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Artist killed when struck by car ‘fantastic mother and beautiful daughter’

The family of a talented artist who died after being struck by a car have paid tribute to a “beautiful daughter, a fantastic mother and a great sister”.

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Emma Thompson (Jane Barlow/PA)

Emma Thompson: Awards season is totally out of control

Two-time Oscar winner Emma Thompson has hit out at the length of Hollywood’s awards season, saying stars have to repeatedly “trot up and down” red carpets “like circus ponies”.

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Ursula Keogh was found dead in the Hebble Brook in Halifax (West Yorkshire Police/PA)

Body found in river identified as missing schoolgirl

A body found in a river in West Yorkshire has been formally identified as that of an 11-year-old schoolgirl.

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Schoolgirl Ursula Keogh disappeared on Monday (West Yorkshire Police/PA)

Body found in river identified as missing schoolgirl

A body found in a river in West Yorkshire has been formally identified as that of an 11-year-old schoolgirl.

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Leo Varadkar press conference

Taoiseach calls for same rights for all in UK and Republic of Ireland

People in Northern Ireland should be afforded the same rights as citizens of the Republic of Ireland and the rest of the UK, the Taoiseach has said.

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Westminster City Council?s planning committee supported the idea for a statue of Baroness Thatcher in principle, but rejected the current proposals (Douglas Jennings/PA)

Thatcher statue design for Parliament Square not ‘right’, say councillors

Plans for a statue of Margaret Thatcher in Parliament Square have been rejected over its design and lack of approval from her family.

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Court artist sketch of Darren Osborne (Elizabeth Cook/PA)

Finsbury Park accused ‘wanted to kill all Muslims’

An unemployed man accused of carrying out a terror attack in Finsbury Park claimed he was a soldier and told pub-goers “I’m going to kill all Muslims” just days before the attack, a court has heard.

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Michel Barnier spoke at the Spanish Parliament in Madrid (Liam McBurney/PA)

EU member states could veto post-Brexit trade deal, Barnier warns

A post-Brexit free trade agreement with the EU could be vetoed if the UK insists on the freedom to diverge from European standards and regulations, Brussels’s chief negotiator has warned.

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Dara O'Briain speakign at the meeting

‘It’s a waste’ says Dara O Briain, as 35 theatres reported at risk of being lost

Comedian Dara O Briain has warned of the “waste of potential” Britain faces by losing its theatres, as a new report showed 35 are at risk.

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Thousands of people suffer with age-related macular degeneration (Chris Young/PA)

NHS urged to act quickly to help prevent elderly people losing their sight

The NHS has been urged to act quickly to prevent elderly people with a serious eye problem from losing their sight.

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Government unit to counter fake news

Government creates new unit to counter fake news

The Government is to create a new unit to counter disinformation and “fake news” by foreign powers such as Russia as ministers launched a fresh review of Britain’s defence capabilities.

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High winds and heavy rain are expected across Scotland on Wednesday (Danny Lawson/PA)

High winds expected across Scotland

Fresh weather warnings have been issued with heavy rain and high winds expected across Scotland.

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Around 200 people in England should benefit from free access to the digital therapy (Lauren Hurley/PA)

New app for depression should be tested with NHS patients, says Nice

An app to help combat depression should be trialled in the NHS, health officials have said.

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Stormont talks

Bradley declines to say how Stormont will be heard on Brexit if devolution fails

The Government has declined to outline how Northern Ireland’s voice will be heard in Brexit negotiations if last ditch talks to save Stormont fail.

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Marwell Zoo is trialling smart technology for heating its animal houses (Marwell Zoo/PA)

Thermal imaging tech used for zoo animal house heating system

An innovative system using thermal imaging cameras to control indoor heating for zoo animals has been developed to cut energy bills and carbon emissions.

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A security guard was injured in a cash in transit robbery outside a bank (Yui Mok/PA)

Security guard suffers facial injuries in attack outside bank

A security guard suffered serious facial injuries after being sprayed with what is believed to have been an ammonia-type substance outside a bank.

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No campaign to oust moderate Labour MPs, says Momentum boss

The left-leaning Momentum group of Corbynist Labour activists will not campaign nationally for the deselection of moderate MPs, its chairman has pledged.

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Carillion crisis

Labour in Commons bid to force release of Carillion documents

Labour is planning a vote in the House of Commons to force ministers to reveal what risk assessments they made of contracting giant Carillion before its collapse earlier this month.

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Proposals for a statue of the former prime minister in Parliament Square have been rejected (Douglas Jennings/PA)

Thatcher statue plan for Parliament Square rejected

Plans for a statue of Margaret Thatcher to be erected opposite Parliament have been rejected.

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Labour's NEC has stepped into the controversy over a housing scheme (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA

Labour’s ruling body votes to advise party-run council to halt housing plan

Labour’s ruling body has voted to advise a north London council run by the party to potentially halt a controversial public-private housing scheme, sources said.

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