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SNP would back 'progressive alliance' in event of hung parliament

Ms Sturgeon went on the attack as she insisted there is an "alternative to Tory austerity". And she said:"We have formulated a partnership agreement which combines the manifesto commitments and priorities on which each party stood". The SNP leader, who is pushing for a second referendum on Scottish independence before the Brexit process has been completed, also set out her bid to keep Scotland in the EU.

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UK police make 7th arrest in Manchester terror probe

Britain's National Police Chiefs' Council warned on Wednesday that the "underauthorised disclosure" of potential evidence was a breach of trust that had potentially undermined a "major counter-terrorism investigation". Explosives are said to have been found at one site investigated. He said, however, that even if US intelligence sources shared vital information with the media, it likely would not affect the strong intelligence sharing relationship between the USA and Britain because it ...

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Labour thinks it can win back seats in Glasgow from SNP

Equally, the official tally of the parties' share of the first preference vote across Scotland as a whole, which was published today by Elections Scotland , confirms that the SNP was well ahead of the rest of the pack. The election results showed the SNP in the ascendency, with the Tories and Labour "scrapping for second place", she said. An SNP spokesman said: "The arrogant Tories can spin as much as they like, but the fact stands that the SNP won the election last week on a platform of ...

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GALLERY: Ireland cricket team lose out to New Zealand

Ireland captain William Porterfield chose to bowl against New Zealand in the second match of the tri-series and handed a debut to 30-year-old allrounder Simi Singh. The wicket-taker was Barry McCarthy, who can surprise batsmen with his pace, and as a result he has a habit of taking wickets in his first two overs.

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UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

Labour former prime minister Tony Blair has said Theresa May is on course to win the General Election "if the polls are right". Blair has always been a vocal critic of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership and has questioned the current Labour's leader ability to win an election on multiple occasions.

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Teen Who Threatened Jewish Centers Charged

Jewish institutions on edge. Kadar also allegedly made a call regarding a false emergency at a private home in Georgia. Kadar also has a speech impediment that matched one observed in recordings of the threat calls, USA authorities said .

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British teenagers more competitive than peers but more likely to bullied

According to the 2015 Pisa student wellbeing study , an above average proportion of 15-year-old students in Luxembourg who completed the survey reported a strong sense of belonging. It is understood that up to 70% of students are "very anxious" ahead of exams, even when they claim to be well prepared - this figure is above the OECD average of 55%.

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UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

May needs two-thirds of parliament to agree to the early polls, and MPs will vote on whether to grant May's wish after deliberations on Wednesday. Tusk will chair a summit of the other 27 European Union national leaders in Brussels on April 29, where he expects them to agree negotiating guidelines he has proposed.

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Neymar believes in second comeback

Monaco has already played 53 games in all competitions this season and fatigue is starting to take its toll on the French league leaders. "Right until the 95th minute we have to be united", he said. "The team played in Turin without any confidence, and that made us soft". "We need to keep our heads and find a way to score at least once". However, inspired by Johan Cruyff's double and an 87th minute penalty from Carles Rexach, Barca levelled the scores on aggregate.

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Sunderland Ace Lee Cattermole Praises Returning Wahbi Khazri as Relegation Battle Intensifies

Do David Moyes' guys stand the opportunity of survival? As ever, the Sunderland fans among a crowd of 40,168 were put through the wringer as they saw the home side succumb to Andre Ayew's fifth-minute opener before Wahbi Khazri, starting a game for the first time since October 29, levelled direct from a corner.

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Havering MPs divided over general election announcement

The vote for Brexit last June brought tensions between Corbyn's team and the more centrist MPs to a head after the leader - a long-time eurosceptic - was accused of sabotaging the campaign to stay in the European Union, the party's official position.

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Stockholm attack: Suspect has ISIS sympathies

The suspect behind the Stockholm truck attack had been facing deportation and had extremist sympathies, Swedish police say. Swedish Police confirmed the identity of the suspected truck attacker as a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan, who is now under police custody.

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Happy Easter! Know why it is called the Resurrection Sunday

Rather than the limerick-priest subsisting exclusively on yeast, let us be yeast so that we celebrate Easter not just today, but everyday. Russian President Vladimir Putin extended congratulations on Sunday to Orthodox Christians and all Russian citizens on Easter.

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Arsene Wenger condemns Arsenal protesters for 'wasting their day'

Arsene Wenger has issued a "reminder" to Arsenal fans that his side are not fighting relegation this season. After ruling both Cech and Koscielny out of Wednesday's clash at home to West Ham, Wenger said he was unsure who would lead Arsenal out before making the admission he did not know who had finished Sunday's game as captain.

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Hazard fires Chelsea title charge, Spurs still in hunt

Playmaker Eden Hazard netted twice, either side of a Sergio Aguero leveller, as Chelsea recovered from Saturday's surprise home defeat to Crystal Palace and severely, perhaps terminally, dented any lingering City hopes of a title charge. "For sure, it is another step, a big step", said Conte. So we must make six wins and take 18 points. City's six league defeats this season is the highest tally Guardiola has recorded in a single domestic campaign in his managerial career .

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Thursday forecast: Sunny and dry to end the week with frost tonight

A few days later, accumulating snow fell across parts of the area. This south wind will increase Sunday morning into a gentle breeze. Temperatures are set to significantly drop and approach two degrees Celsius lower than the seasonal average.

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GIRAFFE WATCH: Animal Adventure cites more progress overnight

Not much had changed by Tuesday morning; the zoo said April still didn't want grain, but remained healthy with no signs of pain or distress. She is big, udders are full, light discharge --aaaannnnndddd that's it! April's behavior continues to be good, if somewhat moody, and she has kept viewers at home as well as keepers on the edge of their seats.

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Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed

In the women's race , Cambridge posted a record time in destroying Oxford by 11 lengths. It allowed the Light Blues, featuring four members of last year's crew who nearly sank on the river, to quickly get into their rhythm and they were never headed.

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Boat races expected to go ahead after wartime bomb found in Thames

The risky manoeuvre then left them a length behind and at a significant disadvantage heading into a crucial stage of the course. This year saw both boats make it to the finish line without taking on water - the fate that unfortunately befell the Cambridge Women's team last year.

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Arsenal and United facing a precarious endgame

The Metropolitan Police has closed an investigation into allegations of homophobic chanting at Chelsea's FA Cup win over Manchester United earlier this month. City will also face Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on April 23. "It's not going to be easy to get into the top four". The England worldwide also added that, despite relegation, "I class that Premier League season as a successful one...

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One body has been found in the Rescue 116 helicopter wreckage

The body of Captain Dara Fitzpatrick , a 45-year-old mother-of-one, was the first one of the four crew to have been recovered from the ocean. Declan Geoghan, Manager of the Irish Coat Guard, said: "At about 10 o'clock the dive team commenced the initial dive and thankfully recovered our colleague from the wreckage".

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IRA street fighter turned statesman, Martin McGuinness dies aged 66

Police were told not to pursue Martin McGuinness over his alleged role in an IRA attack that left nine dead, because it was "too politically sensitive", it has been reported. Requiem mass will be held in Derry on Thursday afternoon. He also struck up a warm relationship with the Queen, whom he praised for her contribution to peace.

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OPS faction candidate files nomination from RK Nagar

Sasikala, a long-time companion of the former CM, was named as her successor by the party but days before her anointment, Panneerselvam revolted against her. Panneerselvam and Sasikala factions made their claims for it. E Palaniswamy's faction was allotted a hat as its symbol while O Panneerselvam acquired an electric pole.

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FDA Affirms Lymphoma Link to Breast Implants

The surfaces of the textured implants are created to allow tissue to grow around the interstices of the implant surface, explains Dhivya Srinivasa , a plastic surgery resident at the University of MI and the lead author on a recent review of data on breast implant-associated ALCL worldwide.

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Sears Announces Doubts Over Future

The future of Sears and Kmart is up in the air. Sears Holdings Corp . said late Tuesday it lost more than $2 billion a year ago, and its historical operating results indicated doubt about the future of the company that started in the 1880s as a mail-order catalog business.