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Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in Davos

Image copyright EPA Prime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump will meet at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, Downing Street has confirmed. It comes after Mr Trump cancelled plans to open the new $1bn (£720m) US Embassy in London next month. The White House said Mr Trump “looks forward” to strengthening […]

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Fresh warnings for snow and ice across Scotland

Image copyright Getty Images The Met Office has upgraded its weather warning to amber for snow and ice, covering much of Scotland. The “be prepared” alert is in place for wide parts of the country, including Strathclyde, Central, the Lothians, south west Scotland, Tayside and Fife from 07:00 until 22:00. Drivers are being warned that […]

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Boris Johnson suggests 'bridge' between UK and France

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBridge designer Ian Firth and engineering expert Dave Parker on whether a bridge is feasible. Boris Johnson has floated the idea of new crossing between the UK and France, tweeting that the Channel Tunnel could be “just a first step”. The UK foreign secretary raised the idea […]

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Banks create funds for firms hit by Carillion collapse

Image copyright Reuters Three banks have said they will provide money to support small business customers who are struggling after the failure of Carillion. Lloyds is creating a £50m fund, while RBS is offering £75m worth of assistance and HSBC £100m. All were among the banks that stopped backing Carillion after the government refused to […]

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit Cardiff Castle

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPrince Harry and Meghan Markle were met with huge cheers at Cardiff Castle Hundreds of people greeted Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle at Cardiff Castle on their first official visit to Wales. The couple arrived to huge cheers, an hour late after their train from […]

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'Extreme caution' urged on roads

Image copyright DGVost Image caption The A75 became blocked by jacknifed lorries at a number of points including Gatehouse of Fleet Drivers have been warned to proceed with “extreme caution” in continuing winter conditions. The Met Office amber warning of snow and ice has expired, and advice from Police Scotland has edged down to the […]

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A&E safety risks 'unacceptable' first minster warned

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDr Tim Rogerson said pressures get worse every year, but this winter was the worst staff had seen Emergency hospital consultants in Wales have written to the first minister claiming safety is being compromised “to an unacceptable degree”. The group said they recognised funding constraints but said […]