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Ireland and Ulster rugby stars to stand trial over rape charges



News October 17, 2017


Fly-half Paddy Jackson, 25, and centre Stuart Olding, 24, appeared at Belfast Magistrates' Court on Tuesday for a preliminary hearing looking into the allegations.The Ulster players were required to attend court proceedings for th...

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Theresa May meets Tory Universal Credit rebels to avoid showdown



News October 17, 2017


The Prime Minister met with Heidi Allen, Sarah Wollaston and Johnny Mercer on Tuesday afternoon to listen to their concerns over the roll-out of Universal Credit, which was meant to simplify and streamline the benefits system but ...

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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge reveal due date of third royal baby



News October 17, 2017


Kensington Palace said William and Kate were "delighted" to confirm the month in which their third child is due to be born.A statement from the Palace on Twitter said: "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to confirm th...

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James Cracknell: Ignore plastic in the seas and 'we are dead as a planet'



News October 17, 2017


The Olympic gold medal-winning athlete told Sky News that after racing across the Atlantic with Ben Fogle in 2006, he knows how fish, birds and other animals are affected by ocean plastics."The plastic isn't in the form of huge bo...

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Hate crimes soar after EU referendum and Westminster Bridge terror attack



News October 17, 2017


Over 80,000 offences were committed in the last 12 months - up from 62,518 in 2015/16.The figures, released by the Home Office on Tuesday, represent the largest jump since records began in 2011.More follows...(c) Sky News 2017: Ha...

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