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Man, 46, held on suspicion of terrorism offence

A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a terrorism offence.

Counter-terror officers raided a property in the Lincolnshire area early on Friday and detained the man on suspicion of membership of a proscribed organisation and malicious communications.

He remains ...

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Three stabbings in north London being treated as linked

Three stabbings in north London which caused the deaths of two young men are being treated as linked, police said as they revealed an 18-year-old has been arrested.

Sadiq Mohamed, 20, died from serious stab injuries after being discovered in Malden Road, Camden, at around 10.15pm on ...

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Hug for Trudeau from Modi amid embarrassment over party invitation for convict

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau, with a hug, a day after embarrassed Canadian diplomats had to revoke a party invitation for a man convicted of attempting to kill an Indian politician.

The invitation was the latest blunder in Mr ...

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RBS swings to first profit in a decade but US settlement looms over 2018 results

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported a bottom-line profit for the first time in a decade, but warned that a pending settlement with the US Department of Justice could hit 2018 results.

The lender swung out of the red to report a £752 million profit for 2017, marking a major ...

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Britain will not be part of a European customs union after Brexit, says Hunt

The Cabinet has agreed to pursue a Brexit policy which will put Britain outside a customs union with the European Union but match Brussels rules in certain sectors in an attempt to achieve “frictionless” trade, Jeremy Hunt has said.

The Health Secretary revealed that the ...

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Stephen Curry tops 40 for third time this term as Warriors dismiss Clippers

Stephen Curry scored 44 points as the Golden State Warriors saw off the Los Angeles Clippers 134-127 as NBA action resumed after the All-Star break.

Curry’s third 40-point game of the 2017/18 season came in a match that also saw 24 points and eight assists for Kevin Durant, 19 ...

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Policeman who died in Bilbao named as Inocencio Arias Garcia

The Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has named the police officer who died ahead of Thursday night’s Europa League match between Athletic Bilbao and Spartak Moscow.

Inocencio Arias Garcia suffered a heart attack after a flare was thrown in his direction during clashes between ...

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Zagitova holds her nerve to take gold ahead of team-mate Medvedeva

Twenty years after Tara Lipinski upstaged favourite Michelle Kwan to win Olympic gold in Nagano, another 15-year-old etched her name in Olympic figure skating history by eclipsing her illustrious compatriot.

The balance of the sport’s power has shifted east, where it is likely ...

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Royal Bank of Scotland swings to first profit in a decade

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported a £752 million annual profit, with the lender swinging out of the red for the first time in a decade.

The figure compares to a £6.95 billion loss which the lender reported a year ago, which was one of the biggest since its Government ...

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What the papers say – February 23

The resignation of a Unicef executive after allegations of inappropriate behaviour features prominently in Friday’s papers.

The Guardian says boss Justin Forsyth was “forced” to resign in the wake of the claims during his time as chief executive of Save the Children. He said ...

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Parents charged with torturing 13 children due in court

A California couple charged with torturing their children by starving, beating and shackling them are due in court on Friday.

David and Louse Turpin are scheduled to appear in a courtroom in Riverside for a conference about their case.

They have pleaded not guilty to ...

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Former prisoner of war, 96, attacked by burglars

Detectives are hunting two burglars who attacked a 96-year-old former prisoner of war in his own home.

The victim said the ordeal has left him feeling more frightened than his internment during the Second World War.

He was threatened as he watched television in his front ...

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Modi hugs Trudeau amid Canada embarrassment over convict party invitation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has greeted his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau, with a hug, a day after embarrassed Canadian diplomats had to rescind an invitation to a man convicted of attempting to kill an Indian politician during a visit to Canada in the 1980s.

Jaspal ...

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Ivanka Trump arrives in South Korea for Olympics

Ivanka Trump has landed in South Korea to attend this weekend’s closing ceremony for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

South Korea has rolled out the red carpet for her first visit since her father Donald Trump became US president.

Her arrival at the airport was ...

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Fernando Alonso keen for step forward as McLaren break cover with new car

Double world champion Fernando Alonso expects McLaren to take a step forward this year after the British outfit became Formula One’s last major team to unveil their car for the new campaign.

McLaren have endured a miserable run in recent years but – after ditching beleaguered ...

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‘Large hunting knife’ used in south east London armed robbery

A large hunting knife was wielded in the face of a shop owner during an armed robbery.

Detective from the Metropolitan Police said the suspect walked into a mini supermarket on Brook Street, Erith, Bexley, on Thursday February 1 and threatened the 45-year-old store owner.

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Australian deputy leader resigns from Cabinet over harassment claim

Australia’s beleaguered deputy prime minister quit the Cabinet on Friday over allegations that he sexually harassed a woman, but said he would not resign from Parliament.

By staying in Parliament, Barnaby Joyce ensures that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s single-seat majority ...

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Royal Bank of Scotland swings to first profit in a decade

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported a £752 million annual profit, with the lender swinging out of the red for the first time in a decade.

The figure compares to a £6.95 billion loss which the lender reported a year ago, which was one of the biggest since its Government ...

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Review of farm inspections to be held, NFU conference told

A COMPREHENSIVE review of farm inspections is to be held.

Environment Secretary Michael Gove made the announcement at this week's NFU conference in Birmingham.

The review will be led by Dame Glenys Stacey and will look at opportunities for improving regulation and ...

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Arsenal players lacked focus in Ostersund defeat – Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger accused his Arsenal side of not being focused and having no ideas as they flirted with Europa League embarrassment before succumbing to a 2-1 defeat at home to Ostersund.

The Gunners will still be in Friday’s last-16 draw having won 3-0 in Sweden in the first leg but ...

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Entrepreneur appointed chairman of York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership

ENTREPRENEUR David Kerfoot has been appointed chairman of the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

He succeeds Barry Dodd, who held the post for six years, and has promised to make the region the driving force in government policy on rural growth. ...

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