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MP never authorised pay increase for office manager, jury told

The deputy leader of Welsh Labour has told a court that she never authorised a payrise for her office manager.

Carolyn Harris, MP for Swansea East, said she was not aware of a form increasing Jenny Lee Clarke’s annual pay from £37,000 to £39,000.

Clarke, ...

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May backs Javid over possible death penalty for Islamic State ‘Beatles’

Theresa May backed the decision not to seek assurances from Washington that two Britons suspected of fighting for Islamic State will not face execution if extradited to the US for terror crimes, Downing Street has said.

The decision of Home Secretary Sajid Javid not to seek ...

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EU must challenge UK stalling on Brexit, says Sinn Fein chief

The EU must call time on UK Government stalling on Brexit, Sinn Fein’s leader said as she urged Brussels to convene a special summit on the Irish border impasse.

Mary Lou McDonald urged Michel Barnier to push for the additional meeting of European leaders as she met the ...

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‘Acid attack’ on boy not believed to be racially motivated, say police

A suspected acid attack on a three-year-old boy is not believed to have a racial motive, detectives have said.

West Mercia Police said they are working to ensure the safety and security of the victim and his family as they recover from their “shocking” ordeal on Saturday ...

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New York’s Daily News to shed half of its newsroom staff

The Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it will focus more on digital news.

The New York-based newspaper was sold to tronc last year for one dollar, with the owner of the Chicago Tribune assuming liabilities and debt.

The Daily News led the charge to ...

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DFB rejects racism allegations as Ozil retires from international football

The German Football Association has expressed regret over Mesut Ozil’s retirement from international football but denied allegations of racism towards the Arsenal midfielder.

Ozil, 29, won the World Cup with Germany four years ago but was also part of Joachim Low’s squad ...

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Roma closing in on Malcom after agreeing deal with Bordeaux

Bordeaux have agreed to sell in-demand winger Malcom to Roma, ending Everton’s reported pursuit of the Brazilian.

The 21-year-old, who scored 12 Ligue 1 goals for Bordeaux last season, had been linked with Everton and Roma’s Serie A rivals Inter Milan throughout the ...

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Harry calls on young people to take up fight against Aids

The Duke of Sussex has urged the world’s young people to take on the challenge of tackling the Aids epidemic.

Harry, who is in Amsterdam attending a world conference on Aids, told young delegates supported by his charity Sentebale they were the key.

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Chaotic congress row delays Duterte speech and deal with Muslim rebels

A leadership row has erupted in the Philippine House of Representatives, delaying President Rodrigo Duterte’s delivery of his annual state of the nation address.

The storm also held up the passage of crucial Muslim autonomy legislation aimed at ending one of Asia’s ...

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Family pays tribute as Wolverhampton shooting victim named

The family of a man shot dead in Wolverhampton has said his death had left a “hole in all of our hearts” as he was named by police.

Dwaine Haughton, 24, was shot in Valley Road, Wolverhampton, at 9.10pm on Friday in what detectives believe was a targeted attack.

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Constituency office of senior Democratic Unionist defaced with graffiti

The constituency office of a senior Democratic Unionist has been daubed with graffiti.

East Londonderry MP Gregory Campbell’s Coleraine premises was defaced over the weekend.

Mr Campbell said: “This isn’t the first time a pathetic incident like this has ...

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Love Island ‘not a sport yet’, peers told amid drugs debate

Love Island should be made to ensure its contestants’ “honed, buffed young bodies” are down to a healthy lifestyle and not drugs, ministers have been told.

The Government was urged to pressure the smash hit ITV2 reality show as concerns were raised over the use of ...

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Barclays plans 2,500 new jobs in Glasgow

Barclays has announced plans to create up to 2,500 new jobs in Glasgow.

The bank is developing a new campus at the city’s Buchanan Wharf, providing a base for its functions, technology and operations teams.

Paul Compton, chief operating officer at Barclays, said the ...

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Tourist boat involved in Missouri tragedy raised from lake

A duck boat that sank while carrying tourists on a southern Missouri lake during powerful winds, killing 17 people, has been raised to the surface.

Broadcast footage showed a crane attached to a barge pulling the Ride the Ducks boat from Table Rock Lake, before a boat pushed the ...

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Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn backs Francesco Molinari for more major titles

Francesco Molinari has the ability to win multiple major titles according to Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn, perhaps starting with next month’s US PGA Championship.

Molinari became the first Italian winner of a major with a nerveless display in the Open Championship at ...

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US coast guard to raise tourist boat involved in Missouri tragedy

The US coast guard is scheduled to begin the retrieval of a duck boat that sank while carrying tourists on a southern Missouri lake during powerful winds, killing 17 people.

Divers are expected to swim down to the Ride the Ducks boat and connect it to a crane, which will then lift ...

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White House blames Iran over war of words with Trump

The White House has blamed Iranian president Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with US leader Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict with America.

Mr Trump, who campaigned on a promise to bring a more hawkish approach to Iran, ...

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Theresa May reveals how she copes with ‘world’s most stressful job’

An extensive library of more than 150 cookbooks and episodes of crime show NCIS help Theresa May unwind, the Prime Minister has revealed.

Mrs May also referred to her well-documented love of walking when asked how she copes with the stresses of life in Number 10.

Answering ...

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Ministers accused of abandoning thousands in need of social housing

Ministers have been accused of “abandoning thousands of people who need social housing” after charity Shelter revealed 33,000 working families are living in temporary accommodation in England.

The charity’s analysis suggested 55% of families living in temporary ...

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The race for yellow: How Geraint Thomas has jumped ahead of Chris Froome

Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome go into the final week of the Tour de France first and second on general classification.

Sky always insisted that Froome, seeking a record-equalling fifth Tour title, was their leader, but the longer Thomas has spent in yellow, the ...

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Maurizio Sarri enjoys winning start as Chelsea boss in Perth Glory friendly

Maurizio Sarri’s reign as Chelsea manager got off to a winning start as they beat Perth Glory 1-0 on their pre-season trip to Australia.

Pedro scored the only goal of the game early on but the Blues, playing a 4-3-3 formation, wasted several opportunities to win by a bigger ...

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