Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to baby boy

It’s a boy!

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The London Marathon

Masterchef star dies after collapsing during London Marathon

A former MasterChef star has died after collapsing while running the London Marathon, organisers have said.

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Body found in search for missing Liam Colgan

A body recovered from the River Elbe in Hamburg is that of a Scot who went missing in the city more than two months ago.

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Security for royal wedding cost more than £6 million

The security operation for the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge cost police more than £6 million, figures have revealed for the first time.

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Former Chancellor George Osborne, as editor of the Evening Standard, can be said to have influence

Kirsty Gunn: Osborne’s hatred of May has made me start to like her

I loved it when Theresa May sacked George Osborne and told him to “go and learn some emotional intelligence”. It was ages ago now, but clearly still rankles with the ex-Chancellor who can’t stop himself trying to get his revenge.

Opinion 10
More than one fifth of people surveyed said a reader should always finish a book they have started

Got book block? Time to try reading something else

It’s a conundrum faced by every reader at some point - ditch a book that you are just not enjoying, or see it through with grim determination until the bitter end.

Children from Flora Stevenson Primary School in Orchard Brae, Edinburgh. Picture: Toby Williams

Millions of UK children worry about air pollution near school

Millions of UK children worry over air pollution near their school, according to a survey.

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MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis has taken his battle against Facebook to the High Court

MoneySavingExpert’s Martin Lewis in legal fight against Facebook

MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis is launching a High Court battle to “give Facebook a bloody nose” over claims the site is publishing scam adverts causing vulnerable people to hand over thousands of pounds to criminals.

Lifestyle 5
Henry Ford With His Model T. Picture: Getty Images

Black close to becoming Britain’s favourite car colour

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Katie Price, 39, had vowed to finish the London Marathon even if she had to crawl over the line, but did not make the end of today's race

Katie Price fires back after failing to finish London Marathon

Katie Price has stuck her tongue out at those making negative comments after she failed to finish the London Marathon.

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Justice secretary David Gauke talking to Nick Robinson on the BBC1 current affairs programme The Andrew Marr Show. Picture: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Race equality warning over plan to ask voters for ID

Ethnic minorities could be disenfranchised by new rules requiring voters to carry identification to the polls, the government has been warned as a former minister likened immigration policy to the rhetoric of Enoch Powell.

Politics 32
Tom Daley (right) with Daniel Goodfellow after winning gold medals in the men's synchronised 10m platform final at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Olympic diver Tom Daley to take gay rights campaign to Russia

Olympic diver Tom Daley says he is prepared to take his gay rights campaign to Russia when he competes in next month’s World Series.

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Social media giants such as Facebook are facing potential new laws in Britain. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Jeremy Hunt flags new rules to crack down on Facebook

New laws to crack down on social media giants that allow flagrant breaches of age limits are being considered by ministers.

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Donald Trump warned of mass protests for Scotland summer visit

Donald Trump has been warned he faces mass protest if he comes to Scotland this summer, following reports that the US President could visit Balmoral in the coming months.

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The coach crash involved at least four Britons killed while travelling on an Umra pilgrimmage

At least four Britons killed in Saudi Arabia coach crash

At least four Britons have died in a serious road crash in Saudi Arabia.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street to attend parliament. Picture: Kirsty Wigglesworth

Theresa May could keep UK in customs union amid Brexit pressure

Theresa May could bow to Parliamentary pressure to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit.

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Prime Minister Theresa May faces questions over the Windrush scandal. Picture: Simon Dawson/PA Wire

Theresa May ‘could be accused of racism’ over Windrush scandal

Theresa May could be accused of racism in the wake of the Windrush immigration scandal, a Labour frontbencher has said.

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Mo Farah crosses the finish line to take third place during the Virgin Money London Marathon. Picture: Getty Images

London Marathon 2018: Mo Farah breaks British marathon record

Sir Mo Farah broke the British marathon record with an unofficial time of two hours, six minutes and 21 seconds to finish third in the 2018 London Marathon.

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Professor Sir Geoff Palmer at Heriot-Watt University. Picture: Alistair Linford

Windrush scandal stirs bitter memories for Sir Geoff Palmer

Scotland’s first black professor yesterday said the Windrush scandal was “almost unpardonable” as he recalled the hardships faced by his own family when forging a new life in the UK.

Politics 14
Vince Cable urged Nicola Sturgeon to put the 'national interest' first. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty

A referendum Sturgeon should find hard to refuse

For the majority of people in Scotland the Brexit referendum was a bit of a mystery.

Opinion 14
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