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Sexting case damages awarded for the first time

William Whillock the  former vice-principal of The New School in West Heath near Sevenoaks, Kent was handed a three-year community order in 2010 after admitting possessing indecent images of a female teenage pupil who he encouraged to send sexually-charged pictures.

Morning news headlines: Jeremy Corbyn set for shadow cabinet confrontation over Syria IS air strikes, Pressure grows on Tory chairman Lord Feldman over bullying allegations

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Met office issues a yellow weather warning for whole of England and Wales

Scotland can expect snow on higher ground, even if the far north will be slightly less windy than the rest of the UK.

Parents of Briton killed in Paris attacks comforted by 'outpouring of love'

The parents of Nick Alexander, who died in the Paris attacks, today said "words cannot express the sadness we feel at the loss of our precious Nick" as they prepared to attend a memorial service in the city.

Seven-year-old boy who was shot in leg asks Santa to help catch gunmen

Christian Hickey was blasted in the leg last month alongside his mother Jayne, 29 when they were confronted by two men when they opened the door at their Salford home

Morning news headlines: Jeremy Corbyn faces shadow cabinet revolt over Syria IS air strikes, Shops open early but Black Friday gets off to a slow start

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Adele breaks Oasis's 18-year sales record

Oasis still hold the sales record for the first three days with their third album, Be Here Now, which shifted 696,000 sales when it was released in August 1997

Tax credits u-turn is not a sign of weakness insists George Osborne

Mr Osborne was forced to rethink his plans after they were rejected by the House of Lords last month

Morning news headlines: David Cameron sets out case for air strikes on IS in Syria, George Osborne's £27bn windfall may not arrive, experts warn

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2015 is set to be the hottest year on record

The years 2011 to 2015 have been the warmest five-year period on record, with extreme events such as heatwaves influenced by climate change

Syrian army rescue downed Russian pilot, says Moscow

Moscow's ambassador to France Alexander Orlov said one of the pilots was wounded, then killed on the ground by "jihadists" after landing with his parachute.

Chancellor George Osborne is the main mover by the Northern Powerhouse initiative.

George Osborne's Autumn Statement and Spending Review to detail some of the deepest cuts to public spending

Chancellor to set out how he intends to slice £20 billion from spending and £12 billion from welfare

Chancellor George Osborne will deliver his Autumn Statement today.

Morning news headlines: Osborne targets housing in vow to 'turn generation rent into generation buy', Leaders call for calm after Turkish fighter downs Russian warplane.

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124 people charged in France since Paris attacks

It is the first time authorities have announced charges since the attacks on November 13 that killed 130 people and wounded hundreds of others.

A Su-24M of the Russian Air Force in May 2009

Russian military jet shot down over Turkey according to reports

The Russian defence ministry said the plane was on a bombing mission in Syria and crashed after it came under artillery attack from the ground

Morning news headlines: George Osborne agrees multi-billion NHS spending boost, Only one in eight child sex abuse victims known to authorities, study suggests

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16 held in Belgium as hunt for Paris attack fugitive continues

Salah Abdeslam was not among those arrested. Mr Van Der Sypt added that no firearms or explosives were found in the raids.

Mauricio Macri election win ends Kirchner era in Argentina

With 98% of the vote counted, Mr Macri, 56, had 51.5% support compared with 48.5% for ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli, Ms Fernandez's hand-chosen successor. Mr Scioli, governor of the vast Buenos Aires province, conceded defeat and Mr Macri claimed victory.

David Cameron visits the scene of the Bataclan attacks in Paris

British PM and French president visit the scene of one of the Paris atrocities as a major anti-terror operation continued in Belgium

One Direction named artist of the year at American Music Awards

The boy band beat Taylor Swift, Luke Bryan, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj to the prize.

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