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Labour seeks to create four patron saints' day bank holidays

A Labour government will seek to create four new UK-wide bank holidays on the patron saint's day of each of the home nations, Jeremy Corbyn has announced.

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100 firefighters tackle Dagenham warehouse blaze

A vast warehouse blaze is being tackled by around 100 firefighters, emergency services said.

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Nicola Sturgeon: Tory hard-liners aim to take over country with election

Tory "hard-liners" want to "take over the country" by winning more power in the general election, according to Scotland's First Minister.

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'Rebel without a cause' Corbyn unsuitable for No 10 - Tory chief

The Tories have launched a highly personal attack on Jeremy Corbyn, warning the Labour leader would unable to take the "difficult decisions" needed in the event of a major terrorist attack.

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Nafisah Baba named as BBC's Young Dancer 2017

BBC's Young Dancer 2017 has been named as Nafisah Baba.

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Bernie Ecclestone: New F1 title is like a hitman having gun but no bullets

Former Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has said his new title is like "giving a hitman a gun and no bullets".

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All-girl dance troupe wow their way into BGT semi-final

An all-girl dance troupe have already won their slot at the Britain's Got Talent semi-final after wowing judge Alesha Dixon.

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Man charged over nightclub acid attack

A 21-year-old man has been charged over a nightclub acid attack which left two revellers partially blinded and others disfigured.

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Lotto jackpot rolls over to £6.9 million

Lottery players will be crossing their fingers for luck on Wednesday as no jackpot winners in Saturday's draw means there is a top prize of £6.9 million up for grabs.

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Record number of runners prepare for London Marathon challenge

A record number of runners are primed to tackle this year's London Marathon, where a trio of royal cheerleaders will spur them on from the sidelines.

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Pregnant woman recovers after bleach attack

A pregnant woman is recovering after she had bleach thrown in her eyes, police said.

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James Cameron reveals Avatar sequels will be in cinemas from 2020

Director James Cameron has announced that the sequels to Avatar are under way and due on screen from 2020.

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Britain sees first coal-free day since Industrial Revolution

Britain has experienced its first full day without generating any electricity from coal since the Industrial Revolution.

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Cowell: I still have nightmares about burglary ordeal

Simon Cowell has admitted he still has nightmares about a burglary at his home - and has invested in a baseball bat to protect his family.

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May dismisses claims Tories planning post-election tax bombshell

Theresa May has sought to scotch claims the Conservatives are planning a post-election tax hike, insisting they remain the party of "lower taxes".

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Scorsese: Margot Robbie packed a punch in Wolf Of Wall Street audition

Director Martin Scorsese has paid tribute to Margot Robbie's acting talents - and recounted how she secured her Wolf Of Wall Street role by slapping Leonardo DiCaprio in the face.

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Hilda Ogden's famous curlers, headscarf and pinny to go under hammer

The curlers, headscarf and pinny worn by Coronation Street battleaxe Hilda Ogden are set to go under the hammer.

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Bristol Zoo welcomes new baby gorilla

A baby gorilla has been born at Bristol Zoo Gardens.

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Man and teenage girl in court over jury tampering probe

A man and teenage girl have appeared in court following an investigation into jury tampering.

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Sun prints apology to footballer Ross Barkley over Kelvin MacKenzie column

The Sun has published an apology to Everton and England footballer Ross Barkley over a column by Kelvin MacKenzie in which he compared the midfielder to a gorilla.

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