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Notorious inmate who taunted police while on the run now sets up YouTube account from his jail cell
Convicted drug dealer Sam Walker has been able to maintain multiple social media accounts while serving time in Leeds. His Twitter account has around 19,000 followers.
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Donald Trump blasts New York Times reporters for blaming oversight on editor
'The New York Times is now blaming an editor for the horrible mistake they made in trying to destroy or influence Justice Brett Kavanaugh,' Trump wrote in a tweet on Tuesday night in Los Angeles.
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PAUL THOMAS on... Lib Dems' Brexit blocking
'Return to your constituencies and prepare to revoke the result of the EU referendum!'
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Cristiano Ronaldo recalls what happened when he wore fancy dress to sneak into nightclub
Ex-Real Madrid and Manchester United star tells Piers Morgan on ITV he was trying not to be recognised but was caught out
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L'Oreal boss says women 'should wear more make-up to look like Instagram selfies'
L’Oreal boss Jean-Paul Agon has landed himself in hot water for saying Instagram is good for business
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The 1960 Rocker to the noughties goth: How music influenced teenage subcultures
UK youth culture has been documented and catalogued by Youth Club, who have now launched a partnership with Google Arts and Culture to make their vast archive of photographs accessible.
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Britain will be hotter than Madrid this weekend with temperatures as high as 78F 
Warm air from Spain will bring dry and sunny weather across the UK this weekend, starting on Friday, according to the Met Office, with temperatures soaring.
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SIR MUIR GRAY explains the exercises that could be key to maintaining a strong body into your 70s 
So far this week, you have read about how diet can help keep the ageing process at bay. Today, the focus is on the other part of the equation - exercise.
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Woman, 46, is rushed to hospital after being shot on the streets of north London
The 46-year-old woman was shot and wounded in Lordship Lane in Haringey shortly before 10pm.
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Manchester grammar school pupil, 16, died from a heroin overdose after repeated calls for help
Oliver Sharp, 16, was a 'bright' former student of Manchester Grammar School, who was found dead in a secluded park on 18 October last year after he took a heroin overdose.
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We need more robots to save jobs, claim MPs
The true threat to UK economic growth is not firms using too many robots - but too few, a report by the Commons committee for business, energy and industrial strategy said.
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Supreme Court: Parliament suspension battle enters second day
Lawyers will continue their arguments over the legality of the suspension of Parliament.
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First domestic abuse commissioner for England and Wales revealed
Nicole Jacobs tells the BBC she is "relieved" the PM has pledged to re-introduce a new law on domestic abuse.
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Trump administration weighs striking Iran over 'attack' on Saudi oil field
President Trump is said to be leaning toward a 'narrowly focused response' that would not entail the United States being sucked into a prolonged military conflict with Iran.
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Frank Lampard's latest Jorginho decision questioned by ex-Chelsea keeper
Brazilian didn't get to take penalty in Valencia defeat despite excellent spot-kick record
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The surprising truth about UK energy use
What can we do to meet the demands of our increasingly technology-dependent lives?
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Moment man pulls out gun during argument at a McDonald's drive-thru
A 41-year-old man was arrested for possession of an unregistered firearm after the standoff at a McDonald's drive-thru in western Sydney, Australia
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Michael Gove is to be grilled by supermarket bosses over No Deal Brexit after food shortages row 
The British Retail Consortium previously criticised Mr Gove after he dismissed talk of Brexit supply problems. They said his comments were 'categorically untrue'.
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Games Inbox: Borderlands 3 fan impressions, the best Zelda games, and God Of War 2 reveal
The Wednesday Inbox is worried that Remedy’s Control seems to have been a flop, as one reader is unimpressed by Gears 5’s ending.
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Carlo Ancelotti's message to Jurgen Klopp after Liverpool's loss to Napoli
Italian club's boss still makes Reds favourites for Champions League despite 2-0 defeat
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Football betting adverts from two gambling firms are banned by watchdog
Coral broke the rules with its offer of a 'free £5 bet every Sunday' for those who wagered at least £25 a day through the week.
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Prescriptions for dangerously addictive opioids have almost DOUBLED in the past five years
There has been an 80 per cent increase in the number of prescriptions for powerful nerve drug gabapentin in England since 2013, a study has found.
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Bushwalker crawls for TWO DAYS after breaking leg when he fell six metres down a waterfall
A bushwalker who fell six metres down a waterfall in Queensland crawled for two days with a shattered leg until he was finally rescued.
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Bushwalker in Queensland crawls for two days with broken leg before being rescued
Neil Parker fractured his leg and wrist when he fell six metres down a waterfall at Mt Nebo, north-west of BrisbaneColleagues of a Queensland hiker who fell down a waterfall and crawled for two days to safety with a shattered leg say he survived because he is a “competent and capable bushwalker”.Neil Parker, 54, fractured his leg and wrist in the six-metre fall on Sunday while walking by himself in Cabbage Tree Creek on Mt Nebo, north-west of Brisbane. Continue reading...
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Kendall Jenner's stinging response to sister Khloe Kardashian's hair comment
Khloe Kardashian made a comparison between herself and Kendall but the supermodel was having none of it
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Nut allergy risk rises with poor sleep and lack of exercise, new research shows
In an experiment, allergy sufferers were given increasing amounts of peanut flour to eat until they had an allergic reaction, which was treated quickly.
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Domestic abusers who attack their partners are facing crackdown after Government unveils new tsar
Nicole Jacobs (pictured) has been named the country's first Domestic Abuse Commissioner. The appointment comes after police figures revealed domestic killings has hit a five-year high.
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NHS staff in £214million fraud: Crooked GPs and dentists are scamming health service
The scams come as the Health Service is losing £1.3billion to fraud a year or £3.5million a day, according to estimates from the NHS watchdog.
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Cancer patients could be taught to hold their breath for SIX MINUTES to boost radiotherapy success
University of Birmingham scientists gave volunteers oxygen-enriched air, while removing carbon dioxide from their lungs via a mechanical ventilator. This made it safe for them to hold their breath.
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eNose could spare lung cancer patients negative side effects of immunotherapy
A trial of the gadget in Holland found it could detect the PD-L1 protein by patients simply breathing into it. PD-L1 is thought to dampen and weaken the immune system when cancer hits.
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Popular dogs breeds such as Labradors are needier than their more wolf-like counterparts
Italian researchers studied three breeds and compared their behaviour and how much they relied on humans and asked for help via the irresistible puppy-dog eyes.
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Outbreak of a flu-like illness 'could circulate the world in 36 hours and kill 80million people'
The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, led by former prime minister of Norway and WHO director-general, Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, said preparations have been 'grossly insufficient' so far.
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Ancient Roman objects found to be cosmetic pendants
Roman 'pendants' excavated in Shropshire have been revealed to be ancient cosmetic sets used for eye make-up, English Heritage has said.
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Cheryl beams alongside Love Island’s Amy Hart at star-studded Big The Musical gala
Everyone's off to the theatre.
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Thames Water is 'put on report' by watchdog after complaints from customers
Thames Water, which serves 15million homes and businesses across London and the South, is among four suppliers reprimanded by watchdogs.
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What Willian did before Ross Barkley missed Chelsea penalty vs Valencia
'Annoyed' Chelsea midfielder stopped to pull socks up in front of Barkley as he prepared to take spot-kick
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Andy Capp - 18th September 2019
Andy Capp has been a favourite part of the Daily Mirror since 1957. Enjoy the adventures of Andy Capp and wife Flo every day
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The Gag Vault - 18th September 2019
Get your daily dose of 'The Gag Vault'
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Perishers - 18th September 2019
Perishers originally ran from 1959 to 2006. The strip is still so popular today that we decided to reprint the best of the strips by Maurice Dodd and Dennis Collins
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Garth - 18th September 2019
Garth is the Mirror’s time-travelling comic strip superhero. The strip originally ran from 1943 to 1997. Due to public demand, reprints of classic stories began in 2011
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Slow digital services are marginalising rural areas, MPs warn
Lack of fast-broadband and 5G make country communities feel ‘second-class’, MPs sayRural inhabitants risk becoming “second-class” citizens in the digital revolution as urban dwellers benefit from next-generation broadband and 5G mobile, MPs have said.The report by the Commons environment, food and rural affairs select committee said that the government has failed to grasp the extent of the digital divide in the provision of broadband and mobile services. Continue reading...
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Importers stockpile alcohol for Christmas to avoid Brexit drought
Companies rush to bring forward deliveries of champagne, wine, beer and spirits in time for the festive periodCompanies across Britain have begun stockpiling beer, wine and spirits to keep the alcohol flowing at Christmas as concerns grow that Brexit could disrupt supplies over the festive period.Rushing to bring forward their imports, firms warn that the Brexit deadline on 31 October stands to clash with the run-up to Christmas, when import volumes rise, temporary staff are employed and warehouse space is at a premium. Continue reading...
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UK economy has 'too few robots', warn MPs
Committee damns government for failing to encourage investment and boost productivityThe UK is lagging behind the world’s other advanced economies in the shift to robots and automation in the workplace – putting jobs, businesses and the prosperity of whole regions at risk, according to an influential group of MPs.MPs on the business, energy and industrial strategy (BEIS) committee said UK firms were losing out to competitors in the rest of the G7 after the government cut support for companies and failed to encourage investment. Continue reading...
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Bangers become the latest British favourite to go meat-free
Beyond Meat’s plant-based protein sausages will be stocked by Tesco from the end of SeptemberA “healthy” plant-based sausage from the US meat-free brand Beyond Meat will make its UK retail debut in Tesco at the end of September – the second of its products to hit UK supermarket shelves following the launch of its popular “bleeding” burger last year.The manufacturer – the world’s most valuable meat substitute start-up – claims the so-called Beyond Sausage “looks, sizzles and satisfies” like the real pork equivalent, but contains more protein and less saturated fat. Continue reading...
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Two-thirds of English schools found to have 'poor' fire protections
Insurer Zurich Municipal calls for government to change law to make sprinklers mandatoryTwo-thirds of schools in England have poor fire protection systems and are not properly prepared for a potential blaze, according to an education insurer.Zurich Municipal, which insures about half of all schools and universities in the UK, has written to the government calling for urgent action to improve fire protection in school premises after carrying out inspections at 1,000 sites over the past two years. Continue reading...
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Thames Water blames the hot and the cold as it tops complaints list
Utility points to beast from the east and heatwave for its poor performance last yearThames Water has blamed the beast from the east and last summer’s heatwave after recording the highest number of water company complaints last year.Britain’s largest water firm topped the list of complaints in the last financial year, according to the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater). Continue reading...
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25% of teachers in England work more than 60 hours a week - study
Research shows teachers on average work longer than international counterpartsA quarter of teachers in England work more than 60 hours a week, far in excess of their counterparts elsewhere in the world, research reveals.The study by the UCL Institute of Education said that five years of government initiatives to reduce excessive workload, introduced by three different education secretaries, have done nothing to cut the total number of hours worked by teachers which have remained high for two decades. Continue reading...
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