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'Whole industry anxious' over Brexit uncertainty, warns property boss

From a young police constable pounding the beat in Paddington Green in 1985 to her current job as chief executive of the powerful lobby group, the British Property Federation, Melanie Leech’s career is impressive. She read maths at Oxford, but “didn’t want to be an accountant”. After the Metropolitan Police, she worked in what is now HMRC, then ran the ...

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Syria civil war: Harrowing pictures of starving baby show horrors of the brutal conflict

Distressing pictures of a baby on the brink of death have emerged from a rebel-held area of Syria, a tragic reminder of the horrors faced daily by civilians in the six-year-old war.   Acutely malnourished Samar Dofdaa was 34 days old when she was taken by her parents to a clinic in Hamouria in rebel-held East Ghouta on Saturday. She ...

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Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal's front line still has room for improvement despite Everton thrashing

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his side’s front line still has room for improvement despite the five-goal thrashing of Everton on Sunday afternoon. For the first time this season Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette all started together, with each player finding the back of the net in the 5-2 victory. But Wenger has insisted that Arsenal’s attack can ...

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Shocking realities of childbirth revealed by women online

Childbirth is no picnic. Women have revealed the good, the bad and the very ugly truths behind giving birth in an eye-opening Reddit thread. From to breaking your coccyx bone to wearing adult nappies, here are some of the cold, harsh realities that women experience during the miracle of procreating: You will leak, a lot “Lots of women wear adult diapers,” explained one ...

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By refusing to address the Catalan crisis, the EU shows itself at its worst

There are a million and one economic reasons why Britain’s withdrawal from the EU is likely to result in something approaching a disaster. However, that isn’t to say the European Union is beyond criticism; far from it. And its reaction to the constitutional crisis currently enveloping Spain is a case in point. As we heard myriad times during the referendum ...

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Convicted murderer raises 'V' sign and says 'I hate you' as final words before execution

A man who killed an Alabama police officer 20 years ago was put to death on Thursday, following a last-ditch effort to challenge his execution. Torrey Twane McNabb addressed his family when asked for a final word: “Mom, sis, look at my eyes. I have no tears. In my eyes, I’m not afraid.” Then, in a final act of defiance, ...

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Meet the new Lotus Evora GT430

The Lotus Evora hasn’t been a totally wild success. But Lotus boss Jean-Marc Gales has been steadily feeding and nourishing the car until here we see it in full bloom. The GT430 title tells us a bit about it, that it has 430bhp and that it has GT provenance. Those are two mighty impressive claims in a Lotus but the ...

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When do clocks go back for winter? What date and time?

It’s that time of year again when the clocks go back for winter, gifting people across the UK an extra hour in bed. When do the clocks go back? This year the clocks will change at 2am on Sunday 29 October, going back by one hour, putting the UK back on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Why do the clocks go ...

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Donald Trump 'couldn't remember my husband's name' says widow of fallen soldier

Donald Trump struggled to remember the name of fallen soldier La David T Johnson during a phone call with his family, according to the sergeant’s widow. In an interview with Good Morning America, Myeshia Johnson referenced the controversy over the President’s comments in which he said Johnson “knew what he signed up for”. And she also confirmed previous reports suggesting ...

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Widow of fallen soldier hits out at Trump

The widow of a fallen US soldier says President Trump couldn’t remember her husband’s name during a controversial phone call. Myeshia Johnson, widow of Sgt La David Johnson, told ABC News the president’s “stumbling” had “hurt her the most”. “..If my husband is out here fighting for our country and he risks his life for our country, why can’t you ...

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