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Jeremy Corbyn confirms he will lead Labour in 2020 during testy interview

Jeremy Corbyn has confirmed he will definitely lead Labour into the next General Election in 2020.

But the 67-year-old had to be asked twice by a Sky News reporter before he made it clear he would still be in charge.

‘I’m carrying on as leader because I’m determined that we ...

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Thousands attend screening in Trafalgar Square after director boycotts Oscars

Thousands of people have attended a screening of The Salesman in Trafalgar Square ahead of the Oscars ceremony its director boycotted.

The screening of the film was scheduled by London Mayor Sadiq Khan after Asghar Farhadi announced he would boycott the ceremony in the wake of ...

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Woman’s 20 year ‘tummy ache’ was actually 11cm tube left behind after operation

A woman who complained of stomach pain for years had to wait two decades before doctors realised it was a tube left behind after surgery.

The NHS worker, who has remained anonymous, has been awarded a five-figure compensation payment over the botched operation.

As part of her ...

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Mother who admitted killing daughter, 3, already allowed back into community

A mother who has been detained indefinitely since killing her three-year-old daughter has already been allowed back into her community.

Paranoid schizophrenic Iman Omar Yousef, 32, was detained under the Mental Health Act after being charged with murdering her daughter Alia Ahmed Jama in ...

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EasyJet flight forced to abandon landing due to Storm Ewan

Several planes had to turn around and fly to different airports today after strong winds from Storm Ewan made landing too dangerous. 

Scary video footage showed the moment an Icelandair 757 passenger plane had to abandon a landing at Birmingham Airport due to severe winds.

The ...

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Abandoned puppy who once weighed 3kg walks new owner down aisle on wedding day

A dog who was unable to stand after being abandoned as a puppy has walked his owner down the aisle on her wedding day.

WIlliam weighed just 3kg, instead of a healthy 10kg, when he was found close to death lying in his own faeces and urine in 2015.

The greyhound-saluki was in such a ...

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Immigration won’t suddenly fall after Brexit, says Home Secretary Amber Rudd

There will be no sudden fall in immigration after Brexit, the Home Secretary has said.

Amber Rudd has suggested that the Government was ‘against cliff edges’ as she said businesses will be consulted on immigration.

The victory for Leave in the Brexit referendum has been ...

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Woman’s abusive partner would beat her then kisses her bruises

A young woman whose abusive former partner beat her and then kissed her bruises has explained how her life has turned around after she bravely spoke out against him. 

Kaylin Mauchlen finally plucked up the courage to speak to police the second time she was hospitalised after being ...

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Hair dye left woman barely able to open her eyes after ‘monster’ reaction

A pregnant woman feared for her life after hair dye made her eyes swell so much she felt like a ‘monster’.

Samantha Espley, 29, says she has used the same black hair eye for years without problems, but this time it led to her being rushed to hospital.

Doctors feared she ...

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Furious parents find mould and maggots inside Cow and Gate baby food

Parents have been left furious after allegedly discovering mould and lumpy objects inside pots of baby food. 

The suspect items were allegedly found in Cow and Gate fruit pots, as well as yoghurts and some formula powders, despite the pots being in date.

Complaining on Cow and ...

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Flight from Pakistan flew with seven passengers stood in aisle, report claims

A flight from Pakistan allegedly flew to Saudi Arabia with people standing in the aisle for more than three hours after airline staff boarded extra passengers. 

The passengers reportedly managed to board the plane with handwritten boarding cards before takeoff on January 20.

An ...

yesterday 13:43 open_in_new
Storm Ewan arrives as Met Office announces severe weather warning

If you haven’t quite recovered from Storm Doris look away now.

Bad weather is set to continue with a new storm front, Storm Ewan, sweeping in.

The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings for strong wind in the north-west of England, Wales and eastern Scotland.

Ewan ...

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Critically ill baby pictured holding hands with twin brother in hospital incubator

A family have shared touching photos of their newborn twins, pictured comforting each other in a hospital incubator.

Cooper Keen was born critically ill with bleeds to the brain and low glucose levels, after his mum Kerrie, 36, had an emergency Caesarian.

He was immediately taken to ...

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Five rushed to hospital after car ploughs into pedestrians

Five people have been taken to hospital after a crash in South London this morning.

A car left the road and crashed into a wall, injuring pedestrians.

Body washes up on banks of River Thames near Vauxhall The driver of the car was detained by an off-duty police officer who saw what ...

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Body washes up on banks of River Thames near Vauxhall

A body has washed up on the banks of the River Thames in central London. 

The body, believed to be male, was discovered near Vauxhall Bridge at around 10am on Saturday, police said.

The man’s body was recovered from the river but it has yet to be formally identified.

MORE: ...

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Terror threat in the UK ‘at its highest since the 1970s’, terror watchdog says

The threat from terrorism in the UK is at its highest level since the 1970s, the new terror watchdog has said.

Max Hill QC, the lawyer tasked with overseeing our laws on terrorism, spoke out to say that Isis militants pose ‘at least as great a threat’ to Britain as the ...

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Girl, 5, dies hours after GP refused to see her because she was ‘four minutes late to emergency appointment’

A five-year-old girl died just hours after a GP refused to see her because she turned up a few minutes late for an emergency appointment. 

Ellie-May Clark had been due to see Dr Joanne Rowe, 53, at her local surgery The Grange Clinic, in Newport, south Wales at 5pm on January 26, 2015, ...

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Woman left unconscious after horrific sexual assault by two strangers

A woman was left unconscious after being bundled into a car and sexually assaulted by two strangers.

The horrific attack, which lasted several minutes, took place between 3 and 3.45am on Saturday, along Rope Walk in Ipswich.

The woman was taken to hospital for treatment ...

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Jealous husband ‘carried wife’s head in a bag after he decapitated her with an axe’

A jealous husband is accused of chopping off his wife’s head with an axe and leaving her body in a field, in revenge for ‘cheating’.

Bhubhan Mardi, 38, seized an axe and decapitated his wife Charumani Mardi last Sunday, police said.

He then put her head in a ...

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Postmaster who was ‘chloroformed by armed thugs’ is jailed for staging the £185,000 raid

A postmaster has been jailed for more than two years after he staged a £185,000 raid on his own family’s corner shop.

CCTV pictures from the incident show Mohammed Iqbal falling victim to the second armed robbery on the office as he cashed up at his corner shop.

But all was ...

yesterday 23:25 open_in_new
Judge praises sex offender’s family for sticking by him after child porn conviction

A judge has praised the family of a sex offender for standing by him after he was caught with indecent material of children.

Andrew Thirlwell, 47, is being supported by his wife and children despite police finding 879 indecent pictures and videos on his hard drive and computer.

A ...

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