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Rebel Tories defeat Government giving MPs a say on final Brexit deal

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MPs backed the amendment to the Brexit bill by 309 votes to 305.

New York bomber tried to brainwash wife while he was being radicalized

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Akayed Ullah wanted his wife to listen to sermons of imprisoned leader.

Fourth child Lia Pearson, 3, dies two days after arson attack at house in Salford

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Lia Pearson succumbed to her injuries two days after a suspected arson attack on her home (Picture: Enterprise)

Mum on benefits spends £2,000 on 66 Christmas presents for her children

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Claire Young admitted to spending thousands during her appearance on This Morning.

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Jose Mourinho embraces Luke Shaw after fine performance on first Premier League start

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The left-back was making his first Premier League appearance of the season.

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Romelu Lukaku silences critics with ice-cold reaction to goal vs Bournemouth

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Romelu Lukaku shrugged off his team-mates after the goal (Picture: Getty)

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Doner kebabs saved as European Parliament throws out plan to make them illegal

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Doner Kebabs have been saved after the EU parliament kicked a plan out to make phosphates illegal (Picture: AP)

Baby girl who vanished with siblings, 7 and 12, is found safe and well

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A baby girl who vanished after social workers raised concern about her welfare has been found safe and well in the wake of High Court judge’s appeal for help

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Mud-strewn Christmas festival was so bad it closes after one weekend

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Winterfest didn’t seem too winter-proof (Picture: Triangle News)

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Peter Kay cancels tour due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

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Peter Kay has been forced to cancel his tour (Picture: Butler/BAFTA/REX/Shutter​stock)

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Holly Willoughby gives away a major Star Wars spoiler – leaving John Boyega in bits

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Oh Holly. (Picture: ITV); (this article contains Star Wars: The Last Jedi spoilers, obviously)

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Cruel thieves steal jam made by pensioner for children’s charity

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Margie Saker from Yoxford, Suffolk leaves the jam outside her home with an honesty box, but someone has been taking the jam without paying (Picture: Essex News and Pictures)

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Woman accidentally killed herself trying to stop boyfriend’s own suicide

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'I don't believe this was a young girl who intended to die that night.'

Bargain hunter reveals how she bagged Christmas for £3.20

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She wipes hundreds off her annual food bill.

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Two charged over death of three children who died in fire when ‘fuel was poured down chimney’

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Zac Bolland, 23, and Courtney Brierley, 20, from Worsley, have been charged with murder, attempted murder and arson with intent to endanger life.

Pregnant teenager was told ambulance isn’t ‘a taxi’ hours before baby died

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A midwife reprimanded her for wasting NHS money, but her baby later died.

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A student night has started a massive debate over how to cut toast

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(Picture: Hallamnation/Twitter); What’s the correct way to cut a slice of bread?

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Hero Father Christmas skids to a stop to help woman who can’t stand on ice

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Man died on underground train without anybody noticing

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The 70-year-old man suffered sudden heart failure but people thought he was sleeping.

Wednesday, Dec 13

Ad calling Loose Women presenters ‘pigs in lipstick’ banned

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The ASA ruled that it was 'derogatory towards women'

Tuesday, Dec 12

Baby becomes first in Britain to survive being born with heart outside body

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Vanellope Wilkins is believed to be the first baby in the UK to survive being born with a heart outside her body (Picture: PA)

Failed New York terrorist who made pipe bomb from Christmas lights reveals motive

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The 27-year-old entered the country through chain migration years ago.

Student denies raping woman then sending threatening message afterwards

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Jack Green is on trial over the alleged rape of a fellow student (Picture: Cavendish)

Picture that shows Kim Jong-un may be about to carry out mass-executions

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He barely broke a sweat as he made his way to the top of the mountain.

Monday, Dec 11

Failed New York suicide bomber pictured writhing in agony identified as Akayed Ullah, 27

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The man was arrested following the explosion (Picture: Twitter/@sandeep_k2)

Historic wooden pagoda reduced to pile of ash after fire rips through holy site

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A huge fire destroyed a pagoda Lingguan Mansion (Picture: Asia Wire)

Entire family of ‘feral scumbags’ likened to Shameless family face Christmas in jail

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The Selwood family have been likened to the Gallaghers from Channel 4 show Shameless.

Black ice Monday to make treacherous commute after snow bomb leaves freezing temperatures

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Heavy snowfall across the UK left people stuck in traffic jams over the weekend – expect more of the same today (Picture: PA)

Sunday, Dec 10

Up to 12 inches of snow expected as weather bomb cripples the UK

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The road closes after a fallen tree crushes a camper van near Sennybridge, Wales (Picture: Reuters)

Max Clifford dies aged 74 after collapsing in prison

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He was serving an eight year sentence for historic sex offences.

Communities ‘cut off’ as heavy snow hits large swathes of the UK

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This car in Buckinghamshire had to be rescued (Picture: Ben Cawthra/LNP)

Aftershocks felt after North Korea’s nuclear test ‘moved earth’s crust’

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The blast was many times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

Saturday, Dec 9

An alarming number of children are going missing from London borough

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Police are investigating the disappearances.

Christmas party season was a little bit too much for some people last night

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It’s not a night out unless someone ends up barefoot (Picture: SWNS)

Severe weather warnings ahead of heavy snowfall tonight

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Temperatures could drop as low as -6C in some parts of the UK.

Two dead and toddler injured after Trump’s Jerusalem declaration provokes ‘day of rage’

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Trump declared that he recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.