Grandmother, 59, is bitten by 8ft grey seal while she swam off Devon coast

Angela Neil, 59, was with her swimming partner near coastal rocks in Brixham, Devon, when a Bull Grey seal swam over to her. The creatures, like dogs, are known to explore things with their mouths. ...

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Carrie Symonds WILL move into Number 10 if Boris Johnson becomes Prime Minister

Carrie Symonds is understood to want to 'avoid the limelight' and will not accompany her boyfriend to Buckingham Palace when he meets the Queen. ...

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Smallest school in Britain is set to close as it will soon have only ONE pupil left

After 180 years of teaching, Bleasdale Church of England Primary in the Forest of Bowland has been deemed 'no longer financially viable' by Lancashire County Council. ...

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Experts call for ban on sweetener used in Coca-Cola and Pepsi over safety fears

Professor Erik Millstone, who has been a long-time critic of the additive, argues there are scientific studies that raise safety questions together with circumstantial evidence of neurological harm. ...

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ROSE PRINCE whips up recipes using salad cream

ROSE PRINCE: Who could ever imagine that salad cream - much loved, yet deeply unfashionable - could enjoy a comeback? ...

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PLATELL'S PEOPLE: Heartless Extinction Rebellion anarchist cries crocodile tears

PLATELL'S PEOPLE: Ms Jones says she has to protest because of the 'climate emergency' - but what about the people suffering genuine emergencies? ...

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Men's bathroom doors have SIX times more germs than ladies'

Men really are less likely than women to wash their hands after using the bathroom, research suggests, and may put other people at risk from the germs they leave behind. ...

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Astronomer Royal on why cyborg astronauts will make the next great leap

MARTIN REES: I never look at the Moon without being reminded of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin and of the day, 50 years ago today, when they left their first footprints on its dusty surface. ...

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Millions of families facing gridlock on roads TODAY

From today, large sections of Britain's biggest intercity line will be out of action for 16 days. And a key section on the West Coast main line, which connects London with Glasgow and Edinburgh, will shut. ...

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Yang Hengjun: China tells Australia to stop interfering in writer's detention

Beijing attacks ‘irresponsible remarks’ of Marise Payne and says it is conducting a lawful inquiry into case of Australian academicChina has told Australia to stop interfering in the investigation of Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun and to stop issuing “irresponsible remarks”.The Australian foreign minister, Marise Payne, said on Friday the federal government was “deeply disappointed” that Yang had been transferred to criminal detention in China, saying he should be released ...

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