Hong Kong's chief executive forced to halt annual address amid protests

Hong Kong's chief executive forced to halt annual address amid protests

Furious pro-democracy politicians twice forced Hong Kong's leader to stop delivering a speech laying out her policy objectives in chaotic scenes in the territory. Carrie Lam's inability to deliver her annual policy address marked a slap in the fa...
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Harry Dunn's mother on the 'tiny bit of hope' after Donald Trump meeting

Harry Dunn's mother on the 'tiny bit of hope' after Donald Trump meeting

Harry Dunn's parents Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn met with US President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday, but declined to meet with the woman accused of causing Harry's road death, Anne Sacoolas. While Mrs Sacoolas had also been brough...
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Countdown to Brexit: 15 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 15 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Margaret Atwood: Booker Prize will be irrelevant if we don't save the planet

Margaret Atwood: Booker Prize will be irrelevant if we don't save the planet

Booker Prize-winner Margaret Atwood has said literary awards will be irrelevant unless action is taken over the environment. The Canadian author was jointly awarded the prestigious prize for The Testaments, and wore the badge of Extinction Rebell...
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Meghan and Harry attend the WellChild awards

Meghan and Harry attend the WellChild awards

The Duke of Sussex delivers a speech to the WellChild awards ceremony at the Royal Lancaster Hotel. Harry broke down as he paid tribute to "inspirational" children, citing how his own journey into fatherhood meant learning about those with seriou...
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Prince Harry becomes emotional paying tribute to inspirational children at WellChild Awards

Prince Harry becomes emotional paying tribute to inspirational children at WellChild Awards

The Duke of Sussex broke down as he paid tribute to "inspirational" children, citing how his own journey into fatherhood meant learning about those with serious illnesses "pulls at my heartstrings". He said: "Last year when my wife and I attended...
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Sturgeon to request transfer of power at end of this year

Sturgeon to request transfer of power at end of this year

Nicola Sturgeon's speech to SNP conference, where she announced she will request the transfer of power to Scotland by the end of the year. The First Minister said work was being done to update the "independence prospectus". Ms Sturgeon said the ...
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Leo Varadkar says pathway to Brexit deal is not without hurdles

Leo Varadkar says pathway to Brexit deal is not without hurdles

Leo Varadkar discusses his conversations with Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the Brexit deal, along with Transport Minister Shane Ross and Michael Ring in Dublin.
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Shocking footage shows police officer run down by car thief

Shocking footage shows police officer run down by car thief

Hussain has been jailed for 12 years at Birmingham Crown Court for causing grievous bodily harm, including a shattered pelvis, to West Midlands Police Pc Gareth Phillips.
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Drink-driving footballers told they brought 'shame on club' as they avoid jail

Drink-driving footballers told they brought 'shame on club' as they avoid jail

Two Derby County footballers were told they have brought "shame upon yourselves, your family, your profession and your club" after they admitted drink-driving over a crash which left a team-mate seriously injured. Wales international Tom Lawrence...
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Queen and Camilla mark 750th anniversary of Westminster Abbey rebuild

Queen and Camilla mark 750th anniversary of Westminster Abbey rebuild

The Queen attends a service at Westminster Abbey with the Duchess of Cornwall to mark the 750th anniversary of the re-building of the church. The Queen wore a Stewart Parvin dress and coat in putty grey and fuchsia with a matching hat by Angela K...
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Glamorous rickshaw transports Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Pakistan reception

Glamorous rickshaw transports Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Pakistan reception

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived at a reception at Pakistan's historic national monument, which is set to highlight the relationship between the UK and the Commonwealth country. The royal couple travelled to the event, hosted by Tho...
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William and Imran Khan reminisce over friendship with Diana

William and Imran Khan reminisce over friendship with Diana

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met Imran Khan on the second day of their five-day royal tour of Pakistan. The Duke of Cambridge and Pakistan's prime minister reminisced about when the ex-test cricketer spoke of his political ambitions more tha...
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Grandfather pulls viral prank at own funeral

Grandfather pulls viral prank at own funeral

WARNING: Strong Language throughout. Grandfather reaches out from the dead to pull viral prank at own funeral. An Irish grandfather who pulled a viral prank at his own funeral has been described as the "warmest, jolliest person". Dublin man Sh...
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Former Thomas Cook CEO 'deeply sorry' about failure

Former Thomas Cook CEO 'deeply sorry' about failure

The former boss of Thomas Cook has said he is "deeply sorry" for the travel firm's collapse. Ex-chief executive Peter Fankhauser told MPs that senior figures at the company regretted being unable to save the "iconic brand". Employees, customers ...
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Extinction Rebellion protesters removed from Trafalgar Square

Extinction Rebellion protesters removed from Trafalgar Square

Police have ordered climate change protesters in London to stop their action immediately or face arrest in an effort to put an end to more than a week's disruption in the capital. Activists with Extinction Rebellion (XR) have been told to leave T...
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Bulgaria's manager denies hearing any racist chanting during England game

Bulgaria's manager denies hearing any racist chanting during England game

Bulgaria's manager Krasimir Balakov denies hearing any racist chanting during their Euro 2020 qualifying match against England. The match in Sofia was marred by abuse directed at England's black players during the 6-0 win for Gareth Southgate's ...
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Barnier: Brexit deal still possible this week

Barnier: Brexit deal still possible this week

The European Union's Brexit negotiator said that a divorce deal with the United Kingdom was still possible this week but that the British Government needed to come forward with a legal text. Michel Barnier said ahead of a meeting with EU foreign ...
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge begin Pakistan tour with school trip

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge begin Pakistan tour with school trip

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge began their first full day of engagements in Pakistan by learning about education for girls. William and Kate's first stop on Tuesday was a government-run school in the capital, Islamabad, which educates girls be...
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Countdown to Brexit: 16 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 16 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Gareth Southgate praises England's players in face of racial abuse

Gareth Southgate praises England's players in face of racial abuse

Gareth Southgate has responded after England's players were racially abused in Bulgaria. Southgate said: "So I'm incredibly proud of all of the players and all of the staff. "We could be criticised for not going far enough but I think we've made...
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FA Chairman Greg Clarke on racist abuse in Bulgaria

FA Chairman Greg Clarke on racist abuse in Bulgaria

FA chairman Greg Clarke speaks at the post-match press conference after England beat Bulgaria 6-0 in their Euro 2020 qualifier. England players were subjected to racist abuse during the game. Clarke called on UEFA to hold a full and proper invest...
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Jeremy Corbyn: Queen's Speech was "bereft of content"

Jeremy Corbyn: Queen's Speech was "bereft of content"

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during a post-Queen's Speech rally in Westminster, London. He calls the Queen's speech "a farce" and "bereft of content".
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Terrorist who tried to kill cyclists and police outside Parliament jailed

Terrorist who tried to kill cyclists and police outside Parliament jailed

A copycat terrorist who tried to "kill as many people as possible" when he ploughed into cyclists and police officers outside the Houses of Parliament has been jailed for life. Salih Khater, 30, drove his Ford Fiesta into a pedestrian and riders ...
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Boris Johnson says Corbyn can't make his mind up

Boris Johnson says Corbyn can't make his mind up

Boris Johnson responds to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's critique of the Government's planned legislative programme outlined in the Queen's speech.
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William and Kate arrive in Pakistan for five-day visit

William and Kate arrive in Pakistan for five-day visit

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have touched down in Pakistan, where security has been heightened to ensure the couple's safety for the five-day visit. William and Kate were greeted by Pakistan's foreign minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, and his ...
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Evidence against Harry Dunn accused 'extremely clear'

Evidence against Harry Dunn accused 'extremely clear'

The parents of 19-year-old motorcyclist Harry Dunn, who died in a crash on August 27, have called on the US suspect in the case to return to the UK to face justice. Mr Dunn's mother Charlotte Charles told a press conference in New York that they ...
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Corbyn brands Government a 'farce' after Queen's Speech

Corbyn brands Government a 'farce' after Queen's Speech

Boris Johnson's first Queen's Speech as Prime Minister has drawn fire from the opposition as a pre-election stunt. A raft of anti-crime Bills dominated the State Opening of Parliament, as well as proposed legislation on immigration and the enviro...
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Lorraine Kelly: Petition to have Piers Morgan sacked is 'ridiculous'

Lorraine Kelly: Petition to have Piers Morgan sacked is 'ridiculous'

Lorraine Kelly has said Piers Morgan should not be sacked from Good Morning Britain, after thousands signed a petition calling for him to lose his job. Morgan, 54, has been criticised for "dehumanising" transgender people, with almost 14,000 aski...
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Fergie at 60: Look back at her biggest fashion moments

Fergie at 60: Look back at her biggest fashion moments

As the Duchess of York turns 60, here are her biggest fashion moments down the years. From 80s puffball sleeves to a Vivienne Westwood dress, Fergie has sported a wide range of looks since marrying Prince Andrew in 1986.
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Rabbi arrested during Extinction Rebellion protest

Rabbi arrested during Extinction Rebellion protest

Rabbi Jeffrey Newman, 77, led Jewish activists to the Extinction Rebellion protests today as his "religious duty" before he was arrested for praying in the middle of the road. The 'red brigade' pose outside The Royal Exchange building in Bank.
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Hundreds turn out for killed Pc Andrew Harper's funeral

Hundreds turn out for killed Pc Andrew Harper's funeral

Tributes have been paid at the funeral of the "treasured" Pc Andrew Harper after he was killed while responding to a burglary. Pc Harper's wife Lissie and his brother Sean were among 800 mourners who attended a private funeral at Christ Church ca...
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Queen's speech: Government's 'priority' is EU departure by 31 October

Queen's speech: Government's 'priority' is EU departure by 31 October

The Government pledge to leave the EU by October 31 and deliver a crackdown on crime as it set out its legislative agenda in the Queen's speech. It came as the Prime Minister seeks a snap general election.
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Queen delivers first speech of Boris Johnson's premiership

Queen delivers first speech of Boris Johnson's premiership

Queen Elizabeth II delivers the Queen's Speech at the State Opening of Parliament in the House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster in London.
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Petr Cech celebrates winning debut for Guildford Phoenix

Petr Cech celebrates winning debut for Guildford Phoenix

Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech celebrated a winning debut as goaltender for the Guildford Phoenix over Swindon Wildcats 2 in English ice hockey competition on Sunday.
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Paul Gascoigne arrives at court for sexual assault trial

Paul Gascoigne arrives at court for sexual assault trial

Paul Gascoigne arrives at Teesside Crown Court where he is to go on trial charged with sexually assaulting a woman on a train in August 2018. He denies the offence.
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Simon Coveney: Brexit deal possible this week but not there yet

Simon Coveney: Brexit deal possible this week but not there yet

Deputy Irish premier Simon Coveney says that a Brexit deal may be possible in the coming days, after technical teams from Britain and the European Union worked through the weekend. Coveney insisted it was essential to give the negotiators time to...
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Vinnie Jones breaks down in first TV interview since wife's death

Vinnie Jones breaks down in first TV interview since wife's death

Vinnie Jones broke down in tears in his first TV appearance since the death of his wife Tanya, as he revealed how she told him not to grieve for her in a letter. The footballer-turned-actor also praised Tanya for not seeking fame over the years w...
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Japan rescue crews search for typhoon survivors

Japan rescue crews search for typhoon survivors

Rescue crews in Japan are digging through mudslides and searching for missing people following a typhoon that has left dozens dead. Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds on October 12. Kyodo News service counted 36 deaths c...
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Countdown to Brexit: 17 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 17 days until Britain leaves the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on October 31 2019. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Euro 2020 qualifier preview: England v Bulgaria

Euro 2020 qualifier preview: England v Bulgaria

Gareth Southgate and Harry Kane vowed to bounce back from England's shock defeat to the Czech Republic by getting their Euro 2020 qualification campaign back on track in Bulgaria. After 43 unbeaten matches stretching across a 10-year period, the ...
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Japan 27-21 Scotland: Hosts condemn Scotland to World Cup exit

Japan 27-21 Scotland: Hosts condemn Scotland to World Cup exit

Scotland withstood both a typhoon and an earthquake on the eve of their win-or-bust showdown with Japan but found themselves blown out of the World Cup as the super-charged hosts claimed a 28-21 win in Yokohama.
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England look to bounce back against Bulgaria

England look to bounce back against Bulgaria

Gareth Southgate and Harry Kane vowed to bounce back from England's shock defeat to the Czech Republic by getting their Euro 2020 qualification campaign back on track in Bulgaria. After 43 unbeaten matches stretching across a 10-year period, the ...
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Wales 35-13 Uruguay: French test awaits Wales in RWC quarter-finals

Wales 35-13 Uruguay: French test awaits Wales in RWC quarter-finals

Wales secure a World Cup quarter-final clash against France next Sunday with a 35-13 victory over Uruguay. The Six Nations champions fielded only three of their probable last-eight starting XV - wing Josh Adams, centre Hadleigh Parkes and flanker...
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The Prince of Wales meets the Pope

The Prince of Wales meets the Pope

The Prince of Wales meets with the Pope after a canonisation ceremony for Cardinal John Henry Newman. In front of tens of thousands of pilgrims in the Vatican's St Peter's Square, the Pontiff elevated the English theologian, priest and writer to ...
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Ferrybridge cooling towers demolished

Ferrybridge cooling towers demolished

Four cooling towers at Ferrybridge Power Station have been demolished in a "significant milestone in the history of the UK energy industry". Parts of West Yorkshire came to a standstill as the landmark towers, at the junction of the A1(M) and M62...
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William and Kate going on first official tour of Pakistan

William and Kate going on first official tour of Pakistan

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are embarking on a royal tour of Pakistan amid political tensions and security concerns in the region. It will be the royal couple's first official visit to Pakistan and their "most complex" tour to date, accordi...
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Harry Dunn death: Home Secretary plays down suggestions that Anne Sacoolas could be extradited from

Harry Dunn death: Home Secretary plays down suggestions that Anne Sacoolas could be extradited from

Home Secretary Priti Patel has played down suggestions that Anne Sacoolas could be extradited from the United States over the death of 19-year-old Harry Dunn in a road accident. The Foreign Office has reportedly said that it no longer considers t...
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