Visitors evacuated from Hamerton Zoo as emergency services attend scene

Visitors have been evacuated from Hamerton Zoo as police and air ambulance were spotted outside the attraction.

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EU countries must fight for their future, says Angela Merkel after G7 summit

Angela Merkel has urged EU nations to fight for their own future in the face of emerging divisions with the US, Britain’s decision to leave the bloc and other challenges.

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BA chief rejects jobs outsourcing as cause of ‘catastrophic’ IT failure

The outsourcing of British Airways jobs was not to blame for a “catastrophic” IT failure that brought the airline’s operations to a halt, its chief executive said.

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William ‘sad’ his children will never know their grandmother

The Duke of Cambridge has spoken about his sadness that his mother is not around to see his children growing up.

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John Noakes: Blue Peter’s action man

During his long tenure on Blue Peter, John Noakes developed a reputation as the show’s action man.

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Evolution of digestive biscuit on show in adverts through the ages

Decades of adverts for digestive biscuits have been published, showing how social trends have changed over the years.

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Fresh arrests made by police investigating Manchester atrocity

Fresh arrests have been made connected to the Manchester suicide attack as police continue to hunt down Salman Abedi’s suspected accomplices.

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In graphic: Poll of polls with 10 days to go

With 10 days until the snap General Election, the seven-day rolling average of all published polls shows support for the Conservatives stands at 44%.

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PM and Jeremy Corbyn face separate TV grillings by Jeremy Paxman

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn will face a televised grilling as the General Election campaign intensifies.

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Makeshift sleeping and eating arrangements for passengers affected by BA glitch

Stranded holidaymakers spent the night on yoga mats on airport floors as disruption from the British Airways system failure continued into a second day.

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Mascot Bradley Lowery’s family accepts apology over false report of his death

The family of terminally ill Bradley Lowery have accepted an apology from internet site the Ladbible after it incorrectly posted a story saying the boy had died.

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Jeremy Corbyn rules out deal with SNP in hung parliament

Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he will not do a deal with the SNP to gain power at Westminster.

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200 drivers a day caught using mobile phones in weeks after crackdown

More than 200 drivers a day were caught using their mobile phones illegally in the wake of a major crackdown on the practice.

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Operation to round up terror network ‘not complete’, Amber Rudd says

The terror network behind Manchester bomber Salman Abedi could still be at large, the Home Secretary said, as the hunt for accomplices continued at “full tilt”.

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Election day ahead: May and Corbyn to face Paxman, but not together

On the campaign trail today With 10 days to go until the General Election, the Prime Minister and Labour leader will go before TV’s grand inquisitor in a live grilling by Jeremy Paxman tonight.

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Manchester attack mourners and well-wishers flock to unofficial memorial

Many mourners, well-wishers and young people personally affected by the Manchester terror attack have marked the week since the tragedy by flocking to an unofficial memorial to the dead and injured.

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Cheese champion Chris Anderson on a roll with record-equalling 20 wins

A champion cheese-chaser has equalled the all-time record for the most cheeses won in the death-defying Cheese Rolling Race.

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Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes dies aged 83

Former Blue Peter host John Noakes has died aged 83, a family friend has announced.

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Hair today, gone tomorrow: Abbott’s changing views and other news

From changing views and hairstyles to an unfortunate slip of the tongue, here is a round-up of the day’s election coverage.

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Surgeon who treated victims of Manchester attack subjected to racial abuse

Race hate abuse was hurled at a surgeon of Pakistani background after he worked to try and help save victims of the Manchester bombing, it has been reported.

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