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Catalonia postpones its independence bid

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Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has tonight asked for a mandate to declare Catalonia an independent country during a speech to the regional parliament.  But Spain rejected Catalonia’s ‘tacit’ independence declaration, according to a spokesman for the central government, who added: ‘It’s unacceptable to make a tacit declaration of independence to then suspend it in an Read More

May's 'race audit' underlines scale of UK social divides

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Theresa May vowed to ‘hold up a mirror’ to British society today – as she published research showing huge racial divides. The government ‘race audit’ shows that ethnic minorities are more likely to be low paid, on benefits and victims of crime. But poor white children perform worse at school, while white adults are more Read More

Pregnant Duchess of Cambridge returns to royal duties

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The Duchess of Cambridge tonight made her first public appearance since announcing her pregnancy last month. The 35-year-old royal, who has not been seen in public since August 30, joined Prince William, 35, and Prince Harry, 33, to co-host a glittering Buckingham Palace reception recognising the work of mental health workers. The mother-to-be looked radiant Read More

Sturgeon to call second independence referendum

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Nicola Sturgeon today defied a hammering at the ballot box to promise SNP delegates she will press ahead with a second independence referendum over Brexit.  The SNP leader said she regretted the defeat of MPs at the general election but refused to apologise for June’s heavy loss of 21 seats as she promised to press Read More

Gladiator stars show off youthful looks as they unite

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It was one of the Nineties most beloved Saturday night shows. So Gladiators fans will undoubtedly be overjoyed to see stars of the show reuniting to ring in 25 years since its launch, with Katie Price’s ex Warren Furman, Helen O’Reilly, James Crossley and Diane Youdale appearing on Tuesday’s Lorraine. The faces of the show, who Read More

Parliament set to debate controversial vaginal mesh

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Scandal-hit vaginal mesh implants will be debated in parliament next week amid mounting pressure to ban the controversial procedure. MPs will next week discuss the safety of the operation, which has destroyed the lives of thousands of women, and left many suicidal and unable to have sex. The scandal, compared to thalidomide, came to light Read More

Jakub Moczyk died after being knocked out with one punch

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Jakub Moczyk, 22, was rendered unconscious by a single punch during the final round A novice boxer who died after being knocked unconscious in his first public fight did not stand a chance due to lack of medical provision, his sister told an inquest today. Jakub Moczyk, 22, known to his friends and family as Read More

NYPD almost arrested Harvey Weinstein after 2015 attack

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Harvey Weinstein was just moments away from possibly being cuffed and thrown in jail back in 2015 when the NYPD set up a sting operation with the Italian model who accused him of groping her during a business meeting. Reports at the time time revealed that Ambra Battilana had agreed to record her conversation with Read More

Video shows couple fleeing California wildfires in car

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Footage filmed by a terrified couple fleeing the deadly California wildfires shows flames engulfing both sides of the road as they escaped. The video was shot as the couple drove along Loma Roca Road in Yuba County on Sunday night as an onslaught of wildfires broke out, leaving at least 11 dead and 100 injured. Read More

Two men injured in East London road rage acid attack

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Two men have been injured during a suspected acid attack during road rage incident outside an East London day care centre.  Police confirmed a ‘corrosive substance’ had been used during the incident on North Street, Barking.  According to Scotland Yard: ‘Police and the London Ambulance Service are on the scene at an incident whereby two Read More