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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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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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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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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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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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Drugs and weapons seized after police raid in Chinnor

A SUCCESSFUL drugs raid saw a team of police tear into a South Oxfordshire home.

Armed with a search warrant and protective helmets, Thames Valley Police stormed a property in Chinnor yesterday afternoon.

Sharing images of the operation, including a damaged doorway, the ...

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All lanes back open on the A34 and traffic easing after car fire

FLAMES engulfed a car on the side of the A34 this morning as concerned motorists looked on. 

Images shared with the Oxford Mail show the fire taking hold of a vehicle on the southbound carriageway at the turn-off for Chilton. 

The incident happened at around 11am ...

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All lanes back open on the A34 and traffic easing after car fire

FLAMES engulfed a car on the side of the A34 this morning as concerned motorists looked on. 

Images shared with the Oxford Mail show the fire taking hold of a vehicle on the southbound carriageway at the turn-off for Chilton. 

The incident happened at around 11am ...

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Police 'growing concerned' for safety of missing Wallingford man Marcus James

Police say they are 'growing concerned' for the safety of a man who has gone missing from Wallingford. 

Marcus James, 41, is known to frequent Oxford city centre and Wallingford and was last seen at around 12am today on Wilding Road in Wallingford.

Officers said ...

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Witney MP Robert Courts completes his annual volunteering week

WITNEY MP Robert Courts hailed the tireless work of volunteers across West Oxfordshire after spending a week in their shoes.

Mr Courts devoted more than 13 hours to helping out at organisations across his constituency during his second annual volunteering week.

Over the ...

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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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