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'Italian Job' thieves hunted over Wallsend shopping centre raid

CCTV footage of smash-and-grab raiders driving though a shopping centre has been likened by police to a scene from the 1960s crime classic The Italian Job.

MI6 boss Alex Younger: Runaway IS teens 'potentially very dangerous'

The British teenager who wants to return to the UK after running away to join Islamic State is "potentially very dangerous", the head of MI6 has implied.

Theresa May 'continuing with Plan A' despite Brexit defeat, Andrea Leadsom says

Theresa May will not change course on Brexit despite an embarrassing Commons defeat, one of her ministers has said.

Ryanair flight from Glasgow to Malaga diverted after 'fist fight in aisle'

A Ryanair flight from Glasgow to Malaga had to be diverted after "a full fist fight in the aisle".

January sales drive pre-Brexit shopping spree - ONS

January sales drive pre-Brexit shopping spree - ONS

Retail sales rebounded strongly last month as shoppers hunted post-Christmas bargains ahead of Brexit, official figures show.

Hundreds of 'witches' marks' - including entrance to 'hell' - found in caves at Creswell Crags

Hundreds of 'witches' marks' - including entrance to 'hell' - found in caves at Creswell Crags

Hundreds of "witches' marks" have been discovered carved into caves on the border between Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire - with some thought to signal a supposed entrance to "hell".

Mr Kipling blames 'business climate' for Ambrosia sale halt

Mr Kipling blames 'business climate' for Ambrosia sale halt

The owner of the Mr Kipling and Bisto gravy brands has abandoned its auction of Ambrosia amid continued uncertainty over Brexit.

RBS warns of Brexit damage as profits more than double

RBS warns of Brexit damage as profits more than double

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) says the Treasury will net almost £1bn in dividends after its annual profits more than doubled but warned Brexit risks hurting its financial recovery.

Dear teacher, I'm missing class to save the planet

Dear teacher, I'm missing class to save the planet

School children are going on strike on Friday to protest against a lack of action to tackle climate change.

Prisons minister hails 'significant progress' after tougher security at problem jails

Prisons minister hails 'significant progress' after tougher security at problem jails

The prisons minister has told Sky News he is "quietly confident" he will be able to keep his job amid indications drug-taking and violence in some jails is beginning to fall.

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