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Army halts plans to ditch 'Be the Best' slogan

Plans to ditch the Army’s Be the Best slogan and its crest logo have been halted by the defence secretary. The Mail on Sunday said the Army was considering changing the slogan after market research said it was considered “dated, ...

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M40 crash: Six injured and motorway shut

Six people have been injured and part of the M40 in Oxfordshire had to be shut for several hours after a crash involving five vehicles. One vehicle is thought to have overturned in the crash, which happened between junctions 10 ...

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American ISIS Suspect Held in Iraq Has Right to Lawyer, Judge Rules

Advertisement Calling the Trump administration’s position “disingenuous” and “troubling,” a federal judge on Saturday ordered the Pentagon to permit a lawyer for the American Civil Liberties Union to meet with a United States citizen who has been imprisoned in military ...

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The Hunt for ISIS Pivots to Remaining Pockets in Syria

Advertisement AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar — Secretive drones and surveillance jets are boring down on an estimated 3,000 remaining Islamic State fighters, who are hiding in Syria along a short stretch of the Euphrates River and surrounding deserts, as ...

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London Zoo to reopen after fire

Media playback is unsupported on your device London Zoo is due to reopen later following a fire which killed a number of animals and left several staff needing medical attention. The cause of the blaze, which broke out in the ...

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UK's Christian heritage stressed in PM's Christmas message

Britons should “take pride” in their country’s Christian heritage at Christmas, Theresa May has said. In her Christmas message, the prime minister said there is a “confidence… that in Britain you can practice your faith free from question or fear”. ...

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£500m passport claim 'fake news', says May aide Robbie Gibb

Theresa May’s communications director has hit out at “fake news” after a claim about the cost of post-Brexit blue British passports was shared tens of thousands of times on Twitter. Robbie Gibb said deliberately misrepresenting government policies “harms our democracy”. ...

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In a First, U.N. Evacuates Dozens of Refugees from Libya to Italy

Advertisement Dozens of refugees and migrants who were held in detention in bleak conditions in Libya were evacuated to Italy late on Friday night, according to the United Nations’ refugee agency. It is the first time that the organization has ...

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Channel 4 Gogglebox star Leon Bernicoff dies aged 83

Channel 4 Gogglebox star Leon Bernicoff dies aged 83

Gogglebox star Leon Bernicoff has died aged 83 after a short illness, Channel 4 have said. The retired teacher and his wife June were one of the first couples to join the show’s cast when it launched in 2013. Mr ...

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Troops keeping UK safe, PM says in Christmas message

The prime minister has used her Christmas message to the armed forces to pay tribute to the “valiant hearts” of British servicemen and women who are working to keep the UK safe. Theresa May said the RAF, and soldiers training ...

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