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Islamic State supporter called for Prince George terror attack, court told

Image copyright Julia Quenzler/PA Image caption Husnain Rashid allegedly provided an “e-toolkit for terrorism” over the internet An Islamic State supporter encouraged “lone wolf” attackers to target Prince George and inject poison into supermarket ice creams, a court heard. Husnain Rashid, 32, of Leonard Street in Nelson, Lancashire provided an “e-toolkit for terrorism” over the […]

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Newspaper headlines: 'JumBoJo jet' and Gove attacks Hammond

Newspaper headlines: ‘JumBoJo jet’ and Gove attacks Hammond By BBC News Staff Image caption Environment Secretary Michael Gove has accused Chancellor Philip Hammond of being “short-sighted” over Brexit in a letter to Cabinet colleagues, the Daily Telegraph reports. The prominent Brexiter has blamed the Treasury for a defeat in the House of Lords last week […]

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The Troubles ads made to change hearts and minds

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Troubles ads made to change hearts and minds A boy visiting his father in prison, a young man turning away from violence and a vision of a peaceful future for Northern Ireland. Those were some of the images beamed into living rooms across Northern Ireland, hoping […]

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Grenfell Tower insulation 'never passed fire safety test'

Image copyright AFP Image caption The fire ripped through the west London tower block on 14 June last year The insulation that burned out of control on Grenfell Tower had never passed the required safety test and should never have been on the building, a BBC investigation has discovered. Panorama understands the manufacturer, Celotex, used […]

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UK airports with worst departing flight delays revealed

Image copyright PA Flights from Luton Airport were delayed for longer than any other UK airport last year, analysis of Civil Aviation Authority data suggests. Planes left 19.7 minutes late on average, with Gatwick, Jersey and Durham Tees Valley next worst. The top performers were Heathrow – flights were 11 minutes late – Leeds Bradford, […]