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Murdered PC's family: 'You did your best'

The family of PC Keith Palmer, who was killed in the Westminster terror attack, have said to those who were with him in his final moments: “There was nothing more you could have done.” Conservative MP Tobias Ellwood, 50, was among those who tried to save...

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GB boxer filmed terror attack from metres away

Team GB boxer Frazer Clarke says he looked into the eyes of the Westminster attacker and saw a “crazed man” hell-bent on killing as many people as possible. The super-heavyweight Commonwealth bronze medallist, from Burton upon Trent, was visiting the...

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UK children to get best chances at beating cancer

Ground-breaking cancer treatment will soon be available for children in the UK after a leading cancer charity has donated £1.5m towards pioneering research. Children with Cancer UK is funding the initial stage of a programme which will develop more precise and...

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Car hits pedestrians in Islington: Four hurt

A car has hit a number of pedestrians in Islington, north London, leaving four people injured. The collision took place on Essex Road near the Queen’s Head pub on Saturday night at around 10.55pm. One man has been arrested and a number of others inside the car...

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Building collapses after 'gas explosion' on Wirral

A suspected gas explosion has caused a building to collapse on the Wirral in Merseyside, causing possible casualties. Footage from the scene shows alarms blaring as people gather in a street covered in debris, with witness Paul Butler tweeting Sky News and saying:...

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Brexit victory has left UKIP with little to do

Douglas Carswell had two reasons for joining the UK Independence Party. One was to force David Cameron to hold a referendum; the other was to help create a Eurosceptic message that could win the referendum. As far as he is concerned, it’s “job done”....

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Westminster attack was over in just 82 seconds

The Westminster terror attack lasted only 82 seconds, Scotland Yard has said. Khalid Masood’s attack began at 2.40pm on Wednesday, and was over by 2.41pm, according to a detailed investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command. The car...

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Mystery surrounds discovery of bodies at cliffs

Two teenage boys have been found dead on the Cleveland coast. Their bodies were found at Huntcliff in Saltburn just after 7pm on Friday. Police said they were still trying to establish what happened to the pair. Cleveland Police said in a statement: “The...

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Remainers march days before Brexit triggered

Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit demonstrators have gathered in central London, just days before the Government triggers Article 50 to start formal divorce procedures. The march was also a show of defiance just days after the Westminster attack, with many holding...

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Entertainment

Cheryl announces birth of first child

The pop star and former X Factor judge Cheryl has given birth to a baby boy. The 33-year-old singer said on her Instagram page that she and One Direction’s Liam Payne had welcomed the new arrival on Wednesday. A photo showed Liam cradling an infant with dark...

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'I'm a schmuck', Ford says after plane mishap

Harrison Ford called himself a “schmuck” after he mistakenly landed on a taxiway at a California airport and narrowly avoided a commercial airliner, an audio recording reveals. In last month’s near-miss, the actor had been told to land his...

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Amber Heard warned over revealing bisexuality

Johnny Depp’s ex-wife Amber Heard has said she was told revealing her bisexuality would end her movie career. The Danish Girl actress said film-makers doubted whether she could play a straight woman in a romantic lead role after she revealed her sexuality seven...

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Twin Peaks: The 'damn good' revival TV needs

The cast is older, David Lynch is less edgy and Laura Palmer is still dead, but we need Twin Peaks now more than ever. On Thursday, Showtime revealed the first images of what is probably the most anticipated and arguably the least called-for TV revival of all time....

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Downton Abbey star had eating disorder

Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay has confessed she has had an eating disorder since she was 14-years-old. The 27-year-old played Lady Sybil Crawley in the critically acclaimed period drama, and said she hoped talking about the condition could help others....

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Jake Gyllenhaal to fight IS in new drama

Jake Gyllenhaal is re-teaming with Life director Daniel Espinosa in a drama about an American who joins the war in Syria. The movie will be based on the Rolling Stone article The Anarchists vs The Islamic State, which tells the real-life story of a group of left-wing...

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Amy Schumer won't doll up for Barbie role

Irreverent comedian Amy Schumer has announced she will no longer star in a live-action Barbie film scheduled for next year. The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo actress had previously announced she would be taking on the role, and said she was “honoured”...

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Disney won't digitalise Fisher in new Star Wars

Disney has confirmed that Carrie Fisher’s final performance as Princess Leia Organa in the next Star Wars film will not be changed. Fisher had finished shooting Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi when she died in December 2016, aged 60, after suffering a heart...

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Has Kendrick Lamar just hinted at a new album?

Kendrick Lamar has hinted that the launch of his fourth studio album is imminent with a cryptic message on social media. If deleting all past posts wasn’t enough to catch his fans’ attention, the good boy rapper posted an image of a Roman-lettered four on...

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Loving director plans new indie film festival

The director of the Oscar-nominated movie Loving has announced plans to launch his own independent film festival. Jeff Nichols wants his home town of Little Rock, Arkansas to have its very own film festival, mirroring the ones built by actor Robert Redford and...

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Sport

Phelan still in the dark over Hull job

Phelan said last week that he had been offered the job but there has been no update on his contract since then. He told a news conference: “I want it resolved, but it’s not my decision. “A lot of it rests on the position of the club. All I keep...

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United survive Northampton scare

Michael Carrick put United ahead but Northampton equalised before half time through an Alex Revell penalty. But Ander Herrera and Marcus Rashford sealed the win. West Ham were within seconds of being taken to extra time by League Two Accrington before Dmitri...

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Anderson could be rested for Bangladesh trip

The 34-year-old, England’s leading test wicket-taker with 463 victims, was named in the squad for the tour to Bangladesh where they play two tests next month. England travel to India in early November for a five-test series. “It’s a tough one because...

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Everton shocked by Norwich in EFL Cup

It was the Toffees’ first defeat of the season. Premier League champions Leicester are also out after squandering a 2-0 lead to lose 4-2 in extra time with 10 men at home to Chelsea. Bournemouth were taken to extra time by Championship struggler Preston after a...

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Hewitt pulls out of Rio Olympics

Two-times grand slam champion Lleyton Hewitt has opted out of his role as coach of the Australian men’s tennis team at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for “personal reasons”, local media reported on Sunday. Hewitt’s withdrawal is another blow for...

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Howard makes 'smooth transition' to MLS

Goalkeeper Tim Howard has had no problems in making the transition to Major League Soccer and has been brilliant for the Colorado Rapids from the outset. The long-time United States goalkeeper spent the last 13 years in English soccer, including 10 seasons at Everton,...

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Wales squad touch down in Cardiff after Euros

Wales will move higher than their richer rivals and neighbours England when the new FIFA rankings are announced after Euro 2016, the first sign for what, many predict, will be a bright future after they made history at the tournament. Playing in their first finals...

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Spanish court drops charges against Neymar

Spain’s High Court said on Friday it had dropped a fraud and corruption investigation into Brazilian soccer captain and Barcelona player Neymar saying no crime had been committed. Charges were also dropped against his father and agent Neymar Da Silva Santos,...

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Clattenburg to referee Euro 2016 final

Clattenburg also refereed the UEFA Champions League final in May. He becomes the second man to take charge of both major European occasions in the same year after Pedro Proença in 2012. Clattenburg will be joined by English assistants Simon Beck and Jake Collin, plus...

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