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Corbyn says he will challenge the Government ‘all the way’ over Europe

Jeremy Corbyn told supporters he would challenge the Government “all the way” over Europe, and the answer to the country’s problems was socialism.

Speaking at a raucous party rally in Liverpool on Saturday night, the Labour leader said his party would reject Prime ...

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Labour says Johnson could be in contempt of Parliament after Brexit letter

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has insisted Boris Johnson may be in contempt of Parliament over Brexit.

Mr McDonnell hit out at the way the Prime Minister distanced himself from a legally required request to the EU for a Brexit extension which he refused to sign.

The shadow ...

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Michael Cheika stepping down as Australia head coach

Michael Cheika is stepping down as Australia head coach following their World Cup quarter-final exit against England.

The Wallabies’ campaign in Japan ended with a 40-16 defeat to Eddie Jones’ men on Saturday at Oita Stadium.

Having been non-committal about his future in ...

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Can Arsenal end their Sheffield hoodoo?

Sheffield United will aim to continue their city’s stranglehold over Arsenal when they host the Gunners at Bramall Lane on Monday evening.

Arsenal fans have to go back into the archives since they last recorded a Premier League victory in the city of Sheffield, when Ian ...

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Walcott enjoyed brushing aside Everton speculation with winning display

Theo Walcott admits it has been hard to avoid the speculation swirling around Everton recently – but he felt his team-mates brushed it aside superbly on Saturday.

Bernard and Gylfi Sigurdsson struck as Everton ended a run of four successive Premier League defeats and eased the ...

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Michael Cheika stands by pledge as he steps down as Australia coach

Michael Cheika has insisted he had no choice but to resign after Australia were dumped out of the World Cup by England.

The former Leinster and Stade Francais boss has stepped down as Wallabies head coach in the wake of Saturday’s 40-16 thumping in the quarter-finals.

The ...

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Mauricio Pochettino focused on turning Spurs around amid Amazon announcement

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says he is on board with the decision to allow documentary cameras to film inside the club this season.

It was announced on Friday that Spurs will be the subject of the latest Amazon series of All or Nothing – a fly-on-the-wall documentary that will ...

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Central Plaza Carlisle: City council advised to 'completely demolish' derelict hotel

Carlisle City Council has confirmed that they have been advised to completely demolish the Central Plaza.

The advice has come following an inspection of the building by an expert demolition engineer.

A spokesman for the city council said: “The engineer concluded that ...

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Believe it or not, this supercar is a 1960 Ford Anglia...

Nick Hedley has a thing about eye-catching vehicles. This Carlisle-based roofer’s vans are hard to miss on Cumbria’s roads with their red, blue and yellow livery.

But they look positively muted compared with another of his four-wheeled wonders.

This bright ...

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Believe it or not, this supercar is a 1960 Ford Anglia...

Nick Hedley has a thing about eye-catching vehicles. This Carlisle-based roofer’s vans are hard to miss on Cumbria’s roads with their red, blue and yellow livery.

But they look positively muted compared with another of his four-wheeled wonders.

This bright ...

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The best Hairdressers in north and west Cumbria - as recommended by you

THERE are dozens of brilliant hairdressers across Cumbria.

This week, we asked readers of the News & Star to share their views on the best places to go in the north and west of the county.

The results didn’t disappoint, with more than 900 comments on our Facebook ...

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Orionid meteor display set to light up night skies

Skygazers are set for some celestial fireworks as Earth passes through an area of space “littered” with the debris of Halley’s Comet.

The Orionid meteor is active throughout October, but is expected to peak at around 11.30pm on October 21, producing 20 or so meteors every ...

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Hong Kong protesters defy police ban to press ‘five main demands’

Hong Kong protesters flooded streets again on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands for accountability and political rights.

Protest leaders carried a black banner at the front of the procession with a slogan “Five main demands, ...

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Scientists develop ‘artificial skin’ that can make mobile phones ticklish

Scientists have developed an “artificial skin” that they say can wrap around devices such as smartphones and make them ticklish.

The prototype, which has been designed to look like and mimic human skin, responds to different forms of human contact such as tickling, caressing ...

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Many Sunday papers unimpressed with MPs who failed to follow Brexit advice

After Saturday’s newspapers offered advice on how MPs should vote on the EU Withdrawal Act, many of Sunday’s papers are not impressed the advice was not followed.

With a headline dubbing Parliament “The House of Fools”, the Mail on Sunday wrote: “Today Britain ...

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Many Sunday papers unimpressed with MPs who failed to follow Brexit advice

After Saturday’s newspapers offered advice on how MPs should vote on the EU Withdrawal Act, many of Sunday’s papers are not impressed the advice was not followed.

With a headline dubbing Parliament “The House of Fools”, the Mail on Sunday wrote: “Today Britain ...

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Central Plaza Carlisle: City council advised to 'completely demolish' derelict hotel

Carlisle City Council has confirmed that they have been advised to completely demolish the Central Plaza.

The advice has come following an inspection of the building by an expert demolition engineer.

A spokesman for the city council said: “The engineer concluded that ...

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Injured man stretchered off fells by mountain rescue teams in Lake District

A MAN who had fallen and injured his leg while walking on the fells had to be stretchered off by mountain rescue teams.

Members from Patterdale MRT were called to help at about 12.30pm on Friday following a 999 call.

The man - from the Eden Valley - sustained an injury to ...

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Greggs launches vote to bring Festive Bake to Carlisle a week early

PASTY lovers in Carlisle are being given a chance to have a special Christmas treat up to a week before the rest of the country.

Bakery chain Greggs has selected the city as one of 20 locations across the country to be in with the opportunity of getting their popular Festive Bake in ...

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Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney passenger flight

Australian airline Qantas has completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney.

It was used to carry out a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger jetlag.

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner touched down in Sydney ...

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Qantas completes longest non-stop New York-Sydney passenger flight

Australian airline Qantas has completed the first non-stop commercial flight from New York to Sydney.

It was used to carry out a series of tests to assess the effects of ultra long-haul flights on crew fatigue and passenger jetlag.

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner touched down in Sydney ...

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