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Scotland gets £800 million but income tax forecasts fall sharply

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Scotland gets £800 million but income tax forecasts fall sharply

Scottish ministers are to receive an extra £800 million to spend on improving the country’s infrastructure, the Chancellor has announced as official forecasts for income tax revenue north of the Border were cut sharply. Philip Hammond said his Autumn Statement contained a “very

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Jo Cox murder: Far-Right fanatic Thomas Mair given whole-life sentence for ‘terrorist’ killing Labour MP

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Jo Cox murder: Far-Right fanatic Thomas Mair given whole-life sentence for ‘terrorist’ killing Labour MP

A far-Right extremist has been given a whole-life sentence after being convicted of murdering Labour MP Jo Cox while shouting "Britain first" in what her husband and prosecutors described as an act of terrorism. Thomas Mair was told he would never be released after killing the

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Thomas Mair: Jo Cox’s Nazi-obsessed killer who hid extreme far-Right views for decades

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Thomas Mair: Jo Cox’s Nazi-obsessed killer who hid extreme far-Right views for decades

In the weeks leading up to the EU referendum in June, virtually every other house on the Fieldhead Estate in Birstall, West Yorkshire, was festooned with the St George’s flag. It was not the looming Brexit vote that had inspired such patriotism, however, but the European Football Championships

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Gay serial killer Stephen Port guilty of date rape drug murders of three young men

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Gay serial killer Stephen Port guilty of date rape drug murders of three young men

Gay serial killer Stephen Port has been found guilty of the murders of three young men using fatal doses of date rape drug GHB. The 41-year-old chef was also found guilty of the murders of Gabriel Kovari, 22, Daniel Whitworth, 21, and 25-year-old Jack Taylor.  Watch | Families of Stephen Port's victims: Unspeakable grief 01:50 He was also convicted of three […]

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Prince Harry gets his hands dirty gutting a fish at Barbuda school

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Prince Harry gets his hands dirty gutting a fish at Barbuda school

His impressive list of skills already includes flying helicopters and playing polo, and Prince Harry can now add another to that growing list: gutting fish.  On a visit to a secondary school on the island of Barbuda, the Prince was taught how to fillet a snapper by a group of children.  As

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Prime Minister’s Questions: Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May’s claims fact checked

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Prime Minister’s Questions: Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May’s claims fact checked

Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have clashed over health spending and the future of the NHS at this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions. The Telegraph has teamed up with Full Fact to check the claims made by the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition. This week,

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Meet Danniel, thought to be the world’s tallest cow

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Meet Danniel, thought to be the world’s tallest cow

This, at the risk of stating the obvious, is a very, very large cow. His name is Danniel, and he lives on a farm in the wonderfully-named  town of Eureka in California, owned by one Ken Farley. Mr Farley believes Danniel could be the tallest cow in the world, and is having him measured in

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Philip Hammond has moved his dogs onto Downing Street – how will Larry and Palmerston react?

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Philip Hammond has moved his dogs onto Downing Street – how will Larry and Palmerston react?

Philip Hammond has just moved his dogs into his residence on Downing Street. His wife and a young woman believed to be his daughter were pictured walking them in St James’s Park on the morning of the Autumn Statement. One of the two is a Welsh Terrier, pictured above, called Rex.

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Paris man leaves Porsche in taxi rank to go to a nightclub and returns to find bomb squad has blown its bonnet off

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Paris man leaves Porsche in taxi rank to go to a nightclub and returns to find bomb squad has blown its bonnet off

A young Parisian has learnt the hard way that he needs to respect parking rules after police bomb squad officers blew the bonnet off his €150,000 (£130,000) Porsche when he left it overnight at a taxi rank. The 25-year-old went out for an evening of dancing in the chic sixth arrondissement of

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Syrian regime suggests ‘friendly football match’ to the people of besieged east Aleppo

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Syrian regime suggests ‘friendly football match’ to the people of besieged east Aleppo

The Syrian regime has invited civilians and rebel fighters in east Aleppo to play in a friendly football match on Thursday, suggesting the game even as its bombs and rockets continued to rain down on the besieged enclave.    The Assad regime said the game was “a goodwill gesture on the road

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