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Shops are stockpiling Oxo cubes and Mr Kipling cakes in case of no-deal Brexit

[ad_1] Shops are stockpiling huge amounts of cupboard food favourites at cold storage warehouses ahead of a potential no-deal Brexit. Premier Foods, one of Britain’s largest food manufacturers which owns Bisto, Oxo and Mr Kipling, said it intends to spend £10 million stockpiling raw materials in the run-up to UK’s exit from the European Union. Stores are accumulating supplies because a no-deal on March 29 would limit food imports into
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Alternative provision schools: ‘We all deserve an education’

[ad_1] Research by the BBC has revealed that the number of fixed-term exclusions in the most deprived areas of England has gone up by over 70% in the last four years - four times the rate of the least deprived, which has risen by 15%.Nearly 50,000 pupils are now taught in alternative provision - schools which provide education for pupils outside of mainstream education, who have behaviour issues or short
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Charles Bronson ‘threatened to gouge HMP Wakefield governor’s eyes’

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Charles Bronson was first jailed for armed robbery in 1974, and has served more than 40 years in jail A prison governor has described to jurors the moment notorious inmate Charles Bronson held him on the floor and threatened to gouge his eyes out.Mark Docherty claims Bronson, 65, attacked him at the start of a welfare meeting at HMP Wakefield on January 25.He told
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Jacob Rees-Mogg says UK will turn into a ‘slave state’ with the Brexit agreement

[ad_1] Jacob Rees-Mogg says Theresa May has ‘surrendered to the European Union’ and that the UK will turn into a ‘slave state’ with the Brexit agreement. The MP’s comments comes after Government sources confirmed a Brexit deal has been agreed on a ‘technical level’ and will be examined at a Cabinet meeting. Speaking to Sky News, Rees-Mogg said: ‘She hasn’t so much struck a deal as surrendered to Brussels and
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Madeleine McCann investigation receives more funding

[ad_1] Image caption Madeleine McCann was three when she went missing in 2007 Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have received a further £150,000 in government funding.Madeleine was three when she was last seen while on holiday with her parents in Praia da Luz, Portugal, in May 2007.The Metropolitan Police launched its inquiry in 2011 after a Portuguese investigation failed to make headway. A total of £11.75m has been
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Firefighter driving fire engine that killed man says his speed was ‘appropriate’

[ad_1] A firefighter accused of driving a fire engine so fast that it toppled over and crushed a pedestrian to death told a court today that his speed had been ‘appropriate’ for the conditions. David Williams said 22 months on from the accident and given the same circumstances he would still approach the roundabout in exactly the same way as he did that night. Mitchell Bailey, a father of three,
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Maddie McCann investigation gets another £150,000 from Home Office

[ad_1] The Home Office has agreed to give another £150,000 for the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. The search has cost £11,600,000 so far and the funding was due to run out in September this year. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said at the time that the force was in ‘dialogue regarding further funding’ with the Home Office, which has now been granted according to Sky News sources. Madeleine
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Boris Johnson vows to vote against proposed Brexit deal

[ad_1] Problems are already developing for the prime minister over a potential Brexit deal, described as a ‘catastrophe’ by former foreign secretary Boris Johnson. Government sources claimed today that a draft deal has been agreed between UK and EU negotiators, with ministers called in tonight to be briefed on the text before a special cabinet meeting tomorrow. The draft agreement is thought to involve a customs union remaining between the
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MP Fiona Onasanya ‘lied to avoid speeding prosecution’

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Fiona Onasanya denies perverting the course of justice A Labour MP plotted with her brother to evade a speeding prosecution, a court has heard.Fiona Onasanya claimed a Russian man was behind the wheel when her Nissan Micra was clocked doing 41mph in a 30mph zone in July last year, jurors at the Old Bailey were told. Ms Onasanya, 35, denies one count of perverting
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Reindeer events cancelled across England after abuse video

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Man caught on camera kicking reindeer Eight live reindeer events have been cancelled in the run-up to Christmas, after an undercover investigation showed a worker kicking one of the animals.Animal Aid used hidden cameras at The Reindeer Centre near Ashford, Kent, which it said showed "shocking" abuse.The animal rights group said eight businesses have now vetoed using live reindeer in