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200 drivers a day caught using mobile phones in weeks after crackdown

More than 200 drivers a day were caught using their mobile phones illegally in the wake of a major crackdown on the practice.

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John Noakes: Blue Peter’s action man

During his long tenure on Blue Peter, John Noakes developed a reputation as the show’s action man.

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Fresh arrests made by police investigating Manchester atrocity

Fresh arrests have been made connected to the Manchester suicide attack as police continue to hunt down Salman Abedi’s suspected accomplices.

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Surgeon who treated victims of Manchester attack subjected to racial abuse

Race hate abuse was hurled at a surgeon of Pakistani background after he worked to try and help save victims of the Manchester bombing, it has been reported.

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Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes dies aged 83

Former Blue Peter host John Noakes has died aged 83, a family friend has announced.

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Hair today, gone tomorrow: Abbott’s changing views and other news

From changing views and hairstyles to an unfortunate slip of the tongue, here is a round-up of the day’s election coverage.

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Mascot Bradley Lowery’s family accepts apology over false report of his death

The family of terminally ill Bradley Lowery have accepted an apology from internet site the Ladbible after it incorrectly posted a story saying the boy had died.

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Operation to round up terror network ‘not complete’, Amber Rudd says

The terror network behind Manchester bomber Salman Abedi could still be at large, the Home Secretary said, as the hunt for accomplices continued at “full tilt”.

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Makeshift sleeping and eating arrangements for passengers affected by BA glitch

Stranded holidaymakers spent the night on yoga mats on airport floors as disruption from the British Airways system failure continued into a second day.

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Election day ahead: May and Corbyn to face Paxman, but not together

On the campaign trail today With 10 days to go until the General Election, the Prime Minister and Labour leader will go before TV’s grand inquisitor in a live grilling by Jeremy Paxman tonight.

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Theresa May ‘very angry’ about terror attack leaks, says Donald Trump

Donald Trump said Theresa May was “very angry” about leaks to the US media of sensitive information about the Manchester Arena bombing.

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Government vows ‘pressure’ on tech firms in fight against extremism

Pressure will be heaped on social media giants to do more to tackle online extremism, Security Minister Ben Wallace has said.

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Evolution of digestive biscuit on show in adverts through the ages

Decades of adverts for digestive biscuits have been published, showing how social trends have changed over the years.

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Storms set to sweep in as Bank Holiday heatwave comes to an end

A Bank Holiday heatwave has seen sunseekers flood beaches across the country, but forecasters have warned a very different kind of deluge is on its way.

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PM and Jeremy Corbyn face separate TV grillings by Jeremy Paxman

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn will face a televised grilling as the General Election campaign intensifies.

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In graphic: Poll of polls with 10 days to go

With 10 days until the snap General Election, the seven-day rolling average of all published polls shows support for the Conservatives stands at 44%.

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EU countries must fight for their future, says Angela Merkel after G7 summit

Angela Merkel has urged EU nations to fight for their own future in the face of emerging divisions with the US, Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and other challenges.

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BA chief rejects jobs outsourcing as cause of ‘catastrophic’ IT failure

The outsourcing of British Airways jobs was not to blame for a “catastrophic” IT failure that brought the airline’s operations to a halt, its chief executive said.

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Theresa May tells of ‘harrowing’ visit to victims of Manchester suicide bombing

The Prime Minister has described her “harrowing” visit to Manchester Children’s Hospital to meet victims of the suicide bomb attack, saying the atrocity was “particularly sickening” because it targeted young people.

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Temporary exclusion orders used in fight against terror, Amber Rudd says

Powers to ban suspected jihadis from returning to the UK have been used for the first time, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has revealed.

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