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'Inhuman' Tory Whips Refuse To Help Sick And Ill Labour MPs To Take Part In Crunch Brexit Vote

Theresa May has been accused of ‘inhuman’ tactics to win a crunch Brexit vote after Labour claimed Tory whips were refusing to help its sick and ill MPs take part.

The row erupted just hours before the expected Parliamentary showdown between the Prime Minister and her ...

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Donald Trump's UK Visit Will Go Ahead Despite 'Deeply Disturbing' Caging Of Children, Theresa May Says

Theresa May has condemned Donald Trump for his “deeply disturbing” policy towards migration which has seen children separated from their parents and held in cages.

But the prime minister said despite the widespread outrage she would not be withdrawing her invitation for Trump ...

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Northern Rail Lines Seen As 'Valueless,' Leaked Emails Reveal

Northern Rail lines were seen as “valueless” and ministers were warned of the looming rail chaos passengers would face as long as two years ago, startling leaked emails are said to reveal. 

Labour MP Lisa Nandy called Department of Transport (DfT) staff exchanges she had ...

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Dad Whose 8-Year-Old Spoke To A Stranger Online For 6 Months Shares Internet Safety Precaution He Overlooked

A dad who had taken steps to protect his eight-year-old daughter when she played online games, was shocked to discover she had been speaking to a stranger for six months. 

Tony Cherrington says he now knows that it is vital to talk to children about online dangers, after he learned ...

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South Yorkshire Police Issues First Forced Marriage Order To Protect A Man

Police in South Yorkshire have secured their first ever forced marriage order to protect a man, after his family promised he would marry when he was just 5 years old. 

The man, aged 19, had received “threats for not complying” to the pre-arranged marriage, police ...

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Amazon Echo Virtual Concierge Launches In Marriott Hotels

The next time you stay in a hotel you might find you’re not alone.

Amazon has unveiled a special version of its Echo speaker with Alexa voice assistant specifically designed for hotels.

The Alexa for Hospitality service lets guests order room service, ask for more towels or get ...

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People Who Are Dying, Sick Or In Poor Mental Health Are Spiralling Into Debt

People with mental health problems, disabilities and long-term physical illnesses are struggling with mounting debt problems, according to two new reports.  

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) revealed that four in 10 people aged 25 to 54 with a mental health problem have an ...

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Chaos Until Christmas: Rail Timetable Delays Could Go On For Months, Watchdog Warns

Commuters who suffered unprecedented chaos on the railways in recent months could face further delays and cancellations - including over Christmas - the rail watchdog has warned. 

Delayed confirmation of timetables in May, which led to thousands of commuters across the north and ...

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Gosport Hospital Deaths: More Than 450 Patients Died Due To Opioid Drugs

An “institutionalised regime” of prescribing and administering opioids without medical justification shortened the lives of at least 450 people and possibly 200 more, an independent panel into a Hampshire hospital has found.

The panel revealed “there was a disregard for ...

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Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump's Former Campaign Manager, Mocks Plight Of Down Syndrome Girl

Donald Trump’s former campaign manager sparked outrage after he appeared to mock the plight of a girl with Down syndrome who had been separated from her mother at the US-Mexico border. 

The 10-year-old’s ordeal was highlighted by Mexico’s Foreign Affairs Secretary ...

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Senegalese and Japanese football fans have been praised for clearing up the football stadium after matches had ended on Tuesday.

Even though their teams had both won their matches – Senegal against Poland, while Japan beat Colombia – fans from both teams chose to stay behind ...

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Southgate Tube: Man Arrested Following Explosion

A man has been arrested on suspicion of “doing an act likely to cause an explosion to injure or damage property” after a small blast at Southgate Tube station believed to have been caused by a faulty drill battery, British Transport Police said.

This is a breaking news story ...

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Prince Louis' Christening Date Announced By Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced Prince Louis will be christened on Monday 9 July.

The ceremony will take place at The Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, London. The one-month-old will be christened by The Archbishop of Canterbury, Reverend Justin Welby.

The Duke ...

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Zara Tindall Has Given Birth To Her Second Baby

The Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall has given birth to her second baby girl.

Buckingham Palace confirmed the news that Tindall was “safely delivered of a baby girl”, weighing 9lb 3oz, on 18 June at Stroud Maternity Unit, with her husband Mike Tindall by her ...

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You May Struggle To Buy Your Favourite Fizzy Drink Or Beer This Summer

A shortage of carbon dioxide across Northern Europe could mean your favourite fizzy drinks and beers may be harder to come by this summer, industry insiders have warned. 

There is currently a shortage of CO2 due to the closure of several sites that produce the gas, for various ...

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Facebook Develops AI Software That Can 'Open' Your Eyes In Photos

Picture the scene, you’ve spent an hour trying to get the family together to take a nice photo, just one. Having finally taken it you notice about half the people have their eyes closed.

Well two Facebook engineers have developed a rather creepy new tool that can ‘open’ ...

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Ariana Grande's 'The Light Is Coming' Sample Is Taken From The CNN Archives

Ariana Grande’s new single has left a number of fans scratching their heads, over a curious sample repeated throughout the track.

First teased earlier this month, Ariana debuted the Nicki Minaj collaboration ‘The Light Is Coming’ on Tuesday night and it’s the ...

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Carrie Fisher’s Brother Todd Wants To See Her In ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’

Carrie Fisher’s brother Todd has shared his thoughts on the next ‘Star Wars’ film, revealing he’d love to see the late actress appear in ‘Episode IX’.

The final film of the current trilogy had already been written when Carrie died in December ...

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How Sugary Is Your Breakfast Cereal? (Probably More Than You Think)

Some of your favourite breakfast cereals could be loaded with over 40 grams of sugar, a new survey has revealed. 

The consumer group Which? has listed some of the worst offenders when it comes to the sweet stuff. It found that cereals, porridges and granolas can contain more than ...

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The History And Meaning Of The Rainbow Pride Flag

Stroll across any number of cities throughout June, and you’ll find the near-ubiquitous presence of the rainbow pride flag, which has come to represent the LGBTQ community worldwide. This year alone, the iconic, six-stripe pattern has been seen in children’s books, at theme parks and ...

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The Baby Laundry Hack New Parents Need To Know

A parent’s hack for hanging out baby clothes has captured the attention of new mums and dads on the internet, and it’s so simple.

The tip was posted on Nubs and Bumps Facebook page in June 2018, and involves hanging babygrows upside down and clipping them over ...

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