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May seeks cross-party Brexit consensus

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May has called on MPs to “work constructively together” to find a way forward Party leaders and senior MPs have been meeting Theresa May to try to find a compromise on Brexit after her withdrawal deal was rejected by MPs. But Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn called the […]

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Snow and ice cause Scotland travel disruption

Image copyright Daniel DiackImage caption The conditions caused queues in areas including Portlethen Snow and ice have been causing difficult driving conditions across the north east of Scotland. A woman was taken to hospital after an unoccupied car slid into her in Quarry Road in the Aberdeen suburb of Cults. Collisions and breakdowns have also […]

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‘Mr Big’ Paul Massey murder: Hitman gets life in jail

Image copyright Greater Manchester PoliceImage caption Mark Fellows was nicknamed “The Iceman” A gangland hitman who gunned down a crime boss known as “Mr Big” has been given a whole-life sentence. Nicknamed “The Iceman”, Mark Fellows, 38, shot notorious crime figure Paul Massey, 55, with an Uzi sub-machine gun outside his Salford home in July […]

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Theresa May facing crunch vote on her Brexit deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: “Give this deal a second look” MPs are preparing to vote on whether to back Theresa May’s deal for leaving the European Union. The so-called “meaningful vote” will take place later as five days of debate on Brexit come to an end. Mrs May has […]

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Hillsborough trial: Fans ‘failed by match chief’

Image copyright PAImage caption David Duckenfield (left) and Graham Mackrell arrive at Preston Crown Court Match commander David Duckenfield’s “extraordinarily bad” failures led to the deaths of 96 “wholly innocent” fans at Hillsborough, a court has heard. The ex-policeman did not quickly take measures to free Liverpool supporters trapped in the fatal crush at the […]

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Alfie Lamb death: Boy ‘killed for being noisy’

Image copyright Family handoutImage caption Alfie Lamb was described in court as a “smiley” boy A three-year-old boy was fatally crushed by a car passenger seat pushed back by his mother’s boyfriend who felt he was being too noisy, a court heard. Alfie Lamb went “ominously quiet” after he was deliberately squashed in the vehicle, […]