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Senior judge, 68, who 'momentarily' fell asleep during a High Court hearing 'expresses remorse'
Senior judge, 68, who 'momentarily' fell asleep during a High Court hearing 'expresses remorse'

Mrs Justice Parker, who is based in the Family Division of the High Court in London, was the subject of a complaint to the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office by ‘parties in a case’.

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Hammond’s Brexit fears as economic growth fails: Chancellor warns of worst figures since 2012
Hammond’s Brexit fears as economic growth fails: Chancellor warns of worst figures since 2012

Chancellor Philip Hammond warned of the impact of Brexit uncertainty on the economy last night after figures showed 2018 was the worst year for growth since the financial crisis.

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JAN MOIR and LEO MCKINSTRY offer differing views on The Favourite
JAN MOIR and LEO MCKINSTRY offer differing views on The Favourite

The Favourite is the talking point of the season and on Sunday it added to the tally with seven Baftas, including Best Actress for Olivia Colman.

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The secrets of midlife love: How everything you thought about great sex is wrong
The secrets of midlife love: How everything you thought about great sex is wrong

DR STEPHEN SYNDER: These are astonishing times for sex. With the click of a mouse, you can check your technique, look for new positions or even find a partner.

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Theresa May's Tories would stay in power if a general election was held today, YouGov poll suggests
Theresa May's Tories would stay in power if a general election was held today, YouGov poll suggests

Theresa May would stay in power and win more seats if a general election was held today, a new poll shows. Jeremy Corbyn’s party would lose 12 seats and the Tories would gain four.

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Pro-Europe majority must wake up to save the EU, George Soros says
Pro-Europe majority must wake up to save the EU, George Soros says

Writing in an article for business website MarketWatch, billionaire businessman Soros said the EU faced going the way of the Soviet Union if people didn't act to save it.

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Food bank use has increased due to Universal Credit roll-out, Amber Rudd admits 
Food bank use has increased due to Universal Credit roll-out, Amber Rudd admits 

Food bank use has increased due to the universal credit roll-out, Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has admitted.

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Black cab drivers bring Parliament Square to a standstill again
Black cab drivers bring Parliament Square to a standstill again

The black cab drivers caused gridlock for the third time in a week by lining their cars along Parliament Square and surrounding streets.

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RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Anarchy in UK classrooms as 'green' militants encourage children to play truant
RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Anarchy in UK classrooms as 'green' militants encourage children to play truant

A mass walk-out by thousands of children is scheduled to take place in 40 towns and cities, including Cardiff, Glasgow, Exeter and Brighton, on Friday.

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How Princess Diana’s step-grandmother received hate mail as she fought to find a home for travellers
How Princess Diana’s step-grandmother received hate mail as she fought to find a home for travellers

Novelist Dame Barbara Cartland led a campaign to secure land for traveller families in Hertfordshire, a new documentary has revealed. The step-grandmother of Princess Diana received hate mail.

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