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Brexit compromise still possible, Donald Tusk says

Image copyright EPAImage caption European Council President Donald Tusk said he was “convinced” a compromise was possible. European Council President Donald Tusk has said a compromise with the UK over Brexit is “still possible”, after Theresa May warned she was prepared to walk away from talks. In a statement, Mr Tusk said he was a […]

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UKIP bids to be ‘radical, populist’ party

UKIP should become a “radical, populist party” standing up for free speech against the “politically-correct thought police”, says its leader. Its “interim manifesto”, unveiled on the eve of its conference, also urges a “clean exit” from the EU. Leader Gerard Batten said the policies unveiled aimed to help “the people who form the backbone of […]

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Storm Bronagh brings flooding and strong winds

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC Weather’s Helen Willetts with the forecast Parts of the UK have been experiencing heavy rain, flooding and strong winds, with gusts of 61mph. Storm Bronagh is moving eastwards across Wales and England, with 56.4mm of rain been recorded already in Powys. Flooding has been reported in […]

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River search for missing Worcester university student

Image copyright Family handoutImage caption Police said Thomas Jones’s disappearance was “extremely out of character” The parents of a university student who went missing during Freshers Week have been at a riverbank where police divers are leading a search. Thomas Jones, 18, was last seen near the River Severn, at Worcester Racecourse, at about 03:30 […]