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May tries to woo grassroot Tories as Brexit rebellion stalls

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Theresa May appears to have secured her immediate survival in 10 Downing Street as a rebellion against her leadership stalls.

Third time lucky? Meet Stephen Barclay, the new Brexit secretary

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Leave-supporting Stephen Barclay has been promoted to Brexit Secretary from his ministerial role in the department of health.

Lack of immediate challenge will stiffen PM's resolve

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When he stepped out of the Palace of Westminster on Thursday and declared no confidence in the prime minister, there was a clear sense Jacob Rees-Mogg was firing the pistol on what would be an immediate challenge to Theresa May.

Brexit comes at 'exorbitant' price, French minister says

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Brexit has shown that leaving the EU comes at an "exorbitant price", France's finance minister said, as he suggested some Brexit politicians were liars.

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Butch Cassidy screenwriter William Goldman dies at 87

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Writer William Goldman at the New York Knicks and Minnesota Timberwolves NBA game at Madison Square Garden on December 23, 2003 in New York

Royal Navy frigate scrambled to shadow Russian warship

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A Royal Navy frigate is shadowing and monitoring a Russian warship travelling through the English Channel, in an attempt to protect UK waters.

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Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter's access

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A judge has ordered the White House to return the press credentials of banned CNN reporter Jim Acosta following his row with Donald Trump.

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BA sued over injuries caused by 'Lomu-sized passenger'

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British Airways is being sued by a holidaymaker who claims he was left badly injured after being forced to squeeze into a seat next to a passenger the size of rugby legend Jonah Lomu.

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Debt-ridden handyman jailed for hammer attack on 85-year-old woman

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A debt-ridden handyman who bludgeoned an 85-year-old widow to death with a hammer and stole her £7,000 diamond ring has been jailed for life.

Europe has economic woes of its own beyond Brexit

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Business and City folk who spend much time travelling, when asked about how the rest of Europe looks at the Brexit issue, report two key trends.

Govt cuts 'causing unnecessary misery to millions', UN warns

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The government has been accused inflicting "unnecessary misery" upon millions of people in the UK as part of a damning assessment of poverty levels in the country by the United Nations.

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Man shot dead outside home 'linked to Hutch gang'

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A man shot dead outside his home in Ireland is believed to linked to a long-running gangland feud.

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Zayn Malik seems to confirm bizarre Taylor suitcase theory

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It's an online fan theory that has been doing the rounds for a while: does Taylor Swift travel around inside a suitcase to hide from paparazzi?

Story that raised $400k for homeless man 'was a lie'

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It was a feel-good tale that swept the world.

Flu vaccine shortage sees patients turned away

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A flu vaccine shortage has resulted in GPs turning away vulnerable older patients.

How many MPs have sent letters of no confidence so far?

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At least 21 MPs say they have submitted letters of no confidence in the prime minister, as the backlash against her draft Brexit agreement grows.

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Yemen peace talks poised to go ahead, says UN envoy

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The man trying to broker peace in Yemen said he is hopeful a new round of talks between the warring sides will begin within weeks provided a lull in fighting for a key port city holds.

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Number of missing in California wildfires rises to 631

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The number of people reported missing in California's deadly wildfires has jumped to 631, as 65 victims are confirmed dead.

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No 10 battens down hatches as Brexit tornado hits Tories

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It was a brutal Commons session for the prime minister that left loyal members of the government in no doubt she does not have the numbers to pass the "meaningful vote" on the Brexit deal next month.

Defiant May 'sticks to it' as cabinet ministers resign

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Theresa May has put on another show of defiance after two cabinet ministers quit and numerous MPs declare they have lost confidence in her leadership over Brexit.

Thursday, Nov 15

May is the only fan of her own draft Brexit deal

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We haven't seen anything like it for a very long time.

Raab and McVey's resignations spark a chain reaction

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The resignations of two secretaries of state will prompt fears Theresa May could lose more cabinet ministers in the coming hours.

Brexit draft deal: Key points explained

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Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement has been agreed by her cabinet after more than 18 months of negotiations with the EU.

'Frustrated and angry' MPs put PM on the brink over Brexit draft

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Theresa May has won the approval of her ministers for her Brexit agreement, but there are growing rumblings of discontent despite what she has hailed as a "decisive step forward".

Wednesday, Nov 14

Queen hails Charles as 'respected heir to the throne'

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The Queen has called Prince Charles "a dedicated and respected heir to the throne to stand comparison with any in history", at a party to celebrate his 70th birthday.

Manhunt after attempted white van child abductions

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Police are investigating the suspected attempted abductions of four children in the North West of England.

Leicester crash investigation focusing on tail rotor

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An investigation into the helicopter crash that killed the Leicester City owner and four other people is focusing on the tail rotor system.

Number 10 'twitchy' as ministers consider Brexit draft

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There have been plenty of false starts over the past few months but this really is a pivotal moment in the long road to Brexit.

Tuesday, Nov 13

Brexiteers call for cabinet to reject draft agreement

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Ministers have been summoned to Downing Street to go through the draft of a Brexit withdrawal agreement, as Leave-supporting MPs reacted with fury to reported details of the text.

Baby delivered after mum killed with crossbow

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An unborn baby has been saved after its mother was shot with a crossbow while she did the washing up.

Trump ridicules Macron with world wars jibe

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Donald Trump has launched an extraordinary attack on Emmanuel Macron, claiming the French "were starting to learn German" until the US intervened in the First and Second World Wars.

44 dead in California fire as bodies found in cars and homes

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A total of 44 people have been killed in California's devastating wildfire as authorities continue to find bodies in burnt-out cars and homes.

Monday, Nov 12

Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee dies aged 95

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Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee has died at the age of 95.

Neo-Nazi couple who named baby after Hitler convicted

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A "fanatical" couple who named their baby after Hitler have been convicted of being members of a neo-Nazi terrorist group.

May has 48 hours to nail down Brexit deal

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Just as Number 10 thought a Brexit withdrawal deal was about to come together, the house of cards is seriously wobbling.

'Brexit can be stopped': Starmer contradicts Corbyn

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Labour's Sir Keir Starmer has told Sky News that Brexit "can be stopped" - directly contradicting recent comments by party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Sunday, Nov 11

31 killed in deadliest wildfire in California history

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The number of people killed in California has risen to 31, making it the deadliest wildfire in the state's history, US authorities have said.

Macron warns: 'The old demons are rising again'

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French President Emmanuel Macron used his speech marking Armistice Day to warn world leaders to "build hope, not fear".

Armistice Day: 10,000 people march past Cenotaph

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Thousands of people marched past the Cenotaph in central London to pay their own respects to the soldiers who fought in the First World War.

Armistice Day: How the end of WWI is being marked

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Events in Britain and around Europe are taking place to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War.