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Hart in Hampshire 'best place to live in UK'

Image copyright Ian Paterson Image caption Hart in Hampshire, which is home to Fleet Pond, came top in the Halifax study Hart in Hampshire is the best place to live in the UK, a study has found. Scotland’s Orkney Islands retained its second place position for a second year, while Rutland in the East Midlands […]

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Smith humiliates England at the Waca

Pint-sized Ashes: Australia pile on the punishment on day three Third Ashes Test, Waca (day three of five) England 403 (115.1 overs): Malan 140, Bairstow 119, Starc 4-91 Australia 549-4 (152 overs): Smith 229*, M Marsh 181*, Overton 2-102 Australia lead by 146 runs Scorecard Australia captain Steve Smith struck a magnificent double century and […]

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Brexit: UK must not be EU 'colony' after Brexit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionConservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Newsnight the EU’s terms for a transition period are unacceptable. A leading Brexiteer has said the UK cannot become a “colony” of the EU during the two year transition period after Britain’s withdrawal in 2019. EU leaders have agreed Brexit talks can […]

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Southend fire crew warned over cling film 'joke'

Image copyright Google Image caption The children’s mother said it “was intended as a joke” Two firefighters who bound a pair of visiting children up in cling film have been given written warnings. The incident, which involved the children of a crew member, was caught on camera at a fire station in Southend. Essex Fire […]