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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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More than 750 children brought to UK from Jungle camp in Calais

More than 750 children have been brought to the UK under the Government's scheme to transfer youngsters from the Jungle migrant camp.

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Police identify dozens of potential suspects in football child sex abuse probe

Dozens of potential suspects have been identified in connection with historical child sex abuse allegations in football, police have revealed.

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Labour warned over 'bunker mentality' after Sleaford by-election drubbing

A veteran Labour MP has warned the party is heading for "electoral disaster" unless its leadership shakes off its "bunker mentality" in the wake of its fourth place in the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election.

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David Cameron: West needs 'course correction' after Brexit vote and Trump win

The Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump in the US must result in a "course correction" for Western politics, David Cameron said.

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Private schools demand Government cash towards free places for poorer children

Private schools have offered to create 10,000 free places for poorer students but only if the Government helps fund them.

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No truth in rumours of royal clash over Beatrice and Eugenie, Duke of York says

The Duke of York has said there is "no truth" in rumours of a rift between him and the Prince of Wales over his daughters' participation as members of the Royal Family.

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Brothers who tortured young boys granted lifelong anonymity

Journalists have been barred from revealing the names of two brothers convicted of a "sadistic" attack on two boys when aged 10 and 11.

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Boris Johnson charms Gulf leaders days after Saudi Arabia 'proxy wars' comment

Boris Johnson has emphasised the strength of British relations with Gulf nations as he gave a public speech to Arab leaders just days after it emerged he had criticised ally Saudi Arabia.

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Harry Clarke will not face private prosecution over Glasgow bin lorry crash

Glasgow bin lorry crash driver Harry Clarke will not face a private prosecution over the tragedy which claimed six lives.

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Corbyn issues pledge on legal support for domestic abuse victims

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is pledging to give the victims of domestic abuse more legal support.

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Nigel Farage: I'm having a great time since quitting as Ukip leader

Nigel Farage has told how he is having a "great time" since quitting as Ukip leader because he no longer has to deal with "low-grade people" every day.

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Four Iraqis found in minus 20C lorry near Channel Tunnel heading for UK

Four Iraqis were found in the back of a refrigerated lorry bound for Britain in temperatures of minus 20C (minus 4F), an inspection report has revealed.

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Brexit blamed for hold-up in case of woman 'imprisoned' by Saudi father

A delay in resolving a High Court case about a young woman who claimed she was being imprisoned by her father has been attributed to Brexit.

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UK trade gap narrows to £9.7bn after record monthly high for exports

Britain's trade gap narrowed to a better-than-expected £9.7 billion in October after exports soared to a record monthly high.

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Watchdog to probe peer-to-peer lending amid investor protection concerns

The crowdfunding market is to come under further scrutiny from Britain's financial watchdog after it found evidence of "potential investor detriment".

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Japanese firm plucks fruit giant Fyffes in £638m deal

Irish fruit giant Fyffes is to be acquired by Japan's Sumitomo Corporation in a deal which values the firm at 751.37 million euros (£637.9 million).

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Social media helping fuel nation of 'deeply unhappy' children, says NSPCC

Social media is helping fuel a nation of "deeply unhappy" children, a charity has warned, as it published new figures showing a rise in self-harm.

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Cyber threat underestimated despite risks as high as burglary, survey shows

The threats posed by cyber attacks are still greatly underestimated by the majority of Britons, new research from BT claims.

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'Highly organised' IS plotting terror attacks on UK from Syria, warns MI6 chief

Britain can never be safe from Syrian terror threats until the brutal civil war is brought to an end, spy chief Alex Younger has said.

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