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French election: Hollande urges nation to back Macron and reject Le Pen

BBC.com 212 sources

The president says Emmanuel Macron will "defend the values which will bring French people together".

TOWIE star's ex boyfriend limps into court to face charges over nightclub acid attack

The ex boyfriend of TOWIE's Ferne McCann has appeared in court over an alleged nightclub acid attack.

NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Breaks US Record For Longest Time In Space

Peggy Whitson is doing what she does best today (24 April): running the International Space Station (ISS) and breaking records.

Theresa May ‘would be prepared to launch pre-emptive nuclear strike’

The Scotsman 6 sources

Theresa May would be prepared to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the UK’s enemies, the Defence Secretary said as he branded Jeremy Corbyn a security risk.

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General election: Sturgeon says PM called early poll because of worries over electoral fraud charges - Politics live

The Guardian 2 sources

As parties here digest the lessons of the French election, Labour prepare for defence flak and the Tories take a leaf out of the book of Miliband

Corbyn rules out anti-Tory pact at Scottish trade union conference

The Guardian 9 sources

Speaking to the Scottish Trades Union Congress, the Labour leader said unions were ‘our family’ and promised a £10 minimum wage

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8 Times Love Won At The London Marathon 2017

Kenya may have taken home the first place medals in both the men’s and women’s races, but there was plenty more to celebrate at this year’s London Marathon.

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Kids Company bosses face directorship ban

The founder and former trustees of Kids Company face being banned from serving as company directors after the charity collapsed in 2015 amid allegations of serious financial mismanagement.

World War Kim: North Korea 'catastrophic' strike looms over nuke threat as US fleet arrive

Daily Star 87 sources

NORTH Korea's nuclear weapons quest is the most dangerous crisis facing the world – and it is primed to end in "catastrophe", warns former Brit navy chief.

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Car theft murder victim's wife 'screamed for help'

Sky News / UK 7 sources

The wife of an ex-Royal Navy officer screamed his name as he lay dying in the street after being run over by car thieves, a neighbour has said.

Madeleine McCann Was ‘Snatched To Order By A Rich Family And Smuggled Into Africa’

A former detective has given credence to the theory Madeleine McCann was snatched “to order” and possibly sold to a wealthy family.

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DJIA futures rocket 221 points as French-election relief rally ramps up

MarketWatch 62 sources

U.S. stocks look set to surge on Monday after France’s first presidential runoff shows centrist Emmanuel Macron taking the lead, dissipating some fears of a eurozone breakup.

Fallon brands Corbyn 'security risk' on Trident and drone strikes

Defence secretary attacks Labour leader for refusing to back nuclear deterrent or state if he would order drone strikes against terrorists

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General Election 2017: Energy bill cap 'will hit consumers'

BBC / Business 15 sources

Tory plans for a cap on household energy bills will "stop competition", warns one provider.

Ferne McCann confirms she's pregnant with Arthur Collins' baby - but says he's no longer her boyfriend

Mirror Online 63 sources

A rep for the former TOWIE star told Mirror Celebs she will raise her child as a single parent.

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U.S. carrier group heads for Korean waters, China calls for restraint

Reuters / World 45 sources

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint on Monday in a call about North Korea with U.S. President Donald Trump, as Japan conducted joint drills with a U.S. aircraft carrier strike…

Afghan defense chief quits over attack, as Mattis flies in

Reuters / UK 99 sources

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's defence minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday after the deadliest ever Taliban attack on a military base, threatening to overshadow a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis as Washington…

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FAKE NEW £1 COIN SHOCK: Counterfeit coin ‘found in circulation’ - & THIS is how to spot it

THE new £1 coin designed to be “forgery proof” has already been copied with fake versions allegedly spotted in circulation.

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Tough new fines to punish speeding motorists

Sky News / UK 10 sources

Motoring groups have welcomed tougher new punishments for the most serious speeding offences.

Man arrested over murder of former Royal Navy officer who was run over repeatedly with his own car

Metro.co.uk 11 sources

Mike Samwell went to confront intruders who broke into his home and took his car.

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Plea to criminals after man killed by car thieves

Sky News / UK 32 sources

Police have appealed for witnesses and urged the "criminal fraternity" to help find the killers of Michael Samwell who was run over by his own car.

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Emmanuel Macron wins first round

Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and independent centrist Emmanuel Macron beat the two main parties to go head to head in the upcoming presidential elections.

Sunday, Apr 23

North Korea’s display of new missiles is worrying, analysts say

Washington Post 313 sources

Massive display of force in parade shows off new technology and weapons, sending a message that Kim regime is not backing down.

France votes for new president amid high security

BBC.com 402 sources

Tens of thousands of police are on duty as voters cast ballots in a hotly fought presidential election.

Ferne McCann's boyfriend Arthur Collins arrested on suspicion of attempted murder over nightclub acid attack

Mirror Online 65 sources

The 25-year-old was arrested at an address in Northamptonshire on Saturday night

Labour plans to 'unite UK' with new bank holidays

Sky News 37 sources

A Labour government will seek to create four new UK-wide bank holidays on the patron saint's day of each of the home nations, Jeremy Corbyn has said.

Saturday, Apr 22

Donald Trump May Prioritise EU Over UK For Trade Deal - And Remainers Aren't Surprised At All

Huffington Post UK 22 sources

Post-Brexit Britain could be pushed behind the European Union in the queue for a trade deal - and many Remain voters have reacted to the news with heavy sarcasm.

Trump predicts Paris attack will help Le Pen in French vote

President Trump told the Associated Press that the the assault on French police Thursday night would “probably help” Marine Le Pen, the far-right presidential candidate who has raised many of the same anti-immigrant and security issues…

May won't rule out tax rises after election

Sky News / US News 39 sources

Theresa May has refused to confirm whether the Conservatives would increase taxes after the General Election.

Friday, Apr 21

General election: Len McCluskey wins Unite leadership election - politics live

The Guardian 15 sources

Live coverage of the day’s politics as Jeremy Corbyn tries to switch focus to education – but leaked EU documents cause more Brexit ructions

Suspect arrested in Borussia Dortmund bombing 'attacked bus to profit from shares he owned in club'

Daily Record / News 234 sources

It was claimed the suspect was staying in a hotel room that overlooked the street where three devices exploded

French Presidential Candidates Take Positions on Paris Attack

Candidates locked in a four-way presidential race seized on the Champs-Élysées attack in an attempt to gain an edge before voting begins.

Paris shooting: French police officer killed on Champs Élysé​e​s

The Guardian / AU 948 sources

Police say two other officers wounded and attacker shot dead in incident described by François Hollande as ‘terrorist in nature’

Thursday, Apr 20

Policeman and suspected gunman shot dead in Paris 'terror attack'

BBC.com 632 sources

President Hollande says he is convinced the killing of a policeman was terrorist-related.

Team GB Olympic high jump medalist Germaine Mason dead after after motorcycle crash

Mirror Online 61 sources

The Jamaican born Great Britain athlete was involved in an accident, it has been reported

General election 2017: it's the establishment versus the people, says Jeremy Corbyn – politics live

The Guardian 33 sources

All the day’s action as Labour leader makes first keynote speech and Green party launches its election campaign

Wednesday, Apr 19

George Osborne quits as MP 'for now'

Sky News 38 sources

George Osborne has announced he is stepping down as MP after the Prime Minister called for a snap General Election.

Ferne McCann deletes picture of wanted Arthur Collins

Police officers raided the home of Arthur Collins, 25, after acid was thrown during a fight at Mangle in Dalston, east London, over the weekend.

General election 2017: MPs vote in favour of 8 June poll by margin of 509 – politics live

The Guardian 178 sources

Live coverage as vote confirms election will go ahead and former chancellor George Osborne says he will not stand