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Corbyn calls on socialists to unite against right-wing populism sweeping Europe

The left must not abandon its socialist principles in the face of a rising tide of "right-wing populism", Jeremy Corbyn has warned.

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Unions clash with management over impact of Post Office strike

The two sides in a dispute at the Post Office have clashed over the impact of a strike, with management saying most of the network was operating but unions reporting solid support.

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Suspected football abuser 'still working in the sport'

A former employee of Southampton Football Club accused of abusing young players in the 1980s is still working in the sport, according to reports.

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Vegetarian cafe owner who refuses 'animal fat' £5 notes shocked at hate backlash

A vegetarian cafe owner said she has been left shocked and frightened by some of the reaction since she refused to accept the new £5 note due to its animal fat content.

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Warning over freezing conditions as winter bites

Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing this weekend, prompting health officials to warn that the chilly conditions can be deadly.

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Judges made Brexit result 'almost a footnote' - Attorney General

The Attorney General has argued that High Court judges consigned the EU referendum result "almost to a footnote" by ruling Parliament must vote on triggering Article 50.

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Minimum alcohol pricing 'could improve nation's health'

The Government has said it will continue to look at minimum pricing for alcohol in light of a new report which argues it could improve the nation's health.

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Sir Edward Heath probe 'not a fishing trip or witch-hunt', police chief says

A chief constable has defended his force's handling of child sex allegations against former prime minister Sir Edward Heath.

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Drivers warned about thieves using key lock jammers at M-way services

Drivers using motorway services are being warned to check their cars are secure after a spate of thefts believed to be linked to technology that stops them remotely locking.

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Payout scheme for rail travel delay should be rolled out across Britain, says MP

A new scheme to compensate rail passengers for journeys delayed by just 15 minutes on some lines has created "unfairness" for those on the rest of the network, the head of the Commons' Transport Select Committee has warned.

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Warning over freezing conditions as winter bites

Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing this weekend, prompting health officials to warn that the chilly conditions can be deadly.

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Passengers 'priced off railways' by 2.3% rise in fares, campaigners warn

Passengers are being "priced off the railways" with fares going up by an average of 2.3% next year, public transport campaigners have warned.

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RSPCA to rescue for swan struggling in freezing conditions

Christmas shoppers have been left stunned as an exhausted swan was spotted struggling outside a shop.

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Royal officials in a flap as Harry's car suffers flag malfunction in Guyana

Officials were left in a flap when Prince Harry's royal standard flew off his official chauffeur-driven car and blew down the road soon after he arrived in Guyana.

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IS ready to launch attacks in Europe, Europol warns

Dozens of potential terrorists directed by Islamic State are currently in Europe and have the capacity to carry out attacks, security services fear.

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Titanic Belfast named world's best tourist attraction at Tourism Oscars

Titanic Belfast has been crowned best tourist attraction in the world.

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Care homes probe due to concerns over shock bills and 'hidden charges'

Care homes for the elderly are being investigated by the competition watchdog following concerns over people potentially being faced with shock bills and "hidden" charges.

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Minimum alcohol pricing 'could improve nation's health'

The Government has said it will continue to look at minimum pricing for alcohol in light of a new report which argues it could improve the nation's health.

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Fallon hails 'Mad Dog' Mattis as new US defence secretary

The controversial retired general picked by Donald Trump to be his defence secretary has been given a ringing endorsement by the British government.

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Archbishop of Canterbury warns against 'turning inwards' after Brexit vote

The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for a renewal of fundamental British values in the post-Brexit period.

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