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Murder probe launched after schoolgirl, eight, dies after being stabbed

A man has been arrested after an eight-year-old girl was stabbed to death in a “domestic incident”, police said.

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Man arrested on suspicion of murder following hit-and-run death

A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a woman who was hit by a car, police said.

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Eight-year-old Mylee Billingham

My ‘little girl’ was stabbed, shocked mother told neighbours after knife attack

A shocked mother told neighbours her “little girl” had been stabbed as they tried to comfort her after the knife attack.

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In Somerset, Cheddar Gorge was closed to traffic (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Drivers rescued and homes evacuated as torrential rain sparks floods in west

People have been evacuated from homes and rescued from cars trapped in floods after widespread heavy rain struck England and Wales.

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A man was arrested in west Belfast (Joe Giddens/PA)

Man held after £20,000 drugs seizure

Police have seized £20,000 worth of class A drugs following the search of a property in west Belfast.

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Murder investigation launched after man dies following pub fight

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man died following a fight in a pub.

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Nominations to open as Sinn Fein searches for new deputy leader

Nominations to open as Sinn Fein searches for new deputy leader

Nominations will begin on Monday to select a new deputy leader of Sinn Fein.

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The coffin of Cranberries singer Dolores O?Riordan arrives at St Joseph?s Church in Limerick (Niall Carson/PA)

Thousands gather at church to remember Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan

Thousands of people have gathered at a church in Limerick to remember the life of Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan.

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Police are investigating the murder of a man in Belfast

Murder probe detectives say taxi driver could have vital information

Detectives investigating the murder of a 53-year-old man in east Belfast believe a taxi driver may have vital information to assist their investigation.

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The PSNI said the incident was referred to the Police Ombudsman as is 'normal established protocol' (Joe Giddens/PA)

Crash which killed teenager to be investigated by Police Ombudsman

The Police Ombudsman has been called in to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a teenager who was struck by a van in Co Antrim.

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Ukip party leader Henry Bolton

Ukip leader Henry Bolton clinging to job after no confidence vote

Ukip leader Henry Bolton is fighting to keep his job after he lost a no confidence vote at a meeting of senior officials.

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Police at the property in Brownhills, near Walsall (Matthew Cooper/PA)

Woman said ‘my partner’s stabbed my little girl’, says neighbour

The mother of an eight-year-old girl who died after being knifed at a bungalow said “my partner stabbed my little girl”, a neighbour has said.

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French president Emmanuel Macron appears on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show

France would have voted to quit the EU in a poll on membership – Macron

France would have probably voted to leave the European Union if it had staged a referendum on membership, its president has said.

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Powersharing talks

Michelle O’Neill to stand for Sinn Fein deputy leadership

Sinn Fein’s Michelle O’Neill intends to put herself forward for the position of deputy leader of the party.

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Elizabeth Lewin, 10, in a snow tunnel near Newby Head Farm in the Yorkshire Dales National Park (Danny Lawson/PA)

Tale of two Britains as north shivers and south west floods – but respite looms

Britain will get respite from the wintry and wet weather of the last few days, after a weekend which saw freezing temperatures and torrential rain strike different parts of the country.

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Ukip leader Henry Bolton had earlier insisted he would not quit (Ben Birchall/PA)

Ukip’s ruling body backs vote of no confidence in leader Henry Bolton

Ukip’s ruling committee has unanimously backed a vote of no confidence in leader Henry Bolton.

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Protesters take to Downing Street to voice sexual harassment concerns

Protesters supporting the #TimesUp campaign to end sexual harassment have taken part in a demonstration outside Downing Street.

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Winter weather Jan 21st 2018

Snow and rain sweep across the UK after coldest night in nearly two years

Snow, rain and freezing conditions continued to sweep across the UK after the coldest night in nearly two years.

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Police at the property in Brownhills, near Walsall

Man arrested after schoolgirl, eight, is stabbed to death

A man has been arrested after an eight-year-old girl was stabbed to death in a “domestic incident”, police said.

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Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell appears on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show

John McDonnell refuses to apologise in ‘lynching’ row

John McDonnell has again refused to say sorry after repeating comments calling for Cabinet minister Esther McVey to be lynched.

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