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14 Apr 5:59pm Sir Martin Sorrell quits as WPP boss after investigation launched into personal misconduct allegations
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'I believe it is in the best interests of the business if I step down now'
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14 Apr 5:00pm Brexit: Ministers get ready for defeats in the House of Lords on key piece of EU withdrawal legislation
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Government expects to lose a key vote aiming to make Theresa May rethink her position on an EU customs union
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14 Apr 4:45pm Salisbury attack: Russia claims Skripals were poisoned using toxin possessed by UK and US
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Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says Swiss lab found substance that was not novichok nerve agent
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14 Apr 4:17pm Syria strikes: Images show buildings turned to ruin and rubble
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Chemical weapons research centre, storage facility and command post all destroyed
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14 Apr 3:45pm Air France: the strikes explained
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Four more days of strikes are set for the remainder of April
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14 Apr 3:03pm Peter Grünberg: Nobel prize-winning German physicist whose work on data storage made smartphones possible
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His work on manipulating the magnetic and electrical fields of thin layers of atoms to store vast amounts of data was key to creating iPads
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Syria air strikes: Only a quarter of Britons back Theresa May's decision to launch military operations against the Assad regime, new poll reveals 14 Apr 2:03pm Syria air strikes: Only a quarter of Britons back Theresa May's decision to launch military operations against the Assad regime, new poll reveals
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Exclusive: Survey for The Independent taken on eve of strikes shows Ms May failed to convince country of need for action
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14 Apr 2:01pm Half of Britons back Theresa May's handling of Salisbury novichok incident, new poll shows
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Exclusive: An equal proportion thought that Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson had handled it badly
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14 Apr 1:59pm Robbers caught on camera chasing after stolen money blown away in the wind
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"They took every step to secure the money in the shop, but left the stolen notes in their wake as they fled from the scene"
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14 Apr 1:24pm Syria air strikes: Read the government's legal position in full
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Use of chemical weapons by Bashar as-Assad's regime is 'a war crime and a crime against humanity'
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14 Apr 12:07pm Cabinet members all raking in tidy sums in rent from privately-let property tenants, figures reveal
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'It feels morally reproachable that Cabinet members, intent on wrecking our prosperity through Brexit, should be feathering their nests so nicely'
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14 Apr 11:38am Syria air strikes 'a message' after novichok poisoning of Skripals in Salisbury, says May
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'We cannot allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalised - either within Syria, on the streets of the UK or elsewhere,' says PM
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14 Apr 10:49am Mark Carney warns robots taking jobs could lead to rise of Marxism in UK
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Mass unemployment, wage stagnation and growth of Communism could come from technological advances
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Midwife Jane Greaves sacked after lack of toilet breaks gave her kidney infection wins job back 14 Apr 10:40am Midwife Jane Greaves sacked after lack of toilet breaks gave her kidney infection wins job back
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'You can't just say to a woman "Stop pushing, I'm going for a wee"'
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Syria bombing - latest updates: Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capability 'set back for years' by air strikes, Pentagon says 14 Apr 9:44am Syria bombing - latest updates: Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capability 'set back for years' by air strikes, Pentagon says
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'Highly successful' strikes alongside US and France have 'degraded' Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capability, UK says
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14 Apr 9:20am Syria air strikes: US-led attack careful to avoid any Russian and Iranian casualties
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American defence secretary James Matt stresses offensive was 'one-off' operation and was not aimed at country's political leadership
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Syria bombings: Where the US-led overnight air strikes hit 14 Apr 7:51am Syria bombings: Where the US-led overnight air strikes hit
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What facilities were targeted by coalition attack on Assad regime?
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Syria bombing - latest updates: Theresa May warns of further strikes if Assad uses chemical weapons again after Douma 14 Apr 7:51am Syria bombing - latest updates: Theresa May warns of further strikes if Assad uses chemical weapons again after Douma
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'Highly successful' strikes alongside US and France have 'degraded' Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capability, UK says
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Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding sacked by Ulster Rugby after rape acquittal 14 Apr 7:09am Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding sacked by Ulster Rugby after rape acquittal
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Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding have been sacked by the Irish Rugby Football Union and Ulster Rugby following a review of the recent Belfast rape trial.
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Winnie Mandela funeral: 30 years on, murdered schoolboy remains at heart of battle for her legacy 14 Apr 5:45am Winnie Mandela funeral: 30 years on, murdered schoolboy remains at heart of battle for her legacy
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State funeral for 'Mother of the Nation' Mandela will see South Africa come together to sing her praises. But difficult questions about Winnie's past refuse to go away
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14 Apr 5:40am Syria bombing - live updates: US, UK and France carry out 'precision strikes' after Douma chemical weapons attack
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'Highly successful' strikes have 'degraded' Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capability, UK says
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America's #MeToo movement means little until Donald Trump and his cronies are held to account 14 Apr 5:24am America's #MeToo movement means little until Donald Trump and his cronies are held to account
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The US will only be able to claim it is truly addressing injustice when members of its political class are taken to task and their secret settlements to silence women are exposed
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14 Apr 4:45am Syria bombing - live updates: US, UK and France carry out 'precision strikes' after chemical weapons attack
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'Highly successful' strikes have 'degraded' Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capability, UK says
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Syria news: Jeremy Corbyn condemns UK involvement in 'legally questionable' air strikes 14 Apr 4:06am Syria news: Jeremy Corbyn condemns UK involvement in 'legally questionable' air strikes
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Labour leader says 'bombs won't save lives or bring peace' following attack by US, Britain and France
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Brexit whistleblower Shahmir Sanni calls for probe as lawyers claim Vote Leave broke election spending rules 14 Apr 4:01am Brexit whistleblower Shahmir Sanni calls for probe as lawyers claim Vote Leave broke election spending rules
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Exclusive: 'How can you sit there and pretend like it's all "Remoaning" or it's all a lie... when you have lawyers... saying there are reasonable grounds to investigate or even prosecute?'
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14 Apr 3:52am Syria bombing - live updates: US, UK and France carry out 'precision strikes' after chemical weapons attack
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'Highly successful' strikes have 'degraded' Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons capability, UK says
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14 Apr 3:28am Russian reaction to Syria air strikes - loud but measured
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Moscow describes air strikes as a 'flagrant violation of international law'
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Syria strikes: Russia warns of 'consequences' for US-led attacks 13 Apr 11:36pm Syria strikes: Russia warns of 'consequences' for US-led attacks
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Moscow has repeatedly denied its ally has used chemical weapons
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Donald Trump orders 'precision strikes' on Syria over chemical attack - read his statement in full 13 Apr 11:08pm Donald Trump orders 'precision strikes' on Syria over chemical attack - read his statement in full
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'The nations of the world can be judged by the friends they keep. No state can succeed in the long run by promoting rogue states, brutal tyrants and murderous dictator'
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Syria strikes: US says it hit three targets related to chemical weapons programme 13 Apr 10:57pm Syria strikes: US says it hit three targets related to chemical weapons programme
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The US military says the targets were chosen to minimise civilian casualties
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13 Apr 10:24pm Syria strikes: US Defence Secretary James Mattis says 'this was a one-time shot' - for now
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13 Apr 10:09pm Trump announces 'precision strikes' on Syria
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President Donald Trump has ordered "precision strikes" on chemical weapons capabilities in Syria in response to the latest suspected attack in Douma on 7 April.
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London murder suspect Shane O'Brien put on Europe's most wanted list 13 Apr 7:29pm London murder suspect Shane O'Brien put on Europe's most wanted list
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Reward of up to £50,000 is available for information leading to the arrest and prosecution
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13 Apr 7:00pm Tests reveal substitute ingredients in supermarket own-brand pestos
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Which? found pestos contained cheaper alternatives to the traditional ingredients, such as sugar and carrot fibre
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