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Tiny pug drowned after being blown into sea while wearing heavy knitted jumper

A pug was blown into the sea by a gust of wind and drowned while wearing a heavy knitted jumper.

Dora, the puppy, was well known locally for colourful outfits made by her owner Rita Greig.

The prized pug had won multiple ‘best dressed dog awards’ at regional

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Woman rushed to hospital after Morrison’s fish pie

A woman was rushed to hospital after a eating a fish pie.

The mum-of-six from Yorkshire struggled to breathe and was taken by paramedics to Airedale Hospital.

Michelle Patterson stopped after a few bites of the pie after realising something was wrong.

She was sure to check

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Police officer struck by London attacker’s car suffered life-changing injuries

A police officer who was hit by London attacker Khalid Masood’s car has suffered life-changing injuries.

Pc Kris Aves, 35, was on Westminster Bridge with colleagues when terrorist Khalid Masood ploughed into innocent pedestrians.

He’s since undergone eight hours of surgery since

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First picture of London terror attacker Khalid Masood as a young schoolboy

The first picture of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood has emerged showing him as a young schoolboy known as Adrian Ajao.

The picture shows the 52-year-old, who was shot by police after he mowed down pedestrians and then stabbed a police officer to death, with his team mates after a

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‘Burglar’ dies after getting trapped in chemist roof space

A man suspected of burgling a chemist has been found dead in shop’s roof space.

The man’s body was discovered by staff at Rowlands Pharmacy in the Queensbury area of Bradford at around 3pm yesterday.

It is believed the man had removed roof tiles to gain access to the

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Home of London terrorist’s mum searched by police following attack

Police have searched Khalid Masood’s mother’s home following the attack on Westminster.

They visited the house in Carmarthenshire, south-west Wales, on Thursday.

It was a day after Massood had driven into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and then stabbed PC Keith Palmer to

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Aerial images show moment Khalid Masood was shot after London terror attack

New aerial images of the London terror attack show the moment killer Khalid Masood was shot by police.

Dramatic photographs from the scene show the terrorist sprawled on the floor after being shot in the chest.

Tragically, the images also show heroic officer Pc Keith Palmer after he

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Andrew Neil calls London attacker ‘poundland terrorist’ in powerful monologue

BBC presenter Andrew Neil delivered a spine-tingling monologue where he branded the attacker a ‘Poundland terrorist’ who ‘cannot defeat us’.

Speaking on the This Week show, Neil sent a blistering message to terrorists in the wake of the horrific Parliament

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'She is a fast-growing force in Europe' Marine Le Pen meets with Putin on Moscow visit

Putin told Le Pen Moscow reserved the right to meet any French politician it wanted and that she represented "quite a fast-growing element of European political forces."

"Of course I know that the election campaign in France is actively developing," said Putin. "We do not want to influence

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First picture of London terror attacker Khalid Masood as football-loving teenager
We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story
today 12:19
First picture of London terror attacker Khalid Masood as football-loving teenager
We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures and video on this breaking news story
today 12:19
Buckfast bosses urge customers not to by Bucky Easter egg over fears it could encourage kids to try it
The Buckfast eggs are on sale from d-Bees in Northern Ireland but bosses fear it could attract children.
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London attack: Parliament security under review
Questions continue to be asked about whether Wednesday's fatal terror attack in Parliament could have been prevented if more officers had been armed.
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Two attempted kidnappings of schoolgirls in south London may be linked

Police are investigating two attempted kidnappings of schoolgirls in south London that may be linked.

The first incident happened in Streatham Hill on Tuesday just before 8am.

A man approached an 11-year-old girl while she was waiting for a bus close to the Crown and Sceptre

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Children shown ‘Taliban executions’ and headless bodies in English class

Children have been shown images of Taliban executions, headless corpses and public floggings in class, a mother has claimed.

Furious parents discovered their 12-year-old children had been watching the footage in class.

Teachers were said to have forced the pupils to sit through the

today 11:17
Everything we know about the London terror attack investigation

A massive police operation is under way after a terror attack in Westminster, in the heart of London.

Anti-terror police are working fast to determine if attacker Khalid Masood was linked to accomplices and officers have conducted several raids across the country.

Five people have

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How London Terror attack survivors got away from attacker Khalid Masood

Survivors caught up in the Westminster terror attack and their family and friends have revealed how they managed to get away during Wednesday’s attack. 

Four people were killed and more than 40 others were injured after a car ploughed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge at

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'Churchillian!' Viewers hail Andrew Neil's INCREDIBLE monologue on Westminster attack

Speaking at the beginning of the This Week show, the BBC journalist sent a message of a defiance in the wake of the atrocity which claimed the lives of four innocent people. 

The spine-tingling speech, in which he labels attacker Khalid Masood a “pathetic, Poundland terrorist in

today 11:15
Chaotic moment PM Theresa May runs the wrong way as she's bundled into car during London terror attack
Video footage shot of the Prime Minister being whisked to safety prompts claims that she would have been in real danger had killer Khalid Masood turned in the opposite direction
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Chaotic moment PM Theresa May runs the wrong way as she's bundled into car during London terror attack
Video footage shot of the Prime Minister being whisked to safety prompts claims that she would have been in real danger had killer Khalid Masood turned in the opposite direction
today 11:13
London attacker's mum's Carmarthenshire home searched
A Carmarthenshire home searched after the London terror attack belongs to the attacker's mother.
today 10:35
Horror moment private plane's door OPENS taking off with football team inside
A FOOTBALL team screamed for their lives when their plane door blew open as they were about to take off.
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Muslims donate over £18,000 for victims of London terror attack

A Muslim-led campaign has raised more than £18,000 for those affected by the London terror attack.

The Muslims United for London fundraiser was flooded with donations, with £10,000 pouring in less than 15 hours.

Money raised by the crowdfunding page will be donated to support

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Inside Birmingham flat raided after London terror attack

These pictures show the inside of a Birmingham flat that was raided after the London terror attack.

The pictures were posted online in February 2013 when the six-bedroom home was being advertised for rental, according to the Birmingham Mail.

The property, which was marketed as

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Boys, 12, suffer horrific facial burns after ‘mucking about’ with a chemical

Two 12-year-old boys suffered horrific facial burns after playing with a mystery chemical.

Both boys told police a white powder was chucked in their faces by a gang of youths in Aberdeen on Wednesday night.

But it later emerged the pair had been ‘mucking about’ with a

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Sick terror guides ‘telling extremists how to use a car to crush victims found online’

Sick internet guides telling extremists how to carry out a car terror attack have been found on Google and Twitter. 

The shocking manuals were available online just hours after the Westminster Bridge terror attack and despite widespread warnings that UK jihadis use them for

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Police seize 2,700 items, contact 3,500 witnesses and make two more 'significant' arrests after terror raids across UK including at Olympic Village
Anti-terror officers spent hours searching a flat that was believed to be the home of Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood's former partner, who once lived with the killer
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Poland and Greece talk tough before Rome summit

Poland and Greece have both signalled their dissatisfaction with the draft declaration ahead of Saturday's (25 March) Rome summit - the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the European communities' founding.

In a two-page letter, dated 23 March, Greece's prime minister Alexis Tsipras

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Final image emerges of murdered hero Pc Keith Palmer

A photograph believed to be the final image of murdered Pc Keith Palmer has emerged.

Palmer was killed by the London terror attacker named as Khalid Masood while on duty near Westminster.

Tributes have poured in for the heroic officer, who was called ‘a wonderful father and

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London terror attacker’s birth name was Adrian Russell Aja

The London attacker was born Adrian Russell Ajao.

Police announced the name of the terrorist this morning.

He killed four people including a police officer after an attack on Westminster.

The attacker was born in Kent and detectives believe he was most recently living in the

today 09:05
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today 13:51
After London attack, PM May demands more action against hate from social media firms

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May wants social media firms to do more to prevent the spread of extremist material online, her spokesman said on Friday, two days after a British-born Muslim convert killed at least four people in London.

"The fight against terrorism and hate speech has to

today 13:49
'Great Pottery Throw Down's Future 'In Doubt' Thanks To Bake Off's Move To Channel 4
The art competition is made by the same production company.
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Brexit Briefing: The UK Curries No Favours With Its Immigration Policy

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week.

You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your inbox every Thursday afternoon.

This week’s briefing was delayed in order to produce a special Commons People podcast on the

today 13:47
Daily Mail Front Page Causes Many To Mock Their Google Skills
'Even if you're using '95 era dial-up it shouldn't take that long'.
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Philip Davies: Joining Twitter Was One Of The Worst Thing I've Ever Done In My Life

A Tory MP has revealed that joining Twitter was “one of the worst things I did in my life”.

Philip Davies complained in a Parliamentary debate on Friday that he had “16,000 followers - all of whom hate me”. 

He added that people who avoided social media were “the sensible

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Russian musician uses VERY unusual instrument during performance
UNBELIEVABLE video shows the moment a classical music conductor whipped out a pair of pistols to perform a piece of music.
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Trainee doctors sacked after posting selfie with amputated foot
TWO trainee doctors have been sacked and face a court probe after posing for this smiling selfie with an amputated foot.
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Boozer takes break from beer to clobber armed robbers in ULTIMATE justice video
A BOOZER had his beer buzz rudely interrupted by two armed robbers – so he threw them out the bar.
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Costa Blanca bomb scare: Man 'threatens to blow up backpack' at Brit hols resort
COPS in the Costa Blanca have arrested a man who abandoned a backpack in the busy holiday resort.
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McDonald's Monopoly LIVE: Where to find £100k Mayfair? How to trade? How to win prizes?
THE McDonald’s Monopoly has begun and people are already hunting around for the £100k cash prize.
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BREAKING: Three teens arrested after tragic 19-month-old girl dies
THREE teenagers have been arrested following the "suspicious" death of a 19-month-old toddler.
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Why do we celebrate Mother's Day 2017?

It is the one day of the year you can guarantee there will be scrambled eggs on the ceiling, hot chocolate smearing the walls, crumbs in the bed and dead daffodils in the driveway as you let your children treat you to something special.

But why exactly do we celebrate Mother's

today 13:33
How long Hull's Weeping Window poppies will stay and everything you need to know

Breathtaking, stunning and emotional are just some of the words used to sum up Hull's most recent art installation.

Poppies: Weeping Window was officially opened this morning, and there couldn't haven't been a better day. Sunlight and warmth flooded a bare-looking Queen Victoria Square

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Boxing night to raise £10,000 for family of Beverley tongue cancer victim Paul Fleming

More than £10,000 is set to be raised from a charity boxing night to help the family of a Beverley man who tragically died from tongue cancer.

Paul Fleming, 36, died surrounded by his wife Kirsty and his parents Pam and Eddy in February after losing a 15-month battle with

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‘Theresa May is not an ELEPHANT’ Bonkers Juncker in Beeb interview outburst

The EU chief surprisingly admitted he would “miss” the Prime Minister when Britain finally unshackles itself from the bloc before insisting she was "not an elephant". 

The bizarre joke came as the EU boss was asked whether Mrs May’s empty chair would be the

today 13:27
Obamacare supporters stage rallies in last bid to save discredited healthcare system

Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles marking the seventh anniversary of enactment of Obamacare, as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has become widely known. 

Many talked about a very personal stake in the outcome of the healthcare debate roiling

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Latest news from Great Britain
today 13:49 After London attack, PM May demands more action against hate from social media firms
today 13:47 WISE WORDS: Feargal Sharkey Reveals, A Good Heart Isn't Actually That Difficult To Find After All
today 13:47 'Great Pottery Throw Down's Future 'In Doubt' Thanks To Bake Off's Move To Channel 4
today 13:47 Brexit Briefing: The UK Curries No Favours With Its Immigration Policy
today 13:47 Daily Mail Front Page Causes Many To Mock Their Google Skills
today 13:47 Philip Davies: Joining Twitter Was One Of The Worst Thing I've Ever Done In My Life
today 13:39 Russian musician uses VERY unusual instrument during performance
today 13:39 Trainee doctors sacked after posting selfie with amputated foot
today 13:39 Boozer takes break from beer to clobber armed robbers in ULTIMATE justice video
today 13:39 Costa Blanca bomb scare: Man 'threatens to blow up backpack' at Brit hols resort
today 13:39 McDonald's Monopoly LIVE: Where to find £100k Mayfair? How to trade? How to win prizes?
today 13:39 BREAKING: Three teens arrested after tragic 19-month-old girl dies
today 13:33 Why do we celebrate Mother's Day 2017?
today 13:33 How long Hull's Weeping Window poppies will stay and everything you need to know
today 13:33 Boxing night to raise £10,000 for family of Beverley tongue cancer victim Paul Fleming
today 13:29 Tiny pug drowned after being blown into sea while wearing heavy knitted jumper
today 13:29 Woman rushed to hospital after Morrison’s fish pie
today 13:29 Police officer struck by London attacker’s car suffered life-changing injuries
today 13:29 First picture of London terror attacker Khalid Masood as a young schoolboy
today 13:27 ‘Theresa May is not an ELEPHANT’ Bonkers Juncker in Beeb interview outburst
today 13:27 Obamacare supporters stage rallies in last bid to save discredited healthcare system
today 13:27 SHOCK ADMISSION: Eurocrat says 'huge silent majority' of Europeans DON'T like EU policies
today 13:27 Stunned binmen get a SHOCK as they find two PYTHONS in rubbish bags
today 13:27 Full speed ahead for Brexit: No delay because of terror attack
today 13:27 'This is the WRONG direction’ Furious German row after minister calls for MORE EU funding
today 13:27 Parliament's 'flimsy' gates stormed by Khalid Masood had ALREADY been noted as weak point
today 13:27 'It's deeply sad' Ex-soldier who tried to save PC Palmer speaks of 'troubled' terrorist
today 13:27 Do I have depression? 'Baby blues last two weeks - any longer get help', says doctor
today 13:27 'FOUL!' Labour MP accuses Farage of 'whipping up hate' in wake of Westminster attack
today 13:27 Ditching diesel buses KEY to cutting London air pollution, claim experts
today 13:27 'Friendly' Westminster terror killer Masood was ‘laughing and joking’ day before attack
today 13:27 Star Wars SHOCK: Disney reveal Han Solo is NOT Harrison Ford character’s real name
today 13:27 Doom-mongering Deutsche Bank warns pound could tumble by 15 PER CENT because of Brexit
today 13:27 PICTURED: Smiling in his school PE kit, Khalid Masood who would become London terrorist
today 13:27 REVEALED: How easy it is to find a terror manual on the web after London attacks
today 13:27 JUNCKER THREAT: Donald Trump told his anti-EU outbursts will start WAR
today 13:25 Selfie-obsessed Kim Kardashian look-a-like spared jail after growing cannabis in home shared with four-year-old son
today 13:25 Laurent Koscielny names the best player in the Premier League - Arsenal fans will not be happy with his choice
today 13:25 Laurent Koscielny names the best player in the Premier League - Arsenal fans will not be happy with his choice
today 13:25 Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey determined to get his career back on track and hopes to fire Wales back into World Cup contention
today 13:25 Arsenal star Aaron Ramsey determined to get his career back on track and hopes to fire Wales back into World Cup contention
today 13:25 Paul Pogba and Mesut Ozil to wear new Adidas boots during international break
today 13:25 Paul Pogba and Mesut Ozil to wear new Adidas boots during international break
today 13:25 Phil Bardsley warned over his Stoke future as he enjoys break in Dubai with his wife
today 13:25 Phil Bardsley warned over his Stoke future as he enjoys break in Dubai with his wife
today 13:25 Linesman collapses in agony after missile thrown from the crowd hits him during Argentinian football match
today 13:25 Linesman collapses in agony after missile thrown from the crowd hits him during Argentinian football match
today 13:25 Dad reunited with brother after 40 YEARS in "surprise of his life" organised by daughter
today 13:25 Kim Kardashian’s make-up artist warns girls to use LESS on their face amid crazy new social media trends
today 13:25 Kim Kardashian’s make-up artist warns girls to use LESS on their face amid crazy new social media trends
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Editorials
Billions from boffins: how to profit from university spin-out companies

British universities are teaming up with venture capitalists to create world-beating firms. Back the winners before they leave the lab to make big gains, says Matthew Partridge.

When it comes to research, Britain has some of the best universities in the world. The latest World

today 13:15
Britain's diversity crisis starts with its writers. Here's why
What happens on the casting couch draws the headline, but the problem starts on the page, says James Graham. 
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Andy Burnham and Sadiq Khan are both slippery self-mythologisers – so why do we rate one more than the other?
Their obsessions with their childhoods have both become punchlines; but one of these jokes, it feels to me, is told with a lot more affection than the other.
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Europe's elections show why liberals should avoid fatalism
France, Germany and the Netherlands suggest there is nothing inevitable about the right's advance.
today 13:11
This week in MoneyWeek: brainy world-beaters

This week in MoneyWeek magazine: profit from university research; buy into cutting edge healthcare, and how trackers beat hedge funds almost every time.

Plus: should you use profit forecasts, the trouble with internet advertising, the perils of buying insurance, and making the most

today 12:09
Pulse of Europe: "Europe is the solution"

VO

Navy blue flags, the Ode to Joy and a lot of enthousiasm. Every Sunday, people in dozens of cities hold demonstrations of support for the European project. In times of populism and euroscepticism, who still believes in the EU? Meet Pulse of Europe.

It all started in Frankfurt. In

today 11:17
Is this the end of the line for the Trump trade?

Is this the end for the “Trump trade”? Or just the start?

The US president has just stuck his party with a “take it or leave it” ultimatum.

Either they vote through his new healthcare plan later today, or they’ll be stuck with “Obamacare” for good.

Which way will

today 11:03
Only Drake could wow the O2 by pointing out random audience members' clothing
It takes charisma to pull off abandoning hits halfway through.
today 10:59
Donald Trump's healthcare failure could be to his advantage
The appearance of weakness is less electorally damaging than actually removing healthcare from millions of people.
today 10:59
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

2017-03-03 19:41
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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