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Nigel Farage says he is now concerned with the form of UK’s departure from EU

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has vowed to be “not too far away from the action” after Boris Johnson led the Conservatives to victory at the polls.

The Tories will hold an 80-seat majority when Parliament resumes and Mr Johnson said his party’s MPs have an ...

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Florida city faces million dollar ransom demands by cyber attackers

A city in Florida has confirmed hackers seeking to extort money were responsible for crippling its computer systems earlier this week.

But officials in Pensacola have yet to decide whether they will pay a reported $1 million ransom.

If they do opt to fork over the money, they may ...

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Sturgeon to welcome new SNP MPs after indyref2 call with Johnson
Nicola Sturgeon is to welcome the SNP’s new raft of MPs in Dundee following their “watershed” General Election win – and hours after discussing a second independence referendum with the Prime Minister. ...
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PM to visit newly-elected MPs in election victory tour

Boris Johnson will meet with newly-elected Conservative MPs as part of a celebratory victory lap after winning a “stonking mandate” at the General Election.

The Prime Minister secured an 80-seat majority and many of his gains came in Labour’s heartland areas across the ...

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What the papers say – December 14

Pictures of a jubilant Boris Johnson feature on many of Saturday’s front pages after he led the Conservative party to an 80-seat majority at the General Election.

The Times leads with Mr Johnson’s conciliatory message on the steps of Downing Street where he urged people to ...

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Navy and police divers continue search for body after New Zealand volcano

Waters around White Island are being scoured by navy and police divers for traces of a body previously seen in the area following Monday’s deadly volcano eruption in New Zealand.

Six bodies were taken off the volcano in a four-hour recovery mission on Friday, with two further bodies ...

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New train timetable will add 1,000 weekly services

Britain’s railways will undergo a major timetable change on Sunday including the first non-stop trains between London and Bristol in decades.

Journey times will be cut, frequencies increased and new routes added across the country following infrastructure investment and upgraded ...

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Van Gerwen survives scare to begin title defence with win against Klaasen

Michael Van Gerwen survived a scare as he began the defence of his PDC World Championship title with a battling victory over fellow Dutchman Jelle Klaasen at Alexandra Palace.

Having won seven televised tournaments this year, the three-time world champion is the overwhelming favourite to ...

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What will the first weeks of a Boris Johnson majority Government look like?

Boris Johnson returned the biggest Conservative majority since 1987 at the General Election.

The Prime Minister has already started the work of governing in the hours after confirming his thumping victory, having secured an 80-seat majority.

He spoke with Nicola Sturgeon, leader of ...

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Labour leadership: When could a contest be triggered?

As Jeremy Corbyn signals he could quit as Labour leader in the early part of next year, after a bruising General Election defeat, here is a look at how any upcoming leadership contest could play out.

– How is a leadership contest triggered?

Mr Corbyn has said it is for the ...

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The six things likely to be at the top of Boris Johnson’s in-tray

The Conservatives’ 59-page manifesto contained what Boris Johnson hoped was enough to secure him a “working” majority.

It might have been criticised for being slim on ambition by the Institute for Fiscal Studies but the public were buying up his pledges in large ...

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard expects to have his say on transfer dealings

Frank Lampard expects to have a “big say” in Chelsea’s recruitment plans.

The former Blues midfielder will get his first taste of the transfer market as Chelsea boss next month, and is confident of close contact with the board on targets.

Chelsea are able to dip ...

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Family life and lower league experience keeps me grounded – Villa boss Smith

An unruffled Dean Smith insists his “two kids and a dog” are keeping him grounded in the face of Aston Villa’s Premier League relegation battle.

Smith also has to remind himself of how far he has come in the English game in a short period of time, notably claiming he had ...

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Wayne Rooney wants to go into management when playing days at Derby are over

Wayne Rooney wants to join the growing band of young English managers when his playing days are over, not sit in a television studio.

The former England captain’s illustrious career as a player is reaching its twilight years.

He will be a couple of months shy of his 35th ...

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Vardy deserves place in 100-goal club, says Leicester boss Rodgers

Jamie Vardy deserves to be among the Premier League elite as he closes in on the 100 club, according to Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers.

The striker has scored 96 top-flight goals ahead of Saturday’s visit of Norwich.

He is also the Premier League’s top scorer with 16 ...

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Mourinho vows not to betray Eriksen’s trust by discussing their private talks

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho has pledged not to break the trust of contract rebel Christian Eriksen by revealing the nature of their recent talks.

The Denmark international is understood to have told Mourinho of his plans to leave the club either at the end of his contract in the ...

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Lingard: I knocked on Solskjaer’s door when I saw United future fading

Jesse Lingard has revealed how a heart-to-heart with Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer helped give him a second chance to kick-start his season.

The 26-year-old midfielder found himself taking on more family responsibilities for his younger brother and sister after his mother ...

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Global Super League would not attract leading Premier League clubs – Ferguson

Sir Alex Ferguson believes a global Super League would not be attractive to leading English Premier League teams.

It has been reported the European Clubs’ Association has suggested a dramatic shake-up of football’s premier European club competition, which could see the ...

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Selby dodges O’Sullivan fist bump before sealing Scottish Open semi-final spot

Mark Selby dodged a fist bump with Ronnie O’Sullivan before edging out his rival to secure a place in the semi-finals of the Scottish Open in Glasgow.

The pair had exchanged a humorous ‘rock, paper, scissors’ greeting before Friday’s quarter-final.

The ...

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Johnson-Thompson honoured by nomination in ‘breakthrough’ year for women’s sport

Katarina Johnson-Thompson hopes a “breakthrough” year for women’s sport will deliver another important moment at Sunday’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year award ceremony.

Alongside fellow track and field star Dina Asher-Smith, Johnson-Thompson is one of two women ...

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Boris Johnson reiterates opposition to indyref2 in call with Nicola Sturgeon

Boris Johnson has reiterated his opposition to a second vote on Scottish independence during a call with Nicola Sturgeon, despite her saying it is now a “democratic right”.

The First Minister confirmed she will formally request the powers for Holyrood to hold a ballot ...

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