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Facebook hires Nick Clegg as head of global affairs and communications

Facebook has hired former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as the head of its global affairs and communications team.

Police warning over 'black panther' sighting in Scotland

Police have issued a safety warning after receiving a report of what is believed to be a black panther on the loose in Scotland.

Briton facing jail over 'Scouser' graffiti on ancient Thailand wall

A British man is facing up to 10 years in prison after being charged with spraying graffiti on an ancient wall in Thailand.

Hammond given budget boost as borrowing falls to lowest level in 11 years

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been given a boost in the run up to the budget with borrowing last month falling to its lowest level in more than a decade.

Judi Dench to join Idris Elba, Taylor Swift and James Corden in new Cats film

Judi Dench to join Idris Elba, Taylor Swift and James Corden in new Cats film

Dame Judi Dench has become the latest star confirmed for the new film adaptation of Cats.

'Gay cake' row bakery closes branch after Belfast fire

'Gay cake' row bakery closes branch after Belfast fire

A branch of a baking company cleared of discrimination after they refused to make a cake promoting gay marriage has closed down.

Father who regularly confronted drug dealers killed in mass brawl on estate

Father who regularly confronted drug dealers killed in mass brawl on estate

A parent who died after a mass brawl often confronted drug dealers on his estate, his father has said.

Islamist hate preacher Anjem Choudary arrives at London probation hostel following prison release

Islamist hate preacher Anjem Choudary arrives at London probation hostel following prison release

Hate preacher Anjem Choudary has arrived at a probation hostel in north London following his release from prison.

MPs call for 'clear target' to ban new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2032

MPs call for 'clear target' to ban new petrol and diesel cars and vans by 2032

A ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans should be brought forward by eight years to 2032 to encourage the take-up of electric vehicles , MPs have said.

Recycling options dwindle for councils hit by China ban

Recycling options dwindle for councils hit by China ban

A number of councils are re-thinking their recycling policies as dealing with unwanted plastic becomes more difficult.

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