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Brexit might not happen after all, Lord Heseltine says

The prospect of Britain leaving the EU is ‘very much open to question now’, a Conservative peer has claimed.

Political analysts have described the surprise result of this month’s General Election as the public rejecting Britain’s plan to leave the bloc.

And ...

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BREAKING: 'Woman's body found' after second cliff collapse in 24 hours

The body was reportedly recovered shortly before 5pm at Cuckmere Haven.

Earlier rocks crashed into the water at around 1.20pm at Seaford Road, in East Sussex. 

Emergency services say a girl in a pink top was seen walking near the rocks moments before they crashed into the ...

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Tusk hints UK could stay in EU, if it wanted

European Council chief Donald Tusk used a quote by John Lennon from The Beatles to tell the UK that it could stay in the EU if it decided to do so.

"Some of my British friends have even asked me whether Brexit could be reversed, and whether I could imagine an outcome where the UK stays ...

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Government identifies seven tower blocks with ‘combustible’ cladding

Cladding which could catch fire has been found on seven high-rise blocks of flats.

They are in four different local authority areas in England, Downing Street said.

Tests are currently being carried out to find out if any other buildings are at risk of catching fire like Grenfell ...

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Girl ‘missing’ following second major cliff collapse on UK beach in under 24 hours

A second major search operation is underway after another large part of a cliff gave way on a busy beach this afternoon.

Search and rescue teams are desperately searching for a girl in a pink top, who was seen walking near the Seaford Head cliffs moments before the collapse at around ...

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Former Manchester City footballer admits sexually assaulting sleeping woman

A former footballer who played for Manchester City and Celtic has admitted sexually assaulting a young woman as she slept in her bed.

Chris Killen had pleaded not guilty at an earlier hearing, but changed his plea and admitted a single charge of sexual assault before he was due to go on ...

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EU on verge of CIVIL WAR: Europe nations in FURIOUS row on whether to convince UK to STAY

A row broke out over whether attempts should be made to persuade Britain to Remain in the EU as the heads of government met for European Council meeting in Brussels.

More seriously for the Brussels eurocrat attempts to bully Britain with a “unified” front from the other 27, ...

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Firefighter helps pregnant woman deliver baby by the side of a road

A brave firefighter helped deliver a baby at the side of a busy road – using skills she’d learned while watching One Born Every Minute.

Liz George was finishing her shift when her crew were called to help a woman in labour, who was in the back seat of her car with her partner ...

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Schoolboy drowns in lake during heatwave after going in to cool off

A 15-year-old schoolboy has been named as a victim of the severe British heatwave after he drowned in a lake.

Spencer Hurst was among a group of teenagers who went swimming at Ryders Hayes Mear in Pelsall, West Midlands, to cool off during the heatwave.

But the Year 10 pupil at ...

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Secret camera found in public Lidl and Matalan disabled toilet

An investigation has been launched after a security guard found a hidden camera inside a shopping centre’s disabled toilet.

Adedeji Adebanwo was checking the facilities, which are used by customers in Matalan and Lidl, when he found the small, white device in Maidstone.

The ...

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Some grass called 999 because the Queen wasn’t wearing a seat belt

Right, own up you lot – who tried to grass on the Queen?

Someone genuinely thought it was necessary to call 999 when they spotted Her Majesty sitting in the back seat of her car – without a seat belt on.

Not only was this a bad idea as 999 is strictly reserved for ...

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Astonishing moment three tourists witness epic fight to the death between enormous 265lb seal and octopus

A tourist has filmed an incredible fight to the death between a huge seal and an octopus.

Connor Stapley caught the epic battle on his iPhone while kayaking in Kaikoura, New Zealand, at 2pm on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old was leading a group of three kayakers when he spotted the pair ...

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Astonishing moment three tourists witness epic fight to the death between enormous 265lb seal and octopus

A tourist has filmed an incredible fight to the death between a huge seal and an octopus.

Connor Stapley caught the epic battle on his iPhone while kayaking in Kaikoura, New Zealand, at 2pm on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old was leading a group of three kayakers when he spotted the pair ...

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Watch explorer unearth mysterious three-fingered 'alien' skeleton in ancient city

Investigative journalist Jaime Maussan, 64, from Mexico, tipped off a team of "truth-seeking" explorers after discovering "mummies in Peru that didn't look human".

The crew flew from Colorado, US, to Peruvian capital Lima before trekking down the coast to Nazca with scientists who ...

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Victim of Finsbury Park attack says man who collapsed before attack would have survived

A victim of the Finsbury Park terror attack says the 51-year-old man who collapsed outside the mosque may have survived – if a van hadn’t smashed into them.

Worshippers were tending to Makram Ali after he fell to the ground outside the mosque following evening prayer, but ...

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Young man says rape by two men left him on the brink of suicide

A young man has bravely spoken out about the night he was raped at the hands of two strangers and the effects the attack had on him.

Sam Thompson revealed how the rape lead to the break-up of his relationship, left him feeling like it was his fault, and made him suicidal.

The ...

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Builders cool down by turning their dumper truck into a mini swimming pool

Don’t you hate it when it’s hot outside and you’re stuck at work? Yes, us too.

Most of us just have to grin and bear it – because it’s not like you can go swimming while you’re on the clock… right?

Wrong. Or at least it is if you’re a ...

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Stroke fears for independence campaign mum Rosa Zambonini as family blames stress from online trolls

Independence campaigner Rosa Zambonini was rushed to hospital with a suspected stroke, her worried family have revealed.

Relatives blame stress caused by online trolls for the former SNP councillor’s illness – which doctors now believe was not a stroke.

Rosa has been left with ...

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Watch live as mourners gather for funeral of Otto Warmbier who died after 17 months of 'torturous mistreatment' in North Korea

Family and friends have gathered for the funeral of Otto Warmbier who died aged 22 following 17 months of 'torturous mistreatment' in North Korea.

Loved ones have flocked to the student's old High School in his hometown to say goodbye to him after he passed away a few days after returning ...

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Watch live as mourners gather for funeral of Otto Warmbier who died after 17 months of 'torturous mistreatment' in North Korea

Family and friends have gathered for the funeral of Otto Warmbier who died aged 22 following 17 months of 'torturous mistreatment' in North Korea.

Loved ones have flocked to the student's old High School in his hometown to say goodbye to him after he passed away a few days after returning ...

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Family of Finsbury Park attack victim say he lived life ‘without enemies’

The family of the man who died in the Finsbury Park attack have paid heartfelt tribute to a ‘gentle’ grandfather who lived life ‘without any enemies’.

Makram Ali has been identified as the man who died when a van was driven into a group of worshippers who had ...

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