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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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Kylie Jenner tweet sends Snapchat share price tumbling

Snapchat lost around 1.3 billion dollars (£930m) in market value after reality star Kylie Jenner tweeted that she was no longer using the social app.

The half-sister of Kim Kardashian told her more than 24 million Twitter followers: “sooo does anyone else not open Snapchat ...

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German food bank condemned for turning away foreigners

A food bank in Germany is being criticised for its decision to stop serving more foreigners, who make up a growing percentage of its users.

The food bank in the western city of Essen announced last month that it will only register new users who can prove they have German ...

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Man bailed in M20 murder probe

A man who was arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found on the M20 has been released on bail.

The body was discovered by police on the London-bound carriageway near Ashford at 6.05pm on Tuesday. The road was closed between junctions 9 and 10 for nearly 24 ...

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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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Five classic Calcutta Cup clashes

Unbeaten England travel to Murrayfield to take on Scotland in this year’s NatWest Six Nations Calcutta Cup clash.

Scotland have not won this famous fixture since the 18-12 victory at Murrayfield 10 years ago and here, Press Association Sport takes a look at five classic encounters ...

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The transfer window change that will impact Charlton and Millwall

English Football League clubs have voted to bring forward the deadline for completing permanent deals in the summer transfer window, the governing body has announced.

EFL teams, including Charlton and Millwall, will now be unable to sign players from other clubs beyond 5pm on August ...

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Manor Road closed after water leak causes cars to skid on black ice

A water leak has resulted in a Beckenham road being shut this morning after cars were skidding dangerously on black ice.

Kelsey and Eden Park Police tweeted: "A very cold morning today with black ice on the road. Manor Road Beckenham is currently shut due to a water leak that has ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Thorntree Primary School to get new chicken coop

Greenwich Council has offered to build a new and secure chicken coop for a primary school left "devastated" after repeated thefts.

Summer of 2016 was when chickens were first stolen from Thorntree Primary School in Charlton.

One year later the children's hearts were broken ...

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Hunting knife used in armed robbery at Erith shop

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

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

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Hunting knife used in armed robbery at Erith shop

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

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

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IKEA recalls marshmallows after possible mouse infestation

IKEA has recalled their marshmallows after reports of possible 'mice infestation' in the sweets.

According to the Food Standards Agency, IKEA is recalling its GODIS PÅSKKYCKLING marshmallows.

The risk of contamination makes this product unsafe to eat.

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