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Rob Delaney, Ellie Kemper and child star Archie Yates join cast of Disney+’s Home Alone reboot
Archie won't be playing Kevin McCallister.
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Natalie Nunn’s husband follows her to London amid Dan Osborne threesome cheating claims
What are they up to?
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Liverpool John Lennon Airport closed after private jet skids off runway
There are no injuries, but the runway was closed.
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Harry Styles eats scorpion to avoid ranking his former One Direction bandmates' albums on The Late Late Show
Singer was standing in for James Corden as host when Kendall Jenner asked some personal questions
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I’m voting Labour for my brother. I know what Johnson thinks about disabled people | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
We are at a fork in the road. Down one path we lose a health and social care system that is so precious to usMy brother can’t vote in the general election. He’s 26. Legally, he can: a lack of mental capacity is not a legal impediment to voting. But practically, he cannot. He’s severely autistic and epileptic. He can’t talk much, and he can’t write much. It’d be a bit like the time the Department for Work and Pensions sent him a giro that he needed to sign and take to the Post Office. Oh how we laughed. Cried. Laughed. You do a lot of both when you love someone who isn’t well.For so many families in this country, the laughing part is getting more and more difficult. As my colleague Frances Ryan has written, disabled people are living in a hostile environment. If the Tories win on Thursday, which I fear they will, things will only get worse. Continue reading...
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No, Minister: Cabinet Brexiteers Dominic Raab and Theresa Villiers could lose Remain-backing seats
Ex-minister John Redwood also face a nervous wait ahead of the election tomorrow. All four are Brexit-supporting MPs representing constituencies that backed Remain in 2016.
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Manchester United defender Luke Shaw mocks Romelu Lukaku over Inter Milan Champions League exit
Man Utd defender Luke Shaw sent a mocking tweet to Romelu Lukaku after Barcelona beat Inter Milan in the Champions League.
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Brother of serial rapist who stalked women through the streets of Manchester sent sick sexual messages to girl he groomed... he said it was just flirting
'You knew this girl was extremely vulnerable - and yet you preyed upon that vulnerability'
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Arsenal plan talks with Carlo Ancelotti after Napoli sacking
Will the former Chelsea boss head back to the Premier League?
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How to spend 48 hours in Sri Lanka’s capital, Colombo
Colombo has so much to offer - you just have to know where to go.
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Mum says son-in-law who started GoFundMe to feed seven kids is ‘feckless liar’
She has publicly asked people to stop donating, calling the fundraiser a 'con'.
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Jessica Biel pushed Justin Timberlake to make public apology because she was ’embarrassed’ over his behaviour with co-star
She was reportedly left 'embarrassed' by her husband's actions.
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Strictly Come Dancing’s Bruno Tonioli reckons lack of curse has made 2019 series less exciting
He wants some romance.
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X Factor: The Band 'loses A THIRD of viewers during first episode
In figures published in The Sun , it has been alleged that Monday's episode began with 2.75m viewers yet 90 minutes later fell to 1.68m
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Man Utd defender Luke Shaw trolls Romelu Lukaku after Inter Milan's Champions League exit: 'Welcome back'
Luke Shaw has taken to social media to poke fun at former Manchester United team-mate Romelu Lukaku following Inter Milan's elimination from the Champions League.
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Jake Paul faces backlash after Alissa Violet video as he ‘acts like Tana Mongeau doesn’t exist’
Jake delved into his relationship with his ex.
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Trump forced to pay $2m over misuse of charity money
New York Attorney General Letitia James: 'No one is above the law — not a businessman, not a candidate for office, and not even the president of the United States'
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Please Corbyn and Swinson, don't give Boris Johnson an early Christmas gift
With just hours until the vote, the Labour and Liberal Democrat leaders must ask their candidates with no chance of winning to get behind those who can beat the prime minister's lackeys
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Ed Sheeran scoops the Official Chart Record Breaker award
Ed Sheeran, 28, has won the Official Chart Record Breaker award for the most No 1 hits (12 in total) on the singles and albums charts from 2010 to 2019 and the most weeks at No 1.
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Jada Pinkett Smith was furious when Child Protective Services were called after being accused of starving daughter Willow
Willow was 13 at the time.
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Juice Wrld’s ex-girlfriend alleges he took ‘lean and Percocet daily due to depression’ before death
Ex-girlfriend Alexia Smith claims he was surrounded by people who 'gave him things all the time'.
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Britney Spears to ‘fight Kevin Federline in court’ to get more custody time with her sons
The amount of time she can spend with her children was reduced in September.
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Jordyn Woods takes lie detector test over Tristan Thompson and cheat scandal
Jordyn Woods was accused of ruining Khloe Kardashian's family when she kissed Tristan and Jordyn has now taken a lie detector test to prove the facts
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Enjoy an evening of Broadway classics at Bridgewater Hall
The Big Band Broadway national tour is coming to Manchester in February 2020
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BREAKING: Hour-long delays on M60 following three car smash near Stockport Pyramid - latest updates
The incident is causing tailbacks up to junction 23 for Ashton-under-Lyne
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General Election 2019: What time do polls open tomorrow?
Millions of people will head to the polls to vote in the general election tomorrow. Here are all the logistics you'll need - including what time polls open
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General election 2019 and animal rights: What are the parties' policies on animal welfare?
From banning hunting and ending or expanding the badger cull to a tax on meat and dairy, the manifestos vary widely
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Who could Tottenham face in Champions League last 16 draw?
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho will use Wednesday's dead rubber against Bayern Munich as a chance to familiarise himself with his new team.
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Virginia Roberts posts chilling Twitter message claiming 'I'm not suicidal'
Virginia Roberts - who now goes by the surname Giuffre - posted the message on Twitter after giving a high-profile interview accusing figures including Prince Andrew of sexually abusing her.
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Princess Diana's 'Travolta gown' sells at auction for £264,000
Royal dress was estimated to fetch £350,000
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Fears for girl, 13, not seen since she got train to London six days ago
She was seen on CCTV catching the train from Sandy, near Bedford, alone.
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Presidents Cup 2019: Tiger Woods to pair with Justin Thomas in opening fourballs
Team USA defend their title at Royal Melbourne this week
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Experts reveal the one thing all addictive food has in common
Experts have revealed how the most addictive foods share one quality - the same ratio between fat and carbs as human breast milk. Many of the foods have a 2g carbs to 1g fat ratio.
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Luke Shaw mocks ex-Manchester United team-mate Romelu Lukaku after Inter Milan’s Champions League exit
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Rio Ferdinand explains why Tammy Abraham has edge over Marcus Rashford
Marcus Rashford and Tammy Abraham are both in brilliant form with Manchester United and Chelsea respectively - but Rio Ferdinand has explained why the Blues striker has the edge
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Liverpool John Lennon Airport: Private plane overshoots runway
Four people were on board the plane when it came off the runway, an airport spokesman says.
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Google’s ‘Year in Search’ 2019 results revealed – showing what the UK searched for
Brexit didn't make the list
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Google reveals most searched-for musicians of 2019, from Billie Eilish to Nadine Coyle
Lewis Capaldi and Billie Eilish are two of the biggest new artists of the year, while Nadine Coyle took part in 2019's I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!
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Top 10 most-searched for movies of 2019, from Avengers: Endgame to Joker
Including superhero movies, one horror sequel and a couple of films that courted controversy
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Google unveils the UK's top searches in 2019 - with some hilarious results
Google has revealed what had the UK talking the most this year, including the people, topics, events and places most searched for
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Ed Sheeran named UK’s artist of the decade after 79 weeks at number one
No one else comes close.
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Trees bridge the political divide. But Labour’s green policies look most solid | Fiona Harvey
All parties agree on tree-planting as well as greening buildings and transport. Yet whoever wins, councils will struggle to find the cashTrees have had an unexpectedly good election, with every major party pledging to plant millions more of them. The exact numbers vary, and some parties seem unsure even what their own target may involve, but a huge national increase in foliage is one of the few policies that bridges the vast political distance between the Greens and the Brexit party. Related: Tory manifesto mentions climate crisis only 10 times Continue reading...
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79 weeks at No 1: Ed Sheeran named UK artist of the decade
Official Charts Company awards singer-songwriter for having the most No 1s this decade, and the highest number of weeks on top of the singles and albums charts combinedThe Official Charts Company (OCC), which compiles the UK pop charts, has named Ed Sheeran as its artist of the decade.The Suffolk singer-songwriter had the most No 1s across the albums and singles chart in the 2010s, with 12. His albums spent 41 weeks at the top in total, his singles 38, making a total of 79 weeks – more than any other artist. No other artist meanwhile has spent more time in the Top 40 singles chart than Sheeran’s combined 572 weeks. Continue reading...
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How will millennial leaders change the world? Finland will give us a clue | Tulikukka de Fresnes
Finns have elected the world’s youngest prime minister, 34-year-old Sanna Marin. But she enters a culture war that runs deepNeedless to say, Sanna Marin’s Twitter account has been on fire. On Sunday the Social Democrats in Finland elected her prime minister, so congratulations have poured in from all over the world. That’s no surprise, as Marin is a record breaker. The 34-year-old transport minister and second-term MP will be the youngest serving prime minister in the world, and Finland’s youngest prime minister ever. The photo of Marin and her four fellow government party leaders, all women, quickly went viral. Obviously Finns are enjoying every minute of the international attention, but while the world is celebrating Marin’s youth, in Finland a lot of people have been empowered by her background.Despite her young age, Marin has been brought in to steady the ship Continue reading...
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How a unique home-share scheme aims to diversify the media
PressPad’s UK mentors are making room in the industry – and their properties – for aspiring journalistsFor aspiring young journalists trying to break into the media industry, barriers to entry can be impossibly high. Unpaid internships combined with skyrocketing rents means often only the wealthy can get a foot in the door and there is a huge lack of diversity – journalism in Britain is 94% white, 86% university-educated and 55% male.A social enterprise is trying to tackle the problem by matching established journalists who have a spare room with interns who otherwise would not be able to afford accommodation. Continue reading...
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