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'Base training' will help you get in shape and stay that way
Health and wellness coach Alex Pedley on how to avoid plateauing in your fitness regime
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Boris Johnson 'didn't see tragedy, he saw opportunity' in London Bridge terror attack, Jack Merritt's father says
The father of London Bridge terror victim Jack Merritt has said the prime minister made no effort to contact him before using his son's death to justify tougher sentencing, telling Sky News: "Instead of seeing a tragedy, Boris Johnson saw an opportunity."
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Democrats unveil two impeachment charges against Donald Trump
The Democrats have unveiled two formal impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump.
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Trump impeachment charges finally unveiled as president accused of abuse of power and obstruction
The House Judiciary Committee has announced it would proceed with articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, charging the president with obstruction of Congress and abuse of power surrounding his dealings with Ukraine.
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BTS claim most retweeted tweet of 2019 with video of Jungkook dancing to Billie Eilish
A good tweet, in fairness.
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Democrats unveil articles of impeachment which could see Donald Trump ousted from White House
The articles - similar to charges - were unveiled Tuesday
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Jennifer Lopez ‘humbled’ to be up for a Golden Globe for Hustlers 20 years after last nomination
She was last nominated in 1998.
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Credit unions offer 'ethical' loans to beat payday lenders
A group of London-based credit unions have joined forces to offer "ethical" short-term loans at a fraction of the rates of payday lenders.
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Dumped woman beat up two bouncers and a policeman after lager and vodka binge
'She maintains she can’t remember the circumstances of what’s happened. She is utterly ashamed of what she has done'
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Mum's heartbreaking pic warned Tories about NHS cuts two years ago - and it's got worse
Boris Johnson and the Convservatives have been blasted after pictures of children sleeping on the floor and on chairs emerged because of a lack of beds in hospital
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Scottish court asked to jail Greenpeace chiefs over North Sea protest
US oil firm Transocean takes environmental group to court after activists occupied rigA Scottish court has been asked to jail or heavily fine Greenpeace directors who authorised direct action against a North Sea oil rig in protest over climate heating.The US oil firm Transocean has begun legal action for contempt of court against Greenpeace after its activists occupied one of its oil rigs in the Cromarty Firth in northern Scotland and chased it out to sea earlier this year. Continue reading...
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PewDiePie ‘refuses to accept’ cultural appropriation as a concept: ‘We should have just thrown it out’
'We should have just thrown it out straight away'.
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Manchester Opera House in pictures
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Manchester Opera House in pictures
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Kerry Katona leaves kids with toyboy lover during the week to stay in hotel for panto
Kerry Katona has revealed she leaves her four children at home with her toyboy boyfriend, and returned to 'Victorian urchin"
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Neighbours spoilers: Pregnant Elly dies as Robert takes her hostage?
Robert is armed and dangerous, and Elly's in labour.
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Pro-choice activists launch abortion initiative in Poland
Abortion Without Borders to offer women advice and funds to seek treatment abroadAn international group of pro-choice campaigners will launch an initiative in Poland this week to provide advice and funding for women to travel abroad to have abortions.Poland has some of Europe’s most restrictive abortion laws, and proposals backed by the rightwing government to introduce a total ban on abortions in 2016 were scrapped only after large-scale protests. Continue reading...
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Opposition parties jostle for pole position on affordable housing | Jane Dudman
The Lib Dems and the Greens promise 100,000 new social homes, while Labour pledges 50,000 on top of 100,000 council housesAt a time when it is impossible to ignore the evidence of one’s own eyes about the UK housing crisis, Labour has made housing a key theme in its manifesto, promising to build 100,000 council homes and 50,000 social homes each year, as well as a charter for private renters. The party views housing as a means of providing shelter and building community, and describes tackling homelessness as a moral mission.The dearth of affordable rented housing in England was laid bare last month. Official figures revealed a mere 37,825 new homes built to be let at discounted rents in 2018, despite a national housing waiting list of more than 1.1 million households. Continue reading...
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Christmas side dishes: a pan-fried sprouts with hazelnuts recipe | Thomasina Miers
Even the sprout-shy will warm to these flash-fried, soy-covered flavour bombs that go so well with a Christmas turkeyYotam Ottolenghi’s Christmas side dish: harissa and gruyere gratinThis is such a delicious way to cook sprouts, and they go beautifully with turkey. If you can, get a good sherry vinegar – it will make all the difference. Continue reading...
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Hundreds of fake McDonald's coffee stickers found in man's car
Sheets of counterfeit stickers were discovered in a man's car when he was pulled over in Bradford.
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The NHS crisis prompted a flurry of bets on a Labour government. I'm still not putting my money on it
Polling suggests that four in 10 Britons intend to vote for the Tories, but punters are still throwing a few quid on high priced outcomes. After all, 'you never know...'
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Cheapest supermarket for your Christmas dinner food shop worked out
We all know that doing your research and heading to 8 different places can save you money - but if you only go to one supermarket for Christmas dinner this year, which should it be?
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Anthony Joshua responds to Deontay Wilder’s scathing criticism of his tactics against Andy Ruiz
Will these two ever fight?
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Identical twin donates testicle to his brother – who was born without any
Surgeons said both men were doing well after the delicate procedure.
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Previously extinct Guam rail saved in rare conservation success
Ten species with improved numbers in IUCN red list unveiled amid call for more biodiversity focus at COP25The Guam rail, a flightless bird typically about 30cm long, usually dull brown in colour and adorned with black and white stripes, has become a rare success story in the recent history of conservation.Previously extinct in the wild, the bird has been saved by captive breeding programmes and on Tuesday its status was updated on the IUCN red list of threatened species to critically endangered, along with nine others whose numbers have recently improved. Continue reading...
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Boris Johnson misleading public over impact of his 'unlawful' Brexit deal, trade experts warn
Tariffs would be charged on 75 per cent of Northern Irish imports, says study - which also finds that would break the law
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Bosch smart-glasses display your WhatsApp messages in front of your eyes
Bosch has unveiled new smart glasses technology that can beam your WhatsApp messages in front of your eyes
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London Paddington trains suspended after person dies on tracks near Slough
A person has died on railway tracks near Slough, causing the suspension of some services out of London Paddington.
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Premier League make decision on Marcus Rashford Manchester United 'goal' vs Aston Villa
Man Utd drew the game with Aston Villa 2-2 at Old Trafford with Rashford heading into the net via Tom Heaton and the woodwork.
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Passengers' most disgusting habits during a flight according to fellow travellers
Brits have shared the seriously gross passenger habits they've witnessed - and there is one big recurring theme
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Alexandra Burke to appear in stage musical version of My Best Friend’s Wedding
First Pretty Woman, now this...2020 is all about Julia Roberts
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Mum gets new robotic arm after hers was ripped off by a shark while she was on holiday
Tiffany was swimming alone when a shark attacked her and she had to swim back, holding her amputated arm out of the water.
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The Tories say they are serious about cycling - but their manifesto says otherwise
More investment in cycling could transform Britain's transport system and improve health. But that will only happen if we vote tactically against the Conservatives
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Time Person of the Year 2019: Greta Thunberg, Trump and Pelosi nominated for prize
Shortlist dominated by figures involved in Trump impeachment inquiry
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UK snow forecast: Ferocious Icelandic blizzard dumping 3 FEET of snow to batter Britain
A SEVERE weather system currently dumping “an enormous amount” of snow in Iceland with “blizzard conditions” and “storm-force winds” is set to batter Britain.
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Conor Coady hopes winter sun can help Wolves through nightmare Christmas fixtures
Manager Nuno Espirito Santo has taken his side to the Costa del Sol ahead of their congested run of games starting with Thursday's Europa League match against Besiktas
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Man City tunnel cam captures Man Utd coach's tactical message to Scott McTominay
Man United ran out 2-1 winners over bitter rivals Man City in the weekend's derby at the Etihad, with Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial on the scoresheet for the Red Devils
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12 festive animals looking for their forever homes this Christmas
It's the 12 pets of Christmas!
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'100 per cent affordable' homes plan for former pub site in Heywood
The proposal would see a 2.5 storey block of flats and 11 three-bedroom houses built where the Oddfellows Arms Heywood stood prior to its demolition some 15 years ago
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New Zealand volcano: Geologist captures crater spewing debris days before eruption
Britishh James Siddorn visited the crater on White Island last Thursday - just four days before it erupted - and captured startling footage of smoke, rocks and mud spilling from the ground
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Boston Terrier puppy died in agony after eating mushrooms while out on his walk
'Within 48 hours he didn't know his name,' pet owner Alexandra Barry said. 
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Fraudster changed his name to ‘Mr Irish Dog Foods’ to cash £18,000 cheque
Another money mule changed his name to Mr Biscuits Leclerk to cash one of the missing cheques made out by Aldi to its suppliers.
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Pop Idol's Michelle McManus announces she's pregnant with first child at 39
The Pop Idol star took to Instagram to share the happy news that she's expecting a baby with her husband Jeff Nimmo
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Stranger Things 4 has working title unveiled and it will leave you confused
Stranger Things 4 is coming to Netflix and see Eleven and co grapple with new dangers and the challenges of growing up - but what does this working title mean?
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Mary, Joseph and Jesus depicted as detained refugees in Church nativity
A record 69,500 children have been held in US custody in the last year.
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School where brutal cuts leave staff feeding hungry kids and buying them shoes
For some students, school is a chore. For others, it is their only safe space - a place to get a hot meal, to cry, to play and to talk - and the teachers at Heavers Farm Primary School are always there to listen
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