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Corbyn in call to counter rise of 'political parasites' in the 'populist right'

Jeremy Corbyn is urging socialist and progressive parties across Europe to rally to counter the rise of the "populist right".

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Nazi PoW leaves £400,000 to 'kind' Scottish village

A former German prisoner of war has left nearly £400,000 to a small Scottish village for the kindness shown to him during his captivity.

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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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Post Office at 'crisis point' says union as staff strike over pensions and jobs

Post Office workers and managers will stage a fresh strike on Saturday in a dispute over jobs, closures and pensions.

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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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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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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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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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Network Rail 'to lose control of track maintenance'

Network Rail is to be stripped of its control over Britain's railway tracks, with new powers being passed to the train operators, in a major reorganisation of the system, it is reported.

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Premature twin girls' parents prepare for bittersweet Christmas

The parents of premature twin girls are preparing to celebrate the bittersweet first Christmas of their one surviving daughter.

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Larry Lamb: I'd love to meet estranged daughter and granddaughter

Larry Lamb has said he would be "thrilled" if his long-lost daughter contacted him after he was voted out of I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!

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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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