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Government allocates £2bn to Whitehall departments to prepare for no-deal Brexit

The Government has allocated more than £2 billion to Whitehall departments to prepare for a no-deal Brexit as it ramps up its preparations for crashing out of the EU without a deal.

Around £2 billion has already been allocated for Brexit preparations but the additional ...

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Government allocates £2bn to Whitehall departments to prepare for no-deal Brexit

The Government has allocated more than £2 billion to Whitehall departments to prepare for a no-deal Brexit as it ramps up its preparations for crashing out of the EU without a deal.

Around £2 billion has already been allocated for Brexit preparations but the additional ...

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Amateur photographer convicted of abusing men who came for photoshoots

An amateur photographer has been convicted of luring men to his home for photoshoots, then drugging and abusing them.

Nigel Wilkinson, 45, used his photography hobby as a front for his “depraved yearnings”, Bristol Crown Court heard.

He used social networking ...

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Opposition parties table vote of no confidence in UK Government

The SNP and other opposition parties have tabled a vote of no confidence in the UK Government.

It comes after Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn demanded a Commons vote on the Prime Minister’s future after she confirmed a vote on her Brexit deal would not take place until after ...

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At least 600 homes destroyed in Brazil blaze

At least 600 wooden houses have been destroyed in a fire in northern Brazil, authorities said.

Four people were injured in the blaze in the low-income Educandos district of the city of Manaus. No deaths were reported.

Public security chief Amadeu Soares said the fire might ...

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Troops held in readiness to deal with disruption from no-deal Brexit

Thousands of troops are to be put on stand-by to help with potential disruption from a no-deal Brexit, it has been revealed.

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson’s announcement that 3,500 regular soldiers and reservists will be “held at readiness” came as Cabinet ...

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Pogba out of order to ‘dance on the grave’ of sacked Mourinho, says Neville

Gary Neville has claimed Paul Pogba’s controversial social media post was designed to “dance on the grave” of Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United tenure.

Pogba posted “Caption this!” alongside a picture of himself adopting a knowing look on social ...

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Hesketh fires Burton to Carabao Cup semi-finals

Jake Hesketh fired League One Burton into the Carabao Cup semi-finals for the first time in their history with a 1-0 victory over Sky Bet Championship Middlesbrough.

The 22-year-old Southampton loanee scored the only goal at the Riverside Stadium three minutes into the second half ...

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Tiemoue Bakayoko sees red as AC Milan are held by Bologna

Chelsea loanee Tiemoue Bakayoko was sent off as AC Milan laboured to a goalless Serie A draw at lowly Bologna.

France midfielder Bakayoko picked up two bookings in the space of three second-half minutes to receive his marching orders and leave Milan a man light for the final ...

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Goalkeeper Muric the shoot-out hero as City see off Leicester

Holders Manchester City remained in the hunt for the quadruple after beating Leicester on penalties in the Carabao Cup.

Oleksandr Zincheko scored to win the shoot-out 3-1 after the match finished 1-1, sending City into the last four.

Arijanet Muric saved from James ...

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Independent expert to assess Libya compensation campaign

An independent assessor from a legal background is to be appointed to advance a compensation campaign by victims of Libyan-sponsored IRA violence, politicians in Northern Ireland have said.

The work would include assessing how many people could potentially qualify and what ...

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Council backs Robbie Williams’ swimming pool plan despite Jimmy Page’s objection

Singer Robbie Williams’ plans for an underground swimming pool have been conditionally approved – despite objections from his Led Zeppelin guitarist neighbour Jimmy Page.

The decision could put an end to the five-year battle between ...

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Princess Eugenie hails departed shark filmmaker a hero at UK premiere

Princess Eugenie has hailed as a “hero” a Canadian filmmaker who died in a scuba diving accident while making a documentary about illegal fishing and shark finning.

Eugenie was among celebrity guests including models Pixie Geldof and Cressida Bonas when she attended ...

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Pogba can’t start thinking he’s bigger than Mourinho, warns Darren Fletcher

Darren Fletcher has strongly criticised Paul Pogba in the wake of Jose Mourinho’s sacking as Manchester United manager, insisting the France star “needs a kick up the backside”.

Pogba posted “Caption this!” alongside a picture of himself adopting a ...

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Real Madrid boss Solari targeting Champions League defence

Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari is confident his squad are well equipped to produce another “exceptional feat” and successfully defend the Champions League once again.

Los Blancos are out in Abu Dhabi for the Club World Cup, where they will take on Japanese side ...

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Change in checkout policy linked to ‘dramatic reduction’ in unhealthy purchases

Shoppers at supermarkets which removed sweets and crisps from checkouts purchased almost a fifth less of the unhealthy products, a study has found.

Researchers at British universities found that 17% fewer small packages of sugary confectionery, chocolate and crisps were bought and ...

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United consider Solskjaer in caretaker role after time runs out for Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has been sacked after Manchester United’s patience with the Portuguese ran out, with fans’ favourite Ole Gunnar Solskjaer the front runner to take over for the rest of the season.

Appointed to much fanfare in the summer of 2016, the 55-year-old became the ...

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Justice Secretary apologises for botched review of vaginal mesh scandal

The Justice Secretary has apologised to the victims of the botched review into the transvaginal mesh scandal while also facing calls to open a public inquiry into the murder of Craig McClelland.

Mesh implant procedures were temporarily banned in Scotland after incidents where the ...

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Life for ‘rage’ motorist who killed friend outside club

A man “blinded by unexplainable rage” who killed his friend when he drove his car at a crowd outside a club has been jailed for life.

On Tuesday, a jury at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court found Jonathan Snape, 31, guilty of the murder of Nathan Marshall, 30, in ...

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Judge postpones sentencing of ex-Trump security chief Flynn

A US federal judge has agreed to delay former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s sentencing so he can continue cooperating with the Russia probe.

Attorneys for Flynn had asked District Judge Emmet Sullivan to postpone the sentencing. The judge will hold a review ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic extends LA Galaxy stay

Zlatan Ibrahimovic insists he is “not finished” after signing a new one-year deal with LA Galaxy.

The Swedish striker made a brilliant impact in his debut campaign in MLS, scoring 22 goals and setting up a further 10, but the season ultimately finished in disappointment ...

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