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Former Redcar MP claims union libelled her in 2017 Skwawkbox blog post
NHS staff under 'enormous pressure to keep pace' with increasing patient demand
Mexican foreign minister says former ex-Bolivian leader's 'life and integrity is at risk' amid unrest
Free vocational courses will also be made available under proposals to 'throw open the door' to adults
'A passenger got his lip ring stuck in the foldable tray table whilst trying to tie his shoelaces,' revealed Irish Rail in a tweet
Raheem Sterling will not be considered for selection in England's Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro after an altercation with team-mate Joe Gomez.
Nikki Haley sees the Republican Party for what it is — so why shouldn't she pitch for the presidency?.
Haley may have found herself crossed off some Christmas card lists over the revelations in her book but her time inside the White House enabled her to swallow some hard, necessary truths
Lib Dem Sam Gyimah triggers row after suggesting Labour election rival partially responsible for Grenfell fire.
Lib Dem candidate for Kensington claims Labour councillors could have blocked decisions that led to deadly blaze as he calls on Jeremy Corbyn's party to step aside in marginal seat
Officer respond to call reporting a fight
Javaid Perwaiz performed more than 500 surgeries on low-income patients between 2014 and 2018
'The occasion was ruined by the most disrespectful act I have ever witnessed at a Remembrance Day,' says veteran
Police think 22-year-old is 'armed with a high-powered rifle and may have access to other weapons'
Forecasters predict more deluges across England and Wales days after thousands already forced to abandon homes
Feige finds Scorsese's comments 'unfortunate'
Donald Trump's personal lawyer looking for platform to make president's case
Some planets could be less habitable than we had expected
'To sexually assault a child before he'd even made it home is beyond reprehensible,' says police officer
In Midtown Manhattan, president's presence turns a day of reverence into a hostile free-for-all
Tyler, the Creator blasts people who booed Drake off stage at Camp Flog Gnaw festival: 'You made us look entitled and trash'.
'That s*** was like mob mentality and cancel culture in real life,' says rapper
Brexit Party leader says his climbdown is best way of preventing a second referendum
'When I am president, we will keep our promise to our veterans,' Vermont senator and 2020 hopeful says
In Hartlepool, the Brexit Party leader announces the world's first one-man alliance, proof that the only person Nigel Farage does favours for is Nigel Farage
Donald Trump cannot sue New York State officials in a Washington courtroom in order to stop the release of his tax returns, a federal judge has decided.
App charged $80 per year to inform users every time someone liked or commented on another person's photo
Exclusive: NHS leaders are aiming to centralise hundreds of bladder and kidney cancer operations a year at the University Hospital of South Manchester