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 Kevin Spacey investigated by Scotland Yard over third complaint of sexual...

Kevin Spacey, the Oscar-winning actor, is being investigated by Scotland Yard over a third complaint of sexual assault, it emerged last night. A third man...

Microwaves in Britain generate as much carbon dioxide as 1.3 million...

Microwaves in Britain generate as much carbon dioxide as more than one million cars, scientists have concluded as they call on people to use...

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National Trust chair accused of ‘patronising and insensitive’ behaviour

The chairman of the National Trust has been accused of “patronising and insensitive” behaviour after writing to volunteers to condemn “goofy” claims the organisation...

House of Commons could replace benches with fold-down seats to improve access for disabled...

Tip-up benches could be installed in the House of Commons to make it easier for disabled MPs to sit alongsideparty colleagues, a senior parliamentaryofficial...

MPs launch fresh Brexit challenge to force Government to stay in the single market

Opposition MPs will try to changeTheresa Mays flagship Brexit legislation to guaranteethe UK stays in the single market and the customs union. An amendment to...

Andy Murray and Alan Shearer among sports stars calling for return of disabled teen’s...

The father of a teenager who has been left unable to communicate after thieves stole her computer has been overwhelmed after the story went...

Catalonia moves to take back control as parliament sits for first time without exiled...

Pro-independence parties took control of the Catalan parliament on Wednesday in what they hailed as the first step towards restoring the regional government after...

EUROPE

Letters: Time-honoured traditions could breathe life back into our hedgerows

SIR – Thrashing hedgerows to death with mechanical flails is a terribly destructive and counterproductive exercise (Letters, January 17); but doing nothing is not...

Britain will pay France £44m to help it police border at...

Britain will on Thursday agree to pay France £44.5 million to continue to police the border at Channel ports as Theresa May bowed to pressure...

Italy’s resurgent eurosceptics plot to subvert monetary union from within

Italy’s ascendant populists on Left and Right have shelved their immediate plans to leave the euro. They are plotting instead to subvert monetary union from...

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