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US media firm Comcast launches bid to buy Sky TV for £22billion

US MEDIA giant Comcast has tabled a £22billion cash bid for Sky – challenging 21st Century Fox to improve its own offer. Comcast said its latest offer is worth £12.50 a share, 16 per cent more than the £10.75 offered by Fox to buy the 61 per cent

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    Who is Ruth Davidson? Pregnant Scottish Tory leader expecting her first child with partner Jen Wilson

    SCOTS Tory boss Ruth Davidson has enjoyed a rapid rise, emerging as a serious contender to lead the party on both sides of the border in future. The tough-talking Edinburgh MP has announced she is expecting her first child with her partner Jen Wilson –

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      How old is Diane Abbott did the Shadow Home Secretary used to date Jeremy Corbyn and how long has she been a Labour MP?

      LABOUR Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott stood down days before the 2017 snap General Election due to ill health, which was later revealed to be type 2 diabetes. She has since returned to the front bench and is a long-time ally and friend of Labour leade

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        When is Donald Trump’s UK visit, what has the US President said about coming to Britain and will it be a state visit?

        PRESIDENT Donald Trump is visiting the UK in the Summer, with the White House officially confirming the visit will take place in mid-July. Trump was expected to pay a controversial visit to the UK in February but cancelled at the last minute in a bizarre

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          Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson – tipped as a possible future Prime Minister – reveals she is pregnant with her first child

          SCOTTISH Tory leader Ruth Davidson has revealed she is pregnant with her first child. The 39-year-old said she and her partner Jen Wilson are “excited – and daunted” at the prospect – after announcing the news on Twitter. She posted a picture of t

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            Embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt tells Congress ethics claims against him are lies and half-truths

            EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt sought to cast doubt on news reports that have engulfed him and his agency in controversy.

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              Jacob Rees-Mogg once sued the BBC as a 12-year-old ‘schoolboy financier’ over not paying him for an interview

              JACOB Rees-Mogg once sued the BBC as a 12-year-old “schoolboy financier” over a failure to pay him for an interview. The Conservative backbencher wrote to the corporation after his fee for appearing on Radio 4 never arrived, saying he would take Beeb

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                What is the customs union, what are the Tory and Labour positions and how is it different from the EU single market?

                THERESA May reiterated her pledge that Britain will leave both the customs union and the single market after Brexit. The Prime Minister promised to strike a free trade agreement with the EU after the transition period – but what is a customs union a

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                  Now Tories dragged into election candidate row after would-be councillor suspended after he was revealed to have made vile Holocaust and Aids jokes

                  THE TORIES have now been dragged into the row over dodgy local election candidates after a would-be councillor has been suspended after he was revealed to have made vile Holocaust and Aids jokes on social media. George Stoakley also used homophobic langua

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                    Trump supporters warn the President NOT to visit London when he comes to UK because violent lefties ‘will use it as an excuse to commit crimes’

                    DONALD Trump’s supporters have warned the US President not to visit London when he comes to Britain this summer – because they fear violent protests from leftie activists. A group of UK-based Trump fans wrote to the American leader advising him to

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                      Donald Trump WILL visit Britain in July – and trip will take place on Friday the 13th

                      DONALD Trump WILL visit Britain on July 13, it was officially announced today. The White House revealed the President’s long-awaited trip to the UK will come in 11 weeks’ time – after being repeatedly delayed. The trip will take place on Friday

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                        'Rogue' Trump staffer that duped nearly 1M deemed 'fake' by Facebook amid Fox News questions

                        A popular online site -- purporting to be scripted by a “rogue” White House staffer, and claiming to spill Trump administration secrets -- has been deleted by Facebook, which deemed the site a “fake account” amid Fox News questions.

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                          Labour will ‘ban Uber and AirBnB’ if they take control of councils at the local elections in a clampdown on the gig economy, claims Cabinet minister

                          LABOUR will “ban” Uber and AirBnB if they take control of councils at the local elections next week in a clampdown on the gig economy, according to a Cabinet minister. Liz Truss says Jeremy Corbyn’s party want to either shut down or regulate them

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                            Amber Rudd fights for her career after admitting she had no idea officials were set targets for the removal of immigrants

                            AMBER Rudd is today fighting for her job after she was forced to admit she had no idea her own officials were given targets for the removal of immigrants from Britain. Last night the Home Secretary insisted workers weren’t told to bump up the number of

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                              Knife crime soars by a fifth in just a year as murders in London surge by 44%

                              KNIFE attacks have soared by more than a fifth in the past year as Britain’s violent crime crisis gathers pace. Official figures released today show almost 40,000 offences in England and Wales were recorded last year, a 22 per cent hike from the yea

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                                Knife Crime Offences Up 22% In England And Wales

                                Police-recorded offences involving knives or other sharp instruments increased by 22% year-on-year in England and Wales in 2017, official figures show.Police recorded 39,598 offences involving a knife or sharp instrument in the latest year ending December

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                                  Telling It Like It Is: ‘I Wear A Mask At Work To Pretend I Fit In'

                                  Each morning after I’ve brushed my teeth, had a shower, and eaten some breakfast, I go to my wardrobe, put on my secret-identity-mask and get on my busy commute to work.At least that’s what it sometimes feels like for me and a good number of m

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                                    Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen to plead the Fifth in Stormy Daniels lawsuit

                                    Stormy Daniels’ attorney called the development “stunning” for a presidential lawyer

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                                      MP blasts ministers for continuing to send MILLIONS in foreign aid cash to China

                                      A FURIOUS Tory MP blasted ministers yesterday for continuing to send millions of foreign aid cash to China – despite the country having its own aid programme. Pauline Latham took Education minister Sam Gyimah to task after he defended spending £46.

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                                        Royal Mail STILL won’t mark Brexit – but does find time to celebrate OWLS

                                        HAND-WRINGING Royal Mail bosses sparked fresh uproar last night after snubbing Brexit but unveiling a series of stamps celebrating OWLS. The 10 stamps feature images of the barn owl, little owl, tawny owl, short-eared own and long-eared owl — but there

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                                          Comey memos shared more broadly than previously thought

                                          The James Comey memos that leaked to the media and were a catalyst for the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller were more widely shared than previously known, three sources familiar with the matter tell Fox News.

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                                            Minister’s aide ‘offered sex for cash and joked about romps on his desk’

                                            AN AIDE to Tory minister Dominic Raab joked about ­romping on his desk after allegedly offering sex for cash to an undercover reporter. The civil servant, 20, advertised on a “Sugar Daddy” website and told the reporter he could have “full undispute

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                                              Brussels ‘will have huge say’ on immigration after Brexit, Andrea Leadsom admits

                                              Brussels will have a huge say in the shape of Britain’s post–Brexit immigration policy, Tory Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom revealed yesterday. She said that a number of options for a future borders system had been discussed in Cabinet “many times”

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                                                Labour drops candidate who claimed Manchester bombing didn’t happen

                                                A LABOUR parliamentary candidate who suggested the Manchester bombing may not have happened has been dropped by the party’s ruling body. Labour’s National Executive committee ditched Mandy Richards who’d been chosen to fight for Worcester after she

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                                                  Parliament won’t be able to change the Brexit terms even if they vote to stay, says exit boss

                                                  PARLIAMENT will not be able to dictate changes to the Government’s Brexit terms during negotiations even if MPs vote to stay in the EU’s Custom Union, David Davis hinted last night. Giving evidence to MPs the EU exit boss said the government always

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                                                    Ministers ‘betraying small firms’ by failing to pay 9 in 10 bills on time according to damning report

                                                    MINISTERS were accused of betraying small firms for years last night after a damning report found nine in ten public sector suppliers are paid late. The Government has repeatedly pledged to crack down on late payments – and Chancellor Philip Hammond use

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                                                      Help for veterans nears as Government sets up task force of departments to tackle homelessness, debt and mental illness

                                                      A TASK force of ministers from every department will be unveiled today in a Government move to fully support Armed Forces veterans. It aims to tackle homelessness, loneliness, debt woes, mental health issues and physical wellbeing. The first ever Veterans

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                                                        Students union insist youngsters caught with drugs should be given advice not reported to the police

                                                        UNIVERSITIES must stop reporting youngsters caught with illegal drugs to police because it risks “marginalising” minority groups like the poorest, transgender and gay students, unions say today. The National Union of Students insist youngsters caught

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                                                          Boris Johnson’s Windrush amnesty plan slapped down for ‘encouraging illegal immigrants’

                                                          BORIS Johnson has been left isolated as even his allies abandoned his fresh demand for an illegal immigration amnesty. The Foreign Secretary infuriated the PM in Cabinet on Tuesday by proposing the idea as a solution to the Windrush Commonwealth migrants

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                                                            Rudy Giuliani takes over talks with Mueller on possible Trump interview

                                                            Rudy Giuliani, the newest arrival to Donald Trump's legal team, has taken over discussions with Special Counsel Robert Mueller about a possible interview with the president, Fox News has learned.

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                                                              Fox News Poll: Mueller likely to find Trump offenses, Trump likely to fire him

                                                              Most voters think it is important to continue investigating whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia -- but more believe President Trump will fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller before he’s done.

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