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UKIP believes it can win the by-election in Lincolnshire next week following the surprise Liberal Democrat victory in Richmond. There was a Conservative majority of more than 24,000 in the constituency of Sleaford and North Hykeham in last year's General...
A police chief has defended a child sex investigation focusing on Sir Ted Heath, saying a "significant number of people" had made claims. Wiltshire chief constable Mike Veale strongly defended his force's handling of the case, denying it was a fishing trip...
The Syrian government has been showing off its gains in eastern Aleppo, once the country's biggest city and commercial centre. State media reported from areas captured this week from rebels in a Russian-backed ground offensive.They said roads had been restored,...
World champion Nico Rosberg has retired from Formula One - a shock decision announced just days after winning his first title. The 31-year-old German sealed the championship after a dramatic season finale in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.In a Facebook post, Rosberg...
Rescuers searching for a ferry passenger who fell overboard have said a body has been found. The woman was reported missing in the Irish sea by the crew of the vessel sailing from Pembroke to Rosslare.The coastguard tweeted police...
THE PAPERS' TOP STORIES :: The Daily TelegraphNetwork Rail is to be stripped of its control over Britain's train tracks in the biggest shake-up of the railways for decades.:: Daily MirrorThe former Chelsea and England player Alan Hudson has made...
The son of Fawlty Towers star Andrew Sachs has told how his father's dementia meant he could no longer recognise himself on the classic sitcom. John Sachs told Sky News the final months of the actor's life were very hard, describing dementia as...
The state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is this weekend on the verge of agreeing to pay out hundreds of millions of pounds to shareholders over a £12bn fundraising led by former boss Fred Goodwin, even as its executive...
A former player claims Chelsea football club paid him £50,000 not to go public with allegations he was sexually abused by its former chief scout. Gary Johnson, 57, said he signed a gagging order as part of the settlement.According to reports...
Donald Trump has warned companies considering leaving the US that they will face consequences if they move. During a tour of the Carrier air-conditioning factory in Indianapolis, Indiana, the President-elect told workers that firms moving abroad would be taxed very...