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Johnson plays down chances of ‘New York breakthrough’ on Brexit

Boris Johnson has played down the chances of a “New York breakthrough” on Brexit during discussions with key EU leaders at the United Nations.

The Prime Minister is set to meet with Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Tusk and Leo Varadkar during the annual General Assembly ...

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Johnson declines to rule out military intervention in Iran

Boris Johnson has blamed Iran for the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, before a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani.

The Prime Minister said on Sunday that the UK could attribute blame with a “very high degree of probability” to the Islamic republic as he declined to ...

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Johnson declines to rule out military intervention in Iran

Boris Johnson has blamed Iran for the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, before a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani.

The Prime Minister said on Sunday that the UK could attribute blame with a “very high degree of probability” to the Islamic republic as he declined to ...

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Johnson to tell Trump the NHS is not on the table in post-Brexit trade deal

Boris Johnson has said he will discuss the climate crisis with Donald Trump and tell him face-to-face that the NHS cannot be on the table for a post-Brexit trade deal.

The Prime Minister is to meet the US President on Tuesday for talks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, ...

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Johnson to tell Trump the NHS is not on the table in post-Brexit trade deal

Boris Johnson has said he will discuss the climate crisis with Donald Trump and tell him face-to-face that the NHS cannot be on the table for a post-Brexit trade deal.

The Prime Minister is to meet the US President on Tuesday for talks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, ...

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Trump suggests he raised Biden and son with Ukraine’s president

President Donald Trump has suggested that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden’s son in a phone call with Ukraine’s new leader.

Democrats are pressing for investigations into whether Mr Trump improperly used his office to try to dig up damaging information about ...

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Travellers ‘absolutely devastated’ but feel for Thomas Cook staff

Travellers have said they are “absolutely devastated” at the closure of Thomas Cook but have expressed support for the travel operator’s staff.

The tourism giant announced early on Monday that it had ceased trading after failing to secure a last-ditch rescue deal, leaving ...

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New York Giants fight back to win thriller against Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The New York Giants – led by rookie quarterback Daniel Jones – overturned an 18-point deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 32-31.

Jones, the sixth overall pick in this year’s draft, replaced the benched Eli Manning as the Giants sought to improve their 0-2 record ...

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Football rumours from the media

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will look to bolster his Manchester United side with a double signing from Tottenham, reports the Daily Star. United have previously been rebuffed in their attempts to sign Lucas Moura and Eric Dier, but Solskjaer will look to tempt the pair to the north west as the side ...

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Drunk unleashes racist tirade at Blackburn health centre

A DRUNKEN man racially abused a health centre staff member and a patient.

Blackburn magistrates heard when police arrived Anthony John Lomax turned his attentions to an Asian officer and racially abused him as well.

Lomax, 34, of Addison Street, Blackburn, admitted to ...

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Photographic competition looking to increase footfall to historic Blackburn park and conservatory

A MUM-OF-TWO wants to get the public's help to try to bring back some happy times to one of Blackburn's main parks.

Danielle Clay is a member of the Corporation Park Supporters Group and wants people to send in their pictures of the Preston New Road park for a photography ...

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Blackburn's flagship office block how has empty floor

THE third floor of a town centre's flagship £8million office block is now empty after the tenant moved out.

The Organic Insurance Group moved into One Cathedral Square in Blackburn in February 2017 but transferred its operations to Ribchester this summer.

Now agents ...

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Cut-price hot tub scam snares string of victims

A STRING of customers were caught out when a Facebook seller offered back yard hot tubs for as little as £120, a court heard.

An online trader named as Sarah Connor was offering to offloard the spas between May and June 2017, Burnley Crown Court heard.

But when at ...

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Johnson pledges to help those stranded by Thomas Cook closure

Boris Johnson has pledged to help holidaymakers stranded by travel company Thomas Cook’s closure, as he questioned whether bosses are not incentivised to prevent their business’s demise.

The Prime Minister was speaking before the announcement that the 178-year-old firm has ...

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Johnson declines to deny allegations he failed to declare potential conflicts

Boris Johnson has declined to deny allegations that he failed to declare potential conflicts of interest as London mayor over the allocation of public money to a model turned technology entrepreneur.

The Prime Minister repeatedly refused to comment on allegations centring on his ...

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Rovers in talks with Bradley Dack over new contract

Rovers are in talks with Bradley Dack about a new contract at Ewood Park.

Dack marked his 100th Rovers appearance with his 40th goal since making the £750,000 switch from Gillingham in the summer of 2017.

The 25-year-old agreed a fresh contract after promotion from ...

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Drunk unleashes racist tirade at Blackburn health centre

A DRUNKEN man racially abused a health centre staff member and a patient.

Blackburn magistrates heard when police arrived Anthony John Lomax turned his attentions to an Asian officer and racially abused him as well.

Lomax, 34, of Addison Street, Blackburn, admitted to ...

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'Old and worn' play area in Rising Bridge to be replaced

A COMMUNITY is set to benefit from a new play area.

The project will involve new play equipment for children aged 0-16 in Rising Bridge near Haslingden.

The scheme will include a zip-wire, new safety surfacing, drainage for the play area and a football pitch and a picnic ...

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The Fernhurst Blackburn in search for 'town's biggest rugby fan'

A PUB has launched a search for a town's biggest rugby fan.

The Fernhurst in Bolton Road, Blackburn, has called for fans who know their scrums from their line-outs to be in with a chance of winning £1,000.

They will also get the chance to meet rugby legend Andy Goode ...

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Smokers in East Lancashire urged to quit ahead of Stoptober launch

SMOKERS in East Lancashire have been urged to quit ahead of an annual campaign.

Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England (PHE), returns in October, and will encourage smokers to make a quit attempt.

Data from the University College London show ...

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Smokers in East Lancashire urged to quit ahead of Stoptober launch

SMOKERS in East Lancashire have been urged to quit ahead of an annual campaign.

Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England (PHE), returns in October, and will encourage smokers to make a quit attempt.

Data from the University College London show ...

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