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EU agencies and eastern neighbours This WEEK

Ministers will get be immersed on Monday (20 November) in a complicated three-stage se­cret bal­lot­ing process to decide where to relocate the European Medicine Agency (EMA) and the European Banking Authority (EBA) from London, which need to find a new home in the EU after ...

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Spectacular fireworks and light display - Hull will kick off Christmas in style

A firework display will also light up the sky above Queen Victoria Square on November 23

Hull will be bathed in spectacular winter lighting as Hull's Christmas season is kicked off in incredible fashion next week.

Hull City Council has revealed stunning new white LED lights will ...

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Spectacular fireworks and light display - Hull will kick off Christmas in style

A firework display will also light up the sky above Queen Victoria Square on November 23

Hull will be bathed in spectacular winter lighting as Hull's Christmas season is kicked off in incredible fashion next week.

Hull City Council has revealed stunning new white LED lights will ...

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Star Wars: Princes William and Harry are stormtroopers in The Last Jedi

Princes William and Harry have cameo roles as stormtroopers in the next Star Wars film, actor John Boyega has said.

The royals visited the set of The Last Jedi in April 2016 and were rumoured to have filmed a scene in disguise.

Now Boyega, who plays reformed stormtrooper Finn, has ...

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VW reveal £8.9 billion electric car plan for China - 40 new cars planned for release

Volkswagen is committing €10 billion to the development of new electric vehicles in China by 2025. 

VW is planning on launching 40 locally produced vehicles in China, revealed Jochem Heizmann, VW China’s head told reporters at Guangzhou Auto Show. 

The production ...

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Overwatch free weekend countdown: Start, end time for trial, as Moira joins PS4, Xbox One

Overwatch fans are counting down to this weekend's free trial on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

The Overwatch free trial has a 7pm UK start time on Friday, November 17. The free weekend ends at 7.59am UK time on the morning of November 21.

“For this free weekend, we're making ...

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Hold money back! Brexit bill strategy revealed to keep lid on £20bn offer
DAVID Davis has told the Prime Minister not to promise too much money to the European Union (EU) during next month’s key summit, saying the cash for the Brexit bill should be used as a bargaining chip to help secure a good trade deal. ...
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'A bit crackpot' Expert mocks claim 'Russian bots' swung democratic will of Brexit Britain

The Prime Minister launched an attack on Russia earlier this week over claims Moscow had meddled in elections. 

Writer, Jamie Bartlett, said it was a bit “crackpot” to suggest Russia swung the Brexit vote but insisted they had some influence. 

Speaking on ...

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WATCH: New NASA footage shows 2017’s most ferocious Hurricanes sweep across the globe

Hurricane Irma was just one of the huge storms that battered the United States earlier this year leaving a massive trail of destruction across the Caribbean. 

Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Jose, Maria and Ophelia can be seen in the footage forming and then sweeping across the ...

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Having a dog can help you live LONGER by slashing risk of premature death

Owning a dog can slash the risk of premature death by a third, according to new research.

A landmark study of more than 3.4 million older people found Britain’s favourite pet reduces the likelihood of heart disease and combats loneliness.

Those living alone were 33 percent less ...

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JAILED: Crooked social worker who stole almost £38,000 from elderly men in her care

Siobhan Baker preyed on vulnerable pensioners and stole bank cards belonging to two men in their 80s on separate visits to their homes, before withdrawing thousands of pounds in cash.

One of the victims lost around £31,000 while the other lost around £7,000.

The ...

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Big game hunting documentary SLAMMED by wildlife campaigners: 'NOT informative'

Trophy’s cinematic portrayal of big game hunting in Africa is angering Born Free, the renown wildlife campaigners founded by two of Britain’s most famous film stars.

Born Free president Will Travers – son of actors Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers – has lambasted ...

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'We REJECTED EU' Nigel Farage blasts 'CRACKPOT' conspiracists for refusing Brexit

Nigel Farage said there was “no” evidence Russia had any impact on the Brexit result or the election of Donald Trump in the United States.

Speaking on Daily Politics on the BBC, Mr Farage said the suggestion was a slight on “ordinary people” who had voted to quit ...

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Queen Elizabeth has THIS many locations named after her - can you guess them all?

Queen Elizabeth, 91, is the most well-travelled British monarch in history, having visited over 130 countries during her reign.

Whilst she has yet to visit countries such as Greece and Israel, she has explored many other countries with Canada being the one with the most ...

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Waddesdon Manor crash: First photos of Buckinghamshire flight disaster

The accident took place close to the village of Waddesdon at around midday.

Emergency services rushed to the scene and Air Accidents Investigation Branch confirmed the collision had involved a helicopter and a light aircraft.

Images from a Sky News helicopter shows the wreckage of at ...

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One of Britain's last gas-powered homes sells for £370,000 at auction

The three-bed semi fetched more than £100,000 above the guide price, despite having no electricity connected.

The house has been in the ownership of the same Baldock family for 70 years, and the last resident - Ms Baldock - left it to Cancer Research UK and the British Heart ...

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Smacking children for naughtiness 'makes them behave even MORE badly'

Researchers found that children who are physically punished before they are five have more behavioural problems between the ages of six and eight than those who are not. 

Those who were smacked argued, fought, got angry, acted impulsively and were disruptive more than those who were ...

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When did the Queen and Prince Philip get married? Britain celebrates wedding anniversary

Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, as they were then known, got married at Westminster Abby on November 20 1947. 

The Queen and Prince Philip remain devoted to each other and have the longest marriage in the history of the British monarchy. 

The royal ...

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France in Brexit BOAST: Paris claims to have snatched 4,000 jobs from London

Several banks have publicly announced scaling down their re-location plans and Arnaud de Bresson, general delegate of Paris Europlace believes more moves will take place. 

He says London will still be important but will be smaller after Brexit. 

Ross McInnes, ...

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Waddesdon Manor plane crash: Shock chart shows aircraft drop 1,000 ft in 45 seconds

Records on respected flight tracking website Flight Radar 24 shows a light aircraft took off from Wycombe Air Park today at 11.57am.

GPS records appear to have lost signal with the craft two minutes later over a village called Dinton - which is between the airfield and Waddesdon ...

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Royal troopers: Prince William and Prince Harry's Star Wars cameos confirmed

By Duarte Garrido, Entertainment Reporter

Prince William and Prince Harry are to make royal cameos as stormtroopers in the next Star Wars film, actor John Boyega has confirmed.

Rumours that the pair might be making a surprise appearance in Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi have ...

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