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Labour's Owen Smith pledges five-year honours ban


Labour's Owen Smith pledges five-year honours ban

Labour leadership challenger Owen Smith says honours will not be bestowed upon Labour donors, MPs, advisers and staff for five years if he wins the contest.

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Lord Mandelson: Jeremy Corbyn 'sabotaged' Remain campaign


Lord Mandelson: Jeremy Corbyn 'sabotaged' Remain campaign

Labour peer Lord Mandelson accuses the party leader Jeremy Corbyn of sabotaging the campaign to keep the UK in the European Union.

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Rowing and watermelons


Rowing and watermelons

British Olympic rowing icons James Cracknell and Steve Redgrave reveal all in their Rio face-off, discussing rowing ability, music taste and watermelons…

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The British man teaching music in Rio


The British man teaching music in Rio

Musician Tom Ashe tells the BBC’s Babita Sharma why he felt inspired to move from the UK to one of the favelas in Rio and teach […]

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PM 'Preparing To Lift Grammar Schools Ban'


PM 'Preparing To Lift Grammar Schools Ban'

Theresa May is said to be planning to allow a new wave of grammar schools for the first time in 20 years.

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Britons Found Dead On Matterhorn Named


Britons Found Dead On Matterhorn Named

Two British climbers found dead on the Matterhorn in the Alps have been named.

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Dead British Matterhorn Climbers Named


Dead British Matterhorn Climbers Named

Two British climbers found dead on the Matterhorn in the Alps have been named.

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Households could get fracking payments under government plans


Households could get fracking payments under government plans

Residents affected by fracking could be paid a proportion of the proceeds of shale gas projects, instead of the money going to councils or local trusts, […]

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Rio Olympics 2016: Swimmer Adam Peaty into final after world record – plus round-up


Rio Olympics 2016: Swimmer Adam Peaty into final after world record – plus round-up

Adam Peaty sets Britain’s first world record of the 2016 Olympics, GB miss out on cycling medals, plus a round-up of main day one news.

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Team GB Still Waiting For First Rio Medal


Team GB Still Waiting For First Rio Medal

Team GB is still waiting for its first medal at the Rio Olympics after a disappointing first day for British competitors at the Games.   

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