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Counter-terrorism should not just focus on Muslims - Corbyn

The Government’s Prevent strategy should be broadened and focus on all communities to stop Muslims feeling singled out, Jeremy Corbyn has suggested.

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MP Douglas Carswell, right, was not on good terms with Nigel Farage. Picture: Oli Scarff/Getty

Douglas Carswell jumped before he was pushed claims Ukip

Ukip has responded to the resignation of its only MP, Douglas Carswell, by suggesting he actively worked to undermine the party and quit before he was kicked out.

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Comic Relief criticised over ‘dreadful’ technical issues

Comic Relief’s telethon has been criticised by viewers for its “dreadful” technical issues and for the inclusion of pre-watershed profanity.

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The billions spent on flowers dont say much about womens real status in the family. Picture: Getty/iStockphoto

Dani Garavelli: Mother’s Day can’t make up for the other 364

Before I start carping, I should point out that I like being a mother as much as the next person. As long as the next person is Medea. Only joking, kids. That’s the great thing about teenagers; they appreciate snark. The not-so-great thing is that, by the time you are reading this, my house will probably look like something out of Project X, due to a birthday party on Friday night to which I was not cordially invited.

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy, Tom Watson, who has accused supporters of the leader of plotting a left-wing coup. Picture: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty

Euan McColm: Labour fails to grasp the wonder of Woolies

It was always there, meeting my ever-changing demands. It satisfied my cravings for sugar and 7” singles, it supplied a cutlery “tree” for my first flat, and it was the source of last-minute presents for elderly relatives.

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Psychiatric nurses score lower on identifying with their peers.

Stressed psychiatric nurses ‘suffer anxiety disorder’

Pioneering research carried out by psychologists at the University of Dundee has uncovered a direct link between anxiety disorder and a sense of not belonging to a group – among psychiatric nurses.

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The US presidents latest book says his new course has been approved by Aberdeenshire Council, but it has yet to consider the planning application. Picture: Greg Macvean

Locals reject Donald Trump’s golf course claim

Donald Trump has been accused of “failing to grasp reality” after claiming plans for a second golf course in Aberdeenshire have already received the green light.

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Two buildings were flattened in a suspected gas explosion. Picture: Twitter/ Loydie

Buildings flattened in huge Merseyside explosion

A massive explosion expected to have been the result of a major gas leak has caused two buildings to collapse in Wirral.

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The male tourist dances in comic fashion before a Scots guardsmen makes him think again. Picture: lokirna md45/YouTube

‘Get yersel’ away!’ Scots soldier shouts down dancing tourist

A VIDEO showing a Queen’s guard soldier yelling in a broad Scots dialect at a dancing tourist outside London’s St James’s Palace has proved to be a big hit online.

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John McDonnell addressing the Momentum Conference, in Birmingham where he called for an end to the Labour Party's internal splits and division. Picture: Richard Vernalls/PA Wire

Party divisions must end now, says Labour Shadow Chancellor

The Labour Party must show “a new spirit of solidarity” and end internal splits and divisions, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said.

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Flowers and candle lights on Westminster Bridge, following  the Westminster attack. Picture; PA

Westminster attack: PC Palmer set for commemoration at National Memorial

The police officer stabbed to death in the Westminster terror attack will be remembered permanently at the National Memorial Arboretum, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said.

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A fundraising page has been set up for those affected by the Westminster attacks. Picture Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Fraud concerns over Westminster fundraising page

A fundraising page for a Westminster terror attack victim has been taken over by JustGiving amid fears it was set up by a fraudster.

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Undated Metropolitan Police handout photo of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood, who has previously gone by the names Adrian Elms and Adrian Russell Ajao. Picture; PA

Westminster attack: Fears terrorist groomed to extremism ‘behind bars’

Fears Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood was groomed for extremism in prison have heightened after it was claimed he turned to Islam behind bars.

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Security has been tightened following the incident on  Westminster Bridge and the attack on Parliament. Picture; Getty

Video shows Parliament gates left open in wake of terror attack

Parliamentary security is facing fresh scrutiny after a video showed its gates were left open and apparently unmanned in the immediate wake of Wednesday’s attack.

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Ed Sheeran appearing obn Comic Relief - Photographer: Jamie Carter

Sheeran’s Comic Relief trip sparks tears

Red Nose Day viewers across the country have been left in tears after watching Ed Sheeran break down with emotion while filming a charity video in Liberia.

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Mark Rowley, Assistant Commissioner for Specialist Operations in the Metropolitan Police, speaking outside Scotland Yard (Jonathan Brady/PA Wire)

Westminster attack: Police make public appeal for information

Police have appealed to the public for information to establish whether the terrorist behind Wednesday’s deadly Westminster attack had any accomplices.

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‘Hero’ MP Tobias Ellwood appointed to Privy Council

‘Hero’ MP Tobias Ellwood, who battled to save the life of a police officer in the Westminster terror attack, has been appointed to the Privy Council alongside security minister Ben Wallace, in recognition of their roles in responding to the atrocity, Downing Street has announced.

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Former Scots monastery on sale for same price as London flat

Former Scots monastery on sale for same price as London flat

A former monastery in the west of Scotland has gone on the market for the same price as a one-bedroom London flat.

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Police officers patrol on Westminster Bridge on Friday March 24. Picture: Getty Images

Westminster attack: Muslim group raises £20k for victims

A Muslim organisation raised £18,000 in just 24 hours in support of the victims of the Westminster terror attack on Wednesday.

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Westminster attack: Tourists share PC Keith Palmer photos

A man who met Pc Keith Palmer has said his murder “sent a shiver down my spine” as he shared a photo of himself and his daughters with the officer outside the Houses of Parliament.

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