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New Liberal Democrat leader in place by mid-July

Image copyright PA MediaImage caption Jo Swinson resigned as party leader after losing her seat in the 2019 general election The Liberal Democrats have announced they will have a new party leader in place by the middle of July. Ex-leader Jo Swinson resigned after losing her East Dunbartonshire seat at the general election in December. […]

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Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles

Image copyright Karwai Tang Prince Harry and Meghan will no longer use their HRH titles and will not receive public funds for royal duties, Buckingham Palace has announced. The couple will also no longer formally represent The Queen. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex intend to repay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of […]

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Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey pledges to return power to voters

Image copyright AFP/PAImage caption Rebecca Long-Bailey and Emily Thornberry have launched their leadership campaigns Rebecca Long-Bailey has promised to “shake up” how government works and put power into the hands of voters if elected Labour leader. Launching her campaign in Manchester, she said the last few years showed many people “instinctively” thought there was something […]

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Boy who appeared on Supernanny detained for rape

Image copyright Suffolk Police/Ricochet South ProductionsImage caption Jacob Young, 18, appeared on an episode of Supernanny in 2005, aged three A teenager who appeared on the reality TV show Supernanny as a child has been described as a danger to women and detained for 10 years for rape. Jacob Young, 18, of Ipswich, strangled his […]