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Farage takes Brexit bus on the road ahead of rally

Nigel Farage is back on the campaign trail as he launched a bid to block a “Brexit betrayal” and “chuck” the Prime Ministers’ Chequers deal.

The former Ukip leader’s Brexit battle bus rolled into Westhoughton, Bolton, ahead of a major rally in the ...

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Farage takes Brexit bus on the road ahead of rally

Nigel Farage is back on the campaign trail as he launched a bid to block a “Brexit betrayal” and “chuck” the Prime Ministers’ Chequers deal.

The former Ukip leader’s Brexit battle bus rolled into Westhoughton, Bolton, ahead of a major rally in the ...

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Hunt warns Brussels to step back from Brexit ‘abyss’

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged EU leaders to “step back from the abyss” of a no-deal Brexit and engage with Theresa May’s Chequers plan.

Following the angry clashes at the Salzburg summit, Mr Hunt said it was “counterproductive” to ...

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People’s Walk for Wildlife demands spotlight on environmental issues

Singer Billy Bragg has joined campaigner Chris Packham in calling for environmental issues to be put “back on the agenda”.

Hundreds of people, some dressed as animals and insects, came together in London to declare their support for nature.

The People’s ...

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The life and work of Chas and Dave singer Chas Hodges

Musician Chas Hodges was best known as one half of the cockney rock duo Chas and Dave.

Hodges and Dave Peacock rose to fame in the English pop-rock band, known for their witty lyrics about living in London, in the 1970s.

They had a string of hits, including Rabbit, Snooker ...

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Shadow cabinet member hails example of Militant Liverpool

A member of Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet has spoken approvingly at Labour’s conference in Liverpool of the Militant-dominated council which ran the city in the 1980s.

Shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler hailed the example of former councillors who set an illegal ...

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Alex Sandro says Cristiano Ronaldo has put Champions League dismissal behind him

Cristiano Ronaldo has been backed to put his Champions League red card behind him when Juventus face Frosinone in Serie A on Sunday.

Ronaldo was sent off on his European debut for the Old Lady after appearing to put his hand on the head of Valencia defender Jeison Murillo, provoking ...

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‘It’s going to be emotional’ – Sir Alex Ferguson makes Old Trafford return

Sir Alex Ferguson on Saturday returned to Old Trafford for the first time since undergoing emergency brain surgery in May.

A picture of the former Manchester United manager arriving at the ground ahead of the Premier League clash with Wolves was posted on the club’s official ...

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Mitrovic gets the point for Fulham

Aleksandar Mitrovic’s second-half equaliser earned Fulham a 1-1 draw at home to high-flying Watford.

The Serbia striker flicked home his fifth goal of the season with 12 minutes remaining at Craven Cottage to deny the visitors a fifth win from six Premier League games.

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Policeman attacked by two drinkers in Bees Knees, Rawtenstall

A POLICE officer struggling on the floor to control a man who had attacked him was grabbed from behind by a second man.

Blackburn magistrates heard that during the struggle the officer used his pava spray on both of his assailants.

But his problems only came to an end when ...

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Allow my ‘friend’ Tommy Robinson into Ukip, former leader urges party

Controversial English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson would be “a huge asset to Ukip” and should be allowed to join the party, one of its former leaders has said.

Lord Pearson of Rannoch told the Ukip conference that the far right figure was his ...

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Tiny implant could help infertile couples

Scientists have created a tiny device which could help infertile couples conceive naturally.

Experts at the University of Southampton have developed an implant the size of a 5p piece that monitors oxygen, pH and temperature levels inside the womb.

It could help clinicians ...

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Survivor found as death toll reaches 167 in Tanzania ferry disaster

A survivor has been found inside a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster on Lake Victoria, an official said Saturday, while coffins arrived for at least 167 victims and counting.

An engineer was found near the engine of the upturned vessel, Mwanza regional ...

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Chas Hodges of Chas and Dave dies aged 74

Chas and Dave singer Chas Hodges has died at the age of 74.

The singer died in his sleep in the early hours of Saturday morning from organ failure, a tweet from the musical duo’s official Twitter account said.

The statement read: “It is with tremendous sadness ...

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Kyle Walker ‘hurt’ by ex-boss Mauricio Pochettino’s comments

Kyle Walker has admitted he was hurt by Mauricio Pochettino’s criticism of him, and revealed he left Tottenham because the Argentine told him he was not part of his plans.

The England international joined Manchester City in a £45million deal in July 2017, and has since ...

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Murray to end season early to focus on starting 2019 in ‘best shape possible’

Andy Murray will compete in two tournaments in China over the next fortnight before bringing his season to an early close.

Murray, now ranked number 308 in the world, has taken the decision to miss the final two events in Shanghai and Paris in order to continue seeking improvements ...

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Jack Cork wins player of the month award for European heroics on 'great nights'

JACK Cork insists he will always remember the 'great nights' Burnley had in Europe after his extra-time heroics secured him the Clarets' player of the month award for August.

Cork scored crucial goals in the Turf Moor second legs against Aberdeen and Istanbul Basaksehir to keep ...

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Tell us where the best dog friendly pubs are in East Lancashire

WHILE one famous chain has banned them all together - other pooch friendly pubs actively encourage our faithful friends.

Wetherspoons banned dogs from all their pubs earlier this month - so we want to know your recommendations for the best boozers for bow-wows.

It might be ...

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Farage accused of ‘alienating’ Ukip figures after criticising Robinson support

Nigel Farage has been accused of alienating high ranking members of Ukip after calling for it to back away from associating with the far right.

A speech by the Eurosceptic party leader at a gala dinner on Friday during its annual conference was met with only “polite ...

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Farage accused of ‘alienating’ Ukip figures after criticising Robinson support

Nigel Farage has been accused of alienating high ranking members of Ukip after calling for it to back away from associating with the far right.

A speech by the Eurosceptic party leader at a gala dinner on Friday during its annual conference was met with only “polite ...

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It’s tapped – beer flows as Oktoberfest opens in Munich

The first keg has been tapped and the beer is flowing as the 185th Oktoberfest gets under way in Munich.

Mayor Dieter Reiter inserted the tap in the first keg on Saturday with two blows of a hammer and the cry of “O’zapt is” – “it’s tapped”. ...

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