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'Curb the internet stars who push gambling to teens'
'Curb the internet stars who push gambling to teens'

The NSPCC made plans for sanctions, which it says is needed to 'embed' regulatory compliance after the death of Molly Russell, 14, from Harrow, who took her own life after viewing self-harm images.

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Leadsom ratchets up pressure on PM to ditch HS2
Leadsom ratchets up pressure on PM to ditch HS2

A letter written by Angela Leadsom (pictured) to HS2’s boss Mark Thurston outlined the ‘absolute dismay’ about the HS2 project which was felt by some of her constituents in South Northamptonshire.

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Karren Brady: It’s my duty to stay as Green’s chairman... for my daughter
Karren Brady: It’s my duty to stay as Green’s chairman... for my daughter

The 49-year-old UK government adviser and peer said she would stay at Taveta Investments whose 20,000 staff include her child, Sophia Peschisolido.

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Lufthansa 'looks to SUE passenger who did not turn up for last leg of journey'
Lufthansa 'looks to SUE passenger who did not turn up for last leg of journey'

Lufthansa say the passenger exploited the ticketing system which places a premium on non-stop flights and got a bargain by not taking the final leg, it is claimed.

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News at Ten to be cut by five minutes to make room for BBC Three
News at Ten to be cut by five minutes to make room for BBC Three

The BBC has cut the News at Ten by five minutes – to make room for BBC Three shows three years after axing the channel.

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Desert Island Discs is named best radio show of all time
Desert Island Discs is named best radio show of all time

Desert Island Discs which asks guests to imagine themselves as castaways on an island ‘emphatically’ scooped the No1 spot in the top 30 list.

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Ilhan Omar, Grammys, Westminster Dog Show: Your Monday Evening Briefing
Ilhan Omar, Grammys, Westminster Dog Show: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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Renters to be given right to SUE landlords for cold or mouldy homes in new crackdown
Renters to be given right to SUE landlords for cold or mouldy homes in new crackdown

When the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act comes into affect on March 20, If properties in England and Wales don't meet a certain standard, tenants can take their landlord to court.

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The plane that shrunk the world: It's the behemoth that turned air travel into a luxury holiday
The plane that shrunk the world: It's the behemoth that turned air travel into a luxury holiday

On February 9, 1969, the first jumbo jet readied to take to the air for its inaugural test flight as Pilot Jack Waddell fired up one of the huge aeroplane's four mighty jet engines.

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Man, 32, is detained by police after huge blaze rips through mental hospital
Man, 32, is detained by police after huge blaze rips through mental hospital

Ten fire engines were at the George Bryan Centre at Sir Robert Peel Hospital in Mile Oak. The facility is said to treat people suffering from mental health issues, according to authorities.

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