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Emmanuel Macron vows to unite France ahead of Elysee decider with Marine Le Pen

Centrist Emmanuel Macron pledged to unite France as defeated opponents gave their allegiance to him in his battle for the French presidency with far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

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Many children displaced from Calais Jungle camp 'have family in UK'

More than a third of the children thought to be sleeping rough in Calais six months after the Jungle camp was demolished may have family in the UK, new research suggests.

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Wife of man run down by his own car 'screamed his name' as he lay dying

The wife of an ex-Royal Navy officer screamed his name and desperately called for help as he lay dying in the street after being run over by car thieves, a neighbour said.

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Theresa May would launch pre-emptive nuclear strike, defence secretary says

Theresa May would be prepared to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the UK's enemies, the Defence Secretary said as he branded Jeremy Corbyn a security risk.

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Lawyers facing tribunal over claims of torture by UK troops

A law firm and three solicitors face disciplinary proceedings relating to claims of torture by British troops in Iraq.

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Dick Van Dyke, 91, still dancing as he takes on new Mary Poppins challenge

Dick Van Dyke has praised Emily Blunt's performance as Mary Poppins but said "nobody compares" to Dame Julie Andrews after completing his work on the Disney sequel.

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Judge to consider Mel B's domestic violence claims amid divorce case

A judge will consider domestic violence allegations against Mel B's estranged husband on Monday as the former couple continue their bitter divorce battle.

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Brexit 'could bring greatest stripping of workers' rights in living memory'

Brexit threatens the greatest stripping of workers' rights in living memory, it has been warned.

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Bid to resolve Southern Railway dispute with fresh talks

Talks aimed at resolving the bitter row over staffing and driver-only trains on Southern Railway are being held over the next two days.

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Jimmy Choo on the market amid strategic review

The board of luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo has put the business up for sale as part of a strategic review.

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Failure to act early on stalking 'could lead to violence and death'

Failure to take action on stalking could lead to an escalation in violence and potentially death, a study of more than 350 homicides suggests.

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Lib Dems announce surge in membership since snap election called

The Liberal Democrats have said their membership is set to pass the 100,000 mark following a surge of new joiners in the wake of Theresa May's announcement of a snap general election.

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Labour reiterates support for Trident despite review pledge

Labour has insisted it still supports the retention of Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent after Jeremy Corbyn appeared to throw its commitment into doubt.

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Tony Blair 'almost feels motivated to go right back into' political frontline

Tony Blair has expressed his increased desire for a return to frontline politics as Britain is being "hijacked" by Brexit backers.

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Emmanuel Macron vows to unite France ahead of Elysee decider with Marine Le Pen

Centrist Emmanuel Macron pledged to unite France as defeated opponents gave their allegiance to him in his battle for the French presidency with far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

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UK expat dies after solo flight paraglider accident in New Zealand

A British expat has died after a tragic paraglider accident in New Zealand.

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Motoring groups welcome tougher punishments for speeding offences

The introduction of tougher punishments for the most serious speeding offences has been welcomed by motoring groups.

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Britain's Got Talent attracts biggest TV audience of 2017 so far

Britain's Got Talent has drawn the biggest TV audience of the year so far, with 9.2 million people tuning in to watch the second episode of the series.

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Ron Howard leads tributes as Happy Days actress Erin Moran dies at 56

Former Happy Days actors Ron Howard and Henry Winkler have led tributes to their co-star Erin Moran, who has died at the age of 56.

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Tycoon Sir Philip Green 'could still lose knighthood year after BHS collapse'

Sir Philip Green has been warned that he could still be stripped of his knighthood and faces further questions from MPs, one year after the collapse of BHS.

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