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Christmas craze sees cacti sales spike
Christmas craze sees cacti sales spike

Sales of the low-maintenance plants have risen by more than 50 per cent at a national garden centre chain in the UK. Part of the reason for the success stems from their popularity on social media.

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A cabinet at war over Brexit: Ministers urge Theresa May to hold a free vote
A cabinet at war over Brexit: Ministers urge Theresa May to hold a free vote

International Development Secretary Penny Mourdant is calling for a free vote in Parliament as other ministers urge May to schedule indicative votes in Parliament on all alternative options.

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Vital Lockerbie evidence ‘was made AFTER the doomed flight’:
Vital Lockerbie evidence ‘was made AFTER the doomed flight’:

Documentary maker and former Scottish policeman are reviewing evidence into 1988 disaster. Experts say a key circuit board presented as evidence of a bomb timer was 'probably made in 1991'.

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Low-skilled migrants will still be able to get short-term visas after Brexit
Low-skilled migrants will still be able to get short-term visas after Brexit

There will be no cap on highly-skilled migrants from anywhere in the world, the Home Secretary is set to announce.

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Binmen refusing to remove bags wedged at the bottom of wheelie bins
Binmen refusing to remove bags wedged at the bottom of wheelie bins

Binmen are refusing to get their hands dirty by removing bags wedged at the bottom of wheelie bins – much to the annoyance of residents.

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Diabetes epidemic toll revealed as number of limbs cut off due to condition soars to record levels 
Diabetes epidemic toll revealed as number of limbs cut off due to condition soars to record levels 

The number of foot and leg amputations linked to diabetes has risen almost 20 per cent in only four years, according to Public Health England. Robert Carew Hunt, 69, had his left foot amputated in 2015

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Bleep bleep! I've detected a real national treasure
Bleep bleep! I've detected a real national treasure

JANE FRYER: 'For more than 20 years now, Len Jackman, 66, has been searching for buried treasure in the fields surrounding his home near Witney, Oxfordshire'.

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NHS volunteer army to DOUBLE: As 23,500 sign up for Mail campaign
NHS volunteer army to DOUBLE: As 23,500 sign up for Mail campaign

Officials plan to increase the voluntary workforce from the current 78,000 to 156,000 over the next three years.

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DOMINIC LAWSON on Tony Blair's outrageous one-man mission to Brussels
DOMINIC LAWSON on Tony Blair's outrageous one-man mission to Brussels

DOMINIC LAWSON: 'Yesterday the Prime Minister’s preternatural patience finally snapped, with an unprecedented attack on one of her predecessors, Tony Blair.

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REVEALED: Reason for Melania Trump’s PLUMMETING approval rating - First Ladies expert
REVEALED: Reason for Melania Trump’s PLUMMETING approval rating - First Ladies expert

THE FIRST Lady, Melania Trump, has experienced a low approval rating in recent weeks, according to a CNN poll, but what is the reason for her supposedly dwindling popularity?

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