Stokes hails consistent Root as England's 'rock' ahead of Cricket World Cup

Stokes hails consistent Root as England's 'rock' ahead of Cricket World Cup

Ben Stokes has hailed Joe Root as England's "rock" and hopes the Test captain can lead the side to glory this summer. Yorkshireman Root will be a crucial part of England's top order in both the World Cup, under Eoin Morgan's one-day leadership, an...
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Two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas safely crossed New York's Times Square on a tightrope strung between two skyscrapers 25 storeys above the pavement.
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Cardi B and British star Ella Mai among winners at BET Awards

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Cardi B and British star Ella Mai were among those to pick up gongs at the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards.
Countdown to Brexit: 129 days until Britain leaves the EU

Countdown to Brexit: 129 days until Britain leaves the EU

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Charity celebrates anniversary of Women's Land Army

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As Britain prepares to mark 80 years since the start of the Second World War, working animal charity SPANA is asking the public to remember another significant anniversary - the formation of the Women's Land Army. The Women's Land Army (WLA) was ...
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Glastonbury: Five famous moments from the UK's biggest festival

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Queen gets a scarf blown in her face at Royal Windsor Cup

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The Queen dazzles in pink at the Royal Windsor Cup Final

The Queen dazzles in pink at the Royal Windsor Cup Final

The Queen enjoyed her final engagement of the week at the OUT-SOURCING Inc Royal Windsor Cup at the Guards Polo Club. She had spent the rest of the week up the road watching racing at Royal Ascot.
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Jeremy Hunt tries to avoid 'Ed Miliband bacon sandwich moment' during fish and chips meal

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Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt said he wanted to eat his fish and chips 'in a dignified way' on a trip to Scotland, to avoid being snapped in an awkward food photo like Ed Miliband in 2014.
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Jeremy Hunt on Boris Johnson's refusal to talk about the row with his partner

Jeremy Hunt on Boris Johnson's refusal to talk about the row with his partner

Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says it's up to Boris Johnson what questions he answers about his private life.
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David Miliband on Iran: We're relying on Trump to keep 'the hawks at bay'

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Former Labour foreign secretary David Miliband says Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt needs to be present to work on the escalating Iran and US hostilities, rather than concentrating on his Tory leadership bid.
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Donald Trump says he could be Iran's 'best friend'

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Heartbeat actor William Simons dies aged 79

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Heartbeat actor William Simons has died aged 79. The Welshman, full name Clifford William Cumberbatch Simons, played PC Alf Ventress in all 18 series of the ITV police drama between 1992 and 2010. In a statement confirming his death, his agent sai...
Jeremy Hunt warns of catastrophe over Brexit negotiations

Jeremy Hunt warns of catastrophe over Brexit negotiations

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Boris Johnson dodges questions about police presence at his home

Boris Johnson dodges questions about police presence at his home

Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson is questioned by Iain Dale about police attending his house during during the first party hustings at the ICC in Birmingham. When asked whether a person's private life has any bearing on someon...
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Jeremy Hunt visits balti restaurant before Tory hustings event in Birmingham

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Conservative party leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt visits Imrans Balti Restaurant in Birmingham ahead of the first Tory Party hustings in the city. He enjoyed a traditional tandoori mixed grill in the city's so-called Balti Triangle while Boris J...
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Richard Ratcliffe on day eight of his hunger strike

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Richard Ratcliffe says he's 'not hopeful' Foreign Office minister Andrew Murrison will be able to negotiate the release of his wife Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been jailed in Iran since 2016. Mr Ratcliffe is on hunger strike outside the I...
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Sadiq Khan calls Donald Trump '6ft 3 child in the White House'

Sadiq Khan calls Donald Trump '6ft 3 child in the White House'

The war of words between Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and US President Donald Trump shows no sign of abating as Khan calls Trump a "6ft 3 child in the White House" at the Together For Education event in Westminster's Central Hall.
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