Thousands gather in Shetland for Up Helly Aa fire festival

Thousands gather in Shetland for Up Helly Aa fire festival

Thousands of people gathered for the world-famous Up Helly Aa fire festival in Shetland. The event, which attracts visitors from around the globe, takes place in Lerwick on the last Tuesday of January each year.
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Brexit: Two days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Brexit: Two days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on January 31. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Chiefs v 49ers: Super Bowl LIV in numbers

Chiefs v 49ers: Super Bowl LIV in numbers

The Kansas City Chiefs take on the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV (54) at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on Sunday, February 2. Here's a look at the numbers behind the big game.
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National Television Awards winners 2020

National Television Awards winners 2020

Take a look at the winners of the National Television Awards 2020, which took place at the O2 in Greenwich, London.
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Stars walk the red carpet at National Television Awards

Stars walk the red carpet at National Television Awards

Celebrities walked the red carpet ahead of the National Television Awards at London's O2 Arena. The cast of RuPaul's Drag Race, former Love Island contestants, Tom Jones, Ricky Gervais, Emma Willis and many more were among the guests.
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Work of third surgeon scrutinised at Ian Paterson-linked private hospital

Work of third surgeon scrutinised at Ian Paterson-linked private hospital

Louis Ramone was operated on at Spire hospitals in September 2018 and was subsequently told the operation may have been unnecessary. Kashmir Uppal of Shoosmiths solicitors also comments. A Spire Healthcare spokesman said: "As part of our robust o...
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Klopp defends fielding weakened team for Shrewsbury replay

Klopp defends fielding weakened team for Shrewsbury replay

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp stands by his decision to field a weakened team in the FA Cup replay against Shrewsbury. He says he needs to respect the pre-agreed mid-season break.
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Charles: Time has run out to save the planet

Charles: Time has run out to save the planet

The Prince of Wales said time has run out to save the planet from man-made emissions as he stressed the importance of acting quickly to address the climate crisis. He made the comments after touring a power research laboratory at Cambridge Univer...
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Contaminated blood scandal: Ministers refuse to commit to compensation framework

Contaminated blood scandal: Ministers refuse to commit to compensation framework

Campaigners branded the Government "intransigent" after ministers refused to commit to compensation framework proposals for victims of the infected blood scandal. People who were infected or have been affected by the contaminated blood scandal me...
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Huawei to gain limited access to 5G network in UK

Huawei to gain limited access to 5G network in UK

The Foreign Secretary's statement on Huawei, given in the House of Commons on Tuesday afternoon. Dominic Raab said the Government's decision to use Huawei technology in its 5G network does not affect the UK's ability to share "highly sensitive i...
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Pep Guardiola clarifies comments about empty seats during Fulham FA cup clash

Pep Guardiola clarifies comments about empty seats during Fulham FA cup clash

Pep Guardiola has attempted to clarify his remarks after calling for fans to turn out in larger numbers for Wednesday's clash against Manchester United.
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Boris Johnson paves the way for limited Huawei access to 5G network

Boris Johnson paves the way for limited Huawei access to 5G network

Boris Johnson has paved the way for Chinese firm Huawei to have a limited role in the UK's 5G network, in a move that sets up a diplomatic clash with the US. The National Security Council chaired by the Prime Minister in Downing Street for less t...
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Trial of Extinction Rebellion protesters collapses after 'abject failure' by CPS

Trial of Extinction Rebellion protesters collapses after 'abject failure' by CPS

A trial of Extinction Rebellion protesters has collapsed after what a judge described as an "abject failure" by the Crown Prosecution Service. Five climate activists were accused of gluing themselves to the concourse between London City Airport a...
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Premier League transfer round-up: Eriksen completes Inter Milan move

Premier League transfer round-up: Eriksen completes Inter Milan move

Take a look at the latest news from the January transfer window, as Christian Eriksen completes his switch from Tottenham to Inter Milan.
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Kate joins creative workshop for patients at children's hospital

Kate joins creative workshop for patients at children's hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge has arrived at a children's hospital to join a creative workshop for young patients and their siblings. Kate is patron of the Evelina London Children's Hospital and holds the same role with the National Portrait Gallery, ...
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Nicholas Parsons: Just a Minute host dies aged 96

Nicholas Parsons: Just a Minute host dies aged 96

Just a Minute host Nicholas Parsons has died aged 96 after a short illness, his agent has said. The broadcaster was with his family when he died on Tuesday morning.
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Prince Andrew in profile

Prince Andrew in profile

The Duke of York "must co-operate" with US authorities investigating Jeffrey Epstein, a lawyer for some of the American sex offender's alleged victims has said.
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Coronavirus: The confirmed cases around the world

Coronavirus: The confirmed cases around the world

A look at confirmed cases and deaths from the coronavirus around the world as China extends their new year holiday in an attempt to contain the spread.
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Tom and Giovanna Fletcher lift the lid on what modern families want from food brands

Tom and Giovanna Fletcher lift the lid on what modern families want from food brands

McFly musician Tom Fletcher and his podcaster wife Giovanna are 'lifting the lid' on what millennial families want from food - creating a simple recipe to create at home. New research by Danone has shown that modern families are suffering from fo...
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Brexit: Three days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Brexit: Three days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on January 31. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Mikel Arteta not expecting good news on Shkodran Mustafi injury

Mikel Arteta not expecting good news on Shkodran Mustafi injury

Mikel Arteta fears Shkodran Mustafi suffered a nasty ankle injury in Arsenal's 2-1 FA Cup win at Bournemouth. Mustafi was carried off on a stretcher having landed awkwardly as the Gunners secured a fifth-round clash at Portsmouth. The 27-year-ol...
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'Elitist or downtrodden': Sir Keir Starmer claims Labour ignored the middle class

'Elitist or downtrodden': Sir Keir Starmer claims Labour ignored the middle class

Labour leadership contender Sir Keir Starmer makes a speech admitting his party has disregarded the middle-classes and makes plans to address it. Speaking to party members at West Ham town hall, the shadow Brexit secretary said his 'decisive' st...
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Harry Dunn's mother: Dominic Raab is 'clearly very, very angry'

Harry Dunn's mother: Dominic Raab is 'clearly very, very angry'

Harry Dunn's parents Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn met with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab - describing the meeting as "very honest" and "positive". Mrs Charles told PA she could see Mr Raab's "anger" at Mike Pompeo's decision to reject the extr...
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Aston Villa v Leicester: Carabao Cup match preview

Aston Villa v Leicester: Carabao Cup match preview

Aston Villa are set to host Leicester in the semi-final second leg on Tuesday in the Carabao Cup. Take a look at the stats.
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Brexit: Are UK voters looking forward to exit day?

Brexit: Are UK voters looking forward to exit day?

Residents in Wakefield - who voted 66.4% Leave in the referendum - give their thoughts at the start of the week which will see Britain leave the EU.
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Coronavirus: Recently returned travellers from China told to 'self-isolate'

Coronavirus: Recently returned travellers from China told to 'self-isolate'

People who have returned to the UK from coronavirus-hit Wuhan in China should "self-isolate" even if they have no symptoms, the Health Secretary has said. In a significant ramping up of the precautions in the UK around the virus, Matt Hancock sai...
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Images of abandoned baby Edward released in hunt for his mother

Images of abandoned baby Edward released in hunt for his mother

Police trying to find the mother of a baby boy abandoned when he was 12 hours old have released new pictures of the newborn. The infant, named Edward after the member of the public who found him, was left on a doorstep in Hackney, east London, sh...
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Huawei and the UK's 5G network explained

Huawei and the UK's 5G network explained

US warns British sovereignty at risk if Huawei helps build 5G network. Mike Pompeo described the decision facing the National Security Council as "momentous" in a last-ditch plea to ministers who are expected to make the call on Tuesday. The US a...
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Coronavirus: The confirmed cases around the world

Coronavirus: The confirmed cases around the world

A look at confirmed cases and deaths from the coronavirus around the world as China extends their new year holiday in an attempt to contain the spread.
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Boris Johnson: Scientists and mathematicians to have fast-tracked UK entry from February

Boris Johnson: Scientists and mathematicians to have fast-tracked UK entry from February

Top scientists, researchers and mathematicians will be given fast-tracked entry to the UK from next month, the Prime Minister has announced. Boris Johnson said he wanted to send a message that Britain is open to the "most talented minds in the wo...
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Premier League transfer round-up: Young set for Inter Milan switch

Premier League transfer round-up: Young set for Inter Milan switch

Take a look at the latest news from the January transfer window, as the Bruno Fernandes saga drags on.
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Michel Barnier meets Taoiseach Leo Varadkar ahead of Brexit

Michel Barnier meets Taoiseach Leo Varadkar ahead of Brexit

After holding talks with EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Dublin, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said both sides could work together to strike a mutually beneficial deal. Mr Varadkar also made clear there will always be a place for the UK at ...
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Kobe Bryant dies: Tributes from around the world

Kobe Bryant dies: Tributes from around the world

Tributes have poured in for Kobe Bryant after the former basketball star died in a helicopter crash at the age of 41. Bryant's 13-year-old daughter Gianna also died in the crash near Calabasas, California, along with seven other passengers.
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Armando Iannucci on subverting period drama conventions with David Copperfield

Armando Iannucci on subverting period drama conventions with David Copperfield

Armando Iannucci reflects on subverting the conventions of period dramas with his new David Copperfield film. The Personal History of David Copperfield sees Dev Patel star as the Dickens' character and is currently out in cinemas.
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Brexit: 4 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Brexit: 4 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on January 31. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Pep Guardiola: Fulham's red card helped us out

Pep Guardiola: Fulham's red card helped us out

Pep Guardiola admits his side were given a helping hand by the early red card in City's game against Fulham. City beat Fulham 4-0 in the FA Cup fourth round.
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London celebrates Chinese New Year in spite of coronavirus fears

London celebrates Chinese New Year in spite of coronavirus fears

Chinese New Year celebrations took place in central London this afternoon, despite growing fears about the coronavirus. Many people welcomed the Year of the Rat in the biggest celebration for the lunar festival outside China. The celebrations c...
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Brexit: 5 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Brexit: 5 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on January 31. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Oscars voting system not working, Carey Mulligan says

Oscars voting system not working, Carey Mulligan says

Carey Mulligan says the existing voting format of the Academy Awards is not working, as she attended the premiere of her new film Promising Young Woman at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. The British actress, herself nominated for an Oscar fo...
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Frank Lampard: We didn't capitalise on our opportunities

Frank Lampard: We didn't capitalise on our opportunities

Despite a comfortable victory against Hull City, Chelsea boss Frank Lampard felt his squad did not fully capitalise on their opportunities.
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Thousands attend Drogheda rally in opposition to drug-related violence

Thousands attend Drogheda rally in opposition to drug-related violence

Thousands attended a rally in Drogheda, Ireland to voice opposition to drug-related violence in the town, following the murder of Keane Mulready-Woods. Politicians including Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin participate...
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Ben Stokes given fine for abusing fan

Ben Stokes given fine for abusing fan

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee after admitting he swore at a fan. It occurred when he was dismissed during the fourth Test against South Africa in Johannesburg.
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Father and young daughter killed in Hull house fire

Father and young daughter killed in Hull house fire

A father and his 10-year-old daughter have been killed in a fire at a house on the outskirts of Hull. Emergency services were called to Wensley Avenue, Cottingham, at around 7.50am on Saturday after a neighbour reported a house fire, with two peo...
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Three children found dead in Co Dublin named

Three children found dead in Co Dublin named

Gardai have named the three children found dead in a house in Co Dublin as brothers and sister Conor (9), Darragh (7) and Carla (3) McGinley. Officers have also confirmed that the woman being treated in hospital following the incident is a relati...
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Brexit: 6 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Brexit: 6 days until Britain is scheduled to leave the EU

Britain is set to leave the European Union on January 31. Here we take a look at the latest figures behind Brexit.
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Saudi crown prince responsible for journalist's murder, filmmaker believes

Saudi crown prince responsible for journalist's murder, filmmaker believes

Oscar-winning filmmaker Bryan Fogel discusses his latest project,The Dissident which explores the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Fogel said he believes the Saudi Crown Prince was responsible for the murder.
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Ron Howard: Personal connection inspired California fires documentary

Ron Howard: Personal connection inspired California fires documentary

Acclaimed filmmaker Ron Howard said a personal connection moved him to make a documentary about the most devastating wildfire in California history. Howard's latest film, Rebuilding Paradise, documents a community's effort to piece itself back to...
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Tommy Fury's 'meat patch' helps him turn vegan for January

Tommy Fury's 'meat patch' helps him turn vegan for January

Boxer and Love Island star Tommy Fury has gone vegan for January. Working with Strong Roots, he's trying out the world's first 'meat patch' which helps meat-lovers cope with cravings.
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