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Jeremy Corbyn will not get involved over Harriet Harman’s Speaker bid

Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not interfere after local Labour Party members urged Harriet Harman to drop her bid to become the next Commons Speaker.

The former deputy leader said she was determined to press on with her attempt to succeed John Bercow after members in her Camberwell and ...

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Jeremy Corbyn will not get involved over Harriet Harman’s Speaker bid

Jeremy Corbyn has said he will not interfere after local Labour Party members urged Harriet Harman to drop her bid to become the next Commons Speaker.

The former deputy leader said she was determined to press on with her attempt to succeed John Bercow after members in her Camberwell and ...

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Jeremy Corbyn rules out coalition in event of hung parliament

Labour will not enter into coalition government with other opposition parties if it is unable to win an overall majority at the next general election, Jeremy Corbyn has said.

On the eve of the party’s annual conference in Brighton, the Labour leader said they would look to ...

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Jeremy Corbyn rules out coalition in event of hung parliament

Labour will not enter into coalition government with other opposition parties if it is unable to win an overall majority at the next general election, Jeremy Corbyn has said.

On the eve of the party’s annual conference in Brighton, the Labour leader said they would look to ...

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Giles insists England need ‘one voice’ and rules out appointing separate coaches

Ashley Giles admits England could have an interim head coach for the upcoming tour of New Zealand but has ruled out appointing separate coaches for red-ball and white-ball cricket.

Trevor Bayliss finished his tenure after the drawn Ashes series earlier this month and thoughts have now ...

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Conte demands Inter improvement ahead of ‘special’ Milan derby

Inter Milan head coach Antonio Conte has urged his side to keep improving as they prepare to face derby rivals AC Milan.

The Nerazzurri needed an added-time equaliser to snatch a point on Tuesday night in their opening match in Group F, which also contains Barcelona and Borussia ...

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Valverde demands Barca solve their travelling woes

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde knows his side can ill afford to let their away struggles continue for much longer, but accepts Granada will give them no helping hand this weekend.

The defending champions have won both home matches this season 5-2, brushing aside the challenges of ...

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Door left open for Moeen Ali to return to England Test team

Ashley Giles has left the door open for Moeen Ali to return to the England Test team despite the all-rounder asking for a break from red-ball cricket.

The 32-year-old was dropped after the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston following a poor display and has only been handed a central contract in ...

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Captain delays flight to avoid prickly situation for baby hedgehog

A pilot was forced to take evasive action when a baby hedgehog got in the way of a plane as it prepared for take-off.

The Loganair flight was taxiing to the runway in Stornoway, Lewis, when the prickly creature made an appearance.

The captain brought the Saab 340 aircraft to a ...

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John Bercow apologises for failing to declare company on MPs’ register

John Bercow has apologised for failing to declare a company on the MPs’ register of interests.

The outgoing Commons Speaker wrote to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards saying he was “not aware” that he had to declare Fedhead on the register.

He explained ...

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Trump: I said nothing wrong to foreign leader

Donald Trump has defended himself against an intelligence whistleblower’s potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation the president had with a foreign leader.

The complaint, which the administration has refused to let ...

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Mexican resorts bracing for Hurricane Lorena

Owners pulled boats from the water and hauled them away on trailers while shopkeepers put plywood over windows and doors as Hurricane Lorena bore down on Mexico’s resort-studded Los Cabos area.

Lorena is forecast to pass over or near the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula ...

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Two held as crowds gather for Storm Area 51 event

About 75 people have arrived at a gate at the top-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada and at least two were held by police.

The Storm Area 51 invitation spawned festivals in the tiny nearby towns of Rachel and Hiko, more than two hours’ drive from Las Vegas.

Lincoln County ...

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Hundreds of thousands turn out across UK for global climate strike

Hundreds of thousands of people led by school children have taken part in protests across the UK, calling for urgent action to tackle climate change.

Children and students walked out of lessons and lectures and were joined by parents, campaigners and workers as part of global climate ...

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Greta: I never imagined climate strikes would take off so quickly

The teenage Swedish activist who sparked the global climate strike movement has said she never imagined it would take off so quickly.

Greta Thunberg told the Associated Press on Friday that she watched news of strikes in Australia and the Pacific before she went to bed in New York the ...

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Hundreds of thousands turn out across UK for global climate strike

Hundreds of thousands of people led by school children have taken part in protests across the UK, calling for urgent action to tackle climate change.

Children and students walked out of lessons and lectures and were joined by parents, campaigners and workers as part of global climate ...

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Thousands strike for climate change action in NI

Thousands of children and young people took to the streets in Northern Ireland to strike against climate change.

Organisers at the region’s biggest event in Belfast estimated that 3,000 to 4,000 activists marched through the city centre, ahead of a noisy rally in the grounds of City ...

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EU insists on ‘fully workable’ solution to Irish border in Brexit deal

The European Union insisted that a “fully workable and legally operational” solution to the Irish border issue must be included in any Brexit deal, after suggestions from the UK that the details could be worked out after October 31.

Brussels’ chief negotiator Michel ...

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Two held as crowds gather for Storm Area 51 event

About 75 people have arrived at a gate at the top-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada and at least two were detained by police.

The Storm Area 51 invitation spawned festivals in the tiny nearby towns of Rachel and Hiko, more than two hours’ drive from Las Vegas.

Lincoln ...

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Camelot employee told friends about Lottery fraud, court told

A former Camelot employee who is said to have conspired with an alleged conman to fake a multimillion- pound-winning Lottery ticket told friends about the fraud before killing himself, a court heard.

Edward Putman, 54, is on trial for fraud by false representation at St Albans Crown Court ...

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Driver with 25 points on licence not banned before fatal crash

A motorist who killed a man in a crash was able to drive with 25 points on his licence because of “human error and process issues”.

Ivan Girga, 26, was going at least 55mph in a 20mph zone before the collision with another vehicle which killed 42-year-old Ghusanfar Ilyas in ...

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