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UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Boston and Skegness

UKIP Leader Paul Nuttall has announced he will stand in Boston and Skegness at the General Election.

 

Pioneering Spirit : World's largest vessel sets record after 24,000-tonne oil platform lift

The largest vessel on the planet has successfully carried out the world's biggest lift at sea, plucking a 24,000-tonne oil rig platform from the North Sea.

 

May to tell Scots: Let UK and Scotland 'flourish together'

Prime Minister Theresa May will today appeal to Scots to make the UK and Scotland "flourish together".

 

Germany: 'No free lunch for UK' after Brexit negotiations conclude

The UK will not have advantages over the remaining 27 EU countries after Brexit negotiations conclude, says Germany's finance minister.

 

Showbiz News

Swayze's Dirty Dancing jacket sells for £48,000 despite niece's call to stop auction

A leather jacket that Hollywood actor Patrick Swayze wore in the film Dirty Dancing has sold for $62,500 (£48,260).

 

Harry Styles announces debut solo world tour

Former One Direction star Harry Styles has announced his first solo world tour to promote his self-titled album.

 

Celebrity luxury event Fyre Festival turns to 'mass chaos'

A celebrity-sponsored luxury music festival in the Bahamas has been called a "scam" after ticket-holders were reportedly left stranded.

 

Liam Gallagher threatens 'war' with Damon Albarn and brother Noel

Liam Gallagher has threatened to reignite a "war" with Damon Albarn and his brother Noel for collaborating on a new Gorillaz album.

 

Sports News

Joshua-Klitschko £40m boxing showdown embodies essence of sport

The key ingredients are in the Wembley cauldron. Now for the proof of the pudding.

 

Tottenham confirm move to Wembley Stadium next season

Tottenham have confirmed they will move to Wembley for the 2017/18 season while their new stadium at Northumberland Park is completed.

 

Joshua v Klitschko boxing match: 'The best man will win'

Anthony Joshua says he is "ferocious, hungry and determined" as he prepares to face Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley on Saturday.

 

Maria Sharapova wins first match after return to tennis from doping ban

Former world number one Maria Sharapova has won her first match after returning to tennis following a doping ban.

 

Business News

Pioneering Spirit : World's largest vessel sets record after 24,000-tonne oil platform lift

The largest vessel on the planet has successfully carried out the world's biggest lift at sea, plucking a 24,000-tonne oil rig platform from the North Sea.

 

Drinking duty-free booze on planes 'should be a criminal offence'

Drinking alcohol bought in duty free on board planes should be made a criminal offence, according to airlines.

 

US economy grows at slowest rate in three years

The US economy grew at its slowest rate since the beginning of 2014 during the first three months of this year, putting President Donald Trump's pledge to raise GDP to 4% during his term at risk.

 

Brexit's role in the consumer-led slide in UK economic growth

You've probably heard this complaint before: that economic output is too imbalanced, that this country is too reliant on consumer spending, on debt, on the high street rather than on manufacturing, that we don't make stuff any more…

 

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