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Minister champions sex life benefits of cycling

A minister has championed the sex life benefits that come from regularly riding a bicycle.

Rory Stewart pointed to a study which suggested men who cycle have the sexual prowess of those five years younger.

The Justice Minister told MPs of the “astonishing ...

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Donald Trump rules out further Saudi sanctions over writer’s death

President Donald Trump has said the US will not levy additional punitive measures at this time against Saudi Arabia over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

Mr Trump said in a statement that the US does not condone the killing of the US-based Saudi columnist, but that ...

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Donald Trump rules out further Saudi sanctions over writer’s death

President Donald Trump has said the US will not levy additional punitive measures at this time against Saudi Arabia over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

Mr Trump said in a statement that the US does not condone the killing of the US-based Saudi columnist, but that ...

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It’s now or never to remove May, Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Tories

The Conservatives will be stuck with Theresa May as leader for the next general election unless they move to get rid of her now, Jacob Rees-Mogg has warned.

Amid signs the attempt by Brexiteers to force a vote of confidence in the Prime Minister has stalled, Mr Rees-Mogg ...

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MOT emissions test failure rate soars after tougher rules introduced

The number of cars failing MOT emissions tests has more than doubled since tougher rules were introduced to improve air quality and make roads safer.

Nearly 750,000 cars failed the emissions test in the six months after the change on May 20, compared with 350,000 during the same ...

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M&S under fire for window display featuring knickers next to men’s suits

Marks & Spencer has been criticised for a “grotesque” and “vomit-inducing” Christmas window display advertising women’s “fancy little knickers” next to men’s suits.

The windows in one of the retailer’s Nottingham stores shows ...

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M&S under fire for window display featuring knickers next to men’s suits

Marks & Spencer has been criticised for a “grotesque” and “vomit-inducing” Christmas window display advertising women’s “fancy little knickers” next to men’s suits.

The windows in one of the retailer’s Nottingham stores shows ...

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There’s a turkey in the White House as Trump grants poultry pardons

US President Donald Trump has used the power of his office to keep a pair of turkeys off the holiday table, in an annual Thanksgiving tradition.

Mr Trump’s poultry pardon means the two turkeys — a 39-pound bird named Peas and a 41-pounder named Carrots — will get ...

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Graeme Swann believes Moeen Ali needs to consider himself a frontline bowler

Graeme Swann claims Moeen Ali’s reluctance to be recognised as a frontline spinner will hinder England’s attempts to become the best Test side in the world.

England wrapped up their first Test series victory in Sri Lanka since 2001 over the weekend and Moeen has been an ...

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Manchester United to play Leeds in pre-season game in Australia

Manchester United have announced they will take on historic rivals Leeds in Perth, Australia, next year as part of their preparations for the 2019/20 season.

The two English clubs have only met twice in the last decade, with Leeds clinching a famous win in the 2009/10 FA Cup before ...

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Manu Tuilagi remains in contention to face Australia

Manu Tuilagi remains in surprise contention for Saturday’s climax to the autumn series at Twickenham in an unexpected twist over the England centre’s fitness.

Tuilagi has been retained in a squad of 26 players to make final preparations for the visit of Australia despite ...

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ITV's 'I'm a Celebrity...' slammed over bushtucker trial

An animal rights charity has slammed ITV's "I'm a Celebrity...' following Emily Atack's Bushtucker Trial which they claimed involved the "bullying" of snakes.

The Inbetweener's star took on 'The Viper Pit' during Monday night's show (19/11) during which she was bitten by a python as ...

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ITV's 'I'm a Celebrity...' slammed over bushtucker trial

An animal rights charity has slammed ITV's "I'm a Celebrity...' following Emily Atack's Bushtucker Trial which they claimed involved the "bullying" of snakes.

The Inbetweener's star took on 'The Viper Pit' during Monday night's show (19/11) during which she was bitten by a python as ...

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Debbie Newall resigns from Labour party citing 'person reasons'

A PROMINENT Labour councillor has resigned suddenly from the party.

Cllr Debbie Newall handed in her resignation on Monday evening following a committee of the executive cabinet for culture and sport.

Following her departure Cllr Newall, who will continue as an independent ...

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Black Friday: Amazon then and now

AMAZON's MAN3 fulfilment centre is one of 17 across the UK

It is the newest one and the most technologically advanced site for the company in the whole of Europe.

This is thanks to the large amount of automation which has been built into the site, like the moving shelves. ...

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Rival gang pair jailed after shooting brawl

A MAN from Radcliffe has been jailed for his part in a large fight which saw a man shot in the leg.

At Bolton Crown Court today, Michael Berkley, aged 34, of The Parklands, was sentenced to 12 months in prison after pleading guilty to violent disorder.

Ammar Akbar, 37, of ...

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Wounding charge brought against Pc after man injured by police dog

A police officer whose dog injured a member of the public has been charged with racially aggravated wounding.

West Midlands Police constable Paul Birch is accused of unlawfully and maliciously causing grievous bodily harm to a man who was with a group of travellers.

The ...

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Fifth of NHS providers missing all key national targets, study finds

Nearly one in five NHS hospital services have failed to hit any key national waiting-time targets in the last year, analysis shows.

An investigation by the BBC found that 29 hospital trusts and boards out of 157 across the UK had not hit a single target for a year.

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Help make life easier for electric vehicle owners, ministers told

Electric vehicle owners’ lives should be made easier by the creation of a universal standard for chargers, ministers have been told.

Conservative MP Bill Wiggin (North Herefordshire) warned there are “serious practical impediments” to running an electric car, ...

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Nicola Sturgeon: No agreement on alternative Brexit with Labour

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has admitted she has not yet found common ground with Labour over an alternative Brexit deal.

Ms Sturgeon met Jeremy Corbyn in Westminster to try to coalesce around another way forward but said “we’re not there yet”. ...

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Rain and snow to continue overnight before UK cold snap eases

Drivers have been urged to remain vigilant on the slippery roads as the wet, wintry weather lingers across the UK.

Rain, sleet and snow fell in Britain on Tuesday as a result of a cold blast coming from eastern Europe.

The Met Office said the foul weather will continue ...

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