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Grace Millane murder: Man guilty of killing backpacker in New Zealand

A man who strangled a British backpacker and stuffed her body inside a suitcase has been found guilty of murder. Grace Millane was found buried in bushland outside Auckland, New Zealand. During ...

Chagos Islands dispute: UK misses deadline to return control

The UK has been called an illegal colonial occupier after it ignored a deadline to return control of an overseas territory to Mauritius. A UN resolution this year gave the UK six ...

General election 2019: Brexit Party to unveil policies

The Brexit Party will unveil its policies for the general election at a launch event on Friday. Leader Nigel Farage has said he will not publish a manifesto, but make a “contract ...

General election 2019: Labour launches ‘radical’ manifesto

Labour is launching its general election manifesto, which is expected to include imposing a windfall tax on oil companies. Leader Jeremy Corbyn will promise to “transform” ...

Alex Salmond accused of sexual assaults on 10 women

Alex Salmond has appeared in court charged with carrying out a series of sexual offences against 10 women while serving as Scotland’s first minister. Mr Salmond faced a total ...

Prince Andrew should contact US investigators – Epstein victims’ lawyer

The Duke of York should put himself forward to be interviewed by US investigators, a lawyer representing some of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims says. Gloria Allred questioned Prince ...

Prince Andrew stepping back from royal duties

Media playback is unsupported on your device The Duke of York is stepping back from royal duties for the “foreseeable future” due to the Jeffrey Epstein ...

General election 2019: Boris Johnson pledges cut to National Insurance

Media playback is unsupported on your device Boris Johnson aims to change National Insurance rules so workers will not have to pay it until they earn £12,500. The ...

General election 2019: Lib Dems promise £50bn ‘windfall’ from stopping Brexit

Stopping Brexit will free up £50bn to spend on public services and reducing inequality, Jo Swinson will say as she unveils the Liberal Democrat manifesto. The boost to economic growth ...

Election debate: Tories dismiss criticism over Twitter ‘fact-checking’ row

Media playback is unsupported on your device Senior Tories have dismissed criticism of the rebranding of one of their Twitter accounts as a “fact-checking” ...