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BREAKING: Two dead as train smashes into car carrying schoolkids
A TRAIN has smashed into a car at a level crossing, dragging it hundreds of metres along the tracks and killing two people inside.
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REVEALED: Thousands of Brits pull sickie TODAY after boozy football weekend in the sun
THOUSANDS of Brits have pulled a sickie today after a booze-filled weekend of footie mania and glorious sunshine, Daily Star Online can reveal.
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BBC Breakfast presenter left red faced after losing brand new pound coin

BBC Breakfast descended into hysterics today when a presenter lost a new £1 coin in the back of the sofa.

Dan Walker had tried to have ‘the first toss of the new pound coin.’

Calling the incident a ‘shambles’ embarrassed Walker shared his mistake on

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Police officer confiscates daffodils from schoolgirls picking them for their mum

A father has filmed the moment he confronted a police officer after she confiscated daffodils from his daughters.

Rosemary, ten, and Emily, five, had picked the 27 flowers to give to their gran and mum on Mother’s Day, however, were told they were breaking the law.

Their dad,

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Theresa May speech LIVE: PM vows to keep Britain UNITED as she prepares Sturgeon snub

The Prime Minister vowed to "forge a more global Britain", days after slapping down Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s demands for a independence referendum before Brexit. 

She also promised "a more united nation", despite increased calls for independence in Scotland and

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'What have I got to lose?' Callie Blackwell speaks about secretly giving dying son Deryn cannabis oil
The 17-year-old planned his funeral but made an amazing fight back to full health after a relentless four year battle
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'What have I got to lose?' Callie Blackwell speaks about secretly giving dying son Deryn cannabis oil
The 17-year-old planned his funeral but made an amazing fight back to full health after a relentless four year battle
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London attack: Women hold hands to honour bridge victims
Women gathered on Westminster Bridge on Sunday to show solidarity with the victims of the London terror attack.
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London attack: Victim's family tell of 'difficult' time
The family of the US tourist killed in the Westminster terror attack have spoken of their "humbling and difficult experience".
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BREAKING: Fire at top London hotel as 200 people evacuated in Piccadilly Circus
A FIRE has broken out at a top London hotel as six fire engines and 35 firefighter swoop after the evacuation of 200 people.
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BREAKING: Brit street evacuated as 'live hand grenade' sparks lockdown
A STREET in Birmingham has been evacuated after a live hand grenade was reportedly found.
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Meghan Markle ‘to move into Kensington Palace with Prince Harry’

Prince Harry has put down plans to move Meghan Markle into a new apartment in Kensington Palace.

The royal, 32, has apparently scheduled the Suits star’s move to take place after the house is refurbished.

The 35-year-old has been publicly dating Harry since last

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A woman has forgiven a childhood friend after he killed her father while speeding

A heartbroken daughter said she forgives the man who killed her father while speeding – after he turned out to be a close family friend.

Edward Rigby, 27, was speeding home to meet his curfew when he knocked down Mark Whyte, 52, who died at the scene on April 19.

By

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Britain to decide Northern Ireland's fate after talks fail

BELFAST Britain's Northern Ireland minister must decide whether to call another election, return to direct British rule of the province or give parties more time after talks to form a new regional government failed.

Northern Ireland's parties had until Monday at 1500 GMT to form a new

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ISIS sickos praise Westminster attacker as wave of violent propaganda vids flood YouTube
ISIS has flooded the internet with hundreds of sick propaganda videos praising the Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood.
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Builder injured on site leaves doctors with world's biggest NECK
A DESPERATE bloke who has lived with a giant neck for 13 years is at the end of his tether and made a final plea for help.
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Terminally ill boy who asked to be buried next to his mum has died

A terminally ill boy who wanted to buried next next to his mum so she can look after him in heaven has died. 

Filip Kwansy passed away on Friday morning at London’s Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital after being diagnosed with juvenile myelomonocytic leukaemia last

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by car chased by police

A pedestrian was knocked down and killed by a car in a six-mile police chase.

The victim was walking along Belgrave Middleway, Birmingham when he was struck down by a dark-coloured Ford Mondeo around 11.40pm last night.

The car was being pursued by West Midlands Police for six miles

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'We have suffered already!' UK business boss urges PM to get the BEST EU deal possible

Theresa May is expected to trigger Article 50 on Wednesday. In the run up the commercial director of company Recticel Insulation has highlighted the importance of tariff free trade for many businesses. 

Speaking to the BBC, Kevin Bohea called for the Prime Minister to negotiate for

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People who voted leave may be hardest hit by Brexit

People who voted to leave the European Union in several parts of the UK could be hardest hit by Brexit, new research has said. 

The study from Demos found that Wales, the north-east and east Midlands – areas of the country that largely backed leave – were most reliant on

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Children are ‘getting high by sniffing burning wheelie bins’

Children are torching wheelie bins to get high from the burning fumes in the weirdest drug craze yet, it has been claimed

It is believed that certain waste bins, depending on the colour of the plastic, create toxic fumes which get users stoned, a waste management company has

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Car tax rules are changing on Saturday – here’s what you need to know

Car dealers are expected to be rammed with customers this week looking to buy a new vehicle before car tax changes mean it could cost hundreds if not thousands more.

New tax rules which will come in place from April 1 will significantly increase the amount buyers have to pay on certain

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‘Brexit can be stopped!’ Nigel Farage in FURIOUS row after Alastair Campbell shock claim

Farage was left furious after the former Labour spin doctor was heard telling the MEP that Brexit could still be prevented despite the fact that Prime Minister Theresa May will be invoking Article 50 for Britain to leave the European Union.

“The British people in a democracy have

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Top cop makes SHOCK claim over whereabouts of Madeleine McCann
A TOP policeman who spent years searching in vain for Madeleine McCann has made a SHOCK statement about the case.
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From Bratislava to Rome: Little more than a show of unity

With the ceremonial signing of the Rome Declaration on Saturday (25 March), the so-called Bratislava process designed to rethink the EU after the shocking Brexit vote last year has come to an end.

The result is a fragile display of unity, with simmering tensions and deep divisions on

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London terror attacker probed over remote-controlled car bomb plot on army base

London terror attacker Khalid Masood was once investigated as part of a plot to blow up an army base using a remote-controlled car, it has been claimed. 

The 52-year-old was investigated by MI5, according to the Daily Telegraph, six years before the terror attack on Parliament that

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BT fined record £42m for late installations
BT has been hit with a record fine from telecoms regulator Ofcom and has set aside £300m to repay providers for delays in installing high-speed lines.
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Woman gave up dreams of children via IVF to raise dead sister's three daughters following hit-and-run tragedy
Sam Menzies said she is willing to sacrifice having children of her own so that her sister's children come first
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Woman gave up dreams of children via IVF to raise dead sister's three daughters following hit-and-run tragedy
Sam Menzies said she is willing to sacrifice having children of her own so that her sister's children come first
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UK manufacturers urge PM May to drop threat of no Brexit deal

LONDON Britain's manufacturers told Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday to drop her threat that she might take the country out of the European Union without a new trade deal, saying they would bear the brunt of trade barriers with the EU.

May plans to trigger the two-year Brexit process

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Daily News
Gary Barlow Announces 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Role
'Now I’ve said that, I’ll probably be out.'
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'X Factor' 'Loses Top Talent Scouts' As They Defect To 'The Voice'
They might be on the same channel now, but it seems they're still rivals.
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Researchers Claim Video Games Could Be A Viable Treatment For Depression

On the surface, staying at home on your own and not socialising with other human beings for extended periods of time, doesn’t seem like the best antidote for people with depression.

However a new study has found that playing video games or brain training exercises can actually be an

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Eric Monkman Vs Bobby Seagull: University Challenge Cambridge Team Captains Have (Not So Secret) Bromance
University of Cambridge contestants who are good pals go head-to-head in the semi-finals.
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Steven Preston: Man Who Went Missing 24 Years Ago
Steven was last seen by his mother in 1992.
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Tory 'Health Privatisation' Under Fire £900m Spent On Non-NHS Treatments
More of new cash went on firms and charities than in-house
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Man jumps into sea as GIANT tiger shark goes in for the kill
A MAN leapt from a boat into shark-infested waters and only just escaped with his life.
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Westminster killer Khalid Masood 'tried to run somebody over before' terror attack
THE man behind the deadly terror attack in Westminster "tried to run somebody over before", it has been sensationally claimed.
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ISIS scumbags KIDNAP nearly 200 children for ‘human shields’ in final battle for Mosul
ISIS cowards have snatched nearly 200 children for use as “human shields” ahead of the final battle with the Iraqi Army in Mosul.
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Drivers will pay 25 TIMES more road tax from this week - here's what you need to know
MOTORISTS are set to be hit by a huge hike in road tax that will leave many having to pay up to 25 times more to get their car on the road
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North Korea security boss PURGED after trying to topple Kim Jong-un
A PLOT to overthrow Kim Jong-un ended with one of his best friends and top ministers being purged.
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Cheers to City of Culture with specially brewed beer for Hull 2017

You can now enjoy everything Hull has to offer in 2017 with a beer especially created for the UK City of Culture.

Hull and East Yorkshire firms Great Newsome Brewery and the Yorkshire Brewing Company have combined forces to supply bottled and draught beers for the city's year in the

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Why do we eat chocolate eggs at Easter?

Everyone knows the joy felt of a mountain of chocolate eggs you can finally unwrap and dig your teeth into, but have you ever thought about why we eat eggs at Easter?

In fact, while Easter Sunday is the holiest of holy days in Christianity, many of the associated customs – the

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Sad death of Lee Newton former rugby league player and Hull MND fundraiser

Courageous fundraiser and former rugby league player Lee Newton has died following a four-year battle with motor neurone disease.

The married dad-of-two died overnight, according to friends.

After being diagnosed with the devastating condition at the age of 42 in March 2013, Mr

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Latest news from Great Britain
today 13:07 Man jumps into sea as GIANT tiger shark goes in for the kill
today 13:07 Westminster killer Khalid Masood 'tried to run somebody over before' terror attack
today 13:07 ISIS scumbags KIDNAP nearly 200 children for ‘human shields’ in final battle for Mosul
today 13:07 Drivers will pay 25 TIMES more road tax from this week - here's what you need to know
today 13:07 North Korea security boss PURGED after trying to topple Kim Jong-un
today 13:07 BREAKING: Two dead as train smashes into car carrying schoolkids
today 13:07 REVEALED: Thousands of Brits pull sickie TODAY after boozy football weekend in the sun
today 13:01 Cheers to City of Culture with specially brewed beer for Hull 2017
today 13:01 Why do we eat chocolate eggs at Easter?
today 13:01 Sad death of Lee Newton former rugby league player and Hull MND fundraiser
today 13:01 Hull council to spend £200k on study into where new ice rink should go
today 13:01 Police want to find this man over attempted distraction burglary in Hessle
today 12:57 BBC Breakfast presenter left red faced after losing brand new pound coin
today 12:57 Police officer confiscates daffodils from schoolgirls picking them for their mum
today 12:55 Plan to move US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem back on table
today 12:55 Women wear blue and hold hands on Westminster Bridge to condemn 'abhorrent' attack
today 12:55 Clocks change and Britons rush to Google to ask 'What time is it?' 
today 12:55 Suits season 5: How many episodes are in the new series on Netflix?
today 12:55 Cyclone Debbie forces thousands of Australians to flee their homes
today 12:55 Justice League FIRST LOOK at Armie Hammer as Green Lantern
today 12:55 Leaving the EU’s customs union ENTIRELY is the ‘only logical step’, insists think tank
today 12:55 Suits season 6: Netflix release date, trailer, cast and latest on Meghan Markle series
today 12:55 THIS could be the reason YOU are overweight - and it’s not eating too much
today 12:55 Ivanka and Angela get cosy: Merkel invites Trump's daughter to women's summit in Germany
today 12:55 Heartbreaking image of painfully thin skeletal dog found wandering streets
today 12:55 Man owns 220 torture devices and tests them on himself
today 12:55 Windows 10 free update 'damaged user data' and now people are SUING Microsoft
today 12:55 REVEALED: Brussels ‘secretly promises’ to quickly begin EU membership talks with Macedonia
today 12:55 Another by-election? Tory MP says Carswell would be WELCOME to re-join the Conservatives
today 12:55 The GREAT FUEL CON: Fury at £6 billion petrol ‘rip off’ for British motorists
today 12:55 POUND SURGE: Britain sees Sterling boost as May gears up to trigger Article 50
today 12:55 Theresa May speech LIVE: PM vows to keep Britain UNITED as she prepares Sturgeon snub
today 12:53 Family of US tourist killed in London terror attack thanks supporters as his injured wife's condition "steadily improves"
today 12:53 Miracle baby boy given just 2.5% chance of survival defies the odds to make it to five months
today 12:53 The big debate: Which of the Premier League's big six will miss out on the top four?
today 12:53 The big debate: Which of the Premier League's big six will miss out on the top four?
today 12:53 Gerard Deulofeu believes Lionel Messi comparisons were "more detrimental than beneficial"
today 12:53 Gerard Deulofeu believes Lionel Messi comparisons were "more detrimental than beneficial"
today 12:53 He didn't touch you! Football sinks to a new low as Brazilian REFEREE simulates contact before giving red card
today 12:53 He didn't touch you! Football sinks to a new low as Brazilian REFEREE simulates contact before giving red card
today 12:53 Roberto Mancini says Celtic have the best fans in the world and would consider managing them in the future
today 12:53 Roberto Mancini says Celtic have the best fans in the world and would consider managing them in the future
today 12:53 Stunning footage captures Northern Lights light up the night sky above St Petersburg
today 12:53 Stunning footage captures Northern Lights light up the night sky above St Petersburg
today 12:53 Learner driver sped like 'a blue flash' before crashing car and killing lifelong friend and then fleeing
today 12:53 Learner driver sped like 'a blue flash' before crashing car and killing lifelong friend and then fleeing
today 12:53 Man, 45, dies after being hit by car which ran a red light during police chase
today 12:53 Bargain bottle of Aldi gin wins 4 awards at a top competition - beating bottles costing SIX times the price
today 12:53 Bargain bottle of Aldi gin wins 4 awards at a top competition - beating bottles costing SIX times the price
today 12:53 Bricklayer dad takes son, 4, for a day's work and even teaches him how to catcall women
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Editorials
Lord Empey: Northern Ireland likely to be without government for a year
The former UUP leader says Gerry Adams is now in "complete control" of Sinn Fein and no longer wants to be "trapped" by the Good Friday Agreement
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Tweeting terror: what social media reveals about how we respond to tragedy
From sharing graphic images to posting a selfie, what compels online behaviours that can often outwardly seem improper?
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It's not WhatsApp that was at fault in the Westminster attacks. It's our prisons
Britain's criminal justice system neither deterred nor rehabilitated Khalid Masood, and may even have facilitated his radicalisation. 
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The government must demand that Iran release Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Iran's imprisonment of my constituent breaches the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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Bad news for markets – Trump isn’t in charge

Last week was the worst for US stocks since Donald Trump was elected president.

That’s worse than it sounds. At the end of the day, the stockmarket has barely paused for breath since Trump was elected. So it didn’t take much of a drop to make it a bad week.

But it’s hard to

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Stocks are expensive – but they won’t stay expensive

US stocks look expensive. You won’t find many people who will argue with that. A recent survey from Bank of America Merrill Lynch showed 80% of investors agreeing.

And why wouldn’t they? The S&P 500 has risen by nearly 80% in the last five years, despite earnings per share (which

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A different take on EU food policy

As with most issues, when it comes to Europe, there is more than one side to each argument. A fortnight ago, we spoke to a senior executive at Tate & Lyle Sugars, who discussed with us in detail how the status quo was affecting both his business and the British consumer, and also how he

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The alt-right Leninist
Steve Bannon, the US president’s chief strategist, wants to destroy the state.
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Northern Ireland's political crisis ups the stakes for Theresa May
Unionism may be in greater immediate danger in Belfast than Edinburgh.
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“Like a giant metal baby”: whether you like it or not, robots are already part of our world
For centuries, we have built replacements for ourselves. But are we ready to understand the implications?
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Blogs
Mandatory Sex And Relationships Education Is A Victory For Campaigners And Young Women Everywhere

This week something revolutionary happened. After years of effort from young people, students, parents, teachers and campaigners the Government announced its intentions to make sex and relationships education (SRE) statutory in an amendment to the Children and Social Work Bill while also

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People With A Learning Disability Like My Niece Should Never Have Had To Call An Institution Their Home

My niece, Fauzia, is now 19 years old. She has a learning disability and autism and spent two and a half years in an assessment and treatment unit called St. Andrew's hospital. You may have seen her in Channel 4's Dispatches programme saying she is "never going back, never going back" to that

2017-03-03 19:41
Americanisms In The UK: No Way Or No Biggie?

I recently listened to a great talk on BBC Radio 4 about the Americanisation of English (in the UK). British writer Matthew Engel and American-in-the-UK linguist, Dr. Lynne Murphy, discussed the impact and importance of the American influence on British English. (Dr. Murphy expanded on the

2017-03-03 18:35
How To Teach A Six-Year-Old Girl About Money

My eldest was six years old the other day and she had a pretty good day: gifts, games, cards, candles, chocolate caterpillar cake. The usual. By the end of the day, she was pretty tired, but insisted playing "one more game".

How could I refuse?

She darted off and two seconds later

2017-03-03 18:35
There's Growing Anger Among Parents At School Cuts

It terrifies me to say this, but in 10 year's time, my son will be leaving school.

Over this period, the UK will set sail for the economic unknown and leave its European Union membership behind; technology too will bring further, seismic changes to the world of work.

In this

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