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Britain’s coolest mayor is now Europe’s coolest MEP

The mayor who branded Donald Trump a ‘wasteman’ and banned him from his city has won a seat in the European Parliament.

Magid Magid went viral last year after posing on top of a staircase banister for his official mayoral photo.

The 29-year-old, who moved to Sheffield from ...

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Corbyn backs second referendum after crushing defeat in European elections

Jeremy Corbyn has hinted the Labour Party may move towards backing a second referendum after a dismal European elections.

In a statement, the Labour leader said the EU elections had become ‘a proxy second referendum’.

He added: ‘With the Conservatives disintegrating and unable ...

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Ann Widdecombe back in politics as newly elected Brexit Party MEP

Ann Widdecombe said it could be the end of the two-party system at Westminster after a triumphant night for the Brexit Party.

The former Conservative MP was elected for the Brexit Party in the South West of England as the Conservatives and Labour suffered a series of heavy ...

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Tommy Robinson suffers humiliating defeat in European elections

Tommy Robinson has hit out at being banned on Facebook and Twitter as he conceded defeat in the European elections.

The former English Defence League leader, who was hit with several milkshakes during the campaign, played down his chances of winning while speaking at the count in ...

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Nigel Farage warns Brexit Party is ‘getting ready for general election’

Nigel Farage has warned the government that the Brexit Party will challenge in the upcoming general election if they fail to deliver Brexit by October 31.

The former Ukip leader was reelected as an MEP for the party he formed just last month.

He said: ‘Never before in British ...

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Mum hands Theresa May ‘unauthorised absence’ fine after daughter’s school is closed for EU election vote

An angry mum has handed Theresa May an ‘unauthorised absence’ fine after her daughter’s school was closed for the EU elections.

Kellie Heal, 35, wrote to the Prime Minister after discovering Weston Junior Academy, in Weston Coyney, was to shut so it could be used as a polling station ...

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Change UK ‘could join with Liberal Democrats to make one party’

Change UK could form a single centrist party with the Liberal Democrats, party leader Heidi Allen has said.

Her comments came after Change UK MP Chuka Umunna said they should form a pact not to stand against each other’s candidates in the next general election.

He also said he ...

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Taxi driver blinded by thug who shoved metal pole into his eye

A taxi driver has been left almost completely blind and housebound after being attacked with a metal pole.

Ali Begzada, 43, spotted a young boy being chased down the street by a man and decided to step in when another thug attacked on the father-of-one from behind.

Noor Hussain, 42, ...

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Bank holiday opening times for Morrisons, Waitrose, Asda and Iceland

It’s the second May bank holiday weekend and many of us are enjoying a three day weekend.

However the Spring bank holiday can also mean reduced opening hours for shops, meaning you’ll need to stock up ahead of time if you’re planning on throwing any barbecues or parties.

Or ...

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LIVE UPDATES: European elections results as they happen

The Brexit Party has won the first two seats of the night on what promises to be a landslide European election for Nigel Farage.

Farage’s party easily won most votes in the Sunderland area and Chelmsford in Essex, it has been announced.

‘We are doing well,’ Farage said, but he ...

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Brexit Party poised for victory as counting gets underway for European Elections

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party is expected to win big tonight as counting gets underway for the European Elections.

The monumental task of counting millions of paper ballots started this evening as Britain eagerly awaits the outcome of Thursday’s vote.

Exit forecasts have indicated ...

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David Cameron ‘could return to politics by standing as MP’

Former Prime Minister David Cameron is considering making a comeback to politics by standing as an MP, it has been claimed.

One source told the Mail on Sunday that Cameron’s friends have been making discreet enquiries about standing for the Tories in Sevenoaks – one of the safest seats ...

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New driver killed in crash was ‘pressured to speed up by car behind him’

A young driver died when he crashed into a tree after he ‘felt pressure’ to speed up by a car driving too closely behind him, coroner has ruled.

Samuel Myatt, 20, lost his fight for life in hospital a day after careering off the road on the A518 between Haughton and Stafford after ...

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Man fighting for life and another injured in double east London stabbing

A hunt has been launched for a knifeman after two people were found stabbed in London this afternoon.

Police were called to the scene in St Paul’s Way, Tower Hamlets, at around 4.30pm following reports of a knife attack.

Officers found two men suffering stab injuries.

The ...

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Street party thrown after ‘neighbour from hell’ is evicted over £25,000 of damage

Residents held a party after their ‘neighbour from hell’ was evicted from a house that was left needing £25,000 worth of repairs.

Katie Bentley left her Bransholme home, which she rented from P&J Properties, needing desperate work after her landlord Phil Withnall spent months ...

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Groom glassed in face at pub quiz on night before his wedding

A bride walked down the aisle to find her groom covered in stitches having been glassed in the face the night before their big day.

Scott Richard, 31, nearly lost an eye and was left permanently scarred from the attack during a pub quiz a day before his wedding.

The first time his ...

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Vet delivered bulldog puppies then took one for herself

A vet has been fired after she took a French bulldog puppy she was meant to be delivering.

Dr Zahra Rafiq, 29, took the pup home with her after joking to a colleague that she planned to do it.

The newborn dog died three days later at Rafiq’s home, which she admitted despite earlier ...

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Muslim women say Boris Johnson’s bid for PM ‘shows how little we matter’

A number of Muslim women have expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime minister.

The MP for Uxbridge and South Ruislip is reported to be the favourite amongst Conservative Party members to succeed Theresa May, after she announced she would be stepping down on 7 ...

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Taxi driver told to remove flag sticker because it’s ‘not welcoming’

A taxi driver who put a sticker combining the Union Jack and Polish flag in his car window has been ordered to take it out because it isn’t ‘welcoming’.

Greg Rojewski, 44, was told his sticker is now banned because the council received a single complaint.

Polish-born Greg has ...

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Grandma, 92, allowed back into Labour Party after being kicked out

A 92-year-old pensioner has been readmitted to the Labour Party on ‘compassionate grounds’ after being expelled.

Margot Packwood was kicked out for nominating her daughter Lesley as a Green Party candidate in a local council election.

She had been a member for 71 years, and ...

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Owner and ‘soulmate’ dog both diagnosed with cancer in exactly the same place

A woman and her ‘soulmate’ dog are on the same journey of survival after both being diagnosed with cancer – in exactly the same places.

Sheila Walker and her Yorkshire Terrier Banna both require constant medical attention, treatment and tests.

The 60-year-old said her and the ...

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