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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Police at the property in Brownhills, near Walsall

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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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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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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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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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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Winter weather Jan 21st 2018

UK braced for more snow after coldest night for nearly two years

People across the country are braced for more snow after the UK froze on the coldest night in nearly two years.

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Ukip leader Henry Bolton (Ben Birchall/PA)

Henry Bolton warns Ukip ‘is probably over’ if he is kicked out of top job

Henry Bolton has insisted he will not quit as Ukip leader, and warned the party “is probably over” if he is forced out as he prepares to face down critics at a meeting of its ruling body.

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Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss

Liz Truss: No full estimate of cost to taxpayers from Carillion collapse

Ministers do not have a “full estimate” of how much the collapse of construction services company Carillion will cost the taxpayer, Liz Truss has said.

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Ministers want to restrict non-recyclable plastics (Tim Ireland / PA)

Single-use plastics could be banned in Scotland by end of next decade

Throwaway plastics would be banned in Scotland by 2030 under Scottish Government plans to tackle pollution.

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Friends of the earth monitored air pollution ((Yui Mok/PA)

Scotland’s most polluted streets for 2017 revealed

Environmentalists have named the Scottish streets they say are being blighted by air pollution from traffic fumes.

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