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Scotland plans to reduce funding to the queen

Scotland could cut its contribution to the British monarchy by more than £1 million if plans for further devolution get the go-ahead, it has...

Former Scottish MP Charles Kennedy found dead at home

Former Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy has died at his home aged 55, his family said. The ex-MP’s death was not believed to be...

Blair ‘quits as Middle East envoy’

Tony Blair has resigned as the Quartet’s Middle East peace envoy after nearly eight years in the role, officials in Jerusalem have said. The officials,...

Tory defector becomes the UK’s first Ukip MP

Ukip has its first elected MP after a dramatic night which left the two main Westminster parties licking their wounds. Douglas Carswell, who defected from...

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Americans travel home for Thanksgiving despite coronavirus surge

Millions of Americans took to the skies and the roads ahead of Thanksgiving at the risk of pouring petrol on the coronavirus fire, disregarding...

France warns masks and social distancing will remain after vaccine

France’s health minister says his country is readying to start administering Covid-19 vaccines in late December. But Olivier Veran has warned that people will still...

Owl rescued from New York Christmas tree returns to the wild

An owl that was rescued from the Rockefeller Centre Christmas tree has been released back into the wild. The tiny Saw-whet owl was named Rockefeller...

Suspect in Swiss knife attack had tried to travel to Syria

Police in Switzerland say a woman suspected of carrying out a knife attack that is being investigated as possible terrorism formed an online relationship...

Iran says British-Australian academic freed in exchange for three Iranians

Iran has released detained British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert in exchange for three Iranians held abroad, according to Iran state TV. Ms Moore-Gilbert was a Melbourne...
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