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One in five risk driving the morning after drinking heavily, AA reveals

One in five drivers (20%) has risked getting behind the wheel the morning after a night of heavy drinking even though they thought they could still be over the limit, according to research.

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Saara Aalto nears Finnish line in X Factor

Finland's Saara Aalto has taken a step closer to becoming the first ever non-UK winner of the X Factor.

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Detained journalist deported from Kenya

A British journalist who was detained in Kenya and deported said that he believes "somebody powerful...doesn't want me around any more".

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Concern grows over consequences of Brexit and food price rises, says survey

Concern is growing over the consequences of Brexit and food price rises, a new survey shows.

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Legal challenge planned over whether Brexit means leaving single market

Campaigners have instructed lawyers to begin a legal challenge over w hether leaving the EU means automatic withdrawal from the single market.

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May aide and Morgan clash over 'trouser-gate'

A bitter spat erupted between a top aide to Theresa May and Nicky Morgan after the former Cabinet minister was banned from a No 10 meeting in a row over the Prime Minister's trousers.

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Boy, 17, charged with murder of two men

A teenage boy has been charged with the murder of two men in Ipswich, Suffolk Police said.

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'Secure schools' planned for some young offenders as alternative to jails

Some young offenders will be held in "secure schools" rather than youth jails under an overhaul to be launched by the Government.

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I planned my babies around Big Brother, says Davina McCall

TV presenter Davina McCall has confirmed all three of her children have September birthdays because she did not want to miss hosting Big Brother.

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Oduba quicksteps to top of Strictly leaderboard

Sports presenter Ore Oduba hit the top of the Strictly Come Dancing leaderboard ahead of next week's final.

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Boris Johnson urges Syrians and Russians to let emergency supplies into Aleppo

Boris Johnson has called for the Syrian regime and its Russian backers to allow emergency food and medical supplies through to desperate civilians besieged in Aleppo after international talks in Paris.

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Peter Tatchell disrupts Jeremy Corbyn human rights speech with Syria protest

A speech by Jeremy Corbyn to highlight human rights abuses was plunged into chaos when campaigners staged a protest over Labour's response to the Syrian crisis.

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May aide and Morgan clash over 'trouser-gate'

A bitter spat erupted between a top aide to Theresa May and Nicky Morgan after the former Cabinet minister was banned from a No 10 meeting in a row over the Prime Minister's trousers.

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'Failures' after release from police custody 'contributing to suicides'

Alleged "failures" in the care of police suspects and prisoners when they are released from custody is potentially contributing to hundreds of suicides, an investigation has suggested.

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Southern 'axing trains despite crew availability' amid industrial dispute

Southern Railway has been accused of cancelling trains and blaming industrial action even though drivers and other crew members were available.

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Revamp plans for punishments dished out to rail fare dodgers

Plans to change the way fare dodging rail passengers are punished have been outlined by the Department for Transport (DfT).

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AA Gill: 'Giant among journalists' dies after cancer battle

Restaurant critic AA Gill, described as "a giant among journalists", has died after a short battle with cancer. He was 62.

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Registrar quits amid row over 'donation for place at Stowe School'

A member of staff at a prestigious private school has resigned after being filmed by an undercover reporter apparently discussing donations from a foreign family in return for a place for their child.

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Council tax bills set for further inflation-busting rises

Council tax bills across England are set for a second year of inflation-busting rises in April, according to a new survey which found nine out of 10 local authorities are planning to hike the charge by almost 4%.

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Donald Trump discusses links with Scotland in phone call to Nicola Sturgeon

President-elect Donald Trump has discussed the ''long-standing relationship between Scotland and the United States'' in a phone call with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

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