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Three men detained after London-bound flight diverts to Germany

Pilot on flight from Ljubljana made unscheduled stop after learning of men talking about terrorist matters and baggage was later destroyed Three male passengers have been detained in Cologne after their easyJet flight bound from Ljubljana in Slovenia to London made a diverted landing, German

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EU immigration ‘likely to continue for some years’ after Brexit

Whitehall thinktank says it is unfeasible to fully create and implement a new immigration policy by the end of the two-year article 50 deadline European Union citizens will be free to come to the UK for several years after Brexit despite repeated promises from leave campaigners that restrictions

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Plain cigarette packaging could drive 300,000 Britons to quit smoking

Review by research organisation Cochrane suggests impact of UKs ban on branded packs could echo results seen in Australia Plain cigarette cartons featuring large, graphic health warnings could persuade 300,000 people in the UK to quit smoking if the measure has the effect it had in Australia,

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David Bowie tribute stamps launched towards space on helium balloons

52 sets of stamps, representing the years of Bowies professional recording career, propelled into stratosphere and fans can guess where they will land Special stamps paying tribute to the late music legend David Bowie have been launched towards space. The 10-stamp set featuring images from some

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Climate change impacts are already hitting us, say Europeans

New polling study also shows support for financial penalties for nations that refuse to be part of Paris climate deal, as Donald Trump has threatened The citizens of four major European countries think the impacts of climate change such as severe floods and storms are already affecting them,

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Tories overturn Labour majority to win Copeland byelection

Pressure on Jeremy Corbyns leadership increases after Trudy Harrison secures Cumbria constituency that Labour had dominated since 1924 Jeremy Corbyn is under further pressure after a humiliating byelection defeat at the hands of the Conservative party in Copeland, a heartland seat dominated by

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Spinal Tap creators aim to ‘go to 11’ with $400m lawsuit

Harry Shearer joined by fellow band members and director Rob Reiner in claim Vivendi has not fully shared profits Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/us

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