Iran's president Hassan Rouhani at today's UN General Assembly.
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London fire: Huge blaze breaks out at Highbury Leisure Centre - 60 firefighters at scene
A HUGE blaze has broken out in London at Highbury Leisure Centre, with 80 firefighters at the scene. Smoke can be seen rising above the building from miles across the city.
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'In 74 we didn't get 2nd vote' Retired miner's BRILLIANT point as he slams Labour betrayal
RETIRED miner and Brexit supporter Eric Moss said Britons have already had their vote on Brexit as he hit out at the Labour Party’s betrayal Brexit and decision to back a so-called people's vote.
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Listeria warning: FULL LIST of items recalled from Sainsbury’s, Tesco, ASDA and more
LISTERIA monocytogenes is a form of bacteria that can make you very ill with food poisoning. These foods have been recalled in an outbreak this summer.
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EU court delivers transparency blow on MEP expenses

A group journalists seeking to reveal how MEPs spend their monthly expenses allowance of €4,400 of taxpayer money will appeal a top European court ruling handed down on Tuesday (25 September).

The General Court of the European Union in Luxembourg in a press release on Tuesday

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Brexit challenge thrown out after Remainers claim referendum was NOT will of the people
A PRESSURE group which took its Brexit challenge to court has had its legal fight thrown out after trying to argue the result of the 2016 referendum did not represent “the will of the people”.
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Life expectancy progress in UK 'stops for first time'
Life expectancy in the UK has stopped improving for the first time since 1982 when figures began.
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Brussels to ATTACK UK media over Brexit coverage: EU accuse tabloids of sowing discord
The European Union’s powerful executive will accuse British tabloids of creating divisions with its Brexit coverage after, last week, a number of the bloc’s leaders were branded “EU Dirty Rats”.
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Sweden REBELS: Sweden PM loses vote of no confidence sending SHOCKWAVES through EU
SWEDISH Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lost a mandatory confidence vote in parliament today meaning he will step down, but with neither major political bloc holding a majority it remained unclear who will form the next government.
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First Sikh guardsman to wear turban investigated for taking drugs

A Coldstream Guardsman who was the first to wear a turban during Trooping the Colour is reportedly among a number of soldiers under investigation for alleged drugs misuse.

Charanpreet Singh Lall, 22, was one of three soldiers who allegedly failed a random drugs test at Windsor's Victoria

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Protestant boxer awarded £8,500 Northern Ireland team 'sectarian' snub claim

A boxer from Belfast has received £8,500 in a settlement after challenging a decision not to select him to compete for Northern Ireland.

Lewis Crocker, 21, took a case against the Ulster Boxing Council (UBC) under fair employment and treatment laws.

Mr Crocker, who is now a

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Brexit LIVE: Merkel PANICS as Brexit and Trump sees German growth forecasts PLUMMET
GERMANY'S growth forecast for this year has been slashed over uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations and Donald Trump's trade policy.
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Cyprus: Russia's EU weak link?

Five years and €10bn of taxpayer's money after its EU bailout and Cyprus is still a "weak link" in Europe's banking system, its critics say.

Its lax attitude to suspicious Russian money posed a threat to other countries' banks in the single market and created hazards for European

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Youth football coach 'bombarded boys as young as 11 with sexual messages'

A football club youth coach bombarded four boys, one as young as 11, with sexual internet messages, a court heard yesterday.

One teenage boy told a jury Alexander Robertson, who coached a Scottish League Two side’s youth squad, had messaged him on Snapchat.

Speaking from behind a

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Iran SNUBS Donald Trump at United Nations meeting in New York as tensions continue to SOAR
IRAN’s President, Hassan Rouhani, has refused to meet Donald Trump at this week’s UN summit in New York, as he blames the US President for the escalating tensions between their countries.
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Anger as households told bins will only be emptied every month
MONTHLY bin collections are being rolled out by cash-strapped town hall chiefs even though residents warn it will lead to a plague of rats and an increase in fly-tipping. The Daily Express has previously reported residents’ fury at Conwy County Borough Council’s plan to save money by introducting a four-weekly collection plan.
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10 charts explaining the UK's immigration system
Immigration policy is about deciding who can come to the UK and what they can do while they are here.
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UK immigration: No post-Brexit preference for EU workers, cabinet agrees
People from the EU should face the same immigration rules as those from elsewhere, once the UK has completely left the bloc, the cabinet has agreed.
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Daily News
Blood Scandal Inquiry Told It Should Learn From ‘Chilling’ Hillsborough Lessons
The inquiry has heard the number infected could go ‘far beyond 25,000’.
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West Midlands Police Offers Halloween Sleepover In Fred West's Cell For £75
The force later removed the killer's name from its advertising.
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Police Helicopter Called In After Sheffield School Fight Escalates Into Mass Brawl
'There were hundreds of people, a thousand people outside the fence.'
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Bill Cosby sentencing hearing: Judge says actor is a 'sexually violent predator'
Bill Cosby's name will appear on a sex-offender registry which is sent to neighbours, schools and victims.
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Trump's speech puts him at odds with the UN
The president's address prompted giggles at first, before he went on to criticise a slew of multilateral deals and organisations.
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Beluga whale spotted in River Thames could be 'in trouble'
The RSPCA says it is aware of reports of a whale in the Thames and are working with other agencies to "monitor the situation".
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Jose Mourinho tells Paul Pogba he 'will never captain Manchester United again'

Jose Mourinho has reportedly laid down the law to frustrated Paul Pogba after telling his record signing he will never captain Manchester United again.

The manager and his star midfielder's strained relationship has been one of the biggest talking points during the Old Trafford side's

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Opening of revamped £1.8million school delayed as winter weather and construction issues blamed

Strathyre Primary School pupils have been told it will be almost Christmas before they go back to their revamped building.

Stirling Council issued a statement last Thursday saying there would be a further delay in completing the extensive £1.864million works at the school, which

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Man dumped by wife because he was too fat for sex is now a superfit hunk

A 29st man whose waist was just seven inches less than his height has lost an incredible 16st after his marriage collapsed - because he was too big for sex.

Stephen Ringo, 38, blames his struggle with obesity for ruining his relationship after his waist expanded to 60 inches when he was

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Peter Andre 'really hurt' after Katie Price's mum blames him over her breakdown

Peter Andre is said to be 'devastated' after Katie Price's mum pointed the finger and him and her exes over the troubled star's rehab admittance.

The Pricey's mother Amy launched a scathing attack on the Mysterious Girl singer and the rest of Katie's former flames after she checked into

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Pie and mash shop closes after 128 years ‘because of vegans’

One of London’s oldest pie and mash shops is closing down after 128 years because of vegans, its fuming manager has claimed.

AJ Goddard’s Pie and Mash has been serving up traditional pie, mash and liquor to the people of Deptford in south-east London since ol’ Queen Victoria sat on

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Man killed wife then himself fearing he would get dementia like her

An elderly man killed his wife then took his own life after struggling to cope with her dementia and believing he had developed the same condition.

Betty and George Lyons, who had been married for 66 years, were found dead in their home in Rochester, Kent, on April 21.

Described as

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Police spy on drivers from double decker buses to catch people on their phones

Police officers have been spying on drivers using the phones at the wheel while sat on the top deck of double decker buses.

The new technique for catching people out has been used successfully by officers in the West Midlands.

They are now asking members of the public sat on double

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School shuts ‘after 150 pupils riot outside during lunchtime’

A secondary school was shut after 150 pupils reportedly rioted outside.

Fir Vale School Academy Trust, in Sheffield, was closed earlier today following reports children had been fighting outside the main building at lunchtime.

Bystanders claimed ‘all hell was breaking loose’ at

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Fortnite Season 6 trailer: When does teaser drop? When does Season 6 start?
A NEW Fortnite Season 6 trailer is expected to drop later this week, the question is when will the teaser arrive and when does season 6 start?
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India vs China: India wins over China as opposition takes leadership in Maldives
THE MALDIVES elections have seen a China-critical leader installed as president, potentially tipping influence in the area towards India. The newest president has vowed to review Chinese projects in the region.
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Sweden election 2018: Prime Minister OUT - who will lead Parliament now?
SWEDISH PRIME MINISTER Stefan Löfven lost a vote of confidence in Sweden’s Parliament today. Who will lead the Sweden Parliament now?
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Meghan Markle wears sheer black dress as she makes SOLO engagement debut
MEGHAN MARKLE made her solo engagement debut tonight as she attended an event at the Royal Academy of Arts. Sticking to a recent colour theme, she wore an black, sheer dress by Givenchy.
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Latest news from Great Britain
today 18:41 Bill Cosby sentencing hearing: Judge says actor is a 'sexually violent predator'
today 18:41 Trump's speech puts him at odds with the UN
today 18:41 Beluga whale spotted in River Thames could be 'in trouble'
today 18:41 Manhunt after 'corrosive substance' attack outside Manchester school
today 18:32 Jose Mourinho tells Paul Pogba he 'will never captain Manchester United again'
today 18:32 Opening of revamped £1.8million school delayed as winter weather and construction issues blamed
today 18:32 Man dumped by wife because he was too fat for sex is now a superfit hunk
today 18:32 Peter Andre 'really hurt' after Katie Price's mum blames him over her breakdown
today 18:32 Police called as '150 pupils riot' in 'mass brawl' forcing school to close early
today 18:29 Pie and mash shop closes after 128 years ‘because of vegans’
today 18:29 Man killed wife then himself fearing he would get dementia like her
today 18:29 Police spy on drivers from double decker buses to catch people on their phones
today 18:29 School shuts ‘after 150 pupils riot outside during lunchtime’
today 18:29 Fortnite Season 6 trailer: When does teaser drop? When does Season 6 start?
today 18:29 India vs China: India wins over China as opposition takes leadership in Maldives
today 18:29 Sweden election 2018: Prime Minister OUT - who will lead Parliament now?
today 18:29 Meghan Markle wears sheer black dress as she makes SOLO engagement debut
today 18:29 Macron condemned as HYPOCRITE after REFUSING to save stranded migrant rescue boat
today 18:29 Majorca tourism CRACKDOWN: Locals demand limits on tourist numbers after seafront trashed
today 18:29 CRYPTOCURRENCY CRISIS: More than £6.8 BILLION wiped from Ripple XRP value after spike
today 18:29 Motorist fighting for life after being CRUSHED between Stansted Airport barrier and car
today 18:29 Michelle Keegan Instagram: Star goes TOPLESS and strips into nude bikini in racy video
today 18:29 Full Moon meaning: What is a Harvest Moon? Does the Full Moon have a spiritual meaning?
today 18:29 Voter registration: How to register to vote in California - can you vote online?
today 18:29 X-Men Dark Phoenix trailer LEAK: What does the Marvel teaser footage reveal?
today 18:29 The Chase: ’That doesn’t happen’ Bradley Walsh left speechless by contestant's shock move
today 18:29 LIFE AFTER DEATH: Woman 'taken through VORTEX to centre of universe to meet GOD'
today 18:29 Mind-blowing news: New Large Hadron Collider discovery could 'BREAK ALL KNOWN SCIENCE'
today 18:29 Mega Millions and Powerball: $500m up for grabs - How to play? Can you play outside US?
today 18:20 Unite’s row with Keir Starmer exposes Labour’s Brexistential crisis
today 18:20 As Brexit becomes harder for the government to manage, it will only get easier for Labour
today 18:20 Jeremy Corbyn’s childcare pledge is a bold and exciting one – with a big bill
today 18:20 Prominent black Cambridge University graduates celebrated
today 18:20 MOT diesel test not performed in NI for 12 years
today 18:17 When Great British Bake Off is on tonight and what is the theme?
today 18:17 When Great British Bake Off is on tonight and what is the theme?
today 18:17 This shocking 3am recording of loud-mouth drunks in Hull street shows why residents cannot sleep
today 18:17 This shocking 3am recording of loud-mouth drunks in Hull street shows why residents cannot sleep
today 18:17 Laura Plummer's family release statement after devastating appeal blow
today 18:12 Tosh McDonald admits to setting alarm clock early to allow extra time for hating Thatcher
today 18:12 Men's Cricket Moeen putting racist abuse behind him
today 18:12 Build a mass movement to defend the next Labour government, Star fringe hears
today 18:12 Formula One Giovinazzi joins Sauber for 2019 season
today 18:12 Who’s really playing factional games?
today 18:12 Men's Rugby League Bennett close to losing England and Broncos jobs
today 18:12 Men's Football Rodgers tells Boyd: Celtic are united
today 18:12 Men's Football Foderingham willing to stay and fight for No 1 shirt
today 18:02 Donald Trump: Kavanaugh's 2nd Accuser 'Has Nothing' Because She 'Admits She Was Drunk'
today 18:02 Rastafarian Bus Driver Banned From Wearing Turban Wins Battle With Employer
today 18:02 Labour Shelves Plan For Female Deputy Leader Amid Claims Jeremy Corbyn Allies Feared Plot Against Him
Editorials
Theresa May’ s deal ending in disaster would make it easier for the parliamentary Labour Party to move to a more anti-Brexit position.
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The justified fear from Len McCluskey and his union is that a referendum on the terms of Brexit could cost Labour electoral gains in the towns it needs to win.
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The theme of Labour’s conference has essentially been a stick for the rich and a carrot for everyone else.
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But they weren’t laughing with him.
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If Facebook is an empire, Mark Zuckerberg is the undisputed ruler. 
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The ERG has confirmed that, like Labour, it will vote against Theresa May’s Brexit deal in the Commons if she does not change course.
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Jeremy Corbyn’s office is said to have feared the post could be used to undermine his leadership. 
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A second woman has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Trump’s Supreme Court nominee.
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Gaming music has come a long way from the 8-bit Mario theme. 
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Traditional funds and investment trusts tend to have most of their assets in equities. However, some “absolute return” funds take a different approach.

Some swap between shares and less risky assets such as bonds or cash, in an attempt to  sidestep market downturns. Another approach

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