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Is American Pie's opening not really about Buddy Holly after all?

Singer Don McLean has revealed his anthem to 'the day the music died', American Pie, may have also been about the untimely passing of his father who had Scottish roots.
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Is American Pie's opening not really about Buddy Holly after all?

Singer Don McLean has revealed his anthem to 'the day the music died', American Pie, may have also been about the untimely passing of his father who had Scottish roots.

Mother who had chest pains but was too scared to go to hospital due to Covid dies of heart attack

EXCLUSIVE: Joanne Mills, 44, from Essex died of a heart attack on October 14. She had not sought treatment earlier as she was scared of catching coronavirus in hospital.
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Mother who had chest pains but was too scared to go to hospital due to Covid dies of heart attack

EXCLUSIVE: Joanne Mills, 44, from Essex died of a heart attack on October 14. She had not sought treatment earlier as she was scared of catching coronavirus in hospital.

Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon says 'Santa is a key worker'

The First Minister joked that Professor Jason Leitch would be portrayed as the Grinch on newspaper front pages for telling families to prepare to see loved ones over Zoom.
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Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon says 'Santa is a key worker'

The First Minister joked that Professor Jason Leitch would be portrayed as the Grinch on newspaper front pages for telling families to prepare to see loved ones over Zoom.

Police launch investigation after 'blood-soaked baby's hat' found at beauty spot

Police officers were called to Corstorphine Hill in Edinburgh, Scotland, after a 'blood-soaked baby's hat' was discovered inside a carrier bag by a dog walker yesterday morning.
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Police launch investigation after 'blood-soaked baby's hat' found at beauty spot

Police officers were called to Corstorphine Hill in Edinburgh, Scotland, after a 'blood-soaked baby's hat' was discovered inside a carrier bag by a dog walker yesterday morning.

Tory MP quits Government job after rebelling over free school meals

A Tory MP has quit her Government job after rebelling to back Labour and Marcus Rashford's bid to offer free school meals to children during holidays until Easter 2021.
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Tory MP quits Government job after rebelling over free school meals

A Tory MP has quit her Government job after rebelling to back Labour and Marcus Rashford's bid to offer free school meals to children during holidays until Easter 2021.

New hope for Brexit trade deal 'within weeks' as talks resume after EU climbdown

Michel Barnier has told EU diplomats that a disagreement over post-Brexit fishing rights is now the only major stumbling block to agreeing a trade deal with the UK, it was claimed today.
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New hope for Brexit trade deal 'within weeks' as talks resume after EU climbdown

Michel Barnier has told EU diplomats that a disagreement over post-Brexit fishing rights is now the only major stumbling block to agreeing a trade deal with the UK, it was claimed today.

‘Cracking down on poor people’? UK govt reportedly wants to deter Universal Credit fraud by snooping on claimants’ bank accounts

The UK government reportedly plans to monitor bank account data in order to ensure that people receiving unemployment benefits aren’t cheating the system, sparking furor as the country suffers from record unemployment. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Cracking down on poor people’? UK govt reportedly wants to deter Universal Credit fraud by snooping on claimants’ bank accounts

The UK government reportedly plans to monitor bank account data in order to ensure that people receiving unemployment benefits aren’t cheating the system, sparking furor as the country suffers from record unemployment. Read Full Article at RT.com

UK chancellor performs U-turn on financial support package, stumping up more money for Covid-hit businesses

The British chancellor has been forced to offer more financial support for individuals and businesses impacted by the government's Covid restrictions. The move comes after much criticism from UK industry and opposition parties. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK chancellor performs U-turn on financial support package, stumping up more money for Covid-hit businesses

The British chancellor has been forced to offer more financial support for individuals and businesses impacted by the government's Covid restrictions. The move comes after much criticism from UK industry and opposition parties. Read Full Article at RT.com

Borat's Bulgarian honey-trap girl: Glamorous BLM-supporting 24-year-old plucked from obscurity 

Maria Bakalova has skyrocketed to fame after it was revealed last night she honeytrapped Donald Trump's senior lieutenant and former mayor of New York Giuliani in the new Borat movie.
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Borat's Bulgarian honey-trap girl: Glamorous BLM-supporting 24-year-old plucked from obscurity 

Maria Bakalova has skyrocketed to fame after it was revealed last night she honeytrapped Donald Trump's senior lieutenant and former mayor of New York Giuliani in the new Borat movie.

Police threaten to fine pupils' families £200 if children break 'rule of six'

Pupils from St Anne's Catholic School, Southampton, were waiting for their parents yesterday. The group were approached by PCSOs who said they were 'slow to disperse'.
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Police threaten to fine pupils' families £200 if children break 'rule of six'

Pupils from St Anne's Catholic School, Southampton, were waiting for their parents yesterday. The group were approached by PCSOs who said they were 'slow to disperse'.

Former home of 90s crime author Harriet Hicks in Cornwall is found abandoned

The property, owned by Harriet Hicks, was discovered by a group of urban explorers in Cornwall who received a tip-off about a 'house full of books'.
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Former home of 90s crime author Harriet Hicks in Cornwall is found abandoned

The property, owned by Harriet Hicks, was discovered by a group of urban explorers in Cornwall who received a tip-off about a 'house full of books'.

WWI leather helmet that British tank crews refused to wear is found in charity shop

The helmet was used at the Battle of the Somme from September 1916 until the end of that year, before falling out of favour. It was so flimsy that shell splinters could penetrate its leather body.
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WWI leather helmet that British tank crews refused to wear is found in charity shop

The helmet was used at the Battle of the Somme from September 1916 until the end of that year, before falling out of favour. It was so flimsy that shell splinters could penetrate its leather body.

'Santa is a key worker': Nicola Sturgeon forced to make bizarre TV address to Scottish children

The First Minister joked that Professor Jason Leitch would be portrayed as the Grinch on newspaper front pages for telling families to prepare to see loved ones over Zoom.
News | Mail Online

'Santa is a key worker': Nicola Sturgeon forced to make bizarre TV address to Scottish children

The First Minister joked that Professor Jason Leitch would be portrayed as the Grinch on newspaper front pages for telling families to prepare to see loved ones over Zoom.

Coronavirus: First Nightingale hospital in England reopens in Manchester for Covid-19 patients

Local NHS boss Professor Jane Eddleston said the Nightingale for the North West, in Manchester's Central Conference Centre, will reopen by the end of next week after it was mothballed in June.
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Coronavirus: First Nightingale hospital in England reopens in Manchester for Covid-19 patients

Local NHS boss Professor Jane Eddleston said the Nightingale for the North West, in Manchester's Central Conference Centre, will reopen by the end of next week after it was mothballed in June.

Anna Wintour 'splits with investor husband Shelby Bryan after 16 years of marriage' 

According to Page Six, the relationship between the Vogue editor, 70, and the Texas-born investor, 74, has been cooling since 2013.
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Anna Wintour 'splits with investor husband Shelby Bryan after 16 years of marriage' 

According to Page Six, the relationship between the Vogue editor, 70, and the Texas-born investor, 74, has been cooling since 2013.

Coronavirus infection rates in England's worst-hit student areas have HALVED in a fortnight

EXCLUSIVE: Public Health England data shows that the numbers of cases being diagnosed in student-heavy boroughs of Nottingham, Manchester and Newcastle have plummeted in October.
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Coronavirus infection rates in England's worst-hit student areas have HALVED in a fortnight

EXCLUSIVE: Public Health England data shows that the numbers of cases being diagnosed in student-heavy boroughs of Nottingham, Manchester and Newcastle have plummeted in October.

Inquiry into Manchester Arena bombing is suspended after three staff test positive for coronavirus

The hearing at Manchester Magistrates' Court, which was due to listen to evidence from Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Lucy D'Orsi, was adjourned until Monday.
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Inquiry into Manchester Arena bombing is suspended after three staff test positive for coronavirus

The hearing at Manchester Magistrates' Court, which was due to listen to evidence from Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Lucy D'Orsi, was adjourned until Monday.

Activist scales scaffolding in Westminster to unfurl giant banner

The man in Westminster today appeared to be urging the Government to give northern England an extra £2billion in funding before putting areas into the tier three 'very high' alert level.
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Activist scales scaffolding in Westminster to unfurl giant banner

The man in Westminster today appeared to be urging the Government to give northern England an extra £2billion in funding before putting areas into the tier three 'very high' alert level.

Woman, 40, seen by passing shoppers having 'al fresco' sex with a stranger, 44, is fined £230 

Kate Jackson, 40, had an illict 'al fresco' romp with stranger Jonathon Pisani, 44, on a busy pavement in Greater Manchester at 3.43pm on August 10 while waiting for a train home.
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Woman, 40, seen by passing shoppers having 'al fresco' sex with a stranger, 44, is fined £230 

Kate Jackson, 40, had an illict 'al fresco' romp with stranger Jonathon Pisani, 44, on a busy pavement in Greater Manchester at 3.43pm on August 10 while waiting for a train home.

Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon rocked by lockdown backlash

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to set out her five-tier strategy, with the highest level potentially placing large areas under restrictions similar to the full lockdown in March.
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Coronavirus Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon rocked by lockdown backlash

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is expected to set out her five-tier strategy, with the highest level potentially placing large areas under restrictions similar to the full lockdown in March.

Rishi Sunak unveils ANOTHER coronavirus bailout for Tier 2 areas

In a dramatic Commons statement today, Rishi Sunak is expected to boost support for Tier 2 areas by hundreds of millions of pounds, after a wave of anger at 'loopholes' in his existing provision.
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Rishi Sunak unveils ANOTHER coronavirus bailout for Tier 2 areas

In a dramatic Commons statement today, Rishi Sunak is expected to boost support for Tier 2 areas by hundreds of millions of pounds, after a wave of anger at 'loopholes' in his existing provision.

House prices pushed to record high but local lockdowns loom

In the year to August, property prices increased by an average of 2.5 per cent, or £6,000 compared to a year ago, the Office for National Statistics and Land Registry said.
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House prices pushed to record high but local lockdowns loom

In the year to August, property prices increased by an average of 2.5 per cent, or £6,000 compared to a year ago, the Office for National Statistics and Land Registry said.

Activist scales scaffolding on London’s Big Ben, unfurls anti-lockdown banner (PHOTO)

An anti-lockdown protester has climbed scaffolding on London’s famous Big Ben monument near the Houses of Parliament in Westminster and unfurled a large banner calling for an end to Covid-19 restrictions across the country. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Activist scales scaffolding on London’s Big Ben, unfurls anti-lockdown banner (PHOTO)

An anti-lockdown protester has climbed scaffolding on London’s famous Big Ben monument near the Houses of Parliament in Westminster and unfurled a large banner calling for an end to Covid-19 restrictions across the country. Read Full Article at RT.com

Banksy art work parodying a Claude Monet masterpiece sells for £7m at auction

The price achieved by Sotheby's for Show Me the Monet is the second highest yet for the mysterious British artist. Five collectors pushed the winning bid beyond an estimate of up to £5million.
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Banksy art work parodying a Claude Monet masterpiece sells for £7m at auction

The price achieved by Sotheby's for Show Me the Monet is the second highest yet for the mysterious British artist. Five collectors pushed the winning bid beyond an estimate of up to £5million.

Hopes rise that Covid cases are being driven down because young people have started following rules

Matt Hancock yesterday chaired a 'gold' meeting on the pandemic, and was told that rates are falling among younger people and therefore curbing a national surge in cases.
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Hopes rise that Covid cases are being driven down because young people have started following rules

Matt Hancock yesterday chaired a 'gold' meeting on the pandemic, and was told that rates are falling among younger people and therefore curbing a national surge in cases.

Londoners could face £27.50 daily congestion charge under Government bailout of TfL

Sadiq Khan claims ministers are demanding he extends the £15 congestion zone to the North and South circulars as a condition for receiving the rescue loans.
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Londoners could face £27.50 daily congestion charge under Government bailout of TfL

Sadiq Khan claims ministers are demanding he extends the £15 congestion zone to the North and South circulars as a condition for receiving the rescue loans.

UK being challenged by competitors ‘in the grey zone between war and peace,’ defence secretary claims

The British defence secretary has stressed the importance of stepping up the UK’s protective capabilities amidst constantly evolving rivalries, adding that China is intent on building the world’s largest naval fleet. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK being challenged by competitors ‘in the grey zone between war and peace,’ defence secretary claims

The British defence secretary has stressed the importance of stepping up the UK’s protective capabilities amidst constantly evolving rivalries, adding that China is intent on building the world’s largest naval fleet. Read Full Article at RT.com

Coronavirus UK: 26,688 new cases and 191 deaths in daily toll

Professor John Edmunds, an epidemiologist at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, told MPs that the three-tier lockdown system will only slow down the UK's outbreak and not shrink it.
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Coronavirus UK: 26,688 new cases and 191 deaths in daily toll

Professor John Edmunds, an epidemiologist at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, told MPs that the three-tier lockdown system will only slow down the UK's outbreak and not shrink it.

Mother, 28, slams McDonald's after spilled hot chocolate leaves her with burns on her thighs

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT Rosie Chapman claims the cup she got from the Hemel Hempstead McDonald's branch was 'poorly put together', causing her hot chocolate to spill.
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Mother, 28, slams McDonald's after spilled hot chocolate leaves her with burns on her thighs

WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT Rosie Chapman claims the cup she got from the Hemel Hempstead McDonald's branch was 'poorly put together', causing her hot chocolate to spill.

Home Office policy giving migrants as little as three days' notice before deportation ruled unlawful

Medical Justice, a human rights' charity, argued that it would be impossible for those who do not already have a lawyer to obtain one in the notice period.
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Home Office policy giving migrants as little as three days' notice before deportation ruled unlawful

Medical Justice, a human rights' charity, argued that it would be impossible for those who do not already have a lawyer to obtain one in the notice period.

Police will review investigation as father-of-three who was left disabled by football thugs dies

Simon Dobbin, 48, of Mildenhall, Suffolk, was beaten and 'kicked like a football' after going to watch Cambridge United play at Southend United in Essex in a brutal 90-second assault.
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Police will review investigation as father-of-three who was left disabled by football thugs dies

Simon Dobbin, 48, of Mildenhall, Suffolk, was beaten and 'kicked like a football' after going to watch Cambridge United play at Southend United in Essex in a brutal 90-second assault.

Angela Rayner apologises for calling Tory MP 'scum' in heated Commons clash

Angela Rayner apologised for calling Tory MP for Heywood and Middleton Chris Clarkson 'scum' during a Commons clash, but stopped short of a retraction.
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Angela Rayner apologises for calling Tory MP 'scum' in heated Commons clash

Angela Rayner apologised for calling Tory MP for Heywood and Middleton Chris Clarkson 'scum' during a Commons clash, but stopped short of a retraction.

Model friend, 38, of 'The Chop' star says he's 'a big cuddly bear and no racist'

Sasha Gardner met Darren Lumsden on a Channel 4 reality show called Dumped, in which contestants survived on other people's rubbish for three weeks.
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Model friend, 38, of 'The Chop' star says he's 'a big cuddly bear and no racist'

Sasha Gardner met Darren Lumsden on a Channel 4 reality show called Dumped, in which contestants survived on other people's rubbish for three weeks.

Angela Rayner 'shouts «Scum!» at Tory MP' during coronavirus clash

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner was today accused of calling a Tory MP 'scum' after he claimed members of the opposition frontbench view coronavirus as a 'good crisis'.
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Angela Rayner 'shouts «Scum!» at Tory MP' during coronavirus clash

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner was today accused of calling a Tory MP 'scum' after he claimed members of the opposition frontbench view coronavirus as a 'good crisis'.

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