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11 Jan 5:34pm Jayme Closs: Man, 21, named in kidnapping and murder case
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The suspect shaved his head to avoid leaving any trace of evidence at the crime scene, police say.
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Fabregas joins Monaco from Chelsea on three-and-a-half-year deal 11 Jan 4:21pm Fabregas joins Monaco from Chelsea on three-and-a-half-year deal
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Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas joins Monaco, who are managed by his former Arsenal team-mate Thierry Henry, on a three-and-a-half year deal.
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Plaid Cymru assembly member Steffan Lewis dies aged 34 11 Jan 4:13pm Plaid Cymru assembly member Steffan Lewis dies aged 34
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Mr Lewis, who was one of Wales youngest AMs, was diagnosed with terminal cancer in late 2017.
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Zoe Ball on choosing her first song for Radio 2 Breakfast Show 11 Jan 4:12pm Zoe Ball on choosing her first song for Radio 2 Breakfast Show
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The new Radio 2 early host reveals which famous guests she has lined up for the first show on Monday.
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US shutdown: Thousands of federal employees miss payday 11 Jan 3:26pm US shutdown: Thousands of federal employees miss payday
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About a quarter of the federal government is without funding, meaning thousands have not been paid.
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Plaid Cymru assembly member Steffan Lewis dies aged 34 11 Jan 3:15pm Plaid Cymru assembly member Steffan Lewis dies aged 34
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Mr Lewis, who was one of Wales youngest AMs, was diagnosed with terminal cancer in late 2017.
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Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada 11 Jan 3:07pm Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada
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Rahaf al-Qunun, 18, fled her family after renouncing Islam, and had been stranded at Bangkok airport.
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Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle 11 Jan 2:39pm Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle
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The women say they are struggling financially because of the way their payments are calculated.
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Jayme Closs: Man, 21, named in kidnapping and murder case 11 Jan 2:06pm Jayme Closs: Man, 21, named in kidnapping and murder case
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A suspect is in custody in the case of Jayme Closs, who was kidnapped after her parents' murder.
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Plaid Cymru rising star who worked on through cancer 11 Jan 1:55pm Plaid Cymru rising star who worked on through cancer
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Steffan Lewis had a big impact on Welsh politics in a promising career cut short by cancer.
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Hippo sculpture stolen from Chilstone ornament makers 11 Jan 1:41pm Hippo sculpture stolen from Chilstone ornament makers
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Police say they hope witnesses saw the "distinctive" bronze sculpture being transported from its home.
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Fabregas joins Monaco from Chelsea on three-and-a-half-year deal 11 Jan 1:39pm Fabregas joins Monaco from Chelsea on three-and-a-half-year deal
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Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas joins Monaco, who are managed by his former Arsenal team-mate Thierry Henry, on a three-and-a-half year deal.
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Chinese Peppa Pig fans wish to meet Queen 11 Jan 12:58pm Chinese Peppa Pig fans wish to meet Queen
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An episode of Peppa Pig inspired the two girls to ask the British Embassy to help them meet the Queen.
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11 Jan 12:28pm Suspect named over missing US 13-year-old
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A suspect is in custody in the case of Jayme Closs, who was kidnapped after her parents' murder.
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Delay Brexit if deal is rejected, Dominic Grieve tells Theresa May 11 Jan 12:25pm Delay Brexit if deal is rejected, Dominic Grieve tells Theresa May
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Tory rebel Dominic Grieve says the PM should strike 29 March as Brexit day from UK law if her deal is voted down.
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Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle 11 Jan 12:13pm Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle
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The women say they are struggling financially because of the way their payments are calculated.
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Rahaf al-Qunun flying to Canada in asylum bid 11 Jan 11:58am Rahaf al-Qunun flying to Canada in asylum bid
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Rahaf al-Qunun, 18, fled her family and barricaded herself in a hotel room in Bangkok.
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11 Jan 10:37am Snow brings parts of Europe to standstill
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Roads are blocked, trains halted and schools shut by snow in parts of Germany, Norway and Sweden.
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Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle 11 Jan 10:09am Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle
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The women say they are struggling financially because of the way their payments are calculated.
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Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle 11 Jan 9:29am Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle
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The women say they are struggling financially because of the way their payments are calculated.
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Leeds students honour organ donor pupil who died last year 11 Jan 8:46am Leeds students honour organ donor pupil who died last year
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More than 1,500 students spelled out a special message to remember a pupil.
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Delay Brexit if deal is rejected, Dominic Grieve tells Theresa May 11 Jan 8:16am Delay Brexit if deal is rejected, Dominic Grieve tells Theresa May
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Tory rebel Dominic Grieve says the PM should strike 29 March as Brexit day from UK law if her deal is voted down.
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BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51 11 Jan 8:14am BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51
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Dianne Oxberry was on BBC Radio 1 before becoming a popular presenter in the North West of England.
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Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle 11 Jan 8:09am Universal credit: Single mums win High Court battle
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The women say they are struggling financially because of the way their payments are calculated.
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11 Jan 7:47am Snow brings parts of Europe to standstill
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Roads are blocked, trains halted and schools shut by snow in parts of Germany, Norway and Sweden.
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Police request Ronaldo DNA sample following rape allegation 11 Jan 4:28am Police request Ronaldo DNA sample following rape allegation
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Las Vegas police issue a warrant for a DNA sample from Cristiano Ronaldo as part of their investigation into the rape allegations made against him.
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Universal credit: U-turn on two-child cap on benefit 11 Jan 4:26am Universal credit: U-turn on two-child cap on benefit
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Minister scraps plan to cap child-related benefits for families with more than two children born before 2017.
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BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51 11 Jan 4:20am BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51
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Dianne Oxberry was on BBC Radio 1 before becoming a popular presenter in the North West of England.
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Python covered with over 500 ticks rescued in Australia 11 Jan 3:48am Python covered with over 500 ticks rescued in Australia
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The carpet python may have been trying to drown the parasites in a backyard swimming pool.
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Kevin Fret: Gay rapper shot dead in Puerto Rico aged 24 11 Jan 3:47am Kevin Fret: Gay rapper shot dead in Puerto Rico aged 24
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The young musician was shot at eight times while riding a motorbike in Puerto Rico, police say.
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Manager Karanka leaves Nottingham Forest 11 Jan 3:36am Manager Karanka leaves Nottingham Forest
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Nottingham Forest part company with manager Aitor Karanka, with the Reds currently seventh in the Championship table.
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Ex-soap star charged with assault 11 Jan 3:15am Ex-soap star charged with assault
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A spokesman for the ex-Neighbours star said he would "vigorously defend" the charges.
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US shutdown: Trump renews national emergency threat over wall 11 Jan 3:14am US shutdown: Trump renews national emergency threat over wall
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The president digs in on Mexican wall funding, as a government shutdown nears a US record.
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The strange normality of life in a breakaway state 11 Jan 3:10am The strange normality of life in a breakaway state
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Things aren't always simple for the millions who live in places that aren't considered real nations.
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Universal credit: U-turn on two-child cap on benefit 11 Jan 3:08am Universal credit: U-turn on two-child cap on benefit
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Minister scraps plan to cap child-related benefits for families with more than two children born before 2017.
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BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51 11 Jan 2:57am BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51
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Dianne Oxberry was on BBC Radio 1 before becoming a popular presenter in the North West of England.
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Flybe rescued by Virgin and Stobart 11 Jan 2:37am Flybe rescued by Virgin and Stobart
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The Exeter-based airline is being taken over after issuing a profits warning in October.
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Universal credit: U-turn on two-child cap on benefit 11 Jan 2:12am Universal credit: U-turn on two-child cap on benefit
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Minister scraps plan to cap child-related benefits for families with more than two children born before 2017.
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BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51 11 Jan 1:00am BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry dies aged 51
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Dianne Oxberry was on BBC Radio 1 before becoming a popular presenter in the North West of England.
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Universal credit: U-turn on two-child cap on benefit 11 Jan 12:33am Universal credit: U-turn on two-child cap on benefit
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Minister scraps plan to cap child-related benefits for families with more than two children born before 2017.
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Trump visits border amid US shutdown wall row 11 Jan 12:33am Trump visits border amid US shutdown wall row
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Mr Trump repeats his threat to declare a national emergency to secure funding for a border wall.
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So why HAS the US government shut down? 10 Jan 11:54pm So why HAS the US government shut down?
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As the shutdown hits three weeks, here's why we've reached this stalemate.
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Brexit: MPs continue EU withdrawal deal debate 10 Jan 11:11pm Brexit: MPs continue EU withdrawal deal debate
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MPs will begin the third day of their debate on the PM's Brexit agreement ahead of a vote next week.
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Ex-soap star charged with assault 10 Jan 10:10pm Ex-soap star charged with assault
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The former Neighbours star was accused by his cast members of inappropriate touching and harassment.
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10 Jan 10:04pm Asylum applications: Home Office urged to use lie detectors
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Abuse of the UK asylum application is "rife", the former head of immigration and enforcement says.
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Three reasons for the US government shutdown 10 Jan 8:48pm Three reasons for the US government shutdown
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As the shutdown hits three weeks, here's why we've reached this stalemate.
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Universal credit: Two-child benefit cap to be relaxed 10 Jan 8:35pm Universal credit: Two-child benefit cap to be relaxed
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Families with three or more children born before April 2017 will now not be included.
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Trump visits border amid US shutdown wall row 10 Jan 7:52pm Trump visits border amid US shutdown wall row
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Mr Trump threatened to declare a national emergency, and insisted Mexico would pay for the wall.
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Andy Murray says Australian Open could be his last tournament 10 Jan 7:38pm Andy Murray says Australian Open could be his last tournament
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A tearful Andy Murray says this week's Australian Open in Melbourne could be the last tournament he plays in his career.
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