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PM’s Brexit breakthrough angers backbench hardliners as ministers review draft agreement

After months of negotiations we finally have a Brexit breakthrough. It's not the final deal, but we have a draft agreement. Cabinet ministers are being called into Downing Street where a reading room has been...

Police hunt woman after £10k stolen from dementia patient, 91, lying in Peterborough hospital

CCTV images have been released of a woman wanted after £10,000 was stolen from a 91-year-old dementia patient as she lay in hospital. Mary Banks was bedridden at Peterborough City Hospital when her purse was...

First victims of California wildfires named as number of dead rises to 50

The first of the victims of the California wildfires have been named by officials in the north of the state. It comes as the number of people killed in the state's deadliest fire...

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth share photo of home destroyed by California wildfires

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth have shared a picture of their fire-ravaged home, one of thousands destroyed in the California wildfires. The couple both posted the same picture of the burnt-out property in Malibu, west...

Prince Charles at 70: Royal Family releases official birthday photo

Two new family photographs have been released of Prince Charles with his wife, children and grandchildren to mark his 70th birthday. The pictures were taken in the garden of his London home, Clarence House, back...

Beverley Sister Babs dies at 91, with tributes paid to the ‘forerunners of the...

Babs Beverley, who was part of the Beverley Sisters pop trio, has died aged 91, her agent has confirmed. The group were the highest-paid female act of their time in the '50s and '60s, achieving...

Mexican drug lord El Chapo is a scapegoat, trial told

Notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is a scapegoat for the real leader of Mexico's drugs cartel, his lawyer says. Guzman is on trial accused of leading the Sinaloa cartel from 1989 to 2014...

Woman killed in Leicester shop explosion ‘knew too much about insurance plot’, court hears

A woman who died with four other people after a shop explosion in Leicester was in on a plot to make a £300,000 insurance claim on a fire at the property, a court has...

CIA considered using truth serum on al Qaeda suspect after waterboarding failed to make...

CIA interrogators considered using a truth serum on an al Qaeda suspect after waterboarding and other "enhanced interrogation techniques" failed to get the answers they wanted, according to newly declassified documents. ...

Frightened Rohingya flee refugee camps to avoid return to Myanmar

Hussein Ahmed’s wife and children are missing. Five days ago, his family discovered some of their names were on the list of Rohingya to be repatriated from their refugee camp in Bangladesh back to Myanmar...
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