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David Cameron called for ‘bonfire’ of EU red tape, new papers reveal

A young David Cameron backed calls for a “bonfire” of EU regulations and denounced “Euro red tape” in briefings to MPs, newly-released archive files show.

Papers released by the Conservative Party under the 30-year rule show Mr Cameron’s Euroscepticism ...

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New tearoom set to open in East St Helen Street Abingdon

A NEW tearoom is set to open in a historic part of Abingdon.

Claire Burton of Bowgrave Copse in Abingdon has applied for planning permission to change the official use of 7a East St Helen Street.

The unit, in between St Helens Dental Practice and The Workstation, was ...

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Direct train between Swindon and Oxford could happen soon

TRAIN passengers could speed between Swindon and Oxford in under an hour, if a new railway co-operative has its way.

Go-Op, a company founded a decade ago by frustrated rail passengers from Somerset, hopes to run regular services between Somerset and Nuneaton.

The firm ...

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City council won't say what it has done to ensure restoration of U's fans' favourite

IT REMAINS unclear if the city council has taken enforcement action to restore an empty pub once enjoyed by Oxford United fans to its former glory.

The Priory, just a short walk away from the Kassam Stadium, has stood empty since June 2013 and is now considered to be ‘at ...

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Tyson Fury to fight unbeaten Tom Schwarz in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury is heading to Las Vegas to fight Tom Schwarz in his first return to the ring since a dramatic bout with Deontay Wilder last December.

Fury will take on the German, who has won all 24 of his fights, on June 15 at the Thomas & Mack Centre, boxing management company MTK ...

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Voting under way in Thailand’s first election since 2014 coup

Voters in Thailand are heading to the polls in the country’s first election since the military ousted an elected government in a 2014 coup.

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, the army chief who led the coup, is hoping to extend his hold on power after engineering a new ...

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Two children among injured after ‘serious’ collision in Erdington

Two children aged three and five are among the injured following a “serious collision” between a car and a people carrier.

West Midlands Police said two adults who were in the people carrier suffered serious and “possible life-changing injuries” following the ...

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Scottish Government failing on children’s rights – Rennie

The Scottish Liberal Democrat leader has accused the Scottish Government of “failing” on children’s rights.

Willie Rennie’s comments follow Children and Young People’s Commissioner Bruce Adamson questioning the Government’s response on his ...

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Action plan to target waiting times for suspected cancer patients

Waiting times for diagnosing suspected cancer patients are to be targeted in an action plan.

The £6 million Scottish Government investment sets out steps to ensure all new patients will be seen within six weeks for key endoscopic tests.

Those with the most urgent ...

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Tax relief for internet firms to install fibre broadband

Internet companies will get 100% rates relief from the Scottish Government to install fibre broadband across Scotland.

The non-domestic rates relief is to encourage telecommunication firms to increase the availability of high-speed internet for Scots.

The tax incentive ...

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Leonard urges swifter action to tackle child poverty

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to bring forward plans to tackle child poverty by Labour’s Richard Leonard.

In the wake of a report forecasting child poverty in Scotland will hit a 20-year high, the Scottish party leader has written to Ms Sturgeon to call for action.

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Leonard urges swifter action to tackle child poverty

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to bring forward plans to tackle child poverty by Labour’s Richard Leonard.

In the wake of a report forecasting child poverty in Scotland will hit a 20-year high, the Scottish party leader has written to Ms Sturgeon to call for action.

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What the papers say – March 24

Rumours of a coup against Prime Minister Theresa May make headlines in Sunday’s papers alongside reports from the march against Brexit.

The Sunday Telegraph reports that cabinet ministers have been told to tell Mrs May “it’s time to go” by former Education ...

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RAF flight with 20 tonnes of aid heading to Mozambique to help cyclone victims

Up to 20 tonnes of UK aid is set to be delivered to help those caught up in the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in south-east Africa.

Across Mozambique it is estimated that 1.8 million people have been affected by the cyclone, which also ravaged parts of Malawi and ...

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Charlie Edwards targets building a legacy after successful defence of his title

Charlie Edwards wants to “build a legacy” after making the first defence of his WBC flyweight title by outclassing Spain’s Angel Moreno at the Copper Box Arena in London.

The 26-year-old produced his finest performance to date to win all 12 rounds on each of the ...

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Fury set to fight Schwarz with Wilder rematch possible next year

Tyson Fury’s next fight will be against Tom Schwarz, Top Rank boss Bob Arum has said.

Fury will take on the German, who has won all 24 of his bouts, in Las Vegas in his first return to the ring since a dramatic draw with Deontay Wilder last December.

Fury and Wilder ...

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Fury set to fight Schwarz with Wilder rematch possible next year

Tyson Fury’s next fight will be against Tom Schwarz, Top Rank boss Bob Arum has said.

Fury will take on the German, who has won all 24 of his bouts, in Las Vegas in his first return to the ring since a dramatic draw with Deontay Wilder last December.

Fury and Wilder ...

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Enrique praises Ramos as ‘unique’ player’s penalty secures win for Spain

Luis Enrique praised match-winner Sergio Ramos after Spain battled to a 2-1 victory over Norway to open their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.

The hosts dominated possession and chances at the Mestalla but needed a 71st-minute penalty from Ramos after Norway had cancelled out ...

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PM coup plot speculation reaches fever pitch amid ‘all over’ tweet

Speculation that Theresa May will be ousted from Number 10 has reached fever pitch amid reports that Cabinet ministers are plotting a coup to get rid of her.

The Prime Minister could be forced to resign within days, one paper claimed, amid a furious backlash over her handling of ...

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Gareth Southgate following Sir Alex Ferguson’s approach to managing youngsters

Gareth Southgate will take a leaf out of Sir Alex Ferguson’s book when it comes to helping the development of England teenagers Jadon Sancho and Callum Hudson-Odoi.

After reaching the World Cup semi-finals and this summer’s inaugural UEFA Nations League Finals, the Three ...

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Jadon Sancho grateful for England team-mate Raheem Sterling’s guidance

Jadon Sancho is delighted that Raheem Sterling has taken him under his wing in the England set-up.

Sancho made his first competitive start for the Three Lions in Friday’s 5-0 Euro 2020 qualifying win over the Czech Republic, where Sterling was the hat-trick hero.

The ...

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