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Police identify dozens of potential suspects in football child sex abuse probe

Dozens of potential suspects have been identified in connection with historical child sex abuse allegations in football, police have revealed.

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'Jury's out' on Johnson's future as Foreign Secretary, says Rifkind

The "jury's out" on Boris Johnson's future as Foreign Secretary, Tory predecessor in the role Sir Malcolm Rifkind has warned.

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David Cameron: West needs 'course correction' after Brexit vote and Trump win

The Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump in the US must result in a "course correction" for Western politics, David Cameron said.

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Labour warned over 'bunker mentality' after Sleaford by-election drubbing

A veteran Labour MP has warned the party is heading for "electoral disaster" unless its leadership shakes off its "bunker mentality" in the wake of its fourth place in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.

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Private schools demand Government cash towards free places for poorer children

Private schools have offered to create 10,000 free places for poorer students but only if the Government helps fund them.

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Four Iraqis found in minus 20C lorry near Channel Tunnel heading for UK

Four Iraqis were found in the back of a refrigerated lorry bound for Britain in temperatures of minus 20C (minus 4F), an inspection report has revealed.

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Brexit blamed for hold-up in case of woman 'imprisoned' by Saudi father

A delay in resolving a High Court case about a young woman who claimed she was being imprisoned by her father has been attributed to Brexit.

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UK trade gap narrows to £9.7bn after record monthly high for exports

Britain's trade gap narrowed to a better-than-expected £9.7 billion in October after exports soared to a record monthly high.

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Watchdog to probe peer-to-peer lending amid investor protection concerns

The crowdfunding market is to come under further scrutiny from Britain's financial watchdog after it found evidence of "potential investor detriment".

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Japanese firm plucks fruit giant Fyffes in £638m deal

Irish fruit giant Fyffes is to be acquired by Japan's Sumitomo Corporation in a deal which values the firm at 751.37 million euros (£637.9 million).

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Social media helping fuel nation of 'deeply unhappy' children, says NSPCC

Social media is helping fuel a nation of "deeply unhappy" children, a charity has warned, as it published new figures showing a rise in self-harm.

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Cyber threat underestimated despite risks as high as burglary, survey shows

The threats posed by cyber attacks are still greatly underestimated by the majority of Britons, new research from BT claims.

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'Highly organised' IS plotting terror attacks on UK from Syria, warns MI6 chief

Britain can never be safe from Syrian terror threats until the brutal civil war is brought to an end, spy chief Alex Younger has said.

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Labour under fire after most MPs back Theresa May's Brexit timetable

Labour has faced an onslaught from all sides after most of its MPs backed Theresa May's plans to trigger the process for quitting the European Union by the end of March on condition the PM reveals her strategy.

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Phil Shiner 'should apologise to Iraq veterans' after admitting misconduct

Controversial human rights lawyer Phil Shiner should apologise to the Iraq War veterans he pursued over war crimes after he admitted a string of misconduct charges, the Defence Secretary has said.

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Immigration inquiry MPs to tour UK and gather views at public meetings

An influential Commons committee is to tour the country as part of a new inquiry on immigration.

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Norovirus cases higher than in last five winters

Levels of the vomiting bug norovirus are now higher than in previous years, figures show.

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Johnson's Saudi Arabia 'proxy wars' comment a personal view, not policy - May

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has been slapped down by Downing Street over his claim that British ally Saudi Arabia has been "playing proxy wars" in the Middle East.

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Queen and duchesses in glittering finery for Diplomatic Corps reception

The Royal Family were dressed to impress as they welcomed more than 1,000 guests to the annual white tie Diplomatic Corps reception at Buckingham Palace.

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Domestic abuse related to roughly 10% of crimes recorded by police

Around one in 10 crimes recorded by police are linked to domestic abuse, official figures show.

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