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Passenger's letter from doomed Titanic sells for record £126,000



News October 22, 2017


The handwritten note was penned on 13 April 1912 - a day before the ship hit an iceberg and sank in a tragedy that killed more than 1,500 people.It was written on embossed Titanic stationery by first-class passenger Alexander Oska...

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Wham, bam, no more Spam: Thieves' target nation's favourite in Hawaii



News October 22, 2017


Ra Long, who owns a convenience store in Honolulu, says shoplifters have typically targeted alcohol in the past, but recently more cans of Spam have gone missing."I mean you try to keep an eye on it, but if they run, you just can'...

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Sir Keir Starmer says Labour will work with Tory rebels for Brexit veto



News October 22, 2017


The shadow Brexit secretary has laid down six changes he wants to the repeal bill (formerly known as the European Union Withdrawal Bill).They include a demand for Parliament to be given final approval of any exit agreement.Writing...

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Woman held on suspicion of murder after baby falls from sixth-floor window



News October 22, 2017


Officers were called to Barkerend Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, just after 5pm yesterday, following a report that a child had suffered life-threatening injuries.After arriving at the scene, it soon became apparent that the baby ...

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Govt looks to tackle gazumping under new plans



News October 22, 2017


Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has called for evidence from mortgage lenders, solicitors and estate agents as ministers consider proposals aimed at streamlining the process of buying a property.Although around one million homes...

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