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12 Jan 5:56pm News on film: How Spielberg's The Post continues Hollywood's tradition of making anti-heroes out of journalists
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Accepting her Cecille B DeMille award at the Golden Globes last year, Meryl Streep extolled the virtues of the press – and was echoed by this year's winner Oprah Winfrey. Now as Streep stars in the latest film about newspapers, David Barnett shouts 'read all about it'
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NHS England accused of 'misleading' data on the number of children's intensive care beds that are available 12 Jan 4:50pm NHS England accused of 'misleading' data on the number of children's intensive care beds that are available
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Exclusive: Royal College of Paediatrics describe the official statistics as 'inaccurate'
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Norwegians tell Trump: We don't want to come to your s***hole country 12 Jan 4:30pm Norwegians tell Trump: We don't want to come to your s***hole country
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Scandinavians express solidarity with Haiti and African nations
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12 Jan 4:11pm How right-wing people are defending Trump's indefensible 'shithole' remarks
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Everyone has come out to say something about Trump's latest comments
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Hillary Clinton calls Trump racist over his 'sh**hole countries' remarks 12 Jan 2:34pm Hillary Clinton calls Trump racist over his 'sh**hole countries' remarks
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Hillary Clinton has blasted President Donald Trump's reported description of Haiti and African nations as "shithole countries", calling his views "racist".
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12 Jan 2:31pm Clive Lewis re-appointed to Labour's front bench
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Return comes a month after ex-Shadow Business Secretary was cleared of sexual harassment
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12 Jan 2:29pm Why is Birmingham Airport not realising its potential?
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What to do with a problem like Birmingham
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12 Jan 1:34pm Donald Trump to approve Iran nuclear deal for last time – if it isn't changed
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This would be the last time Trump will waive the sanctions as he pursues measures to strengthen the 2015 agreement, the officials said.
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12 Jan 11:57am Nigel Farage docked half his MEP salary to claw back misspent EU funds
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EU cash meant for MEPs' duties allegedly spent on national party staff
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US ambassador to Panama resigns because he can 'no longer work for Trump' 12 Jan 11:14am US ambassador to Panama resigns because he can 'no longer work for Trump'
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The US ambassador to Panama has resigned from his post on principle, writing in a resignation letter to the State Department that he can no longer serve the Trump administration, according to Reuters.
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12 Jan 11:01am NHS crisis: Senior Tory MP hits out at Government's 'disingenuous' use of winter statistics
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Ministers must show they understand scale of problems facing the NHS, Health Committee chair says
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American diplomats are scrambling as the world condemns Trump's 's***hole' comments as racist 12 Jan 10:39am American diplomats are scrambling as the world condemns Trump's 's***hole' comments as racist
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The comments came during an Oval Office meeting about immigration, according to reports
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12 Jan 10:15am DEVAST8 tattoo man who struggled to find employment now starts new job
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Teenage father's distinctive facial art made headlines around world after he complained it unfairly put off employers
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Saudi Arabia unveils first women-only car exhibition after driving ban lifted 12 Jan 9:56am Saudi Arabia unveils first women-only car exhibition after driving ban lifted
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Jeddah mall hosts pop-up showroom catering exclusively to female motorists in latest indication of changing times in deeply conservative kingdom
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12 Jan 9:44am Angela Merkel thrown coalition lifeline by German social democrats
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Ms Merkel's CDU party has been locked in talks since September
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Grenfell Tower: Rotterdam University closes building due to 'such a high risk of fire' after getting it checked because of London tragedy 12 Jan 9:23am Grenfell Tower: Rotterdam University closes building due to 'such a high risk of fire' after getting it checked because of London tragedy
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Institution had all of its premises examined after the blaze in North Kensington which killed 71
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GKN rejects £7bn hostile takeover bid and plans to split in two 12 Jan 9:04am GKN rejects £7bn hostile takeover bid and plans to split in two
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The engineering group, which makes parts for Airbus and Mercedes, said the offer was "opportunistic"
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Swedish zoo admits killing nine healthy lion cubs because they became 'surplus' animals 12 Jan 8:58am Swedish zoo admits killing nine healthy lion cubs because they became 'surplus' animals
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Only two of 13 cubs born to different litters at animal park have survived past five years
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John Worboys: CPS has 'no plans' to prosecute 'black cab rapist' over other sex assault cases 12 Jan 8:36am John Worboys: CPS has 'no plans' to prosecute 'black cab rapist' over other sex assault cases
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'Unless these cases are reopened we can have no faith in the justice system,' says victim
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12 Jan 8:15am Montana Millz: US rapper behind 'Sell Drugsz' song jailed for selling drugs
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Michael Persaud, from Rhode Island, found guilty of trafficking heroin and fentanyl
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12 Jan 7:18am North Korea says Fire and Fury book signals Donald Trump's 'political demise'
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US President is being 'massively humiliated worldwide', according to state-run newspaper
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12 Jan 6:37am Joe Biden more popular than Oprah Winfrey and other Democrat candidates for 2020 election, poll shows
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Survey emerges after reports Winfrey 'actively considering' running for White House
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EU must not stigmatise and divide its member states, Polish president warns 12 Jan 5:53am EU must not stigmatise and divide its member states, Polish president warns
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Poland stands accused of undermining European values with moves towards authoritarianism
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12 Jan 5:42am Bitcoin price - live updates: South Korea softens trading ban stance as cryptocurrency remains in slump
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The value of bitcoin has skyrocketed over recent months, and its rapid rise has generated huge amounts of interest in it and other cryptocurrencies.
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Bitcoin price - live updates: Cryptocurrency value continues to fall 12 Jan 5:12am Bitcoin price - live updates: Cryptocurrency value continues to fall
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The value of the digital currency has shifted wildly over recent weeks. This article is being regularly updated with the latest changes
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CNN host Don Lemon calls Donald Trump 'racist' for calling Haiti and African states 's***hole countries' 12 Jan 5:04am CNN host Don Lemon calls Donald Trump 'racist' for calling Haiti and African states 's***hole countries'
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'The president of the United States is racist. A lot of us already knew that'
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Anderson Cooper leads CNN criticism of Donald Trump's 's***hole countries' comments 12 Jan 4:42am Anderson Cooper leads CNN criticism of Donald Trump's 's***hole countries' comments
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'The people of Haiti have been through more... they've withstood more, they've fought back against more injustice than our President ever has', says anchor in impassioned monologue
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Newquay is UK's fastest growing airport 12 Jan 4:41am Newquay is UK's fastest growing airport
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Heathrow and Gatwick airports still dominate in terms of passenger numbers
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12 Jan 4:39am US tourists should avoid five 'crime-ridden' Mexican states, warns State Department
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Colima, Michoacan, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas and Guerrero issued with advisory level Washington ordinarily reserves for nations at war
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Brexit: Voters would favour Remain in second referendum, finds poll 12 Jan 4:36am Brexit: Voters would favour Remain in second referendum, finds poll
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Poll comes after Brexit architect Nigel Farage signalled his support for a second referendum
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12 Jan 4:30am Trump today - live updates: US President cancels UK visit and labels Haiti and Africa 's***hole' countries
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US President says he will not be coming to the UK in protest at the decision to move the location of his country's embassy
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12 Jan 3:39am Two 15-year-old boys who streamed sexual assault on Facebook Live given probation
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Pair ordered to register as sex offenders after pleading guilty to child pornography charges in Chicago juvenile court
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Nigel Farage: Donald Trump cancelled UK visit over public protests led by likes of Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan 12 Jan 3:07am Nigel Farage: Donald Trump cancelled UK visit over public protests led by likes of Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan
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Nigel Farage has blamed Jeremy Corbyn and London Mayor Sadiq Khan for backing protests that could have deterred Donald Trump from visiting the UK.
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12 Jan 3:01am Parking vigilante uses fake road signs to fool drivers and reserve spaces
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Anonymous fraudster invents fictitious 'Zone F' to deter drivers from leaving their cars in preferred spots around Bath
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Nottingham station fire: Firefighters tackling huge blaze as rail travellers face widespread delays 12 Jan 2:47am Nottingham station fire: Firefighters tackling huge blaze as rail travellers face widespread delays
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East Midlands and Cross Country Trains warn passengers to avoid busy regional transport hub
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12 Jan 2:43am Teen dies from drinking vodka at house party after friends drew on his face instead of dialling 999, inquest hears
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Jake Wheatcroft, 16, passes away on New Year's Day after consuming entire bottle of strong spirits while fellow revellers mocked his condition rather than contacting emergency services
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12 Jan 1:11am Donald Trump says he cancelled UK visit in protest at Obama administration selling US embassy for 'peanuts'
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President confirms he is shelving plans as reports suggest he feared mass protests in London
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11 Jan 7:51pm Man called 'fat ginger pikey' by boss loses race discrimination claim
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David Evans says decision is 'not right' and plans to appeal
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Child referred to social services every 49 seconds amid rising reports of domestic violence 11 Jan 7:30pm Child referred to social services every 49 seconds amid rising reports of domestic violence
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Councils warn they face pressures on 'staggering scale' as data shows there were 646,120 referrals to children's services last year – equating to 1,770 referrals per day
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11 Jan 7:29pm People retiring in 2018 have the highest income expectations in a decade
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Report finds those retiring in 2018 expect to have an income of £19,900 a year
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Brexit could have 'catastrophic consequences' for customs authorities, warn MPs 11 Jan 7:18pm Brexit could have 'catastrophic consequences' for customs authorities, warn MPs
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Attempts to modernise HMRC a 'precarious high-wire act' being 'battered by the winds of Brexit'
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11 Jan 7:02pm Exhibition of works by Italian artist Modigliani revealed to be almost entirely fake
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Ducal Palace exhibit closed early in July after it emerged nearly all of the paintings on display were fake
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