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Back to the drawing board for flawed snooping law plans

The Government has not yet made out a conclusive case for new powers to compel internet firms to store records relating to people's web and social media use.

Jeremy Hunt to impose a contract on junior doctors

Unison general secretary Dave Prentis said: "This is a cynical move by Jeremy Hunt and a disaster for NHS industrial relations. It's proof the Government regards the views of hardworking NHS staff as worthless.

Newly released IS video shows 'British boy blowing up prisoners'

This is the second IS propaganda film believed to show the youngster, who has been identified as the son of Muslim extremist Grace "Khadija" Dare from Lewisham, south-east London

The morning news headlines: New IS video shows British boy blowing up prisoners; Doctors face forced contract as pay talks reach 'end of the road'

NEW IS VIDEO SHOWS 'BRITISH BOY BLOWING UP PRISONERS'

Adam Johnson pleads guilty to one count of sexual activity with a child

He continues to deny two charges of sexual activity with a girl aged under 16.

Junior doctors staging second strike as last-ditch talks fail

A new survey ahead of the walkout suggested nine in 10 junior doctors could quit if the current contract terms were imposed.

The morning news headlines: Junior Doctors to stage second strike as last-ditch talks fail; Higher nurse numbers boost patients' survival chances in hospitals, studies find

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Supporters planning Premier League-wide walkout over ticket prices THIS WEEKEND

Football Supporters' Federation meeting with fan representatives to coordinate protest

Death toll rises to eight after train crash in southern Germany

150 injured after two trains crashed head-on into each other next to the Mangfall river in Bad Aibling, Bavaria

Four dead and 150 injured in German train crash

The collision between two regional trains occurred on a single track near Bad Aibling, in Bavaria, 40 miles south-east of Munich.

The morning news headlines: Call to end long distance hospital admissions for mentally ill; Jeremy Corbyn set for shadow cabinet clash of the Trident

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Today is the first day of the Year of the Monkey

The week-long holiday, known as the Spring Festival in China, is focused on family reunion, and is a time when students and migrant workers return to their home towns.

Storm Imogen hits Britain with 100mph winds leaving roads closed and rail delays

Gales and heavy rain have forced road closures and delays to rail services, with airports warning flights may be disrupted.

The morning news headlines: David Cameron to urge 'wholesale reform' in prison system; Boris Johnson questions David Cameron's deal with European Union over reforms

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Low-speed dumper truck chase had police fearing for their lives

Nicholas Churchill left a trail of destruction after taking the 20-tonne earth mover from his employer after complaining about its air conditioning, saying he was too hot to work.

Rio Olympics won't be cancelled over Zika virus outbreak in Brazil

The Zika virus adds to other problems with South America's first Olympics, including severe water pollution in Rio's sailing and rowing venues, and deep cuts of almost 30% to keep the operating budget in balance.

Maurice White, founder of Earth, Wind & Fire dies aged 74

Earth, Wind & Fire, a nine-piece band featuring the two White brothers, singer Philip Bailey and a distinctive horn section, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.

The morning news headlines: NHS costs review warns 8,500 hospital beds blocked every day; Blow for David Cameron as poll finds rise in Brexit support

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New co-host Matt LeBlanc challenges Stephen Mangan to a duel, on Top Gear

LeBlanc's first appearance in 2012, saw him set the fastest-ever time for a celebrity lap around the Top Gear track.

The morning news headlines: Cancer death rates fall by 10% but number of cases continues to rise; David Cameron pledges money for Syrian refugees as leaders gather for talks

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Paris racial abuse victim to attend Chelsea PSG Champions League game

London's largest ever 'build-to-rent' project to be built in Ealing

Hot Yoga House in Eastcote celebrates first anniversary with free open day

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