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55m Bannon before House Intelligence Committee over Trump-Russia links amid escalating war with President
The Independent
Closed-door session comes after very public spat provoked by publication of Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury
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1h 37m House prices soar in the Midlands but London market continues to cool
The Independent
This is the fourth month in a row house price growth has fallen in the capital
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1h 50m NHS triggers contingency plans in 14 hospital trusts with Carillion contracts
The Independent
Extra staff sent to six major hospitals to ensure vital cleaning, maintenance and catering services keep operating
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Carillion directors to be investigated2h Carillion directors to be investigated
BBC
The government has asked for a fast-track investigation into the conduct of directors at Carillion.
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3h Carillion collapse: Company's suppliers to get less than 1p for every pound they are owed
The Independent
Trade creditors set to receive just £600,000 from around £100m owed to them, top accountant says
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3h Kim Wall: Danish submarine owner Peter Madsen charged with murder of Swedish journalist
The Independent
Inventor claims the writer died accidentally inside the vessel while he was on deck
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4h UK inflation rate drops back to 3%
BBC
The rate fell from November's six-year high of 3.1% mainly because of the impact of air fares.
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4h Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home
BBC
Police arrest a pair who allegedly held their 13 children captive, some chained to their beds.
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5h Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home
BBC
Police arrest a pair who allegedly held their 13 children captive, some chained to their beds.
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UK inflation rate drops back to 3%5h UK inflation rate drops back to 3%
BBC
The rate fell from November's six-year high of 3.1% mainly because of the impact of air fares.
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5h Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home
BBC
Police arrest a pair who allegedly held their 13 children captive, some chained to their beds.
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6h Carillion: Support for small firms ends in 48 hours
BBC
The construction giant spent £1bn a year with local suppliers, but many will now not be paid.
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Iceland aims to be plastic free by 20236h Iceland aims to be plastic free by 2023
BBC
Supermarket chain Iceland says it will eliminate or drastically cut plastic packaging over five years.
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Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home7h Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home
BBC
Police arrest a pair who allegedly held their 13 children captive, some chained to their beds.
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8h Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home
BBC
Police arrest the parents of 13 children allegedly held captive, some chained to their beds.
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10h Shackled children found in Perris, California home
BBC
Two parents are arrested after police find in their house 13 people who were allegedly held captive.
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10h Shackled children found in Perris, California home
BBC
Two parents are arrested after police find in their house 13 people who were allegedly held captive.
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11h Australian Open 2018: Maria Sharapova beats Tatjana Maria to reach second round
BBC
Maria Sharapova powers into the Australian Open second round with a straight-set win over Germany's Tatjana Maria.
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12h Top US gymnast Biles reveals abuse
BBC
Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar.
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Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dies, aged 7413h Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dies, aged 74
BBC
The American Grammy-winning singer was best-known for the 1969 hit Oh Happy Day.
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Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta beats Madison Brengle to reach second round14h Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta beats Madison Brengle to reach second round
BBC
Britain's Johanna Konta makes swift progress into the second round of the Australian Open with victory over American Madison Brengle.
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14h The gym made out of melted knives
BBC
A outdoor gym has been made out of melted-down knives collected by the police from gang members in London.
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15h Shackled children found in Perris, California home
BBC
Two parents are arrested after police find in their house 13 people who were allegedly held captive.
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17h Pastor denounces Donald Trump, with Mike Pence in the congregation
The Guardian
The pastor at the church the vice-president attended in Maryland on Sunday said using the word ‘shithole’ was ‘dehumanizing’ and ‘ugly’ A Maryland pastor denounced President Donald Trump’s alleged vulgar description of African nations from the pulpit on Sunday – while Vice-President Mike Pence was sitting in the pews of his church.
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18h HGV driver ploughed on to wrong side of M62 after falling asleep
BBC
A lorry driver fell asleep at the wheel before driving nearly a mile the wrong way along a busy motorway "in a trance-like state", a court heard.
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Carillion collapse: Ministers hold emergency meeting18h Carillion collapse: Ministers hold emergency meeting
BBC
Ministers discussed how to keep vital public services going after the major UK contractor fails.
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Poppi Worthington: Toddler sexually assaulted, coroner rules20h Poppi Worthington: Toddler sexually assaulted, coroner rules
BBC
The coroner said Paul Worthington assaulted Poppi and her breathing was compromised by a bed cover.
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20h Carillion collapse: Ministers hold emergency meeting
BBC
Ministers will discuss how to keep vital public services going after the major UK contractor fails.
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20h Margaret Atwood faces feminist backlash on social media over #MeToo
The Guardian
The Canadian author’s defence of due process for those accused of sexual misconduct sparked online ire Canadian author Margaret Atwood is facing a social media backlash after voicing concerns about the #MeToo movement and calling for due process in the case of a former university professor accused of sexual misconduct.
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Carillion collapse: Ministers hold emergency meeting21h Carillion collapse: Ministers hold emergency meeting
BBC
Ministers will discuss how to keep vital public services going after the major UK contractor fails.
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Steven Seagal denies Bond girl assault22h Steven Seagal denies Bond girl assault
BBC
Rachel Grant claims the assault happened in Bulgaria in 2002, but Mr Seagal's lawyers deny the allegation.
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23h Ben Stokes: England cricketer charged with affray after Bristol nightclub incident
BBC
England cricketer Ben Stokes and two other men are charged with affray following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September.
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23h Armani and Fendi stay classy for Milan menswear shows
The Guardian
Giorgio Armani stayed close to his core with sharp tailoring, while Silvia Fendi hit the runway in more ways than one Last September, Giorgio Armani held
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Poppi Worthington inquest verdict unlikely to lead to trial23h Poppi Worthington inquest verdict unlikely to lead to trial
The Guardian
Coroner says toddler was probably sexually abused by her father but is not able to conclude that girl was unlawfully killed The
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23h Ben Stokes: England cricketer charged with affray after Bristol nightclub incident
BBC
England cricketer Ben Stokes and two other men are charged with affray following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September.
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Carillion collapse raises job fears24h Carillion collapse raises job fears
BBC
The government will take on public services after the UK's second biggest construction firm fails.
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Ben Stokes: England cricketer charged with affray after Bristol nightclub incident24h Ben Stokes: England cricketer charged with affray after Bristol nightclub incident
BBC
England cricketer Ben Stokes and two other men are charged with affray following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September.
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24h Coca-Cola to cut bottle size but increase price in face of sugar tax
BBC
Bottles of the famous fizzy drink will be smaller and more expensive from March onwards.
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Ben Stokes: England cricketer charged with affray after Bristol nightclub incident24h Ben Stokes: England cricketer charged with affray after Bristol nightclub incident
BBC
England cricketer Ben Stokes and two other men are charged with affray following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September.
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25h Ben Stokes: England cricketer charged with affray after Bristol nightclub incident
BBC
England cricketer Ben Stokes and two other men are charged with affray following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September.
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26h French FA suspends referee after kicking incident
BBC
The referee who aimed a kick at a Nantes player and sent him off against Paris St-Germain is suspended "until further notice" by the French FA.
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Sinn Fein MP McElduff resigns 26h Sinn Fein MP McElduff resigns
BBC
He has been embroiled in controversy since posting online video on anniversary of Kingsmills massacre.
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Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark26h Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark
BBC
The US president says he is the "least racist person", after the row over reported crude remarks.
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26h Ant McPartlin confirms divorce from wife Lisa Armstrong
BBC
The TV presenter and Strictly Come Dancing make-up artist announced they are ending their 11 year marriage.
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26h Son of Dutch prince to be granted royal title after legal battle
The Guardian
Hugo Klynstra, 21, is the product of a supposed no-strings relationship between king’s cousin and a childhood friend The Dutch royal family are expecting a new addition to their ranks imminently, but there will not be any glossy magazine spreads or appearances in front of the TV cameras. A 21-year-old called Hugo is set to be formally granted the title of Royal Highness Prince Carlos Hugo Roderik Sybren de Bourbon de Parme after a three-year legal battle with his father, Prince Carlos, a cousin to King Willem-Alexander and nephew to the king’s mother, Queen Beatrix, who abdicated from the throne in 2013.
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26h Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark
BBC
The US president says he is the "least racist person", after the row over reported crude remarks.
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Carillion collapse raises job fears27h Carillion collapse raises job fears
BBC
The government will take on public services after the UK's second biggest construction firm fails.
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Sinn Fein MP McElduff resigns 27h Sinn Fein MP McElduff resigns
BBC
He has been embroiled in controversy since posting online video on anniversary of Kingsmills massacre.
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27h UKIP leader splits with partner after Meghan Markle texts
BBC
Henry Bolton says his relationship is over after reported racist remarks and he will not resign.
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Former England forward Regis dies28h Former England forward Regis dies
BBC
Former West Brom and England forward Cyrille Regis, a pioneer for black players in the 1970s, has died aged 59.
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28h Sinn Fein MP McElduff resigns
BBC
He has been embroiled in controversy since posting online video on anniversary of Kingsmills massacre.
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Carillion collapse raises job fears28h Carillion collapse raises job fears
BBC
The government will take on public services after the UK's second biggest construction firm fails.
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28h Sinn Fein MP McElduff resigns
BBC
He has been embroiled in controversy since posting online video on the anniversary of the Kingsmills massacres.
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Jakarta stock exchange walkway collapses28h Jakarta stock exchange walkway collapses
BBC
Dozens are hurt when a mezzanine floor where a student group has gathered collapses into the lobby.
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Carillion collapse raises job fears28h Carillion collapse raises job fears
BBC
The government will take on public services after the UK's second biggest construction firm fails.
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Sinn Fein MP McElduff resigns 28h Sinn Fein MP McElduff resigns
BBC
He has been embroiled in controversy since posting online video on the anniversary of the Kingsmills massacres.
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Baghdad double suicide attack kills many28h Baghdad double suicide attack kills many
BBC
The double bombing in a busy square in the heart of the Iraqi capital has injured more than 90.
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28h Sinn Fein MP McElduff resigns
BBC
He has been embroiled in controversy since posting online video on the anniversary of the Kingsmills massacres.
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29h Carillion collapse raises job fears
BBC
The government will take on public services after the UK's second biggest construction firm fails.
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29h Model who lost leg to toxic shock syndrome now has second leg amputated
The Independent
Lauren Wasser contracted TSS in 2012 after using a tampon. She's now a double amputee
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Burning Iranian tanker produces 10 mile oil spill in East China Sea that threatens marine life30h Burning Iranian tanker produces 10 mile oil spill in East China Sea that threatens marine life
The Independent
Sinking vessel could harm rich array of fish and birds found in nearby waters
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30h Carillion collapse: Ministers under pressure over taxpayer bill after admitting to unknown 'insolvency costs'
The Independent
'It is essential that shareholders and creditors are not allowed to walk away with the most profitable contracts while the taxpayer bails out loss-making parts of the business'
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Carillion collapse raises job fears30h Carillion collapse raises job fears
BBC
The government will take on public services after the UK's second biggest construction firm fails.
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30h Virgin Trains will stock Daily Mail newspapers, says Richard Branson in U-turn decision
The Independent
Richard Branson has overturned a decision to stop stocking the Daily Mail on Virgin Trains, a move he acknowledged had "been seen as censorship".
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31h Carillion liquidation - live updates: Government and unions react as major NHS contractor goes bust
The Independent
Company employs some 20,000 people in the UK and holds contracts for HS2, prisons, the NHS and the armed forces
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31h UKIP leader splits with partner after Meghan Markle texts
BBC
Henry Bolton says his relationship is over after reported racist remarks and he will not resign.
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31h Carillion to go into liquidation
BBC
Construction giant Carillion is to go into liquidation, threatening thousands of jobs.
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Model humiliated by conference centre staff who refused to let him use toilet when colostomy bag leaked31h Model humiliated by conference centre staff who refused to let him use toilet when colostomy bag leaked
The Independent
Blake Beckford, 36, suffers from ulcerative colitis and was denied access to bathroom despite explaining medical context to unsympathetic receptionist in Manchester
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32h Henry Bolton: Ukip leader ends relationship with girlfriend Jo Marney over Meghan Markle racist texts claims
The Independent
Party leader makes announcement on ITV's Good Morning Britain after allegations partner said Prince Harry's marriage to mixed race actress would 'taint' royal family
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Baghdad suicide attacks: 'Back-to-back' explosions in Iraqi capital leave at least 16 dead and 65 injured33h Baghdad suicide attacks: 'Back-to-back' explosions in Iraqi capital leave at least 16 dead and 65 injured
The Independent
Authorities fear death toll will rise as more bodies recovered from Aviation Square
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Australian Open 2018: Venus Williams knocked out by Belinda Bencic33h Australian Open 2018: Venus Williams knocked out by Belinda Bencic
BBC
Belinda Bencic says it was an "amazing feeling" to beat 2017 runner-up Venus Williams in the first round of the Australian Open.
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North and South Korea discuss sending art troupe to Winter Olympics33h North and South Korea discuss sending art troupe to Winter Olympics
BBC
Among those at the talks is the leader of North Korea's all-female state troupe, the Moranbong Band.
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34h Australian Open 2018: Venus Williams knocked out by Belinda Bencic
BBC
Venus Williams in knocked out in the first round of the Australian Open by Swiss world number 78 Belinda Bencic.
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Australian Open 2018: Kyle Edmund beats Kevin Anderson in five sets 14 Jan 11:56pm Australian Open 2018: Kyle Edmund beats Kevin Anderson in five sets
BBC
British number two Kyle Edmund beats US Open finalist Kevin Anderson in five sets to reach the second round of the Australian Open.
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Aziz Ansari responds to assault allegation 14 Jan 11:35pm Aziz Ansari responds to assault allegation
BBC
The comedian said he believed his encounter with the woman had been "completely consensual".
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14 Jan 11:33pm Australian Open 2018: Kyle Edmund beats Kevin Anderson in five sets
BBC
British number two Kyle Edmund beats US Open finalist Kevin Anderson in five sets to reach the second round of the Australian Open.
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North and South Korea discuss sending art troupe to Winter Olympics 14 Jan 10:51pm North and South Korea discuss sending art troupe to Winter Olympics
BBC
The meeting comes after the North agreed to send a delegation to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.
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14 Jan 10:14pm North and South Korea discuss sending art troupe to Winter Olympics
BBC
The meeting comes after the North agreed to send a delegation to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.
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14 Jan 9:50pm North and South Korea discuss sending art troupe to Winter Olympics
BBC
The meeting comes after the North agreed to send a delegation to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games.
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Ashley Judd: I was not frightened of Harvey Weinstein 14 Jan 8:37pm Ashley Judd: I was not frightened of Harvey Weinstein
BBC
Actor Ashley Judd says she believes Weinstein sabotaged her career - allegations which he denies.
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Catherine Deneuve apologises to sex attack victims after #MeToo controversy 14 Jan 7:46pm Catherine Deneuve apologises to sex attack victims after #MeToo controversy
The Guardian
French actor says she stands by letter that caused outcry but condemns other signatories for distorting the spirit of its message Catherine Deneuve has apologised to female victims of sexual assault who were shocked and hurt by
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14 Jan 7:27pm Medical students being urged to help in NHS hospitals as winter crisis worsens
The Independent
Inexperienced undergraduates are being asked to plug labour gaps as NHS trusts struggle to cope with increased pressure
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Britain's immigration system 'too open to error', MPs warn 14 Jan 7:18pm Britain's immigration system 'too open to error', MPs warn
The Independent
'Hostile environment' policies are 'unclear' and lead to too many incidents where people are threatened with deportation based on 'inaccurate and untested' information, report finds
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14 Jan 7:17pm Government and internet industry 'lack strategy and direction' on suicide prevention, report warns
The Independent
Study finds ministers and internet giants are failing to take 'pro-active approach' on exploring links between suicide and online world
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