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Corbyn questions PM’s integrity on last day of campaign

Jeremy Corbyn has used his first appearance on the last day of the General Election campaign to attack the Prime Minister’s integrity.

Speaking to activists in Glasgow on Wednesday, the Labour leader accused Mr Johnson of not telling the truth on talks with the US about a future ...

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Lib Dem campaign never caught fire despite initial high hopes

Here is a look back at the most memorable events of the Liberal Democrat General Election campaign.

– What was the campaign high?

The campaign began with high hopes and talk of a major Commons comeback, but the optimistic mood soon followed the party’s poll ratings ...

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Greta Thunberg hits out at governments for avoiding ambitious climate action

Activist Greta Thunberg has criticised governments at the UN climate talks for avoiding taking action to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

In a speech at the COP25 talks in Madrid, Spain, the Swedish teenager, who inspired the worldwide school strikes for climate movement, said: “Our ...

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Election night: The key results, hour-by-hour

Here is a guide to when to expect the key results on election night.

10pm Polling stations close, followed immediately by the publication of the exit poll. It will be announced live on the BBC, ITV and Sky News, and will offer the first clues as to how the night will unfold. At each of ...

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Leaders in last push for votes in ‘most important election in a generation’

Leaders of the main parties are engaged in a frantic last drive for votes in a General Election both Tories and Labour have described as the most important in a generation.

With just hours to go before polls open on Thursday, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn were criss-crossing the country ...

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Policeman requests road closure as ‘lorry has just toppled on to my patrol car’

A police officer called in to request the closure of a busy road in Scotland after a lorry toppled over on to his patrol car during high winds.

The static police vehicle was “carrying out scene protection” after another lorry had toppled over between the two carriageways of the ...

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Israel’s parliament begins voting to dissolve itself

The Israeli parliament has started voting to dissolve itself and pave the way for an unprecedented third election within a year.

Barring a nearly unfathomable about-face, three more measures are expected to pass and call the new election for March 2.

If the bill is not passed by a ...

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How all four English sides progressed to Champions League last 16

Victories for Liverpool and Chelsea on Tuesday night mean that all four English sides in the Champions League have booked their place in the Round of 16 even before Wednesday’s final group stage fixtures.

Here the PA media agency takes a look at how each of them did it.

How ...

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GE2019: Q&A with the candidates standing for the Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency

We asked the candidates standing for the Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland constituency to help you decide who to vote for and here's how they responded

1) What are three key local issues facing your constituency, and how would you address them?

Jobs: ...

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I’ll skinny dip in Loch Ness if the SNP win 50 seats – Ruth Davidson

Former Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has pledged to go skinny dipping in Loch Ness if the SNP win 50 seats at the General Election.

However, she said she is making the pledge safe in the knowledge “that my modesty (and others’ eyeballs) will remain ...

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I’ll skinny dip in Loch Ness if the SNP win 50 seats – Ruth Davidson

Former Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has pledged to go skinny dipping in Loch Ness if the SNP win 50 seats at the General Election.

However, she said she is making the pledge safe in the knowledge “that my modesty (and others’ eyeballs) will remain ...

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Johnson makes final campaign push as polls suggest election race is tightening

Boris Johnson played the role of milkman as his stunt-laden campaign tour entered its final hours.

The Prime Minister started his day by helping load milk and orange juice bottles onto a delivery vehicle at Greenside Farm Business Park in Rawdon, West Yorkshire.

He then travelled to ...

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Airport closed after plane comes off runway

Liverpool airport has been closed after a plane came off the runway.

A spokesman for Liverpool John Lennon Airport said no one was injured when the private jet, which had four people on board, came off the runway after landing at about 6am on Wednesday.

The spokesman ...

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Rescuer describes horror of New Zealand’s silent volcanic eruption

A rescuer has described the harrowing time she spent helping those badly burned after this week’s deadly volcanic eruption in New Zealand.

Lillani Hopkins, a 22-year-old student who has studied volcanoes, had taken her father Geoff to White Island for a 50th birthday present on ...

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Highs and lows of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s election campaign

Jeremy Corbyn’s second campaign to become prime minister is coming to a close after weeks travelling across Britain to sell his vision for radical change.

Here is a look at the peaks and troughs of the Labour leader’s election endeavours as voters prepare to go to the polls on ...

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United States captain Tiger Woods to play in opening Presidents Cup match

United States captain Tiger Woods will play in the opening fourballs match of the Presidents Cup on Thursday.

Woods and Justin Thomas will face the International Team’s Marc Leishmann and Joaquin Niemann as Australia’s Royal Melbourne course prepares to take centre ...

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Dispute sparked by defendant placing porn mag in front of couple

A MAN who pestered a couple enjoying a birthday celebration went on to attack the male partner of the pair with keys after being told to “grow up”, a court heard.

Alan Stephen Barefoot, who was drinking with friends, placed a pornographic magazine on the table in front ...

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Record number of pups born at seal colony

A record number of grey seal pups have been born at Blakeney Point on the north Norfolk coast with a month of pupping still to go, the National Trust said.

Rangers said that 3,068 pups have been born so far this year, surpassing last year’s total of 3,012.

Just 25 pups were ...

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Saudi Aramco oil firm starts trading after record £19.5bn IPO

Saudi Arabia’s oil company Aramco has started trading on the Saudi Tadawul stock exchange for the first time after a 25.6 billion dollar (£19.5 billion) initial public offering that set the record as the biggest in history.

The state-owned company had announced a sale of 1.5% ...

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How has Boris Johnson’s election campaign played out?

Boris Johnson will find out on Thursday if his General Election gamble has paid off.

Here is a look at what has happened on the Conservative campaign trail.

– What was the campaign high?

Emerging relatively unscathed from a week in which US President Donald Trump visited ...

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How has Boris Johnson’s election campaign played out?

Boris Johnson will find out on Thursday if his General Election gamble has paid off.

Here is a look at what has happened on the Conservative campaign trail.

– What was the campaign high?

Emerging relatively unscathed from a week in which US President Donald Trump visited ...

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