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Suicide Rate Three Times Higher Among Construction Workers, Union Warns

Construction workers are three times more likely to take their own life than the rest of the population, disturbing figures show.

Data from the Office for National Statistics revealed 1,419 people working in skilled building trades died as a result of suicide between 2011 and 2015 - ...

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George Osborne Apologises To Theresa May For 'Freezer Bags' Jibe

George Osborne has issued a partial apology for his “intemperate” remark that Theresa May should be chopped up and put in freezer bags.

The former Chancellor used a leader article in the London Evening Standard, which he now edits, to offer an olive branch to the Prime ...

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Ryanair Flight Cancellations Force Bride And Groom To Take On Epic Two-Day Van Trip For Wedding

A bride and groom were forced to take on an epic two-day van trip across Europe to get to their wedding in time after Ryanair cancelled their flights. 

Due to marry his fiancée Sandra in Italy on Sunday, 32-year-old Davide Casa di Bari thought he was being pranked when he found out that ...

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British Woman Vanishes On Amazon River River Notorious For Pirate Attacks

A British adventurer has disappeared during a solo kayak through the Amazon – shortly after sending a distress signal.

Emma Kelty, who last year skied the South Pole, was 42 days into a 4,000m trip across South America.

The former head-teacher from Finchley had earlier tweeted of ...

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NHS 'Health Campuses' Unite Spas And Surgeries In New Approach To Healthcare

The NHS plans to open health campuses and hubs on the same sites as hospitals and doctor’s practices, in a bid to slash rates of illness in a new approach to healthcare in the UK.

The campuses, which are part of the Healthy New Towns programme, will see GP surgeries sit alongside ...

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Paul Manafort Story Does Not Vindicate Donald Trump's 'Wiretap' Claims

A number of Donald Trump supporters are deliriously claiming the President has finally been vindicated over his claims Barack Obama “wiretapped” Trump Tower during the 2016 election campaign.

The wave of “I told you so” has been prompted by a CNN report alleging “US ...

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Why Model Teddy Quinlivan Felt It Was 'Crucial' She Come Out As Transgender After Fashion Week

A model has publicly revealed she is transgender, after she walked the runway for Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta and Coach this New York Fashion Week.

Teddy Quinlivan said she felt it was “crucial” for her to open up about her experience of being assigned a male gender identity as a ...

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Daughters of Manchester Bombing Victim Receive Letter From Police Officer Who Comforted Dying Mum

The daughters of a woman who died during the Manchester bombing have received a touching letter from the police officer that comforted her.

Harriet and Isabelle Taylor appeared on ITV’s ‘Lorraine’ to appeal for the officer who comforted their mum to come forward.

Their ...

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Jeremy Corbyn Ridicules Piers Morgan With A Spanish Tweet Confirming He Snubbed GMB Presenter

Jeremy Corbyn has scored a late winner in his footballing feud with Piers Morgan after confirming he snubbed the TV presenter in a conversation with an Arsenal star.

The Labour leader took to Twitter to ridicule the Good Morning Britain host over the encounter with Spanish fullback Hector ...

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James Corden Addresses *That* Sean Spicer Photo But Falls Short Of Apologising Following Backlash

James Corden has spoken out after a photo of him kissing Sean Spicer at the Emmys caused widespread criticism.

The ‘Late Late Show’ host was snapped cosying up to the former White House press secretary following the ceremony on Sunday night, when Spicer put in a surprise appearance. ...

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‘French And Saunders’ To Return To Our TV Screens This Christmas

Dawn French has revealed that she’ll be back on our TV screens this Christmas, alongside longtime friend and collaborator Jennifer Saunders.

The comedy double act has filmed a new episode of ‘French And Saunders’ to commemorate the show’s 30th anniversary, and Dawn has teased ...

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How To Make The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies, According To 5 Expert Bakers

There’s no cookie more universally loved than the chocolate chip cookie, so we all owe it to ourselves to bake the best darn chocolate chip cookies we can possibly make ― for us, for our friends and family, and for the dignity of the chocolate chip cookie itself.  

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Grenfell Tower Fire Criminal Investigation To Consider Individual Charges Of Manslaughter

A police probe into the Grenfell Tower fire may consider individual as well as corporate manslaughter charges, Scotland Yard has confirmed. 

Detectives also revealed on Tuesday that they are investigating eight cases of fraud involving people who claimed money following the blaze on June ...

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Coronation Street's Simon Gregson Credits 'Amazing' NHS For Saving His Wife's Life

‘Coronation Street’ actor Simon Gregson has posted a heartfelt message in praise of the NHS, heralding them for saving his wife’s life.

Over the weekend, Simon - best known for playing Steve McDonald in the ITV soap - posted a tweet directed towards the official NHS England account, ...

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‘EastEnders’: Monday’s Episode Was Factually Accurate, Despite Viewers’ Confusion Over Kush Kazemi’s Speedy Recovery

Many ‘EastEnders’ viewers were left scratching their heads on Monday (18 September), when Kush Kazemi was seen strolling around Albert Square - despite the fact Friday’s episode saw him rushed into surgery.

When Monday’s show aired, ‘Kush’ soon began trending on Twitter, as ...

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Nerf Gun Danger: Doctors Warn Parents And Children That Popular Toy Can Lead To Serious Eye Injuries

Families are being warned about the dangers of Nerf guns as doctors have said using them can lead to serious eye injuries.

Medical experts said the “bullets” from the guns and blasters could lead to internal bleeding around the eye and blurred vision.

Writing in the British ...

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How To Spot The Symptoms Of Stroke, Plus Tips On Prevention

It’s estimated there’ll be a 59% rise in the number of people suffering a stroke over the next 20 years, according to a study by the Stroke Association.

The charity blames high blood pressure, linked to inactivity and poor diet, as well as the fact people are living longer for ...

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Mhairi Black Defends Susan Calman Over Strictly Come Dancing Same-Sex Partner Row

Mhairi Black has defended lesbian comedian Susan Calman over her decision to dance with a man on Strictly Come Dancing. 

The gay SNP MP, 23, called the attacks on Calman by LGBT activists “unfair” but said BBC bosses should include same-sex dance couples on the show.

Speaking to ...

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Jailed Man Explains Why He Posted Image Of Grenfell Fire Victim To Facebook

A man jailed for posting pictures of a dead body on Facebook in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire has revealed he was shocked to receive a three month sentence.  

Omega Mwaikambo, told BBC Newsnight he knew it was “morally wrong” to take pictures of the loosely covered corpse hours ...

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Nadiya Hussain Reveals She Suffers From A Crippling Panic Disorder

Nadiya Hussain has opened up about living with a crippling panic disorder, which she describes as living “with a monster”.

In a new interview with John Bishop for his ‘In Conversation With…’ series, the 32-year-old, who won ‘The Great British Bake Off’ in 2015, admits she ...

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Pizza Hut Trials Vegan Cheese And Vegans Can't Handle The Excitement

From dairy-free Baileys to the new vegan options at Veggie Pret, retailers are finally making it easier for vegans to enjoy good food and drink.

Now, Pizza Hut is getting in on the action with a trial of vegan cheese pizzas.

Needless to say, vegans are pretty excited about ...

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